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02-04-2014 04:56 PM
JKMigs
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Originally Posted by gspring View Post
I'm not good with attaching threads, but I looked at a few threads about installing rear cams before picking my setup. I have a 2012 JKU and just had it installed last night - works well so far, though I really only got to test it when I picked it up in the dark last night. I'll try to post pictures later and all of the equipment information, but I had someone else do the install (I don't trust myself). The installer I used had better experiences with Nav TV (though you'll see a lot of write-ups about the Lockpick as well) so I went with the Nav TV All-Gig (NAV-TV Corporation: ALLGIG_XG-HS Video in Motion bypass for Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles) with the A/V harness (NAV-TV Corporation: AllGIG A/V & Camera Harness). The camera was an Alpine, though I don't remember the exact model but it had nightvision on it because I was concerned with lighting. I had it mounted with a couple screws right above the hitch and below the 5th wheel. I've seen installs through the 5th wheel but was concerned with the angle and missing a kid shorter than the camera height right up against the vehicle. The bumper location allows me a view of basically the ground at the 5th wheel tire location and then back pretty far, estimating 20 feet but I'll try to get a better sense later. The very top of the screen barely shows the bottom of the 5th tire. I've tried the nav functions in motion and works perfectly.
Does this setup disable the speed on your nav? I use that more than the actual speedometer and I've read that the system basically makes your nav think your stopped so it freezes up the nav as well as stops it from knowing your speed and providing accurate destination times.
01-31-2014 08:12 AM
dwinterb
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Originally Posted by WranglerBr0413 View Post
Here's a solution for anyone who doesn't have the center console. Sorry if I derailed anything
Hey, any details on the parts you used? This is exactly the setup I want.
01-25-2014 10:30 AM
RoadGlide
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Originally Posted by stevil View Post
do you really have 11 cameras on your rig? That's awesome!
...the bomb is the PathfindIR...FLIR...i can see a deer in a ditch at 1000 ft...
01-25-2014 10:06 AM
RoadGlide
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Originally Posted by stevil View Post
do you really have 11 cameras on your rig? That's awesome!
...only 5 right now...the rest are waiting for top off weather to install...
01-25-2014 08:47 AM
ronrad
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Originally Posted by xhcpride77x View Post

Can you tell me how you mounted the camera?
That looks familiar. I mounted in the same spot. I made up a mount using carbon fiber / carbon Kevlar cloth and epoxy painted it black for uv and then riveted it to the spare tire carrier





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01-24-2014 11:57 AM
xhcpride77x
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Originally Posted by SlackerMD View Post
it's not in the way at all...

Can you tell me how you mounted the camera?
01-01-2014 09:04 AM
stevil
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Originally Posted by RoadGlide View Post
my video system diagram appears below...
do you really have 11 cameras on your rig? That's awesome!
01-01-2014 01:12 AM
RoadiJeff
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Originally Posted by RoadGlide View Post
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No warranty problems...ever...so don't let it stop ya from doing what ya want...

if adding accessories voided your warranty...mine would be long gone...instead the techs play with my jeep...
It depends on what type of problem it is having. A backup camera probably won't affect a warranty claim on a faulty water pump.

If, for instance, the $2,000 uConnect unit stopped working and they get in there and discover that someone had installed a non-factory backup camera you better hope you're dealing with a mod friendly dealer or you'll be paying out of pocket for a new unit.
12-31-2013 05:20 PM
wassup8687 I have an aftermarket JVC HU and installed an Alpine camera on mine.

I mounted it with the bracket and the 3M adhesive on my rear bumper centered under the spare.

12-31-2013 11:46 AM
RoadGlide
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Originally Posted by RoadiJeff View Post
Just keep your factory warranty in mind. Adding accessories that were not there when you drove it home from the dealer can be detrimental to your warranty if there's ever a problem.
my video system diagram appears below...

2013 JK Unlimited Rubicon



No warranty problems...ever...so don't let it stop ya from doing what ya want...

if adding accessories voided your warranty...mine would be long gone...instead the techs play with my jeep...
12-31-2013 11:32 AM
JKVet This is only true regarding the systems tinkered with. They can not dissolve the warranty over a modification.
12-31-2013 09:40 AM
RoadiJeff
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Originally Posted by Rem6a View Post
Can anyone point me in a proper direction? Would like to wire this up before the weekend if possible. Thanks in advance and please correct anything I missed.
Just keep your factory warranty in mind. Adding accessories that were not there when you drove it home from the dealer can be detrimental to your warranty if there's ever a problem.
12-31-2013 06:30 AM
Rem6a Reading through the posts and please correct me if wrong.
Mopar makes an install kit costing $200+ yet wires direct to Alpine NAV systems. You still need to dealership to flash (rest computer) to turn on backup camera.

Or, you can go direct to Apline and order Alpine HCE-C115 Rear View Camera $120 and installs directly for half the price. Yet you still need dealer to flash computer.

Couple other companies listed in previous posts mention $200+ systems requiring splicing into reverse lights, accessory wires and ignition sources. But, they work and have positive reviews above.

Can anyone point me in a proper direction? Would like to wire this up before the weekend if possible. Thanks in advance and please correct anything I missed.
12-18-2013 01:14 PM
Jimmymac311
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Originally Posted by stew7710 View Post
I ordered a three cameras off Amazon to try out:
Audiovox Cmos2 5-In-1 Multi-Mount Back-Up Camera
Shark shk5199
Gino Flush Mount 1/4" CCD NTSC/PAL Wide Angle Car Rear View Backup Camera

I'll experiment and hope to end up with a front and rear camera setup. I will be using the NAV-TV box.
Do you have any reviews? I'm thinking about using the shark.
Thank you
08-27-2013 02:47 PM
WranglerBr0413 Here's a solution for anyone who doesn't have the center console. Sorry if I derailed anything
08-19-2013 08:12 AM
Paulaandmickey Thx...Talked to NAV...Pittsburg is the closet dealer they have...Just wanted to find someone a little closer to me to install...incase I had issues with it in the future..Talked to one business...they wont guarantee it...if they don't sell it...Will keep looking until my jeep arrives...Ordered 8/1...Scheduled for delivery 9/7...Can't believe it is so hard to find a great stereo shop...that can and would like to take on the job?
08-19-2013 06:50 AM
sobeperry
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Originally Posted by Paulaandmickey View Post
I am new at this...and first Jeep ever...Ordered a 2014 Sahara, White, Black hard top, loaded...730N Nav. I really NEED a backup camera ...and after reading on this informative forum...NAV TV seems like the way to go...The problem I have is finding someone with the knowledge to install it...Have been calling and checking with stereo shops...with no luck...and my dealer is no help...Anyone know of someone in the Wheeling, WV, St Clairsville, OH..or Washington, PA area that can put in the NAV TV ? Thanks
Ask Nav TV to recommend an installer or buy direct and find a business who is willing to talk to navtv and let nav walk them through a few steps.
08-19-2013 05:13 AM
Paulaandmickey
Wheeling,WV, St Clairsville, OH , or Washington, PA Area

I am new at this...and first Jeep ever...Ordered a 2014 Sahara, White, Black hard top, loaded...730N Nav. I really NEED a backup camera ...and after reading on this informative forum...NAV TV seems like the way to go...The problem I have is finding someone with the knowledge to install it...Have been calling and checking with stereo shops...with no luck...and my dealer is no help...Anyone know of someone in the Wheeling, WV, St Clairsville, OH..or Washington, PA area that can put in the NAV TV ? Thanks
08-16-2013 12:51 AM
WranglerJA Anyone in SF Bay Area who has done this? Im very non technical and would appreciate help or who to go to. Nice upgrade!!
08-14-2013 09:28 AM
aug0211 Pat and his crew at Fields Auto were able to get a backup camera working great on my 2014 Unlimited Sahara - it's a manual 6 speed. No issues with it whatsoever, and it looks great! Very nice to have this done at the dealership!

Just one more reason to go visit Pat!
08-04-2013 09:38 PM
dspud Has anyone successfully used Lockpick on a manual 2012 JKU? I am really wanting rear view camera capability. Any ideas without changing out my factory nav system?
07-20-2013 06:52 AM
MWRitter
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Originally Posted by supercazzola View Post
Did you search under commander ?
Yes, I searched under '09 Commander but I believe '08-'10 uses the same camera.
07-19-2013 10:15 PM
supercazzola
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Originally Posted by MWRitter View Post
Here's what I got: camera side connector, new wiring with pigtails, crimps, and shrink tubing. If you need the radio-side connector, there's a repair package for that as well. Just search using the link above.
Did you search under commander ?
07-19-2013 08:00 PM
MWRitter Here's what I got: camera side connector, new wiring with pigtails, crimps, and shrink tubing. If you need the radio-side connector, there's a repair package for that as well. Just search using the link above.

07-19-2013 04:53 PM
supercazzola
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Originally Posted by MWRitter View Post
Just to put a period on my problem, it turns out I had a bad connector at the camera. After much searching, I found a repair kit from Mopar, part #68032364AA. Spliced all four wires, added new connector and I'm up and running. Just in case anyone else has wiring issues, here's a great site:

Mopar Connection Repair Kit
Please snap a photo of what you bought. I'm having a hard time imagining what you got? The connector on the camera side? Radio side?
07-19-2013 07:37 AM
MWRitter Just to put a period on my problem, it turns out I had a bad connector at the camera. After much searching, I found a repair kit from Mopar, part #68032364AA. Spliced all four wires, added new connector and I'm up and running. Just in case anyone else has wiring issues, here's a great site:

Mopar Connection Repair Kit
07-17-2013 02:38 PM
panthermark On the back-up camara side.

The one nice thing about Lockpick is that it is pretty straight forward, and that everything is pre-wired with multiple options.

http://www.coastaletech.com/media/Ne...structions.pdf


It has the following power leads:
*Accessory 12V
*Constant 12V
*Reverse cam (only sends power to camera when vehicle is in reverse or if you manually select the camera by pushing the UConnect button twice).
*Baby/Front/Left/Right cam (same as reverse cam)

Plus a ground lead, 3 RCA video inputs (rear cam, front/left cam, right/baby cam), and a set of AV RCA(left/right/video) inputs and outputs so you can input a signal from an external source, or output a signal to an external monitor.
07-17-2013 02:03 PM
MWRitter
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Originally Posted by supercazzola View Post
I think black screen comes with programming the code that a camera is present, and having radio setting that it is present. Black screen (with text) means lack of video signal returning from camera, on a radio told that / setup for a camera installed (hence reason radio overlays the text).
I agree - I'm going to start at the camera connection and work backwards. Thanks again for the help.
07-17-2013 02:00 PM
supercazzola I think black screen comes with programming the code that a camera is present, and having radio setting that it is present. Black screen (with text) means lack of video signal returning from camera, on a radio told that / setup for a camera installed (hence reason radio overlays the text).
07-17-2013 08:02 AM
MWRitter
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Originally Posted by supercazzola View Post
Yeah. The pin outs of the connectors are all hosed. Pin one is actually not a pin, but rather an area in the corner of the pin. It's possible you're video cable is off by one pin. Are you sure you have a good ground and power from the tap into the reverse light cable?
Thanks for the help supercazzola. I've definitely got a good ground, and if the tap to the reverse light were bad I don't think I'd get a screen at all so I should be good there. First place I was going to check was my pins but I was very careful there.

I know I need a tool to release the pins, can someone let me know what it's called?
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