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Aft Camera

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Aft Camera

Postby yardley99 » January 27th, 2018, 8:26 am

I have a camera in the cabin, one in the engine room (both indoor rated), and there apparently was one mounted on the hard top facing aft as a back up camera (assume) which is missing. Ive seen other Carver Boats with the same camera and was wondering if this was an option and if someone could tell me what the camera model is?

Thx.

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Re: Aft Camera

Postby mjk1040 » January 29th, 2018, 4:46 am

Got me swinging, but my guess would be after market not Carver OEM!
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Re: Aft Camera

Postby Viper » January 29th, 2018, 7:22 am

If the unit was installed by the original boat dealer after delivered from factory, chances are the camera is the same brand as your navigation electronics. Many dealers up my way rig with Raymarine so if you have say a Raymarine E120 (depends on boat year) it would have likely been a Raymarine camera, if it's a Garmin display then Garmin camera, etc. Depending on the system, it doesn't necessarily have to be a proprietary brand. I've also seen some owners install automotive cameras with their own screens so if there is a non-marine screen at the helm, that could be what it's for. What brand and model display do you have?

BTW, it helps us answer certain questions if we know the year of the vessel. If you put that in your vessel info/profile below your avatar, that would help.
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Re: Aft Camera

Postby SplashyLady » February 1st, 2018, 10:24 am

I am working on a backup camera for mine now! Ideally, I want one that does not require wiring. Nonda/Zus makes one that looks pretty good and uses Bluetooth - I'm going to try this in the next few days (weather permitting).

https://www.nonda.co/products/smart-rear-view-camera

I'll post pics and info soon.
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Re: Aft Camera

Postby Daveb500Uk » February 1st, 2018, 11:48 am

I use some cheap action cams from ebay, they link to my tablet via wifi. Great for reversing into my berth.
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Re: Aft Camera

Postby bud37 » February 1st, 2018, 2:47 pm

SplashyLady wrote:Source of the post I am working on a backup camera for mine now! Ideally, I want one that does not require wiring. Nonda/Zus makes one that looks pretty good and uses Bluetooth - I'm going to try this in the next few days (weather permitting).

https://www.nonda.co/products/smart-rear-view-camera

I'll post pics and info soon.


Cool, I will be interested to see how that turns out........ :beergood: .. :popcorn:
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Re: Aft Camera

Postby yardley99 » February 10th, 2018, 9:19 am

That seems to good to pass up at $120 Splashy Lady. Let us know how it works.

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