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Anyone install undercarriage camera?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by rocket4runner, Oct 4, 2019.

  1. Oct 4, 2019 at 8:25 AM
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    rocket4runner

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    I am in the process of installing a front camera with switcher button and I was wondering if anyone has also installed a undercarriage camera? Not sure I can have 3 cameras tied into my factory dash at the same time but it sounds cool. (front, under, and OEM backup camera)...
     
  2. Oct 4, 2019 at 8:59 AM
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    KSJ08

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    Why? For clearance?
     
  3. Oct 8, 2019 at 9:07 AM
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    tundracamper

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    That's funny. I just finished installing one last night. I've attached a photo of what it looks like on the video screen, though you really can't see much since this was taken well after sunset. Plus, there was a bright light sitting on the garage floor. The objective of this UC Camera is to use if for off-roading, to see what is in front of the two tires. I installed the tiny camera on the frame cross bar just aft of the transmission. I do have the FRAC harness and an optional video switcher, which allows me to switch between a front facing camera, the existing backup camera, and this under carriage camera. I am not 100% sure this under carriage position is going to work out. The issue is the high contrast. Anything in front of the wheels in daylight is totally washed out since the camera tries to bring up the exposure on the underside of the vehicle. Perhaps adding lights under the vehicle would help equalize the exposure so I could see what is in front of the tires, which is the whole point of this camera.

     
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  4. Oct 8, 2019 at 3:31 PM
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    Dillusion

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    Like the idea but my solution is about 5' 5" & 200lbs. Has 2 feet, warmblooded and kinda hairy.
     

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