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wheel camera options for offroading?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by caspian, Sep 22, 2020.

  1. Sep 22, 2020 at 5:09 PM
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    caspian

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    So I just got back from Moab with my 4 runner (3" lift with metal tech front bumper). It was my first outing with her after all my mods. Some of the trails were tough and I realized how important it is to have a spotter. However, I want to be able to do it on my own.

    I am thinking cameras by each wheel that feed into a tablet in the cab. I tried Amazon, but can't figure out the right words to use to search. Has anyone else gone with this set up? If so, what did you use?

    Thanks
    Chris

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  2. Sep 22, 2020 at 5:14 PM
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    One thing you can do is a go-pro camera, which can live feed to a tablet.
     
  3. Sep 22, 2020 at 5:16 PM
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    I have a Hero 4 and a couple knock offs (which are great for the $), but i think they require wi-fi, which I can do as long as i have my phone as a hot spot and I have service. I was hoping for a hard wired option.
     
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    I am still interested in anyone who has a tried and true system. Based on the reviews, that is sketchy at best. I am hoping that out of all the members here, someone has installed to view through a tablet on a 4 runner.
     
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    I haven't, but I'm def subscribed. That's one thing most new off road vehicles are doing, where the 4runner is severely lacking...

    BTW beautiful rig!
     
  7. Sep 23, 2020 at 5:10 PM
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    Thanks. I have been searching Amazon and this one seems to get good reviews. Unless I find something better, I will order it in a week or so and install a couple weeks after that. In the mean time, if anyone has anything they like that they are using, please let me know.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07J46P64...olid=32QE7TA8QXRGD&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it
     
  8. Sep 23, 2020 at 6:37 PM
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    I’m not sure this will apply to a 2020 model, but it works for my 2018.

    Look into this. The Anytime Backup Camera and front camera.

    Built by a guy on the other 4R forum, it enables the rear camera anytime (not just in reverse), and the full kit includes a front camera and switch and all the cabling. Which you also can enable anytime. It gives you a decent view of the front end depending how you position it. Good instructions too.

    I’ve installed it and it works well. It helps when parking forward against a wall, and depending on how you aim it, crawling over obstacles.

    https://www.anytimebackupcamera.com/
     
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  10. Sep 23, 2020 at 10:21 PM
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    That is actually what I was looking for. Thank you very much! Great idea.
     
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