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How Blind Spot Monitoring Systems Work & Why You Need Them

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How Blind Spot Monitoring Systems Work and Why You Need Them

Whether it is a super-computer full of information that fits in your pocket or anything you could want to buy delivered to your doorstep within a few hours, technology sophisticates the way we do the things we have always done. Driving to work, home, school, or anywhere else is no different. Technology in automobile manufacturing may make you think of your favorite electric car (or electric car CEO), but even the classics of American car culture are made better and safer from technological advances. The same spirit of innovation that heats your seats and pairs your phone to your car also creates visibility in your blind spot and informs you of cross-traffic when reversing out of a parking space. Radar blind spot detection is crucial for truck owners who require increased visibility for safe maneuvering. For those who want the newest original equipment manufacturer blind spot detection technology in an aftermarket product, Camera-Source can meet that need.

Announcing 2019 Ford-150 Front Camera Replacements

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Announcing 2019 Ford-150 Front Camera Replacements

Camera Source is committed to providing OEM quality innovation and hardware in our aftermarket solutions. We hold our suppliers to the highest standards to make sure our products are competitive with the newest automaker-validated technology and stand the test of time.

How To Adjust A Backup Camera if it Shows Your License Plate

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How To Adjust A Backup Camera if it Shows Your License Plate

If your backup camera is showing your license plate, you have a problem. Luckily, we have solutions for you that will help you ensure that this problem doesn’t stay a permanent one. Follow along with this blog and we’ll take you through the troubleshooting process when your backup camera isn’t doing what it’s supposed to.

​How to Set Up and Use a Rear View Camera While Driving

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A note before the post: a continuous stream of video that shows the back of your vehicle can be a serious distraction from driving, and it’s important to ensure that any backup camera setup is only used in a safe manner. Keep in mind that what’s in front of your vehicle is probably more important than anything behind. You should also be sure to comply with any local & federal laws you may have concerning running screens in the front. Be sure that you comply with your local law as far as screens visible to the driver goes.

Using a backup camera to back up your vehicle is useful, but many people wonder if there’s a way to keep the camera on all the time, regardless of whether or not you’re going in reverse. The short answer is yes, this is completely possible, though it will likely require some DIY work, as you will likely need to connect the camera to your running lights circuit.

Now, you can avoid some of the crazier things we’ve seen on the internet by having the proper system.

How to Use Backup Camera Lines

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How to Use Backup Camera Lines If you own or lease a newer car, odds are that you have a backup camera installed. Most people utilize these cameras just for their picture-perfect view of whatever’s behind them, but these powerful tools can provide more than just easy viewing. The lines on your backup camera can help you parallel park, gauge distance, and more. This guide will give you an idea of where to start so you can get a better understanding of the tools you have at your disposal.

Why Don't Backup Cameras Record Accidents?

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Why Don't Backup Cameras Record Accidents?

A common question that many people have about their backup camera is one that seems pretty intuitive: If someone rear ends me, does my backup camera record accidents? The short answer to this question is no--but that’s an easily available answer, and doesn’t give you much information about why, how, or what you can do to protect yourself financial in the event of a crash where you are at fault. It seems like it’d be really great to have a video “black box” that could provide definitive information in the event of a crash. We’ll take you through several different possibilities for understanding why backup cameras don’t record, as well as options you can pursue or educate yourself on going forward.

The Beginners Guide to Backup Camera Installation

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The Beginners Guide to Backup Camera Installation

Looking to do your first backup camera installation? You’ve come to the right place.

This guide will walk you through the steps of purchasing, planning and preparation of your vehicle, and finally, the installation itself.

How to Troubleshoot a Backup Camera That's Not Working

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Troubleshoot a Backup Camera That Isn’t Working

When your backup camera stops working suddenly, it’s a raw deal. This technology is enormously beneficial, preventing accidents, helping with parallel parking, and more. When it goes out, you’re left with one less tool in your safe driving toolbox.

Luckily, backup camera troubleshooting doesn’t require too much on your part, and most backup camera problems can be diagnosed and solved without too much effort (or too much cash). We’re going to help you out, answering common backup camera problems FAQ style. Let’s go!

How to Clean & Troubleshoot a Foggy Backup Camera

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How to Clean & Troubleshoot a Foggy Backup CameraHow to Clean & Troubleshoot a Foggy Backup Camera

Anyone who owns a backup camera has likely experienced the same scenario: It’s 20 million below outside, you climb into your warm car ready to back up, and your backup camera reveals...a blurry, foggy mess. Getting caught unawares by a fogged or dirty backup camera is unfortunate, and with a little maintenance, can be easily avoided. We’ll take you through the steps of properly cleaning a camera lens, and then what you can do to troubleshoot a little further, as well as how to protect your backup camera for the future.

5 Ways to Deal With a Blurry Backup Camera

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5 Ways to Deal With a Blurry Backup Camera

Backup cameras have quickly moved from a luxury item to a necessary component for safety, ease of driving, and utility. That’s why it’s bad news when the images from your backup camera start to get blurry or obscured. But don’t worry, we’re here to help you with your foggy backup camera repair.