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​Choosing the Best RV Backup Cameras

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Choosing the Best RV Backup Cameras

If you’re trying to outfit your RV with the best camera options available, you’ve come to the right place. At Camera Source, we work to provide both the best products as well as comprehensive installation and maintenance information.

Below, we’ll outline some of the best backup cameras for recreational vehicles, emphasizing which ones are best for which job. By the end, you’ll know which is the right one for your needs. And if you’re looking for more fun RV content, our blog has a set of awesome RV travel guides, including tips on the best RV camps in the country!

Installing an RV Backup Camera is Easy as Well

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For the Basic Backup Camera User

If you’re looking to just get a backup camera set up for your RV with no-frills and no trouble, our 5" Commercial Grade Monitor with License Plate Mounted Camera is the premier option for any car, truck, or RV. The monitor is 5” color display that’s designed to work in any vehicle, and it comes fully loaded with everything that you need for installation.

Our high grade license plate camera system is beyond reproach, and makes installing a camera in your license plate easier than ever before. In addition, you can use this monitor with DVD players, and game consoles, which is great for those long trips. When you purchase one of these from Camera Source, you can rest easy knowing you’re getting the best quality. The package includes the monitor, monitor mount, wire harness, license plate camera, and a remote.

For the User With an Unusual Rig

If you’ve got an unusual setup, maybe a really large RV, or are planning on consistently towing things with yours, our 7" Single Screen + 1 CCD Camera - RV/Bus Camera System is the perfect choice for you.

This kit has everything you need to wire a single camera anywhere on your vehicle. With this setup, you can make the invisible visible, with the option to hook up to a single 7" screen monitor for maximum visibility in hard-to-reach places. This camera system has Camera Source’s professional-grade CCD camera with superb night vision, and the 7" digital monitor provides ultimate clarity, day or night. The camera can be mounted anywhere and the cable is 65 feet long giving you plenty of slack to even mount one on a towed vehicle if necessary. The kit comes with the following items:

  • 7" digital flat panel monitor - connect up to two cameras, switch between views with a button on the front of the display or use the included remote. (one camera included in this kit).
  • Easy install monitor mount.
  • 65' twist lock heavy duty cables (1).
  • CCD commercial grade night vision cameras with built in infra-red LED's to allow visibility in zero light conditions (1).
  • Monitor wiring harness and RCA converter for up to two cameras with RCA connector.Don't miss out on this awesome list of backup cameras if you want to be a safe and secure RV driver

For the Power User

If you’re looking for a powerful and modular solution so you can have panoptic vision all around your vehicle, look no further. The 7" Quad Screen + 1 CCD Camera - RV/Bus Camera System is all you need. It’s a complete kit for your RV, and it includes everything you need to wire up to four CCD cameras that all feed into a single 7” quad screen monitor. See the front, back, sides, and anywhere else on your RV with ease. Maximum visibility in those difficult to spot areas.

This system has our commercial-grade cameras with superb night vision along with our 7" digital quad screen monitor that can handle up to four cameras for the ultimate in clarity day or night. The included camera can be mounted anywhere and the cable is 65 feet long giving you plenty of slack to even mount it on a towed vehicle.

The kit comes with the following items:

  • 7" quad screen flat panel monitor - watch up to four cameras at once or switch between individual cameras (one camera included in this kit).
  • Easy install monitor mount.
  • 65' twist lock heavy duty cable (1).
  • CCD commercial grade night vision camera with built in infra-red LED's to allow visibility in zero light conditions (1).
  • Monitor wiring harness and RCA converter for up to two cameras with RCA connector.

Don’t Worry, We Didn’t Forget the 5th Wheel

5th wheel drivers need backup cameras too! Don't miss out on these awesome suggestions.

Got a 5th wheel trailer or camper? Don’t worry, we didn’t forget you. In fact, we designed our Heavy Duty 5th Wheel, Trailer, Camper Camera Kit with Dual Screen Mirror specifically for you.

Backing up a 5th wheel can be a tricky and dangerous proposition, and having the right tools to make it safer and easier ensures that you’ll be safe and functional. This package comes with everything you need to install the camera on the rear of the trailer and run a 4-pin coaxial cable to the cab to connect to the included dual 4.3" display rear view mirror.

Additionally, this kit includes our 5th wheel trailer quick disconnect system allowing you to disconnect your trailer with ease. Getting unhitched from everything is as simple as unplugging your trailer lights. And if you’re looking for info on how to backup a trailer, we’ve got educational materials that will answer any questions have.

Once you’re ready to install your new RV backup camera, Camera Source has you covered. Check out our RV camera installation guide. We’ve got informative instructions for wired and wireless models and info on the pros and cons of each.

There you have it! The best products and cameras that money can by, and all of them provided by Camera Source. If you’d like to learn more about the products we have available, browse our website, or get in touch with one of our helpful customer service associates. We’ve got more guides with great suggestions on low-cost RV products and must-have accessories. We’ll ensure that you’ll get the right tool for the job.