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wireless backup camera's or sensors? Any have reccomends?

Discussion in 'Audio, Video & Gadget Tech' started by Falcone, Oct 10, 2010.

  1. Falcone

    Falcone Rockstar 100 Posts

    Title says it all really, got a 2010 EXT bac sierra and wanna see those damn hatchbacks behind me when I back up.
     
  2. Vincennes02261897

    Vincennes02261897 Rockstar 4 Years 1000 Posts

    I don't know if you're on a budget, but the backup sensors will certainly be cheaper than a backup camera. Do you have the stock GM radio head unit, the GM navigation unit, or an after-market head unit?

    As far as opinion alone goes, I like the backup cameras. I've used both and I feel a bit more certain about what is around me when I'm using the backup camera versus the sensors. Personally, I don't have either one. I tend to do just fine checking my side mirrors, rear view mirror, and and looking back through the side and back windows.
     
  3. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Rockstar 4 Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    x2 on the camera; and if you do have an a/v receiver unit (like Vincennes asks), a camera will more than likely be able to use that screen versus you having to get a separate monitor. I have a kenwood head unit w/the kenwood camera and it works pretty good. It has an excellent field of view, color, and works with very low lighting. They also have camera/monitor set ups that tie into a video screen that appears in your review mirrow while in reverse....some models are basically OE compatible, meaning you will still keep your onstar and other OE mirror functions.
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2010
  4. Sam_A

    Sam_A Rockstar 100 Posts

    x3 on the camera. I had bought a $98 backup camera from Wal-Mart and used it in my 04 Z71. Worked pretty good and hooking up to a trailer by myself was as easy as it could get. If you do any towing, the camera would pay off with convenience the first time you hook up.
     

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