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      11-15-2009, 04:45 AM   #1
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Back up camera! thanks to EAS ( EuropeanAutoSource.com )

Tom@EAS sent me a pic today and i was like

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details!

Wouldn't mind one
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I seem to recall that Ron Stygar figured out all the ins and outs of installing something like this on his Z4M and described it over on Bimmerfest sometime last year.
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I am ok for back.I have PDC's on rear.I need the camera for front... Z's fronts are very long and dont see the front when parking..
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      11-16-2009, 04:19 PM   #5
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I am ok for back.I have PDC's on rear.I need the camera for front... Z's fronts are very long and dont see the front when parking..
Module will have dual switching inputs - this is definitely possible.

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I seem to recall that Ron Stygar figured out all the ins and outs of installing something like this on his Z4M and described it over on Bimmerfest sometime last year.
Likely with a BMW TV tuner (now obsolete with the analog to digital switch), but costs can be well over $1K for parts alone - minus the camera assembly.
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Tom do you have any details/price on this?

What we would need etc,
Would love to have one
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Tom do you have any details/price on this?

What we would need etc,
Would love to have one
More details coming shortly - we just completed testing last night.
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      11-17-2009, 06:41 AM   #8
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More details coming shortly - we just completed testing last night.
ok great,

If you remember, When its ready can you PM me?
Or make a big forum announcement lol
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      11-17-2009, 11:02 AM   #9
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I hope this will be reasonably priced cause I want this mod!
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      11-17-2009, 03:32 PM   #10
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this has been done by a few members more than a year ago. Search and you may be able to find the posts. I installed mine a year ago using a module I bought online and a rear camara from ebay. Total cost was less than $300.
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      11-17-2009, 05:38 PM   #11
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Here's a video of the kit in action:



Kit is now on the website: http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=322882
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Video quality on the camera is unreal, This should have come in from the factory
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any hints on price?
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any hints on price?
Yes - pricing has been announced, 1 kit has already been shipped today:

http://www.zpost.com/forums/showthread.php?t=322882
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      11-18-2009, 04:28 AM   #15
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How much is it?
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How is this unit from EAS different from this one

http://www.navvideo.com/navvideo-mod...p?Car=BMW%20Z4

I'm curious?
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How is this unit from EAS different from this one

http://www.navvideo.com/navvideo-mod...p?Car=BMW%20Z4

I'm curious?
Whoa!


From that link I wonder if the NV-Camera3 could be mounted where the rear keyhole is on the roadster,
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Whoa!


From that link I wonder if the NV-Camera3 could be mounted where the rear keyhole is on the roadster,
Depends, we have been using this type of camera for years as it has a perfect track record and low LUX resolution for night viewing.
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Depends, we have been using this type of camera for years as it has a perfect track record and low LUX resolution for night viewing.
The same one as in that link?
Or are you talking about the one you guys sell (the bumblebee)

I'm just wondering, How exactly does it stay in the keyhole? Doesn't look like there is anything holding it
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why?
I couldn't help but think the same thing ... It's such a small car!! I've been driving my car for two months and I already have the size pretty well down.
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How does it know that the car is put in reverse?

Ohh, what might be really cool is an IR/night vision camera for the front!
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