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Installed my new 2 channel dashcam

Finally got around to installing my 2 channel dash cam from blackboxmycar.com. Fairly easy to put and currently only running through my 12v acc socket so it turns off when the car is off. Will be getting a battery storage from the same site so I can enable parking mode for when I leave my car in the cruel frat party laden streets of downtown Madison.
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Nice ,but If I parked anywhere in the St.Louis area it would probably be gone in a matter of days if I left it in the car.Nice job on the install.
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...Will be getting a battery storage from the same site so I can enable parking mode for when I leave my car in the cruel frat party laden streets of downtown Madison.
Nice. Wouldn't it be easier & cheaper to hardwire into the fusebox though?

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Nice. Wouldn't it be easier & cheaper to hardwire into the fusebox though?
I'm planning on doing that after I get my battery pack for the unit which would help not drain my battery that much despite the camera has a low voltage kill feature to ensure I dont end up stuck somewhere. Also I didn't have time to get a couple of terminals from our parts department which is "free" so I just stealth wire into my 12v socket.

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How does the camera see through the shaded bit on the front screen?
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Hey Snoogs, what about getting that wire under the kick panel before any of these guys sees it? ;-)

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Finally got around to installing my 2 channel dash cam from blackboxmycar.com. Fairly easy to put and currently only running through my 12v acc socket so it turns off when the car is off. Will be getting a battery storage from the same site so I can enable parking mode for when I leave my car in the cruel frat party laden streets of downtown Madison.

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This is the view from the front facing and rear facing cameras. As you can see with the front facing the shaded region doesn't obscure that much.

And I know my garage is messy.
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I can't stop my rear camera interfering with my digital radio. The front one is fine.

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