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I didn't order the backup camera (Entertainment package #4). Any idea how difficult it is to install an aftermarket unit? Is the wiring in-place in the door? Is a wiring diagram available?
 

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I am wondering if an aftermarket backup camera can be installed if I don't have the navigational system? Someone here must know...MRBUICK, smokin'srx, Thunder (my boy!), axiama...?!?!?!?!?[/color]

I l♥ve my Miss Sapphire!! :love:
 

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you could just buy one from one of the many websites and have it installed. there are different ways to have a display, like in the interior rearview mirror, or sunshade mirror.....
 

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Gmoney_2010 said:
you could just buy one from one of the many websites and have it installed. there are different ways to have a display, like in the interior rearview mirror, or sunshade mirror.....

Huh?!?!?!?!?!?!!? Start from the beginning, please.....[/color] ???
 

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you could buy a universial backup camera(not specific to the enclave) and not have to install a navagation system by either doing what Thunder said or getting a sunvisor with a monitor built in, or a rearview mirror that has a small monitor on part of it. i will try to find a website to explain more
 

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Okay, thanks folks...I will look into this...[/color] :cheers:


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I bought one at Costco for $80.00 complete.

It came with a 3.5" monitor, liscense plate camera, mountings for the monitor and the necessary wiring and connectors.

I bought it for my soon to arrive Enclave(I hope), but instead put it in my Toyota Solara.

Wasn't too difficult, connect the camera to the backup lights, connect the monitor to a power outlet(used to be called cigarette lighter) and the connection from camera to monitor is wireless, so bingo it works.

The only drawback to this arrangement is that you have to turn the monitor on after you start the car.

It also came with a hard wire option to use instead of the cigarette lighter, and the good thing about this is it also has a 3rd wire to connect to the backup circuit so that when you put the shift in reverse the monitor is automtically turned on, after a few days I changed mine to this arrangement, much more convienent.

Check it out ,I think its well worth $80.00
 

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Yes, all above are great and work. I've seen the set up Thunder mentioned. It was Black/white, not color, and low quality camera. Doubt if it would last 2 years in the elements? But, how can you beat $80 ???? But if you're an intended, long time owner, and have the NAV screen, I'd consult an auto alarm/stereo shop specialist and get it tied into the NAV screen. Mainly because it's about a 7" wide screen, and nothing on dash to get knocked off or stolen. The sunvisor camera mentioned is cute. But I like the bigger screen. I'm sure it'll cost about $500 bucks to have it connected to NAV, this way. But over 5-6 years, that's $100 bucks a year! Only has to save you 1 time..............

Don't know if any wiring is in place for the non-optioned cars.

It's great to have choices though!
 

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Rocky, I bought the same unit for Christmas gifts. I was just walking past the aisle and it looked like a great set up at a fantastic price. It beats getting a sweater from Santa. :)
 

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Rollin Thunder + Black Bandit said:
here is a wireless back up camera, plug the screen in to the cig lighter and the camera screws on the two top bolts of your licence plate. TA DA

http://www.roadmasterusa.com/backupcamera_vr3.php

heres another site,

http://www.mobilevideo4less.com/cameras.html, i highly reccommend the back up camera, it works really cool, i have never seen one until my mother got it in her 08 acadia.

Hi to all. :) I purchased the backup camera as shown in the roadmasterusa site above. (Christmas present from my wife) It installs quite easily on the Enclave since the back-up lights that are used for the power to the camera are located on the rear door. Remove the snap in molding and you have access to the wiring. The white wire going to the backup light is the 12 v supply. I did not do the "wired" version but will do so in the spring, to maybe get a clearer reception. (You add in a connection from the camera wires direct to the video-in on the display.) Hooked display into 12 v power outlet up front. Works very well. I use it for hooking up my RVtrailer as well as backing out of parking spots. Cost in Canada was $100. Install time with right hand in cast was 90 minutes.

Would I recommend? yes! :thumb:
 
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