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Hi all. I am in the process of fitting the rear camera for my dash cam into my sportage. I am not looking for it to be a reverse camera as the instructions say, so i am looking for a switched 12v live to give the camera power.
I am mounting the camera inside the tailgate at the top of the rear screen.
Any help would be appreciated
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What camera are you talking about? Link?

Is this a seperate camera? So does not have a feed/link from the front camera?

If so then what about from high brake light as that should have a switched live feed, can then earth out to bodywork. This would keep it all neat and tidy at the rear end.
 

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This is the model I have, the rear camera has a cable that runs from front to rear with a separate power wire to power the rear camera.
 

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This is the model I have, the rear camera has a cable that runs from front to rear with a separate power wire to power the rear camera.
Any way you could extend it and splice it to the feed for the front camera?
 

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It will be ok if he only wants the camera to work when the brakes are applied.
I know on my bike it has a live feed to the brake light & then a switched feed.

Could always go to the boot light switch as one side will be live, just a matter if it is switched or not. Other than that I would go for the option I posted above.

Unless Sportage has a 12V socket in the boot?
 

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I did think about the brake light but wasn't sure if it had a permanent feed or just via the switch.
Another option was the loom that runs to the lights on the boot lid, just not sure which wire to use.
 

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If you want the camera to become active when reverse is selecteed. I would have thought you should be using the reverse light feed I think this will be powered when reverse is selected. It certainly is in an old skool car not sure about these new-fangled thingy's though.

Take the bulb out the centre contact should be pos and the side neg. Then use that wire if it that is live when reverse is selected.
 

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I woulnt be chopping into wiring for a 拢25 camera. My dad has this camera it's little more than a Chinese import, yes it's 1080p but a very low bit rate video. Honestly I'd spend the money on a nextbase who's rear camera is powered from the front cameras jack port. No need to mess about splicing into the cars wiring at the back.
 
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