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Blackvue install question

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Lukez, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Lukez

    Lukez Member

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    I've looked the forums and couldn't find detail to this question .
    I have a 2013 ms and the connector in the mic area is there, however, when I take the voltage of the wires that are there, one is 30v and the other is 22v. I thought one of them should have been 12? Am I using my volt meter wrong?
     
  2. mblakele

    mblakele radial cross member

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    Are you assuming that the black wire is the ground? In mine it wasn't: I tried various combinations until I found a 12V difference.
     
  3. Lukez

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    Yes I was but I tried the other combinations and only 7v came up!
     
  4. Lukez

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    Apparently I don't know how to use a voltmeter, was measuring ac not dc
     
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    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Ha ha! I now feel so much better for doing the same darn thing.
     
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    Does anyone know how to remove the rearview mirror grill to fish the cord from dashcam to 12v power? Been trying for an hour with a plastic pry tool like this video suggested.

     
  7. Lukez

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    Pull down hard on the side that is facing you (the edge that faces the rear of the car). It has metal clips that won't break.
     
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