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Dashcam and Security Cams

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by ArnieR, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. ArnieR

    ArnieR Member

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    Was wondering if my MX could be prewired for cameras front, rear and sides for security or if the existing cams could be recorded or available with sensors. So as much money I'm investing, wouldn't it seem logical to have security cams? Could the car be prewired to power cameras?
     
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    I really think Dash cams or at least power for them should be standard with all cars.
     
  4. ArnieR

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    As I understand, the MX has built in camera's so why can't we use and record them as well as having functions that dash cams have?
     
  5. tliving

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    I doubt we can tap into the X's cams, I'm more interested in how hard it is going to be to tap power and run cables through that thin power strip on the long windshield to mount the cam. There's also the possibility of mounting it in a new/odd location above drivers right shoulder since the windshield is so high.
     
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    I guess your best bet is to have a suction cup mounted camera and go along the power strip along the center of the windshield, like tliving said. Maybe using transparent plastic clips with adhesive to keep the cable straight, and then tuck it in somewhere once you get to the roof if possible, or try to discreetly go along the top of the windshield with more plastic clips if not. I can't think of a better solution without seeing a Model X myself. Until someone comes up with a solar/battery powered dash camera.
     
  7. ArnieR

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    So about the time that you go to great effort to wire up cameras...remote devices will be available. Thanks for your comments.
     
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    This would be a great feature and I would pay extra for.
     

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