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Dashcam and Security Cams

ArnieR

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Jul 30, 2014
21
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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?
 

ArnieR

Member
Jul 30, 2014
21
1
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?
 

tliving

Member
Mar 8, 2014
751
102
New England, USA
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.
 

EboMike

Member
Oct 1, 2015
160
19
Oceanside, CA
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.
 

ArnieR

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Jul 30, 2014
21
1
So about the time that you go to great effort to wire up cameras...remote devices will be available. Thanks for your comments.
 

Rossy

Member
Aug 1, 2017
209
136
Hillsboro,Oregon
You could tap into the trailer wiring 12V connector possibly. The manual has the pinout (as I recall). I believe it's behind the left kick panel/carpet In front of the drivers door.
 

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