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Aftermarket rear camera install on 2017 VLX

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A22tim

For my 22 VLX I bought a camera that has the double side mount with it.  Cleaned the bottom side of the aluminum plate real good and applied the mount with the double sided tape.  It's been in the same place now for a few months now and not looking like it has loosened any.  I would just make sure you have the orientation right before mounting it.  It's a PITA to try to unscrew the camera from the mount once it is stuck there on the plates that the mounting screws are covered.  I did the same as Phinz for getting the cables into the boat.  Then ran them up to the helm for the connections. 

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Jusmud

Photos please 

 

On 30/05/2018 at 9:47 AM, Blenderhead said:

Soooooo after days of searching for my rear video cable input under my helm a buddy of mine recommended that I remove the starboard side passenger back pad up in the bow..... and boom there it was hanging... to include the OEM power plug for the OEM Malibu camera.   I was beginning to think that I didnt have a video cable.  2018 21VLX by the way.

 

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Jusmud

Of the camera placement please 

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Blenderhead
On ‎7‎/‎8‎/‎2018 at 8:39 AM, Jusmud said:

Of the camera placement please 

Of the process or the camera?   My boat is up getting serviced and wont have it until the end of the week if you are asking for pictures.

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Jusmud

Just placement of the camera placement please.

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Blenderhead
20 hours ago, Jusmud said:

Just placement of the camera placement please.

 

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Jusmud

Fantastic many thanks.

Did you find that you had to adjust much with full ballast & crew when wake surfing?

I have just purchased the same camera  https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07872V3GF/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

But have to wait until end of month for delivery then I will install

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Cole2001

As another option for a rear camera. I took my GoPro hero 4 and hooked it up to the screen. This way I can record good quality footage and have a rear view camera. Works great through rca and I also have power. 

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Jusmud

We tried the GoPro ( had a Hero 5 Session) set up at the back but it kept getting in the way & riders kept knocking it.

We are looking for something that doesn't interfere with movement on & off the boat.

BTW Cole2001 how did you power your GoPro & keep its waterproof integrity ?

 

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Goodjhunting

Did anyone thing to mount it to the tower like Nautique does? My biggest gripe about the location of the Bu camera is that I can't hardly see anything with it. Surfers I can see marginally well, but any other sport you can't see anything. Would be nice to get a view from up top to also be able to see the crew in addition to the rider.

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