Re: Using stock backup camera w/ aftermarket Nav system
OK, two items. Today I had an installer tap the 2 video wires as well as the reverse trigger and run them to my Avic-Z120bt. Worked like a charm. When I shift into reverse, the factory mirror still works as normal and the z120Bt shows the camera feed automatically. But, when I manually try to display the camera feed on the HU without shifting into reverse, I get a black screen on the HU. As posted above, I'm guessing a 12v signal has to be fed into the reverse circuit. I'll have to install a diode on the original reverse trigger wire downstream from the tap and install a toggle switch. I'll attempt this when it gets warmer, but I just wanted to clarify, in the event that someone had the specific questions I've had.
Also, the Scosche dash trim kit seemed to bind the mechanical movement of the Avic Z120bt front door at the top and bottom when you eject a DVD. It was just slightly too short. I had to go with the metra two piece model. By the way, the metra dash trim kit utiizes the factory radio brackets, so make sure you keep 'em.
Last edited by racerecchs; 04-26-2011 at 04:33 PM.