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Old 05-25-2016, 07:38 PM   #1
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Just bought this wifi wireless unit and camera that displays on my Iphone for $38.00, not 1080hd but good enough to not ruin front bumper and new splitter.








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Thanks for sharing this. Do you have a link to where you got it?
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Thanks for sharing this. Do you have a link to where you got it?

Where did you get?

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Not for sure you can mention the big auction site but you know who I mean, there is a free app for IOS or Android also.

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I did have to take the camera apart it's very simple and remove a trace inside so the image would not be reversed, it comes set up as a backup camera.
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Auction site links can be posted. This would be a great Do It Yourself (DIY) post if you have the time and means to document it with instructions and pictures or videos.
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This seems like a great alternative.

I tried searching eBay for the same unit but couldn't find anything similar. Can give a little more info, like what your search criteria was? Or even the item's name.
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This seems like a great alternative.

I tried searching eBay for the same unit but couldn't find anything similar. Can give a little more info, like what your search criteria was? Or even the item's name.
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Car 903W Wifi Transmitter Car Rearview Backup Camera Monitor AV Interface OE

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Car-903W-Wif...MAAOSwf-VWaWwc
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So, how difficult is it to install?
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So, how difficult is it to install?
On a scale of 1-10 maybe a 3. I actually wire tied the camera bracket to the grill with one of the black wire ties that came with it and it seems very solid. There is a small square hole in the passenger side panel by the radiator that I ran a coat hanger through and pulled the camera connectors through, I had all ready slid them through the grill from the front side. Plug camera wires into interface unit and connect positive and ground to your choice of locations.
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Just ordered one. They come from Hong Kong so will take a few weeks to get.
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Just placed my order.
Can please tell me the name of the iPhone App?

Thanks for the info

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Just bought this wifi wireless unit and camera that displays on my Iphone for $38.00, not 1080hd but good enough to not ruin front bumper and new splitter.








Not bad reception
How was the wiring?
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When you say "wifi" how does it work? Do I need to setup a wifi hotspot every time I get into the car to pickup the feed from the camera?
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Just placed my order.
Can please tell me the name of the iPhone App?

Thanks for the info
It gives the name in the instructions , I think it was wifiav

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When you say "wifi" how does it work? Do I need to setup a wifi hotspot every time I get into the car to pickup the feed from the camera?
When you get in your car you have to set the wifi setting on your phone to the wifiav but I think you can set it to auto join mode

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Not bad reception
How was the wiring?
Nothing to wire except positive and negative 12 volts , everything else just plugs in
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Anyone know if this would work on android phones? Seems like a cheap alternative but the seller's listing doesnt seem to provide any info,
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I could never get the Curb Alert aimed correctly and was planning to remove it anyway. This is great alternative, especially since I already have a mount for my iPhone.
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Anyone know if this would work on android phones? Seems like a cheap alternative but the seller's listing doesnt seem to provide any info,
Instructions list android app also
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