Car rear view camera technology has been around for quite some time now. In fact, for many decades, manufacturers have demonstrated a preference for cameras as opposed to rear view mirrors. Over time, they have made the small wide-angled cameras on the vehicle’s rear indispensable accessories. The main issue with rear view mirror is that they don’t show what is directly behind your vehicle, which leaves you with a dangerous blindspot....
Rear cameras such as the Backup cameras expand your visual field leading to reduced backing collisions. They help you see beyond the image of the mirror, which helps to address these blind spots. Safe parking has never been easier and enjoyable than with a camera kit. Some systems include an alarm to notify you when approaching an obstacle. For instance, a backup camera on a towing trailer is particularly significant because of the needed close-up view. The camera system can incorporate audible sensors and line colors to ensure that you keep a safe distance.
Factors to Consider When Buying a Rear View Camera
TransQuip has rear-view cameras that you will find desirable, irrespective of whether you are intending to buy a wireless rear view camera or a wired design. The wired design has traditionally been more reliable as there is no interference. Various lengths of wiring are available to suit your application. Some cameras also have a heated lense to stop condensation of fogging of the glass, and are heavy duty to take a lot of rough treatment when mounted on machinery or trucks.
The viewing angle of your reversing camera can also help to minimise blind spots. Have it in mind that the focal length of the lens and the sensor size of the image determine the field of view, making the correct view critical to assist you ward off avoidable accidents when reversing your vehicle.
At all times, buy a rearview camera with a clear night vision. The presence of infrared lights ensures that your camera remains operational irrespective of the weather conditions or time of the day. Moreover, consider the screen or monitor size of your rear camera. A relatively small screen reduces the clarity of an image, however you must also consider what room you have before choosing a larger screen, especially if your cab is tight for space.
To stay safe, clean your camera lenses regularly to rid it off road debris, dirt or grime and keep the image viewed sharper.
Get in touch with TransQuip today or browse our range of alarm systems and advanced rearview cameras. With our high-quality backup cameras, enjoy safer navigation and driving experiences.