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  1. Crash Gordon

    Crash Gordon Guest

    anyone know of a small cheap dome-type ptz camera i can turn upside-down and
    mount on the roof of my van?

    yah it's googy but it's be a cool backup camera...im getting tired of
    knocking over old ladies.
     
  2. alarman

    alarman Guest

    If they don't like the way you drive, let 'em stay off the sidewalk.

    This one's not PTZ, but the price is right:
    http://www.rearviewsystems.com/vancameramount.html
    js
     
  3. ABLE_1

    ABLE_1 Guest

    Not a PTZ but there is a wireless camera with monitor at BJ's and maybe
    Walmart that is designed to be installed above your license plate for a rear
    view. I put mine on my right side at the roof rack because I have a hard
    time looking to the right due to no glass in side doors.

    Here is the best part. Cost only $89.00 + tax

    Check this site for more info if you desire. www.vr-3com

    Disclaimer: I am just a satisfied user and will make no profit what so ever
    from the above company. Buyer Beware. Your results may differ. 9 out of
    10 doctors agree.
    Here a . there a . everywhere a . .

    :)
     
  4. Tommy

    Tommy Guest

    Yeah, I have see one at walmart simalar to what you describe. Never seen one
    in action though.
     
  5. Crash Gordon

    Crash Gordon Guest

    that's 75 bucks for just the mounting arm...they rest of their pricing is
    way high.


    | Crash Gordon wrote:
    | > anyone know of a small cheap dome-type ptz camera i can turn
    | > upside-down and mount on the roof of my van?
    | >
    | > yah it's googy but it's be a cool backup camera...im getting tired of
    | > knocking over old ladies.
    |
    | If they don't like the way you drive, let 'em stay off the sidewalk.
    |
    | This one's not PTZ, but the price is right:
    | http://www.rearviewsystems.com/vancameramount.html
    | js
    |
    |
     
  6. alarman

    alarman Guest

    I thought it was too good, should have read further.
    js
     
  7. ABLE_1

    ABLE_1 Guest

    For my use of backing out of my driveway and being able to see up the street
    to my right it is priceless. Well worth the $89.00 IMHO. Seeing as how
    what it would cost if I tried to put a small camera/monitor and something to
    reverse the image would exceed $350++. And this is wireless. I thought
    that if it only works for 1 year it was well worth it.

    Les
     
  8. Crash Gordon

    Crash Gordon Guest

    I bought the Walmart (VR-3) one today. Didn't mount it on the license plate
    though. We drilled out the right rear reflector casing and hid it in there
    works great in the daylight...it's probably on 1 lux. So it looks kinda
    sideways. It'll be fine..and can't go wrong for under hundred bucks...woulda
    been bad if I cracked the tailight housing though.

    I'll take a pix of it tomorrow incase anyone is interested in doing this.

    Really no wires to run with this thing either...just taps into the backup
    lights and since I mounted it in the tailight housing...piece o'cake.



    | Crash Gordon wrote:
    | > that's 75 bucks for just the mounting arm...they rest of their
    | > pricing is way high.
    | >
    | >
    | > | >> Crash Gordon wrote:
    | >>> anyone know of a small cheap dome-type ptz camera i can turn
    | >>> upside-down and mount on the roof of my van?
    | >>>
    | >>> yah it's googy but it's be a cool backup camera...im getting tired
    | >>> of knocking over old ladies.
    | >>
    | >> If they don't like the way you drive, let 'em stay off the sidewalk.
    | >>
    | >> This one's not PTZ, but the price is right:
    | >> http://www.rearviewsystems.com/vancameramount.html
    | >> js
    |
    | I thought it was too good, should have read further.
    | js
    |
    |
     
  9. Crash Gordon

    Crash Gordon Guest

    YEP....pretty cool...thanks for the lead. I mounted mine inside the right
    rear tailight enclosure aiming almost sideways. Very nice...and cant beat
    the price! No wires to run!



    | For my use of backing out of my driveway and being able to see up the
    street
    | to my right it is priceless. Well worth the $89.00 IMHO. Seeing as how
    | what it would cost if I tried to put a small camera/monitor and something
    to
    | reverse the image would exceed $350++. And this is wireless. I thought
    | that if it only works for 1 year it was well worth it.
    |
    | Les
    |
    |
    | > Yeah, I have see one at walmart simalar to what you describe. Never seen
    | > one in action though.
    | >
    | > | >> Not a PTZ but there is a wireless camera with monitor at BJ's and maybe
    | >> Walmart that is designed to be installed above your license plate for a
    | >> rear view. I put mine on my right side at the roof rack because I have
    a
    | >> hard time looking to the right due to no glass in side doors.
    | >>
    | >> Here is the best part. Cost only $89.00 + tax
    | >>
    | >> Check this site for more info if you desire. www.vr-3com
    | >>
    | >> Disclaimer: I am just a satisfied user and will make no profit what so
    | >> ever from the above company. Buyer Beware. Your results may differ.
    9
    | >> out of 10 doctors agree.
    | >> Here a . there a . everywhere a . .
    | >>
    | >> :)
    | >>
    | >>
    | >>
    | >>
    | >>> anyone know of a small cheap dome-type ptz camera i can turn
    upside-down
    | >>> and
    | >>> mount on the roof of my van?
    | >>>
    | >>> yah it's googy but it's be a cool backup camera...im getting tired of
    | >>> knocking over old ladies.
    | >>>
    | >>>
    | >>>
    | >>
    | >>
    | >
    | >
    |
    |
     
  10. ABLE_1

    ABLE_1 Guest

    Glad you likie!!!

    When you say taillight housing do you mean the lens. If so you just failed
    state inspection here. I hooked my up to a hot circuit so that I have
    picture all the time. Really helps at those bad intersections where you
    just can't see right.




    YEP....pretty cool...thanks for the lead. I mounted mine inside the right
     
  11. Crash Gordon

    Crash Gordon Guest

    Yes, in the tailight in the top section where the reflector (only) resides.
    You can hardly see it and since it's in the reflector section it doesn't
    effect the backup or signal lights...and out here they don't give a shit
    anyway.

    I was thinking of having it hot all the time and may still do so, but it's
    night vision is lacking...I'm guessing it's 1+ lux only. It handles the
    direct sun pretty well for what it is.

    I'll post a picture of it later...came out slick. When I'm parked in my
    driveway I can see the sidewalk and street...perfect. Now I want more!




    | Glad you likie!!!
    |
    | When you say taillight housing do you mean the lens. If so you just
    failed
    | state inspection here. I hooked my up to a hot circuit so that I have
    | picture all the time. Really helps at those bad intersections where you
    | just can't see right.
    |
    |
    |
    |
    | YEP....pretty cool...thanks for the lead. I mounted mine inside the right
    | > rear tailight enclosure aiming almost sideways. Very nice...and cant
    beat
    | > the price! No wires to run!
    | >
    | >
    | >
    | > | > | For my use of backing out of my driveway and being able to see up the
    | > street
    | > | to my right it is priceless. Well worth the $89.00 IMHO. Seeing as
    how
    | > | what it would cost if I tried to put a small camera/monitor and
    | > something
    | > to
    | > | reverse the image would exceed $350++. And this is wireless. I
    thought
    | > | that if it only works for 1 year it was well worth it.
    | > |
    | > | Les
    | > |
    | > |
    | > | > Yeah, I have see one at walmart simalar to what you describe. Never
    | > seen
    | > | > one in action though.
    | > | >
    | > | > | > | >> Not a PTZ but there is a wireless camera with monitor at BJ's and
    | > maybe
    | > | >> Walmart that is designed to be installed above your license plate
    for
    | > a
    | > | >> rear view. I put mine on my right side at the roof rack because I
    | > have
    | > a
    | > | >> hard time looking to the right due to no glass in side doors.
    | > | >>
    | > | >> Here is the best part. Cost only $89.00 + tax
    | > | >>
    | > | >> Check this site for more info if you desire. www.vr-3com
    | > | >>
    | > | >> Disclaimer: I am just a satisfied user and will make no profit what
    | > so
    | > | >> ever from the above company. Buyer Beware. Your results may
    differ.
    | > 9
    | > | >> out of 10 doctors agree.
    | > | >> Here a . there a . everywhere a . .
    | > | >>
    | > | >> :)
    | > | >>
    | > | >>
    | > | >>
    | > | >>
    | > | >>> anyone know of a small cheap dome-type ptz camera i can turn
    | > upside-down
    | > | >>> and
    | > | >>> mount on the roof of my van?
    | > | >>>
    | > | >>> yah it's googy but it's be a cool backup camera...im getting tired
    | > of
    | > | >>> knocking over old ladies.
    | > | >>>
    | > | >>>
    | > | >>>
    | > | >>
    | > | >>
    | > | >
    | > | >
    | > |
    | > |
    | >
    | >
    |
    |
     
  12. ABLE_1

    ABLE_1 Guest

    Crash, in these parts a crack in your lens can fail inspection. A couple of
    years ago my fog lights lens fell off. Would have been way to expensive to
    find a replacement but couldn't leave it that way since it didn't pass
    inspection. Found it less expensive or a pain to remove them altogether.

    And yes it has a very black screen at night. But then not a problem since I
    don't drive the service van at night very much. Also I think it may have a
    2.6mm lens - very wide pic.

    If you do get another let me know how they work together. It would seem
    that for the price it may have the freq code therefore would have a hard
    time competing for signal. Then again I may be
    wrong.......................although it will be the first time this year.

    Les
     
  13. Matt Ion

    Matt Ion Guest

    Apparently they give you a great close-up view of a woman kissing a baby, at
    least judging from the picture on the website:
    http://www.roadmasterusa.com/images/vrbcs300w4_06.jpg

    Canadian Tire sells these (or something just like it) in Canada.
     
  14. ABLE_1

    ABLE_1 Guest

    Yea this is very important if she is do it right behind your bumper.

    Stupid Advertiser/Marketing people. That picture is what made me but mine,
    for sure.
     
  15. Crash Gordon

    Crash Gordon Guest

    We have inspections here too, but it's emissions stuff only...not safety -
    they could care less if you have breaks, as long as you're not emitting
    hydrocarbons when you run down the little old ladies.

    I doubt that two cams will work at the same time, I was thinking of maybe
    switching between two. I'll let you know if I do try this...but first I need
    to buy more interior van stuff.


    | Crash, in these parts a crack in your lens can fail inspection. A couple
    of
    | years ago my fog lights lens fell off. Would have been way to expensive
    to
    | find a replacement but couldn't leave it that way since it didn't pass
    | inspection. Found it less expensive or a pain to remove them altogether.
    |
    | And yes it has a very black screen at night. But then not a problem since
    I
    | don't drive the service van at night very much. Also I think it may have
    a
    | 2.6mm lens - very wide pic.
    |
    | If you do get another let me know how they work together. It would seem
    | that for the price it may have the freq code therefore would have a hard
    | time competing for signal. Then again I may be
    | wrong.......................although it will be the first time this year.
    |
    | Les
    |
    |
    |
    | > Yes, in the tailight in the top section where the reflector (only)
    | > resides.
    | > You can hardly see it and since it's in the reflector section it doesn't
    | > effect the backup or signal lights...and out here they don't give a shit
    | > anyway.
    | >
    | > I was thinking of having it hot all the time and may still do so, but
    it's
    | > night vision is lacking...I'm guessing it's 1+ lux only. It handles the
    | > direct sun pretty well for what it is.
    | >
    | > I'll post a picture of it later...came out slick. When I'm parked in my
    | > driveway I can see the sidewalk and street...perfect. Now I want more!
    | >
    | >
    | >
    | >
    | > | > | Glad you likie!!!
    | > |
    | > | When you say taillight housing do you mean the lens. If so you just
    | > failed
    | > | state inspection here. I hooked my up to a hot circuit so that I
    have
    | > | picture all the time. Really helps at those bad intersections where
    you
    | > | just can't see right.
    | > |
    | > |
    | > |
    | > |
    | > | YEP....pretty cool...thanks for the lead. I mounted mine inside the
    | > right
    | > | > rear tailight enclosure aiming almost sideways. Very nice...and
    cant
    | > beat
    | > | > the price! No wires to run!
    | > | >
    | > | >
    | > | >
    | > | > | > | > | For my use of backing out of my driveway and being able to see up
    | > the
    | > | > street
    | > | > | to my right it is priceless. Well worth the $89.00 IMHO. Seeing
    as
    | > how
    | > | > | what it would cost if I tried to put a small camera/monitor and
    | > | > something
    | > | > to
    | > | > | reverse the image would exceed $350++. And this is wireless. I
    | > thought
    | > | > | that if it only works for 1 year it was well worth it.
    | > | > |
    | > | > | Les
    | > | > |
    | > | > |
    | > | > | > Yeah, I have see one at walmart simalar to what you describe.
    | > Never
    | > | > seen
    | > | > | > one in action though.
    | > | > | >
    | > | > | > | > | > | >> Not a PTZ but there is a wireless camera with monitor at BJ's
    and
    | > | > maybe
    | > | > | >> Walmart that is designed to be installed above your license
    plate
    | > for
    | > | > a
    | > | > | >> rear view. I put mine on my right side at the roof rack
    because
    | > I
    | > | > have
    | > | > a
    | > | > | >> hard time looking to the right due to no glass in side doors.
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >> Here is the best part. Cost only $89.00 + tax
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >> Check this site for more info if you desire. www.vr-3com
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >> Disclaimer: I am just a satisfied user and will make no profit
    | > what
    | > | > so
    | > | > | >> ever from the above company. Buyer Beware. Your results may
    | > differ.
    | > | > 9
    | > | > | >> out of 10 doctors agree.
    | > | > | >> Here a . there a . everywhere a . .
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >>
    :)
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >>> anyone know of a small cheap dome-type ptz camera i can turn
    | > | > upside-down
    | > | > | >>> and
    | > | > | >>> mount on the roof of my van?
    | > | > | >>>
    | > | > | >>> yah it's googy but it's be a cool backup camera...im getting
    | > tired
    | > | > of
    | > | > | >>> knocking over old ladies.
    | > | > | >>>
    | > | > | >>>
    | > | > | >>>
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >>
    | > | > | >
    | > | > | >
    | > | > |
    | > | > |
    | > | >
    | > | >
    | > |
    | > |
    | >
    | >
    |
    |
     
  16. Crash Gordon

    Crash Gordon Guest

    YES...and it was a lovely peel off screen.



    | Tommy wrote:
    | > Yeah, I have see one at walmart simalar to what you describe. Never seen
    one
    | > in action though.
    |
    | Apparently they give you a great close-up view of a woman kissing a baby,
    at
    | least judging from the picture on the website:
    | http://www.roadmasterusa.com/images/vrbcs300w4_06.jpg
    |
    | Canadian Tire sells these (or something just like it) in Canada.
     
  17. Tommy

    Tommy Guest

    If she's that close it's probably too late, anyway.
     
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