How to install dash cam wiring.
Some phone cameras offer a level function, and some dash cams have an install assistant that shows you correct alignment on the integrated display or phone app.
Attach a bare wire power cable to your camera’s power connector, then strip your car’s reverse light wires and splice them with your bare wire.
To install your dash cam with a 12v power supply (cigarette lighter):
If you're buying a new dash cam online, just follow these simple steps to also arrange fitting:
However, most users are somewhat confused as to how to connect a dash cam to your car.
Using the 4m power cable provided, guide the cable around your windscreen.
A professional dash cam installation makes all of the right connections and routes your dash cam safely through your vehicle.
For an hour of work you can feel safer on the road and in the public car park.
The pictures i attached show how to install it but i suggest that you purchase this power supply from amazon (or somewhere else for that matter).
Find your cars fuse box you will need to find your cars main fuse box where the cigarette adapter or “accessories” fuse is located.
Now that we have everything ready to go, find a spot to stick the dash cam.
Follow these instructions for installing a dashcam in your vehicle, by tapping in to your vehicle's power supply.
When hardwiring my dash cam i used two empty fuse slots, which makes absolutely sure that they are not interfering with the circuits of other components.
Would you like to add fitting?
If you ordered the adaptor from their website, they should have included a short micro usb cable.
The connector can only go in one way so there is no chance of messing up the orientation of the adaptor.
That’s all there is to it!
However, this is probably over the top and not necessary but i just did it because i could.
There are a couple of methods, but by far the most popular option is to hardwire it to your fuse box.
Your cigarette lighter will also remain free, which will help your car maintain a clean and tidy look.