Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: anyone setup their LCD to auto-camera input in reverse?

  1. #1
    Constant Bitrate
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    121

    anyone setup their LCD to auto-camera input in reverse?

    basically
    I want the caputer screen to switch to the backup camera when I shift into reverse when backing up.
    Liek the new BMW's do on their factory navigation

    I know I can tap the backup signal from the tranny
    (same signal that turns on the white reverse lights)

    but how will I get the screen to auto switch?
    my lcd does have a seperate line for video input; besides the VGA input. If I can use this somehow, then it doesn't matter if the carputer is on or off then.
    Or I can wire the signal to the carputer full time, and just have it display when I shift to reverse
    sorry it's late, tough putting the idea into words

  2. #2
    Newbie John M's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Milledgeville, GA
    Posts
    53
    Do you already have a screen? The Xenarcs can switch from VGA to video input automatically when they detect a signal, making it perfect for an auto reverse camera.
    2005 Subaru Legacy GT
    Status: 40% - starting install

    AMD Sempron 3100, Biostar K8NHA PRO mobo, 512 meg DDR, WD 200 gig SATA, Opus 150, Xenarc
    JBL GTi 6.5 fr, JBL 5.25 rr, (3) JBL 75x2 & 1 1200x1 amps, PA MOFO 12 sub

Similar Threads

  1. Displaying reverse camera on a carputer?
    By coachreed in forum LCD/Display
    Replies: 47
    Last Post: 04-22-2008, 05:47 PM
  2. Auto select video input for Lilliput?
    By strohmrs in forum Hardware Development
    Replies: 20
    Last Post: 06-10-2005, 04:33 PM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-28-2005, 07:00 PM
  4. Digital Still Camera as video feed (i.e. for reverse camera, etc)
    By meatwad in forum General Hardware Discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 01-26-2005, 05:50 PM
  5. Reverse camera software?
    By Koriel in forum Software & Software Development
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-21-2005, 12:20 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •