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Overview: The Alpine HCE-C305R is designed to be an advanced single-camera
backup assist system. The HCE-C305R System sends audible and visible signals,
alerting and highlighting potential dangers while backing up. The Alpine
HCE-C305 Active View Camera System consists of a rear view camera, active alert
module, tone generator, and mode switch; as well as necessary cable and hardware
for installation. Because the HCE-C305R has a standard composite video output
(RCA), it can be used with any monitor with a composite video rear-camera input.
Active Alert Detection:
This camera system detects objects from the
camera image and warns drivers with a display and an alarm (using the included
active alert module & tone generator). It uses a series of visual and
audio alerts to inform you of upcoming objects within range of the system. Its
sophisticated internal processing system automatically alerts you when it
detects a potential threat, protecting you while you back up.
When you reverse the vehicle, this function helps to detect objects that are
moving from the right or the left and gives and audible warning. If multiple
objects are detected, a warning is given for the most critical object. The
critical object is selected in accordance with the arrival time to your vehicle.
The system detects an object only when the your vehicle is in reverse. Only
objects seen by the camera are detectable. Objects moving away from your vehicle
are not detected.
Note: In order to effectively indentify approaching
objects, it is necessary to configure the system's guidance and install
data, which is done through the unit's calibration mode and included
Guidelines: Multi-color parking guidelines
(Red/Yellow/Green) appear on your connected monitor's screen to assist you in
backing up your vehicle. Each line represents a distance: Red=20", Yellow=39",
Green=79". These distance guideline represent the distance to the road surface,
not the object. There are also markers that represent the width of your vehicle.
Multi-View Camera: The multi-view camera gives you a wide
190° horizontal angle view of the area immediately behind your vehicle. It is
designed to give you high visibility in daylight or at night. The clear, color
images appear on the LCD screen of your in-dash multimedia/navigation head unit
to help you see obstructions behind the vehicle as you back into a parking spot,
or to keep an eye on cargo you may be towing. The image provided by the camera
is a mirror image, so they appear the same in the monitor as what is seen in
your rear-view mirror. Other features of the camera include:
- Weatherproof housing
- 1/4" color CMOS image sensor with a 4:3 aspect ratio
- 640 x 480 (300,000) effective pixels
- 190° horizontal viewing angle & 150°
vertical viewing angle
- Illumination Range of 1.5 lx or more (50 IRE more)
- 0.82mm focal length
- F = 2.6 brightness
Multiple Views: This multi-view camera will show you the
obstacles around the rear of the vehicle from different angles to assist you
with parking, backing up, and to even connect a trailer. You can select from the
following view modes using the included external mode switch.
- Rear View: Displays an image of the area directly
behind the vehicle. Use this when backing into a parking space.
- Panorama View: Display a general perspective of what is
behind the car. Use this when you want to view a wider than normal area
behind the vehicle.
- Corner View: Displays a divided image left and right of
center. Use this when checking the left and right area directly behind your
- Ground View: Displays an image from above down to the
lower section for the vehicle. Use this when determining the vehicle's
position in relation to the curb, a trailer hitch, etc..
Optional License Plate Mounting Kit (sold separately): The
optional Alpine KTX-C10LP Rearview Camera License Plate Mounting Kit (500KTXC10L,
sold separately) allows you to mount the multi-view camera on your vehicle's
Mounting: The rear view camera comes supplied with a weather-proof
mounting bracket designed to mount to the rear of your vehicle. The mounting
bracket features a self-adhesive backing as well as comes supplied with mounting
screws. The bracket allows you to angle the camera up or down. This small camera
can be installed on the rear bumper, by the license plate of your SUV, truck, or
car. The active alert module is designed to mount inside the vehicle and comes
supplied with velcro strips and two-sided tape to mount the unit to a clean,
flat surface of your vehicle. The tone generator is also mounted inside the
vehicle using the supplied L-bracket. The external mode switch should be mounted
near the driver seat using the included two-sided tape. The HCE-C305R also comes
supplied with several self-adhesive cable clips for wire management.
- Width = 0.9375"
- Height = 0.9375"
- Depth = 1.4375"
Active Alert Module:
- Width = 6.9375"
- Height = 1.1875"
- Depth = 4.5625"
- Width = 1.125"
- Height = 0.5625"
- Depth = 1.5"
- Width = 1.75"
- Height = 1.0"
- Depth = 1.9375"