About the Garmin BC 30 Add-on
Please note: This camera will not work unless you use it with the BC 30 wireless backup system. This is an add-on camera, not for use by itself.
For use with an existing Garmin BC 30 system
Want to add another view to your Garmin BC 30 wireless camera? This Garmin package gives you a camera and wireless transmitter for incorporation into an existing BC 30 wireless backup system. You can mount this camera and transmitter on the side, rear, front, or even interior of your RV, commercial truck, or trailer, and it will communicate with the BC 30 wireless receiver (not included). Then, you can cycle through those dedicated views on your Garmin portable (not included). You can add up to four of these cameras to one system for complete coverage.
Note: A rear-view camera provides an additional view when reversing your vehicle. It is intended to be used in conjuction with your rear- and side-view mirrors to give a fuller picture of what's behind you. It is not intended as a replacement for your mirrors.
- wireless backup camera and transmitter (add-on camera only; not for use by itself)
- requires Garmin BC 30 backup system to operate
- CMOS image sensor with VGA (640 x 480) resolution
- color video output
- 140-degree horizontal and 115-degree vertical viewing angles
- mounting hardware and power cable included
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # 010-12242-20
What's in the box:
- Backup camera w/ integrated bracket (attached 37" cable terminated by proprietary connector)
- Wireless transmitter (w/ attached 11.5 power/ground cable and 31" camera cable)
- 2 Screws
- Installation Instructions
- Important Safety/Product Information
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More details on the Garmin BC 30 Add-on
Add-On Wireless Camera & Transmitter: This wireless backup camera & transmitter can be added to Garmin's BC 30 wireless back camera system (150BC30, sold separately). Includes camera, mounting hardware, and power cable with wireless transmitter.
Rugged Camera: The BC 30 camera has a 1/3.7" CMOS image sensor with a resolution of 640 x 480. It has a wide 140° horizontal and a 115° vertical angle. Designed to withstand the rigors of highway travel, the BC 30 camera is IPX-7 waterproof rated, with an operating temperature range of -40° to +185° F. The camera's integrated mounting bracket lets you tilt the camera from 0° to 90° for the best viewing angle.
2.4GHz Wireless Transmitter: The BC 30's transmitter operates on the 2.4 GHz ISM radio band. The BC 30 backup camera's wireless transmitter will send footage to your existing BC 30 system's wireless receiver plugged into your compatible Garmin GPS navigator mounted up to 45' away. Range varies based on installation; some vehicles may require an extension cable (150BC20EXT, sold separately)
Auto & Manual Camera View: You can view the camera video at any time by pressing the camera icon on the navigation device screen. You can toggle between the map and the camera video in this manner. You can also wire the camera power to your reverse lights, and the navigator will automatically display the camera every time the vehicle is shifted into reverse, and revert back to navigation mode with shifted into a forward gear.
Guidance Lines: Guidance lines provide an approximate visual representation of the vehicle's path when in reverse. To provide the most accurate reference, you must initially align the guidance lines with the backup camera from your Garmin GPS navigator.
Note: The guidance lines feature is intended for informational and reference purposes only. You are responsible for maintain awareness of your surroundings.
Multiple Camera Setup: You can pair up to four wireless cameras with the BC 30 system and cycle through video feeds from all paired cameras from your Garmin GPS navigator. You can change the order in which the cameras appear, as well as rename each camera.
Mounting & Wiring: The camera comes with an adjustable mount that allows you to mount the camera on a horizontal or vertical surface on the outside rear of your vehicle. The wireless transmitter mounts on the interior of your vehicle (using tape/screws) and hardwires to your vehicle's rear lights, as well as plugs into the backup camera.
Note: You should take note of which direction is up when testing the camera view before permanently mounting the camera.
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