About the Crux CCH-01M
Add active parking lines to your Wrangler's aftermarket radio
Add active parking lines to your Wrangler's aftermarket radio
Off-road or on, a backup cam in your Wrangler's spare tire will always come in handy, and Crux's CCH-01M rear-view camera enhances your view with active parking lines. As you turn the steering wheel, you'll see your parking lines on your aftermarket radio's screen bend to show you precisely where you're headed in reverse. The included camera offers a wide view and a sharp picture for night driving. Crux also provides a 20' video extension cable with a composite video output for plenty of slack when making the connection between the camera at the rear of your Jeep and your radio.
Mount it with your spare tire
Crux includes an adjustable bracket so you can mount the camera between the spokes of your rear-mounted spare tire, no matter if it's factory or aftermarket.
Installing this camera yourself? Here's what you should know.
What does it do? Unless otherwise noted, a backup camera is only intended for use backing up your vehicle. (If you require a front-view or constant rear-view camera, check for that capability.)
What tools and supplies will I need? A panel tool, a wire cutter/stripper, a soldering iron, and a rosin-core solder with heat shrink tubing are recommended, along with whatever tools are needed to remove the radio from the dash.
How much wiring is required? Wiring instructions vary from camera to camera. Some cameras have power wiring that can only be connected near the radio. Others let you power the camera at compatible reverse lights. In all cases, the camera must be wired for power and ground, the camera's video output must be connected to the radio/monitor, and the radio/monitor must be connected to a reverse trigger in your vehicle. Some radio replacement interfaces supply a reverse trigger wire for the radio -- using that wire to power your camera will damage the interface.
Will the included video cable be long enough? You'll need to route the camera's video cable from its mounting location outside your vehicle into your vehicle's cabin and all the way to the screen in the dash. This often requires drilling a small hole in your vehicle or filing some metal and or plastic. You'll also need to estimate the length of cable needed to run from the camera to the dash, which will not be a straight shot. Each camera's cable length is listed.
- rear-view camera for select Jeep Wrangler vehicles
- CCD sensor rear-view camera
- installs behind your spare tire
- connects to aftermarket radio with composite video input
- 20' video cable included
- includes bracket for fitting between varying spoke patterns of factory and aftermarket rear spare tire
- 170° wide viewing angle
- illumination: 0.2 Lux minimum for night driving
- active parking lines (selectable at time of installation)
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # CCH-01M
What's in the box:
- Jeep Wrangler spare-tire camera (attached 4' cable)
- 20' Video cable (w/ attached 3' power/ground wires)
- 3 Star-washers
- 3 Wire-ties
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More details on the Crux CCH-01M
Jeep Wrangler Spare Tire Camera: The Crux CCH-01M Jeep Wrangler spare-tire camera is specifically designed for the 2010-2017 Jeep Wrangler with an aftermarket in-dash multimedia or navigation receiver installed. Your aftermarket receiver must feature an integrated video monitor and a composite video camera input. The Crux CCH-01M installs behind your Jeep Wrangler's spare tire. With the Crux CCH-01M Jeep Wrangler rear-view camera installed, you'll be able to view what's behind you on your in-dash aftermarket receiver's video monitor when you put your vehicle in reverse.
Note: This rear-view camera is meant as a back-up aid only; never solely rely on the rear-view camera when backing-up. In addition to using the rear-view camera, always look behind you to make sure everything is clear when backing up your vehicle.
Image Sensor & Lens: The Crux CCH-01M Jeep Wrangler spare-tire, rear-view camera features a CCD image sensor that offers 480 lines of resolution. The bright f/1.8 lens has 170° (horizontal) x 90° (vertical) viewing angle. The minimum illumination is 0.2 Lux.
Dynamic Park Assist Lines: The Crux CCH-01M spare-tire camera will display park assist lines on your connected monitor to aid you in backing up into a parking spot. A built-in gyro-sensor allows the park assist lines to dynamically curve as you steer and angle your vehicle. There are two vertical lines which help you judge the left and right edges of the parking space and your vehicle. There are also 3 color-coded horizontal lines that are used to distinguish how close you are getting to the end of the parking spot - Green (Clear), Yellow (Getting Close), Red (Very Close).
Note: The dynamic park assist lines are turned on by default. If you want to turn off the dynamic park assist lines, you will need to cut the white wire loop on the the attached power/video cable of the rear-view camera.
Connections: The rear-view camera features an attached 4' power/video cable which plugs into the included 20' video cable which also features attached 3' power/ground wires. At the end of the video cable is a male RCA composite video plug, which connects to the composite, rear-view camera input of your aftermarket head unit. The power (red) & ground (black) wires will need to be hardwired. 12V power can be obtained from your vehicle's reverse light circuit or from the reverse gear wire of your aftermarket stereo (if applicable). The ground will need to connected to your vehicle's metal chassis.
Waterproof Housing: The Crux CCH-01M Jeep Wrangler spare-tire, rear-view camera features an IP67-IP68 waterproof housing.
3 questions already asked
The camera works very well and wasn't too difficult to install. The only thing I don't like is the thickness and gauge of the red and black wires. I got the connected properly but they aren't as substantial as the other connectors, maybe a 22 gauge when everything else was 20 or 18.
William from Franklin, TN