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Crux CUL-06

Lip-mount rear-view camera

Item # 249CUL06

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About the Crux CUL-06

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Crux's CUL-06 black rear-view camera will mount nicely on cars with a lip-style overhang built into the rear. Crux supplies a mount for the camera for a streamlined, flush look and a 23-foot cable to connect the camera to your receiver. Once installed, you'll gain a full color 170° view of what's behind you. You also get the option of parking lines for easier reversing into tight spaces. And the Crux CUL-06 is a match for any car stereo with a standard composite video input and viewing screen.

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.

Product highlights:

  • CCD rear-view camera with standard composite video connectivity
  • compatible with any radio with an RCA video input (most aftermarket models, only a few factory)
  • 23' video extension cable included
  • two-screw flush mount
  • 170-degree wide angle
  • 480 TV lines
  • waterproof metal housing
  • optional parking lines
  • 0.4 Lux minimum for night driving
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # CUL-06

What's in the box:

  • Rear-view camera w/ integrated bracket (attached 7' power/ground wires and 23.75' composite video cable)
  • 2 Screws
  • 4 Wire-ties

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Features & specs

Features and Specs
Camera Type Rear
Resolution 480 TV lines
Parking Guidelines Selectable
Lux Rating 0.4 Lux
Selectable Views N
Reversed Image Mirror
Horizontal Viewing Angle 170 deg
Vertical Viewing Angle 90 deg
Wireless No
Plug type Composite video

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Rear-View Camera: The Crux CUL-06 rear-view camera can be installed in a variety of vehicles 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. Now you'll be able to view what's behind you on your in-dash receiver's video monitor when you put your vehicle in reverse.

Note: The Crux CUL-06 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.

CCD Image Sensor: The Crux CUL-06 rear-view camera features a CCD image sensor that offers 480 lines of resolution. It has 170° (horizontal) x 90° (vertical) viewing angle. The CCD image sensor has a low-light lux rating of 0.4.

Waterproof Housing: The Crux CUL-06 rear-view camera features a IP67 waterproof housing.

Park Assist Lines: The rear-view camera provides parking assist lines on the screen of your vehicle's in-dash aftermarket monitor. These parking lines are there to assist you when backing up into a parking space. 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: You can remove the Park Assist Lines by connecting the camera's two white wires together.

Mounting Options: The Crux rear-view camera features two integrated mounting holes with two screws included. The camera needs to be mounted from underneath the mounting surface with the screw-holes facing up, otherwise image from the camera will not be right side up

Power & Signal Connections: The rear-view camera features an attached 23.75' composite video cable and 7' power/ground wires. The composite video cable plugs into your in-dash aftermarket multimedia or navigation receiver's composite video camera input. The power/ground wires will need to hardwired to power and ground of your vehicle.

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Customer Q&A

Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
Compatibility with chosen radio slim design plus good reviews. [ Eric  Apr 01, 2019 ]
I already have this camera installed on my Chevy Trailblazer and it works very well. It has a good picture and works well giving you a clear view when backing up. [ Jason  Feb 22, 2019 ]
recommended by Jess [ Juergen  Nov 26, 2018 ]
price good reviews [ michael  May 27, 2018 ]
Recommended by my Crutchfield advisor and perfect for my Corvette bumper. [ Craig  Mar 29, 2018 ]
mounting base should work best for my needs [ Steven  Mar 28, 2018 ]
Great reviews. Wiring is constructed in such a way as to make installing easier; Example: fishing wiring through wiring boots and small existing openings without having to drill more holes. [ F Eugene  Feb 20, 2018 ]
bought new head unit [ douglas  Feb 10, 2018 ]
Liked the screw mount feature due to Limited access to the back of the bumper. [ Tony  Dec 05, 2017 ]
Specifically wanted a flush lip-mounted backup camera that used CCD with a low lux rating. This was one of the few! [ Eric  Aug 27, 2017 ]
I've gotten used to a backup camera, so I wanted to add one to my Xterra. [ MARK  Aug 22, 2017 ]
Right price [ Victor  May 15, 2017 ]
surface mount, but still looks kinda factory under lip. [ Dave  May 14, 2017 ]
Product quality, mounting options. [ James  Apr 09, 2017 ]
I needed a reverse camera and this one was in my price range. [ jonas  Mar 15, 2016 ]

2 questions already asked

I have an NX604 Clarion and would like to add a backup camera. Would this work or are they brand compatible only? I'd be installing it on a subaru forester 2009.
[ Chris  May 16, 2017 ]
4 answers
As long as you have a video input on your stereo it should work
[ jarad  May 18, 2017 ]
I don't have mine installed yet, but this camera outputs standard video to an RCA connector. The extension cable for the camera has power and ground at the camera end, and a power lead at the RCA end. Just use the one that's easiest to use.
[ Mike  May 18, 2017 ]
It doesn't need to be brand specific, it's just a video input. As long as you have a video input on your deck for a back up camera then you can run this camera.
[ David  May 17, 2017 ]
Back up Camera's are generic and any brand should work. Easy install, I got power for camera from back-up bulb in tail light. Camera works well with theClarion NX604. I put mine in a 2007 Grand Cherokee I had. Hope this helps. Kent Des Moines, IA
[ Kent  May 17, 2017 ]

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