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Boyo VTC500DIY

5" monitor and license-plate backup cam

Item # 707V500DIY

Adding a backup camera to a vehicle can be a daunting task, so Boyo put together a system that makes this task just...

Adding a backup camera to a vehicle can be a daunting task, so Boyo put together a system that makes this task just...

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Item # 707V500DIY

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About the Boyo VTC500DIY

Everything you need to back up

Adding a backup camera to a vehicle can be a daunting task, so Boyo put together a system that makes this task just a little easier. Boyo's VTC500DIY backup package bundles a high-quality dash monitor with a rear-view camera for an all-in-one solution. Plus, Boyo provides in-depth step-by-step instructions as well as installation-friendly connectors to make adding your new camera and monitor as straightforward as possible.

Everything you need to back up

Adding a backup camera to a vehicle can be a daunting task, so Boyo put together a system that makes this task just a little easier. Boyo's VTC500DIY backup package bundles a high-quality dash monitor with a rear-view camera for an all-in-one solution. Plus, Boyo provides in-depth step-by-step instructions as well as installation-friendly connectors to make adding your new camera and monitor as straightforward as possible.

Universal cam

Boyo's universal mount attaches behind just about any license plate, and the included cam provides a vivid 140° angle on what's behind you. Since it's equipped with selectable parking lines and reverse imaging, you have the option of installing this as a front-view cam. The camera includes a video cable that connects to the monitor.

5" monitor

Once wired for power and video with the included wiring harness, Boyo's 5" monitor attaches conveniently to your windshield or dash with its included suction mount. An included reverse trigger wire ensures you'll only have to see a backup view when your vehicle is in reverse, and two video inputs allow you to add a front-view camera if you need to be mindful of crunching your low-slung bumper.

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Product highlights:

  • includes backup camera with mounting bracket, 5" monitor, 26-foot cable, suction-cup mount
Camera Specifications:
  • CMOS image sensor with color video output
  • universal license plate mount
  • weather-proof camera housing
  • parking lines and reverse image selectable at installation
  • IP68 waterproof rating
  • resolution: 960 x 592
  • works in low light
Monitor Specifications:
  • 5" color monitor
  • suction mount for windshield or dash
  • 2 video inputs
  • reverse trigger wire
  • resolution: 480 x 272
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # VTC500DIY

What's in the box:

  • 5" Monitor w/attached 55" cable
  • Camera w/integrated mount (attached 38" cable)
  • 38" Power/ground harness
  • 26.5' Extension cable w/ 3' power/ground wires
  • Windshield mount w/suction cup
  • Dash mount w/adhesive bottom
  • 2 Wire taps
  • Two 10mm screws
  • Extra 3M adhesive pad
  • Owner's manual
  • Warranty information
  • Product registration card

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Features & specs

Features and Specs
Camera Type Rear
Resolution 960 x 592
Parking Guidelines Selectable
Lux Rating N/A
Selectable Views N
Reversed Image Both
Horizontal Viewing Angle 110
Vertical Viewing Angle 170 (diagonal)
Wireless No
Plug type Proprietary

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Features

Overview: The Boyo VTC500DIY backup camera system features a dash or windshield mounted LCD monitor and a license-plate mounted backup camera. Designed for easy installation, the backup camera and the monitor both get powered from connections at the taillights. Images at the back of your vehicle are then clearly displayed on the monitor's 5" LCD screen. The VTC500DIY is compatible with both 12 and 24 volt vehicles.

Note: The Boyo VTC500DIY is meant as a back-up aid only; never solely rely on the rear-view camera system 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.

Camera: The VTC500DIY rear-view camera's integrated mounting bracket allows it to be mounted either on top of a license plate or to a flat surface at the rear of the vehicle. The camera features a CMOS image sensor with 960 x 592 resolution and an IP68 waterproof rating. It has a 110° horizontal viewing angle and a170° diagonal viewing angle. The camera's attached 38" cable includes white and green wire loops for changing the camera view:

  • White wire loop: Allows the camera to display a reverse (mirror) image (default), or a non-reversed image if the loop is cut.
  • Green wire loop: Allows the camera to display parking-assist lines (default). Cutting the loop disables parking lines.

Monitor: The 5" TFT LCD monitor features a 16:9 display with a resolution of 480 x 272. The monitor includes a swivel bracket with 3M adhesive for dash mounting, as well as a swiveling suction-mount bracket for attaching to a windshield. The monitor's rear panel controls access the menu options allowing Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and Tint to be adjusted.

Wiring: The VTC500DIY includes a 26.5' extension cable that attaches to both the camera's and the monitor's harnesses via proprietary connectors. The extension also includes 3' power and ground wires that get spliced into the vehicle's reverse and ground wires at the back of the vehicle using the provided wire-taps. This connection provides power and ground for both the camera and the monitor. A composite video plug (AV1) is provided at the monitor for running an additional camera or video source (sold separately) into the monitor.

Specifications:

  • Vehicle Voltage: 12 and 24
  • Operating Temperature: -4° F to 158° F
  • Camera:
    • Image Sensor: CMOS
    • Resolution: 960 x 592
    • Viewing Angle: 110° H, 170° Diagonal
    • Waterproof Level: IP68
  • Monitor:
    • Display: 5" TFT LCD
    • Format: 16:9
    • Resolution: 480 x 272
    • Adjustments: Brightness, Contrast, Tint, Saturation

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