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Old 06-17-2011, 02:30 PM   #9
Dethpickle
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Originally Posted by cchaos View Post
Here is the message I occasionally see on the MFT screen when I shift into R. Sorry for the quality, was on my cell phone. I guess MFT is programmed to look for a backup camera even if one is not installed.

I wonder how difficult it would be to wire one of those to MFT.
This suggests that it might be as simple as supplying a video feed... but then, there may be another module that has to attach to MFT - Something to overlay the lines, register the steering wheel position to bend the travel lines and such...

If anyone has pulled apart the dash yet, is there a simple RCA input on the back of the head unit (or somewhere else) or is the some complex connector that another "backup module" attaches to? Maybe some PAC-love down the road then for an aftermarket module.

I don't have my focus yet, but am in the same boat of not wanting to pay 700 for the parking package, but am addicted to the camera in my Murano. I think wiring the aftermarket camera would be the worst part.

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