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Old 06-17-2011, 02:58 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by mysticbluebmw View Post
That's just another example of poor programming integration with the MFT. That and the SD card errors people w/o nav have been getting is completely mickey mouse and unacceptable.

As for the camera, if you don't get the OEM parts from Ford, I would recommend getting the best aftermarket camera you can get. The MFT is such a nice hi-res screen, I don't think it would look very good with a cheap lo-res camera. It's just a guess, though.
If it were possible after the fact, I would be careful about getting a non-OEM camera. MFT is likely carefully calibrated to use the OEM camera. If you get a different camera (with different focal length; lens distortion characteristics), the overlays that MFT draws over the camera image will likely be wrong.
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