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Old 06-12-2019, 08:26 AM   #6
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I connected mine to the fuse that controls the rear hatch release. This is always powered, and if for some reason the fuse blows it isn't a big deal to get into the car and replace it. I used a fuse tap with a 2.5 amp fuse for the camera. That being said, I also installed a voltage monitoring device that cuts power to the camera when the battery reaches 12.2v. Now I have a camera that runs while the car is sitting in parking lots and such, but will turn off before the battery is drained. I can get at least a day out of the camera in the summer time. My wife's Explorer gets 3 days out of hers.
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