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Old Oct 07, 2011, 02:29 PM
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FPV camera from rear view park assist cam?

For a FPV system I'd like to use a camera I have from rear view parking assist kit I never mounted. The camera outputs very nice video, but the picture is inverted (as looking in the mirror). I am sure there should be a way to mod the camera to output the image normally (perhaps by soldering a jumper, or removing a trace). Enclosed here are few close views of the camera's board.

Can someone help with this?

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Old Oct 07, 2011, 03:27 PM
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Most time is in the programming. So you may be out of luck for that one unless you use a mirror.
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Old Oct 07, 2011, 04:55 PM
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id have to wonder how many TVL it is too. some of them are pretty nice now adays, many of them are really low res. ditto martin, programming
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Old Oct 08, 2011, 09:11 AM
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How many output pin u have with ur cam? If it got four, then it will be ground,B+,video out & mirror.
I also using parking cam.
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Old Oct 08, 2011, 10:04 AM
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I had a mirror cam on my plane\car when flying FPV

It`s pretty easy to use, instead of reversing the cam (that mostly is impossible) I did reverse the controls on the radio

So flying FPV mirrored was no big deal..
Flying LOS impossible :P
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