How to Install a Rear View Backup Camera | Step by Step Installation & Buying Guide

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Watch our complete Rear View Backup Camera buying guide and installation where we take you through the entire process, step by step. Video includes wiring diagrams that outline the two most popular camera wiring configurations.
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It's easy to add an aftermarket rearview backup camera to any vehicle, they're a great safety and convenience feature that give you a clear view of what is behind your vehicle while in reverse.

Most cameras are universal, meaning they will work with any vehicle, but there are also vehicle specific camera options for select makes and models of cars.
A double din Car Stereo is the most common monitor used, but stock screens can also be used but will require a vehicle specific harness or interface. Mirror Monitors and standalone monitors are the easiest to install because they don't require taking apart the dash or replacing the stereo.

If you have any questions about installing a backup camera in your vehicle contact one of our sales representatives.

In this video we install the Belva BARCAM221 rearview camera and a Crimestopper rearview mirror monitor.

Video Index:
0:38 Product Options
1:30 Backup Camera Wiring Basics
2:28 Wiring Options w/ Diagrams
4:25 Overview of Product used in Installation
4:10 Tools Required for Install
5:53 Rear View Camera Installation
- 7:12 Drilling
- 8:14 Tapping into Reverse Light
- 10:10 Routing Cable Forward
- 12:15 Installing Mirror Monitor

Backup Camera, AKA: rearview camera, rear view camera, reverse camera, rear camera

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