This BMW camera is installed in the position where the reverse light is, it’s at back of the car. So if you are not sure if this backup camera can fit your car, please check the dimensions for this camera, and then measure the dimensions from your reverse light so that you can know if this back up camera can fit your BMW.
Image Sensor: CCD with guide line
Horizontal Resolution: 520 TVL
Sensing Area: PAL: 5.96×4.28mm NTSC: 4.08×3.10mm
Minimum IIIuminance: 0.1 Lux
Power Consumption: 80mA – 250 mA
Dimensions: Please check it at the picture
Operating Temperature: -40 ~ +80 Degree
Auto Gain Control: on/off
Video Output: 1.0Vp-p 750hm
Auto Iris: 1/50 – 1/6000
S/N Ratio: >48dB
Signal System: PAL/NTSC
Gamma Characteristics: 0.45
Audio Output: 325mV/2.7 K Ohm
Infrared Power On/ Off: Auto/(None)
Night-Vision Range: 2F-65Ft/(None)
Cable Length: 1Ft-60Ft
Question: Does come with the long cable to suit BMW X5 as the RCA connection is at the head unit in the dash and needs to reach camera in the trunk.
Answer: Yes, it has a long video cable included with RCA connector.
Question: Is this compatible with my car? Where do i install the camera?
Answer: This camera is compatible with all aftermarket head units with RCA connector for rear view camera. This camera replaces one of car license plate lights for installation, you can measure the dimensions from your car license plate light to confirm if this camera fits your car. By the way, if you also need the head unit we can also provide.
Question: Will it require additional cables to connect to the android nav for BMW E46?
Answer: All necessary cables are included in the package.
Question: Does your back camera for BMW fit plug & play on E46 cabriolet too? I’m asking this because cabriolet model has some differences in everything despite coupé always. Thank you in advance.
Answer: You can measure the dimensions from the back license plate light to confirm if it fits.
Installed this backup camera for my BMW 330i and it works well with the e46 head unit(also purchased from DVDGPSNAV), image is clear, with guide lines, quality is very good, worth to buy it.