A customer came to our shop recently wanting a dash camera for their vehicle. This customer was a local security officer for an establishment here in Anchorage, Alaska, and wanted the Momento 6 installed on his 2018 Ford Explorer Interceptor. This is a DVR that includes a color display along with a front- and rearward-facing camera. It records video 24/7 to a micro SD card. In the event of an impact, it locks video into memory 20 seconds before and 20 seconds after the impact and can’t be overwritten — perfect for any police or security vehicle.
Why do you need a dash camera?
A dash camera installed in your vehicle is a great way to protect yourself from accidents, vandalism, and much more vehicle challenges. Momento Dash Camera Systems will record dangerous driving, fraudulent behavior or accidents. This footage can be of great value with a situation arises. Here are some circumstances dash cams can be of use:
What is looping technology?
The Momento Dash Camera Systems both have loop technology. Which means it is constantly recording and will overwrite older footage. Although, if there was impact or motion while recording then the dash cam will record before, during and after the impact and that footage will be saved in a separate folder. The dash cam has the impact and motion sensors built-in to the unit itself.
What is low-light sensor?
The Momento M5 is not only HD, and has storage up to 32GB, but has a low-light sensor built-in. The low-light sensor is a Sony Exmor R Image Sensor. In other words, it improves stability and visibility when it is dark out. This is a great feature when the footage is recording during night, or dark areas.
Stop by, and get a quote!
If you are looking for more safety, and to feel more secure while driving, and/or while your vehicle is parked then stop by and we can go over the differences between the M4, and the M5 dash cams.
A client from Anchorage came to Perfectionist Auto Sound & Security in search of a new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter backup camera that integrates with the vehicle’s rear view mirror. Our team spent time on getting to know the client better and how they used their 2016 Sprinter, and looking it over with them. Then we spent time on looking at products that we thought best suited their needs. We worked up a proposal for the client that they liked, so we set an appointment to do the work.
Our team installed an Accele backup camera that replaces the third brake light. We then replaced the rear view mirror with one that has a display for the camera. After finishing the installation, we went over the operation of the products with the client, who was pleased with how it worked.
A client from here in Anchorage recently contacted Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security to inquire about having a 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van camera system and alarm installed. Because of its size, being able to see objects or people around or behind the van is very difficult. Our client wanted a camera system that would make his van safer and easier to use. Once we had an understanding of where and how the client would use the van, we designed an appropriate camera and security system to meet his needs.
Sprinter Van Camera System Design
The Sprinter already has a dedicated rear-view camera built into the factory infotainment system. Our system would include three cameras, an additional camera for the rear and one on each of the rearview mirrors. All three cameras would be on all the time. We used a TadiBrothers digital LCD monitor as the heart of the system. This monitor accepts multiple camera inputs and display all three images simultaneously.
Camera System Installation
Every vehicle we pull into our bay is subject to a thorough pre-inspection. We test the functionality of all the electrical systems and note any abnormalities or warning lights. We give the vehicle a physical inspection to ensure there is no pre-existing damage.
We carefully measured the locations for the side-view cameras after confirming there would be enough space inside the mirror housing. Once the cameras were in place, we ran the wiring through the door, through the weather-resistant wiring harness boot and up to the monitor control module.
We mounted the rear camera above the license plate. As the truck already has a rear parking camera, we angled the new camera almost straight back to provide a different field of view for more coverage.
Compustar Security System
To protect the contents of the van, we installed a Compustar Prime G6 Security system. The system uses an FT-7300A-CONT control module, RD-1WG6-AM Remote control, and a DBALL2 interface module. A dual stage shock sensor, digital tilt sensor, and hood-pin and door-pin monitoring ensure the vehicle is safe. We mounted the siren under the hood. The system also provides keyless entry door lock control.
Comfort and Safety by Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security
With the installation complete, a second member of our team reviewed the installation to ensure it was perfect. The client was thrilled with the camera system! It makes it so much easier to drive and negotiate tight areas. If this Sprinter Van camera system or something similar would make your vehicle safer and easier to use, then contact Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security today. You can reach us by e-mail using our online contact form or call 907-563-8112.
A client from Anchorage came to Perfectionist Auto Sound & Security in search of new a 2008 Honda CRV backup camera and new Pioneer 4200-NEX. Our team spent time with the client, getting to know them better and how they used the 2008 CRV, and looking it over with them. Then we spent time on looking at products that we thought best suited their needs. We worked up a proposal for the client that they liked, so we set an appointment to do the work.
Our team installed a Pioneer AVH-4200NEX DVD player in the dash to replace the original unit. We used a camera that frames the entire license plate, placing it on the top center of the frame. After finishing the installation, we went over the operation of the products with the client, and they were pleased with how it worked.
If you would like to add a backup camera to your vehicle or upgrade the stereo system, we invite you to stop by Perfectionist Auto Sound & Security or contact us here.