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Best Of 2018

The Best Car Back Up Cameras Your Money Can Buy In October, 2018 – Check out our Top 3 Rated Products

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Watch Out! It’s Behind You… Best Selling Car Backup Cameras

Rear view camera technology is a fabulous thing – no more cricks in the neck, or worrying about what you can’t see, with a camera doing the work for you. You can reverse, confident in the knowledge that your kids, beloved pets or other obstacles aren’t in the way.

So, when buying one of these handy pieces of kit, what do you need to think about?

Field of vision is a good place to start. This is determined by a number of factors, such as image sensor size and type and the lens focal length. Naturally the wider the lens, the more you’ll see behind, but have a play with various combinations to see what works for you.

The type of monitor is also important, with most being LCD (liquid crystal display). In terms of screen size, the larger the better – up to 10” is readily available.

Many backup cameras are fitted with infrared night vision, giving you a workable picture even in total darkness, and this is a useful feature to look for.

So which car back up cameras made the cut in October, 2018?

 

1) Coolwoo HD Car Backup Camera

Overview

This is a good, competitively priced, easy to install camera. It comes with clear and concise instructions, complete with simple diagrams, and after a couple of minutes it was ready to go!

What We Like

This is a straightforward reversing camera. It has a good range of tilt, the wires are plenty long enough, and the vision is clear, including in low light.

When you take its competitive price into consideration, there is nothing to dislike about the Coolwoo.

What Needs Improving

My only complaint so far is that the camera should have more weatherproofing to prevent road salts and moisture getting into the electrics.

8.0Expert Score
The Final Verdict

This Coolwoo camera is neat, cheap and does the job well. A great basic car back up camera that anyone can afford.

Coolwoo Car Back Up Camera

Last update was in: September 4, 2018 7:48 am
$15.97 $25.99

 


2) LeeKooLuu Backup Camera

Overview

The LeeKooluu camera system arrived quickly, with plenty of protective packaging, and all the parts necessary for a variety of installation options, including a windshield mount.

So far, an impressive start.

What We Like

The monitor is big, with great resolution. It makes reversing a breeze, and the actual camera works well.

The casing has no nasty gaps, and appears to give a high level of weather protection, and with the amount of options for fitting, the fixtures and attachments look well made and secure.

What Needs Improving

This back up camera comes with a large amount of instructions, so some patience is required for the initial set up. However, everything is logical and you should have it up and running in no time.

9.4Expert Score
The Final Verdict

In the last weeks, I have discovered just how good this reversing camera is. The clarity of the monitor, in night and day, coupled with the high frame rate makes this the perfect camera for reversing. I really like this, and the low price makes it doubly good.

LeeKooLuu Backup Camera and 7" Monitor Kit For Car/Truck/MPV/Van/Pickup/Camper Connecting Single Power Rear View System Reverse/Continuous Use Optional IP68 Waterproof...

Last update was in: August 2, 2018 12:22 pm

 


3) Emmako Backup Camera

Overview

Out of the 3 best selling reversing cameras tested, this, despite the higher price, is the best in practically every way.

What We Like

The large screen has a clear, bright picture, with a fully adjustable mounting. Push button controls make the Emmako simple and straight forward to use, and the night vision works brilliantly. The camera is easy to install, even for a novice.

What Needs Improving

To be completely honest, I can’t fault this back up camera. I’ve tried, I really have, but other than reversing over the actual camera, I cannot find an issue.

9.8Expert Score
The Final Verdict

The Emmako was a firm favorite. Not only is it quick and easy to configure, but using it is a pure delight. It's reliable and will last you for years. An essential product.

Emmako Backup Camera Wireless and Monitor Kit For Car/SUV/Truck/Van/Camper 9V-24V Reverse Camera System Night Vision IP68 Waterproof Licence Plate Camera...

Last update was in: August 2, 2018 12:23 pm

 

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