Audiovox RVMPKG2 Installation manual

Rear Observation System Package
Model RVMPKG2
Installation Manual
Features:
• Rearview Mirror with 4” LCD
• 2 Built in Speakers
• Rearview Camera Input
• Auxiliary Video Input
• Video System Auto Detection for PAL/NTSC
• Audiovox Navigation Input
• Cellular Phone Hands Free Input
•
Hands Free Microphone Built-In
NOTE: Hands free feature may not operate with all cellular phones
and/or an adapter may be required. Rearview camera optional.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Cautions! ............................................................................................ 3
Preface ............................................................................................... 4
WARNING:.............................................................................. 4
Packing list ............................................................................... 4
1. Installation Instructions ...................................................... 5
2. Install the mobile phone hands free seat............................ 6
3. Signal Inputs......................................................................... 8
4. Controls and Indicators ...................................................... 9
SW1, SW2 and SW 3: ............................................................ 10
Specifications................................................................................... 12
Maintenance..................................................................................... 13
Troubleshooting ............................................................................... 13
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Cautions!
1.
The product is intended to assist in safe driving and to allow the driver
to have a broader rearview while the vehicle is in reverse. You, as the
driver, are solely responsible for the safe operation of your vehicle and
the safety of your passengers according to the country and their local
traffic regulations. Do not use any features of this system to the extent it
distracts you from safe driving. Your first priority while driving should
always be the safe operation of your vehicle. Audiovox Electronics
Corporation cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for accidents
resulting from failure to observe these precautions or safety instructions.
2.
This product utilizes high voltage. Any unauthorized modifications or
damage to the products may result in electrical shock. Handle all
components with care. Inspect regularly for damage to components and
cabling.
3.
You shall be responsible to ensure that the installation of this product
does not void or affect the vehicle manufacturer’s warranty. Audiovox
Electronics Corporation, or its branches are not liable in full or in part
for improper installation resulting in loss or damage to your property, or
for voiding all or part of the vehicle manufacturer’s warranty.
4.
Do not apply excessive force to any of the components contained within
this kit. Excessive force used before, during or after installation that
results in a damaged or non-functional part shall void all warranties.
5.
Please follow the procedure from this user manual. Improper installation
or modification of this product shall void all warranties.
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Preface
There is a blind spot that exists at the back of a vehicle while the vehicle is in
reverse. Equipped with a camera, this rearview mirror/monitor ensures safety
by providing the driver with a clear and wide image of the area behind the
vehicle while it is in reverse.
WARNING:
Backing up vehicle
Do not back up vehicle while watching the mirror/monitor screen. Always
look in the direction of vehicle motion. Use the mirror/monitor as an aid in
safety confirmation. The distance looks different in the monitor. The actual
distance is shorter than it looks in the monitor.
Packing list
The Rear Observation System Package Model RVMPKG2 consists of the
following items:
1. Rear View Mirror
2. Camera Cable
3. Control Box
4. Mobile Phone Hands Free Cable Plug
5. Mobile Phone Adhesive Magnetic Seat
6. Fastening Belts
7. Wire Clips
8. Adhesive Foam Backing
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1. Installation Instructions
(1)
Mount the mirror/monitor onto the existing rearview mirror.
a) Stick two adhesive foam backings on to the back of mirror in the two
small rectangle indents.
b) Take the two seven inch belts and slide them into the slots on the top
rear of the mirror with grooved side of the belt facing down.
Figure 1
c)
Take the buckles and slide them into the lower slots on the rear of the
mirror with the buckle facing down toward the seven-inch strap.
Figure 2
NOTE: The large opened rectangle on the buckle will face away
from the seven-inch strap.
d)
Mount the new rearview mirror/monitor onto the existing one. Add
the rearview mirror onto the existing mirror from one side with one
fixed belt. Then fasten the other belt on the other side of the mirror.
To prevent the RVMPG2 from falling off, tighten the belts until
secure to the factory rearview mirror on both sides.
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Figure 3
e) Cut off the excess part of the 7-inch strap
(2)
Plug the Mitsumi connector from the Audiovox navigation monitor
cable (part #112C3080) into the receptacle at the top backside of the
mirror/monitor screen. Route the rest of the monitor cable to the
Navigation computer.
(3)
Connect the control box monitor cable to the rearview mirror/monitor
cable. Route the monitor cable behind the headliner of the windshield
then down the A pillar behind the plastic shroud to the under dash
area.
(4)
Connect the 5 wires in the following manner.
a) Red wire - 12 volt constant (positive)
b) Black wire - Chassis ground (negative)
c) Blue wire - 12-volt ignition (12 volt with ignition on)
d) Green wire - Reverse light switch (12 volt when vehicle is in reverse)
e) Yellow wire – Parking brake light switch (Negative when parking
brake on)
WARNING: Observed polarity when connecting the cables. The cable
must not be reversed or modified.
2. Install the mobile phone hands free seat
(1)
Select a suitable and convenient location for the mobile phone. Clean
the selected location
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(2)
Tear off the adhesive tape on the back of the hands free seat. Press
tightly to seat on to the selected surface for 30 seconds till the two
surfaces are tightly glued.
NOTE: Make sure the two surfaces are glued tightly!
(3)
Clean a place on the back of the cell phone, keeping it dry. Remove
the adhesive tape of the rounded metal sheet and stick it to the
selected place on the back of the cell phone.
NOTE: Do not attempt to move the phone within 24 hours after gluing.
CAUTION: The rounded metal sheet can only be glued once, so be sure it is
at the right place!
Figure 4
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3. Signal Inputs
The signal input connections for the system include:
(1) Rear Camera: By connecting rear camera with control box plug, users can
see the rearview when the vehicle is in reverse.
(2) Hands Free Jack: Put the hands free plug (3.5mm) into hands free jack and
put the other side of plug into the headphone jack of the mobile phone. (If
necessary, find a compatible adapter).
(3) Navigation: The navigation signal is supplied via the connector plugged
directly into the rear of the mirror.
(4) Video In, Video Out, Audio In, Audio Out, Audio/Video Input and Output
Plugs (3.5mm) are located in the control box. By connecting video and audio
signals with these plugs, the user can enjoy watching video, only while the
parking brake is on.
(5) Navigation Voice command display timer: There is a three position switch
located on the bottom right rear of the mirror/monitor. The three settings are
30 seconds, 150 seconds and 300 seconds. The vehicle operator can select to
engage the navigation display timer by pressing SW 1 while the vehicle is
going forward. The Navigation Display will appear for the preset time
whenever the navigation system issues an audible voice command.
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Figure 5
Figure 6
4. Controls and Indicators
Figure 6 illustrates the controls and indicators of the RVMPKG2 rear view
mirror:
A:
Rearview mirror
B: 4” LCD panel
C: Hands free Microphone
D: Brightness Control
E:
F: Volume Control
Power indicator (Red when ignition is on)
G: Switch 1 (see below)
H: Switch 2 (see below)
J:
K: Speakers
Switch 3 (see below)
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L:
Infra- RED receiver for
M: 3-position switch for Navigation
Navigation remote control
voice command display timer on rear
of mirror (30 sec., 150 sec., 300 sec.)
N: 2-position switch for hands free
microphone sensitivity High/Low select
SW1, SW2 and SW 3:
1.
Vehicle Reversing :
SW 1: No function
LCD automatically turns on
SW 2: No function
Rearview camera image appears on
the mirror
SW 3: No function
2.
Vehicle driving:
SW1: Turn on the Navigation display timer mode. When SW1 is
pressed, the LED will turn yellow. The navigation image will appear
for the preset time 30sec, 2.5 minutes or 5 minutes. Once the preset
time has expired, the LCD will return to its previous state. The
navigation image will reappear with the next voice command prompt
from the navigation computer.
SW2: Turns the navigation screen image on and off. Press once to
turn on the continuous Navigation display.
Press again to turn off the Navigation display. Then press Sw1 if you
want to engage the Voice command navigation display timer.
SW3: When pressed and held, the rear camera image appears on the
mirror. When released, the LCD will return to its previous
appearance.
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3.
Vehicle Parked:
SW1: Used to turn the LCD on/off when using the AUX video and
audio input. The parking brake must be engaged.
SW2: Used to turn off and on the Navigation image.
SW: 3 When pressed and held, the rear camera image appears on the
mirror. When released the LCD will return back to its previous
appearance.
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Specifications
General
Power Supply
12VDC
Power Consumption
Current Draw
<12W
<500 mA
Video Input
1Vp -p@ 75 Impedance
Audio Input
Audio Power Output
<=1V
0.5W × 2 (16O)
Operating Temperature
-10°C to 60°C
Overall Dimension
11W×3.75H×1.25D inch
Display System
Screen
Brightness
Contrast ratio
Viewing Angle
4 ” TFT Color LCD
250 nit
150:1
Top-10°, Bottom 30°, Left 45°, Right
45°
Resolution
480×234
Video Format
Display Format
PAL/NTSC auto detect
4:3
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Maintenance
Maintenance
Your rearview mirror requires little care, however to maintain it in optimum condition
follow the procedures below:
1.
Keep your system away from excessive moisture, extreme heat or cold and
magnetic fields.
2.
Keep liquids away from the display.
3.
Do not place external devices or other objects on the top of the mirror.
Occasionally clean the surface of the mirror with a soft cloth moistened with water, or a
window cleaner.
Troubleshooting
Table 1 Rearview Mirror
Symptoms
The ON/OFF signal light <E> is
not on after the car is started?
No video signal appears while
reversing the car?
Video image is not sharp enough??
Solutions
1. Check the installation-wiring diagram.
2. Ensure that the parallel red and black line
from the control box is connected
properly.
3. Check for 12 volts on the blue wire while
Ign on.
1. Check the LCD Contrast (Brightness)
control knob whether the contrast knob is
set too low.
2. Check the rearview Camera lens.
3. Check the rearview Camera wiring and
connection.
4. Check the cable from the rearview mirror
is connected to the control box.
5. Check out the wire connection (to find out
whether the system’s reverse wire cable is
connected to the reverse switch gear of the
car)
1. Clean the lens of the camera.
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Table 2 Hands Free Phone
Symptoms
When the Hands Free Phone
Function is not working?
Solutions
1. Check the volume control knob
whether the volume is set too low.
2. Check to see if the hands free
cable plug to the phone hand set
input jacket is properly connected.
3. Check whether the mobile phone
hands free cable plug is properly
connected to the control box.
Figure 7
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