I AM GETTING A DASH CAM THAT ID LIKE TO MOUNT ...

  • Tiny
  • Steve Farmer
  • 2007 Toyota Avalon
  • 62,000 miles

I am getting a dash cam that I'd like to mount just below the rearview mirror. Is there a way to get power from the dome light so that when the car is turned on the camera will come on? I would really love to not have to run a lot of wiring from the dashcam all the way to the cigarette lighter for power.

Sunday, February 24th, 2013 AT 7:48 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,555 posts

That would be the correct way of powering it up. Tapping into the rear view may overload that circuit

Roy

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Sunday, February 24th, 2013 AT 7:50 PM

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