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post #1 of 3 Old 04-20-2015, 10:00 PM Thread Starter
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Wiring Backup Camera Kenwood HU, Apline Camera

Hello,
If this has been covered I apologize. Please point me to the other thread.

I am trying to wire up a Alpine HCE-C125 Backup camera to a Kenwood DNX-890HD HU. I have everything placed and wired except for the power supply.
I ran the camera lead from the camera feed along the wiring harness that leads back to the CHMSL , etc. on the passenger side. There were connections for all of the leads on the HU except for the power. I should say that there is a dual connection for the power. There is a bullet connector that comes of the head unit but then there is a second power (red) connector off of that. I am not sure where that goes. I am assuming that goes to the reverse lead for the backup lights but I am not sure which wire that is or how to get to it under the dash.

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if all you need is power for the camera you could tap the cigarette lighter power or some other power source. Can't help you w/ the other connectors you mention, but you could call the manufacturer to see if they can tell you what they are there for.
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I would try to pull the reverse power from the factory backup lights. Im not sure on the colors though.
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