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  1. 2012 Mazda 3 Hatch B/U Cam cable routing...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi,new member here, first post. I'm finding lots of back up cam diy instructions, but nothing on the best cable routing path from the back door to the head unit. Any ideas? Thanks -Wayne
  2. how to install rear view dash cam hatchback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Not sure if this will help anyone but I just installed a rearview dash cam that runs simultaneously with the front cam. dash cam: Viofo a129 duo if you want to hardwire it you need low profile fuse holder like this found mine in auto zone after Walmart and o Rileys didn't have the one I was...
  3. Which fuse slots to use for dash cam? Mazda 3 2018

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've added the camera on the windshield and guided the line to the fuse box. I'm a bit confused now which fuse slots would be good to use. I've got a 12v always on line and ACC line and of course the ground. Anyone can tell me which fuse slots can be successfully used for the camera? I'd...
  4. Dash cam install

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've installed 6 dash cams in my vehicles and what I do different than the video () is to solder the add-a fuse to the dash cam wiring. I don't like to use the crimp method as heat and vibration will invariably make a bad connection over time. I solder, use electrical shrink wrap tubing and...
  5. hard wire dash cam

    Interior / Exterior
    I am looking at this to remove overhead console forums/2014-2018-mazda-3-skyactiv-how-guides/202138-diy-2017-overhead-console-removal.html does anyone know what wire is only hot with ignition on? I have a 2018 Mazda 3 GT
  6. You've got 4h to save 35% on a top quality dash cam

    Vendor Deals
    We've found another solid deal, but time is super limited on this one! The Vantrue N2 Pro Dash Cam is packed with features including 1080P recording quality, front and cabin-facing cameras, infared nightvision, motion-activated parking mode, and more. Regularly priced at $199.99, it's marked...
  7. Dash cam in uk

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Never had one .. so asking for advice. Want to get a dash cam front and rear for Mazda 3 2015. I don't have parking cameras only sensors. Prices seem to vary wildly and there is even a unit that seems to replace the rear view mirror. want to spend < £200 including fitting, happy to do it...
  8. REAR Dash Cam power source

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I'm looking at installing a dash cam for the rear of the car (it's NOT a 2-channel cam; this is a separate cam I already owned): Is there a source in the rear of the car from where I can tap switched power for the cam? I have 2010 3s. Thanks!
  9. Rear dash cam placement for 2017 mazda 3 hatchback

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm looking to buy a 2 channel dash cam (Sticky tape, not suction cup). The most obvious spot in the rear would be the plastic piece at the top of the hatch door. Is there any concern placing the camera and making sure it stays on since I have to put some weight into it to close the door...
  10. Idea for dash cam

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Has anyone tried adding a front facing camera to the screen housing? We should be able to bring the video feed into the infotainment system and save to a usb drive with a background app running....
  11. Long Mazda logo display at startup, delays bkup cam

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    My less that 2 mos old 17 GT, once in a while has a long Mazda logo display and it delays the backup camera from working. Anyone else has this and a fix? Thx
  12. Installing Dash Cam - which fuse socket to tap?

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    2016 Mazda 3 sedan I just bought a dash cam with a parked mode recording. I need to know which fuse socket to tap so that it has power even if the ignition is off.
  13. is it possible to modify mazda connect to use the rear camera as a rear dash cam?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    using the existing rear camera as a rear dash cam would be a grear thg, only an app and mayb a pendrive as storage would be needed. so i wanted to knw from our friends here if this possible as tweak? Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  14. Hard-wiring options for dash cam and rear cam

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey folks! I have a 2015 Mazda3 s GT, 5-door. I'm adding a dash cam. I have the cable to hard-wire it for power. This also has a rear camera (more about that later) so I will be running a wire along the windshield and through the side of the dash trim but I am sorely tempted to access the...
  15. Dash Cam Space

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    My car has a big box deal around the rear view mirror, not sure what all is even in there. Wondering if anyone has that and also a dash cam installed. I am curious if it takes up too much space on windshield, would love some pics. Thank you!
  16. Dash cam AND radar detector?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Does anybody here have both a dash cam AND a radar detector in their car? Are they mounted? How did you do so, in a way that doesn't interfere with any sensors you may have? Can we get some pictures please? And maybe even what cam/detector you're using? I'm looking to get both eventually if it's...
  17. Backup cam won't turn on

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2016 mazda3 itouring hatch. 6500 miles. 12 month warranty expires in a month so it'll be covered but it is annoying. I'm going to ask the dealership to trade it for a 2017 cuz I've had problems with this car.. When I put it into reverse, nothing happens in the infotainment center. Car drives...
  18. 2013 Sport GT with Bose/Tomtom audio: add back up cam like Mazdaspeed 3?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I have a 2013 Mazda 3 Sport GT (Canadian car) with the Bose audio + Tomtom navigation. I want to add a back-up (reverse) camera to it. I found this video of someone with a 2013 Mazdaspeed 3 that did it and they appear to have exactly the same stereo...
  19. Dash Cam Fitting

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi Everyone, My name is Umesh. I am from India currently residing in Oman. I did a lot of research on available models of various brands and I brought my sweet Mazda 3 2015 Luxury Version (No iEloop, its not available in Middle East Region) on March 2015. I installed aftermarket front parking...
  20. Newbie wants to hardwire dash cam and phone cradle in a 2015 Mazda 3s GT ...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I want to hard wire my G1W dashcam and iOttie Qi-enabled phone cradle into my car. My car is a brand spanking new 2015 Mazda 3s GT hatch. While I'd say my handyman skills are at an "intermediate" level, I've never done car electronics before. Well, that's not entirely true. I did install an...