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Mirror-cam mounted on dashboard

Mirror cams are generally installed over existing interior mirrors, but they can also be installed on the dashboard. This installation is possible only with digital mirrors that do not change the rearward view no matter what position or angle they are placed.

Of course, some DIY work is required, such as hiding the cables in the dashboard and fixing them so they do not move, but it is not very difficult and does not pose any particular problem in terms of use. However, it is important to install the cables in a way that they do not obstruct the driver's field of vision.

(If you just want to try it out for a simple experiment, you can make it look like that by simply standing it on the windshield. (If you just want to try it out, just put it up against the windshield. (The hooks on the back of the unit provide just the right amount of support.)

MirrorCam 2/SE is designed to hide the plug at the top of the main unit, so the cable can be neatly hidden if you pass it through the dashboard from the back of the main unit.
If the direct exposure to sunlight causes reflections, try applying an anti-reflective sheet (sold separately).
The independent front camera is often attached with double-sided tape to the back of the main unit or placed on the dashboard. If you prefer to place the front camera on the top of the windshield as in a normal installation, a 3-meter front camera cable is available.

This installation is especially useful for those who have difficulty seeing the nearby screen due to presbyopia. The distance from the screen and the lower position make it easier to use bifocals. Another advantage is that the amount of eye movement from the road ahead is reduced. In addition, it can be used in combination with existing interior mirrors to ensure a safer driving field of vision.

In addition, if the installation over the mirror causes too much reflection on the screen, the dashboard installation can be used in conjunction with the existing mirror after applying an anti-reflective sheet to the screen.

Since the interior mirror itself is not required for vehicle inspections, it is not impossible to completely remove the existing interior mirror and use only the mirror cam on the dashboard to check the rearward view. In fact, depending on the type of car, it may be safer as it opens up a wider field of vision in front.

*We do not provide individual installation support, so please do this on your own DIY basis.


The Youtube channel "HOUSE WITH GARAGE" has a video showing a trial dashboard installation of MirrorCam2. The video also introduces the installation base, etc.

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