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Eaters



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United Kingdom 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Zermatt Silver

Just looking at my pics Andy and it looks like I've got yellow wired to permanent live (the horn) and therefore red wired to my switched fuse.
I'll just pop outside and check... Robin
2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8
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Tyrefitter



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Yours is a L320 eaters so will be different Andy.

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Eaters



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United Kingdom 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Zermatt Silver

Ah yes, but I thought you were referring to the wiring colours on the dashcam wiring (rather that LR wiring) so I thought they be the same?

If I'm right then yes mine is wired with yellow to permanent live and red to switched.

Also this:

You'll need 2 fuse-taps for the red and yellow wire. The black wire is for ground and must've come with a ring terminal (Spanner connection).

Red - ACC - look for a fuse that's powered on ignition.
Yellow - Battery - always powered.
Black - Ground.


from https://dashcamtalk.com/forum/threads/thin...ire.21956/

Hope this helps Robin
2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8
Awaiting rebuild: NGTF
Gone:
Jaguar S-Type V8 4.2 Sport
MGZTT 190 2.5

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Lindab



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This is how I wired mine to my L494 using overhead switch panel

Just did this & thought it may be of help to others.The best & neatest place to connect up to is inside the overhead interior light console (no unsightly wires)
To remove the console, unclip it from side furthest away from the windscreen. Use a thin wide bladed implement. I used a cake slice which is ideal. Slide it in between the headlining & the silver outer ring of the console. There are 2 clips about 2"in from the edge. Slide in your weapon of choice (not a screwdriver) & prise against the console. When it starts to open up slide in a dinner knife (very technical) & hold it in this position, do not force it. Put the "cake slice" in the other side & prise it forward while keeping the dinner knife in position. This side then springs off the clips & you can then just swing the console down. It will hang suspended from the internal wiring. I left it partially hinged at the front to keep the load off the wiring. The hardwire kit I had consisted of a 90 degree usb which was permanently connected to a small control box. Think its a voltage regulator.( Get a 90 degree usb as its a lot tidier when connected to the camera)
On the Range Rover there is a hole about 0.5" diameter in the headlining adjacent to the windscreen. They think of everything. Poke a length of cable thro this hole & it will appear between a slot in the internal plastic moulding. This moulding is held by 2 round yellow clips, which do not have to be disturbed but lets you see where the slot is. You may have to try this a few times, but dont give up. Took me about 5 mins. When the wire appears grab it with long nose pliers & pull it thro. Attach this wire to the usb with insulating tape securely then pull it back out. I inserted a wide screwdriver blade into the slot to open it up so that the usb could get thro as it a tight fit. You wont break anything.. Once the usb is thro, undo the wire & leave it dangling for now.
Inside the console there is a convenient depression that the " voltage regulator" can sit in. There is a multiplug on the right hand side of the console. The wire you need is the last one on the right" brown/green" power. This connects to the red wire from the voltage regulator. I used a scotchlock connector. The wires are very thin so I was concerned they may be cut thro when connecting them, so my local car accessory shop had red ones rather than the usual blue ones. They were a bit smaller for the wire diameter & were ideal.
Note:- When connected to this wire the camera starts as soon as you open the car door. When you stop & lock the car it goes off. If you dont lock the car, which I dont when its in the garage. The unit stays on for a few minutes, then it goes to sleep, but not long enough to worry about battery drain or any other concern. Thought I would just mention this.
There is a handy screw inside the console for an earth. This is for a Torx screwdriver to slacken. Connect the black wire to this. I used a spade connector but you could just wind it under the screw head, but ensure you have a good connection. I then plugged in the camera to see it was working. Tidy up the wiring then re-attach the console. It just clips into place.
I then thought about the camera position a I did not want to remove it when leaving the car. I attached the mount to the black area on the windscreen but not too far in as if you do this the camera picks up the black area. This is where to 90 degree usb is worth having as its very compact. Hope this long read helps. Will try to upload a couple of photos but they are not very good, thats why the descripition is thorough

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Tyrefitter



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Thanks for that eaters,,I’ve also just found this & even though it’s a 2016 & the fuse box looks a different layout to mine I’m going to try the fuses he mentions when I get time,,for now Im just using cig lighter socket
 Andy.

2015 RRS AB Fuji.
2014 Evoque D-Lux Fuji.
Previous motor.
2014 RRS SC Santorino,coris roof.
2016 VW Amarok Highline,candy white
2014 RRS AB FUJI
2012 RRS Dynamic red edition Fuji
2012 RRS SE santorino
2015 Navara White
Subaru wrx sti widetrack
2008 RRS white TDV8
2007 RRS black TDV8
2002 RR Vogue
1996 P38 2.5 HSE.

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Eaters



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United Kingdom 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Zermatt Silver

Looking good Andy. Thumbs Up Robin
2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8
Awaiting rebuild: NGTF
Gone:
Jaguar S-Type V8 4.2 Sport
MGZTT 190 2.5

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Eaters



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United Kingdom 2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8 HSE Zermatt Silver

Lindab wrote:
This is how I wired mine to my L494 using overhead switch panel

Just did this & thought it may be of help to others.The best & neatest place to connect up to is inside the overhead interior light console (no unsightly wires)
To remove the console, unclip it from side furthest away from the windscreen. Use a thin wide bladed implement. I used a cake slice which is ideal. Slide it in between the headlining & the silver outer ring of the console. There are 2 clips about 2"in from the edge. Slide in your weapon of choice (not a screwdriver) & prise against the console. When it starts to open up slide in a dinner knife (very technical) & hold it in this position, do not force it. Put the "cake slice" in the other side & prise it forward while keeping the dinner knife in position. This side then springs off the clips & you can then just swing the console down. It will hang suspended from the internal wiring. I left it partially hinged at the front to keep the load off the wiring. The hardwire kit I had consisted of a 90 degree usb which was permanently connected to a small control box. Think its a voltage regulator.( Get a 90 degree usb as its a lot tidier when connected to the camera)
On the Range Rover there is a hole about 0.5" diameter in the headlining adjacent to the windscreen. They think of everything. Poke a length of cable thro this hole & it will appear between a slot in the internal plastic moulding. This moulding is held by 2 round yellow clips, which do not have to be disturbed but lets you see where the slot is. You may have to try this a few times, but dont give up. Took me about 5 mins. When the wire appears grab it with long nose pliers & pull it thro. Attach this wire to the usb with insulating tape securely then pull it back out. I inserted a wide screwdriver blade into the slot to open it up so that the usb could get thro as it a tight fit. You wont break anything.. Once the usb is thro, undo the wire & leave it dangling for now.
Inside the console there is a convenient depression that the " voltage regulator" can sit in. There is a multiplug on the right hand side of the console. The wire you need is the last one on the right" brown/green" power. This connects to the red wire from the voltage regulator. I used a scotchlock connector. The wires are very thin so I was concerned they may be cut thro when connecting them, so my local car accessory shop had red ones rather than the usual blue ones. They were a bit smaller for the wire diameter & were ideal.
Note:- When connected to this wire the camera starts as soon as you open the car door. When you stop & lock the car it goes off. If you dont lock the car, which I dont when its in the garage. The unit stays on for a few minutes, then it goes to sleep, but not long enough to worry about battery drain or any other concern. Thought I would just mention this.
There is a handy screw inside the console for an earth. This is for a Torx screwdriver to slacken. Connect the black wire to this. I used a spade connector but you could just wind it under the screw head, but ensure you have a good connection. I then plugged in the camera to see it was working. Tidy up the wiring then re-attach the console. It just clips into place.
I then thought about the camera position a I did not want to remove it when leaving the car. I attached the mount to the black area on the windscreen but not too far in as if you do this the camera picks up the black area. This is where to 90 degree usb is worth having as its very compact. Hope this long read helps. Will try to upload a couple of photos but they are not very good, thats why the descripition is thorough


Look like a neat alternative Linab. Robin
2008 Range Rover Sport TDV8
Awaiting rebuild: NGTF
Gone:
Jaguar S-Type V8 4.2 Sport
MGZTT 190 2.5

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IainM58



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I bought some of these and piggy backed it on to the cigarette light fuse
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Add-A-Circuit-P...194c66b844

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Col



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New Zealand 2013 Range Rover Sport Supercharged Autobiography Santorini Black

Tyrefitter wrote:
Well I’ve tried wiring it your way col & when I’ve turned the ignition off & waited a few minutes till everything goes off the camera still stays on,,also I’m guessing the red is permanent live & yellow is ignition.Ive even tried a few different fuses but still not right.


Andy I think Eaters is right you have the wires round the wrong way, Yellow is Permanent Live, Red Aux. the Green and Brown wire mentioned in the overhead console is actualy Fuse 57 in the fusebox.


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Cheers
Col

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