NOTE: this type of installation should be performed by a qualified individual or business only. Working with your vehicle's power system can be dangerous to both you and your vehicle if you do not know what you are doing! If you have any doubts, please consult a professional.
To view additional instructions for performing an installation such as this, please view our advanced dashcam installation how-to.
The vehicle being outfitted with the "Dashcam Defense": 2015 Dodge Ram ProMaster 2500. Click on any image to view a larger version There is also a sample footage video from this vehicle at the bottom of this page, scroll down to view!
Locating the interior fuse box (behind this panel).
The interior fuse box.
Circuit tester probing a fuse.
Using a pair of pliers to remove the fuse.
First fuse tap (provided by The Dashcam Store™) installed.
Second fuse tap installed, with labels added by the customer.
Final configuration of the 'hot'(12v) and 'switched'(key) fuse taps.
Power Magic Pro wiring harness being routed to under the steering column.
Electrical tape added to secure the wiring a bit better.
Power Magic Pro mounted in pocket under steering column.
Driver side door weatherstrip pulled back to run wiring from Power Magic to BlackVue dash cam.
Careful routing of the power wire behind the airbag in the A-pillar.
Power wire running above the overhead packing shelf, convenient!
Power wire coming out of access cutout in shelf, even more convenient!
Bundling up the extra wire from the Power Magic Pro harness.
Final location for the front dash cam. Tucks up very nice behind the rearview mirror!
Front element of the DR650GW-2CH, can you see it? Barely visible from outside.
Final placement of the rear BlackVue DR650 element on the cargo shelf. This way the camera does not interfere with opening or closing of the rear doors.
Coaxial cable routing for the rear dash cam element.
The BlackVue DR650GW-2CH rear lens from outside of the ProMaster, again, barely visible!
Sample footage video from this installation:
As always, drive safe!