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i know that my mazda dealer had a mirror like that..although it might be the same one...would be worth calling yours though..
 

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several of this type of mirror on ebay....much much cheaper - you need a decent rear view camera though, but most of them are shit from what i hear.

after tons of research i am buying this one.

http://store.mp3car.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=36
 

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awh, if u wouldnt mind telling me wat did u see after your reaserch. i saw that the one from citcuit city is hard to see out of and imposible at night. I already have a rear view camera so i need a universal one. y did u pick that one. thnks a lot

so your not getting a mirror im guessing
 

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awh, if u wouldnt mind telling me wat did u see after your reaserch. i saw that the one from citcuit city is hard to see out of and imposible at night. I already have a rear view camera so i need a universal one. y did u pick that one. thnks a lot

so your not getting a mirror im guessing
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basically i saw that the rear view camera technology was still in its infancy and any camera that you might purchase would probably not be super - especially at night.

first of all there are only a few rear view cameras on the market.

most use CMOS technology. these are ultra cheap and will not produce a good picture.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cmos

you want CCD technology - if they dont say CCD - they are CMOS.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charge-coupled_device

you have to spend at least $100 to get CCD.

Then there is the issue of viewing angle - you want an angle of at least 100 but probably not more than 120 to get a good view behind the car without too much distortion.

Then there is image sensor - you want a 1/3" image sensor, not a 1/4" to get a large enough field of view. If the camera seller doesnt provide stats - assume the worst.

You want to be sure to get a camera that can reverse the image - so you can see it acurately on a screen.

Then there is the number of vertical and horizontal pixels, waterproof, black&white/color, infared for night viewing....etc etc. It goes on and on.

here is the best - cheap one i found on ebay. feel free to buy it, as im going with the one i mentioned before.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAP...TRK%3AMEWA%3AIT

I am going with the one i mentioned in the previous post because of the overall quality of the site - they have a bunch of rearview camera info on their forums.

I intend to hook it up through a set of these visor monitors (also tons of research).

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewI...A%3AIT&rd=1

hope this helps - pm me if you have any more questions
 
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