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Rear 2CH Dashcam Camera Location

Any thoughts on the best place on or near the rear window to mount the rear camera (2017, premier)? I see some users place the second channel smaller camera on the front window looking rearward, to try to capture some side views. Not sure I want to be on camera though.

Up high on the rear window, the black dots might be a problem, although it could look down a bit.
 

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The advantage of filming yourself is that it will show that you were not on your cell phone or distracted by something else.

My brother had a dash cam filming forward and back into the Cab. This lady crossed the Yellow Line and they side swapped. The lady got out screaming that he crossed the line and bunch of other BS. She was going to call the cops. He said go ahead. He also showed her that he had the dash cam that got everything that she did and what he was doing. She went back to her car until the cops showed up.
 

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Centered just below the sunscreen line (though the wide angle lens picks up a few 'dots' as you can see). Also a Blackvue. Works well. I did get a polarizing lens for the front cam.
 

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+1 to VoltronEd's suggestion. I place mine just ahead of the dots so you don't see any and the camera is more noticeable to rear passengers.

I'm using one of those cheap mirror dashcams that support dual-channel and uses a rear camera that looks like this:

https://www.amazon.com/SmarTure-Rea...sr=8-16&keywords=dual+channel+mirror+dash+cam

Though the one I got was like $38 or something and was not an Android-based one. I wanted simple, quick-bootup. I'm thinking of running the rear-view camera out the rear-license plate lights and mounting it right above the license plate, but haven't had the guts to pry at trim yet.
 

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Install was easier than I thought -- mine came with a plastic tool to aid install -- but I ended up using a credit card, when needed to press the power wiring or cable (for rear) into gaps. Probably spent more time making sure the cameras were level than doing the wiring --which surprised me.
 

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Centered just below the sunscreen line (though the wide angle lens picks up a few 'dots' as you can see). Also a Blackvue. Works well. I did get a polarizing lens for the front cam.
Can you show picture with the actual dashcam location? Also, where did you get the power from?
 
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