To each his own, I guess. My up-fitter switches are beautifully integrated into the truck and flicking one to the off position is easier for me. Thanks again for all the great replies helping me understand how the three wire kit works!
Parking mode draws power and by hooking up the battery wire to the switch I disable parking mode without having to touch the camera and go through the menus. Pull into my driveway, flip the switch and I’m done, parking mode disabled.
I live in a very safe gated community and don’t want/need parking mode in my driveway. It could sit for several days without being driven so I just reach up and flip a switch to disable the battery connection so no parking mode.
I rewired the dashcam yesterday as follows:
Yellow wire to fuse location that turns on with ignition (accessory wire).
Red wire to always on battery tap controlled by an up-fitter switch in the cabin.
Now I'm seeing that I have to toggle the up-fitter switch one or two times to get the camera...
I have the three wire kit hooked up through my 2019 F-250's up-fitter switches which are fused switches up by the rear view mirror. I have the battery wire hooked to a switch that when in the on position supplies constant battery voltage. I have the ACC wire hooked up to another switch that...