3 Things You Must Know Before Buying and Installing a Backup Camera in Your Car

Posted by Amrit Mirpuri on December 9th, 2019

It’s easy to see why a lot of drivers are buying backup cameras for cars these days. With all the benefits they provide, these handy accessories are certainly worth the money. In fact, in some countries, the installation of "rear-view visibility systems" is now mandatory. This is not yet the case for the Philippines, but it never hurts to have this system in your vehicle to make driving safer and easier.

Automotive manufacturers are also becoming more aware of the demand for backup cameras for cars. This is why many of the latest vehicle models on the market—even those that don’t belong to the luxury segment—already come with backup cameras as standard built-in features. But if your vehicle is older and doesn't have a backup camera, don't worry. You can buy an aftermarket camera from many automotive shops and online stores that specialise in car accessories. There are loads of models to choose from for all budgets and requirements. But before you start buying and installing a backup camera for your vehicle, make sure that you take into consideration these three factors:

1. The suitability of the camera to the type of vehicle you have

Aftermarket backup cameras for cars come in all shapes and sizes. Some are universal camera kits that are designed to work for every type of vehicle. Others are mounted behind the license plate while others are installed in the rearview mirror. Before you choose a model and a brand of backup camera, be sure to compare your options carefully. This way, you can pick the best one that suits the type of vehicle you drive.

2. Camera specifications and other important features

A great backup camera should make your life easier, not the other way around. Before you get caught up with the extra features, check the more important specifications first. These include the clarity of the camera, viewing angles, parking lines, and low-light capabilities. These are important because they make sure you are seeing what's behind clearly at a wide angle, and also because they guide you as you drive in reverse.

3.  Reliability of the brand or store

To make sure you are getting the best value for money, choose a trusted brand and purchase your backup camera from a reliable store. They best retailers have been around for a few years. They can even help you choose the right system for your car.

About the Author:

Albert Reyes president at L.A. Car Accessories Store, and L.A. Group of Companies based in the Philippines which consists of L.A. Car Accessories Store, L.A Window films, Tint Room Cebu and Tint Room Davao. The Philippines based company offer a wide range of window tinting, GPS tracker devices, residential and commercial window tint services to their customers at a great value.

For more information, visit www.lacaraccessories.com and checkout the variety of Backup Cameras available. May also visit their branches at

Manila: GMAD Tower 7610 Guijo St. San Antonio Village, Makati City

Paranaque: 52B President Ave Teoville 3, Sucat Paranaque

Cebu: 36 Arch Bishop Reyes, Beside Red Planet Hotel, Cebu City

Davao: El Pueblo Bldg. Diversion Road, Buhangin, Davao City

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