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Panasonic CY-RC50KN Operating Instructions Manual

Panasonic rear-view camera operating instructions.
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Please read these instructions carefully before using this product and keep this
manual for future reference.

Operating Instructions

Rear-View Camera


   Summary of Contents for Panasonic CY-RC50KN

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Please read these instructions carefully before using this product and keep this manual for future reference. Rear-View Camera Model CY-RC50KN CY-RC50KW Operating Instructions CAMERA POWER VIDEO...

  • Page 2: Safety Information

    They contain instructions about how to use the system in a safe and effective manner. Panasonic assumes no responsibility for any problems resulting from failure to observe the instructions given in this manual.

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    Caution Observe the following cautions when using this unit. Do not use this system for any purpose other than mounting on a road vehicle. Non-vehicular use (such as use outdoors or on a pleasure boat) could cause smoking generation, ignition, electric shock, injury and breakdown.

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    Notes on use Carefully read the instruction manuals for the connected devices (Car Monitor etc.). Before reversing, always check behind you by eye. This product uses mirrored display (which mimics the orientation of the rear-view and side mirrors), and is for checking the view behind the vehicle. It is intended to augment the driver’s fi...

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    Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (cord length 4 m, not including projections on the rear) Direct Sales at Panasonic UK Order accessories and consumable items for your product with ease and confi dence by phoning our Customer Care Centre Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:30pm, Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm.

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    Warning Observe the following warnings when installing. Use on a DC 12 V grounded vehicle. This system can only be used on a DC 12 V grounded vehicle. It cannot be used in DC 24 V and other battery system (large trucks, diesel vehicles for use in cold regions, etc.).

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    Information on Disposal for Users of Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (private households) This symbol on the products and/or accompanying documents means that used electrical and electronic products should not be mixed with general household waste. For proper treatment, recovery and recycling, please take these products to designated collection points, where they will be accepted on a free of charge basis.

  • Page 9: Troubleshooting

    Panasonic Service Centre. The product should be serviced only by qualifi ed personnel. Please refer checking and repair to professionals. Panasonic shall not be liable for any accidents arising out of neglect of checking the unit or your own repair after your checking.

  • Page 10: Replacing The Fuse

    Product servicing If the suggestions in the charts do not solve the problem, we recommend that you take it to your nearest authorized Panasonic Service Centre. The product should be serviced only by a qualifi ed technician. Replacing the Fuse Use fuses of the same specifi...

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    18 cm Double-sided tape 30 × 70 mm Accessories Operating instructions PAN EUROPEAN (this manual) GUARANTEE (Warranty Card) Camera bracket RCA cord Tie band (CY-RC50KN only) Bolts with washer M3 × 6 mm Clip connector Velcro tape 38 × 70 mm...

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    Cord routing (example) Route the camera cord so that it does not allow rainwater etc. to penetrate. Allow enough slack in the cord so that it is not pulled when the door is opened and closed. Hatchback or Van type Cord clamp Harness cover Tie band...

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    Saloon type Cord clamp Rubber water seal (Attached to rear view camera.) Note: Open and close the back door or boot lid slowly to check that the camera cord is not pinched or abraded by the door/lid. Moisture or water can enter through the damaged area of the cord and penetrate to the interior of the camera, causing breakdowns.

  • Page 14: Mounting Procedure

    Mounting procedure Rear view camera Before mounting Make connections and placement tentatively at fi rst, to check positions. Repeated affi xing weakens the adhesive. The screw holes to use, and the possible angle adjustment, vary according to the mounting position. Adjust the angle and check that the required fi eld of view is visible.

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    Rear view camera control unit Before mounting Mounting on carpet etc. Rear view camera control unit Velcro tape Note: Do not mount the control unit in the following locations, which could cause breakdowns. Places exposed to water Places which could be stepped on Dusty places Close to heater ducts or heat-emitting objects Places exposed to direct sunlight...

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    Wiring procedure When connected to a Panasonic Car Monitor etc., the image from the camera is automatically displayed in the screen when the shift lever is moved to reverse (R). For some combinations of vehicle type and device, additional cords (option) may be required, or connection may not be possible.

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    Connection to a Car Monitor (example) Connect to the lights for reversing) which lights when the vehicle shift lever is moved to reverse (R). Reverse lamp Reverse extension cord (Violet/white stripe) Reverse lead (Violet/white stripe) Camera input terminal CAMERA-IN wire of the reverse lamp (lamp with a transparent lens, which Clip connector Clip connector Reverse lead...

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    Connection to a Car Monitor from another company (example) Connect to the lights for reversing) which lights when the vehicle shift lever is moved to reverse (R). Reverse lamp Clip connector NTSC Only Car Monitor Reverse lead Cut off the end terminal and connect to the clip connector.

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    Attach the camera bracket to a glass or painted surface on the vehicle body. Form the camera bracket to fi t the form of the mounting surface. (Do not remove the backing paper) Camera bracket Mount the camera body onto the camera bracket. Bolt with washer Hexagon wrench Rear view camera...

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