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What Backup Camera Is Your RV or Trailer Pre-Wired For?

What Are The Choices?

I’ve done the research and to my knowledge, these are the main backup cameras and the RV and trailer manufacturers who use them. Note that this may have changed over time but I try and update this post as often as new information is found.

Before purchasing any backup camera I recommend looking at the pre-wired bracket on the back of your RV. The brand name should be there and if it isn’t you can also contact the manufacturers so you are 100% you purchase the correct backup camera for your pre-wired RV.

There are two main backup camera brands that are used by the common RV, 5th-wheel, and travel trailer manufacturers. The most common is Furrion followed by Voyager. If your RV, 5th-wheel, or travel trailer came pre-wired for a backup camera it’s going to have a bracket already installed where the camera goes. It’s important to buy the right one otherwise you have to install a new bracket.

Way Interglobal is another brand of RV backup camera that RV manufacturers are starting to use more and more. I list the known RVs and travel trailers using this brand below.

Nowadays all the backup cameras are wireless and most of the time a pre-wired trailer means there’s a power cable waiting for the camera to be connected to and a bracket for the certain camera brand. When you buy a Furrion or Voyager camera they also come with a monitor as these cameras aren’t normally compatible with the screen in your vehicle if it already has one.

List of RVs & Trailers That Use Furrion Backup Cameras


Forest River

AuroraBerkshireCardinalCedar CreekCherokee
E-ProEVOFlagstaffForesterFR3
Geo-ProGeorgetownImpressionLegacyNo Boundaries
OzarkR-PodRiverstoneRockwoodRoo
SabreSalemSandpiperSandstormShockwave
SierraStealthSunseekerSurveyorVengeance
VibeWildcatWildwoodWork & PlayXLR

Keystone

AlpineAvalancheBulletCarbon
CougarFuzionHideoutImpact
LaredoMontanaOutbackPassport
PremierRaptorSpringdaleSprinter

Heartland

Big CountryBighornCycloneElkridgeFuel
GatewayGravityLandmarkLithiumMallard
MilestoneNorth TrailPioneerProwlerRoad Warrior
SundanceTorqueTrail RunnerWilderness

Grand Design

ImagineMomentumReflectionSolitudeTranscend

Jayco

AlanteEagle TrailersEmbarkGreyhawk
HummingbirdJay FeatherMelbourneNorth Point
OctanePinnaclePreceptRedhawk
SeismicSenecaTalonWhitehawk

Palomino (Forrest River)

ColumbusPalominiPuma
Real-LiteRevolveSolitare

Dutchmen

AstoriaAspen TrailAtlasColeman
EnduranceKodiakVoltageYukon

Gulf Stream Coach Inc.

Envision Model Only

Cruiser RV

EmbraceFun FinderMPG
RadianceShadow CruiserStryker

Venture RV

Sonic LiteSonicSonic X
StratusSportTrekSportTrek Touring Edition

Coachmen

Freedom ExpressCatalina

List of RVs & Trailers That Use Voyager Backup Cameras


Airstream

Winnebago

Lance

Thor Motor Coach

Keystone Springdale & Passport 2020 Model

Some have reported finding Voyager pre-wire kits on the new Springdales & Passports, no matter what the dealer or brochure says be sure to check the mounting plate on the back of your new Springdale to verify which brand of backup camera it is pre-wired for before purchasing one.


List of RVs & Trailers That Use Way Interglobal Backup Cameras


Gulf Stream Coach Inc.

SedonaConquestKingsport LiteGold EditionTrailmaster Lite
InnsbruckStreamliteGSXGulf BreezeAmeri-Lite
Vista CruiserGEOBT CruiserKingsportMatrix
Conquest LiteNorthern ExpressVintage CruiserInnsbruck LiteCabin Cruiser
Conquest Class CTrailmasterCapri

Forest River

Wildwood X-Lite

If you have any questions about which camera goes with what pre-wire package leave a comment below.

56 thoughts on “What Backup Camera Is Your RV or Trailer Pre-Wired For?”

    • Hi Joe,
      Sorry for the late answer. According to the manufacturer of Ameri-Lite, which is Gulf Steam Coach, all of their RVs and trailers use the Way Interglobal camera system. Except for their Envision trailers, which use Furrion. That means your Ameri-lite will use a Way Interglobal backup camera.

      Here is a camera on Amazon that works with that prewiring.

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  1. I have a 2020 Stryker model 2916 made by Cruiser RV I believe. Do you know if they are prewired for a camera system? If so what kind?

    Thank you!

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    • Hi Angel,

      Sorry for the late reply. Most newer RVs are pre-wired for a backup camera but it depends on what was ordered from the factory. If your trailer is pre-wired there will be a camera mount on the back of the trailer up by the brake lights. If one’s there then your trailer is pre-wired.

      I contacted Cruiser RV about what backup camera they pre-wire for. They said they use Furrion. The version of Furrion you will need should be this one.

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    • Hi Peter,

      The Furrion cameras most companies like Grand Design pre-wires their trailers for are wireless. The pre-wiring just includes the mount and a plug to power the camera. It looks to me like the Silverado Transparent Trailer Cameras use a wire which means you will have to run the wire from the back of your trailer to your truck and plug it into the Trailer View Camera Receptacle on the back of the Silverado by where the trailer plug goes.

      Mounting the camera and running the wire under your Grand Design shouldn’t be too difficult. The only problem I can see will be if you have a trailer over 32 feet long. According to the product you linked to the camera is not compatible with trailers over 32 feet long.

      Hope this helped, good luck with your Grand Design and new truck.

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  2. We have a 2017 Dynamax Issata 3 that we need to replace the cover on the side view cameras. Can you tell me what part I need to look for?

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    • Hi Roschelle, Dynamax uses its own brand of camera system that is sold exclusively through Dynamax dealers. Unfortunately, you cannot purchase any parts online and will have to see a dealer about your camera problem.

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  3. I recently purchased a used Keystone unit. Dealer said it was prewired for Furrion but on inspection it is a Voyager WiSight. The Furrion mounting bracket is not the same as the Voyager(screws don’t align). Haloview has a Voyager adapter bracket but it comes from China, is only $9.00 but charge $30.00 shipping. They also do not make an adapter cable to plug a Haloview to the Voyager prewiring. Looks like I’ll have to install the Haloview above the mount and splice in the power wires to the marker light. No big deal but asking if you know of any other option before I start drilling the holes. Thank You.

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    • Hi Pete,

      If you are looking for another option I’ve heard of people taking off the pre-wired mounting plate and drilling holes into it so the other brand of camera can be secured to it. That way you don’t have to buy a different kind of mounting plate and no new holes will need to be drilled into the trailer. As for the wiring, it should be possible to cut off the plug for the Voyager camera and wire the new camera to those wires, but splicing into the marker light works too.

      No matter which way you go make sure you seal around the mounting plate once installed and if you end up making new holes in the trailer be sure to seal the old ones so no water can get into the trailer.

      Hope this was helpful in some way, good luck with the project.

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  4. I have a 2020 Dutchman Atlas 3382 BH that is presided for a backup camera. I have a 2020 GMC Denali HD that is equipped with the enhanced trailering package and has a plug in the rear to plug in a camera enabling it to run through my current monitor. I can’t find a compatible camera for life of me. Help!

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    • Hi Aaron,

      I recently had a comment similar to yours about the new GM invisible trailer camera systems with the plug in the back of the truck. The good news is you can get the compatible trailer backup camera here.

      The bad news is the GM camera systems are not compatible with any other cameras, so the backup camera your Dutchman Atlas is pre-wired for won’t work on your trucks monitor. The other thing is that right now GM only makes trailer cameras that are compatible with trailers up to 32 feet long. Your Dutchman Atlas 3382 BH is more than 37 feet long in total, so unfortunately it’s not compatible with GM’s current trailer backup camera.

      The Dutchman Atlas should be pre-wired for this Furrion backup camera system. Make sure you check the brand name on the mounting plate before you purchase so you’re 100% sure it’s the right brand as they change them every so often. If you want a backup camera on your trailer this will be one of the only options unless you can find some way to elongate the wiring on GM’s backup camera to fit your trailer.

      Hope this was helpful, good luck with the truck and the trailer.

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    • Thank you for the info, it seems like a lot of 2020 Keystone trailers are starting to switch from Furrion to Voyager backup cameras. I’ll add 2020 Passports to the Voyager list.

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  5. Hi There,
    I have a 2013 Lance 1575, I see that the the Voyager is for Lance, however when looking at the back of my rig all I see is the long red brake bar at the top and the license plate illuminator at the bottom over the plate. is it possible that there’s not mount prewired because it is 7 years old? thank you!

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    • Yes, that is very possible. Pre-wiring trailers for backup cameras is a fairly new thing and even a lot of new trailers and RVs won’t be pre-wired. The good news is it’s very easy to mount and wire your own backup camera. You can check out this article here for information on some of the best wireless backup camera options as well as information and a video on how to install one.

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    • I say yes, for a few reasons. The first and biggest one being that Furrion camera parts are way easier to find online than Way Interglobal ones so if something breaks it will be easier to get a replacement without having to go through a dealer. Also, Furrion is a better RV backup camera with more positive feedback than Way Interglobal.

      If you’re handy with tools and don’t mind changing the bracket out I would go with the Furrion.

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  6. We have a 2019 SolAire. Had a Furrion with the 4.3 screen display installed. Is it possible to just upgrade the size of the display to the 7″ monitor? Or will it be necessary to replace the entire unit?

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    • Yes, it is possible. The only requirement is that the monitor is the same model as the camera. For instance, the Furrion Vision S 7″ display is only compatible with the Furrion Vision S camera. If the backup camera came with your 2019 RV it should be a Vision S but you may want to check the manual to be sure.

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  7. Hello…
    I just purchased a 2020 Forest River Viking 17 foot Travel Trailer.
    On the back is a plate that says Voyager Wisight
    What Wisight camera and monitor do I buy and can I easily install it myself?
    Thanks!

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  8. We have a 2019 Cruiser RV MPG Lite 3200DB. I want to make sure Im ordering the correct Furrion backup up camera. What model is this travel trailer is it pre-wired for? THANK YOU!

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  9. I have a voyager backup camera (red and black wire out the back with middle antenna) and monitor. My new camper has a Furrion vision S. Can you help me figure out how to connect them? Accessories I might need?

    Thanks, Michael

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    • One of the main downsides to the different brands of RV backup cameras is they are not compatible with each other. If your new camper has a Furrion Vision S bracket you can take it out and replace it with the Voyager bracket and camera. To connect the electrical just cut the Furrion plug off and wire the Voyager camera to the trailer using the same wires.

      If your new camper came with the Furrion Vision S camera and not the monitor you can buy a replacement monitor like this one just make sure it’s the Furrion Vision S Model.

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  10. Good afternoon-

    Thanks for all your advice on these. I have a 2020 Airstream Atlas and the rear camera image is almost useless. The two side cameras are great. I don’t know who makes the rear camera but Echomaster is the monitor source (I think!). I’d like to replace the rear color camera with a black and white camera like the ones on the sides. Any advice?

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    • Hi Dan,

      After a little research, it doesn’t look like you can get a black and white side view camera on its own but you can get a replacement for the main backup camera here (click to view on Amazon). Normally backup camera companies make it so only their cameras are compatible with their monitors, which means you probably won’t be able to just get a different brand of camera to work with the monitor. You can check the user manual or write to Echomaster to be sure about that but it’s normally the way it goes.

      The backup camera I linked to does display color but the image from the new camera should be better than the old one.

      Sorry I couldn’t be more helpful. Good luck with your Airstream.

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  11. I just purchased a 2021 Coleman Lantern LT. The dealer told me the Furion S would connect into the factory prewire. However, the prewire has a different connector type. The trailer has a male connector that resembles a 3.5mm headphone jack with and threaded ring to hold it onto the camper/ camera wire. Any idea what camera brand 2021 Coleman trailers are prewired for?

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    • Hi Gregory,

      That sounds a lot like the new Way Interglobal camera (click to view on Etrailer) a lot of RV manufacturers have started putting them on newer RVs. I can’t be 100% sure but you can look at the product pictures to see for yourself.

      The Furrion Backup Cameras are more popular among RVers than the Way Interglobal backup cameras and if you already have the Furrion backup camera one thing you can do is just remove the mounting plate for the other camera and reinstall the one for the Furrion. As for the plug, you can just cut it and wire the Furrion to the bare wires. If you do this make sure you use plenty of non-leveling lap sealant like this (click to view on Amazon) to cover any holes made and to reseal around the mounting plate.

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  12. Bought a Springdale back in July and it is wired for a Mobile Vision by Magnadyne. I can not get it to connect to the screen in the truck, and has no power in the back. Called Keystone and they told me the I should have a Furrion and the truck has to be in reverse. Any thoughts.

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    • Hi Michael,

      Normally Springdales are pre-wired for Furrions but sometimes the previous owner or dealer will put on a different brand. One thing you can try before removing the camera to check the wiring is to turn on the parking lights in your truck when the trailer is connected. The wireless backup cameras are usually powered by connecting the camera to one of the running lights on the RV. Some backup cameras will only turn if the trailer lights are on.

      Once the camera gets power it should connect to the screen.

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  13. I have a 2011 forest river Lexington 265 DTS motor home with factory wired camera system that shows cars behind me. Can’t find replacement camera. This unit shows view in the cab’s windshield rear view mirror all the time when the engine is running.

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    • Hi Van,
      It looks like Lexington RVs use cameras made by a company called RVS systems. I found one of RVS’s replacement wired cameras (click to view on Amazon) but it may not be the exact one you need. If it’s not the correct one you can try and contact RVS Systems to try and find a perfect match.

      Hope this was helpful, good luck finding the right camera.

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  14. Hi,

    I have a 2018 Tracer Breeze. I didn’t see that one on your list. Plus, is there a bluetooth camera that works on an Android phone so that I don’t have to have another monitor in my truck?

    Thanks
    Ken

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    • Hi Ken,

      The Tracer Breezes seems to be pre-wired for the Furrion Backup Camera like this (click to view on Amazon), if you check the pre-wired mount (if there is one) on the back of your RV there should be a brand name on the cover plate. It’s always a good idea to double-check just to be sure. Unfortunately, Furrion cameras only work with their specific monitors and cannot be connected to anything else.

      There are a few wifi backup cameras out there that can connect to phones but they do have a few issues and there might be more delay than regular wireless backup cameras like the Furrion. Here’s a good option for a backup camera that will connect to your phone (click to view on Amazon).

      Even if your RV has a pre-wire mount for Furrion on the back you can still use the other kind of camera. You will just have to remove the Furrion mount and replace it with the new camera mount. As for the wires you just cut the plug and wire the new camera directly to the bare wires. Be sure and seal everything when you are done so no water gets into your RV through the newly made holes.

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  15. Hi
    I’m looking to buy a 2021 coachmen freedom express 248 rbs, which camera should I get, I don’t see it on your list.
    Thank you
    Lene

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  16. We purchased a 2021 Coleman Lantern LT which has a sharkfin bracket on the back so we purchased a Furrion Vision S FOS05TASF because I wanted the 5″ screen. The camera was not plug & play, it only had the wires to run to the marker light above the camera bracket. Does that mean that only the 4.3″ FOS43TASF is plug & play? Furthermore, I watched a video of a guy taking the 4.3″ model out of the box and plugging it in to the pre-wired plug on his travel trailer, but the pre-wired plug on his travel trailer was much smaller and looked nothing like the pre-wired plug on ours.

    How do I get a pre-wired camera rather than a model that has to be hardwired? I purchased from Amazon, and had to send it back because it had no plug. I reached out to Furrion, and they replied 11 days later (after I had to return the camera to Amazon) and basically said “I don’t know.” I reached out to Dutchman and they said the pre-wiring was aftermarket not factory, so ask your dealer. No luck getting anyone there to return our calls. I also asked if there was an adapter I could buy to make it work, but once again, no help from anyone.

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    • Hey Frustrated,

      The dilemma with RV backup cameras is an ongoing one. There are so many different kinds and RV manufacturers change the brand of camera and the way they pre-wire RVs all the time. It can be hard to find the correct kind of camera. Not to mention the problem you’re having with the different kinds of plugs. It is odd that the Furrion camera you received didn’t have a plug because it’s supposed to.

      I know you want a camera with a plug but it sounds like the easiest thing to do would be to connect the wires from the camera directly to the pre-wired wires on your trailer. If the pre-wiring was aftermarket it may be hard to figure out what brand of camera was used unless there’s a name on the sharkfin somewhere.

      Hope this was somewhat helpful.

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    • Hey Matt,

      I had a hard time contacting Pacific Coachworks but usually, if the trailer is pre-wired, there will be a cover plate with the brand name of the backup camera it was pre-wired for on the bracket. I normally recommended checking that before purchasing a backup camera to make sure you get the correct one.

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    • Most of the Coachmen Freedom Express trailers use the Furrion Backup Cameras like this one (click to view on Amazon) the standard is the 4.3 inch screen but there are larger screens like the 7 inch available (click to view on Amazon).

      Before purchasing make sure your trailer is pre-wired by looking at the back of the trailer. The camera mount should be near the top in the center. There should be a cover plate on the pre-wired backup camera mount that has the brand name of the camera the trailer was wired for. It will most likely say Furrion but it’s always a good idea to double-check just in case.

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