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The ICU Car Cam System includes a Rear View Camera and Video Monitor

Cyber Monday Sale on ANY Rear View Car Camera System

One day only get 25% off of any ICU Car Cam System, “The BEST Rear View Car Camera in the World”, which includes our all-around favorite – The Blackbird ICU Car Cam System, this sale also includes The Blackbird-X Car Cam System, The Vulture ICU Car Cam System, The Drone ICU Car Cam System, The Scorpion ICU Car Cam System, The Hornet ICU Car Cam System, and The Deluxe ICU Car Cam System. All of the ICU Car Cam Systems help you see all your blind spots while driving and even help you see better when driving in bad weather or at night. Use coupon code “cyber”. This sale will run all day on Monday, November 26th 2018 until midnight.

The Deluxe ICU Car Cam System includes a Vulture ICU Car Camera, your choice of backup camera, and the ICU Video Monitor

Deluxe Rear View Car Cam System Solves Blind Spot Problems

Thee ALL-NEW Deluxe ICU Car Cam System comes with the Vulture ICU Car Camera and a backup cam for a really complete rear view system to improve any car’s blind spots. First of all, the ICU Car Camera is the greatest idea since the backup cam was introduced years ago as an aid for backing up and parking your vehicle. Rear view mirrors are difficult, if not impossible, to see most of your blind spots while driving. The ICU Car Camera is a new type of product that’s a wonderful and innovative replacement for your vehicle’s rear view mirror. When driving and using your car’s rear view mirror, the view of the rear is so limited it makes driving safely a difficult task, since you are looking at a tiny mirror to see behind you. The Vulture ICU Car Camera and ICU Video Monitor replace all that so that you can actually see ALL your blind spots due to the wide-angle lens and being mounted on top of the vehicle which gives you the best possible view of traffic behind and to the side of you. Then you get a back up cam to also help when backing up or parking your car, truck, SUV, or van. Both cameras included in this Deluxe system will connect to the 7″ ICU Video Monitor for a really fantastic view of the road and surroundings. The Deluxe ICU Car Cam System is also great when driving in rainy or bad weather because the cameras are virtually not affected by it so you have much more clear view of the road than trying to see through wet and blurry windows. Even at night the ICU Car Camera and backup cams have low light sensitivity and give you a brighter view.

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Vulture ICU Car Camera® is a Full-time REAR VIEW Driving Cam, it is NOT a backup cam
Vulture ICU Car Camera® is a Full-time REAR VIEW Driving Cam, it is NOT a backup cam

ICU Video Monitor shows the rear view camera view
ICU Video Monitor shows the rear view camera view

After-market Backup Camera - Installed on the trunk of a vehicle
After-market Backup Camera – Installed on the trunk of a vehicle

Factory Installed Backup Camera View
Factory Installed Backup Camera View

Do I need a backup camera?

YES! Every vehicle should have a backup camera to help back out of the driveway, avoid obstacles behind your vehicle such as small children and pets, and to help parking in tight spots. Most vehicles manufactured after 2005 were offered with a backup camera system, and some of the luxury brands even came standard with one. Nowadays, backup cameras are pretty much a standard feature on all cars, so the manufacturers of the world met the demand because the general car buying public could see the benefits.

For years there have been after-market backup camera systems you can add to any car, truck, van, or SUV. There are literally hundreds and hundreds of manufactures and they all offer different types of systems such as license plate cams, trunk installed cams, and even front bumper cams.

Now automobile manufacturers are adding even more safety and convenience to vehicles, a REAR VIEW CAMERA is a new type of technology that is replacing the rear view mirror which has been used in cars for a 100 years.

Factory Installed Rear View Mirror Monitor System
Factory Installed Rear View Mirror Monitor System

The benefits to this new technology is just revolutionary, rear view cameras let you see more behind your vehicle when driving and can even eliminate blind spots. Some of the best features include having a clear view behind you in rain or bad weather, when you have passengers, your vehicle has a very heavy tinted window, and low light vision for darker driving conditions.

This new type of video system for vehicles is expected to be available in every new vehicle over the next 5 years, it’s just another step forward in the evolution of smart cars. Just like the backup camera, this new technology will be in great demand and a vital part of every day driving.

You should not feel left behind though if you have an older car with only a backup cam, or no camera at all. There is a full-time rear view camera system on the market, and it’s been available since 2014, it is the ICU Car Cam System.

 

The Blackbird ICU Car Cam System
The Blackbird ICU Car Cam System

The Blackbird ICU Car Cam System lets you see traffic and your blind spots when driving. This is not a backup camera system, but a FULL-TIME Rear View Camera System. Includes the Blackbird ICU Car Camera® DualCam, ICU 7″ Rear View Video Monitor Kit with wire harness, remote control, and a 2M camera extension cable. The Blackbird features 2 HD cameras, one for wide-angle view, one for a standard angle view. It is mounted to the roof of your vehicle just like a satellite radio antenna. If you have a factory installed satellite antenna that is not in use, simply replace it with the ICU Car Camera®. If you have no pre-existing mounting hole on the roof of your vehicle, it will be necessary to drill a new one (professional installation recommended). The Video Monitor clips on to your standard rear view mirror and and connects to the ICU Car Camera®. Even at night the ICU Car Camera® has low light sensitivity to give you a nice bright view of traffic, parking lots, the driveway, other objects around you, and especially pedestrians behind your car. If you have tinted windows it can be very difficult to see your surroundings especially driving at night, the ICU Car Camera® is the best solution for that problem. When it rains it can really hinder your vision out of the back window, the ICU Car Camera® gives you a much more clear view of the rear than a standard rear view mirror.
The ICU Car Camera® is the perfect companion for your old or new car even if you have an existing back-up camera.

How to install the Blackbird ICU Car Cam System

The installation procedure is actually pretty simple if you have the right tools. This information is for The Blackbird ICU Car Cam System which is mounted on the roof. First make sure you have a screw driver(type may vary depending on car manufacturer), a trim removal tool, wire crimp tool, a step drill bit (if there is no factory hole for the camera), and vehicle manual (for electrical system schematics). The hardest part of installation is removing some of the vehicles trim to get access to inside the roof liner, where you have to run the camera and monitor wires. The entire installation process may take 1-2 hours.

  1. Remove all trim necessary to allow partial removal of the roof liner on one side of the vehicle, typically this will be the driver’s side due to the location of a power source such as your fuse box or electrical wiring. Trim removal usually includes front and side pillar, sun visor, coat hangars, roof grab handles, etc.
  2. Once the roof interior is accessible, you can access the Sirius/radio antenna and remove it (if applicable), or carefully drill a hole for the ICU Car Camera on top of the roof near the rear window.
  3. Once you mount the camera connect the extension cable to it and run the cable all the way to the rear view mirror and leave about 4 inches of cable dangling from the roof where it connects to the video monitor.
  4. Attach the ICU Video Monitor to the face of your rear view mirror with the spring loaded fingers that will grip the mirror.
  5. Connect the video monitor cable to the monitor, then run the cable down to the location of the power source, typically this will be along the front windshield and down driver’s side front pillar to the side of the dashboard.
  6. Then connect the ICU Video Monitor cable to a power source by connecting the power wires using the provided splice taps to a 12V switchable source such as your radio, A/C, etc. Optionally you can connect the power wires to a 10A-20A fuse with a fuse tap adapter.
  7. Once all the cables are in place you can replace the roof liner and all trim that was removed.

After installation your ICU Car Cam System is ready for use and should turn on automatically when you turn on your vehicle’s power.

Rear View Mirrors: Yesterday’s Technology…

This is what you see on a rear view mirror… but this is what you see with the ICU Car Cam system

Installed The Blackbird ICU Car Camera on my 2007 Cadillac Escalade

Got the Blackbird ICU Car Camera installed on my 2007 Cadillac Escalade and I can tell you I can see behind me so much better than in the rear view mirror. I feel much safer knowing I can see cars all around me now, even in my blind spots. Plus at night I can see way more in parking lots when back out than with just my backup camera. I love it!

2007 Cadillac Escalade with a Blackbird ICU Car Camera installed
2007 Cadillac Escalade with a Blackbird ICU Car Camera installed

I also got the ICU Trap Door so I can change out the camera for different designs whenever I want. The trap door makes it fast and easy to change ICU Car Cameras which is cool since I will be getting a Star Wars custom cam very soon!

2007 Cadillac Escalade with ICU Video Monitor
2007 Cadillac Escalade with ICU Video Monitor for the Blackbird ICU Car Camera
The ICU Trap Door for the ICU Car Camera can be added to your vehicle roof liner right under the ICU Car Camera® to give you ease and fast access to the mounting hardware.
The ICU Trap Door for the ICU Car Camera can be added to your vehicle roof liner right under the ICU Car Camera® to give you ease and fast access to the mounting hardware.

Safely driving with a Vulture ICU Car Camera® and a backup camera

If you are thinking of adding a backup camera to your vehicle, then here is what you need. The ALL NEW Vulture ICU Car Cam System™ solocam is a full-time rear view car camera and video monitor that you add to any car so you can see your blind spots. You can also connect any after-market backup camera to the included ICU Video Monitor and switch back and forth between the Vulture and your backup camera on the fly. Using these two types of cameras together will give you the best possible view of your blind spots and rear when driving or parking. The wide angle camera on the Vulture is ideal for your rear view as you can see traffic all around your vehicle while driving, specifically in your blind spots. The Vulture gets mounted to the top of your car for the best possible view behind your car or truck. Typically when driving you need to turn your head all the way around to look out your windows to see in your blind spots, which is very dangerous because you are taking your eyes off the road in front of your vehicle for an extended period. Using the ICU Car Camera® allows you to keep your vision right in front of you where it should be, you don’t even need to use your side mirrors or turn your head to see your blind spots anymore. The Vulture ICU Car Camera® also has low-light sensitivity for driving in dark areas where there is very little light to help you see. See this wonderful product at

Vulture ICU Car Cam System™ (SoloCam)


DRUNK DRIVERS are so dangerous, here’s a way to protect yourself…

The other night I was driving on the freeway, in my ICU Video Monitor I could see a car coming up behind me in the next lane on my left. He was going about 90 mph and I could tell he was slightly drifting into my lane. All of a sudden I felt my car being pushed to the right like a very strong wind was pushing me. Sure enough that car was passing right next to me almost side swiping my car, it scared the hell out of me! So I swerved away as fast as I could to avoid him and luckily he missed my car by inches! He was going so fast I couldn’t catch up to him in traffic to get his license number and report him to the CHP. It’s driving situations like this that really call for a new type of protection when you drive, at least a way to prove the actions of other driver’s at fault. So I have developed a new type of car camera system that can record 360 degrees at the same time to protect a driver in case of an accident. The Blackbird ICU Car Cam System can record video to a DVR for video evidence of the rear view, and The Dragon ICU 3-way Dashcam can record video of the front and side views to a DVR. When combined the two Cam Systems can record to a mobile 4 video channel DVR for complete protection in case of an accident providing proof of another driver at fault.

The Dragon ICU Car Camera is a 3-way dash cam with FRONT (HD Low-light wide-angle vision), LEFT (wide-angle), and RIGHT (wide-angle) CAMERAS
The Dragon ICU Car Camera is a 3-way dash cam with FRONT (HD Low-light wide-angle vision), LEFT (wide-angle), and RIGHT (wide-angle) CAMERAS
The Dragon ICU Car Camera 3-way Dash Cam - Driver side camera
The Dragon ICU Car Camera 3-way Dash Cam – Driver side camera
Dave Ruiz - Inventor of the ICU Car Camera
Dave Ruiz – Inventor of the ICU Car Camera
Roof mounted rear view car camera
Roof mounted rear view car camera

Drill a hole in a vehicle using a Step Drill Bit. This will drill a hole larger and larger in increments

How to drill a hole on the roof of a vehicle for the ICU Car Camera

Drilling a hole on vehicle is not difficult or damaging to your vehicle if done right.

Drill a hole in a vehicle using a Step Drill Bit. This will drill a hole larger and larger in increments
If your vehicle has no factory hole for an XM Antenna, drill a hole using a Step Drill Bit.
Drill a hole in a vehicle using a Step Drill Bit. This will drill a hole larger and larger in increments
Drill a hole in a vehicle using a Step Drill Bit. This will drill a hole larger and larger in increments.
Drill a hole in a vehicle using a Step Drill Bit. This will drill a hole larger and larger in increments
Cover expose metal with touch up paint, nail polish, or model paint. Use the same color as vehicle paint if possible.
Drill a hole in a vehicle using a Step Drill Bit. This will drill a hole larger and larger in increments
Once the hole is ready for installation, insert the ICU Car Camera and secure with mounting hardware.
Drill a hole in a vehicle using a Step Drill Bit. This will drill a hole larger and larger in increments
Once the ICU Car Camera is secured with the mounting hardware, your vehicle will be weatherproof because of the rubber base.
Step Drill Bits come in kits like this one, or you can buy them individually. They come in a variety of sizes and drill holes larger and larger in increments. Use cutting fluid while drilling to ease allow easier cutting.
Step Drill Bits come in kits like this one, or you can buy them individually. They come in a variety of sizes and drill holes larger and larger in increments. Use cutting fluid while drilling to ease allow easier cutting.
Pro's and Con's of using these two ICU Car Cameras

The Blackbird ICU Car Camera vs. the Drone Wireless ICU Car Camera

The Drone Wireless ICU Car Camera is very stable and strong, as the super magnets hold it onto the vehicle like it is bolted on. Strong enough to withstand 100 mph speeds, yet it can still be removed easily by pulling on it. The Wireless and removable feature is very handy and nice to have since you can place it anywhere on your vehicle. The only 2 things of concern are:

1. You will need to periodically charge the Drone (approximately 1-2 times a month), and I recommend to turn off the camera power whenever possible to conserve battery life. The Li-on Battery has a typical life of 3-5 years with minimal use. The Drone does include a power remote so you don’t have to remove the Camera just to turn it off and on.

2. Due to possible theft you don’t want to leave it on the car outside over night, but parking in a private garage would be fine, and you wouldn’t want to just leave it on your vehicle if you go inside a store or something for a long period of time. As this is a totally new product It is very probable almost no one will know what it is and won’t even realize it is removable camera.

Other than those two things the Drone Wireless ICU Car Cam System is a great product and will surpass your expectations.

As for the Blackbird ICU Car Cam System this is a product of more convenience for a user in the long run, which you can install and never really think about it again because you don’t have to charge a battery and the Camera securely mounts to the vehicle with a bolt for anti-theft. The Blackbird will turn on and off with your vehicle’s ACC power so basically every time you start your car and turn it off the Blackbird and monitor will correspond. Also the Blackbird has both a wide-angled lens (120 deg.) for blind spots and a standard angle lens (75 deg.) for “real world” view directly behind your vehicle.

The installation for the Blackbird is not complex but it is time consuming if you have never installed this type of product. Installation is comparable to a backup cam but I have designed it to install even easier than that. Installation will entail removal of the vehicle roof liner so that the underside of the roof is accessible to run the cable from the antenna hole to the rear view mirror. This may include removal of one side of the vehicle’s interior paneling, door weather stripping, etc. and connection to power source such as the fuse box or cigarette lighter wiring. Typical installation could be 2-4 hours depending on experience and knowledge of such installation.

Installation of the ICU Video Monitor will be the same for all ICU Car Cameras with one exception, The Wireless System includes a cigarette lighter adapter so you can power up the Video Monitor from your cigarette lighter. Otherwise you can connect the included Video Monitor power to a power source such as the fuse box or cigarette lighter wiring.

Either camera is a great choice, I would say that convenience is the main factor for choosing. Remember also that the Drone only has a wide-angled lens (120 deg.) for blind spots, while the Blackbird has both a wide-angled lens (120 deg.) for blind spots and a standard angle lens (75 deg.) for “real world” view directly behind your vehicle.