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Innovv K1 Bike Camera Install

Discussion in 'Mechanical' started by Roadwart, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. Roadwart

    Roadwart Administrator Staff Member Administrator +

    Following on from my Fuzeblock install, while I had all the tupperware off the bike it was the perfect time to start this. The first thing was to decide where to mount the front camera. I decided to mount it somewhere under the headlight but set back a bit so it had some protection from the elements & also to minimise any glare from the headlamp, should I decide to ride after dark. The most obvious place I could see was the oil cooler trim cover. This would also mean the cable routing could follow a nice clear route through existing channels to the rear of the bike where the DVR unit will be housed.

    I removed the oil cooler trim cover & made a mental note to clean the dead bugs out.


    After deciding where to mount the camera on the trim, I drilled a 6.5mm hole in the top to take the camera between the centre partition & the existing trim mounting hole.


    The hole was cleaned out of swarf & gently sanded to make it flat on both sides & the camera bracket was bolted to this with a large washer inside to give it some strength & secured with threadlock & a flat square nut. The camera was fitted with a hard lens protector & was then mounted to the bracket with a flat washer against the bolt (threadlocked again) & a spring washer between the bracket & the camera body to provide a bit of tension. The cable was then fed through the panels & the cooler trim refitted.


    Guess who forgot to clean his oil cooler before refitting?

    The rear camera was a fairly simple job of removing one of the rear lens cover bolts, bending the bracket slightly so the camera sat level & bolting it all back together with threadlock.

    Last edited: Jul 26, 2016
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  2. Roadwart

    Roadwart Administrator Staff Member Administrator +

    Cams all up & running. here's a little test clip I did from home to T. Wells on Saturday. Not a very exciting ride but shows off the cameras capability quite nicely as it deals with changing light levels.

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  3. hoppielimp

    hoppielimp Fair Weather Rider +

    Bloody hell, that music must have been playing really loud to drown out the bike noise :p
  4. Roadwart

    Roadwart Administrator Staff Member Administrator +


    The sound from the camera was a bit hit & miss as I think I didn't have one of the cables seated correctly so thought it best just to replace it :)

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