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Hello folks,

I am planning to install a dashcam and connect it to the 12V port under the center console. Any tips or installation photos that can help hide the wire and not let it dangle from the dash camto the 12V port?
 

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The wire can be tucked under the headliner, then you can remove the a pillar cover and rubber door weather strip to pull it down the side. I did it through the passenger side. There’s space to tuck the wire under the glove box area and then you are basically at the center area where the plug is. The trim piece between the glove box and the center area can be removed and is only held on my one plastic fastener which you can use a screwdriver to remove. I’ll post a diy with pics later when I get a chance.

This video, while not for a cx50, really helped:

 

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I moved my existing Blackvue front/rear dashcam from my CX-5 when I replaced that with the 50. It is a 3 wire dashcam (ground, switched & constant power), so that USB adapter and the "mirror tap" 2 wire solutions would not work. I had it hardwired in the 5, but there are no switched interior fuses in the 50 and I didn't want to deal with running a wire to the engine fuses. I ended up tapping into the existing factory Homelink dimming mirror wiring based on details in the instructions for when that mirror is installed as an accessory. I've had absolutely no issues since doing it. You could do the same for a 2 wire install. Last post on this thread has the final details:

Dashcam Install using mirror wiring
 
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