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I got the 6ft extension usb c cable. It's just long enough to go from the cam across the top of the windshield and down the A pillar to the bottom of the dash. I connected the cable from the Redtiger 12v adapter to that cable.

I also tried a USB A cable from the port on the dash and it will power up the dash cam. But it sticks out like sore thumb. So I opted for the
12v adapter instead.

Here's a pic of how it looks. I'm really liking using it as a rear view camera.

Ford Bronco Dash USB port for Dash Cam? 1000004686
 
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I got the 6ft extension usb c cable. It's just long enough to go from the cam across the top of the windshield and down the A pillar to the bottom of the dash. I connected the cable from the Redtiger 12v adapter to that cable.

I also tried a USB A cable from the port on the dash and it will power up the dash cam. But it sticks out like sore thumb. So I opted for the
12v adapter instead.

Here's a pic of how it looks. I'm really liking using it as a rear view camera.

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Do you have a link for the adapter?

I hate that the 12v is in the center console, I'm having the same issue. Would be a pain to have to plug in there.

Ideally, I would like to hook it to an aux switch so I could control power better, but I don't know how to merge the 12v line to the aux wires

https://a.co/d/fTmFAnC WOLFBOX USB C Hardwire Kit OBD,Hard Wire Car Charger Cable Kit 12V- 24V to 5V for Dash Cameras with Battery Drain Protection,Suitable for Type-C G840S/G930/G910/G840H/G850/G900/i07 Mirror Dash Cam

maybe this, but my concern is battery drain
 
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Do you have a link for the adapter?

I hate that the 12v is in the center console, I'm having the same issue. Would be a pain to have to plug in there.

Ideally, I would like to hook it to an aux switch so I could control power better, but I don't know how to merge the 12v line to the aux wires

https://a.co/d/fTmFAnC WOLFBOX USB C Hardwire Kit OBD,Hard Wire Car Charger Cable Kit 12V- 24V to 5V for Dash Cameras with Battery Drain Protection,Suitable for Type-C G840S/G930/G910/G840H/G850/G900/i07 Mirror Dash Cam

maybe this, but my concern is battery drain
The 12v adapter I mentioned came with the dash cam.
 

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