PROS / This camera and monitor are both well made.
CONS / Because this camera transmits in the crowded analog frequency of 2.4GHz, its quality occasionally suffers from interference.
VERDICT / Its sturdy design, excellent monitor quality and 24/7 customer support make this camera one of the best on the market.
The TadiBrothers 53575 Wireless License Plate Camera is one of the best rear-view cameras available. It has a wide field of view, a weatherproof exterior and solid night vision. These features, along with its tough design and excellent monitor quality earn it our Top Ten Reviews Silver Award.
This camera takes video with a resolution of 640 x 480, which is standard for a backup camera. The 120-degree field of view is wider than most backup cameras we reviewed, and it will give you a more-than-adequate view of your surroundings.
Use of the camera is not limited to daytime. This camera offers night vision using infrared LEDs that provide a 25-foot viewing distance in the dark. This is essential, as nighttime is often the most important time to have supplemental vision.
The TadiBrothers wireless backup camera includes a standard 2.4GHz transmitter that has a broadcast range of 65 feet. It is a pure analog transmitter, which means it is subject to interference from other electronics, especially on the edges of its transmission range. The smaller your vehicle, the less likely you'll get interference in the video.
The greatest strength of this camera is its rugged and durable design. It's waterproof and can operate in temperatures as low as -40 degrees Fahrenheit. This is the lowest operating temperature of any reversing camera we reviewed, and it means that this camera is an excellent choice if you live in a place with frigid temperatures.
It's fairly simple to mount. The camera attaches to a bar that screws into the top part of your license plate. As with other wireless backup cameras, you run a cable from the camera through a hole you drill behind the license plate into the trunk and connect it to the transmitter. Then you connect the transmitter to the reverse lights so that the camera receives power when you shift the car into reverse. The transmitter then broadcasts to the receiver, which is attached to the monitor.
This camera comes with a 5-inch monitor that boasts the best display resolution in our lineup at 1024 x 768. This means that if you want to watch a DVD or play a video game on the monitor during a road trip, you won't suffer a noticeable loss in quality, as you would with the other rear-view camera monitors that have lower display resolutions.
Help & Support
The TadiBrothers website is one of the best that we experienced. The company offers a 24/7 phone support line, email support and live chat. There is a 30-day full-refund guarantee on the backup camera system. This is a relatively short warranty, and while an extended warranty is available, it costs extra.
The TadiBrothers 53575 wireless backup camera is one of the premium rear-view cameras on the market. It has a high-quality monitor, a design that can withstand the elements and excellent help and support options. Its only drawback is that it uses an analog signal to wirelessly transmit the video, which can be prone to interference.