25 Best Dash Cam Accessories for Road Warriors

Dash Cam MountsMounts. Cables. Storage.

If you’re a road warrior who spends most of their time behind the wheel and you’re looking for dash cam accessories for your camera rig, then you’ve found the right place…

Below you’ll find the Best Dash Cam Mounts, Power Cable Kits, and Micro SD Cards for upgrading and improving your current camera setup.

  • Remove the hassle of cheap mounts with better mounts that don’t slip or move and have the perfect adjustment for your camera.
  • Stop stressing over cables that don’t reach with longer charging cables that reach farther and have multiple mini USB ports.
  • Give your dashcam more storage for recording the action longer with a larger Micro SD Card that doubles or triples your recording time.

Dash Cam Accessories

First, let’s start with Dash Cam Mounts…

Bestseller No. 1
Dash Cam Mirror Mount - Fits Falcon F170HD,Rexing V1, Z-Edge, Old Shark, YI, Amebay,KDLINKS X1,VANTRUE and Most Other Dash Cameras
958 Reviews
Dash Cam Mirror Mount - Fits Falcon F170HD,Rexing V1, Z-Edge, Old Shark, YI, Amebay,KDLINKS X1,VANTRUE and Most Other Dash Cameras
  • Buy one dash cam, buy one dash cam mirror mount. MUST HAVE for dash cam!
  • New 7 different joints kit suitable for most car dash cam on the market, include Rexing V1, Z Edge,Falcon F170, Old Shark, YI, Amebay, KDLINKS X1, VANTRUE and other hot selling dash cam.
  • Mount your dash cam behind car rearview mirror, provides better drivers' view. Real 360 degree rotation design, adjust to any angle you want.
  • Exclusive 9.70mm ultra-slim design SnakeMount, suitable for most car rear view mirror.100 percent sturdy dash cam mirror mounting solution.
  • Heat-resistant. Never fall off the windshield. Never.
Bestseller No. 2
Rexing V1 Suction Cup Mount
502 Reviews
Rexing V1 Suction Cup Mount
  • Suction Cup Type Mount for Rexing V1, V1P, V1N
  • Note: Rexing V1L and V1LG are not compatible with this mount.
Bestseller No. 3
CINDISON Mini Camera Suction Mount for Dashcam Cam Camera DVR Video Recorder G1W, G1WH, G1WC, G1W-B, LS330W, LS400W,GT300W
84 Reviews
CINDISON Mini Camera Suction Mount for Dashcam Cam Camera DVR Video Recorder G1W, G1WH, G1WC, G1W-B, LS330W, LS400W,GT300W
  • Good Service and no fee 1 Year Warranty,Brand CINDISON:series number: 86660323 . We boycott all the infringement!!!
  • package included: 2* Suction Mount (Please note ,the cameras above the photos are not included,only one piece of bracket included.)
  • Camera Suction Universal Mount Holder For Camera G1W,G1WH,G1WC, LS330W,LS400W,GT300W etc
  • Padded side holds your device firmly, Easy install to your dashboard
  • Adjustable neck with 360 degrees rotating holder, much better and easier to use than 3M Double-Sided Adhesive Mount Holder Bracket, no harm to car glass
Bestseller No. 4
iSportgo S30 Dash Cam Suction Mount with 5 Different Joints Kit for Z-Edge, Old Shark, YI,KDLINKS X1,Falcon Zero F170HD and Most Other Dash Cameras DVR GPS
198 Reviews
iSportgo S30 Dash Cam Suction Mount with 5 Different Joints Kit for Z-Edge, Old Shark, YI,KDLINKS X1,Falcon Zero F170HD and Most Other Dash Cameras DVR GPS
  • Normal price 9.99,Limited Promotional price 8.8,Only ONE dayS30 with 5pcs different joints, suitable for most popular brand dash cam, such as Z-Edge/ YI /OldShark/Falcon Zero/KDLINKS/G1W, G1W-B, G1W-C, G1W-CB.../HP /Transcend/ TaoTronics......
  • The mount uses POM and ABS plastics ,tolerable temperature range is :-40℃~120℃;the suction cup uses PVC material, tolerable temperature range is :-20℃~70℃,and bearing weight up to 5kgs(11 lb)
  • Easy to Install,Remove the suction cup protective film and attach to a Clean and smooth surface to get Maximum holding strength on the Windshield.
  • 360 degree rotation design,rotate ball adapter head provides flexibility for positioning the dash cam.
  • Easier to use than 3M Double-Sided Adhesive Mount Holder Bracket, no harm to car glass
Bestseller No. 5
Pruveeo Dash Cam Mount for 99% Dash Cam and GPS, Car Rearview Mirror Mount Kit
199 Reviews
Pruveeo Dash Cam Mount for 99% Dash Cam and GPS, Car Rearview Mirror Mount Kit
  • Come with 9 different joints, suitable for 99% dash cam.
  • Ultra-slim 9.20mm design to suit 99% car rear view mirror.
  • Real 360-degree rotation design, adjust to any angle you need.
  • Never fall down from the windshield.
  • Easy to install and remove.
Bestseller No. 6
Dash Camera Suction Mount Cup Holder Vehicle Video Recorder Windshield & DashBoard for yi Dash Car DVR Camera GPS
75 Reviews
Dash Camera Suction Mount Cup Holder Vehicle Video Recorder Windshield & DashBoard for yi Dash Car DVR Camera GPS
  • Fits Most Popular Car Dash Cam Such Like G1W/Yi Smart Dash Cam/Z-Edge/BlackBox/Spy Tec/Transcend/DOD/Papago/Vicovation/HP...
  • Swivel Ball Adapter Head Provides Flexibility For Positioning The Camera
  • Attaching To a Clean And Smooth Surface To Get Maximum Holding Strength
  • Adjustable neck with 360 degrees rotating holder, much better and easier to use than 3M Double-Sided Adhesive Mount Holder Bracket, no harm to car glass
  • package included: 2* Suction Mount(Please note ,the cameras above the photos are not included,only one piece of bracket included.)
Bestseller No. 7
Universal Dash Cam Mount for 99% Dash Cam and GPS, Car Rearview Mirror Mount Kit
2 Reviews
Universal Dash Cam Mount for 99% Dash Cam and GPS, Car Rearview Mirror Mount Kit
  • Come with 10 different joints, suitable for 99% dash cam.
  • Ultra-slim 9.20mm design to suit 99% car rear view mirror.
  • Real 360 degree rotation design, adjust to any angle you need.
  • Never fall down from the windshield.
  • Easy to install and remove.
Bestseller No. 8
iSaddle CH02A Car Dash Dash Camera Mount Holder Vehicle Video Recorder Windshield & DashBoard Suction Mount Holder for Car DVR Camera GPS
270 Reviews
iSaddle CH02A Car Dash Dash Camera Mount Holder Vehicle Video Recorder Windshield & DashBoard Suction Mount Holder for Car DVR Camera GPS
  • Fits Most Popular Car Dash Cam Such Like G1W/Yi Smart Dash Cam/Z-Edge/BlackBox/Spy Tec/Transcend/DOD/Papago/Vicovation/HP...
  • PVC Windshield Suction Performs Well In HOT Climates
  • Swivel Ball Adapter Head Provides Flexibility For Positioning The Camera
  • Attaching To a Clean And Smooth Surface To Get Maximum Holding Strength
  • Easy To Get a Customized Holder With iSaddle Mounting Kit
Bestseller No. 9
iSaddle CH01A 1/4'-20 Thread Camera Suction Mount Tripod Holder In Dash Cam Mount Holder
222 Reviews
iSaddle CH01A 1/4"-20 Thread Camera Suction Mount Tripod Holder In Dash Cam Mount Holder
  • Ideal For Small Digital Cameras With 1/4 Inch 20 Mounting Pattern
  • PVC Windshield Suction Performs Well In HOT Climates
  • Swivel Ball Adapter Head Provides Flexibility For Positioning The Camera
  • Attaching To a Clean And Smooth Surface To Get Maximum Holding Strength
  • Easy To Get a Customized Holder With iSaddle Mounting Kit
Bestseller No. 10
Rexing Adhesive Mount for Rexing V1 Dash Cam
77 Reviews
Rexing Adhesive Mount for Rexing V1 Dash Cam
  • Adhesive Mount for Rexing V1, V1P, V1N, V1G, V1PG

 

Now, look at these Dash Cam Power Cables…

Bestseller No. 1
Meknic SV-PC01 Dash Cam Hardwire Kit Mini USB Hard Wire Car Charger Cable Kit 12V-24V to 5V for Dash Cameras GPS Car DVR Power Box-3.5M 11FT (Mini USB)
37 Reviews
Meknic SV-PC01 Dash Cam Hardwire Kit Mini USB Hard Wire Car Charger Cable Kit 12V-24V to 5V for Dash Cameras GPS Car DVR Power Box-3.5M 11FT (Mini USB)
  • Car Dash Cam Hardwire Fuse Kit for car DVR recorder that Use Right Elbow Angle Mini USB,24 Hour Surveillance and Protects Against Battery Dying
  • No need for cable from car cigarette lighter socket, replace it with a permanent hidden cable Installation in minutes with little to no expertise required. Simply piggy backs from car fuse box socket
  • Use a Fuse Tap or Wire Tap to Draw Power From Fuse Block Or Wire, No damage to the original circuit of the car
  • With low voltage protection function, protect car's battery, 12V-11.2V(Cut Off Automatically) 24V-23.2V(Cut Off Automatically) to stop your car DVR working automatically
  • Warranty: The company offers one year warranty and 100% satisfaction guarantee and 30-day, hassle-free return policy.
Bestseller No. 2
Dash Camera Hard Wire Kit With Micro USB Direct Hardwire Car Charger Cable Kit For HD PRO & Micro USB Dashboard Camera Power Supply Car Charger GPS Car DVR Power Box(Right Angel Micro USB Fuse Kit)
14 Reviews
Dash Camera Hard Wire Kit With Micro USB Direct Hardwire Car Charger Cable Kit For HD PRO & Micro USB Dashboard Camera Power Supply Car Charger GPS Car DVR Power Box(Right Angel Micro USB Fuse Kit)
  • 10 Foot Hardwire Kit for Dash Cameras and other Devices that Use Right Angel Micro USB
  • Perfect for parking surveillance, freeing up outlets in your vehicle
  • Protects against battery dying, Get 24 hours of battery life
  • Easy installation: use a fuse tap or wire tap to draw power from fuse block or wire
  • Wide voltage input: 12~35V Low-voltage protection threshold about 12V Car <11.6V. When 24V, Car < 23.2V Output voltage: DC 5V
Bestseller No. 3
AUCEE Dash Cam Hardwire kit, Mini USB Port,DC 12V - 36V to 5V/2A Max Car Charger Cable kit With Fuse,Low Voltage Protection for dash cameras
49 Reviews
AUCEE Dash Cam Hardwire kit, Mini USB Port,DC 12V - 36V to 5V/2A Max Car Charger Cable kit With Fuse,Low Voltage Protection for dash cameras
  • 24 Hours Surveillance: The vehicle hard-wire kit connect to car battery or fuse box power, can realize uninterrupted power supply for 24 hours. It can keep powered on even car turned off.
  • Low Voltage Protecting: With function of auto detect battery voltage and low voltage protecting, it can auto cut power output when it's lower than 11.6V or 23.5V, compatible with large and small car, make sure the car can start normally.. [Adjustable voltage]
  • Output Voltage More Stable: The vehicle hard wire kit with built-in precise switching power supply module, it can transform 12V(24V) to 5V, output voltage is more stable. The dash camera hardwire kit conversion efficiency can up to 96%.
  • Safer protections: Short-circuit protection/overcurrent protection/overtemperature protection/reverse connection protection. It's operating temperaturecan up to Industrial level(-40°--+85°). Even more, there's static or less RF interference when you're listening to the radio. You can enjoy your favourite station without losing the signal.
  • 12 Months Warranty&Excellent Customer Service: If there is any problems with the camera within 18 months, please feel free to contact us before your action, our customer service team will provide professional after-sale service to you. Be aware of Fake and Counterfeit products from NON-AUCEE Seller.
Bestseller No. 4
Spy Tec Dash Cam Hardwire Fuse Kit with Micro USB Direct Hardwire Car Charger Cable Kit for Dash Cameras (Micro USB and Fuse Kit)
1,065 Reviews
Spy Tec Dash Cam Hardwire Fuse Kit with Micro USB Direct Hardwire Car Charger Cable Kit for Dash Cameras (Micro USB and Fuse Kit)
  • 10 Foot hardwire kit for dash cameras and other devices that use micro USB.
  • For use with the Mini 0806, Mini 0805 and Mini 0803, K1S Zero Edge Rexing, Black Box and more
  • Perfect for parking surveillance, freeing up outlets in your vehicle
  • Protects against battery dying
  • Installation looks clean and professional
Bestseller No. 5
Dash Camera Hard Wire Kit With Left MicroUSB Direct Hardwire Car Charger Cable Kit For HD PRO & Micro USB Dashboard Camera Power Supply Car Charger GPS Car DVR Power Box(Left Angle Micro USB Fuse Kit)
1 Reviews
Dash Camera Hard Wire Kit With Left MicroUSB Direct Hardwire Car Charger Cable Kit For HD PRO & Micro USB Dashboard Camera Power Supply Car Charger GPS Car DVR Power Box(Left Angle Micro USB Fuse Kit)
  • 10 Foot Hardwire Kit for Dash Cameras and other Devices that use Left Angle Micro USB
  • Perfect for parking surveillance, freeing up outlets in your vehicle
  • Protects against battery dying, Get 24 hours of battery life
  • Easy installation: use a fuse tap or wire tap to draw power from fuse block or wire
  • Wide voltage input: 12~35V Low-voltage protection threshold about 12V Car <11.6V. When 24V, Car < 23.2V Output voltage: DC 5V
Bestseller No. 6
EDO Tech Compact 5V Mini USB Direct Hardwire Car Charger Power Cord Cable Kit for Rexing V1 Blackbox G1W DVR Garmin Dash Cam 10 20 30 35 GDR 33 43 Vantrue R2 N1 N2 X 1 X2 Vehicle Camera Recorder DVR
129 Reviews
EDO Tech Compact 5V Mini USB Direct Hardwire Car Charger Power Cord Cable Kit for Rexing V1 Blackbox G1W DVR Garmin Dash Cam 10 20 30 35 GDR 33 43 Vantrue R2 N1 N2 X 1 X2 Vehicle Camera Recorder DVR
  • Kit includes one ultra compact Mini USB type A male direct hardwire kit
  • Easy installation: use a fuse tap or wire tap to draw power from fuse block or wire.
  • Regulator power spec.: 12V~24V input, 5V 1200mA output, regulator box size: about 2-1/2
  • Free up your cigarette lighter socket and add a reliable dedicate power to your DVR
  • Cable length: approx 10' or 3M in total, 5' from end of cable to 5V regulator box, 5' from regulator box to USB end.
Bestseller No. 7
Etxian Car Camera Hardwire Kit 12V to 5V Mini USB & All Mini USB Dashboard Camera Power Supply Car Charger DVR Power Box
5 Reviews
Etxian Car Camera Hardwire Kit 12V to 5V Mini USB & All Mini USB Dashboard Camera Power Supply Car Charger DVR Power Box
  • ACHIEVE DASH CAM'S PARKING MODE: Any mini USB dash camera is able to get 24 hours uninterrupted power supply via this hard wire kit.
  • LOW VOLTAGE PROTECTION:When the kit's voltage reaches to 11.6V, it will stop getting extra power to avoid car battery's draining out.
  • NEAT WIRE-ROUTING: Permanent hidden power cable avoids running a wire from the camera to the cigarette lighter socket.
  • Input: 12-24V | Output: DC5V 2A. 24 Hour Surveillance and Protects Against Battery Dying. Note:the item comes with MINI type fuse adapter.
  • Delayed power supply: The current is not stable when car engine starts, delayed power supply avoid this problem, in this way, it gives good protection to dash camera.
Bestseller No. 8
Mini USB Hardwire Kit for Dash Cam 12V-24V Car Charger Cable Kit Low Voltage Protection for Car Dash Cameras
12 Reviews
Mini USB Hardwire Kit for Dash Cam 12V-24V Car Charger Cable Kit Low Voltage Protection for Car Dash Cameras
  • MINI HARDWIRE KIT: keep supply power for dash cam, no need car charger, with it, your dash cam can works even though your car engine off.
  • 24 HOUR SURVEILLANCE: Connect dash camera to a car battery source to achieve 24 hours uninterrupted power supply allow for car parking surveillance.
  • SAFE PROTECTION: Protects your vehicle's battery from being drained by the dash camera, spare your cigarette lighter socket.
  • COMPATIBLE: OldShark dash cam, please contact us if you not sure whether fit your model.
  • WHAT YOU GET: 1 x Car Hard Wire Kit with MINI USB, OldShark Welcome Guide and a gift package. We offer a worry-free 45-day money back guarantee, an 18-month warranty, and lifetime and friendly customer service.
Bestseller No. 9
Dash Cam Hardwire Kit,Left Angled Micro Usb,DC 12/24V to 5V Car Charger Cable HardWire kits,11.5 Foot For Dashboard Camera Power Supply Car Charger GPS Car DVR Power Box(Left Angle Micro Usb)
  • Any Micro USB dash camera is able to get 24 hours uninterrupted power supply via this hard wire kit.
  • 11.5 ft hardwire kit,left angled micro USB,8.21' to driver + 3.28' to Mini-USB plug.
  • Input: 12-24V | Output: DC5V 2A. 24 Hour Surveillance and Protects Against Battery Dying.
  • Automotive Hardwiring Kit for Dash Camera DVR (and other electronics) that use Micro USB 5V Pow.
  • Installation looks clean and professional.
Bestseller No. 10
Vantrue Dash Cam Hardwire Kit 13 Feet Mini USB Hard Wire 12V-24V to 5V Car Charger Cable Kit for Vantrue N2 Pro/N2/T2/N1 Pro/N3/X1/X3/R3, A118, A119, G1W, GPS Navigator, Radar detector
99 Reviews
Vantrue Dash Cam Hardwire Kit 13 Feet Mini USB Hard Wire 12V-24V to 5V Car Charger Cable Kit for Vantrue N2 Pro/N2/T2/N1 Pro/N3/X1/X3/R3, A118, A119, G1W, GPS Navigator, Radar detector
  • 【High compatibility】This hardwire kit is suitable for most car models(Voltage between 12-24V), while the other hardwire kit is just fit for 12V.
  • 【Low voltage protection】It will power off automatically if your car's battery gets lower than 11.2V or 22V to prevent it draining the battery.
  • 【Mulitiple uses】 This hardwire kit is applied to almost all car mini USB device, like dash cam, GPS navigator and radar detector etc.
  • 【24 hours surveillance】It's not only guaranteed 24 hours working of parking mode, but also save charging port for more device.
  • 【2 weeks free shipping】You will get it within 2 weeks.

 

Finally, want more storage? Check out these SD Memory Cards…

Bestseller No. 1
Sandisk Ultra 64GB Micro SDXC UHS-I Card with Adapter -  100MB/s U1 A1 - SDSQUAR-064G-GN6MA
5,518 Reviews
Sandisk Ultra 64GB Micro SDXC UHS-I Card with Adapter -  100MB/s U1 A1 - SDSQUAR-064G-GN6MA
  • Ideal for Android-based smartphones and tablets
  • Transfer speeds of up to 100MB/s**
  • Rated A1 for faster app performance3 and UHS Speed Class U1 and Speed Class 10 for Full HD video recording and playback1
  • Shockproof, temperature-proof, waterproof, and X-ray-proof2. Compatibility :Compatible with microSDHC and microSDXC supporting host devices
Bestseller No. 2
SanDisk Mobile Class4 MicroSDHC Flash Memory Card- SDSDQM-B35A with Adapter 16GB
1,294 Reviews
SanDisk Mobile Class4 MicroSDHC Flash Memory Card- SDSDQM-B35A with Adapter 16GB
  • Seamless speed and performance with microSD - compatible devices
  • Tested under the most extreme conditions
  • Compatible with: BlackBerry By RIM, Casio, HP, HP Palm, HTC, Huawei, Kyocera, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Pantech, Samsung, Sanyo, Sharp, and Sony Ericsson. Compatible with devices that support the microSDHC
Bestseller No. 3
SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter, Grey/Red, Standard Packaging (SDSQUNC-032G-GN6MA)
30,243 Reviews
SanDisk Ultra 32GB microSDHC UHS-I Card with Adapter, Grey/Red, Standard Packaging (SDSQUNC-032G-GN6MA)
  • Ideal for premium Android based smartphones and tablets
  • Up to 80 MB/s transfer speed, comes with SD adapter for use in cameras
  • Class 10 for Full HD video recording and playback. Operating temperature : -13 degree F to 185 degree F (-25 degree C to 85 degree C)
  • Water proof, temperature proof, shock proof, X-ray proof and magnet proof
  • Memory Zone app lets you auto-manage media and memory for peak phone performance, Ten-year limited warranty
Bestseller No. 4
256GB Micro SD SDXC Memory Card High Speed Class 10 256gb with Micro SD Adapter, Designed for Android Smartphones, Tablets And Other MicroSDXC Compatible Devices. (256GB)
99 Reviews
256GB Micro SD SDXC Memory Card High Speed Class 10 256gb with Micro SD Adapter, Designed for Android Smartphones, Tablets And Other MicroSDXC Compatible Devices. (256GB)
  • Powerful Memory Flash Card Stores HD Videos, Photos, Apps and more; Vita memory card, Ideal for Cameras, Android Smartphones & Tablets
  • For phones and cameras
  • Fast Read Rate for Instant Viewing & Transfer; Includes SDHC/SDXC Adapter Card for Camera
  • Waterproof, Shockproof, Temperature-Proof, Magnet-Proof & X-Ray Proof; Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Great speed and performance for full HD video recording, high resolution pictures, mobile gaming, music and more
Bestseller No. 5
SanDisk 16 GB micro SD Memory Card for Fire Tablets and Fire TV
9,727 Reviews
SanDisk 16 GB micro SD Memory Card for Fire Tablets and Fire TV
  • Exclusive "Made for Amazon" SD memory card - the only one tested and certified to work with your Fire Tablet and Fire TV
  • Load your Fire Tablet with more fun - by adding space for additional photos, music and movies
  • Download your apps and games directly to the SD card
  • Class 10 performance for Full HD (1080p) video recording and playback
  • Designed to perform multiple simultaneous activities with no lag or delay

 

Helpful Video for Tapping into Your Fuse Box for Power

Hey guys – from the install been able to show you how to tap into a fuse box stay tuned. So a lot of times in cardio you need to tap in to get some form of an ignition power either to turn on a amplifier turn on a charger turn on a radio maybe either way you need to find one and one of the easiest ways to do that is to go to the fuse box. So we’re going to do today is we’re going to show you one how to locate the wire that you want to use give you some pointers there and of course show you how to do it as cleanly as possible. So that it just doesn’t look bad and is as safe as possible because safety of course is the most important thing you don’t want to accidentally blow something up in your car. So let’s go ahead and get started. So the car we’re going to be working with today is a g35 and for the most part that doesn’t matter the principles are all still the same but the first thing you have to do is of course is locate where the fuse box is in this case it’s located here next to the emergency brake pedal okay. So before you start what you want to do is take a look at your fuse diagram and try to get an idea of where you want to start. So in this case we see things that say power socket and cigarette lighter those are good places to start if you’re in a Japanese car some American cars will turn on and off most of them don’t things you want to stay away from are things like airbag electrical parts o to sensor something or funky acronyms like this here things like that can interface with computers in the car that if the fuse blows your car may not starts you definitely want to stay away from things like that. So to start we’re going to check these two to see if either one of them is controlled by the ignition circuit in the car and for that we’ll need a voltmeter let’s grab that. So we want to set our meter to DC which is the solid line with the dots below it and a fee that stands for DC voltage next what we want to do is take our probes one of them is going to need to go to ground which is always there’s usually bolt or something in the car that you can attach it to and then you want to go over to the fuse that you think might be the one you want. So in this case it was a 15 amp it’s not reading anything with the car off let’s go ahead and turn the car on [Music] okay. So now we’ll test it again. So it now has power that means this one turns on and off with the car and that’s what we’re looking for. So we know it’s a low importance fuse and it turns on and off with the car. So for what we’re trying to do it’s going to work now other things to check to is every now and then you’ll have open spots in the fuse box that don’t have fuses in them some of those are ignitions you definitely want to test anything that’s open to see if it also turns on and off with the you know because if you can find one of those it’s like a bonus. So now we’re going to go ahead and pull out that fuse the easiest way to do that is with some form of a needle nose pair of pliers now what we need to test to see what side of this fuse is the load side and which side is the draw side the load side is going to be the side that has 12 volts the drop side is going to be what’s going out to the circuit we want to make sure that we put this in properly. So that if. So the fuse blows. So we’re going to test for the load side. So we’ll go ahead and put it back to ground we’ll turn the car back on [Music]. So in this car the bottom of the fuse is the load side. So we have to make sure we put our fuse tap in properly. So let’s take a look at a few choices that we have for tapping into the fuse box now what we have on display here is three different types of fuses we have the standard ATC style fuse of the ATM then we have the ATM lp these are just a shorter version of these are all taps that will go into a fuse box as well as we have these guys over here now the most common thing we run into is a person will take their fuse out of their fuse box and they’ll grab a piece of wire and they’ll wrap around one of the legs I’ll do this funky little knock thing where they twist it on and they end up with this little guy like this and they jam it back in the fuse box yeah okay it’s doable not exactly the best way to do it if you’re looking to do a connection like that that’s what these little guys are made for here these have these little sleeves and what they’ll do is they’ll go on to a fuse like this okay. So it’s leaves over the fuse. So when you put it in it’s all locked into place now then you have this cool little mail piece hanging out what you use for that is a female connector that just plugs in over the top like this. So you end up with this in the fuse box now the trick to using something like this is that when you go to put it in the fuse box you have to make sure that the hot side is this side here. So that if for some reason your wire is too short out it will blow the fuse. So if you put it in this way what will happen is if this wire shorts out it’ll go ahead and just burn down the line it won’t blow the fuse because it’s actually not a few circuits you have to make sure you put these in the right direction and they make them for both the ATM style fuses as well as the ATC bigger fuses and it’s basically the same idea it just goes in like such and then locks into place and you have a female version here and of course there’s a couple of versions of these that I’ve seen some of them are where you just can slide this they have a hole here and you slide this through. So there’s a couple different options as far as that goes. So now if you’d like to look as clean as professional as possible you’re going to want to get one of these little fuse tap pigtails now let’s take a closer look at this. So let’s take a closer look at this. So we have here is a standard fuse tab and then we have these four holes on the top. So what you’re going to do is when you’re meeting in your fuse panel you can go ahead and pull out whatever fuse it is you feel you know the circuit you want to use in this case let’s say it’s a 10 amp you’re going to pull that out of your fuse box and you’re going to put it right here in this bottom row here it’s gonna go like that now you have this top portion right here it’s good to be your new load comes with this wire here that you can hook up to whatever is your draw is going to have to be. So then you’re going to fuse that now this fuse always has to be lower than this bottom fuse you can’t put like a 30 year and a 20 here it’s just not going to work it’s not going to protect anything the other thing too is like the previous you have to make sure you have the load and the draw side correct in the fuse box. So this is your load side here and this is your draw side. So this is the side that’s actually going to you know going to go off to whatever did you feel you need to hook up that way if you hook it up the other way let’s say to where you know this is your load and this is your draw what’s going to happen is it’s going to go zigzag through here to blow the fuse you want it to blow the fuse on this circuit not blow two fuses because if you have to blow two fuses well you can just blow the whole circuit all together. So load side here draw side here and buy load I just mean this is the the 12-volt side this is the side that actually has the 12-volt key or constant. So you have this style here which is going to be for the ATC style fuse you have this guy here which is the same thing just for the ATM style fuse. So you have your small fuse that you’ll put in the top here then you have your fuse that you took out it’s going to go right here. So you also have your ATM LP fuse which is right here. So your factory fuse there again goes on the bottom and then the fuse you’re adding goes up here at the top. So you end up with the same idea load side draw side. So we have our fuse tap for this car we’re going to go ahead and put our 15 amp fuse back in we have our new fuse for the circuit we’re going to hook up to this now we have to do is we just have to make sure that we put load side down. So it’s going to sit in the fuse box like this alright. So that’s how you successfully tap into a fuse box safely and cleanly all right what do you think Fernando I think it’s nice he thinks it’s nice alright guys as usual thanks for watching we hope you found this very helpful and informative we do this thing five days a week because we don’t believe in sleep at all ever alright bring this one to Ojai. So thank you for watching.

That video was very helpful for someone who wants to tap into their car’s power.

But look, if you’re just checking out dash cam accessories right now to see what available that’s cool, too…

If you still haven’t decided on a camera kit yet then we recommend checking out our list of the best dash cameras under $50 as your starting place. We think you’ll love the YI dashcam.

Thanks for visiting and we hope this was helpful…

* Last updated on 2018-07-17 at 00:13.

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