In addition to a backup camera, Chrysler owners can add side view/blind spot cameras and a front camera (video switcher and cameras sold separately).
The new interface also includes an audio/video input, three programmable 12 volt outputs which can be used for powering additional cameras, LEDs and dip switches, navigation and radio feature unlock for passenger use, and more.
With the module, Chrysler owners can overcome Chrysler’s programmed default behavior of the Start-Stop, Sport-mode, Eco-mode, and Remote start climate controls. Instead of always defaulting to the factory settings when the car starts, the BCI-CH41 remembers the driver’s last setting and recreates their preferences after engine start-up.
“We’re seeing explosive growth in the driver safety products category so we took our most popular back-up camera interface, the BCI-CH41, and completely revamped it with additional features that will help drivers be more aware of their surroundings,” said Nathan Wincek, senior product manager of Integration Products for AAMP Global. “…Plus, the module adds other conveniences for passengers including rear seat audio/video entertainment inputs and the freedom to use their navigation system while the vehicle is in motion.”
The module also lets you reconfigure the car’s steering wheel control (SWC) settings and Digital Audio equalizer (EQ) presets.
The new PAC BCI-CH41 is compatible with select 2013-2016 Jeep/Dodge/Ram/Chrysler vehicles at a suggested retail price of $299.95.