Connecting the power port to the LPR Processing Unit - SharpX X1S, X2S, X1S-CN, X2S-CN, XSU

AutoVu Hardware Guide for SharpX Mobile Installation

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SharpX X1S, X2S, X1S-CN, X2S-CN, XSU
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To power the SharpX cameras, you must connect the power port to the LPR Processing Unit.

What you should know

As a best practice, use a red wire for power (+) and a black wire for ground (GND) to be consistent with similar Genetec installations.


  1. Plug the 3-pole connector into the power port, and then tighten the securing screws.
  2. Strip 10 mm (3/8 in.) of insulation from your stranded copper wires.
    Best Practice: For a more secure connection, crimp a ferrule to the tip of each stripped wire. Ensure that you use the appropriate ferrule for the wire gauge.
    WARNING: Do not lengthen any power or signal wires. If the wire you are installing is too short, replace with a new longer wire. Splices are a point of possible failure, causing the system to malfunction.
  3. Insert the wires into the connector poles.

    LPR Processing Unit power port

    • A: Permanent 12V (+). Use 14 AWG (red).
    • B: Negative/Return/GND. Use 14 AWG (black).
    • C: 12V Ignition (IGN). Use 20 AWG to 14 AWG (yellow). Include a 0.5A fuse (in-line or in the OEM fuse box using a tap fuse adapter).
    • D: Tension clamps
    • E: Securing screws


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