Required tools and parts for a SharpX mobile installation - SharpX X1S, X2S, X1S-CN, X2S-CN, XSU

AutoVu Hardware Guide for SharpX Mobile Installation

Applies to
SharpX X1S, X2S, X1S-CN, X2S-CN, XSU
Last updated
2018-10-05
Content type
Guides
Guides > Installation guides
Language
English (United States)
Product
SharpX

Before installing SharpX mobile hardware, make sure that you have the tools and parts required to successfully complete the installation process.

There are a number of additional required tools and parts that are not included with the AutoVu™ installation kit.
AutoVu Alignment Kit (AU-K-ALIGNKIT)
Includes several tools that are required for AutoVu™ installations.
Depth-controlled cable jacket stripper
Recommended for stripping the cable jacket to avoid damage to the internal conductors. The Cyclops stripping tool is included with the AutoVu™ Alignment Kit.
RJ45 crimp tool
Use a professional quality tool for proper crimping. The EZ-RJPRO® HD Crimp Tool is included with the AutoVu™ Alignment Kit.
Wire stripper
Required for stripping the copper wire insulation.
Wire ferrule crimping tool
Ferrules are included for all SharpX wires and are recommended, but not mandatory. A crimping tool is included with the AutoVu™ Alignment Kit.
Three stranded copper wires
  • 14 AWG (red) for 12V power on the LPR Processing Unit
  • 14 AWG (black) for GND on the LPR Processing Unit
  • 20 to 14 AWG (yellow) for IGN on the LPR Processing Unit
NOTE:
  • For LPR Processing Units that include the AutoVu Navigation Option, 24 to 16 AWG wire is required for the REV connection, and 20 AWG wire is required for the Vper connection.
  • For installations that require pulse odometry, 24 to 20 AWG shielded, twisted pair wiring is required for the VSS ODO +/- connection. Or, if you are installing the odometry sensor, a 22 to 20 AWG jumper wire is required.
2.5 mm flat-tip screwdriver
Used for pushing in tension clamps and securing screws.
15A ATO/ATC in-line fuse
Required at the source of the vehicle’s 12/24V system tapping point.
0.5A fuse
In-line or in the OEM fuse box using a tap fuse adapter.
Cable gland
Required to seal wire holes drilled in the vehicle’s roof. Choose an appropriate gland to seal the 9.5mm camera cable.
Panel removal tool
Use the correct panel removal tools to ensure that the vehicle panels are not damaged during the installation.
Bolts/nuts (for wheel imaging cameras installation)
Use 6-32 x 3/4" bolts with nylon nuts (or star washers and standard 6-32 nuts).
Grease pencil
Used to mark support locations on the roof of the vehicle.
Center punch
Used to mark drilling locations on the roof of the vehicle
Roll of tape
Required when installing the odometry sensor