Sealing the cable holes on Sharp and SharpX cameras - 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 ensure a watertight installation, you must seal all camera cable holes drilled in the body of the vehicle. Because one of the camera cable holes will also be used for running the cable for the satellite navigation hardware, you must wait until all hardware is installed before you seal the holes.

Before you begin

  • Install the cameras on the vehicle and test their operation.
  • Install the satellite navigation hardware and pass the cable through the hole drilled for the camera cable.


  1. Clean the area around the camera cable hole using isopropyl alcohol or rubbing alcohol.
  2. When the area is dry, use about a 8 cm (3 in.) section of butyl tape to wrap the cable and the area around the base of the cable gland.
  3. Press the butyl tape into place to ensure a tight seal.


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