Below is a detailed installation guide on how to install a BlackVue dash cam with the Power Magic Pro. 

Note: The installation was done on a 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, with a BlackVue DR650GW-2CH, Power Magic Pro, and a set of Micro2 fuse taps



The following written guide includes times at which certain subjects are being explained by the technician (the times are listed in minutes:seconds):


  • 00:15 - Planning the installation: locating the fuse box, front and rear camera, and Power Magic Pro placement considerations
  • 01:20 - Explaining the Power Magic Pro: dip switch settings and override switch functionality
  • 01:55 - Identifying ‘switched’ and ‘constant’ fuses in the fuse box: using a test light to know where to tie in
  • 03:00 - Explaining the Power Magic Pro wire harness and installing fuse taps (in this case, the Micro2 version)
  • 06:17 - Explaining ground wire location: ensuring contact with a bare metal surface on the body of the car or truck
  • 06:44 - Attaching and testing the Power Magic Pro: mounting the box and a first test of the wiring
  • 08:03 - Installing the front camera of the DR650GW-2CH: attaching the adhesive pad to the front windshield
  • 09:04 - Running the power cable from the front camera to the Power Magic Pro: hiding the wiring in the headliner and A-pillar
  • 11:53 - Running the coaxial cable from the front camera to the rear camera: running the cable through the interior to the rear
  • 13:19 - Installing the rear camera of the DR650GW-2CH: attaching the adhesive pad to the rear tailgate glass
  • 14:26 - Running coaxial cable through conduit to tailgate: dashcam installation zip tie trick Pro Tip!
  • 16:30 - Testing the installation: ensuring the BlackVue turns on and starts recording as expected
  • 17:40 - Completed installation photos showing the system all buttoned up and ready for use