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Old December 1st, 2019
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Default ZW5 with four sensors

Hello All,

I am aware that the ZW5 only supports the first pair of sensors (officially) due to power constraints with the wireless module; however, I was wondering if anyone could share any real world experience adding the rear sensor add-on pack offered for the ZR5 with their ZW5. I drive a BMW M550i and would like front & rear protection with the ZW5 and not the ZR5 (I would like one system to integrate with my Max 360c). I have seen videos where it works technically, but just wondered if anyone has actually tried this for a while.

I have the Max 360c with the M1 DashCam powered directly. If I decide to go with a ZW5 direct wire, is it enough to power for the detector, shifter sensor, and dashcam?

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We have done extensive testing on ZW5 with 2 rear shifters connected. It will reliably operate with 2 rear shifters connected.

Importantly, the shifters connected to ports 3 and 4 must be installed in the rear of the vehicle. Shifting performance will be greatly diminished if any shifters are installed on the same end of the vehicle as shifters using ports 1 and 2.
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That's great news, thank you. Where can I find the URL to purchase the add-on sensors from you? Some of your resellers have it on their websites, but I'd rather purchase direct. Thank you.
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Only our installers offer them. You will need to contact them.
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Only our installers offer them. You will need to contact them.
Thank you. I know just who to call.
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Only our installers offer them. You will need to contact them.
I called Custom Car Stereo here in Houston and they told me they can't find a part number for the ZR5 rear add-on pack with their distributor. What is the part no.? Thank you.

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Sorry, I forgot about that forum rule. I was able to order the ZW5 and add-on shifters from Spencer today. Thanks for your help, Larry.
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Excellent, thanks for following up!
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Excellent, thanks for following up!
Got my new ZW5 installed today along with the two additional rear sensors to supplement my Max 360c. Im very pleased to have full coverage now. Thank you for all of the information!
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Got my new ZW5 installed today along with the two additional rear sensors to supplement my Max 360c. Im very pleased to have full coverage now. Thank you for all of the information!
Do the heads in port 3&4 case the 360 to indicate rear when targeted with LIDAR? I do not believe there are dip switches on the ZW5 as there are on the ZR5.
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