BMW 5 Series: Backup camera - Driving comfort - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Backup camera

The concept

The backup camera provides assistance in parking and maneuvering backwards. The area behind the vehicle is shown on the Control Display.

System limits

Check the traffic situation around the vehicle Check the traffic situation as well
Check the traffic situation around the vehicle with your own eyes. Otherwise, an accident could result from road users or objects located outside the picture area of the backup camera.◀

High, protruding objects such as ledges Detection of objects
High, protruding objects such as ledges may not be detected by the backup camera.◀

Switching on automatically

Select transmission position R with the engine running.

The backup camera image is displayed if the system was switched on via the iDrive.

Automatic deactivation during forward travel

The system switches off when a certain driving distance or speed is exceeded.

Switch the system back on if necessary.

Switching on/off manually

Press the button.

▷ On: the LED lights up. Press the button.

▷ On: the LED lights up.
▷ Off: the LED goes out.

The PDC is shown on the Control Display.

Switch on the backup camera via the iDrive

Assistance functions

Functional requirement

▷ The backup camera is switched on.
▷ The trunk lid is fully closed.

Pathway lines

▷ Can be shown in the backup camera image

▷ Can be shown in the backup camera image when in transmission position R.
▷ Help you to estimate the space required when parking and maneuvering on level roads.
▷ Are dependent on the current steering angle and are continuously adjusted to the steering wheel movements.

Show the parking aid lines

Turning circle lines

▷ Can be shown in the backup camera image.

▷ Can be shown in the backup camera image.
▷ Show the course of the smallest possible turning circle on a level road.
▷ Only one turning circle line is displayed when the steering wheel is turned.

Show the parking aid lines

Parking using pathway and turning circle lines

1. Position the vehicle so that the turning circle lines lead to within the limits of the parking space.

2. Turn the steering wheel to the point where

2. Turn the steering wheel to the point where the pathway line covers the corresponding turning circle line.

Obstacle marking

Obstacle marking

▷ Spatially-shaped markings can be shown in

▷ Spatially-shaped markings can be shown in the backup camera image.

Their colored steps match the markings of the PDC. This simplifies estimation of the distance to the object shown.

Activating the assistance functions

More than one assistance function can be active at the same time.

Showing the parking aid lines

Pathway and turning circle lines are displayed."Parking aid lines" Pathway and turning circle lines are displayed.

Showing the obstacle marking

Spatially-shaped markings are displayed. "Obstacle marking" Spatially-shaped markings are displayed.

Display on the Control Display

Switching on the backup camera via iDrive

With PDC activated:

The backup camera image is displayed. The setting "Rear view camera"

The backup camera image is displayed. The setting is stored for the remote control currently in use.

Brightness

With the backup camera switched on:

1. 2. Turn the controller until the desired settingSelect the symbol
2. Turn the controller until the desired setting is reached and press the controller.

Contrast

With the backup camera switched on:

1. 2. Turn the controller until the desired setting Select the symbol.

2. Turn the controller until the desired setting is reached and press the controller.

Camera

The camera lens is located in the handle of the

The camera lens is located in the handle of the trunk lid. The image quality may be impaired by dirt.

Clean the lens

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