Aug 9, 2018

INNOVV K2 Installation


Edited: Aug 9, 2018



Aug 12, 2018

@dean, You are skilled! and great reference for Gold wing riders.


For easy review, I put your video be below again (Click video icon and put the youtube link)




Jan 14

Have you ever done one on a BMW K 1600 GTLE? If so any problems with install? ( just ordered my K2 and will be fitting it next w eek)

Jan 14

@bytio No, I haven't done one on the BMW. Just take some time to think about where to locate the DVR unit so that it is convenient to get to. Either camera can be uses as front or back, so chose the location so both will reach. The converter will also have to be close to the DVR unit as the connectors between the units are short. If you need longer connections to the battery and accessory terminals, those wires can be made longer by splicing wires (the connections between units cannot). Good luck with your install.

Jan 18

Installed now on my 2018 BMW GTLE easy fitting pics attached where I put things






Jan 18


It is attached to a hard point where the fairing screws into.

Where and to what wire did you install the relay wire from the K2?

Mar 20


I wired it into the power source to the rear top box (the back of the large circular power connector that you disengage before removing the top box. The only thing to note is that there is a 1 minute delay from ignition off to the power shutting down, it works well

Mar 20

I also changed the position of the K2 unit from where shown to the inside of the left side panel using strong Velcro. The place shown on the picture has the seat just touching it (though I have a power module there so if you dont have one then the unit will happily go in there

I have a 2015 K1600GT and think I may use the power outlet which turns on with the bike start-up. I am ordering the unit today. Good to know about how you positioned the unit. I am going to try and place it under the seat. We shall see.

Mar 20

Under the seat will be fine on the GT as there is more room than under the GTL, its a good unit, very good quality video, sound ok ish




Hi! I had mounted the K2 on my R1200GS. This is how it ended up :)



On my BMW K1600GT with CANBUS you can hook into a switched power source in the yellow wire just under the front of the backseat. (the loose power outlet is the backseat connector).

I was able to tweak the connector out of the strap, unwind the treaded tape, splice the 2 wires and then retape with electrictape.

The DVR is seated behind the battery as there is room for the camera wires etc. The power converter is starapped to the frame 20cm further in the front.

The blue cloth is just to keep the DVR from rattling around on bumpy roads.


May 30


I also installed the K2 in a BMW K1600GT.

I used the switched power supply in the connector for the top case. The main power supply is connected directly to the battery. The main unit and the GPS antenna are placed under the buddy seat.

Jun 11

DVR needs to be fixed to avoid vibration or movement under seat.

Jun 11

The DVR is fixed with the help of cable ties.

I placed foam between the DVR and the cable ties to dampen the vibrations. A tight fixation causes problems due to vibrations.

Nice to know gps worked under seat have you used it with pillion ?

Jul 1


Will have to find a replacement for the mount, would like it to sit a bit further to the front.




Shortened the wires, and removed the fuse.



Connectors installed, ready to connect straight to my Hex ezCAN.


Wish I could shorten the wires of the cameras, the excess takes up more space than the recorder itself. Don't have pics of that at the moment.

Many customers asking for the connection to Hex ezCAn.


Can you please take more photos to show the pin inside? so customers can see and get reference.

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