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Type: Safety & Security Model/ Series: All Models
Intended Use: Modification/ Enhancement Manufacturer: All Manufacturers

Parking Dynamics PD1 Sensor

Product Description

Introducing a Universal Front Parking Sensor Technology that is Unique, 100% Reliable and Totally Invisible when fitted... No Drill. No Holes. No Damage!

RRP: £119.95 Take advantage now of our discounted eBay price of £79.97!

The Parking Dynamics PD1 FRONT Parking Sensor uses unique 100% Responsive and Reliable Electromagnetic Technology making parking Safer and Easier, preventing Bumps, Scrapes and Tragic Accidents. This unique No Holes 'invisible when fitted' design is accurate, responsive and is the technology now and for the future.

A Universal Parking sensor that fits all Cars, Vehicles, Vans, 4x4s, MPVs, SUVs & Motor Homes gives you total flexibility and optimum compatibility. The PD1 Detects all objects including People, Vehicles, Small & High Kerbs, Pillars, Posts, Walls, Fences, Barriers, Garage Doors, Skips, etc.

This unique adhesive metallic antenna design mounts discretely on the inner side of your plastic bumper preserving the 'new factory look' of your vehicle and maintains the sleek aesthetic lines of today's prestige vehicles. Far superior in design and performance to the ultrasonic type of sensor that has ugly and visible sensors.

Get All Round Parking Protection

Available in 3 sensor options the Parking Dynamics PD1 Front, PD1 Rear and PD1 Vision Rear parking sensors use the same electromagnetic technology but have different alert tones to distinguish them apart. Front and rear sensors work independently on separate circuits giving you all round parking and reversing protection.

See our other eBay listings: PD1 Front & Rear Pack - PD1 RearPD1 Rear Vision - PD1 Front & Vision Pack

As recently reported by the insurance industry, 33% of vehicle accidents are now caused by driver error, when parking and reversing! With more cars on the road now than ever before, the Risk is even greater for accidents to occur. The Parking Dynamics PD1 FRONT sensor will give you peace-of-mind and total parking confidence.

This revolutionary technology only previously used by a few elite car manufacturers is now available to you and your car, and takes parking sensor technology to the next level, leaving the ultrasonic type of sensor kits a sorry 2nd best in design and performance.



Front Sensor Operation and Early Detection:

PD1 Front parking sensor provides your car with full front bumper protection when parking, alerting you to approaching objects via an audible speaker.

Activate the PD1 Front parking sensor by pressing the included push-button switch that mounts discretely in the area under your steering wheel for easy access. When activated the parking sensor system provides an instant, automatic, self-diagnostic function that maps out the surrounding area of your front bumper constantly monitoring this as you manoeuvre with 100% accuracy, providing you with different audible tones (Zones) alerting you of your proximity in relation to surrounding objects!

The full length of your bumper (including the sides) is protected with an ever increasing beeping sound.

As you move forwards, Zone 1 (furthest away from your vehicle) detects the approaching object first.

Zone 1: 70 cm to 20 cm in length - The 1st tone signals with a "be-be-be" sound increasing in frequency as you approach the obstacle

Zone 2: From 15 to 20 cm away from the obstacle - The 2nd tone is a low frequency "beeeeep" sound

*The PD1 Front is acutely sensitive and enables you to park in very tight spaces.

Here is what you will get if you order the Parking Dynamics PD1 Front & Rear Pack today!

A. The Speaker is small and at just 20mm in diameter mounts anywhere inside of the vehicle and can be run to any location. The audible tones that are emitted to alert you of the proximity of surrounding objects can be clearly heard even when mounted at the back of the vehicle close to or behind interior panels.

B. The Electronic Control Unit (ECU) is the 'brain' of the PD1, and mounts securely using the supplied adhesive strip either inside of the boot or behind the vehicle bumper. The front ECU mounts under the bonnet or inside of the car, typically behind the glove box. Dimensions of this compact rear sensor unit are just (L57mm x H13mm x D33mm) and the front sensor dimensions are (L75mm x H23mm x D40mm)

C. The Antenna is a very strong and flexible adhesive metallic tape that mounts behind the bumper. Its 1cm height and 2.7m length gives you flexibility to run over bumper curves and round bumper mouldings and ensures 100% bumper coverage of even the largest vehicle, offering a full, all round protection zone. The antenna can be cut to any length in seconds.

D. The Switch included with the PD1-Front only, mounts discretely inside of the vehicle typically under the steering wheel area for easy access. Press the push-button switch to activate the PD1-Front when parking.

Universal Installation Instructions are included covering the easy 3-wire installation enabling any basic DIYer to install this without any problems making the installation simple, safe and secure.

Key Features

Parking Dynamics PD1 Features:

  • 100% Discrete! No visible parts, so only you will know it is fitted. 
  • Automatically beeps if you get to close to an object. 
  • Detects people, vehicles, small & high kerbs, garage doors, pillars, posts, walls, fences, barriers, skips, etc. 
  • Scans & Protects full length of bumper even onto sides unlike ultrasonic's. 
  • Maintenance FREE! 
  • No-Drill, No-Damage! Fitted without drilling bumper unlike ultrasonic type parking sensors. 
  • 100% accurate, reliable and responsive in all parking situations and weather conditions. 
  • No Paint Required! Unlike ultrasonic type sensors. 
  • 2.7 Metre Adhesive antenna mounts on inner side of bumper and can be cut to fit any size of bumper. 
  • 100% Compatible with both conventional and the latest CAN Bus multiplex wiring systems.   
  • 3 Audible Tones alert you of your proximity in relation to surrounding objects. PD1 Vision also has a display. 
  • Easy 3 wire installation. 
  • Compatible with vehicles that have a tow bar fitted or spare wheel fixed to rear door. 
  • Fits all vehicles with a plastic bumper including Cars, 4x4, MPV, SUV, Vans, Vehicles, Motor homes. 
  • Ideal for Rental and Leasing companies as no bumper adjustments are required. 
  • 2 Year Guarantee. 
  • High Performance Parking Sensor, Reverse Sensor, Reversing Sensor, Parking Aid!

Parking Dynamics PD1 Advantages Are Clear!

Parking Dynamics PD1 fits all Cars, Vehicles, Vans, 4x4s, MPVs, SUVs and Motor Homes giving you maximum compatibility, functionality, reliability and high performance accuracy.

The PD1 is flexible and allows you to move the sensor from vehicle to vehicle upon resale, for the minimum cost of a replacement antenna. No bumper adjustments make this ideal for Rental and Leasing companies.

No Visible Parts, Period! The Parking Dynamics PD1 when fitted is a completely discrete and totally invisible. Only you will know it's fitted. This ensures a no-holes installation, a higher value to your car—and a more desirable car.

Being CAN bus compatible ensures the PD1 integrates seamlessly with both older conventional wiring systems and the latest intelligent (CAN Bus) multiplex wiring systems. Connect the wrong aftermarket parking sensor and it could be costly. Parking Dynamics is the solution to this dilemma!

No-Drill! The PD1 is fitted without drilling your bumper and unlike ultrasonic type parking sensors there are NO ugly sensors to be mounted in your bumper and then painted. No need to match the paint colour.

A Maintenance FREE Front and Rear parking and reverse sensor technology - No Cleaning, No Adjustment and No Painting of sensors or Constant Testing required!

100% accurate, responsive and reliable in all parking situations and weather conditions - Regardless of the conditions: Sun, Rain, Wind, Snow or Hail the PD1 works and gives you accurate feedback in real time, every time.

Parking sensors help and result in a major decrease in minor damage collisions caused when parking and reversing. This simple device will pay for itself many times over by reducing the number of small bangs in which you are involved. Completely eliminating the chance of putting your No Claims Bonus at risk!

Installation & Compatibility

Installing the PD1 Parking Sensor on cars & vehicles with a plastic bumper!

The Universal Parking Dynamics PD1 is compatible with any Car, Vehicle, Van, 4x4, MPV, SUV and Motor home that has a plastic bumper and as 99.9% of cars and vehicles have plastic bumpers, you have no need to be concerned, even if your bumper appears part metal the PD1 will work. If you are in any doubt please contact us.

The PD1 antenna is easy to fit and requires no bumper adjustments or holes ensuring a damage free installation. The antenna is cost effective to replace should you wish to move the sensor to a new car in the future or simply require a replacement.

Mounting the Electronic Control Unit (ECU):

The Rear ECU can be installed in various locations such as inside of the boot behind the trim or inside your rear bumper with the included adhesive mount. The Front ECU can be installed inside of the engine bay or behind the glove box, dashboard or trim with the included adhesive mount.

Mounting the Speaker:

Mount the parking sensor speaker using the included adhesive mount. The volume is loud enough to provide a good warning even if mounted behind your vehicles interior trim. This connects to the ECU by push fit connection. Can be extended up to 15M and will mount in any location.

Mounting the Antenna:

Mount the adhesive metallic parking sensor antenna onto the inner side of the front and/or rear bumper (depending upon which sensor option you choose) making sure the bumper surface is clean before attaching.

Ensure the terminal connector is on the side where you have located the ECU. When the antenna has been attached, covering the whole of the bumper from left to right (leaving approx 15cm from the edges); the excess length is cut off. Place a piece of the included adhesive material or tape at either end of the antenna to ensure a secure installation onto the bumper. Cover full length with gaffa/gaffer/duct/duck tape for optimum protection from the elements.

It is important that the antenna is installed at the highest part from the ground that corresponds to the furthest distance from the vehicle body as a precaution to prevent any interference from nearby metal parts. The recommended position of the parking sensor antenna is at least 40cm from ground level, with 50cm being optimum.

Once the bumper is removed, if your vehicle has a metal crash protection bar and the antenna will be within 3 cm's of this metal bar (once the bumper is re-fitted) you can install a 2nd Antenna to prevent any reduction in detection range or insulate the metal crash bar. This is only required on a small number of vehicles but the option is available if required. Read these 2 technical documents to learn more. Boosting Detection Range and Insulating Metal Crash Bar.

Electrical Connections

PD1 Front Parking Sensor:

1) Black wire MUST be connected to the ground (body / chassis) of the vehicle.
2) Red wire is connected in line with the switch and the 12V ignition wire. Live only when ignition is active.
3) Connect the antenna connection wire from the ECU to the antenna.

DIY Installation & Bumper Removal

99.9% of car & vehicle bumpers are made of plastic making the PD1 fully compatible. Installing the Parking Dynamics PD1 car parking and reverse sensor is simple, safe and secure. Depending on your car or vehicle, the bumper may have to be removed. On some cars just loosening the bumper by releasing the locator screws will enable access for installation. If you choose a professional installation most auto electricians, car audio and security installers, mechanics and body shop technicians will remove the bumper literally in minutes.

Removal of the bumper is not as difficult as it at first may seem and is typically held on with 2-4 main bolts and screws and some locators. In a few cases rivets are used that need to be popped out and simply replaced from your dealer parts department (at a minimal cost) when re-fitting.

If required your dealer's parts department can provide an exploded view (print off) of your front and rear bumper assembly and this will show you exactly how the bumper is fixed to your car or vehicle and where any screws, locators or rivets can be found. Alternatively a Haynes Manual will detail this information.

PD1 is 100% Compatible

PD1 Electromagnetic Technology or Ultrasonic Sensors?

Totally unique in design, the PD1 parking and reverse sensors are a superior alternative to the older ultrasonic type sensor technology that requires you to drill 4 or 6 holes in your bumper, mounting ugly black sensors that then need painting to colour code and match the shade of your bumper... The Parking Dynamics PD1 makes this a thing of the past!

The PD1 antenna has a minimum price to replace and gives you optimum flexibility as it fits bumpers of all shapes and sizes and can run over or around uneven bumper surfaces.

New CAN Bus Systems:

Many new cars and vehicles now come with the CAN Bus multiplex wiring system fitted. The PD1 is fully CAN Bus compatible and requires no adjustment or extra accessories when installing. Beware of ultrasonic systems that require extra wiring and relay components in order to fully integrate with CAN Bus systems. Connect the wrong aftermarket parking sensor and it could be costly. The PD1 eliminates this problem!

Vehicles Fitted with a Tow Bar:

Parking Dynamics PD1 is the recommended Parking and Reverse Sensor for vehicles with a Tow bar fitted as performance is not affected. It's the only Parking Sensor available that is compatible with vehicles that have a tow bar fitted.

Vehicles with Spare Wheel on Rear Door:

The Parking Dynamics PD1 will continue to operate effectively when fitted to vehicles with a Spare Wheel fixed on the rear door such as 4x4, MPV or SUV's. It's the only Parking and Reverse Sensor available that is compatible with vehicles that have a spare wheel fixed to rear door.

Vehicles with a Metal Bumper:

The Parking Dynamics PD1 Front, Rear and Vision Parking and Reverse Sensors are not compatible with metal bumpers straight out of the box. However with a few insulating adjustments to your metal bumper, the PD1 will be fully compatible. See the Metal Bumper Installation Technical Document to learn more.

Operation in Heavy Rain conditions:

When heavy rain is present the PD1 parking sensor system automatically reduces its sensitivity in order to eliminate false alarms that can be given by the movement of water on the bumper. False signals in heavy rain conditions are highly affected by specific designs of vehicles and their bumpers. Some bumper designs have a higher chance of false alarms in heavy rain conditions.

False signals are given as a result of water flowing between the car body and the bumper. Parking Dynamics have reduced this as much as possible with good results within the PD1 software for optimum usage. 

However once the software does recognise that water is present during a reversing manoeurve the first and second zones are eliminated to prevent continuous false signals and the next alert zones are utilised until the system is reset and water eliminated. 

This is intelligent in itself and surpasses ultrasonics in such scenarios ensuring a safe and secure parking and reversing manoeuvre.

Shipping & Delivery

Low Cost Worldwide Shipping available from our UK Business!

UK Delivery Options:

72 Hour Courier = £3.95

International Delivery Worldwide:

> Royal Mail International Signed For = £7.95

All our delivery methods are fully insured and tracking details will be forwarded upon dispatch.

Please Note: To help reduce shipping costs, each sensor will be shipped without cosmetic retail packaging. But rest assured that each unit will be packaged for optimum security during postage.

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