The Escort Passport series of radar detectors are known for their low profile, top notch detection technology, and superior usability. The Escort Passport 8500 X50 Radar Detector is no exception. This model, which retails for about $300, has been called one of the most revolutionary laser radar detectors ever to appear on the market.
This detector’s “V tuned” radar receiver provides superior protection for both city and highway drivers. It offers optimal range for both “instant on” and conventional radar systems, giving you the ability to detect even the most sophisticated radars long before they can track the speed of your vehicle.
The Passport 8500 X50 features 360 degree detection of both radar and laser speed detectors. No matter where speed enforcement cruisers may be, you’ll be able to detect them. This means you won’t have to worry about being detected from the side or the rear – you can find cruisers before they find you.
This radar and laser detector also features easy programming, so you will be able to customize the operation of your detector instantly. Whether you want full radar protection, or you are just wanting to avoid police detection in the city, the Passport 8500 X50 will do the job.
If you’re worried about hearing your radar detector over the radio, your favorite CD, or your MP3 player, relax. The Passport 8500 X50 has a built in earphone jack, so you’ll never have to worry about getting caught speeding because your attention was wandering.
This radar detector is ideal for use in states that ban radar detectors. Its quick release windshield mount allows you to quickly remove and store the detector before it can be seen by a law enforcement officials. Because of its superior range, it is also great for highway drivers – most radar detectors offer a limited range, compromising their effectiveness on freeways and other higher speed areas.