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Escort Red Display Radar Detector - 8500 X50 RED

Abt Model: 8500X50RED | UPC Code: 737795050117
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Escort PASSPORT 8500 X50 Red Display Radar Detector - 8500X50RED

Hailed as the most revolutionary radar/laser detector ever. The Passport 8500 X50's new "V-Tuned" radar receiver provides extreme detection range on all police radar; conventional and "instant-on" radar, including the new POP mode radar threat, X-Band, and up to 50% more range than the original Passport 8500 on the all-important K and Ka bands. Digital signal processing (DSP) provides maximum range, with minimum false alarms.

Features:

  • Blistering All-Band Protection
  • 360-Degree Radar and Laser Detection
  • Advanced Digital Signal Processing
  • AutoSensitivity Mode Automatically Reduces False Alarms
  • EZ-Programming Allows Instant Customization
  • Selectable POP Mode Radar Detection
  • 3 High-Resolution Meter Modes
  • Ultra-Bright Matrix Display with 280 LEDs
  • Brilliant Red Display
  • Multiple High-Performance Laser sensors
  • Built-In Earphone Jack
  • Mute & AutoMute

Specifications:

Operating Bands

  • X-band 10.525 GHz ± 25 MHz
  • K-band 24.150 GHz ± 100 MHz
  • Ka-band 34.700 GHz ± 1300 MHz
  • Laser 904nm, 33 MHz Bandwidth

Laser Detection

  • Quantum Limited Video Receiver
  • Multiple Laser Sensor Diodes

Programmable Features

  • Power-On Indication
  • Power-On Sequence
  • Signal Strength Meter
  • AutoMute
  • Audio Tones
  • City Mode Sensitivity
  • Display Brightness
  • Dark Mode
  • Radar / Laser Bands

Radar Receiver / Detector Type

  • Superheterodyne, Varactor-Tuned VCO
  • Scanning Frequency Discriminator
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Display Type

  • AlGaAs 280 LED Matrix/Text
  • Bar Graph, ExpertMeter™, or SpecDisplay™
  • 3-Level Dimming, plus Dark Mode

Power Requirement

  • 12VDC, Negative Ground
  • SmartCord MuteDisplay™ Included

Sensitivity Control

  • AutoSensitivity, Highway, and City

Mute and AutoMute

Auto Calibration Circuitry

What's In The Box:

  • A comprehensive owner’s manual
  • Quick-release windshield mount
  • Coiled SmartCord
  • Quick reference card
  • ESCORT travel case

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 1 lbs
  • Shipping: 5 lbs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 1.25"
  • Width: 2.85"
  • Length: 5.32"

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Limited Parts And Labor
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Escort PASSPORT 8500 X50 Red Display Radar Detector
 
4.8

(based on 4 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Clear alert (4)
  • Good sensitivity (4)
  • Easy to mount (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Highway driving (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

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4.0

Good Detector and Good Price

By 

from Houston, TX

About Me Commuter, Practical

Verified Buyer
Site Member

Pros

  • Clear Alert
  • Easy To Mount
  • Good Sensitivity

Cons

  • Gives False Reads

Best Uses

  • City Driving
  • Highway Driving

Comments about Escort Red Display Radar Detector:

Good radar detector for the price. Nice upgrade from the older 8500. Uses the M4 horn.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

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5.0

great service great item thanks

By 

from arecibo, Puerto Rico

About Me Practical

Pros

  • Clear Alert
  • Durable
  • Easy To Mount
  • Good Sensitivity

Cons

    Best Uses

    • City Driving
    • Highway Driving

    Comments about Escort PASSPORT 8500 X50 Red Display Radar Detector:

    Aaaa++++

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By 

    from Chicago, Illinois

    About Me Likes To Drive Fast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Alert
    • Good Sensitivity
    • Versatile

    Cons

    • Buy Separate Mount

    Best Uses

    • Highway Driving
    • Rural Driving

    Comments about Escort Red Display Radar Detector:

    We use it on our long car rides for extra assurance.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    i got exactly what i paid for

    By 

    from rahway,nj

    About Me Gearhead

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Clear Alert
    • Durable
    • Easy To Mount
    • Good Sensitivity

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Highway Driving

      Comments about Escort PASSPORT 8500 X50 Red Display Radar Detector:

      the higer the mount the farther it detects

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      • No

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