Many drivers worried about speed surveillance are wont to purchase an Escort Radar Detector, particularly the Passport 8500 model which according to independent consumer tests is the best of its kind the world. This model was even improved in the Passport 8500 X50. The new version increased the detection range of the previous model by up to 50 percent. Complementing this wider detection in the K and Ka bands, is a new circuitry and a new antenna system. When the new unit encounters a safety warning signal, it will trigger a K-band alert. A driver can likewise be alerted on instant-on, ultra-fast POP radar signals by selecting the POP mode in the Passport 8500 X50. philadelphia escorts
LED (light emitting diode) display in the Passport 8500 X50 comes in either the traditional red or brilliant blue display. The displays’ features or performance are the same in the two Escort Radar Detector models. The blue LED display is composed of 280 individual LEDs and cost substantially more than the ordinary red LEDs.
For versatility, the ideal model is Escort’s Solo S2 which is battery operated and is sold with an optional cord. Its function isn’t affected whether the unit is running on battery or operating from a vehicle’s power supply. A power converter is built into this model enabling it to either be operated with batteries or with a 12-volt power cord. While on battery mode this Escort Radar Detector, display automatically shuts off to maximize battery life. With the optional power cord, display always remains on.