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Category: Escort

Escort MaxCam 360c Long Range Testing

Yesterday I went out to do some testing with the new MaxCam 360c. Escort says it performs better than the Max 360c, but not quite as good as the Redline 360c, so I was curious to test and verify. Additionally I was curious if we finally have a radar detector / dashcam combo unit that, …

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Radenso DS1 Testing vs. 33.8, 34.7, & 35.5

Radenso DS1 on the red barn course 35.5

So after posting my initial test results with the Radenso DS1 where it did great, people had a bunch of questions and I did too. Was its performance a fluke? Does it perform well on all bands? What if it only did well on that last course? Did traffic give the DS1 an unfair win? Are the …

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Radar Detection Testing Around a Bend

Around the Bend Test Course Map

This weekend I set out to test a bunch of radar detectors in a very difficult situation we encounter up here in Washington: officers hiding behind a bend shoot radar with trees blocking long range detection. The test course we set up was very challenging and helped separate higher end detectors from the weaker detectors.

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Memorial Day Deals 2021

Cobra DualPro 360 radar detector

For Memorial Day weekend, we’ve got some nice discounts on different radar detectors & dashcams. Discounts expire after Monday.

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Escort Redline 360c Firmware 1.8

Redline 360c

Escort has now released firmware 1.8 for the Escort Redline 360c (purchase the RL360c here). This is a relatively minor update and is available over WiFi or via Detector Tools. Escort has posted a changelog so let’s talk about the improvements with this latest update.

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Escort Redline 360c Firmware 1.7

Redline 360c fw 1.7

Escort has just released firmware 1.7 for the Redline 360c (purchase here). This is a minor update with just a few small bug fixes.

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Escort Redline 360c Firmware 1.6

Redline 360c firmware 1.6

Escort has released firmware 1.6 for the Redline 360c (purchase here). This update brings a number of fixes, including some changes to address certain weaknesses that could have led to you getting a ticket. Here’s the changelog from Escort: Improved radar detection response time. Response time improvements may vary on geographical and environmental conditions. Improved accuracy …

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How to Set Up & Configure Your Escort Max 3 Radar Detector

Max 3 settings with Escort Live

The Escort Max 3 (purchase here) comes with a bunch of settings and options to let you customize your experience. It does a good job out of the box as a plug-and-play detector, but you can tweak it even further. Let’s go over how to use your detector as well as how to optimize its …

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Escort Max 3 Review

Escort Max 3

Escort has recently released the new Max 3 ($399) radar detector. It offers longer range and better false alert filtering than previous generations of Max-series detectors which is surprising because it’s not based on the same digital platform. There are a few issues I’ve discovered at launch that should be addressed in an upcoming update, …

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Escort Redline 360c 1.3 and Max 3 Testing

Redline 360c detecting 33.8 ahead

After testing the brand new Escort Redline 360c last month, we discovered a bunch of critical issues. Fortunately Escort has since released firmware 1.3 which helped resolve most all the problems that we saw in initial testing. Now that the detector is working properly, I headed back out to retest the Redline 360c. With the new …

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