Category Archive: Max2

Sep 16

Differences Between the Escort 9500ix, S75G, iX, and Max2

GPS-based plug and play detectors with autolockouts are one of Escort’s bread and butter style detectors. They’re easy to use and very popular, especially with the general consumer, because you can mount them on your windshield and they’ll begin learning the false alerts around town automatically. Other detectors may offer lockouts as well, but due …

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Jun 22

Uniden R3 vs. Escort Max360: Which Radar Detector Is Best?

Updated: October 2017 The Uniden R3 and the Max360 are both fully featured top of the line radar detectors and lots of people have been asking which one is better and which one they should get. Honestly this has been a little tough to answer because while they have a lot of similarities, there’s also …

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Jun 20

The Benefits of GPS in a Radar Detector

Many higher end radar detectors include a GPS chip in the detector. Some detectors even come in two separate models, one with GPS and another without. Some detectors lack a GPS chip built-in, but they offer Bluetooth capability so you can pair it with your phone, run an app, and use your phone’s GPS to …

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Apr 05

Spectre Elite, Driveby Testing

Doing a shootout with the Spectre Elite is a quick and easy way to find out how far away it can detect different radar detectors. However, I’ve found that those results don’t necessarily translate into what you’ll experience in real life. It’s a difficult worst case scenario test, but when an officer is driving past you …

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Apr 01

Spectre Elite, Maximum Detection Range Test

This weekend I tested out a bunch of radar detectors against the Spectre Elite, the latest and greatest version of the Spectre radar detector detector. Radar Detectors Tested: Radenso XP Uniden DFR7 Escort Max360 Escort Passport Max2 Radenso Pro Radenso Pro SE Valentine One Cobra DSP9200BT Cobra XRS 9930 V8 (Cheap Chinese $10 detector) Escort …

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Mar 25

Top 4 First Radar Detectors

Are you looking for an awesome radar detector to help keep you protected from speeding tickets while you’re out driving? Have you been reading reviews and watching YouTube videos to learn more and yet you’re still not sure which one to buy? Let’s make this simple. 🙂 In this article we’re going to go over …

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Sep 30

Best Radar Detectors of 2016 for any Budget

How do you figure out which radar detector is best? There’s lots of great options that would work well on your windshield so you could read lots of reviews to figure it all out, try out a bunch of detectors yourself, or check out my comprehensive radar detector buyer’s guide. In an effort to make this …

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Dec 13

Easy to Use Flowchart to Help You Pick the Perfect Radar Detector

Here’s a flowchart I put together to help make the decision of which radar detector you should buy. It’s designed to make things as simple and easy for you as possible. 🙂 Next, here’s a little explanation for each decision in case you’re not sure which one you should choose, along with the latest pricing information for …

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Dec 11

Blendmount Review

So I’ve been having some issues with different radar detector mounts lately. My sticky cups have been falling off the windshield, exploding, or have been really bouncy. My V1 mount has been great, but over the years the suction cups have been aging and so it’s not sticking on my windshield as well anymore. I’ve heard …

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Dec 05

Band Segmentation and Custom Sweeps

Band Segmentation and Custom Sweeps. They’re expert settings available on some radar detectors that can significantly help improve a detector’s performance. However, if you set it up incorrectly, you may inadvertently prevent your radar detector from alerting you to legitimate police radar which… kinda defeats the whole purpose of having a radar detector in the first place. You can wind up …

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