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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Escort Releases Updates for Lockup Bug and False Alerts in 360-series Detectors
This week Escort is releasing firmware updates for their 360-series radar detectors including the Max 360c, Max 360, Beltronics GT-360, and Cobra DualPro 360. This latest update fixes several important issues.
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Escort Radar Detector Comparison Overview 2019
Escort’s radar detectors are designed to be very user friendly and easy to use. Their detectors do a good job at catering to the everyday driver who wants a plug-and-play radar detector, without necessarily needing to be a radar detector expert. It’s for that reason that even though there’s many different brands of detectors, I’ve …
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Escort Updates the Max360 and Max360c to Help Address Lockups
Escort just released new firmware for both the Max360 and Max360c that is specifically designed to help fix the dreaded lockup bug. To update your detector, download Escort Detector Tools Pro.
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Interview with Escort Radar
Last week I flew out to West Chester, Ohio to meet up with Escort. Lots of you guys have had questions about their products, updates, and customer service, just like I did, so I met up with them to talk about their different products, how things are going, and how things are going to improve. …
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Escort ZW5 Wireless Laser Shifter Review
The Escort ZW5 wireless laser shifters are a unique set of laser jammers. (Escort refers to jammers as “shifters,” but they’re the same thing.) The special thing about these jammers is that they wirelessly communicate to an Escort radar detector on your windshield without having to run any wireless through your vehicle’s firewall. The benefit of …
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Escort Max 360c Review
Escort released the new Max 360c ($649), their successor to the original Max 360 ($499). The updated 360c adds WiFi for automatic updates which means it’s now the first windshield mount radar detector that can automatically keep itself updated over time as new software updates are released. Let’s take a closer look now at its …
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Escort Max 360c Size Comparison with other Radar Detectors
I currently have a number of Escort’s top radar detectors on hand at the moment. Let’s take a look at the size of the new Max 360c and specifically how its size and design compares to Escort’s other top radar detectors. First up, let’s take a look at how it compares to the original Max360.
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Escort Radar Detector Reviews
Escort Radar makes very popular radar detectors designed for the everyday driver. Escort’s radar detectors are convenient and easy to use and Escort has a line of different radar detectors, each tailored to a specific type of driver or set of needs. If you’re not a radar detector expert and have no interest in becoming …
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Escort Introduces the Escort Max 360c Radar Detector at SEMA 2017
This week at SEMA, Escort has launched an update to the Max360 which they’re calling the Max 360c. It’s like a redesigned 360, with built-in WiFi, even more automation, and improvements to both performance and filtering! I will do a proper Escort Max 360c review once Escort sends me a detector after the show, but …
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