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What do you guys use for dectors/jammers? Lookin for a good product to keep me off the side of the road!!
 

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Well how much do you want to spend? I havev the Calibre II from K40, it was just shy of $2000 iinstalled, but its completely invisible and built into the truck...No one will ever know its installed and it will save your ass from all different radar and laser signals!
 

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Well how much do you want to spend? I havev the Calibre II from K40, it was just shy of $2000 iinstalled, but its completely invisible and built into the truck...No one will ever know its installed and it will save your ass from all different radar and laser signals!
Not 2000....but that syatem you just described sounds pretty damn good, I like the fact that its built in. I think i might go that direction, where do you buy?
 

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Whatever you get don't depend on it being bulletproof. I have a V1, I got busted over the memorial holiday weekend. I was on the interstate running kind of out by myself. I got nailed with lidar (laser) at about 500 ft. The V1 went off, but with laser I was screwed. I have been pulled over 2 x in less than a year with the V1. The other time I got nailed from behind. He was probably 1/2 mile away and behind me, but he still caught up with me and pulled me AND my wife over (she was following me in her car). I do drive a little fast where ever I go, so I have been saved by the thing more often than not, but for the over $500 I paid for mine, you would expect to never get caught and Never get a ticket. Not so. Look closely at the Bel Sti driver also. It is more invisible than the V1 and has a little better range on some tests. It ends up being a little cheaper to boot. The Bel 995 is also a very strong detector (according to the tests) for under $300 (it may be under $200, so check it out also).
 

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Valentine has the directional finder and they have a patent (sp) on it. There are others that are just as good but until the patent runs out valentines are the ones to get right now.
 

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Don't care what it is...if your alone on the road and speeding, an instant on will bust you the same time your detector starts going off. Using laser, your an easy target.
 

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I couldn't afford the really expensive ones, but I have the Escort Passport 8500 X50. It was about $300. I have it mounted to my passenger visor. It's plugged into my rearview mirror harness using the Invisicord setup.

I absolutely love it. In MD cops use radar and laser everywhere and it's definitely come in handy. They have a new model now with GPS built-in.
 

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I couldn't afford the really expensive ones, but I have the Escort Passport 8500 X50. It was about $300. I have it mounted to my passenger visor. It's plugged into my rearview mirror harness using the Invisicord setup.

I absolutely love it. In MD cops use radar and laser everywhere and it's definitely come in handy. They have a new model now with GPS built-in.
Interesting. Gotta check and see what this new one with GPS built-in is like.
 

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Anyone know anything about jammers ?
From what I know, cops can always tell when you're using a jammer. As soon as they get an odd reading from their radar/laser gun they know it's b/c of a jammer. From talking to a few cops about them, they also said that when they're sitting there watching traffic for a while they can gauge people's speed and if their gun gives them a reading that's much lower than what you look like you're traveling--they can guess you've got one.

Jammers will get you into more trouble than detectors. Plus, they're basically illegal everywhere whereas detectors are only illegal in VA and DC.
 

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Anyone know anything about jammers ?
Mine has front and rear diffusers and when I get gunned it diffuses the signal and the gun gets a blank signal back. If you are alone on the road, they still can't get a speed off you. if I choose to I can't deactivate the diffusers while the gun is resetting, slow down, and let the cop radar or laser me again...this tine while not speeding
 

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I use the Passport 8500 X50... It has saved me much more than I paid for it! LOL... I would be looking at info on jammers too, but anything that affects speed detection is illegal in SC, whether it be jamming or scrambling.
 

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Mine has front and rear diffusers and when I get gunned it diffuses the signal and the gun gets a blank signal back. If you are alone on the road, they still can't get a speed off you. if I choose to I can't deactivate the diffusers while the gun is resetting, slow down, and let the cop radar or laser me again...this tine while not speeding
By diffuser I hope you mean Laser because there is no such thing as a practical Radar jammer that you can actually buy. Colorado something or another have been marketing a jammer for years and it's a complete waste of money. Trust me on this, I know a bit about speed radar........

Now, Laser jamming, that's available and perfectly legal since the frequency they use is not restricted. Here's one that I know works :biggrin2: http://www.blinder.dk/
 

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8500 x50 (blue to match the truck) is what i roll with. the only thing valentine has over the x50 is the arrows.

you can put them on the same windshield and get readings within milliseconds of each other..........or at least according to my testing
 

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By diffuser I hope you mean Laser because there is no such thing as a practical Radar jammer that you can actually buy. Colorado something or another have been marketing a jammer for years and it's a complete waste of money. Trust me on this, I know a bit about speed radar........

Now, Laser jamming, that's available and perfectly legal since the frequency they use is not restricted. Here's one that I know works :biggrin2: http://www.blinder.dk/
Yes, the diffusers are strictly for the laser signals. Then we have tested the system before with a neighbor who is a State Trooper. Everytime he gunned me, his display showed no speed...it was blank (I believe).

I'm not an expert, I just know it works! You care to explain the technology involved in jamming, detecting, etc.?
 

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Yes, the diffusers are strictly for the laser signals. Then we have tested the system before with a neighbor who is a State Trooper. Everytime he gunned me, his display showed no speed...it was blank (I believe).

I'm not an expert, I just know it works! You care to explain the technology involved in jamming, detecting, etc.?
Modern speed radar comes in a lot of flavors but the most widely used are K and Ka band units. K band broadcast on a set frequency and up until about 10 years ago it was fairly easy to fake them out. All you needed to do was transmit white noise on that frequency +- a few MHz and they would blank out. The old X band units were the same, piece of cake to jam.

Now, the radar manufacturers threw a twist at us when they introduced CW (carrier wave) based K band units. They units have the ability to filter out the spurious noise and lock onto the carrier wave and track a target. That was the end of being able to jam K band effectively.

Ka band uses a spread spectrum meaning they can transmit on any frequency within a failry wide range and they can modulate that signal so each pulse uses a different frequency within the range.

Jamming CW and Spread Spectrum based units is still possible but it involves a computer and the ability to track that CW signature and superimpose a false signal back to the gun. Technologically pretty easy but very expensive! The other kicker is that all modern radar units have a jammer detector. If you are transmitting then they will see you long before you see them. In many states that will get you locked up.

Like I said, there aren't any practical radar jammers out there on the open market. There may be a few on the black market but they will cost you thousands and are highly illegal.
 

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check out the website radarbusters.com they are pros on there that test out the best of the best. Very good site to read up and learn about all this radar/laser jamming and detector stuff.
 

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The V1 is still a good detector and the only one with arrows, which is def nice, but despite updates I am concerned about the technology being used today. Some of the newer detectors from Bel and Escort (which have been trailing for years behind V1) have now caught up and passed V1. The Bel Sti Driver is the ONLY detector tested by radarbusters that was totally invisible to ALL forms of detector-detectors. My V1 has saved me from litterally 40 tickets easy, but to me for the money it ought to prevent them all.
 
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