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Cobra XRS 9965

15 Band Maximum Performance Radar/Laser Detector with Voice Alert

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  • 15 Band Maximum Performance Radar/Laser Detector with Voice Alert
  • Spectre I Undetectable: Provides complete immunity to Spectre I radar detector-detectors.
  • Car Battery Voltage Display/Low Car Battery Warning: Provides the approximate voltage of your cars battery and alerts the user when the voltage falls below 11.9 Volts
  • Frequency Display Mode: Super-fast CPU determines the frequency of the Ka radar and laser gun frequencies in nano seconds
  • AURA Camera & Driving Database: Technology warns the driver of fixed speed, red light cameras, speed traps and dangerous intersections. The database is updated daily and provides the most accurate reliability.(GPS Locator purchase required)
  • S-XRS Maximum Performance Technology: New and improved Super-Xtreme Range Superheterodyne (S-XRS™) detection technology, with its super-fast radar lock-on detection circuitry, provides maximum detection range and best possible advance warning to even the fastest of POP mode radar guns
  • Full Color ExtremeBright DataGrafix II Display: 1.5" OLED display provides enhanced data display in easy-to-read vivid colors. Also allows user to select from 5 different color schemes to match dash illumination (Full Color, Blue, Orange, Green and Red)
  • 15-band Detection: Detects 7 radar, 6 laser and 2 safety signals. Radar signals include X Band, K Band, Ka Superwide, Ku Band, VG-2, Spectre I and Spectre IV+. Laser signals include LTI 20-20, Ultra Lyte, ProLaser, ProLaser III, Stalker LIDAR and Speedlaser. Safety signals include Safety Alert® and Strobe Alert.
  • Spectre Alert I/IV+: Alerts user when they under the surveillance of Spectre I/IV+ radar detectors.
  • IntelliMute Pro: The speed sensing auto shutdown feature will make your detector undetectable.
  • IntelliScope: Technology provides information about the direction of Location Based Alerts relative to you vehicle using GPS. (GPS Locator purchase required)
  • Programmable up to 1,000 Location Alerts: Add up to 1,000 location-based alerts of your choice (GPS Locator purchase required)
  • Digital Speedometer: Provides an accurate, current vehicle speed using GPS (GPS Locator purchase required)
  • UltraBright Data Display: Provides easy recognition of band detected by use of identification icons
  • POP Mode Radar Gun Detection: Detects the latest POP Mode Radar Gun
  • Ku Band Detection: Detects Ku Band Radar Gun
  • LaserEye: Provides a 360 degree detection of laser signals
  • Voice Alert: Warns driver with specific voice annunciation of the signal being detected
  • VG-2 Undectable: Alerts the user when they are under the surveillance of the VG-2 Radar
  • Strobe Alert: Works with emergency vehicles equipped with traffic light controlling strobe emitters. Provides an advance warning of the presence and/or approach of an emergency vehicle
  • Safety Alert: Warns drivers of the presence and/or approaching emergency vehicles, railroad crossing, and road hazard locations.
  • Auto Mute: Mutes the alert tone automatically for driver convenience
  • IntelliMute: Speed sensing auto mute will eliminate almost all false alerts
  • IntelliShield False Signal Rejection: 3-Level city mode offers the best false signal rejection in any area
  • SmartPower: Shuts off power automatically when the ignition is turned off
  • Digital Signal Strength Meter: Provides the driver with the proximity to the target using the 5-level digital signal strength meter
  • City/Highway Modes: Allows the user to select the operation mode, reducing the amount of false alerts in populated areas
  • Dim Mode: Allows the user to dim the display settings for enhanced driving visibility
  • Stay Set Electronic Memory: Electronically remembers radar detector settings for indefinite amount of time even with the power removed
  • System Ready Prompt: Notifies the user that the radar detector has completed a self-test and is ready to use
  • 8-Point Electronic Compass: Provides an accurate electronic direction heading
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Due to state laws, Sonic Electronix, Inc can not ship radar detectors to Virginia or the District of Columbia.

Product Features

Number of Modes
This number indicates how many modes the radar detector can be set at. Most detectors will include a city and highway mode. More advanced radar/laser detectors will offer more modes to suit your needs.
15
Dark Mode
Dark mode is a brightness option. Unless there is an alert, the unit will be completely dark.
No
Voice Alerts
The feature designates if the unit uses voice alerts. Voice alerts will audibly alert the driver of various warnings.
Yes
Auto Mute
The auto mute function will conveniently mute the alert tone when the alert lasts for an extended period of time. This is for the drivers convenience during extended encounters.
Yes
Auto Shut Off
A convenient feature that turns off the unit when the ignition is turned off.
Yes

Product Specifications

Radar Display
The type of display that the radar detector has.

LED Displays: Tells the driver what he or she needs to know through a bright LED display.

LED Icon Indicators: Tells the driver what he or she needs to know by illuminating icons and symbols.

Text Display: Tells the driver what he or she needs to know by illuminating text on the display.

LED Display
Signal Strength Meter
This feature means that the unit displays that strength of the received signal.
Yes
Brightness Control
If the brightness of the unit can be conveniently adjusted and controlled, it will be listed here.
Yes
Turn-on/off Select Bands
Many radar detectors can detect many different bands of signal. This feature designates if the user can select what bands he or she has on or off.
Yes
Unit Mounting
Different radar detector are attached to the vehicle in different ways. The most common is for it to be suction-cupped to the windshield. This allows the unit to be moved from one vehicle to another with ease. Another mounting option is called remote-mounting. A remote mount unit is directly installed into your vehicle.

Other ways to mount your radar detector include Velcro and adhesive.

Suction cups
Power Source
The power source is the method in which the unit receives power. Some units will be powered by batteries, while others will need to be plugged in to an AC or DC power source.
12V DC Car Adapter
Direct Power Accessory
If there is an optional accessory to the unit that will provide power, it will be listed here.
Yes
Travel Case Included
If a protective travel case is included, it will be listed here.
No

Detection

Number of Detected Bands
This number indicates the number of bands the radar/laser detector protects against. The term band includes different radars, lasers, and safety signals, among others. The higher the number, the greater the protection.
15
X Band
X Band is a frequency used for detecting speed from a police radar.
Yes
K Band
K Band is the most popular radar frequency band that is used today. It is able to detect speeds from a stand still location, or from a moving vehicle
Yes
Ka Band
Ka Band operates within the frequencies 26.5-40 GHz. This is the newest introduced radar band and it is becoming more and more popular. It rarely has a false alert.
Yes
Ku Band
Ku band ranges from 12-18 GHz when used in radar applications.
Yes
Laser
This feature specifies if the unit will detect lasers.
Yes
VG-2 Immunity
The VG-2 detects radar detectors. Radar detectors with VG-2 immunity will be immune to the VG-2 radar and alert the driver when they are under such surveillance.
Yes
Pop Alert
Some radar guns operate in a POP mode so they can get a speed reading of a target vehicle extremely fast, resulting in most radar detectors not being able to consistently signal an alert. There are very few radar guns in service in the U.S. capable of POP mode operation. If your radar detector is Pop Alert capable, you may notice an increase in Ka-band false alerts when POP mode radar detection is switched on.
Yes

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
75%
4 Star
13%
3 Star
13%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
4.6
Value
4.8
Features
4.6
Design
5.0
Usability
4.1

Mike

Rhode Island

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Awesome

December 16, 2010

Love everything about this little thing. It beeps like crazy and picks up a lot of ambient signals from banks and door sensors in highway mode and city mode, doesn't matter. but this just means it is very sensitive. Plain and simple, I drive fast, not reckless, but speed limits are low in RI. 10 - 15 over is common for everyone. I would say that in 5 months of having this thing, it has undoubtedly saved me from 4 speeding tickets. When i say undoubtedly, I mean an unmarked random cop car, like a dark blue chevy impala has been stalking me on the highway and I would have never known until it pulled me over otherwise. I have done a lot of research for radar detectors and this cobra is the best value by far, and Sonic is the cheapest place to get it.

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Ayka

Azerbaijan

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Cobra XRS9965 Great item

February 7, 2013

Nice product. Very satisfied. The only problem is to defirinitiate the types of alerts. For example KA alert means what type of radar. The instruction describes the types of waves but it would be nice to see the pictures of the types of radars for particular alerts.

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CL

CA

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It works, but.....

October 9, 2012

I'm either guessing the cops in my area don't use laser or radar detectors but during the 3 months I have been using this it has only picked up 1 Police car on the side of the road. But the issue I have is that it picks up so many other signals from banks and things like that. I've probably had a false reading 3 times a day. Haven't gotten a speeding ticket yet but that's mostly just luck. You're decision to purchase but it just wasn't worth it to me. 1 cop in 3 months vs hundreds of false signals. I can say that it works though.

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vinh le

rockwall, tx

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June 26, 2012

I'm not sure that this radar detector works as advertised. i bought this one 3 weeks ago for going to Arkansas from teaxas. it works but not far way. it works very close even you can see the cops, and then sudently it beep like crazy. i don't know it works very good or not. but when it alarm at level 1 after that 1 second i saw the police... is it too late ??????? i don't know and after that it alarm like crazy and going to level 5 very quick if you want to buy this one you have to check it out

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Johnnie

Jacksonville, FL

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Great product and value

June 14, 2012

It has all of the features that help me when I am traveling. It has kept me out of trouble on several occasions. It runs its own status checks every time it is in the on possition.

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Mr. Hack

Bordentown, NJ

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Cobra XRS 9965

April 26, 2012

The only thing that exceeded the performance of the Cobra XRS 9965 was the customer focus of Sonic Electronix. As good as the unit is does not match Sonic's dedication to customer satisfaction.

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Bird dog

Illinois

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Pete Dunsmoor

March 13, 2012

Very nice, easy too use, easy to understand different signals, clear display, long detect range. Over all a great device. The one I bought before this one got me a speeding ticket in one week. Six months on this one and doing fine. It does not give a free pass to speed but ......

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josh

Paulina, LA

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great

August 11, 2011

Works great, could use better suction cups.

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

XRS9965

UPC

028377105357

Weight

0.71lbs

Internal SKU

xrs9965

Internal Product ID

25541

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