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Escort Passport 8500 X50 (Blue)

Radar and Laser / LIDAR Detector w/ Traffic Signal Rejection & Audible Voice Alerts

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• Radar and Laser/LIDAR Detector
• Patented Technologies to Prevent False Alarms
• Selectable Sensitivity Controls
• Protection Against POP Radar
• Uses Threat Ranking System to Provide the Most Accurate Results

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Description


The Ultimate Protection

We've all driven a little faster than we should have at one point or another. Some of us drive a little faster than we should more often than others so a lower end radar detector just isn't going to cut it. False alarms or warnings that come on too late are going to lead to expensive tickets and worse than that, you've invested in a product that doesn't work as well as it should. Isn't it time you stepped up to something better that's guaranteed to work all the time, every time? Then it's time to check out the Escort 8500 X50. The ultimate in vehicle protection.

Enhanced Radar Protection

The enhanced "V-tuned" radar receiver provides extreme long range warning on all radar bands all X, K and SuperWide Ka band radar guns, including "instant-on" and "POP" modes.

High Performance Laser Receiver

The 8500 X50 incorporates a highly sensitive laser circuit into the front receiver in order to provide an immediate alert of a targeting laser gun. For the ultimate in laser defense, add on the Shifter Pack.

Crystal Clear Voice Alerts

PASSPORT's unique voice alerts provide clear communications for alerts and menus options so you can keep your eyes on the road.

Exclusive AutoSensitivity Mode Reduces False Alarms

PASSPORT's exclusive AutoSensitivity mode intelligently reduces false alarms created by security motion sensors and automatic door openers. In addition, the 8500 X50 incorporates Escort's exclusive state of the art Digital Signal Processing (DSP), providing the perfect balance of long range warning and false alarm rejection. Conventional Highway and Auto No X modes are also provided.

3 High Resolution Meter Modes

The 8500 X50 offers 3-types of meter displays: Standard Bar Graph, ExpertMeter and the SpecDisplay for information at a glance.

New Advanced EZ-Programming

Once installed, the 8500 X50 is ready to use with settings set to provide you with the best protection in North America. However, you can also customize it for your unique driving preferences.

Brightness Control

The 8500 X50 offers 3-levels of display brightness, including Full Dark mode for discreet night driving.

Proprietary TSR Software

Exclusive software eliminates false alerts from radar based traffic sensors.



 

 

 

 

General Features:

  • Multi Band Radar/Laser Detector
  • Up to 50% more range than the original Passport 8500 on the K and Ka bands
  • 280 LED Alphanumeric Matrix Display
  • Traffic Signal Rejection (TSR) rejects K band signals used in cities to detect flow of traffic to minimize false alarms
  • 3 brightness modes including fully dark mode for discreet nighttime driving
  • Audible alerts provide a verbal identification of the detected band
  • Automute function will silence audible alerts
  • 3 Convenient modes includes City, Highway, and AutoSensitivity to customize to your driving preferences
  • Protection against POP radar and laser recognition
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP) provides maximum range with minimal false alarms
  • SmartShield VG-2 immunity
  • Hard carrying case included
  • Installs on the windshield with included suction cup mounts

Product Specifications:

  • Antenna type: (if listed)
  • Operating frequencies:
    • X band 10.525 GHz - 25 MHz)
    • K band 24.150 GHz - 100 MHz)
    • Ka band 34.700 GHz - 1300 MHz)
    • Laser 904 nanometers, 33 MHz bandwith
  • Power Requirements:
    • 12 Volts DC negative ground
    • SmartCord (included)
  • Dimensions: 2.85"W x 5.32"L x 1.25"H
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty
DISCLAIMER FOR RADAR/LASER DETECTORS

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

Specifications & Details


Product Features
Dark Mode
Yes
Voice Alerts
Yes
Auto Mute
Yes
Auto Shut Off
Yes
Product Specifications
Radar Display
LED Display
Signal Strength Meter
Yes
Brightness Control
Yes
Turn-on/off Select Bands
Yes
Unit Mounting
Suction cups
Power Source
12V DC Car Adapter
Direct Power Accessory
Optional (Accessory required and sold separately)
Travel Case Included
Yes
Detection
Number of Detected Bands
Multi-band
X Band
Yes
K Band
Yes
Ka Band
Yes
Laser
Yes
VG-2 Immunity
Yes
Pop Alert
Yes
Warranty and Return Policy
Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Item Details


Manufacturer:

Model Number:

8500-X50-BLUE

Weight:

1.44lbs

Internal SKU:

8500x50blue

Internal Product ID:

68165

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This is a great detector I own others this does a great job. Sonic was great to deal with fast shipping just good customer service

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