BEL Beltronics GX65

Radar/Laser/Safety Detector w/ Variable Speed Sensitivity, Safety Camera Database, & Web Ready


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Product Features:
  • 5 Band Radar/Laser Detector
  • Gps equipped for speed trap and traffic camera locations
  • Bar Graph or 280 LED Alphanumeric Text Display
  • AutoScan technology minimizes false alarms
  • Full Dark Mode dims the display brightness for safe night driving
  • Audible alerts provide a verbal identification of the detected band
  • AutoMute function will silence audible alerts
  • 3 Convenient modes include Highway, AutoScan, and AutoNoX
  • Protection against Pop radar and laser recognition
  • Forward looking radar coverage with bidirectional laser detection
  • Undetectable by VG-2 radars
  • SpeedCheck feature provides an instant view of your vehicle’s speed during an alert
  • Exclusive Threat Display tracks multiple radar signals and their relative signal strength
  • Exclusive Tech Display provides actual numeric frequency for any radar signal
  • Mark Location feature allows you to instantly “Mark” known speed traps, cameras and other places of interest
  • New web-ready access allows you to update your safety camera data and other software from the web
  • Control select features right from the GX65's SmartPlug power supply
  • Protective carrying case included
  • Installs on windshield with provided quick-release winsheild mount
  • Heavy Duty suction cup mount available BEL Beltronics SUPERCUP
Product Specifications:
  • GPS reciever: SiRFstar
  • Operating frequencies:
    • X band (10.525 GHz ± 25 MHz)
    • K band (24.150 GHz ± 100 MHz)
    • Ka band (34.700 GHz ± 1300 MHz)
    • Ku band (13.425 GHz ± 25 MHz)
    • Laser (904nm, 33 MHz)
  • Power Requirements:
    • 12.0 Volts DC negative ground
    • 225 mA typical standby
    • 425 mA maximum alarm condition
  • Dimensions: 5.35"L x 2.90"W x 1.40"H
  • 1-year warranty
Package Includes:
  1. GX65 GPS-enabled radar laser detector
  2. Quick-release windshield mount
  3. Coiled SmartPlug power cord
  4. Quick reference card
  5. Owner's manual
  6. Travel case

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.
Dark Mode
Dark mode is a brightness option. Unless there is an alert, the unit will be completely dark.
Voice Alerts
The feature designates if the unit uses voice alerts. Voice alerts will audibly alert the driver of various warnings.
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.
Auto Shut Off
A convenient feature that turns off the unit when the ignition is turned off.

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.

Text Display
Signal Strength Meter
This feature means that the unit displays that strength of the received signal.
Brightness Control
If the brightness of the unit can be conveniently adjusted and controlled, it will be listed here.
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.
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.
Optional (Accessory required and sold separately)
Travel Case Included
If a protective travel case is included, it will be listed here.


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.
X Band
X Band is a frequency used for detecting speed from a police radar.
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
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.
Ku Band
Ku band ranges from 12-18 GHz when used in radar applications.
This feature specifies if the unit will detect lasers.
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.
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.

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Sonic Electronix

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

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Solid Product

September 4, 2012

I've had the GX65 for over six months. It is one of the best radar detectors I have used. I had a K-40 in my last car and the GX65 works better--both because it sits higher up for a better signal and it is more reliable. Highly recommended.

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springfield, IL

One of the best

October 15, 2012

This radar detector rocks! if looking to buy one look no further, especially if you're looking here on sonicelectronix.

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Glrendale, CA

Quality is Worth the Price

September 23, 2011

I and a friend with more experience with radar detectors used my new GX65 on a 3,000 mile trip from LA to Salt Lake, Colorado and Arizona.

Prior experience was with ~$100 detectors and the difference is dramatic. Most impressive is the longer range and minimization of false alarms. When this thing goes off, you know to take it seriously.

I read reviews to choose the G65 and they were right!

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Radar/Laser/Safety Detector w/ Variable Speed Sensitivity, Safety Camera Database, & Web Ready


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