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Escort 8500Ci Plus Radar & Laser Detector

Price: $1,699.00 incl GST All prices in New Zealand dollars - Click here for exchange rates

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Discreet Installation
The all-new PASSPORT 8500ci Plus incorporates the performance of the industry's best windshield model, the PASSPORT 8500 X50, into a total built-in discreet defense system. The waterproof Radar/Laser sensor is mounted in the front grill, while the miniature display controller mounts easily in the vehicle's interior. The result is no visible cords and no unwanted attention.

SuperCharged Radar Protection
PASSPORT 8500ci Plus's patented antenna design provides long-range protection against all known radar and laser guns, including "instant-on" and the elusive "POP" mode.

GPS Intelligence
The PASSPORT 8500ci Plus uses our patented GPS technology to lockout false alarms, (automatic door openers and security motion sensors) by exact location and frequency. The result is the most accurate reporting of real threats in the industry.

Crystal-Clear Voice Alerts
PASSPORT 8500ci Plus's unique voice alerts provide crystal clear communications for alerts and menu options.

Safety Camera Data
PASSPORT 8500ci Plus comes preloaded with our exclusive DEFENDER™ Database, which is packed with hundreds of safety camera locations, including red light cameras, speed cameras and known speed traps in New Zealand. Updates to the DEFENDER™ Database are available through our website. You can also add your own hot spots by using the "Mark Location" feature. Once marked, the PASSPORT 8500ci Plus will provide a unique alert so you're not caught off guard.

Mark Location
The Mark Location feature allows you to mark any location for future reference. Once marked, the 8500ci Plus will provide an alert, accompanied by the label you assigned to it, on the display.

The TrueLock feature allows you to block know false alerts.

Speed-Based Radar Performance
PASSPORT 8500ci Plus's unique AutoSensitivity mode varies radar sensitivity based on your vehicle's speed. The result is maximum radar performance when you need it most.

Cruise Alert
The Cruise Alert (CRU) button allows you to modify audible radar and laser alerts when traveling within specified speeds.

Exclusive ExpertMeter™
ExpertMeter™ tracks and displays up to eight radar signal.

Exclusive SpecDisplay™
SpecDisplay™ provides actual numeric frequency for any radar signal.

User-Selectable Preferences
Once installed, PASSPORT 8500ci Plus is ready to use. However, you can also customize it for your unique driving preferences.

High-Resolution Display
PASSPORT 8500ci Plus's miniature display provides a multitude of installation options. Easy-to-read visual alerts and access to user preferences are clearly visible at a glance.

Brightness Control
The PASSPORT 8500ci Plus offers 5-levels of display brightness, including Full Dark mode for discreet night driving.

Proprietary TSR Software
Our exclusive software eliminates false alerts from radar-based traffic sensors.

PASSPORT 8500ci Plus Includes: A comprehensive Owner's Manual, Installation Guide, miniature Display Controller, front-mounted Radar/Laser Receiver, 12-volt Interface module with Amplified Speaker, GPS antenna, bi-color LED, Download Cable and all mounting hardware.

Programmable features:
• Power-On Indication
• Signal-Strength Meter
• AutoMute
• Voice
• GPS Filter
• Units
• Brightness
• Markers
• Over-Speed Alert
• Bluetooth (Requires Bluetooth Kit sold separately)
• Bands

We don't add bells and whistles; we add true performance and useful technology that makes a better product for our customers. We do this with great passion and precision, and we do it like no other in the industry.

Here are the Specifications to back it up:
Band Coverage
X-band 10.525 GHz ± 25 MHz
K-band Std 23.950 GHz to 24.250Ghz ± 100 MHz
K-band segmented ability
K-Band Rapid K Pulse Detection
Ka-band 34.700 GHz ± 1300 MHz
Ka-band segmented ability
Laser 904nm ± 13nm plus 5 KHz Included
ESCORT DEFENDER GPS Camera Database for NZ & AU Included

Power Requirement
12VDC, Negative Ground

Radar Receiver
Superheterodyne, GaAs FET VCO
Scanning Frequency Discriminator
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Laser Detection
Quantum Limited Video Receiver

User Preferences
Power-On Indication
Power-On Sequence
Signal Strength Meter
Voice Alerts
Safety Warning Alerts
Radar Laser Bands

Display Type
AlGaAs 280 LED Matrix / Text
Bar Graph
3-Level Dimming, plus full Dark Mode

Sensitivity Control
Auto NoX

Additional Patented Technology
Auto Calibration Circuitry
SmartShield VG2 Immunity

Dimensions (Inches)
Display/Controller: 1.00 H x 2.00 W x 0.50 D
Radar/Laser Receiver: 5.40 L x 3.70 W x 1.05 H
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