Escort Passport Max
Escort Max radar detector
"...best performance of any GPS model"
  • Longest radar range of any GPS model
  • GPS eliminates annoying false alarms
  • Best choice for city/highway use
  • Warns of red light and speed cameras
  • Plug-and-play operation
  • Voice alerts and tones
Escort Redline
Escort Redline radar detector
"...astounding performance"
  • Phenomenal radar warning range
  • #1 choice for highway driving
  • Simple plug-and-play operation
  • Voice alerts and tones
  • Undetectable by detector-detectors
  • Ideal for use in Virginia, D.C., Canada

See why price dictates radar-detection range
Escort Passport 9500ix
Escort 9500ix radar detector
"...finest GPS model under $499"
  • Excellent radar warning range
  • GPS eliminates annoying false alarms
  • #1 choice for city/highway use
  • Warns of red light and speed cameras
  • Plug-and-play operation
  • Voice alerts and tones
Escort 9500ix uses GPS to eliminate false alarms
Escort Passport 8500 X50
Escort Passport 8500 X50 radar detector
"...best model under $349"
  • Simple controls and operation
  • Extensive feature set
  • Audio jack for external speaker
  • Class-leading radar performance
  • High-intensity LED text display
  • Integrates with ZR4 laser shifters
Escort Solo S3
Escort Solo S3 cordless radar detector
"...an engineering miracle"
  • Battery-powered
  • Extra filtering limits false alarms
  • Color OLED display
  • 10 user preferences
  • Audio jack for external speaker
  • Accepts cord for vehicle power
Escort SmartRadar
Escort SmartRadar concealed radar detector
"...superb performance, very stealthy"
  • Hides on upper windshield
  • Mirror-mounted display/control module
  • Smartphone controls detector
  • Escort Live shows speedtrap sites
  • Real-time speed-enforcement alerts
  • Best-in-class radar warning range
Escort Passport 9500ci
Escort Passport 9500ci remote radar detector
"...best remote model"
  • World's best radar defense
  • GPS combats red light cameras
  • Voice alerts and tones
  • External speaker for loud cockpits
  • Discrete, built-in components
  • Twin front, single rear laser shifters
BEL Pro 500
BEL (Beltronics) Pro 500 radar detector
"...superb Escort 9500ix clone"
  • Cloned Escort 9500ix GPS model
  • Same stellar performance
  • GPS eliminates annoying false alarms
  • Red light, speed camera defense
  • Simple, user-friendly operation
  • Voice alerts and tones
BEL Pro 500 radar detector
Non-GPS model's city false alarms: 53; BEL's: 7
Escort Passport 8500ci Plus
Escort Passport radar detector
"...dominates its market segment"
  • Discreet, built-in components
  • Protects from red light cameras
  • GPS reduces false alarms
  • Optional auxiliary speaker
  • Voice alerts or tones
  • Available with laser shifters
BEL STi Magnum
BEL (Beltronics) STi Magnum radar detector
"...very hot Escort Redline clone"
  • Cloned Escort Redline
  • Identical features and operation
  • Rugged magnesium housing
  • Class-leading radar performance
  • Undetectable by detector-detectors
  • Ideal for use on the highway
BEL STiR Plus
BEL (Beltronics) STiR Plus radar detector
"...Escort Passport 9500CI twin"
  • BEL clone of Escort Passport 9500CI
  • Ka SuperWide limits Ka false alarms
  • Discreet, built-in components
  • GPS protects from red light cameras
  • Undetectable by detector-detectors
  • Available with ZR4 laser shifters

Top-Rated Mid-Priced Models

Moderately Priced, Fewer Features

BEL Pro 200
BEL (Beltronics) Pro 200 radar detector
"...the segment standard bearer"
  • Only U.S.-made mid-priced model
  • Good array of features
  • High-visibility red text display
  • Superior radar sensitivity
  • Best overall performance at the price
BEL Pro 100
BEL (Beltronics) Pro 100 radar detector
"...best entry-level detector"
  • Rugged construction
  • Good set of features
  • High-visibility red text display
  • Superior radar sensitivity
  • Best for the price
Whistler CR90
Whistler CR90 radar detector
"...elegantly engineered, sophisticated"
  • Class-leading radar detection range
  • Warns of red light cameras
  • Extensive set of user preferences
  • Extra filtering to suppress false alarms
  • Vibrant OLED display
  • Ka RSID IDs bogus Ka-band signals
Whistler CR85
Whistler CR90 radar detector
"...impressive performance"
  • Exceptional laser-detection ability
  • Class-leading radar detection range
  • Extensive menu of user preferences
  • Six filter modes limit false alarms
  • Vibrant blue OLED display
  • LSID identifies laser threats

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