Category Archives: Radar Detectors

Escort Max Ci 360 Review/Preview: Remote Radar Detectors Deliver Serious Capabilities

Escort Max Ci 360 Radar Detector

Escort Max Ci 360 & Max Ci Review/Preview: Custom Installed Radar Detectors

The Escort Passport 9500ci grows up and in a big way

Published: 01-03-2017 by Veil Guy

Escort Max Ci 360 Custom Installed Radar Detector Review/Preview

Say hello to Escort’s new top dogs.

After literally years of asking by the radar detector enthusiast community, Escort is finally updating the Escort Passport 9500ci remote installed radar detector platform with what will be their new halo products called the Escort Max Ci 360 and Escort Max Ci. You know the old adage, a rolling stone gathers no moss and that expression is most apt for Escort Radar and its parent company Cedar Electronics.

Best Radar Detector Reviews: Top rated-radar detectors of 2016

Top Rated Best Radar Detectors to Avoid Speeding Tickets

Top-Rated Best Radar Detectors to Avoid Speeding Tickets in 2016

Best Radar Detector Reviews 2016: The Top-Rated Radar Detectors

What are the best radar detectors on the market today for avoiding speeding tickets?

Updated: 12-31-2016 by Veil Guy

Read our updated radar detector review of the best radar detectors of 2017.

Best Radar Detector Reviews 2016 Introduction

To save you time, I’m providing a summary overview of each of the radar detectors that I am including in my list along with the pros and cons of each radar detector.

For those of you interested in reading a more in-depth review of each radar detector, I have provided links to those reviews as well. Like our best radar detector review 2016, this list does not include radar detectors that are no longer being manufactured or being being phased out in the near future.

Radenso Pro SE Review – Small in Size, Big in Performance

Whistler CR93 Review & Whistler CR88 Review

Radenso Pro SE Review

Radenseo Pro SE Review: Veil Guy Reviews the Radenso Pro SE Radar Detector

Is the Radenso Pro SE really the most sensitive windshield-mount radar detector yet?

By Veil Guy
Published: 10-21-16

Introduction

It’s been nearly forty years since I have been driving with radar detectors and for the most of this time there have only been a handful of viable players in the U.S. and you’ve probably heard of all them.  These manufacturers are Beltronics, Cobra, Escort, Valentine Research, and Whistler.

Whistler CR93/CR88 Review: Veil Guy Reviews the Whistler CR88 & CR93 Radar Detectors

Whistler CR93 Review & Whistler CR88 Review

Whistler CR93 Review & Whistler CR88 Review

Whistler CR93/CR88 Review: Veil Guy Reviews the Whistler CR88 and CR93 Radar Detector

The Whistler CR93 and Whistler CR88 radar detectors, demonstrate that Whistler continues to push their own performance envelope.

By Veil Guy

Published: 9-9-16

Introduction to the Whistler CR93 & Whistler CR88 Radar Detector

The publishing of this review has  long been overdue as Whistler had provided me with an early production sample, back in June, of their up and coming release of the new Whistler CR93 and Whistler CR88 radar detectors.  Both the Whistler CR93 and Whistler CR88 radar detectors replace their outgoing Whistler CR90 and Whistler CR85 detectors.

Escort iX Review: Veil Guy reviews the Escort iX radar detector

Escort iX Review

Escort iX Review: Veil Guy reviews the Escort iX radar detector

Is the new Escort iX their next radar detector for the ages?
By Veil Guy — Updated: August 24th, 2016

Veil Guy’s In-Depth Escort iX Review

Introduction to Escort iX Radar Detector

Shortly after the I published my Escort iX preview, I learned Escort was sending me an Escort iX for their first formal public review.  I appreciate their faith in my unique understanding of how Escort radar detectors have performed over the nearly 40 years I’ve been driving with them.

Escort iX Review/Preview: Escort releases a worthy successor to the Passport 9500ix

Escort iX Radar Detector

Escort iX Review/Preview

Meet the new boss, not the same as the old boss
By Veil Guy — Updated: August 6th, 2016

Escort iX Review/Preview

UPDATE: Read the in-depth Escort iX review.

Escort introduces the new Escort iX

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s been eight years since the Passport 9500ix first announced, but looking back at one of my earlier posts, it is indeed nearly eight years to the day.  Man, does time fly!

Escort Max 360 Review: Veil Guy Reviews the Escort Max 360 Radar Detector

escort max 360 review

Escort Max 360 Review: Veil Guy reviews the Escort Max 360 radar detector

The arrows of the Escort Max 360 point to a bright future for Escort.

By Veil Guy — Updated: 9-6-2016

Veil Guy’s In-depth Escort Max 360 Review

Introduction to the Escort Max 360 Radar Detector

I was very pleased when I initially penned my Escort Max 360 radar detector preview, but was thoroughly ecstatic when Escort sent me a production for my formal Escort Max 360 review.

Long in the making, Escort has finally given us a radar detector with the capability of threat-source identification (ie; directional arrows).  Often discounted by some retailers (who couldn’t sell the V1) as an unnecessary feature, the driving cognoscenti knew better.

Laser Detector Reviews: Best laser detectors at preventing speeding tickets

best laser detector

Police Laser Detectors Review

Review of the best laser detectors at preventing police laser speeding tickets

Published By Veil Guy
Updated: 01-03-2017

Best Laser Detector: Valentine 1

Introduction to Laser Detectors

If you recently received a speeding ticket and the officer who pulled you over told you that he used police laser on you or you read your speeding ticket and you saw the word “lidar”, you are probably wondering how exactly he determined your speed and if there was a way in preventing another speeding ticket in the future.  And you wouldn’t be alone.

Beltronics GT-7 Review: Beltronics Produces a Brilliant Radar Detector

beltronics gt-7 review

Beltronics GT-7 Review

 Beltronics nails this one, right out of the gate.

By Veil Guy — Updated: November 15, 2015

Beltronics GT-7 Review

Introduction

When Ron Gividen of Beltronics recently sat down with me to give my readers an exclusive first look of the new Beltronics GT-7 radar detector, I was thrilled.  Thrilled, because I’ve been a huge fan of the Beltronics brand of radar detectors over the years.  Thrilled, because Beltronics was finally getting some long-overdue and much needed attention.

MUST SEE: Escort Max 360 Versus Multiple Ka Threats

MUST SEE: Escort Max 360 Versus Multiple Ka Threats

After this introduction, we set out to find a complex operating speed trap to see if the new Escort Max 360 radar detector had the chops to deal with it and we got lucky finding one.

I’m very pleased to say, we weren’t disappointed with the performance of the Escort Max 360.

Check it out!

While it’s still very early, I think the time is soon  coming (if it’s not already here) that the sheer performance potential of Escort’s new M6 dual front and rear facing antenna platform–that the Escort Max 360 uses–is going exceed that of the platforms that have preceded it.

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