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Forum: General Detector 1 Week Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 83
Posted By FisherPete
9500ix failure

I have a 9500ix that has been great for many years. However, 2 weeks ago I was caught by a City of Portland, Oregon photo van doing 51 in a 40 zone.

Bottom line. If you have an Escort, use it! ...
Forum: Passport 9500ix, S75G December 19th, 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By FisherPete
I have a tunnel on my daily commute and am...

I have a tunnel on my daily commute and am familiar with the "GPS Signal" announcement. What I find ironic is that my SiriusXM satellite signal is NOT lost while in the tunnel. Color me puzzled.
Forum: Passport 9500ix, S75G November 30th, 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By FisherPete
My 9500ix gives a laser alert when I switch off...

My 9500ix gives a laser alert when I switch off wifi on my phone in my driveway. I'm sure there is no laser in my driveway. I also know I don't have blind spot monitoring in my vehicle (2012 Ford...
Forum: General Detector October 9th, 2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By FisherPete
Automated or manually operated, if there's a risk...

Automated or manually operated, if there's a risk of a ticket I want a warning!
Forum: News Articles October 4th, 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By FisherPete
My understanding is that Oregon's law is a...

My understanding is that Oregon's law is a primary offense.

It really gets silly when you think about running an on-board navigation system or text program through the display screen built in to...
Forum: News Articles October 3rd, 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 473
Posted By FisherPete
Oregon "hands free" law goes into effect October 1

There's a lot of confusion about what is and what isn't allowed, but a new law in Oregon intends to prohibit use of a cell phone for all but a few, limited purposes as of October 1st.

It remains...
Forum: Defender May 4th, 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By FisherPete
I did hold three buttons down ... at least I...

I did hold three buttons down ... at least I tried. I spent half an hour trying to hold all three down at the same time without success. I don't know what the secret is, but I'm not stupid or...
Forum: News Articles May 1st, 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By FisherPete
Pretty ironic in a state where Intel, Tektronix...

Pretty ironic in a state where Intel, Tektronix and a host of other high-tech businesses employee engineers who are not licensed or regulated in any way.
Forum: News Articles May 1st, 2017
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By FisherPete
Oregon Proposed Law would allow red-light cameras to issue speeding tickets

Proposed law (http://knkx.org/post/red-light-cameras-could-nab-speeders-too-under-proposed-oregon-law)to allow red-light cameras to issue speeding tickets.

In essence, the law would allow a...
Forum: Defender April 29th, 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By FisherPete
I backed up my locations and got a confirmation...

I backed up my locations and got a confirmation that this had worked.
I then tried to clear the detector's locations using the sen/brt/mute key combo as described in the user manual. I changed the...
Forum: Defender April 28th, 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By FisherPete
Started to update yesterday and Microsoft decided...

Started to update yesterday and Microsoft decided it was time to do a system update. I really need to turn those off, or at least choose when they occur.

Will try it again tonight.
Forum: Defender April 27th, 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By FisherPete
Thanks for the suggestions. I'll give it a try...

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll give it a try after work this evening and will report back.
Forum: Defender April 26th, 2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,397
Posted By FisherPete
Update Merge verification fails

When I run the Defender update everything looks fine until the software tries to verify the merge. At that point I'm instructed that the merge failed and I should run the update again. OK, so after...
Forum: News Articles April 10th, 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By FisherPete
Here in Oregon, no body seizes anything without a...

Here in Oregon, no body seizes anything without a warrant. If it's a federal seizure, only a portion returns to the local agency upon successful prosecution of the court case. What gets returned...
Forum: News Articles March 10th, 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 725
Posted By FisherPete
It's true that there have been several gruesome...

It's true that there have been several gruesome deaths on these stretches of road. Past attempts to correct the problem have included building pedestrian bridges ... sure, try to get your wheelchair...
Forum: Passport 9500ix, S75G February 21st, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,217
Posted By FisherPete
I've had two of these mounts and both were solid....

I've had two of these mounts and both were solid. Perhaps you have a bad example that could be replaced under warrantee.
Forum: General Detector February 17th, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By FisherPete
Are you referring to Support? That link works...

Are you referring to Support? That link works and the support options include a functioning chat.
Forum: General Detector February 14th, 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,431
Posted By FisherPete
As I recall, it's a feature of vBulletin, but...

As I recall, it's a feature of vBulletin, but requires an additional piece of software to be installed, configured, monitored and administered. If there were an easy way to remove the link, I'd...
Forum: Passport 9500ix, S75G February 10th, 2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,484
Posted By FisherPete
I registered mine when I received it. When it...

I registered mine when I received it. When it was stolen I reported it to the police. I never anticipated Escort would do anything about it other than to honor my registration by not allowing...
Forum: News Articles January 31st, 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By FisherPete
Does that mean Brexit didn't work? Why would UK...

Does that mean Brexit didn't work? Why would UK need to comply with EU regs?
Forum: News Articles January 26th, 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By FisherPete
Want to bet the "study" was conducted by a firm...

Want to bet the "study" was conducted by a firm associated with the camera business?
Forum: Passport 9500ix, S75G January 10th, 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By FisherPete
I have the old large cup mount. Assuming you're...

I have the old large cup mount. Assuming you're talking about the mount releasing, I've discovered that if I push the lever while I'm mounting the cup, before flipping the lever, I get a better...
Forum: General Detector December 13th, 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By FisherPete
I'm curious, too. I've driven a lot of...

I'm curious, too. I've driven a lot of late-model cars lately; Chevy, Fiat, Lexus, Audi, Nissan, Jeep. Ash trays certainly are rare, but power points are seemingly ubiquitous. In fact, my 2012...
Forum: Defender November 15th, 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By FisherPete
Update 11/14 oddness

I updated my defender at databases for my 9500ix yesterday as I got an email telling me my state is in the update. All went well. Then I went to check the settings it showed that many things were...
Forum: News Articles October 27th, 2016
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By FisherPete
Sounds equitable in theory, but I suspect two...

Sounds equitable in theory, but I suspect two things are likely to happen. First, many high end drivers either lease vehicles or "borrow" from corporations. Also, in the Bethesda/Potomac/Rockville...
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