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Forum: MAX 360 6 Hours Ago
Replies: 27
Views: 3,978
Posted By poolmon
If an Escort GPS-equipped detector signals to a...

If an Escort GPS-equipped detector signals to a laser alert you should be able to manually lock it out. This is done by pressing the Mute button 3 times while the alert is active. The detector will...
Forum: M1 1 Week Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By poolmon
Are you using a SmartCord Live (bluetooth enabled...

Are you using a SmartCord Live (bluetooth enabled cord)?
If so, the M1 is not compatible with it. If not, I don't have an answer.
Forum: ZW5 and ZR5 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By poolmon
I do not have a faulty head at this time. I was...

I do not have a faulty head at this time. I was just wondering if one went bad.

Is there any way to distinguish the v2 bridge box (as can be done with the white taped head)?
Forum: ZW5 and ZR5 1 Week Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By poolmon
Just trying to clarify: 1. Do all heads need...

Just trying to clarify:

1. Do all heads need to be the same version and match the bridge box (no mix and match of any kind between heads or box)?

2. Do the new v2 heads work on old bridge box?...
Forum: ESCORT iX 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By poolmon
They both have K band filters, it's just that the...

They both have K band filters, it's just that the all-digital MAX line can handle additional filter capabilities that the part analog iX cannot.
Forum: ESCORT iX 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By poolmon
Your original post indicates the falses were on...

Your original post indicates the falses were on the X band.

If you are getting them on the K band you will have to upgrade to an all digital RD in the MAX lineup to get the additional K filtering...
Forum: ESCORT iX 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By poolmon
No. Unless you absolutely need X band you may...

No.
Unless you absolutely need X band you may want to turn it off. Most people these days turn it off completely in Preferences. As an alternative you can use AutoNoX Mode which also suppresses X...
Forum: Power Cords 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 0
Views: 110
Posted By poolmon
Power Cord Connectors . . Video Tutorial

The video below is a informative tutorial on the different RJ series of connectors used in the Escort power cords. This includes the RJ11 used by both the Direct Wire Cord (2 connector red/green) &...
Forum: MAX 360c 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By poolmon
Have you checked to be sure you are in fact...

Have you checked to be sure you are in fact getting 12 volt power (fuses checked)?

Assuming you are and have pushed the power-on button, and then pressed brightness button to see if it may be in...
Forum: MAX II and MAX 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By poolmon
Just to clarify, if you use EL you have free...

Just to clarify, if you use EL you have free access to the latest Defender database which resides in the cloud.
That cloud database does not permanently update the Defender database that resides on...
Forum: MAX 360 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By poolmon
Absolutely agree with TBNTX. Also, be sure...

Absolutely agree with TBNTX.

Also, be sure the latest software is installed if/when you get it.
Its BSM filters are way beyond the 9500ix and it has directional arrows you will soon find are...
Forum: General Detector 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By poolmon
Thanks . . I guess it was wishful pondering on...

Thanks . .
I guess it was wishful pondering on my part for my VA/DC travels with my 360c.
Forum: General Detector 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By poolmon
I had just been wondering if turning off (or...

I had just been wondering if turning off (or segmenting) any band of a non-stealth RD might lessen the intensity its emissions such that the RDD's detection range could be reduced (for example RDD...
Forum: General Detector 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 6
Views: 180
Posted By poolmon
Radar Detector Dectectors . . . Preference Settings?

RDDs

Given that radar detector detectors (RDDs) sense emissions from most radar detectors, if a user turns off one or more radar bands in Preferences (or segments a band), does it reduce the...
Forum: Passport 9500ix, S75G 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By poolmon
I have had a 9500ix since it was first released...

I have had a 9500ix since it was first released and never heard of such behavior. Sounds to me like service is required. I have had to have mine serviced during my ownership.
Forum: MAX II and MAX 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By poolmon
Whatever DB you had downloaded at the time of...

Whatever DB you had downloaded at the time of expiration would remain on the RD. It would get stale over time to the extent of any new or deleted cameras.

If you use Escort Live, you can access...
Forum: MAX II and MAX February 15th, 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By poolmon
Good to hear. I keep having to remind myself...

Good to hear.
I keep having to remind myself too that there is both a SmartCord and a SmartCord Live. The terminology is easy to mix when also adding the term Escort Live to the equation.
Forum: MAX II and MAX February 15th, 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By poolmon
Is there any reason why you need to use the...

Is there any reason why you need to use the SmartCord Live vs the Regular SmartCord since the MAX II has its own built-in Bluetooth and the two Bluetooth sources together seem to be causing the...
Forum: Defender February 14th, 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By poolmon
Nice Catch Defender

I just went through a RLC intersection that I've been through on several occasions previously. This time instead of hearing an "RLC ahead" alert I heard "RLC & Speed Camera" ahead. I looked off to my...
Forum: MAX 360 February 9th, 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 338
Posted By poolmon
Having had RDs without arrows for years, then...

Having had RDs without arrows for years, then getting them, made me decide instantly that I'd never go back to not having them.

Their use in pinpointing the source is invaluable, and this goes...
Forum: MAX II and MAX February 9th, 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By poolmon
FIRMWARE The latest firmware update for the...

FIRMWARE
The latest firmware update for the older MAX was released in July 2018. It is version number 1.12. Just hold down both the Mark & Mute button as you power on the MAX and it will display the...
Forum: ESCORT iX February 8th, 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By poolmon
I don't know what causes this, only that my old...

I don't know what causes this, only that my old 9500ix displayed this behavior and it never had an IVT update (or any update for that matter in years and years). My MAX also did this even prior to...
Forum: MAX 360 February 7th, 2019
Replies: 39
Views: 1,435
Posted By poolmon
Both posts are correct in that the RD's onboard...

Both posts are correct in that the RD's onboard database has a limited amount of both known Speed Trap areas and Aerial Patrol areas which are associated with specific geographical locations (just...
Forum: ESCORT iX February 7th, 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By poolmon
I've seen this happen on both the 9500ix and the...

I've seen this happen on both the 9500ix and the MAX.

I could see it when using Expert Mode where I could observe the multiple signals build and then dissipate. It was from BSMs. The explanation I...
Forum: Detector Tools & Detector Tools Pro February 4th, 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 153
Posted By poolmon
Yes. 1. To add to the Defender Database send ER...

Yes.
1. To add to the Defender Database send ER a private email pinpointing the location. It will be checked out, and if valid, entered for everyone.
2. To add to your personal Marked Location...
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