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Forum: News Articles October 9th, 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1,128
Posted By icepick
Sure, just do whatever the police say. No matter...

Sure, just do whatever the police say. No matter how unconstitutional.

I hope he's a millionaire before Christmas.
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 30th, 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,630
Posted By icepick
Well, consider yourself among the lucky ones -...

Well, consider yourself among the lucky ones - you've seen a Max alert to laser in the wild. :)
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 30th, 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,630
Posted By icepick
Not at all technically challenging. Costly at...

Not at all technically challenging. Costly at first, but any prototyping and first-generation device always is.

Automatic recognition and isolation of images via video has been around for ~20...
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 30th, 2014
Replies: 13
Views: 2,630
Posted By icepick
I got a brief laser alert (V1C/YaV1) followed...

I got a brief laser alert (V1C/YaV1) followed immediately by an I/O Ka band hit the other day. Turned out a THP car had just turned onto my road about 3/4 mile away, and shot me just after I turned...
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 27th, 2014
Replies: 62
Views: 8,651
Posted By icepick
It takes time to assess signal ramp, while a...

It takes time to assess signal ramp, while a glance tells you what direction an arrow is pointing.

Waze and EL are far from 100%; if they were, nobody would have an RD.

Slowing down for...
Forum: News Articles September 26th, 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,505
Posted By icepick
In that case, the monitoring of the vehicle's...

In that case, the monitoring of the vehicle's position would be illegal as it is outside of the scope and purpose of the contract. Stalking is stalking, regardless of the ways or means. You could...
Forum: News Articles September 26th, 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 2,505
Posted By icepick
A car stalling at highway speeds causes it to...

A car stalling at highway speeds causes it to careen across a three-lane highway? All the cars I've ever had stall on me just coasted to a stop, though with some extra brake pedal and steering wheel...
Forum: News Articles September 24th, 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By icepick
Maybe infrastructure for commerce is something...

Maybe infrastructure for commerce is something the government should do. Seems like owning a toll road would be a license to print money, but if that many fail as for-profit enterprises, it could be...
Forum: Videos September 20th, 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 1,809
Posted By icepick
I'd guess one of them started rolling in your...

I'd guess one of them started rolling in your direction, then turned around about the time you lost the detection.
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 18th, 2014
Replies: 62
Views: 8,651
Posted By icepick
Give it arrows, and it would ROCK in both...

Give it arrows, and it would ROCK in both directions.

It ain't happenin', folks. Escort spent too much time ridiculing arrows over the years, and they continue to. They believe their own dogma...
Forum: Passport 8500, X50, X50 Black September 17th, 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 14,568
Posted By icepick
Excellent, succinct post. In the future, I will...

Excellent, succinct post. In the future, I will refer to this post when folks have questions about K-band falsing.
Forum: Passport 8500, X50, X50 Black September 16th, 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 14,568
Posted By icepick
No worries, my post wasn't intended to elicit an...

No worries, my post wasn't intended to elicit an apology. I just see the need to do a writeup for new owners experiencing these problems, with a flowchart to help them identify and resolve as much...
Forum: Passport 8500, X50, X50 Black September 16th, 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 14,568
Posted By icepick
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Forum: Passport 8500, X50, X50 Black September 16th, 2014
Replies: 24
Views: 14,568
Posted By icepick
Massive Annoying K-Band Falses Full Blast

Moderators, time for a sticky on this? It gets asked and answered seems like 2-3 times a day.

MODERATOR: I'm moving this from the "General Detector" section to the "Passport 8500, X50, X50 Black"...
Forum: Passport 8500, X50, X50 Black September 15th, 2014
Replies: 18
Views: 12,573
Posted By icepick
Quoted for your edification just in case you...

Quoted for your edification just in case you didn't read this reply before you spent $140 to repair a detector that wasn't broken. We tried to help you determine if it was the environment or the...
Forum: News Articles September 15th, 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By icepick
I wonder if there's a land in which people have a...

I wonder if there's a land in which people have a say over how their masters dominate them? A place where the governing is done through "the consent of the governed"? A lawsuit to prevent the...
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 8th, 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 2,144
Posted By icepick
You got a Max to give a laser alert? :p ...

You got a Max to give a laser alert? :p

This needs investigation! :D
Forum: News Articles September 8th, 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By icepick
I used to go through those checkpoints a few...

I used to go through those checkpoints a few times a week. I rarely answered the citizenship question - I always had a dog with me, and would make a joke about the dog's nationality. They always...
Forum: RedLine September 7th, 2014
Replies: 34
Views: 6,090
Posted By icepick
They have probably designed the perfect detector...

They have probably designed the perfect detector before - stealth/M3, self-powered, firing solution to threat, GPS, disguised to look like an OEM sun visor or rearview mirror. The problem is...
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 6th, 2014
Replies: 62
Views: 8,651
Posted By icepick
Speaking strictly regarding automatic reporting...

Speaking strictly regarding automatic reporting of Ka and LIDAR via EL, I respectfully disagree.

The location of the receiver reporting the detection on EL is what is reported. Neither the...
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 5th, 2014
Replies: 62
Views: 8,651
Posted By icepick
You are correct in the assertion that EL provides...

You are correct in the assertion that EL provides a range and bearing, but it is rarely to the source of the alert - if ever. EL shows the range and bearing to the location of the EL user who...
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 5th, 2014
Replies: 62
Views: 8,651
Posted By icepick
Escort has poo-pooed arrows for decades. They...

Escort has poo-pooed arrows for decades. They won't easily eat their words.

EL does NOT give a direction or distance to a RADAR/LIDAR source.
Forum: MAX II and MAX September 5th, 2014
Replies: 35
Views: 7,571
Posted By icepick
If you find a suction-cup mount you like, but...

If you find a suction-cup mount you like, but don't trust suction cups - a little dab of clear GOOP smeared on the cups does the trick. Stick it on the windshield (without the detector attached) and...
Forum: General Detector September 1st, 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 4,944
Posted By icepick
Haha, another slip: "ESCORT is the category...

Haha, another slip:

"ESCORT is the category leader and designer of the multi-awarded SEMA Show best new product winner (2013), the original PASSPORT Max."
Forum: Escort Live! General August 31st, 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By icepick
Another poster already hit this, but to make it...

Another poster already hit this, but to make it more clear:

33.8 is a frequency, POP is a hardware-dependent technique. 33.8 is the frequency transmitted by MPH brand Ka-band units, be they C/O,...
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