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Old March 26th, 2015
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Wow, not happy. So, it turns out that the problem was my "new" LG G2 phone. Timeline:

1. Bought the SR's a couple months ago and they worked fine. Was using a Samsung Note 2 at the time.
2. Switched over to a LG G2 that was allegedly new. It certainly didn't start falsing even the same day so I never put this together.
3. A couple weeks ago my LG phone can't get a data connection (Ting tells me that the SIM card is damaged) so within a couple days I reactivate my Note 2. Right at about the same time I just happened to flash the firmware on my SR to see if that would fix the falsing problems.
4. I run the Note 2 and the flashed SR for six days and not one laser false so of course I think the firmware fixed it.
5. I get a new SIM card for the LG phone yesterday, get a new line added and go run errands last night running Escort Live (EL) on the LG G2 and bam!, falsing laser alerts. My heart drops as it seems like I've got 3 new devices (2 SR's and my LG G2 and all these other things breaking lately) all failing at the same time!

So, I this morning I put it together. I start my commute out with the G2 and what do you know, false laser alerts right out of my neighborhood. Setup the Note 2 and nothing but silence for the rest of the commute.

So, can a faulty bluetooth connection or bluetooth transmitter in the phone cause the SR to false? Maybe the phone's voltage regulator (or power supply section of the board) is faulty which might explain how this phone "damaged the SIM card" and therefore is causing bluetooth issues too? Seems backwards to me but the proof is in the pudding.

Escort tech support? Any thoughts?

Thanks in advance
A nearby phone's screen can cause laser alerts. Strong EM fields will cause laser falsing.

Other than that I haven't heard of it happening. False X alerts yes, but not laser alerts.
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Dang, I had no idea. On my motorcycle the phone is pointing straight up at the sky in broad daylight so I don't think it's the screen, perhaps EM? Crazy, I'll test this out if/when I get this phone back. I'll cover the screen for one test and then maybe set it in the trunk to test the EM theory.
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A nearby phone's screen can cause laser alerts. Strong EM fields will cause laser falsing.

Other than that I haven't heard of it happening. False X alerts yes, but not laser alerts.
Yeah now that I put my max2 (only in hwy mode) in a blendmount and my galaxy s4 in a dash mount I'm getting a low x on call send.
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