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My MAXcam 360c arrives tomorrow. How does the range and sensitivity compare to my current Max 360? How much of an improvement is expected?
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Thanks. One other question, when setting the detector up in the drive smarter app when it asks to connect to WiFi the only choices are the network that my phone is on and asks for password. If my phone is later on a different WiFi network does the Maxcam connect to the network that my phone is on, or the network that it was set up with? Also, I see no way of connecting the Maxcam to my phone’s hotspot. It only offers the network that the phone is on.

Depending on the answers to the above, how do you change the WiFi network that the Maxcam is on?
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My MAXcam 360c arrives tomorrow. How does the range and sensitivity compare to my current Max 360? How much of an improvement is expected?
Performance is close to Redline 360c.Filtering is also much improved.
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Thanks. One other question, when setting the detector up in the drive smarter app when it asks to connect to WiFi the only choices are the network that my phone is on and asks for password. If my phone is later on a different WiFi network does the Maxcam connect to the network that my phone is on, or the network that it was set up with? Also, I see no way of connecting the Maxcam to my phone’s hotspot. It only offers the network that the phone is on.

Depending on the answers to the above, how do you change the WiFi network that the Maxcam is on?
You can only connect to a hotspot that your phone can connect to. To change the hotspot, go to the Account screen, then edit Vehicle (the pencil icon). Click the Cameras tab and you should see your connected MAXcam. Edit it (pencil) then you will see the hotspot selection menu.

Note that there will be app updates coming soon which have a better user experience and will enable more features.
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Performance is close to Redline 360c.Filtering is also much improved.
Thanks, I also have a question about Wi-Fi connectivity. Will I be able to connect to it to my phone over Wi-Fi or does that require my vehicle having a Wi-Fi hotspot? Basically will I be able to install firmware updates by using my phones data connection or would I have to plug into my computer and use the software to do updates? Same for viewing and downloading video clips. Can I use Wi-Fi for that or would it download only via Bluetooth? My car does not have a Wi-Fi hotspot.
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You can only connect to a hotspot that is listed in your phone's Wi-Fi list so you cannot use the same phone that is hosting the personal hotspot. You could use another phone or tablet running Drive Smarter to connect the personal hotspot running on another phone. Then you just need to make sure you have your personal hotspot enabled on your phone to get Wi-Fi data.

As with our other Wi-Fi enabled products, this is really designed to use a dedicated hotspot.
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You can only connect to a hotspot that is listed in your phone's Wi-Fi list so you cannot use the same phone that is hosting the personal hotspot. You could use another phone or tablet running Drive Smarter to connect the personal hotspot running on another phone. Then you just need to make sure you have your personal hotspot enabled on your phone to get Wi-Fi data.

As with our other Wi-Fi enabled products, this is really designed to use a dedicated hotspot.
I downloaded Drive smarter on my wife’s phone. I was going to use her phone to assign the WiFi hotspot on my phone to the max cam. I logged in to the app using my credentials on her phone, the Maxcam is listed but it will never connect to her phone, keeps saying Maxcam is not nearby. I even tried adding a new device on the app in her phone, after the Bluetooth pairing an error message comes up that the device already exists.
If you have 2 users of the car how can the second user access the Maxcam?
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Hello, I just ordered my MAXcam 360c to replace my Max 360c + M1. I am just wondering, why an extended warranty not presented as an option like every other detector I have purchased directly from ESCORT?
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I have the same issue with my 360c. Called and was told send it in for repair. Unit came back and still no posted speed limit eventhough the unit is connected to the car Wi-Fi and they claim the unit was reset and repaired. This is definitely an ongoing issue . I explained to the reps on the phone and was told they weren’t aware of anyone with this issue ever ! I just ordered a Redline 360c let’s see if that unit also has the same issue.
What a JOKE that they would say they weren't aware of anyone with this issue ever! It has been going on for over a year with the Max 360c and Redline 360c. I've been sending emails and messages for 9 months now with no response. I've been buying from this company for 35 years but they have put a bad taste in my mouth since they can't fix or acknowledge the Wifi Posted Speed Limit issue(--) with their radar detectors but have no problem charging us $400 - $850 for them!
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Default My MAXcam 360c experience.

I was selected as a beta tester for the MAXcam 360c. I've had one since November, 2020. Escort believes in extensive testing cycles to be sure the products are perfected.

Due to non-disclosure agreements, I couldn't say anything at the time, but now that it's been released, let me say that this one is a game-changer.

Terrific range & sensitivity, and the video from the built-in camera is stellar.

Sadly, now that the beta-testing is complete, I'll have to send-back my unit. But I intend to buy one.

This is a beast!
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