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    It’s one integrated system that does everything. All the mid city box does is add oem integration to escorts integrated all in detector shifter system.

    Not my fault you chose not to read the link which was the entire point of the post.

    I just think it’s cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by killramos View Post
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    It’s one integrated system that does everything. All the mid city box does is add oem integration to escorts integrated all in detector shifter system.

    Not my fault you chose not to read the link which was the entire point of the post.

    I just think it’s cool.
    I read it, I was just confused by your use of the singular "radar detector solution" It is a neat product for sure, the more integrated the better for those types of things if you're in an area where they don't use Lidar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mitsu3000gt View Post
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    Your OP said "radar detector solution" are you also talking about laser jammers? Two very different beasts.

    There is literally no way laser can be detected prior to you getting nailed by it. Only way is to try jam laser, which can work but has quite a bit of controversy around it, and if you get caught with it you can get an obstruction of justice charge.
    I thought jammers were still legal in AB? Source?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cjblair View Post
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    I thought jammers were still legal in AB? Source?
    They are technically legal unless things have changed recently, since the good ones like the Blinder system are passive until a laser hits them. The problem is that CPS officers who post here occasionally said if they find it, they confiscate it and slap you with obstruction of justice knowing full well that if you want to fight it, you will probably win but it creates an enormous hassle and potentially cost due to the much more serious charge compared to a traffic violation. On the off chance you lose, I am not sure what those consequences would be exactly but I'm guessing they aren't fun as it's criminal code. Also most of the newer Lidar guns tell them it's being jammed, or throw a code that indicates a possible jam, so if they go investigate your car they will find your jammer at which point they might be nice to you, they might not be. Didn't seem worth it.
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    Filing charges that have no chance of conviction because police don’t like what you are doing?

    That would never happen!

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    Quote Originally Posted by killramos View Post
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    Filing charges that have no chance of conviction because police don’t like what you are doing?

    That would never happen!

    I assume you are being sarcastic, but a CPS officer on this board claimed he has done it himself in this exact scenario.

    Some Jammers are even marketed as parking sensors now to make them harder to go after.

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    Originally posted by Thales of Miletus

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mitsu3000gt View Post
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    I assume you are being sarcastic, but a CPS officer on this board claimed he has done it himself in this exact scenario.

    Some Jammers are even marketed as parking sensors now to make them harder to go after.
    Ugh I really hope that wasn't Phil. I thought he was a decent guy. Any CPS officer that would do this is definitely a dick hole.

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    I think it was traffic cop people were quoting a few pages back I think!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cjblair View Post
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    Ugh I really hope that wasn't Phil. I thought he was a decent guy. Any CPS officer that would do this is definitely a dick hole.
    Ya I think the guys name was Traffic Cop. A real treat to deal with, I am sure. Anyways he claimed he charged someone with obstruction with a jammer and I have read about those charges happening elsewhere. You probably wouldn't get convicted but it's a nightmare to have a criminal charge.

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    Sounds like a treat to deal with given that they're legal and it's basically spite
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    K, just to clear up confusion.
    Laser jamming I don't believe is illegal but I wonder why cars install secret-ish switches to turn it off just in case cops pull you over for obstruction? Kind of shit you don't want to deal with.
    Laser detection is not, but if your radar detector has this feature, it is pretty useless anyways as cop already got you. Just hope your car's front end has less reflective surface area and maybe you got lucky.

    Lastly, agree radar detector is not that useful in the city, but if you do lots of highway driving (which I do), it saved my ass over 20 times already. The only sneaky ones are the cops who don't radar you until they're somewhat close.
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    Bumping an old thread back up.

    Do a lot of highway driving in addition to city and am thinking of picking up a radar detector for the summer. Been looking at a Passport 9500IX as it seems to be a good balance of price and features/functionality. Any others that should be considered?

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    The issue with the IX and previous models is the wake of Blind Spot Monitoring systems (BSM). They use radar (and sometimes LIDAR) in similar bands as police equipment. This has made it challenging for manufacturers to reduce the amount of false alerts. Having owned a 9500ix (and its for sale), I have found that it has good amount of false alerts compared to my Redline EX. That said, as a highway detector, it has surpurb range and the GPS database is awesome. Your biggest threat is LIDAR so a jammer is always the best bet, but for speed on green/red light cams, and highway detection, the 9500IX will do quite well if you dont mind the falses. Of course, pair it with Waze for LIDAR traps, and you should be pretty protected.

    If you want the best of the best, the new 360c or the EX are top of the lines (but cost a mint).

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    Quote Originally Posted by ramminghard View Post
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    Bumping an old thread back up.

    Do a lot of highway driving in addition to city and am thinking of picking up a radar detector for the summer. Been looking at a Passport 9500IX as it seems to be a good balance of price and features/functionality. Any others that should be considered?
    If you want the best, get the Uniden R7. If that is too rich for your blood I would get a Uniden R3, the 9500IX is dated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KRyn View Post
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    If you want the best, get the Uniden R7. If that is too rich for your blood I would get a Uniden R3, the 9500IX is dated.
    Uniden makes some great detectors but the lack of auto silence and poor (comparatively) BSM filtering, there is better options out there. Of course, if range is a top priority, the R7 will meet expectations.

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    If you drive a lot in AB (outside of the cities), its worth optimizing your setup for THIS province (RCMP, Sheriffs) in the rural areas.

    Look up their devices and see how well any detecting equipment stacks up.

    Personally, I would be going for a small, frontal lidar jammer/alert system.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spike98 View Post
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    Uniden makes some great detectors but the lack of auto silence and poor (comparatively) BSM filtering, there is better options out there. Of course, if range is a top priority, the R7 will meet expectations.
    Given he does lots of highway driving I would be less concerned about BSM filtering and more interested in the the superior range.
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    Quote Originally Posted by revelations View Post
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    If you drive a lot in AB (outside of the cities), its worth optimizing your setup for THIS province (RCMP, Sheriffs) in the rural areas.

    Look up their devices and see how well any detecting equipment stacks up.

    Personally, I would be going for a small, frontal lidar jammer/alert system.
    Highway driving is mainly in Alberta and BC (95%) but if there is a detector that also functions well in the city that's an added benefit. Do the provinces differ in what the RCMP are using?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ramminghard View Post
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    Highway driving is mainly in Alberta and BC (95%) but if there is a detector that also functions well in the city that's an added benefit. Do the provinces differ in what the RCMP are using?
    In that case, if you are serious about this - buy two units that could potentially work, use them side by side (but not too close together) and then keep the better one,

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