: False Laser Alerts with Escort 9500xi

07-14-11, 12:39 PM
I am getting false Laser alerts on my Escort 9500xi that is mounted to the mirror.... The Escort forums suggest it could be the navigation screen being too close. In a brief day of testing.....it does seem to correspond to the Nav screen being up.....and on bright daylight setting.....Anyone else seen this sort of thing? This is on a Coupe.....so.....maybe angle of windshield puts it in close proximity to nav. screen.


07-14-11, 12:40 PM
my earlier editions of my V1 get them a lot when it's really bright. also with so many cars out there using laser guided cruise it also sets em off.

07-14-11, 12:47 PM
I get them, on mine its the angle of the sun hitting the windsheild and refracting. For me it only happens in the early morning and late afternoon

07-14-11, 01:12 PM
I get them too. It's annoying for sure. I am no expert, but I guess it's light hitting the detector. Laser is a form of light, so it reacts to this as well. Can't tell you why it happens up by the mirror and not when it is suction cup mounted to the lower windshield, but there are other posts that talk about this issue.

I also use an Beltronics RX65 which is the same detector, same thing happens.

BTW, my Valentine 1 does not have these issues.

07-14-11, 01:58 PM
iirc, there is a coating that can be put on the nav screen to keep it from happening... it could be pinpointed to when the nav switches from daylight to dark. bizarre...