Hello everyone, new to this forum. Been reading a lot about the Bel vector 895 that RS sells on this site for about a week now. Read so much good stuff about it on here that I went out and bought one. Got it for a sale price of $149.97. Since I was in a real need for a new detector because my old old old Bel 870 finally after many years of faithfull use and 80,000 miles of continuous road use bit the dust. Let me tell you so far I am very happy with its detection abilities. Feature rich does as claims in detecting radar especially K and KA. A good two miles on the flat straight highway and not too bad on overthe hill out of sight either. Its a little heavier then my old 870 and that is OK. Anyway, wanted to say thanks to everyone on this forum who gave a write up on the unit and gave their opions on how it works.
I have noticed right off the back that it sure does get very very warm... almost would have to say the word very hot! Is this normal for the Bel Vector series RD's these days ? Is it anything I should be concern about? Does anyone elses Vector 895 run very hot ? Mine is mounted in the mid window position in direct sunlight for the most part. That is where I have always had my old 870 that served me well for so many years. But it never got as warm or hot as this new Bel Vector 895.