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    Default Bel985 autoscan/highway

    People have asked again recently what the difference is, so I found a mobile your speed is setup and did a few runs to compare.

    K band, Constant On, BIG sweeping curve, PSL 35 mph.

    Highway mode, approx 25 seconds warning, 1/3 mile range. Autoscan mode, approx 20 seconds warning, 1/4 mile range.

    As you can see, at 35 mph, you have more than enough time before reaching the target where the officer sees you, by that time the RD is pegged at full strenght, so gotta pay attention to your RD and not dismiss as a possible false. BUT, if you are talking about 70 mph around a bend, you will have very little time! So even 1 extra second can mean the difference between getting a ticket or not getting a ticket.

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    Red = Radar, Green = Me, Yellow = What would be first line of sight targeting


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    First off thanks for doing that testing! It really sheds some light on the AutoScan vs Highway mode issue.

    Are those warnings to until (you crossed) the radar source (sign/Red) or are they to the first LOS (LineOfSight/Yellow) where the radar could actually get a reading on you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AirMoore
    First off thanks for doing that testing! It really sheds some light on the AutoScan vs Highway mode issue.

    Are those warnings to until (you crossed) the radar source (sign/Red) or are they to the first LOS (LineOfSight/Yellow) where the radar could actually get a reading on you?
    I begain getting the K band alert at the green marker which was the highway mode. I pointed out the yellow marker just like you said (what I ment to say) line of sight if a LEO was actually there, that would be the point at which he could target you (me).

 

 

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