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    Default JUS Got my X50

    just got my X50 and was testing it out and coincidentally ran into a cop right down the street...the radardetector was running under City and it didnt alert me... is there some reason for this? or did he not have his gun on? and he just had his sirens on to catch someone who just ran a stop sign

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    his radar wasnt on

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    It's a radar detector, not a cop detector.

    BTW, always run it in highway mode. You get far better range.

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    quote="bcorby" [ BTW, always run it in highway mode. You get far better range.]

    Great point and I agree and I never really use city mode for this reason along.

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    so dont listen to them and not use auto?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AYZeRo7
    so dont listen to them and not use auto?
    I don't like auto but Its really up to the user.

    I don't like auto because just like city mode it will not have longer range when you use it. In the radar detector game range is your only hope Vs instant on and low powerd radar guns.

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    City mode on the X-50 only effects X Band radar, so if, after a while using the X-50 you notice that you never see X-Band except for false alerts, city mode won't hurt you any, but I agree with the others, until Escort gives us some more info on exactly how auto mode works, i'd stay away from it.

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    Highway mode is the only mode I trust. Let the brain sort out the falses.

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    Quote Originally Posted by compu44
    City mode on the X-50 only effects X Band radar, so if, after a while using the X-50 you notice that you never see X-Band except for false alerts, city mode won't hurt you any, but I agree with the others, until Escort gives us some more info on exactly how auto mode works, i'd stay away from it.
    compu44 what do u use in the city? as i can see u also live in chicago...i live like a few blocks away from Cellular Field (COmiskey Park) and either around there or up north around the Lincoln Park Area if you know where that is... i read the manual and they advise me to use Auto and i tried it ... i was around some walgreens which have automatic doors and i expect a X band from what i read here however i dont get the X band but a low K band around... however there were cameras on top of the street poles especially on State Street in downtown which hands out tickets i dont kno exactly if they take pics or just try to capture ur plate # by that....question...when i use highway mode will i detect what auto and city mode picks up? and i also picked up a really high Ka signal but dunno what that means if it wasnt a cop... well i will try highway from now on...and will expert mode be beneficial for me? im new to this and i have read that in the book and here...

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    Quote Originally Posted by AYZeRo7
    Quote Originally Posted by compu44
    City mode on the X-50 only effects X Band radar, so if, after a while using the X-50 you notice that you never see X-Band except for false alerts, city mode won't hurt you any, but I agree with the others, until Escort gives us some more info on exactly how auto mode works, i'd stay away from it.
    compu44 what do u use in the city? as i can see u also live in chicago...i live like a few blocks away from Cellular Field (COmiskey Park) and either around there or up north around the Lincoln Park Area if you know where that is... i read the manual and they advise me to use Auto and i tried it ... i was around some walgreens which have automatic doors and i expect a X band from what i read here however i dont get the X band but a low K band around... however there were cameras on top of the street poles especially on State Street in downtown which hands out tickets i dont kno exactly if they take pics or just try to capture ur plate # by that....question...when i use highway mode will i detect what auto and city mode picks up? and i also picked up a really high Ka signal but dunno what that means if it wasnt a cop... well i will try highway from now on...and will expert mode be beneficial for me? im new to this and i have read that in the book and here...
    Not sure where you picked up that I was from Chichago, i'm way down south in Illinois. I use City mode in town and Highway everywhere else.

    Expert Meter might be something that you'd like, maybe not. It's just a personal preference. Try it and see.

 

 

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