Recently I've driven through two laser speed traps - my speeds were in the sensibly low range (maybe 5 over) so I didnt get pulled, yet I'm very sure i was targeted. Both times I was in the closest lane and the LEO definitely had the lidar pointed at my car. Neither time I drove through the traps did my x50 give me an alert (Rev5). I drive a 2001 dark blue jetta vr6 and had my detector mounted level and low on my windscreen. I was wondering if there is anything I'm missing or if I should go ahead and get a ZR3.
BTW - This really didn't bother me 'till my roommate who has a cobra xrs9700 in his mustang got targeted by the same leo and not only did his detector alert laser but it told him it was an LTI Ultra-lyte.
I was also possibly wondering if there were any way to test mounting position and detector response with a household item. Maybe an infrared remote of some sort. Would an auto focus system on a camera work? I'm pretty sure that relies on infrared distance measurement to adjust the focus.