I recently got the escort x50 and the bel rx65. I have to return one. It seems like the majority of people on this thread favor the escort 8500 x50. Is this hands down the better detector overall? Thanks
Yoda of Radar
Well, no. They are practically the same. Which one do YOU like?
Well, I would say keep the X50.......
It's cheaper then the Bel and it has the same
Detection Range. You can't go wrong with the
I've had my X50 for 3 years and have never
gotten a ticket.......
Yeah basically the same keep what ever one is more "attractive" is your eye....
Thanks for the quick replies,
It's hard for me to tell the difference. They both seem to do a good job. The voice is also pretty cool in the Bel. If they are basically the same I guess then it's a toss up. Thanks again!
The voice ID for the bands isn't really that important. I liked it at first, but then got tired of the ramp up I had on my Bel Vector 895. X50 has better ramp up than any of the Bels do. Plus I've taken a liking to the scanning dot and the blue LEDs.
Ok, seriously, what is up with the scanning dot? Does it actually show anything in relation to what the oscillator is sweeping over, or is it simply a repeating animation like a screensaver?
Well, from what I understand it is meant to show that the detector hasn't
Originally Posted by jdong
locked up from either extreme heat or cold. It's there to show that
it's still scanning the bands.
Example: Arizona heat in mid Summer.