Ok...I broke down and bought a V1 last week. I used it on one road trip through Kans-a$$ into Nebraska this week.
My initial thoughts: The V1 falses WAY more around towns and cities than the X50. However on the open highway in rural areas it is dead quite.
My V1 doesn't seem to be as sensitive as my X50. There are a couple Ka speed signs in Nebraska I encounter everytime I drive that way. I've paid specific attention and the X50 picks the signal up about 200-300 feet sooner than the V1. This disappoints me. I was hoping to see the V1 be a little superior in that area. And yes for all the Veliever's (I too am now a bona fide cult member) the V1 is mounted in the same position as my X50 was.
Also I'm gonna have to get used to all these damned lights. In an urban area this V1 is almost useless. There are some many friggin lights going off on it ...looks like a Chrsitmas tree ON FIRE! I think I'll just have to get used to it. Kinda like learning a new language. I wished it had an auto-mute.
However on the open road I gotta feeling it may be very effective. Only time will tell.