So I was in the market for a V1, looked everywhere ebay, amazon, private forums, craigslist, trying to find a used cheaper V1. I went through all my options at first and thought a brand new v1 was just way to much money.$399 plus $12 shipping and tried to justify it to myself over and over but still couldn't muster up the courage to buy brand new. Well the saying you get what you pay for is true in ever demeanor, I ended up biding on one off of eBay, they guy was a little shady but still provided serial number and would go through pay pal so I bid up to $265 plus shipping so I thought it was a good deal, in the last minutes of the auction I was reading through these forums and people were saying call VR customer service and ask if it has been stolen or not, I called was put on hold as auction ended "myself being the highest bidder" they got back to me and said the unit was STOLEN!...I gave info to eBay to pursue criminal actions against the seller and my money was never given out. Ok ok so lesson learned?...think not haha 2 days later found great deal on another V1 on eBay yet again, and of course I bid a max of $290 and shipping..everything went smooth and was great auction ended I won the item and seller responded very fast sent unit out that day and I received it 2 days later so I thought I got a great deal and was ahead of the game and laughed at the people playing full price...little did I know Joke was on me, hooked it up nice and high secured it tightly took out for a test drive and passed 3 sheriffs and 2 troopers not one alert..so I thought maybe they just weren't running radar. Next day pass speed sign, 4 more sheriffs..no alert still, now I know somethings wrong I find out radar is dead on all bands but laser. I bought unit from eBay seller with 7 day money back guarantee seller happily returned all my money and paid for shipping in return for neutral rating . After all that I finally smartened up and called V1 and ordered a brand new 'returned" unit with warranty and all the bells and whistles for $359 plus $12 shipping, I get my V1 in 2 days=)... Moral of the story DONT BE CHEAP WHEN IT MATTERS !!, and learn from others mistakes!