Was getting ready to buy a Pro78 for a Xmas gift, I already own one so I like the unit and am familiar with it. I noticed that Whistler is forcing dealers to raise their prices or be listed as an unauthorized dealer. This is just bad business. I paid $159.95 and now I am being told that prices are going up to $179.95 because Whister is forcing dealers to raise their prices or they will be labeled as an unauthorized dealer.
What has this done for Escort / Beltronics... All this will do is hurt the dealers and force buyers to buy from sources like ebay etc. Beltronics RX65's are going for $329.95 on authorized dealer sites and $219.95 on ebay... A whopping $110 difference..
Now Whistler is doing the same... I have seen the Pro78's as low as $129 or less from some sites and now I should pay $179.95... This is stupid in my option.