While speeding is never a good idea and we would never condone it, sometimes you find yourself in a situation where it’s necessary. Long and boring rural roads or empty freeways are a great place to push the limits of your vehicle and speed up your trip a bit.
Of course, this puts you at risk of being picked up by police radar, pulled over, and ticketed. You probably weren’t being unsafe, but the law is the law. Fortunately, there is a way to avoid these situations. A radar detector can pick up the signal of a police radar so you can slow down before being clocked at an illegal speed.
However, there is such a vast number of radar detectors available, that it can be tricky trying to find the best one to fit your needs. We decided to narrow it down to just three from a company called Escort. This quick roundup of the best Escort radar detectors will give you a good idea of different specifications and price ranges to help you find the best one for you.
So, let’s go through them…
Top 3 Best Escort Radar Detectors Of 2020 Reviews
1 Escort MAX360C
We will start off with the Escort Max 360c, which is among the best Escort radar detectors on the market. It offers a range of abilities and features that blow its competitors out of the water.
GPS is built-in, so it can learn the stationary false alerts that are around the area like automatic door openers or speed signs. With time, it automatically learns them and starts to filter them out. You will also have the most up to date information available because there are regularly updated red light and speed camera alerts built-in as well.
All the info you need…
The MAX360c is equipped with arrows on the front, side, or rear to tell you where an officer is. It will also let you know when you’ve passed them, or if there happens to be another one up ahead of you.
This detector is both Bluetooth and WiFi connected. This means it can connect the device with your smartphone with the Escort Live app, which then will automatically crowdsources alerts based on other detector data. Not only will you be able to see everything your detector sees, but also what others in the area see.
Not sure if you’re speeding?
When you are connected to the cloud, the current speed limit of the road you are on is displayed on the screen next to your current speed. This helps make it easy to see if you’re speeding or not. Keep in mind, It doesn’t account for temporary changes in speed limits for schools or construction zones, nor does it work for rural roads, but it is still a valuable feature to have on major roads and highways.
- Front and rear-facing antennas
- Bluetooth and WiFi enabled.
- Escort Live App enabled.
- AutoLearn technology
2 Escort Max II
If you don’t need all the bells and whistles of Escort’s top tier detectors, don’t want to break the bank, but still want an accurate and high-quality radar detector, then look no further than our next Escort detector.
With this detector, you will still be getting the patented AutoLearn technology that will prevent false alerts by using GPS and frequency reading.
Keep your eyes on the road…
Unique voice warnings provide clear communication and help you keep your eyes on the road. You can expect alerts based on your speed that are tailored to your geographic location and moment.
It has all the other important features like red light camera alerts, low-speed muting, and Bluetooth. The only thing that really differs from the MAX 360c is the lack of arrows and WiFi, which isn’t exactly critical to its functionality.
The advantages of a network…
With the MAX II, you also have full access to the Escort Live app. This vast network compiles data and alerts from other drivers so you can be informed and protected no matter where you are. The data is updated weekly as well, so you can always stay up to date. You can also back up your own data and update the software by connecting it to your PC.
- Bluetooth enabled.
- Escort Live app enabled.
- Not WiFi Enabled.
3 Escort Redline Ex
Believe it or not, but there are not only radar detectors, but radar detector detectors. They are used in some states where radar detectors are illegal. If you need a detector that is undetectable, then our next device might be the one for you.
But how does this work?
First of all, radar detectors are legal in the vast majority of the United States. However, they are illegal in Virginia and Washington D.C. as well as on military bases, in certain commercial vehicles, and in all vehicles over 18,000 pounds. Because of this, police officers sometimes use a detector called the Spectre.
However, the Redline EX has special technology that makes it undetectable to this kind of device.
It also has the ability to detect the new MultaRadar CD and CT radar guns. These require specialized hardware to detect that only the Redline EX possesses. However, these are mainly used in certain major metropolitan areas, so it may be necessary technology for most people.
Front and rear antennas offer multi-directional detection at an impressive range. The Redline EX also comes with the standard AutoLearn technology to help you avoid false readings from other radar devices in the area.
The Redline EX is also Bluetooth compatible, so you can link it up to the Escort Live app to access and share data with other drivers.
- Stealth detector.
- Front and rear antenna.
- AutoLearn technology.
- Bluetooth enabled.
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