Escort Radar Detector Comparison Chart

Windshield Mounted Radar Detectors

  Passport Max
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RedLine
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Passport
9500ix
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Passport
8500 X50
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Solo S3
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SmartRadar

Passport iQ
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Traffic Sensor Rejection (TSR) yes yes current model current models no yes yes
Performance extreme max great great good great great
Variable Speed Sensitivity yes no yes no no no yes
Speed Display yes no yes no no no yes
Over Speed Alert yes no no no no no yes
Mark Location yes no yes no no no yes
Undetectable by Spectre
Radar Detector Detector
(RDD)
no yes no no no no no
Dual Antenna Design no yes no no no no no
Selectable Bands yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Spec Mode Display yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Expert Mode Display yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
Voltage Meter yes yes yes yes yes w/power cord yes yes
POP Radar Alert yes yes yes yes no yes yes
Standard Windshield Mount StickyCup yes yes yes yes yes, plus adhesive mount single cup
Battery Operated no no no no yes no Nav mode only
Soft Zipper Case yes yes yes yes yes no optional form fitting case
Voice On/Off yes yes yes no voice option no voice option yes yes
AutoMute On/Off yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
SWS On/Off no yes yes no yes no yes
Earphone Jack yes yes yes yes yes no yes
Auto Bright (photoelectric cell) yes yes yes no no yes yes
Auto Power Down yes no yes no motion or time no yes
Compass no no no no no no yes
Autolearn with TrueLock yes no yes no no n/a yes
Units (English, Metric) yes n/a yes n/a n/a no yes
Optional ZR4 ZR4 ZR4 ZR4 Power Cord ZR4 ZR4
Special Feature Advanced DSP TotalShield AutoLearn Best Value Cordless Protection Discreet Installation Navigation
USB/Web Software Updateable yes no yes no no yes yes
Display Type/Color Multi-color OLED Red LED Blue LED Red or Blue LED Organic LED Red LED 5" Touch Screen
Radar Band Updates yes no yes yes yes yes yes
Defender™ Database Updates
For fixed speed and red light camera locations.
Comes with 90 day free trial.
yes n/a yes n/a n/a n/a yes
Escort Live Compatible yes yes yes yes no yes no

 

Custom Installed Systems

  Passport 9500ci
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Passport 8500ci Plus
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Passport 8500ci
No longer available
Laser ShifterPro
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Traffic Sensor Rejection (TSR) current model yes yes n/a
Performance max great great laser only
Variable Speed Sensitivity yes yes no n/a
Speed Display yes yes no n/a
Over Speed Alert no yes no n/a
Mark Location yes yes no n/a
Undetectable by Spectre
Radar Detector Detector
(RDD)
yes no no n/a
Dual Antenna Design yes no no n/a
Selectable Bands yes yes yes n/a
Spec Mode Display yes yes yes n/a
Expert Mode Display yes yes yes n/a
Voltage Meter yes yes yes n/a
POP Radar Alert yes yes yes n/a
Standard Windshield Mount n/a n/a n/a n/a
Battery Operated n/a n/a n/a n/a
Soft Zipper Case n/a n/a n/a n/a
Hard Travel Case n/a n/a n/a n/a
Voice On/Off yes yes yes n/a
AutoMute On/Off yes yes yes n/a
SWS On/Off yes yes yes n/a
Earphone Jack yes yes no n/a
Auto Bright (photoelectric cell) no yes no n/a
Auto Volume no no no n/a
Auto Power Down n/a n/a n/a n/a
Compass no yes no n/a
Autolearn with TrueLock yes no no n/a
Units (English, Metric) yes n/a n/a n/a
Special Feature Total Protection Easy Install Easy Install Laser Shifting
USB/Web Software Updateable yes yes no n/a
Display Type/Color Blue LED Red LED Red LED n/a
Radar Band Updates no no no n/a
Defender™ Database Updates
For fixed speed and red light camera locations.
Comes with 90 day free trial.
Includes 3 years of updates yes no n/a