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FREE Shipping. The new ESCORT X80 provides early warning and the fastest response on all radar bands including conventional and instant-on X-band, K-band, SuperWide Ka-band and POP mode. High performance laser sensors provide maximum laser warning and off-axis protection.

Add on 24 additional months of Service Protection


New Multi-Color Display

The new multi-color OLED display is stunning. Brilliant new graphics illuminate intuitive icons that identify the type of threat at a glance. In addition, user-selectable backlit colors allow you to choose a color that works best with your vehicle's interior gauges. Please note that all displays using speed limit data are connected to ESCORT Live!.

The Best of ESCORT Live!

Now with built in Bluetooth® technology the X80 gives you access to ESCORT's award-winning app, ESCORT Live. Our exclusive real-time ticket-protection network, which warns you of upcoming alerts received and reported by other users in the area, and gives you access to local speed limit data for over-speed alerts.






Traffic Sensor Rejection

The X80 includes our proprietary Traffic Sensor Rejection (TSR) software to eliminate false alerts.

Software Updates

ESCORT X80 is easily updated using our exclusive detector software tools found on our web site. Firmware, or the operating software for the detector, can be updated using these tools.

In order to have access to these updates, please register your ESCORT X80. Once registered, you will receive email notifications that updates are now available for your firmware. To handle your software you need to connect your ESCORT X80 to a computer first. You can connect ESCORT X80 to a computer via USB A / Mini B cable (not included).

Clear Voice Alerts

ESCORT X80's unique voice alerts provide clear communications for alerts and menu options. Now you can keep your eyes on the road without unnecessary distractions. (Language : English / Spanish)

Operating Bands

  • X-band 10.525 GHz ± 25 MHz
  • K-band 24.150 GHz ± 100 MHz
  • Ka-band 34.700 GHz ± 1300 MHz
  • Laser 904nm, 33 MHz Bandwidth

Radar Receiver / Detector Type

  • Superheterodyne, Varactor-Tuned VCO
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Laser Detection

  • Quantum Limited Video Receiver
  • Multiple Laser Sensor Diodes

Auto Calibration Circuitry

Display Type

  • OLED Graphic
  • CruiseAlert™
  • Bar Graph
  • ExpertMeter™
  • SpecDisplay™
  • 3-Level Dimming plus Full Dark Mode

User Selectable Options

  • Pilot: Scanning Bar / Full Word
  • Display Color: Blue / Green / Red / Amber
  • Meter Mode: Standard / Spec / Expert
  • Tones: Standard / Mild
  • AutoMute: On / Off
  • Language: English / Spanish
  • Units: English / Metric
  • Voice: On / Off
  • Radar / Laser Bands: User Selectable
  • Additional Preferences when connected to ESCORT Live
  • Cruise Alert: 20 – 160 mph
  • Speed Display: On / Off

Mute, AutoMute and SmartMute

Power Requirement

  • 12VDC, Negative Ground
  • Escort SmartCord® Included

Sensitivity Control

  • Highway, Auto and Auto No X

Compact Size

  • 1.13" H x 3" W x 5.13" L
What is included with the X80?
X80 comes complete with a quick-release windshield mount, combo SmartCord, quick reference guide, and an ESCORT travel case. If you would like a more permanent installation for your X80, check out the DirectWire SmartCord® or the more basic DirectWire kit for hardwired installations.
What is the USB port for?
The X80 is web ready and the USB port can connect to a PC for software downloads.
Can it be used overseas?
We do not monitor frequencies used overseas, but many customers travel abroad with their X80.
What is Expert Mode?
Expert Mode will show you up to 4 radar signals at the same time and will show relative signal strength and associated Band of each signal.
Where are they illegal?
Radar detectors are completely legal to use in non-commercial vehicles in 49 states. Virginia and Washington D.C. are the only places in the United States that currently ban radar detectors. Radar detector use in commercial vehicles has been prohibited in the U.S. since 1995 and radar detectors are also illegal in most Canadian provinces. We do not track detector regulations in other countries.
What is the warranty period?
All our products ordered factory direct come with a full one-year factory warranty. We also offer an Extended Service Plan on select models that will provide two additional years of warranty for $29.95.

Still Have Questions? Call 800-964-3138