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PASSPORT 9500ix Platinum Radar Detector

Intelligent decisions for each alert

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PASSPORT 9500ix Platinum Radar Detector

Intelligent decisions for each alert


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Trade In. Trade Up.

Stay up to date with the latest in ESCORT driving technology. We’ll buy back your old detector and give you credit towards your new one.

Limited Ticket Guarantee

Building award-winning radar detectors means building confidence. So much confidence that we’ll pay your radar or laser speeding ticket. *Speeding Ticket Limited Guarantee only applicable to Redline 360c / Redline EX / MAX 360c / MAX 360 / MAX 3 / Escort iX / Escort iXc.

Price Match Promise

All our customers deserve to enjoy our technology with the confidence that they received the best price. Find a better advertised price online for any current ESCORT portable premium model radar and we’ll match it within 30 days of purchase.

Free Shipping

We offer free shipping on all orders $99 and up. We want you to focus on the road, not how much you’re paying to get your detector.

ESCORT Community

We’ve designed the most accurate driver alert system in the world. Paired with the power of ESCORT Live, you have the ultimate in driver protection. Our exclusive driving community allows drivers to share and receive real-time alerts through the app or when any ESCORT detector senses a threat.

ESCORT Live Ready

The Passport 9500ix Platinum comes ready for ESCORT Live. With built-in Bluetooth® technology, gain access to our exclusive real-time ticket protection network and get notified on alerts received and reported by other drivers in your area.

Reduce False Alerts

Patented GPS technology automatically learns each radar signal location and frequency to determine if it’s a real threat. A permanent solution to false alarms.

SmartCord Live Included

Sync your radar detector with your smartphone via Bluetooth® for real-time alerts from the ESCORT Live community. Our award-winning ticket protection network.

Variable Speed Sensitivity

Patented GPS technology alerts you based on vehicle behavior. Long range sensitivity at high speed, adjusted sensitivity at low speed—reducing unwanted alerts.

AutoLearn® Technology

Patented GPS intelligence and anti-falsing technology come together to eliminate false signals by rejecting unwanted fixed position false alarms.

Defender™ Database

Gain access to the largest, most up-to-date resource alerting drivers to speed cameras, traps, and red light cameras. Plus, create hot spots and mark locations.


Sync your radar detector with your smartphone via Bluetooth® for real-time alerts from the ESCORT Live community.

Traffic Sensor Rejection

Our proprietary technology cuts through the noise and eliminates false alerts.

Laser Focus

High performance laser sensors for off-axis protection and maximum warning time.

Crystal Clear Alerts

Unique voice alerts provide crystal clear communications.

Continuously Updated

Easily update your firmware and software using exclusive tools.


Real-time alerts from a community of over 3 million drivers.

Defender™ Database

Get a bird’s eye view with red light and speed camera alerts in advance.


Join our community of real drivers—an alliance of enthusiasts. Over 100 million real-time alerts shared and received every year. This is the true meaning of ESCORT.

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The Defender Advantage

Drive confidently with access to the world’s largest, most accurate database of red-light and speed camera locations.

View The Road Ahead

Detect them before they detect you with real-time radar and laser alerts from our community of drivers.

Plan Your Journey

Get directions, speed limits, and live traffic updates. Optimize your journey and arrive safely—efficiently.

What’s In The Box

Included with your PASSPORT 9500ix Platinum is a travel case, SmartCord USB w/AutoMute, and Dual Suction Cup Mount.

  • Travel case
  • SmartCord USB w/AutoMute
  • Dual Suction Cup Mount.

(Windows version compatible with Windows 7, 8 and 10.) (Mac version compatible with version 10.6+. Not compatible with any Max Ci series or iXCi remote systems)

Item # 0109500-19

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

Superheterodyne, Varactor-Tuned VCO
Scanning Frequency Discriminator

Quantum Limited Video Receiver 

SiRFstar III
280 LED Matrix/Text
Bar Graph



12VDC, Negative Ground
Escort SmartCord® Live Included

Highway, Auto, and Auto No X

1.4" H x 2.9" W x 5.35" LPROGRAMMABLE FEATURES
Power-On Indication
SpeedAlert (On / Off)
AutoLearn (On / Off)
Signal Strength Meter
AutoMute: (On / Off)
AutoPower (On / Off)
Units (English / Metric)
Voice: On / Off
Dark Mode
Radar / Laser Bands
5 Levels of Brightness Control

Is the 12V Smartcord required to power an ESCORT premium radar compatible with BMW models?

the Smartcord is compatible with your BMW, but might require a Standard
Female Hella0(DIN) socket to Cigarette lighter type Socket adapter.

See our General FAQ Page for more answers.