ESCORT X80 Radar/Laser Detector
Early warnings and the fastest response
Customers who bought the ESCORT X80 Radar/Laser Detector are saying:
ESCORT Live Ready
The ESCORT X80 comes ready for ESCORT Live. With built-in Bluetooth® technology, gain access to our exclusive real-time ticket protection network and local speed limit data. Get instantly notified on alerts received and reported by other drivers in your area.
Identify threats at a glance. Brilliant new graphics, intuitive icons, and user selectable backlit colors to match your vehicle’s gauges.
Easily update your ESCORT X80 firmware and software using exclusive tools found right on our site.
Crystal Clear Alerts
Unique voice alerts provide clear communications—eliminating distractions so you can keep your eyes on the road.
Superior Radar Detection
Experience the fastest response times across all bands—X-band, K-band, SuperWide Ka-band, and POP.
Reduce False Alerts
Our proprietary traffic sensor rejection technology eliminates false alerts to keep you focused and secure.
Maximize Your Protection
High performance laser sensors provide off-axis protection and maximum warning so you can react in time.
ESCORT Live App
Real-time alerts from a community of over 3 million drivers.
Brilliant Multi-Color Graphics on an OLED Display
Dual Suction Cup Mount
Powerful dual suction cup mount designed to stay put.
Rapid response on conventional, X-band, K-band, Superwide Ka-band, and POP mode.
Traffic Sensor Rejection
Our proprietary technology cuts through the noise and eliminates false alerts.
High performance laser sensors for off-axis protection and maximum warning time.
ESCORT Live App
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.
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 ESCORT X80 is a travel case, SmartCord USB w/AutoMute, and Dual Suction Cup Mount.
- Travel case
- SmartCord USB w/AutoMute
- Dual Suction Cup Mount
Item # 0100018-4
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
Quantum Limited Video Receiver
Highway, Auto and Auto No XDISPLAY TYPE
3-Level Dimming plus Full Dark Mode
AUTO CALIBRATION CIRCUITRY
MUTE, AUTOMUTE AND SMARTMUTE
12VDC, Negative Ground
ESCORT SmartCord Included
1.13" H x 3" W x 5.13" LUSER 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
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 basicDirectWire kit for hardwired installations.
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.
What is the USB port for?
The X80 is web ready and the USB port can connect to a PC for software downloads.
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.