ESCORT X80 Radar/Laser Detector

Long-range radar and laser detection

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ESCORT X80 Radar/Laser Detector

Early warnings and the fastest response


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Trade In Program

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 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.

Multi-Color Display

Identify threats at a glance. Brilliant new graphics, intuitive icons, and user selectable backlit colors to match your vehicle’s gauges.

Stay Up-to-Date

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.


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

Easy-to-Read Display

Brilliant Multi-Color Graphics on an OLED Display

Dual Suction Cup Mount

Powerful dual suction cup mount designed to stay put.

Radar Detection

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.

Laser Focus

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


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 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

(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 # 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

Superheterodyne, Varactor-Tuned VCO

Quantum Limited Video Receiver

Highway, Auto and Auto No XDISPLAY TYPE
OLED Graphic
Bar Graph
3-Level Dimming plus Full Dark Mode



12VDC, Negative Ground
ESCORT SmartCord Included

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.

See more answers in our General FAQ.