|Each of these top performing radar detectors provide stellar sensitivity and rejection of false
alerts. Although each provide very good sensitivity to police laser,
the Valentine 1 is the most adept by a wide margin.
Both Beltronics and Escort models are very good laser detectors as
well (an edge goes to the Escort 8500 X50) and each Bel and Escort model can detect POP radar (67ms variety) - a lethal form of police radar that occurs in bursts
of 16-67ms, too short a duration for those models that are not
specifically built to detect it.
The latest Valentine 1's offer superior POP radar detection capability and are
are unique in being able to occasionally (~10%) sniff out the MPH K-35 hand-held K-band radar gun when its POP mode
operated at a blistering 16ms!
Valentine 1's also distinguish themselves as the only ones in the top group to be able to spot
LaserAtlanta's stealth mode police laser.
VR's newest revision of their includes "Euro" mode that can be enabled to perform especially well with Gatso/Multanova - popular throughout
Europe, this low-powered radar waveform is most difficult for a conventional radar detector `
The BEL STi Driver is the only radar detector which provides the convenience of stealth driving in addition to RX-65 like performance. (That's a big 10-4).
Any of these top detectors would make a fine addition to your windshield.
To learn more about these fine models, read the most thorough and in-depth real-world
radar detector reviews performed to date.
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Beltronics STi Driver Review
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The Ultimate Radar Detector Review
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