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  • Cobra SRX 9570 14-Band High-Performance Laser/Radar Detector

    Cobra SRX 9570 14-Band High-Performance Laser/Radar Detector

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  • Cobra XRS7100 9-Band Radar Detector

    Cobra XRS7100 9-Band Radar Detector

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Average rating for Radar Detectors
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52 Reviews
  1. 2 years ago
    THE BEST GIFT EVER
    I revieced this as a birthday gift because i get alot of tickets and this one is by far the best radar dector ive ever had.
  2. 2 years ago
    iRadar worth it..
    Pro - Better than i expected the app on the samsung s4 it alerted in all cases (nice) Con - Running i95 from NY to FL App crashed a number of times but i realize it was due to the my carrier lack of coverage if your not running 4g it will crash the live data is too much to edge (e) or (g) the app can't keep up. 
  1. 2 years ago
    Perfect
    I've had every radar detector money could buy and this is by far the best!!!
  2. 1 year ago
    Radar Detector
    Purchased last month for traveling over the holidays. Radar works better than our old one that we paid $250.00.
  1. 3 months ago
    WORKS
    Works
    This review was originally posted to cobra.com.
  2. 1 year ago
    PAID FOR IT'S SELF SEVERAL TIMES
    This is a kick but unit for the price. Saved me several times. I have a higher price Cobra in my car and I love it as well. Cobra has been around for ever and there is a reason they are still here.
    This review was originally posted to cobra.com.
  1. 1 year ago
    Satified
    I bought it a month ago and I’m very satisfied. The feature it has that after three to alerts the volume goes down and does not have that constituent beeping till you pass the radar or store that might set it off.
  2. 1 year ago
    XRS 9370 Cobra Detector
    Bought my detector today. Had a problem attaching it to my windshield. Called Cobra customer service. Chris from customer service took care of it promptly! Thanks Chris
    This review was originally posted to cobra.com.
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Will It Work In My Area?

A key feature of any radar detector is how many bands it can detect. Even the best radar detector can't detect everything, but you want to make sure it works against the devices in use in your part of the country. There are three major bands in use in the United States today, X, K and Ka bands. In addition, many law enforcement agencies use lasers to measure your speed. For the highest amount of protection, find a police radar detector that can determine when any of these four types of speed measurement are being used against you.

Effective Mounting

Mounting your radar detector in the proper location can greatly affect its effectiveness. Clipping it to your visor is the simplest solution, but being too high up reduces the chances that it can detect radar and lasers used to measure your speed. Putting it on your dash or low on your windshield helps you detect more bands, but it can be a visual distraction. Both high and low placements have advantages and disadvantages, so pick the one that feels most comfortable for you.

Urban Driving

While even the best radar detectors can't protect you against every sort of speed-measuring device, there are features that can help protect you when you drive in the city. Red light cameras are increasingly common, so if you're in an area that utilizes them, look for a radar detector that can warn you of their presence. In addition, try to find a device with separate urban and highway modes. This can save you from having a high number of distracting false positives.