Escort Passport S55 Radar Detector Car and Motorcycle Mounts

The Escort Passport S55 Radar Detector was introduced a few years ago and continues to be very popular.  It will detect K and Ka bands of speed enforcement radar.  But there’s a lot of radar detectors that can do this.  It is also compatible with Escort Live which is their flagship smartphone application.  Compatible with Escort Live, an exclusive real-time ticket-protection network, which warns you of upcoming alerts received and reported by other users in the area, and gives you access to local speed limit data for over-speed alerts The mount that is provided with the Escort Passport S55 is the usual double suction … Read more…

Car Mounts for the Escort Passport 8500 X50 Radar Detector

The Escort Passport 8500 X50 Radar Detector is one of the more popular radar detectors manufactured by Escort over the past several years.  While it will work well for many years, the car mount will not. There’s a good chance that the Escort Passport 8500 X50 radar detector will outlast the mount.  This is a well made and expensive radar detector.  Unfortunately the mount isn’t made as well as the radar detector.  The small suction cups will likely lose suction after a year or two.  This is especially going to be the case if living in extreme climates. The mount that is … Read more…

Escort Passport 9500ix Radar Detector Car Mounts

The Escort Passport 9500ix Radar Detector was introduced a few years ago and continues to be very popular.  This is a radar detector owner’s dream.  It will detect all bands of speed enforcement radar (X, K, Ka, and Ku) from both front and rear.  But there’s a lot of radar detectors that can do this.  One of the best and most unique features in the GPS integration and on-board database of red light and speed camera locations. This detector also has an auto-learn feature that integrates the GPS position so that once it you tell the detector of the false alert, it will … Read more…

Keeping the Glare Off

We receive a lot of questions about glare especially on GPS units and tablets.  For GPS units, glare can be a real problem when used on the car windshield or motorcycle.  While we aren’t aware of any GPS units that use an anti glare surface, we wonder why they don’t.  For some reason it seems like the glare on TomTom GPS units are the worst.  At least, that’s what our readers tell us.  Garmin also has a similar issue but not as bad as TomTom.  We get a lot of inquiries from iPad users.  That glossy touchscreen doesn’t help at all when … Read more…