Escort 8500 X50 Radar Detector Specifications

Operating Bands

  • X-band: 10.525 GHz +/- 25 MHz
  • K-band: 24.15 GHz +/- 100 MHz
  • Ka-band: 34.7 GHz +/- 1,300 MHz
  • Laser: 904 nm, 33 MHz bandwidth

Radar Receiver/Detector Type

  • Superheterodyne, varactor-tuned VCO
  • Scanning frequency discriminator
  • Digital signal processing (DSP)

Laser Detection

  • Quantum limited video receiver
  • Multiple laser sensor diodes

Display Type

  • 280 LED matrix/text
  • Bar graph
  • ExpertMeter
  • SpecDisplay
  • Three-level dimming, plus dark mode

Programmable Features

  • Power-on indication
  • Power-on sequence
  • Signal strength meter
  • AutoMute
  • Audio tones
  • City mode sensitivity
  • Display brightness
  • Dark mode
  • Radar/laser bands

Power Requirement

  • 12 VCD, negative ground
  • Escort SmartCord included

Sensitivity Control

  • Highway, auto, and city
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