Escort X80 Radar Detector Review
The Escort X80 is ranked in our top 10 most popular Windshield Mounted Radar Detector rankings
Overview of the Escort X80
Escort X80 review summary:
- The Escort X80 radar detector supercedes both Escort Passport X70 and Escort Passport.
- Programmed with Escort’s newest digital signal processing algorithm (DSP)
- Over 4-times the range of a police radar gun
- The ability to filter out many of the false alerts caused by the anti-collision sensors installed in new cars today
- High definition OLED display
- New Bluetooth Chipset for easier smartphone pairing and Escort Live! support
- Clear digital voice alerts in English and Spanish
Advanced Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
When investing in a detector two of your biggest concerns is
the detector’s ability to sniff out real police radar threats and its
ability to filter out false alerts, here is why.
departments across the world are now in the process of updating their
equipment to the new, low power battery operated hand held digital radar
All of these types of radar guns are instant on, meaning
that they do NOT transmit any radar signal until the officer has a
target vehicle in sight and presses the trigger.
Because of this when you select your detector, an important consideration is its ability to detect instant on miles away.
Then another problem, the anti-collision sensors that are being installed in most new cars today.
These sensors operate on the same K-Band frequency that police
use and because of this most detectors constantly false alert.
Because of this Escort developed a new digital signal processing (DSP) algorithm.
enables the Escort X80 to sniff out and alert to these low power radar
guns at over 4 times their capture distance, while also having the
ability to block out many of those annoying false alerts.
High Definition OLED Display
The Escort X80 has a programmable easy to read multicolored
OLED display, which includes intuitive icons, to make it easy to
Additional display features include:
- Cruise Alert – warning you when you’re exceeding the posted speed limit
- Bar Graph – identifying the signal strength of the threat
- Expert Meter – identifies up to 8 multiple alerts with signal strength at once
- SpecDisplay – identifies the actual numeric frequency of the radar signal
- 5 levels of brightness including full dark mode
Clear Audible Voice Alerts English/Spanish
The Escort X80 has easy to understand voice alerts, which
warns you in either English or Spanish of approaching threats, enabling
you to keep your eyes on the road and not on your detector.
User Preferences Programming
You can access the advanced programming features of your Escort either
by pressing the buttons on your detector, or though your smartphone
enabling you to:
- Sensitivity – City, Highway, Auto, AutoNoX
- Language – Spanish/English
- Color of OLED display
- Cruise alert speed settings
- Display meter options
- Audible tones
- Automute – On/Off
- AutoLearn – On/Off
- Voice – On/Off
- Auto Power Settings
- Radar/Laser Bands
Your Escort detector comes shipped with everything you need including:
- Windshield Mount
- 12 volt smart cord
- Travel Case
- Getting Started Guide instruction booklet
You can also accessorize your Escort with Escort X80 these additional accessories
- Escort Basic Direct wire
- Escort SmartCord direct wire
- Dash Mount
- BlendMount mirror mount
Warranty & Support
Your Escort detector comes with Escort’s 1-year warranty and our 30-day no risk money back guarantee.
because we have been an authorized Escort dealer since 1995, you’re
pre-approved to purchase Escort’s extended 24 month extend warranty for
Why Buy from RadarBusters?
Authorized Escort Dealer: RadarBusters has been an authorized
dealer for Escort since 1995, so you can be assured that you detector
is covered under Escort’s warranty program and pre-approved for Escort’s
24 month extended warranty program.
Real Reviews: Unlike the other websites out there, our company was founded by Roy, a retired cop and certified traffic enforcement instructor with over 40 years of experience and we have are own arsenal of speed measurement equipment. Luxury Automotive was so impressed with our high standards and qualifications that they dubbed us the “General Schwarzkopf of detectors”.
No Sales Tax: You will not be charged sales tax as long as your order is shipped outside of Arizona.
The X80 is Escort's best entry level detector which will help
you avoid expensive speeding tickets, and it will enable you to become a
more aware and safe driver.
When ordered from RadarBusters your X80 will arrive at your doorstep with everything you need along with
personal 1-on-1 support which is just a phone call or email away.