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GPS Powered for Speed and Location Intelligence

Designed in the USA

5440 West Chester Road
West Chester OH 45069

2012 ESCORT Inc. ESCORT, PASSPORT, TrueLock, SpeedAlert, AutoLearn, AutoSensitivity, SmartMute,
MuteDisplay, SpecDisplay, and ExpertMeter are trademarks of ESCORT Inc.
SWS is a trademark of SWS, L.C.
Features, specications and prices subject to change without notice.

Owners Manual
Congratulations Quick Reference Card
Youve just purchased the most intelligent Revolutionary AutoSensitivity mode
radar and laser detector in the worldthe provides real-time radar performance
PASSPORT 9500ix. based on vehicle speed, plus Highway
The PASSPORT 9500ix delivers extreme and Auto No X settings.
long-range warning on all radar bands SpeedAlert feature provides an instant
including X, K, Superwide Ka, and instant- view of your vehicles speed during an
on POP modes. Multiple front and rear laser alert.
sensors provide 360 degree laser protection, Mark Location feature allows you to Remove card along perforations
including the widest eld of view. instantly Mark known speed traps,
For the ultimate in Laser protection, the cameras and other places of interest.
PASSPORT 9500ix can also be used in Easy-to-use Preferences allow you to PASSPORT 9500ix Quick Reference Card
conjunction with our Laser Shifter product. customize up to 10 features. There are 10 user-selectable options so An example:
you can customize your 9500ix for your Here is how you would turn PASSPORTs
Visit our website at or call Ultra-bright alphanumeric display own preferences. AutoMute feature off:
us toll-free at 800-433-3487 for more details. with 280 LEDs. The buttons labeled MRK and BRT 1 Enter the Preferences Mode by holding
The PASSPORT 9500ixs GPS-powered Exclusive ExpertMeter tracks and are also used to enter the Preferences both the MRK and BRT buttons down
Mode, REVIEW your current Preferences for 2 seconds. PASSPORT will beep twice
intelligence provides permanent relief from displays up to 8 radar signals settings, and to CHANGE any settings as and display Prefs.
false alarms including automatic door simultaneously. desired. The words PREF, MRK and BRT
2 Then hold the BRT button down.
are located on the top of the detector.
openers, motion sensors and other radar- Exclusive SpecDisplay provides actual How to use EZ-Preferences
PASSPORT will scroll through the categories,
starting with Pilot ( Pilot ), then
based sensors. And, it comes pre-loaded numeric frequency for any radar 1 To enter Preferences, press and SpeedAlert ( sAlrt ), then Power-on
with thousands of red light and xed signal.

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hold the MRK and BRT buttons sequence ( PwrOn ), AutoLearn ( aLrn ),
position speed camera locations throughout Selectable radar and laser bands (on/ down for 2 seconds. The unit will beep then Signal Strength meter ( Meter), and
twice, and will display the word Prefs. then AutoMute ( aMute ).
North America. off) allow you to customize which 2 Then press the BRT button to 3 Release the BRT button when
In addition, the PASSPORT 9500ix bands are monitored. review the categories. You can either PASSPORT displays the AutoMute item.
introduces the following state-of-the-art Selectable Markers (on/off) allow you tap the button to change categories, or Since the factory setting is for AutoMute to
simply hold the button down to scroll be on, PASSPORT will display aMute ON .
performance and features: to customize which Markers are through the categories. NOTE: If you accidentally dont release
New AutoLearn feature automatically monitored. 3 Press the MRK button to change the MRK button in time, and PASSPORT
any setting. You can either tap the goes to the next category, simply hold the
learns and rejects false radar sources Includes exclusive SmartCord for easy button to change from setting to setting, MRK button down again, PASSPORT will
based on exact location and frequency. access to Mute and TrueLock features. or hold the button down to scroll through scroll through all of the categories. Once
youre back to your desired category, release
New AutoPower feature automatically If youve used a radar detector before, a all the options.
the MRK button.
shuts off the detector to save review of the Quick Reference Guide on 4 To exit Preferences, simply wait 8
seconds without pressing any button, 4 Press the MRK button to change from
unnecessary drain on your battery. pages 4 and 5, and the Preferences or press the power button. The unit will aMute ON to aMute OFF.
New Safety Camera Database stores information on pages 14-18 will briey display Complete, beep 4 times, and 5 To exit Preferences, simply wait 8
return to normal operation. seconds without pressing any buttons, or
thousands of red light and xed explain the new features. If this is your rst press the power button. PASSPORT will
position speed cameras throughout detector, please read the manual in detail to Restoring the Factory Default Settings display Complete, beep 4 times, and
return to normal operation.
North America. get the most out of your PASSPORTs To restore your PASSPORT to its original
factory settings, press and hold the
New web-ready access allows you to revolutionary performance and innovative SEN and BRT buttons while turning
update your safety camera data and features. the power on. A Reset message will
other software through our website. Please drive safely. be displayed, accompanied by an
audible alert, acknowledging the reset.
1 Preferences Details
Quick Reference Card Table of Contents
Quick Reference Guide 4-5 Preferences 14-18
Installation 6-7 How to use Preferences 14
Power Connection 6 Example of Preferences 14
Mounting Location 6 Overview of Preferences 15
Windshield Mount 7 Details of Preferences 16-18
Remove card along perforations Controls and Features 8-13 Technical Details 19-26
Power 8 Specications 19
PASSPORT 9500ix Quick Reference Card
Press the BRT button to go Press the MRK button AutoPower 8 Interpreting Alerts 20-21
from one category to change your setting
to the next within a category
Volume Control 8 How Radar Works 22
PILOT LIGHT HWY * Full word: Highway or Auto or City
(Power-on indication)
Letter: H or A or C
Letter, with scanning dot
Power-on Indication 8 How POP Works 22
Pilot V Vehicle voltage
Pilot SPD Vehicle speed GPS Signal Indicator 8 How Laser Works 23
SPEEDALERT sAlrt ON * Displays current speed during alert
sAlrt OFF SpeedAlert feature off Mute 8 How Red Light Cameras Work 23
AUTOLEARN aLrn ON * Automatically locks out false alarms
aLrn OFF AutoLearn is off AutoMute 9 How Speed Cameras Work 24

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SIGNAL STRENGTH METER Meter STD * Standard signal strength meter
Meter EXP ExpertMeter mode TrueLock / GPS Filter 9 How SWS Works 24-25
Meter SPC SpecDisplay mode
AUTOMUTE aMute ON * Automatically reduces audio in alert AutoLearn 9 TSR Trac Signal Rejection 26
aMute OFF AutoMute feature is off
AUTOPOWER aPwr ON * Turns detector off after 4 hours Sensitivity (SEN) 10 How GPS Works 26
aPwr OFF AutoPower feature is off
UNITS Units ENG * Speed/distance in English units Brightness (BRT) 10 Software Updates 26
Units MET Speed/distance in Metric units
VOICE Voice ON * Voice announcements on Mark Location (MRK) 10 Service 27-33
Voice OFF Voice announcements off
BANDS Bands DFT * Default settings Audible Alerts 11 Service 27
Bands MOD Bands have been modified
Turn bands on/off by SmartCord 11 Troubleshooting 28-29
pressing the mute button
X ON or OFF (default is on) SpeedAlert 12 Accessories 30
K ON or OFF (default is on)
ON or OFF (default is on)
ON or OFF (default is off)
Signal Strength Meter 12 Warranty 33
SWS ON or OFF (default is off)
LSR ON or OFF (default is on) ExpertMeter 12
TSR ON or OFF (default is on)
MARKERS Marks DFT SpecDisplay 13
Marks MOD
rCam ON or OFF (default is on) Clearing the Database 13
sCam ON or OFF (default is on)
sTrap ON or OFF (default is on)
*Factory Default Settings Othr ON or OFF (default is on) 2 3
Quick Reference Guide
To begin using your PASSPORT, EasyMount Slot Radar Antenna and Laser Lens USB Data Port
Insert PASSPORTs adjustable Windshield The rear panel of your PASSPORT should This allows you to update your database,
just follow these simple steps mount into this slot. Page 7 have a clear view of the road ahead. For (red light and xed position speed cameras)
best performance, do not mount and other software from our website.
1 Plug the small end of the power cord
Rear Laser Port PASSPORT directly behind windshield
into the side jack of the detector, and
Receives laser signals from behind the wipers or tinted areas. Page 6 Power Button
plug the large end of the power cord
vehicle. Press this button to turn PASSPORT on or
into your cars accessory socket.
off. Page 8
EasyMount Button
2 Mount your PASSPORT on the wind-
Press the button, and slide the windshield Mark Location
shield using the supplied windshield
mount into one of its four locking Press to mark a specic location (e.g.
positions. Page 7 speed trap, etc.). Page 10
3 Press the power button,
Earphone Jack Brightness Button
located on the top case.
Accepts standard 3.5mm mono earphone. Press to adjust the display brightness.
There are three brightness settings, plus
Adjust the volume level by pressing the
Power Jack Dark Mode.
VOL + or buttons, also located on the
Plug the SmartCord into this connector. In the Dark Mode, PASSPORTs display
top case.
Page 6 will remain dark and only the audio will
alert you. Page 10
Please read the manual to fully understand
TrueLock/GPS Filter
PASSPORTs operation and features.
Switches TrueLock feature (stored GPS Signal Indicator
locations) on or off. Page 9 The GPS icon indicates reception of GPS
satellite signals and conrms TrueLock
PASSPORT is ready to go, just plug it in
Sensitivity Button Alphanumeric Display signal rejection. Page 8
and turn it on. But you can also easily
Switches between Highway, Auto, and PASSPORTs display will show Highway,
change 10 features for your preferences.
Auto NoX settings. In general, we recom- Auto, or Auto Nox as its power-on Mute Button
Pages 14-18
mend the Auto mode. Page 10 indication. If you prefer, you can choose Briey press this button (next to the
other power-on indications. Pages 16-17 display) to silence the audio for a specic
Volume Adjustment During an alert, the display will alert. (The audio will alert you to the next
Increases or decreases the alert volume. indicate radar band and a precise bar- encounter.) Page 8
graph of signal strength. Page 12
NOTE: In the Dark Mode the
display will not light during an alert.

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Installation Windshield Mount
Power Connection Where to mount PASSPORT Windshield Mount 2 To adjust PASSPORT on your wind-
To power PASSPORT, plug the small end of For optimum detection performance, we PASSPORTs EasyMount windshield shield, use the EasyMount adjustment
the SmartCord, (telephone-type recommend the following: bracket is designed for unobtrusive and button located on the top of the
connector) into the modular jack on hassle-free mounting. PASSPORT, and slide PASSPORT forward
PASSPORTs left side, and plug the lighter Using the supplied windshield mount, or backward to obtain a level position.
plug adapter into your vehicles lighter position your PASSPORT level and high 1 Depress the adjustment button on the
Level mounting
socket or accessory socket. enough on your front windshield to top of PASSPORT (by the word ESCORT)
PASSPORT operates on 12 volts DC provide a clear view of the road ahead. and slide the EasyMount bracket into the
negative ground only. The lighter plug For optimum rear detection, center the slot until it is locked into the position
provided is a standard size and will work detector between the driver and which best ts the angle of your wind-
in most vehicles. However, some vehicles passenger. shield (there are four settings available).
may require our optional sleeve to ensure For extremely horizontal or extremely When installed and adjusted properly,
a snug t. If so, simply call or visit our sloped windshields, the EasyMount the back top edge of PASSPORT should
website. bracket can be bent. However, we suggest rest solidly against your windshield.
NOTE: depending on your vehicle, that you do not do this when the bracket is Facing Down Facing Up
the lighter socket power may either be connected to the detector.
continuously on, or it may be switched
on and off with your ignition switch.
Mount PASSPORT away from windshield
Optional power cords wipers, other solid objects, and heavily
Call or visit our website for our optional tinted areas that might obstruct the radar Users Tip
Direct-wire SmartCord. antenna or laser lens. To ensure that the suction cups You can leave the EasyMount bracket in
NOTE: In order for PASSPORTs adhere to the windshield rmly, be sure to place on your windshield, and easily
Mounting Location GPS-powered features to work keep both your windshield and the remove PASSPORT by pressing the adjust-
WARNING: ESCORT cannot properly, the top case must have a suction cups clean. ment button and sliding PASSPORT off the
anticipate the many ways PASSPORT clear view of the sky. mount. Again, be sure to position the
can be mounted. It is important that bracket where it wont present a hazard in
you mount PASSPORT where it will not the event of an accident. Additional
impair your view nor present a mounts are available.
hazard in case of an accident.

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Controls and Features
Power GPS Signal Indicator AutoMute To unlock a signal that has already
To turn PASSPORT on or off, press the The GPS signal indicator provides a visual Your PASSPORT has our patented been stored, simply press and hold the
power button on the top case. When you indication that PASSPORT is receiving AutoMute feature. After PASSPORT alerts mute button while the GPS indicator is
turn PASSPORT on, it will provide a double satellite data. you to a radar encounter at the volume you rotating. The display will read: Unlock?
beep tone, acknowledging its ready. NOTE: Satellite reception is have selected, the AutoMute feature will Press the mute button again to unlock it
required to get the most out of your automatically reduce the volume to a lower from memory.
AutoPower PASSPORT 9500ix. To receive satellite level. This keeps you informed without the
This feature automatically turns data, the top of the detector must have annoyance of a continuous full-volume AutoLearn
PASSPORT off if the vehicle has not moved a clear view of the sky. See Mounting alert. The AutoLearn feature analyzes (over time)
for 4 hours. This is especially useful if your Location for more details. If you prefer, you can turn the the source of radar signals by location and
vehicle has a hot plug (12 volts all the time). The GPS indicator will ash on and off AutoMute feature off. See the Preferences frequency. This allows PASSPORT to
See the Preferences section for details. until it receives satellite data. Once section for details. determine if a signal is a real threat or a
received, the icon will stop ashing and false one. If it determines that the signal is
Volume Control (VOL) remain on the display. TrueLock/GPS Filter an automatic door opener, motion sensor,
To increase or decrease the audio volume, The GPS indicator also provides a The GPS lter button turns PASSPORTs etc., PASSPORT automatically locks out
press and hold the (+) or () volume visual acknowledgement that the detector GPS-powered TrueLock feature on and off. this source at this particular location. A
control buttons located on the top case. A is rejecting a signal that has been stored in (default is on) stored message, accompanied by a single
sample alert tone will be generated, along memory using the TrueLock feature. Once To lockout a false alert, (X, K or Laser beep, will appear on the display when a
with a corresponding bar-graph on the a false alarm has been stored, the GPS only) press the mute button three (3) signal has been automatically locked out.
display. Once you have reached your indicator will rotate clockwise, indicating times, (either on the detector or the NOTE: AutoLearn typically needs
desired volume level, simply release the that it is rejecting that signal. SmartCord) during the alert. Pressing the to see the exact frequency in the same
button. This level will be stored in memory. mute button the rst time will silence the location approximately three times to
Mute audio. Pressing it a second time will lock it out. Since some door openers
Power-on Indication The Mute button, located on PASSPORTs generate a prompt on the display that will are turned on and off routinely, some
After PASSPORTs start-up sequence is top panel and SmartCord, allow you to read: Lockout? Press it a third time to variations may occur.
complete the display will show the full silence the audio alert during a radar conrm that you want to lock this signal NOTE: When AutoLearn is on,
word: Highway, Auto, or Auto NoX to encounter. To mute the audio for a specic out by location and frequency. A Stored PASSPORT will also UnLearn signals to
indicate which sensitivity mode is signal, briey press the Mute button. After message will be displayed. protect you from locking out real
selected. that radar encounter has passed, the mute Once a signal has been stored, the threats. If a particular signal is no
If you prefer, you can select alternate will automatically reset and the audio will detector will reject this signal the next longer present at a location that was
power-on indicators. See the Preferences alert you to the next encounter. time you approach this area. (The GPS previously locked out, PASSPORT will
section for details. indicator will rotate clockwise, providing unlock that signal.
a visual indication that the signal is being If you prefer, you can turn AutoLearn
rejected). off. See the Preferences section for details.

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Controls and Features
Sensitivity Switch (SEN) visual alerts, (i.e. display or keypad) when NOTE: When a location is marked For Laser and POP signals:
The SEN button selects PASSPORTs PASSPORT detects signals. Only the audible the rst time, you must travel at least Since laser and POP signals are a
sensitivity mode. We recommend the Auto alert will tell you of detected signals. one mile away from that location to possible threat no matter how weak,
(AutoSensitivity) mode for most driving. In this mode, visual alerts can be seen receive an alert. PASSPORT will provide a solid audio alert
In the Auto mode, the 9500ix on the SmartCord in addition to the audio To unmark a location, simply press for these signals.
provides real-time radar performance alerts on the detector. the MRK button when you are receiving
based on your vehicle speed. As your a marked location alert. The display will SmartCord
vehicle speed increases, the radar Mark Location (MRK) read Unmark? Press the MRK again to PASSPORTs power jack uses a telephone-
sensitivity (X and K-band) is set to The MRK button allows you to mark a conrm. The display will read: Unmarked. type connector. This 4-conductor
maximum range. As the vehicle speed specic location and label it for future connector only works with the SmartCord
decreases, the radar sensitivity (X and K- reference. Once marked, PASSPORT will Audible Alerts (included), or the optional Direct-wire
band only) is minimized to further reduce provide an alert with an arrow indicating For Radar signals: SmartCord.
unwanted false alarms. Full sensitivity is the direction of the location when you When you encounter radar, a distinct The SmartCord is a special power
maintained on all other bands. reach this area again. This can be audible alert will sound and occur faster, cord that has a power-on indicator (which
You can also select conventional extremely useful when there are known (Geiger-counter-like) as the signal gets only lights up when the 9500ix is turned
Highway and Auto NoX. Highway mode speed traps or camera locations that you stronger. When the signal is very strong, on), a bright alert light that warns of radar
provides maximum sensitivity on all would like to remember. the audible alerts will blend into a solid or laser, and a convenient mute button
bands. Auto NoX is the same as Auto mode To mark a particular location, press tone. This allows you to judge the distance right on the plug. Its perfect for any car
with X-band turned off. the MRK button. The display will read: from the signal source without taking your where reaching the detectors mute
Mark? Press the MRK button again to eyes from the road. button on the windshield is a stretch.
Brightness (BRT) assign a label to it. There are four (4) NOTE: If your vehicle is moving For discreet night driving, put
PASSPORTs BRT button selects the labels: Red Light, Speed Camera, Speed less than 20 mph and you encounter a PASSPORT in the Dark mode, and use the
brightness of PASSPORTs display and Trap and Other. radar or laser signal, only a double- SmartCord for your visual alerts. Other
keypad. There are ve settings: Minimum To scroll through the labels, simply tone (specic to the type of signal) is drivers wont know you have a detector.
(BRT MIN), Medium (BRT MED), press the volume (+) or () buttons until used. However, PASSPORTs meter An optional Direct-wire SmartCord is
Maximum (BRT MAX), Auto (BRT AUTO) you reach the desired label. Once youve will keep you informed of the signal also available. This version includes a small
and Full Dark (BRT DARK). selected the label, press the MRK button strength until it has passed or until display module which can be wired directly
Brightness Auto (BRT AUTO) (default) again to conrm. you reach a speed above 20 mph. into your electrical system, with a 10 foot
In this setting, the display and key-pad Once marked and assigned a label, Each band has a distinct tone for easy straight cord to route to your PASSPORT.
brightness will automatically adjust based PASSPORT provides the following alert identication: For more information or to order, visit
on the ambient light in the vehicle. distances: X-band = beep tone our website at or call us
Red Light Cameras = 250 or 10 seconds K-band = raspy brap tone toll-free at 1-800-433-3487.
BRT Dark (Full Dark Mode) Speed Cameras = 250 or 10 seconds Ka-band = double-brap tone
When you select the Dark mode with the Speed Traps = 1/3 mile POP = solid brap tone
BRT switch, the display will not show any Other = 1/3 mile

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Controls and Features
Speed Alert ExpertMeter NOTE: If you use ExpertMeter, the SpecDisplay
PASSPORTs Speed Alert feature provides PASSPORTs ExpertMeter option is an brief signal shown in the power-on PASSPORTS SpecDisplay option is also for
a visual indication of your vehicle speed advanced display for experienced sequence when you turn on your the experienced detector user. In this
during the rst few seconds of an alert. detector users. Please use PASSPORT for a PASSPORT will also be in ExpertMeter: mode, PASSPORT will display the actual
This allows you to instantly check your few weeks to get familiar with its other an X with a single vertical line. numeric frequency of the radar signal
speed without looking at your features before using ExpertMeter. A few more examples will help you being received.
speedometer. Speed Alert is displayed To use the ExpertMeter instead of the better see how the ExpertMeter works.
regardless of your meter setting. bar graph signal strength meter, you must K 24.150
NOTE: When traveling 15 mph or select ExpertMeter in PASSPORTs K| X||' SpecDisplay shows one K-band signal at
less, your speed will not be displayed. Preferences (see pages 14-17). Here ExpertMeter shows 1 strong K-band 24.150 gigahertz.
If you prefer, you can turn the Speed PASSPORTs ExpertMeter signal, and three X-band signals, two NOTE: Even long-time detector
Alert feature off. See Preferences for simultaneously tracks up to 8 radar signals. strong and one weak. users will require some amount of
details. It provides detailed information on up to 2 time to get familiar with this new level
Ka-band, 2 K-band, and 4 X-band signals. KA| X''' of information about detected signals.
Signal Strength Meter ExpertMeter can help you spot a Here ExpertMeter shows 1 strong Ka-band
PASSPORTs display provides an intuitive change in your normal driving signal, and three weak X-band signals. Clearing The Database
ultra-bright display of signal strength and environment; for example, a trafc radar At some point you may want to clear all of
text messages. PASSPORTs standard bar- unit being operated in an area where X the data in PASSPORTS database. This
graph meter provides information on a there are normally other signals present. On very weak signals, there will be no includes all markers and your false alarm
single radar signal. If there are multiple The ExpertMeter is actually a vertical line. This shows a very weak locations. In order to do this, simply press
signals present, PASSPORTs internal miniature spectrum analyzer. It shows X-band signal. and hold the SEN, BRT and MUTE
computer will determine which one is the what band each signal is on and its relative buttons at the same time. To conrm this
most important threat to display. signal strength. ExpertMeter Details action, press the GPS button.
When PASSPORT detects radar, it The band designators (X, K, Ka) will
displays the band (X, K, or Ka), and a KA|| K|| X|||| stay on the display for a few seconds after
precise bar-graph of the signal strength. Above is the ExpertMeter display if the signal has passed. This allows you to
When PASSPORT detects a laser signal the PASSPORT was detecting 2 strong Ka- see what the unit detected, even on very
display will display LASER. band, 2 strong K-band, and 4 strong brief signals.
NOTE: If you are operating X-band signals. However, the vertical lines represent-
PASSPORT in the Dark mode, the As you can see, there are vertical lines ing individual signals continuously change
display will not light when a signal is after each band designator. Each line (several times a second) to give you a
detectedonly the audio and the shows a signal being detected. The height continuous instantaneous view of all radar
ashing alert lamp on the SmartCord. of each line shows the relative signal signals present.
strength of that signal.

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How to use Preferences Overview of Preferences
There are 10 user-selectable Preferences An example Press the BRT button Press the MRK button
so you can customize your 9500ix for Here is how you would turn PASSPORTs to go from one category to change your setting
to the next within a category
your specic driving needs. The buttons AutoMute feature o.
labeled MRK and BRT are also used to PILOT LIGHT Pilot HWY * Full word: Highway or Auto or City
enter Preferences, REVIEW your current 1 Enter Preferences by holding both the (Power-on indication) Pilot H Letter: H or A or C
Pilot H.> Letter, with scanning dot
settings, and to CHANGE any settings as MRK and BRT buttons down for 2 seconds. Pilot V Vehicle voltage
desired. The word PREF is located on the PASSPORT will beep twice and display Prefs. Pilot SPD Vehicle speed
top of the detector, and is highlighted in SPEEDALERT sAlrt ON * Displays current speed during alert
colored graphics. Pages 16-18 explain each 2 Then hold the BRT button down. sAlrt OFF SpeedAlert feature off
option in more detail. PASSPORT will scroll through the categories, AUTOLEARN aLrn ON * Automatically locks out false alarms
starting with Pilot Light (Pilot), then aLrn OFF AutoLearn is off
How to use Preferences SpeedAlert (sAlrt), Power-on sequence SIGNAL STRENGTH METER Meter STD * Standard signal strength meter
Meter EXP ExpertMeter mode
1 To enter Preferences, press and hold (PwrOn), then Signal strength meter Meter SPC SpecDisplay mode
the MRK and BRT buttons down for 2 (Meter), and then AutoMute (aMute). AUTOMUTE aMute ON * Audio alerts increase automatically
seconds. The unit will beep twice, and will aMute OFF Audio alerts are controlled manually
display the word Prefs. 3 Release the BRT button when AUTOPOWER aPwr ON * Turns detector off after 4 hours
PASSPORT shows the AutoMute item. Since aPwr OFF AutoPower feature is off
2 Then press the BRT button to the factory setting is for AutoMute to be on, UNITS Units ENG * Speed/distance in English units
review the current settings. You can either PASSPORT will display aMute ON. Units MET Speed/distance in Metric units
tap the button to change from item to item, If you accidentally dont release the BRT VOICE Voice ON * Voice announcements on
Voice OFF Voice announcements off
or hold the button to scroll through the button in time, and PASSPORT goes to the
BANDS Bands DFT * Default settings
items. next category, simply hold the BRT button Bands MOD Bands have been modified
down again, and after PASSPORT scrolls * Restoring the Factory Default Settings Turn bands on/off by
3 Press the MRK button to change through all categories, it will begin again at To restore your PASSPORT to its
pressing the Mute button
any setting. You can either tap the button the top of the list. original factory settings, press
and hold the SEN and BRT X ON or OFF (default is on)
to change from setting to setting, or hold buttons while turning the power K ON or OFF (default is on)
the button to scroll through all the options. 4 Press the MRK button to change from on. A Reset message will be Ka ON or OFF (default is on)
aMute ON to aMute OFF. displayed, accompanied by an POP ON or OFF (default is off)
audible alert, acknowledging SWS ON or OFF (default is off)
4 To exit Preferences, simply wait 8 the reset. LSR ON or OFF (default is on)
seconds without pressing any button, or 5 To complete choosing your Preferences, TSR ON or OFF (default is on)
press the power button ( ). The unit will simply wait 8 seconds without pressing any MARKERS Marks DFT
display Complete, beep 4 times, and buttons, or press the power button ( ). Marks MOD
return to normal operation. PASSPORT will display Complete, beep 4 rCam ON or OFF (default is on)
sCam ON or OFF (default is on)
times, and return to normal operation. sTrap ON or OFF (default is on)
Othr ON or OFF (default is on)

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Details of Preferences
Pilot Light (Power-on indication) SpeedAlert Meter EXP (ExpertMeter) AutoPower
Pilot HWY (Full word) sAlrt ON (SpeedAlert on) In this setting, the meter simultaneously aPwr ON (AutoPower on)
In this setting, PASSPORT will display In this setting, your vehicles speed will be tracks multiple radar signals. It can display In this setting, PASSPORT will
Highway, Auto, or Auto NoX as its displayed for a few seconds during an alert. up to 2 Ka-band, 2 K-band, and 4 X-band automatically shut off if the vehicle has not
power-on indication. (factory default) After a few seconds, PASSPORT will signals at the same time. moved within four (4) hours. This reduces
display the meter type you have selected, NOTE: The ExpertMeter feature the current drain on the vehicles battery
Pilot H (Letter) e.g. bar-graph, ExpertMeter or SpecMeter. is explained in more detail on pages when the vehicle is parked for a long
In this setting, PASSPORT will display H (factory default) 12-13. period of time. (factory default)
for Highway, A for Auto and ANX for
Auto No X. sAlrt OFF (SpeedAlert off) Meter SPC (SpecDisplay meter) aPwr OFF (AutoPower off)
With speed alert off, PASSPORT will In this setting, the meter displays the In this setting, PASSPORT should be
Pilot H.> (Letter with scanning dot) display the meter type you have selected. actual numeric frequency of the radar unplugged or turned off manually when
In this setting, PASSPORT will display H signal received. not in use.
for Highway, A for Auto and ANX for AutoLearn NOTE: The SpecDisplay feature is
Auto No X plus a single dot that will aLrn ON (AutoLearn on) explained in more detail on page 13.
continuously scroll across the display. In this setting, PASSPORT will
automatically learn and lock out false AutoMute
Pilot V (Vehicle voltage) alarms. (factory default) aMute ON (AutoMute on)
In this setting, PASSPORT will continually In this setting, PASSPORTs audio alerts
display H for Highway, A for Auto and aLrn Off (AutoLearn off) will initially be at the volume you set, but
ANX for Auto No X plus the vehicles In this setting, false alarms can be locked after a few seconds PASSPORT will
battery voltage. out manually by pressing the Mute button automatically reduce the volume level to
NOTE: If the vehicles voltage three times during the false alarm. keep you informed, but not annoyed.
drops below 10.5 volts, a low voltage (factory default)
warning is displayed, followed by an Signal Strength Meter
audible alert. A high voltage warning Meter STD (Standard meter) aMute OFF (AutoMute off)
is also given if the voltage goes above In this setting, the meter displays the band With AutoMute off, PASSPORTs audio
16.5 volts. The high-voltage warning is of the received signal, and a bar graph alerts will remain at the volume you set for
also followed by an audible alert. shows the relative signal strength. (factory the duration of the radar encounter.
Pilot SPD (Vehicle speed)
In this setting, PASSPORT will continually
display H for Highway, A for Auto and
ANX for Auto No X plus the vehicle speed.

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Details of Preferences Specications
Units Bands MOD Features and Specifications
Units ENG (Speed measured in In this setting, PASSPORT will warn you
miles per hour) with an audible alert, and associated text Operating Bands Power Requirement
In this setting, all speed related features message stating which band has been X-band 10.525 GHz 25 MHz 12VDC, Negative Ground
are displayed in miles per hour (MPH). modied (i.e. X OFF). This warning is K-band 24.150 GHz 100 MHz SmartCord (included)
(factory default) displayed during the start up sequence. Ka-band 34.700 GHz 1300 MHz Preferences
Laser 904nm, 33 MHz bandwidth Power-On Indication
Units MET (Speed measured in WARNING: Only modify bands if Radar Receiver / Detector Type SpeedAlert
kilometers per hour) you are absolutely certain that Superheterodyne,Varactor-Tuned VCO AutoLearn
In this setting, all speed related features there are no trafc radar units Scanning Frequency Discriminator Signal Strength Meter
are displayed in kilometers per hour using that specic band in your Digital Signal Processing (DSP) AutoMute
(KPH). area. GPS Receiver AutoPower
Laser Detection Units
Voice Announcements Quantum Limited Video Receiver Voice Alerts
Voice ON (Voice announcements on) Markers Multiple Laser Sensor Diodes Radar / Laser Bands
In this setting, all alerts and instructions Marks DFT Display Type Markers
are communicated using a voice In this setting, all makers in the database 280 LED Alphanumeric Sensitivity Control
announcement. (factory default) will be reported as you approach them. Bar Graph, SpeedAlert, ExpertMeter, AutoSensitivity, Highway and Auto NoX
This is the factory setting and it is or SpecDisplay Auto Calibration Circuitry
Voice OFF (Voice announcements off) recommended that you use your 5-Levels of Brightness Control, including SmartShield VG2 Immunity
With voice off, normal tones will be used PASSPORT in this mode. Full Dark Mode Dimensions (Inches)
for alerts. 1.40" H x 2.90" W x 5.35" L
Marks MOD
Bands In this setting, only the selected Markers
Bands DFT will be reported.
In this setting all radar and laser
frequencies, (with the exception of POP NOTE: PASSPORT has plenty of
mode) are monitored. This is the factory built in memory to store thousands of
setting, and it is recommended that you locations. In the rare case that the
use your PASSPORT in this mode. database would become 80% full, a
message will appear at start up to let
you know youre reaching its limit.

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Interpreting Alerts
Although PASSPORT has a comprehensive (continuous or instant-on) and the location Alert Explanation
warning system and this handbook is as of the radar source affect the radar alerts
complete as we can make it, only you receive. PASSPORT alerts intermittently. Rate and A patrol car is travelling in front of you with
experience will teach you what to expect The following examples will give you strength of alerts may be consistent or vary a radar source aimed forward. Because
from your PASSPORT and how to interpret an introduction to understanding wildly. signals are sometimes reected off of large
what it tells you. The specic type of radar PASSPORTs warning system for radar and objects and sometimes not, the alerts may
being used, the type of transmission laser alerts. seem inconsistent.

Alert Explanation PASSPORT alerts intermittently. Rate and A patrol car is approaching from the other
strength of signal increases with each alert. direction, sampling trafc with instant-on
PASSPORT begins to sound slowly, then the You are approaching a continuous radar radar. Such alerts should be taken seriously.
rate of alert increases until the alert becomes source aimed in your direction.
a solid tone. The Signal Meter ramps PASSPORT gives an X-band alert You are driving through an area populated
accordingly. intermittently. with radar motion sensors (door openers,
burglar alarms, etc.). Since these
PASSPORT emits short alerts for a few An instant-on radar source is being used transmitters are usually contained inside
seconds and then falls silent only to briey ahead of you and out of your view. buildings or aimed toward OR away from
alert and fall silent again. you, they are typically not as strong or
lasting as a real radar encounter.
PASSPORT suddenly sounds a continuous An instant-on radar source or laser source is
tone for the appropriate band received. All being used nearby. This kind of alert
segments in the Signal Strength Meter are lit. requires immediate attention! CAUTION: Since the characteris-
tics of these alerts may be similar to
A brief laser alert. Laser is being used in the area. Because laser some of the preceding examples,
is inherently difcult to detect, any laser over-condence in an unfamiliar
alert may indicate a source very close by. area can be dangerous. Likewise, if
an alert in a commonly traveled
PASSPORT receives weak signals. These A moving patrol car with continuous radar is
area is suddenly stronger or on a
signals may be a little stronger as you overtaking you from behind. Because these
pass large, roadside objects. The signals signals are reected (reections are
different band than usual, speed
increase in frequency. increased by large objects), they may or may radar may be set up nearby.
not eventually melt into a solid point even
when the patrol car is directly behind you.

PASSPORT alerts slowly for awhile and then You are approaching a radar unit concealed
abruptly jumps to a strong alert. by a hill or an obstructed curve.

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Radar POP Laser Red Light Cameras
How Radar Works Because intrusion alarms and motion How Laser (Lidar) Works angle between the gun and the vehicle
Trafc radar, which consists of sensors often operate on the same Laser speed detection is actually LIDAR increases) police typically use LIDAR
microwaves, travels in straight lines and is frequency as X, and K-band radar, your (Light Detection and Ranging). LIDAR equipment parallel to the road or from an
easily reected by objects such as cars, PASSPORT will occasionally receive non- guns project a beam of invisible infrared overpass. LIDAR can be used day or night.
trucks, even guardrails and overpasses. police radar signals. Since these X-Band light. The signal is a series of very short
Radar works by directing its microwave transmitters are usually contained inside infrared light energy pulses which move How Red Light Cameras Work
beam down the road. As your vehicle of a building, or aimed toward the ground, in a straight line, reecting off your car Red-light cameras use three basic things:
travels into range, the microwave beam they will generally produce much weaker and returning to the gun. LIDAR uses 1) a camera, 2) a way to trigger the camera,
bounces off your car, and the radar readings than will a true radar encounter. these light pulses to measure the distance and 3) a computer.
antenna looks for the reections. As you become familiar with the sources to a vehicle. Speed is then calculated by An intersection may have more than
Using the Doppler Principle, the radar of these pseudo alarms in your daily measuring how quickly these pulses are one camera to monitor trafc from
equipment then calculates your speed by driving, they will serve as conrmation reected given the known speed of light. multiple directions. The trigger is typically
comparing the frequency of the reection that your PASSPORTs radar detection LIDAR (or laser) is a newer technology a series of wires buried just beneath the
of your car to the original frequency of the abilities are fully operational. and is not as widespread as conventional surface of the road. These wires are
beam sent out. radar, therefore, you may not encounter separated by a pre-set distance in order to
Trafc radar has limitations, the most How POP Works laser on a daily basis. And unlike radar create a magnetic eld or induction loop.
signicant of these being that it typically POP mode is a relatively new feature for detection, laser detection is not prone to Once a vehicle is in the intersection, the
can monitor only one target at a time. If radar gun manufacturers. It works by false alarms. Because LIDAR transmits a loop or circuit becomes closed and alerts
there is more than one vehicle within transmitting an extremely short burst, much narrower beam than does radar, it is the computer to take a picture.
range, it is up to the radar operator to within the allocated band, to identify much more accurate in its ability to In some states, tickets are issued to
decide which target is producing the speeding vehicles in trafc. Once the distinguish between targets and is also the cars owner, no matter whos actually
strongest reection. Since the strength of target is identied, or POPPED, the gun more difcult to detect. AS A RESULT, driving. In this case, the red-light camera
the reection is affected by both the size is then turned to its normal operating EVEN THE BRIEFEST LASER ALERT only needs to photograph the vehicles
of the vehicle and its proximity to the mode to provide a vehicle tracking history, SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY. rear license plate. In other states, the
antenna, it is difcult for the radar (required by law). There are limitations to LIDAR actual driver is responsible for paying the
operator to determine if the signal is from NOTE: According to the operators equipment. LIDAR is much more sensitive ticket. In this case, the system needs a
a sports car nearby or a semi-truck several manual from the radar gun manufac- to weather conditions than RADAR, and a second camera in front of the car, in order
hundred feet away. turer, tickets should not be issued in LIDAR guns range will be decreased by to get a shot of the drivers face.
Radar range also depends on the POP mode. anything affecting visibility such as rain,
power of the radar equipment itself. fog, or smoke. A LIDAR gun cannot
The strength of the radar units beam operate through glass and it must be
diminishes with distance. The farther the stationary in order to get an accurate
radar has to travel, the less energy it has reading. Because LIDAR must have a clear
for speed detection. line of sight and is subject to cosine error
(an inaccuracy which increases as the

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Speed Cameras SWS
How Speed Cameras Work How SWS Works SWS Text Messages Weather Related Hazards
There are several types of xed position Safety Warning System, or SWS, uses a Highway Construction or Maintenance 33 High Wind Ahead
speed cameras used, including radar, laser, modied K-band radar signal. The SWS 1 Work Zone Ahead 34 Severe Weather Ahead
induction loop and photo-based. safety radar system has 64 possible 2 Road Closed Ahead/Follow Detour 35 Heavy Fog Ahead
Radar and laser based cameras are messages (60 currently allocated). The 3 Bridge Closed Ahead/Follow Detour 36 High Water/Flooding Ahead
typically mounted near the road and SWS messages your PASSPORT can display 4 Highway Work Crews Ahead 37 Ice On Bridge Ahead
transmit a short range signal across the are listed on the facing page. 5 Utility Work Crews Ahead 38 Ice On Road Ahead
lanes monitored. Since this signal is From the factory, your PASSPORT is 6 All Traffic Follow Detour Ahead 39 Blowing Dust Ahead
transmitted across the road instead of programmed with SWS decoding OFF. If 7 All Trucks Follow Detour Ahead 40 Blowing Sand Ahead
down the road like many handheld you wish to detect this system, use the 8 All Traffic Exit Ahead 41 Blinding Snow Whiteout Ahead
systems, detecting them in time is critical. Preferences feature to turn PASSPORTs 9 Right Lane Closed Ahead 42 For future use
Another technology used is an SWS decoding ON. If SWS is used in your 10 Center Lane Closed Ahead Travel Information/Convenience
inductive loop system. This type of system area, your PASSPORT will display the 11 Left Lane Closed Ahead 43 Rest Area Ahead
utilizes wire buried just beneath the safety messages associated with the signal. 12 For future use 44 Rest Area With Service Ahead
surface of the road to trigger a computer NOTE: Some of the safety Highway Hazard Zone Advisory 45 24 Hour Fuel Service Ahead
which calculates speed between the two messages have been condensed, so 13 Stationary Police Vehicle Ahead 46 Inspection Station Open
points. that each message can be displayed 14 Train Approaching/At Crossing 47 Inspection Station Closed
Photo-based systems take two sets of on one or two screens on PASSPORTs 15 Low Overpass Ahead 48 Reduced Speed Area Ahead
pictures of all passing vehicles between eight-character display. 16 Drawbridge Up 49 Speed Limit Enforced
two separate xed locations. Both sets of Since Safety radar technology is 17 Observe Drawbridge Weight Limit 50 Hazardous Materials Exit Ahead
photographs are date and time stamped, relatively new, and the number of 18 Rock Slide Area Ahead 51 Congestion Ahead/Expect Delay
which enables the system to calculate transmitters in operation is not yet 19 School Zone Ahead 52 Expect 10 Minute Delay
average speed between the two locations. widespread, you will not receive Safety 20 Road Narrows Ahead 53 Expect 20 Minute Delay
Fixed speed cameras can also be set signals on a daily basis. Do not be 21 Sharp Curve Ahead 54 Expect 30 Minute Delay
up to monitor one to four lanes of trafc in surprised if you encounter emergency 22 Pedestrian Crossing Ahead 55 Expect 1 Hour Delay
the same direction. To achieve this, a vehicles, road hazards and railroad 23 Deer/Moose Crossing 56 Traffic Alert/Tune AM Radio
sensor is installed in each lane and a wide crossings that are unequipped with these 24 Blind/Deaf Child Area 57 Pay Toll Ahead
angle camera lens is used to photograph transmitters. As Safety transmitters 25 Steep Grade Ahead/Truck Use Low Gear 58 Trucks Exit Right
the vehicle which is speeding. become more prevalent (the number of 26 Accident Ahead 59 Trucks Exit Left
operating transmitters is growing every 27 Poor Road Surface Ahead 60 For future use
day), these Safety radar signals will 28 School Bus Loading/Unloading Fast/Slow Moving Vehicles
become more common. 29 No Passing Zone 61 Emergency Vehicle In Transit
30 Dangerous Intersection Ahead 62 Police In Pursuit
31 Stationary Emergency Vehicle Ahead 63 Oversize Vehicle In Transit
32 For future use 64 Slow Moving Vehicle

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TSR GPS / Updates Service
TSR Trac Signal Rejection How GPS Works Service Procedure Out Of Warranty Repairs
Your radar detector includes a new The Global Positioning System (GPS) is If Your PASSPORT ever needs service, For out of warranty repairs, include
optional boost in anti-falsing software to made up of twenty four orbiting satellites please follow these simple steps: prepayment in the amount you were
eliminate excessive alerts from erroneous and was developed by the U.S. military. quoted by the ESCORT Customer Service
X and K-band sources. One example of There are at least four satellites visible at 1 Check the troubleshooting section of Representative. If the detector has been
this is trafc ow monitoring systems. any given time every day. this manual. It may have a solution to your damaged, abused or modied, the repair
These systems, which are becoming more A GPS receiver is designed to locate problem. cost will be calculated on a parts and labor
widely used in several states, generate and receive data from four of these basis. If it exceeds the basic repair charge,
K-band signals to measure the ow of satellites. This data includes the distance 2 Call us at 1-800-543-1608. We may be you will be contacted with a quotation. If
trafc on a given road. Unfortunately most to your location from each of the satellites. able to solve your problem over the phone. the additional payment is not received
detectors see this as a real threat and will Once the distance from each satellite is If the problem requires that you send your within 30 days (or if you notify us that you
alert you to it unnecessarily. Our new known, the receiver can calculate and PASSPORT to the factory for repair, we will choose not to have your PASSPORT
proprietary software (TSR), intelligently pinpoint your exact location. provide you with a Return Authorization repaired at the price quoted), your
sorts, ranks and rejects this type of false Number, which must be included on the PASSPORT will be returned, without
alarm automatically. The result is ultimate Software Updates outside of your shipping box. repair. Payment can be made by check,
protection without excessive false alarms. PASSPORTs red light and speed camera money order, or credit card.
The TSR software is turned on by database is easily updated using our Enclose the following information
default in the Programming section of exclusive detector software tools found on with your PASSPORT: Mail PASSPORT and SmartCord To:
your detector. If you believe this type of our web site. Firmware, or the operating Your Service Order Number
system isnt used in your area, you can software for the detector, can also be Your name and return address ESCORT
simply turn it off. Otherwise, your updated using these tools. Your daytime telephone number Customer Service Department
detector is ready to start protecting you In order to have access to these A description of the problem you are Return Authorization Number _________
right out of the box. updates, you must register your PASSPORT experiencing 5440 West Chester Road
If you have any questions about this at Once Please include the lighter cord you have West Chester, Ohio 45069
new feature, please give us a call or visit registered, you will receive email been using with your unit
our website for more details. notications that updates are now If you have owned your PASSPORT For your own protection, we recommend
available for your database or rmware. 9500ix less than one year and did not that you ship your PASSPORT postpaid
The PASSPORT 9500ix will need to be purchase directly from ESCORT, please and insured. Insist on a proof of delivery,
powered up to use the software tools. If include a copy of your receipt from an and keep the receipt until the return of
you have a laptop computer, you can take Authorized Reseller your PASSPORT.
it out to the vehicle to download the

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Problem Solution Problem Solution
PASSPORT beeps briey at the An X-band motion sensor or intrusion alarm is located PASSPORT will not turn on. Check that vehicle ignition is ON.
same location every day, but no within range of your route. Use the TrueLock feature to Check that vehicle lighter socket is functional.
radar source is in sight. lter this signal out. Try PASSPORT in another vehicle.

PASSPORT does not seem sensitive Make sure that windshield wipers do not block GPS indicator will not stop ashing. PASSPORT does not have a clear view of the sky.
to radar or laser. PASSPORTs radar antenna and that the laser lens is not Reposition it or try it in another vehicle.
behind tinted areas.
Determine if your vehicle has an Instaclear, TrueLock lock lter does not seem Check to make sure the GPS button is on.
ElectriClear or solar reective windshield which may to be working.
deect radar or laser signals.
PASSPORT may be in City Mode. At rst detect, numbers come up on SpeedAlert feature is on. You can turn it
the display. off in Preferences.
PASSPORT did not alert when a VASCAR (Visual Average Speed Computer and Recorder),
police car was in view. a stopwatch method of speed detection, may be in use.
Ofcer may not have radar or laser unit turned on. Explanation of Displays
PASSPORTs display is not working. Press the BRT button to deactivate Dark Mode. No display PASSPORT is in Dark mode. Press the BRT button to change the brightness.
(page 10)
PASSPORTs audible alerts are less PASSPORT is in AutoMute Mode. See page 9 for details.
loud after the rst few alerts. PilotHWY One of the many Preferences. (pages 14-18)
PASSPORT bounces or sags on PASSPORT is not making contact with the windshield to X|, or K|, PASSPORT has been set to ExpertMeter Mode in Preferences. (page 12-13)
windshield. provide stability. While holding down PASSPORTs
EasyMount button, slide PASSPORT further back toward the or KA| etc.
windshield so that the back top edge makes rm contact.
Reset PASSPORT needs to cycle power. Unplug it from power socket and restart.
PASSPORTs power-on sequence A loose power connection or dirty lighter socket can Power
reoccurs while you are driving. cause PASSPORT to be briey disconnected.

Your 14-year old son has changed You can return all of the user Preferences to the factory
all 9 of the Preferences options. defaults settings by holding down the SEN and BRT
buttons while you turn PASSPORT on.

PASSPORT feels very warm. It is normal for PASSPORT to feel warm.

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Available in red or blue

Available in red or blue
parts are available for PASSPORT 9500ix.
The following accessories and replacement

Zippered Travel Case ..................... $14.95

Accessory Kit ..................................... $14.95
Direct-wire SmartCord .................. $29.95
Straight SmartCord ......................... $29.95
Coiled SmartCord ............................ $29.95

details at 800-433-3487.

operate the equipment.

ESCORT offers an optional extended

approved by the manufacturer could

FCC NOTE: Modications not expressly
service plan. Contact ESCORT Sales for

void the users FCC granted authority to

ESCORT Extended Service Plan


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If you purchased your detector directly from ESCORT, you do not need to fill this out.
If you did not purchase your detector directly from ESCORT, please fill out this section and return to us, or
register online at our web address:
1. First Name:___________________ Middle Initial____ Last Name__________________________
City_________________________________________ State_____________ Zip_________
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3. Place of Purchase____________________________________ Date___________ Price_______
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What this warranty covers: ESCORT tion of the problem with your product,
warrants your Product against all defects daytime telephone number, and a copy of
in materials and workmanship. the original purchase receipt. 3. Label the
For how long: One (1) year from the date outside of the package clearly with your
of the original purchase. Return Authorization number. Ship the
What we will do: ESCORT, at our discre- product pre-paid (insured, for your protec-
tion, will either repair or replace your tion) to: ESCORT Inc, 5440 West Chester
Product free of charge. Rd., West Chester, OH 45069.
What we will not do: ESCORT will not LIMITATION OF WARRANTY: EXCEPT
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warranty: Show original proof of pur- REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY.
chase from an authorized ESCORT dealer. ESCORT SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY
Warranty Exclusions: Warranty does not REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY
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following conditions: 1. The serial number THOSE CONCERNING THE MERCHANT-
has been removed or modied. 2. Your ABILITY AND SUITABILITY OF THE
product has been subjected to misuse or PRODUCT FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
damage (including water damage, physical ESCORT SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR
abuse, and/or improper installation). CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR
3. Your product has been modied in any INCIDENTAL DAMAGES INCLUDING,
way. 4. Your receipt or proof-of-purchase WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES
is from a non-authorized dealer or internet ARISING OUT OF THE USE, MISUSE OR
auction site including E-bay, U-bid, or MOUNTING OF THE PRODUCT.
other non-authorized resellers. 5. You are The above limitations or exclusions shall
not the original purchaser of the radar be limited to the extent they violate the
detector from an authorized dealer or did laws of any particular state. ESCORT is not
not receive it as a gift from the original responsible for products lost in shipment
purchaser of the radar detector from an between the owner and our service center.
authorized dealer. Other legal rights: This Warranty gives
To obtain service: 1. Contact ESCORT you specic rights. You may have other
(1-800-543-1608) to obtain a Return legal rights, which vary, from state to state.
Authorization Number. 2. Properly pack
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