The Passport 9500ci:
Price: the price tag is $1,599.95, making this the most expensive radar detector in our list.
Bands: this product detect all bands of speed enforcement radar (X, K, Ka, and Ku) and has laser shifting technology for 360 degree protection (which some say is unimportant).
Voice Alerts: a “crystal clear” voice alerts are given when a radar source is near. The alert varies depending on the band of radar used. These are the best voice alerts we have heard from a radar detector.
False Alerts: Eliminates false alerts using the AutoLearn technology.
Features: Incorporates a safety warning system: has 60 specific safety messages, Digital signal processing (DSP) for superior range.
Installation: The 9500ci is custom installed, making it convenient and aesthetic. More importantly, it is effectively hidden in your car. However, it cannot be carried or used on a motorcycle.
GPS Technology: this product has a built in GPS which tracks down your position and compares it with a database of speed traps, speed cameras and red light locations. Once you get near one of those spots, you get an alert (both visual and audible). On top of that, the GPS can be used to measure your speed, which enables to vary the radar sensitivity when traveling at high speeds.
Detectable: Stealth installation: undetectable to all radar detector detectors – making you invisible and protecting you from being noticed.
Database subscription: includes 3 years of database subscription (which contains up-to-date information about speed traps, speed cameras, etc)
In summary: the passport 9500ci, packed with tons of features and the stealth capability, is clearly the superior radar detector in the market. This is true on every single front – except for the price. That being said, if price is not an issue, and you want the best of the best, go for the 9500ci – you won’t regret making this choice. The 9500ci is the best radar detector available, period. My overall score: 4.5/5.0 stars.
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