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Old 4th April 2012, 18:32   #46
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Re: Radar / Laser Detectors

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I doubt whether any of the cops in India is using Radar based detectors. All of them are using Laser detectors. As mentioned in the earlier replies, it does not help to use a laser detector but a laser jammer would help. The laser Jammer is very costly (close to 40K), which is not really worth in Indian context. Usually cops give 10% tolerence based on the analog based speedometer that is used. I guess, you might have a chance to appeal in the court with the standard speedometer variance.
The laser Interceptor is very very useful and work's 100percent. It is definitely worth 40k. I travel very frequently on chd-del highway and it is really frustrating to stick to 90 on a empty stretch. I have been using it for quite sometime now and feel it was totally worth it
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Old 27th January 2018, 16:55   #47
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Hey guys. Done some tests with the Whistler CR68. It works really well , it gave me an well advanced warning on the X band which is the band i was getting from the stationary speed cameras. It was even showing me the strength of the signal , which is quiet cool. I haven't yet tested it on the interceptors yet as these days they are not showing up too often in Rajasthan. Will post it when that happens.
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Hey guys. Done some tests with the Whistler CR68. It works really well , it gave me an well advanced warning on the X band which is the band i was getting from the stationary speed cameras. It was even showing me the strength of the signal , which is quiet cool. I haven't yet tested it on the interceptors yet as these days they are not showing up too often in Rajasthan. Will post it when that happens.

Just bumped into your post and its exactly what is needed. So you seem to have tested it for quite some time now??
Will be great if tou can share your experience with us.

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Just bumped into your post and its exactly what is needed. So you seem to have tested it for quite some time now??
Will be great if tou can share your experience with us.

TIA
Still haven't been able to test in on interceptors yet. That test is still pending as i haven't been driving on the highway. Will definately once done.
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Any place in India that can repair/reset an Escort Redline. Mine started showing the service required message and needs to be re calibrated.
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Bumping an old thread!


I see several radar detectors available on aliexpress for as low as $15 and they claim to even detect laser speed guns.


Does anyone have experience with these? Do they work in India?

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I do not know if these are legal in India.

But a few of my own experiences with these devices in Europe and USA where they have become illegal in most countries/states these days.

Laser detectors tend to be useless. They will detect the laser pretty accurately, but as soon as its detected the measurement is already taken. So in practice you simply have no time left to slow down.

On all radar detectors I got various results. Lots of false alarms in Europe due to lots of radio signals and interference. The only ones that worked sort of were the very expensive ones.

I still use my TomTom which has all known fixed and mobile speed camera points in its database and gets update on a near day by date basis. At least for most of Europe.

This is still legal in most countries. In France it is illegal, but TomTom automatically switches from indicating speed cameras to indicating stretches of road requiring extra attention. A little less precise as instead of the exact location you get a stretch of road of approx 400 m.

Of course I never speed. 😀 or to be slightly more specific, I rarely get speeding tickets, whereas there are an awfull lot of speed and average camera checks in Europe
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@ revved up - Stay away from those 15$ junks. In the case of radar detectors, cheap is definitely not good and not worth the time.
I have been using these for over a decade here in India. Had the Escort Redline earlier and recently picked up a Uniden R3.
They get the job done as far as radar/lider is concerned. Pick one of latest ones from Escorts, Uniden or Radenso and it should get the job done in relation to our country.
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With the new speed limits of 100 kmph on NH and 120 kmph on the expressways, we really do not need radars to detect the speed guns.

We need not cross these new limits, which are more practical now. As is evident, we don't gain anything by occasionally exceeding these speeds for a few tens of seconds.
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Hello everyone,


Lately, here in Kolkata, the traffic law has been strengthened ( mostly out of proportion ). Resulting in quite impractical speed limits in a lot of places. Although the max speed limit inside city limits is 60 kmph, some stretches see limits as low as 40 kmph, even 20 kmph, and these are mostly smooth open tarmac and around quite luring corners, for people like me.

Coming to off city limits. State Highways - 60 kmph. National highways - 80 kmph, even 40 kmph in some stretches! Quite outrageous.

Thus needed some thing to help me cover up the distances, where I get the gap. solution - speed radar detector.

An acquaintance has the Whistler CR68 , ordered from Amazon global store, and according to him, it works fine.
I settled for the Uniden VFR1, from the same source.

Yesterday was the first day of trial, and it worked!!
I got a warning for K band at about 400 m distance. Which may be less, but I feel something is better than nothing at all. Also the position where I have put ( shown in the picture) is not ideal. This I learnt by watching a few videos on youtube.

This is just a heads up, I am yet to test it extensively. A highway run is yet to be on the cards. Will update my findings.


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Lately, here in Kolkata, the traffic law has been strengthened
Hey, many thanks for posting this!
Just wanted to know how the product is doing and what are your impressions of it. It seems Kolkata is becoming THE place for Speed Cameras

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Hey, many thanks for posting this!
Just wanted to know how the product is doing and what are your impressions of it. It seems Kolkata is becoming THE place for Speed Cameras

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Its been quite a few days that I am replying to this thread. Just for the record and benefit for others, the product has till now been working just fine and has almost been permanently settled on to the position shown in the picture.
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Its been quite a few days that I am replying to this thread. Just for the record and benefit for others, the product has till now been working just fine and has almost been permanently settled on to the position shown in the picture.
Have you ever tested it on the interceptors. I had one before and it didnít work on the interceptors , it worked only on the fixed cameras.
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Re: Radar / Laser Detectors

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Hello everyone,


Lately, here in Kolkata, the traffic law has been strengthened ( mostly out of proportion ). Resulting in quite impractical speed limits in a lot of places. Although the max speed limit inside city limits is 60 kmph, some stretches see limits as low as 40 kmph, even 20 kmph, and these are mostly smooth open tarmac and around quite luring corners, for people like me.

Coming to off city limits. State Highways - 60 kmph. National highways - 80 kmph, even 40 kmph in some stretches! Quite outrageous.

Thus needed some thing to help me cover up the distances, where I get the gap. solution - speed radar detector.

An acquaintance has the Whistler CR68 , ordered from Amazon global store, and according to him, it works fine.
I settled for the Uniden VFR1, from the same source.

Yesterday was the first day of trial, and it worked!!
I got a warning for K band at about 400 m distance. Which may be less, but I feel something is better than nothing at all. Also the position where I have put ( shown in the picture) is not ideal. This I learnt by watching a few videos on Youtube.

This is just a heads up, I am yet to test it extensively. A highway run is yet to be on the cards. Will update my findings.


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My friend is travelling from U.S this month,
Is there any specific model you wish to recommend me for fixed speed cameras, My most travel is on highways and they are very well equipped with speed camera’s
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Have you ever tested it on the interceptors. I had one before and it didn’t work on the interceptors , it worked only on the fixed cameras.
I have the Uniden R1 for last 3 years. Had the Escort passport and the redline before that for about 5 years.

Did a recent trip to Rajashthan. Your radar detector should detect the highway interceptors. They use Laser.

Unfortunately the cops where I stay have picked up these new camera cum LIDAR radars or something . I have yet to see any radar detector pick them up.

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