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      04-21-2013, 07:24 AM   #1
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what radar detector are you guys using in HK?

does Escort, Valentine One....etc works well in hk? or the Taiwan/ China made stuff will better fit for proper band detection on the road in hk.

recommendation would be high appreciated
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      04-22-2013, 10:42 PM   #2
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I use V1 in both usa and back in hk. Works pretty good but not to the new cameras, orange ones
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      04-23-2013, 12:07 AM   #3
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using the RX65i, no problem at all
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      04-23-2013, 06:28 AM   #4
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Thanks fellas! Will take a look at what ya suggested

Was looking at escort 8500 x50, but have no clue what work or not
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      06-26-2013, 01:38 AM   #5
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Thanks fellas! Will take a look at what ya suggested

Was looking at escort 8500 x50, but have no clue what work or not

Was using my V1 when I was in HK, and there was too much false alarm. So, I would say the V1 doesn't work well in HK IMO.
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      06-26-2013, 03:04 AM   #6
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using the RX65i, no problem at all
Same here. Been happy with it so far

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Was using my V1 when I was in HK, and there was too much false alarm. So, I would say the V1 doesn't work well in HK IMO.
When I bought mine, a good friend of mine told me "You will always get false alarms. It's up to you if you want to believe it". Some could be false whereas some are real. My RX65i goes pretty crazy around Wanchai and it ain't due to the ladies on Lockhard road
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      06-26-2013, 08:16 PM   #7
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Apart from rx65i, anyone using passport 9500i? Any feedback please?

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      06-26-2013, 11:50 PM   #8
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I used X65 for a long time, no problem at all but you have accept the false alarms .
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I like my V1 because it has directional arrows. It's never let me down in the 8 years I've owned it. I've only used it in HK for about 6 months though. Decided to take it out of my car in the US, and bring it back here after I got busted going at what i thought was a perfectly safe speed on the Easter Kowloon Corridor . Damn undercover 535i wagons!
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      06-28-2013, 09:47 PM   #10
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..... perfectly safe speed...
That's so subjective isn't it
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Sold my beltronics RX65i for a year...
Run without radar detector :P
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Sold my beltronics RX65i for a year...
Run without radar detector :P
i won't dare go without a detector while i still have p plates...
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RX65i

Had a 9500, very few alerts. Sold it and on recommendation from my friend, got RX65is for each car. From my relatively ignorant understanding, RX65i is only one which can detect the new Redflex cameras. Have to be careful, first one I went to buy in MK, guy was trying to sell me RX65 not RX65i. Ended up buying from the distributor Neltronics HK.



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Same here. Been happy with it so far


When I bought mine, a good friend of mine told me "You will always get false alarms. It's up to you if you want to believe it". Some could be false whereas some are real. My RX65i goes pretty crazy around Wanchai and it ain't due to the ladies on Lockhard road
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