Escort Passport 8500ci Plus Radar Detector
Escort Passport 8500ci Plus Custom Installed Radar/Laser, Red Light and
Speed Camera Detector with Patented Speed & Location Intelligence
The all-new PASSPORT 8500ci Plus provides blistering protection for all radar
bands and ultimate laser protection with optional Laser Shifters. GPS technology
allows you to lock out false alerts at the touch of a finger and it comes
pre-loaded with ESCORT’s award-winning DEFENDER Database of red light cameras,
speed cameras and speed traps. Based on award-winning radar and laser detection
technology, the 8500ci has four easy-to-install components and is fully
compatible with ESCORT Laser Shifter™ Pack.
Discreet Installation - The all-new PASSPORT 8500ci Plus
incorporates the performance of the industry’s best windshield model, the
PASSPORT 8500 X50, into a total built-in discreet defense system. The waterproof
Radar/Laser sensor is mounted in the front grill, while the miniature display
controller mounts easily in the vehicle’s interior. The result is no visible
cords and no unwanted attention.
SuperCharged Radar Protection - PASSPORT 8500ci Plus’s patented
antenna design provides long-range protection against all known radar and laser
guns, including “instant-on” and the elusive “POP” mode.
GPS Intelligence - The PASSPORT 8500ci Plus uses our patented
GPS technology to lockout false alarms, (automatic door openers and security
motion sensors) by exact location and frequency. The result is the most accurate
reporting of real threats in the industry.
Laser “Shifter” Compatible - Need more laser protection in your
area? Simply add our optional Laser “Shifters” for the ultimate defense. These
remarkable “Shifters” provide the ultimate defense, confusing targeting laser
guns automatically once a laser signal is received. Ask for more details.
(“Shifting” may not be legal in your area. Check local laws before activating.)
Crystal-Clear Voice Alerts - Escort Passport 8500ci Plus’s
unique voice alerts provide crystal clear communications for alerts and menu
Safety Camera Data - Escort Passport 8500ci Plus comes
preloaded with our exclusive DEFENDER™ Database, which is packed with thousands
of safety camera locations, including red light cameras, speed cameras and known
speed traps located throughout North America. Updates to the DEFENDER™ Database
are available through our website. You can also add your own hot spots by using
the “Mark Location” feature. Once marked, the Escort Passport 8500ci Plus will
provide a unique alert so you’re not caught off guard.
Mark Location - The Mark Location feature allows you to mark
any location for future reference. Once marked, the 8500ci Plus will provide an
alert, accompanied by the label you assigned to it, on the display.
TrueLock - The TrueLock feature allows you to block know false
Speed-Based Radar Performance
PASSPORT 8500ci Plus's unique Auto Sensitivity mode varies radar sensitivity
based on your vehicle’s speed. The result is maximum radar performance when you
need it most.
The Cruise Alert (CRU) button allows you to modify audible radar and laser
alerts when traveling within specified speeds (selectable options range from
Exclusive ExpertMete - Tracks and displays up to eight radar
Exclusive SpecDisplay - Provides actual numeric frequency for
any radar signal.
User-Selectable Preferences - Once installed, Escort Passport
8500ci Plus is ready to use. However, you can also customize it for your unique
High-Resolution Display - Escort Passport 8500ci Plus’s
miniature display provides a multitude of installation options. Easy-to-read
visual alerts and access to user preferences are clearly visible at a glance.
Brightness Control - The Escort Passport 8500ci Plus offers
5-levels of display brightness, including Full Dark mode for discreet night
Proprietary TSR Software - Escorts exclusive software
eliminates false alerts from radar-based traffic sensors.
Escort Passport 8500ci Plus Includes: A comprehensive Owner’s Manual,
Installation Guide, miniature Display Controller, front-mounted Radar/Laser
Receiver, 12-volt Interface module with Amplified Speaker, GPS antenna, bi-color
LED, Download Cable and all mounting hardware.
Power Requirement - 12VDC, Negative Ground
X-band 10.525 GHz ±25 MHz
K-band 24.150 GHz ±100 MHz
Ka-band 34.700 GHz ±1300 MHz
Laser 904nm, 33 MHz Bandwidth
(Optional Laser Shifting)
Radar Receiver/Detector Type
Superheterodyne, GaAs FET VCO
Scanning Frequency Discriminator
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
4-bit high-resolution A-to-D converter
Quantum Limited Video Receiver
Multiple Laser Sensor Diodes
HP AlGaAs 280 LED Matrix/Text
Bar Graph, ExpertMeter and SpecDisplay
Automatic brightness control, plus four levels of fixed brightness, including
Highway, AutoSensitivity and Auto NoX
Auto Calibration Circuitry
Complete VG2 Immunity
Display/Controller .59 H x 3.32 W x 1.06 D
Interface .83 x 3.90 x 3.61 inches
Receiver Unit 1.78 x 3.14 x 4.18 inches