ESCORT'S award-winning all-band protection plus a myriad of useful
features keep you on the road,
not on the side of it.
Multiple Screen Options
Multiple screen options allow you
to choose the information you want,
in the color you prefer.
Detector experts will appreciate
the ability to track multiple sources
including numeric frequency.
Multiple screens track and display up to four different radar signals. You can
also manage alerts and mark speed traps or safety camera locations for future
Easy to read 3D maps,
powered by NAVTEQ, provide
clear turn-by-turn voice guided
instructions with lane assist.
Patented Defender® Database
ESCORT's DEFENDER® data is preloaded and provides
audible and visual alerts for speed traps, red light cameras
and speed camera locations for North America.
View your current location and route on a map. You can also manage alerts and
mark speed traps or safety camera locations for future reference. Map view will
also provide speed trap and camera icons directly on the map. Radar and laser
alerts are shown in the lower left corner with a corresponding bar graph.
The PASSPORT iQ can be easily updated using your computer and the power of the
internet. Simply connect your PASSPORT iQ to your computer, log on to our
website, and download the most up to date locations. You can even back up your
data or update the detector's operating software (firmware), if needed. The
database is updated weekly, and Escort provides 90 days of downloadable updates
DEFENDER® Database Subscriptions are also available to keep you up to date
on future Speed Traps, Red Light Cameras and Speed Cameras.
Controls and Features
PASSPORT iQ delivers extreme long-range warning on all radar bands, including X, K, Superwide Ka, Ku, and
instant-on Pop modes. Multiple front and rear laser sensors provide
360-degree laser protection, including the widest field of view.
Power Switch: Switches PASSPORT iQ on or off, or locks
Red-Unit is plugged in, and battery is not
fully charged Alternating Red and Green-Battery is almost completely charged
Green-Battery is completely charged
LCD Screen: 5" touch-sensitive screen
Used only for connecting PASSPORT iQ to your PC
or laptop to download software updates or charge the battery (Software updates
will require an updated PC running XP, Vista or Win 7)
Press to reset the device if unit stops responding
Power Jack (telephone-type jack):
For connecting your SmartCord to power PASSPORT iQ with your vehicle's battery
Audio (Earphone) Jack:
For connecting 3.5 mm mono earphone
SD Port (Micro): For adding future
For indicating radar or laser alerts
Rear Laser Lens:
For receiving laser alerts
For audible alerts and voice prompts
External GPS Port:
Accepts external GPS device for improved reception
Mount Release Button:
For conveniently releasing PASSPORT iQ from the windshield mount
Front Laser Lens:
For receiving laser alerts (ensure clear view of road ahead)
For receiving radar alerts (ensure clear view of road ahead)
iQ™ boasts the following state-of-the-art performance and features:
Personal navigation system comes complete with Navteq mapping, branded points of
speed limit data, and lane assist.
AutoLearn™ feature automatically learns and rejects false radar sources based
on exact location and frequency.
New proprietary threat-signal ranking (TSR) software intelligently sorts, ranks,
and rejects traffic-flow
monitoring false alarms automatically.
Cruise Alert feature offers modified radar alerts within specified speeds.
Defender® Database stores thousands of red-light and fixed-position speed cameras
throughout North America.
Revolutionary AutoSensitivity™ mode provides real-time radar performance
based on vehicle speed, plus
Highway and Auto No X settings.
Mark Location feature allows you to instantly "mark" known speed traps,
cameras and other places of interest.
Exclusive SpecDisplay™ provides actual numeric frequency for any radar signal.
Selectable radar and laser bands allow you to customize which bands are
Exclusive SmartCord for easy access to Mute and TrueLock™ features.
Includes: 5" GPS/radar/detection device, SmartCord, USB cable,
iQ Mounting Bracket (will mounted to either the windshield or our dash
Owner's Manual on CD and Quick/Reference Guide, 90 day trial for Defender®
The SmartCord is a special power cord with a power-on indicator (which only lights up when PASSPORT iQ is
turned on), a bright LED alert light that warns of radar or laser, and a
mute button right on the plug for convenient
access to PASSPORT iQ's Mute and TrueLock features. It's perfect for any car where reaching the device's
mute button on the windshield is a stretch.
Optional Power Cords
An optional Direct-Wire SmartCord is also available. This version includes a small display module that can be
wired directly into your electrical system, with a 10-ft. straight
cord to route to your PASSPORT iQ.
X-band 10.525 GHz ± 25 MHz
K-band 24.150 GHz ± 100 MHz
Ka-band 34.700 GHz ± 1300 MHz
Ku-band 13.450 GHz ± 25 MHz
Laser 904nm, 33 MHz Bandwidth
Radar Receiver/Detector Type
Superheterodyne, Varactor-Tuned VCO
Scanning Frequency Discriminator
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
Quantum Limited Video Receiver
Multiple Laser Sensor Diodes
5" LCD Screen with OneTouch User Interface
480 x 272 Resolution
12-volt DC, Negative Ground
Escort SmartCord Included
SmartShield VG2 Immunity
5.35" W x 3.71" H x 1.62" D