What does a Cobra radar detector do?

What does a Cobra radar detector do?

Police radar detectors detect X, K, and Ka-band radar signals, and laser detectors detect VG-2 signals. Instant-on detection recognizes radar guns quickly and can detect them at the front or the rear of your vehicle.

How much is a Cobra radar detector?

The RAD 480i is available through Cobra’s website for a reasonable $149.95. Otherwise, save the money and purchase the Cobra RAD 380.

How do you use a Cobra police scanner?

While no signal is being detected, press and hold the Dim button for four seconds. The detector allows you to choose whether it will show alerts on the X, K and Ka Bands. The factory settings are: X, K, and Ka Band On. While no signal is being detected, press and hold both the Dim and Mute buttons for four seconds.

How do you PROGRAM a Cobra radar detector?

Press and hold the “PROGRAM/MUTE” button for two (2) seconds. The detector will emit Three (3) beeps and PROGRAM will appear. Then brief programming instructions will scroll through the display three (3) times. Choose “RESTORE FACTORY SETTINGS”.

What does the L mean on radar detector?

A laser alert is simply a feature in radar detectors that alerts a driver when it detects LIDAR. Once a LIDAR gun has been aimed at you, that’s the only time your radar detector can give you a laser alert, which may already be too late for you to take action as your speed has already been measured.

How far does a Cobra radar detector go?

2 to 4 miles
Depending on terrain, temperature and humidity, X-band radar can be detected from a distance of 2 to 4 miles, yet it can only take accurate readings of speed from a distance of 1/2 mile or less.

How do I reset my Cobra radar?

What does V and an L mean on my radar detector?

Laser Audio/Visual Alerts. When a laser signal is detected, the “V/L” will be illuminated. Pulse Protection® Pulse (instant-on) radar is more difficult to detect than conventional radar because it remains off until activated to measure the speed of a targeted vehicle.

What does K Alert mean on Cobra radar?

K band alert? Slow down, but it may be a false alert. K band radar are radar waves that fall between 18 GHz and 27 GHz, with most of the law enforcement radar guns operating at 24.125 GHz and 24.15 GHz. Police radar began detecting with K band a few decades after X band was introduced.