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Using wrong power cord

Just to it out my car plug it in to my truck and the cord light blind once and goes out the radar detector wont power up

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Please describe the product and color of the wires

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Power cords for small electric devices supply a specific combination of volts and amps (milliamps) to the device. Most power cords of this type are actually mini step down transformers used to regulate the voltage/amperage to a pre determined level that matches the device, using a cord that has a lower volt/amp level may do nothing as the power level is not high enough to power the device, but using a cord with a higher than specified level will almost certainly destroy the sensitive electronic components (resistors, capacitors, etc.) inside making the circuit board that controls the device useless. Check your device and owners manual for a reset switch (I doubt it has one though), or if it is valuable, you may want to search for an electronics repair store (they are getting hard to find) and see if it can be repaired. This applies to most all small electronics from phones to computers, use the supplied power cord, and if you purchase an aftermarket power supply device make sure the voltage/amperage numbers match exactly. In the end saving a few dollars on a cord can be very expensive.

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Sounds like a dirty receptacle. If you're a smoker, I guarantee that's the problem. Take the cigarette lighter fuse out of your vehicle and clean the receptacle with sandpaper wrapped around a small stick. Good luck!

Posted on May 07, 2014

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: Beltronics Vector 985

If its still under warrenty Call Beltronics 800-341-2288 I had the same problem and they re-tuned the Detector and updated the firmware my Vector 985 was out of warrenty by 5 months and Bel repaired it for free. Hope this helps

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SOURCE: Uniden LRD9100SW Radar detector

You can try:

Uniden America Corporation
Parts and Service
4700 Amon Carter Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76155

(800) 297-1023, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday

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SOURCE: Beltronics Vector 995 does not start

They don't have batteries. :d.

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SOURCE: Cobra radar detector speaker replacement

I called cobra support(777-889-3087) and it was around $6 plus shipping for a replacement speaker.
the correct phone number for cobra support is 773-889-3087 and can be found on their website.
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Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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SOURCE: reading the radar detector

These are just the frequency ranges, or "bands" that your detector is detecting the frequencies...

X, K, Ka (Kappa-Alpha) are different bands of frequencies.

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