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False laser alerts

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  • 2boxy Feb 06, 2008

    exact same problem, any time there is direct sunlight, the laser alert goes off and doesn't stop until you mute. Very annoying!

  • John71 Feb 10, 2008

    Frequent false laser alerts.

  • Anonymous Apr 05, 2008

    yep, me too

  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2008

    Traffic or no traffic when the sun gets low in
    late afternoon my RX65 Pro gives constant false laser alerts. Seems like once it is set off it does not stop! Very
    annoying, not worth using when it starts if on a west bound route! I remove it from the windshield and put in the seat beside me and hope I get radar bounce. This is no good for laser of course. Going to try and mount further back in shade? :(

  • eRandolph May 26, 2008

    Same here. What's up!

  • Anonymous Dec 10, 2008

    Same here. Anyone have any solutions?

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SOURCE: Laser warning - Multiple false alerts

Although the detector could have internal problems, it is possible that it is coming from a real source.
A route I took between home and business triggered mine along the same stretch every time I passed it and after looking a a map and comparing it with the stretch I drove, I found that the Marine airbase at Miramar California was visible (line-of-sight) between two mountains only along that stretch.

Note if the falsing happens at about the same point each time.
I just learned to ignore the laser alarm if it triggered during that 1-2 mile 'window.'


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Bel has a firmware fix to solve these issues. It if free if your RD still is in warranty. Of course, covering the rear laser sensor may solve the problem. That isn't a really bad idea since the rear laser sensor on all radar detectors is pretty much useless anyway.

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