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False laser alerts

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?

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  • fsd1958 Jun 16, 2008

    The solution witch I discovered is simple, I just cover a rear laser sensor from the top with electrical tape, and it works so far good, no false laser alerts. I've been using this for 2(two) weeks.


  • jamesp2000 Dec 23, 2008

    My Beltronics RX65 Has a lot of false laser alerts when the sun is low on the horizon. I called Beltronics and they said they do this.

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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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