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New MAX 360 gets repeated laser alerts indicated at all 4 directions. Turned off all other devices (smart phones etc.) still get alerts even on overcast days.
Is this common?
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New MAX 360 gets repeated laser alerts indicated at all 4 directions. Turned off all other devices (smart phones etc.) still get alerts even on overcast days.
Is this common?
Whenever a laser threat is detected, all four arrows light up. It's normal.

The question, though, is what is the source of the laser alerts.

Say more, please.
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It is not common. If it is mounted near a backlit screen then try moving it away from it and see if the alerts continue.

Do you know if you vehicle has any laser based collision avoidance systems? If you notice alerts only when you get close to other vehicles, walls, etc, then this is probably the case.

Rain sensing wipers have also been known to cause laser alerts. Mounting the detector in a different area of you windshield, or on your dash, will help if this is the case.
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I get them fairly frequently, more since the 1.6 firmware update for some odd reason, from LEO lights or DOT yellow lights especially at night. Something about the strobes/LED's/or whatever they are using these days seems to make the 360 think laser is being used.

Just passing this along for the Escort guys in case there is something you can do.

I think the darn new lights LEO's and DOT uses are do dang bright anyway, unsafe really.

BTW my 360 is mounted under the rear view mirror.

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New MAX 360 gets repeated laser alerts indicated at all 4 directions. Turned off all other devices (smart phones etc.) still get alerts even on overcast days.
Is this common?
You will never get "lasered" from the side, it's always a direct front shot or from the rear. Like TBNX said, the 360 will light all arrows during a laser alert.

Look through the forum, there are many things that can cause a false laser. Led taillights, dash screens, cell phone screens, cell phone eye search features, laser controlled cruise control, airports, toll booths, and so on.
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Laser alerts from emergency vehicle lights are normal.

When you said repeated I thought that you meant all the time, as in it never stops.
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