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I recently purchased an Escort MAX 360c to replace a MAX2. I have used it for two days in highway/non-highway driving. I wanted the latest technology especially signal arrows and improved rejection ability of lane assist frequencies. I must say I'm greatly disappointed in the performance. The arrows seem to be random and I'm still getting a lot of false signals. Some do not stop for several miles. I am using it with the factory settings.
Has anyone else noticed these problems or is it just me?
I did start the return process with Escort
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I recently purchased an Escort MAX 360c to replace a MAX2. I have used it for two days in highway/non-highway driving. I wanted the latest technology especially signal arrows and improved rejection ability of lane assist frequencies. I must say I'm greatly disappointed in the performance. The arrows seem to be random and I'm still getting a lot of false signals. Some do not stop for several miles. I am using it with the factory settings.
Has anyone else noticed these problems or is it just me?
I did start the return process with Escort
Before doing so, try updating its firmware using Detector Tools Pro. You have a 30-day trial of the max 360c, and I love mine.
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I recently purchased an Escort MAX 360c to replace a MAX2. I have used it for two days in highway/non-highway driving. I wanted the latest technology especially signal arrows and improved rejection ability of lane assist frequencies. I must say I'm greatly disappointed in the performance. The arrows seem to be random and I'm still getting a lot of false signals. Some do not stop for several miles. I am using it with the factory settings.
Has anyone else noticed these problems or is it just me?
I did start the return process with Escort
Are you sure these are not coming from your own car?
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I am thinking this too poolmon.

wingman,
It is possible that your car is generating the false alerts. If so, then you should notice it happening more when you are near other vehicles, or objects, and less when nothing is around your vehicle. Should this be the case, then there are not many options for you. Every detector, every detector that is sensitive enough, will alert to it. Try using Auto and Auto Lo K sensitivity modes, they should help.

Also be aware that fixed location false alerts (signals from automatic door openers, security systems, etc) will take a few passes before your MAX 360c learns them. You will get a "Stored" message on the display letting you know that the MAX 360c has stored a signal as a false alert and will ignore it on future passes.

I suggest you give it a few more days to figure out if the MAX 360c will fit your needs.
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For what itís worth, this 360c is worlds better than my old 9500ix units and they are still a good device.
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ive been really happy with my max360c.. it's really quiet, havent had very many long range detections but the ones Ive had would have saved me if i would have been speeding
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