I have the valentine 1, i havent used it on the bike yet, but it works great in the car. Saves me almost every time I go on a long trip. It costs a little over 400 though.
not true, valentine1 has always been invisible.iv:xx said:Check out the Beltronics STI...it's the only one, at this point, that's invisible to radar detector-detectors. My cousin has one in his cage, and it works wonders.
not true, check out Radar Roy, he used technology that found both the Valentine 1 and the Escort 8500 X50, the only one that was undetectable was the Beltronics STichiromikey said:not true, valentine1 has always been invisible.
i'm not going to get into a pissing contest over this but go check out speed measurement labs 2005 radar tests. tests in which "radar roy" was invited to attend and tests i give considerably more credit to in regards to their evaluations. the valentine1 (among many others) was undetectable to both vg2 and vg4 detection.Vampyre said:not true, check out Radar Roy, he used technology that found both the Valentine 1 and the Escort 8500 X50, the only one that was undetectable was the Beltronics STi
Results: The Beltronics STi Driver was completely invisible to all RDDs down to point blank range with the noses of the test vehicle and the test van touching. It’s the black hole of signal leakage. The only way to detect the Driver is to see it! The other two tested detectors were easily detected by both the Spectre II and the Spectre III.
The two other detectors were the Valentine One and the Whistler 1788.Conclusion: The field testing confirms the advertising claims of the Beltronics STi Driver.
The Driver is the only radar detector completely invisible to all radar detector detectors with blistering sensitivity to all radar bands.
so is the sti the only one invisible to radar detector detectors? no, it's the only one invisible to the new spectre (which isn't being used with much frequency yet). as pointed out, the v1 (along with others) have always been invisible to typical methods of detector detection, and i'm sure that will soon include the new spectre as it becomes used more frequently.iv:xx said:Check out the Beltronics STI...it's the only one, at this point, that's invisible to radar detector-detectors.
And this was from 2004. I'd think they, just maybe, might have upgraded to the latest Spectre III. Considering the original question came from a person in Ontario (which happens to be where I'm from), I would think my comment stands as true. The Beltronics STi is the only detector which is invisable to RDD's. I'm sure, once the Spectre system becomes more widespread in the States, you'll see all the manufacturers making systems to beat it, but at this point, the STi is the only one.There's a new radar detector detector from Australia, the SMS Spectre II RDD. The Spectre is in use at least in Ontario, Canada, and in Texas. If you're detected by the Ontario police in Canada, you are subject to confiscation and a $1000 fine.