Vortex Radar. January 20, Escort just released new firmware for both the Max and Maxc that is specifically designed to help fix the dreaded lockup bug. To update your detector, download Escort Detector Tools Pro. There have been situations where the Max, Maxc, and Beltronics GT lock up when detecting a radar signal. The detector would essentially freeze without alerting the user and would no longer continue to alert to new radar signals.
ESCORT MAX360 Radar Detector
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By Radar Roy - 20 Comments. The first portable radar detector that has the brains to filter out the collision avoidance sensors coupled with directional arrows for full degree situational awareness. Military strategists agree that it is critical to have accurate and timely information about your adversary. Because of this when investing in a detector your three most important considerations should be its accuracy, range and the situational awareness it provides you. And because the Max uses a high definition OLED display instead of LED lights and voice alerts rather then tone alerts, you can quickly gain full situational awareness to respond accordingly.
Escort MAX 360 (Original)
Even when we take the most amount of care possible to watch our speed and look out for cameras, there are still police radar guns that are out of our control. That is unless you invest in a radar detector. A radar detector is a small unit that will alert you of a number of threats while you are driving.
This review is based purely on real-world use and subjective experiences with the Max Whether or not you need arrows on a radar detector is as much a philosophical question as a technical one. Arrows act as a manual filter of sorts.