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Radio Shack VG-2 Guard Owner`s manual
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Owner’s Manual
VG-2 Guard
X•K•Ka Superwide Radar/Laser Detector
w/Safety Light
Please read before using this equipment.
Cat. No. 22-1698
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FEATURES
Your RadioShack VG-2 Guard X•K•Ka Superwide Radar/Laser
Detector can alert you to all known police traffic radar and
laser systems. It receives X-, K-, and Ka-band radar signals
and also detects both the instant-on and laser systems many
police departments use to measure vehicle speed. Plus, your
detector can give you advance warning of potential road hazards by detecting signals from transmitters that broadcast
Safety Warning System alerts.
You can use the Highway Safety Light to provide illumination
at night or when making repairs to your vehicle, or to let passing motorists know you need assistance. The light can serve
as a spotlight, fluorescent lamp, single and twin safety flasher.
Your detector has many useful features, including:
VG-2 Protection — makes your detector invisible to the VG-2
radar-detector detector when it senses VG-2 operation.
X-, K-, Ka-Band, and Laser Signal Detection — warns you
when it detects signals from traffic radar or laser devices. Different tones sound to let you know the type of signal received.
Safety Warning System Detection — alerts you to the presence of potential road hazards and emergency vehicles signalled by a Safety Warning System transmission.
 1998 Tandy Corporation.
All Rights Reserved.
RadioShack is a registered trademark used by Tandy Corporation.
FAST is a trademark used by Tandy Corporation.
Safety Warning System and SWS are trademarks of
Safety Warning System LLC.
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360× Detection — detects laser signals from both the front
and the rear of your vehicle.
City/Highway Modes — let you minimize alerts when you are
in areas that have false radar sources.
FAST (False Alert Suppression Technology) — helps prevent false alarms caused by non-traffic radar sources.
Auto Quiet — lets you set the radar detector to give you a fullvolume alert for about 5 seconds, then reduce its alert to minimum volume.
Your radar/laser detector includes the following items:
• Coiled Power Cord
• Windshield Bracket with Suction Cups
• Hook and Loop Fastener
We recommend you record your detector’s serial number
here. The number is on the detector’s bottom panel.
Serial Number: _________________________________
Important: Some areas have laws regulating the use of radar
detectors. Check with your local law enforcement agency
about the laws in your area.
One or more of the following patents apply: 4,315,261;
5,146,227; 5,379,456. Other patents pending.
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CONTENTS
A Quick Look . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Mounting Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Hook-and-Loop Tape Mounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Windshield Mounting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Connecting Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Detector Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Turning the Detector On and Off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adjusting the Volume . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Demonstrating Alerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Muting Alerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Auto Quiet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Selecting the City and Highway Modes . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting the VG-2 Option . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Receiving and Identifying Alert Signals . . . . . . . . . . . .
Resetting the Detector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Safety Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using Vehicle Battery Power . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installing/Replacing Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Charging Rechargeable Batteries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Replacing the Bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Replacing the Fuse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
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A QUICK LOOK
1. Rear Laser Detection Lens — receives incoming laser
signals from the rear.
2. PWR (Power/Volume) Button — turns the detector on
and off and lets you adjust the volume.
3. MUTE Button — press before a radar/laser signal is
detected to reduce the level of audio alerts that sound
when there is a signal. Press after a signal is detected to
silence the alert, but still have visual alerts to keep you
informed.
4. CITY Button — reduces false alerts typically encountered
in urban driving areas. Also works with the MUTE button to
turn the VG-2 option on or off.
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5. Band Identifying LEDs — identify the type of radar
detected.
6. Digital Display ∇ προϖιδεσ διστινχτ ϖισυαλ χονφιρµα
τιον οφ σιγναλ στρενγτη ανδ ινδιχατεσ τηε σελεχτεδ
οπερατινγ µοδεσ.
7. Speaker — sounds distinct audio alerts.
8. Power Jack — the power cable plugs in here.
9. Bracket Release Button — lets you quickly remove the
detector’s bracket.
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10. Front Laser Detection Lens — receives incoming laser
signals from the front.
11. Radar Detection Antenna — receives incoming radar
signals.
12. Mounting Bracket Slot — holds the windshield mounting
bracket.
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INSTALLATION
MOUNTING GUIDELINES
Follow these guidelines when selecting a location.
• Choose a location that does not block the driver’s view of
the road.
• Mount the detector in a level position with a clear view to
both the front and rear.
• The detector’s view of the road must not be blocked by any
metal object.
• Some vehicles have InstaClear or ElectriClear defogging
windshields, which have metal coatings that block signals.
General Motor’s APV vans have a solar shield that keeps
the vehicle cooler during the summer, but also blocks signals. A detector installed in a vehicle with any of these features will probably not detect a signal.
• Since window tinting reduces the received strength of laser
signals, you should not mount the detector behind any
tinted glass.
• Do not mount the detector where the driver or a passenger
might hit it in a sudden stop or accident.
Caution: Whichever mounting method you choose, place the
detector out of view when you leave the vehicle. This keeps
the detector out of sight of thieves and prevents exposing it to
extremely high temperatures, which can temporarily impair
performance.
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HOOK-AND-LOOP TAPE MOUNTING
For some dashboards, the hook-and-loop tape included with
your detector might be best for mounting. Follow these steps
to use the hook-and-loop tape.
1. Use a damp cloth to clean the bottom of the detector and
the dashboard. Let both surfaces dry.
Note: The tape’s adhesive might not stick to a surface
treated with vinyl cleaner or protectant.
2. Remove the backing from one side of the tape and stick
the tape to the bottom of the detector.
Note: Do not place the hook-and-loop tape over the
detector’s serial number.
Serial Number
Hook-and-Loop
Tape
On a curved dashboard, cut the supplied strip in half and
use one strip on each side of the bottom of the detector.
3. Remove the backing from the other side of the tape and
press the detector onto the dashboard.
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WINDSHIELD MOUNTING
The supplied suction-cup windshield bracket lets you easily
mount the detector on the windshield.
Caution: Do not use the bracket in a vehicle that has a plastic
coating on the windshield designed to protect passengers during an accident. If you use the bracket on this type of windshield, you might permanently mar the windshield’s surface.
1. Align the groove in each suction
cup with the slots in the windshield bracket and slide the suction cups out until they lock into
place.
illus of suction cup
installation in
windshield bracket
2. Clean the selected windshield
area, position the bracket on the
windshield, and press firmly on
each suction cup to secure it in
place.
3. Slide the detector onto the base
plate until it snaps into place.
To level the detector, press the
bracket release button to remove the
detector from the bracket. Then bend
the bracket.
illus of bracket
release button
location
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CONNECTING POWER
Caution:
• Use only the supplied power cord. If your power cord is lost
or damaged, you can order a replacement cord from your
local RadioShack store.
• Before plugging the power cord’s cigarette-lighter plug into
your vehicle’s cigarette-lighter socket, make sure the plug’s
tip is screwed firmly onto the plug. See “Replacing the
Fuse” on Page 27 for more information about the cigarettelighter plug.
• Unplug the power cord’s cigarette-lighter plug from your
vehicle’s cigarette-lighter socket when you turn off the ignition. This prevents your vehicle’s battery from being drained
if you leave the detector on when you turn off the ignition.
Plug the supplied power cord’s barrel plug into the detector’s
power jack. Then plug the cord’s cigarette-lighter plug into
your vehicle’s cigarette-lighter socket.
Note: If the detector does not operate when you turn it on,
remove the cigarette-lighter plug from your vehicle’s socket
and check the socket for ashes and other debris. Also check
the fuse in the cigarette-lighter plug and your vehicle’s fuse
block (see “Replacing the Fuse” on Page 27).
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DETECTOR OPERATION
TURNING THE DETECTOR ON AND OFF
To turn on the detector, press PWR .
The detector sounds a distinctive alert and displays the indicators for each alert type as a self test, in this order. (The VG-2
indicators only sound/appear if the feature is selected. See
“Setting the VG-2 Option” on Page 14.)
Alert Type
Audible Alert
Visual Alert
Safety
None
8 and yellow LED
8 and red LED
8 and yellow/red LEDs
S. and red LED
Laser
None
L
VG-2
None
–
X
Low steady
K
High trill
Ka
Medium warble
All features selected are stored in memory. Each time a button
is pressed, one beep confirms the feature is on and two beeps
confirm the feature is off.
See “Receiving and Identifying Alert Signals” on Page 15 for
more information about alerts.
To turn off the detector, press PWR.
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ADJUSTING THE VOLUME
To adjust the detector’s volume, hold down PWR until the volume reaches the desired level, 1–4 (1 is the lowest level).
DEMONSTRATING ALERTS
To familiarize yourself with the different alerts your detector
sounds, you can run a demonstration. To start the demonstration, press and release MUTE and CITY at the same time with
the detector turned on. The detector demonstrates the alerts
for X, K, Ka, safety warning, laser, and VG-2 (if selected), in
that order. These audible and visual alerts sound and display.
Alert Type
X
K
Ka
Safety
Laser
VG-2
Audible Alert
High trill
Low steady
Medium warble
Low ascending/descending
High-low
4-tone ascending
Visual Alert
3 and yellow LED
5 and red LED
7 and yellow/red LEDs
S. and red LED
L
–
To stop the demonstration, press PWR .
MUTING ALERTS
While a radar, laser, or safety warning alert is sounding, you
can press MUTE to temporarily silence the detector for the current alert and any new alert that it receives within 20 seconds.
Visual alerts are not affected.
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USING AUTO QUIET
Auto Quiet reduces the selected audio level to a minimum
level about 5 seconds after it detects a radar signal. The audio
alert sounds at the minimum level for any new signal received
within 20 seconds. VG-2 or laser alerts are not affected.
To turn on Auto Quiet, press MUTE when the detector is not
sounding an alert. The detector beeps once and briefly displays A, then returns to H or C.
To turn off Auto Quiet, press MUTE when the detector is not
sounding an alert. The detector beeps twice
SELECTING THE CITY AND HIGHWAY
MODES
Your detector’s City mode is designed to reduce annoying
false alerts triggered by automatic door openers, intrusion
alarms, and other devices that share frequencies with police
radar.
Note: City mode has no effect on laser or VG-2 operation.
To select the City mode, press CITY once. The detector beeps
once and displays C. If the detector receives a weak speed/
safety radar signal in City mode, it beeps twice, then remains
quiet unless the signal becomes very strong. If the signal
strength increases, the detector again beeps twice.
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To cancel the City mode, press CITY a second time. The detector beeps twice and displays H. The highway mode provides
maximum alert response for open-road driving.
SETTING THE VG-2 OPTION
VG-2 is a system used by some law enforcement agencies to
detect the use of radar detectors in vehicles. The VG-2 system
detects the weak radio signals used in radar detectors. Your
radar detector can sense a VG-2 system and shift its operating
frequencies out of the range detected by VG-2, making your
radar detector essentially invisible to this system.
To turn on the VG-2 option, hold down MUTE for 2 seconds.
Press CITY to engage or cancel. – appears when the detection
mode is engaged. Press PWR to exit.
Notes:
• Your detector does not detect speed radar when VG-2 has
been detected.
• To use the VG-2 option, you must turn it on each time you
turn the detector on.
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RECEIVING AND IDENTIFYING ALERT
SIGNALS
Your detector gives different audible and visual alerts for each
signal. In addition, the alert tone pulse rate increases with signal strength and the detector displays a digit from 1 to 9 to
indicate the signal strength (1 is weakest and 9 is strongest).
When your detector senses instant-on radar, it sounds an
intense, 3-second tone and displays P.
Safety Radar Alerts
Your radar detector detects all safety radar including the new
Safety Warning System. This system provides advanced
warning of hazards and lets you respond appropriately to
potentially dangerous conditions.
Note: Not all areas have Safety Warning System transmitters.
Your radar detector only alerts you to hazards if the area you
are in has transmitters sending signals.
When your radar detector encounters safety radar, it sounds a
distinctive tone and displays the signal strength. In addition,
your radar detector displays S.
Laser Audio/Visual Alerts
When your radar detector detects a laser signal from ahead or
behind, the laser audio sounds and the radar detector displays
L for as long as the signal is present (for a minimum of 3 seconds).
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Any laser alert, regardless of duration, requires immediate
action! If you are the targeted vehicle, a laser gun can often
determine your speed within seconds after you receive an
alert. However, if you are traveling near or behind the targeted
vehicle and receive an alert, you should have time to respond.
RESETTING THE DETECTOR
The detector keeps the audio level, city/highway mode, mute
mode, auto quiet mode, VG-2 option, and on or off setting in
memory when power is removed. When you reapply power, it
returns to these same settings.
To reset the detector to its factory default settings, unplug the
detector’s power cord from the cigarette-lighter socket, hold
down PWR and MUTE, plug in the power cord, wait for the
detector to beep twice, then release PWR and MUTE. The
detector turns off the auto quiet and VG-2 options, returns to
the highway mode, and sets the volume to its maximum level.
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SAFETY LIGHT
You can power the Safety Light from your vehicle’s battery
power (using the supplied DC power cord), or from six C batteries (not supplied).
Torch Bulb
Fluorescent
Lamp
Red Flasher
Amber Flasher
Six C Batteries
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USING VEHICLE BATTERY POWER
1. Plug the supplied DC power cord’s barrel plug into the
Safety Light’s D.C. 12V jack, located on the side of the
Safety Light between the red flasher and the fluorescent
lamp.
Caution: The supplied DC power cord supplies at least
12 volts and delivers at least 600 mA, and has a center
positive plug that properly fits the Safety Light’s D.C. 12V
jack. Using a power cord that does not meet these specifications could damage the Safety Light or the power cord.
2. Unplug your vehicle’s cigarette-lighter and plug the large
end of the DC power cord into the cigarette-lighter socket.
INSTALLING/REPLACING BATTERIES
You can power the Safety Light using six C batteries (not supplied). We recommend alkaline batteries, such as Cat. No. 23551.
You can also use rechargeable nickel-cadmium batteries, such
as RadioShack Cat. No. 23-124, but you must charge them for
10 hours before using them (see “Charging Rechargeable Batteries” on Page 20).
Cautions:
• Use only fresh batteries of the required size and recommended type.
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• Do not mix old and new batteries, different types of batteries
(standard, alkaline, or rechargeable), or rechargeable batteries of different capacities.
• If you use alkaline batteries, do not set the Safety Light’s
bottom switch to the bottom (charging) position with the DC
power cord connected.
Follow these steps to install batteries in the Safety Light.
1. Slide the battery compartment cover in the direction of the
arrow marked on it and carefully lift it open.
2. Insert six C batteries into the compartment as indicated by
the polarity symbols (+ and –) marked inside.
3. Replace the cover.
When the lights dim, recharge or replace the batteries.
Cautions:
• If you do not plan to use the Safety Light for a week or
more, remove the batteries. Always remove old or weak
batteries. Batteries can leak chemicals that can destroy
electronic parts.
• Dispose of old batteries promptly and properly. Do not burn
or bury them.
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• At the end of a nickel-cadmium battery’s useful life, it must
be recycled or disposed of properly. Contact your local,
county, or state hazardous waste management authorities
for information on recycling or disposal programs in your
area. Some options that might be available are: municipal
curbside collection, drop-off boxes at retailers such as your
local RadioShack store, recycling collection centers, and
mail-back programs.
CHARGING RECHARGEABLE
BATTERIES
You can charge rechargeable batteries inside the safety light
using vehicle battery power (using the supplied DC power
cord) or standard AC power (using an optional AC adapter,
such as Cat. No. 273-1653). It takes about 10 hours to fully
charge the batteries. You can use the Safety Light while charging it, but this increases the charging time to about 20 hours.
Warning: Do not connect a power cord to the Safety Light’s
D.C. 12V jack if you installed non-rechargeable batteries (standard, extra-life, or alkaline). Non-rechargeable batteries
become hot and can even explode if you try to recharge them.
Using Vehicle Battery Power
Caution: The supplied DC power cord supplies at least 12
volts and delivers at least 600 mA, and has a center positive
plug that properly fits the Safety Light’s D.C. 12V jack. Using a
power cord that does not meet these specifications could damage the Safety Light or the power cord.
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1. Plug the supplied DC power cord’s barrel plug into the
Safety Light’s D.C. 12V jack.
2. Unplug your vehicle’s cigarette-lighter and plug the large
end of the DC power cord into the cigarette-lighter socket.
3. Set the Safety Light’s bottom switch to the bottom (charging) position. The charging indicator lights steadily.
Using AC Power
Caution: You must use an AC adapter that supplies at least
12 volts and delivers at least 600 mA. Its center tip must be set
to positive and its plug must fit the Safety Light’s D.C. 12V jack.
The recommended adapter meets these specifications. Using
an adapter that does not meet these specifications could damage the Safety Light or the adapter.
1. Set the adapter’s voltage switch to 12V.
2. Attach the AC adapter’s 5.5 mm outer diameter/2.1 mm
inner diameter barrel plug, aligning + with TIP, then plug it
into the Safety Light’s D.C. 12V jack.
3. Plug the other end of the adapter into a standard AC outlet.
4. Set the Safety Light’s bottom switch to the bottom (charging) position. The charging indicator lights steadily.
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OPERATION
Cautions:
• Do not immerse the Safety Light in water.
• Keep the lenses clean for brighter, more intense light.
• Do not turn on the fluorescent circuit without a tube
installed.
• Turn off the Safety Light when you finish using it.
To operate the safety light, slide the function switches to the
desired positions.
Switch
Top
Middle
Bottom
22
Position
Function
Top
Torch Bulb Lights Steadily
Middle
Off
Bottom
Fluorescent Lamp Lights
Steadily
Top
Red/Amber Alternately
Flash
Middle
Off
Bottom
Red Only Flashes
Top
Off
Bottom
Charging
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REPLACING THE BULBS
Fluorescent Lamp
1. Press the head cap release button, then remove the head
cap, yellow ring, and transparent cover.
2. Twist both metal end caps on the tube so the pins line up
with the slots in the bulb holders, then remove the tube.
Caution: Twisting the tube itself could break the tube and
cause injury.
3. Replace the tube with a new 9-inch 6-watt tube.
4. Replace the transparent cover, yellow ring, and head cap.
Torch Bulb
1. Press the head cap release button, then remove the head
cap.
2. Pull out the bulb and replace it with a new 8.63 volt, 0.5
amp bulb.
3. Replace the head cap.
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Red Flasher Bulb
1. Press the head cap release button, then remove the head
cap, yellow ring, and red flasher cover.
2. Unscrew the bulb, remove it, and replace it with a new 9
volt, 0.3 amp bulb.
3. Insert the red flasher cover’s tab into the slot in the case
and replace the cover.
4. Replace the yellow ring and the head cap.
Amber Flasher Bulb
1. Open the battery compartment cover and remove the batteries, if necessary.
2. Use a Phillips screwdriver to unscrew the two screws,
then lift off the end cap.
3. Pull off the yellow ring and amber flasher cover.
4. Unscrew the bulb and replace it with a new 9 volt, 0.3 amp
bulb.
5. Insert the amber flasher cover’s tab into the slot in the
case and replace the cover.
6. Replace the yellow ring.
7. Align the screw holes in the end cap with those in the
case, replace the end cap, and secure it with the screws.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
If you have problems operating your radar/laser detector, the
suggestions in this section might help. If you cannot solve the
problem after trying these suggestions, take your detector to
your local RadioShack store for assistance.
If the detector does not turn on:
• Be sure all power connections are secure.
• Check the fuse that controls power to the cigarette-lighter
socket. See your vehicle’s owner’s manual.
• Check the fuse in the cigarette-lighter plug. See “Replacing
the Fuse” on Page 27.
• The cigarette-lighter socket might be dirty. Clean it to give a
good, clean connection.
Caution: Do not place any metal object other than the
cigarette lighter or a cigarette-lighter plug in the cigarettelighter socket. Doing so could blow a fuse in your vehicle
or cause the metal object to become very hot.
If the detector gives a false alert when the vehicle hits
bumps in the road:
• Check the power connections.
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If the detector gives a false alert when you use accessories such as power windows, motorized mirrors, brakes,
and so on:
• Check the vehicle’s electrical system, including the main
battery cable and alternator connections.
• Install a filter capacitor (1,000 µf, 35 volts, such as Cat. No.
272-1032) on the back of the cigarette-lighter socket,
across the power connections.
If the detector performs the power on self-test (see “Turning the Detector On and Off” on Page 11), but does not
respond to radar signals when you see a police car:
• A police car might not be equipped with radar, or might be
using instant-on radar and not have the radar gun triggered
(see the separate booklet Questions and Answers About
Vehicle Speed Detection).
• Police might be using VASCAR-type speed detection (see
the separate booklet Questions and Answers About Vehicle
Speed Detection).
If the detector has poor laser detection range:
• Be sure the laser detection lenses are not blocked.
• Use lens-cleaning solution to clean the laser detection
lenses and the windshield.
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REPLACING THE FUSE
If the detector stops operating, check the fuse in the DC power
cord’s cigarette-lighter plug. If it has blown, follow these steps
to replace it with a 2-Amp, 11/4 × 1/4 mm, fast-acting fuse (Cat.
No. 270-1007).
Caution: Using a fuse that does not meet these ratings or
defeating the fuse protection can damage your detector or the
vehicle’s electrical system.
1. Carefully unscrew the tip of the cigarette-lighter plug.
2. Remove the tip from the cigarette-lighter plug, then
remove the old fuse.
Note: Take care not to lose the spring inside the holder or
the metal ring.
3. Replace the fuse.
4. Press the cigarette-lighter plug’s tip down into the body,
then screw it back in.
Caution: Be sure you press the cigarette-lighter plug’s tip
down before screwing it in, or you might damage the plug.
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DETECTOR WARRANTY
Limited One-Year Warranty
This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and
workmanship under normal use for one (1) year from the date of purchase from RadioShack company-owned stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers.
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES
AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED HEREIN. EXCEPT
AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY
LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE OR
PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS
WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM
INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR
ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF
RadioShack HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow the limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions
may not apply to you.
In the event of a product defect during the warranty period, take the product and the RadioShack sales receipt as proof of purchase date to any RadioShack store. RadioShack
will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) correct the defect by product repair
without charge for parts and labor; (b) replace the product with one of the same or similar
design; or (c) refund the purchase price. All replaced parts and products, and products on
which a refund is made, become the property of RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts
and products may be used in the performance of warranty service. Repaired or replaced
parts and products are warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period. You
will be charged for repair or replacement of the product made after the expiration of the
warranty period.
This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to acts of
God, abuse, accident, misuse, improper or abnormal usage, failure to follow instructions,
improper installation or maintenance, alteration, lightning or other incidence of excess
voltage or current; (b) any repairs other than those provided by a RadioShack Authorized
Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries; (d) cosmetic damage; (e)
transportation, shipping or insurance costs; or (f) costs of product removal, installation,
set-up service adjustment or reinstallation.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state.
RadioShack Customer Relations, Dept. W, 100 Throckmorton St., Suite 600,
Fort Worth, TX 76102
We Service What We Sell
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SAFETY LIGHT WARRANTY
Limited Ninety-Day Warranty
This product is warranted by RadioShack against manufacturing defects in material and
workmanship under normal use for ninety (90) days from the date of purchase from RadioShack company-owned stores and authorized RadioShack franchisees and dealers.
EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack MAKES NO EXPRESS WARRANTIES
AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THOSE OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THE WRITTEN LIMITED WARRANTIES CONTAINED HEREIN. EXCEPT
AS PROVIDED HEREIN, RadioShack SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO CUSTOMER OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY
LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE OR
PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS
WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM
INCONVENIENCE, LOSS OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT OR
ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF
RadioShack HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow the limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions
may not apply to you.
In the event of a product defect during the warranty period, take the product and the RadioShack sales receipt as proof of purchase date to any RadioShack store. RadioShack
will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) correct the defect by product repair without charge for parts and labor; (b) replace the product with one of the same or
similar design; or (c) refund the purchase price. All replaced parts and products, and
products on which a refund is made, become the property of RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used in the performance of warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are warranted for the remainder of the original
warranty period. You will be charged for repair or replacement of the product made after
the expiration of the warranty period.
This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to acts of
God, abuse, accident, misuse, improper or abnormal usage, failure to follow instructions,
improper installation or maintenance, alteration, lightning or other incidence of excess
voltage or current; (b) any repairs other than those provided by a RadioShack Authorized
Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries; (d) cosmetic damage; (e)
transportation, shipping or insurance costs; or (f) costs of product removal, installation,
set-up service adjustment or reinstallation.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state.
RadioShack Customer Relations, Dept. W, 100 Throckmorton St., Suite 600,
Fort Worth, TX 76102
We Service What We Sell
3/97
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RadioShack
A Division of Tandy Corporation
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
2/98
Printed in the USA
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