Apple 230 Owner`s manual

Apple  230 Owner`s manual
Printed in China Part No. 480-911-P Version A
Model iRAD 230
Quick Start Guide
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Cobra iRadar uses Bluetooth® wireless technology to
connect to your iOS or Android™ device. Through this
connection, the Cobra iRadar app displays radar/laser alerts,
lets you customize detector settings, and provides access to
the iRadar Community.
Cobra iRadar is made for:
iPod touch (5th Generation, 4th Generation)
iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5
iPhone 4s, iPhone 4
Android® smartphones running OS 2.1 or higher
NOTE: This device complies with part 15 of FCC rules: Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
This device must accept any interference received including interference that may
cause undesired operation.
CAUTION: Modifications or parts not approved by Cobra Electronics Corporation may
violate FCC Rules and void authority to operate this equipment.
This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is
subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired
operation of the device.
Le présent appareil est conforme aux CNR d’Industrie Canada applicables aux appareils
radio exempts de licence. L’exploitation est autorisée aux deux conditions suivantes
: (1) l’appareil ne doit pas produire de brouillage, et (2) l’utilisateur de l’appareil doit
accepter tout brouillage radioélectrique subi, même si le brouillage est susceptible d’en
compromettre le fonctionnement.
Follow these simple steps to get your iRadar up
and running:
Mounting iRadar
iRadar should be mounted on the windshield or dashboard
of your vehicle. 2 mounting options are included:
Suction Cup Mount –
This is the best option for portability and moving the
detector from car to car. Make sure to thoroughly clean
the suction cups and windshield mounting area to insure
a tight seal.
Hook and Loop Fastener–
Included for dashboard mounting.
Your detector should be
mounted so that it is oriented
parallel to the road.
The suction cup mount comes
standard bent at a 45° angle.
The metal is designed to bend
without breaking. Adjust the
angle so when mounted the
detector is level with the road.
Note: Do not attempt to bend
the mount while the detector
is attached.
Suction Cup Mount
Incorrect Positions
Hook & Loop Fastener
Powering iRadar
Plug in your Cobra iRadar detector unit
using the included cigarette lighter
Correct Position
Note: the adapter includes a USB port
that can be used to charge your smartphone or tablet using the manufacturer’s
charging cable.
For more discreet installation, a
hardwire kit is available at, part number
RA-PSC B. This can be easily wired
into your fuse box so that iRadar
automatically turns on when your
car is running and does not require
professional installation.
Turn unit on. A red LED will light. Make sure the iOS/Android
toggle switch is switched to
iOS/Android Mode
the correct position. When switched
Toggle Switch
toward the white circle, your iRadar
will only communicate with iOS
devices. When switched toward the
green circle, your iRadar will only
communicate with Android devices. Power/Volume Wheel
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Pairing/Connecting with iRadar
In order to pair iRadar to your smartphone, go to the
Bluetooth Settings Menu on your phone/tablet. For most
devices this is found by pressing; Settings u Bluetooth.
Press Scan for Devices and/or wait for the Device list to
populate and then select iRadar.
Pairing can take up to 30 seconds. If you are prompted to
“Accept password to pair” press Confirm. When iRadar
is properly paired “Connected” will be shown on iOS
products and “Paired but not connected” will be shown
on Android products.
When iRadar is properly paired and connected to your
phone the LED on the front of the unit will shine blue.
Note that you must open the app for the connection to be
finalized on Android devices.
For more information on pairing with Bluetooth devices
consult your phone’s owners manual.
If you are having trouble initializing or maintaining your
Bluetooth connection completely turn off your smartphone and detector device, wait 30 seconds, and then
turn them back on.
Now that you are paired with iRadar you’re ready to start
using the Cobra iRadar app.
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Downloading the App
iRadar Community
To download the app you must enter the
iTunes Store or Google Play and search for
“Cobra iRadar”. Follow the onscreen
instructions to download and install the
Cobra iRadar app.
When you, or any other iRadar user, detects a radar or laser
signal the alert information is anonymously sent to Cobra’s
cloud servers. Within seconds, that information is processed
and displayed on your map as part of a Threat Area.
Cobra iRadar App
The iRadar app is what separates Cobra
from any other detectors out there.
Make sure to check out the Tutorial for a
full explanation of app features. The Tutorial automatically is displayed the first time
you launch the app and then subsequently
can be accessed from the Menu.
Information on specific settings and
explanations of radar bands can be
found by pressing the
buttons in the
settings menus.
As you approach a specific Threat Area
you will hear a short beep and then the
app will indicate the Cobra’s assessment of the reliability of the threat.
High-Threat Area means multiple
reports have confirmed a legitimate
threat in the area recently.
Customer Assistance
Should you encounter any problems with this product, or not understand its many
features, please refer to this owner’s manual. If you require further assistance after
reading this manual, Cobra Electronics offers the following customer assistance services:
For Assistance in the U.S.A.
Automated Help Desk:
English only. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, phone 773-889-3087.
Customer Assistance Operators:
English and Spanish. 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday
(except holidays), phone 773-889-3087.
English and Spanish. Faxes can be received at 773-622-2269.
Technical Assistance:
English only. (on-line: Frequently Asked Questions). English and
Spanish. product [email protected] (e-mail).
For Assistance Outside the USA:
Contact Your Local Dealer
Trademark Acknowledgement
Cobra®, DigiView®, EasySet®, Extra Sensory Detection®, IntelliShield®, LaserEye®, Nothing
Comes Close to a Cobra®, Safety Alert® Traffic Warning System, VG-2 Alert®, Xtreme Range
Superheterodyne® and the snake design are registered trademarks of Cobra Electronics
Corporation, USA.
Medium or Low-Threat Area means
signals have been detected but have
either not been confirmed or have not
been reported lately.
Cobra Electronics Corporation™, Extreme Bright DataGrafix™, IntelliLink™, iRadar™,
Revolution™ Series, SmartPower™, Spectre Alert™, Super-Xtreme Range Superheterodyne™,
S-XRS™, UltraBright™, and Voice Alert™ are trademarks of Cobra Electronics Corporation, USA.
Paying attention to threat areas will allow you to be warned
of potential threats before you enter radar detection range.
Community Radar/Laser alert sharing means that you have
an entire network of users working to keep you and your
wallet safe.
iPhone® and iPod® touch are trademarks of Apple, Inc, registered with the U.S. and other countries.
“Made for iPod, “Made for iPhone” and “Made for iPad” mean that an electronic accessory has
been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified
by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of
this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this
accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance.
The Bluetooth® word mark is a registered trademark owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such
marks by Cobra Electronics Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those
of their respective owners.
Instaclear for Ford is a registered trademark of Ford Motor Company, Inc. Electriclear for GM is a
registered trademark of General Motors Corporation. 20-20™ and Ultra-Lyte™ are trademarks of Laser
Technology, Inc. ProLaser™ and ProLaser III™ are trademarks of Kustom Signals, Inc. Bee III™ and
Pop™ are a trademarks of MPH Industries. Stalker™ LIDAR is a trademark of Applied Concepts, Inc.
SpeedLaser™ is a trademark of Laser Atlanta, LLC. Interceptor VG-2™ is a trademark of TechniSonic
Industries LTD.
Android™ is a trademark of Google, Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google permission.
Limited 1-Year Warranty
For Products Purchased in the U.S.A.
Cobra Electronics Corporation warrants that its Cobra iRadar Radar/Laser Detector, and the component
parts thereof, will be free of defects in workmanship and materials for a period of one year from the
date of first consumer purchase. This warranty may be enforced by the first consumer purchaser,
provided that the product is utilized within the U.S.A.
Cobra will, without charge, repair or replace, at its option, defective iRadar Radar/Laser Detector,
products or component parts upon delivery to the Cobra Factory Service Department, accompanied by
proof of the date of first consumer purchase, such as a duplicated copy of a sales receipt.
You must pay any initial shipping charges required to ship the product for warranty service, but the
return charges will be at Cobra’s expense, if the product is repaired, this warranty gives you specific
rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Exclusions: This limited warranty does not apply:
1. To any product damaged by accident.
2. In the event of misuse or abuse of the product, or as a result of unauthorized alterations or repairs.
3. If the serial number has been altered, defaced or removed.
4. If the owner of the product resides outside the U.S.A.
All implied warranties, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are
limited in duration to the length of this warranty.
Cobra shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or other damages; including, without
limitation, damages resulting from loss of use or cost of installation.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts and/or do not allow the
exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations may not apply
to you.
Product Service
For any questions about operating or installing this new Cobra product, or if parts are missing…PLEASE
CALL COBRA FIRST…do not return this product to the store. See customer assistance on reverse side
of this sheet. If this product should require factory service, please call Cobra before sending the product.
This will ensure the fastest turn-around time on any repair. If Cobra asks that the product be sent to its
factory, the following must be furnished to have the product serviced and returned:
1. For Warranty Repair include some form of proof-of-purchase, such as a mechanical reproduction or
carbon of a sales receipt. Make sure the date of purchase and product model number are clearly
readable. If the originals are sent, they cannot be returned;
2. Send the entire product;
3. Enclose a description of what is happening with the product. Include a typed or clearly printed name
and address of where the product is to be returned, with phone number (required for shipment);
4. Pack product securely to prevent damage in transit. If possible, use the original packing material;
5. Ship prepaid and insured by way of a traceable carrier such as United Parcel Service (UPS) or Priority
Mail with delivery confirmation to avoid loss in transit to: Cobra Factory Service, Cobra Electronics
Corporation, 6500 West Cortland Street, Chicago, Illinois 60707 U.S.A.;
6. If the product is in warranty, upon receipt of the product it will either be repaired or exchanged
depending on the model. Please allow approximately 3 – 4 weeks before contacting Cobra for status.
If the product is out of warranty, a letter will automatically be sent with information as to the
repair charge or replacement charge.
For any questions, please call 773-889-3087 for assistance.
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