Introduction
Important Information and
Customer Assistance
Important Information
It is not against federal law to receive radar transmissions with your Cobra radar/
laser detector. The Communications Act of 1924 guarantees your right to receive
radio transmissions on any frequency. Local laws that contravene this Act, while illegal,
may be enforced by your local law enforcement officials until and unless
they are prohibited from doing so by federal court action.
Operating Instructions
The Cobra line of quality products includes:
Use of this product is not intended to, and does not, ensure that motorists or passengers
will not be involved in traffic accidents. It is only intended to alert
the motorist that an emergency vehicle equipped with a Cobra Safety Alert
transmitter is within range as defined by that product. Please call local fire
and police departments to learn if coverage exists in your area.
Motorists, as well as operators of emergency or service vehicles, are expected to
exercise all due caution while using this product, and to obey all applicable traffic
laws. Do not attempt to change settings of the unit while in motion.
CB Radios
Before leaving your vehicle, always remember to conceal your radar detector
in order to reduce the possibility of break-in and theft.
microTALK® Radios
Radar/Laser Detectors
Customer Assistance
Safety Alert® Traffic Warning Systems
Customer Assistance
Truck-Specific Navigation Systems
HighGear® Accessories
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:
CobraMarine VHF Radios
For Assistance in the U.S.A.
Automated Help Desk English only. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 773-889-3087 (phone).
Power Inverters
Customer Assistance Operators English and Spanish. 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Central Time, Mon. through Fri. (except holidays) 773-889-3087 (phone).
LED Lights
Questions English and Spanish. Faxes can be received at 773-622-2269 (fax).
Jumpstarters
Accessories
For more information or to
order any of our products,
please visit our website:
www.cobra.com
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Technical Assistance English only. www.cobra.com (on-line: Frequently Asked Questions).
English and Spanish. productinfo@cobra.com (e-mail).
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Display
Radar
Indicators
Laser
Indicator
L
zzzzz
When flashing,
the display will
be shown:
Ka
X/K
Ka
L
zzzzz
Speaker
Level
Level
Level
City/Highway
1
2&3
4&5
Mode Indicator
Indicator Indicator Indicator
and Power
Indicator
Product Features
Congratulations! You’ve made a smart choice by purchasing a 9 Band
radar/laser detector from Cobra. Just look at some of the sophisticated
features and capabilities your new unit includes:
12V DC
Power Jack
Detection And Separate Alerts For:
Radar signals (X, K and Ka bands,
with signal strength indicated),
laser and VG-2 signals
On-Off/Volume Control
Allows you to adjust the
volume of the alerts.
Dim Button
For adjusting the
display brightness.
LaserEye®
For 360° detection of laser signals
Mute Button
For manual mute
or auto mute of
audio alerts.
City Button
For City or Highway
modes to reduce
false alerts.
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.
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Instant-On Ready
Detects radar guns with “instant-on”
(very fast) speed monitoring capabilities
Tone Alerts
With adjustable volume
Call 773-889-3087 for pricing or visit www.cobra.com.
For Credit Card Orders
Call 773-889-3087 [Press one from the main menu] 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Central Time, Monday through Friday.
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NOTE: In This Manual
When steady,
X/K
the display will
be shown:
LaserEye
For 360° detection of
laser signals.
Ordering From U.S.A.
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VG-2 and Safety
Alert Indicator
zzz
Windshield Bracket
Mounting Slot
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Controls, Indicators and Connections
Introduction
Accessories Order Info and
Trademark Acknowledgement
Display and Product Features
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Introduction
Controls Indicators and Connections
V/S
V/S
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To Order Online
Please visit our website: www.cobra.com
Item#
Description
420-030-N-001
Straight 12V Power Cord
420-030-N-001
Coiled 12V Power Cord
545-159-N-001
Windshield Mounting Bracket
CLP-2B
Dual Port Power Adapter
Trademark Acknowledgement
City or Highway
Modes to reduce false alerts
Cobra®, 9 Band®, DigiView®, EasySet®, Extra Sensory Detection®, IntelliMute®, IntelliMute® Pro,
IntelliShield®, LaserEye®, Nothing Comes Close to a Cobra®, Safety Alert® Traffic Warning System,
Strobe Alert®, VG-2 Alert®, Xtreme Range Superheterodyne® and the snake design are registered
trademarks of Cobra Electronics Corporation, USA.
Safety Alert®
Traffic warning system distinguishes
important safety alerts from other
K band signals
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Cobra Electronics Corporation™, 14 Band™, 15 Band™, AURA™, Extreme Bright DataGrafix™,
IntelliLink™, IntelliScope™, IntelliView™, Revolution™ Series, SmartPower™, Super-Xtreme Range
Superheterodyne™, S-XRS™, UltraBright™, and Voice Alert™ are trademarks of Cobra Electronics
Corporation, USA.
Manual Mute Or Auto Mute
A mute function of audio alerts
Mounting
Mounts easily on windshield
or dashboard
Opticom™ is a trademark of 3M Corporation. Instaclear® for Ford is a registered trademark of Ford
Motor Company, Inc. Electriclear® for GM is a registered trademark of General Motors Corporation.
LTI Laser™ and LTI 20-20™ are trademarks of Laser Technology, Inc. Kustom Laser™, Kustom
Laser 340™ and ProLaser II™ are trademarks of Kustom Signals, Inc. SpeedLaser™ is a trademark
of Laser Atlanta. Bee III™ and Pop™ are a trademarks of MPH Industries. Stalker™ LIDAR is a
trademark of Applied Concepts, Inc. Spectre I™ and Spectre IV™ are trademarks of Stealth Micro
Systems Pty. Ltd. Interceptor VG-2™ is a trademark of TechniSonic Industries LTD. Tomar® is a
registered trademark of TOMAR Electronics, Inc.
UltraBright™ Data Display
Is easy to read
This booklet describes the simple steps for mounting and setting up your detector.
It also provides helpful information about how radar and laser guns are used and
how you can interpret the alerts you receive.
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Cobra Electronics, Attn: Accessories Dept.,
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Introduction
Contents
Introduction
Important Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A1
Customer Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A1
Controls, Indicators and Connections . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A2
Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A3
Product Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A3
Your Detector
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Highway/City Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Muting an Alert . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Auto Mute Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Data Display Brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
VG-2 Alert Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Radar Alert Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Detection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Signals Detected . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Audio Alerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Visual Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Instant-On Detection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Responding to Alerts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Understanding Radar and Laser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Radar Speed Monitoring Systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
VG-2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Safety Alert Traffic Warning System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
LIDAR (Laser) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Customer Information
Maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Limited 1-Year Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Product Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Optional Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Accessories Order Info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Trademark Acknowledgement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Installation
Your Detector
Installation
Where to Mount Your Unit
Your Detector
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You will get optimum performance from your detector if you Mount it at a point
approximately in the center of the vehicle, as low as possible on the front windshield
without obstructing the unit’s view of the road either to the front or rear. You can
also mount it directly on the dashboard.
Installation
Windshield Mounting
Attach the rubber cups
to the bracket.
Make sure the rubber cups and your windshield are clean.
Push the bracket firmly onto
the windshield.
The unit’s lens must not be blocked and the LaserEye should have a clear view
out the back window to allow 360° detection.
The LaserEye Should Have a Clear View
Attach the detector to
the bracket.
To adjust the angle if necessary, gently push or pull on
the bracket to bend it. DO NOT
use the detector to bend the
bracket.
Plug the power cord
into the detector.
Radar and laser signals pass through glass but not through other materials and
objects. Objects that can block or weaken incoming signals include:
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Windshield wiper blades
n
Mirrored sun screens
n
Dark tinting at the top of the windshield
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Heated windshields currently available on some vehicles
(Instaclear for Ford, Electriclear for GM). Consult your dealer
to see if you have this option.
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Plug the cigarette lighter
adapter on the power
cord into your vehicle’s cigarette lighter.
You can temporarily remove the detector whenever
you wish by depressing the bracket release button
and sliding it off the bracket.
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Your Detector
Installation
Dashboard Mounting
Getting Started
Your Detector
Getting Started
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1. Place the detector on the dashboard to find a location
where the unit has a clear, level view of the road and is
parallel to the road’s surface. The angle CANNOT be
adjusted after mounting
2. Remove the paper backing
from one side of the hookand-loop fastener.
4. Attach the detector to the
hook-and-loop fastener. You
can remove and
reattach the unit as often
as you like.
5. Plug the power cord into the
detector.
6. Plug the cigarette lighter
adapter on the power
cord into your vehicle’s
cigarette lighter.
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X/K
Ka
L
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Power Indicator Screen
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3. Attach the pad to the
dashboard at your chosen
location and remove the
other paper backing.
V/S
To Turn On The Unit And Adjust The Audio Volume
Rotate the On-Off/
Volume control
clockwise (away
from you).
Audio
Visual Display
Three beeps
The LED in the lower left
corner of the screen will light
to indicate that the power
is On.
NOTE
In some vehicles, power is supplied to the cigarette
lighter even while the ignition is Off.
If this is the case with your vehicle, you should turn
Off or unplug your detector when parking
for lengthy periods.
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Settings
Your Detector
Your Detector
Settings
When changing the Settings on your detector, please keep in mind:
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Each time the unit is turned On the factory settings of Highway and
Auto Mute-On will be set. They can be changed while the unit is in use
as described in the following sections.
Highway/City Mode
Setting your detector to City mode delays all X band audio alerts at lower
signal strength levels. (A single beep will sound when the signal is first
detected.) This will reduce false alerts while you are driving in, or near,
urban areas where there are many sources for conflicting X band signals
such as microwave towers and automatic door openers.
Settings
Muting an Alert
Your detector allows you to quickly turn Off an audio Alert by momentarily pressing
the Mute button. If you press the Mute button a second time during
the Alert, the audio Alert will be turned back On.
Auto Mute Mode
Auto Mute will automatically reduce the audio volume of all alerts after four
seconds for as long as the signal is detected. The factory setting for Auto Mute
is On.
Mute Button
Press and
release
To change settings, follow the procedure listed below, which indicates what you will
see and hear as you complete each step. The factory setting is Highway mode.
X/K
Ka
L
l
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zzzzz
Highway Mode
V/S
City Button
Press and
release
Ka
L
V/S
zzzzz
l
X/K
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City Mode
C
To Turn Auto Mute Off
To Change From Highway Mode To City Mode
Press and release
the City button.
Audio
Visual Display
One beep
C LED Lights
To Change From City Mode To Highway Mode
Press and release
the City button
again.
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Press and release
the Mute button
while no alert
is occurring.
Audio
Visual Display
One beep
Audio Only
To Turn Auto Mute On
Audio
Visual Display
Two beeps
Audio Only
Press and release
the Mute button
again while no
alert is occurring.
Audio
Visual Display
Two beeps
Audio Only
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Your Detector
Settings
Your Detector
Settings
Radar Alert Settings
The detector allows you to choose whether it will show alerts on the X, K and Ka
Bands. The factory settings are: X, K, and Ka Band On.
To Turn X Band On and Off
Dim Button
City Button
Mute Button
While no signal
is being detected,
press and hold
both the Dim and
Mute buttons for
four seconds.
Audio
Visual Display
X On = Two beeps
X/K LED Flashes Twice
X Off = One beep
X/K LED Flashes Once
To Turn K Band On and Off
Data Display Brightness
You can choose from three settings for
Brightness of the display. Repeatedly push
the Dim button to cycle through the settings.
In Dark mode the power LED will blink
slowly to indicate that power is On.
The factory setting is Bright.
Bright
Press and
release
Dim Button
Dim
Dark
VG-2 Alert Settings
Police use radar detector detectors (RDDs) to spot users of radar detectors.
Your detector is able to identify signals from VG-2 RDDs and can provide alerts
when any of these or similar devices are in use near your vehicle.
Your detector is invisible to VG-2 RDDs. You can choose whether you want to
be alerted to VG-2 RDD signals. The factory setting for VG-2 alert is Off.
While no signal
is being detected,
press and hold
both the Mute and
City buttons for
four seconds.
Audio
Visual Display
K On = Two beeps
X/K Flashes Twice
K Off = One beep
X/K Flashes Once
To Turn Ka Band On and Off
While no signal
is being detected,
press and hold
the Dim and City
buttons for
four seconds.
Audio
Visual Display
Ka On = Two beeps
Ka Flashes Twice
Ka Off = One beep
Ka Flashes Once
To Turn VG-2 Alerts On and Off
While no signal
is being detected,
press and hold the
Dim button for
four seconds.
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Audio
Visual Display
On = One Beep
V/S Flashes Once
Off = Two beeps
V/S Flashes Twice
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A distinctly different Alert tone is used for each type of signal detected (including
separate tones for each laser signal). For X, K and Ka band radar signals, the tones
will repeat faster as you approach the signal source. The repeat rate of the tones
gives you useful information about the signal detected. (See responding
to alerts on page 13.)
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X/K
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V/S
C
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X/K
Ka
L
V/S
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V/S
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L
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Ka
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Signal Strength = 5 (Strongest Signal)
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X/K
L
C
Ka is Steady & lower LEDs
show signal strength
K Signal Detected
Signal Strength = 3
C
X/K
V/S
Ka
L
V/S
C
X/K
l
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V/S
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L
L
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Ka
Ka
Ka Signal Detected
Signal Strength = 5
Ka
L
V/S
C
V/S
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X/K
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L
Laser Signals and Visual Displays
Type of Signal
Visual Display
LTI 20-20*
L is Steady
LTI Laser*
L is Steady
Kustom Signals Laser 340*
L is Steady
Kustom Signals Laser*
L is Steady
Stalker LIDAR*
L is Steady
Laser Atlanta SpeedLaser/Kustom Signals-ProLaser II*
L is Steady
* Your detector provides 360° detection of these signals.
Laser Signal Detected
X/K
Ka
L
V/S
lll ll
Signal Strength = 4
Ka
l
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C
X/K
ll ll l
V/S
Signal Strength = 3
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L
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Ka
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X/K
Signal Strength = 2
Ka Band Radar
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Signal Strength Chart
X/K is Steady & lower LEDs
show signal strength
X/K
Ka
l
When flashing,
the display will
be shown:
K Band Radar
X Signal Detected
Signal Strength = 1
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NOTE: In This Manual
When steady,
X/K
the display will
be shown:
An indication of the type of signal
detected and, for radar signals, the signal
strength will appear in the UltraBright
Data Display. Radar signal strength will
be indicated by steady, flashing, or a
combination of steady and flashing
LEDs as shown in the signal strength
chart below.
Visual Display
X/K is Steady & lower LEDs
show signal strength
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Visual Display
Type of Signal
X Band Radar
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Audio Alerts
Radar Signals and Visual Displays
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The tables on the following pages show you the types of Signals your detector will
detect, as well as the visual alerts it provides for each of them.
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Signals Detected
Signal Strength = 1
(Weakest Signal)
Detection
Your Detector
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Detection
Your Detector
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Detection
Your Detector
Visual Display
(continued)
Your Detector
Detection
Responding to Alerts
Safety Alert
Type of Signal
Visual Display
Emergency Vehicles
V⁄S is Steady
Ka
L
V/S
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X/K
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Safety Alert Detected
C
VG-2 Alert
Type of Signal
Visual Display
VG-2 RDD
VG-2 is Steady
Ka
L
V/S
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X/K
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VG-2 RDD Detected
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Description
Interpretation
Recommended
Response
Tone repeats slowly at first, Probably police radar.
then speeds up rapidly.
FULL ALERT
Tone sounds one time only.
Probably a false alarm,
but possibly pulsed radar
or VG-2 nearby.
Exercise caution
Tone instantly begins
repeating rapidly.
Radar or VG-2 nearby has
been activated suddenly.
FULL ALERT
Tone repeats slowly as you
approach a hill or bridge,
then speeds up sharply as
you reach it.
Probably police radar
beyond the hill or bridge.
FULL ALERT
Tone repeats slowly for a
short period.
Probably a false alarm.
Exercise caution
Any type of laser alert.
Laser alerts are never
false alarms.
FULL ALERT
A safety alert.
You are nearing an
emergency vehicle.
Exercise caution
Instant-On Detection
Your detector is designed to detect Instant-On speed monitoring signals, which
can suddenly appear at full strength.
NOTE
You should take appropriate action immediately
whenever an Instant-On alert is given.
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Your Detector
Understanding Radar and Laser
Understanding Radar and Laser
Your Detector
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Radar Speed Monitoring Systems
Three band frequencies have been approved by the Federal Communications
Commission (FCC) for use by speed monitoring radar equipment:
X band
K band
Ka band
10.525 GHz
24.150 GHz
33.400 – 36.00 GHz
Your detector detects signals in all three radar bands, plus Ku band (13.435 GHz),
which is an approved frequency used in parts of Europe and Asia.
VG-2
VG-2 is a “detector detector” that works by detecting low-level signals emitted
by most radar detectors. Your detector does not emit signals that can be detected by
VG-2, but does detect VG-2 signals and will alert you when a device is in use near
your vehicle.
Safety Alert Traffic Warning System
FCC-approved Safety Alert transmitters emit microwave radar signals that
indicate the presence of an emergency vehicle.
Because these microwave signals are within the K band frequency, most
conventional radar detectors will detect Safety Alert signals as standard
K band radar. Your detector, however, is designed to differentiate between standard
K band and Safety Alert signals, and give separate alerts for each.
Understanding Radar and Laser
LIDAR (Laser)
The correct name for the technology that most people refer to as laser is
actually LIDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging.
LIDAR operates much like radar. Its signal spreads out like a radar signal, though
not as widely. Unlike radar, LIDAR must have a clear line of sight to its target
vehicle throughout the entire measurement interval. Obstructions such as sign
posts, utility poles, tree branches, etc., will prevent valid speed measurement.
Some common questions about LIDAR include:
n Does weather have any affect on LIDAR?
Yes. Rain, snow, smoke, fog or airborne dust particles will reduce the
effective range of LIDAR and can, if dense enough, prevent its operation.
n Can LIDAR operate through glass?
Yes. Newer LIDAR guns can obtain readings through most types of glass.
However, the laser pulse also can be received through glass to trigger an
alarm by your detector.
n Can LIDAR operate while in motion?
No. Because LIDAR operates by line of sight, the person using it cannot drive
the vehicle, aim and operate the gun all at the same time.
n Is it legal for police to use LIDAR?
Yes, LIDAR is allowed to be used in all 50 States by police. Your detector
detects LIDAR (laser).
Safety Alert technology is relatively new. Safety Alert transmitters can be found in
limited numbers in all 50 states, but the number is growing. Depending on your
location, you may not receive these alerts regularly and may often encounter
emergency vehicles without being alerted. As the number of transmitters increases,
these alerts will become more common.
When you receive such an alert, please watch for emergency vehicles ahead of
you, on cross streets and behind you. If you see an emergency vehicle approaching,
please pull over to the right side of the road and allow it to pass.
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Maintenance
Maintenance
Your detector is designed and built to give you years of trouble-free performance
without the need for service. No routine Maintenance is required.
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n
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Specifications
Specifications
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Band and Frequencies
Band
Frequencies
X Band
10.525
± 0.050
GHz
Make sure the power cord is properly connected.
K Band
24.125
± 0.125
GHz
Make sure the socket of your vehicle’s cigarette lighter is clean and free
of corrosion.
Safety Alert
Traffic Warning
System
24.070
24.110
24.190
24.230
± 0.010
± 0.010
± 0.010
± 0.010
GHz
GHz
GHz
GHz
Ka Band
34.700
± 1.300
GHz
VG-2
11.500
± 0.250
GHz
Laser
910
± 50
nm
If your unit does not appear to be operating properly, please follow these
troubleshooting steps:
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Customer Informa-
Make sure the power cord’s cigarette lighter adapter is firmly seated in
your cigarette lighter.
Check the power cord fuse. (Unscrew the ribbed end cap of the cigarette
lighter adapter and examine the fuse. If required, replace it with a 2-amp
fuse only.)
WARNING Modifications or parts substitutions not approved by
Cobra Electronics Corporation may violate FCC Rules and void your
authority to operate this equipment.
This radar detector is covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents:
5,497,148; 5,594,432; 5,612,685; 6,078,279; 6,094,148; 6,621,447.
Additional patents may be listed inside the product or pending.
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Customer Information
Warranty
Limited 1-Year Warranty
For Products Purchased in the U.S.A.
Customer Information
•
Cobra Electronics Corporation warrants that its Cobra 9 Band Radar/Laser Detectors,
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 9 Band
Radar/Laser Detectors, 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.
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Product Service
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 page A1.
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 Insured Priority Mail 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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Customer Information
Optional Accessories
You can find quality Cobra products and accessories at your local Cobra dealer,
or in the U.S.A., you can order directly from Cobra. See order info on page 21.
Straight 12V DC
Power Cord
Includes plug and fuse
Item #420-030-N-001
Includes suction cups
Item #545-159-N-001
Coiled 12V DC
Power Cord
Dual Port Power
Adapter
Includes plug and fuse
Includes adjustable plug
(up to 90˚) & fuse
Item #420-026-N-001
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Windshield
Mounting Bracket
Item #CLP-2B
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