ESCORT MAX360 Radar Detector

Last updated: October 28, 2021

One unique feature on this radar detector is the directional arrows that show where police are stationed. Though this radar detector is more expensive than others, it comes equipped with lots of bells and whistles, like a patented autolearn technology that reduces false alerts and promises 360-degree protection.

ESCORT MAX360 Radar Detector

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Product Details

Key Takeaway: A high-tech radar detector that shows you where police are stationed.

In our analysis of 27 expert reviews, the ESCORT MAX360 Radar Detector placed 7th when we looked at the top 12 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Escort Max 360 Radar Detector (Black). Note-autopower only works with constant power-ignition. If autopower is on, the display screen goes blank after 30 minutes to save screen life. Display screen will turn on automatically after you reach 10 mph. Power requirement is 12 vdc, negative ground. Operating bands are x-band 10.525 ghz plus or minus 25 mhz, k-band 24.150 ghz plus or minus 100 mhz, ka-band 34.700 ghz plus or minus 1300 mhz and laser 904 nm, 33 mhz bandwidth. Compatible with windows 7, 8 and 20

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

In terms of the essentials, the Max 360’s accuracy, range, and overall filtration abilities are exactly what you’d expect from a range-topping radar detector; it just works incredibly well.
And, like the Max2, it has built-in Bluetooth, so it can communicate with the Escort Live smartphone app (described above) without needing a cord.
After it’s acclimated to your local haunts, the Max 360 is quieter than most detectors thanks to Escort’s own patented superpower that uses GPS to silence known stationary sources like motion detectors.
We found the directional arrows to be generally accurate; passing a radar signal usually resulted in the rear arrow lighting up as the rear antenna spotted it

What reviewers didn't like

If there’s one drawback with regard to performance, it’s ironically the arrows.
But even if it’s as good as, or even better than, the Valentine One, the Max 360 still costs $650, compared to the Valentine’s $400 price tag.
We have just one chief complaint with the Max 360’s performance: The arrows are slow to react when the radar source changes positions relative to the detector.
But an inferior display, disappointing Ka-band performance, signal-processing hiccups and the incessant false alarms served to temper our enthusiasm.
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