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Just wondering how many people have a speed camera detector, and if not are you thinking of buying one?
 

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I have one and the laser/radar detector (but only as all three came as a package). The laser/radar detectors are useless as have no range and only tell you when you have been stung (and no, I have yet to be caught!!!) <evil laugh>
 

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Yup... a Snooper S-6R Neo with radar detector too !! ;)

Can't see police cars coming up from behind in the dark on the M3 though !! :cry:
 

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Yep. Road Angel GPS with active laser sensors. :cool:

(although between you and me, there's a new system out I've been looking at for the upcoming 159 (pretty expensive tho!) that looks like front and rear parking sensors - it jams the laser gun for a second or so and then resets it - just enough time to plant your foot on the middle pedal. It actually doubles up as a parking sensor so the powers that be cannot prove otherwise.....:evilha:)

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I had one for a few weeks and then sold it again.

The sat lock always seemed to get lost whenever a gatso was about. This meant you had to keep checking to see if the darn thing was going to warn you or not. It kind of defeated the point.
The radar detecter was crap. Despite trying lots of different postions I could never get it to go off. I drove past the local detector van about 20 times in one afternoon - they must have thought I was mad (or that there were a lot of Alfas around).
The speedo display was ok but made me paranoid and I ended up slowing down too much when passing a camera, just like standard road lemmings do.
It was a pain to have to attach and detach it all the time. If you leave them in place people smash your window and nick them.
Finally and most damningly, it gave a cheery welcome when I turned on the ignition and I hate that fake bonhomie at 7am in the morning.
Good riddance to it... <phuthooy>

Oh yeah, and they don`t work for the most troublesome detectors which are cops with radar guns or unmarked cars. If you get caught by a gatso you generally deserve it as they are pretty clearly marked and you shouldn`t have been speeding if you weren`t paying attention.
Just my opinion :)
 

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I have an old tyre and a can of petrol. If I get caught I fill the tyre with petrol, hang it on the camera and set light to it, thus destroying the evidence.

Only kidding.
I try not to speed in the first place.
 
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I used Wayfinder on my K800i when
I was over in the UK a few weeks back
and it was shouting "SPEED CAMERA"
everytime I approached one.

GPS & speedcamera "detection" on your mobile!!

Brilliant new feature!
:D :D :D
 

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I have a radar detector. I think it's about time I got a Lidar (laser) diffuser too.
Last speeding offence was May 2005 on an otherwise clean licence- 87 in a 60. Was given a conditional offer to accept a fixed penalty by the nice police officers;)
 

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I won a Road Angel with the laser detector after getting the star letter published in EVO.

It was good (the RA!) but I'm too tight to renew the annual subscription and got fed up with updating it via t'internet every couple of weeks.

If anyone wants to buy one, any reasonable offer considered....;)
 
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I won a Road Angel with the laser detector after getting the star letter published in EVO.

It was good (the RA!) but I'm too tight to renew the annual subscription and got fed up with updating it via t'internet every couple of weeks.

If anyone wants to buy one, any reasonable offer considered....;)
I've told you I'm too tight to buy one :cheese:
 

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I have 2 different types. A GPS / Laser combi in the shape of a Road Angel Plus. Wire free which is cool. Database is a bit lacking in terms of mobile sites but it will be fully featured withing the next 2 or so weeks.

My SATNAV also has a camera database, loaded as POI's off www.pocketgpsworl.com for £20 a year. It's very comprehensive and works in conjuntion with the maps. Also used this in Europe as the RA+ is illegal due laser detection being illegal.

Great bits of kit IMO :)
 
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