PASSPORT 8500ci™ Quick Installed Protection
The 8500ci was designed to be quick—quick to install, quick to receive and quick to alert you to all radar and laser gun encounters. Based on ESCORT’s award-winning sensitivity and overall performance, the 8500ci provides long-range protection against all X, K and SuperWide Ka-band radar guns, including instant-on and “POP” modes.
The all-new PASSPORT 8500ci incorporates the performance of the industry's best windshield model, the PASSPORT 8500 X50, into a total built-in discreet defense system. The waterproof Radar/Laser sensor is mounted in the front grill, while the miniature display controller mounts easily in the vehicle's interior. The result is no visible cords and no unwanted attention.
SuperCharged Radar Protection
PASSPORT 8500ci's patented antenna design provides long-range protection against all known radar and laser guns, including "instant-on" and the elusive "POP" mode.
Laser "Shifter" Compatible
Need more laser protection in your area? Simply add our optional Laser "Shifters" for the ultimate defense. These remarkable "Shifters" provide the ultimate defense, confusing targeting laser guns automatically once a laser signal is received. Ask for more details. ("Shifting" may not be legal in your area. Check local laws before activating.)
Crystal-Clear Voice Alerts
PASSPORT 8500ci's unique voice alerts provide crystal clear communications for alerts and menu options.
ExpertMeter™ tracks and displays up to eight radar signal.
SpecDisplay™ provides actual numeric frequency for any radar signal.
Once installed, PASSPORT 8500ci is ready to use. However, you can also customize it for your unique driving preferences.
PASSPORT 8500ci's miniature display provides a multitude of installation options. Easy-to-read visual alerts and access to user preferences are clearly visible at a glance.
The PASSPORT 8500ci offers 5-levels of display brightness, including Full Dark mode for discreet night driving.
Proprietary TSR Software
Our exclusive software eliminates false alerts from radar-based traffic sensors.
PASSPORT 8500ci Includes: A comprehensive Owner's Manual, Installation Guide, miniature Display Controller, front-mounted Radar/Laser Receiver, 12-volt Interface module with Amplified Speaker, bi-color LED and all mounting hardware.
• Power-On Indication
• Signal-Strength Meter
12VDC, Negative Ground
X-band 10.525 GHz ±25 MHz
K-band 24.150 GHz ±100 MHz
Ka-band 34.700 GHz ±1300 MHz
Laser 904nm, 33 MHz Bandwidth
(Optional Laser Shifting)
Radar Receiver/Detector Type
Superheterodyne, GaAs FET VCO
Scanning Frequency Discriminator
Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
4-bit high-resolution A-to-D converter
Quantum Limited Video Receiver
Multiple Laser Sensor Diodes
HP AlGaAs 280 LED Matrix/Text
Bar Graph, ExpertMeter and SpecDisplay
Automatic brightness control, plus four levels of fixed brightness, including Full Dark
Highway, AutoSensitivity and Auto NoX
Auto Calibration Circuitry
Complete VG2 Immunity
Display/Controller .59 H x 3.32 W x 1.06 D
Interface .83 x 3.90 x 3.61 inches
Receiver Unit 1.78 x 3.14 x 4.18 inches