V1 can't really detect maryland cameras (1 Viewer)

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From my daily experience in Baltimore and the surrounding counties, most of the local road based photo speed cameras are MRCD/CT and low power K. Low power K are the older ones and it seems like as they upgrade they are moving to the MRCD/CT platform. Same goes for the red light cameras. The older or existing red light cameras are a mix and most of the new ones are MRCD/CT. While I have heard of some permanent Poliscan locations I have not seen any yet, at least that I noticed. The only Poliscan or laser I know of are the mobile units on the highway in construction zones.

Before I started using my R7 I ran with a V1. You need to put it in Euro mode for it to scan low enough to pick up these MRCD/CT and low K cameras. Range is not good under any condition. When there are other cars ahead of you in range of the camera you get the best warning range but conversely if the road is empty you can get very little range. So far my R7 has shown the best range between the two and also the most solid lock on the signal.
hmm, would you mind posting this in this thread?


Could you also share some photos of the MRCD/CT radar guns and some dashcam footage if you have any? When I tested the V1 in Edmonton against MRCD, it didn't do very well there either. It did better with TMF2 off, but then the K band falses were bananas. Do you happen to have any other detectors that have MRCD-specific support? I didn't know the MRCD was in use in MD yet, but that's very good info!
 

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Poliscan. The V1 doesn't detect that low. Some of them are shooting Laser anyway.
 

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In IL they are K band based and very difficult to pick up with ANY RD, even one as good on K band as the V1. Most are K band based and some EU models are now lidar based as well. Best defense: Have a camera location database unit that KNOWS they are there since they are fixed and NOT going anywhere.
PC - I think you mentioned in the past you were in the NW Burbs. Can you mention a few spots where these are located so I can do some testing. Thanks bud.
 

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