Beltronics GT-1

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  1. Vortex

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    I predict the equivalent of a repackaged 300 (RX65) or 500 to go along with Escort 8500 or IX replacement.

    This will give them a cheaper entry level equivalent for the Bel brand... we'll see.

    As far as Bluetooth I think every detector will probably have it from here on out if they have any hope of keeping Live alive.


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    Or they will go back to the old scale and have a 940/955 type of equivalent unit since Escort/Beltronics brand is loosing out to Uniden with their DFR1 & DFR3 series detectors. Since the introduction of the DFR3's we sold over 2000 of them so they are certainly loosing out in the entry level market.
     
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    Maybe it's a repackaged Max2 with a now coincidentally working IVT filter.

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    That'd make sense, but wasn't that what the GT-7 was? IIRC the GT-7 didn't have Bluetooth though and this one will. If that's the only change, it'd be strange to call it a GT-1 and step down the model number naming scheme as if the GT-1 is more basic than a GT-7.
     
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    I do not see a pic of the unit or price.
     
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    Yeah the GT7 didn't have Bluetooth. I thought maybe the iX but without a good IVT filter not sure they could sell that. I suppose they could call it a GT8 but with the lower price point maybe they're going in reverse.

    The Max2 does indeed have BT though.






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    Any more info?
     
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    I'm suspecting the M5 platform will become the new M4. They updated the Max series to serve as a test for firmware that will be part of new products. I think a few of us get the same feeling.
     
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    I am in the market for a new unit and wanted to see how it compares to the new DFR8. Thanks