So I bought the new Adaptiv Technologies TPX laser jammer

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I bought it too, for the price you really can not beat it, i am willing to give it a shot based on Vortex tests , he tested it on a car and did well even against DE , with a front license plate, I cannot imagine it being worse on a motorcycle with no front plate and smaller head lights as well as a much smaller foot print, if you want , cancel your order and as soon as I get it and install it I will be running some tests with someone from this forum and post our results and then you can make your decision .

Another big extra for this jammer is that it has a visual alert and it is water proof , we will see .

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wish we had more bike testing etc on here. I think the nz and umm another testing group did some last year
 

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You probably should have included that with your first post instead of stating it as fact. I'm glad Vortex doesn't make unverified claims.

I'm an early adopter, and I know there is risk. I'm okay with that.

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I appologize I might be talking out of my ass I fully understand that... disregard...I will not delete the past posts since that would just derail the whole train of replys that went into this.

I am just speculating...I am sorry I do not mean to dissuade, move along.
 

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...and I don't feel 100% great about the purchase; thinking of cancelling.

If I am going to spend the big bucks, it better be great! I've always wanted an ALP but it's expensive and I wasn't quite sure. Then I saw Vortex on the new TPX, I thought the price is right, works on just about everything, at least have some DE protection (I believe I live in DE territory) but I have other concerns like the size and separation. My bike is not very big and there's not a lot of space. Does anyone have any experience with TPX? It's bike specific but does the group continue to recommend ALP? What are you thoughts on this impulse buy and taking a chance?
How much is the cost difference for a 2 heads system ? @kensteele
On a motorcycle , does the Alp need 2 heads frontal to protect against De or 1 is ok
@BestRadarDetectors ?
 

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All I'm saying is if I ever bought a sport bike, it would not be with the intention of ever pulling over after getting hit with radar or laser... seems weird to speed enough to get a ticket but be too afraid to speed up a bit more and get away and then want to spend money on a jammer system, but if it works for you then that's all that matters.
 

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Why do you need a jammer for a bike? Typically troopers won't bothers a sports bike. Too fast to play with and no risk to cars.
Just a shot off my own local state patrol Facebook page...

Edit, adding that not only does it show that police can and will, they will do so over 1,000 feet with lidar. The fact that this was posted means the officer successfully pulled over the bike and wrote a ticket (the ones here like to gloat on Facebook, often)

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I feel bad for that moron if he pulled over...
ok, in the motorcycle community there are different types of riders.

The people that run from the cops ... well I have nothing against them, I rather fight them in court or avoid them all together.

To successfully evade a cop you need the following things :

-A generic sport bike, any bike that is easily identifiable will be .. well identified,either at a gas station , or at a stop light and more.

- a full generic helmet.

-a concealed plate or no plate, having no plate will constantly get you harassed by the cops.

-a bike capable of hitting at least 145 mph or more , they usually do not break pursuit until you are passed 120,(I have taken my bike to 160 mph so no problem here)

-A highway or interstate that you know well with many exits .

-the willingness to bet your life to get away as well as your freedom , motorcycle license and tons of thousands of dollars in fines.

I would say in ideal conditions you can get away 8 out of 10 times with the conditions above.

Now, as a tourer I find the following challenges:

-Many times I am in two way roads in the middle of nowhere where there is only one way in and maybe two ways out, blocking the road will not be a problem.

-My bike is sorta rare, grey with saddle bags,and auxiliary lights I would be picked everywhere I am spotted at.

-Many times I am far from home and I am not familiar with the landscape,it could result to driving into a dead end or into a turn too fast and dying .

I am not your thursday night warrior that goes to the local meet and back home, I have completed 4 long distance trips , one being Miami-New orleans, The R3 and waze served me well and I came back with no tickets and alive .

I did the whole Thursday night kind of riding where passing a trooper at 140 was fun, I am done with that , I rather evade with my stock pipe and counter measures .

I have no problem with people that decide to run, it is thanks to them, that trooper ignores bikes most of the times.

I have fought and won almost every ticket I have gotten, I have also lost friends that thought that running from the cops was the right thing to do.

Also add the chance that a helicopter may be in the area and there goes your record for life .

I have ridden 100k miles and I am still alive, I want to keep it that way if I can help it.
 

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ok, in the motorcycle community there are different types of riders.

The people that run from the cops ... well I have nothing against them, I rather fight them in court or avoid them all together.

To successfully evade a cop you need the following things :

-A generic sport bike, any bike that is easily identifiable will be .. well identified,either at a gas station , or at a stop light and more.

- a full generic helmet.

-a concealed plate or no plate, having no plate will constantly get you harassed by the cops.

-a bike capable of hitting at least 145 mph or more , they usually do not break pursuit until you are passed 120,(I have taken my bike to 160 mph so no problem here)

-A highway or interstate that you know well with many exits .

-the willingness to bet your life to get away as well as your freedom , motorcycle license and tons of thousands of dollars in fines.

I would say in ideal conditions you can get away 8 out of 10 times with the conditions above.

Now, as a tourer I find the following challenges:

-Many times I am in two way roads in the middle of nowhere where there is only one way in and maybe two ways out, blocking the road will not be a problem.

-My bike is sorta rare, grey with saddle bags,and auxiliary lights I would be picked everywhere I am spotted at.

-Many times I am far from home and I am not familiar with the landscape,it could result to driving into a dead end or into a turn too fast and dying .

I am not your thursday night warrior that goes to the local meet and back home, I have completed 4 long distance trips , one being Miami-New orleans, The R3 and waze served me well and I came back with no tickets and alive .

I did the whole Thursday night kind of riding where passing a trooper at 140 was fun, I am done with that , I rather evade with my stock pipe and counter measures .

I have no problem with people that decide to run, it is thanks to them, that trooper ignores bikes most of the times.

I have fought and won almost every ticket I have gotten, I have also lost friends that thought that running from the cops was the right thing to do.

Also add the chance that a helicopter may be in the area and there goes your record for life .

I have ridden 100k miles and I am still alive, I want to keep it that way if I can help it.
Well said!

I have cracked open the throttle on a few occasions to see if the officer wanted to bother with me (okay, cracked it open a lot), but not all conditions are ideal. I got hit by laser a few weeks ago in my Jeep (protected by ALPs). The road was blocked by a median and the intersection (10 seconds ahead) was blocked in all lanes with very heavy cross traffic. Those are not ideal conditions so I would have simply pulled over and taken the ticket. If I were on the bike, I would want laser protection so that I could avoid the ticket because I certainly would not be running.

I also make ten times the amount of money as I did when I was regularly cracking the throttle when I saw blue and red. I want to keep my job and I can pay for my tickets.

To each his own, but I see a market for laser protection for motorcycles.
 

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My TPX is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow. I ordered the two front and one rear. If anyone is in the Chicagoland area I’d love to test it out once installed. I don’t ride a “crotch rocket “ and have nothing against anyone who does but on my way home I’m anywhere from 90-110 mph on a Harley and you better believe they’re coming after me at those speeds.

Not only would it be expensive you’d also get a fancy new set of bracelets to wear to jail.
 

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ok, in the motorcycle community there are different types of riders.

The people that run from the cops ... well I have nothing against them, I rather fight them in court or avoid them all together.

To successfully evade a cop you need the following things :

-A generic sport bike, any bike that is easily identifiable will be .. well identified,either at a gas station , or at a stop light and more.

- a full generic helmet.

-a concealed plate or no plate, having no plate will constantly get you harassed by the cops.

-a bike capable of hitting at least 145 mph or more , they usually do not break pursuit until you are passed 120,(I have taken my bike to 160 mph so no problem here)

-A highway or interstate that you know well with many exits .

-the willingness to bet your life to get away as well as your freedom , motorcycle license and tons of thousands of dollars in fines.

I would say in ideal conditions you can get away 8 out of 10 times with the conditions above.

Now, as a tourer I find the following challenges:

-Many times I am in two way roads in the middle of nowhere where there is only one way in and maybe two ways out, blocking the road will not be a problem.

-My bike is sorta rare, grey with saddle bags,and auxiliary lights I would be picked everywhere I am spotted at.

-Many times I am far from home and I am not familiar with the landscape,it could result to driving into a dead end or into a turn too fast and dying .

I am not your thursday night warrior that goes to the local meet and back home, I have completed 4 long distance trips , one being Miami-New orleans, The R3 and waze served me well and I came back with no tickets and alive .

I did the whole Thursday night kind of riding where passing a trooper at 140 was fun, I am done with that , I rather evade with my stock pipe and counter measures .

I have no problem with people that decide to run, it is thanks to them, that trooper ignores bikes most of the times.

I have fought and won almost every ticket I have gotten, I have also lost friends that thought that running from the cops was the right thing to do.

Also add the chance that a helicopter may be in the area and there goes your record for life .

I have ridden 100k miles and I am still alive, I want to keep it that way if I can help it.
Yes, very well stated. I also ride the same bike as you (venom690) and have done some long distance rides (Raleigh N.C. to Cortez Co. back in 2015 for the COG Nationals).
I look forward to your review of the TPX, but until then, my plan is to do something with TMG. Once their new head is available, I'm wanting to get 4 of them and a CPU. Use 2 of the new heads as replacements on my 5 head setup on the car (3 front/2 rear) and then do a 4 head (2 older heads that were removed from the car & 2 of the new heads) setup on my bike. Then again and depending on what testing of the TPX reveals, I may just go with it on the bike insead...... time will tell....
 

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Counter measures are like insurance;" a must have". Motorcycles are awesome. Distracted drivers are not. There have been an alarming rate of motorcycle accidents and death caused by distracted drivers. Drivers can hear the bike with thier ears, but choose to find that text message more appealing.
 

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Counter measures are like insurance;" a must have". Motorcycles are awesome. Distracted drivers are not. There have been an alarming rate of motorcycle accidents and death caused by distracted drivers. Drivers can hear the bike with thier ears, but choose to find that text message more appealing.
I do not trust cars to "hear me" you really have to ride like you are invisible, I rather have my bike being quiet and use my horn and my very bright aux lights to be seen.
 

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Well here it is!!!! Should hopefully have up and running Monday but have to decide on separate detector between 360max and R3.

Also looking for anyone in west suburbs of Chicago with test equipment.
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Well here it is!!!! Should hopefully have up and running Monday but have to decide on separate detector between 360max and R3.

Also looking for anyone in west suburbs of Chicago with test equipment.
If you strike out and get a wild hair for a road trip- I am in Des Moines- I would be happy to test you out but I am about 5hrs from central Chicago.
 

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Why do you need a jammer for a bike? Typically troopers won't bothers a sports bike. Too fast to play with and no risk to cars.
I see many in my area get pulled, Radar and Laser hit. Times they setup Troopers on Nice weekends to anticipate the runners.

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Tried to fit ALP and NRDSP on the bike, No good spot to. I run the R3, but too many wires and BT to pipe sound to the Helmet. TMG with V1 and JBV1 would be a great fit for all, if the V1 had better 35.5 for sneaky LEOs. Love to test Jammers on this thing.
 
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Well here it is!!!! Should hopefully have up and running Monday but have to decide on separate detector between 360max and R3.

Also looking for anyone in west suburbs of Chicago with test equipment. View attachment 121330
How did you get it so fast? They have not evem shipped mine yet

Grats

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EDIT: I swear those are They are Blinders. Top box looks to be the old M25/45, bottom box looks like HP-905s. Curious to see them out of the box.
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