Why no "No K" mode?

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I note on my Escort RD's it has an Auto No X mode which is just a toggle away. I'm not familiar with other RD's in this sense, not sure which others ones have this. But seeing as how K is such a big issue with BSM's and such was wondering why no RD maker has created a "No K" mode which can be easily toggled. Here is my rationale: I find myself mostly in 2 situations. 1) Driving in traffic where I'm under the speed limit, this is where I'd love to toggle K off because of BSM's but don't want to fiddle with the RD settings menus. 2) Not stuck in traffic which means much less BSM falses and possibility of going over the speed limit, so would like to toggle K on.

Seems easy enough to implement, and would save us from BSM false signals. I believe there are some systems which turn off alerts under the speed limit, but my concern would be going through something like a construction zone where the speed limits have been reduced. I suppose if the RD could go off of a database, but then it would have to be internet connected or tied to a smartphone. I'd prefer to just have a K toggle so I can make the decision.

Radenso has a better idea on the XP (and probably the SP). Press the Mute button when no signal is present. It then automatically mutes K-band (no audio alert at all) if it sees it, but you still get a visual alert. We called it "wife/girlfriend mode" at the time. A great feature.
 
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Radenso has a better idea on the XP (and probably the SP). Press the Mute button when no signal is present. It then automatically mutes K-band (no audio alert at all) if it sees it, but you still get a visual alert. We called it "wife/girlfriend mode" at the time. A great feature.

Wow that is nice, wasn't aware of that feature. Does the muting last until you press mute again? How does mute now work with Ka, X, laser, etc. after this is enabled?
 

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If only better range for Ka on the XP.
 

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Wow that is nice, wasn't aware of that feature. Does the muting last until you press mute again? How does mute now work with Ka, X, laser, etc. after this is enabled?

Yes, stays muted until you press mute again. Nothing affected besides K, as I recall (not sure if it would also work on X, as I never had X turned on anyway).
 

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Radenso has a better idea on the XP (and probably the SP). Press the Mute button when no signal is present. It then automatically mutes K-band (no audio alert at all) if it sees it, but you still get a visual alert. We called it "wife/girlfriend mode" at the time. A great feature.
Same for the Pro M as well, used it this morning because one of the few cars that causes a false was in front of me for a while [emoji14]

For the M you need to hold the mute button for several seconds while no alert is present.

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Yes, stays muted until you press mute again. Nothing affected besides K, as I recall (not sure if it would also work on X, as I never had X turned on anyway).

How do you mute Ka, X, Laser while the auto K mute is engaged?
 

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It's great that Radenso units allow turning K-band off when there is no signal.
What can be done if you are currently getting a K alert that you know will keep occurring?

On mine, I just hold mute/mode for 1 second and turn K-band off or on at will.
 

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It's great that Radenso units allow turning K-band off when there is no signal.
What can be done if you are currently getting a K alert that you know will keep occurring?

On mine, I just hold mute/mode for 1 second and turn K-band off or on at will.
Next release of you know what has a new band mute dialog from which you can have any and all K-band alerts be auto muted, in case you want them to be seen and not heard. And yes, you can turn it on and off during active alerts.
 

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How do you mute Ka, X, Laser while the auto K mute is engaged?

You hit mute again to turn off K mute, and then hit mute again to mute the other signal that is taking precedence.
 

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