I have used many different radar detectors and the Valentine One (V1) stands head and shoulders above the others. Tests by many independent reviewers show the range of the V1 far exceeds any of the others. By the time many other detectors alert you to a possible threat, it's too late. You've already been nailed. One of the best features of the V1 is its 360 degree detection capability. The V1 not only tells you there is radar in the area, it tells you which direction the radar is coming from. A radar coming from the side is usually non-threatening and can be ignored. The V1 tells you if the radar is ahead or behind you. Because of its excellent detection range, you have ample opportunity to adjust your speed if required. The sensitivity of the V1 picks up the faintest instant on radar before you get into detection range. In addition to its positional capability, the V1 dis[plays the number of radar threats. Many juristictions use multiple radar units. The V1 will tell you if this situation exists. For example, the display might tell you there are 2 units ahead. As you pass the first the display will change from 2 ahead to 1 ahead and 1 behind. This is an important feature that will prove its usefullness many times over. Another important feature of the V1 is its invisibility to radar detector detectors. These are being used increasingly by juristictions that do not allow radar detectors in vehicles. Current detector detectors do not pick up the signals from the V1. One very useful feature of the V1 is the optional remote display. The remote display can be mounted so that it is not visible to outside observers. The remote positioning also reduces the possibility of reflection in the vehicles glass, which can be a distraction at night. The display on the main unit and the remote can both be dimmed for use during hours of darkness. To sum up, the extended range of the V1, its positional display along with a display of the number of tradar units in use, and the remote display capability make this the best radar detector available today. While others may claim to have the best range and sensitivity, independent tests show the Valentine One maintains its supremacy in this regard. While more expensive than some others, the Valentinme One will pay for itself the first time it allows you to avoid an expensive speeding ticket and the increase in your insurance rates. The Valentine One is not available from dealers. It can be purchased only directly from the manufacturer. The manufacturer also will upgrade your older model with all the features of the newest model. This ensures that the detector will not become obsolete as new technologies arise. In today's economy, this canm be an important consideration. Once you use a Valentine One, you'll never be sdatisfied with any other radar detector.
Sierra Vista, AZ