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  • Extreme Long Range Radar And Laser Production
  • E-Programming To Instantly Customize
  • Red Display

Escort Passport 8500 X50 *Manufacturer Refurbished*

High Performance Window Mount Radar/Laser Detector

When we introduced the PASSPORT 8500 X50, it was instantly acclaimed "The World's Best." In more than one dozen independent tests, review after review, year after year, PASSPORT comes out on top.

Now we've made it even better.The new PASSPORT 8500 X50, or as we like to call it the "X50 Black", delivers a vicious 40% performance improvement. It has a sophisticated new look and includes a fitted travel case and convenient SmartCord.
"The new Passport 8500's leading-edge technology raises the bar another notch in high- performance radar and laser detection - the World's Best."
"The Passport 8500 might be the best radar detector ever made!"

Popular Mechanics
"Escort has come up with a state-of-the-art detector..."

Hailed as the most revolutionary radar/laser detector ever! The Passport 8500 X50's new "V-Tuned" radar receiver provides extreme detection range on all police radar; conventional and "instant-on" radar, including the new POP mode radar threat, X-Band, and up to 50% more range than the original Passport 8500 on the all- important K and Ka bands. Digital signal processing (DSP) provides maximum range, with minimum false alarms.

The Passport 8500 X50 includes our proprietary Traffic Sensor Rejection (TSR) software to eliminate false alerts.
Click here to learn more about TSR

Enhanced Radar Protection
Our enhanced "V-Tuned" radar receiver provides extreme long range warning on all radar: conventional and "instant-on" including POP mode, X-band, K-band, and SuperWide Ka-band. Digital Signal Processing (DSP) provides maximum range, with minimum false alarms.

Exclusive AutoSensitivity Mode
ESCORT's patented AutoSensitivity mode intelligently identifies real threats from other radar sources. Plus, our exclusive Traffic Signal Rejection (TSR) software rejects interstate traffic sensors making it quiet to own and operate.

High-Performance Laser Protection
PASSPORT's multiple high-performance laser sensors provide maximum laser warning, with superior off-axis protection. For the ultimate in laser protection add the optional ZR4 Laser Shifter.

3-Levels of Brightness Control
Choose between Dim, Medium, or Max brightness levels, or fully dark for discreet night driving.

3 High-Resolution Meter Modes
PASSPORT provides 3-types of meter displays: Standard Bar Graph, exclusive ExpertMeter, and our unique SpecDisplay

Ultra-Bright Matrix Display
PASSPORT's matrix display uses 280 individual ultra-bright LEDs to provide crystal-clear information for alerts, signal strength and text for programming.

Mute and AutoMute
Patented Mute and AutoMute feature automatically reduces the volume level during an alert to eliminate annoyance from long radar encounters.

New Advanced EZ-Programming
PASSPORT comes ready to use out of the box. However, you can also instantly customize it for your unique driving preferences, including Power-On indication, Meter type, AutoMute, Brightness level, including full Dark Mode, Audio Tones, and selectable radar and laser bands.

Comes Fully Equipped
PASSPORT comes complete with a comprehensive owner's manual, quick-release windshield mount, a coiled SmartCord, quick reference card, and an ESCORT travel case.

Limited One Year Warranty

Features and Specifications

Operating Bands

  • X-band 10.525 GHz ± 25 MHz
  • K-band 24.150 GHz ± 100 MHz
  • Ka-band 34.700 GHz ± 1300 MHz
  • Laser 904nm, 33 MHz Bandwidth

Radar Receiver/Detector Type

  • Superheterodyne, Varactor-Tuned VCO
  • Scanning Frequency Discriminator
  • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Laser Detector

  • Quantum Limited Video Receiver
  • Multiple Laser Sensor Diodes

Display Type

  • 280 LED Alphanumeric
  • Bar Graph, ExpertMeter, or SpecDisplay 
  • 3-Level Dimming, plus Dark Mode

Power Requirement

  • 12VDC, Negative Ground
  • Escort SmartCord™ (Included)

Programmable Features

  • Power-On Indication
  • Power-On Sequence
  • Signal Strength Meter
  • AutoMute
  • Audio Tones
  • City Mode Sensitivity
  • Display Brightness
  • Dark Mode
  • Radar / Laser Bands

Sensitivity Modes

  • AutoSensitivity, Highway and City

Auto Calibration Circuitry

Mute, AutoMute and SmartMute

SmartShield VG-2 Protection

Dimensions (Inches)

  • 1.25 H x 2.85 W x 5.32 L
More Information
SKU 8500X50RB
Manufacturer Escort
Manufacturer's Warranty 6 Month Manufacture's Warranty
Manufacture's Warranty 2 N/A
UPC 739189816590
Manufacturer Sku 80-000085-05R