SmartCord Live! Direct Wire is more than just a power cord. It's a new and unique accessory that connects your ESCORT or Beltronics radar detector with your iPhone or Android smartphone using Bluetooth® technology to provide access to the Escort Live! real-time ticket protection network. Add the SmartCord Live Direct Wire cord to your ESCORT or Beltronics radar detector, download the app to your smartphone, and you are ready to share speed trap warnings and other traffic alerts with other radar detector owners within range of your vehicle!
SmartCord Live! Direct Wire utilizes Bluetooth® technology to connect with your iPhone or Android smartphone and interface with the ESCORT Live! smartphone app to access the powerful ESCORT Live! driver alert network (may require a subscription). ESCORT Live! provides accurate, up-to-date protection while on the road. With ESCORT Live!, you and other drivers in the system will be able to automatically share all radar and laser encounters instantly. According to Escort, there are more than a million compatible Escort and Beltronics radar detectors in the US. This makes Escort Live! "the ultimate social network for drivers"!
The ESCORT Live™ smartphone app for iPhone and Android offers the latest information available on speed cameras, speed limit data and speed traps. It features both dashboard and map views with multiple settings. The app can display compass heading, vehicle speed and over-speed alerts. You can also use your smartphone to manage alerts and access settings on your radar detector.
Features of SmartCord Live!:
NOTE: ESCORT Live! features are available only when connected with the iPhone or Android app.
- Real-time ticket protection network sends alerts from other users in your area.
- Escort's DEFENDER Database alerts you to speed cameras, red light cameras and speed traps.
- GPS-powered speed-limit data for over-speed alerts
- Features Truelock™ to help eliminate false alerts.
- Receive live traffic data for your current location
- Mark locations for future reference
- 12 Volt Power
- Mini USB Jack (Connects to your computer to download software updates)
- Modular Connector (Connects to Beltronics and Escort radar detectors)
- Alert Light
- Power/Bluetooth Light
- ESCORT Live! Report Button (Push to manually report alerts to other users or reconnect SmartCord Live! to your smartphone)
- Mute Button
SmartCord Live Direct Wire iPhone Version works with iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, and iPhone 3GS using 4.1 iOS or later.
SmartCord Live Android Version works with Android OS 2.2 or later.
SmartCord Live Direct Wire is compatible with PASSPORT 9500ix, RedLine, and most PASSPORT 8500 X50 Models*. Users are automatically updated with the latest detector software and select models will add Escort's traffic sensor rejection (TSR) software to eliminate false alerts.
*Note to all owners of Escort PASSPORT 8500 X50 radar detectors: if your radar detector was purchased before 2008, please call Buy Radar Detectors Toll Free at 1-800-584-1445 Monday-Friday 8am-6pm ET before you purchase SmartCord Live! to determine compatibility of your model.