Best speed camera detector?

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The compact is what I would get if I was buying now instead of my RA2. Its a nice little unit and the laser detection is next to useless anyway on any detector. Dont forget you only get 6 months updates with the unit though so will next to subscribe for more in 6 months time.

The RA+ is another unit worth looking at as It has a battery in it so you dont need to plug it in all the time for it to work.
 
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The RA compact sunscription is £3.99 a month with a minimum of twelve months. Not sure if it gets cheaper though the longer you sign up.
 
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gurusan said:
How well do those things actually work?

I have an Indic8tor in my car at the moment, best bit of kit i've come across :)

Tells you where a speed camera is (on your side of the orad only - which is great), to slow down if your going to fast, she even greets you with good morning/afternoon/evening :D
 
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Just gave it a road test and works superbly, got it set to alert me 500m before the camera, the display changes to red and tells you your speed, what the speed limit is and type of camera, as you get closer it bleeps, the bleeps get closer together as you get closer to the camera, the display starts flashing as you are right on top of the camera and bleeps very fast, soon as you pass it stops. Only picked up the cameras in the direction I was heading, so no false alarms. Will help get me to Newcastle tomorrow safely without getting done :D
 
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I've just got back from Newcastle, 300 mile trip each way and the road angel picked up every single camera, including truvelos, gatsos and specs (keeps beeping til you're out of it) never got a warning for mobile speed traps so I'm assuming it doesn't warn you about them unless the roads I went on don't have mobile traps, didn't see a single one. Very impressed with the Compact :D
 
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Sirrel Squirrel said:
I've just got back from Newcastle, 300 mile trip each way and the road angel picked up every single camera, including truvelos, gatsos and specs (keeps beeping til you're out of it) never got a warning for mobile speed traps so I'm assuming it doesn't warn you about them unless the roads I went on don't have mobile traps, didn't see a single one. Very impressed with the Compact :D

They do warm you about mobile speed camera sites although most of the time camera vans aren't present.
 
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Why bother spending £150 on a chav camera detector. For £120 I bought a sat-navvable PDA and just loaded it up with the known camera spots - never seen any on the road that it hasn't covered, and I get sat nav. :)
 
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Chronos-X said:
Why bother spending £150 on a chav camera detector. For £120 I bought a sat-navvable PDA and just loaded it up with the known camera spots - never seen any on the road that it hasn't covered, and I get sat nav. :)


Because the camera database for the PDA isnt that accurate I have both and the pocketgps database missed cameras lots of times, the RA2 picked up every one and even cameras that were about to be comissioned(they were just fitted but still had the camera head bagged). Both databases were updated before the journeys I tried.
 
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Chronos-X said:
Why bother spending £150 on a chav camera detector. For £120 I bought a sat-navvable PDA and just loaded it up with the known camera spots - never seen any on the road that it hasn't covered, and I get sat nav. :)

Because the mobile warning is shocking.

With RA, the database is updated daily meaning you only get warnings for cameras which are due to be out for that day, rather than a generic 'mobile hotspot'.
 
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