Cobra Radar Basics

Why Didn't My Radar Detector Alert Me?
There can be several reasons why a perfectly functioning radar detector does not provide an adequate alert: The police car did not have an active radar/...
False Alerts
A radar detector is basically a microwave receiver. In today's modern world there are many sources of microwave signals. Automatic door openers at supe...
Hardwiring a Radar Detector to the Fuse Block
To hardwire a radar detector to the fuse block, it is highly recommended to purchase our part number RA-PSC-B. This is a special power cord just for hardwir...
IntelliMute vs. IntelliMute PRO
IntelliMute   With IntelliMute, you can program an engine RPM into the detector. The engine RPM is directly related to how fast you are driving.   If e...
IntelliMute
IntelliMute is a revolutionary patent-pending Cobra system that reduces needless alerts. Here's how it works:   Basically, the alternator and the sp...
International Use of Cobra Radar Detectors
It is extremely difficult to maintain accurate information on radar use in other countries. Not only is it difficult to determine the frequencies in use, bu...
Radar Bands
Modern radar detectors have numerous "bands" of operation. Each band corresponds to a specific frequency range or function. Following is a descrip...
VG2 and Spectre
A VG2 gun is a special device that police can use to identify the presence of a radar detector. It looks like a radar gun, but it does not detect speed. It ...