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Cobra XRS 9970G Digital Radar / Laser / Safety Camera Detector w/ Touchscreen

  • POP Mode
  • The XRS 9970G provides total protection and peace of mind with Super-Xtreme Range Superheterodyne Technology, detecting all 15 radar/laser bands with its super-fast lock-on detection circui
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General

Brand
Cobra
Model
XRS 9970G

Operation Bands

X-band
Yes
K-band
Yes
Ka-band
Yes
Laser
Yes

Specification

POP Mode
Yes
Display
Full-color ExtremeBright DataGrafix Display
Dimensions
5.2" x 3.1" x 1.9"
Weight
6.5 oz.

Feature

Feature
The XRS 9970G provides total protection and peace of mind with Super-Xtreme Range Superheterodyne Technology, detecting all 15 radar/laser bands with its super-fast lock-on detection circuitry.

The unit provides extra detection range and the best possible advance warning to even the fastest of POP mode radar guns.

It comes with a GPS Locator and Lifetime updates to the AURA Database to alert you to verified Speed and Red Light Camera locations, dangerous intersections, and reported Speed Trap locations for entire United States and Canada.

Other features include Cobra exclusive Touchscreen, full-color ExtremeBright DataGrafix Display, an 8-point electronic compass, Voice Alert, car battery voltage display/low car battery warning and much more.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/15/2011 10:49:54 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWill pay for itself...

Pros: #1 - works very well. Police in my area are almost exclusively Ka band which is nice because it's easy to tell if it definitely is a positive signal. Usually, the detector goes ballistic 5 to 15 seconds before I see the radar source. Also, it displays your current speed on the same screen that shows the band detection.

GPS functionality w/downloadable DB is sick (as in "very good").

Cons: It catches a lot of signals that I don't understand and really need to invest the time to figure out how to filter those.

Other Thoughts: #1 - Spoiler Alert! newegg.com is the super bomb. I ordered 2nd unit for a friend on sunday evening and it was delivered tues morning... under "std shipping"!!

#2 - If you are looking for a detector that will help you avoid careless speeding tix -- this is an excellent choice. If you are racerX - you prob still wanna roll with a Valentine1. For value and performance, it is hard to beat this unit and I'm 100% satisfied with mine.

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  • Gary S.
  • 8/29/2010 8:48:47 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNOT GOOD

Pros: It will pick up most radar at a good distance.

Cons: Most of the other features do not work. This was my second one. The speed aleart won't work, It will shut off at any time when driving and I went to down load the GPS it would not work. The battery saver did not work. I sent this unit to Cobra for repair six weeks ago and have not received it back. When I call them they tell me they are still working on it..

Other Thoughts: You would think it would make more sense to replace the unit than to " WORK ON IT " for six weeks.

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  • Roman D.
  • 6/12/2010 7:33:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCobra XRS 9965 w GPS Safety Camera detector (* XRS 9970G).

Pros: Testing it on my 2002 Jaguar S Type: After installation, I presented my new Cobra XRS 9965 to HW 10.525GHz Radar Gun that I own. KA band passed nicely from both rear and front direction angles giving me a lot of time to slow down, test 2 X band passed fine for some reason was detected slower than KA band from rear angle. For the laser detection my friend took my Jag for test drive going on freeway I5, results were fine (but not enough for going 120miles in 70mile zone), than I’ve decided to mount my Cobra radar 4 inches off the panel instead of 10 inches, results were somewhat better (driving 100 was a pleasure).

Cons: Your XRS 9970G consist of: 1) XRS 9965 Radar/Laser Detector 2) RDA GPSL 66 GPS Locator 3)Lifetime SUB to AURA 4)Mounting ACC 5)12V Power Cord. (*So basically I got Cobra XRS 9965 model but Cobra installed GPS usb device and named this XRS 9970G model (on the back of radar it reads: XRS 9965) OK! Cobra got me upset about it right away, why to sell lower model and call it 9970G if it is NOT, its 9965???

Other Thoughts: Now GPS system was not perfect, after couple of days driving around looking for trouble, I took my Jag to a new intersection where speed camera was installed couple of month ago and got flashed for trusting Cobra GPS, it was not a big thing for me because I got Super Protector on my license plates, but I was hoping to take that off soon after I bought this Cobra radar detector now I changed my mind about doing so.
Over all you get about 80% protection from being coursed out by a police officer and getting a 250$ fine because you could not handle dangerous situation “right way” and passed a fully loaded semi track that chipped your front window with a rock that flew out of his rear wheels and you broke the law by over speeding 10miles.

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