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OWNER’S MANUAL

1710/1730/1732

1733/1734

Total Band Protection

LASER-RADAR

DETECTOR

The13016WhistlerN. WaltonGroupBlvdCorporate. • Bentonville,HeadquartersAR 72712

Tel 479.273.6012 • Fax 479.273.2927

1201WhistlerN. DixielandCustomerRd. •Rogers,etu nARCenter72756

Customer Service Tel 800.531.0004

www.whistlergroup.com

P/N 203290, © Whistler 2006

Dear Whistler Owner,

If you have questions concerning the operation of this Whistler product please call:

CuSTOmerSeRVICE

1-800-531-0004

Monday - Friday • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CT

or visit our website

Please keepwww.thewhistlergroupreceipt in a safe.complace. You may register your product online at . For warranty verificationwww.whistlergroup.compurposes, a copy of your dated store receipt must still accompany any unit sent in for warranty work. If the unit is returned without a dated store receipt an out of warranty service charge applies.

INTRODUCTION

Note: Your warranty period begins at

the time of purchase. The warranty is validatedNowonlyis thebytimethe datedto recordstorethe serialceipt!number of the unit in the space provided in the warranty section of the manual.

To fully acquaint yourself with the operation of your Whistler and to better understand the differences between detecting radar, laser and safety radar signals, we recommend reading this entire manual or visit our FAQ page on our website www.whistlergroup.com

Enjoy your Whistler and please drive safely.

Sincerely,

The Whistler Group, Inc.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Model Features Summary.................................

3 - 6

Mounting Guidelines

7

Installat on.......................................................

7 - 8

Windshield Mounting

7

• Power Connection And Fuse Replacement

8

Power On And Self-Test

8

Operation.......................................................

8 - 12

Audio Level Adjustment

9

Feature Engaged Confirmation

9

Self Test Mute

9

Setting Saver

9

Auto Quiet Mode

9

Quiet Mode

10

• City/City 1/City 2 Modes

10

• Highway Mode

11

• Dim/Dark Modes

11

Engaging/Disengaging VG-2Detection

12

• Vehicle Battery Saver Mode

12

Stay Alert

12

Radar Audio/Visual Alerts

13

Laser & Radar Alerts.....................................

13 - 4

Laser Tips

13

Pulse Protection®

13

Safety Warning System®

14

Total Band Protection

14

VG-2Alerts.........................................................

15

Care & Maintenance

 

Troubleshooting Guide.................................

16 - 17

FCC Information

 

Are Detectors Legal?.........................................

18

RadarFacts

19

Speed ..................................................

19 - 21

Laser Facts

19

• Other Speed Detection Systems

20 - 21

Warranty Information...................................

22 - 24

Specifications.....................................................

25

Accessories.........................................................

26

1710 FEATURES

19

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

18

 

17

9

 

 

 

 

3

 

 

 

8

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

11a

 

 

 

 

Features of 1710

 

 

4

5

• All Band

 

 

• Alert Strength

 

 

 

 

• LED Display

 

• Safety Warning System

• City Mode

 

 

• Alert Priority

 

 

 

1730/1732 FEATURES

 

Whistler 1730

 

13 14

18

 

17

6

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

15

19

 

3

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

8

 

22

 

 

 

 

11a

12

 

4

 

5

 

 

 

Whistler 1732

 

Features of 1730/1732

 

• Total Band Protection

 

 

1

 

6

 

 

 

• LED Display

 

 

 

 

2

• 360° Protection

 

 

 

 

VG-2Cloaking

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

 

 

 

• City Mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Quiet/Auto Quiet Mode

 

 

 

22

• Vehicle Battery Saver

9

 

 

 

• Safety Warning System

8

11a

12

• Alert Priority

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3

1733 FEATURES

6

 

13

17

12

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

8

20

16

18

 

9

7

 

 

3

 

11

 

 

 

Features of 1733

 

4

5

• Total Band Protection

• Quiet/Auto Quiet Mode

• ICON Display

• Vehicle Battery Saver

• 360° Protection

• Safety Warning System

VG-2Cloaking

• Alert Priority

 

• City Mode

 

 

 

1734 FEATURES

6

 

13

15

16

 

 

 

 

 

2

 

 

 

 

10

14

3

21

1

 

 

 

 

 

9

8

 

 

 

7

11b

 

 

 

 

 

4

5

Features of 1734

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Total Band Protection

• Dim/Dark Mode

• 7 Segment Icon Display

• Stay Alert

 

• 360° Protection

 

• Setting Saver

 

VG-2Cloaking

 

• Vehicle Battery Saver

• 3 City Modes

 

• Safety Warning System

• Quiet/Auto Quiet Mode

• Alert Priority

 

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FEATURE DESCRIPTIONS

Whistler’s ergonomic and user-friendlydesign provides a new level of operating convenience. Special features include:

Note: Not all units have all features listed.

1.Bracket Release Button – Provides quick and easy release of the mounting bracket.

2.Speaker – Provides distinct audio warnings for X, K, Ka band radar, safety radar, laser and VG-2.

3.Mounting Bracket Location – Slot holds mounting bracket firmly.

4.Radar Antenna – Compact, high-efficiencyantenna receives radar signals.

5.Front Laser Antenna – High gain optical lens provides increased sensitivity and field of view for leading-edgelaser detection.

6.Rear Laser Antenna – An integrated optical waveguide provides superior detection of laser signals transmitted from behind.

7.City Button - Reduces the annoyance of false alerts typically encountered in urban driving areas.

8.Quiet/Menu Button - Pressing QUIET before a signal is detected engages Auto Quiet Mode which automatically reduces the audio level after the initial warning to a low audio level setting. Pressing QUIET during a radar/laser encounter silences audio alerts, while allowing visual alerts to keep you informed. Pressing and holding for 2 seconds allows you to select VG-2on/off. 1733 & 1734 only (see page 15).

9.Power / Volume Control – Turns unit on/off and adjusts audio level.

Power/Dim Dark (1734 Only) - Turnsunit on/offand engages Dim/Dark modes press and hold for 2 seconds).

10.Volume Up/Down Buttons – Adjustvolumeup or down.

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FEATURE DESCRIPTIONS

11.Icon Display - offers easy-to-readdisplay to indicate power, city mode, radar band idetification, and signal strength.

11a. LED Display - multiple indicator lights help you determine the radar source and your distance from it.

11b. 7 Segment Icon Display (1734 only) - combines icon display with a 7 segment digital display that shows signal strength indication and band identification.

12.VG-2/LaserIndicator – Shows the unit is receivingVG-2or laser signals.

13.X-bandIndicator - Shows the unit is receiving anX-bandsignal.

14.K-bandIndicator - shows the unit is receiving aK-bandsignal.

15.Ka-bandIndicator - Shows the unit is receiving aKa-bandsignal.

16.H - Unit is in Highway mode.

17.C - City Indicator - Shows that the unit is operating in city mode.

18.Signal Strength Indicator - Shows the strength of the signal being detected.

19.Power On Indicator - shows that the unit is receiving power.

20.K/Ka-bandIndicator - Shows the unit is receiving a K or Ka band signal. K/Ka indicator will flash for Ka band.

21.V- Shows that the unit is receiving a VG-2signal.

22.VG-2Button (1730/1732 Only)- EngagesVG-2detection mode.

• Total Band Protection™ - Complete Band Coverage that detects laser, radar, VG-2and safety radar bands.

6

INSTALLATION

Mounting Guidelines

Mount the unit as low as possible near the center of the windshield.

Do not mount your unit behind wipers, ornaments, mirrored sunscreens, etc. These obstructions have metal surfaces which can affect radar and laser signals and reduce critical warning time. (Regular tinted glass does not affect reception.)

Some windshields have an Instaclearor Electricleartype coating, which affect radar signals. Consult your dealer or the owner’s manual supplied with yourvehicle to determine if your windshield has this coating.

Avoid placing unit in direct contact with wind shield.

To reduce the possibility of theft, conceal your unit when not in use.

Windshield Mounting

Install the two suction cups and rubber bumper onto the bracket by fitting them into their holes.

Press the suction cups onto the windshield at the location you have chosen.

IMPORTANT: Some newer cars have a plastic safety coating on the inside of the windshield. The windshield bracket may leave permanent marks on this type of surface. To find out if your vehicle has this type of windshield, check the owner’s manual or ask your dealer. We recommend that you do not leave the suction cup bracket on the window in direct sunlight. If the detector is removed, this may cause blistering of the dash in some vehicles.

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INSTALLATION

Power Connection

Plug the small end of the power cord into the unit’s power jack.

Plug the large end into the vehicle’s cigarette lighter.

Fuse Replacement

The lighter socket plug is equipped with a replaceable 2 amp 3AG fuse located behind the silver tip. To replace the fuse, carefully unscrew the tip of the plug.

IMPORTANT: Unscrew slowly. The tip contains a spring which may fly out when disassembling. Insert the new fuse with the spring and screw on the tip. With use, screw cap on plug may loosen. Retighten occasionally.

Unscrew the tip of the lighter socket plug carefully when replacing the 2 amp fuse.

OPERATION

Power On and Self Test

Each time your Whistler detector is turned on, an automatic self-testsequence confirms that the speaker and visual displays are functional. To increase volume, continue turning the volume knob.

Audio Level Adjustment (1734 Only)

The audio levels can be adjusted high to low, or low to high, in seven steps:

Press Volume up to increase audio level.

Press Volume down to decrease audio level.

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OPERATION

Audio Level Adjustment (Continued)

As audio level is adjusted, beeps are

provided and the display indicates volume level. The more numbers illuminated, the higher the volume.

Feature Engaged Confirmation

Each time a button is pressed one beep confirms feature “on”, two beeps confirm feature “off”.

Self Test Mute (1734 Only)

Simply press the Quiet button during the

self-testsequence to cancel theself-testaudio. This will not affect radar/laser alerts. To restore theself-testaudio, simply press the Quiet button during the nextself-test.

Setting Saver (1734 Only)

Setting Saver saves your personalized

settings so that when the detection is turned off and then on again, you do not have to re-enterthem.

Auto Quiet Mode

Pressing QUIET before a radar signal is detected provides an alternate alert pattern,

consisting of four beeps (indicating X, K, Ka or Safety Radar) followed by clicking. The clicking will continue for as long as the detected signal is present or any new signal is detected within 20 seconds, becoming more rapid as the strength of the signal increases.

Note: 1734 will go to volume level 1 instead of clicking. If Auto Quiet is engaged, pressing QUIET while the unit is alarming will cancel the beeps or clicking. Pressing QUIET a second time when the unit is notalarming will cancel Auto Quiet mode and restore the continuous audio alert pattern.

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OPERATION

Quiet Mode

Quiet cancels audio during an alert and any new alert within 20 seconds. After approximately 20 seconds, 2 beeps are provided on any new alert, and unit then remains quiet.

Press Quiet to cancel the audio.

Press Quiet a second time during an alert to restore the standard audio alert pattern; or turn the unit off, then on.

City Mode

Whistler’s City Mode is designed to reduce the annoyance of automatic door openers, intrusion alarms and other devices which share frequencies with police radar.

Press City to engage City.

Pressing City a second time cancels City Mode.

In City Mode, weak speed/safety radar signals give an initial alarm of two beeps, and then the unit remains quiet unless the signal strength increases, two additional beeps are provided.

City/City 1/City 2 Mode (1734 Only)

Whistler’s Three Stage City Mode is designed to reduce the annoyance of automatic door openers, intrusion alarms and other devices which share frequencies with police radar.

Press City to cancel Highway mode and engage City. Display will switch from “H” to “C”.

Pressing City a second time engages City 1.

Pressing City a third time engages City 2.

Pressing City a fourth time returns to Highway mode.

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OPERATION

City Mode (Continued)

In City Mode, weak speed/safety radar signals give an initial alarm of two beeps, and then the unit remains quiet unless the signal becomes very strong. When the signal strength increases, two additional beeps are provided. In City 1 Mode, only the X band sensitivity is lowered. In City 2 Mode, X-bandis not detected.

CAUTION: Some towns/small cities may still be using X band radar. City Modes do not change the audio alert for laser orVG-2.

Highway Mode

Highway mode provides full audio warnings any time radar (X, K, Ka, Safety Radar) or laser signals are detected, and is recommended for open road driving.

Dim/Dark Mode (1734 Only)

Dim/Dark Mode reduces the illumination of the display.

Press and hold Power for 2 seconds to reduce illumination to a Dim setting.

Pressing and holding the power button for 2 seconds a second time engages Dark Mode.

The display illumination is further reduced. Dim or dark can be engaged during an alert. In Dark Mode, the display goes dark for as long as a signal is being detected and for 20 seconds after, then the display returns to the dimmer setting.

Pressing and holding the power button a

third time restores full illumination to the display.

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OPERATION

Engaging/Disengaging VG-2

See VG-2detection mode to turn this feature on.

Vehicle Battery Saver Mode

The Vehicle Battery Saver Mode automatically shuts off your detector after 6 hours if you forget to turn it off. The timer is reset if the detector is turned off, unplugged or any button is pressed before the time has expired. The detector will alert you with an audible and visual warning before it shuts off.During this warning you can momentarily reset the unit by pressing any button. This will reset the timer. If the unit has automatically turned itself off, press any button to turn the unit back on.

Stay Alert Feature (1734 Only)

The Stay Alert Feature is designed to test a driver’s alertness. To engage (when unit is not alarming):

Press and hold City for less then 2 seconds. The ”H” or “C” will flash indicating Stay Alert is activated.Within 30-60seconds two beeps are sounded; to show alertness, the driver must press either the Volume, City or Quiet button within3-5seconds. If the button is pressed within3-5seconds, the cycle is repeated. If a button was not pressed within3-5seconds, alarm sounds and the display will flash all LEDs.

Press Power to cancel Stay Alert.

WARNING!!! Stay Alert is NOT intended as a substitute for adequate rest. You should NOT operate a vehicle if you are drowsy. During extended periods of vehicle operation, you should take frequent breaks. Improper reliance on the Stay Alert may result in vehicle damage, personal injury or death.

NEVER OPERATE A VEHICLE IF YOU ARE DROWSY.

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LASER/RADAR ALERTS

Laser Audio / Visual Alerts

When a laser signal is detected, the display indicates a laser by scrolling the alert LED’s from right to left or displaying an “L” on the display. The audio alert is continuous for a minimum of 3 seconds.

Laser Tips

If you are the targeted vehicle, a laser gun can often determine your speed within a few seconds after you receive an alert. In this situation there is generally no time to safely adjust your speed. However, if you are traveling near or behind the targeted vehicle and receive an alert, response time should be sufficient. Any laser alert, regardless of duration, requires immediate action!

Pulse Protection®

Pulse (or instant-on)radar is more difficult to detect than conventional radar because it remains “off” until activated to measure the speed of a targeted vehicle. When a pulse type transmission is detected, your Whistler detector sounds an urgent3-secondaudio warning and flashes the Alert strength indicators at their fastest rate. (The 1734 model displays “P”.) After the3-secondpulse alert, the standard alert pattern continues for as long as the signal is present. It is important to respond promptly to a pulse alert, since warning time may be minimal.

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LASER/RADAR ALERTS

Safety Warning System/Audio/Visual Alerts When your 1710, 1730, 1732 or 1733 Whistler detector detects a safety radar signal, it provides a distinctive audio tone and illuminates the first LED and the last LED of the Signal Strength Indicator. The 1734 Seven Segment display shows an “S.” and a decimal point when a Safety radar signal is detected.

Alert

Alert

1710A SWS Display

1730A/32 SWS Display

Alert

Alert

1733 SWS Display

1734 SWS Display

Note: You will not be able to receive SWS alerts if transmitters are not located in your area.

Total Band Protection

Complete Band Coverage that detects laser, radar, VG-2and safety radar bands. (1730, 1732, 1733 & 1734 ONLY)

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VG-2ALERTS

VG-2Detection Mode

The VG-2,also known as a “radar detector detector,” is a special receiver used by police to detect signals radiated by a radar detector. See page 21 for more information onVG-2.

1710: Does not have VG-2cloaking.

1730/1732: Press the VG-2button once. Unit beeps once for on, twice for off.

1733/1734: Press and hold the quiet button. Unit beeps once for VG-2on, twice for off.

When a VG-2signal is detected theVG-2alert is sounded. After 3 seconds the audio is cancelled and theVG-2indicator flashes at a slower rate (Power LED flashes on the 1730/1732 models). This cycle is repeated if theVG-2signal is again detected.

During the period a VG-2signal is detected, a radar signal cannot be detected. However, because theVG-2alert has confirmed that a patrol car is nearby, you are already aware of the potential for speed monitoring and can adjust your speed accordingly. Laser detection is not affected while aVG-2signal is detected.

Note: On the 1730, 1732 & 1733 models,VG-2must be turned on each time the unit is turned on to receiveVG-2Alerts.

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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

Reset Features (1734 Only)

All user features can be reset to factory settings.

Default Factory

1.Unplug Power Cord from unit.

2.Press and hold Power and Quiet.

3.Plug Power Cord into unit.

4.Wait for 2 beeps.

5.Release Power and Quiet buttons.

Unit is now reset.

Default Factory Settings are:

Audio to level (4).

Default to Highway Mode.

Dim/Dark Mode to full illumination of display.

Auto Quiet Mode OFF.

VG-2Detection Mode OFF.

Self Test Mute OFF

Your Whistler detector is expertly engineered and designed to exacting quality standards to provide you with reliable, trouble-freeoperation. If your unit has been correctly installed following the guidelines in this manual, but is not operating optimally, please refer to the troubleshooting guide below.

PROBLEM: No display or audio.

Check fuse in Whistler plug; replace if necessary with a 2 amp 3AG type. Check fuse for lighter socket; replace if necessary. Make sure lighter socket is clean.

PROBLEM: Audio alerts are not loud enough. Cancel Auto Quiet Mode or City Mode. Check audio level setting(see pg.8).

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TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

PROBLEM: Unit gives laser alert when accelerating. See F. A. Q. on website.

PROBLEM: Unit alarms when vehicle hits bumps.Check for loose lighter socket; tighten and clean. Check connections at both ends of power cord. Substitute another cord to determine if cord is defective. Return defective cord to the factory.

If difficulties occur which cannot be solved by information in this Troubleshooting Guide, please call Whistler Customer Service at 1-800-531-0004or visit our FAQ page atwww.whistlergroup.com/faq-detectors.aspbefore returning your unit for service.

Care & Maintenance

During the summer months, avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight by removing your unit from the dash when your vehicle is parked for an extended period of time. Do not spray water, cleaners, or polishes directly onto the unit. The spray may penetrate through the openings and damage the unit. Also, do not use any abrasive cleaners on the units exterior.

ARE DETECTORS LEGAL?

In Most States YES!

Laser-Radardetectors are legal in every state (with the exception of Virginia and Washington, D.C., which have local regulations restricting the use of radar receivers in any vehicle) when used in automobiles or light trucks (under 10,000 lbs.).

Concerning trucks over 10,000 lbs., the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) issued a regulation, effective January, 1994 which prohibits radar and laser detector use in these types of vehicles nationally. Prior to the FHWA regulation, laws existed in the state of New York restricting the use of radar detectors in trucks over 18,000 lbs. and in Illinois in trucks over 26,000 lbs.

FCC Information

FCC ID HSXWH01 - 1710/1730/1732/1733 FCC ID HSXWH10 - 1710/1730/1732/1733 FCC ID HSXWH14 - 1734

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

(1)This device may not cause harmful interference.

(2)This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

IMPORTANT: FCC requirements state that changes or modifications not expressly approved by Whistler could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

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SPEED FACTS

Radar Facts

A radar gun operates by transmitting radio waves at certain frequencies which reflect off objects and are then picked up by the radar gun’s receiving section. When a radar beam reflects off a moving target, a measurable frequency shift occurs. The radar unit converts this shift into miles per hour to determine your vehicle’s speed. Currently, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) permits operation of traffic radar guns at X Band (10.500 - 10.550 GHz), K Band (24.050 - 24.250 GHz), and Ka Band (33.400 - 36.000 GHz).

Note: A radar detector will not alarm if an officer is not transmitting on any one of the above radar bands.

Laser Facts

It’s well documented that many radar guns cannot reliably provide the speed of a targeted vehicle that is traveling in a group of vehicles. In contrast, a laser gun can target a specific vehicle out of a line of traffic and determine its speed. The advantage of laser over radar in terms of target identification is the result of the laser gun’s narrow beam. A radar transmission can cover more than a four-lanehighway at a distance of 1,000 feet, compared with a laser transmission which covers about 3 feet at the same distance. For best protection, keep these points, listed on the following section, in mind:

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SPEED FACTS

Laser Facts (Continued)

Because your vehicle’s license plate or headlights are the laser gun’s primary targets, mounting your Whistler detector on the dashboard can improve laser detection at short range.

Do not follow closely behind any vehicle you cannot see through. If you can’t see past a vehicle ahead of you, chances are your detector won’t either.

The receiving range of your laser detector will not be the same as a radar detector. Laser guns are most often used at short range.

Whistler Laser/Radar detectors receive all current laser guns which operate at a laser wavelength of 905 +/- 10mm.

Pro LaserI II III

LTI 20-20

Ultra Lyte

Other Speed Detection Systems

Several techniques other than radar or laser are used to measure vehicle speeds. When these methods are being used, no detector can provide a warning.

These techniques include:

Pacing - A patrol car drives behind you and matches your driving speed.

Vascar/Aircraft - The time it takes a vehicle to travel a known distance is measured.

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SPEED FACTS

Radar Detector Detectors (VG-2) Spectre The InterceptorVG-2,or simplyVG-2,is a microwave receiver used by police to detect signals radiated by the local oscillator of a radar detector. Because its purpose is to identify persons driving with radar detectors, theVG-2is known as a “radar detector detector”.TheVG-2is the primary tool used by the police to identify radar detector equipped vehicles. If caught, in a state where detectors are illegal, (see page 18), drivers risk losing their radar detector and receiving a fine. In addition,instant-onradar is almost always used in combination with aVG-2,leaving unsuspecting motorists vulnerable to receiving twotickets—onepotentially for speeding, the other for possession of a detector. Having a radar detector capable of detecting theVG-2may alert you to the presence of a speed trap.

For more information on speed monitoring technologies, please visit our FAQ page on our website: www.whistlergroup.com

It is the responsibility of the individual radar detector owner to know and understand the laws in your area regarding the legality of the use of radar detectors.

NOTE: Having a radar detector capable of detecting the VG-2may alert you to the presence of a speed trap. The newest tool Police have to detect radar detectors is called Spectre, as of this printing. Spectre can detect all undetectable(VG-2)laser/radar detectors on the market.

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WARRANTY INFORMATION

Consumer Warranty

This WhistlerLaser/Radar detector is warranted to the original purchaser for a period of one year from the date of original purchase against all defects in materials and workmanship. This limited warranty is void if the unit is abused, modified, installed improperly, if the housing has been removed, or if the serial number is missing. There are no express warranties covering this product other than those set forth in this warranty. All express or implied warranties for this product are limited to one year. Whistler is not liable for damages arising from the use, misuse, or operation of this product.

Service Out of Warranty

Units will be repaired at “out of warranty” service rates when:

•The units original warranty has expired. •A dated store receipt is not supplied.

•The unit has been returned without its serial number. •The unit has been abused, modified, installed improperly, or had its housing removed.

Service Under Warranty During the warranty period, defective units will be repaired without charge to the purchaser when returned with a dated store receipt to the address below. Units returned without dated store receipt will be handled as described in section “Service Out Of Warranty.”Due to the specialized equipment necessary for testing a laser/radar receiver, there are no authorized service stations for Whistler brand detectors other than Whistler.

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WARRANTY INFORMATION

When returning a unit for service under warranty, please follow these instructions:

1. Ship the unit in the original carton or in a suitable sturdy equivalent, fully insured, with return receipt requested to:

Whistler Repair Dept. 1201 North Dixieland Rd

Rogers, AR. 72756

Please allow 3 weeks turn around time.

IMPORTANT: Whistler will not assume responsibilityfor loss or damage incurred in shipping. Therefore, please ship your unit insured with return receipt requested. COD’s will not be accepted!

2.Include with your unit the following informtion,clearly printed:

•Your name and street address (for shipping via UPS), a daytime telephone number and ane-mailaddress, if applicable.

•A detailed description of the problem (e.g., “Unit performs self-testbut does not respond to radar”). •A copy of your dated store receipt or bill of sale.

3.Be certain your unit is returned with its serial number. For reference, please write your unit serial number in the following space: ________.

Unitswithoutserialnumbersarenotcoveredunderwarranty.

IMPORTANT: To validate that your unit is within the warranty period, make sure you keep a copy of your dated store receipt. You may register your warranty online at www.whistlergroup.com, however, for warranty verification purposes, a copy of your dated store receipt must accompany any unit sent in for warranty work.

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WARRANTY INFORMATION

Service Out of Warranty (Continued)

The minimum out of warranty service fee for your Whistler detector is $35.00 (U.S.). If you require out of warranty service, please return your unit as outlined in the section “Service Under Warranty” along with a certified check or money order for $35.00. Payment may also be made by MasterCard, VISA or American Express; personal checks are not accepted.

In the event repairs cannot be covered by the minimum $35.00 service fee, you will be contacted by a Whistler technical service specialist who will outline options available to you. If you elect not to have your unit repaired, it will be returned to you along with your certified check or money order.

IMPORTANT: When returning your unit for service, be certain to include a daytime telephone number, and an email address (if applicable).

Customer Service

If you have questions concerning the operation of your Whistler detector, or require service during or after the warranty period, please call Customer Service at:

1-800-531-0004.

Representatives are available to answer your questions Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CT).

www.whistlergroup.com

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SPECIFICATIONS

Laser Wavelength:

905 ± 50 nanometers (nm)

Radar Frequencies:

10.500 - 10.550 GHz (X Band)

24.050 - 24.250 GHz (K Band )

33.400 - 36.000 GHz (Ka Superwideband)

Operating Temperature Range:

-20˚C to +80˚ C(-4˚F to +176˚ F)

Power Requirements:

Operational 12 to 15 volts DC, 250mA nominal Vehicle Battery Saver, 30mA nominal.

One or more U.S. patents may apply: #5,146,227, #5,379,456, #5,666,120, #5,990,821

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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ACCESSORIES

These and other accessories can be ordered directly from Whistler by calling 1-800-531-0004or visit our online store at www.whistlergroup.com

Order #

Description

Price

202138

Visor Bracket

$ 6.95

202151

Windshield Bracket Kit

$ 9.95

206552

Straight Power Cord (5’)

$14.95

206553

Coiled Power Cord (7’)

$15.95

206880

Hardwire Kit (10' )

$ 9.95

 

(for wiring to fuse box)

 

206666

Modular Cord Package

$17.95

 

(includes coiled and straight

 

 

cords, and power adapter)

 

159032

Package of 8 Suction Cups

$ 2.95

402081

Non Skid Dash Pad

$ 6.95

206660

Straight Modular Cord &

 

 

Socket Multiplier

$11.95

206661

Coiled Modular Cord &

 

 

Socket Multiplier

$12.95

 

 

 

* Modular: Interconnecting pieces cord and plug.

Shipping and handling (per order) $5.00 Prices are subject to change without notice.

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