Detection Capability: The Bel Pro
GX65 includes full X, K, SuperWide Ka, Ku (including European Ku radar) and
Safety Warning System radar capability, front and rear laser detection, and
digital signal processing for superior range and fewer false alarms. You can
program the unit to enable all bands at once or you can select one or more bands
to turn off (once you have determined there are no traffic radar units using the
disabled bands in your area).
Pop Mode Detection: The GX65
includes protection against "Pop Mode" radar, a relatively new feature for radar
gun manufacturers. It works by transmitting an extremely short burst, within the
allocated band, to identify speeding vehicles in traffic. Once the target is
identified, or "popped", the gun is then turned to its normal operating mode to
provide a vehicle tracking history.
Display: The GX65's red
alphanumeric display consists of 280 individual LEDs to provide an intuitive
ultra-bright display of signal strength and text messages. When radar is
detected, the unit displays the band (X, K or Ka), and a precise bar graph of
the signal strength. When the GX65 detects laser, the display will show "LASER".
Alerts: This unit features three
methods of alerting you that the detector has received a signal: Audible alerts,
Visual alerts, and Voice alerts.
Audible Alerts: The GX65 uses a
Geiger-counter-like sound to indicate the signal strength and type of radar
signal being encountered. When you encounter radar, a distinct audible alert
will sound and occur faster as the signal gets stronger. When the signal is very
strong, the audible alerts will blend into a solid tone. Each band has a
distinct tone for easy identification.
Brightness Modes: The GX65 has
three display brightness settings, plus a Dark Mode. Each press of the
Brightness button cycles through Maximum, Medium, Minimum, and Dark. In the Dark
Mode, the power on indication changes to a dim AD, HD or CD (AutoScan Dark,
Highway Dark, City Dark), and only audible alerts are used when the GX65 detects
Programming: There are 8 user-selectable options to allow
you to customize the GX65 to your own preferences. The programmable categories
include Pilot (Power-on Indicator), Voice Alerts, Units, Signal Strength Meter,
AutoMute, City Mode Sensitivity, Markers, and Radar/Laser Bands.
Pilot (Power-on Indicator): The
Power-on indicator can be a full word ("Highway") or a single letter ("H"). When
the detector is in the Dark Mode, the indicator will be two letters
Vehicle Voltage: The voltage
indicator will provide a digital readout of the vehicle's battery voltage. When
the voltage falls below 10.5 volts or rises above 16 volts, the detector will
give you a low voltage or high voltage warning and sound an audible alert.
Voice Alerts: When the Voice Alerts
are activated, all radar, laser and Safety Warning System alerts (when
programmed on) will be accompanied by a digital voice. When Voice Alerts are
off, only the audio tones will be heard during an alert or SWS message. The GX65
has a total of 64 digital voice messages.
Signal Strength Meter: The GX65's
standard bar-graph signal strength meter only displays information on a single
radar signal. If there are multiple signals present, the detector's internal
computer determines which is the most important threat to show on the bar-graph
Threat Display: The Threat Display
option is an advanced display for experienced detector users. The Threat Display
simultaneously tracks multiple radar signals and their relative signal strength.
It displays what band each signal is and a numerical reading of its signal
Speed Check: The GX65's Speed Check feature provides a visual
indication of your vehicle speed during the first few seconds of an alert. This
allows you to instantly check you speed without looking at your speedometer.
Tech Display: The Tech Display
option is for experienced detector users. It displays the band and the actual
numeric frequency of the radar signal being received.
AutoMute: With the AutoMute feature
on, audio alerts will initially be at the volume you set, but after a few
seconds, the GX65 will automatically reduce the volume level, to keep you
informed, but not annoyed. With AutoMute off, audio alerts will remain at the
volume you set for the duration of the radar encounter.
City Mode Sensitivity: The
detector's City Mode significantly reduces X-band sensitivity to reduce
annoyance from X-band intrusion alarms and motion sensors. In addition to the
Standard City Mode, you can further reduce X-band sensitivity by selecting "City
Mode/Low X". If you are absolutely certain there are no X-band traffic radar
units in the area, you can select "City Mode/No X" and the detector will not
respond to any X-band signals.
Variable Speed Sensitivity: This feature of the
unit provides real-time radar protection based on your vehicle's speed.
Alert Lock: The unit's Alert Lock feature
permanently eliminates known false alerts by location and frequency.
Safety Warning System: The Safety
Warning System, or SWS, uses a modified K-band radar signal to alert you of
upcoming highway construction, road hazards, weather-related hazards, travel and
convenience information and emergency/slow-moving vehicles. The SWS system has
64 possible text messages that can be displayed on the GX65.
VG-2 Alerts: The detector is
undetectable by VG-2 detection devices, and will alert you when such a device is
in use near your vehicle. During the alert, the unit continues to detect other
Mark Location: The "MRK" button allows you to mark a specific location
and label it for future reference. Once marked, the GX65 will provide an alert
with an arrow indicating the direction of the location when you reach this area
again. This can be extremely useful when there are known speed traps or camera
locations that you would like to remember.
Safety Camera Database: The GX65 comes pre-loaded with thousands of
safety camera locations, including red light and fixed position speed cameras,
located throughout North America. The GX65's safety camera database and
operating software can be easily updated using its mini-USB type-B connector and
Earphone Jack: A 3.5mm mini-jack is
provided on the side of the unit for plugging in an earphone in environments
with high ambient noise levels. When an earphone is connected, the internal
speaker is disconnected.
Mounting: You will get optimum performance from the
detector if you mount it at a point approximately in the center of the vehicle,
as low as possible on the front windshield without obstructing the view of the
road to the front or rear. The detector can be mounted using the supplied
windshield mount. The supplied windshield mount adheres the detector to the
windshield with two suction cups. The angle can be adjusted for best visibility.
SmartPlug: The GX65 is equipped
with a SmartPlug cigarette lighter adapter with a coiled cord. The SmartPlug
provides a convenient power-on LED indicator, an alert light, and an
easy-to-reach Mute button.