This unit is only available in the USA and there is no official release date in New Zealand.
Anyone selling the Escort IX radar detector in New Zealand is parallel importing.
It can not be repaired or serviced by the authorised New Zealand repair agent.
Software updates may be difficult or even impossible.
The Kiwi GPS speed camera database can not be loaded.
Meanwhile, the Passport MAX and the Escort 9500ix are still available and are proven to be reliable, up to date radar detectors.
* Escort Live is not available in New Zealand
IVT Filter: Updatable system automatically reduces false alerts from moving In-Vehicle Technology sources such as collision avoidance systems and adaptive cruise control.
Long-range protection: Early warning and fastest response on all radar bands including conventional and instant-on K-band, Ka-band and POP mode. Multiple high-performance laser sensors provide maximum laser warning and off-axis warning.
Clear Voice Alerts: Unique voice alerts provide crystal clear communication of alerts and menu options. Now you can keep your eyes on the road without distractions. No need to even look at the detector – it tells you what’s going on at any speed, in any driving conditions.
Web Ready: Download the most up-to-date threat locations, backup your data and update your software by connecting your radar detector to your computer via USB port.
Autolearn Technology: Patented anti-falsing technology uses the power of GPS and the exact frequency to learn and automatically reject unwanted fixed position false alarms.
Multicolour OLED display: Four different colour settings – Blue, Red, Green, and Amber