Got it back in a week.
So the screwdriver slipped once and I didn't notice any other components to have been chiseled off, but I think that's what happened.
I eventually got the speaker installed.
Now with built in Bluetooth technology the X80 gives you access to escort's award-winning app, escort Live.
What part usually fails to cause this problem?It keeps giving me the same message every time it boots now, and won't function at all.More like this., This is my 2nd Escort bareback escorts northern ireland 8500 X50.I powered it back up, and it had sound!I hope this video helped you make your choice on with radar you.They replaced a number of parts inside, but after 1 week radar detector start going crazy, triggered of any external signal.More like this., The Escort 8500 x50 is an overall great radar.I hear that this message is pretty much a death wish for this detector, but I'm wondering if my case is any different.After years of separation I wanted give another chance and this time kept it for.Please note that all displays using speed limit data are connected to escort Live!Last edited by rr; January 5th, 2013 at 12:16.Just received in the mail a brand new x50 replacement.

More like this., Check out our latest review of the (Old) Escort X50 Red!
It has a lot of new features compared to the 8500.
This is the red and black model, it's also available in blue.
Brilliant new graphics illuminate intuitive icons that identify the type of threat at a glance.
Just want to add as an update.More like this., In this video Radar Roy shares with you how you update your Escort radar detector's firmware and Defender photo enforcement database using the Radar Tools.I know, very stupid.However, it was booting very slow, and went into "self cal".It was kind of annoying how the speaker is soldered in there (pins pushed through board and soldered on opposite side).More like this., Escort Passport x50 8500 vs Passport 9500ix The 9500ix beeps first but has a significantly different ramp up compared to the 8500i.Wow, now that what I call A service!More like this., The definitive insider's guide to getting maximum performance from the Escort 8500 X50 radar detector.

Maybe I can just replace the PCB board on mine?