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Why do the guys on ebay sell their units for more money than they charge on the actual v1 website? sounds kinda ridiculous.... stuff on ebay is supposed to be cheaper not more expensive. and whats the POP 2 thing they all advertise?
 

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If someone assumes eBay is cheaper and buys it there instead...the seller just made some money...and yes, there are plenty of stupid people out there. Selling something for more than its worth = capitalism at its finest. :craig:

Just buy it direct from the v1 website...I just hard wired mine in on Friday. DEFINITELY better than the Escort x50 I had in my other car....besides if you get it direct, you know its going to be perfect, and have a valid warranty. :read::thumbsup:

as far as the pop 2 thing, im not real sure...you actually made me get up for that one...I looked at the manual, and it just talks about POP, not POP2...who cares, more poppage is a good thing :p
 

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I had emailed one of the sellers on eBay, asking why they sell the V1's for more than listed on the original site. The seller told me: for some reason people will buy them at the higher listed price. So the sellers are just making a killing on people's ignorance...
 

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The POP and I'm guess POP 2 is just an updated version is a laser gun reader.
It's function is to pick up the signal of a handheld laser gun gives off, IF the trigger is NOT pulled. Which, means that if your driving down a road and a cop is hiding with a laser gun getting ready to laser you, but before you drive by your V1 will display POP.

Hope that makes sense. To tell you the truth tho, I have a Escort X50 and when I had the POP activated a lot of random spots will signal POP, but no cops will be around so I think that the POP 2 is a newer and update version that will HOPEFULLY function better...
 

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I had emailed one of the sellers on eBay, asking why they sell the V1's for more than listed on the original site. The seller told me: for some reason people will buy them at the higher listed price. So the sellers are just making a killing on people's ignorance...
hahaha.... that is too much. if people are dumb enough to buy them, then props to the sellers.
 

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hahaha.... that is too much. if people are dumb enough to buy them, then props to the sellers.
i had 10% off and 10$ off shipping for ebay, so it might have been cheaper. idk, i wouldn't purchase something so blindly though.

i got my new fog bulbs for .99 on ebay, shipping was 10 dollars, hmmm... or was it. lol
 

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The POP and I'm guess POP 2 is just an updated version is a laser gun reader.
It's function is to pick up the signal of a handheld laser gun gives off, IF the trigger is NOT pulled. Which, means that if your driving down a road and a cop is hiding with a laser gun getting ready to laser you, but before you drive by your V1 will display POP.

Hope that makes sense. To tell you the truth tho, I have a Escort X50 and when I had the POP activated a lot of random spots will signal POP, but no cops will be around so I think that the POP 2 is a newer and update version that will HOPEFULLY function better...
POP means that an officer has a RADAR gun on standby and is pulsating it on and off as he picks off cars. Stationary radar is constantly on and easier to detect. There is no way to pick up laser unless the car is directly being hit by it because the beam is so concentrated. Go on the Valentine site and read a bit - You'll acquire a wealth of new knowledge regarding police speed measurement equipment.
 
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