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Radar and Laser 101

Your one-stop reading source for issues and events related to radar detectors, laser jammers, and police speed enforcement.

When should a radar detector be replaced?

Just like any aftermarket vehicle product, your radar detector should be an investment that lasts.  A radar detector’s lifespan can vary.

As radar and laser gun manufacturers develop and update their technology, police radar detector and laser jammer manufacturers must do the same. This technology tit-for-tat has been going on since the 1970s.

If your…Read more

What’s The Best Radar Detector For You?

To narrow down what might be the best radar detector for you, consider the following:

Where do you drive? What kind of vehicle do you drive? How many miles do you drive? Do you drive more locally or for longer distances? Do you intentionally speed or find yourself accidentally over the limit? Do you drive…Read more

Should I purchase a police radar detector, police laser jammer, or both?

The perfect protection system for any vehicle is a combination of a good long-range police radar detector and a strategically installed laser jamming system. K40’s systems are a-la-carte so that you can start with any of our radar detection options and add on the laser protection that is right for you and your vehicle.

Want…Read more

Upgrade With A Radar Detector

Just like your home, your vehicle deserves an upgrade too!

The world as we knew it has changed drastically on many levels. People are working from home, using Zoom meetings, and minimizing personal contact by not traveling for business or pleasure.

Home improvements have sky-rocketed as individuals spend money on a new home office. People are…Read more

K40’s Long-Range Portable Radar Detector with Remote Control Options

Safety, Convenience, and Control… Right at Your Fingertips.

Do you want a safer, more convenient way to control your radar detector? K40’s Platinum100 is the world’s first portable radar and laser detector to offer a remote control option. The optional wireless remote is a key-fob sized controller that includes a visor clip so that you can easily…Read more

Falsing is Frustrating…Filtering is Freedom!

K40’s K-Band filter was engineered into all of our radar detectors in 2015.  With this filter, K40 products are able to filter out most of the vehicles on the road that are emitting K-Band through safety features such as; Blind-Side Assist, Collision Avoidance, Lane Departure Warning, etc. These features are found on most cars today…Read more

Dealer Spotlight: Extreme Performance

2020 Corvette C8 Installation at Extreme Performance in Palm City, FL

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 is not only one of the hottest new cars to come out this year, but it’s also one of the most anticipated Corvettes to be released for quite some time. We knew that K40 dealers would be excited to…Read more

How Police Get Your Speed Using Radar and Laser

If you’ve ever been pulled over for speeding, you know the feeling; your heart races, and your palms get sweaty. You’re not alone. For every five drivers on the road, one will get a speeding ticket this year. Police write approximately every year, generating about six billion dollars in revenue. That’s from speeding tickets alone! The two…Read more

Are Radar Detectors Illegal?

K40 gets this question every day. There is quite a bit of confusion regarding the legality of radar detectors. Our goal is to answer the most common misconceptions and allow you to drive with confidence.

Here are all the facts regarding who can use a radar detector and where:

Under federal law, the use of…Read more

Fuzzbuster, Snooper, K40… Oh My!

Let’s start at the beginning. In the early 1950s, police began using a Doppler effect radar system to catch speeders. The very first band used was S-band (2.445 GHz). This device allowed police officers to detect a vehicle’s speed with relative accuracy without the driver’s knowledge. It was a revenue revolution.

The cat had been…Read more