1 Beltronics 5442 West Chester Road West Chester OH. 45069 USA. USA 800-341-2288 . 2011 Beltronics Designed and Manufactured In Canada Features, specifications and prices subject to change without notice. Model: V940 owner 's Manual Congratulations Quick Reference Card The Bel V940 is the most advanced radar, If you've used a radar detector before, laser and safety detector ever designed by a review of the Quick Reference Guide on Beltronics . pages 4 and 5, and the Programming The Bel V940 includes full X, K, information on pages 12 and 13 will brie y SuperWide Ka, and Safety Warning System explain the new features. radar capability, front and rear laser If this is your rst detector, please read detection, varactor-tuned (VTO) microwave the Manual in detail to get the most out of Remove card along perforations.
2 Receiver, digital signal processing (DSP) for your V940's outstanding performance and superior range and reduced false alarms, innovative features. Beltronics V940 Quick Reference Card our patented Mute and AutoMute, audible Please drive safely. and visual band alerts, and all the perfor- There are 6 user-selectable options so you An example can customize your V940 for your own Here is how you would turn the V940's mance you'd expect from Beltronics . preferences. AutoMute feature off. The buttons labeled CITY and BRT. In addition, the Bel V940 introduces are also used to enter the Program Mode, 1 Enter the Program Mode by holding the following revolutionary features: REVIEW your current program settings, both the CITY and BRT buttons down for and to CHANGE any settings as desired.
3 2 V940 will beep twice and Varactor-tuned receiver provides The words PGM, RVW and CHG are display Program. long-range protection against all located on the top of the detector, and are highlighted in graphics. 2 Then hold the RVW button down. V940. radar threats will scroll through the categories, starting New easy-to-use Programming lets How to use Programming with Display (Pilot), then Voice (Voice), Remove card along perforations . 1 To enter Program Mode, press and then Power-On sequence (PwrOn), and you customize up to 6 features hold both CITY and BRT buttons down then AutoMute (aMute). Ultra-bright text-display provides for 2 seconds. The unit will beep twice, and will display the word Program. 3 Release the RVW button when the easy to read information from any V940 shows the AutoMute item.
4 Since the angle 2 Then press the RVW button to factory setting is for AutoMute to be on, review the current can the V940 will display aMute ON. Detects and decodes Safety Warning either tap the button to change from item If you accidentally don't release the System messages to item, or hold the button to scroll through Review button in time, and the V940 goes the items. to the next category, hold the RVW button down again, and after the V940 scrolls 3 Press the CHG button to change any through all categories, it will begin again setting. You can either tap the button to at the top of the list. change from setting to setting, or hold the button to scroll through all the options. 4 Press the CHG button to change from aMute ON to aMute OFF.
5 4 To leave Program Mode, simply wait 8 seconds without pressing any 5 To complete the Programming, simply button. The unit will display Complete, wait 8 seconds without pressing any beep, and return to normal operation. button. The V940 will display Complete, FCC Note: beep 4 times, and return to normal Factory Default Settings operation. Modi cations not expressly approved To reset your V940 to its original factory by the manufacturer could void the settings, press and hold the CITY and BRT buttons while turning the power user's FCC granted authority to operate V940's display will provide a the equipment. Reset message, accompanied by an audible alert, acknowledging the reset. 1 Programming Details . Quick Reference Card Table of Contents Quick Reference Guide 4-5 Programming 11-14.
6 Installation 6-7 How to use Programming 11. Power Connection 6 Example of Programming 11. Remove card along perforations Mounting Location 6 Overview of Programming 12. Windshield Mount 7 Details of Programming 13-14. Beltronics V940 Quick Reference Card Controls and Features 8-10 Technical Details 15-21. Press the RVW button Press the CHG button to go from one category to change your setting to the next within a category Power and Volume Control 8 Speci cations 15. PILOT Pilot HWY * Full word: Highway or City Power-on indication 8 Interpreting Alerts 16-17. (Power-on indication) Pilot H Letter: H or C. VOICE Voice ON * Voice alerts on Voice 8 How Radar Works 18. Voice OFF Voice alerts off Remove card along perforations . AutoMute 8 How POP Works 18.
7 POWER-ON SEQUENCE PwrOn STD * Standard power-on sequence PwrOn FST Fast power-on sequence Mute 8 How Laser Works 19. AUTOMUTE aMute ON * AutoMute on Highway / City Button 9 TSR Signal Ranking Software 20. aMute OFF AutoMute off Brightness and Dark Mode 9 How Safety Radar Works 20-21. CITY MODE SENSITIVITY City STD * Standard City mode sensitivity City LoX Low X band sensitivity in City Mode Audible Alerts 10 Service 22-28. BANDS Bands DFT * Factory default settings Power Connector 10 Troubleshooting 22-23. Bands MOD Factory default settings modi ed Signal Strength Meter 10 Service 24. Turn bands ON or OFF by pressing the VOLUME/MUTE button Warranty and Accessories 25. POP ON or OFF (default is off). Registration 27-28. SWS ON or OFF (default is off).
8 * Factory Default Settings TSR ON or OFF (default is off). 2 3. Quick Reference Guide To begin using your V940, QuickMount Slot Radar Antenna and Laser Lens Rear Laser Port Insert the V940's adjustable Windshield The rear panel of your V940 should have Receives laser signals from behind the just follow these simple steps mount into this slot. Page 7 a clear view of the road ahead. For best vehicle. performance, do not mount the V940. 1 Plug the small end of the power cord QuickMount Button directly behind windshield wipers Earphone Jack into the side jack of the detector, and Press the button, and slide the Windshield or tinted areas. Page 6 Accepts standard mono earphone. plug the large end of the power cord mount into one of its four locking positions.
9 Into your car's lighter socket. Page 7 Brightness Button Press to adjust display are 2 Mount your V940 on the windshield City Button three brightness settings, plus Dark Mode. using the supplied windshield mount. Switches between City and Highway, In the Dark Mode, the power-on settings. In general, we recommend indication will be changed to a HD or CD . 3 Press the PWR button, located top left, Highway. Page 9 (indicating Highway Dark or City Dark). In to turn the V940 on. the Dark Mode, the V940's meter will not Power display during an alert, only the audio will 4 Press and hold the Volume/Mute Press the PWR button to turn the V940 on alert you. Page 9. button to adjust the volume. or off. Power Jack Please read the Manual to fully understand AutoMute Plug the power cord into this connector.
10 Your V940's operation and features. Your V940's patented AutoMute Page 6. automatically reduces the volume level of Alphanumeric Matrix Display the audio alert after a brief period. If you Your V940's display will show Highway Volume and Mute Button prefer, you can turn AutoMute off. Page 8 or City as its power-on indication. If you Press and hold the Volume/Mute button to prefer, you can choose other power-on adjust the alert volume level. Page 8. Programming indications. Page 12-14 Brie y press this button to silence the Your V940 is ready to go, just plug it in and During an alert, the display will indicate audio for a speci c alert. (The audio will turn it on. But you can also easily change 6 radar band, and a precise bar graph of signal alert you to the next encounter.)