SPX 7800 BT with iRadar Compatibilty
SPX 7800BT
SPX 7800BT
SPX 7800BT
SPX 7800BT
CES 2014 Innovation Award for the Cobra SPX 7800BT
USD$ 249.95
Regular Price: USD$ 279.95
YOU SAVE: USD$ 30.00 (11%)

The new SPX 7800BT is the culmination of Cobra's over 30 years of experience in building quality, high-performance, detectors. The game changing SPX Series nearly doubles the detection range, and warning time, of previous models!

Cobra uses the latest technology, military grade components, and the best design practices in the world to pack this phenomenal performance into a sleek detector nearly half the size of other detectors in the market. Super-fast sweep circuitry provides extra detection range and the best possible advance warning to all radar/laser guns currently used in the United States and Canada, including POP Mode (Super-fast) Instant-on Radar guns. Color OLED Display provides clear indication of the signal being detected as well as current mode of the detector. 

The SPX 7800BT is also compatible with the free Cobra iRadar App.  With the iRadar community, members enter into the next era of convenience and ease-of-use with significant enhancements to its mapping features.  On top of its award-winning, community-based threat sharing and detection capabilities, the new Cobra iRadar App Version 4.0 offers users powerful driver tools directly from within the iRadar app. A new rotating map combined with an automatic zoom feature based on vehicle speed allows iRadar to show more of the road ahead. This improves the driving experience by allowing users to see alert locations well before getting to them. In addition, users can now rotate, tilt and pan the map freely to view at any angle.

Users also benefit from additional mapping and simple navigation performance features.  The new Live Traffic Data Integration shows real-time traffic information directly on the map, allowing users to avoid congested areas. With the Get Directions feature users can enter an address and iRadar will plot the best route to the destination on the map. This simple navigation can be a supplement to, or even replacement for, running a separate navigation app. Coverage Map View allows users to see where iRadar alerts are concentrated and spot isolated alert locations on long stretches of road when zoomed out.

With 40,000 user-generated reports per day and nearly one million users, the iRadar Community is one of the largest and most active detection communities in the world, and is the ultimate tool for driver awareness and threat avoidance. Drivers receive access to its advanced real-time community threat sharing capabilities while receiving AURA® speed and red light camera notifications, verified user-reported alerts of upcoming live police locations and other real-time traffic threat information.

Cobra iRadar App Version 4.0 also includes music control, background alert notifications and distance countdown to alerts.

What's in the Box: SPX 7800BT Radar Detector, Suction-Cup Mount Windsheild Bracket Kit, Coiled Power Cord, Documentation

To learn more about the Cobra iRadar App, visit cobrairadar.com or to download the Cobra iRadar app for free, go the iTunes App Store or Google Play Store.

Purchase the Cobra SPX 7800BT and get a $60 credit in the Great iRadar Trade-in, Trade-up Program.
**This offer is only valid through cobra.com or through our Cobra Customer Response Group.**

  • Maximum Performance - High Power CPU and Military-grade components maximize detection range and selectivity.
  • Community Threat Sharing - Share alerts and locations in real time.
  • Ultra Compact Design - Discreet and refined—One of the world’s smallest detectors available.
  • Full-Color Organic LED Display - Bright graphics display for intuitive visual threat notifications.
  • Eight-Point GPS Compass - Automatically provides an accurate direction heading, when connected to your iOS/Android smartphone via Cobra iRadar app.

0.29 LBS (130.00 g)
3.71" (94.30 mm)
2.43" (61.60 mm)
1.54" (39.00 mm)
SPX 7800BT is rated 3.0 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Without going into a long lengthy explanation I feel compelled to say this is a driving aid ! not I repeat not a total speeding ticket blocker. that goes for all detection systems out there high and low end. go to (youtube) and locate how to properly use a radar detector. you will find that if apply certain methods in relation to using your detector the odds of getting a ticket lessens. now with that said. I have been using cobra for over 20 years and I like their detectors their innovative and they get the job done with proper use. theirrrrr great. p.s. gave 4 stars due to the fact that there is no perfect detection system.
Date published: 2015-01-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Picks Up Everything! When I have seen cruisers most of them are taking a nap. I did pick up one legitimate from a very good distance. On the other side, this picks up everything, maybe I have a bad unit and have contacted Cobra customer service. I pick up railroads when one is over five miles away. I pick up laser detection on a beach in the Outer Banks of NC and every car that has car detection (mainly every Audi on the road) it picks up. My drive to work in the morning is nothing but beeps for 45 minutes into Cleveland. This unit has some great features but lacks the ability to reduce false reports. While this is the powerhouse of thier latest models I had better luck with previous models and they were much quieter. For the price I would not recommend.
Date published: 2014-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pretty Nifty Device! I decided that I needed a good radar detector since I moved from a Honda Civic Hybrid to a BMW 750LI. I always have my iPhone with me and it is on and plugged in, so the complaints I have seen elsewhere that this "needs to be connected to a phone to work well" are irrelevant. I specifically like the data sharing feature. I have only had it for 2 weeks so not enough time to get lots of radar hits. I don't see very much noise. I like the digital speed readout (linked to my phone GPS). The only complaint is that the manual doesn't specify the power plug specifications. I would like to purchase a spare cable so I'll have to measure it to find the right type.
Date published: 2014-11-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst radar I have ever owned! I have owned several radars. I purchased this one because it was supposed to be the next best thing from Cobra. It would go off after I drove by a trooper. Or I would see the cop first and than the radar would go off. After two speeding tickets I have decided to get a different one. I still trust the Cobra brand. Just not this one. Don't waste your money on this.
Date published: 2014-09-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from The Worst !! I've had numerous detectors, from high end to low end, and this one by far is the worst I've ever owned. Mounds of false alarms and the range is horrible. Plus side is I love the features and thats about it. To bad I spent 230.00 on a unit that should have been priced around 50.00 for the performance valve. So much for the saying, "you get what you pay for" And I've owned this unit now for at least 4 months.
Date published: 2014-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ignore the negative. reviews I purchases this radar with hesitation when I started using this at first there were quite a few false detetections but as I kept goin by the same area day after day the detector. Would detect once and stop as if it learned the area now it very seldom comes on in those areas, this detector has awesome range and gives you plenty time to slow down I recommend detector. Read the instructions. I believe that the people having problems did not read them
Date published: 2015-01-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bees knees 10 out of 9! It certainly comes with its subtle quirks but hands down the funnest and most reliable experience I have had with any detector device. Took it on a 10 hour, round trip, drive for the first time and within no time, I found a cobra buddy! The user was 2 hours ahead leaving their mark and I was able to track and confirm their sightings. This product has inspired me with many ideas on how it can be improved. I look forward to seeing what future software updates reveal! 4 stars - if I have nav or traffic view on and switch apps I have to re enter the address it was taking me too and I have to re activate the traffic view. UI needs improvement, simplify icons, there is no need to have a bulky gradient / partial frame on a map for a phone.
Date published: 2014-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works well I have had my SPX 780 for one year. It does every thing the ads said it would. mounted to my rear-view mirror and hard wire to my car, It comes on when the car is running. Bluetooth connection to my Galaxy S5 was easy and fast. I have had detectors as far back as 1982 and all the top names. This one is by far the one best. The only thing is the documentation is a little week and you have to go to third parties retailer for mounting options. I use it all the time as an outside salesman.
Date published: 2014-11-23
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Hi, do you have to use the iradar from your phone connected to the radar system for it to pick anything up such as red light or speed cameras etc.

Asked by: bear73
Thank you for your interest in our products. Please note, these are 2 independent systems combined into one for maximum performance. The radar unit by itself offers protection against speed detection systems used by law enforcement on the side of the road. The iradar App on your phone has a built in database containing coordinates of "Red Light Camera" and "Speed Traps" locations. To learn more about iradar visit: http://cobrairadar.com/#overview To see other frequently asked questions, visit: https://www.cobra.com/support/faqs Should you have additional questions, please contact our Customer Care Group at 773 889 3087. Thank you for choosing Cobra!
Answered by: Jorge
Date published: 2015-03-17

This producto detect the last cameras police? cause they dont use anymore Laser. I used to use SRX9965 but the last time i get a ticket.. the radar dont detect the police camera. 

Asked by: Camilo
Yes, this product warns about radar signals, laser, Red Light Cameras, caution areas and speed traps. To see other frequently asked questions click here: https://www.cobra.com/support/faqs Should you have additional questions, please contact our Customer Care Group at 773 889 3087. Thank you for choosing Cobra!
Answered by: Jorge
Date published: 2015-03-02

How far can the cobra (SPX 7800BT) can detect a laser or warn me if any radar or laser is in the area? 1mi , 2mi, ? please advise thanks.

Asked by: pinoy bandit
Up to 2 miles depending on terrain conditions. To see other frequently asked questions click here: https://www.cobra.com/support/faqs Should you have additional questions or require warranty service, please contact our Customer Care Group at 773 889 3087. Thank you for choosing Cobra!
Answered by: Jorge
Date published: 2015-01-19

Do I need to download iradar for the radar dectector to work?

Asked by: Baa187
Thank you for your interest in our products. Please note, the radar detector will work fine without the iradar App, however it will not provide Red Light Camera or Speed Trap alerts. Refer to the following link for more details on the iradar App: http://cobrairadar.com/#overview Frequently asked questions: https://www.cobra.com/support/faqs Should you have additional questions or require warranty service, please contact our Customer Care Group at 773 889 3087. Thank you for choosing Cobra
Answered by: Jorge
Date published: 2015-01-15

Hi, I'd like to know whether I can use both bluetooth connected iRadar and bluetooth connected phone call at the same time. Thanks!

Asked by: mark PA
I use multiple connections at one time. iradar, torque or dashcommand, phonecalls and stream music to my head unit. No issues. 
Answered by: IhateCopyANDPasteResonses
Date published: 2014-12-22

Is the iRadar Community a paid subscription app or is it included with the purchase of the SPX 7800BT

Asked by: Sydney
It is included with most, if not all Cobra radar detectors. 
Answered by: IhateCopyANDPasteResonses
Date published: 2014-12-22

I just bought this unit (first time detector owner) because of the new speed cameras in Chicago. I went to load the iradar app and the reviews were all the lowest. ??? Are there updates coming to fix the listed issues?  Thanks bumpa 

Asked by: Bumpabert
Thank you for your interest in our products. Please note, We are constantly developing software updates to improve the operation of our products. There will be a software update available withing the next couple of months that will address pending issues. Your Cobra product is backed by a 1 year warranty. Should you have any questions, please contact our Customer Care Group at 773 889 3087. All about iradar: http://cobrairadar.com/ Frequently asked questions: https://www.cobra.com/support/faqs Thank you for choosing Cobra!
Answered by: Jorge
Date published: 2014-12-10

How do mute the voice in the beginning when system turns on upon ignition?

Asked by: Speedy1114
Please note that you may lower the volume or press the mute button. Frequently asked questions: https://www.cobra.com/support/faqs/radar-detector-faqs Thank you for choosing Cobra!
Answered by: Jorge
Date published: 2014-12-02
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