GENEVO MAX

USER MANUAL

MAX

CONGRATULATIONS ON PURCHASING GENEVO MAX.

MAIN FEATURES OF YOUR GENEVO MAX DETECTOR:

GENEVO MAX is the first member of new lineup of Genevo radar detectors. It is designed primarily to protect the driver from unnecessary penalties for speeding due to reliable detection of:

ADVANCED FEATURES:

ALERT INTERPRETATION:

In the case of a radar alert, a visual warning appears on the display. A voice refers to the frequency band and the intensity of the intermittent tone (beep) expresses the strength of the received signal. The signal strength has nine levels for better distance expression. GPS points are reported verbally, such as “section speed cameras”.


QUICK GUIDE:


MAIN MENU ITEMS:

USER INTERFACE SETTINGS:

DISPLAY: Setting the information displayed on the right side of the display:

TIME: Setting local time zone.

USER BUTTON: The user button on the supplied power cable can be set to the following functions:

STARTUP SOUND: ON/OFF

GPS STATUS SOUND: ON/OFF. Notification of GPS connection/disconnection status

ALERTS: Set the alert type.

AUTO MUTE: ON/OFF

K TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
KA TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
MD TONE:1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
MT TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
G3 TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
G4 TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
PR TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
PH TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
RF TONE: 1-15 -Options for selecting different alert tone.
DH TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.
LASER TONE: 1-15 - Options for selecting different alert tone.

AUTO VOLUME: ON/OFF - Automatically adapts the selected volume to the noise in the vehicle cabin.

MOTION SENSOR: OFF/QUICK/SLOW/NORMAL

UNITS: METRIC/IMPERIAL

LANGUAGE: ČESKY/ENGLISH

UPDATE ALERT ON/OFF - Alerts you on startup when the detector database is out of date.

FACTORY RESET Returns to factory settings.

ALL USER AREAS DELETED: Deletes all saved user areas.

LOCKOUT RESET: Deletes all false alert locations (lockouts).

ALERTS NOTIFICATION SETTINGS:

Recommended settings for European countries can be found at: Support - Recommended settings

RADAR: ON/OFF

SENSITIVITY:

CITY:

ACITY (AUTO CITY):

ACITY (AUTO CITY) SPEED:

MIN SPEED:

K BAND: NARROW/WIDE/OFF

K FILTER: HIGH/LOW/OFF

KA BAND:

KA BAND 34.0: ON/OFF

KA BAND 34.3: ON/OFF

KA BAND 34.7: ON/OFF

KA BAND 35.5: ON/OFF

KA FILTER: HIGH/NORMAL/OFF

MRCD: ON/OFF

MRCT: NARROW/WIDE/OFF

MR FILTER: HIGH/LOW/OFF

GATSO RT3: ON/OFF

GATSO RT4: ON/OFF

PR: ON/OFF

PD: ON/OFF

REDFLEX (BETA): ON/OFF

LASER: ON/OFF

New firmware updates add detections of new types of radars, all supported radars can be found at www.genevo.com/en/radars

GPS POINT ALERTS:

ALERT DISTANCE: 250m/350m/450m

OVERSPEED: -5 km/h TO +15 km/h (default 10 km/h).

SPEEDCAM: ON/OFF

AVERAGE SPEEDCAM: ON/OFF

RED-LIGHT CAM: ON/OFF

DANGEROUS SPOT: ON/OFF

USER AREA: ON/OFF

LOCKOUT THE FALSE ALERT LOCATION:

ADD YOUR OWN GPS POINT:

ADDITIONAL MENU INFO

This section contains information about the firmware version, database version, device serial number, contacts and more.

SPEEDMETER - LEGALIZATION FUNCTION:

This feature is used to legalize the device for use in countries where the radar detectors are prohibited. The detector stops alerting to radars and lasers. Only your current speed will appear on the display and all radar and laser detection settings will disappear from the menu. When entering the radar settings submenu, a notification of deactivated functions will appear.

To activate the Speedmeter, the detector must be turned ON, hold down the “Brightness control” and “Increase the volume” buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds. Option SPEEDMETER 1 will appear on the display, if you hold the buttons longer, you can select a second mode SPEEDMETER 2, with a classic display layout.

To deactivate the speedmeter function, it is necessary to update the detector in the usual way and all functions will be fully functional again, for help with updating continue to DATABASE UPDATE.


DATABASE UPDATES:

It is recommended to update the GPS database once a month. The detector can be updated in two ways:

On these websites, you will find help on how to update and also a newsletter form, so we will keep you informed about every newly released update.


OPERATING FREQUENCY:

GPS: GPS, GLONASS, Galileo a QZSS
Ka narrow: 34,0 GHz, 34,3 GHz, 34,7 GHz, 35,5 GHz (±120 MHz)
Ka wide: 33,4 GHz – 36,0 GHz
K narrow: 24,125 GHz (±70 MHz)
K wide: 24,125 GHz (±150 MHz)
Laser: 904 nm
Pulse radars (PR): Vizir, Iskra, etc.
3D Radars:
MultaRadar: CD/CT
GATSO: RT3/RT4
Stalker Phodar (PD)
REDFLEX (beta)

TECHNICAL PARAMETERS:

Operation temperature: -20 °C to +85 °C
Storage temperature: -20 to +85 °C
Operation voltage: 11 – 24 V DC
Power consumption: 250 mA normal, 330 mA max (at 12 V)
Dimensions: 101 × 68 × 33 mm
Power Input: Pmax= 3.96 W
Connector polarity: Positive
Power supply fuse: F2A/250V


SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS:

We recommend that you install the product using the included bracket with suction cups on the windshield so that it does not obstruct your view. Alternatively, the product can be placed in another location provided it is securely fastened to prevent the device from moving by itself. The location must have good GPS signal reception. The device must be powered using the supplied 12V cable (to be plugged into a 12V plug in the vehicle) with a jack type connector to be connected to the appropriately marked plug on the device.

Restrictions on placing in service or applicable requirements for permission to use:
Country: AT, BG, CY, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GR, IR, IT, LT, LU, LV, MT, NL, PL, PT, SE, SK

Requirements: Please check your legislation before use. If you wish to discard electrical and electronic equipment, please contact your dealer or supplier for further information.


CE - DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY:

The manufacturer, GENEVO s.r.o., hereby declares that GENEVO MAXequipment complies with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 2014/53/EU. The full Declaration of Conformity can be downloaded here: www.genevo.com/en/ce-max.pdf


EXPLANATORY NOTES:

Radar frequency bands: Different radar bands are used to measure speed, most often Ka, K, or newer MultaRadars and GATSO Radars that have extremely low transmit power and are hard to detect. Different bands and frequencies are used in each country, it is therefore necessary to have the detector set up correctly for each country. Recommended settings for European countries can be found at: Support - Recommended settings

  • Ka - One of the most commonly used radar band for speed measuring.
  • K - The most widely used band at all, is comonnly used for automatic doors at petrol stations and shops, adaptive cruise control, etc. Devices operating in the K band cause false alerts, so their quality filtration is essential.
  • X – Minimally used band, mainly insome Eastern European countries.
  • CD/CT MultaRadars - Modernradars used in Austria, Iceland, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain.
  • DAHUA - Modulated 3D K band based radar with extremely low power output.
  • GATSO radars - Another modern radars, they can be stationary or mobile. They are used in Belgium, France, Finland, Great Britain, Lithuania, Netherlands, Slovenia. They are divided into RT2/RT3/RT4 - a higher number means a more modern version. The detection of these radars is possible only by the latest and most sensitive detector.
Narrow: Narrowed bands. Frequency of a specific part of aband is detected in the narrowed band to increase sensitivity and eliminate false alerts.

Wide: Broadband mode, on the other hand, searches for example the entire Ka band from 33.4 GHz to 36.0 GHz. Use this setting only if absolutely necessary, as it shortens the detection distance and increases the number of false alerts.

Filters and false alerts: For the correct functioning of the detector, it is essential to filter unwanted radar signals from sources other than police radars (eg adaptive cruise control of modern vehicles), so that the detector reports only police radars. The filter settings are further described on page 7 in the manual (ALERTS NOTIFICATION SETTINGS).

Laser measurement: Laser speed measurement is based on emitting an ultra narrow and short-time beam of electromagnetic light at the level of infrared radiation. The signal is transmitted for a very short time at a specific place (usually car’s licence plate) and therefore, it is almost imposible to detect it in advance. The only effective protection against laser speed measurement is an additional active laser system.

GPS: Laser speed measurement is based on emitting an ultra narrow and short-time beam of electromagnetic light at the level of infrared radiation. The signal is transmitted for a very short time at a specific place (usually car’s licence plate) and therefore, it is almost imposible to detect it in advance. The only effective protection against laser speed measurement is an additional active laser system.