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Old 11-20-2013, 08:15 AM
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Does anybody know if the speed camera really uses polarized filter as I read it in the mythbuster test.

If it's the case, it's possible to use transparent polarized filter from Polaroid (like HN31 or HN32) to mask the plate. BUT the filter have to be exactly at 90°.
If you add a transparent Infra Red filter from GlassControl which cut 90% of the Infra-Red flash and use 3M retroreflective black film for the lettering, I think you can have a completely invisible plate for the cameras but with a normal appeareance for visual control.

Resumé : Aluminium sheet + White & Black 3M retroreflective film for the letters + Infra red filter + Polarized filter + clear polycarbonate plate.

It should do the job but have to be tested. !
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It's cheaper and easier to just not break the law.
PFFT!! That's boring, no fun in that at all.
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How do cover manufacturers know if the polarization on the camera lens is all a certain way, where they can make their covers 90 degrees from that?
Usually reflected light is polarized in a specific plane (don'e recall which one), which is why polarized sun glasses reduce glare from say standing water.
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Not according to MythBusters. They tested a bunch of them on one of their shows.
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I think you mean "do".............
good thing I haven't changed in 2.5 years.
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real ballers will have the rotating plate thing from bond's DB7
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Old 11-21-2013, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by nj02vette View Post
Mythbusters is entertaining, but thier actual scientific approach is non-existant and results are flawed lots of times. Fun show to watch, but special effects men don't know the first meaning of real testing.
And you do?
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And you do?
Of course. This is OT. Everyone is an expert in everything....you're new here aren't you?
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Originally Posted by kyle0k View Post
You might want to try the one made by my company Its in my signature. I use to be a vendor here and had many threads with people that bought them and successfully avoided tickets. Beleive it or not, even a LEO bought one because he saw the effectiveness of them first hand

As always, drive safe and obey your local laws.

but since you are no longer a vendor I am removing it as well as the part in your signature
Post up a link please. Would love to run one around here.
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Been resurrected twice, just how many lives does this thread have?
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might as well make it 3 times for me.
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real ballers will have the rotating plate thing from bond's DB7
Real ballers will have the DB7.
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Been resurrected twice, just how many lives does this thread have?
3 times would be good, that **** above you is full of sh*t
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