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If you’re brand new to radar detectors and are wondering which one to get, check out my complete¬†Radar Detector Buyer’s Guide.

For in depth information, check out my Radar Detector Reviews.

Once you’ve selected a detector and you want to set it up, check out my Tutorials.

You can also find more information about any particular detector by hovering your mouse over the different brands at the top and clicking on the detector in the drop-down menu.

Recommended Tools for Avoiding Speeding Tickets:

 

Radar Detectors:

Best Entry Level, Basic Detector: Uniden DFR6 ($199)

How to Configure, Purchase

Uniden DFR7 teeny thumbBudget Friendly, City/Highway: Uniden DFR7 ($299)

How to Configure, Purchase

Plug & Play, Easy to Use Detector: Escort Passport Max2 ($299)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Best Urban Detector: Radenso XP ($399)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Rural / Backroad Driving: Escort Redline ($549)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

V1 teeny thumbTech Savvy Tinkerers: V1 / YaV1 ($449)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Max360 teeny thumbAll the Bells & Whistles, Easy to Use: Escort Max360 ($649)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Net Radar teeny thumbAll-around Remote Radar Detector: Net Radar for the ALP ($499)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Stinger VIP teeny thumbUltimate, Top of the Line, Remote Detector: Stinger VIP ($2500)

Review, Purchase

 

Laser Jammers:

ALP 5 heads availableVery Best Available: AntiLaser Priority

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

 

Apps:

Waze iconReal-time police spotted alerts: Waze

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RD Accessories:

Blendmount teeny thumbRear View Mirror Mount: BlendMount

Review, Purchase

Hardwire Cable teeny thumbHardwire Cable

How to Install, Different Cables for Purchase

 

Dashcams:

G1W-CB teeny thumbBudget Friendly, Good Quality Video: Black Box G1W-CB ($49)

Review, Purchase

High Quality Video: TaoTronics TT-CD06 ($75)

Review, Purchase

Front & Rear Dashcams for Driving and Parking: Blackvue DR650S-2CH ($399)

Purchase

BlendMount vs. Radar Mount Rear View Mirror Mount Comparison & Review

If you want to mount your radar detector underneath your rear view mirror (RVM), there’s two main options: The higher end¬†BlendMount or the less expensive Radar Mount Mirror Mount.¬†They both do basically the same thing and I was wondering which one is better and what the differences are so I reached out to both manufacturers …

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Radenso SP Released

Radenso has just released their latest detector, the Radenso SP! The Radenso SP is a GPS-less version of their popular Radenso XP. It’s essentially the same thing, but without the GPS chip and related functionality (low speed muting, GPS lockouts, red light camera alerts). It also costs $150 less than the XP and so at …

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Spectre Elite, Driveby Testing

Doing a shootout with the Spectre Elite is a quick and easy¬†way to find out how far away it can detect different radar detectors. However, I’ve found that those results don’t necessarily translate into what you’ll experience in real life. It’s a difficult worst case scenario test, but when an officer is driving past you …

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Spectre Elite, Maximum Detection Range Test

This weekend I tested out a bunch of radar detectors against the Spectre Elite, the latest and greatest version of the Spectre radar detector detector. Radar Detectors Tested: Radenso XP Uniden DFR7 Escort Max360 Escort Passport Max2 Radenso Pro Radenso Pro SE Valentine One Cobra DSP9200BT Cobra XRS 9930 V8 (Cheap Chinese $10 detector) Escort …

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Top 4 First Radar Detectors

Are you looking for an awesome radar detector to help keep you protected from speeding tickets while you’re out driving? Have you been reading reviews and watching YouTube videos to learn more and yet you’re still not sure which one to buy? Let’s make this simple. ūüôā In this article we’re going to go over …

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Radneso Pro SE Display Colors

The Radenso Pro SE is¬†available with different color displays. The Radenso Pro is available only with a yellow display, but the Radenso Pro SE is available in Red, Yellow, & Blue. Here’s a look at all 3 display colors side by side so you can see which one looks best to you. Personally I prefer …

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10% off sale on the Uniden DFR7

For the next 7 days, there’s a 10% off sale on the Uniden DFR7, a very popular city/highway radar detector. Click here to purchase the Uniden DFR7 Normally the DFR7 retails for $299, but if you enter in the coupon code “VortexRadar” then you’ll save 10% and the price of the detector will drop down …

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Remote RD Testing, Dec 2016: Stinger VIP, Net Radar, Radenso HD+, 9500ci, STi-R Plus, STi-R O

This week @Dukes and I met up to do some remote radar detector testing. We had at least two of all the top remote RD’s and tested them on 33.8, 34.7, 35.5, and K band. We also used two different courses over three days so it was a LOT of time spent testing. ūüôā¬†It’s a …

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