Welcome to VortexRadar.com, where¬†you can learn all about radar detectors and laser jammers. ūüôā

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.

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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



Waze iconReal-time police spotted alerts: Waze



RD Accessories:

Blendmount teeny thumbRear View Mirror Mount: BlendMount

Review, Purchase

Hardwire Cable teeny thumbHardwire Cable

How to Install, Different Cables for Purchase



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)


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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Best Radar Detectors of 2016 for any Budget

How do you figure out which radar detector is best? There’s lots of great options that would work well on your windshield so you could read lots of reviews to figure it all out, try out a bunch of detectors yourself, or check out my comprehensive¬†radar detector buyer’s guide. In an effort to make this …

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How to Configure your Net Radar Radar Detector

The Net Radar is a remote radar detector designed to be installed in your grill and¬†plugged¬†into the AntiLaser Priority laser jamming system to¬†offer you a fully integrated radar detecting and laser jamming setup. You can check out my impressions of the Net Radar here.¬†Now there’s actually several different Net Radar antennas you can purchase, depending …

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Updated Blendmount R Series Review

BlendMount recently released an updated version of their rearview mirror radar detector mount which they’re calling their BlendMount R Series. (Review of the original version here.) The updated R Series has a number of different improvements over the original design that bring some nice refinements to just about every area of the mount so let’s …

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Choosing the Best Radar Detector for You, A Flowchart

So the most common question people ask is “What is the best radar detector?” To help answer this question, I have a radar detector guide¬†I put together for you to help go over the main highlights of the best radar detectors on the market. The link is at the top of this website. To help …

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How To Hardwire a Radar Detector

Radar detectors need to be plugged in for power and generally ship with a cigarette lighter plug to make it easy to power your detector. However, it looks kinda ugly to have a long cable dangling¬†down your windshield and dash and it can get in the way of using your stereo.¬†It also makes it obvious …

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How to Set Up & Configure the Radenso Pro & Radenso Pro SE

Here’s a tutorial to walk you through the different features and options available on the Radenso Pro and Radenso Pro so you can set it up the way you want. ūüôā Purchase the Radenso Pro here. Purchase the Radenso Pro SE here.

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Radenso HD+ Setup & Pricing Options

So the Radenso HD+ is Radenso’s new remote mount radar detector. It’s basically the remote version of the Radenso Pro SE. You get high end radar detector performance like the Redline/Magnum/STi-R Plus/9500ci and even better blind spot filtering for less money… so it’s a pretty compelling package.

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