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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.

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Radar Detectors:

Best Entry Level Detector: Uniden DFR6 ($179)

How to Configure, Purchase

Uniden DFR7 teeny thumbBest Bang for the Buck: Uniden DFR7 ($269) [Top Pick]

How to Configure, Purchase

Quiet Urban Detector: Radenso XP ($399)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Ultimate High End Performance: Uniden R3 ($399) [Top Pick]

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Plug & Play, Automatic Detector: Escort Passport Max2 ($449)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

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

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Max360 teeny thumbPlug-and-Play, All the Bells & Whistles: Escort Max360 ($649) [Top Pick]

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

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

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

Stinger VIP teeny thumbHigh End Remote Radar Detector: Stinger VIP ($2500)

Review, Purchase

 

Laser Jammers:

ALP 5 heads availableVery Best Available: AntiLaser Priority (Starting at $749)

Review, How to Configure, Purchase

 

Apps:

Waze iconReal-time police spotted alerts: Waze (Free)

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RD Accessories:

Blendmount teeny thumbRear View Mirror Mount: BlendMount ($99 before discounts)

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

Uniden R3 vs. Uniden DFR7

The Uniden R3 is the evolution of the Uniden DFR7. It offers a number of different benefits and improvements over the DFR7. I want to go over the differences in this article so that you can decide which detector you should get or if you should upgrade if you already own the DFR7.

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Introducing the Uniden R1 & R3

Uniden is introducing two new high end radar detectors which are the successors to the DFR6 and DFR7. They are called the Uniden R1 and the Uniden R3 and they’re so good, they’re rendering some of the current top of the line benchmark radar detectors virtually¬†obsolete. So as I mentioned, these detectors are the next …

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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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