Category Archive: Radar Detectors

May 08

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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May 01

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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Apr 15

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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Apr 07

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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Apr 05

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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Apr 01

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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Mar 25

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. 🙂 In this article we’re going to go over …

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Mar 11

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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Mar 10

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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Dec 15

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. 🙂 It’s a …

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