Category Archive: DFR7

Aug 07

Radar Detector Testing: Uniden R3 1.30, Redline EX, Radenso RC, Stinger VIP, Max360, and more…

This weekend I met up with @meismyname to test out some of the newest RD’s and firmware updates, specifically including the Uniden R3 fw 1.30, Redline EX, and Radenso RC. I ran them against most all of the other top contenders as well, both windshield mounts and remotes. Let’s see how they did.

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Jul 22

Best Radar Detectors, July 2017 (Windshield Mounts)

Are you wondering what the best radar detector is? Let’s take a look at what the very best windshield mounted radar detectors available today are. There’s a lot of great detectors available, but which one will ultimately do the best job of helping you avoid a speeding ticket? Let’s look at my Top 3 Radar …

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Jul 03

Uniden DFR6 & DFR7 Review

At around $269 (available on Amazon or through BRD), the Uniden DFR7 is one of the best bang for the buck radar detectors you can get. Against the radar frequency used most around the US (Ka band, 34.7), it offers performance comparable to detectors that cost $100-200 more, it has some of the best blind spot …

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Jun 20

The Benefits of GPS in a Radar Detector

Many higher end radar detectors include a GPS chip in the detector. Some detectors even come in two separate models, one with GPS and another without. Some detectors lack a GPS chip built-in, but they offer Bluetooth capability so you can pair it with your phone, run an app, and use your phone’s GPS to …

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May 08

Uniden R3 vs. Uniden DFR7

Updated: August 2017 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 …

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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 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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Sep 30

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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