Best Radar Detectors: Reviews, Tests, & Guides

Get the Best Police Radar Detector: Do you want the best radar detector? Check out my complete guide to The Best Radar Detectors.

Set Up Your Radar Detector: Configure your radar detector for optimal performance using my Radar Detector Tutorials.

Get the Best Laser Jammer: Police regularly use laser as well and so you will need a good laser jammer to complement your radar detector. Read my comparison review of The Best Laser Jammers.

My Personal Countermeasure Setup:

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Best Radar Detectors of 2019

Uniden R7Uniden R7: Best Performing Windshield Radar Detector, Arrows ($599) 5 Stars

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Escort Max 360c radar detector Escort Max 360c: Easiest to Use, Arrows, All the Bells & Whistles ($649) 5 Stars

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Radenso Pro MRadenso Pro M: Best False Alert Filtering & MRCD Detection ($449) 5 Stars

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Best Alternative Radar Detectors

Best Radar Detector: Uniden R3Uniden R3: Best Performing Radar Detector Under $400 ($399) 5 Stars

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Best Radar Detector: Uniden DFR7Uniden DFR7: Best Radar Detector Under $200 ($169) 4 Stars

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Best Radar Detectors: Valentine OneValentine One: For Tech Savvy Tinkerers ($449) 4 Stars

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Best Radar Detector: Uniden R1Uniden R1: Best Highway/Rural Detector ($299) 4 Stars

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Best Radar Detectors: Custom Installed Remotes

Best Radar Detector: Escort Max Ci 360 Radar Detector and Laser Jammer

Feature-packed and Refined Remote Radar Detector: Escort Max Ci 360 ($2,399)

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Best Radar Detector: Radenso RC-MBest Quiet & Future-Proof Radar Detector: Radenso RC M ($1,849)

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Best Radar Detector: Net Radar DSPAffordable Remote Radar Detector: Net Radar DSP for the ALP ($649)

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Best Laser Jammers of 2019

Best Laser Jammer: AntiLaser PriorityBest Laser Jammer Available: AntiLaser Priority (Starting at $749 Dual, $1,249 Quad)

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Escort ZW5 Wireless Laser ShiftersEasiest to Install: Escort ZW5 ($849 Dual)

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Recommended Apps:

WazeReal-time police spotted alerts: Waze (Free)

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Escort Live

Real-time alert sharing with Escort radar detectors: Escort Live (Free)

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Recommended Radar Detector Accessories:

BlendmountRear View Mirror Mount: BlendMount ($99 before discounts)

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Hardwire CableHardwire Cable ($10-30)

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Best Dashcams of 2019:

Best Dashcam: Viofo A119 ProBest Basic Budget Dashcam: Viofo A119 v3 ($119)

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Viofo A129Best Basic Two Channel (Front & Rear) Dashcam: Viofo A129 Duo ($169)

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Best Dashcam: Blackvue DR750S-2CH Dash camBest High End Dashcam for Driving and Parking: Blackvue DR900S-2CH ($479)

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Uniden R7 firmware 1.24

Uniden R7 Updated to Firmware 1.24

Uniden just released firmware 1.24 for the Uniden R7.  This is a minor update to fix some bugs and make a few small improvements. Performance, filtering, and features are otherwise unchanged. You can download the latest firmware directly from Uniden’s website. Here’s a quick run-through of the 5 changes and improvements that 1.24 brings:

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Cobra Road Scout on table

Cobra Announces the Road Scout, Radar Detector & Dashcam Combo

Cobra is releasing a brand new radar detector that also has an integrated dashcam built-in. It’s called the Cobra Road Scout. ($449)

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Cobra DualPro 360 radar detector

Cobra Releases the DualPro 360

Cobra has just released a new radar detector called the Cobra DualPro 360 ($449). If it looks familiar, you’re right. It’s essentially a Beltronics GT-360 (which is itself a repackaged Max360) with directional arrows to help it locate the threat. Because of this, it should actually be a good performing radar detector from Cobra, despite …

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Audi Q5 Test Vehicle with Jammers and Lidar Guns

Testing the Best Laser Jammers of 2019

Time to test all of the best laser jammers from AntiLaser, Escort, Stinger, TMG, Adaptiv, and K40 to find out which one performs the best!

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Radar detectors mounted in my grill

Testing the Best Custom Installed Radar Detectors of 2019

Time for some more radar detector testing! This time let’s test out all the best custom installed radar detectors. Which ones offer the best performance? Let’s find out! To test this out, we headed back to the red barn course to run the gauntlet with 7 different radar detectors against 33.8, 34.7, 35.5, & K …

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Thinkware Q800 Pro dashcam

Thinkware Q800 Pro Dashcam Giveaway

Enter to win a brand new Thinkware Q800 Pro! This is Thinkware’s brand new flagship dash camera.

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Escort Radar

Escort Radar Detector Comparison Overview 2019

Escort’s radar detectors are designed to be very user friendly and easy to use. Their detectors do a good job at catering to the everyday driver who wants a plug-and-play radar detector, without necessarily needing to be a radar detector expert. It’s for that reason that even though there’s many different brands of detectors, I’ve …

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Purchase a Uniden R7 with accessories

Where to Buy the Uniden R7

Now that the Uniden R7 has started shipping (and since some places are already sold out and on backorder), let’s take a look at the best places to buy it. These places are authorized resellers to make sure you get a warranty, have great customer service, offer quick shipping, and are good stores to purchase …

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