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 from.

Purchase a Uniden R7 with accessories

1. BestRadarDetectors.net

Buy the Uniden R7 from BestRadarDetectors.net

Tom at BestRadarDetectors.net has been instrumental in bringing us the Unidens in the first place. If it wasn’t for him, we wouldn’t have awesome detectors like the R3 and the R7 and they wouldn’t be as good as they are today. He’s also very active in the enthusiast community, supporting us and making sure we’re taken care of. That’s not easy to do and so I like recommending people to buy through him to support him and reward him for taking care of us.

Purchase the Uniden R7 from BestRadarDetectors

2. BuyDig

Buy the Uniden R7 from BuyDig

BuyDig has been awesome at bringing us awesome deals on detectors like the DFR7, DFR9, and GT-360. They even gave away two free R7’s to people who pre-ordered the detector with them and I think that’s really cool of them. They’re good people and I recommend them.

Purchase the Uniden R7 from BuyDig

3. Amazon

Buy the Uniden R7 from Amazon

Amazon is almost always a good place to buy radar detectors. Good pricing, awesome return policy, and a great experience. If you buy from Amazon and want to ensure you get the R7 with a warranty, be sure to buy through Amazon.com or a third party authorized reseller like BuyDig, Beach Camera, or GPS & Radar Shop (BRD).

Purchase the Uniden R7 from Amazon

4. Best Buy

Buy the Uniden R7 from Best Buy

Finally, if you’d like to pick up your R7 in person, you can get one from Best Buy. To make sure they have one in stock, you can order one online to reserve it and then pick it up in person.

Purchase the Uniden R7 from Best Buy

5. eBay

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Finally, if you’d like to save some money and get a used R7, you can either look for one on the Radar Detector Forum classifieds (you’ll need to be a Beginner+ member to see that section) or get a used R7 on eBay. Since it’s eBay, you’ll always want to be a little cautious and buy from someone with a good reputation, but it’s a way to save some cash once used ones start becoming available (as opposed to people selling them for hundreds of dollars over the cost of new since they’re still hard to get).

Purchase the Uniden R7 from eBay

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    • mottie on April 16, 2019 at 5:33 pm
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    hi vortex like always great job on the how to with regards to settings and configuration of the r7 . I have tried to order the r7 from Tom (best radar detectors) using your link . but sadly Tom wasn’t willing to ship it outside the USA. so I was left with the option of either placing an order and use the my us shipping address (forward company) which charges a big fee or trying getting it elsewhere where they will be willing to ship it to me directly back then (February) there wasn’t a link to amazon so I ordered from kmph.ca hope it’s the same unit…. just kidding. anyway thanks for your work and your time
    best regards
    mottie

    • Timothy on April 18, 2019 at 7:53 am
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    Question, just like you did settings for R3. What settings do you prefer in R7?

    1. See my R7 setup guide here: https://www.vortexradar.com/2019/04/how-to-set-up-configure-uniden-r7-radar-detector/

    • Mike on April 18, 2019 at 1:41 pm
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    Question: I have an Escort Max 360 (the big black one) and I am deciding should I get the R7 or do you think I am good enough with the Max?

    1. Honestly I think the Max360 is more well-rounded. It has better BSM filtering and Bluetooth, but the R7 has better range. If you find the range lacking you can update. Otherwise the Max360 is a good choice.

    • Ben Almaraz on April 21, 2019 at 5:19 pm
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    I have a hardwire from my Escort 360 can I use this wire to hardwire my Uniden R7?

    1. Yes https://youtu.be/I8cDslzI7RI

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