Category: Radar Detector Shootouts

Escort Redline 360c Radar Detector Testing

Redline 360c, O, EX, Max 360c, V1 Gen2, R7, Pro M

Time to test out the brand new $749 Escort Redline 360c. Escort claims it offers “noticeably” better performance than the Uniden R7 and Valentine 1 Gen2, longer range than the Max 360c, and 2x the range of the Redline EX. How good is the new RL360c in practice? Time to run it head-to-head against the …

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Valentine 1 Gen2 Testing vs. Uniden R7, V1 Gen1, and more

V1 Gen2 with Max360c, V1 G1, R7, Redline EX, and Pro M

So how does the new Valentine 1 Gen2 stack up in terms of long term detection? Well this week I went to find out by testing it against all the other best radar detectors on the market.

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Testing the Best Custom Installed Radar Detectors of 2019

Radar detectors mounted in my grill

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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Uniden R7 Long Range Testing vs. R3, Max360c, Pro M, V1, and more

Radar detectors to test and radar guns

It’s time to test out the new Uniden R7! The Uniden R3 has established itself as the best performing windshield mount radar detector on the market. The updated R7 not only adds arrows and several other new features, but its performance should be able to meet or exceed that of even the R3. To test …

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Remote Radar Detector Test Results, Feb. 2018: Escort Max Ci 360, Radenso RC M, Net Radar DSP, Stinger VIP

Last weekend I had a chance to go out and compare all the top remote radar detectors from Escort, Stinger, Radenso, and Net Radar. They’re all really capable and long range detectors and personally I think the most important differences have to do with things like BSM filtering, how the lockouts work, the interface, price, …

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

33.8 Results Chart

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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How to Conduct Long Range Radar Detector Testing Properly

V1 vs 33.8 testing

IMHO, testing radar detectors to see how they perform is a fantastic thing to do. You learn SO much, the results you share are incredibly beneficial to others, not to mention we need lots of different testers using different terrains, different test courses, and different detectors all working together to help us put together the …

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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

Spectre Elite RDD Results

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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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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