Category: Uniden

Uniden R1 & Uniden R3 Updated to Firmware 1.53

Uniden just released firmware 1.53 for the Uniden R1 and Uniden R3.  This is a small update that improves MRCD detection, changes how speed camera overspeed alert show up, and improves the responsiveness of the detector’s interface. This update adds some changes first brought over to the Uniden R7 with fw 1.29. Let’s cover all the …

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

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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Uniden R7 firmware 1.29: Lots of New Changes

Uniden has just released firmware 1.29 (download here) for the Uniden R7 radar detector (purchase here). This update brings a long list of changes that Uniden has been working on the past months including many features specifically requested by enthusiasts. This firmware update improves MRCD detection range, allows you to dial back the sensitivity of …

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Uniden R3 vs. Uniden DFR9: Best Radar Detector Under $300?

The Uniden R3 and Uniden DFR9 are both two great radar detectors. Both offer good performance, helpful false alert filtering, and important GPS features like redlight camera alerts and manual GPS lockouts. The R3 is the more popular choice due to its extreme range and additional features, but the DFR9 is a little bit more …

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K Block Now Available for the Uniden R1 and R3, Firmware 1.50

Firmware 1.50 was just released for the Uniden R1 and Uniden R3. This brings a few small, but helpful changes.

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Uniden R7 vs. Escort Max 360c: Comparison Review

Two of the best radar detectors of 2019 are the Uniden R7 ($599) and Escort Max 360c ($649). You guys ask all the time which one is better. Both are feature-packed high end windshield mount radar detectors. Both have directional arrows, good false alert filtering, and useful GPS features. However, each detector offers some unique …

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Uniden R7 Radar Detector Review

After Uniden released the Uniden R3, an excellent new detector that took the crown as being the best performing radar detector and blew away everything else on the market, they followed it up by giving the R3 arrows, adding a few more useful features, and the Uniden R7 was born. It’s time for a full …

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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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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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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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