Category: Uniden

Uniden R3 vs. Escort Redline EX: Comparison and Review

Redline EX and Uniden R3 side by side

If you’re looking for a high end, high performance radar detector with good filtering and GPS functionality, two of your top picks are the Uniden R3 ($399) and Escort Redline EX ($599). Both detectors are great choices and each one offers features and benefits the other does not. The R3 even offers better performance than the …

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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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Best Radar Detectors, July 2017 (Windshield Mounts)

R3, Max360, V1

Are you wondering what the best radar detector is of 2017? 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 …

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Uniden DFR6 Review & Uniden DFR7 Review: Best Bang for the Buck Radar Detectors

Update July 2019: The DFR7 is in the process of being discontinued and replaced by the DFR9. In the meantime, it’s being discounted heavily. You can now buy it for just $129 (use the promo coupon VORTEX1). At this price point, it blows away the competition and is an insane bang for the buck. If …

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Uniden R1 Review & Uniden R3 Review: Best Radar Detectors?

Uniden R1 vs R3

I don’t remember the last time I’ve ever seen people this excited about a new radar detector… The most common question you guys ask me is, “What’s the best radar detector?” and because there’s so many different radar detectors available, all with their own unique advantages, my answer usually starts with “Well it depends…” However, …

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Uniden R3 vs. Escort Max360: Which Radar Detector Is Best?

Max360 and Uniden R3

The Uniden R3 and the Escort Max360 are both fully featured top of the line radar detectors and lots of people have been asking which one is better and which one they should get. Honestly this has been a little tough to answer because while they have a lot of similarities, there’s also some important …

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The Benefits of GPS in a Radar Detector

Radenso XP and SP

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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How to Program and Set Up Your Uniden R1 and Uniden R3 Radar Detector

Uniden R3

If you have a Uniden R1 or Uniden R3, you can change the settings to give yourself better performance, filter out more false alerts, change the display color to match your vehicle’s interior, and basically tweak it to what you prefer. Now there’s no universal “best” settings for everyone of course since what’s best depends …

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How to Update the Firmware on the Uniden R1 & R3

Firmware 1.26 loaded on display

This week Uniden released firmware updates for both their R1 & R3 radar detectors. Let’s walk through the update process so you can learn how to install the drivers, update the redlight camera database, and update the firmware for the Uniden R1 and Uniden R3 radar detectors. Here’s a pair of videos, the first for …

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Differences between the Uniden R1 & Uniden R3

Uniden R1 vs R3

So I just sat down with the Uniden R1 and Uniden R3 to compare them side by side.

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