Category: Uniden

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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Uniden R3 vs. Uniden DFR7

Uniden DFR7 and R3 side by side

Updated: August 2017 The Uniden R3 is the evolution of the Uniden DFR7. It offers a number of different benefits and improvements over the DFR7. Let’s compare the Uniden R3 vs. DFR7 so that you can decide which detector you should buy or if you should upgrade if you already own the DFR7.

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Introducing the Uniden R1 & Uniden R3

Uniden R3 radar detector

Uniden is introducing two new high end radar detectors which are the successors to the DFR6 and DFR7. They are called the Uniden R1 and the Uniden R3 and they’re so good, they’re rendering some of the current top of the line benchmark radar detectors virtually obsolete.

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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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Top 4 First Radar Detectors

Top 4 First Radar Detectors

Are you looking for an awesome radar detector to help keep you protected from speeding tickets while you’re out driving? Something easy to use? What are the best first radar detectors? Have you been reading reviews and watching YouTube videos to learn more and yet you’re still not sure which one to buy? Let’s make …

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10% off sale on the Uniden DFR7

For the next 7 days, there’s a 10% off sale on the Uniden DFR7, a very popular city/highway radar detector. Click here to purchase the Uniden DFR7 Normally the DFR7 retails for $299, but if you enter in the coupon code “VortexRadar” then you’ll save 10% and the price of the detector will drop down …

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Best Radar Detectors of 2016 for any Budget

What are the best radar detectors of 2016? How do you figure out which radar detector is best? There’s lots of great options that would work well on your windshield so you could read lots of reviews to figure it all out, try out a bunch of detectors yourself, or check out my comprehensive radar detector …

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Choosing the Best Radar Detector for You, A Flowchart

So the most common question people ask is “What is the best radar detector?” To help answer this question, I have a radar detector guide I put together for you to help go over the main highlights of the best radar detectors on the market. The link is at the top of this website. To help …

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Best Radar Detectors and Laser Jammers for Canada

If you live in Canada, which radar detector and laser jammer is best for you? Well my complete radar detector buyer’s guide will be applicable for you even though it’s geared towards US drivers. Adding to that, there’s a few things to go over that Canadian drivers need to focus on specifically so let’s take a look at the best …

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