Update August 2020: The DFR7 is being discontinued and replaced by the DFR9. You can now buy it for just $169 (or less) and is a killer bang for the buck. If you’re looking for a good budget radar detector, I highly suggest you pick up a DFR7 while you still can. In this price …
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Uniden R1 Review & Uniden R3 Review: Best Radar Detectors?
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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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