Category: R7

Uniden R7 Radar Detector Review

Uniden R7 long range test results

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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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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Uniden R7 firmware 1.29: Lots of New Changes

R7 rear antenna set to 50% sensitivity

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 R7 vs. Escort Max 360c: Comparison Review

Uniden R7 and Escort Max 360c alerting to Ka 34.7 ahead

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 Updated to Firmware 1.24

Uniden R7 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

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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Where to Buy the Uniden R7

Purchase a Uniden R7 with accessories

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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How to Set Up and Configure your Uniden R7 Radar Detector

Uniden R7

Let’s take a look at how to use your new Uniden R7, what all the buttons and menu options do, and how to configure your R7 for optimal performance and minimal false alerts. Purchase a Uniden R7 here. This guide is current as of firmware 1.29. You can download the latest firmware here. Uniden continues …

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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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