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Category: Valentine One

V1 Gen2 Firmware 4.1023: BSM Fixes

Valentine One Gen2

Valentine Research has just released firmware 4.1023 for the V1 Gen2. This update features a number of helpful changes, especially a BSM filtering update to fix the increased BSM falses introduced with the previous update, 4.1021. Here’s the list of changes included with this latest mid-December 2020 upgrade: Suppression of Blind-Spot (also called Lane-Change) radars …

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Valentine 1 Gen2 Firmware 4.1021

V1 Gen2 4.1021 Update Info

Valentine Research just released firmware 4.1021 for the Valentine 1 Gen2, bringing several important improvements to the V1. Warning: Be careful with this latest update. BSM falsing has gotten quite a bit worse with 4.1021 so I’d recommend holding off on this update for the time being. Update Dec. 16: Firmware 4.1023 has been released …

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FullColorDefense V1 Gen2 Thin Concealed Display

V1Gen2 and FCD all LEDs on

FullColorDefense now has their thin V1 Gen2 concealed displays available for pre-order. Let’s take a closer look at the new thin concealed display (CD) and how it compares to the stock CD.

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Escort Redline 360c 1.3 and Max 3 Testing

Redline 360c detecting 33.8 ahead

After testing the brand new Escort Redline 360c last month, we discovered a bunch of critical issues. Fortunately Escort has since released firmware 1.3 which helped resolve most all the problems that we saw in initial testing. Now that the detector is working properly, I headed back out to retest the Redline 360c. With the new …

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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: Under the Hood

V1 Gen2 Parts laid out

The new Valentine 1 Gen2 is based on a completely new underlying platform than the Gen1 so let’s pop the hood, take the detector apart, and take a closer look at what’s inside. 🙂 Note: All the photos are available in high res so click on any image to zoom in and take a closer …

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Valentine 1 Gen2 Review

V1 Gen2 alerting to Ka ahead

The new Valentine 1 Gen2 ($499) has finally been released and it’s the biggest change we’ve seen to the V1 in 30 years. It features an all new design, longer range, better false alert filtering, RDD immunity, and integrated Bluetooth with support for fantastic cell phone apps. I’ve been running the V1 Gen2 since its …

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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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Interview with Mike Valentine about the new V1 Gen2

Interview with Mike Valentine about the V1 Gen 2

This week I had the opportunity to sit down and talk to the man, the myth, the legend, Mike Valentine, and learn all about his brand new Valentine One Gen2. I got to ask him about the new changes and improvements in this next generation V1. Here is our complete discussion for you to enjoy. …

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How to Set Up & Program Your Valentine 1 Gen 2 using V1connection on Android or iPhone

The Valentine 1 Gen 2 can be programmed using the V1connection app (free) for Android or iOS. This helps you tailor your V1 based on your preferences and driving needs. I recommend using V1connection just to program your V1 initially. It’s much better than trying to program the V1 manually. Then when driving day to …

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