Category: Valentine One

Valentine 1 Gen2 Testing vs. Uniden R7, V1 Gen1, and more

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

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. Then when driving day to day, I recommend running JBV1on Android (free) and V1Driver on iOS …

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Getting Started with JBV1

JBV1 is easily one of the best countermeasure apps available. It’s was developed by @johnboy00 for the Valentine 1 (hence the name JBV1) and it has taken the place of YaV1 as the best app (it’s Android only) to run with your V1. It has also since added integration with the TMG laser jammer, plus …

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Valentine 1 Gen 2: Hands-on First Look

Valentine Research has just started shipping the new Valentine One Gen 2 ($499). This is a huge update to the legendary Valentine One. The new V1 Gen 2 includes many hardware and software improvements. VR is planning on officially announcing it on their website next week and detailing all of the changes, but pre-orders have …

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Will We See a New Valentine One?

Update: As of March 2020, the new V1 Gen 2 has started shipping out to those who’ve preordered. More info coming soon! Since March of 2019, the Valentine One has been out of stock on VR’s website. There’s been endless discussion and speculation on the forums ever since. You guys have been regularly asking what the …

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Uniden R7 Long Range Testing vs. R3, Max360c, Pro M, V1, and more

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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How to Configure V1Driver Settings

V1Driver is an awesome app for the Valentine One that adds a ton of useful functionality including advanced false alert filtering, voice alerts, frequency displays, and more. The app can provide a lot of useful information to look at, but also does a good job simply quieting your V1 down automatically while your phone is …

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Remote Radar Detector Test Results, Feb. 2018: Escort Max Ci 360, Radenso RC M, Net Radar DSP, Stinger VIP

Last weekend I had a chance to go out and compare all the top remote radar detectors from Escort, Stinger, Radenso, and Net Radar. They’re all really capable and long range detectors and personally I think the most important differences have to do with things like BSM filtering, how the lockouts work, the interface, price, …

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Radar Detector Testing: Uniden R3 1.30, Redline EX, Radenso RC, Stinger VIP, Max360, and more…

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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