Category: Valentine One

Selecting a Dedicated Android Phone for YaV1

If you’re looking for an Android phone for YaV1, here’s what you need to know. First off, it’s pretty straightforward. Most any modern Android phone should work just fine with the app. What’s generally recommended to do is to get an inexpensive prepaid phone and simply never activate it. Your YaV1 phone does not need …

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Valentine One: iOS vs. Android

The V1 has a bluetooth module available for both iPhone and Android users. However, you don’t get the same experience on both platforms. The Android options are significantly better for several reasons. In this video I’m going to go over what the similarities and differences are and what Android offers that iPhone users don’t get …

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Connecting Multiple Accessories (V1C & CD) to a Valentine One

A question I hear surprisingly frequently is how to hook up one or more accessories to the V1. The V1 is actually designed to connect to accessories and there’s a simple trick you can use to let you connect additional accessories (like a bluetooth module and a concealed display) and here’s how to do it: …

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How to Quiet Down a Valentine One and Maximize its Performance

The Valentine One programming options are very helpful. You see, the V1 is pretty chatty out of the box, but if you take the time to configure the settings properly, and especially if you pair it with some third party apps, you can quiet it down significantly and change it from one of the noisiest …

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Easy to Use Flowchart to Help You Pick the Perfect Radar Detector 2015

Here’s a flowchart I put together to help make the decision of which radar detector you should buy. It’s designed to make things as simple and easy for you as possible. 🙂 Next, here’s a little explanation for each decision in case you’re not sure which one you should choose, along with the latest pricing information for …

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Valentine One vs. Escort Max360: Head-to-Head Radar Detector Comparison

Valentine One vs. Escort Max360? Both are high end radar detectors. Both have arrows. Both cost hundreds of dollars. The V1 has been around for ages and the main trick up its sleeve is arrows. Valentine has held a patent on the feature and Escort has long said that you don’t need arrows if you have better …

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Band Segmentation and Custom Sweeps

Band Segmentation and Custom Sweeps. They’re expert settings available on some radar detectors that can significantly help improve a detector’s performance. However, if you set it up incorrectly, you may inadvertently prevent your radar detector from alerting you to legitimate police radar which… kinda defeats the whole purpose of having a radar detector in the first place. You can wind up …

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How to Program your new V1 & YaV1 from Scratch

This walkthrough shows you how I set up and program my V1 with YaV1 from a brand new install to help guide you through setting up yours. 🙂 Things you’ll need: Valentine One V1C bluetooth module (not V1C LE) Android phone YaV1

Sept 2015, RD Testing: Stinger VIP, Cobra DSP, Radenso Pro SE, etc.

So as many of you know, I did another RD test last week with the help of many of you guys.

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Affordable Radar Detector Testing, May 2015

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