Tag: R3

Uniden R1 & R3 Firmware 1.37 Released

Uniden R3 firmware 1.37

Uniden has just released firmware 1.37 for the Uniden R1 and the Uniden R3. It brings 5 new improvements to the radar detectors: Larger font size for the frequency display Ka frequency voice alerts Auto dimming display functionality added (R3 only) Ability to mute overspeed alerts such as speed cameras (R3 only) GPS lockout improvements …

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Uniden R1 / R3 Teardown: Under the Hood

Uniden R1 with horn opened up

Let’s take a look under the hood of the Uniden R1 to learn about the R1 and R3 internals. I popped my R1 open recently (as you guys know, it’s the same thing as the R3, just without the GPS chip) and we’ve been having a discussion on RDF about the internals here. Anyway, let’s take a …

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Uniden R1 Review & Uniden R3 Review: Best Radar Detectors?

Uniden R1 vs R3

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?

Max360 and Uniden R3

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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How to Program and Set Up Your Uniden R1 and Uniden R3 Radar Detector

Uniden R3

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

Firmware 1.26 loaded on display

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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Uniden R3 vs. Uniden DFR7

Uniden DFR7 and R3 side by side

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 R3 radar detector

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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