Tag: Uniden R1

Uniden R1 BBY vs. Uniden R1 DSP

Uniden R1 BBY with accessories

Best Buy sells two different versions of the Uniden R1 radar detector. You’ve got the normal Uniden R1 (which they call the R1 DSP) that you can buy anywhere, as well as the much less expensive Uniden R1 BBY. The regular R1 is $299 and the R1 BBY is only $179. At $179, the Uniden …

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Uniden R1 & R3 Firmware 1.46 Released

Uniden R3 Firmware 1.46

Uniden has just released firmware 1.46 for the R1 and the R3. You can download firmware 1.46 here.  1.46 brings a bunch of changes and improvements to the detectors that we enthusiasts have been asking for. There’s been many revisions to get here. Let’s take a look at all the new features we’re getting with …

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Uniden R1 & R3 adds Ka Band Segmentation with firmware update 1.31

R3 displaying Ka Segmentation

Uniden has just released firmware 1.31 for the Uniden R1 & Uniden R3 radar detectors which brings 3 improvements to the radar detectors including: Ka Band Segmentation Purple & White colored display options Ability to change display brightness using the mute button of the power cable Here’s a video showing you the new features and …

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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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