Tag: Uniden

Big Change for Uniden, Radenso, and the Radar Detector Industry

Radenso and Uniden logos

Something huge is happening… The man who worked for Uniden and was responsible for the Uniden R3 and R7 is moving to Radenso. This is going to be a big change for Uniden, for Radenso, and for all of us who love radar detectors. Moving forward, I think Radenso is going to become an even …

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Uniden R7 Announced: An R3 With Arrows!

Uniden R7 showing a strong K band signal ahead and a second strong signal to the side

Uniden will soon be releasing a brand new radar detector that is potentially slated to instantly become the best radar detector on the market. It’s the answer to the question that thousands of you guys have been asking: “When will Uniden make an R3 with arrows?” They finally did it. Meet the Uniden R7. Pre-order …

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How to Set Up and Program Your Uniden DFR8

Uniden DFR8

The Uniden DFR8 is a solid basic radar detector with good performance, false alert filtering, and features. If you’re just getting started with the DFR8, here’s what all the buttons do and how to program your detector. Purchase the Uniden DFR8 here. Note: You can download the Uniden DFR8 owner’s manual. This guide will provide additional …

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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 R3 in Different Colors

Uniden R3 matte black, normal, silver

Did you know the Uniden R3 is now available in three different colors? The original black & chrome, matte black, and silver.

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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 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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