Dashcams continually record while you drive and, optionally, while you’re parked. They provide additional protection and peace of mind in case anything happens while you’re on the road. In case of an accident, you have the video footage to send to insurance to prove you weren’t at fault, saving you time and headache. Involved in …
FAQ Category: Dashcams
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Dashcams put a lot of wear and tear on memory cards and so I generally recommend a proper high endurance card specifically designed for being written to constantly. The Samsung 128gb Pro Endurance cards and Sandisk 256gb High Endurance cards are two solid picks. Manufacturers often sell their own branded memory cards, but they tend to be …
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At minimum, you’ll want a high quality front facing dashcam recording while you drive. Many dashcams also offer parking mode recording too. For additional protection, you can also get a 2-channel dashcam that records front and rear. There’s also dashcams that record inside the vehicle (popular for Uber and Lyft drivers), an LCD display, cloud …
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Best Radar Detectors
Uniden R8 ($699)
Long range, arrows, GPS, my radar detector of choice
Uniden R7 ($499)
Best bang for the buck with arrows, go-to recommendation
Valentine 1 Gen2 ($499)
Long range, excellent arrows, amazing features w/ third party apps, my favorite for road trips
Escort Redline 360c ($799)
Best plug-and-play radar detector, long range, minimal false alerts, feature-packed (Unavailable due to parts shortages)
Radenso DS1 ($399)
Best radar detector under $400
Uniden R3 ($299)
Best radar detector under $300
Uniden DFR8 ($189)
Best radar detector under $200
Best Laser Jammers
AntiLaser Priority ($1009 Dual, $1639 Triple TX BT HiFi)
The best performing and top laser jammer on the market
Stinger Fibers ($1825 Dual, $2525 Triple)
Tiny heads for stealthy installs, great for exotic cars, expensive, poor track record of updates
TMG Alpha-15 ($669 Dual, $889 Triple VPR)
Best affordable laser jammer, JBV1 integration (Save $70 off triples+ w/ coupon “VortexRadar”)
Escort ZW5 ($849 Dual)
Wireless laser jammers that integrate w/ windshield mount Escort radar detectors, easiest to install
Adaptiv TPX ($599 Dual, $799 Triple)
Designed for motorcycles (Save 10% with coupon “Vortex”)
Best Custom Installed Radar Detectors
Escort Max Ci ($1999, $2399 w/ arrows)
Long range, automatic, bluetooth, cloud integration
Radenso RC M ($2099 w/ arrows)
Best future-proof remote RD, can integrate with ALP, good BSM filtering, MRCD support
Net Radar DSP ($679, $1179 w/ arrows)
Affordable custom installed radar detector, integrates with AntiLaser Priority
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