Keep up the amazing work! I trust his reviews. Expert advice on Dashcams and radar detectors, love checking in to see what this guy has in store for the different reviews. Of course we want to see the release be right, BUT man they are slow. I like the share of information and ideas on the use and maintenance of radar detectors and related products. Great video's / testing detectors and general detector settings. What I like most about Vortex Radar is the fact that you give an honest review what's good and not good on all products. I picked my car, but Vortex picked my R3 after following his research and testing. Vortex is awesome. K Narrow/ Wide/ Extended – There is another new option “Extended” that detects signals below 24.050 (23.900 – 24.250GHz). Does not have an agenda, just giving us the most accurate and unbias info possible. Okay, we have seen a "coming soon" update for the R7 here, and I'll believe it when I see it come to light. Performance, filtering, and features are otherwise unchanged. thank you!! His subscription and contract services are second to none. Really like your vids! Here are the menu options available in Basic Mode: Here are all the additional options that show up when switching to Expert Mode: Note: The MRCD options only show up when MRCD is enabled. Has false signal auto lockout been added yet? He's always keeping us updated on Radar news, updates, tests, and, Alway share valuable information. ...and dash cams! Note: The update on their website is just for Windows, but you can use the Mac software included with previous firmware versions to update to 1.33 on Mac. Tons of information here. His in depth. Incredible knowledge of radar detectors. This is my go to for radar detector knowledge, I want answers and he has them, Performance warranted and best reviews online. The go to guy for anything about radar/laser detectors, He's one of the most informed and definitely the most honest person you'll find when it comes to detectors and, I appreciate the extensive time and effort Vortex has devoted to the subject of radar detector technology. Lots of helpful advice, great video at youtube, Information is spot on if there’s anyone that knows anything here about Detectors here’s your guy ! Download. Instead of going from 0-6, the volume levels can now go from 0-8. installation recommendations & instructions, to helping me compare products to make the best purchase. (This option does not change when resetting the detector to factory default.). There have been a lot of improvements to MRCD as well. Uniden expressly disclaims any liability arising out of or related to your use of this product. Thanks Vortex! Notting but the FACTS and the 411 on all that you need to know. Disco47 Roll Tide. Excellent information about "countermeasures" associated with safe driving. Hopefully soon i will be able to pick up the undien r3 and enjoy the fact that it will have my back lol. Thanks to his advice I was able to hard-wire my Valentine1 in my MX-5. It was under Step 4. Great Page I have a V1 and just bought a Uniden R3 & love it to your reviews helped Big time cant wait to post my, clear explanation on products ,clear how to videos, Vortex offers well researched, thoroughly explained, rigorously tested reviews of radar detectors, parking sensors and. to learn of your Miata getting smacked; glad you’re ok. Uniden R3 or the Radenso, One should never buy a radar detector without first checking the reviews published by Vortex Radar for the various. Great job Vortex Radar! I drive a new Miata and run a Uniden R3. Thank you for sharing! Permanent link to this article: I don't care if they take a full year to update and give us what they PROMISED in regards to the R7, but going totally silent makes people wonder if the company as abandoned the R7, and moved on to the next R whatever. and storage too. Outstanding U Tube channel. At least they have not had a terrible initial release like Escort did with the Redline 360, *Pro M /R3 Driver LEFT*______________________________40"________________________ *V1C above passenger RIGHT, _________________________________...Customizing CM's since 2004 *Benzmanbandit*...________________________________. Congrats on 10k+ ! Vortex. So those who had an R3 and now an R7, what's you opinion on size/weight difference? Great job Vortex Radar! Great unbiased reviews. Uniden’s R7 is a top of the line radar detector with a built-in GPS feature. Uniden radar detectors are not manufactured and/or sold with the intent to be used for illegal purposes. You must log in or register to reply here. Thanks for all the youtube. This guy yes I watch everything he does is the Master on radar detectors and counter measure equipment . Laser gun detection has been improved for variable pulse rate guns like the Stalker XLR, Dragon Eye SpeedLidar, and DragonEye Compact. your videos are very informative and has helped me select the best detector for my needs! Thank you for sharing! Very thorough / excellent video quality. Exceptional YouTube channel dedicated to radar detectors. MY WIFE’S R3 HAS NO ISSUE OR MY FRIENDS R1. Then, just sort of let karma sort that shit out. THE Pro. I must master it as I must master my life. Only resource I know of right now that is, Excellent information for newbies or Pro’s. The RD works pretty well right now anyway. I completely trust the information that I get from Vortex. This helped a lot on narrowing down so many choices. I just received my R7 and it came preloaded with V1.24. When the R7 is set to Expert Mode, there’s a new menu option called “Rear K Mute” which automatically mutes all K band signals behind you. Warranty / Repair Learn More. 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Please keep us posted if you do hear anything about this stealth “phenomenon”….I know you will! Best version? This is to avoid accidental poweroffs if you accidentally press the power button while messing with the detector or changing settings. videos and recommendations. This update doesn’t bring it up to par with the competition unfortunately. I suspect they just really want to get it right. Sold me on the Uniden R3, and it was the best choice! to learn of your Miata getting smacked; glad you’re ok. This is a minor update to fix some bugs and make a few small improvements. I have been around for quite a while, and have seen more than my share of vaporware and vapor-firmware over the years. The most knowledgeable honest testing and recommendations on earth! I take it your detector has a clean view of the sky through your windshield? 360 degree laser detection. Very honest, personable, and has a passion for what he does. Great information and knowledge or products, Great reviews and advice on youtube channel and the forums, I have been watching YouTube videos for a while and have learned a lot of useful information on radar detectors and how. THANKS!!! After the critical but fair review of the Waylens 360 I was convinced he is always going to be. Ditto 2 more weeks. SUPER content. I am going to try to reload the firmware and see if that has any effect. Vortex Radar is a great source for factual information on Radar Detectors. Definitely check him out. Detailed unbiased reviews, comparisons and responds to his viewers questions. I must detect him before he shoots me. His passion, drive, ingenuity, and knowledge certainly shows in every video. Very informative. Definitely pull good deals together and gives you options. I "unplugged" the internal connector to the coiled cord in the 12V cigar lighter plug and soldered on a long 4-conductor straight lead wire that goes back through the dash and up under the A pillar and roof liner over to the R7 above the rear view mirror. We should take the high road and just wait. If not, I’ll have to exchange it for another one. Keep up the good work! The R7 voice notification lets user know what type of radar it is detecting  (speed, red light, etc.). We now have a new K band mode (K Extended) allowing us to scan down below 24.050 GHz when desired (again), down to 23.900. This firmware update improves MRCD detection range, allows you to dial back the sensitivity of the rear antenna, makes GPS lockouts safer, and includes a bunch of small changes and bug fixes. Comprehensive, unbiased reviews and setup guides.