Weird, I know…. The early 1.29 firmware bin file and “official” 1.29 firmware bin file are exactly the same. Mike. Another great post, Vortex! Thank you all for the great updates and videos. I have a Mac, where is the “appropriate file” for a Mac, that is, the “R& for Mac”? Click here to read my affiliate disclosure. My next detector purchase may be totally dependent on how much automation is being offered via bluetooth enhance smartphone apps (like WAZE) rather than which model delivers the absolute best distance alerts. We’re a news & analysis website covering anything related to cars, cars accessories and driving. There are more advanced features to expect from the radar detectors, some of which we’ve summarized for you in the review below. I keep looking for information online about the lawsuit but can’t find anything about it. Great info and makes it easy to understand. Welcome to RatedRadarDetector. Bluetooth is a minor absence, but we have yet to see if the brand will remedy that. 1.29 is 1.29. More importantly, he is not a salesman. The distance at which it can be detected varies depending upon a detector’s Ka-band sensitivity. Uniden’s website doesn’t list 1.29 available for the Mac, even though you can update just fine. I THINK...all the information they have on RADAR DETECTORS AND RADAR/LASER JAMMERS IS REALLY CLASSIC AND COOL.... Great unbiased reviews. The Uniden R7 builds on the range and the sensitivity of the older R model, with an increase in detection range at 12%. Absolutely a essential resource for decision making. There is no better hands on information source on countermeasure devices. The shape of the R7 precludes the use of a typical phone mount, either of the scissor type or the side clamp style. I've been a long-time fan of Vortex. Because he is honest, informative, and entertaining!!! Uniden R3 or the Radenso, One should never buy a radar detector without first checking the reviews published by Vortex Radar for the various. Best Radar Detector Reviews, Tests, & Guides. I have 129.129…. dash cameras. There’s no one else that puts in the time and information about the radar community than him. I own the Uniden R3 and many other radars out there in this same price range over the years, but we are here to talk about the R7. That is to say, at what yards/meters back will these MRCD/T devices pinpoint my vehicle and deem it to be traveling too fast? Sorry. For up to date non biased information on radar and laser counter measures. Exceptional YouTube channel dedicated to radar detectors. 🙂. Thanks again. Bottom line, how do I update to 1.29 using a Mac? still no official 1.29 release on Uniden’s page. I loved a LOT of things about the R3 and adding arrows to it is all I ever wanted. I have a 2017 mustang GT and find myself doing more than speed limit. Why when I download it all I am getting is the .BIN file? Best and most informative website for all things radar detector on the internet! Changed my mind from Escort based on your videos and saved a ton of $$$. Maybe you need to refresh your browser? If you want to see the technology in action right away, you should set your sights on the Escort Max 360C which already has an automatic GPS lockout system. I completely trust the information that I get from Vortex. I’m actually confused now too. In time, these detectors are bound to be surpassed by the competition regardless of their topnotch performance and speed camera detection (in both city and highway settings, by the way). Download the Mac update software with 1.24 and use it to install the 1.29 firmware update. This new option is to detect the radar guns operating with signals below 24.050GHz. THE Pro. Uniden builds products which give customers more freedom to enjoy the life, but stay connected with other peoples. Even rear performance is top notch and easily surpasses other top of the line radar detectors in alerts. Since its launch, the Uniden R7 extreme has already proven that it possesses increased performance and sensitivity than the radar detectors in the competition. The R series, Uniden’s top radar detectors, was received with much acclaim when they were released. Because he wasn’t running with his radar on…not that hard to understand. products on the market. If message says that the device is not recognized, you can manually install the USB driver here: [ZIP] (Install drivers and then reconnect radar detector to PC) Download and install appropriate file: R7 for PC – “Uniden R Series SW Download Tool and R7 Firmware” [ZIP] After downloading, extract the files to a new folder. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. This guy is the king when it comes to detectors. Thanks in advance. Thanks a lot Mr. Radar expert, really helped out on my purchase of an R3, especially the upcoming support for MRCD. If you are looking to buy a radar detector or laser jammer, check out his videos before going anywhere else, simply the best place to get the best information and recommendations, thanks for all your great work. Software? People who encounter those daily are better equipped to answer your questions. jammers and dash cams.. As a technician I recognize good testing methods and appreciate the unbiased reviews of the products featured... Top notch SME. Address: 3298 Breezewood Court, Moundridge, KS 67107 Phone: +1 (203) 768-1089 Email:, Home About Us Contact Us Affiliate Disclosure Privacy Policy, Automated page speed optimizations for fast site performance. Taking cues from the features of the competition, the device is able to sweep lower ends of the K band. your videos are very informative and has helped me select the best detector for my needs! the speed countermeasure industry, Vortex is your guy! I'm so glad to of learned about the different brands and what performances they have. Explains the features very well! Uniden R7 Chassis. Thanks for the rundown on the updates. By far, the R3 out performs all the Escort product and is a very reliable product when it comes down to picking up the accurate threat. The most knowledgeable honest testing and recommendations on earth! Very honest, personable, and has a passion for what he does. a cop near a speed sign) are given priority so you see and hear them, This also makes it easier to lock out additional false alerts in a lockout zone, Press and hold “Mute/Dim” key for 0.5 seconds (instead of 1 second) in standby mode to enter DIM mode. Great video's / testing detectors and general detector settings. But with the included neoprene carrying case, you’d have no trouble transporting this radar detector. Learn how your comment data is processed. Everything you'll need to know about Top Detectors this man has you Covered reliable Information and that's Facts I. really Enjoy His Videos online an on Youtube , many Reviews I've learned alot an really enjoy the Collection I own thanks to Him. R7 R7 OVERVIEW Uniden’s R7 is a top of the line Radar Detector with a built-in GPS feature. I updated the article to note that. When I upgraded a year or so ago to 1.24, there was a separate link for “R7 for Mac,” but there is no similar link for 1.29. Really like your vids! Made the order, received a phone call (verifying purchase was legitimate) had a shipping confirmation within hours of purchasing. I’ve called Uniden twice over the last 2 weeks. videos and recommendations. Uniden® American Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Japan-based Uniden Corporation with the headquarter in Irvin, Texas. The UH850 UHF CB handheld radio is the ultimate compact UHF communications with 5 Watt power and deliver up to 17km# of range. R7 1.29 is posted on Uniden site. Great Content and Very Informative videos, Vortex is one of the most knowledgeable guys in the countermeasure community. Hi, I’m asking again, is there a difference between the 1.29 firmware that is posted now on Unidens website to the 1.29 firmware I’ve downloaded 3 months ago????? Thank you for all the great content and advice. For the mark button, a short press marks a location, another short press while in the vicinity of the marked area deletes it, and a long press will free your Uniden R7 of all stored GPS marks. Auto-lockouts are still in development and are not included in this update, but they should be in the next update. Brilliant communcation and total product knowledge. of the newest detectors allowed me to make a very informed decision on the best value for a windshield detector. TOPVISION 2200A Peak 21800mAh Portable Car Power Pack with USB Quick Charge 3.0 (Up to 7.0L Gas or 6.5L Diesel Engine), 12V Portable Auto … I think their highest is 124. It looks like it is still not posted on Uniden web site. I’ve asked Uniden several times and gotten no response. Objective and educational. I don’t know exactly what the improvements are, The R7 with 1.29 still falses more than comparable detectors like the, This ensures new signals (ie. Comprehensive, unbiased reviews and setup guides. He’s saved me. Awesome guy with awesome content. Top-of-the-line Uniden R7 with directional arrows will be released in mid 2019. The Uniden R7 has the directional arrows that the Valentine had rights to for so long, and is a feature that the older version was missing, but that’s just one additional feature. Escort Redline 360c ($749) Best all-around radar detector, long range, great filtering, feature-packed, Valentine 1 Gen2 ($499) Long range, arrows, great false alert filtering, amazing features w/ third party apps, Uniden R7 ($499) Long range, arrows, integrated GPS, Radenso Pro M ($449) Compact, stealth, great filtering, best MRCD detection, Uniden R3 ($299) Best radar detector under $300, Uniden R1 ($199) Best radar detector under $200, AntiLaser Priority ($839 Dual, $1339 Quad) The best performing and top laser jammer on the market, Tiny heads for stealthy installs, great for exotic cars, expensive, poor track record of updates, Affordable laser jammer, JBV1 integration, Escort ZW5 ($849 Dual) Wireless laser jammers that integrate w/ windshield mount Escort radar detectors, easiest to install, Designed for motorcycles (Save 10% with coupon “Vortex”), Escort Max Ci ($1999, $2399 w/ arrows) Integrated, automatic, and refined radar detector, Radenso RC M ($1599, $1849 w/ arrows) Best future-proof remote RD, can integrate with ALP, best BSM filtering, MRCD support, Net Radar DSP ($649, $1149 w/ arrows) Best inexpensive remote radar detector, integrates with AntiLaser Priority. Does it mean that some changes has been made & now there’s a new 1.29 software??? Detailed unbiased reviews, comparisons and responds to his viewers questions. Although it is likely to detect more alert and false alerts if not configured further, given its improved sensitivity, at red light and traffic. Just bought the R7. SUPER content. Arc-shaped strength meter grayed out for locked out signal. R3/R7/R9 – Use Uniden R series SW Download Tool to apply database update. Honest assessments. Sorry to hear about the difficulty. Definitely check him out.

Again if reviews matter to anyone reading this, follow this guy because you will learn something new everyday, again awesome work. This guy yes I watch everything he does is the Master on radar detectors and counter measure equipment . I’m not planning on redoing the tutorial all over again every time an update comes out, but you can always watch the older one and then look at the update articles like this one to see the changes. I recently bought an R7 for my Multistrada motorcycle. ;-), Nice information to help you with making a choice. Reset the device to the factory default settings by using the menu after new firmware has been installed. installation recommendations & instructions, to helping me compare products to make the best purchase. I know that much, but it doesn’t seem as responsive. 😱 😂. (I purchased theTotal Tech Support package) No luck, Geeks gave up and could not update them on PCs. Great Information and review to help make the best chose for you. Ratings and advice on detectors and dash cams. Definitely pull good deals together and gives you options. 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. Thanks for the info!!! He has very good information on dash cams. He writes about car accessories, with his passion stemming from a deep enthusiasm for all things automotive. The UH755 UHF CB handheld radio is a solid 5 Watt power UHF radio that can deliver up to 17km# of range. Download and install Firmware Update Manager. Bar. You just need to update the database to the new DB_20200106.bin file. Keep up the amazing work! For example, if you set the rear antenna to 50% and have the detector set to Advanced Mode with K band set to 70%, the rear antenna’s sensitivity for K band will be 50% of 70% = 35% of max sensitivity.

Search with your Uniden product name or product code. Compare the two exceptional models side by side now on our Escort Max 360C VS Uniden R7 feature. Sorry. That’s completely normal. Following Vortex radar detailed reviews and side by side comparisons. When the community first learned of the new development, it quickly became posed as that year’s best radar detector, a title that speaks of the community’s confidence in the brand based on its product. I have used an older version but would love to be a tester for the company, I recommend the products and people reading the information on your web site to learn what is out there and available, I really like the idea of having the ability of recording my driving in case of a traffic incident. Full look at all the features and comparison points. The fantastic unbiased reporting of the latest radar capabilities and the ability to Express the technical information. For those that are not aware, the “official” R7 1.29 firemware is posted on Uniden site now: UNIDEN R7 Laser/Radar Detector ships with a multitude of accessories, including a DC power adapter, double suction brackets, programming cables, an in-built USB jack, and a travel case. Bought an R7 on your advice and its been a great purchase. You can mark these points so the detector will announce Click on “radar detectors” and then click on the gray “firmware” button and you’ll see it. Best instructional and detailed videos ever. Now I’m stuck. It can go even lower than what the R1 and the R3 are currently capable of doing. Appreciate your review videos! It is 3/25/2020 and they are at version 1.24 from June. The current model line-ups include Redline 360c, Redline EX, Escort iXc, Max … DFR7/DFR9 – Use Uniden Database Manager to apply database update. One guy knew about firmware 1.29 and said it should be on their website very soon. He tells it like it is. If the officer is not actively running radar at that time, your radar detector will not alert, and this applies to the V1, R7, and Max360c.

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