But… I am having many more falses now than on the old version. Has 1.37 version. Appears to be tied into the industry enough to. https://www.rdforum.org/index.php?forums/169/. The Uniden R1 and R3 radar detectors are a good value. 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. I just drove through a photo radar truck on the side of the road my mrcd did not go off even though I do have it turned on once I passed the truck my K band went off at 24.093 Can you think of any reason why the Mr CD did not go off before I passed the truck? Great video's / testing detectors and general detector settings. Pulled me over and handed me a ticket of $200 and I was lucky to keep my vehicle. This is a major problem. Only Ka keeps from falsing. It’s been there for over a year . learning more tips about my favorite detectors!! Any suggestions for possible troubleshooting? for the R1 and R3, the file is called Uniden R Series SW Download Tool and Firmware. Warranty / Repair Learn More. Honest Reviews, informative youtube channel. Detailed unbiased reviews, comparisons and responds to his viewers questions. Uniden R1 Review Overview. This is a minor update that gives you a little more customization for MRCD alerts. If you run your detector in voltage display mode, previously that text would always stay fixed in the same location, eventually leading to burn-in. Best regards sir! Absolutely a essential resource for decision making. Tried to update on Mac and Windows and cannot find a way to make either it work. Extreme long range laser radar detector with color display and advanced filtering. When you’re driving and the detector picks up an additional Ka signal, to make it more clear that a new signal is present, the detector can now play a quick “new bogey” tone. https://www.rdforum.org/index.php, As far as the Uniden’s settings, see my tutorial which explains what all the different features do. Thanks! Here’s a demo of the different options. This makes it easy to tell when a new signal is present and that the detector’s audio alerts are now responding to a different signal. Sign up for our newsletter today! Questions answered promptly, great informative videos! Drive safely and exercise caution while using this product. Pull the unit from the dashboard, separating the hook and loop tape. Just purchased R1. Alert priority is now Laser -> MRCD -> Ka -> K -> X. Uniden has bumped the maximum amount of GPS lockouts on the R3 from 200 to 500. was a huge help on picking my uniden r3, lots of info on styles of radars for comparisons, to find what radar is best. Thank you so much for the reviews and videos of how to program and setup my R3. Sorry to hear that. Hey Vortex, I think this company has been added lot of features in their updated version. Right, after updating they recommend doing a factory reset and then customizing your settings. the speed countermeasure industry, Vortex is your guy! I don’t think I’ve heard of the GPS itself ever failing altogether. Here’s my setup tutorial for the R1 and the R3, https://www.rdforum.org/index.php?forums/169/, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrzWm-7-F5E&feature=youtu.be, https://www.vortexradar.com/2017/06/how-to-program-and-set-up-your-uniden-r1-and-r3/, Black Friday 2020 Deals on Radar Detectors & Dash Cameras. In fact, the Uniden R1’s and Uniden R3’s OLED displays are so bright, I would like to see them offer an additional setting, called “dimmest.” The Uniden R1 and Uniden R3 have a number of useful display brightness settings: BRIGHT, DIM, … What makes them even an even greater value is their upgradeablilty. Now whenever I get a K band, on the highway I look for a Honda/Acura before muting. ;-), Nice information to help you with making a choice. Guess it’s just the area I drive. Fair enough! When I finally got to the download tool it just says searching but will not recognize my detector. Very professional reviews, tests in details. (Click on the gray button labeled “Firmware” and you’ll see the download links.). Awesome guy to work with. installations! I did a factory reset on mines and also customized my settings, and still isnt picking anything up. Maybe your Desktop or your Download folder? Uniden R3. Thank you for your amazing post. Thanks a lot Mr. Radar expert, really helped out on my purchase of an R3, especially the upcoming support for MRCD. His non-biased approach makes it very, easy to trust what he says. We now have an option available that allows us to lock out not just X and K band alerts, but Ka band alerts as well. CB Radios Shop Now. Wonderful tutorials and a wealth of knowledge! We now have the ability to both mute and delete red light camera alerts and speed camera alerts on the R3. In the settings there is now an option to turn MRCD on or off. Must I do all in order or can I just do the 1.50, most recent? Run the update software, use it to find and open the .bin file which is the firmware file (don’t try to open the .bin file directly), and then install the firmware onto your detector. (NOT GOOD) If this is used in mobil cars we will be in trouble for sure!! Finally got it to connect but I can’t find the .bin file. Post on the forums and let people know what you’ve done so far including installing the drivers first, trying different cables, what version of the OS you’re running, and so forth, and then exactly which part you’re getting stuck on. https://www.vortexradar.com/2015/12/radar-detector-terminology/, Anybody having problems with the file shutting down unexpectantly? SUPER content. Im still undecided on which radar detector is right for me. 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. All speed cams in Staten Island NY are MRCD the one I go past 2 or 3 times a month is located on the Staten Is Expressway service road near a Sunoco Gas station westbound. Excellent information about "countermeasures" associated with safe driving. Sounds like you need to learn a little more about your tools, which tool to use, and their limitations. That’s not something I can help you with unfortunately. As you get to about 5 to 600 ft of the speed cam you will get the speed cam a head warning because the cam is in the data base. Are you aware of GPS failing on these? He’s saved me. Thoughtful discussion - and solid technical conclusions. I know its kinda of a silly question but since I’m brand new to this I want to make extra sure that I’m doing things right. Thank you all for the great updates and videos. I drive a new Miata and run a Uniden R3. Joined Jun 3, 2019 Messages 332 Reaction score 652 Location Bulgaria. Long press the mute button to delete the RLC / speedcam alert and then short press it again to confirm. The Winner Is- The Uniden R1. His subscription and contract services are second to none. The most knowledgeable data based source for radar / laser detectors in addition to countermeasures. He really knows his stuff! They have been a huge help with equipment training. If you lock out an Acura, it’s possible that next time there’ll be a police officer shooting K band in that area and your detector will filter it out. When you receive a signal, the detector will turn on normally and then once the signal goes away, the blinking dot comes back. Full look at all the features and comparison points. I completely trust the information that I get from Vortex. Both models allow you to update the firmware for the long term. Reactions: skd. THANKS!!! be a true source of info. from what I've seen so far, good, fair testing. Since Ka lockouts are kind of an advanced feature, you have the option of allowing the detector to only let you lock out X and K band alerts (default) or X, K, and Ka bands. Search with your Uniden product name or product code. If you need to purchase either detector, here’s where to go: If you have any questions, let me know down in the comment area below or hop onto the 1.46 discussion thread on RDF.