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Mithheru

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On a brighter note....who is buying an R7 :D
I've got my supplier in the US looking at getting them in, but don't have any news on a timeline yet. Usually takes about 1-2 weeks to arrive in NZ from the US.

So far looks as though its running the January 4th US R3 GPS database (which is all decoded). So waiting to get one, and get testing!
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Okay, I've reviewed the new Uniden R3 NZA GPS version V1.37 (blulink)

This new Uniden GPS database doesn't add very much at all. However, a new camera position at -36.98683167,174.8813629 is good to see. Actually there are two redflex redlight cameras at this junction.
So I'll be adding these in the new build:
//BI -36.98673,174.88134,MDRL,SE
//BI -36.98699,174.88143,MDRL,NW

I've also reviewed all the yellow stickers marked in V2.08 in full. Google has done some nice updates, and it's good to see the final location and orientation of quite a few new redflex cameras.

Therefore I will make a new V2.10 update soon. This updates about 20 cameras, as opposed to V1.37 which only introduces small changes, several already applied in V2.08.
 
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Please see also the article I found on here...

Originally I only saw the one camera on the junction, but then I read this and realised there were two. Some images from google streetview show the second one with a cone marking where it will be, and then later images show the second camera.

I haven't yet checked the other camera locations mentioned in this article, but I will check to see if more also need adding. This info however may not have come to everyone's attention.
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The fact that they need two cameras facing each other at a single intersection tells me they're only monodirectional. This is consistent with my findings reviewing the ones in Au.

Please could someone clarify what actually constitutes a 'red light'? I was stung be a policeman in an unmarked car a couple of years ago, who followed me through the lights on orange. His point was that I didn't stop. My point was that doing an emergency stop would have him rear-ending me, since we was tailing my bumper.

This was on the day, I think he was pissed with me: I past him doing 135 on the motorway as without radar he couldn't calibrate my speed. Genuinely the light was Orange when I passed over the line having gone from green a short moment earlier.

So my question is... does a red light camera give you a ticket if you pass the light on orange, or just on red? Cause I'm still genuinely confused. The police confirmed an orange light got me the ticket.
 
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You are obliged to stop for an amber light, unless it is unsafe to do so. You could defend it on the grounds you mentioned about the cop. But he'll just lie. Have you got video?
To the best of my knowledge, RLC's take two photos if a car triggers them after the light goes red. Two proves that the car is moving.
You were lucky with the speed thing too, estimating the speed of an overtaking car is very easy, and will stand up in court.
 

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I figured you could always argue that it wouldn't be safe to stop for the fact you could be rear ended or slamming on the brakes could be considered dangerous for me or whatever/whoever inside the car.. or something along those lines anyway
 

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Here is some Redflex speed camera testing some of you might find interesting..

Nice man, looks like the range is similar to what I think either you and Steve posted with some of the pole mounted redflex. Running K-wide is going to drive you nuts if you use it in your daily driver! Hopefully they come up with some K segments to help us out.
 

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Nice man, looks like the range is similar to what I think either you and Steve posted with some of the pole mounted redflex. Running K-wide is going to drive you nuts if you use it in your daily driver! Hopefully they come up with some K segments to help us out.
Wonder what frequency that is since the Uniden r3 is reporting higher than the other detectors, some are reading sub 24.050...
 

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Vertical Vs Horizontal against redflex.
 

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I'm now releasing V2.10 GPS / Firmware update for the NZ based Uniden R3 and R7 (US / NZA versions). If you would like a copy, please send me a private conversation for a request, as you'll need to include your R3 / R7 serial number. Please also indicate what firmware version you intended to run as the file is built with this included.

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For those of you updating your R3s, I may have forgotten to mention...

The binary file includes the latest firmware. However, if you’re already running this firmware, please downgrade to an earlier version before installing the new file. This will ensure the serial recognition part is correctly installed and activated.

Sorry, this may be a bit of a pain especially if you have more than one R3 to update.

I chose to keep the original firmware labels as it is fundamentally the same firmware, and lots of extra versions would just get too confusing! However, the R3 will not overwrite the firmware parts that have the same label. Hence if you're already running the same firmware, it is better to first add an earlier version, before installing the new file over the top.
 
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Anyone looking for a Ka 34.7, let me know.
I have one I am looking to sell.
 

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Just letting you guys know that Laser use seems to be on the bounce back here in Wellington. Seen many laser traps in the past 2 weeks after hardly encountering it the past few years!
Think it's time I pulled the pin on an ALP system!
 

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I've had two laser encounters in the last 12 months, and seen several others, so yeah, I know.
 

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Just curious, what is something like this worth here? Ballpark figure.
Sold for $300 USD.
Depending on condition and accessories included anywhere from 180 - 350 USD.
 

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I'm about to start selling the R7 on Trademe in a few weeks. Looking to retail this for about NZ$1279. However, I can reduce the price to people on here as I wouldn't need to cover the Trademe fees. Currently in the process of placing orders. Hopefully I can get them here within a couple of weeks.

It would however be useful if people could give the feedback regarding their opinions on the R7, and what they would expect to pay. I think NZ$1279 is quite reasonable. I'm still finding it very hard to source suppliers so I may easily run out of stock initially. I don't yet know if Uniden NZ has plans to release the R7 yet (if ever). If they do, I also don't know what their retail price would be. However, I'd be very surprised if its anything less than my assessment.
 

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I'm about to start selling the R7 on Trademe in a few weeks. Looking to retail this for about NZ$1279. However, I can reduce the price to people on here as I wouldn't need to cover the Trademe fees. Currently in the process of placing orders. Hopefully I can get them here within a couple of weeks.

It would however be useful if people could give the feedback regarding their opinions on the R7, and what they would expect to pay. I think NZ$1279 is quite reasonable. I'm still finding it very hard to source suppliers so I may easily run out of stock initially. I don't yet know if Uniden NZ has plans to release the R7 yet (if ever). If they do, I also don't know what their retail price would be. However, I'd be very surprised if its anything less than my assessment.
That is not a bad price.
Radar direct quoted me $1299.00- but Graham said he is waiting on Uniden NZ to get the units to him.
 

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It would however be useful if people could give the feedback regarding their opinions on the R7, and what they would expect to pay. I think NZ$1279 is quite reasonable.
I think mine is great, been running it every day since getting it. Hoping to take it out for a 750km round trip down to the South West this week, so will see how it does vs HWP with the Falcon HR / Raptor RP-1 on K, and it should pick-up the MRCT equipped entry/exit points on the P2P average speed section with ease. As with the R3, if you want tip top laser detection (and the falses that go with it), get a V1.

Neltronics are selling the Max 360c Intl for $ 1299 inc GST (assuming its AUD?), so looks like a reasonable price as a comparable detector, although the Max has wifi and auto lockouts if you need those. R3 NZ/A's are going for AUD 899 here, but there seems to be an overall supply problem as they've been out of stock along with the DFR7NZ(AU) here for a while now (AUD 599)
 

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I'm about to start selling the R7 on Trademe in a few weeks. Looking to retail this for about NZ$1279. However, I can reduce the price to people on here as I wouldn't need to cover the Trademe fees. Currently in the process of placing orders. Hopefully I can get them here within a couple of weeks.

It would however be useful if people could give the feedback regarding their opinions on the R7, and what they would expect to pay. I think NZ$1279 is quite reasonable. I'm still finding it very hard to source suppliers so I may easily run out of stock initially. I don't yet know if Uniden NZ has plans to release the R7 yet (if ever). If they do, I also don't know what their retail price would be. However, I'd be very surprised if its anything less than my assessment.
Good price... was expecting around $1500. Ill see how everyone else goes with Camera vans here in NZ before go buying one.
 
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The angled display is the only annoyance I can see with the R7.

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