Uniden R3 vs Original Escort Redline - observations.

LeStig

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I have simililar detectors . A Redline, one of the very first R1,s and late model Magnum with band segmentation.
The R1 is running 1.37 firmware although I have at times tested it against a Ka 34.9 source using every firmware part from the original that it was delivered with..... updated from a laptop on front seat.
The original R1 running 1.20 (I think that was the release firmware) was able to out range my Redline O consistently on Ka 34.9
It also falsed when multiple k band sources were present showing a KA alert to 34.7 and had several other bugs that made it unusable for me ... there are posts from me on this.
Subsequent firmware updates have removed the bugs !! But in my testing they have also reigned in that advantage over the the Redline.
My units on a genuine police Ka 34.9 source rate Redline first, R1 a close second and the Magnum has always been 3rd.
I have had the moon shot R1 detection .... see post in this section KA Instant on .... a sensational detection !! Instant On
I have also lost the ability to detect stationry Redflex K band as the frequency is outside the range now covered by the R1 .... it used to pick them up and I’ve posted videos of it beating the redline by 50+ metres .... now it just doesn’t !!
The laser performance has always been woeful .... at least I get no laser falses !!

So for me I’m fortunate that I don’t need K band detection .... I want the longest possible range on Ka.
I’d have loved to see the R series tested firmware v firmware using some of the locations that it originally produced those Redline killing detections ... I think the results would be very different !!
 
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I'll need a bigger dashboard! lol.. The R7 looks HUGE compared to the R3. Having the detector on the dash / windscreen makes me nervous enough here... Sneakiness and ninja-like speedy removal skills are required! :D
I agree
They should try and make them look more like a dash cam.
The R7 is massive compared to the R3 all this for just arrows lol
 

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pezcat - where is your vids? here's my side by side test from a leo working an accident... i currently run these together about 7' apart as my arrows packages. cant wait to replace current setup w/ r7 to eliminate the interference.

Radar - RL EDGES OUT R3
 

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New R3 owner here. Can someone give me an idea of the best settings for South island driving and small town living?
I've been getting a lot of roller door and BP fas stations alerts, do I just GPS silence them?

Cheers
 

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New R3 owner here. Can someone give me an idea of the best settings for South island driving and small town living?
I've been getting a lot of roller door and BP fas stations alerts, do I just GPS silence them?

Cheers
Get in touch with @Mithheru for the latest speedcam database and turn K off.
I would suggest running Ka segments 4, 5 and 6.
All filters off.
 

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