R7 seems to be more chatty than the R3

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I set up the R7 the same exact way as the R3
Highway Mode
K Narrow- K Filter on- TSF off- MRCD off
Seems to be falsing to a lot more Mazda's and Chrysler's now. Of course it still falses to Acura/Honda but it seems like it's way more chatty now.
Been driving with it for 2 days and there's a LOT of Mazda's and Acura/Honda's around my area.
I'll have to try TSF on and see if that helps and will post back later with some more info.

Edit: I run 1.48 on the R3 and it really wasn't that bad at all as far as BSM. Just the typical Honda/Acura and that one annoying Chrysler Pacifica
 
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Yeah try TSF on. I found it more important with the R7 than with the R3.
 

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Yeah try TSF on. I found it more important with the R7 than with the R3.
I have to ask did they change the K band alert tone I swear it sounds different or is it just a louder speaker. I might be crazy
 

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I was afraid that might happen. I will definitely try TSF on when i get mine then. Thank you.
 

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I set up the R7 the same exact way as the R3
Highway Mode
K Narrow- K Filter on- TSF off- MRCD off
Seems to be falsing to a lot more Mazda's and Chrysler's now. Of course it still falses to Acura/Honda but it seems like it's way more chatty now.
Been driving with it for 2 days and there's a LOT of Mazda's and Acura/Honda's around my area.
I'll have to try TSF on and see if that helps and will post back later with some more info.
How the heck can you run in highway mode with R3 and have it not be chatty? I run that on Advanced 50% and it still isn’t that quiet.
 

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My R7 came in as well and I desoldered the horn. It's more chatty than the R3 because it doesn't have any additional DSP processing power but has twice the horns, it's basically literally two R3 stuck together (one of everything per horn on the circuitry). I am surprised they did it this way as it adds cost to the BOM, but probably saved engineering time as opposed to coming up with a new design to share a central DSP.

One interesting thing is that they used a slower (less powerful) dsp chip for the rear horn than they did for the front horn, which is the same one in the R3 (400mhz blackfin).
 
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My R7 came in as well and I desoldered the horn. It's more chatty than the R3 because it doesn't have any additional DSP processing power but has twice the horns, it's basically literally two R3 stuck together (one of everything per horn on the circuitry). I am surprised they did it this way as it adds cost to the BOM, but probably saved engineering time as opposed to coming up with a new design to share a central DSP.

One interesting thing is that they used a slower (less powerful) dsp chip for the rear horn than they did for the front horn, which is the same one in the R3 (400mhz blackfin).
So does this mean that their claim of 50% more processing is false? Or is it true based on "one of everything on each horn"?
 

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So does this mean that their claim of 50% more processing is false? Or is it true based on "one of everything on each horn"?
They were probably taking about the NUC, not the DSP. It has a bit more horsepower on the basic UI processor (which makes sense, the R7 needs a faster main processor to handle a more complex UI, lockouts, etc), so that's probably true.
 

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They were probably taking about the NUC, not the DSP. It has a bit more horsepower on the basic UI processor (which makes sense, the R7 needs a faster main processor to handle a more complex UI, lockouts, etc), so that's probably true.

Ok, thank you. I was worried for a second.
 

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Yeah try TSF on. I found it more important with the R7 than with the R3.
Does this hinder range or reaction of detector?

Meaning any change in performance running TSF on versus TSF off.
 
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My R7 came in as well and I desoldered the horn. It's more chatty than the R3 because it doesn't have any additional DSP processing power but has twice the horns, it's basically literally two R3 stuck together (one of everything per horn on the circuitry). I am surprised they did it this way as it adds cost to the BOM, but probably saved engineering time as opposed to coming up with a new design to share a central DSP.

One interesting thing is that they used a slower (less powerful) dsp chip for the rear horn than they did for the front horn, which is the same one in the R3 (400mhz blackfin).
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I ran the R7 (TSR on) for hours yesterday and did not notice any increase in BSM falsing between it and my R3.
*Advanced w/K @ 60%*
Yeah that's where I've been running it too. I did the R3 at 70% and I do the R7 at 60%. Just seat of the pants stuff, nothing super concrete with the different settings, but it does seem natively a little chattier. Maybe the rear antenna, maybe it's more sensitive, I'm not sure why.
 

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My R7 came in as well and I desoldered the horn. It's more chatty than the R3 because it doesn't have any additional DSP processing power but has twice the horns, it's basically literally two R3 stuck together (one of everything per horn on the circuitry). I am surprised they did it this way as it adds cost to the BOM, but probably saved engineering time as opposed to coming up with a new design to share a central DSP.

One interesting thing is that they used a slower (less powerful) dsp chip for the rear horn than they did for the front horn, which is the same one in the R3 (400mhz blackfin).
So not much innovation. Sounds like literally an R3 with arrows.
 

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TFS On is not a great choice for those of us who battle K routinely, including I/O.

Man, I really wish the R7 would’ve been an improvement in BSM. Would’ve really made it closer to a no-brainer for those who can afford it.

I can’t get the R7 (TSF and K filter enabled) to miss a shot against the Falcon HR. Personally from what I’ve seen I’m not concerned about I/O with TSF enabled.
 

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