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@Mithheru Thanks, I will wait and "join the queue". I like the K segmentation, as the speed lock out filters most of the falses driving in Auckland where seldom I exceed the PSL... so much so, I haven't found a mobile camera that I can test against!
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They often put up locations of redflex vans. This just came in now: "Two Camera Van getting ready to be parked coming down Rangatira Road, Beach haven, auckland just before the bend"
 

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They often put up locations of redflex vans. This just came in now: "Two Camera Van getting ready to be parked coming down Rangatira Road, Beach haven, auckland just before the bend"
Thank you, now following, so I can do some range testing with my R7
 

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Ok guys have not long got back from a Wellington to Auckland and back again with a friend running his R7NZ with settings:

K1 segment
Ka segments 4,5,6
All filters OFF

We had 3 mobile Redflex van encounters..

In all 3 encounters we were able to spot the van with our eyes first, the vans were in wide open easy to see spaces!!
However the R7 alerted to all 3 vans perfectly.
The first 2 vans were facing towards us and my friend and I both agreed that there was ample warning from the R7 to be able to adjust speed from 40k over PSL before entering the "catch zone"
Last encounter was forward facing van and the R7 once again gave great warning with plenty of time to adjust speed.

Through the town we were able to mute memory the few falses from petrol stations etc but overall was pretty quiet!!

BSM:
Now my friend told me he had trouble with Commodores and I can confirm that the BSM punch throughs we got were all from VF Commodores and Colorado 7 suv's.
These were between 24.075-24.080 and would punch through right as they passed us going the other direction and give a short alert..
We actually caught up to and followed a VF Holden for a few k's and were able to drop back 2-300 meters and still pick up k band from his BSM!
I've told my friend to turn on K filter now to test whether it will stop these Holden BSM punch throughs.

We had a few Ka band encounters and the R7 did well, seems at least on par with R3. Rear antenna holds the alert when passing for alot longer than R3 obviously.
Arrow transition I feel could still be worked on, tending to show side arrows abit too early and then quite a delay for rear arrow to show once passed the source.

Overall I was impressed with the R7 ability to pick up these mobile Redflex vans.
 
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Ok guys have not long got back from a Wellington to Auckland and back again with a friend running his R7NZ with settings:

K1 segment
Ka segments 4,5,6
All filters OFF

We had 3 mobile Redflex van encounters..

In all 3 encounters we were able to spot the van with our eyes first, the vans were in wide open easy to see spaces!!
However the R7 alerted to all 3 vans perfectly.
The first 2 vans were facing towards us and my friend and I both agreed that there was ample warning from the R7 to be able to adjust speed from 40k over PSL before entering the "catch zone"
Last encounter was forward facing van and the R7 once again gave great warning with plenty of time to adjust speed.

Through the town we were able to mute memory the few falses from petrol stations etc but overall was pretty quiet!!

BSM:
Now my friend told me he had trouble with Commodores and I can confirm that the BSM punch troughs we got were all from VF Commodores and Colorado 7 suv's.
These were between 24.075-24.080 and would punch through right as they passed us going the other direction and give a short alert..
We actually caught up to and followed a VF Holden for a few k's and were able to drop back 2-300 meters and still pick up k band from his BSM!
I've told my friend to turn on K filter now to test whether it will stop these Holden BSM punch throughs.

We had a few Ka band encounters and the R7 did well, seems at least on par with R3. Rear antenna holds the alert when passing for alot longer than R3 obviously.
Arrow transition I feel could still be worked on, tending to show side arrows abit too early and then quite a delay for rear arrow to show once passed the source.

Overall I was impressed with the R7 ability to pick up these mobile Redflex vans.
Nice! Is he going to let you have a look at the firmware file ;)
 

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In all 3 encounters we were able to spot the van with our eyes first, the vans were in wide open easy to see spaces!!
However the R7 alerted to all 3 vans perfectly.
The first 2 vans were facing towards us and my friend and I both agreed that there was ample warning from the R7 to be able to adjust speed from 40k over PSL before entering the "catch zone"
This pretty much backs up my findings with the R7 so far. I've have detected two different redflex vans now with the R7 and both with the K filter ON. I do recommend this setting. Redflex can still quite tricky though. It's generally fine for most of us since our trained Mark One eye ball generally lets us pick out redflex before the detector. However in situations where they are parked hidden in a line of parked cars, or behind something completely obstructive this is where you need to be especially careful and pay attention!
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I've also had a few falses on the R7 at about 33.094 which I find to be quite unusual.
"33.094" sorry that can't be right, I'll have to check that next time. I think it was 23.994.
 
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