Uniden R7 1.29 Firmware can be shared now (See attached)

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I have noticed that with 129 in addition to the K band floor bottoming out at 24.040, that when MRCD is ON that K band alerts are delayed 2 to 4 seconds.
Short bursts or quick trigger pulls have no alert.
MRCD OFF and K band narrow and wide both respond normally like in 124.
 

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I have noticed that with 129 in addition to the K band floor bottoming out at 24.040, that when MRCD is ON that K band alerts are delayed 2 to 4 seconds.
Short bursts or quick trigger pulls have no alert.
MRCD OFF and K band narrow and wide both respond normally like in 124.
That is scary...
I do have I/O K around here, but luckily no MRCD, so mine is OFF. But just the thought of having it ON for testing purposes (increased falsing, etc), and not knowing the "side effect" is very concerning...
 

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I have noticed that with 129 in addition to the K band floor bottoming out at 24.040, that when MRCD is ON that K band alerts are delayed 2 to 4 seconds.
Short bursts or quick trigger pulls have no alert.
MRCD OFF and K band narrow and wide both respond normally like in 124.
That's strange. I'm not seeing that behavior (delayed alerts with MRCD on) on the bench using my MPH K-band gun or the Bushnell. What gun are you using?
 
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Bushnell Velocity.
Has worked well every test on every firmware other than what I posted about 129 MRCD.
@Brainstorm69 how long is your delay with Bushnell?
Mine can be instant, 1/2 second or over a second prior to 129. It varied a lot between pulls, like it's sleepy until after the first trigger pull wakes it up.
 
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That's strange. I'm not seeing that behavior (delayed alerts with MRCD on) on the bench using my MPH K-band gun or the Bushnell. What gun are you using?
Same here, no extra delay.

I tried MRCD both On and Off and I didn't notice any difference, it is actually pretty darn good considering K filter On.

I used Bushnell and Kustom K band, both same. The R7 even caught every single shot of the Kustom Quick Trac remote option.
 

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Bushnell Velocity.
Has worked well every test on every firmware other than what I posted about 129 MRCD.
@Brainstorm69 how long is your delay with Bushnell?
Mine can be instant, 1/2 second or over a second prior to 129. It varied a lot between pulls, like it's sleepy until after the first trigger pull wakes it up.
Same Bushnell gun as I have. What are your settings? Mine are:

Hwy
K Wide
K pop off
MRCD on
KF on
TSF on
K Block on

I can sneak some really quick pulls by it with the Bushnell (but it does catch some of those). But pretty certain it's catching everthing a half second or longer.
 
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Same Bushnell gun as I have. What are your settings? Mine are:

Hwy
K Wide
K pop off
MRCD on
KF on
TSF on
K Block on

I can sneak some really quick pulls by it with the Bushnell (but it does catch some of those). But pretty certain it's catching everthing a half second or longer.
Same as yours.
K narrow and K wide doesn't seem to make a difference.
Only turning on MRCD creates the larger delay.
I also am testing in in my truck moving and stationary, shooting out back, front and side windows.
Only thing changing it up is MRCD.
I will test again soon this morning as I have to drive into work.
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I have noticed that with 129 in addition to the K band floor bottoming out at 24.040, that when MRCD is ON that K band alerts are delayed 2 to 4 seconds.
Short bursts or quick trigger pulls have no alert.
MRCD OFF and K band narrow and wide both respond normally like in 124.
I will post videos to show this issue.
It's related to MRCD on but more so when reducing sensitivity.
40% K and City modes have longer delays.
However most test pulls are acceptable, nothing like 4 seconds delay yesterday when I was stationary in a concrete parkade. There may have been confusing signal bounce there.
Once outside today the worst is just over a second.
However the alert strength can be deceiving on lower sensitivity until it ramps up another second later.
Here is the videos,



 
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Same as yours.
K narrow and K wide doesn't seem to make a difference.
Only turning on MRCD creates the larger delay.
I also am testing in in my truck moving and stationary, shooting out back, front and side windows.
Only thing changing it up is MRCD.
I will test again soon this morning as I have to drive into work.
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I will post videos to show this issue.
It's related to MRCD on but more so when reducing sensitivity.
40% K and City modes have longer delays.
However most test pulls are acceptable, nothing like 4 seconds delay yesterday when I was stationary in a concrete parkade. There may have been confusing signal bounce there.
Once outside today the worst is just over a second.
However the alert strength can be deceiving on lower sensitivity until it ramps up another second later.
Here is the videos,



@DC Fluid, thank you for doing those tests! Like people say, "Seeing is believing". Reduced K sensitivity definitely causes a measurable delay in alerting. I am curious as to how long of a delay would be with K sensitivity set to 50% or 60% (main/front setting in Advanced mode)? If you have the time and wish to test that, maybe you can find a trend of let's say X seconds delay for X % sensitivity. That info could establish some sort of baseline for others to decide what sensitivity ultimately to select and feel comfortable with it, if they face MRCD, I/O, Q/T and want to make sure the RD doesn't "skip" a real threat...
 

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I just did multiple tests.
K band narrow, k filters on, TSF on, MRCD off
Almost instantaneous alerts on all three settings city, highway, adv 30-70%.
Can't really tell them apart.
Excellent response time.

Changee to MRCD on, everything else the same.
Highway very fast.
City has at least 1 second display and misses multiple fast trigger pulls if less than 1/2 second.
I need to stay on trigger almost a second to trigger an alert.
Advanced 30-70% tested.
30% is a little bit better that city, 70 is so close to highway it's within 10ths of a second.
Seems to be directly proportional delay to sensitivity with MRCD on.
K wide is worse in every setting having a near 1/2 second delay on highway and slightly longer delay on every thing done on K narrow.
This may simply be scanning delay for the wider bandwidth of the wide settings as it is a little more varied between pulls, like it depends where in a scan cycle you are when pulling the trigger.
 

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I just did multiple tests.
K band narrow, k filters on, TSF on, MRCD off
Almost instantaneous alerts on all three settings city, highway, adv 30-70%.
Can't really tell them apart.
Excellent response time.

Changee to MRCD on, everything else the same.
Highway very fast.
City has at least 1 second display and misses multiple fast trigger pulls if less than 1/2 second.
I need to stay on trigger almost a second to trigger an alert.
Advanced 30-70% tested.
30% is a little bit better that city, 70 is so close to highway it's within 10ths of a second.
Seems to be directly proportional delay to sensitivity with MRCD on.
K wide is worse in every setting having a near 1/2 second delay on highway and slightly longer delay on every thing done on K narrow.
This may simply be scanning delay for the wider bandwidth of the wide settings as it is a little more varied between pulls, like it depends where in a scan cycle you are when pulling the trigger.
Wow! Thank you for testing again!
At least is seems like we have some control over that delay, depending on the % set in Advanced. Not ultimately desirable, but better than having no control over such delay..
 

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With new software version I really don’t notice much improvement
ka still great on distance
k still false the same with BSM
now getting more x falses
dont see much improvement turning. Rear detection down
not much improvement. perhaps that’s why it hasnt been posted to Uniden coporate website
 

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With new software version I really don’t notice much improvement
ka still great on distance
k still false the same with BSM
now getting more x falses
dont see much improvement turning. Rear detection down
not much improvement. perhaps that’s why it hasnt been posted to Uniden coporate website

Hmmm, did not know 129 is still not on the uniden website. Guess RDF readers are the guinea pigs.
 

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In my Country we online have MRCT / MRCD and with 129 detection improved. In general detection is always more than 300mtrs. This great detection only happens with k-band off and kfilter off. But with TSF on, I have no false alerts. With TSF off the false alerts come from Mercedes or a few door sensors.
I’m really happy with only MRCD detection on 129.

The delays you experience could be the time the detector need to search for a second k-frequency and modulation to see if it’s MRCD or K-band. With lower band power this is harder to detect.
 

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It's been out over a month now here and there's still nothing posted on Uniden's website???
I think that's telling. Uniden needs to regroup and get their stuff together.
Since they did release this to RFD site I think they deserve some credit for more interaction than most companies.
An explanation would be appreciated however.
If they wanted a larger Beta testing sample size for feedback I'm okay with that, no better source in the world than on this forum.
But again, a statement of such a strategy would be welcome.
 

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good evening

has anyone else noticed that DARK mode has vanished after the recend change to the 1.29 firmare
 

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good evening

has anyone else noticed that DARK mode has vanished after the recend change to the 1.29 firmare
It’s still there on 1.29. If you’ve double & triple checked and don’t see it, flash the firmware again with recovery mode checked. Also, did you factory reset after updating the first time?
 

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Yes
Did reset don’t see dark mode ?pdd
 

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