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    Uniden R7 in Rotorua: Fears of Ka band screen burn in

    So after moving to Rotorua 6 months ago, I'm starting to worry that I will have a Ka band alert permanently burned in on the screen of R7. Dark mode will not help you in this town - the almost constant Ka-band detections will constantly light the screen up regardless. The only thing to do is to...
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    R7 - Old Tauranga Road

    I haven't really had much chance to try my new R7 (thanks @bslaws !) on the open road yet (working too much) but I got the chance to spend a weekend in Tauranga the other week, and SH2 between Auckland and Tauranga is usually good for a few test encounters... Unfortunately I was out of luck on...
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    Hi from Auckland, New Zealand!

    Well I'm a bit naughty as I've made quite a few posts before posting an introduction here, but my guilt has gotten the better of me.. lol. Well my first introduction radar detectors was in about 2009 when I bought a Beltronics STi XR (a NZ/Aus version of an STi I think) for my rather modified...
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    I'm getting an R3! (Thanks @chakeubeam!)

    (post slightly updated) So after much consideration, I've decided to get a Uniden R3. I'm getting a manufacturer refurbished unit from the US (good reviews, so it sounds like a good option), which saves me US$100 straight up, and I'm being VERY kindly helped by @chakeubeam to get it over here...
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    DIY Uniden hardwire cable (now completed - with photos)

    I was just wondering if there is anything wrong with using a normal phone RJ11 cable (in black of course, so it doesn't look dumb) as a hard-wire cable for a radar detector (uniden R3 in this case). I would obviously make sure to wire it up so the pinout is correct (I'm an electrical service...
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    Hi from a new member, and considering some RD options...

    Hi! I've just joined up courtesy of one of your awesome members who posted the link to the "NZCTG Ka 34.7 testing, Auckland NZ" thread to a Facebook group. I was really impressed, well done all who participated with that. I've been considering getting a radar detector for a while, but I have a...
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