Any news on R7 Auto lockouts?

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Not dismissing it. Never seen that ad on Amazon.
It’s not like that now on Amazon.com. Just looked.

Doesnt make that claim on Uniden’s site either, which is where I generally would look

I’ve seen worse 😆.
 

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Just looked on Amazon, one of the two listings still shows it having auto learn,not a bad price either!!
 

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I believe it was discussed before that those Amazon posts are not official Uniden advertising?

Disagree with that spin. Uniden is responsible for their advertising.
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Not dismissing it. Never seen that ad on Amazon.
It’s not like that now on Amazon.com. Just looked.

Doesnt make that claim on Uniden’s site either, which is where I generally would look

I’ve seen worse 😆.

What’s with all the fanboys on this site spinning and making lame excuses?
 
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Here's how I see it. Uniden sold the R7 to customers while also telling them it would get autolearn in the future. IMHO if they want to do right by their customers then they need to release a firmware that implements autolearn well. They never committed to releasing that firmware by a specific date. Personally, I bought an R7 for the features it had when I bought it, not for future promises. If Uniden never releases said firmware, I don't plan on throwing out my R7 as it is still a great detector; however, I'll definitely never trust any claims Uniden makes ever again and I'll be less likely to buy another one of their products.
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Uniden should also contact Amazon to change the wording of that listing at least until the firmware is released.
 

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Disagree with that spin. Uniden is responsible for their advertising.
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What’s with all the fanboys on this site spinning and making lame excuses?
Lol.
I’m a fan of all things CM.
 

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Disagree with that spin. Uniden is responsible for their advertising.
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What’s with all the fanboys on this site spinning and making lame excuses?
Uniden can't be held responsible for other parties posting inaccurate descriptions on eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, Kajiji etc.
Only their own official releases.

As for @Heywood being a Uniden fanboy???o_O You better read his threads the last 3 years and catch up.
I've never seen him favor a Uniden product as a personal choice, and only states the facts if one does poorly or well in his testing. He's a guy seeing and testing more new stuff than all but an elite few on RDF.
I would take a leap and say he's got some bias towards the products doing well in the Edmonton gauntlet, because he would want to run the most effective MRCD, Gatso, Lidar, radar CMs available with the crap he faces.
I can't recall any Uniden making it as his personal daily driver choice.
He will correct me if I'm wrong. :D
If you want to call me a Uniden fan boy, go ahead. R7 is my #1 choice in my area.
But I also have praise and use for others, some of which many here wouldn't give the time of day to.
 

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Thanks @DC Fluid

He’s at beginner level, so I didn’t push the issue. He can’t see too much right now.

Your right.... for what I need, the Uniden’s are strictly for testing and the occasional jaunt. Great detectors. Great price point.... just not what I need in my environment.

There’s lots to like about all the different detectors. Lots to dislike as well. Every single one of them.

Same with manufactures, practices and claims. I could focus on that... but I’d rather not.
 

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I figured out why the 2 weeks for autolockouts is lasting so long. It's actually 2 weeks on Venus!
20210105_111102.jpg


243x14=3402 days total

Conversion to Earth years
3402÷365=9.32 years
 

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I figured out why the 2 weeks for autolockouts is lasting so long. It's actually 2 weeks on Venus!
View attachment 169415

243x14=3402 days total

Conversion to Earth years
3402÷365=9.32 years
Well that might be true for women drivers with CM's but what about men? Do you have any data for Mars?
 

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Uniden can't be held responsible for other parties posting inaccurate descriptions on eBay, Amazon, Craigslist, Kajiji etc.
Only their own official releases.
I don't believe for one minute that anyone BUT Uniden made the descriptions for THEIR Product! I think that is BS!
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As for @Heywood being a Uniden fanboy???o_O

Not dismissing it. Never seen that ad on Amazon.
It’s not like that now on Amazon.com. Just looked.

Doesnt make that claim on Uniden’s site either, which is where I generally would look

I’ve seen worse 😆.

When someone makes excuses like what is written above. Saying not dismissing it, but because I never seen that ad on Amazon Implying that it must not be true then?, then making the excuse implying that if it is not written on the Uniden page it must not be true?

We do not know what was written on Unidens page at the same time frame on Unidens Amazon description.

I think it is entirely appropriate that members ask what the status of the Auto lock outs for as much time that has passed and fanboys should not get bent over it.

Members that make excuses for Corporation and throw other Members under the Bus are Fanboy's in my book!
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For the record I was speaking in general about the multiple fanboys, and do appreciate the knowledge, testing and help from users like Haywood, DC Fluid and others. I have learned a lot on this site.

That being said, if someone is spouting BS, being a Fanboy Flamer, Bullying others etc. Then it is my personal belief that the world would be a better place if more people are vocal and stood up!
 
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I don't believe for one minute that anyone BUT Uniden made the descriptions for THEIR Product! I think that is BS!
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When someone makes excuses like what is written above. Saying not dismissing it, but because I never seen that ad on Amazon Implying that it must not be true then?, then making the excuse implying that if it is not written on the Uniden page it must not be true?

We do not know what was written on Unidens page at the same time frame on Unidens Amazon description.

I think it is entirely appropriate that members ask what the status of the Auto lock outs for as much time that has passed and fanboys should not get bent over it.

Members that make excuses for Corporation and throw other Members under the Bus are Fanboy's in my book!
So when I make up my eBay and Kijiji adds to sell my R7 and Max 3, you will hold Uniden and Escort responsible for the copy/paste and descriptions I make up and type in to make my add?:shifty:

When you purchase an expensive product do you look at more than one source of information or go with the add description and number of stars on an Amazon review?
 

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IIRC, the original post from Uniden on Amazon did have the "AutoLearn" function listed. It wasn't from a 3rd party seller.

In any case, I'd rather they get the K band falsing under control. I'm not sure if the latest FW is worse or the new model year vehicles just have more obnoxious BSMs but 24.160-25.168 range falses from Chrysler are crazy on the rear horn.

Please Uniden, just give us the option to lower K band sensitivity only on the rear horn. PLEASE. If you give me a way to do that or just drastically increase rear horn filtering for K band, I'll lock things out manually until get a repetitive motion injury. Which, come to think of it, is a likely scenario while I'm contorting myself and swearing at the placement of the lockout button while hitting the user mark over and over again.
 

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I think you are now twisting things up. You know I was referring to the Amazon add with that was originally posted by O beer.

Sometimes I spend days researching items :) I have been following the R7 , and Auto Lockouts from the beginning and recently purchased one, as I mentioned on page 2.
 

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IIRC, the original post from Uniden on Amazon did have the "AutoLearn" function listed. It wasn't from a 3rd party seller.

In any case, I'd rather they get the K band falsing under control. I'm not sure if the latest FW is worse or the new model year vehicles just have more obnoxious BSMs but 24.160-25.168 range falses from Chrysler are crazy on the rear horn.

Please Uniden, just give us the option to only lower K band sensitivity on the rear horn. PLEASE. If you give me a way to do that or just drastically increase rear horn filtering for K band, I'll lock things out manually until get a repetitive motion injury. Which, come to think of it, is a likely scenario while I'm contorting myself and swearing at the placement of the lockout button while hitting the user mark over and over again.
There's more 24.160-24.168 K band especially Chrysler products spewing now.
I found better BSM filtering on many models that previously were my Nemesis, but then the next batch gets hatched.
 

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I suspect there is more going on behind the scenes that Tom is not able to talk about, otherwise I think he would have given us an update by now.
 

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I think you are now twisting things up. You know I was referring to the Amazon add with that was originally posted by O beer.

Sometimes I spend days researching items :) I have been following the R7 , and Auto Lockouts from the beginning and recently purchased one, as I mentioned on page 2.
Nope, I didn't realize we were going way back to the original sheetstorm from the first Amazon add with the autolockout information error.
Has there been a continuation of that practice?
I was under the impression it was corrected and not resumed.

If Uniden continued to post that false claim, like Escort continues to do with many of their products features, then outrageous indignation is justified.
I suspect there is more going on behind the scenes that Tom is not able to talk about, otherwise I think he would have given us an update by now.
Agreed. So far this is the best source of insider info, still unofficial but good to get.
 

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I was referring to the Amazon link that I posted. (it was originally posted by OBeer, which was copied and pasted by me, then posted in this thread by me)

At some point in time? The Amazon description was changed to what is listed today on Amazon.

Peace
 

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I suspect there is more going on behind the scenes that Tom is not able to talk about, otherwise I think he would have given us an update by now.
Your probably right.

Theres’s probably multiple people beta testing it right now. None can speak about it as they are, most likely, under an NDA.

Even so.... Tom is a distributor for Uniden in the US. He owns BDR (Best Radar Detectors). He doesn’t get to make the call on what information gets released. That comes from Uniden’s Project Manager.

Toms a great guy. Great customer service. Has a ton of influence with Uniden as he moves a lot of units for them..... still.... he’s not the head man on the totem pole.

In my defence of the Uniden claims on Amazon.com..... there’s a good reason I never see it.
I’m in Canada and forced to use Amazon.ça for most things. Lol.
 

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I was referring to Tom's coming soon Auto Lockouts thread, which has been locked and no further information has been released for 4 months that I am aware of.

Right that's what I was saying.

Agreed, I purchased my R1 from Tom and no complaints. I appreciate his involvement on this forum. Unfortunately there is not a Uniden Rep that participates on this Forum, Tom atm communicates with us (or did) on the Uniden updates as in the referenced thread.

I get it.

Peace
 

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