Howto properly level / mount WS RD?

maxka

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Any tips?
 

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I used my Clinometer app on my phone to assist with leveling my detectors. Eyeballing it from outside the car gets you pretty close too.
 

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Just remember....make sure your vehicle is on level ground to properly use the clinometer !
 

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Yup. Used the Compass/Level app on my iPhone to check if it's level.

Also checked from the outside to check if it was pointed straight ahead. (Mounted with a BlendMount/hardwire)


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Make sure the surface of the RD you are leveling is also straight. The bottom of the Uniden R1/R3 tapers from display to face: have to use the top to level.


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Eye ball it. 30 years as a tradesman I have a good eye for level. Remember any change in ride height due to number of people or load will take you out of plumb and level. Change of mount angle from putting the RD up and removing it will change the level. Don't over think it, it isn't rocket science.
 

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Close one eye, stick out the thumb and give it a go. Windshield radar detectors aren't going to be thrown off by the microscopic leveling differences. Just make sure the angle/cant is golden and youre set.

More power if you want it absolutly perfect, just not required.

Our hardcore testers are the ones who should be, and are anal enough, to get fair testing of detecors.
 

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