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Uniden DFR9 & Uniden DFR8 – First Look by VeilGuy

Uniden DFR9 & Uniden DFR8 Radar Detectors

FIRST LOOK: Uniden DFR9 & Uniden DFR8

Uniden easily puts two more home runs on the board

Published: 07-01-18, Veil Guy

Unless you have been living on Mars and haven’t had an Internet connection back to Earth you already know the Uniden has taken the radar detector industry by storm last year with the release of their top of the line models, the Uniden R3 and Uniden R1.  Both of these radar detectors have shaken up the industry in a big way and Uniden, all by themselves, have redefined what we all thought was achievable in radar detection performance and filtering.

Escort Max 360c FIRST LOOK

Escort Max 360c Escort Live! Alert via WIFI

Escort Max 360c First Drive & Initial Impressions

The Max 360c looks strong out of the gate

Published: 11/02/17: Veil Guy

Escort Max 360c Escort Live! Ka Alert via WIFI Connection

Escort Max 360c Introduction

It’s been only a couple of short days since I first wrote about Escort Max 360c radar detector, the first ever to incorporate WIFI.  But since that time, I have been able to accumulate some time behind the wheel with the new Max 360, enough so that I feel comfortable in sharing some of my early impressions, which have generally been quite favorable.

Escort Max 360c Review Preview: First Radar Detector with WIFI

Escort Max 360c Radar Detector Review Preview

Escort Max 360c Review Preview: First Radar Detector with WIFI

Escort comes up with the first cloud connected radar detector.

Published: 10/31/17: Veil Guy
Updated: 11/05/17

Escort Max 360c Radar Detector Review Preview

Introduction (the C means connected)

Escort is showing to have a habit of doing things, in time, that they say they are not going to do.

A recent example of that was the release of the new stealth radar detector the Escort Redline EX, a replacement to their outgoing Escort Redline. In the case of the EX, Escort maintained that producing an M3-based radar detector with the capabilities of GPS (like the Escort Max series of detectors) was not feasible and would be too large to be practical. Fast forward a couple of years and the engineering team did just that. The sheer size champ goes to the dual antenna Escort Max 360 radar detector, but up until now, it was the Escort Redline EX that took the weight crown.

Escort ZR5 Laser Jammer Review/Preview

Escort ZR5 Controller

Escort ShifterMax Sensors

Escort ZR5 & ShifterMax Review Preview

Escort takes on VPR police lasers with their new shifter system

Published: 10/16/17, Veil Guy

Introduction to the Escort ZR5 & Escort ShifterMax Add-on Pack

For a number of years, the preferred laser jammer of many enthusiasts has been the ALP system, which has been regarded as the most effective against the Dragon Eye Variable Pulse Rate (VPR) lasers, being able to thwart the most versions of the DE guns. While their circulation is quite limited relative to the more established lidar gun manufacturers, such as Kustom, LTI, Stalker, the potential benefits of this advanced capability has put the ALP on top for many.

Escort Redline EX Review/Preview: The king is dead, long live the king!

Escort Redline EX

Escort Redline EX Review/Preview

The Escort Redline finally gets a significant makeover

Written: 01-22-2017 by Veil Guy
Updated: 7-22-2017

Escort Redline EX Prototypes (formerly Redline 2)

Fans of the Escort Redline have a new treat, the new Escort Redline EX (formerly called the Escort Redline 2)

For the last several years, the Escort brand has seen some pretty significant changes at the helm at the hands of its new owner.  As can be the case, things at times may seem “chaotic” or in flux, but eventually from “chaos” can come order.  With Escort–at least from an engineering stand-point–it appears that the brand remains under good stewardship with a continued focus on product innovation, even if those changes are not coming as forthright as some of us would prefer.

Radenso SP Review: Radenso’s New Entry-level Radar Detector

Radenso SP

Radenso SP Review/Preview

Radenso SP Review/Preview
Radenso’s new entry-level radar detector offers great value for the money

Radenso, the innovative new radar detector manufacturer, has recently released their new Radenso SP.

The Radenso SP, is essentially a Radenso XP without built-in GPS capabilities.  The SP retails for $249, which is $150 less than the GPS enabled XP, which retails for $399.

Even though the SP is now their entry level radar detector, it by no means offers entry-level performance.

Like the GPS-enabled Radenso XP, expect the SP to offer best-in-class K-band blind-spot-monitor filtering as well as traffic sensor rejection, Ka band segmentation, K narrow, frequency display and POP mode.

Escort Max Ci 360 Review/Preview: Remote Radar Detectors Deliver Serious Capabilities

Escort Max Ci 360 Radar Detector

Escort Max Ci 360 & Max Ci Review/Preview: Custom Installed Radar Detectors

The Escort Passport 9500ci grows up and in a big way

Published: 01-03-2017 by Veil Guy

Escort Max Ci 360 Custom Installed Radar Detector Review/Preview

Say hello to Escort’s new top dogs.

After literally years of asking by the radar detector enthusiast community, Escort is finally updating the Escort Passport 9500ci remote installed radar detector platform with what will be their new halo products called the Escort Max Ci 360 and Escort Max Ci. You know the old adage, a rolling stone gathers no moss and that expression is most apt for Escort Radar and its parent company Cedar Electronics.

Escort iX Review/Preview: Escort releases a worthy successor to the Passport 9500ix

Escort iX Radar Detector

Escort iX Review/Preview

Meet the new boss, not the same as the old boss
By Veil Guy — Updated: August 6th, 2016

Escort iX Review/Preview

UPDATE: Read the in-depth Escort iX review.

Escort introduces the new Escort iX

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s been eight years since the Passport 9500ix first announced, but looking back at one of my earlier posts, it is indeed nearly eight years to the day.  Man, does time fly!

EXCLUSIVE: Escort Max 360 Radar Detector First Look

Published: October 17, 2015

EXCLUSIVE: Escort Max 360 Radar Detector First Look

We had a special guest from Escort recently visit us to give our subscribers a first hand account of the revolutionary, fully directional, dual-antenna, GPS-enabled Escort Max 360 radar detector.

After this introduction, we set out to find a complex operating speed trap to see if the new Escort Max 360 had the chops to deal with it and, I’m pleased to say, we weren’t disappointed.

EXCLUSIVE: Beltronics GT-7 Radar Detector First Look

Published: October 16, 2015

EXCLUSIVE First Look: Beltronics GT-7 Radar Detector

We had a special guest yesterday from Beltronics visit us to give us a first hand account to our subscribers of the new top-of-the-line GPS-enabled Beltronics GT-7 radar detector.

Read more about the Beltronics GT-7 radar detector.

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