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Has anyone installed a blend mount radar detector mount on there TH yet? I have a Valentine One and I want to install a blend mount for it when my new TH arrives.
 

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Has anyone installed a blend mount radar detector mount on there TH yet? I have a Valentine One and I want to install a blend mount for it when my new TH arrives.
i really need to comb these forums more often. yes, installed the blend mount and it worked great. I also hard wired my Uniden R3 into the rear view which wasn't too hard and I think it looks great (there's also a hard wired BlackVue DS900 2 chan dash cam too). HTH!
 

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How did you get the black plastic cover off to get to wires? Also, do you remember what ports you connected the hardware radar detector to?
 

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That looks super clean! I'm seriously considering the Valentine1 - but afraid that if I do get pulled over it guarantees a ticket and might encourage one to pop me even at only 10 over if they happen to see it.
 

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That looks super clean! I'm seriously considering the Valentine1 - but afraid that if I do get pulled over it guarantees a ticket and might encourage one to pop me even at only 10 over if they happen to see it.
Check your state to see if its radar friendly... most states are I think.
 

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Blendmount V1 and mirror tap. Took 15 min to install all of it. Very simple.
Do you think the Valentine One is effective? I’ve got one that I haven’t used in ages, like probably 6 years or so, but I pulled it out of the junk drawer to use for a road trip this past week. What a POS it is, the thing never stopped chirping...ever. It ended up in the glove box in less than 20 minutes time. I’ll never use it again.
 

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I really struggled when buying my detector this year. I love the options with the V1 as I really wanted a remote install with the face plate somewhere more inconspicuous. But everything I read is that the V1 hasn't kept up with the market - unless you run the phone app to augment the functions and fine tune it. After a bunch of research and debate, I ended up with the Uniden R3 and a Blendmount. Very happy with it, just wish I could do a more hidden install, it's SUPER slick when guys have the V1 display mounted inside the rear view mirror.
 

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I really struggled when buying my detector this year. I love the options with the V1 as I really wanted a remote install with the face plate somewhere more inconspicuous. But everything I read is that the V1 hasn't kept up with the market - unless you run the phone app to augment the functions and fine tune it. After a bunch of research and debate, I ended up with the Uniden R3 and a Blendmount. Very happy with it, just wish I could do a more hidden install, it's SUPER slick when guys have the V1 display mounted inside the rear view mirror.
It’s even slicker without it though since it’s totally useless, unless you enjoy the constant chirping that is. It’s so bad I don’t get how they’re still in business.
 

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I got a new ESCORT MAX 360c and so far really happy with it. It has Bluetooth and WiFi and an escort app for my iPhone. The app allows configuration from the iPhone as well as updated speed trap, red light cameras locations
It connects to my my home WiFi for updates, mounts to holder magnetically, does not go off as much as my 9500iX and so far has detected every cop.
 

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The 360c does look like a nice unit.

As for the Uniden, I was somewhat reluctant to even get a detector, I wasn't sure it would really help - BUT it has saved my bacon a minimum of 4 times now. It's just too easy to be going fast in the TH and not even realize.
 

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If I bought another one it would definitely be an Escort. I used to have a Passport years ago, and that was very reliable while also blocking out most of the junk. When it went off you knew you had to slow down. The Valentine 1 is nothing more than a noise maker. It doesn’t even allow you to speed since it never shuts up.
 

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Blendmount V1 and mirror tap. Took 15 min to install all of it. Very simple.
Do you think the Valentine One is effective? I’ve got one that I haven’t used in ages, like probably 6 years or so, but I pulled it out of the junk drawer to use for a road trip this past week. What a POS it is, the thing never stopped chirping...ever. It ended up in the glove box in less than 20 minutes time. I’ll never use it again.
you can get them updated now from V1 to knock off all the noise and over indicating of K band. I just have mine in line of shight when driving no volume at all. I just watch for the KA light. The thing has never failed me in 6 years its on point. I can sniff out a cop as far as 3 miles out if its straight.
 

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you can get them updated now from V1 to knock off all the noise and over indicating of K band. I just have mine in line of shight when driving no volume at all. I just watch for the KA light. The thing has never failed me in 6 years its on point. I can sniff out a cop as far as 3 miles out if its straight.
They can update my old unit? Do I send it back to them for this?
 

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If I remember correctly, they want like around $250 to update it. At this point, you are better off buying a new one. I bought the 360 and it works really well.

http://www.valentine1.com/upgrades/


Look on youtube and you can bypass the X band on your detector which is what I did and use it on my Hummer. I am replacing the Hummer with the TH so I might be inclined to buy a newer detector lol
 

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you can get them updated now from V1 to knock off all the noise and over indicating of K band. I just have mine in line of shight when driving no volume at all. I just watch for the KA light. The thing has never failed me in 6 years its on point. I can sniff out a cop as far as 3 miles out if its straight.
Yea i dont care about updating mine it works fine all i usually do is watch for the KA i just put like a dark piece of tape over the face so nobody can piggyback off you if its in line of sight. Like i said volume off its easy never ever had a problem with it.
They can update my old unit? Do I send it back to them for this?
If I remember correctly, they want like around $250 to update it. At this point, you are better off buying a new one. I bought the 360 and it works really well.

http://www.valentine1.com/upgrades/


Look on youtube and you can bypass the X band on your detector which is what I did and use it on my Hummer. I am replacing the Hummer with the TH so I might be inclined to buy a newer detector lol
x bandi have seen like 2 or three times max. Lazer 1 time. K is the biggest since thats whats tied to almost everything. Ka at least here in cali is the big one.
 
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