Uniden R3 Radar Detector with GPS

Original price was: $999.00.Current price is: $899.00.

The next generation of the Uniden radar detectors.

In stock



The Uniden R3 quickly gained the attention of radar detector test enthusiasts all over the USA, and now it has made a dent in New Zealand, marketed as the Uniden R3nz.

Uniden has produced radar detectors for years, but nothing like this.  It’s been a long time since Uniden made this much of an impact!

  • Experience the unsurpassed range of Uniden’s R3nz radar detector
  • With the convenient GPS database preloaded, you’ll be reminded about red light cameras (turned OFF by default at NZ Radars), and speed cameras, and you can “block” false radar alerts
  • Quiet Ride – speed aware auto-mute
  • Colour OLED display
  • Two window brackets are included in the box!
  • 12v power supply cable with cigarette lighter socket adaptor included


Receiver Type

  • Radar – Double conversion antenna
  • Laser – Pulsed laser signal receiver


  • X – disabled for NZ
  • K – 24.150 GHz ±100MHz
  • Ka – 33.400 – 36.000 GHz
  • Laser – 800nm-1100nm

Antenna type

  • Radar – Linear polarized E-vector vertical
  • Laser – Front/Back – Convex condenser lens / Concave condenser lens


  • Dimensions – 110mm D x 69mm W x 29.30mm H
  • Weight – 140g

R3 Software and database updates

Uniden R3 New Zealand firmware and speed camera updates

Uniden’s New Zealand distributor (BluLink) has made the various updates available as of November 2018.

If your detector is working fine, there often isn’t any need to run an update.

Note that the firmware and GPS database updates are NOT the same thing.

Get the latest Uniden R3nz firmware and GPS database updates here.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Uniden R3 Radar Detector with GPS”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

  • What radar frequency do cops use in NZ?

    Ka radar, used in police patrol cars, operates on 34.7Ghz.  If you can isolate this frequency and switch off everything else, you’ll virtually eliminate any chance of false alerts.

    K band used in camera vans operates on 24.1 Ghz from a low-power radar transmitter.  This means that camera vans are very hard to detect reliably.

    The difference between K and Ka band is quite simple – read more about police radar frequencies in NZ here.


  • Are Radar Detectors Illegal in New Zealand?

    There has long been talk of banning radar detectors, however this rumour has been circulating for nearly 20 years and there’s no evidence to suggest any New Zealand government will actually take action on the matter.

    Radar detectors are NOT illegal in New Zealand.

    There are a number of reasons why radar detectoes aren’t illegal here, as discussed here – read more.

  • Do NZ Police user radar or laser?

    The answer is BOTH. New Zealand Police use both radar and laser to detect speeding vehicles.

    Radar is a more common though being installed in police patrol cars, motorbikes, and fixed and mobile speed cameras.

    Laser is more accurate, but it can only be used by officers who are trained in its use and is used from a stationary, parked vehicle.

    Read more about the differences between police radar and laser here…