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Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner

Model:

HomePatrol-1

 | Catalog #: 20-574
Price:
$499.99
$499.99
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Product Summary

Mobile, base or handheld.

Uniden's HomePatrol-1 lets you quickly hear the communications systems used by public safety, aircraft, military, weather spotters, and more. Simply enter your zip code and HomePatrol-1 does the rest. Whether it's across town or across the street, HomePatrol-1 keeps you informed.

  • TrunkTracker IV (Motorola APCO 25 Digital, Motorola, EDACS, LTR)
  • S.A.M.E. emergency/weather alert
  • Covers U.S. and Canada
  • Quick record and playback; instant replay
  • 3.5" daylight viewable display

You'll also need

  • CD ROM for setup & software
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What's in the box

  • HomePatrol-1
  • Antenna
  • 4 "AA" Ni-MH batteries
  • AC adapter
  • USB cable
  • Desktop cradle
  • DC adapter
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Setup CD
  • 2GB MicroSD card
 

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Manufacturer Warranty

  • Parts: 12 month
  • Labor: 12 month
Tech Specs

Customer Reviews

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Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner
 
3.9

(based on 70 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (28)
  • Clear signal (25)
  • Good audio (21)
  • Lightweight (19)
  • Rugged (12)

Cons

  • Hard to use (3)

Best Uses

  • Emergencies (13)
  • Families (10)
  • Camping (4)
  • Boating / sailing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (21), Professional (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (25)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Please read

By Bass fishin

from Tulsa

About Me Professional

Pros

  • Better Than Any Other
  • Easy to Install

Cons

  • Nedds Software Update For
  • Needs Free Update

Best Uses

  • Casual

Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

It is not perfect but I have had had many scanners and unless you want to spend hours trying to listen/program what you want this is the scanner for you.

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Home Patrol

By PAul

from Willard, Ohio

About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

Pros

  • Loud Sound

Cons

  • Antenna Is Bad
  • Limited Data Base

Best Uses

  • Outside

Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

Just purchased the home patrol and immediately found flaws in the scanner. You can program a frequency manually but you can not add that to you list. The frequencies in the data base they have listed is no where near what I have in my area and I live in a small town in Ohio. they have 2 and there are about 15 in my area.. They don't have local business freqs you can listen to just a general range. For the price you are better off to get a programmable scanner even though they take time to learn how to operate they give you more flexibility in the long run

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Don't recommend

By Skip

from Virginia Beach, Va

About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to Install
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

      Previously picked up Norfolk Va police, but have been unable to for the last 3 months. Have NEVER picked up tax from Virginia Beach Va despite running updates every other day. The premise of putting in the zip code is a farce. I can get Chesapeake Va and Portsmouth Va loud and clear using 234XX or 235XX. Very unhappy with my purchase. I now have to use the Police Scanner App on my iPad. Wasted my money. Virtually Impossible to contact Uniden by phone or email.

      (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Not good

      By Rescue1332

      from Alabama

      About Me Professional

      Pros

      • Safe

      Cons

      • Difficult to Install
      • Hard to Use

      Best Uses

      • Small Jobs

      Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

      ok I just bought a home patrol scanner for 499.00 and get it home and find out I have to buy a code to unlock it I don't think so I takeing it back for a refund and I am done with uniden for good

      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      I can not pick up Norfolk, VA police.

      By Jim

      from Norfolk, VA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Hard to Use

        Best Uses

          Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

          Does not pick up much around here.

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Verry happy with this scanner.

          By Quilter

          from West Virginia

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Well Designed

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

              Easy to program; great sound; perfect size

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              best scanner yet.

              By dennis

              from waco,tx

              About Me Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Install
              • Easy to Use
              • Fun To Use
              • Safe
              • Well Designed

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Inside
              • Scanning

              Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

              fun scanning.working good.

              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Very Pleased

              By The Moore's

              from Dillsboro, IN

              About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Install
              • Easy to Use
              • Well Designed

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Inside
                • Outside

                Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

                My husband who has no tech knowledge was able to open the box and set this up with no problem. We live in a valley and the reception is great.

                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                not happy

                By Dee

                from Cleveland , Tn

                About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to Install
                  • Hard to Use
                  • Not Doing What They Said
                  • Poor Design

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

                    I bought this scanner the end of Nov. I have had it back to Radio Shack 4 times. to get them to help me. when we bought it , it sounded great but yet has done what we was told. I took it back Dec. 5th. not long after it was bought. we was told it would pick up our city and county, its digital gave over 450 dollars. not happy at all, took it back for the 4th time last night, they say they done this and that try again. its still not picking up city.

                    (13 of 14 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    very poor reception and sound

                    By trooper

                    from Port Huron, MI, USA

                    Comments about Uniden® HomePatrol-1 Scanner:

                    Very poor reception of signals. Many times will show carrier on screen for several minutes but have no audio. Will have no city transmissions for as long as 6 hours at a time. We all wish our community was that safe! Took it on patrol with me and it missed numerous calls that came over city radio. Sound is very poor quality, hard to understand many times. Had it back to R.S. several times and also back to Texas with no improvement. Right now to me it is a piece of junk. Will never purchase Uniden products again.

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