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Reviews Categories | Receivers: General Coverage | AOR AR-DV1 Help

Reviews Summary for AOR AR-DV1
AOR AR-DV1 Reviews: 7 Average rating: 2.6/5 MSRP: $1295
It’s the FIRST multi-mode digital voice receiver to receive and decode virtually ALL popular digital modes including: MOTOTRBO(tm), DMR, dPMR(tm), APCO P25 Phase I, NXDN(tm), Icom D-Star(tm), Digital CR, Yaesu, Kenwood®, and Alinco EJ-47U as well as conventional analog signals
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KC9EVT Rating: 2/5 Nov 24, 2017 08:57 Send this review to a friend
A lot of money for a poor receiver  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
Very low sensitivity. The attenuator cannot be excluded.
The light remains ON even if the signal does not change.
The comparison with the previous AOR8600 is embarassing.
The decoding of the digital signals is acceptable
IZ1CCF Rating: 2/5 Oct 15, 2017 09:56 Send this review to a friend
I'm sorry to have bought it  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
Too expensive for what is worth
poor diplay, poor audio
needs 88-108 notch filters
not easy to use without programming software
absence of many modes :drm, fm rds, dab, ecc.
I do not recommend to anyone
SQ5TSS Rating: 1/5 Sep 26, 2017 08:16 Send this review to a friend
poor  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
The AOR AR-DV1 is not worth the money
G7HJX Rating: 5/5 Nov 27, 2016 08:18 Send this review to a friend
Expensive but worth it  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Running the latest firmware 1610B, very sensitive and selective receiver both in analogue and digital modes. Scan is slower in digital modes however I suppose this is to be expected because of the additional processing required. So far succesfully decoded DStar, DMR, dPMR, and C4FM. Still looking for other modes to try especially now it supports TETRA. Fairly easy to use without programming software but ARC DV1 PRO makes it very quick and easy to use, copying and pasting from on-line frequency lists. Don't regret buying for a second. Plenty of scope for more enhancements AOR, what about DRM, DAB and DAB+ for a start.
RS179972 Rating: 2/5 Jul 20, 2016 09:38 Send this review to a friend
Poor value at the moment  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I had had high hopes for the DV1 after all the hype! but what a let down.perhaps some of the deficiencies will be sorted with future updates. its not even good as a standard scanner let alone regards scanning its all or nothing! the only way round it is to lock out those channels you dont want to listen to, you cant do a select scan as with most other scanners.and as for digital channels it scans painfully slowly, about 2 channels a second i would say ,if quality is not great either,wobbly knobs and vfo shake as for the display its awful. the guide is quite vague in places it worth the high price, definately not!! i would say its worth about half the price asked. save your money and wait for Uniden or someone else to have a better go.
AF4KK Rating: 5/5 May 9, 2016 18:01 Send this review to a friend
Absolutely amazing!  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
It's quite sensitive and very selective! The wide range of options is impressive and that DSP rivals that of my Kenwood 480SAT (for noise reduction). It decodes the digital with ease and the software updates make it better and better - and more stable also! Yes, it's a bit pricey but well worth every penny!!
OD5ZZ Rating: 1/5 Apr 16, 2016 21:40 Send this review to a friend
Not worth the money  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
The AOR AR-DV1 is not worth the money , I gave it 3 because it is simple to use receiver yet it is not any different from any other receiver , the only plus it have a sensitive RX anything else is normal , I was surprised the narrow FM sound is very low, and when scanning frequencies all of a sudden the scanning is halted so you can not make a scan of the stored frequencies for no more then 10 mins before it is halted and you need to start again.
I do not have many digital modes in my area to review that part ,
All in all it is not worth the money unless AOR comes with big updates on there firmware page and solve those issues I do not recommend to anyone , the last firmware I have is 1601B released 28 Jan , 2016.

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