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'''Sentinel''' is a software package published by [[Uniden]] for controlling their [[HomePatrol-1]] & [[HomePatrol-2]] and [[BCD436HP]] & [[BCD536HP]] lines of scanners, it's freeware, allowing all users to download and try, even before purchase of the scanners. Both version give the user the ability to Update Firmware, Update the Radio Reference Data Base (RRDB), build, create, edit and maintain Favorite List, Systems, Groups, Channels, Frequencies and various other attributes including Services Type to Monitor via the software package for PC (and not MAC) and requiring a free USB port with the included USB A - USB Mini B connection cable and/or a mini-SD card reader.
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=Sentinel=
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Software package published by [[Uniden]], for their [[HomePatrol-1]], [[HomePatrol-2]], [[BCD436HP]], [[BCD536HP]], [[SDS100]] and [[SDS200]] scanners; freeware that allowing all users to download and try, before purchase of the scanners. Both version give the user the ability to Update Firmware, Update the Radio Reference Data Base (RRDB), build, create, edit and maintain Favorite List, Systems, Departments, analog & digital channels (Talkgroups), frequencies and various other attributes including Services Type to Monitor all via the software package for Windows based PC's and not MAC (See Below) and requiring a free PC USB port a USB A - USB Mini B connection cable and/or a MicroSD card reader and/or adapter for standard sized SD cards. Follow Uniden recommendation on install.
  
* There are 2 versions,
 
**1. HomePatrol-1 & HomePatrol-2 with an {{color|orange|Bearcat Orange Icon}}. [http://info.uniden.com/twiki/bin/view/HomePatrol/HomePatrolSentinel{{color|orange|Sentinel for HomePatrol-1 and 2}} ]
 
**2. BCD436HP & BCD536HP with a {{color|green|Green Icon}}. [http://info.uniden.com/UnidenMan4/BCD436HP{{color|green|Sentinel for BCDx36HP}}]
 
  
[[Sentinel User's Guide]]
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==Current Versions==
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* See the [http://info.uniden.com/twiki/bin/view/UnidenMan4/BCDx36HPSentinel Sentinel Versions and Releases] article on the Uniden TWiki
  
;Sentinel-related articles
 
*[[Importing and Exporting Sentinel .hpe Files]]
 
*[[Sentinel User's Guide]]
 
*[[Sentinel .hpe Files Library]]
 
*[[Editing Conventional Favorites List in Sentinel]]
 
*[[Adding a Rebanded System Manually via Sentinel]]
 
*[[Writing Your Own Service Searches Using Sentinel]]
 
  
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==Sentinel Pages==
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* [[Sentinel for the Home Patrolx]]
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* [[Sentinel for the BCD436HP/BCD536HP/SDS100/SDS200]]
  
;Uniden BCD536HP Related
 
  
[http://info.uniden.com/twiki/bin/view/UnidenMan4/BCD536HPWiFiTest RH-536HP_mkII] was  also published by Uniden for the BCD536HP and can be used over Wi-Fi, '''Note:''' ''it never is/was intended as finished product (for consumer user) but can allow some remote control-ability through local Wi-fi, Serial Connection or USB port.'' or click [http://info.uniden.com/twiki/pub/UnidenMan4/BCD536HPWiFiTest/RH-536HP_mkII.exe or  here] for direct download to begin.
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==Options for running Sentinel on an Apple Mac running macOS==
 
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Covers options like running Windows natively, using a Virtual Machine (full-featured Windows inside macOS), or simply running Sentinel inside macOS using a lightweight Windows runtime environment.
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*[http://sittingtime.com/how-to-update-a-uniden-bdc436-scanner-using-a-mac/ Sittingtime.com w/ a Mac]
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*[http://www.scannermaster.com/Mac_Users_of_Police_Scanner_Radios_s/575.htm ScannerMaster w/ a Mac]
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* [[Running Sentinel under CrossOver]]
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==Sentinel Searches==
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* [https://tinyurl.com/eua322vh Microsoft Bing search on Sentinel for the x36 Scanners]
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* [https://tinyurl.com/5yh8wh6z Microsoft Bing search on Sentinel for the SDS Scanners]
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* [https://forums.radioreference.com/forums/uniden-tech-support.248/?prefix_id=266 Sentinel search on RadioReference]
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* [https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=sentinel+software+uniden Uniden Sentinel Software YouTube query]
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* [https://www.zipscanners.com/resources/how-to-program-a-uniden-police-scanner/#.WZCRU1WGP0M| Zipscanners]
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[[Category:Software for Uniden Scanners]]
 
[[Category:Uniden Sentinel]]
 
[[Category:Uniden Sentinel]]
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[[Category:Uniden Scanner Features]]

Latest revision as of 16:51, 28 March 2022

Sentinel

Software package published by Uniden, for their HomePatrol-1, HomePatrol-2, BCD436HP, BCD536HP, SDS100 and SDS200 scanners; freeware that allowing all users to download and try, before purchase of the scanners. Both version give the user the ability to Update Firmware, Update the Radio Reference Data Base (RRDB), build, create, edit and maintain Favorite List, Systems, Departments, analog & digital channels (Talkgroups), frequencies and various other attributes including Services Type to Monitor all via the software package for Windows based PC's and not MAC (See Below) and requiring a free PC USB port a USB A - USB Mini B connection cable and/or a MicroSD card reader and/or adapter for standard sized SD cards. Follow Uniden recommendation on install.


Current Versions


Sentinel Pages


Options for running Sentinel on an Apple Mac running macOS

Covers options like running Windows natively, using a Virtual Machine (full-featured Windows inside macOS), or simply running Sentinel inside macOS using a lightweight Windows runtime environment.


Sentinel Searches