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'''Sentinel''' is a software package published by [[Uniden]], for programming 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 [http://www.scannermaster.com/Mac_Users_of_Police_Scanner_Radios_s/575.htm click here ]for ideas) 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,
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==Current Versions==
#[http://info.uniden.com/twiki/bin/view/HomePatrol/HomePatrolSentinel{{color|orange|Sentinel for HomePatrol 1 & 2}} ]  with a Bearcat Orange Shield Icon.
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* See the [http://info.uniden.com/twiki/bin/view/UnidenMan4/BCDx36HPSentinel Sentinel Versions and Releases] article on the Uniden TWiki
##[http://new.marksscanners.com/HP/HP.shtml Easier to Read HP-1/HP2/Sentinel Manual]
 
#[http://info.uniden.com/UnidenMan4/BCD436HP{{color|green|Sentinel for BCDx36HP}}]  with a Green Shield Icon.
 
##[http://new.marksscanners.com/536/X36%20HP%20Sentinel.shtml Easier to Read x36 Sentinel Guide]
 
  
  
;Sentinel-related articles
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==Sentinel Pages==
*[[Sentinel User's Guide]]
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* [[Sentinel for the Home Patrolx]]
*[[Updating the Master Database in Sentinel]]
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* [[Sentinel for the BCD436HP/BCD536HP/SDS100/SDS200]]
*[[Importing and Exporting Sentinel .hpe Files]]
 
*[[Sentinel .hpe Files Library]]
 
*[[Editing Conventional Favorites List in Sentinel]]
 
*[[Adding a Rebanded System Manually via Sentinel]]
 
*[[Writing Your Own Service Searches Using Sentinel]]
 
*[[Uniden BCDx36HP Quick Keys and Number Tags]]
 
  
  
;Uniden BCD536HP Related
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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]]
  
[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 use) but can allow limited 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 here] for direct download to begin.  Audio is via a direct cable  or Wi-Fi Audio has to use a third party application like VLC or Proscan to directly address scanner via rtsp://192.168.1.174/au:scanner.au use your local scanners address to receive ("192.168.1.174" is what will need to be changed) 'rtsp:// /au:scanner.au' will remain the same.
 
  
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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]
  
  
[[Category:RR Glossary]]
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[[Category:Scanners Glossary]]
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[[Category:Software for Uniden Scanners]]
[[Category:Software Glossary]]
 
 
[[Category:Uniden Sentinel]]
 
[[Category:Uniden Sentinel]]
[[Category:Location Based Scanning]]
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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