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    Thread: Navigation firmware update for RNS-510

    1. Junior Member Stuart Little's Avatar
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      12-03-2011 10:30 AM #101
      Oh how I would love that feature!

      Anyone know what work has to be done to get it? I'd love to think that since we have speakerphone/bluetooth that a firmware update could add it for us. But being a lowly computer programmer I don't know much about them (note the sarcasm here, as I'm laying it on pretty thick )
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    2. 12-03-2011 01:27 PM #102
      Voice activated nav would be great, but from my understanding the mic for the phone could not be used. Mind you, I'm just recalling info that I read quite some time back on another discussion on this forum. I believe you'd have to add an additional mic and wire it appropriately, to use specifically for the nav.

      I did notice that you can now control music a bit with voice.

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      12-03-2011 01:43 PM #103
      How so?


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    4. 12-03-2011 02:02 PM #104
      Quote Originally Posted by Stuart Little View Post
      How so?
      When you push the talk button say "music" and then "options". You will be given several commands that you can use: play, stop, pause, next, and back. I think that is all. But, it's kind of glitchy, it doesn't always work right.

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      12-03-2011 03:12 PM #105
      Hmm, can already do most of those quicker through the arrows right next to the speak button on the steering wheel

      Alas, when you say help (which will tell you what you can say), that isn't updated but I'll give it a shot.

      Was hoping for music searching and nav help. That's be the safest thing for me!

      Anyone have details on mic-ing these guys up and getting the additional functionality?


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      12-03-2011 08:45 PM #106
      Will give it a shot.
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    7. 12-06-2011 02:07 AM #107
      After some very brief testing, it looks like the only music you can control is on your phone/iPod, not the music from the HDD on the RNS510.

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      12-13-2011 11:58 AM #108
      Just an FYI you can import destination from a SD card in to your RNS using the following website.

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      12-13-2011 07:28 PM #109
      Quote Originally Posted by Seki View Post
      Just an FYI you can import destination from a SD card in to your RNS using the following website.

      VW Labs
      I've used this a couple times. Cool feature.
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      12-14-2011 12:00 PM #110
      anyone from Canada try this on Canadian Spec cars?

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      12-14-2011 12:57 PM #111
      Quote Originally Posted by shark1048 View Post
      anyone from Canada try this on Canadian Spec cars?
      Do you know what firmware you have on it now?
      But it should work. US and Canada units are the same.
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      12-14-2011 02:39 PM #112
      it is 1040



      Quote Originally Posted by Seki View Post
      Do you know what firmware you have on it now?
      But it should work. US and Canada units are the same.

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      12-14-2011 03:02 PM #113
      Quote Originally Posted by shark1048 View Post
      it is 1040
      You are good to go.
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      12-15-2011 05:11 PM #114
      MDI UPDATE added to the first post. Works for RNS 510 and RCD 510

      Last edited by Seki; 12-15-2011 at 05:52 PM.
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      12-15-2011 05:18 PM #115
      Quote Originally Posted by Seki View Post
      MDI UPDATE added to the first post.
      What does the MDI Update entail as far as features, or is it more of a speed/optimization?

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      12-15-2011 05:45 PM #116
      Quote Originally Posted by Stuart Little View Post
      What does the MDI Update entail as far as features, or is it more of a speed/optimization?

      Thanks,
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      It speeds up the MDI respond and it eliminates the few second gap of the beginning of each song.
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      12-15-2011 05:53 PM #117
      Quote Originally Posted by Seki View Post
      It speeds up the MDI respond and it eliminates the few second gap of the beginning of each song.
      Cool, perfectly safe for all versions of the MDI (red/white?) for people on SW1140?
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      12-15-2011 05:55 PM #118
      Yes its for RNS and for RCD. No problem for me on my RNS.
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      12-15-2011 05:58 PM #119
      Quote Originally Posted by Seki View Post
      MDI UPDATE added to the first post. Works for RNS 510 and RCD 510

      Last question I promise I have the iPhone MDI not the USB one, can I put this on an SD Card?
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      12-15-2011 06:14 PM #120
      Nope SD will not work. You will need a USB adapter part # 000 051 446 B

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      12-15-2011 06:16 PM #121
      Gotcha, thanks, now to track someone down with a USB MDI so I don't have to pay $37 for a one time use item
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      12-15-2011 10:33 PM #122
      Quote Originally Posted by Stuart Little View Post
      Gotcha, thanks, now to track someone down with a USB MDI so I don't have to pay $37 for a one time use item
      Were are you located?
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      12-16-2011 11:56 AM #123
      Quote Originally Posted by Seki View Post
      Were are you located?
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      12-21-2011 12:37 PM #124
      Quote Originally Posted by Stuart Little View Post
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      Too far from me.
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      12-21-2011 02:39 PM #125
      No worries, a friend with a 2011 TDI Wagon said he put the MFD update via SD Card so I may give it a shot on a small blank card and put that folder at the root (or wherever it specifies), I'll post up if it does as many VW stereos have the SD Card I guess (I know the RNS-510 does)
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