RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

This unit is the RD4 or RD45 system, made by Continental.
Usually standard equipment unless another system is specified as an option. There are Single & Dual Tuner versions. RD45 features over the RD4: The RD45 has USB connectivity & integrated Bluetooth module supporting Phone & Audio Streaming.

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 27 Sep 2018, 15:10

Thanks for checking. It means i have to replace the screen too, right?
One more question... if HU and screen replaced and let's say working... how could i handle the incoming calls? And how can i start a call? Only on phone or maybe on the controls behind the steering wheel?

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 27 Sep 2018, 15:22

Sorry, not P206 but 207.

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Post by GiveMeABreak » 27 Sep 2018, 16:10

I used the VIN but for some reason I got looking at 206 info that I had already! So so it seems you have the correct screen (part 659349) already, so it will just need configuring with the correct options when you get an RD45 unit and VIN coding.

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 27 Sep 2018, 19:02

Yessss! Thank you for the info!
I start searching for a good HU. Than i will post additional questions. :)

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 27 Sep 2018, 19:28

Really hard choice... On ebay there are used units from 99 pounds and on ali the new is 45 usd...

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Post by GiveMeABreak » 27 Sep 2018, 19:30

Yes, that's why you need to be careful on Ali*** as they don't do refunds and you can't return them - your rights are limited to almost non-existing, where as with ebay you have protection.

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 27 Sep 2018, 19:49

Than it will be christmas gift to myself.
Do you know how can the phone works with bluetooth? I mean the call receiving and starting. Do i need to buy something for that?

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by GiveMeABreak » 27 Sep 2018, 20:20

The Bluetooth module is incorporated into the RD45 unit itself. Once you hVe the head unit and multifunction screen coded properly, with the correct options, you just need to pair the phone with the head unit. The details should be in the handbook.

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 07 Nov 2018, 16:16

Hello Again, I am planning to buy the required parts for my RD45 upgrade.
First question about lexia:
is it ok if i buy this: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Valise-Diagn ... rk:38:pf:0

and lexia software separated? The kits with other type of connector are more expensive.

Second question for the HU:
I will try aliex... because of the money :(.
I found this: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Genuine ... 8da6423134

It has only one antenna connector on the back but what i saw on ebay there were 3 antenna connectors. Why? As i remember i have only one in the car...

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by EDC5 » 07 Nov 2018, 17:34

That diagnostic product in your first link is NOT a proper Lexia clone, it's a standard OBD reader. People on this forum recommend Easy Diagnostics as a supplier, I believe they even offer a discount to members. When I bought my Lexia clone I bought one similar to this though:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FULL-CHIP-RE ... :rk:1:pf:0

It's a 'Full chip' and 'Rev C'.

As to the number of connectors present on the RD45; some cars (like my C5) have two FM antennas for better signal, white and grey. There was some speculation as to a DAB version of the RD45 with a green antenna connector, however I bought one of these and it was not electrically connected internally.

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 04 Dec 2018, 16:59

Hello Guys,

My RD45 just arrived. I started to (maybe done) install in the car… But few question again:
I checked the USB mp3 first. It plays the music from flash drive but during thism i see this on the display: (the main part is empty pls check the attachment)

Bluetooth: which connection is for Bluetooth? (there are two - attachment backside.jpg)
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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by GiveMeABreak » 04 Dec 2018, 17:02

There are no socket or pin attachments for Bluetooth. The RD45 has a built in Bluetooth module.

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 04 Dec 2018, 17:14

Hi, i mean the BT microphone. 😀

Any idea for the screen problem?

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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by GiveMeABreak » 04 Dec 2018, 17:51

Ok, well for the microphone it should be pin 9 shown on part B below: if you can read my hand notes! :-D
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Re: RD45 questions + Microphone installation C5 X7 + Amplifier installation

Post by neszim81 » 04 Dec 2018, 18:32

Aaah sorry, this picture is about rd4 not the 45...
However the pin is "defined" on the mic cable connector. I hope that is ok 😀