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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Also tried to pair on blind with display disconected and no success,cant believe that display has big role

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Ok, so I actually meant screenshots from Diagbox where you configured the unit :-D

Those other screenshots are useful though, what mobile phone are you pairing (Android / IOS, Brand) and what version of system software or IOS version are you using?

The Multi function display ECU actually controls the RD45.

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GiveMeABreak wrote:
21 Oct 2019, 16:33
Ok, so I actually meant screenshots from Diagbox where you configured the unit :-D

Those other screenshots are useful though, what mobile phone are you pairing (Android / IOS, Brand) and what version of system software or IOS version are you using?

The Multi function display ECU actually controls the RD45.
Lol if the MFD controls RD45 than there is no chance to pair py android phone,anyway tried about one hour everything every code 0000 1111 etc. one time I got wrong pin message on cellphone :D
Here are pictures from diagbox.Where I need to choice RD45 instead RD4,which selection?Ps Why my 12 pin cable that going to MFD has only 4 wires,is that ok?
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Ok, so I've checked the settings and they are correct for RD45.

So now we need to focus on your phone.
Make sure vehicle ignition is on and not in Economy mode
Start Bluetooth search on the phone
Make sure pairing is started on the RD45
I think the default PIN that you enter on the RD45 is 1234.
Then use the Left and Right Arrow buttons either side of the OK button to confirm the PIN by highlighting YES
Then press OK

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GiveMeABreak wrote:
21 Oct 2019, 19:24
Ok, so I've checked the settings and they are correct for RD45.

So now we need to focus on your phone.
Make sure vehicle ignition is on and not in Economy mode
Start Bluetooth search on the phone
Make sure pairing is started on the RD45
I think the default PIN that you enter on the RD45 is 1234.
Then use the Left and Right Arrow buttons either side of the OK button to confirm the PIN by highlighting YES
Then press OK
You know that i cant see part when typing numbers on display,tried 0000 on blind because its first marked number but no success..

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The manual says 1234 - but I'm not quite sure what you are saying....

When you search bluetooth devices - are you finding the car Bluetooth as a device?
When you select the car bluetooth device shown on the phone display, you should then see a superimposed image on the multifunction display display on the car. Then enter the 1234 on the phone.

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Yes i find BT_AUDIO on phone but as i said before my mfd screen is from 2008 jce and cant show that part when password needs to be typed on screen.Sometimes i got this message on phone.

Ps. superimposed image to allow phone pair on car screen is shown right after typing pin on phone,not before that.

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I'm running out of ideas, but here are some things I can suggest:

1) After a new piece of equipment has been installed - did you first disconnect the battery? If not it can cause problems with the ECUs. Follow this procedure and make sure you follow the timings correctly. This will reinitialise the RD45 and the BSI:
BSI Reset / Battery Disconnect / Reconnect Procedure

2) If that has not helped, remove ALL bluetooth devices you have paired on your phone, restart your phone and then try pairing again.
3) Try a completely different phone.
4) It may be that the MDF screen has the wrong software level - your car is 2006 and Bluetooth RD45 was not fitted at that time (only a hands free kit - but not until later from about 2008 on).

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Ok thank you for help I will try that.Can you tell me how good sound quaility is compared to aux and usb?

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Ok, so aux has limited control, you can’t control tracks with Aux, it is simple audio in.
USB is better, because it will play MP3 or WMA files and the unit should be able to control tracks (next / previous track, pause, scan forward / back),
Bluetooth Audio will just use the AD2P sound profile and will be fine too.

By the way, don’t forget you won’t be able to use Bluetooth phone for calls without wiring in a microphone to the rear of the head unit (when / if you get it working),

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Usb songs playing fine at me but i cant see artists or name of songs on display just blank screen..

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I think you definitely have a problem with the incorrect screen type then - probably the software version.

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Is this correct screen? https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3283010 ... wW51C&mp=1

And can you rename bluetooth name(BT_RADIO) in settings?

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Can’t help you with he screen, trial and error,
But no, you can’t change the Bluetooth name for the car.

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Ok is this correct screen for bluetooth and usb working,I dont need air condiction because i have another screen for that?