"Type C" display software version

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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"Type C" display software version

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Hello everyone!

Recently I've ordered an RD45 from aliexpress for my Peugeot 207 SW (2013), but I'm unable to use the bluetooth function, because the multifunction display doesn't show the hands-free / telephone menu. So I was about to order a Diagbox to set it up, but I've read on the forums that the MFD software also has to be higher than V70 (or V71?) as well.

So my question would be if it is possible to determine the software version (with a good, but not necessarily complete certainty) from the VIN number for example, or any other way other than purchasing a pricy Diagbox.

The VIN is: VF3**************[VIN obfuscated, can be read by forum staff]
The display menu looks like this, except the 4th menu option is missing (picture from google, but it's the same):
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You'd have to remove the display and check out the software version on the rear of the unit on the label.
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Thanks! I'll attempt to remove it on the weekend.
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Operation successful! And good news, software version is V73.2
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Now this makes me curious why couldn't they activate the hands-free function in an official Peugeot service... They basically charged me 28 USD for connecting their diagnistic tool to the car and deleting some errors, and I had to wait 1 whole month for my appointment. Guess I have to do everything I'm able to myself. Okay, rant over.

So I guess it's safe to say I'll be able to activate the bluetooth menu with a Diagbox. Does the diagbox software version matter, or can I just order one with the latest stable version?
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Avoid V9.** of Diagbox as it doesn't support manual ECU configuration, so stick to version 7.62 and you will be fine.
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GiveMeABreak wrote:
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Avoid V9.** of Diagbox as it doesn't support manual ECU configuration, so stick to version 7.62 and you will be fine.
I've been looking around for 7.62, but couldn't find any. Most of them come with version 7.83 CD. I also found one with 7.76 CD and a few with 7.57 CD. But the confusing part is that some of the 7.83 CD ones show a picture with incremental update files from 7.01 to 7.66 (including even 7.62 as a step). So how can I update to these versions if the software on the CD (7.83) is already above those versions? Which one do you think I shall order?
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Stick to 7.57 in that case - it's a stable version.
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Alright, I ordered a full chip one with version 7.57 software. Thank you, Marc, for all the help. You made this much easier for me.
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No problems.