Version 0150 – production (from week) KW45/2010 (launched KW45/10)
(any MDI’s produced or fitted in the factory from week 45 2010 onwards should have this version fitted out of the factory)
See Volkswagen Media Device Interface (MDI) Firmware Upgrades for general information on the firmware updates including restrictions, file formats and connectivity.
Firmware is for units with a software version of 0090 or greater, if firmware is unable to be updated or you have already flashed this version it will not load.
- Download the firmware from one of the links below.
- Extract the file using your preferred ZIP or RAR tool.
- Copy the file mdi.bin.enc in the root (top) level of a USB flash drive and insert this into the USB cable.
- Turn the headunit on or start the car and the update will proceed. If the MDI is selected the status will be displayed.
- After around 1 minute the update will complete and the USB flash drive may be removed.
VW MDI 0150 KW22/2011 Firmware – Firmware not available at present, if you have this version please contact me.
Possible Error Messages during the update process
- Update with older version is not possible
- The file on the USB flash drive is older than the software version on the MDI.
- Update on the same version is not possible
- The file on the USB flash drive is the same as the software version on the MDI.
- Update file is corrupted or damaged
- Re download the file and start again
- Multiple update files found
- There are multiple update files in the root of the USB flash drive, delete the older versions and start again.
- Update was terminated
- An error has occurred in the update, start again.
USB Memory Sticks and Hard Drives
|Acer||128 MB, 1 GB|
|Apacer||2 GB, 4 GB||8 GB may not work correctly|
|Bufallo||HD-PS500U2 Ministation Turbo USB||500 GB||Formatted hard drive|
|CN Memory||SD-Card||2 GB|
|Blue Pearl||128 MB|
|Corsair||Flash Voyager Mini||4 GB|
|Voyager||8 GB, 16 GB|
|Flash Voyager||32 GB|
|Dane-Elec||zLight||1 GB, 4 GB|
|Emtec||Flashdrive||1 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB|
|Hama||Flash Pen Nizza||16 GB|
|Icy Box||Portable Hard Drive||60 GB||Formatted hard drive|
|Kingston||U3 Data||1 GB|
|Data Traveler||2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB, 32 GB|
|Data Traveler 2||2 GB, 32 GB|
|Lacie||Little Disk 2,5 HDD||500 GB||Formatted hard drive|
|ItsaKey||8 GB, 16 GB|
|Lexar||Jump Drive||1 GB|
|LG||128 MB, 2 GB|
|USB Drive||1 GB|
|X-Tick||2 GB, 4 GB||May not work correctly|
|My Flash||A-data||1 GB, 8 GB|
|OCZ||Throttle eSata Drive||32 GB||Connection via mini USB|
|Philips||USB Flash drive||8 GB|
|PNY||Attache Premium||32 GB|
|Pretec||256 MB, 4 GB|
|Ridata||EZ Drive||2 GB, 4 GB|
|Samsung||Mighty Drive||4 GB||1 GB und 2 GB may not work correctly|
|S1 Mini||120 GB||Formatted hard drive|
|S2 Portable||320 GB||Formatted hard drive|
|SanDisk||Cruzer||2 GB, 4 GB|
|Extreme Cruzer Contour||8 GB|
|Ultra Backup||16 GB|
|Micro Vault||4 GB|
|takeMS||MEM-Drive Mini Metal||4 GB, 8 GB|
|JetFlash 120||4 GB|
|StoreJet 25 mobile||250 GB||Formatted hard drive|
|JetFlash V20||4 GB|
|JetFlash V30||4 GB|
|JetFlash V35||8 GB|
|DataStation pocket x.u||80 GB||Formatted hard drive|
|Woxter||Pocket X-Div Disco Duro 2,5"||60 GB|
|Verbatim||Store’n’Go||4 GB, 8 GB|
Portable Music Players
|Manufacturer||Model||Latest Firmware Checked||Capacity||Comments|
|Apple||iPod Mini||1.4.1||4 GB, 6 GB|
|iPod Shuffle 1G, 2G, 3G||1.1||1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB||There can be no copy-protected files (eg ". M4p" files through it).|
|iPod Nano 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G||1.0.3||1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB|
|iPod 4G||3.1.1||20 GB, 30 GB, 60 GB|
|iPod Video 5G||1.3||30 GB, 60 GB, 80 GB|
|iPod Classic 6G, 6.5G||1.1.2||80 GB, 120 GB, 160 GB|
|iPod Touch 1G, 2G, 3G||4.1||8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB|
|iPhone, iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4G||4.1||8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB|
|Archos||Gemini 104||1.2.05||4 GB||Only in disk mode|
|AV 500||1.5.13||30 GB||Only in disk mode|
|Cowon||iAudio7||1.16||4 GB, 16 GB||MTP-Player|
|iAudio U5||1.13||4 GB||MTP-Player|
|Creative||Zen||V01.21.01.E||16 GB, 30 GB||MTP-Player|
|Zen X-Fi||1.03.01||32 GB||MTP-Player|
|Zen Stone Plus||2 GB|
|Energy System||Lunnatic 3600 Duo||V2.611.102||2 GB|
|EU3C||Infinity M250||10.01.02||4 GB|
|iRiver||Clix||1.15||2 GB, 4 GB||MTP-Player|
|Odys||MP X10i||4 GB|
|MP5 X60||1.00||4 GB|
|MP X66 Neo||2.2||8 GB|
|GoGear Spark||2.74||2 GB|
|Samsung||YH-925 GS||V1.59ET||20 GB|
|YP K3||3.05||2 GB||MTP-Player|
|SanDisk||Sansa Clip||V02.01.16A||1 GB, 2 GB||MTP-Player, V01.01.18E und V01.01.29F do not function|
|Sansa Fuze||V01.01.11F||2 GB||MTP-Player|
|Sansa e250||V01.02.18E||2 GB||MTP-Player|
|Sansa e280||V03.01.11E, V01.02.18F||8 GB||MTP-Player|
|Sansa View||V01.01.06F||16 GB||MTP-Player, Player must be powered on manually|
|Sony||Walkman NWZ-E436F||V1.02||4 GB||MTP-Player|
|Walkman NWZ-A826||1.01||2 GB||MTP-Player|
|Walkman NWZ-S618F||2 GB|
|Tension||Web Radio USB||1.02||Online connection and data streams depend on the mobile phone used and the service provider. Data costs apply to use of the service.|
|Transcend||T.sonic 840||1.61||8 GB|
|Trekstor||iBeat censo FM||2 GB|
|Pocket X.u||80 GB|
|Watson||MP3 184-6||4 GB|
|Yakumo||Hypersound XD||256 MB|
Known Characteristics of Devices
|Apple||3rd Gen iPod||Power||The 3rd Gen iPod. MEDIA-IN can not be supplied with power via the interface. If the battery of the iPod is empty, it must be charged an external power supply.|
|iPod/iPhone||Power||If the battery is discharged of a connected device, you first have a basic charge established before the device is detected. So it can not be used immediately after being plugged in.|
|Power||In some cases, the iPod does not recognize that he should charge to change. As a result, the iPod turns off after two minutes into break. In this case, the interface of the newly separated and are connected iPod.|
|General Function||Various iPod models or software versions (firmware levels) can have a different behaviour.|
|Volume Adjustment||The volume from the iPod / iPhone, the AUX-level on the radio or radio navigation system also be lowered or raised above. If it comes to noise, the level setting to be adjusted.|
|Browse||After a device is connected, the browser-mode current track jumps are not. The necessary information is not available. It was only after a title on the browser is selected, this feature can be used. Please keep in mind that an engine start plugging an appliance here technically equivalent.
|Mix||When you open the file browser in the mix mode, it does not jump to the current track. Only after disabling this feature is mix available again.
|Repeat Title||Various iPod models or software versions (firmware levels) result in the function "Repeat Title" from mistakes.|
|Spool||Some Apple products, it is not possible in the previous track coils (to vendor-specific behaviour).|
|Title information||Some devices provide no information sporadically track changes. In consequence of this title information with a title change is not updated.
|Playlists||Through the library structure on Apple devices, functions that relate to a folder structure, not run as expected.
|Scan||If only one title of the play list included in, the scan function is not available.
|Sorting||On some models, the song lists are sorted alphabetically by the iPod / iPhone not transmitted.|
|Interruption of the remote control||If the music iPod / iPhone interrupted by, for example a telephone call on the speakerphone or a source of change can come through it to the iPod / iPhone to more then not remote control responding. In this case disconnect the device from the multimedia interface MEDIA-IN and connect it again.|
|Audio interruption when playing uninterrupted albums ||Even with a marked disruption songs can change the song to audio interruptions occur. Reason is the lack of processing mechanisms of the iPod when connected to accessories.|
|iPhone||Incoming calls / Web search||Will the Apple iPhone on the MEDIA-IN port operated, there may be noise coming during an incoming call or for web search.
|Error Message||The message "This accessory was not designed for use with an iPhone" can be ignored.
|Distorted audio||Is an Apple iPhone to the MDI is connected and used as a phone (incoming or outgoing calls) so it can be temporarily distorted by the Apple iPhone get audio playback. This can be corrected in the the link with the MEDIA-IN for the Apple iPhone during the flight mode (Airplane Mode) enable.|
|Sound reproduction||In rare cases, the music from the iPhone 2G (1st Generation) for 2 to 3 seconds distorted and played with crackling sounds. This can not be made to the settings of the vehicle environment are influenced by change.
|Lack of sound||It may happen occasionally that an iPhone 3G/3GS the first ground the MEDIA-IN port outputs no sound after. The iPhone sound starts again only when the connection is interrupted briefly and new iPhone is made for.
|iPod Touch||Skip||If using an iPod touch in the song a title jump (Skip Backward) performed backwards, then the iPod Touch still jumps to the previous track. Other devices to jump from the third play second hand-always back to the beginning of the song.
|SanDisk||Sansa View||Player must be turned on in order to be recognized-IN MEDIA is from.
|Philips||GoGear Spark||Play||Player always starts with the first track on.
|All||All||Firmware levels||Different software versions (firmware levels) may have a different behavior.
|Mobile Telephone Preparation||A player should not be connected at the same time with Bluetooth and MDI.|