Volkswagen RNS 510 Firmware Upgrade to version 5274

Version 5274 firmware for the Volkswagen RNS 510 and the Skoda Columbus has been released.

Voice Control (requires microphone – see Volkswagen RNS 510 Microphone Connection for voice control) NEW DAB+ Support (from 5xxx) NEW DAB Support (from 4xxx) NEW Radio Text (from 4xxx) NEW Faster navigation and user interface NEW Automatic illumination control NEW […]

Volkswagen RNS 510 Firmware Upgrade to version 6276

Version 6276 firmware for the Volkswagen RNS 510 and the Skoda Columbus has been released.

Voice Control (requires microphone – see Volkswagen RNS 510 Microphone Connection for voice control) NEW DAB+ Support (from 5xxx) NEW DAB Support (from 4xxx) NEW Radio Text (from 4xxx) NEW Faster navigation and user interface NEW Automatic illumination control NEW […]

Volkswagen RNS 510 Hardware and Software (firmware) Versions

HW Vehicle: 0xC001 – HW Radio: 0003 C3/C4 1T0 035 680 (1T0035680) 1T0 035 680 A (1T0035680A) Firmware version (when hardware last produced): 1200 Firmware version (unmodified releases): 1200 Firmware version (modified releases): 5238

HW Vehicle: 0xC201 – HW Radio: 0004 C6/C7 1T0 035 680 B (1T0035680B) Firmware version (when hardware last produced): 1300 Firmware […]

Volkswagen RNS 510 Maps POI – New features with firmware 3xxx

Firmware version 3xxx and upwards on the RNS 510 introduces a new POI system that uses a z-value instead of latitude and longitude.

The map DVD requires a EDB folder for the POI function to work, the older map DVDs will work however the POI function will not operate. The file contains a file called […]

Volkswagen RNS 510 Firmware Upgrade to version 5218

Version 5218 firmware for the Volkswagen RNS 510 and the Skoda Columbus has been released.

Voice Control (requires microphone – see Volkswagen RNS 510 Microphone Connection for voice control) (from 2660) NEW DAB+ Support (from 5xxx) – may be unstable in this release – use 5238 or higher if you have DAB+ NEW DAB Support […]

Volkswagen RNS 510 Firmware Upgrade to version 5269

Version 5269 firmware for the Volkswagen RNS 510 and the Skoda Columbus has been released.

Voice Control (requires microphone – see Volkswagen RNS 510 Microphone Connection for voice control) NEW DAB+ Support (from 5xxx) NEW DAB Support (from 4xxx) NEW Radio Text (from 4xxx) NEW Faster navigation and user interface NEW Automatic illumination control NEW […]

Volkswagen RNS 510 Firmware Upgrade to version 5238

Version 5238 firmware for the Volkswagen RNS 510 and the Skoda Columbus has been released.

Known issues with this version

With most hardware this version has a map scale zoom issue where each time you enter the map the unit zooms out by a random amount but it can give you a whole country view […]

Adding a DAB/DAB+ aerial to the Volkswagen Golf Mark V & VI, Jetta, Passat and others

Adding a DAB/DAB+ aerial to the Volkswagen Golf Mark V & VI, Jetta, Passat and other models can be achieved in four ways.

Adding a DAB/DAB+ aerial – DIY Glass mounted stick on aerial (Surface mounted or external) Using the OEM method of the rear window aerial Roof mounted (Replacing the roof mounted aerial)

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Volkswagen RCD 510 Information and Specifications

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Volkswagen RCD 510 radio system

The RCD 510 radio system offers a unique sound experience and is amazingly easy to use thanks to its large touchscreen and sturdy buttons. It also offers an integrated 6-compartment CD changer and an AUX-IN interface. The radio system can play both MP3 and WMA files, has a connection for […]

Adding DAB/DAB+ support to the Volkswagen Golf Mark V & VI, Jetta, Passat and others

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Adding DAB+ support to Australian Volkswagen Golf Mark V and VI, Jetta, Passat and other similar models is reasonably straightforward with the introduction of new (albeit hard and expensive to source) headunits.

The version tested to work here in Australia is the 1T0035686C (1T0 035 686 C) with a Hardware Level of HW:09 and running […]