Coding

Each RNS-E unit will have a specific software coding this will be a 7 digit number. The software coding can be found written on the RNS-E / Sat nav section of your VCDS report e.g:

Address 56: Radio Labels: 8E0-035-192-RNSE.lbl
Part No SW: 8P0 035 193 G HW: 8P0 035 193 G
Component: RNS-E PU EU H06 0220
Revision: 0000012S Serial number: AUZCR7LD142465
Coding: 0205715
Shop #: WSC 00533 210 99170
VCID: 34616A8B57B9BDBE4F5-8061

Highlighted in bold is the coding number we are looking for.

Decode

To decode this number the is a handy tool for this, which can be found here

VCDS Decoder Tool

Encode

The coding for the 7 digit software coding number relates too:

  • 0?xxxxx: Model
    • 1 = Lamborghini
    • 2 = Audi A3 (8P)
    • 3 = Audi A4 (8E)
    • 4 = Audi A4 Cabriolet (8H)
    • 5 = Audi A6 (4B)
    • 6 = Audi TT (8J)
    • 7 = Audi R8 (42)
  • 0x?xxxx: Treble Speaker Diagnosis / Optical Parking Aid
    • +1 = Front Treble Speaker Diagnosis inactive
    • +2 = Optical Parking Aid installed/active
  • 0xx?xxx: Sound Characteristic
    • 0 = Sound Characteristic linear
    • 1 = Audi A4 (8E)
    • 2 = Audi A6 (4B)
    • 3 = Audi A4 Cabriolet (8H)
    • 4 = Audi TT (8J)
    • 5 = Audi A3 (8P)
    • 9 = Sound System
  • 0xxx?xx: Telephone Preparation
    • 1 = Telephone Preparation NOT installed
    • 2 = Telephone Preparation without Comfort Functionality
    • 3 = Telephone Preparation (Aftermarket Retrofit)
    • 4 = Base Plate (Nokia - Remote Feed Voltage for Microphone inactive)
    • 5 = Telematic Europa (Remote Feed Voltage for Microphone inactive)
    • 6 = Telephone Preparation for North American Region (NAR)
    • 7 = Telephone Preparation with Comfort Functionality
  • 0xxxx?x: Equipment I
    • +1 = Standard/Basic Value - Add to the Sum of Options below
    • +1 = Audi Music Interface (AMI/PR-UF7) installed
    • +2 = Satellite Radio (SIRIUS/XM) installed
    • +4 = Analog Input (AUX/PR-UF0/UF1/UF2) installed
  • 0xxxxx?: Equipment II
    • +1 = Standard/Basic Value - Add to the Sum of Options below
    • +1 = TV-Tuner (PR-QV1/QV9) installed
    • +2 = CD-Changer or iPod/USB-Interface (PR-7A2/7A5/UF1/UF2) installed
    • +4 = Multi-Function-Steering Wheel (MFSW) installed