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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Layout - infotainment system, Composition Media and Discover Media version

Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual / Communication / Infotainment / Infotainment system / Layout - infotainment system, Composition Media and Discover Media version

Control unit 1 for information electronics -J794-
Display unit for control device of front display and information control panel -J685-
CD drive
SD memory card reader: Discover Media with 2 SD card slots, Composition Media with 1 SD card slot
Optional
Connection for external multimedia devices
Features of infotainment system Composition Media
5.8-inch multicolour touch screen (approach detection)
4 x 20 watt output power
RDS FM/AM radio
Integrated DAB tuner for digital radio reception
SDARS for vehicles in North America and Canada
Integrated diversity function
CD drive
SD memory card reader with 1 SD card slot
AUX IN via jack connector
USB connection
iPod connection
AAC
MP3 play function
WMA
Support for multifunction steering wheel
Support for vehicle menu
Self-diagnosis, including loudspeaker diagnosis
Bluetooth hands-free system
Speed dependent volume control (GALA)
Speed dependent dynamic compression (GADK)
FBAS (reversing camera)
Voice control
Features of infotainment system Discover Media
Additional features of infotainment system Composition Media
Navigation system with GPS satellite receiver
SD memory card reader with 2 SD card slots
  Note
When dealing with complaints it is absolutely necessary to understand the functions and operation of the infotainment system.
Additional information can be found in the → Operating manual.
Other systems in the vehicle are connected via CAN bus (infotainment) and data bus diagnostic interface -J533-.
Fault finding is done via Guided fault finding → Vehicle diagnostic tester.
 

Layout - infotainment system, Composition Media and Discover Media version

Infotainment system overview

Layout - infotainment system, Composition Media and Discover Media version

1 -  Roof aerial -RX5-
2 -  Display unit for control device of front display and information control panel -J685-
3 -  Rear window aerial
4 -  Control unit 1 for information electronics -J794-
5 -  Multifunction buttons on left in steering wheel -E440-
6 -  Multifunction buttons on right in steering wheel -E441-
7 -  Sound system
8 -  MOST bus
9 -  Digital sound package control unit -J525-
10 -  Microphone unit in front roof module -R164-
Telephone microphone -R38-
11 -  Connection for external multimedia devices

 
Notes on MOST bus
Apart from the CAN bus, the optical data bus “MOST bus” is used.
Optical fibre conductors are used as “connecting cables”. For protection purposes, optical fibre conductors are run through corrugated pipes.
As far as possible, renew the complete optical fibre conductor.
Make sure that the cross-cut ends of connectors are not dirty.
   
If connectors are separated, attach protective cap for cable-set connector -VAS 6223/9-.
When routing the optical fibre conductor, make sure that the minimum bending radius of 25 mm is observed. Optical fibre conductors must not be kinked or pinched.
Optical fibre conductors → Electrical System, General Information; Rep. gr.97
 

Layout - infotainment system, Composition Media and Discover Media version

Layout - infotainment system, Composition Touch and Composition Colour version
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