Aisin AW Multimedia Station


Name RNS-JP3
Manufacturer Aisin AW
Released 2004/05
Device type auto
Recorder Player
NetMD No
Hi-MD No
Radio Yes
Dimensions W 179 X H 110 X D 159Mmm
Weight 3.3kg
Battery notes
Sidecar (depr)
Voltage 12
Power cable
Price (launch)
¥230 000
Inputs CD
Outputs Speaker amplifier

VW Multimedia Station - RNS-JP3 found in “Polo,” “Golf Wagon,” and “Bora” and later others such as the Passat

VW Part# 3B0 035 191 F

Supports DVD-Rom only for GPS use (no video playback), though it can play audio CD's. Has a Broadcast TV Tuner.

Translated from a Russian blog about installing the unit in a MKIV Jetta: “I wired the can from 8 and 9 pins of the mafon, to 8 and 9 pins (CAN COMFORT) of the green tidy pad. Everything worked, but not immediately, first it was necessary to disable MultiMFA. The backlight and display of information on the screen have earned …”


  • VHF: 1-12, UHF: 13-62
  • Screen type: TFT thin film transistor
  • Screen size: 5.8inch wide (16:9) 127.2 x 71.8 x 150mm
  • Pixels:280,800 (vertical 234 x horizontal 1200)
  • Operating temp: -20C ~ +65C


  • THD 0.3% (1khz, 0dB, 0.5W output)
  • S/N: 80dB
  • Dynamic range: 72dB (1khz)


  • THD 0.3% (1khz, 0dB, 0.5W output)
  • SN:85dB (1khz)


  • FM: 76-90MHz (FM 12dB (IHF)) Frequency response: 30~15,000Hz. Stereo Separation: 35dB (1kHz)
  • AM: 522-1629kHz (AM22uV SN: 20dB)


  • Rated output: 15W x 4 (1khz, 142) (EIAJ)
  • Maximum output: 20W x 4 (14.4V)
  • 4ohm
  • DC 13.2V (10-16V)
  • Current consumption: 1Watt x 4 outputs approx 5A
  • Max current consumption: 10A

Content adapted from: 2001 announcement for a different unit that may or may not have MD

Installed in a Volkswagen MKIV Jetta/Golf:

marketing pamphlet:

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