MQB Infotainment screen upgrade only?

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Does anyone know if it's possible to use a Discover Pro (8") screen with a Discover (5.6") unit, or in Skoda terms a Columbus screen with an Amundsen unit?

Looking at the wiring diagrams it appears that the screens have the same connections, pinouts, etc. But are the signal levels and protocols the same?

I'm looking at this as a possible 2 stage upgrade (to ease the finances!) from Amundsen (Discover) to Columbus (Discover Pro) in my 2015 Skoda Octavia.
 
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Yes its possible if your car have MIB 2 unit :)
 
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I think unit will not handle Graphic / screen resolution.
In a fact - screen is bigger and more pixels.

try
 
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It's an early 2015 so I only have MIB 1, will it still work?

No, then you have to change the unit in glovebox also to MIB 2 unit, as Spacewalker says the graphics in MIB 1 can't handle this.
 
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No, then you have to change the unit in glovebox also to MIB 2 unit, as Spacewalker says the graphics in MIB 1 can't handle this.

OK, thanks.

I'll have to save up for a bit longer and get a full MIB 2 Columbus upgrade.
 
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No, then you have to change the unit in glovebox also to MIB 2 unit, as Spacewalker says the graphics in MIB 1 can't handle this.

Discover Media PRO GEN 1 and GEN 2 have compatibile screens.
Bought my - CD reader GEN 1 and front screen brand new from GEN 2
Guy who sold me replaced only CD reader,

Both LCD this same resolution
 
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Simple buy one from Ebay and return if not work
 
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No, then you have to change the unit in glovebox also to MIB 2 unit, as Spacewalker says the graphics in MIB 1 can't handle this.

But what if he uses a Discover Pro MIB 1 screen unit?
 
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Just keeping an eye on here, as I have a Columbus MIB1 and I'm interested in upgrading to MIB2. I'll be following this and will update as and when I discover (no pun intended) anything relevant.
 
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