Tuesday, February 03, 2015

PANASONIC TC-P42X3 PLASMA TV SERVICE MODE AND SETTINGS



PLASMA TV SERVICE MODE AND SETTINGS

SERVICE MODE

While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button of the main unit, press [INFO] button of the remote control three times within 2 seconds.

KEYS TO BE USED

[1] button...Main items Selection in forward direction
[2] button...Main items Selection in reverse direction
[3] button...Sub items Selection in forward direction
[4] button...Sub items Selection in reverse direction
[VOL] button...Value of sub items change in forward direction ( + ), 
in reverse
 direction ( - )

EXIT SERVICE MODE

Switch off the power with the [POWER] button on the main unit or the [POWER] button on the remote control.

CONTENTS OF ADJUSTMENT


# Value is shown as a hexadecimal number.
# Preset value differs depending on models.
# After entering the adjustment mode, take note of the value in each item before starting adjustment.


Main it
Sub item
Sample Data
Remark
ADJUST




CONTRAST
000





COLOR
33
TINT
00
SUB-BRT
800
WB-ADJ








R-CUT
80









G-CUT
80
B-CUT
80
R-DRV
FF
G-DRV
F5
B-DRV
B2
ALL-CUT
80
ALL-DRV
FF
OPTION







Boot
ROM
Factory Preset








STBY-SET
00
EMERGENCY
OFF
CLK MODE
00
CLOCK
000
EDID-CLK
HIGH
MIRROR
00 (See Option-Mirror)
VSUS

LOW
See Vsus selection
 NOTED BELLOW
AGING































ALL WHITE

Built-in test patterns can be
displayed.






























ALL BLUE WITH WHITE

OUTSIDE FRAM

ALL GREEN

ALL RED

LOW STEP WHITE

LOW STEP BLUE

LOW STEP GREEN

LOW STEP RED

WHITE DIAGONAL STRIPE

RED DIAGONAL STRIPE

GREEN DIAGONAL STRIPE


BLUE DIAGONAL STRIPE

A-ZONE & B-ZONE

1% WINDOW

COLOR BAR

9 POINTS BRIGHT

MEASURE

2 DOT OUTSIDE FRAME

ALL BLUE

DOUBLE FIXED 1%

WINDOW

VERTICAL LINE SCROLL

ON/OFF OR WHITE

R/G/B/W ROTATION

HALF FIXED ALL WHITE

ALL WHITE WITH COUNT

DISPLAY

SRV-TOOL
-

See Service tool mode


OPTION MIRROR SETTING

Picture can be reversed left and right or up and down.
00 : Default (Normal picture is displayed)
01 : Picture is reversed left and right.
02 : Picture is reversed up and down

Hint : If the defective symptom (e.g. Vertical bar or Horizontal bar) is moved by selection of this mirror, the possible cause is in A-board

SERVICE TOOL MODE

                1. Select [SRV-TOOL] in Service Mode.
          2. Press [OK] button on the remote control
      
SOS HISTORY DISPLAYING

SOS History (Number of LED blinking) indication. From left side; Last SOS, before Last, three occurrence before, 2nd occurrence after shipment, first occurrence after shipment.

This indication except 2nd and 1st occurrence after shipment will be cleared by [Self-check indication and forced to factory shipment setting].

POWER ON TIME/COUNT

Note : To display TIME/COUNT menu, highlight position, then press MUTE for 3 sec.
Time : Cumulative power on time, indicated hour : minute by decimal
Count : Number of ON times by decimal
Note : This indication will not be cleared by either of the self-checks or any other command.

EXIT SERVICE TOOL MODE

1. Disconnect the AC cord from wall outlet

DATA COPY BY SD CARD

Purpose
(a) Board replacement (Copy the data when exchanging A-board):
When exchanging A-board, the data in original A-board can be copied to SD card and then copy to new A-board.
(b) Hotel (Copy the data when installing a number of units in hotel or any facility):
When installing a number of units in hotel or any facility, the data in master TV can be copied to SD card and then copy to other TVs

PREPARATION FOR DATA COPY

Make pwd file as startup file for (a) or (b) in a empty SD card.
1. Insert a empty SD card to your PC.
2. Right-click a blank area in a SD card window, point to New, and then click text document. A new file is created by default (New Text Document.txt).
3. Right-click the new text document that you just created and select rename, and then change the name and extension of the file to the following file name for (a) or (b) and press ENTER.
File name:
(a) For Board replacement : boardreplace.pwd
(b) For Hotel : hotel.pwd
Note:
Please make only one file to prevent the operation error.
No any other file should not be in SD card.

COPYING DATA FORM TV TO SD CARD

1. Turn on the TV set.
2. Insert SD card with a startup file (pwd file) to SD slot.
On-screen Display will be appeared according to the startup file automatically.
3. Input a following password for (a) or (b) by using remote control.
(a) For Board replacement : 2770
(b) For Hotel : 4850
Data will be copied from TV set to SD card.
It takes around 2 to 6 minutes maximum for copying.
4. After the completion of copying to SD card, remove SD card from TV set.
5. Turn off the TV set.
Note:
Following new folder will be created in SD card for data from TV set.
(a) For Board replacement : user_setup
(b) For Hotel : hotel

COPYING DATA FROM SD CARD TO TV

1. Turn on the TV set.
2. Insert SD card with Data to SD slot.
On-screen Display will be appeared according to the Data folder automatically.
3. Input a following password for (a) or (b) by using remote control.
(a) For Board replacement : 2771
(b) For Hotel : 4851
Data will be copied from SD card to TV set.
4. After the completion of copying to SD card, remove SD card from TV set.
(a) For Board replacement : Data will be deleted after copying (Limited one copy).
(b) For Hotel : Data will not be deleted and can be used for other TVs.
5. Turn off the TV set.
1. Depending on the failure of boards, function of Data copy for board replacement does not work.
2. This function can be effective among the same model numbers.

SELF CHECKING  FUNCTION

Produce TV reception screen, and while pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press [OK] button on the remote control
for more than 3 seconds.

Self-check indication and forced to factory shipment setting:
Produce TV reception screen, and while pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press [MENU] button on the remote control for more than 3 seconds.

EXITING SELF CHECKING

Disconnect the AC cord from wall outlet.

V sus SECTION
Caution:
When Plasma panel or A-board is replaced, Vsus should be set to LOW or HIGH.
Procedure
1. Go into main item [VSUS] in Service Mode. LOW or HIGH will be displayed.
2. Press [OK] button to go to TEST stage.
White pattern without On-Screen Display will be displayed during TEST and CONF stage. Press [5] button to display the
On-Screen Display.
3. Press [VOL (-)] button to set to LOW.
4. In LOW setting
a. If no several dead pixel is visible remarkably in white pattern, press [3] button to go to CONF stage.
b. If the several dead pixels are visible remarkably in white pattern, Set to HIGH by press [VOL (+)] button. Press [3] button to go to CONF stage if the symptom is improved.
5. Press [OK] button in CONF stage to store LOW or HIGH.
6. Exit Service Mode by pressing [Power] button.

HOTEL MODE ENTRY AND EXIT

Purpose
Restrict a function for hotels.
1. Access command to the Hotel mode setup menu In order to display the Hotel mode setup menu: While pressing [VOLUME (-)] button of the main unit, press [INPUT] button of the remote control three times within 2 seconds
2. To exit the Hotel mode setup menu Disconnect AC power cord from wall outlet