Sunday, March 08, 2015

SONY KDL-22CX520 - KDL32CX520 - KDL- 32CX520 - KDL-32CX523 - KDL-40CX520 - KDL-40CX523 - KDL- 46CX520 - KDL-46CX523 SERVICE MODE AND ADJUSTMENTS

SONY KDL-22CX520 - KDL32CX520 - KDL- 32CX520 - KDL-32CX523 - KDL-40CX520 - KDL-40CX523 - KDL- 46CX520 - KDL-46CX523 

BRAVIA LCD TV



SERVICE MODE AND ADJUSTMENTS 

Accessing Self Diagnostic Menu
1. While LCD TV set is on standby mode, press the following
sequence on the Remote Commander key. (RM-GD020)


i+ > 5 > Vol Down > TV Power


2.To Reset Error Count & Error History: Press 8 > 0  key.
3. To Reset Panel Operation Time (Applicable Only when Panel is replaced): Press 7 > 0 key
4.To exit, turn the power off using Remote Commander key
Accessing Service Mode
While LCD TV set is on standby mode, press the following sequence on the Remote Commander key.  Display > 5 > Vol Up > Power
Transition of each module in service mode
1. There are 3 modules in Service Mode:
a) Chassis
b) VPC
c) Digital
a and b = Service Mode 1
c = Service Mode 2
2. Digital Service Mode will be appeared first whenever entering Service Mode.
3. To change the module, please pres OPTION key on the remote commander.
Change data by Service Mode 1 (Chassis and VPC module)
1. To change category, item and data in CHASSIS or VPC service mode:
a. Press key or on remote commander to select (up or down) category.
b. Press key or on remote commander to select (up or down) Item.
c Press key or on remote commander to change (up or down) data
c. Press key or on remote commander to change (up or down) data.
Remote commander key : 1, 2, 3 is for increment
Remote commander key : 4, 5, 6 is for decrement
2. To save changed data in Service Mode 1
a. Press key Mute on remote commander. It shows green SERVICE changes to green WRITE.
b Press key 0 Green WRITE changes to red WRITE It indicate writing is
b. Press key 0. Green WRITE change stored WRITE. It indicates writing is processing.
c. After a while, red WRITE changes to green SERVICE. Writing process is done at this point.
3. TV reboot is necessary for applying data change.
Change data by Service Mode 2 (Digital Service Mode)
Change data for all Except 003 DIG_SRV_MODE
To change category, item and data in DIGITAL service mode (except 003 DIG_SRV_MODE category):
a. Press key or on remote commander to select (up or down) category.
b Press key or on remote commander to select (up or down) Item
b. Press key or on remote commander to select (up or down)Item.
c. Press key or to change (up or down) data.
Remote commander key : 1, 2, 3 is for increment
Remote commander key : 4, 5, 6 is for decrement
No need to save for Digital Service Mode(except for 002 MODEL & 005 CHPRESET category)
Change data for 003 DIG_SRV_MODE
To change item and data in DIGITAL service mode (003 DIG_SRV_MODE category): Please note because this operation is special.
a. Press key 2 or 5 on remote commander to select 003DIG_ SRV_ MODE.
b. Press key 1 or 4 on remote commander to select (up or down) Item.
c. Press key 0 or 10 on remote commander to select item.
d. Press key 1 to 9 on remote commander directly. Star (*) mark will move accordingly.
e. Press ENTER or SELECT to decide and advance next step.
Press Remote Commander key RETURN to return to the previous page.
Save changing data by Service Mode 2 (for 002 MODEL category)
1. This is only required only when B Board is replaced.
2. Items in Digital service mode for 002 MODEL category.
000 SEG
・・・ Select segment information
001 DEST
・・・ Select destination information
002 MODELNAME
・・・ Select Model Name
003 SERIAL
・・・ Can be set Only Once for the new board
3. To change category, item and data :
a. Press key or 5 on remote commander to select (up or down) category.
b. Press key or 4 on remote commander to select (up or down) Item.
c. Press key or on remote commander to change (up or down) data.
Remote commander key :1, 2, 3is for increment
Remote commander key :4, 5, 6is for decrement 4 Press mute + 0 on remote commander It shows red WRITE as the indication
4. Press mute + 0 on remote commander. It shows red WRITE as the indication that writing is in process.
5. After a while, red WRITE dissappers. Green Done will Display for a while, which means writing process is done.
6. For the item SEG, DEST MODELNAME, after changing each item, service save(mute + 0) is needed.
For the item SERIAL after inputting the serial number press key12or Enter th For the item SERIAL, after inputting the serial number, press key 1 2 or Enter, the serial data will be saved.
7. Please save the item SEG, DEST, MODELNAME sequentially.
1 SEG > 2 DEST > 3MODEL NAME
8. When Saving the item "SEG", sometimes instead of "Writing", word "Pending" will appear. In this case, skip the "SEG", save the "DEST" and "MODEL NAME" is OK.

White Balance Adjustment
To access to White Balance Service mode, choose VPC Service Mode.
a. Press key 1 or 4 on remote commander to select WB adjustment menu. 006 WB category will be seen on the menu.
b. Change data by pressing 3 or 6. Each range of these items is 0 TO 255.
c. Press mute
0 on remote commander to save the data. SERVICE comment is changed to WRITE, indicating writing process.
d. After a while,WRITE comment returns to SERVICE, which means writing process is done. (takes about a couple of seconds).

Restore WB / Gamma adj-data to B board.
In VPC service mode:
a. Select 000 DATA_COPY category by pressing key 2 or 5 on remote commander.
b. Change data from 0 to 1 by pressing key 3 or 6 on remote commander.
c Wait until data is changed from 1 to 3
d. When data is changed from 1 to 3, restoring process is finished.
e. In case data is changed from 1 to 2, keep default setting. (No more process is needed.)
Notes:
1. This restoration should be applied after USB-DL being assembled when B Board is replaced.
2. This process only applicable for 120Hz / 240Hz models only

Change the emitter output level (Applicable only for TD model).
1. Purpose to reduce the emitter LED output power strength.
2. Select VPC service mode and then press:
a. Select 005 TD category by pressing key 2 or 5 on remote commander.
b. Select 000 EMIT_STR item by pressing key 1 or 4 on remote commander.
c. Change data from0to1bypressing key 3 or 6 on remote commander.
0: Strong (Default)
1: Weak
d. Save by pressing Mute & 0 or 10 & Reboot.

Viewing VCOM Test Pattern
Step 1
To access VCOM Step 1, please select Digital Service Mode first
a. Select 003 DIG_SRV_MODE category by pressing key 2 or 5 on remote commander.
b. Press key 0 on remote commander to go to TEST PATTERN Mode.
c. Press key Enter or 1 or 2 on remote commmander to go into Video TEST PATTERN.
d. Press key 7 or 8 on remote commander to select the test pattern
e. Press key Enter or Selecton remote commander twice to show the VCOM TEST PATTERN
Step2
a. Select 002  VCOM category by pressing key 2or 5 on remote commander.
b. Select 000 ENABLE item by pressing key 1 or 4 on remote commander.
c. Change ENABLE from 0 to 1 to enable VCOM adjustment.
To access VCOM Step 2, please select VPC Service Mode first.
Step 3
To access VCOM Step 3, please select VPC Service Mode.
a. Select 002 VCOM category by pressing key 2 or 5 on remote commander.
b Select 001 ADJUST item by pressing key 1 or 4 on remote commander
b. Select 001 ADJUST item by pressing key 1 or 4 on remote commander.
c. Change data by pressing key 3 or 6 on remote commander.
d. Finish the adjustment when the picture seems OK.
Step 4
To access VCOM , Step 4, Please select Digital Service Mode
a. Select 007 VCOM category by pressing key 3 or 6 on remote commander.
b. Change data from 1 to 0 by pressing key 3 or 6 on remote commander.
c. Confirm the final result of the VCOM adjustment .
d. If OK, Finish the VCOM adjustment. If NG, pressing 6 to show the OSD again and go back to VCOM adjustment STEP3.

Set to Shipping Condition
a. Move to Digital service mode.
b. Press 8 on remote.
It shows green color letter SERVICE changes to green color letter RST-.
c. Press mute on remote. Added green color letter EXE after green color letter RST- .
d. Press 0 on remote. Green color letter RST- EXE changes to red color letter RST-EXE. It indicated writing is in process.
e. After a while, red color letter RST –EXE changes to green color letter SERVICE. And all LED lights. Writing process is done at this point.
Option 2 (Without accessing to Service Mode)
Without accessing to Service Mode, shipping condition still can be set by pressing remote commander key:
Cursor Upon remote +Power Key on Front panel