Tuesday, September 01, 2015

PANASONIC TC-P42S30 SERVICE MODE AND LED BLINKING CODES

PANASONIC TC-P42S30 

PLASMA TV


SERVICE MODE AND LED BLINKING CODES 

How to enter into Service Mode
Purpose
After exchange parts, check and adjust the contents of adjustment mode.
While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button of the main unit, press [INFO] button of the remote control three times within 2 seconds
Key command
[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 ( - )
How to exit
Switch off the power with the [POWER] button on the main unit or the [POWER] button on the remote control.
Option - Mirror
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
How to access
1. Select [SRV-TOOL] in Service Mode.
2. Press [OK] button on the remote control.
Display of SOS History
SOS History (Number of LED blinking) indication.
From left side; Last SOS, before Last, three occurrence before, 2nd occurrence after shipment, 1st 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
1. Disconnect the AC cord from wall outlet
Hotel mode
1. Purpose
Restrict a function for hotels.
2. 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.
3. To exit the Hotel mode setup menu Disconnect AC power 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
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.
Data copy from TV set 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
Data copy from SD Card to TV set
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.
Note:
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.
Troubleshooting Guide
Use the self-check function to test the unit.
1. Checking the IIC bus lines
2. Power LED Blinking timing
Check of the IIC bus lines
How to access
Self-check indication only:

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.
Exit
Disconnect the AC cord from wall outlet.
Power LED Blinking timing chart
1. Subject
Information of LED Flashing timing chart.
2. Contents
When an abnormality has occurred the unit, the protection circuit operates and reset to the stand by mode. At this time, the defective block can be identified by the number of blinks of the Power LED on the front panel of the unit
Blinking Times
Contents
Check point
1


Panel information SOS
PD5 Start SOS

-


3
P+ 3.3V SOS
A-Board
4
Power SOS
P-Board
5
P+ 5V SOS
A-Board
6


Driver SOS1
(SN Energy recovery circuit)
(A-SN FPC DET)
SN-Board
A-SN FPC

7


Driver SOS2
(SN Connector DET)
(SN Scan and Logic IC)

SN-Board

8





Driver SOS3
(SS FPC DET)
(SS Energy recovery circuit)


SS-Board
SS FPC


9
Discharge Control SOS
A-Board
10



Sub 5V SOS
Sub 3.3V SOS
BE (sLD) SOS
Tuner power SOS
A-Board
SN-Board
SS-Board
P-Board
12



Sound SOS


A-Board
Speaker

13

Emergency SOS

A-Board