Sunday, January 10, 2016

PANASONIC HC-X800 HD Video Camera Service mode – factory reset – Error codes – Digital Camera service and repair

                                                Category: Digital Camera Repair and service  

Contents of this article 
  • How to access Service mode
  • Factory reset
  • Error codes 


PANASONIC HC-X800

Service Mode
1. Indication method of the service menu
Set the mode switch "Motion Picture Recording" mode.
2.
While the power is turned OFF, keep pressing the "POWER" button, "Zoom lever" to W side and "iA/Manual" button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed.
Service mode menu
Screen display
Contents
Function
1
Factory settings
Function to throw a product up in a factory shipment state
4
Lock search history indication
Display the camera system error cord for three histories saved in EEPROM
5


Power ON self check result display


Power ON self check (function to diagnose correct function of
the device and interface between devices) result display

9

Forced full flash emission

Forced full flash emission for discharging the capacitor on
FLASH P.C.B. and set to prohibit charge
10

Erasing the lock histories


Erasing the error histories (working time is not erased)

12

Camera data indications while the video playback

Display the camera informations (Shutter speed, Iris value,
White balance and focal length) while playing recorded video
NOTE:
Do not using service mode except above table of Service mode menu.
3. End method of the top screen of the service mode menu
Touch the [ EXIT ] of LCD to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
Lock Search History Indication
Touch the [ 4 ] of LCD, select Lock search history indication.
Indication contents
# Lock search history indication
Display the camera system error cord for three histories saved in EEPROM.
# The error cord contents which are displayed
Error
code Function
51
Focus control is abnormal
52
Zoom control is abnormal
53
OIS lens control is abnormal
71
Lens cover open/close is abnormal
72
Cooling fan is abnormal
73
High temperature is abnormal

Touch the [BAK] of LCD to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
Power ON Self Check Result Display
Touch the [ 5 ] of LCD, select Power ON self check result display.
Indication contents
# Power ON self check result display
Function to diagnose correct function of the device and interface between devices result display.
Display the following communication test result.
-CAM-PWR : Communication test between IC3401 to IC2304
-CAM-UNI : IC3401 internal communication test.
Display other than "OK" are abnormalities of each lines.
Cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection to end the service mode.
Forced full flash emission
Touch the [ 9 ] of LCD, select Forced full flash execution.
Indication contents
# Discharging the capacitor without using register.
Forced full flash emission for charge capacitor completely discharge.
To prevent electric shock, we recommend enforcement before disassembling. Cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection to end the service mode.
Erasing the lock histories
Touch the [ 10 ] of LCD, select erasing the lock histories execution.
Indication contents
# Erasing the error histories stored in EEPROM. (working time is not erased)
Cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection to end the service mode. Camera data indications while the video playback
Touch the [ 12 ] of LCD, select indicating the camera informations while playing back the recorded video.
Indication contents
# While playing back the recorded videos, the camera informations (Shutter speed, Iris value, White balance and focal length) are superimposed on the LCD screen. Press the power button and turn off.
Factory reset
How To Turn On The Factory Settings?
1. Set the mode switch "Motion Picture Recording" mode.
2. While the power is turned OFF, keep pressing the "POWER" button, "Zoom lever" to W side and "iA/Manual" button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed.
3. Touch the [ 1 ] of LCD.
4. Touch the [ YES ] of LCD.
5. After few seconds "END" is displayed on LCD monitor. Cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection as a completion of the "FACTORY SETTINGS".
The Factory Settings Description
The factory settings clean up and/or refresh the following settings.
1. MENU, MODE, ADJUSTMENT VALUE.
2. SD card format.
3. Reset the folder number and file number of still pictures.
(Setting the folder number is 100, and file number is 0.)
4. Clear the mechanism lock information.
5. Clear the service mode information contents.
6. Clear the setting date.
7. Close the lens cover.
8. Initialize the VIERA Link Physical Address.
9. Rewriting lock setup of destination information.