Tuesday, January 12, 2016

PANASONIC HDC-SD100 High Definition Video Camera - Service modes – Factory reset – Error codes – Digital camera Repair and service

Category: Digital camera Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to Access service mode
  • Factory Reset 
  • Error codes and causes 


PANASONIC HDC-SD100

Factory Setting
HOW TO TURN ON THE FACTORY SETTINGS
1. Set the mode dial “Recording” mode.
2. While keep pressing the “[LEFT<] of cursor” button and “delete” button, hold down the Mode Select Switch towards to “[FOCUS]” position for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Menu being displayed.
3. Under the condition of the Item No.”1” is yellow high lighted, press the “[RIGHT>] of cursor“ button.
4. By pressing the “[UP ] of cursor” button, then press the “[center] of cursor” button.
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 clean up and/or refresh the following settings.
1. The OSD MENU setting data.
2. Deletion only for all scene files in a card and format of the MPEG2 file system area.
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.
Service Mode
1. Indication method of the service menu
Set the mode dial “Recording” mode.
2. While keep pressing the “[LEFT<] of cursor” button and “delete” button, hold down the Mode Select Switch towards to
“[FOCUS]” position for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service 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 an error cord for three histories saved in EEPROM
NOTE:
Do not using service mode except above table of Service Menu.
3. End method of the top screen of the service menu. Push the menu button to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
Lock Search History Indication
1. Set the mode dial “Recording” mode.
2. While keep pressing the “[LEFT<] of cursor” button and “delete” button, hold down the Mode Select Switch towards to “[FOCUS]” position for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Menu being displayed.
3. Select [ 4 ] 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 CODES
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
33
Communication between camera to ARM is abnormal
Electric Adjustment
# Adjustment method is different from a conventional SD video camera.
# An exclusive jig and PC (including software for adjustment “Tatsujin”) are necessary for electric adjustment.
# A USB driver for service is necessary to communication with PC.
# Connection method of the main unit and an exclusive adjustment jig as follows
Adjustment Procedure
# Connect the main unit to PC with USB.
The adjustment instruction is available at "Software download" on the "Support Information from NWBG/VDBG-PAVC" web-site in "TSN System".
Connection Diagram 
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