Friday, January 15, 2016

PANASONIC TX-42AS750E - TX-42ASW754 - TX-42ASR750 – Servcie mode – Led blinking code – Hotel mode – Data copy – LED Television Repair and Service

Category: LED Television repair and service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access to service mode 
  • Hotel Mode
  • LED Blinking codes 
  • Data copy using USB


PANASONIC TX-42AS750E - TX-42ASW754 - TX-42ASR750

Service Mode Function
MPU controls the functions switching for each IICs through IIC bus in this chassis. The following setting and adjustment can be adjusted by remote control in Service Menu
How to enter into Service Mode
While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press the [RED] button on the remote control for 3 times within2 seconds.
How to exit
Switch off the power with the [POWER] button on the main unit or the [POWER] button on the remote control.
Key Command
# Press the 3/4 button to change the adjustment values or function.
# Press the 1/2 button to step up/down through the functions and adjustments
# Press the numerical button VOLUME (+/-) to change of each option item.
# Press the OK button after each adjustment has been made to store the required values.
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 will be cleared by [Self/check indication and forced to factory shipment setting].
Power ON Time, On/Off
Note: To display TIME/COUNT menu, highlight position, then press MUTE for 3sec.
Time: Cumulative power on time, indicated hour: minute by decimal.
On/Off: Number of On/Off switching by decimal.
Note: This indication will not be cleared by either of the self-checks or any other command.
Exit
Disconnect the AC cord from wall outlet or switch off the power with [Power] button on the main unit.
Hotel Mode
Access command to the Hotel mode setup menu. In order to display the Hotel mode setup menu, please enter the following command (within 2 second). [TV] : Vol.[Down] + [REMOTE] : AV (3 times) Then, the Hotel mode setup menu is displayed.
To exit the “Hotel mode”: Switch off the power with the [POWER] button on the main unit or the [POWER] button on the remote control or pressing [EXIT] button on the remote control.
Data Copy from TV set to USB Memory
1. Turn on the TV set.
2. Insert USB Memory with a startup file (pwd file) to USB Terminal.
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 USB Memory.
It takes around 2 to 6 minutes maximum for copying.
4. After the completion of copying to USB Memory, remove USB Memory from TV set.
5. Turn off the TV set.
Note:
Following new folder will be created in USB Memory for data from TV set.
(a) For Board replacement: user_setup
(b) For Hotel: hote
Data Copy from USB Memory to TV set
1. Turn on the TV set.
2. Insert USB Memory with Data to USB Terminal.
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 USB Memory to TV set.
4. After the completion of copying to USB Memory, remove USB Memory 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 for board replacement does not work.
2. This function can be effective among the same model numbers.
Self Check
How to access
Self-check indication only:
While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press [OK] button on the remote control.
Self-check indication and forced to factory shipment setting:
While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press [MENU] button on the remote control for more than 3 seconds.
How to exit
Switch off the power with the [POWER] button on the main unit.
Power LED blinking 
When 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 number of blinking of the Power LED on the front panel of the unit.
Blinking times
Contents
Check point
1


BL_SOS


A BOARD
P BOARD
PANEL
3
IROM SOS
A BOARD
7
SUB3.3V
A BOARD
8

SOS

A BOARD
PANEL
9
SOUND_SOS
A BOARD
12
BE_SOS
A BOARD
13
EMERGENCY
A BOARD
LCD Panel Test Mode
Purpose
To find the possible failure point where in LCD Panel or Printed Circuit Board when the abnormal picture is displayed.
How to Enter
While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button of the main unit, press [YELLOW] button of the remote control three times.
How to Exit
Switch off the power with the [POWER] button on the main unit or the [POWER] button on the remote control.
How to confirm
If the abnormal picture is displayed, go into LCD Panel test mode to display the several test patterns.
And then, judge by the following method.
Still abnormal picture is displayed: The cause must be in LCD Panel.
Normal picture is displayed: The cause must be in A board.
Remarks
The test pattern is created by the circuit in LCD Panel.
In LCD Panel test mode, this test pattern is displayed unaffected by signal processing for RF or input signal.
If the normal picture is displayed, LCD Panel must be okay and the cause of failure must be in A board.