Friday, January 15, 2016

PANASONIC TX-LR42DT50 - TX-L47DT50B Service mode - LED blinking error code - Self check - Hotel Mode - LCD television Repair and Service

Category: LCD Television Repair And Service 

Contents of this article

  • How to enter to service mode  
  • LED blinking code and Causes 
  • Hotel mode 
  • Data copy 

PANASONIC TX-LR42DT50 - TX-L47DT50B

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 SERVICE
While pressing (-/v) button on the TV unit, press on the remote control for 3 times within 2 seconds.
Note:
To exit from Service mode, press the exit button on 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.
Replacement of ICs:
When LDA4 IC (IC8000) is replaced, EEPROM (IC8902) should be also replaced with new one the same time.
When EEPROM (IC8902) is replaced, LDA4 IC (IC8000) is not necessary to be replaced the same time.
After the replacement of IC, SELF CHECK should be done to generate the final KEY data.
How to SELF CHECK: While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press the STATUS button on the remote control for more than 3 seconds.
TV will be forced to the factory shipment setting after this SELF CHECK.
USB HDD Recording:
General information:
Digital TV programmes can be recorded in USB HDD. A One-to-One key generated in A-board by SELF CHECK binds TV and USB-HDD for communication.
That key is only one key for them. If the key is difference, TV can not access USB-HDD.
Caution:
New key will be generated by following SELF CHECK and previous TV programmes recorded in USB HDD will not be viewed.
SELF CHECK: While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press the STATUS button on the remote control for more than 3 second
Setting Inspection
Voltage Confirmation
Description
Test point
Voltage
SUB1.1V
TP8100
1.10V - 1.22V
SUB 1.5 V
TP8101
1.435V - 1.585V
SUB1.8V
TP8700
1.7V – 1.9V
SUB3.3V
TP5400
3.17V – 3.43V
SUB5V
TP5420
4.80V - 5.25V
USB5V
TP5440
4.94V – 5.40V
FE1.2V
TP5780
1.14V – 1.26V
FE1.2V/2.5V
TP5720 TP4004 (TP4005)
2.375V – 2.625V
PNL12V

TP6702
11.5V – 12.9V


LNB_OUTPUT

17.0V - 19.0V
12.5V – 14.0V

Self Check
Self-check is used to automatically check the bus lines and hexadecimal code of the TV set. To enter Self-Check mode, keep pressing the down (-/v) button on the TV set and press the STATUS button on the remote control. To exit Self Check, switch off the TV set at the power button.
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
3
IROM SOS
A BOARD
7
SUB3.3V_SENSE_SOS
A BOARD
8
SOS
A BOARD
9
SOUND_SOS
A BOARD
10
ZWEI_SOS
TC-unit on panel
12
BE_SOS
A BOARD
13
EMERGENCY
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 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)
To exit the “Hotel mode” menu press the EXIT button on remote control.
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 for board replacement does not work.
2. This function can be effective among the same model numbers.