Sunday, January 10, 2016

PHILIPS 32PFL3508 - 32PFL1508 LED Television Service mode – Firmware update and Initialization (factory reset) – LED back light Inverter circuit Led Television repair and service

Category: LED Television Repair and service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to enter to service mode 
  • Factory reset
  • Firmware Update  



PHILIPS 32PFL3508 - 32PFL1508

How to set up the service mode
1. Turn the power on.
2. Press [MENU] button to display Setup menu.
3. Select “Features”.
4. Select “Software Upgrade”.
5. Select “Current Software Info”.
6. Press [0], [6], [2], [5], [9], [6] and [INFO] buttons on the remote control unit in this order.
Checking purity 
This mode cycles through full-screen displays of red, green, blue, and white to check for non-active pixels.
1. Enter the service mode.
2. Each time the [7] button on the remote control unit is pressed.
Adjusting the VCOM
The VCOM Adjustment should be performed when replacing the Digital Main CBA for 32PFL1508/F8 (Serial No.: DS1)
1. Operate the unit for more than 60 minutes.
2. Set the color analyzer at the zero point calibration and bring the optical receptor pointing at the center of the LCD-Panel.
Note: The optical receptor must be set perpendicular to the LCD Panel surface.
3. Enter the service mode.
4. Press [2] button on the remote control unit.
5. Press [CHANNEL UP/DOWN] buttons on the remote control unit so that the color analyzer value becomes minimum.
6. To cancel or to exit from the VCOM Adjustment, press [CH RETURN] or [PREV CH] button.
White Balance Adjustment
The White Balance Adjustment should be performed when replacing the LCD Panel or Digital Main CBA.
Purpose: To mix red and blue beams correctly for pure white.
When to adjust: White becomes bluish or reddish.
1. Operate the unit for more than 60 minutes.
2. Enter the service mode.
3. Press [VOLUME DOWN] button three times on the remote control unit to select “Drive setting” mode. “Drive” appears in the screen.
4. Set the color analyzer at the CHROMA mode and zero point calibration. Bring the optical receptor pointing at the center of the LCD-Panel.
Note: The optical receptor must be set perpendicularly to the LCD Panel surface.
5. Press [3] button to select the “HDB” for High Drive Blue adjustment. (“HDB” appears in the screen.)
6. Press [MENU] button. The internal Raster signal
appears in the screen. (“Internal (Single)” appears
in the upper right of the screen)
7. Press [CHANNEL UP/DOWN] buttons to adjust the color temperature becomes 12000°K (x= 0.272 / y= 0.278 ± 0.003).
8. Press [1] button to select the “HDR” for High Drive Red adjustment (“HDR” appears in the screen.) and press [CHANNEL UP/DOWN] buttons to adjust the color temperature.
9. If necessary, adjust the “HDB” or “HDR” again.
10. Press [6] button to select the “LDB” for Low Drive Blue adjustment (“LDB” appears in the screen.) and press [CHANNEL UP/DOWN] buttons to adjust the color temperature.
1. Press [4] button to select the “LDR” for Low Drive Red adjustment (“LDR” appears in the screen.) and press [CHANNEL UP/DOWN] buttons to adjust the color temperature.
12. If necessary, adjust the “LDB” or “LDR” again.
13. Press [VOLUME DOWN] button to shift to the “Debugging Message” mode. If there is no message under “[WB]” section, this adjustment completes.
If “Drive settings are NG. Retry again.” Is displayed, repeat above steps from 5. to 12. Then check “Debugging Message” again. If “Drive settings are NG. Retry again.” is displayed, replace the LCD Panel or Digital Main CBA.
14. To cancel or to exit from the White Balance Adjustment, press [CH RETURN] or [PREV CH] button.
INITIALIZE THE LCD TV
The purpose of initialization is to place the set in a new out of box condition. The customer will be prompted to select a language and program channels after the set has been initialized. To put the program back at the factory-default, initialize the LCD TV using the following procedure.
NOTE: Disconnect any device from the USB Port before you conduct on this procedure.
1. Turn the power on.
2. Enter the service mode.
- To cancel the service mode, press [ POWER ] button on the remote control unit.
3. Press [BACK] button to enter the Panel Key Confirmation Menu.
4. Press any button on the control panel.
5. Press [INFO] button to proceed with the self check mode.
6. Make sure to confirm the “INITIALIZED FINISH” appears in the green screen.
7. Unplug the AC Cord and plug it back on again.
Firmware update
Equipment Required
a. USB storage device
b. Remote Control Unit
Firmware Update Procedure
User Upgrade (Filename example: TVNB012_00_PF_XX91_AC.ecc)
Upgrade the firmware only. The setting values will not be initialized.
The User Upgrade and the Firmware Upgrade (Factory Upgrade) will be done by the same file. If you want to
upgrade the firmware and initialize the setting values also, add “FACT_” at the beginning of the filename.
If you want to upgrade the firmware only and leave the setting values as they are, eliminate the “FACT_” from the filename.
Update procedure
1. Turn the power on.
2. Press [MENU] button to display Menu.
3. Select “Features”.
4. Select “Software Upgrade”.
5. Select “Upgrade” to display Upgrade screen.
6. Press [OK] button to display Software Upgrade screen.
7. Select “USB” and press [OK] button.
8. Insert the USB storage device to the USB port
9. Select “Check” and press [OK] button.
10. Select “Upgrade” and press [OK] button to start software upgrade.
11. The update will start.
12. When the firmware update is completed, Remove the USB storage device from the USB port.
Turn the power off and turn the power on again.
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