Saturday, January 09, 2016

SONY KDL-32EX600 - KDL-40EX600 - KDL-46EX600 Service mode LED blinking codes and causes Service mode adjustments- Bravia EDGE LED TV - LED television service and repair

Category: EDG LED Television Repair and service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access to service mode
  • Power LED blinking codes 
  • Service mode Adjustments 




SONY KDL-32EX600 - KDL-40EX600 - KDL-46EX600

SELF DIAGNOSTICS
If an error occurs, the STANDBY LED will automatically begin to flash.
The number of times the LED flashes translates to a probable source of the problem.
A definition of the STANDBY LED flash indicators is listed in the instruction manual for the user’s knowledge and reference.
If an error symptom cannot be reproduced, the remote commander can be used to review the failure occurrence data stored in memory to reveal past problems and how often these
DIAGNOSTIC TEST INDICATORS
When an error occurs, the STANDBY LED will flash a set number of times to indicate the possible cause of the problem.
If there is more than one error, the LED will identify the first of the problem areas.
Result for all of the following diagnostic items are displayed on screen.
If the screen displays a “0”, no error has occurred .

POWER LED BLINKING CODES 
STBY LED Flash time
Service menu Item name (Screen Display)
Diagnostic Item Description
2
MAIN_POWE
Main Power Over Voltage Protection
3

DC_ALERT
DC_ALERT
AUD_PROT
Audio Abnorm al Detection
4
BALANCER
Not used
5


TCON_ERR
Not used
HFR_ERR
Not used
P_ID_ERR
Panel ID NVM Error
6
BACKLITE
Back Light Error (Panel Inverter) or Power Board Error
7

TEMP_ERR
Therm al Error
FAN_ERR
Fan Error
8
-
Software Error
10
EMITTER

Not used

SELF-DIAGNOSTIC SCREEN DISPLAY
For errors with symptoms such as “power sometimes shuts off” or “screen sometimes goes out” that cannot be confirmed, it is possible to bring up past occurrences of failure for confirmation on the screen:
To Bring Up Screen Test
In standby mode, press buttons on the remote commander sequentially in rapid succession as shown below:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 >Volume - > TV POWER
Exiting the Self-diagnostic screen
To exit the Self Diagnostic screen, turn off the power to the TV by pressing the POWER button on the remote or the POWER button on the TV.
WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT
Note: Please execute this adjustment if necessary.
Change Data of “VPC” service mode. (“006 WB” category)
a. Press “1” or “4” on remote to select WB adjustment menu.
b. Change data by pressing “3” or “6”. Each range of these items is 0~255.
c. Press “mute”
”0” on remote to save the data.
“SERVICE” comment is changed to “WRITE”, indicating writing process.
d. After a while, “WRITE” comment returns to “SERVICE”, which means writing process is done.
VCOM ADJUSTMENT
Note: Please execute this adjustment if necessary.
1) Change Data of “Digital” service mode.
a. Select “003 DIG_SRV_MODE” category by pressing “2 / 5” on remote.
b. Press “0” to go to “TEST PATTERN” Mode.
c. Press “Enter” or “12” to go into Video TEST PATTERN.
d. Press “7” or “8” to select the test pattern.
e. Press “Enter” or “12” twice to show the VCOM TEST PATTERN
2) Change Data of “VPC” service mode.
a. Select “002 VCOM” category by pressing “2 / 5” on remote.
b. Select “000 ENABLE” item by pressing “1 / 4” on remote.
c. Change ENABLE from “0” to “1” to enable VCOM adjustment.
d. Select “001 ADJUST” item by pressing “1 / 4” on remote..
e. Change data by pressing “3 / 6” on remote.
f. Finish the adjustment when the picture seems OK.
3) Change Data of “Digital” service mode.
a. Select “007 VCOM” category by pressing “2 / 5” on remote.
b. Change data from “1” to “0” by pressing “3 ” on remote.
c. Confirm the final result of the VCOM adjustment.
d. If OK, Finish the VCOM adjustment.
If NG, pressing “6” to show the OSD again and go back to VCOM adjustment 2)-d.
SAVE CHANGING DATA
1) Change Data of “Chassis” or “VPC” service mode
2) Write data for “Chassis” or “VPC” service mode
a. Press “Mute” on remote.
It shows green “SERVICE” changes to green “WRITE”.
b. Press “0” or “enter” on remote. Green “WRITE” changes to red “WRITE”. It indicate writing is processing.
c. After a while, red “WRITE” changes to green “SERVICE”. Writing process is done at this point.
3) TV reboot is necessary for applying data change.
CHANGE DATA
Note: “Digital” service mode don’t have to Save. (except “002 MODEL” and “005 CHAPRESET” category)
1) Change Data of “Digital” service mode. (except “003 DIG_SRV_MODE” category)
a. Press “2 / 5” on remote to select (up / down) category.
b. Press “1 / 4” on remote to select (up / down) Item.
c. Press “0 / 10” on remote to select item.
2) Change Data of “Digital” service mode. ( “003 DIG_SRV_MODE” category) “003 DIG_SRV_MODE” is one category of “Digital” service mode.
Please note because this operation is special.
a. Press “2 / 5” on remote to select “003 DIG_SRV_MODE”.
b. Press “1 / 4” on remote to select (up / down) Item.
c. Press “0 / 10” on remote to select item.
d. Press number key “1”~”9” directly. “*” stamp move.
e. Press “12 / enter / select” to decide and advance next step. Press “return”, when returning on the previous page.
3) Write data for “Digital” service mode. ( “002 MODEL” category)
Note: This procedure operation, when replaced the B board.
Note: Do not write a wrong segment or destination information in Product ID.
When the wrong setting is written, TV may not operate.
000 SEG -----------------Select JDM code information
001 DEST ---------------Select destination information
002 MODELNAME ---Select model name
004 SERIAL ------------ Can be set only once for the new board
a. Change data for each model.
b. Press “Mute”, “0” on remote sequentially.
It shows red “WRITE”. It indicate writing is processing.
c. After a while. Red “WRITE” disappears. Writing process is done after a while.
HOW TO ENTERING SERVICE MODE
1) Turn on the main power switch to place this set in standby mode.
2) Press the buttons on the remote commander as follows, and entering service mode.
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > TV POWER
3) Service mode display.
Note: First of all, when you enter Service Mode, you can see “Digital” service mode.
Whenever you press “OPTIONS” or “JUMP” on remote, each service mode is changed.
“Digital” -> “Chassis” -> “VPC”