Thursday, February 11, 2016

PANASONIC High Definition Video Camera - HDC-MDH1GC - HDC-MDH1GK – Service mode – Factory reset – Error codes – Service position – Digital camera repair and service

Category: Digital Camera Repair and Service 

Contents of this article

  • How to access service mode
  • Lithium battery repayment
  • Factory reset 

PANASONIC HDC-MDH1GC - HDC-MDH1GK

How to Replace the Lithium Battery Replacement Procedure
1. Remove the Side-R Int P.C.B.. (Refer to Disassembly Procedures.)
2. Remove the Lithium battery (Ref. No. “B6701” at foil side of Side-R Int P.C.B.) and then replace it into new one.

NOTE:
This Lithium battery is a critical component.
(Type No.: ML-614S/ZTK Manufactured by Energy Company, Panasonic Corporation)
It must never be subjected to excessive heat or discharge.
It must therefore only be fitted in requirement designed specifically for its use.
Replacement batteries must be of same type and manufacture.
They must be fitted in the same manner and location as the original battery, with the correct polarity contacts observed.
Do not attempt to re-charge the old battery or re-use it for any other purpose.
It should be disposed of in waste products destined for burial rather than incineration.
Service Mode
1. Indication method of the service menu
Set the mode switch “Motion Picture Recording” mode.
2. Turn the power on, and then while keep pressing the “Zoom lever” to W side, “Focus” switch and “Menu” button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed.
Service mode menu
Screen display
Contents
Function
1

Factory settings

Function to throw a product up in a factory shipment state
(When recorded data in Built-in memory, “error display” is done)
4

Lock search history indication

Display the camera system error cord for three histories saved
in EEPROM
5
Power ON self check result display
Power ON self check (function to diagnose correct function of
the device and interface between devices) result display
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
Touch the [ 4 ] of LCD, select 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 code
Function
51
Focus control is abnormal
52
Zoom control is abnormal
53
OIS lens control is abnormal
73
High temperature is abnormal
33
Communication between camera to ARM is abnormal
Power ON Self Check Result Display
Touch the [ 5 ] of LCD, select Power ON self check result display.
Indication contents
# Power ON self check result display
Function to diagnose correct function of the device and interface between devices result display.
Display the following commnucation test result.
- CAM-PWR : Commnucation test between IC2006 to IC301
- CAM-UNI : Commnucation test between IC3401 to IC301
Display other than “OK” are abnomalities of each lines.
Cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection to end the service mode.
Factory Setting
How To Turn On The Factory Settings
1. Set the mode switch “Motion Picture Recording” mode.
2. Turn the power on, and then while keep pressing the “Zoom lever” to W side, “Focus” switch and “Menu” button for more than
3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed.
3. Touch the [ 1 ] of LCD.
4. Touch the [ YES ] of LCD.
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”
What Is The Factory Settings
The factory settings clean up and/or refresh the following settings.
1. MENU, MODE, ADJUSTMENT VALUE.
2. SD card format.
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.
6. Initialize the VIERA Link Physical Address.
Service Position
This Service Position is used for checking and replacing parts. (Extension cable is not use.)