Tuesday, February 09, 2016

How to enter service mode Panasonic Plasma TV - PANASONIC TH-42PV80P - TH-42PX80E - Service mode - LED Blinking codes - Self check mode - LCD Television Repair and service

Category: Plasma Television Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access service mode 
  • LED Blinking codes and causes 
  • Self check mode 



PANASONIC TH-42PV80P - TH-42PX80E

Service Mode
How to enter into Service Mode
While pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button of the main unit, press [0] button of the remote control three times within 3 seconds.
Key command
[1] button...Main items Selection in forward direction
[2] button...Main items Selection in reverse direction
[3] button...Sub items Selection in forward direction
[4] button...Sub items Selection in reverse direction
[RED] button...All Sub items Selection in forward direction
[GREEN] button...All Sub items Selection in reverse direction
[VOL] button...Value of sub items change in forward direction ( + ), in reverse direction ( - )
How to exit
Switch off the power with the [POWER] button on the main unit or the [POWER] button on the remote control.
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/COUNT
Note : To display TIME/COUNT menu, highlight position, then press MUTE for (3sec).
Time : Cumulative power on time, indicated hour : minute by decimal
Count : Number of On times by decimal
Note : This indication will not be cleared by either of the self-checks or any other command.
Exit
1. Disconnect the AC cord from wall outlet.
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 setup menu
Disconnect AC power cord from wall outlet.
Troubleshooting Guide
Use the self-check function to test the unit.
1. Checking the IIC bus lines
2. Power LED Blinking timing
Check of the IIC bus lines
How to access
Self-check indication only:
Produce TV reception screen, and while pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press [OK] button on the remote control for more than 3 seconds.
Self-check indication and forced to factory shipment setting:
Produce TV reception screen, and while pressing [VOLUME ( - )] button on the main unit, press [MENU] button on the remote control for more than 3 seconds.
Exit
Disconnect the AC cord from wall outlet.
Power LED Blinking
When an 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 the number of blinks of the Power LED on the front panel of the unit.

Measurements and Adjustments
Driver Set-up
Item / Preparation
1. Input a white signal to plasma video input.
2. Set the picture controls as follows.
Picture menu: Dynamic
PNR: OFF
Aspect: 16:9
Caution
1. First perform Vsus adjustment.
2. Confirmation of Vscn voltage should be performed after confirmation of Vad adjustment.
When Vad=-149V, Voltage of Vscn is -4V ±4V.
Adjustments
Adjust driver section voltages referring the panel data on the panel data label.
Check or adjust the following voltages with the multimeter.
Name
Test Point
Voltage
Volume
Vsus
TPVSUS (SS)
Vsus ± 2V
R628 (P)
Ve
TPVE (SS)
Ve ± 1V
VR16000 (SS)
Vset
TPVSET (SC)
320V ± 7V
Fixed
Vad
TPVAD (SC)
-149V ± 1V
VR16600 (SC)
Vscn
TPVSCN (SC)
Vad+145V ± 4V
Fixed
Vda
TPVDA (SS)
75V ± 1V, -2V
Fixed