Wednesday, February 10, 2016

SONY 3D LED HD TV XBR-60LX900 – Service mode – Led blinking fault finding tips – Self diagnostics – White balance adjustment – Software update Tips – Factory reset – LED Television repair and service

Category: LED Television Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • Power LED Blinking and fault finding
  • How to activate service mode 
  • How to update software
  • Factory reset procedure  


SONY XBR-60LX900

SERVICE MODE
ACCESSING SERVICE ADJUSTMENT MODE
1. TV must be in Standby Mode. (POWER off).
2. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER
VIEWING THE SERVICE MENUS
Use the Remote Commander to view the Digital, Chassis and Sub Service Menus and their options.
3. To display the Service Menu that contains the Category you want to adjust, press JUMP or OPTIONS on the Remote Commander.
USING THE REMOTE COMMANDER TO VIEW OR CHANGE SERVICE DATA
Use the buttons on the Remote Commander to access the Service Menu items and adjust the Data Values.
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER
4. To change the Category,
press 2 to move to the Next Category or
press 5 to go back to the Previous Category.
Note: Pressing 2 or 5 only changes the Categories within the Service Menu displayed.
5. To change the adjustment item, press 1 to move to the Next Item or
4 to go back to the Previous Item.
6. To change the Data Value, press 3 to increase the Data Value or 6 to decrease the Data Value.
7. Press MUTING then press 0 to Write the changes.
8. To exit service mode, press HOME or turn the TV power off.
ADJUSTMENTS AFTER REPLACING THE BUHS BOARD OR LCD PANEL
The following procedures must be completed after replacing the BUHS Board or the LCD panel.
#Update the TV to the latest software version
#Select the Model
#Select the Destination
#Verify model and panel information are correct
#Reconnect all cables
UPDATING THE SOFTWARE
After replacing the BUHS Board or the LCD Panel, you must update the software to the latest version.
Before you begin
Disconnect all cables (RF, External input, Ethernet, etc.) from the TV
Instructions for updating the software are included with the software package. After completing the software update, proceed to “Selecting the Model”.
SELECTING THE MODEL
After replacing the BUHS Board or LCD Panel, go into Service Mode to set
the Model data value.

1. TV must be in standby mode. (Power off).
2. Access Service Mode.
Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER
3. Display the DIGITAL Service Menu.
NOTE: There are 3 Service Menus for this model, DIGITAL, CHASSIS, and SUB. If the DIGITAL Service Menu is not displayed, press JUMP or OPTIONS on the Remote Commander.
4. Press 2 to move to the 002 MODEL (Next) category.
5. Using the table, press 3 to increase the data value or
6 to decrease the data value, to match the model of the TV.
6. Proceed to “Selecting the Destination”.
SETTING THE DESTINATION
After replacing the BUHS Board or the LCD Panel, the destination location must be set.
CAUTION: Selecting the incorrect destination may requiring replacing the BUHS Board.
7. Press 1 to move to “001 DEST” sub Category
8. Using the table, press 3 to increase the data value or
6 to decrease the data value, to select the destination of the TV.
CAUTION: Verify the DESTINATION is set correctly before proceeding to the next step. If another destination Data Value is selected, it may possibly corrupt the software which would require a BUHS Board replacement.
9. After verifying the destination data value displays, press 0 to save (Write) the changes.
10. Proceed to “Verifying the Model and Panel Information”.
VERIFYING THE MODEL AND PANEL INFORMATION
After saving the changes to the service data, verify the information.
1. TV must be in standby mode. (Power off).
2. Access Service Mode.
Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER
3. Display the DIGITAL Service Menu.
NOTE: There are 3 Service Menus for this model, DIGITAL, CHASSIS, and SUB. If the DIGITAL Service Menu is not displayed, press JUMP or OPTIONS on the Remote Commander.
4. Verify the Model ID and the Product ID match the information in the Service Menu.
5. Exit Service Mode by pressing HOME or turn the TV power off.
6. Proceed to “Reconnecting All Cables”.
RECONNECTING ALL CABLES
After completing the changes to service mode, reconnect all the cables (RF, External input, Ethernet, etc.) to the TV then verify the TV set picture. If necessary, proceed to “White Balance Adjustments”.
WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENTS
White Balance adjustment data is located on the Digital Service Menu.
1. TV must be in Standby Mode. (POWER off).
2. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume + > POWER
NOTE: If the Digital Service Menu is not displayed, press JUMP or OPTIONS .
3 Press 2 to move to “006 WB” Category.
4. Press 0 to enter White Balance Adjustment mode.
5. To select the White Balance Adjustment setting that needs to
be changed, do the following:
a. To select R_DRV, press 1.
b. To select G_DRV, press 2.
c. To select B_DRV, press 3.
d. To select R_BKG, press 4.
e To select G_BKG, press 5.
f. To select B_BKG, press 6.
6. After selecting the White Balance setting, press ENT to display the edit screen.
The screen displays a “Please input WB items” message.
7. Using the numbers buttons on the remote, enter the Data Value for the White Balance setting (value must be between 1 and 255).
8. Press ENT to WRITE (save) the changes.
9. To exit White Balance Adjustment, press JUMP or OPTIONS
CHANGE THE EMITTER OUTPUT LEVEL
Note: To reduce the emitter LED output power strength. Change Date of “SUB” service mode.
a. To select 001 TD, press 2 then 5 on the remote.
b. To select 000 EMIT_STR, press 1 then 4 on the remote.
c. To change data from “0” to “1” press 3 then 6 on the remote.
0: Strong (Default) 1: Weak
d. Save and reboot
RESETTING THE TV TO FACTORY CONDITION
Use the following instructions to restore the User Adjustments and Channel Memory settings to the preset factory conditions.
1. While holding down the UP ARROW BUTTON on the Remote Commander, press the POWER button on the TV Switch Unit of the set. The set restarts and displays the Initial Setup screen. This may take several minutes.
RESETTING THE TV TO FACTORY CONDITION USING SERVICE MODE
1. TV must be in Standby Mode. (POWER off).
2. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 >  Volume + > POWER .
3. If necessary, press JUMP or OPTIONS to go to DIGITAL mode.
4. Press 8.
“SERVICE” changes to green RST.
5. Press MUTING.
RST executes the command and displays EXE.
6. Press 0 .
EXE-RST displays green, then red indicating the TV is writing the data.
7. When the process is complete the green SERVICE text displays.
8. Cycle AC Power (Unplug and Plug AC Cord from the AC Outlet).
9. The set restarts and displays the Initial Setup screen.
This may take several minutes.
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 .
LED BLINKING FULT FINDING TPIS
Diagnostic Item
Diagnostic Item Description
Number of times Standby LED blinks
Possible Location
RGB_SEN
RGB Sensor ACK Error
NA
NA

MAIN_POWER



Main Power Over Voltage Protection



2


GE4B (Power) Board (XBR-46LX900/52LX900 Only)
GE4A (Power) Board (XBR-60LX900 Only)
GE5 (Power) Board (XBR-40LX900 Only)
BUHS Board

DC_ALERT

DC Alert


3



BUHS Board
GE4B (Power) Board (XBR-46LX900/52LX900 Only)
GE4A (Power) Board (XBR-60LX900 Only)
GE5 (Power) Board (XBR-40LX900 Only)
DTT-WDT
DTT Error
AUD_PROT

Audio Error Detection

BALANCER


Panel Balancer Error


4



BUHS Board

TCON ERR
TCON Error

5


LCD Panel
TCON Control MT Board
BUHS Board

HFR ERR
HFR Error
P_ID_ERR

Panel ID NVM Error

BACKLITE

Backlight Error

6

BUHS Board

TEMP_ERR

Temperature Error

7

BUHS Board

FAN_ERR
Fan Error (Not Detected; Display Only)
NA

NA
VIEWING THE SELF CHECK DIAGNOSTIC LIST
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 a failure for confirmation on the Self Check diagnostic screen:
1. TV must be in standby mode. (Power off).
2. Press the following buttons on the Remote Commander within a second of each other:
DISPLAY > Channel 5 > Volume – > POWER
CLEARING THE SELF CHECK DIAGNOSTIC LIST
Since the diagnostic results displayed on the screen are not automatically cleared, always check the self-diagnostic screen after you have
completed the repairs to be sure you have cleared the result display to “0”.
1. To clear the Error history and Error count: Press the Channel 8 Channel 0 .
2. To clear the Panel operation time: Press the Channel 7 Channel 0 .
EXITING THE SELF CHECK DIAGNOSTIC SCREEN
1. 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.