Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Panasonic High Definition Video Camera – Panasonic HC-V100P – How to reset to factory default setting – How to access service mode – Identifying error codes – Power supply board block diagram - Digital camera repair and service

Category: Digital Camera repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to Enter to service mode 
  • How to Replace the Built in RTC battery 
  • Detailed Power supply block diagram 

Panasonic HC-V100P

How to Replace the Lithium Battery
Replacement Procedure
1. Remove the SD Holder P.C.B.
2. Unsolder the each soldering point of electric lead terminal for Lithium battery (Ref. No. “B6401” at foil side of SD HOLDER
P.C.B.) and remove the Lithium battery together with electric lead terminal. Then replace it into new one.
NOTE:
The Type No. ML-614S/DN includes electric lead terminals.
NOTE:
This Lithium battery is a critical component.
(Type No.: ML-614S/DN)
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 “Recording” mode.
2. Turn the power on, and then while keep pressing the “Zoom lever” to W side, “Intelligent auto/Manual” button and “Menu” button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed.
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
Service mode menu
1 Factory settings
Function to throw a product up in a factory shipment state (Even if recorded data exists in the build-in memory, factory settings perform the initialization of build-in memory and clear the history data.)
4 History display
Display accumulated operating time, total recording time and accumulated number of photos taken.
3. End method of the top screen of the service mode menu
Press the [MENU] button to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
History Display
Press the “[UP] or [DOWN] of cursor” button for the item No. [4] is yellow high lighted, then press “ENTER” button to display the unit
histories.
Indication contents
Display the total operating time (in power on and EE state), total movie recording time and total number of photo taken. (They are stored in EEPROM)
Factory Setting
How To Turn On The Factory Settings?
(CAUTION)
Performing the factory settings, the built-in memory is initialized and all of recorded data are deleted.
(SD memory card is not initialized by the factory settings.)
1. Set the mode switch “Recording” mode.
2. Turn the power on, and then while keep pressing the “Zoom lever” to W side, “Intelligent auto/Manual” button and “Menu” button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed.
3. Under the condition of the Item No. [ 1 ] is yellow high lighted , then press “ENTER” button.
4. By pressing the “[UP] or [DOWN] of cursor” button and display a highlight in a [ YES ] item, then press the “ENTER” button.
5. After few seconds “END” is displayed on LCD monitor. Press [ POWER ] button or cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection as a completion of the “FACTORY SETTINGS”.
NOTE:
Do not using service mode except above table of Service mode menu.
End method of the top screen of the service mode menu.
Push the “MENU” button to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
What Is The Factory Settings?
The factory settings clean up and/or refresh the following settings.
1. Physical formatting of the built-in memory. (All user recorded data are deleted)
2. MENU, MODE, ADJUSTMENT VALUE.
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 service mode information contents.
5. Initialize the VIERA Link Physical Address.
POWER SUPPLY BLOCK DIAGRAM 
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