Thursday, May 12, 2016

Panasonic High Definition Video Camera – Panasonic HDC-Z10000P – How to enter to service mode – Error codes – Power on self check – Lens failure diagnostics – Digital camera repair and service

Category: Digital Camera Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to access service mode
  • Lens Fault diagnostics
  • Error codes and causes 

Panasonic HDC-Z10000P

Service Mode
Indication method of the service menu
Set the mode switch "Recording" mode.
Keep pressing the "MENU" button, "Zoom lever" to W side and "FOCUS A/M/ " 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

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

10

Erasing the lock histories

Erasing the error histories (working time is not erased)


12
Camera data indications while
the video playback
Display the camera informations (Shutter speed, Iris value,
White balance and focal length) while playing recorded video
NOTE:
Do not using service mode except above table of Service mode menu.
3. End method of the top screen of the service mode menu
Touch the [ EXIT ] of LCD 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
51 - Focus control ( L ) is abnormal
52 - Zoom control ( L ) is abnormal
53 - OIS lens control ( L ) is abnormal
D1 - Focus control ( R ) is abnormal
D2 - Zoom control ( R ) is abnormal
D3 - OIS lens control ( R ) is abnormal
33 - IC3401 internal communication is abnormal.
Cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection to end the service mode.
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 communication test result.
-CAM-PWR : Communication test between IC3401 to IC2304
-CAM-UNI : IC3401 internal communication test.
Display other than "OK" are abnormalities of each lines.
Cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection to end the service mode.
Erasing the lock histories
Touch the [ 10 ] of LCD, select erasing the lock histories execution.
Indication contents
Erasing the error histories stored in EEPROM. (working time is not erased)
Press the power button and turn off.
Camera data indications while the video playback
Touch the [ 12 ] of LCD, select indicating the camera informations while playing back the recorded video.
Operation specifications
Press the power button and turn off.
Failure diagnosis of a lens unit
When 3D Recording has abnormalities, please check the following and perform failure diagnosis of a lens unit.
Preparation
1. Set up HDC-Z10000 as follows.
# 3D Recording Mode
# 3D display is set to MIX display
# Convergence reset
# Display a guideline.
2. Set up connection as follows.
# Stick 3D inspection chart of attachment in adjustment software on the perpendicular surface of a wall etc.
# Install HDC-Z10000 in the front of 3D inspection chart.
# It fixes so that the horizontal line of 3D inspection chart and guideline may be displayed horizontally on LCD screen.
Figure of connection
The check of a Convergence Gap
1. Check by 2DTV (HDMI Connection).
2. Record a chart in a zoom W side and a macro mode (MACR set up with the USER button).
3. Check each distance X when the distance between a chart and a main unit is changed and the vertical bar of a right-and-left
picture is coincided on TV screen (or LCD screen).
4. When distance X is different from the following spec.  >The lens unit exchange.
zoom W side : X=1.4m±30cm
macro mode (zoom W side) : X=45cm±3cm
The check of a Right-and-Left Height Gap
1. Check by 2DTV (HDMI Connection).
2. Measure in each distance in a zoom T side(×10) and a macro mode (zoom W side).
zoom T side : X=1.4m±30cm
macro mode (zoom W side) : X=45cm±3cm
3. Check the amount of height gaps of the horizontal line of a right-and-left picture on TV screen.
When TV screen height has 0.8% or more of the amount of height gaps > The lens unit exchange.