Sunday, May 22, 2016

Sony VPL-HW10 - VPL-HW15 – How to enter to service mode – How to adjust the iris – White balance adjustment – Projector repair and service


How to Enter the Service Mode
1. Set the “Status” to “On” in the “Setup” MENU.
2. Close the menu by pressing [MENU] button if its displayed.
3. Press the buttons in the following order in 5 seconds:
ENTER > ENTER > LEFT ARROW > ENTER
4. The message “Do you wish to enter into the SERVICE MODE? Yes No” will be displayed.
5. Select “Yes”.
NOTE
When leaving the SERVICE MODE, perform step 3.
“Do you wish to return to the USER MODE? Yes No” will be displayed. Select “Yes”.
# Note that when the items (W/B, Device Adjust) that can be adjusted in the Service mode are adjusted and stored in memory, they are saved in NVM and the factory default data will be lost.
# Be sure to perform “Save to memory” after entering and exiting the Gamma adjustment mode. If the values are changed in the Gamma adjustment mode and you want to reset to the original value, turn off the power of the unit and turn it on again. The UF data does not change even if the mode for Advanced Iris in Cinema Black Pro in Picture Adjust is changed without performing “Save to memory”. When “Save to memory” is performed at that time, the UF data of each Iris mode will be overwritten and lost.
How to Enter the Model Name Display (Shop Demonstration) Mode
1. If the menu is being displayed, press the [MENU] button to close the menu.
2. Press the buttons within 5 seconds in the following order:
ENTER >DOWN ARROE > DOWN ARROW > ENTER
Even if the message “Not applicable!” is displayed, ignore it. If the key operations failed, wait for at least 6 seconds since the last key is pressed, and perform the key operations again.
3. “Do you wish to display the model name? Yes No” is displayed.
4. Select “Yes”.
NOTE
To exit the Model Name Display mode, perform step 2. “Do you wish to display the model name? Yes
No” is displayed. Select “No”.
White Balance Adjustment on Servicing
Preparation
Set Picture Mode to “Cinema” and make the following settings.
Contrast: 90
Bright: 50
Color: 50
Hue: 50
Gamma Correction: OFF
Advanced Iris: OFF
Lamp Control: High
Set each GAIN and each BIAS for RGB to 128.
Bring the ZOOM position of the lens to the center.
High Mode of Video
1. Set Color Temp to “High”.
2. Input 1080/60i 20 IRE flat field (RGB 3 color) into the HDMI1 terminal and adjust BIAS of white balance for R and B until the chromaticity (x20, y20) satisfies the specification. Specification (VPL-HW10): (x20, y20) = (0.284 ±0.002, 0.298 ±0.002)
Specification (VPL-HW15): (x20, y20) = (0.276 ±0.002, 0.288 ±0.002)
3. Input 1080/60i 80 IRE flat field (RGB 3 color) into the HDMI1 terminal and adjust GAIN of white balance for B and G until the chromaticity (x80, y80) satisfies the specification.
Specification (VPL-HW10): (x80, y80) = (0.284 ±0.002, 0.298 ±0.002)
Specification (VPL-HW15): (x80, y80) = (0.276 ±0.002, 0.288 ±0.002)
4. Repeat the adjustments at 80 IRE and 20 IRE until the each specification is satisfied.
5. Save the adjusted values.
Middle Mode of Video
1. Set Color Temp to “Middle”.
2. Input 1080/60i 20 IRE flat field (RGB 3 color) into the HDMI1 terminal and adjust BIAS of white balance for R and B until the chromaticity (x20, y20) satisfies the specification.
Specification: (x20, y20) = (0.294 ±0.002, 0.310 ±0.002)
3. Input 1080/60i 80 IRE flat field (RGB 3 color) into the HDMI1 terminal and adjust GAIN of white balance for B and G until the chromaticity (x80, y80) satisfies the specification.
Specification: (x80, y80) = (0.294 ±0.002, 0.310 ±0.002)
4. Repeat the adjustments at 80 IRE and 20 IRE until the each specification is satisfied.
5. Save the adjusted values.
Low Mode of Video
1. Set Color Temp to “Low”.
2. Input 1080/60i 20 IRE flat field (RGB 3 color) into the HDMI1 terminal and adjust BIAS of white balance for R and B until the chromaticity (x20, y20) satisfies the specification.
Specification: (x20, y20) = (0.313 ±0.002, 0.329 ±0.002)
3. Input 1080/60i 80 IRE flat field (RGB 3 color) into the HDMI1 terminal and adjust GAIN of white balance for B and G until the chromaticity (x80, y80) satisfies the specification. Specification: (x80, y80) = (0.313 ±0.002, 0.329 ±0.002)
4. Repeat the adjustments at 80 IRE and 20 IRE until the each specification is satisfied.
5. Save the adjusted values.
Custom Setting
1. Set Gain and Bias for CUSTOM 1 to 4 to the following values.
CUSTOM 1: Copy the Gain and Bias values for High.
CUSTOM 2: Copy the Gain and Bias values for Middle.
CUSTOM 3: Copy the Gain and Bias values for Low.
CUSTOM 4: Set the all Gain and Bias values for R/G/B to 128.
2. Save the set values.
Iris: Auto1/Manual Adjustment
1. Switch the Iris mode to “Auto1. Manual”.
2. Copy all of the white balance adjustment values (High, Middle, Low, and all of the Gain Bias values of CUSTOM1 through CUSTOM4) at Iris OFF, to the corresponding Iris mode values respectively.
3. Save the set value.
Adjust Value Writing
NOTE
When the adjust value to be written is unknown, perform the IRIS adjustment or panel driver gain B adjustment.
IRIS
1. Enter the Service Mode.
2. Set OTHER: 01 Iris/Adj in the Device Menu to 1.
3. Change the value of OTHER: 02 Iris/Open Reg.
4. Change the value of OTHER: 03 Iris/Close Reg.
5. Return OTHER: 01 Iris/Adj in the Device Menu to 0.
6. Perform “Save to Memory”.
Panel Driver Gain B
1. Enter the Service Mode.
2. Change the value of Panel Driver: 03 P. Drv/Gain B in Device Menu.
3. Perform “Save to Memory”.
IRIS Adjustment
(1) Bring the ZOOM position of the lens to the center.
(2) Input the XGA 60 Hz all white 100 IRE signal in INPUT-A.
(3) Set “Other: 01 Iris/Adj” of Device Menu to 1.
(4) Set the value of “Other: 02 Iris/Open Reg” to 1023, and check the value of “Other: 04 Iris/Open Hall”.
(5) While decreasing the value of “Other: 02 Iris/Open Reg”, check the value of “Other: 04 Iris/Open Hall”.
(6) When the value of “Other: 04 Iris/Open Hall” reaches the value of [step (4) value _25], check the value of “Other: 02 Iris/Open Reg”.
(7) Save the value of “Other: 02 Iris/Open Reg” of step (6) in a memory.
(8) Measure the luminance level at this time. [OFF Luminance]
(9) Set the value of “Other: 03 Iris/Close Reg” equal to that of “Other: 02 Iris/Open Reg” of step (6).
(10)While decreasing the value of “Other: 03 Iris/Close Reg”, check the luminance level. Check the value of “Other: 03 Iris/Close Reg” when the luminance level reaches 32% of [OFF Luminance].
(11)Save the values of “Other: 03 Iris/Close Reg” of step (10) in a memory.
(12)Return the value of “Other: 01 Iris/Adj” to 0, and perform Save to Memory.
Panel Driver Gain B Adjustment
Preparation
Set Picture Mode to “Cinema” and make the following settings.
Contrast: 100
Bright: 50
Color: 50
Hue: 50
Color Temp: Custom4
Advanced Iris: OFF
Color Space: Wide
Adjustment
(1) Input the XGA 60 Hz blue only 100 IRE signal in the INPUT-A terminal.
(2) Set the Panel Driver: 03 P. Drv/Gain B value to “85”.
(3) While measuring luminance at the center of the screen, decrease the 03 P. Drv/Gain B value. Check the value of the 03 P. Drv/Gain B value when luminance reaches maximum.
(4) Save the 03 P. Drv/Gain B value of step (3) in a memory.
(5) Perform “Save to Memory”.