Sunday, June 05, 2016

Panasonic SD Video Camera - Panasonic SDR-S70 - SDR-S71 – How to access service mode – How to do factory reset – How to replace the lithium battery – Camera repair and service

Category: Camera Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • How to replace the battery 
  • How to access service mode 
  • Factory reset procedure 

Panasonic SDR-S70 - SDR-S71 

How to Replace the Lithium Battery (PROCEDURE)
1. Remove the Monitor P.C.B.
2. Unsolder the Lithium Battery "ML-614S/DN" and then replace the new one
Note:
The 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 equipment designed specifically for its use.
Replacement batteries must be of the 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
Note:
The screens of the service mode are for SDR-T71PU.
For other models, refer to each screen of the service mode.
1. Indication method of the service menu
Set the mode switch " Recording" mode.
2. While keep pressing the "Intelligent auto/Manual" button and "Menu" button, hold left the Zoom Lever towards to "[ W ]" position for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Menu being displayed.
Service mode menu
Screen display
Contents
Function
1
Factory settings
Function to throw a product up in a factory shipment state
3
Self check execution
Function to check self as for the state of eSD
4
Lock search history indication
Display an error code 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
Lock search history clear
An error code for three histories in EEPROM is cleared
Note:
Do not using service mode except above table of Service Menu.
3. End method of the top screen of the service menu
Push the menu button to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
eSD Self Check
1. Select [ 3 ] eSD self check.
Indication contents
eSD self check result display
Display the eSD self check result information.
Displays other than "OK" are abnormalities of eSD.
Push the menu button to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
Lock Search History Indication
1. Select [ 4 ] Lock search history indication
Indication contents
Lock search history indication
Display the camera system error code for three histories saved in EEPROM.
The error code contents which are displayed
51 - Focus control is abnormal
52 - Zoom control is abnormal
53 - OIS lens control is abnormal
73 - High temperature is abnormal
33 - Communication between camera to ARM is abnormal (Check the peripheral circuits of IC2006 and IC3401.)
Power ON Self Check Result Display
1. Select [ 5 ] 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 IC2006 to IC1503
CAM-UNI : Communication test between IC2006 to IC3401
Display other than "OK" are abnormalities of each lines.
Power ON self check result display is finished by POWER OFF.
Lock Search History Clear
1. Select [ 10 ] Lock Search History Clear.
Lock Search History Clear
An error code for three histories in EEPROM is cleared.
Push the menu button to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
Factory Setting
Note:
The screens of the factory setting are for SDR-T71PU.
For other models, refer to each screen of the factory setting.
How to turn on the factory setting
1. Indication method of the service menu
Set the mode switch " Recording" mode.
2. While keep pressing the "Intelligent auto/Manual" button and "Menu" button, hold left the Zoom Lever towards to "[ W ]" position for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Menu being displayed.
3. Under the condition of the Item No."1" is yellow high lighted, press the "[RIGHT ] of joystick" button.
4. By pressing the "[UP ] of joystick" button, then press the "[center] of joystick" button.
5. After few seconds "END" is displayed on LCD monitor.Cutting of battery connection or AC power supply connection as a completion of the "FACTORY SETTINGS".
What is the factory settings
The factory settings clean up and/or refresh the following settings.
1. MENU, MODE, ADJUSTMENT VALUE.
2. SD card format.
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 mechanism lock information.
5. Clear the service mode information contents.
6. Clear the date.
7. Initialize the VIERA Link Physical Address.