Tuesday, October 07, 2014

HOW TO ENTER SERVICE MODE TO PANASONIC TC-42P1 & TC-42P1F – WIDE PLASMA DISPLAY


TC-42P1 & TC-42P1F – WIDE PLASMA DISPLAY _ SERVICE MODE & ADJUSTMENTS
SERVICE MODE
* Press and hold the volume down / - button on the front panel of the unit and press the status [ + ] button on the remote control 3 times quickly within 1 second, this will place the unit into the CAT menu (Main service mode).
* Press the STR button on the remote control
* Select the alignment Subject by the UP or DOWN button of the Cross buttons on the * remote control.
* Select the alignment item by the LEFT or RIGHT buttons of the Cross buttons on the remote control.
* Adjust optimum setting by Volume Up / + and Down / - buttons.
TO EXIT THE SERVICE MODE  
>> To exit the IIC mode, press the menu button on the remote control.
>> To exit the CAT mode, access the ID mode by the down button of cross buttons and switch off the main power and on again.
AGING
* Aging mode is internal pattern generator for panel setting confirmation and the after image removal.
Panel Colour
There are 4 colour pattern White, Red, Blue and Green.
1. Access desired colour pattern by the Volume Up or Down button on the remote control and press the STR button.
2. To exit press Menu button.
Self Check
Display Indication
* Self-check is used to automatically check the bus line controlled circuit of the Plasma display.
>> To get into the Self-check mode press the volume down button on the customer controls at the front of the set, at the same time pressing the OFF-TIMER button on the remote control, and the screen will show.
(If the CCU ports have been checked and found to be incorrect or not located then “--” will appear in place of “OK”)
PANEL WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT
* Set the AV mode and input the white pattern signal from PAL signal generator.
* Press the Menu button twice to access main menu and set the manual W/B to Cool.
* Access the Panel W/B mode and align the Low Light and High Light shown below by using colour meter.
* Change the Manual W/B to Nomal by the Menu button and STR button.
Modify the Data as follows.
* Increase R Drive 24 steps and reduce B drive 2 steps and B cutoff 1 step from Cool mode.
* Change the Manual W/B to Warm by the Menu button and STR button.
* Modify the Data as follows.
Increase R Drive 30 steps and reduce B drive 35 steps, and B cutoff 2 steps from Cool mode.
# Access the SG Hold mode (Forced singal system set mode) and set the system to NTSC.
# # Return to the Panel W/B mode and copy the Data 3 for each item.
Repeat item # and ## for SECAM system.