Thursday, April 30, 2015

TCL 42E5300 MS82S-AP SERVICE MODE AND SOFTWARE UPDATE

TCL 42E5300 MS82S-AP 

SERVICE MODE AND SOFTWARE UPDATE 

SERVICE MODE
Accessing way:
a. In the first place, press Menu button of remote control, then select Contrast item of Picture submenu. Finally, press 9, 7, 3, 5 consecutively.
b. When the FAC HOTKEY item of Factory Menu is enabled (ON), press Return button of remote control.
ADC Menu
Press the UP DOWN button in remote control to select certainitem and RIGHT AND LEFT to change the value of ADC data or start ADC calibration.
Notes: Only YPBPR and RGB source should be calibrated.
CLICK ON THE IMAGE TOP ZOOM IN

White Balance menu
Press the UP DOWN button in remote control to select certain item and RIGHT AND LEFT to adjust White Balance
CLICK ON THE IMAGE TOP ZOOM IN

Factory Main Menu
Accessing way:
1. In the first place, press Menu button of remote control, then select Contrast item of Picture submenu. Finally, press 1, 9, 5, 0 consecutively.
 2. When the DESIGN HOTKEY item of Design Menu is enabled (ON), press Return button of remote control.
Press the UP DOWN button in remote control to select certain item and RIGHT AND LEFT to toggle among or execute the available options.
CLICK ON THE IMAGE TOP ZOOM IN

SHOP MENU
Contain many options which can be chosen according to the requirements of customers as default settings when leave factory. Press the UP DOWN button in remote control to select certain item and RIGHT AND LEFT to toggle among the available options.
CLICK ON THE IMAGE TOP ZOOM IN
Steps of debugging
According to the requirement of order, we suggest take the below steps to finish the appropriate settings.
A. Enter the Factory Menu, enable FAC HOTKEY
B. Check the version of software, release date displayed at the bottom of Factory Menu. If the information is correct, you can ignore step C and D.
C. Enter Factory Main Menu, choose SERVICE MENU->PROJECT ID, choose corresponding Project ID number of the product (Please refer to the description in BOM about Project ID number).
D. Return to Factory Menu, check the Product model.
E.Choose Factory Menu-> NVM RESET and press and wait until prompt OK appears.
F. Restart the set G according to the requirement of order, set the items of Shop Menu and Hotel Menu etc.
H. After aging under normal temperature, calibrate ADC and adjust white balance. I choose Factory Menu-> SHOP INIT and press button of remote control to initialize the set.
Note: after step I (execute SHOP INIT), Hotel Menu will be disabled by default. Therefore, if order requires hotel function, it is necessary to enable hotel function by set Factory Main Menu-> Service Menu->HOTEL ENABLE to ON.
White Balance adjustment (Manual)
Before adjustment, you must ensure Color Analyzer has been calibrated. Only AV1, YPBPR, VGA , HDMI 1 need to be adjusted. It is necessary to adjustment HDMI 1 firstly.
a. Signal and generator The pattern of the signal should be used are White (Chroma2329 pattern113) and Grey (pattern 114).The format of signal are respectively 720p for HDMI1 (Chroma2329 Timing 69), NTSC for AV1 (Chroma2329 Timing 37),1024×768@60Hz (Chroma2329 Timing 14) for VGA and 720p (Chroma2329 Timing 79)for YPBPR.
b. Steps of adjustment
1)  Enter the factory menu->WHITE BALANCE, select source HDMI 1 and COLORTEMP normal.
2) Input grey signal in 720p format
3) Change R OFFSET and B OFFSET to make sure the value of color coordination equal to the value required by enterprise standard (x, y).
4) Input white signal in 720p format
5) Change R Gain and B Gain to make sure the value of color coordination equal to (x, y).
6) Repeat step 2>5 until both of the value of color coordination of white and grey equal to (x, y). In addition to select COLORTEMP COOL/WARM, the adjustment method of COOL and WARM color temperature is same with that of NORMAL.

ADC Calibration and White Balance Adjustment (automatic)
The process of adjusting ADC and White Balance automatically is out of the range of this file. Please refer to the relevant technical file of HuiZhou factory of TCL.
Software upgrade through USB disk
1) Please ensure the software you are using has a correct file name TCL_MS82_UPDATE.bin, then copy it to the root directory of a USB disk.
2) Insert the USB disk to the USB socket of the set for which you are going to upgrade program.
3) Enter the Factory Menu (you can choose either a or b way below) a. In the first place, press Menu button of remote control, then select Contrast item of Picture submenu. Finally, press 9, 7, 3, 5 consecutively. b. When the Factory hotkey item of Factory Menu is enabled (ON), press Return button of remote control.
4) select USB UPDATE, press RIGHT Bbutton of remote control, a pop menu will appear prompting whether start upgradeor not. Press Yes to start upgrade, press No to canel. Please wait patiently until the set restart automatically after upgrade. Do not cut off the power supply during the process.
Check software version, release date and Project ID 
After upgrading, sometimes you may not certain whether the new software has been successfully updated or not. In this case, you can check the software version and release date in Factory Main Menu to make sure the success of upgrading. In addition, for the convenience of software management, many models of same chassis may share a same software, but are allocated with different Project ID. In another words, every model has its unique Project ID. Obviously, Both software version and Project ID are highly critical to ensure the set work properly. Therefore, after upgrading software,we suggest you check these information by following method.
1) Enter the Factory Main Menu(you can choose either a or b way below a In the first place, press Menu button of remote control, then select Contrast item of Picture submenu. Finally, press 1, 9 5, 0 consecutively. b. When the DESIGN HOTKEY item of Factory Main Menu is enabled (ON), press Return button of remote control.
2) Check the version of software, release date displayed at the bottom of Factory
Main Menu. If the information is correct, you can ignore step C and D.
3) choose SERVICE MENU->PROJECT ID, choose corresponding Project ID number of the product (Please refer to the description in BOM about Project ID number).
4) choose Factory Menu and press OK button of the remote. Next, select NVM RESET and press and wait until prompt OK appears. 5) choose SHOP INIT and press button of remote control to initialize the set.
Note: after step I (execute SHOP INIT), Hotel Menu will be disabled by default. Therefore, if order requires hotel function, it is necessary to enable hotel function by set Factory Main Menu-> Service Menu->HOTEL ENABLE to ON.
 6) restart the set.