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MTNC010524C1
B5

Service Manual Color Television

Main Manual
(NA8ML)

Panasonic

Models Chassis
CT-32SX31E BP371
CT-32SX31UE BP371
CT-32SX31CE BP371
CT-36SX31E BP372
CT-36SX31UE BP372
CT-36SX31CE BP372

This Service manual is issued as a service guide for the models of the NA8ML family listed above. Included in this
manual are a set of schematic, block diagrams, functional descriptions, alignment procedures, disassembly
procedures and a complete parts list.

“WARNING! This Service Manual is designed for experienced repair technicians only and is not designed for use by the general public.
It does not contain warnings or cautions to advise non-technical individuals of potential dangers in attempting to service a product.
Products powered by electricity should be serviced or repaired only by experienced professional technicians. Any attempt to
service or repair the product or products dealt with in this Service Manual by anyone else could result in serious injury or death.”

The service technician is required to read and follow the “Safety Precautions” and “Important Safety Notice” in this Main Manual.

Copyright 2001 by Matsushita Electric Corporation of


America. All rights reserved. Unauthorized copying
and distribution is a violation of law.
®
Important Safety Notice
Special components are used in this television set which are important for safety. These parts are identified on the
schematic diagram by the symbol and printed in BOLD TYPE on the replacement part list. It is essential that
these critical parts are replaced with the manufacturer’s specified replacement part to prevent X-ray radiation,
shock, fire or other hazards. Do not modify the original design without the manufacturer’s permission.
Safety Precautions
General Guidelines
An Isolation Transformer should always be used metallic part has a return path to the chassis, the
during the servicing of a receiver whose chassis is not reading should be between 240kΩ and 5.2MΩ. If the
isolated from AC power line. Use a transformer of exposed metallic part does not have a return path to
adequate power rating as this protects the technician the chassis, the reading should be infinite.
from accidents resulting in personal injury from Leakage Current Hot Check (Fig. 1)
electrical shocks. It will also protect the Receiver from Plug the AC cord directly into the AC outlet. Do not use
being damaged by accidental shorting that may occur an isolation transformer during the check.
during servicing. Connect a 1.5kΩ 10 watt resistor in parallel with a
When servicing, observe the original lead dress, 0.15µF capacitor between an exposed metallic part
especially in the high voltage circuit. Replace all and ground. Use earth ground, for example a
damaged parts (also parts that show signs of water pipe.
overheating.) Using a DVM with a 1000 ohms/volt sensitivity or
Always Replace Protective Devices, such as higher, measure the AC potential across the resistor.
fishpaper, isolation resistors and capacitors, and Repeat the procedure and measure the voltage
shields after servicing the Receiver. Use only present with all other exposed metallic parts.
manufacturer’s recommended rating for fuses, circuits Verify that any potential does not exceed 0.75 volt
breakers, etc. RMS. A leakage current tester (such a Simpson Model
High potentials are present when this Receiver is 229, Sencore Model PR57 or equivalent) may be used
operating. Operation of the Receiver without the rear in the above procedure, in which case any current
cover introduces danger for electrical shock. Servicing measure must not exceed 0.5 milliamp. If any
should not be performed by anyone who is not measurement is out of the specified limits, there is a
thoroughly familiar with the necessary precautions possibility of a shock hazard and the Receiver must be
when servicing high-voltage equipment. repaired and rechecked before it is returned to the
Extreme care should be practiced when Handling the customer.
Picture Tube. Rough handling may cause it to implode
due to atmospheric pressure. (14.7 lbs per sq. in.). Do AC VOLTMETER
not nick or scratch the glass or subject it to any undue
pressure. When handling, use safety goggles and COLD
WATER
heavy gloves for protection. Discharge the picture PIPE
tube by shorting the anode to chassis ground (not to (GROUND)
the cabinet or to other mounting hardware). When 0.15µF
discharging connect cold ground (i.e. dag ground lead)
to the anode with a well insulated wire or use a
grounding probe.
TO INSTRUMENT’S
Avoid prolonged exposure at close range to unshielded EXPOSED METAL 1500Ω,10 W
areas of the picture tube to prevent exposure to X- PARTS
ray radiation. Figure 1. Hot Check Circuit
The Test Picture Tube used for servicing the chassis
at the bench should incorporate safety glass and X-ray Radiation
magnetic shielding. The safety glass provide shielding WARNING: The potential source of X-ray radiation in the
for the tube viewing area against X-ray radiation as TV set is in the High Voltage section and the picture tube.
well as implosion. The magnetic shield limits the X-ray Note: It is important to use an accurate, calibrated
radiation around the bell of the picture tube in addition high voltage meter.
to the restricting magnetic effects. When using a Set the brightness, picture, sharpness and color
picture tube test jig for service, ensure that the jig is controls to Minimum. Measure the High Voltage. The
capable of handling 40kV without causing X- high voltage should be 31.0 ± 1.0kV. If the upper limit is
ray radiation. out of tolerance, immediate service and correction is
Before returning a serviced receiver to the owner, required to insure safe operation and to prevent the
the service technician must thoroughly test the unit to possibility of premature component failure.
ensure that is completely safe to operate. Do not use a Horizontal Oscillator Disable Circuit Test
line isolation transformer when testing. This test must be performed as a final check before the
Leakage Current Cold Check Receiver is returned to the customer. See Horizontal
Unplug the AC cord and connect a jumper between the Oscillator Disable Circuit Procedure Check in
two plug prongs. this manual.
Measure the resistance between the jumpered AC plug
and expose metallic parts such as screwheads,
antenna terminals, control shafts, etc. If the exposed

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Important Safety Notice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Instructional Flow Chart for
Serviceman Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Safety Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
General Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Service Adjustments
Leakage Current Cold Check . . . . . . . . . 2 (Electronic Controls). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
X-ray Radiation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Sub-Contrast Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Horizontal Oscillator Sub-Brightness (B02) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Disable Circuit Test . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Tint/Color Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Service Notes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 PIP Sub-Contrast Adjustment (P03) . . . 28
Color Temperature Adjustment. . . . . . . 28
Leadless Chip Component Complete Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
(surface mount) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Horizontal Centering (D00) . . . . . . . . . . 29
Component Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 E-W PCC Adjustment (D0C). . . . . . . . . 29
Chip Component Installation . . . . . . . . . 4 Corner PCC Adjustment (D0B). . . . . . . 29
How to Replace Flat-IC . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 H-Size Adjustment (D0D) . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Horizontal Oscillator Disable Circuit . . . . 5 V-Size and V-Position Adjustment
(D01 & D06) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
V-Linearity Adjustment (D03) . . . . . . . . 29
V-Correction Adjustment (D02). . . . . . . 30
Receiver Feature Table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 MTS Circuit Adjustments . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Input Level Adjustment (M00). . . . . . . . 30
Stereo Separation Adjustment
(M01 & M02) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Location of Controls (Receiver) . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Clock Adjustment (S07) . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Service Adjustments
Quick Reference Control Operation . . . . 7 (Mechanical Controls) 31
Quick Reference. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Focus (part of T551) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Control Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Location of Controls (Remote) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Audio Signal Path Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . 32
Video Signal Path Block Diagram . . . . . . . . . 33
Disassembly for Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 IIC Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Back Cover . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Description of Connectors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
A-Board - Main Chassis . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
L-Board - CRT Output . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 IC101 IN/OUT Pins and Functions (VCJ) . . . . 36
Speakers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Component Identification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Keyboard Push Button Assembly . . . . . . 9
Disassembly for CRT Replacement . . . . 9 Parts List . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
CRT Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Back Cover Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Chassis Service Adjustment Procedures . . . 12
140.0V B+ Voltage Confirmation . . . . . 12
Schematics, Voltages and waveforms
Source Voltage Chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 L-Board Voltages,
High Voltage Check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 PCB & schematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Purity and Convergence Procedure . . . . . . . 13 A-Board (Left Portion) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
When the CRT or the Yoke is Replaced 13 A-Board (Right Portion). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55
Initial Center Static Convergence . . . . . 14 A-Board PCB. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Purity Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 A-Board Voltages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Dynamic Corvergence Adjustment . . . . 14
DY(YHC, YV, XV) Adjustment . . . . . . . 14 D-Board schematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Permalloy Convergence Corrector D-Board PCB & voltages. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Strip (Part No. 0FMK014ZZ) . . . . . 15
DAF Adjustment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 G-Board schematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
G-Board PCB & voltages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61
Serviceman Mode (Electronic Controls) 17
A-Board Waveforms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Exiting the Serviceman Mode. . . . . . . . 17
Entering Serviceman
Mode (Back-Open Method) . . . . . . 23

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Service Notes
Note: These components are affixed with glue. Be careful not to break or damage any foil under the
component or at the pins of the ICs when removing. Usually applying heat to the component for a
short time while twisting with tweezers will break the component loose.
Leadless Chip Component How to Replace Flat-IC
(surface mount) - Required Tools -
Chip components must be replaced with identical chips • Soldering iron • De-solder braids
due to critical foil track spacing. There are no holes in
the board to mount standard transistors or diodes. • Iron wire or small awl • Magnifier
Some chips capacitor or resistor board solder pads 1. Remove the solder from all of the pins of a Flat-IC
may have holes through the board, however the hole by using a de-solder braid.
diameter limits standard resistor replacement to 1/8
De-Solder
watt. Standard capacitor may also be limited for the Braid
same reason. It is recommended that identical Flat-IC
components be used.
Chip resistor have a three digit numerical resistance
code - 1st and 2nd significant digits and a multiplier. 2. Put the iron wire under the pins of the Flat-IC and
Example: 162 = 1600 or 1.6kΩ resistor, 0 = 0Ω (jumper). pull it in the direction indicated while heating the
Chip capacitors generally do not have the value
pins using a soldering iron. A small awl can be
indicated on the capacitor. The color of the component
indicates the general range of the capacitance. used instead of the iron wire.
Chip transistors are identified by a two letter code. The Iron
first letter indicates the type and the second letter, the Wire
grade of transistor. Awl
Chip diodes have a two letter identification code as per
the code chart and are a dual diode pack with either Soldering
Iron Soldering
common anode or common cathode. Check the parts Pull
Iron
list for correct diode number.
3. Remove the solder from all the pads of the Flat-IC
Component Removal by using a de-solder braid.
1. Use solder wick to remove solder from component Soldering
end caps or terminal. Iron
2. Without pulling up, carefully twist the component
with tweezers to break the adhesive. De-Solder
3. Do not reuse removed leadless or chip Braid
components since they are subject to stress
fracture during removal. Flat IC
Chip Component Installation 4. Position the new Flat-IC in place (apply the pins of
1. Put a small amount of solder on the board the Flat-IC to the soldering pads where the pins
soldering pads. need to be soldered). Properly determine the
2. Hold the chip component against the soldering
positions of the soldering pads and pins by
pads with tweezers or with a miniature alligator clip
and apply heat to the pad area with a 30 watt iron correctly aligning the polarity symbol.
Polarity Symbol
until solder flows. Do not apply heat for more than
3 seconds.
TYPE Chip Components SOLDER ...
..
123
CAPS
GRADE 5. Solder all pins to the soldering pads using a fine
c
tipped soldering iron.
b

e
TRANSISTOR CAPACITOR
1ST DIGIT 2ND DIGIT Soldering
Solder Iron
COMMON
CATHODE
MULTIPLIER
=1600 = 1.6k 6. Check with a magnifier for solder bridge between
the pins or for dry joint between pins and soldering
ANODES SOLDER pads. To remove a solder bridge, use a de-solder
CAPS braid as shown in the figure below.
MH DIODE RESISTOR
De-Solder
Braid
Solder Soldering
Bridge Iron

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Service Notes (Continued)
IMPORTANT: To protect against possible damage to Preparation
the solid state devices due to arcing or static 1. Connect Receiver to AC 120 Volts. Do not turn ON.
discharge, make certain that all ground wires and CTR 2. Connect HIGH VOLTAGE meter to 2nd anode
DAG wire are securely connected. (H.V. button). Note: Use cold ground( ) for
CAUTION: The power supply circuit is above earth negative lead.
ground and the chassis cannot be polarized. Use an 3. Connect the ammeter serial from the flyback anode
isolation transformer when servicing the Receiver to lead to the picture tube anode socket.
avoid damage to the test equipment or to the chassis. 4. Prepare HHS jig to be connected between TPD50
Connect the test equipment to the proper ground () or and TPD51 as shown in Fig. 2.
( ) when servicing, or incorrect voltages will be Procedure:
measured. 1. Open Connector A17.
WARNING: This Receiver has been designed to meet 2. Turn power ON and Apply a monoscope pattern.
or exceed applicable safety and X-ray radiation 3. Set current within 50-100µΑ by changing the
protection as specified by government agencies and picture and bright controls.
independent testing laboratories. 4. Turn power OFF.
To maintain original product safety design standards 5. Connect HHS jig between TPD50 and TPD51 (VR
relative to X-ray radiation and shock and fire hazard, should be turn fully clockwise).
parts indicated with the symbol on the schematic 6. Turn power on.
must be replaced with identical parts. Order parts from 7. Turn slowly the variable resistor to increase the
the manufacturer’s parts center using the parts current until the horizontal sync frequency abruptly
increases indicating that the horizontal frequency is
numbers shown in this service manual, or provide the just beginning to pull out of sync. Maintain the
chassis number and the part reference number. current within 50-100µΑ by changing the picture
For optimum performance and reliability, all other parts and bright controls
should be replaced with components of 8. Observe the High Voltage meter. HIGH VOLTAGE
identical specification. should read less than 40.2kV.
9. Turn power OFF, Remove HHS jig, HV meter,
Horizontal Oscillator Disable Circuit ammeter and connect A17 connector.
This chassis employs a special circuit to protect 10. Turn Power ON. Reset Picture and Brightness
against excessive high voltage and beam current. If, for controls. Confirm B+ 140V±1.5V with 120V AC
any reason, the high voltage and beam current exceed applied.
a predetermined level this protective circuit activates 11. IF HIGH VOLTAGE IS NOT WITHIN THE
and detunes the horizontal oscillator that limits the high SPECIFIED LIMIT THE CAUSE MUST BE
voltage. The over-voltage protection circuit is not DETERMINED BEFORE THE RECEIVER IS
adjustable. However, if components indicated by the RETURNED TO THE OWNER.
symbol on the schematic in either the horizontal
sweep system or the over-voltage protection circuit
itself are changed, the operation of the circuit should
be checked using the following procedure:
Equipment needed to check the disabled circuit:
1. DC Ammeter
2. High Voltage Meter (0- 50kV electrostatic)
3. Variac or Isolation Transformer
4. HHS Jig (See Fig. 2)

100Ω 1KΩ
TPD50 TPD51

Figure 2. HHS Jig

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Receiver Feature Table
FEATURE\MODEL CT-32SX31E/UE/CE CT-36SX31E/UE/CE

Chassis NA8ML
Tunning system 96K
# of channels 181
Menu language Eng/Span/Fr
Closed Caption X
V-Chip (USA/CANADA) X
2RF X
Remote Model # EUR511500
Picture tube AMEC
Comb Filter 3 DIG
VM X
V/A norm X
Color Temp X
MTS/SAP/DBX X
BASS/BL/TRE Control X
AI Sound X
Surround X
SPATIALIZER/BBE BBE
Built-in audio power 10W/CH (10%)
# of speakers 2
A/V in (rear/front) 3(2/1)
S-VHS Input (rear/front) 1/1
Component Input
1
(Y,Pb,Pr)
Audio Out
F,V
(FAO: F, VAO: V)
EPJ/HPJ/MISC HPJ
Dimensions mm 667.3x810x568 747x936x610.5
(WxDxH) in 26.52x32.4x22.72 29.88x37.44x24.42
Specifications
Weight (kg/lbs) 74.8/164.56 98.5/216.7 are subject to
change without
Power source (V/Hz) 120/60 notice or
obligation.
Anode voltage 31.0kV ± 1.0kV Dimensions and
weights are
Video input jack 1Vp-p 75Ω, phono jack approximate.
Audio input jack 500mV RMS 47kΩ
A-Board TNP2AH026 AB NIL
G-Board TNPA1670 AC
L-Board TNPA1673 AB
D-Board TNP2AH027 AB NIL

Table 1. Receiver Features

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Location of Controls (Receiver)

Front A/V Jacks


VOLUME CHANNEL ACTION TV/VIDEO
POWER

Remote Control Controls Inside


Sensor 2 3 4 5 front door
1

Figure 3. Location of Controls (Receiver).

Quick Reference Control Operation

Quick Reference
Control Operation
1 Power Button - Press to turn ON or OFF.

2 Volume Buttons - Press to adjust Sound Level, or to adjust Audio Menus, Video
Menus, and select operating features when menus are displayed

Channel Buttons - Press to select programmed channels. Press to highlight desired


3 features when menus are displayed. Also use to select Cable Converter box channels
after programming Remote Control Infra-red codes (the TV/AUX/CABLE switch must
be set in CABLE position).

4 Action Button - Press to display Main Menu and access On Screen feature and
Adjustment Menus.

5 TV/Video Button - Press to select TV or Video Input.

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Location of Controls (Remote)

POWER Button MULTI Button

Press to turn ON and OFF. Programmable button that can


operate up to seven (7) functions at
MUTE Button once
Press to mute sound. TV/VIDEO Button
A second press resumes sound.
Press also to access and delete Press to select TV or Video input.
Closed Caption display. CH (channel) Buttons
VCR, DVD, LD/CD, AUX, TV, CBL, Press to select channels.
DBS, RCVR Use with volume buttons to
Component function buttons navigate in menus.

VOL (volume) Buttons DBS EXIT, DBS GUIDE

Press to adjust TV sound level. DBS function buttons.


Use with Channel buttons to RECALL Button
navigate in menus.
Press to display Time, status
R-TUNE (Rapid Tune) Button. of Sleep Timer, Channel,
Press to switch to the previous Video mode and Channel
channel. Caption (Station Identifier).

ACTION Button OPEN/CLOSE, SLOW, STILL

Press to display Main Menu and DVD function buttons.


access or exit On Screen features “0” - “9”
and Adjustment Menus.
Press numeric keypad to select any
REW, PLAY, FF, TV/VCR, STOP, channel.
PAUSE, REC, VCR CHANNEL

Component function buttons.

EUR511500

Figure 4. Location of Controls (Remote).

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Disassembly for Service
Back Cover To release screen GND cables from L-Board L11 & L12
connectors, insert a wire in both sides of connector and
Remove all the screws marked with an arrow( )
pull upwards the cable, then remove the wire
from the back of the Receiver.
(See Fig. 6)
Note: Screw configuration, type, and number
Insert wire
of screws vary depending on the Pull cable upwards
model of the Receiver serviced and
the application; various models are
covered in this Manual. Use same
hardware when reassembling the
receiver.
• 4 screws at the top edge of the Receiver.
• 4 screw by the A/V jacks.
• 1 screw by the antenna jacks.
• 1 screw at each lower corner of the Receiver.
• 1 screw by the retainer plate of the AC power cord. Figure 6. L-Board Screen GND cables release
Speakers
A-Board - Main Chassis Speaker is secured to the cabinet’s front with 4
The A-Board assembly rest on a chassis tray along screws.
with the D-Board. Slide chassis tray out. Gently lift tray Keyboard Push Button Assembly
and pull out. Disconnect plug connectors; release wire
Fastened to the inside of the cabinet front.
ties and holders as required for complete chassis
removal. Disassembly for CRT Replacement
1. A & D-Boards are secured to the chassis tray with 1. Discharge the CRT as instructed in the Safety
five screws. Precautions (see page 2).
2. The A-Board is mated to the D-Board by three 2. Disconnect the yoke (DY) plug, degaussing coil
flexible connectors: A1, A2 & A3 (G1, G2 & G3 on (DEG) plug and the CRT 2nd anode button from
the G-Board, respectively). To remove either the board.
boards, unplug the connectors on the A-Board. 3. Remove the L-Board from the CRT socket and
Note: Some tie-wraps that secure the wire dressings unplug the black wires (CRT dag ground) L11 &
may need to be unfastened for chassis L12.
removal. 4. Lift the Main Chassis (A-Board) and all mounted
boards completely out with the CRT Board attached.
L-Board - CRT Output
Plugs into the socket on the CRT neck. CRT Replacement
To remove this board, first unplug the board from 1. Perform Disassembly for CRT Replacement
the CRT neck, then disconnect L1, L2 & L3 procedure.
connectors, to disconnect the focus F1(Red Cable) 2. Insure that the CRT H.V. Anode button is
& F2(White Cable) cables, pull the tab and release discharged before handling the CRT. Read the
the cables, finally disconnect the screen cable from Safety Precautions (see page 2) on handling the
the D-Board Fly-Back. picture tube.
To reinsert back the cables, remember the original 3. Remove the components from the CRT neck and
position of cables, F1(red cable) goes to A on the place the cabinet face down on a soft pad.
CRT socket and F2(white cable) goes to B on the 4. Note the original order for the CRT mounting
CRT socket. hardware as they are remove from the CRT
Press tab mounting brackets at each corner of the CRT.
leftward to Pull cables 5. Remove the CRT with the degaussing coil and the
release cables
upwards dag ground braid attached.

Note: After servicing the receiver, remember


to dress the cables, as shown above.

Figure 5. F1 & F2 cables release

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Disassembly for Service (Continued)
Note: To remove the four brackets holding
the degauss coil from the corners of Note: Reuse all the clampers and mounting
the CRT, first remove the CRT from brackets from the degaussing coil and
the cabinet, then remove the Brackets screen, and when remounting the
by pressing the tab on the bracket and degaussing coil assure that is not
pull upwards. These Brackets are touching the speakers, this can be
included in the Degauss Coil Kit, for done by placing some tape
part number, please see parts list (See Fig. 7), this may cause mask
section (See Fig. 7). vibration. The mounting brackets and
clampers are not supplied with the
replacements.
Degaussing
Coil
Important Notice:
Bracket
When ordering the CRT, please order CRT
and CRT KIT also. Please see parts list
Degaussing section for part numbers
Coil

Press tab
Then Pull
Upwards

Figure 7. Brackets removal


6. Note the original locations and mounting of the
degaussing coil and the dag ground assembly to
insure proper reinstallation on the replacement
CRT.
To remove and remount the degaussing coil:
The degaussing coil is held in place by clampers
fastened to the CRT corner ears. These clampers
must be installed onto the replacement CRT prior
to mounting the degaussing coil.
To remove and remount the dag ground braid:
a.Unhook the coil spring from the bottom corners
of the CRT ears.
b.Release the braid loop from the upper corners of
the CRT ears.
7. Mount the dag ground braid on the replacement
CRT. Position the degaussing coil with new ties.
Dress coil as was on the original CRT.
8. Replace the components on CRT neck and
reinstall into cabinet. Verify that all ground wires
and circuit board plugs get connected.

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Back Cover Removal

4 screws at top edge

1 screw by
antenna jacks 1 screw 1 screw
1 screw at lower
1 screw at lower 1 screw right corner
left corner 1 screw

Figure 8. Back Cover Removal

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Chassis Service Adjustment Procedures
All service adjustments are factory preset and should not require adjustment unless controls and/or
associated components are replaced.
Note: Connect the (-) lead of the voltmeter to the appropriate ground. Use heat sink when the HOT ground symbol
( ) is used. Otherwise, use COLD ground ( ) — Tuner shield.

A-BOARD Q804 L826


Q002
D-BOARD
L824
- +
IC001 IC881 IC882 IC883

D827
C 84 0
IC002

D825
L008
T801
IC101

D751
Q801

IC2301

IC1801

T
T U
+

U N C 30 23
N E IC3001
E R
-
R Q551

D511
A/V REAR INPUTS
TP
8 1

MOMENTARILY CONNECT A JUMPER FOR ENTERING SERVICE MODE (TP8 to COLD GND)
140.0V B+ Voltage Confirmation
LOCATION (D-Board) VOLTAGE
1. Set the Bright and the Picture to Minimum by
using the Picture Menu. TPD7 (by D511) 220V 220.0V ± 9.0V
2. Connect the DVM between TPP17 (+ side) and cold
LOCATION (A-Board) VOLTAGE
ground ( ).
3. Confirm that B+ voltage is 140.0V ± 1.5V. This TPA6 (by IC883) MAIN 12V 12.0V ± 0.5V
voltage supplies B+ to the Horizontal Output &
Flyback circuits. TPA7 (by IC3001) MAIN 9V 9.0V ± 0.5V

Source Voltage Chart TPA8 (by L008) MAIN 5V 5.0V ± 0.3V


120V AC line input. Set the Bright and the Picture to
TPA16 (by Q002) STBY 3.3V 3.3V ± 0.2V
Minimum by using the Picture Menu. Use cold ground
( ) for the (-) lead of the DVM. TPA18 (by C3023) BTL 30V 32.0V ± 2.0V
.
Adjust Picture Menu for normalized video adjustments.
LOCATION (D-Board) VOLTAGE

TPP17 (by D825) +B2 140.0V ± 1.5V High Voltage Check


1. Select an active TV channel and confirm that
TPP25 (by D827) 9V 9.0V ± 1.5V
horizontal is in sync.
TPP19 (by Q804) 15V 15.0V ± 2.0V 2. Adjust Brightness and Picture using Picture Icon
menu so video just disappears.
TPP20 (by C840) 15V (VER.) 15.0V ± 1.5V 3. Confirm B+ 140.0V is within limit.
TPP21 (by L826) -15V (VER.) -15.0V ± 1.5V 4. Using a high voltage meter confirm that the High
Voltage is 31.0kV ± 1.0kV.
TPP22 (by L824) SOUND 32.5V ± 2.0V

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Purity and Convergence Procedure
Adjustment is necessary only if the CRT or the Vertical Raster Shift Adjustment (Only for
deflection yoke is replaced or if the setting was Models with Purity/Convergence Assembly with 4
disturbed. The complete procedure consists of: Pairs of Rings).
1. Vertical Raster Shift Adjustment. (Only for Models Apply a green pattern with a horizontal line, adjust the
with Purity/Convergence Assembly with 4 Pairs Deflection Yoke so that has no tilt, then secure it.
of Rings). Adjust center line of the pattern with the mechanical
2. Initial static convergence. center of the CRT, this center is determined by two
3. Setting the purity. marks at the side edges of the screen. To adjust the
4. Final static convergence. line, once the vertical raster shift tabs are place at 3
When the CRT or the Yoke is Replaced o’clock to reduce its magnetic field effect (see Fig. 9
Place the yoke on the CRT neck (do not tighten and Fig. 10) open the tabs the same angle from the
the clamp). center, until the center line of the pattern becomes a
Place the vertical raster shift tabs at 3 o’clock (90o from straight line, centered with the marks of the CRT. (see
the purity and convergence tabs) Fig. 11)
R&B Convergence Rings Purity Rings Centered
R&B&G Convergence Rings Over G3/G4 Gap Center line
from pattern
Open the
same angle
G3 G4 from center

Mechanical
Center Marks
Vertical Raster Shift tabs
Vertical Raster Shift Ring
Figure 9. Positioning of Purity/Convergence
Figure 11. Vertical Raster Shift Adjustment
Assembly (4 Pairs of Rings)
(4 pairs of rings assembly)

R&B&G Convergence Rings


90o
R&B Convergence Rings

Vertical Raster
Shift Rings

Purity Rings
Figure 10. Positioning of Purity/Convergence
Assembly (4 Pairs of Rings)

Turn the Receiver ON. Operate the Receiver for 60


minutes using the first Purity Check field (white screen)
to stabilize the CRT.
Fully degauss the Receiver by using an external
degaussing coil.
Slide the deflection yoke back and forth on the neck of
the CRT until it produces a near white, uniform raster.

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Initial Center Static Convergence Final Convergence Procedure (see Fig. 17
Connect a dot/cross hatch generator to the Receiver through Fig. 19):
and tune in a signal. Observe misconvergence at Note: Vertical size and focus adjustments must be
center of the screen only. completed prior to performing the convergence
Adjust the R&B pole magnets; by separating tabs and adjustment. Connect a dot pattern generator to the
rotating to converge blue with red. Receiver. The Brightness level should not be higher
Adjust the R&B and R&B&G pole magnets: by
than necessary to obtain a clear pattern.
separating tabs and rotating to converge blue and red
Converge the red and the blue dots at the center of the
(magenta) with green.
screen by rotating the R&B pole Static Convergence
Magnets.
Note: Precise convergence at this point is Align The converged red/blue dots with the green dots
not important. at the center of the screen by rotating the R&B&G pole
Static Convergence Magnets. Melt wax with soldering
Purity Adjustment iron to reseal the magnets.
When the Receiver is in the Serviceman Mode for Slightly tilt vertically and horizontally (do not rotate) the
making electronic adjustments, press the Recall button deflection yoke to obtain a good overall convergence.
on the Remote Control to enter Purity Check. (See the If convergence is not reached at the edges, insert
Service Adjustments Electronic Controls permalloy (see following section) from the DY corners
procedure). to achieve proper convergence. Recheck for purity and
Operate the Receiver for 60 minutes using the first readjust if necessary.
Purity Check field (white screen) to stabilize the CRT. After vertical adjustment of the yoke, insert wedge at 11
Fully degauss the Receiver by using an external o’clock position, then make the horizontal
degaussing coil. tilt adjustment.
Press the Recall button on the Remote Control again Secure the deflection yoke by inserting two side
until the Purity Check (green screen) appears. wedges at 3 and 7 o’clock positions.
Loosen the deflection yoke clamp screw and move the Apply adhesive between tab (thin portion) of wedge
deflection yoke back as close to the purity magnet and CRT and place tape over the tab to secure to
as possible. the CRT.
Adjust the Purity rings to set the vertical green raster Dynamic Corvergence Adjustment
precisely at the center of the screen (see Fig .12).
Use this for a precisely overall convergence adjust at
the edges.
NOTES:
1. CRT warm up with white screen
DY(YHC, YV, XV) Adjustment
(three guns activated) is needed
to stabilize the shadow mask YV Adjustment (VR1 for Horizontal dynamic
expansion. convergence)
2. Initial center static convergence
(roughly centers three gun 1. Apply a crosshatch pattern.
beams) is required in order to 2. Adjust contrast and brightness customer controls
perform purity adjustment.
Green Raster to obtain a correct picture.
Figure 12. Green Raster Adjustment
3. With a driver adjust VR1 (located in deflection yoke
board Fig. 19) to obtain a proper corvergence at
Slowly move the deflection yoke forward until the best top and bottom of the screen (See Fi g.13)
overall green screen is displayed.
Tighten the deflection yoke clamp screw.
Press the Recall button on the Remote Control again B&R

until the purity check blue and red screens appear and G
observe that good purity is obtained on each respective B&R
field. G
Press the Recall button on the Remote Control again
until Purity check (white screen) appears. Observe the
screen for uniform white. If purity has not been
achieved, repeat the above procedure. B&R

G
B&R
G

Figure 13. VR1 Adjustment (YV)

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YH Adjustment (VR2 for Vertical dynamic Permalloy Convergence Corrector Strip
convergence) (Part No. 0FMK014ZZ)
1. Apply a crosshatch pattern.
2. Adjust contrast and brightness customer controls This strip is used in some sets to match the yoke and
to obtain a correct picture. CRT for optimum convergence. If the yoke or CRT is
3. With a driver Adjust VR2 (located in deflection yoke replaced, the strip may not be required.
board Fig. 19) to obtain a proper corvergence at First converge the set without the strip and observe
left and right side of the screen. (See Fig. 14) the corners.

If correction is needed:
1. Place strip between CRT and yoke, in quadrant
needing correction. Slowly move it around for
desired results.
2. Press adhesive tightly to the CRT and secure
with tape.

DAF Adjustment
Preparation:
1. Apply a crosshatch pattern.
G B&R G B&R G B&R G B&R
2. Set user controls, bright to center and picture to
Figure 14. VR2 Adjustment (YH) max.
3. Connect a frequency counter to TPD10.
Procedure:
XV Adjustment(precise adjustment) 1. Connect channel one of the oscilloscope with 10x1
1. Apply a crosshatch pattern. probe to TPP33.
2. Adjust contrast and brightness customer controls 2. Connect channel two of the oscilloscope with 10x1
to obtain a correct picture. probe to CRT HEATER (L-Board).
3. With a driver adjust the coil located in deflection 3. Adjust R1581 so that frequency counter reads
yoke board to obtain a proper convergence 15.7kHz±100Hz.
horizontally.
B&R TPP33
G
B&R

HEATER
PIN
B&R

G
B&R
G

Figure 15. XV Adjustment Figure 16. DAF Adjustment

4. Adjust R1577 so that signal on TPP33 is on phase


Note: Apply a red pattern and confirm purity, if purity with CRT HEATER (L-Board) pin. (see Fig. 16)
is poor, repeat purity adjustments.

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As the yoke is tilted
G vertically, the rasters
R B produced by the
outside guns rotate in
opposite directions.

Figure 17. Vertical Yoke Movement

Raster produced from one of the


outside electron beams

Raster from the other side electron


beam
R G B
Static convergence magnets are set for
center convergence
As the yoke is tilted horizontally, one
raster gets larger while the other gets
smaller

Figure 18. Horizontal Yoke Movement

2 Poles(Purity) For Adjustment


2 Poles(VRS Adj)
of DY (YHC/YV/XV)
4 Poles Dynamic Convergence

6 Poles

Figure 19. Convergence Magnets and Wedges Location

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Always Exit the Serviceman
Mode Following Adjustments.

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Serviceman Mode (Electronic Controls)
This Receiver has electronic technology using the I²C Bus Concept. It performs as a control function and it
replaces many mechanical controls. Instead of adjusting mechanical controls individually, many of the control
functions are now performed by using “On Screen Display Menu”. (The Serviceman Adjustment Mode.)

Note: It is suggested that the technician reads all the way through and understand the following procedure for
Entering/Exiting the Serviceman Adjustment Mode; then proceed with the instructions working with the
Receiver. When becoming familiar with the procedure, the Flow Chart for Serviceman Mode may be used
as a quick guide.

Quick Entry to Serviceman Mode:


At times when minor adjustments need to be done to the electronic controls, the method of Entering the
serviceman Mode without removal of the cabinet back is as follows using the Remote Control:
1. Select SET-UP icon and select CABLE mode.
2. Select TIMER icon and set SLEEP time for 30 Min.
3. Press ACTION button 3 times to exit menus.
4. Tune to the Channel 124.
5. Adjust VOLUME to minimum (0).
6. Press the VOL button (decrease) on Receiver. Red “CHK” appears in upper corner.
To toggle between Aging and Serviceman modes:
While the “CHK” is displayed on the left top corner of the CRT, pressing the Action and the Volume Up buttons
on the Receiver simultaneously will toggle between the modes. Red “CHK” for Serviceman and yellow “CHK” for
Aging.

7. Press the Power Button on the Remote Control to select one of the Serviceman Adjustment Modes.
1) B= Serviceman VCJ SUB-DATA ADJUSTEMENT.
2) C= Serviceman VCJ CUT-OFF ADJUSTMENT.
3) D= Serviceman GEOMETRY ADJUSTMENT.
4) M= Serviceman MTS ADJUSTMENTS.
5) P= Serviceman PIP ADJUSTMENT.
6) S= Serviceman S OPTION ADJUSTMENTS.
7) X = Serviceman X OPTION ADJUSTMENT.
8) E = Serviceman E OPTION ADJUSTMENTS
9) “CHK” = Normal operation of CHANNEL and VOLUME .

b a b a

Note: Only the applicable settings for 32 B 0 2 215 C 0


the Receiver serviced will be
available (See a in Fig. 20). An address Menu appears in the right
hand corner of the screen

Figure 20. Serviceman Mode Menu Adjustments.

Exiting the Serviceman Mode:


Press the Action and the Power buttons on the Receiver simultaneously for at least 2 seconds.
THE RECEIVER EXITS SERVICEMAN MODE.
The Receiver momentarily shuts off; then comes back on tuned to channel 3 with a preset level of sound.
Any programmed channels, channels caption data and some others user defined settings will be erased.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Always Exit the Serviceman Mode
Following Adjustments.

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Press the Power Button on the Remote Control to select the Serviceman Adjustment .

For Adjustments:
1.Press Channel Up/Down on the Note: Write Down the original 2.Press Volume Up/Down on the
Remote Control to select one of value set (b in Fig. 20) for Remote Control to adjust the
the available Service Adjustments each address before level of the selected Service
(a in Fig. 20). modifying anything. It is Adjustment (b in Fig. 20).
easy to erroneously adjust
the wrong item.

Default
Sub-Data Adjustment
Level

B00 SUB-COLOR 31
CH
B01 SUB-TINT 40

B02 SUB-BRIGHTNESS 40

B03 SUB-CONTRAST 16

B04 SUB-TINT VIDEO 16


CH
B05 SUB-COLOR VIDEO 22
CH B06 SUB-TINT COMP 63

B07 SUB-COLOR COMP 28

B08 SUB SHARP TV/VIDEO 10

B09 SUB SHARP S-VHS/COMP 17

B0A SUB-CONTRAST FIXED 15


PW

Default
Cut-Off Adjustment
Level

C00 CUT-OFF R 128

C01 CUT-OFF G 128


CH
C02 CUT-OFF B 128

CH C03 BRIGHTNESS 31

C04 G DRIVE 64
CH
C05 B DRIVE 64

C06 DRIVE C TEMP 8

C07 CONT C TEMP 5

C08 CUTOFF R COMP 112

C09 CUTOFF G COMP 114

C0A CUTOFF B COMP 103


PW

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Always Exit the Serviceman To D Items.
Mode Following Adjustments.

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Press the Power Button on the Remote Control to select the Serviceman Adjustment

For Adjustments:
1.Press Channel Up/Down on the Note: Write Down the original 2.Press Volume Up/Down on the
Remote Control to select one of value set (b in Fig. 20) for Remote Control to adjust the
the available Service Adjustments each address before level of the selected Service
(a in Fig. 20). modifying anything. It is Adjustment (b in Fig. 20).
easy to erroneously adjust
the wrong item.

Default
Geometry Adjustments
Level

D00 H POSITION 13

D01 V SIZE 37 CH

D02 V S CORRECTION 5

D03 V LIN CORRECTION 8

D04 E/W TRAPEZIUM 9


CH
D05 V AGC 1
CH
D06 V POSITION 1

D07 V CENTERING 65

D08 V CENTERING DAC SW 0

D09 V-BLK START 12

D0A V-BLK STOP 14

D0B EW CORNER 6

D0C EW PARABOLA 11

D0D H WIDTH 20

D0E OSD POSITION 90


PW

Default
MTS Adjustment
Level

M00 INPUT LEVEL 33


CH
M01 LOW-LEVEL SEPARATION 6

M02 HIGH-LEVEL SEPARATION 25 PW

To P Items.

Note: Some adjustment modes may not be IMPORTANT NOTE:


Always Exit the Serviceman
available in some formats. Mode Following Adjustments.

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Press the Power Button on the Remote Control to select the Serviceman Adjustment

For Adjustments:

1.Press Channel Up/Down on the Note: Write Down the original 2.Press Volume Up/Down on the
Remote Control to select one of value set (b in Fig. 20) for Remote Control to adjust the
the available Service Adjustments each address before level of the selected Service
(a in Fig. 20). modifying anything. It is Adjustment (b in Fig. 20).
easy to erroneously adjust
the wrong item.

Default
PIP Adjustment
Level

P00 PIP COLOR 53

P01 PIP TINT 64 CH

P02 PIP BRIGHTNESS 11

P03 PIP CONTRAST 58

P04 PIP POS V_TOP 26

P05 PIP POS V_BOTTOM 143

P06 PIP POS H_LEFT 10


CH
P07 PIP POS H_RIGHT 101
CH
P08 PIP POS 26

P09 PIP POS 160

P0A PIP POS 10

P0B PIP POS 116

P0C N/A N/A

P0D PIP YDELAY 4 PW

To S Items.

Note: Some adjustment modes may not be


available in some formats.

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Press the Power Button on the Remote Control to select the Serviceman Adjustment

For
Adjustments:
1.Press Channel Up/Down on the Note: Write Down the original 2.Press Volume Up/Down on the
Remote Control to select one of value set (b in Fig. 20) for Remote Control to adjust the
the available Service Adjustments each address before level of the selected Service
(a in Fig. 20). modifying anything. It is Adjustment (b in Fig. 20).
easy to erroneously adjust
the wrong item.

Default
OPTIONS Adjustment
Level

S00 ABL GAIN 3

S01 ABL POINT 3 CH

S02 RGB BRIGHTNESS 3

S03 RGB GAMMA 1

S04 GAMMA 1

S05 VSM-G 0

S06 BS POINT 3
CH
S07 CLOCK ADJUST 128
CH
S08 CAP DIGITAL FIL 0

S09 CAP SCROLL 1

S0A RGB MATRIX 6

S0B RGB MATRIX YUV 5 PW

To X Items.

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Always Exit the Serviceman
Mode Following Adjustments.

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Press the Power Button on the Remote Control to select the Serviceman Adjustment

For Adjustments:
1.Press Channel Up/Down on the Note: Write Down the original 2.Press Volume Up/Down on the
Remote Control to select one of value set (b in Fig. 20) for Remote Control to adjust the
the available Service Adjustments each address before level of the selected Service
(a in Fig. 20). modifying anything. It is Adjustment (b in Fig. 20).
easy to erroneously adjust
the wrong item.

Default
X Option Adjustment
Level

X00 V ENHANCER 3

X01 V ENH NL 1 CH

X02 H PEAKING GAIN 2

X03 V CORING 1

X04 C TRAP GAIN 0


CH
CH X05 GEO MAG CEN 179

X06 GEO MAG GAIN 10

X07 H LOCK 1

X08 H LOCK L 70

X09 H SEPA 1L 313

X0A H SEPA 2L 266

X0B H LOCK W 0

X0C H LOCK L 70

X0D H SEPA 1WL 313

X0E H SEPA 2WL 266

Default PW
E Option Adjustment
Level

E00 SURROUND EFFECT 3


CH
E01 BBE LOW 4

E02 BBE HIGH 6


PW

To B Items.

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To Check Purity:
Press the Recall Button on the Remote Control when in Serviceman Mode (red “CHK” is displayed) to enter the
Purity Field Check Mode.

NORMAL
SCREEN

Press Recall again to select desired field.

BLUE GREEN RED WHITE


SCREEN SCREEN SCREEN SCREEN

Figure 21. Purity Check Field Mode.

Helpful Hints
Entering Serviceman Mode (Back-Open Method)
1. While the Receiver is ON or Puggled and operating in Normal Mode,
momentarily short test point FA1 (TP8) to Cold Ground ( ) FA2
(TP3) A-Board.
The Receiver enters the Aging Mode.
Yellow letters “CHK” appear in the upper left corner of the CRT.
(The Volume Up/Down will adjust rapidly).
2. Simultaneously press the Action and the Volume Up buttons on the
Receiver Control Panel.
The Receiver enters the Serviceman Mode.
The letter in “CHK” turn red.
(The Volume Up/Down will adjust normally).
(All customer controls are set to nominal level).

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Always Exit the Serviceman
Mode Following Adjustments.

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Instructional Flow Chart for Serviceman Mode
IMPORTANT NOTE:
Always Exit the Serviceman
Mode Following Adjustments.
NORMAL MODE

Momentarily short FA1 to FA2 .

AGING MODE
WHITE • Yellow “CHK” appears in upper left corner of screen.
SCREEN • Volume Up/Down operate rapidly.
• Customer Controls are set to nominal level.

RECALL
QUICK ENTRY TO SERVICEMAN MODE
(ON REMOTE) • Select CABLE Mode.
N Adj. • Set SLEEP time for 30 Min.
EXIT needed? • Tune to Channel 124.
• Adjust Volume to minimum.
Y • Press VOL DOWN On Receiver.

Press Action + Volume Up Simultaneously (ON Receiver)

SERVICEMAN MODE
GREEN BLUE • “CHK” turns red.
SCREEN SCREEN •

Volume Up/Down operate normally.
Customer Controls are set to nominal level. C
RED WHITE
SCREEN SCREEN RECALL
(ON REMOTE)
Adj. N
needed? EXIT
Press Action and Power on the Receiver
Y simultaneously for at least 2 seconds.

POWER
(ON REMOTE)

ON REMOTE CONTROL TO
CH SELECT ADJUSTMENT SUB-DATA ADJUSTMENTS.
B ITEMS.
VOL VOL ON REMOTE TO ADJUST
THE LEVEL

POWER
(ON REMOTE)

A
Figure 22. Flow Chart for Serviceman Mode.

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Instructional Flow Chart for Serviceman Mode - Continued

A
CUT-OFF ADJUSTMENTS.
C ITEMS.

ON REMOTE CONTROL TO
CH SELECT ADJUSTMENT Y Adj.
needed?
VOL VOL ON REMOTE TO ADJUST
THE LEVEL N

POWER
(ON REMOTE)

PINCUSHION ADJUSTMENTS.
D ITEMS.

ON REMOTE CONTROL TO
CH SELECT ADJUSTMENT Y Adj.
needed?
VOL VOL ON REMOTE TO ADJUST IMPORTANT NOTE:
THE LEVEL N Always Exit the Serviceman
Mode Following Adjustments.

POWER
(ON REMOTE)

MTS ADJUSTMENTS.
M ITEMS.

ON REMOTE CONTROL TO
CH SELECT ADJUSTMENT Y Adj.
needed?
VOL VOL ON REMOTE TO ADJUST
THE LEVEL N

POWER
(ON REMOTE)

B
Figure 23. Flow Chart for Serviceman Mode (cont).

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Instructional Flow Chart for Serviceman Mode - Continued

B
PIP ADJUSTMENTS.
P ITEMS.

ON REMOTE CONTROL TO
CH SELECT ADJUSTMENT Y Adj.
needed?
VOL VOL ON REMOTE TO ADJUST
THE LEVEL N

POWER
(ON REMOTE)

OPTIONS ADJUSTMENTS.
S ITEMS.

ON REMOTE CONTROL TO
CH SELECT ADJUSTMENT Y Adj.
needed?
VOL VOL ON REMOTE TO ADJUST
THE LEVEL N

POWER
(ON REMOTE)

COMB-FILTER ADJUSTMENTS.
X ITEMS.

ON REMOTE CONTROL TO
CH SELECT ADJUSTMENT Y Adj. N
needed? POWER
VOL VOL ON REMOTE TO ADJUST (ON REMOTE)
THE LEVEL N

C
EXIT
Press Action and Power on the Receiver
simultaneously for at least 2 seconds.

Figure 24. Flow Chart for Serviceman Mode (cont).

Note: Some adjustments modes may not be IMPORTANT NOTE:


available in some models depending Always Exit the Serviceman Mode
on available options.
Following Adjustments.

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Service Adjustments (Electronic Controls)
Sub-Contrast Adjustment
Serviceman DAC Adjustment (B02, B03)
This adjustment is factory set. Do not adjust unless
repairs are made to associated circuit, the CRT Board
or when the CRT is replaced.
Preparation: 3 IRE
1. Apply a Black-White pattern.
2. Set the picture settings to normal and color to
7.5 IRE
minimum.
3. RGB GAMMA (S03) DAC from 1 to 0 Figure 26. Pattern
4. Connect the oscilloscope to TP47R.
5. Connect a jumper from TPD2 to cold ground ( ).
Procedure: Tint/Color Adjustment
1. In the Serviceman Mode, select DAC B2 for Sub- Serviceman DAC Adjustment (B01) (B00)
Brightness to obtain 2.6±0.1V between 7.5IRE and
Preparation:
GND level at TP47R (See Fig. 25) 1. Apply a rainbow color bar signal.
2. In the Serviceman Mode, select DAC B03 for Sub- 2. Preset the following controls:
Contrast to obtain 1.5±0.1V between 7.5IRE and • Brightness . . . . . . . Min.
100IRE level at TP47G • Color . . . . . . . . . . . . Center.
3. Remove short jumper and set RGB GAMMA (S03) • Tint . . . . . . . . . . . . . Center.
DAC to 1. • Picture . . . . . . . . . . . Max.
4. Set the picture settings to normal. • Sharpness . . . . . . . . Min.
. 3. Set RGB GAMMA (S03) DAC to 0
4. Connect the oscilloscope to TP47B (A-Board).
100IRE
5. Connect a jumper from TPD2 to GND ( ).
1.5±0.1V Procedure:
1. In the Serviceman Mode for making electronic
7.5IRE
adjustments, select (B01) DAC Sub-Tint
Adjustment. Adjust until the waveform measured is
2.6 v± 0.1V
as the one shown in Fig. 27.
GND

Figure 25. waveform


A B
TP47B (A-Board)
C
Sub-Brightness (B02) 123 10
Adjustment of this control is important for setting proper A to B = 1 unit 456789
operation of customer brightness and picture controls. B to C = 2 units
A
Do not adjust the SCREEN VR after the Sub-
Brightness is set. Figure 27. TP47B waveform
Preparation: 2. Connect the oscilloscope to TP47G or TP35 (L-
1. Normalize picture settings.
Board) and cold GND.
2. Switch COLOR TEMPERATURE to NORMAL.
3. Select DAC Sub-Color Adjustment (B00) and
Procedure: adjust for peak to peak amplitude to be
1. Apply a black white cross pattern. 0.50Vp-p ±0.05V as shown in Fig .28.
2. In the Serviceman Mode for making electronic
adjustments, select the DAC adjustment (B02) and
TP47G (A-Board)
adjust data so that 7.5IRE part is the same light
output as the 3IRE part (See Fig. 26).
1 2 3 4 5 6 0.50Vp-p±0.05V
7 8 9 10

Figure 28. TP47G waveform

4. Remove short jumper and set RGB GAMMA (S03)


DAC to 1.
PIP Sub-Contrast Adjustment (P03)
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Procedure: 4. Observe the oscilloscope waveform at Horizontal
1. Connect the oscilloscope to TPY1. rate and adjust the Serviceman Mode Sub-Bright
2. Apply a color bar signal in main and PIP (PIP on). DAC (B02) level until a scanning period of
3. In the Serviceman Mode for making electronic 2.3±0.05V above DC ground is measured, as
adjustments, select the DAC adjustment (P03) for indicated in Fig. 30.
PIP Sub-Subcontrast so that child (PIP) level is
90% of parent (MAIN) signal (See Fig. 29)
2.3±0.05V DC

0V DC
Figure 30. TP35 Waveform
A Ax0.9
5. Press the R-Tune key on the remote.
6. Connect the scope to RED Cathode (KR) on the
CRT-Board.
Figure 29. Waveform 7. In the Serviceman Mode for making electronic
adjustments, select the RED CUTOFF DAC (C00).
8. Press the R-Tune key on the remote.
Color Temperature Adjustment 9. View scope trace at Horizontal rate and adjust the
(B/W Tracking) Serviceman Mode DAC (C00) level until a
scanning period of 170±2V above DC ground is
Serviceman DAC Adjust. measured, as indicated in Fig. 31.
(C00) (C01) (C02) (C04) (C05) 10. Press the R-Tune key on the remote.
Minor Touch-Up Method 11. Write the same C00 data to C01 and C02.
OBSERVE low and high brightness areas of a B/W 12. Press the R-Tune key on the remote.
picture for proper tracking. Adjust only as required for 13. Turn the Screen Control (part of FBT) slowly
“good gray scale and warm highlights”. clockwise until a slightly color horizontal line
1. LOW LIGHT areas – In Serviceman Mode for appears.
making electronic adjustments, select Cutoff (C00) 14. Adjust DAC C01 and C02 until the horizontal line
RED, (C01) GRN, (C02) BLU and adjust the becomes white.
picture for gray.
15. Press the R-Tune key on the Remote
2. HIGH LIGHT areas – In Serviceman Mode for
making electronic adjustments, select Drive (C04)
GRN, (C05) BLU and adjust the picture for warm
whites.
170±2V DC
Complete Adjustment 0V DC (Ground)
Preparation: Figure 31. KR Waveform
1. Turn the Receiver “ON” and allow 10 minutes
warm up at high brightness. 16. In the Serviceman Mode for making electronic
2. Apply a color bar signal with color “OFF”.
3. Turn the SCREEN control (part of FBT T551) fully adjustments select the DAC DRIVE adjustments
counterclockwise. (C04) GRN, (C05) BLUE and adjust for warm white
in a white color bar pattern.
Procedure:
17. Apply a monoscope pattern and check for a good
Preset the following Serviceman DACs for best results: picture.
• C0 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
18. EXIT the Serviceman Mode.
• C1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
• C2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128
• C4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
• C5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64
1. Connect the oscilloscope to TP37 (L-Board).
2. In Serviceman Mode for making electronic
adjustment, select the Sub-Bright DAC (B02).
3. Press the R-Tune key on the remote.

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Service Adjustments (Electronic Controls, cont.)
Horizontal Centering (D00) H-Size Adjustment (D0D)
This Adjustment helps to center the picture horizontally Preparation:
Preparation: 1. Apply a Monoscope pattern
Connect a monoscope pattern signal. Procedure:
Procedure: 1. Adjust “D0D” DATA so that width “A” and “B”
1. In the Serviceman Mode for making electronic becomes 5.00±0.40 (when using factory pattern)
adjustments. Select the Horizontal Centering (See Fig. 34).
Adjustment DAC (D00) and adjust until the center 4 4
of the monoscope pattern is centered on CRT.
2. EXIT the Serviceman Adjustment Mode.
E-W PCC Adjustment (D0C)
This adjustmet helps to correct left and right sides of
A B
picture.
Preparation:
1. Apply a Crosshatch pattern
2. Normalize the Picture Icon Video adjustments. 4 4
Procedure: 6
5
4 3 2 1

1. Adjust “D0C” DATA so that the 1st line and 3rd line
5.00
make a good balance (See Fig. 32).
Figure 34. H-Size Adjustment

Note: When using a different pattern, correlate with


factory pattern.

Min. Adjustment Correct Adjustment Max. Adjustment


V-Size and V-Position Adjustment
Figure 32. E-W PCC Adjustment
(D01 & D06)
Corner PCC Adjustment (D0B) Preparation:
Preparation: 1. Apply a Crosshatch pattern.
1. Apply a Crosshatch pattern Procedure:
2. Normalize the Picture Icon Video adjustments. 1. Apply a monoscope pattern.
Procedure: 2. Enter Serviceman Mode
1. To adjust upper and lower linearity. 3. Adjust (D06) to center the picture to the marks on
2. Adjust “D0B” to straighten upper and lower lines the CRT.
(See Fig. 33) 4. Adjust (D01) to make circle of monoscope pattern
a round circle.

V-Linearity Adjustment (D03)


Preparation:
1. Apply a Crosshatch pattern
Min. Adjustment Correct Adjustment Max. Adjustment
Procedure:
Figure 33. Corner Adjustment 1. Enter Serviceman Mode, Adjust linearity data
“D03” so that interval of “a” is same as “b” (a=b).
(See Fig. 35)
a=b

Figure 35. Linearity adjustment

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V-Correction Adjustment (D02) Stereo Separation Adjustment
Preparation: (M01 & M02)
1. Apply a Crosshatch pattern.
Preparation:
2. Adjust (D01) so that V-Size is regular size.
3. If b-a<-1.5mm (in top and bottom), increase (D02) 1. Connect an RF signal generator to the RF antenna
by one step and adjust (D01) so that V-Size is input.
regular; repeat steps until b-a≤1.5mm 2. Connect oscilloscope to TPE10.
4. If b-a>-1.5mm (in top and bottom), decrease (D02) Procedure:
by one step and adjust (D01) so that V-Size is 1. Select Stereo Mode in Audio menu
regular; repeat steps until b-a≤1.5mm. 2. Apply the following signal from the RF signal
generator:
a Video: 100 IRE flat field, 30% modulation.
Audio: 300Hz, 100% modulation, stereo (left only)
(70 ±5dB, 75Ω OPEN, P/S 10dB).
3. Adjust the MTS Low-Level Separation Adjustment
b
(M01) until the amplitude displayed on the scope
is minimum.
4. Apply the following signal from the RF
signal generator:
Figure 36. V-Adjustment
Video: 100 IRE flat field, 30% modulation.
Audio: 3KHz, 100% modulation, stereo (left only)
MTS Circuit Adjustments (70 ±5dB, 75Ω OPEN, P/S 10dB).
5. Adjust the MTS High-Level Separation Adjustment
The MTS Circuit Adjustments require two steps: (M02) until the amplitude displayed on the scope is
minimum.
1. Input Level Adjustment.
6. Repeat above steps 2 through 5 until the amplitude
2. Stereo Separation Adjustment.
is minimum for both signals.
Input Level Adjustment (M00)
Preparation:
1. Connect an RMS meter with filter jig as shown in
Fig. 37.

RMS TPE11
METER
10k
4700p
Figure 37. Filter Jig

2. Connect an RF signal generator to the RF


antenna input.

Procedure:
1. Apply the following signal from the RF signal
generator:
Video: 100 IRE flat field, 30% modulation.
Audio: 300Hz, 100% modulation, monaural
(70 ±5dB, 75Ω OPEN, P/S 10dB).
2. Adjust the MTS Input Level Adjustment (M0) until
the voltage measured is 106 ± 6.0mV rms.

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Service Adjustments (Electronic Controls, cont.)
Clock Adjustment (S07) 3. Calculate and set S07 based on the
Preparation: following formula:
Connect the frequency counter to TPS1 (IC001
pin-13) and cold ground ( ). S 07 = 128 + { 873.90625 – pin 13 [ Hz ] } 968
Note: Frequency Counter probe capacitance should
be 8pF or less. Figure 38. Set Turned ON
Procedure:
1. Measure TPS1 (IC001 pin 13) for the frequency of
the waveform and record the reading.
S 07 = 128 + { 218.47656 – pin 13 [ Hz ] } 3873
Note: Pin 13 measurement must have at least four
digits of resolution following the decimal point.
Figure 39. Set Turned OFF
Example: 000.0000
2. Place the Receiver into Serviceman Mode for Note: Pin 13 measurement will not change
making electronic adjustment, select the Clock regardless of the value stored in S07.
Adjustment DAC (S07).

Service Adjustments (Mechanical Controls)


Focus (part of T551)
This adjustment is to make the picture clear
Preparation:
Connect a Signal generator and select a dot pattern.
Procedure:
Adjust the FOCUS controls to obtain the sharpest and
clearest dot pattern.
a. Adjust VF1 to minimize width on vertical lines on
corners.
b. Adjust VF2 to minimize width on horizontal lines
on corners.

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