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TV service menu procedures (Thank you Bil Green):
From: Jpfixmytv at cs.com
Subject: Re: TV SERVICE MENUS (Need More)
Here are some more mga mits. codes
1270 to access initial set up. We must do initial before proceding when you
get a mga for repair this way you do not need to worry; the initial erase all
the adjustment from the customers menu 1270 select initial and press ENTER
BE CAREFULL DO NOT SELECT ANY OTHER ONE.
1370 FOR INITIAL [DIFFERENT MODEL]
MENU 1259 AND MENU 2359 FOR ACCESSING CONVERG MODES
MENU 1257 AND MENU 2357 WHEN YOU ARE ACCESSING THE JUNGLE [VCJ]
YOU WILL BE USING AUDIO - VIDEO AND ADJ BUTTONS TO DO THE WORK
GE / RCA CTC175, 177, 187
1. Turn TV off
2. Press and hold MENU
3. Press POWER
4. Press VOL+
5. P00 and V00 will be displayed
(left and right sides of screen)
6. Release MENU
7. Press VOL+ to set V00 to V76
8. Press CH+ to select and adjustment
that you want to change ( “P00” )
9. Press VOL+ and VOL- to adjust
P01 Hours Freq. P07 Red Bias
P02 Hours Phase P08 Grn Bias
P03 EWDC P09 Blue Bias
P04 EW amp
P10 Red DriveP05 Vert Cent P11 Grn Drive
P06 Vert Size P12 Blue Drive
1. Press and hold the menu button until
the menu comes up on screen and then
times out (5 - 10 seconds)
2. Immediately press 9, 8, 7, 6, Enter.
3. The set should now be in the service menu
mode. To access most of the features
selection 00 needs to be toggled from 0 to 1
4. After your adjustments 00 needs to be
toggled from 1 to 0
10 Load direction cam encoder failure
11 Unload direction cam encoder failure
12 Cam encoder failure at initialization of cam position
20 T/U Reel slack when unloading
21 Supply reel slack when unloading
22 T/U reel rotation failure
23 Supply reel rotation failure
24 FG failure at start of T/U reel
25 FG failure at start of Supply reel
30 Failure at start of capstan
31 Failure at steady state of capstan
40 FG failure at start of drum
41 PG failure at start of drum
42 FG failure in steady state of drum
44 Phase failure in steady state of drum
60 Front load cassette compartment failure
70 Dew when ejected.
The following: thanks to:
CARL'S TV & APPLIANCE
Subject: EXPLANATION OF EMERGENCY CODES FOR
H-MECHANISM (1995 & 1996 Models)
November 13, 1997Symptom:
(**) During operation, if the set is in an emergency stop mode, the display
indicates the abnormal code. This code is the failure mode of the system
Example: LH ''M 11S (11S is the abnormal code that indicates controller
direction cam encoder
Note: 1) The above failure code will be cleared when AC power is removed.
2) if more than one failure mode occurs, the last failure is indicated
3) In 96 models the coeds are read in the Minutes Counter
ABNORMAL INDICATION OF DISPLAY COUNTER
DISPLAY EMERGENCY INDICATED
L H ? ? M 0 0 S No Failure
L H ? ? M 1 0 S Load direction Cam Encoder failure
L H ? ? M 1 1 S Unload direction Cam Encoder failure
L H ? ? M 1 2 S Cam Encoder failure at initialization of
L H ? ? M 2 0 S T - Reel slack when unloading
L H ? ? M 2 1 S S - Reel slack when unloading
L H ? ? M 2 2 S T - Reel rotation failure
L H ? ? M 2 3 S S - Reel rotation failure
L H ? ? M 2 4 S FG failure at start of T - Reel
L H ? ? M 2 5 S FG failure at start of S - Reel
Sharp service menu-thanks Dave Routson
Turn on receiver and use reset function in the video
> adjust menu to ensure customer controls are in their proper
> reset position.
> Momentarily short TP2001 to TP2002. The receiver will enter
> the service mode. Channel up/down button will change service
> numbers. Volume up/down button will adjust data value numbers.
> To exit the service mode turn off the power or unplug the
> service no's for grayscale are S11 - Red cutoff, S12 Green
> cutoff, S13 Blue cutoff. S14 Green Gain, S15 Blue Gain. All
> parameters are 0 to 255 and it shows green gain and blue gain
> set to 128 on both.
The error codes for the Mitsubishi VCR's with the Alpha deck are as
E1 - Loading motor lock in the load direction.
E2 - Loading motor lock in the unload direction.
E3 - Drum motor lock.
E4 - Reel lock detection.
E5 - Video envelope detection.
Reset error message - Automatically after repaired or press VCR power switch
for more than 8 seconds.