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High Definition Video Camera
HC-X920P
Model No.
HC-X920PC
HC-X920EB
HC-X920EE
HC-X920EF
HC-X920EG
HC-X920EP
HC-X929EG
HC-X920MGC
HC-X920MGK
HC-X920MGN
HC-X910PU
HC-X910GC
Colour
(K)...........Black Type
(S)...........Silver Type (only HC-X929EG)
© Panasonic Corporation 2013 Unauthorized copy-
ing and distribution is a violation of law.
ORDER NO. VM1301005CE
B27

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  • Page 1 High Definition Video Camera HC-X920P Model No. HC-X920PC HC-X920EB HC-X920EE HC-X920EF HC-X920EG HC-X920EP HC-X929EG HC-X920MGC HC-X920MGK HC-X920MGN HC-X910PU HC-X910GC Colour (K)...Black Type (S)...Silver Type (only HC-X929EG) © Panasonic Corporation 2013 Unauthorized copy- ing and distribution is a violation of law.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE PAGE 1 Safety Precautions -----------------------------------------------3 11.4. Video/Audio Signal Process(2) Circuit Block 1.1. General Guidelines ----------------------------------------3 Diagram ---------------------------------------------------- 72 1.2. Leakage Current Cold Check ---------------------------3 11.5. Camera Circuit Block Diagram ----------------------- 73 1.3. Leakage Current Hot Check (See Figure. 1)--------3 11.6.
  • Page 3: Safety Precautions

    1 Safety Precautions 1.1. General Guidelines 1.3. Leakage Current Hot Check (See Figure. 1) 1. IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE There are special components used in this equipment 1. Plug the AC cord directly into the AC outlet. Do not use which are important for safety. These parts are marked by an isolation transformer for this check.
  • Page 4: P.c

    1.4. How to Discharge the Capacitor on Flash P.C.B. CAUTION: 1. Be sure to discharge the capacitor on FLASH P.C.B.. 2. Be careful of the high voltage circuit on FLASH P.C.B. when servicing. Before disassembling, perform “6.4. Forced full flash emission” for discharging capacitor. The capacitor also can be discharged according to the following procedures.
  • Page 5: Warning

    2 Warning 2.1. Prevention of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) to Electrostatically Sensitive (ES) Devices Some semiconductor (solid state) devices can be damaged easily by static electricity. Such components commonly are called Elec- trostatically Sensitive (ES) Devices. Examples of typical ES devices are integrated circuits and some field-effect transistors and semiconductor "chip"...
  • Page 6: Caution For Ac Cord (For Eb

    2.3.2.3. How to Replace the Fuse A replacement fuse cover can be purchased from your local Panasonic Dealer. 1. Remove the Fuse Cover with a screwdriver. If the fitted moulded plug is unsuitable for the socket outlet in your home then the fuse should be removed and the plug cut off and disposed of safety.
  • Page 7: How To Replace The Lithium Battery

    NOTE: This Lithium battery is a critical component. (Type No.: ML-614 Manufactured by Energy Company, Panasonic Corporation) It must never be subjected to excessive heat or discharge. It must therefore only be fitted in requirement designed specifically for its use.
  • Page 8: Service Navigation

    When a part replacement is required for repairing MAIN P.C.B., replace as an assembled parts. (Main P.C.B.) 2. The following category is /are recycle module part. Please send it/them to Central Repair Center. - MAIN P.C.B. (VEP03J77C): HC-X920P/PC/EB/EE/EF/EG/EP,HC-X929EG - MAIN P.C.B. (VEP03J77D): HC-X910PU/GC...
  • Page 9: How To Define The Model Suffix (Ntsc Or Pal Model)

    3.4. How to Define the Model Suffix (NTSC or PAL model) There are eight kinds of HC-X920/X929/X920M/X910. • a) HC-X920M (Japan domestic model) • b) HC-X920P • c) HC-X920PC • d) HC-X920EG/EB/EF/EP, X929EG • e) HC-X920EE • f) HC-X920MGN • g) HC-X920MGK •...
  • Page 10: Formatting

    3.5. Formatting...
  • Page 11: Baking Of Replacement Ic And Defective P.c.b

    3.6. Baking of replacement IC and defective P.C.B. When replacing the CSP/BGA/QFN type IC mounted on the P.C.B., the problem of IC crack or foil pattern breaking in the P.C.B. might sometimes occur by rapid heating. In order to improve the success rate of IC replacement for repair, it would be required to work out baking of replacement IC and defective P.C.B.
  • Page 12: Specifications

    4 Specifications 4.1. For NTSC Areas...
  • Page 17: For Pal Areas

    4.2. For PAL Areas...
  • Page 22: Location Of Controls And Components

    5 Location of Controls and Components LCD monitor (Touch screen) Battery release lever [BATT] Battery holder HDMI mini connector [HDMI] USB terminal [ A/V connector [A/V] Lens cover The lens cover opens in Motion Picture ● It can open up to 90 . Recording Mode or Still Picture ●...
  • Page 23 Status indicator Headphone terminal [ Internal microphones Excessive sound pressure from earphones ● Multi manual ring and headphones can cause hearing loss. Shoe adaptor mounting part Listening at full volume for long periods may ● Shoe adaptor cover damage the user’s ears. Shoe adaptor release lever DC input terminal [DC IN] [SHOE ADAPTOR RELEASE]...
  • Page 24 Selecting a mode Operate the mode switch to change the mode to Motion Picture Recording Mode Still Picture Recording Mode Playback Mode How to use the touch screen You can operate by directly touching the LCD monitor (touch screen) with your finger. Touch Touch and release the touch screen to select icon or picture.
  • Page 25: About The Touch Menu

    About the Touch Menu Touch (left side)/ (right side) of on the Touch Menu to switch the operation icons. It is also possible to switch the operation icons by sliding the Touch Menu right or left while ● touching it. Touch Menu Recording Mode Playback Mode...
  • Page 26: Service Mode

    6 Service Mode 1. Indication method of the service menu Set the mode switch “Motion Picture Recording” mode. 2. While the power is turned OFF, keep pressing the “Power” button, “Zoom lever” to W side and “intelligent auto/Manual” button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed. Service mode menu Screen display Contents...
  • Page 27: Built-In Memory Self Check Execution (Hc-X920M Only)

    6.1. Built-in Memory Self Check Execution (HC-X920M only) Touch the [ 3 ] of LCD, select Built-in memory self check execution. Operation specifications Indication contents • Built-in memory self check result display Display the Built-in memory self check execution. Displays other than “OK” are abnormalities of Built-in memory. Touch the [ BAK ] of LCD to end the service mode, and then POWER OFF.
  • Page 28: Power On Self Check Result Display

    6.3. Power ON Self Check Result Display Touch the [ 5 ] of LCD, select Power ON self check result display. Operation specifications 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.
  • Page 29: Erasing The Lock Histories

    6.5. Erasing the lock histories Touch the [ 10 ] of LCD, select erasing the lock histories execution. Operation specifications Function Description • Erasing the error histories stored in EEPROM. (working time is not erased) Press the power button and turn off. 6.6.
  • Page 30: Adjustment Function For The Service

    6.7. Adjustment function for the Service Touch the [14] of LCD, select the adjustment function for the service. Operation Specifications (until before the start of the adjustment) Function description The service adjustment do setup and adjustment of the following items required in the field service. For a detailed content, such as the adjustment procedure, refer to “9 Measurements and Adjustments”.
  • Page 31: Restore The Backed Up Adjustment Data

    6.8. Restore the backed up adjustment data Touch the [15] of LCD, select restoring the backed up adjustment data from SD card to the unit. Operation Specifications Function description Restore the adjustment data to new or repaired Main P.C.B. from SD card that the data backed up from original Main P.C.B. before repairs or replacement.
  • Page 32: Touch Panel Calibration

    6.9. Touch Panel Calibration Touch the [16] of LCD, select the calibration of touch panel. Operation Specifications Function description Calibrate the touch positions of the touch panel. Press the power button and turn the unit off.
  • Page 33: Service Fixture & Tools

    7 Service Fixture & Tools 7.1. When Replacing the Main P.C.B. After replacing the MAIN P.C.B., be sure to achieve adjustment. 7.2. Service Position This Service Position is used for checking and replacing parts. Use the following Extension cables for servicing. Table S1 Extension Cable List Parts No.
  • Page 34 CAUTION-1. (When servicing FLASH P.C.B.) 1. Be sure to discharge the capacitor on FLASH P.C.B.. Refer to “HOW TO DISCHARGE THE CAPACITOR ON FLASH P.C.B.”. The capacitor voltage is not lowered soon even if the AC Cord is unplugged or the battery is removed. 2.
  • Page 35: Disassembly And Assembly Instructions

    8 Disassembly and Assembly Instructions 8.1. Disassembly Flow Chart for the Unit This is a disassembling chart. When assembling, perform this chart conversely.
  • Page 36: Pcb Location

    8.2. PCB Location...
  • Page 37: Disassembly Procedure For The Unit

    8.3. Disassembly Procedure for the Item Removal Battery Catcher P.C.B. (Fig. D10) 4 Screws (N) Unit HDMI FPC 2 Screws (O) Main P.C.B. Rear Frame Flash P.C.B. P6001 (Connector) Item Removal P6302 (Connector) Side Case-L Unit (Fig. D1) 2 Screws (A) FP6004 (Flex) 2 Screws (B) (Fig.
  • Page 38 Item Removal Item Removal MF Piece (Fig. D24) 4 Hooking parts EVF Lens (A) (B) (C) (Fig. D39) 2 Screws (k) MF Ring MF Piece 1 Locking tab MF Holl Detect FPC MF Ring Eyes Cap MF Front Case 3 Convexes EVF Angle Knob MF Holl Detect FPC EVF Case...
  • Page 39 8.3.1. Removal of the Side Case-L Unit (Fig. D2) (Fig. D1)
  • Page 40 8.3.2. Removal of the SD OP P.C.B., Cover Board Unit (Fig. D4) (Fig. D3)
  • Page 41 8.3.3. Removal of the ESD P.C.B. (HC- 8.3.4. Removal of the Top Case Unit X920M only) (Fig. D5) (Fig. D6)
  • Page 42 8.3.5. Removal of the Front Case Unit (Fig. D7) (Fig. D8)
  • Page 43 8.3.6. Removal of the Lens Unit 8.3.7. Removal of the Battery Catcher P.C.B., HDMI FPC, Main P.C.B. and Flash P.C.B. (Fig. D9) (Fig. D10)
  • Page 44 (Fig. D11) (Fig. D12)
  • Page 45 8.3.8. Removal of the Fan Motor (Fig. D13) 8.3.9. Removal of the LCD Panel Unit, Monitor P.C.B. (Fig. D15) (Fig. D14)
  • Page 46 (Fig. D16) (Fig. D17)
  • Page 47 8.3.10. Removal of the Front P.C.B. (Fig. D20) 8.3.12. Removal of the Flash, Barrier Case Unit (Fig. D18) 8.3.11. Removal of the Barrier Motor Unit (Fig. D19) (Fig. D21)
  • Page 48 (Fig. D23) 8.3.13. Removal of the MF Piece, MF Ring, MF Holl Detect FPC and MF Front Case (Fig. D24) (Fig. D22)
  • Page 49 8.3.14. Removal of the EVF Unit 8.3.16. Removal of the Wi-Fi P.C.B. (HC- X920/X920m/X929 only) (Fig. D27) 8.3.17. Removal of the Operation Unit, DC Jack P.C.B. (Fig. D25) 8.3.15. Removal of the Top Frame Unit (Fig. D28) (Fig. D26)
  • Page 50 8.3.19. Removal of the CAM Func. FPC (Fig. D31) (Fig. D29) 8.3.18. Removal of the Mic Amp P.C.B. (Fig. D30)
  • Page 51 8.3.20. Removal of the Microphone Unit 8.3.21. Removal of the Prism, Optical Filter (Fig. D33) 8.3.22. Removal of the Stepping Motor (Fig. D32) (Fig. D34)
  • Page 52 8.3.23. Removal of the EVF Slide Case, EVF EXT P.C.B. (Fig. D35) (Fig. D36)
  • Page 53 8.3.25. Removal of the EVF Lens (A), (B), (Fig. D37) 8.3.24. Removal of the LCD (Fig. D38) (Fig. D39)
  • Page 54: Measurements And Adjustments

    9 Measurements and Adjustments 9.1. Electric Adjustment • Adjustment method is different from a conventional High definition video camera. • An exclusive jig are necessary for electric adjustment. • Connection method of the main unit and an exclusive adjustment jig as follows. 9.1.1.
  • Page 55 Part Number of jig 1. Basic Jig Item Contents AC adaptor Bandled with camcorder AC Cable Bandled with camcorder HDMI Cable Bandled with camcorder 2. Optical Jig for Camera Adjustment Item Part number Remarks Light box VFK1164TDVLB/RFKZ0523* Need external power supply: 12V ± 0.1V /1.8A or over Collimator with focus chart VFK1164TCM02/VFK1164TCM03 Same as DSC...
  • Page 56 [Level Shot Adjutment Chart]...
  • Page 57 9.1.2. Adjustment Items Adjustment item as follows.
  • Page 58 9.1.3. Adjustment Procedure All adjustments except “Touch Panel Calibration” and “Factory Setting” performs using “14 Adjustment function for the service” in service mode menu. “Touch Panel Calibration” is performed using 16 of service mode menu and “Factory Setting” is performed using 1 of service mode menu.
  • Page 59 [Adjustment Procedure] Adjustments and settings are performed following order: 1. Filename setting for backup to SD card 2. Model setting 3. Backing up adjustment data to SD card 4. Checking switches 5. Camera adjustment (Iris, Gyro, OIS, Missing pixels compensation) 6.
  • Page 67: Factory Setting

    10 Factory Setting 10.1. How To Turn On The Factory Settings? 1. Set the mode switch “Motion Picture Recording” mode. 2. While the power is turned OFF, keep pressing the “Power” button, “Zoom lever” to W side and “intelligent auto/Manual” button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed.
  • Page 68: What Is The Factory Settings

    10.2. What Is The Factory Settings? The factory settings clean up and/or refresh the following settings. 1. MENU, MODE, ADJUSTMENT VALUE. 2. Reset the folder number and file number of still pictures. (Setting the folder number is 100, and file number is 0.) 3.
  • Page 69: Block Diagram

    11 Block Diagram 11.1. Overall Block Diagram OVERALL BLOCK DIAGRAM NOTE : VIDEO SIGNAL : AUDIO SIGNAL LENS(F1.5-2.8 12x) : CLK or CONTROL LINE ZOOM/ MOS IMAGE IRIS/ FOCUS SENSOR x 3 MOTOR/ COLOR EVF PANEL IC2701 3D ADAPTOR IC902 IC901 COLOR LCD DET.
  • Page 70: System Control Circuit Block Diagram

    11.2. System Control Circuit Block Diagram SYSTEM CONTROL CIRCUIT BLOCK DIAGRAM IC3401 (MPEG CODEC) 3 MOS SENSOR IC3405 (RESET) CH319 CH3420 CH3404 CH3406 CH318 XRST AB31 PW REG3V IC301 CH3419 (CAMERA DSP) E CLKRSTL CLK RST L CLKRSTL GPIOE17 ASTB CAM QR3414 E POW RST GPIOE10...
  • Page 71: Video/Audio Signal Process(1) Circuit Block Diagram

    11.3. Video/Audio Signal Process(1) Circuit Block Diagram VIDEO/AUDIO PROCESS ( 1 ) CIRCUIT BLOCK DIAGRAM IC3402 IC3403 (DDR SDRAM/2Gbit) (NAND FLASH ROM/1Gbit) Please check the Fuse Rsistor when an output voltage does not output. DATA ADDRESS DATA STROBE CTL SIG CTL SIG DATA JK6903...
  • Page 72: Diagram

    11.4. Video/Audio Signal Process(2) Circuit Block Diagram VIDEO/AUDIO PROCESS ( 2 ) CIRCUIT BLOCK DIAGRAM IC901 IC902 (SUB LVDS) IC3701 (LCD DRIVER) (AVIO) LCD LVDS 0P DI16 DO16 BRGOUT R0-7 RL3709 RL3708 JK3301 LCD LVDS 0N DI23 DO23 (AV JACK) V OUT LCD LVDS 1P VOUT...
  • Page 73: Camera Circuit Block Diagram

    11.5. Camera Circuit Block Diagram CAMERA CIRCUIT BLOCK DIAGRAM IC101 (MOS IMAGE SENSOR) IC301 (CAMERA DSP) RL301 RL302 RL303 RL304 BUS288 RD1 P DOAP DOCP DOAP R LVRACH1DOP BUS288 RD1 M DOAM DOCM DOAM R LVRACH1DOM BUS288 RD2 P DOBP DOEP DOBP R LVRACH2DOP...
  • Page 74: Lens Drive Circuit Block Diagram

    11.6. Lens Drive Circuit Block Diagram LENS DRIVE CIRCUIT BLOCK DIAGRAM IC3401 IC6302 (MPEG CODEC) (G SENSOR) CH329 FP6001 VDDIO PW REG3V 3D DET L S ACCEL SCL SCL0 N30 SCLK FP6002 IC2701 S ACCEL SDA SDIO SDA0 N31 LED CONT RESERVED 15 (3D ADAPTOR DET.) QR775...
  • Page 75: How To Discharge The Capacitor On Flash 11.7. Power Supply Circuit Block Diagram

    11.7. Power Supply Circuit Block Diagram POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT BLOCK DIAGRAM CL1001 PW WIFI3.2V Q1502 R1002 Please check the Fuse Resistor and IC Protector PW STNOREG PW WIFI3V (To FLASH) when an output voltage does not output. CL1002 FUSE RESISTOR: VOUT IC3910 (R1002/R1003/R1004/R1601)
  • Page 76: Wiring Connection Diagram

    12 Wiring Connection Diagram 12.1. Interconnection Diagram INTERCONNECTION DIAGRAM HC-X920M/X920/X929 only Wi-Fi FPC Wi-Fi P.C.B. TOP OPERATION UINT FP3902 PS7001 D GND AV GND FLASH USB D+ G PROUT USB D- G VOUT D GND G PBOUT FP4801 MIC AMP P.C.B. GYRO GND G HDYOUT G GYROR...