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.
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.
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"...
184.108.40.206. 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.
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.
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...
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 •...
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.
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 ●...
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]...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
6.7. Adjustment function for the Service Touch the  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”.
6.8. Restore the backed up adjustment data Touch the  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.
6.9. Touch Panel Calibration Touch the  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.
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.
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.
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)
(Fig. D23) 8.3.13. Removal of the MF Piece, MF Ring, MF Holl Detect FPC and MF Front Case (Fig. D24) (Fig. D22)
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)
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)
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)
8.3.23. Removal of the EVF Slide Case, EVF EXT P.C.B. (Fig. D35) (Fig. D36)
8.3.25. Removal of the EVF Lens (A), (B), (Fig. D37) 8.3.24. Removal of the LCD (Fig. D38) (Fig. D39)
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.
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...
9.1.2. Adjustment Items Adjustment item as follows.
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.
[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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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)
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...