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.
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"...
188.8.131.52. 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-614S/DN 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.
3 Service Navigation 3.1. Introduction This service manual contains technical information, which allow service personnel’s to understand and service this model. Please place orders using the parts list and not the drawing reference numbers. If the circuit is changed or modified, the information will be followed by service manual to be controlled with original service manual. 3.2.
3.3. How to Define the Model Suffix (NTSC or PAL model) There are eight kinds of HC-V270/V260. • a) HC-V360M (Japan domestic model) • b) HC-V270PP • c) HC-V270EB/EC/EF/EG/EP • d) HC-V270EE • e) HC-V260EE • f) HC-V270GK • g) HC-V270GN •...
3.5. 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.
4 Specifications The following specification is for HC-V270PP. Some specifications may differ depending on model suffix. The page number in this chapter does not show the page number of this service manual.
5 Location of Controls and Components The following description is for HC-V270PP. Some descriptions may differ depending on model suffix. The page number in this chapter does not show the page number of this service manual.
6 Service Mode Indication method of the service menu 1. Keep pressing the “Power” button, “Zoom lever” to W side and “Recording/Playback” button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed. Service mode menu Screen display Contents Function...
6.1. Model/Destination Settings Touch the [ 2 ] of LCD, select model/destination settings. Operation specifications Function description • Change the Model/Destination Display the lists of model/distination which the unit can be changed, if a shipment setup is finished. Therefore in some cases, the model/destination that is currently set is only displayed. End method of operation •...
6.2. Lock Search and Error History Indication Touch the [ 4 ] of LCD, select Lock search and error history indication. Operation specifications Indication contents • Lock search history indication Display the camera system error cord for three histories saved in EEPROM. •...
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.
6.4. 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”.
6.5. 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.
6.6. 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. End method of operation • Press the power button to turn the unit off. 6.7.
7 Service Fixture & Tools 7.1. Service Fixture and Tools The following Service Fixture and tools are used for checking and servicing this unit. Parts name Parts No. Remarks Zoom Guide Shaft VMS8231 2 use (* When Installing the MOS Unit ) 7.2.
8.3. Disassembly Procedure for the Item Removal Top Operation, (Fig. D13) Convex x 1 Unit BATT. Catcher P.C.B. Hooking part x 1 Locking tab x 1 Top Operation Item Removal Hooking part x 1 Side Case-L Unit (Fig. D1) Screw (A) x 3 BATT.
Item Removal 16 2nd Stepping Motor (Fig. D25) Solder x 16 points Screw (W) x 3 Convex x 5 (Fig. D26) Screw (X) x 2 2nd Stepping Motor 17 3rd Stepping Motor (Fig. D27) Solder x 4 points Screw (Y) x 1 Convex x 1 (Fig.
8.3.1. Removal of the Side Case-L Unit (Fig. D1) (Fig. D2)
8.3.2. Removal of the Top Case Unit, 8.3.3. Removal of the Front Case Unit Power Panel Light, LED Piece, Jack Cover Piece, Jack Cover Spring, SS Button, SS Lever, Jack Cover Unit (Fig. D4) (Fig. D3)
8.3.5. Removal of the Wi-Fi P.C.B. (HC- V270 only) (Fig. D5) 8.3.4. Removal of the NFC P.C.B. Unit (HC-V270 only) (Fig. D7) (Fig. D6)
8.3.6. Removal of the Lens Frame Unit (Fig. D9) (Fig. D8)
8.3.7. Removal of the Camera Lens Unit 8.3.8. Removal of the Main P.C.B., SD Holder P.C.B. (Fig. D10) (Fig. D11)
8.3.9. Removal of the Top Operation, BATT. Catcher P.C.B. (Fig. D13) (Fig. D12)
8.3.10. Removal of the R Frame Unit, Speaker, LCD Unit (Fig. D15) (Fig. D14)
8.3.11. Removal of the Monitor P.C.B., LCD Hinge Unit, Light Guide Plate Unit, LCD Panel Unit (Fig. D17) (Fig. D16)
8.3.12. Removal of the Spring Holder, Bar- rier Lever (Fig. D19) (Fig. D18)
8.3.13. Removal of the Front Base, Barrier 8.3.14. Removal of the Front Case, Mic R, Barrier F Cover, Front Ornament Ring, Flare Cut Piece, Microphone Unit (Fig. D20) (Fig. D21)
8.3.15. Removal of the MOS Unit, IR Cut Grass (Fig. D22) (Fig. D23)
8.3.16. Removal of the 2nd Stepping Motor (Fig. D24) (Fig. D25)
8.3.17. Removal of the 3rd Stepping Motor (Fig. D27) (Fig. D26)
8.3.18. Removal of the Focus Motor (Fig. D29) (Fig. D28)
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. Figure of connection Figure of image when adjustment...
Part Number of jig 1. Basic Jig Item Contents AC adaptor Bandled with camcorder AC 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...
9.1.1. About Light Box When using VFK1164TDVLB Light Box If using VFK1164TDVLB Light Box, remove the lens connection ring by loosing thumbscrew and three hexagon screws. * RFKZ0523 Light Box has no lens connection ring. How to remove the Front Hood In order to utilize maximum of the diffusing surface of light box, some adjustment items need the distance between diffusing surface of light box and camera body becomes several cent-meters.
9.1.2. Adjustment Items Adjustment item as follows.
9.1.3. Adjustment Procedure All adjustments except “Touch Panel Calibration”, “Factory Setting” and “NFC Initialization” 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, “NFC Initializa- tion”...
[Adjustment Procedure] Adjustments and settings are performed following order: 1. Model setting 2. Filename setting for backup to SD card 3. Backing up adjustment data to SD card 4. Checking switches 5. Camera adjustment 6. Zoom/tracking adjustment 7. Indoor white balance adjustment 8.
10 Factory Setting 10.1. How To Turn On The Factory Settings? 1. While the power is turned OFF, keep pressing the “Power” button, “Zoom lever” to W side and “Recording/Playback” button for more than 3 seconds until the top screen of the Service Mode Menu being displayed. 2.
10.2. What Is The Factory Settings? The factory settings clean up and/or refresh the following settings. 1. Setting values of menu. 2. Clear the time and date setting. 3. Initialize the Wi-Fi data settings (HC-V270 only) 4. Initialize the NFC data settings (HC-V270 only) The setting position of factory settings: Name Setting position...
11 Block Diagram 11.1. Overall Block Diagram : VIDEO SIGNAL NOTE : AUDIO SIGNAL : CLK or CONTROL LINE LENS(F1.8-4.2 50x) COLOR LCD ZOOM/ MOS IMAGE PANEL FOCUS SENSOR IRIS MOTOR/ Analog IC302 GATE IC Analog TERMINAL X3402 (60MHz) IC3701 IC705 Analog AVIO...
11.6. Power Supply Circuit Block Diagram Please check the Fuse Resistor and IC Protector when an output voltage does not output. JK6401 IP6401 NOREG FUSE RESISTOR: IC1471 (R1271/R1503/R6001) DC IN PW 5V (POWER-DISTRIBUTION IC PROTECTOR: SWITCHES) PW HDM5V (IP6401/IP6701) PW SPK3.2V Q1501 PW LENS3.2V ILIM...