Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LF1P Service Manual
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LF1P Service Manual

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LF1P Service Manual

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  • Page 1 ORDER NO. DSC1306020CE Digital Camera DMC-LF1P Model No. DMC-LF1PC DMC-LF1EB DMC-LF1EE DMC-LF1EF DMC-LF1EG DMC-LF1EP DMC-LF1GA DMC-LF1GD DMC-LF1GH DMC-LF1GK DMC-LF1GN DMC-LF1GT Colour (K)...Black Type (W)..White Type (except EB/EE/EP) © 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 1.1. General Guidelines ----------------------------------------3 1.2. Leakage Current Cold Check ---------------------------3 1.3. Leakage Current Hot Check (See Figure. 1)--------3 1.4. How Discharge E.Capacitor E.Capacitor P.C.B. -----------------------------------------4 2 Warning --------------------------------------------------------------5 2.1. Prevention of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) to Electrostatically Sensitive (ES) Devices ----------5 2.2.
  • 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: How To Discharge The E.capacitor On E.capacitor P.c

    1.4. How to Discharge the E.Capacitor on E.Capacitor P.C.B. • This unit equipped with two pieces of capacitors as E.Capacitor. “Either one of the E.Capacitor discharging operation” makes discharging for others as well. CAUTION: • Be sure to discharge the E.Capacitors on E.Capacitor P.C.B. before disassembling. •...
  • 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. The following techniques should be used to help reduce the incidence of component damage caused by electrostatic discharge (ESD).
  • Page 6: How To Replace The Lithium Battery

    2.3. How to Replace the Lithium Battery 2.3.1. Replacement Procedure 1. Remove the BATTERY P.C.B.. (Refer to Disassembly Procedures.) 2. Unsolder the each soldering point of electric lead terminal for Lithium battery (Ref. No. “B1701” at foil side of BATTERY P.C.B.) and remove the Lithium battery together with electric lead terminal.
  • Page 7: Service Navigation

    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.
  • Page 8: Service Notes

    3.3. Service Notes 3.3.1. About Electronic Level The unit has the electronic level function using G (3-axis accelerometer) sensor inside the unit. [Principal of Operation] 1. Movement of “Weight” is detected by capacitance. -------- [A] 2. Each acceleration of the X/Y/Z axis is converted into data and they are output. 3.
  • Page 9 3.3.3. Important Notice of Servicing This Camera unit has the personal information of wireless LAN connection the customer has registered. For the protection of private information, please erase the personal information after the completion of repair by “INITIAL SET- TING”. In addition, please print out the following documents, and pass to the customer with the Camera unit.
  • Page 10: General Description About Lead Free Solder (Pbf)

    3.4. General Description About Lead Free Solder (PbF) The lead free solder has been used in the mounting process of all electrical components on the printed circuit boards used for this equipment in considering the globally environmental conservation. The normal solder is the alloy of tin (Sn) and lead (Pb). On the other hand, the lead free solder is the alloy mainly consists of tin (Sn), silver (Ag) and Copper (Cu), and the melting point of the lead free solder is higher approx.30°C (86°F) more than that of the normal solder.
  • Page 11: How To Define The Model Suffix (Ntsc Or Pal Model)

    3.5. How to Define the Model Suffix (NTSC or PAL model) There are nine kinds of DMC-LF1 regardless of the colours. • a) DMC-LF1 (Japan domestic model) • b) DMC-LF1P/PC • c) DMC-LF1EB/EF/EG/EP • d) DMC-LF1EE • e) DMC-LF1GD • f) DMC-LF1GK •...
  • Page 12 3.5.2. INITIAL SETTINGS: After replacing the Main P.C.B., make sure to perform the initial settings after achieving the adjustment by ordering the following procedure in accordance with model suffix of the unit. 1. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Before proceeding Initial settings, make sure to read the following CAUTIONS. 2.
  • Page 13 • Step 4. Display the INITIAL SETTING: While pressing [ MENU/SET ] button and “[ RIGHT ] of Cursor buttons” simultaneously, turn the Power off. The “INITIAL SETTINGS” menu is displayed. There are two kinds of “INITIAL SETTINGS” menu form as follows: [CASE 1.
  • Page 14 • Step 5. Choose the model suffix in “INITIAL SETTINGS”: (Refer to “CAUTION 1”) [Caution: After replacing Main P.C.B.] The model suffix can been chosen, JUST ONE TIME. Once one of the model suffix have been chosen, the model suffix lists will not be displayed, thus, it can not be changed. Therefore, select the area carefully.
  • Page 15: Specifications

    4 Specifications The following specification is for DMC-LF1P. Some specifications may differ depending on model suffix.
  • Page 17: Location Of Controls And Components

    5 Location of Controls and Components The following description is for DMC-LF1P. Some descriptions may differ depending on model suffix.
  • Page 18: Service Mode

    6 Service Mode 6.1. Error Code Memory Function 1. General description This unit is equipped with history of error code memory function, and can be memorized 16 error codes in sequence from the latest. When the error is occurred more than 16, the oldest error is overwritten in sequence. The error code is not memorized when the power supply is shut down forcibly (i.e.,when the unit is powered on by the battery, the battery is pulled out) The error code is memorized to FLASH-ROM when the unit has just before powered off.
  • Page 19 Error Code List The error code consists of 8 bits data and it shows the following information.
  • Page 20 Important notice about “Error Code List” 1) About “*” indication: The third digit from the left is different as follows. - In case of 0 (example: 18001000) When the third digit from the left shows “0”, this error occurred under the condition of INITIAL SETTINGS has been completed.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting Guide

    7 Troubleshooting Guide 7.1. Failure Diagnosis of NFC 7.2. Wi-Fi Module (Top P.C.B. Unit) 7.2.1. How to Remove Wi-Fi Password Protection To prevent incorrect operation or use of the Wi-Fi function by a third party and to protect saved personal information, this unit pro- tects the Wi-Fi function with a password.
  • Page 22 7.2.2. Checking of trouble caused by Wi-Fi Module or not *Change the Top P.C.B. Unit, when the above checking detected the abnormal of Wi-Fi module.
  • Page 23: Service Fixture & Tools

    8 Service Fixture & Tools 8.1. Service Fixture and Tools The following Service Fixture and tools are used for checking and servicing this unit.
  • Page 24: When Replacing The Main P.c.b

    8.2. When Replacing the Main P.C.B. After replacing the Main P.C.B., be sure to achieve adjustment. 8.3. 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 25: Disassembly And Assembly Instructions

    9 Disassembly and Assembly Instructions 9.1. Disassembly Flow Chart This is a disassembling chart. When assembling, perform this chart conversely. 9.2. P.C.B. Location...
  • Page 26: Disassembly Procedure

    9.3. Disassembly Procedure Item Fig. Removal Battery P.C.B. (Fig. D18) Strap Piece Strap Holder (L) Battery FPC Item Fig. Removal 1 Screw (K) Rear Case Unit (Fig. D1) Memory Card (Fig. D19) 1 Convex Battery Battery P.C.B. 4 Screws (A) Battery Door Unit (Fig.
  • Page 27 9.3.1. Removal of the Rear Case Unit (Fig. D2) 9.3.2. Removal of the Rear Operation Unit (Fig. D1) (Fig. D3)
  • Page 28 (Fig. D4) 9.3.3. Removal of the LCD Unit (Fig. D6) (Fig. D5)
  • Page 29 9.3.4. Removal of the Frame Plate Unit and Lens Plate (Fig. D7) (Fig. D8)
  • Page 30 9.3.5. Removal of the Lens Unit 9.3.6. Removal of the Main P.C.B. (Fig. D10) (Fig. D9)
  • Page 31 9.3.7. Removal of the Top Case Unit 9.3.8. Removal of the LVF Unit, Top P.C.B. Unit, Microphone Unit (Fig. D12) (Fig. D11)
  • Page 32 9.3.9. Removal of the Front Unit (Fig. D13) (Fig. D14)
  • Page 33 9.3.10. Removal of the E.Capacitor Unit & NFC Unit (Fig. D15) (Fig. D16)
  • Page 34 9.3.11. Removal of the Front Case Unit 9.3.12. Removal of the Battery P.C.B. (Fig. D17) (Fig. D18)
  • Page 35 (Fig. D19) 9.3.13. Removal of the Battery Door Unit (Fig. D22) 9.3.15. Removal of the Speaker (Fig. D20) 9.3.14. Removal of the Battery Case (Fig. D23) NOTE: (When Installing) Make sure to confirm the following points when installing: • The Screw is tightened enough. •...
  • Page 36: Lens Disassembly Procedure

    9.4. Lens Disassembly Procedure 6. Remove the master flange unit. Precaution: 1. Do not remove the MOS unit when disassembling or reassembling the lens in order to maintain it clean. When remove it, refer to item “9.7.”. 2. Keep dust or dirt away from the lens. To remove dirt or dust from the lens, blow with dry air.
  • Page 37 9.4.3. Removal of the Rotary Frame 9.4.4. Removal of the Fix Frame Unit 1. Rotate the unit of fix frame unit/ 1st direct frame unit/ 1. Detach 1 convex, and then raise the shutter flex. 1st lens frame unit/ 2nd lens frame unit/ 3rd lens frame 2.
  • Page 38 3. Push the unit of 1st direct frame unit/ 1st lens frame unit/ 2. Push the unit of 1st lens frame unit/ 2nd lens frame unit/ 2nd lens frame unit/ 3rd lens frame unit/ 2nd-3rd direct 3rd lens frame unit/ 2nd-3rd direct frame/ both side cam frame/ both side cam frame from the lens front side in frame from the lens front side in direction of arrow (2), direction of arrow (2), and then remove them from the fix...
  • Page 39 9.4.7. Removal of the 2nd Lens Frame 9.4.8. Removal of the 3rd Lens Frame Unit Unit 1. Rotate the 2nd-3rd direct frame in direction of arrow (1) 1. Rotate the 2nd-3rd direct frame in direction of arrow (1) fully, and then lift up the 3rd lens frame unit to direction of to align the mark “...
  • Page 40: Assembly Procedure For The Lens (Phase Alignment)

    9.4.9. Removal of the 2nd-3rd Direct 9.5. Assembly Procedure for the Frame Lens (Phase Alignment) 1. Rotate the 2nd-3rd direct frame to align each mark “ ” of Precaution: 2nd-3rd direct frame and both side cam frame, then 1. Do not remove the MOS unit when disassembling or remove the 2nd-3rd direct frame.
  • Page 41 9.5.2. Assembly of the 2nd-3rd Direct 9.5.3. Assembly of the 2nd Lens Frame Frame/ Both Side Cam Frame and Unit 3rd Lens Frame Unit...
  • Page 42 9.5.4. Assembly of the 1st Lens Frame 9.5.5. Assembly of the 1st Direct Frame Unit Unit...
  • Page 43 9.5.6. Assembly of the Fix Frame Unit 9.5.7. Assembly of the Rotary Frame...
  • Page 44 9.5.8. Assembly of the Master Flange Unit and Focus Motor...
  • Page 45: The Application Of Grease Method

    9.6. Application Grease Method The grease application parts of lens unit are as follows. Apply grease additionally in the specified position if necessary. When the grease is applied, use a toothpick and apply thinly. • Focus motor shaft - Grease: RFKZ0472 - Amount of application: 3 mg (2 points) •...
  • Page 46: Removal Of The Mos Unit

    9.7. Removal of the MOS Unit When remove the MOS unit once (the screw (D) is loosened even a little), the optical tilt adjustment is required. When loosen the screw (D), necessary the optical tilt adjust- ment at the end of assembling. (Refer to item “10.3.2.”) To prevent the MOS unit from catching the dust and dirt, do not remove the MOS unit except for replacing.
  • Page 47: Measurements And Adjustments

    10 Measurements and Adjustments 10.1. Introduction When servicing this unit, make sure to perform the adjustments necessary based on the part (s) replaced. Before disassembling the unit, it is recommended to back up the camera data stored in Flash-ROM as a data file. NOTE: (When replacing the Lens unit, Master Flange Unit and MOS Unit) •...
  • Page 48 10.2.2. Flash-ROM Data Backup Number of necessary adjustment items decreases by copying the backup data to new Main P.C.B. when adjustment data in old Main P.C.B. is usually read by ROM_BACKUP “DSC→SD”. It is recommended to backup the Flash-ROM data as the way of return when trouble occurs before disassembling the unit depend- ing on each case.
  • Page 49 10.2.3. Light Box If using VFK1164TDVLB Light Box, remove the lens connection ring by loosing three hexagon screws. *RFKZ0523 Light Box has no the lens connection ring. Fig. 2-2...
  • Page 50: Details Of Electrical Adjustment

    10.3. Details of Electrical Adjustment 10.3.1. How to execute the Electrical Adjustment It is not necessary to connect the camera to a PC to perform adjustments. “Flag reset operation” and “Initial setting operation” are required when carrying out the alignment, follow the procedure below.
  • Page 51 Execute Adjustment (In case of “OIS Adjustment”) 1. Perform step “” to “”, to reset the OIS flag status “F” (Set) to “0” (Reset) 2. Press [ DISP. ] button after Flag reset. OIS Adjustment screen is displayed on the LCD panel. (Refer to Fig.3-3) 3.
  • Page 52 10.3.2. Adjustment Specifications The following matrix table shows the relation between the replaced part and the Necessary Adjustment. When a part is replaced, make sure to perform the necessary adjustment(s) in the order indicated. The table below shows all the information necessary to perform each adjustment.
  • Page 56: After Adjustment

    10.4. After Adjustment 10.4.1. Initial Setting Since the initial setting has been released to execute the built-in adjustment software, it should be set up again before shipping the camera to the customer. Refer to the procedure described in “3.5.2. INITIAL SETTINGS” for details. [ IMPORTANT ] 1.
  • Page 57: Maintenance

    11 Maintenance 11.1. Cleaning Lens and LCD Panel Do not touch the surface of lens and LCD Panel with your hand. When cleaning the lens, use air-Blower to blow off the dust. When cleaning the LCD Panel, dampen the lens cleaning paper with lens cleaner, and the gently wipe the its surface. Note: The Lens Cleaning KIT ;...
  • Page 58: Block Diagram

    12 Block Diagram 12.1. Overall Block Diagram (28mm ~ 200mm) ANTENNA MOS IMAGE SENSOR 1/1.7” 12.1M pix IC9701 (Built in AFE) DUAL INTERFACE RFID Wi-Fi ANTENNA IC3102 IC9051 AND GATE IC ZOOM OIS UNIT IRIS SHUTTER FOCUS TILT SENSOR W-LAN MODULE X6081 (72MHz) IC9101...
  • Page 59: System Control Block Diagram

    12.2. System Control Block Diagram IC9101 TOP P.C.B. (SYSTEM IC) CL9001 CL9904 S9902 (POWER ON L) (POWER ON L) PS9002 PP9901 POWERSWONL POWER SW (SHUTTER0) CL9916 SHUTTER0 (AF LED K) (AF LED K) D9901 PS9002 PP9901 LEDOUT1 AF ASSIST LED LEDOUT2 PS9002 PP9901...
  • Page 60: Video/Audio Process Block Diagram

    12.3. Video/Audio Process Block Diagram IC6005 FP9004 (NAND FLASH ROM/1G-bit) (DR0-7) CTL SIG DATA (BUS18 LCDOUT0-15) (DG0-7) FP9004 IC3102 (AND GATE IC) X6081 (VSYNC) FP9004 7 8 9 16 17 18 19 (72MHz) (CLK72 MCLK) FP9001 (HSYNC) FP9004 (DCLK) FP9004 IC6001 PW SE1.8V (VENUS ENGINE)
  • Page 61: Lens/Flash Block Diagram

  • Page 62: Power Block Diagram

    12.5. Power Block Diagram CL1001 VSYS IC1002 IC1501 (REGULATOR) (USB SWITCHING CHARGER) JK2001 CL2005 (AV OUT/DIGITAL TERMINAL) Q1501 F2002 VBUS VREG CL1101 USB VBUS VREG CL2003 USB OK VBUS USB+ VOUT PW NFC 3.1V CL2004 CL1010 CONT. USB- L2001 PW 5.2V BACK 10V/2A 1.0MHz GATE...
  • Page 63: Wiring Connection Diagram


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