VL-E990E VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U SERVICE MANUAL S21O3VL-A110U LIQUID CRYSTAL CAMCORDER Hi NTSC VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U MODELS In the interests of user-safety (Required by safety regula- tions in some countries) the set should be restored to its original condition and only parts identical to those specified be used.
VL-A110U/UC VL-E990E VL-AH130U 1. IMPORTANT SERVICE NOTES connections, metal cabinet, screw heads, knobs and BEFORE RETURNING THE VIDEO CAMERA control shafts, etc.) and measure the AC voltage drop RECORDER across the resistor. Reverse the AC plug (a non polarized adaptor plug must be used but only for the...
VL-E990E VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U WARNING :TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO WET LOCATIONS. CAUTION CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN This symbol mark means following. Camcorder only For continued protection against fire haz- CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC ard, replace only with same type fuse.
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VL-E990E VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 4. DISASSEMBLY OF THE SET 4-1. REMOVAL OF THE CAMERA SECTION Note: Before removing the cabinet, turn off the power supply, and ascertain that the battery has been removed. Connector Pull out 5. Remove the connector of the 6-cell detection switch, and...
VL-A110U/UC VL-E990E VL-AH130U 4-2. DISASSEMBLY OF THE VCR MAIN BODY <1. Removal of the VCR lid shaft> Area A (2) Remove five screws ((b)LX-HZ0018TAFF). (1) Remove one screw ((k)LX-HZ0063TAFC). <Detail of area A> VCR lid Tilt frame C Frame V...
VL-E990E VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U <3. Removal of the VCR lid> Caution for installation of the VCR lid Microphone connector VCR lid Area B When installing the VCR lid, move the VCR lid in the arrow direction, keeping the VCR lid parallel to the main body as shown above.
VL-A110U/UC VL-E990E VL-AH130U <8. Removal of the Lithium PWB> LCD unit Lithium PWB Main PWB Connector Connector Inverter transformer (1) Remove the connector of the Lithium PWB from the Main (3) Remove two screws ((b)LX-HZ0018TAFF) and two connec- PWB. tors, and remove the LCD unit (with inverter) from the main (2) Move the lithium unit in the direction of the arrow.
VL-E990E VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Claw C Claw B View E Claw A Claw D View F Note: When fixing the cassette compartment lid, first engage the claws A and B, and then engage the claws C and D, verify that the four claws (A, B, C and D) of the cassette compartment lid are securely engaged as shown in the view above.
VL-A110U/UC VL-E990E VL-AH130U 4-3. REPLACEMENT OF CCD SENSOR 4-3-1. BEFORE REPLACEMENT 1) The CCD image sensor is more sensitive to electrostatic breakage than C-MOS LSI. Therefore sufficient means to prevent electrostatic damage must be taken when it is replaced. Ground the soldering iron.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5. MECHANISM ADJUSTMENT 5-1. MECHANISM CHECKING/ADJUSTING JIGS, TOOLS AND PARTS Configuration 1. Name 5-1-1. Mechanism checking/adjusting jigs and tools 2. Part No. 3. Code * Model, Uses Remarks <Note: The entries of list> 1. Torque gauge head 1. Cassette torquemeter 1.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5-2. ITEMS AND TIMINGS OF INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE The mechanism of VCR needs the following periodic inspection and maintenance in order that it maintains its high quality. Also, after the machine is repaired, execute the following maintenance and checks regardless of how long it has been used.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5-3. MECHANISM CHECKS AND ADJUSTMENTS The description given below relates to the general field services, but does not relate to the adjustment and replacement that require high level equipments, jigs, and technical skills. In order to maintain the initial characteristics of the machine, it is necessary to execute the maintenance and check and to prevent damage to tapes and other parts.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5-3-4. Checking and adjusting the tension pole position (1) Check – 0.5 When winding of P6-120 tape is started, check whether the tension pole is in the Si roller specified position against Si roller as shown or not.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5-4. ADJUSTMENT OF MECHANISM TAPE TRAVEL SYSTEM Sup tilted pole 5-4-1. Preparation for adjustment Tu GR Sup GR Tu tilted pole A (1) Clean the tape running areas (guide poles, rollers, drum, Tu tilted pole B Capstan shaft, Pinch roller) (Figure 1)
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5-4-4. Adjusting the Tu guide Height setting jig Upper flange After replacement of Tu guide preset and adjust the height. Master plane (1) Tu guide height presetting (Figure 6) (JiGMP-MX7U) Adjust the height from the upper surface of mechanism chassis to the Lower upper surface of lower flange with the aid of jig.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5-5. MECHANISM ASSEMBLING AND PARTS REPLACEMENT (DISASSEMBLING AND ASSEMBLING) Below is given an explanation of assembling of mechanism and its parts replacement. The removal of cabinet and Circuit Board is explained in the relevant service manual. Notes 1 After removal of cut washers be sure to replace them with new ones.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5-5-2. Cassette control ass’y Lock Lever Down Guide <Disassembling> (1) Set the unit to the EJECT mode, and let the housing stand upright. Or set the unit to the STANDBY mode, press the lock lever in the arrow direction, and let the housing stand upright.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5-5-5. Phase matching The phase of the following parts must be matched as shown in the figure right. (Ascertain that the marks and round holes align.) (1) Lo relay gear (2) Main cam (3) Sub-cam (4) Mode switch...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U (4) Install the loading block assembly and the capstan motor. (7) Install the guide rail assembly taking care to position it correctly. (5) Install the drive gear. At this time, pay attention to the direction of gear. (The small gear must be located in the chassis side.)
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U (8) Install the drum assembly in the chassis. (11) Install the slide chassis. (9) Install the tape guide in the drum assembly. (10) Install the Si roller. T arm guide Tape guide Slide this part towards the T arm.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6. ADJUSTMENT OF VCR AND CAMERA 6-1. INITIAL SETTING OF E PROM IC 6-1-1. E PROM data alterable ways 1) Set the switch of main body to CAM, and use the remote control (RRMCG0033TASA) for adjustment to turn on the adjustment mode.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Types of test modes TEST No. Title Contents Sensor on/off Sensors off All sensors but the cassette controller switch, dew sensor and battery sensor stay off. Automatic battery sensor Battery sensor’s input voltage put in memory. adjustment Battery adjustment error Battery sensor’s adjustment errors are displayed at the right of...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6-3-2-3. Battery shut-off voltage adjusting method 1) Supply power to the main unit, using the variable-voltage DC power supply (range of 2.5V to 5.0V). 2) Set the CAM/OFF/VCR SW to CAM to switch to the camera mode. 3) Load a recordable tape and set the main unit to CAM REC. PAUSE.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6-3-3-1. Adjusting the power 6-3-3. Adjusting the VCR circuit circuit Test Points on the Video Circuit Board a) POWER CIRCUIT ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE Turn on power 1. Adjust to CAM 15V 2. Check P-CON 4.9V 3. Check P-CON 3.3V 4.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6-3-4. Adjustment of system controller and servo circuit 6-3-4-1. Adjustment of playback switching point Measuring instrument Oscilloscope b) CHARGING CIRCUIT ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE Mode Playback 1) Play back the alignment tape (JiGWR5-5NSP) 2) Press the “CONTINUOUS PUSH” and “TEST MODE SELEC- Adjustment address TION”...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6-3-6. Adjustment of audio circuit 1. Adjustment of filter f0 1) Set the alignment tape (JiGWR5-5NSP). 2) Using the adjustment remote controller (RRMCG0033TASA), Measuring instrument Oscilloscope set the VCR adjustment mode, and set the address “33” with Mode the operation switch (FF/REWIND key).
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 5. VCO adjustment Measuring point TL3802 Address Mode Adjusting method 1) Connect TL3803 to GND. 2) Connect the frequency counter to TL3802, and adjust the frequency. Adjustment standard 15.734kHz 100Hz Remarks ——————— 6. H-position adjustment Measuring point TL3802...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6-4. ADJUSTMENT OF CAMERA SECTION 6-4-1. Servicing of camera section (1) Object, measuring instrument and jigs necessary for camera section servicing • Gray scale chart • Color bar chart • Halogen light (2 pcs.) • Vectorscope • Color temperature conversion filter •...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6-4-2-1. Checking the power supply voltage Measuring terminal: P-CON 4.9V P-CON 3.1V CAM 15V CAM -8V LENS 5.7V Measuring instrument: Digital voltmeter 6-4-2-2. Auto focus adjustment Basic iris adjustment Measuring instrument None DATA Adjustment Subject — Hall offset Tape —...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 4. White balance adjustment Measuring instrument Vector scope Spot Subject Gray scale Tape — Test point VIDEO OUT (Terminated in 75 Adjustment address R-W/B 00, B-W/B 02 Adjustment level R-W/B 0 % Center point B-W/B 0 % 1) Adjust the spot to the center of vector scope (R-Y : 0%, B-Y : 0%) using address 00 and 02.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6-5. TROUBLE SHOOTING 6-5-1. Classification of troubles û Check the Power circuit and system control circuit. No function at all û No tape ejection Check the system control and loading motor circuit. û Check the inverter transformer and power circuit.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 6-5-2. Troubleshooting for the camera section û Check the lens drive circuit (IC551) and main signal No picture line. û Check IC401 (DSP), and their peripherals. No color û Check IC706 (System/Servo Control), IC551 (Lens No auto white balance function driver) and its peripherals.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 7. SYSTEM BLOCK DIAGRAMS NONREGE BATTERY IC900 IC701 3.0V POWER (SYS 3.0V) POWER (CAMERA) Power Control IC IC706 POWER (AT 3.0V) SYSTEM/SERVO CAMERA I CHIP -COM CONTROL CONTROL IC705 PROM PROM IC2701 LENS SERIAL BUS POWER (MOTOR) POWER (SIGNAL)
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 7-1. VIDEO SIGNAL BLOCK DIAGRAM...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 7-2. HEAD AMP BLOCK DIAGRAM...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 7-3. POWER SYSTEM BLOCK DIAGRAM...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code C7402 VCCCCZ1HH150J 50V Ceramic R447 VRS-CZ1JF103D 10k 1/16W Metal Oxide AB C7403 VCCCCZ1HH270J 50V Ceramic R451 VRS-CZ1JF392J 3.9k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA C7405 VCKYCZ1CB103K 0.01 16V Ceramic...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code R740 VRS-CZ1JF473J 47k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R926 VRS-CZ1JF393J 39k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R741 VRS-CZ1JF104J 100k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R928 VRS-CZ1JF472J 4.7k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code R1926 VRS-CZ1JF333J 33k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R2913 VRS-TV1JD3R3J 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R1927 VRS-CZ1JF103J 10k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R2914 VRS-CZ1JF334D 330k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code R4703 VRS-CZ1JF000J 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R8401 VRS-CZ1JF181J 180 1/16W Metal Oxide AA (A110U/UC) R8402 VRS-CZ1JF333J 33k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R4704 VRS-CZ1JF000J 1/16W Metal Oxide AA...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code R580 VRS-CZ1JF474J 470k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA C322 VCKYCZ1CB223K 0.022 16V Ceramic R581 VRS-CZ1JF682J 6.8k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA C323 VCKYCZ1CB103K 0.01 16V Ceramic R582 VRS-CZ1JF682J 6.8k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code MECHANISM PARTS R3701 VRS-CZ1JF182J 1.8k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R3702 VRS-CZ1JF122J 1.2k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA R3703 VRS-CZ1JF182J 1.8k 1/16W Metal Oxide AA LCHSM0163GEZZ Main Chassis Ass'y...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code LX-HZ3074GEFN Screw M1.7x5.3 S Tight PSPAZ0190TAZZ Tilt Spacer LX-BZ3132GEFF Screw M1.4x1.5xD3.5 GCOVA1537TAKA Tilt Frame V LX-BZ3178GEZZ Screw M1.4x1.5xD4.0 PSPAZ0189TAZZ Rotation Spacer LX-HZ3083GEFF Screw M1.4x2.5 S Tight...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code CASSETTE HOUSING PARTS SUPPLIED ACCESSORIES CHLDX3077GE01 Cassette Compartment ACCESSORIES Ass'y GCOVH1225TASA Lens Cap MSPRT0414GEZZ Up Main Spring QCNW-1448TAZZ A/V Cable QCNW-1295TAZZ A/V Cable RRMCG0084TASA Infrared Remote Control...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U MECHANISM CHASSIS EXPLODED VIEW Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code...
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code CASSETTE HOUSING CONTROL UNIT EXPLODED VIEW CAMERA UNIT EXPLODED VIEW The mark must be on the face. Lens side side Mark Face the thinner part toward the lens side.
VL-A110U/UC VL-AH130U 11. PACKING OF THE SET Ref. No. Part No. Description Code Ref. No. Part No. Description Code åUADP-0312TAZZ (AC Adapter) GCOVH1225TASA (Lens Cap) RCORF0038TAZZ (Ferrite Core Large) SPAKF0266TAZZ (AC Adapter Packing) RCORF0083CEZZ (Ferrite Core Small) SPAKP6129TAZZ UBNDS0010TASA (HOSO-PP)
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