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  • Page 1 6(59,&(0$18$/ &RORU6WLOO'LJLWDO&DPHUD EPSON PhotoPC700 EPSON PhotoPC 700 ® 4009250...
  • Page 2 The contents of this manual are subject to change without notice. All effort have been made to ensure the accuracy of the contents of this manual. However, should any errors be detected, SEIKO EPSON would greatly appreciate being informed of them.
  • Page 3 THE POWER SUPPLY CABLE MUST BE CONNECTED, USE EXTREME CAUTION IN WORKING ON POWER SUPPLY AND OTHER ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS. WARNING 1. REPAIRS ON EPSON PRODUCT SHOULD BE PERFORMED ONLY BY AN EPSON CERTIFIED REPAIR TECHNICIAN. 2. MAKE CERTAIN THAT THE SOURCE VOLTAGES IS THE SAME AS THE RATED VOLTAGE, LISTED ON THE SERIAL NUMBER/RATING PLATE.
  • Page 4 PREFACE This manual describes basic functions, theory of electrical and mechanical operations, maintenance and repair procedures of PhotoPC700. The instructions and procedures included herein are intended for the experienced repair technicians, and attention should be given to the precautions on the preceding page. The chapters are organized as follows: CHAPTER 1.
  • Page 5 REVISION STATUS Rev. Date Page(s) Contents 1998/05/12 First release...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS PRODUCT DESCRIPTION 1.1 FEATURES ..................1-1 1.2 PRODUCT SPECIFICATION..............1-2 1.2.1 Control Panel Specification................. 1-9 1.2.2 Specification of operation switches ............1-13 1.2.3 LED Specification..................1-14 1.2.4 Operation Specification ................1-14 1.2.4.1 Basic Setting ..................1-14 OPERATING PRINCIPLES 2.1 OVERVIEW ..................
  • Page 7 MAINTENANCE APPENDIX 7.1.1 Circuit Diagrams................... 7-1 7.1.2 Location Diagrams ..................7-2...
  • Page 8: Product Description

    & + $ 3 7 ( 5 PRODUCT DESCRIPTION...
  • Page 9: Features

    In the PhotoPC600, the date and time setting is cleared when the battery energy runs out without connecting AC adapter, since the back-up battery is not built in. However, in the PhotoPC700, the setting data can be maintained more than 30 minutes since the capacitor with large capacity is built on the SY1 board.
  • Page 10: Product Specification

    PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description 1.2 PRODUCT SPECIFICATION IMAGE DATA CCD: ICX202AK(SONY) Size: 1/27 inch color area Total pixel: 1343(H) x 972(V) Approx. 1300K pixels Available pixels: 1290(H) x 966(V) Approx. 1200K pixels Image Quality: Super fine mode (4xVGA high quality image mode) Fine mode (4xVGA high quality image mode) Standard mode...
  • Page 11 Zoom/Continuous More than 45 CAUTION Available number above is measured by EPSON.co., and the number varies more or less depending on the subject. If extension function such as direct printing is downloaded to the camera body, the available number decreases according to that program.
  • Page 12 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description SHOOTING MODES Normal Shooting: Color image(1280 x 960 super fine/1280x960 Fine/640x480 Standard) Macro Mode: Shooting range: 0.1m - 0.5m Continuous: 2 pictures per second Up to 10 pictures available Fixed VGA Class size(640 x 480 : Standard quality) CAUTION When shooting at Continuous mode, flash is turned off forcibly.
  • Page 13 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description INDICATION/MONITOR Monitor: 2 inch TFT color LCD Clock: No back-up battery Indications on the LCD monitor: The number of available image, Exposure adjustment value is indicated by pressing Function button. Image quality setting mode: Condition of Continuous mode/Fixed white balance is displayed.
  • Page 14 Synchronous 900 K bps is possible for direct printing. CAUTION User’s PC requires serial port rate 19200 bps or higher for all EPSON made digital cameras. If PC supports serial port rate Max. 9600 bps, high speed serial I/F board must be installed.
  • Page 15 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description BATTERY LIFE Battery Life: Refer to Table1-6. Table 1-6. Battery Life(Alkaline battery) Camera Mode Alkaline Battery Life VF mode shooting(LCD off) More than 800 pictures View mode shooting(LCD on) Approximately, 80 minutes Playback mode(LCD on re-play) Approximately, 90 minutes AUTO-ENERGY SAVING FUNCTION Auto shut-down: Refer to Table1-7.
  • Page 16 Auto-fine printing. Support Printer: EPSON Stylus Photo, EPSON Stylus Photo700, EPSON Stylus Color 800, EPSON Stylus Color 600 and EPSON Stylus Photo EX. All models mentioned above fixed at 720 dpi. Recommended Paper: A4(Photo Quality Glossy Film, Photo Quality Glossy Paper, Photo Quality Ink Jet paper, Photo Quality Ink Jet Card), A6 Photo Quality Paper.
  • Page 17: Control Panel Specification

    PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description 1.2.1 Control Panel Specification Refer to the Service Manual of PhotoPC600, since the specification and function of the control panel is basically same as the ones of PhotoPC600. Following shows different indications or meaning from PhotoPC600. Table 1-8.
  • Page 18 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description Table 1-9. Control LCD(Cont.) Category Indication Indication Explanation Action External Memory This brackets [ ] is indicated when the external memory(compact flash card) is installed. The number indicates the number of pictures in the external memory (compact flash card).
  • Page 19 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description Table 1-10. Shooting Mode LCD Indication Resolution/ Zoom Panorama Continuous Mode shooting 1280x960 No support 1280x960 No support (Super fine) 1280x960 No support 2380x960 No support (Fine) 640x480 640x480 No support 640x480 (standard) (Blinks alternatively) 1280x960(B/W) No support No support...
  • Page 20 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description Table 1-12. Indication in shooting(LCD indication at View Mode)(Cont.) Mode LCD Indication Note AF Lock This is indicated at right top of LCD “Ο” indication (Green) screen. White Balance This is indicated at left top of LCD screen.
  • Page 21: Specification Of Operation Switches

    PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description 1.2.2 Specification of operation switches Figure below shows locations of operation switches and lists different points from PhotoPC600 in the Table below. SELECT Function Exposure Table 1-13. Switch Function changed from PhotoPC600 VF mode View mode Playback mode During menu display...
  • Page 22: Led Specification

    Explanation of functions, which are already mounted at the PhotoPC600 are omitted here. 1.2.4 Operation Specification Each operation method for PhotoPC700 is explained below. However, since the same operations or setting method as PhotoPC600 are omitted here, refer to Service Manual for PhotoPC600. 1.2.4.1 Basic Setting...
  • Page 23 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description MACRO MODE Operation method: Same as PhotoPC600 Shooting range: 10cm∼15cm NORMAL PLAYBACK MODE Table 1-16. Setting for Normal Playback Mode Procedure Operation switch Camera mode Note Order (LCD monitor menu) Set LCD monitor mode switch to “Playback”. Playback mode "/ Navigation button( ) to go back to the...
  • Page 24 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description ERASING IMAGES(RIGHT AFTER SHOOTING) CAUTION This method is valid only for a short time that the taken image is compressed in the circuit, after the shutter-button is pressed. (Only while the red LED located on the lens viewfinder blinks) If you miss this timing and still want to erase the image, refer to Table 1-20.
  • Page 25 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description WHITE BALANCE Table 1-21. White Balance Procedure Operation Switch LCD monitor menu Note order Set the LCD monitor mode SW to “View”. View mode. Press SELECT switch. Panorama/Zoom mode. Display “Conditions” mode by navigation Conditions mode. switches.
  • Page 26 PhotoPC 700 Chapter1 Product Description HIGH SENSITIVITY SHOOTING Table 1-23. Setting High Sensitivity shooting Procedure Operation switch Camera mode Note order Set the LCD monitor mode switch View mode to “View”. Press SELECT switch. Panorama/Zoom mode Display “Conditions” mode by Conditions mode navigation switches.
  • Page 27: Operating Principles

    Operating principles of PhotoPC700 is same as those of PhotoPC600. Therefore, refer to Chapter 2 on the Service Manual of PhotoPC600 for more details. Although there is no changes about operating principles, since each board is used exclusively for PhotoPC700, be careful not to order the parts of PhotoPC600.
  • Page 28: Overview

    2 out of 4 flash memories on the CA2 board are completely determined as exclusive area for up-loading data program. Although AGC/CDS are controlled by independent ICs respectively on the CA1 board in case of PhotoPC600, those ICs became one-chip in PhotoPC700. Rev. A...
  • Page 29: Troubleshooting

    Since basic component and its functions are same as those of PhotoPC600, refer to Chapter3 on the Service Manual of PhotoPC600. However, since the adjustment items for PhotoPC700 are different from those of PhotoPC600, refer to Tabale3-1 and perform proper adjustments after...
  • Page 30: Overview

    In this product, there are 2 repair levels; first maintenance and second maintenance. The service for second maintenance is allowed to be done only by EPSON.Co. We do not guarantee the repair result by the others. Refer to table below for distinction between first and second maintenance.
  • Page 31: Disassembly And Assembly

    & + $ 3 7 ( 5 DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY Since the board component of PhotoPC700 is same as that of PhotoPC600, procedures for disassembly and assembly are also same. However, since the soldering locations of lead wires between boards are changed more or less, be sure to solder those wires correctly as they were connected before.
  • Page 32: Overview

    In this product, there are 2 repair levels; first maintenance and second maintenance. The service for second maintenance is allowed to be done only by EPSON.Co. We do not guarantee the repair result by the others. Refer to table below for distinction between first and second maintenance.
  • Page 33: Tools

    PhotoPC700 Chapter4 Disassembly and Assembly 4.1.1 Tools The table below shows the tools recommended for repair service of PhotoPC700. Table 4-2. Recommended Tools Name Purchasable Code 5100 Kelvin Color Viewer 103058400 DscCal_12 Adjustment Program Attached with this manual book Simens star chart Included in the end of this book.
  • Page 34: Adjustment

    & + $ 3 7 ( 5 ADJUSTMENT CAUTION Adjustment items of PhotoPC700 are different from those of PhotoPC600. Here explains adjustment procedures only for PhotoPC700. So, do not refer to Chapter5 Adjustment on the PhotoPC600’s Service Manual.
  • Page 35: Overview

    PhotoPC700 Chapter5 Adjustment 5.1 OVERVIEW Here explains various adjustment for PhotoPC700. Refer to table below and perform appropriate adjustment, if corresponding parts are exchanged in Chapter4. CAUTION In this product, there are 2 repair levels; first maintenance and second maintenance. The service for second maintenance is allowed to be done only by EPSON.Co.
  • Page 36: Preparation For Adjustment

    PhotoPC700 Chapter5 Adjustment Following table lists necessary tools for adjustment. Table 5-2.Tools for Adjustment Name Purchasable Code 5100 Kelvin Color Viewer 103058400 DscCal_12 Adjustment Program Attached with this manual book. Simens star chart Included I the end of this book.
  • Page 37: Initialization

    Chapter5 Adjustment 5.1.2 Initialization Initialization of PhotoPC700 clears following values and area. This adjustment should be done to increase credibility in order to input new adjustment values when replacing CA2, CA1 boards, or removing or exchanging Lens Unit, CCD or Optical filter.
  • Page 38: Downloading Firmware

    5.1.3 Downloading Firmware Here explains downloading firmware. This section shows how to download bin file(∗.bin), which is distributed from EPSON Co. according to the necessity, to the camera. 1. Perform 1 to 3 procedures in section 5.1.1, and execute the adjustment program.
  • Page 39: 5100K Awb. Agc Adjustment

    PhotoPC700 Chapter5 Adjustment 7. Downloading starts. After approximately 20 seconds of communication, although the screen shows “Complete”, communication between PC and camera still lasts another 5 seconds. Therefore, do not pull out the communication cables and also do not turn off the camera and adjustment program until the communication display( moves during processing) on the LCD screen completely stops.
  • Page 40 PhotoPC700 Chapter5 Adjustment 4. Locate the camera 18 cm away from the color viewer. Note )At this time, angle the camera lens to the color viewer surface correctly without capturing the frame of color viewer or other objects . 5. Press AWB button.
  • Page 41: Flange-Back Adjustment

    PhotoPC700 Chapter5 Adjustment 11. Each hexadecimal number which is divided to one byte is again changed to decimal number respectively. Example numbers will be; AGC+2 (5D): 93 AGC+1 (3D): 61 AGC±0 (24): 36 AGC−1 (14): 20 12. Be sure that the value of AGC ±0 value is within 15 to 100. (36 in the example above) The value of AGC = 15∼100...
  • Page 42 PhotoPC700 Chapter5 Adjustment 2. Following screen appears. Button for Flange-back Adjustment Figure 5-6. Button Location for Flange-Back Adjustment 3. Project a Siemens star chart, which is attached in the end of the manual book, at a distance of 69cm ± 3cm in front of the camera lens.
  • Page 43: Color Matrix Adjustment

    PhotoPC700 Chapter5 Adjustment 5.1.6 Color Matrix Adjustment This adjustment is newly added adjustment to PhotoPC700. Performing this adjustment makes it possible to realize more vivid color image. CAUTION Be sure to perform section 5.1.2“Initialization” before starting this adjustment. 1. Perform 1 to 3 procedures in section 5.1.1, and execute the adjustment program.
  • Page 44 PhotoPC700 Chapter5 Adjustment 6. By selecting “Monitor” in the test buttons on the program, make sure that the camera lens is capturing the color adjustment chart as it is shown below. Be sure that 3 colors for color adjustment chart appears on the screen correctly.
  • Page 45 & + $ 3 7 ( 5 MAINTENANCE Maintenance for PhotoPC700 is same as that of PhotoPC600. Refer to Chapter6 in the Service Manual of PhotoPC600.
  • Page 46 The connections among boards and function of connector pins of PhotoPC700 are not different from those of PhotoPC600. Therefore, refer to Chapter7 of the PhotoPC600 Service Manual. However, since the circuit diagrams used for PhotoPC700 are only for PhotoPC700, refer to the diagrams in this chapter.
  • Page 47: Circuit Diagrams

    PhotoPC700 Chapter7 Appendix 7.1.1 Circuit Diagrams Following pages show circuit diagrams mounted in the PhotoPC700; 1)SY1 board, 2)CA2 board, 3)CA1 board and 4)ST1 board. Rev. A...
  • Page 48 PhotoPC700 Chapter7 Appendix 7.1.2 Location Diagram Following pages show the locations of electric parts mounted on the each board (CA2, CA1, SY1, TB1 and ST1 boards). Rev. A...
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  • Page 51 PACKING MATERIALS FOR CP-600/PHOTO PC 700...