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EN 2 FM242 AA Technical Specifications, Connections, and Chassis Overview 1. Technical Specifications, Connections, and Chassis Overview Technical Specifications 1.1.3 Miscellaneous Mains voltage : 95 - 264 V 1.1.1 Picture Mains frequency : 50/60 Hz Ambient temperature : + 5 to + 40 deg. C...
Technical Specifications, Connections, and Chassis Overview FM242 AA EN 3 VGA2 - Out 2 - Audio - L 0.5 Vrms / 10 kΩ 3 - Audio - R 0.5 Vrms / 10 kΩ AV3: Audio/Video - In 0.7 Vpp / 75 Ω...
EN 4 FM242 AA Technical Specifications, Connections, and Chassis Overview Chassis Overview LED / SWITCH PANEL f f e ( u p f f e ( d o g i c g i c u f f a r d...
Safety Instructions, Warnings, and Notes FM242 AA EN 5 2. Safety Instructions, Warnings, and Notes Safety Instructions • Where necessary, measure the voltages in the power supply section both in normal operation () and in standby (). These values are indicated by means of the Safety regulations require that during a repair: appropriate symbols.
EN 6 FM242 AA Safety Instructions, Warnings, and Notes Device replacement The last step in the repair process is to solder the new component on the board. Ideally, the (LF)BGA should be aligned under a microscope or magnifying glass. If this is not possible, try to align the (LF)BGA with any board markers.
EN 10 FM242 AA Mechanical Instructions 4. Mechanical Instructions Index of this chapter: Service Position Panels • Service Position Monitor • Rear Cover Removal 4.3.1 SCAVIO Panel • Service Position Panels • PDP and Glass Plate Replacement Solder-side SCAVIO •...
Mechanical Instructions FM242 AA EN 11 Component-side SCAVIO 4.3.4 Audio Amplifier Panel (only valid for “speaker”-version) The solder-side of this panel is directly accessible. To access the component-side, or to remove the whole panel, unscrew the three fixation screws 4.3.5...
EN 12 FM242 AA Mechanical Instructions PDP and Glass Plate Replacement Shielding frame Foam cushion Front display CL 36532011_013.eps CL 36532011_014.eps 060303 060303 Figure 4-6 Exchange Glass Plate Figure 4-7 Exchange PDP To exchange the glass plate To exchange the PDP panel: 1.
2000/XP, and a CD-ROM drive (see also paragraph started and will indicate any possible errors via the (orange) “ComPair”). front LED. Note: This FM242-monitor has different as the FM24, not a internal pdp-testpattern that can be enabled via the SAM- How to navigate menu To toggle to the SAM mode, use a standard customer RC- A test pattern however can be generated.
OSD (i+) button • To toggle to the SDM mode, use the standard customer Note: the OSD (i+) is not available on the original FM242 RC-transmitter and key in the code 062596, directly remote control, therefore use another Philips remote followed by the MENU key.
White line around picture elements and text year. Decrease the SHARPNESS value when the picture improves • A = the chassis name (FM23 for 32" displays or FM242 after you have switched on the Customer Service Mode. The for 42" SDI-displays). new value is automatically stored.
Introduction 3. Switch the plasma monitor 'off' and 'on' again (with the Mains switch). ComPair (Computer Aided Repair) is a service tool for Philips 4. Start the ComPair program and follow the instructions. Consumer Electronics products. ComPair is a further...
FM242 AA EN 17 5.5.2 How to Clear the Error Buffer FM242-workshops will be trained how to do so. (special document will be generated for this). The error code buffer is cleared in the following cases: • By activation of the 'Reset error buffer' command in the The Blinking LED Procedure SAM menu.
EN 18 FM242 AA Service Modes, Error Codes and Fault Finding Repair Tips If one of the errors of the error buffer points to a defective supply, then the supply-panel must be send for central repair. If the symptoms (still to be communicated; e.g. when VS-value...
Block Diagrams, Testpoint Overviews, and Wiring Diagram FM242 AA Wiring Diagram (IF VALID) (IF VALID) RIGHT LEFT HIGH HIGH OPTIONAL POWER SUPPLY PANEL 8007 RIGHT 8003 VSND_NEG VSND_NEG GND_SND GND_SND VSND_POS CN805 VSND_POS GND_SND LEFT 9V_STBY DC_PROT CN804 8008 PDP-SUPPLY...
Electrical Diagrams and PWB Layouts FM242 AA Personal Notes: Personal Notes:...
RIGHT' keys of the remote control transmitter. files) as test pattern generator and connect it to the VGA1 input of the FM242 plasma monitor. When you use a PC, start Microsoft PowerPoint (or Paintbrush), and load the mentioned General Alignment Conditions file.
EN 68 FM242 AA Alignments Procedure: 8.3.2 Scaler • See figure above • The 6 pot meters influencing VSB, 3.3SBSW, VCC, D5V, Table 8-2 SAM Menu 'Scal.' 8V6, VFAN are not critical for matching. In case of doubt values can be checked versus mentioned voltages.
Alignments FM242 AA EN 69 Table 8-5 White point RGB-values Lum. delay PAL Apply a PAL colour bar/grey scale pattern as a test signal. Adjust value until the transients of the colour part and black and Colour Temperature white part of the test pattern are at the same position. Fixed 5600 K (Cool) value is 4.
The FM242 is the 3rd generation Philips plasma monitors. FM242 is discussed. When there are important differences Related to the FM242 it is a cost down product. A lower between the Basic and Enhanced versions, this is mentioned. specified pdp is used here (SDI-pdp), however performing still very acceptable.
Pixel Works Scaler (PW), referred to as the 'co-processor'. The base-band video inputs (CVBS and YC) are output from When the FM242 monitor is connected to an F21R Receiver this decoder as digital YUV, which are then further processed box, the UART commands from the Receiver box will control by the Pixel Works Scaler (PW).
EN 72 FM242 AA Circuit Descriptions and List of Abbreviations The PSU consists of a pre-conditioner part and a DC/DC 9.4.1 Supply converter part. This converter supplies power to the PDP high voltages, the auxiliary voltages, and the audio amplifier. There See figure 'Power Supply Part' in paragraph 9.1.5.
SXGA@60 Hz can be decoded to RGBHV. 7010), to indicate the polarity of the sync in case of TTL The preferred VGA standard for the FM242 is programmed in level (H and V_SYNC_POL_N). the DDC EEPROM (item 7215), which can be read by the PC.
EN 74 FM242 AA Circuit Descriptions and List of Abbreviations The SAA7118 is a PAL/NTSC/SECAM Digital Video Decoder Table 9-2 PixelWorks Scaler: Video Select with adaptive digital comb filter and component video input. It decodes all input standards to 4:2:2 YCbCr, which then is VIDEO_SEL_1 VIDEO_SEL_2 Selected input for AD9887 processed by the SDA9400.
Audio Amplifier panel. 12 ← 11← 10 ← 9 ← 8 ← 7 ← 6 ← 5 ← The sound-related electronics for FM242 are very straight → 13→ 14 → 15 forward, and consists of a Micronas MSP3415G sound...
In TV mode: Ultra Bass – During switch 'on/off' of the Monitor/Receiver box. Because of the closed box implementation in FM242, a – During source change in the Receiver box. common DBE solution will not give an optimal bass –...
Circuit Descriptions and List of Abbreviations FM242 AA EN 77 In stand-alone mode, the monitor can be controlled via the It is also possible to use the RS232C port for software upload Remote Control or via the RS232C port. to the PW Scaler and the OTC. The target for downloading is controlled via a switch in the RS232C path;...
Introduction a voltage drop is detected from +3.3 V to V The FM242 monitor is equipped with an RS232 interface. Via a is a DC voltage, which represents the mode to be entered: 9 pin Sub-D connector, it is possible to connect a PC for special...
• IR-RX. These are the RC5-commands coming from the In the FM242, active second order Sallen-Key filters are used, specific hotel RC5 - transmitter, which are received via the with crossover frequencies of 1 kHz for the lowpass filter, and RC5-receiver of the monitor.
EN 80 FM242 AA Circuit Descriptions and List of Abbreviations • At less costs (no expensive coils and capacitors). instead of the load. The filter is less lossy than the speaker, which causes less power dissipated at high output power and increases efficiency in most cases.
Ball Grid Array BTSC Broadcast Television Standard The PDP, which is used in the FM242, is a product of SDI Committee. Multiplex FM stereo sound (Samsung Display Industry) . When defect, a new panel must system, originating from the USA and be ordered, and after receipt, the defective panel must be send used e.g.
East Europe. Colour carriers = 4.406250 MHz and 4.250000 MHz SMPS Switched Mode Power Supply Sync On Green SOPS Self Oscillating Power Supply S/PDIF Sony Philips Digital InterFace SRAM Static RAM STBY Standby SVHS Super Video Home System Software...