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DIGITAL CAMCORDER
DSR-300
DSR-300P
INDEX PICTURE BOARD
DSBK-301
CAMERA ADAPTOR
CA-WR855
SERVICE MANUAL
Vol. 1 (1st Edition)

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  • Page 1 DIGITAL CAMCORDER DSR-300 DSR-300P INDEX PICTURE BOARD DSBK-301 CAMERA ADAPTOR CA-WR855 SERVICE MANUAL Vol. 1 (1st Edition)
  • Page 2 ! WARNING ADVARSEL! This manual is intended for qualified service personnel only. Lithiumbatteri-Eksplosionsfare ved fejlagtig To reduce the risk of electric shock, fire or injury, do not håndtering. Udskiftning må kun ske med batteri perform any servicing other than that contained in the af samme fabrikat og type.
  • Page 3: Dsr-300/300p

    MANUAL STRUCTURE Introducing this manual This manual is the Service Manual Vol. 1 of the digital camcorder DSR-300/300P, the index picture board DSBK-301 and the camera adaptor CA-WR855. This manual contains the operation manual related to the operations of this equipment, the replacement of the parts and adjustments.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 1-1. DSR-300/300P ....................1-1 1-2. DSBK-301 (IPM-66 BOARD) ..............1-64 1-3. CA-WR855 ....................1-66 2. SERVICE INFORMATION 2-1. LOCATION OF MAJOR PARTS ..............2-1 2-1-1. Location of Major Mechanical Parts ............. 2-1 2-1-2. Location of the Boards ................2-3 2-1-3.
  • Page 6 2-28-4. KY EEPROM Echo Back Data Preset Procedure ....... 2-91 3. PERIODIC MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION 3-1. MAINTENANCE TIME TABLE ..............3-1 3-2. HOURS METER .................... 3-2 3-3. MAINTENANCE AFTER REPAIRS ............3-3 3-4. CLEANING METHOD ................. 3-3 3-5. AFTER USE IN COASTAL AREAS AND DUSTY AREAS ...... 3-5 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 7 4-36. S REEL TABLE, T REEL TABLE HEIGHT CHECK/ADJUSTMENT ..4-52 4-37. GUIDE HEIGHT CHECK/ADJUSTMENT ..........4-53 4-38. REEL TABLE FWD/REV REWINDING TORQUE CHECK/ADJUSTMENT ................4-56 4-39. FWD BACK TENSION CHECK/ADJUSTMENT ........4-60 4-40. TR ARM ASSEMBLY POSITION CHECK/ADJUSTMENT ....4-61 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 8 Connection ..................... 7-1 7-1-3. Switch Setting before Adjustment ............7-2 7-1-4. Notes on Adjustment ................7-2 7-1-5. Adjustment Item ..................7-3 7-2. PREPARATION BEFORE ADJUSTMENT ..........7-4 7-2-1. Color Bar Signal Confirmation ............. 7-4 7-2-2. Sensitivity Confirmation ............... 7-4 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 9 PB R-Y Level Adjustment ..............8-21 8-5-6. PB B-Y Level Adjustment ..............8-22 8-5-7. PB Burst Level Adjustment ..............8-23 8-5-8. PB VBS Y Level Adjustment .............. 8-24 8-5-9. EE Y Level Adjustment ..............8-24 8-5-10. EE Chroma Level Adjustment ............8-25 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 11 3-861-961-11(1) Digital Camcorder Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. DSR-300F/300PF DSR-300K/300PK DSR-300L/300PL © 1998 by Sony Corporation...
  • Page 12 Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the to them whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding Using a BP-L40/L60/L60A/L90/L90A Battery Pack ..44 instruction manual, may cause harmful interference to radio this product.
  • Page 13 Recording Start and Stop Points........98 Setting Time Values ............59 Table of Contents Menu 220 Using Setup Add (for DSR-300 Only) .... 99 Setting the User Bit Value ..........60 White Balance Adjustment ........... 100 Setting the Time Code Value ..........61...
  • Page 14 Chart of Optional Components and Accessories ..122 Microphone Glossary ................. 123 VCT-U14 Tripod Adaptor DXF-701WS/701WSCE Viewfinder Switch guard RM-LG1 Remote Control Unit Test chart for flange DSR-300/300P Camcorder Shoulder strap focal length adjustment VCL-714BXA Zoom Lens LC-300SFT Soft Carrying Case Table of Contents Chapter 1 Overview...
  • Page 15 701WS/701WSCE) zebra 1 can be set to the levels ranging from 70 to 90 smear, sensitivity and picture quality. IRE on the DSR-300 (or from 70 to 90% on the DSR- EZ (easy) focus • Smear: –110 dB • High resolution (600 TV lines of horizontal...
  • Page 16 ClipLink mode To use the ClipLink function, select the menu setting 5 SHUTTER switch to set the DSR-300/300P into ClipLink mode. There is also a ClipLink continue function that enables clips to 6 TAKE button be continued even after a break in recording.
  • Page 17 Location and Function of Parts 4 EZ (“easy”) MODE button and indicator 0 POWER switch Right Side View Press this button (EZ mode on) when you want to be Powers the camcorder on or off. able to shoot immediately, with automatic adjustment !¡...
  • Page 18: Indications In Display Window

    4 WARNING indicator 5 LIGHT switch a Playback indication b DATE indication 6 DISPLAY switch c Non-drop frame indication (DSR-300 only) d External synchronization lock indication 7 AUDIO LEVEL (CH-1/CH-2) knobs e Hold indication 8 Display window f Audio level indicators...
  • Page 19 Location and Function of Parts j Lithium backup battery warning q Tape remaining indication Appears when the voltage of the internal lithium backup battery (CR2032) is low. If this During recording or pause mode, this indication shows the remaining tape time as indication appears, replace the lithium backup battery immediately.
  • Page 20 9 TC mode switch 1 the real time clock set in the VCR menu (see page equipment connected to the AUDIO IN (CH-1/ 93). In this case the time code of the DSR-300 is 0 ClipLink CONTINUE button CH-2) connectors.
  • Page 21 Location and Function of Parts 0 ClipLink CONTINUE button !¡ MONITOR SELECT (audio monitor selection) 7 HYPER GAIN switch Note When restart ClipLink shooting, press this button to switch Setting this switch to ON increases the gain by a factor The recording time displayed when this switch is set to add the new clip at the end of the recorded clips.
  • Page 22 Loosen this ring to adjust the left-to-right position of You can fit an optional CAC-12 Microphone Holder open the lid. Insert the cassette and close the lid by time code generator. Use an SMPTE (DSR-300) or the viewfinder. (See page 34.) here. (See page 35.) pressing the indication “PUSH”...
  • Page 23 Location and Function of Parts 4 TC OUT (time code output) connector (BNC) 6 MONITOR OUT (output) connector 3 Battery attachment interface 6 WRR (synthesized tuner) connector (7-pin) This outputs time code signals from the built-in time Outputs the image being shot or played back as Attach a battery pack or an AC-DN1 AC Adaptor.
  • Page 24 Location and Function of Parts 1 Focusing ring !¡ Power zoom switch VCL-714BXA Zoom Lens Turn this ring to focus the lens on the subject. Use this to carry out a power zoom. W end: zoom toward wide angle 2 Manual zoom control T end: zoom toward telephoto For direct manual zoom control, set the ZOOM Pressing the switch harder increases the zoom speed.
  • Page 25 11) is in the ON position. (If the EVS is selected, the selected on the camera or camcorder. However, it Note indicator will not light.) operates in 4:3 mode when used on the DSR-300/ You can switch the scan size of the DXF-701WS/ 300P. 701WSCE in accordance with the aspect ratio 5 GAIN UP indicator (orange) This lights when the gain is 3 dB or more.
  • Page 26 If you have difficulty finding CR2032 backup battery warning appears in the display Lithium Batteries, contact your Sony dealer. window. If this warning appears, replace the lithium battery (CR2032) within three or four days. The lithium battery has an average service life of about...
  • Page 27 Fitting the Lens In the case of the DSR-300K/300PK/300F/300PF If using a lens with a 6-pin connector Note Fitting optional filters model, the lens is already fitted. In other cases, use the This camcorder head has a 12-pin LENS connector. If Be sure to turn off the power before fitting the lens.
  • Page 28 Note Viewfinger front-to-back position locking knob You cannot stow the camcorder attached with a left eye adaptor in the LC-421 Carrying Case. For details, consult your Sony dealer. (Continued) Chapter 2 Fitting and Connections Chapter 2 Fitting and Connections...
  • Page 29 Use the same fitting procedure as for the ECM-670, replace the cover. For the DSR-300/300P, you can use the Anton Bauer but note the following differences with respect to the Ultralight 2 or equivalent. Use a video light powered microphone adaptor.
  • Page 30 Fitting the Shoulder Strap Connecting to Audio System This section describes the procedure for fitting the The DSR-300/300P is able to record sound not only supplied shoulder strap to the camcorder. from the microphone attached but also from a wireless microphone or an external audio system.
  • Page 31 For details about the WRR tuner fitting, contact your Sony dealer. Using an external audio system Connect an audio mixer or other external audio system component to the AUDIO IN CH-1/CH-2 connector as shown below.
  • Page 32 Example of fully-stowed carrying case Example 2: Camcorders 1 and 2 synchronized to the signal from a special effects unit or similar DSR-300/300P Camcorder 1 DSR-300/300P Camcorder This can be stored with the following system BNC cable Video input connector VIDEO OUT component fitted.
  • Page 33 Power Supply The following power supplies can be used with the • AC power (The AC-550/550CE, AC-DN1 or CMA- Slide the battery pack down camcorder. 8/8CE AC Adaptor is required.) until its “LOCK” arrow points • BP-L40/L60/L60A/L90/L90A lithium-ion battery at the matching line on the pack Alternatively, you can make combined use of internal camcorder.
  • Page 34 11 to 25). Set the FILTER control appropriately for the If there is not sufficient time to check the Contact your Sony dealer for more information. lighting conditions. camcorder settings, you can use “easy mode” by setting the EZ MODE button ON. The camcorder...
  • Page 35: Basic Procedure For Shooting

    For ClipLink shooting, a DVCAM cassette including “cassette memory” is necessary. In the cassette memory, data required for editing the recorded video (ClipLink log data) is stored. The DSR-300/300P can record or play back the cassettes with cassette memory of 16 kbits or less.
  • Page 36: Recording On The Internal Vcr

    For details on handling cassettes, see “Cassettes for the the internal VCR. 210” on page 95.) DSR-300/300P” on page 49. • When using a tape recorded by the DSR-300/300P to Notes transfer digital (video/audio/time code) signals at four Inserting a standard-size cassette •...
  • Page 37 Recording • After inserting the cassette, close the cassette holder Display menu 212 and select the audio recording During recording, the tape transport buttons Notes solidly by pressing on the “PUSH” indication on the mode (two-channel mode or four-channel mode). (EJECT, REW, F FWD, PLAY, and STOP) cannot •...
  • Page 38: Starting Back Space Editing At Any Tape Position

    Back Space Editing Recording To pause recording, press the VTR button on the This section describes the steps for recording several When the battery is getting exhausted If there is a long period before shooting camcorder or lens again. scenes continuously. the next scene The both VCRs go into the recording paused state.
  • Page 39: Back Space Editing

    Back Space Editing • If the POWER switch is turned on and off repeatedly. To change the playback speed The following indication appears on the screen. • If the camcorder is left powered off for several hours. Press the REV or FWD button down firmly into •...
  • Page 40: Viewing Color Playback

    Playback — Checking Recorded Contents Setting Time Values The camcorder uses three types of time values: counter Press the RESET/(MENU SET) button. Checking the Recorded Contents values, time code values, and user bits. Immediately After Shooting The time value is displayed in the viewfinder screen This resets the counter shown in the viewfinder —...
  • Page 41: Setting Time Values

    Change a Press the ADVANCE button. Set the TC mode switch 1 to PRESET. Set the TC mode switch 2 to SET. For the DSR-300, use menu 204 to select the frame value Each time you press the ADVANCE mode.
  • Page 42 Editing” on page 55. VIDEO OUT a) The output signal from the MONITOR OUT connector on the DSR-300/300P may discontinue when switching the operation between recording and playback. Use the output signal from the VIDEO OUT connector. Chapter 3 Shooting...
  • Page 43 Locking the internal time code generator stages from recording to editing. When you record to the reference time code On the DSR-300/300P, you can also use the ClipLink using this function, Index Pictures are automatically function without recording Index Pictures. However,...
  • Page 44: Cliplink Shooting

    ClipLink Shooting To continuously record the next scene The following display appears on the viewfinder • The number of recordable clips varies with Setting Editing Points While cassette memory capacity. Up to 45 clips (Index Repeat steps 4 and 5. screen.
  • Page 45: Resuming Recording In Cliplink Mode

    ClipLink Shooting Press the TAKE button when you find a shot To finish shooting, press the VTR button on the Time codes (HH:MM:SS) and scene number Setting Cue points as you shoot where you would like to set a Mark IN point. camcorder or lens.
  • Page 46 ClipLink Shooting When recording in ClipLink mode is started and Press the ClipLink CONTINUE button. When all Index Pictures are recorded at the end previous recording is overwritten of the recordings The tape remaining indication in the display window flashes as the camcorder automatically Index Pictures Previous searches the recording stop point.
  • Page 47: Changing The Viewfinder Display

    Viewfinder Screen Indications There are four types of indication screen which appear “CHECK DIAG” appears before basic menu page 1 in the viewfinder, as follows. when the self diagnostic function has detected an • Normal indications abnormality (see page 82). These show the operating state of the camcorder.
  • Page 48 Viewfinder Normal Indications 5 Clip mode indication !¡ Tape remaining indication During normal operation, the following items can be indicated in the viewfinder. A “CLIP M” or “CLIP C” indication appears when This shows the tape remaining as follows. you use the ClipLink function for recording. CLIP M: Indicates shooting in Mark mode Indication Tape remaining...
  • Page 49: Viewfinder Normal Indications

    O F F Shows the external VCR operation status. If an error message appears, contact your Sony dealer. B A T T : 1 3 . 0 V a) When both the DCC+ and DynaLatitude !¢ VCR recording mode indication (when an...
  • Page 50: Basic Menu Operations

    SC PHASE 000 (normal value) to 999 Press and turn the MENU dial to align the cursor to the SHUTTER DSR-300: 1/100 (normal value), MARKER : OFF Sub carrier phase desired item and press the MENU dial. mDUR TIME:...
  • Page 51: Viewfinder Basic Menu

    Turn the MENU dial to move the text entry arrow. necessary to display basic menu page 6 (title EXIT(YESmPUSH) mMARK/CUE: MARK setting display) in the viewfinder. DSR-300 CHG REEL NO. Return to step 3 and repeat the text entry (YESmPUSH) procedure.
  • Page 52 The indication returns to “ALL RESET”. The error message “DIAG ERROR” appears when the normal indications are displayed. If this message appears, contact your Sony dealer. Chapter 4 Viewfinder Screen Indications and Menus Chapter 4 Viewfinder Screen Indications and Menus...
  • Page 53: Viewfinder Advanced Menu

    BARS SMPTE (normal value for (see page 79). : ±0 OUTPUT/DL/DCC+ switch Selects normal width or DSR-300): Normal width Turn the MENU dial. : ±0 has been set to DL. SKIN SAT: ±O narrower width for color EBU75 (normal value for SKIN HUE: ±0...
  • Page 54 Viewfinder Advanced Menu Press and turn the MENU dial to enter the desired Advanced menu page 4 Advanced menu page 5 Advanced menu page 6 characters. PAGE4 (NEXTm$ PREVm4) The displayed character changes as you turn the PAGE5 (NEXTm$ PREVm4) P A G E 6 ( N E X T m$ P R E V m4) MARKER : CENT/90%...
  • Page 55 Viewfinder Advanced Menu EZ mode settings Advanced menu page 8 Advanced menu page 9 The following settings are set for the camcorder when EZ mode has been selected. PAGE8 (NEXTm$ PREVm4) mPAGE9 (NEXTm$ PREVm4) Item Settings : ±O (SET CLOCK W/ VTR) M.BLACK CUSTOM : ±0...
  • Page 56 • Tape transport hours Turn the power on and load the tape that contains • Operating (power-on) hours the recording to be viewed. Frame mode selection for time code (DSR-300 only) Page 93 Battery capacity indication selection Page 94 Status display (page 3) Play back the tape.
  • Page 57 VCR Menu Operation On the DSR-300: Displayed in mmddyyyy format Basic Operation Setting the Real Time Menu 101 (Example: 10081998) Clock and Calendar On the DSR-300P: Displayed in ddmmyyyy format (Example: 08101998) Display menu 101 and press the SHIFT button.
  • Page 58: Vcr Menu Operation

    Insert the cassette and close the cassette holder. the MENU button. returns to the display shown before the VCR menu. On the DSR-300/300P, the internal check can be The display changes to the following, and the tape automatically performed using the auto-check The settings are recorded and the display window is loaded.
  • Page 59 If no errors can be found, 48-kHz mode (factory setting): Enables two- contact your Sony dealer. Also, be sure to check the For details of the ClipLink function, see “ClipLink channel recording mode with 48-kHz sampling quality of the playback video and audio (see step 7 ).
  • Page 60 The audio reference level can be set to either of the Use this menu to add setup to the playback video AUTO or MANUAL. following. signals. –20 dB (factory setting for DSR-300) or –18 dB (factory setting for DSR-300P): Audio reference Display menu 220. Setting Fade-In/Fade- Menu 214...
  • Page 61: Using The Preset White Balance Settings

    White Balance Adjustment Adjusting the white balance ensures that as lighting Make the following settings. To save the white balance adjustment for different AUTO WHITE The color temperature is too high. Try the following, in this order of conditions change white objects remain white in the •...
  • Page 62: White Balance Adjustment

    Close the iris and try again. If this fails, To disable the ATW function, press the ATW button values for different light sources. consult your Sony dealer. TRY AGAIN again, turning the indicator off. BARS...
  • Page 63 Shutter speeds There are five shutter speeds, from s (DSR-300) or To return from the basic menu to the normal indications s (DSR-300P) to s. Increasing the shutter...
  • Page 64: Flange Focal Length Adjustment

    Do not move the focusing ring. For details, consult your Sony dealer. Loosen the screw of the Ff adjustment ring. Repeat steps 6 to 9 until the image stays in focus from telephoto to wide angle.
  • Page 65: Adjusting The Lens

    Adjusting the Lens Iris Adjustments Adjusting the Iris Sensitivity Macrophotography You usually need not adjust the iris sensitivity because Use the macro function when the subject is less than lenses are equipped with iris sensitivity adjustment about 1.1 m (4 feet) (for the VCL-714BXA) from the function.
  • Page 66: Settings For Special Cases

    Adjusting Color in the Specified Area Setting Effect Shooting conditions The DSR-300/300P provides an easy push-button The background is very bright, and the Set the A.IRIS MODE switch to BACK L, This lightens the foreground. subject is too dark. turning the indicator on.
  • Page 67 If you should experience problems with the unit, • In excessive heat or cold (operating temperature contact your Sony dealer. range: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)) Remember that in summer in warm climates the temperature inside a car with the windows closed can Characteristics of CCD Sensors easily exceed 50°C (122°F).
  • Page 68 1,500 hours of use. but quality is your Sony When the heads need replacement, contact your Sony poor. dealer. dealer. Servo lock Recording Power off, lost.
  • Page 69 You can use this chart to establish possible causes of sending the unit for repair. If a problem persists, Condensation an apparent problem; always double-check before contact your Sony dealer. Troubleshooting chart If you move a camcorder suddenly from a very cold Symptoms...
  • Page 70 MONITOR OUT: CCIR standard signal (PAL color BNC, 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω system) (DSR-300P) S VIDEO OUT: DIN 4 pin Scanning system 525 lines, 2:1 interlace (DSR-300) 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω 625 lines, 2:1 interlace TC OUT: BNC, 1.0 Vp-p, (DSR-300P) 75 Ω...
  • Page 71 1.1 kg approx. (2 lb 6 oz) WEX-2000 Wipe Pattern Extender (including lens hood) PDV-64ME/94ME/124ME/184ME Standard size There is a range of Sony products available to meet DXF-51/51CE 5-inch Viewfinder (monochrome) External dimensions PDV-12ME/22ME/32ME/40ME Mini size every conceivable video shooting requirement. For 110 ×...
  • Page 72 PCM stands for “pulse code cassette tape into electrical charges, which are light reflections of polished objects modulation.” PCM audio means DSR-300/300P once stored and then output in the or very bright lights. audio signals that have been form of voltage variations.
  • Page 73 70 IRE (NTSC) or 70% on a monitor. The sync signal (PAL). The DSR-300/300P can Standby-off mode show areas where the video level is actually includes two signals: a One of the stop modes. In this horizontal sync signal and a 100 IRE (NTSC) or 100% (PAL).
  • Page 74 Operating Instructions Page 5 ___________________ Fitting Procedure To fit this board in the DSR-300/300P, Set the POWER switch of the use the following procedure. DSR-300/300P to OFF and disconnect all power supplies Note from the DSR-300/300P.
  • Page 75 DSR-300/300P is reset to the factory-set state. Use VTR menu 101 of the DSR-300/300P to set the clock and calendar again. IPM-66 For more information about setting...
  • Page 76 For details of how to use this for mounting the WRR-855 on a equipment is operated in a commercial environment. This DSR-300/300P, refer to the instructions supplied with the DSR- equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency 300/300P.
  • Page 77: Location Of Major Parts

    @' Release cam gear 8 Soft brake arm (T) !, Threading gear @, TR band 9 Hard brake arm (T) !. TC assembly @. Sub reel gear (S) 0 Pinch arm @/ Cam gear #/ Hard brake arm (S) DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 78 1 Reel motor 7 Gear C 2 Reel plate compression link 8 Reel drive gear A 3 Idler gear 9 Gear E 4 Capstan motor 0 Reel drive arm 5 Gear A !- Reel drive gear B 6 Gear B DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 79: Location Of The Boards

    2-1-2. Location of the Boards ..Mechanical Deck 1 SV-164 board 2 HN-227 board 3 RP-91 board 4 MT-114 board 5 SE-295 board 6 SE-297 board 7 SE-298 board DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 80 8 CN-1549 board @/ KY-405 board #= TG-187/187P board 9 CN-1693 board @- LE-188 board #[ VA-178 board 0 CN-1695 board @= MB-753 board #] DC-DC converter !- CP-315 board @[ PA-205 board != DPR-99/99P board @] PA-206 board DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 81: Location Of Sensors

    4 Take-up reel FG sensor cassette compartment. Detects the rotation speed of the take-up reel. != Cassette identification switch 5 Dew sensor Detects the size of a cassette tape in the cassette Detects dew condensation in the unit. compartment. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 82: Removing And Attaching The Cabinet

    2. Disconnect the three flat cables (CN1, CN2 and CN3) from the FP-98 board. 3. Remove the two screws (B2.6 x 4) and remove the right panel (leave the FP-98 board attached). Screws B2.6 x 4 Fixing screws FP-98 board Fixing screws Right panel DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 83: Lower Panel

    Point to notice when attaching the rear panel assembly: Rear panel assembly Be sure to thread the harness through the square hole of the frame assembly. Screws B3 x 8 Screws Square hole B3 x 8 Square hole Connector DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 84: Functions Of Cassette

    . Mis-Rec switch is operated by opening or closing of this plug. Mini Cassette Mis-Rec hole 4 3 2 1 *1 Mis-Rec plug Pin No. Function Built-in memory No Built-in memory Tape thickness detection DATA Tape type detection (Ex.: ME/MP) CLOCK Tape usage detection (Ex.: Consumer/Professional) — DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 85: Circuit Structure

    2-4. CIRCUIT STRUCTURE The DSR-300/P is composed of the following boards. System Board name Circuit structure VIDEO IPM-66 INDEX PICTURE (DSBK-301) AUDIO/VIDEO AA-92 MIC AMP, VF CONNECTOR DPR-99/99P CAMERA/VIDEO DIGITAL PROCESS ES-21/21P CAMERA/VIDEO ENCODER PA-205 CAMERA PREAMP PA-206 CAMERA PREAMP...
  • Page 86: Notes On Tightening Screws

    In order to prevent the chassis’s screw- hole from damage against the excessive tightening torques, be sure to use the following torque screwdriver and torque screwdriver bits. Tools Sony Part No. Torque screwdriver J-6325-400-A Torque screwdriver bit (For M1.4) J-6325-110-A...
  • Page 87 (DXF-50 series) can be attached in accordance Screw B3 x 5 with the following procedures: Handle cover (2) Parts Required (sold separately) Stop screw Name Sony Part No. . Accessory shoe kit A-8274-968-A Plate Shoe 3-664-218-00 Screws spring Plate spring...
  • Page 88: Extracting The Cassette Tape When Tape Slacks

    If the cassette compartment does not rise, press the claws on the side of the cassette compartment with a thin screwdriver. Screw B Claw Screw A 2-12 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 89: Operating The Unit Without Loading A Cassette Tape

    3. Disconnect connector CN1 from the CC-68 board. 4. Set the SLACK DETECTION ON/OFF switch (S500- 4/SV-164 board) to off. 5. Turn on the power switch. 6. Press the desired mode button. Note: Set the SLACK DETECTION ON/OFF switch (S500-4/SV-164 board) to on, after operation. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-13...
  • Page 90: Shifting The Reel

    5. Turn the screw as shown in the figure. Clockwise direction: Standard cassette position Counterclockwise direction: Mini cassette position Note 1: Do not turn the screw with excessive force. Note 2: Do not use this screw frequently. Screw 2-14 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 91: Removal Of Mechanical Deck

    MD fixing screw MD fixing screw 6. Remove the left panel and cassette compartment lid. (Refer to section 2-2-1.) Mechanical deck 7. Remove the three screws (MD fixing screws) and pull out the mechanical deck in the arrow direction. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-15...
  • Page 92: Removal And Attaching The Boards

    EEPROM on the DPR-99/99P board as well as an echo- back data. To write the lost data in EEPROM on the FP-98 board after the FP-98 board replacement, carry out the KY EEPROM ECHO BACK DATA PRESET in menu No. 752. 2-16 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 93: Fp-99 Board

    5. Remove the screw (B2.6 x 4) and remove the SW-929 Screw B2 x 3 GCN-15 board board together with bracket. 6. Remove the screw (B2 x 3) and remove the SW-929 CN802 board. FP-99 board CN804 Right panel DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-17...
  • Page 94: Dpr-99/99p And Es-21/21p Boards

    3. Disconnect the connector CN1 from the DU-27 board, Hole then remove the DU-27 board. Screws Point to notice when attaching the board: B2.6 x 4 Align the hole of the DU-27 board with a boss portion of the frame assembly. Dust-proof sheet 2-18 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 95: At-117 Board

    3. Remove the two screws (B2.6 x 4). While picking the board hinge clip, remove the VA-178 board. Point to notice when attaching the board: Align the board hinge clip with hole. B2.6 x 4 VA-178 board Board hinge clip Hole DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-19...
  • Page 96: Sv-164 Board

    CN500. Point to notice when removing/installing the board: Screw CN500 MB-753 board Be very careful not to damage the connectors, harnesses, PWH1.4 x 2.5 SV-164 board CN502 and flexible card boards that are connected to the MB-753 board. 2-20 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 97: Hn-227 Board

    92 board. 4. Remove the six screws (Precision P2.6 x 6, B2 x 5, and B2.6 x 4) and remove the AA-92 board. CN506 Precision screw P2.6 x 6 Precision screw P2.6 x 6 B2 x 5 CN501 CN505 DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-21...
  • Page 98: Ps-495 Board

    CN-1519 board 3. Disconnect the flexible card CN5 from the CP-315 board and remove the four screws (B2.6 x 4). 4. While opening the CP sheet, remove the CN-1519 board. CP sheet Screw B2.6 x 4 CP-315 board 2-22 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 99: Cp-315 Board

    1. Be sure to insert the claw into clearance. Clearance B2.6 x 4 2. Be sure to pass the harness through underneath boss portion. CP-315 board Precision screws P2.6 x 6 Holes Boss Screws B2.6 x 4 Boss DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-23...
  • Page 100: Mb-753 Board

    CN14, CN15, CN20, and CN21) from the MB-753 board. 6. Remove the three screws (B2.6 x 4) and remove the MB-753 board. CN11 CN23 CN10 B2.6 x 4 B2.6 x 4 CN22 CN21 CN20 MB-753 board CN15 CN14 2-24 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 101: Cn-1444 Board

    SW-888 board in the arrow direction. Point to notice when attaching the board: Align the two cut portions with ribs and insert the SW-888 CN304 board to CN304 on the PSW-56 board. (PSW-56 board) SW-888 board Cut portion Cut portion B2.6 x 4 DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-25...
  • Page 102: Psw-56 Board

    1. Remove the mechanical deck. (Refer to section 2-10.) 2. Disconnect the flexible card (CN1) from the CC-68 board. 3. Remove the two screws (PWH1.4 x 2.5) and remove the CC-68 board. CC-68 board Mechanical deck Screws PWH1.4 x 2.5 2-26 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 103: Rp-91 Board

    3. Remove the three screws (PWH1.4 x 2.5) and remove Screw PWH1.4 x 2.5 the FPC shield plate and the RP-91 board. Note: Be sure to perform section 8 VTR Block FPC shield plate Electrical Alignment after the replacement of RP-91 board. CN773 CN772 CN771 RP-91 board DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-27...
  • Page 104: Dsbk-301 (ipm-66 Board)

    ..Do not move the cleaning cloth over the Note: video head in the vertical direction as this may damage the video head..Turn OFF the power when cleaning. 2-28 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 105 2. Press the RESET button twice, and if X X X is 0, it means that the HUMID TIMER has been turned off. Note: If HUMID TIMER is not released by performing items 1 and 2, Condensation is not completely cleared, therefore, clear condensation one more. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-29...
  • Page 106 Pin 17 +5.3 V +6.6 V Pin 19 Pin 21 +9.0 V Pin 25 +6.0 V Pin 29 +16.1 V . Front MIC Connector Check point Check point Voltage Pin 2/Pin 1 (GND) +48 V GND. (External view) 2-30 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 107: Connecting Connectors

    . For 14P-VTR use CCZQ-A2 (2 m) CCZQ-A5 (5 m) CCZQ-A10 (10 m) . For 26P-VTR use CCZ-A2 (2 m) CCZ-A5 (5 m) CCZ-A10 (10 m) 1-569-200-11 (7P, FEMALE) CONNECTOR, 7P, MALE BATTERY 1-784-815-11 (5P, MALE) PLUG, 5P, FEMALE DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-31...
  • Page 108 Signal Specification MIC IN (G) Y (G) Y: 1.0 Vp-p, 75 Z, sync negative _60 dBu C: For DSR-300 MIC IN (X) C (G) Zi > 3 kZ/+4 dBu, 10 kZ 0.286 Vp-p (burst level), 75 Z MIC IN (Y)
  • Page 109 V = 5 Vp-p LD (VF) OUT Zo < 500 Z, 5 Vp-p (External view) Pin No. Signal Specification MIC (G) IN GND for MIC _60 dB MIC (X) IN BALANCED MIC (Y) IN (0 dB = 0.775 V) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-33...
  • Page 110 _30 dB BALANCED AUDIO (X) IN RS232C (C/RM) IN RS232C (RM/C) OUT REC TALLY IND OUT Zo > 60 Z POWER +12 V DC GND GND for +12 Vdc POWER +12 V DC OUT 10.6 V to 17.0 Vdc 2-34 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 111 DC = 0 ±200 mV DC = 0 ± 200 mV CHROMA: VS = 756 mVp-p ±2 % R-Y OUT (X) 286 mVp-p [for DSR-300] [for DSR-300] 300 mVp-p [for DSR-300P] 525 mVp-p ± 2 % Zo = 75 Z [for DSR-300P] DC = 0 ±200 mV...
  • Page 112 VTR ALARM : When an abnormality is detected in VTR. 100 ms VTR operation When the VTR has started recording. VTR RECORD : When the VTR is recording. VTR RESET : When the recording is stopped from VTR side. 2-36 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 113 (Q419) on the ES-21 board is always OFF: SLACK mute on ON, and the various signals are output from pins 93 to 100 of the ES-21 board. S500 1 2 3 4 SL401 CN101 SL401 ES-21 board (A side) SV-164 board (A side) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-37...
  • Page 114 ..Be careful not to touch the lead tip of the digital voltmeter to the chassis and other DC power DC IN connector pins. supply DC IN connector CP-315 board 2-38 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 115 ..If this menu is set by mistake, always press the MENU button to exit this menu. Never press the RESET (MENU SET) button. When pressing the RESET (MENU SET) button, the data being set will be written. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-39...
  • Page 116 ..If this menu is set by mistake, always press the MENU button to exit this menu. Never press the RESET (MENU SET) button. When pressing the RESET button, the data being set will be written. 2-40 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 117 Voltage 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 12.9 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 13.4 13.5 Standard 4d 52 value * The standard value may differ according to the unit. The above values are average values. Switch setting: BACK TALLY = OFF Setting 1. Turn on the power. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-41...
  • Page 118 ..If this menu is set by mistake, always press the MENU button to exit this menu. Never press the RESET (MENU SET) button. When pressing the RESET button, the data being set will be written. 2-42 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 119 When pressing the RESET button, the data being set will be written..If the value at step 4 was not taken down, change the value using the values at shipment on the previous page as reference. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-43...
  • Page 120 When pressing the RESET button, the data being set will be written..If the value at step 4 was not taken down, change the value using the values at shipment on the previous page as reference. 2-44 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 121: Replacing The Filter

    2-20. REPLACING THE FILTER Type of filter Sony Part No. 3200/3000 K 3-708-372-01 Filter fixing wings Filter knob 5600 K 3-708-372-21 5600 K + 1/8ND 3-612-636-01 5600 K + 1/64ND 3-612-636-11 CROSS (sold separately) 3-200-281-01 *When attaching the cross filter, put the crosshatching side outside.
  • Page 122 2-21. CHANGING THE VIEWFINDER CORRESPOND TO LEFT EYE Part Required (sold separately) Left eye adaptor (Sony Part No.: A-8267-181-A) Viewfinder Left eye adaptor Attaching Procedures 1. Remove the viewfinder from the unit. Lock (Refer to section 1-1. Digital Camcorder.) Release 2.
  • Page 123: Replacing The Flat Cables

    * marked sections to lock the flexible card wire. * marked section to lock the flexible card wire. Contact face Contact face When lift up and down the * * * * * marked sections, Note: be sure to hold both ends of connector. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-47...
  • Page 124 After fully inserting, close the * marked section to lock the flexible card wire. . In case of the ES-21 board. ES-21 board Side B Contact face Side B Extension board (EX-622) ES-21 board Side A 2-48 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 125 Screw-locking compound 7-662-010-04 Grease SGL-505 (20 g) Parts replacement 8-967-999-02 Alignment tape XH2-1AST Tape path system adjustment 8-967-999-21 Alignment tape XH5-1A Video system adjustment (for DSR-300) 8-967-999-25 Alignment tape XH5-1AP Video system adjustment (for DSR-300P) 9-919-573-01 Cleaning liquid Cleaning DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-49...
  • Page 126 @[, @], @\ 2-50 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 127: Error Codes

    For items which require more information than that shown by the main code, the causes of errors are provided in more detail using sub codes. If information is sufficient with the main code, sub code 000 is displayed. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-51...
  • Page 128 Specific symptoms 0: There is no need to identify the symptom 1: The operation did not complete within the designated time 2: Detected speed error 3: Detected tape slack 4: Could not detect FG 8: Detected abnormal current 2-52 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 129 (drum FG duty ratio adjustment) problems . Faulty operations of drum motor or drive circuit (SV- 164 board/IC400) . Drum FG system circuit (SV-164 board/IC401, IC402) problems . Disconnection or faulty connection of flexible board connected to the drum DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-53...
  • Page 130 Note 1: For errors of the servo system and tape path system, basic operations can be checked in the test mode. Note 2: The “Possible Cause” above are only for the main problem area. Note 3: Regarding the test mode, refer to section “2-25. Menu (LCD).” 2-54 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 131 2: LCD and time code control (KY) MICRO COM. 3: EEPROM 4: Mechanism control (SV) MICRO COM. 7: Signal processor control (SP) MICRO COM. 8: Time code IC F: Index picture control (IP) MICRO COM. c. Specific Symptom 3: Parity error 5: Communication not possible DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-55...
  • Page 132 Communication (parity) error of data from the mechanism control (SV) MICRO COM. to the signal processor control (SP) MICRO COM.. Er91-F13 Communication (parity) error of data from the system control (SY) MICRO COM. to the index picture (IP) MICRO COM.. 2-56 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 133 . Connection between board to board or connector Note: Digital data (0) to digital data (12) shown Er95–120 through Er95–12A indicate numbers of the digital video data bus. Error occurs when data is not input to the NFIL IC or is not read correctly. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-57...
  • Page 134: Menu (lcd)

    CHARACTER H.SAT VJ MIC and display the menu in the following order. REAR 101 → 201 → 204 (DSR-300)/206 (DSR-300P)···215 (DSR-300)/214 (DSR-300P) → 101···. MENU button SHIFT button 3. To display the desired Menu No., press the SHIFT ADVANCE button button.
  • Page 135 (201 → A → b → C → 201) FRAME MODE ADV. Selects the time code generator drop frame mode and non- SELECTION drop frame mode For DSR-300 (UC) Drop frame mode ndF: Non drop frame mode dF /ndF BATTERY ADV.
  • Page 136 BUTTON CONTENTS DESCRIPTION USED AUDIO ADV. Selects the audio reference level. REFERENCE _20: _20 dB (DSR-300) LEVEL _18: _18 dB (DSR-300P) SELECTION _12: _12 dB _20 /_12 AUDIO FADE ADV. Select the fade in/fade output mode at the starting and SELECTION ending points of audio recording.
  • Page 137: System Menu

    Blinking menu No. (When changed) again value. 6. Press the RESET (MENU SET) button. The set value is registered. The Menu No. blinks again. (Fig. D.) 7. Press the MENU button. The display window (LCD) returns to the state before the menu display. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-61...
  • Page 138 The battery end (end of battery life) can be set within the SHIFT 11.0 V to 12.5 V range. RESET (Refer to 2-19 for the changing method.) Buttons used: RESET → RESET (MENU SET) button, ADV. → ADVANCE button, MENU → MENU button, SHIFT → SHIFT button. 2-62 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 139 Moves between displayed digits Menu No. _ (Decrease) RESET (MENU SET) button Registers the set value (Returns to the menu selection mode) Start the adjustment MENU button Returns to the state before the menu mode Interrupt the adjustment DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-63...
  • Page 140 600 → 513 → 509 → 503···601 → 600···. 7. Press the RESET (MENU SET) button at the desired setting, and perform settings and adjustments at each menu. 8. Press the MENU button. The display window (LCD) returns to the state before the menu display. 2-64 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 141 (For details, refer to 4-38.) Buttons used: RESET → RESET (MENU SET) button, ADV. → ADVANCE button, MENU → MENU button, SHIFT → SHIFT button. For basic operation of buttons, refer to the beginning of section 2-25. Menu (LCD). DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-65...
  • Page 142 VTR PB COMPOSITE LEVEL ADJ. Buttons used: RESET → RESET (MENU SET) button, ADV. → ADVANCE button, MENU → MENU button, SHIFT → SHIFT button. For basic operation of buttons, refer to the beginning of section 2-25. Menu (LCD). 2-66 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 143 YES: Save OK Save NG Buttons used: RESET → RESET (MENU SET) button, ADV. → ADVANCE button, MENU → MENU button, SHIFT → SHIFT button. For basic operation of buttons, refer to the beginning of section 2-25. Menu (LCD). DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-67...
  • Page 144: Menu (viewfinder)

    Normal menu operation can be performed after proceeding to PAGE of each menu. When each menu has been closed, it is returned to the Menu Selection screen..Connection Menu screen can be seen on the viewfinder screen or by the MONITOR OUT connector. 2-68 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 145: Reset Items And Standard Setting Value

    Standard Setting Pages Items Standard Setting M.PKNEE1 R-G LEV M.PKNEE2 SMPTE R-B LEV M.PKNEE3 G-R LEV M.PKNEE4 (For DSR-300) G-B LEV R.PKNEE B-R LEV B.PKNEE B-G LEV SET UP R-G LEV (For DSR-300) READ OUT R-B LEV BLKG (For DSR-300P) G-R LEV...
  • Page 146 Pages Items Standard Setting M.GAMMA ±0 R.GAMMA ±0 B.GAMMA M.BLACK 2083 (For DSR-300) 2075 (For DSR-300P) ±0 WHT CLIP ±0 M.KNEE P ±0 M.KNEE S CRISP LEVEL DEP APERTURE IRIS GAIN IRIS MODE IRIS SET LOW LIGHT 152 (For DSR-300)
  • Page 147: Service Menu

    2-26-3. Service Menu ..Page 1 RESET (For DSR-300) All adjusting values with electronic volume control of each board can be PAGE 1 (NEXT PREV restored to their standard setting values except for the values whose adjusting value differs from unit.
  • Page 148 Viewfinder video blanking level adjustment VF Y VF Y Not in use EXIT MENU (YES PUSH) *1 Regarding adjustment procedure, refer to section 7-3-6. *2 Regarding adjustment procedure, refer to section 7-3-7. *3 Regarding adjustment procedure, refer to section 7-3-11. 2-72 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 149 VTR burst level adjustment (Refer to section 8-5-7.) EE S-C VTR BST VTR SYNC VTR SYNC level adjustment (Refer to section 8-5-1.) VTR SYNC PB VBS PB picture VBS level adjustment (Refer to section 8-5-8.) PB VBS EXIT MENU (YES PUSH) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-73...
  • Page 150 ..Page 11 Various Setting 1 (For DSR-300) Standard Setting PAGE 11 (NEXT PREV SETUP ON/OFF control of setup READ OUT FD (Field): CCD switches in Field read mode SETUP FM (Frame): CCD switches in Frame read mode...
  • Page 151 B TITLE Title’s B level (0/25/50/75): ABC123 R EDGE Title edge’s R level (0/25/50/75): EXIT MENU (YES PUSH) G EDGE Title edge’s G level (0/25/50/75): B EDGE Title edge’s B level (0/25/50/75): ABC123 Indication for checking actual title color DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-75...
  • Page 152 GAMMA TBL Selection of gamma table A/B: M.BLACK 2083 M.BLACK Standard value setting of master black: 2083 * For DSR-300: 2083 EXIT MENU (YES PUSH) For DSR-300P: 2075 ..Page 19 KNEE Setting 3 Standard Setting PAGE 19 (NEXT...
  • Page 153 3200/3000 K 5 CROSS 5 5600 K 5 5600 K + 1/4ND 5 5600 K + 1/8ND 5 5600 K + 1/16ND 5 5600 K + 1/32ND 5 5600 K + 1/64ND 4. To set the indication, push the MENU dial. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-77...
  • Page 154 001H: VD signal input to PR LSI (pin 73 of IC214/DPR board) error PR-PMPD2 This item shows a detail of the internal RAM check result of PR LSI (IC214/DPR board). 800H: PR LSI’s internal RAM error PR-G2 Not in use PR-R2 Not in use 2-78 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 155 002H: 1st of Y signal (wiring between pin 84 of IC214 and pin 107 of IC308 on the DPR board) error 001H: 0th of Y signal (wiring between pin 83 of IC214 and pin 108 of IC308 on the DPR board) error DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-79...
  • Page 156 001H: 0th of CB signal (wiring between pin 109 of IC214 and pin 83 of IC308 on the DPR board) error Note: If the sync signals input to PR LSI and RC LSI is having error, error is also detected on the wiring check between PR LSI and RC LSI. 2-80 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 157 EEPROM on the AT board, and if the microcomputer’s standard value is used, indication of each EEPROM on the service menu shows a blank. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-81...
  • Page 158 250h R GAIN 800h B GAIN 800h IRIS POS 800h 800h EXIT MENU (YES PUSH) ..Page 29 TG ROM Operation Not in use PAGE 29 (NEXT PREV TG ROM EXIT MENU (YES PUSH) 2-82 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 159: Auto Check Function

    The system can be used as it is when the recording status of video and audio is normal, however, the following causes are possible. Causes (possible abnormalities) . Head is dirty. . Tape path is poor. . The RP-91 board is defective. . Poor contact of the flexible card wires which are connected to the RP-91 board. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-83...
  • Page 160 LED of the take-up reel FG sensor is abnormal. LED of the reel position (standard cassette position) sensor is abnormal. LED of the reel position (mini cassette position) sensor is abnormal. The detection voltage/current of the reel shift motor does not return to 0. 2-84 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 161 Operating voltage/current of the reel motor is abnormal. LED of the reel position (standard cassette position) sensor is abnormal. LED of the reel position (mini cassette position) sensor is abnormal. The operating voltage/current of the reel shift motor is abnormal. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-85...
  • Page 162 Operating voltage/current of the reel motor is abnormal. LED of the reel position (standard cassette position) sensor is abnormal. LED of the reel position (mini cassette position) sensor is abnormal. The operating voltage/current of the reel shift motor is abnormal. 2-86 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 163 The system data (the system data is the recorded data that can be read when the servo is locked) is abnormal. (The respective data of ABS Track No., time code pack and bin pack must be free from errors.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-87...
  • Page 164: Notes On Repair Parts

    4. After removing the chip part, presolder the area, in . Braided wire: Solder Taul or equivalent which the new chip part is to be placed, with a thin Sony Part No. 7-641-300-81 layer of solder. . Solder: 0.6 mm diameter is recommended.
  • Page 165: Note On Replacing The Rom

    REGAIN CH-2 PARALLEL CH-1 CH-2 INT ONLY LITHIUM BATT DATE/TIME R-RUN EXT ONLY AUDIO IN HYPER MATRIX ClipLink FRONT MIC GAIN MONITOR OUT FRONT CONTINUE LOW CUT CHARACTER H.SAT VJ MIC REAR MENU button SHIFT button ADVANCE button DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-89...
  • Page 166 “600” and “on” will blink alternately. abnormal, and replace with the EEPROM attached to the old board. 4. Press the MENU button to exit the maintenance menu. The display window (LCD) will return to the state before the maintenance menu was displayed. 2-90 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 167 This mode can be canceled by pressing the RESET (3) Press the ADVANCE button once, and select “on.” (MENU SET) button while “ESC” is displayed. The display window (LCD) will display as follows. Each time the ADVANCE button is pressed, “on” and “oFF” will blink alternately. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 2-91...
  • Page 168 EEPROM attached to the old board. 4. Press the MENU button to exit the maintenance menu. The display window (LCD) will return to the state before the maintenance menu was displayed. 2-92 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 169: Maintenance Time Table

    Roller TG-3 Guide Roller TG-5 X-3748-626- TG-5 Assembly Guide Roller TG-7 3-748-777- Roller TG-7 Tape Path — — — Clener Cleaning Roller A-8311-505- C Assembly Others Cassette Memory Terminal A-8311-396- MIC Holder (C) Assembly HOURS METER MODE A: DRUM RUNNING DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 170: Hours Meter

    98 board. To replace the FP-98 board, replace the nonvolatile memory (IC3) or execute EEPROM ECHO BACK DATE PRESET using maintenance menu No. 659. The data the last time the power was turned ON will be written in the new nonvolatile memory. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 171: Cleaning Method

    ON nor rotate it in the clockwise direction with your fingers. Do not move the cleaning cloth over the head chip in the vertical direction, as this may damage the head chip. Never clean the head in this way. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 172 However clean the pinch roller with alcohol. TG-4 TG-3 Drum TG-5 Capstan TG-8 TG-1 TG-7 Pinch roller TG-2 TG-6 (3) Cleaning the Rail Drum Wipe with a cloth moistened with alcohol. Rail (S) Rail (T) Wiping cloth DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 173 After this, clean the soldering side adequately with a wiping cloth moistened with cleaning liquid. 8. Clean the connector pin of the connector panel thoroughly. 9. Perform general checks and check that there are no abnormalities. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 175 Mini cassette . Move the claw (one) as shown in the figure, and open the lid. Claw Standard cassette Standard cassette . Move the claws (two) as shown in the figure, and open the lid. Claw Tape Claw DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 176 Unthreading end: The TR arm assembly, coaster (S/T) assembly, pinch arm assembly, and TG-7 arm assembly are Coaster (T) assembly positioned at the cassette side. TR arm assembly Drum assembly TG arm assembly Pinch arm assembly Coaster (S) assembly DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 177 The reel lock arm, S reel table assembly/T reel S reel table assembly T reel table assembly table assembly, and MIC assembly are positioned at the inserting side of the cassette as shown in the figure. MIC assembly Reel lock arm DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 178 After replacing parts, always use new MT-114 board switch stopper washers. To attach stopper washers, push in until the space between the attached part and stopper Disconnect from CN1 of the washer is 0.1 to 0.2 mm. Shift motor CC-68 board DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 179 1 to 4. Note: Adjust the cassette compartment assembly to the three protrusion on the mechanism chassis first before securing the screws. Protrusion Screw Protrusion Protrusion Part A (claw) Square hole DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 180 . Tightening torque: 0.0294 N.m (0.3 kg.cm) Note: When attaching, do not touch the tape path side of the drum to prevent it from scratching and becoming dirty. 7. Attach the removed parts in the reverse order of Protrusion steps 1 to 4. Screws DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 181 Reel lock driving arm check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-38.) 9. Perform TR arm assembly position check/ adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-40.) 10. Perform FWD back tension check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-39.) 11. Perform the tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 182 6. Perform reel table height check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-36.) 7. Perform reel table FWD/REV rewinding torque check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-38.) 8. Perform FWD back tension check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-39.) 9. Perform the tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 183 2. Remove the stopper washer, and remove the soft Tension coil spring Soft brake arm (S) brake arm (S). Attachment 3. Attach a new soft brake arm (S) in the reverse order of step 2. 4. Attach the tension coil spring of step 1. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 184 6. Remove a new hard brake arm (S) assembly. 7. Attach the removed parts in the reverse order of steps 1 to 4. Check/Adjustment 8. Perform TR arm assembly position check/ adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-40.) 9. Perform FWD back tension check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-39.) 4-10 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 185 1. Remove the spring shown in the figure. 2. Remove the two stopper washers and remove the TL release lever and TL soft brake assembly. 3. Attach the soft brake arm (T) assembly in the reverse order of steps 1 and 2. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-11...
  • Page 186 5. Remove the spring (B) shown in the figure, and remove the hard brake arm (T) assembly. Attachment 6. Attach a new hard brake arm (T) assembly. 7. Attach the removed parts in the reverse order of steps 1 to 4. 4-12 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 187 1 and 2. Check/Adjustment 6. Perform reel table FWD/REV rewinding torque check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-38.) 7. Perform TR arm assembly position check/ adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-40.) 8. Perform FWD back tension check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-39.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-13...
  • Page 188 (T) Sub reel gear (T) assembly assembly. 2. Attach the sub reel gear (T) assembly in the reverse procedure of step 1. Soft brake arm (T) assembly TL release lever 4-14 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 189 (Refer to Section 4-38.) 9. Perform TR arm assembly position check/ adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-40.) 10. Perform FWD back tension check/adjustment. TR band assembly (Refer to Section 4-39.) 11. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-15...
  • Page 190 CN514 screws. 6. Attach the harness and SV-164 board in the Shift motor assembly reverse order of steps 1 to 3. Screw Screw Harness Protrusions CC-86 board Cassette compartment 4-16 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 191 No. 1 gear are engaged visually as shown in the figure. 7. Insert the connector (CN517) of the LD motor assembly into the HN-227 board. LD motor gear Worm shaft gear Worm shaft assembly Motor holder No. 1 gear Apply grease. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-17...
  • Page 192 3. Adjust the new sensor attachment plate assembly Sensor to the protrusions as shown in figure, and secure attachment plate with the screw. assembly 4. Attach the E sensor holder in the reverse order of step 1. Protrusion 4-18 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 193 Attachment of sensor attachment plate assembly Attachment of counter weight assembly Attachment of SV-164 board TG-2 tape guide height adjustment Reel table FWD/REV rewinding torque check/adjustment TR arm assembly position adjustment FWD back tension check/adjustment Tape path check Tracking adjustment DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-19...
  • Page 194 Counter weight assembly Sleeve (TR) adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-40.) 12. Perform FWD back tension check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-39.) 13. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 14. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) 4-20 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 195 3. Rotate the No. 1 gear in the clockwise direction until the TR arm assembly separates from rail (S). Threading gear 4. Remove the screw attaching rail (S), and remove it by holding the a part and sliding it in the Screw arrow direction. Rail (S) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-21...
  • Page 196 7. Attach the coaster (S) assembly to the groove of When attaching, check that the rail (S), and then attach the GL (S) assembly. the shaft is in the rail (S). Rail (S) GL (S) assembly Attaching shaft 4-22 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 197 Menu M601. (Refer to Section 8-1.) 12. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 13. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) 14. Perform the switching position adjustment at Menu M605. (Refer to Section 5-8.) Attaching shaft Rail (S) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-23...
  • Page 198 Make sure that the pinch roller is not in contact with rail (T). Cassette reference pin 4. Remove the screw attaching rail (T), lift up part a and slide it in the arrow direction and remove Screw rail (T). Rail (T) 4-24 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 199 GL (T) assembly from the rail (mechanism Coaster (T) assembly chassis). Rail (mechanism chassis) GL (T) assembly Attachment 6. Attach the coaster (T) assembly to the groove of rail (T), and then attach the GL (T) assembly. GL (T) assembly Attaching shaft DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-25...
  • Page 200 Menu M601. (Refer to Section 8-1.) 11. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 12. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) 13. Perform the switching position adjustment at Menu M605. (Refer to Section 5-8.) Rail (T) 4-26 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 201 S reel plate assembly. Attachment 6. Attach the new S reel plate assembly in the reverse order of step 5. 7. Attach the parts removed in the reverse order of steps 1 to 4. Reel plate holder DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-27...
  • Page 202 Check/Adjustment 7. Perform T reel table height check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-36.) Reel plate holder 8. Perform the reel table assembly FWD/REV rewinding torque check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-38.) 9. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 4-28 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 203 When attaching, check that the shaft of the mechanism chassis is inserted into the long hole of the C slide plate. 3. Rotate the No. 1 gear, and check that the C assembly moves to the left and right. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-29...
  • Page 204 7. Perform TG-1/TG-8 tape guide height check/ Cassette Long hole Mode slider adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-37.) reference pin 8. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) TG-7 arm assembly 9. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) 4-30 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 205 3. Perform TG-1 guide height check. TG-1/TG-8 upper flange TG-1/TG-8 roller (Refer to Section 4-37.) TG-1/TG-8 sleeve Check/Adjustment TG-1/TG-8 lower flange 4. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 5. Perform tracking adjustment. Compression coil spring (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-31...
  • Page 206 1. Compression coil Check/Adjustment spring 3. Perform TG-3 guide height check. (Refer to Section 4-37.) 4. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 5. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) 4-32 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 207 1. Compression coil spring Check/Adjustment 3. Perform TG-7 guide height check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-37.) 4. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 5. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-33...
  • Page 208 4. Attach the new idler gear assembly in the reverse order of step 3. 5. Attach the parts removed in the reverse order of steps 1 and 2. Compression coil spring Check/Adjustment 6. Perform reel table FWD/REV rewinding torque check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-38.) 4-34 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 209 Long hole HC gear Phase mark Protrusion Teeth A V groove Mode gear Part B GL (T) assembly GL (S) assembly Cam gear Inserting hole for reference pin Threading gear Release cam gear Inserting hole for reference pin DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-35...
  • Page 210 9. Attach the parts removed in the order steps 7, 6, 3, 2, 1. Check/Adjustment 10. Perform TG-2 guide height check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-37.) 11. Perform the tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 12. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) 4-36 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 211 1 and 2. Check/Adjustment Capstan motor 6. Perform the capstan FG DUTY adjustment at Menu M601. (Refer to Section 8-1.) 7. Perform the tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 8. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-37...
  • Page 212 Removal of GL (T) assembly Replacement of mode slider assembly Tape guide height check/adjustment Capstan FG DUTY adjustment Reel table FWD/REV rewinding torque check/adjustment TR arm assembly position check/adjustment FWD back tension check/adjustment Tape path check Tracking adjustment Switching position adjustment 4-38 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 213 16. Remove the stopper washer, and remove the SH release arm. 17. Remove the stopper washer, and remove the Stopper washer Stopper washer SH release arm threading gear. Cam gear Stopper washer 18. Remove the stopper washer, and remove the cam gear. Threading gear DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-39...
  • Page 214 27. Perform FWD back tension check/ adjustment.(Refer to Section 4-39.) 28. Perform tape path check. (Refer to Section 5-3.) 29. Perform tracking adjustment. (Refer to Sections 5-4 to 5-7.) 30. Perform switching position adjustment. (Refer to Section 5-8.) 4-40 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 215 5. Attach the parts removed in the reverse order of steps 1 to 3. Check/Adjustment 6. Perform the reel FG DUTY adjustment at Menu M607. (Refer to Section 8-2.) 7. Perform reel table FWD/REV rewinding torque Gear C check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-38.) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-41...
  • Page 216 Stopper washer assembly. 3. Attach the new reel moving arm assembly in the reverse order of step 2. 4. Attach the parts removed in the reverse order of step 1. 4-42 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 217 Removal of T side reel table assembly Removal of T reel plate assembly Removal of reel moving arm assembly Replacement of reel plate pressing link assembly Reel table FWD/REV rewinding torque check/adjustment TR arm assembly position check/adjustment FWD back tension check/adjustment DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-43...
  • Page 218 Check/Adjustment 13. Perform reel table FWD/REV rewinding torque check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-38.) 14. Perform TR arm assembly position check/ adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-40.) 15. Perform FWD back tension check/adjustment. (Refer to Section 4-39.) 4-44 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 219 9. After replacing, perform the phase check of each gear as follows. Protrusion . Insert the reference pin into the gear hole shown in the figure, and check that it goes into the hole on the chassis. MIC assembly DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-45...
  • Page 220: Replacement Of Ccd Unit

    B2.6 x 5 L panel assembly. L panel assembly Fixing screws 2. Remove the four screws of the R panel assembly. Fixing screws R panel assembly Fixing screws 4-46 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 221 3. Remove the two screws of the VA-178 board. VA-178 board 4. Disconnect the connectors CN1, CN2 and CN3 on the VA-178 board. VA-178 board DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-47...
  • Page 222 5. Remove the two screws of the AT-117 board. Disconnect the connector CN503 on the AT-117 board. B2.6 x 4 CN503 AT-117 board 6. Disconnect the connector CN1 on the TG-187 board. TG-187 board AT-117 board 4-48 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 223 7. Remove the four screws of the Front unit assembly and pull out the Front unit assembly carefully in the arrow direction. Fixing screws Fixing screws Front unit Right side plate assembly assembly 8. Disconnect the connector CN203 on the IR-28 board. CN203 IR-28 board DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-49...
  • Page 224 13. Assemble in the reverse order of removal. Adjustment 14. After the replacement is completed, perform several adjustments referring to Section 7-1-4. Note on Adjustment. In addition, perform MEMORY BACK UP referring to Section 2-26-3 of menu “Page 24.” CCD unit Transportation holder 4-50 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 225 2. Pull out the CN13 connector of the MB-753 board from the DC-DC converter in the arrow DC-DC direction. converter unit Attachment CN13 3. Attach a new parts in the reverse order of steps 1 and 2. Connector MB-753 board DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-51...
  • Page 226 Note: When adjusting the reel table, do not Reel table rotate the screw counterclockwise. Rotate it clockwise only. Reel table measuring side If rotated counterclockwise a reel table must be replaced. 4-52 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 227 TG-8 guide (Adjust the guide height with the upper flange.) . TG-7 guide TG-7 guide (Adjust the guide height with the upper flange.) . TG-8 guide (Adjust the guide height with the upper flange.) Reference plate Guide gauge DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-53...
  • Page 228 2. Place the guide gauge on the reference plate, Upper flange push it to the guide lightly, and check that there is no clearance between the guide gauge and the upper flange. If this is not satisfied, rotate the flange and adjust. TG-1 guide/ TG-8 guide 4-54 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 229 2. Place the guide gauge on the reference plate, push it to the guide lightly, and check that there is no clearance between the guide gauge and the upper flange. Lower flange If this is not satisfied, rotate the flange and adjust. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-55...
  • Page 230 7. Press the ADVANCE button or SHIFT button to display Menu No. 608. 8. Press the RESET (MENU SET) button. Blinks alternately Check that the parts displayed on the display window blink alternately as shown in the figure. 4-56 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 231 T reel table . When the torque value is towards the _ side: Press the FF key and adjust so that the torque value is within the specification. 12. Press the STOP key, and stop the reel table from rotating. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-57...
  • Page 232 21. Press the ADVANCE button once and select “on.” (on and oFF are repeated each time the ADVANCE button is pressed.) 22. Press the RESET (MENU SET) button once. 23. Press the ADVANCE button or SHIFT button to display Menu No. 609. 4-58 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 233 . When the torque value is towards the _ side: Press the FF key and adjust so that the torque value is within the specification. 28. Press the EJECT key, and remove the torque cassette. 29. Check that the display window is as shown in the figure. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-59...
  • Page 234 Lie on a straight line . When the torque value is towards the _ side: Re-hook the spring at part B. Part B 4. Perform step 3 again, and check that the torque Part A value satisfies the specification. TR arm Spring 4-60 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 235 Note 1: When performing the adjustment, hold the TR band holder so that it does not rotate. Note 2: Never touch the tape. TR arm (TG-2) (TR band assembly) part A TR band holder DSR-300/P(E)/V1 4-61...
  • Page 237: Tape Path Alignment

    . Small adjustment mirror (SONY Part No. J-6080-710-A) . RF extension tool (SONY Part No. J-6442-350-A) . Alignment tape, XH2-1AST (for DSR-1/1P, SONY Part No. 8-967-999-02) . Alignment tape, XH5-1A (for DSR-1, SONY Part No. 8-967-999-21) . Alignment tape, XH5-1AP (for DSR-1P, SONY Part No. 8-967-999-25) .
  • Page 238 Tool which can extract signals output from connector CN775 of the RP-91 board and can be connected easily to the probe. Insert the RF extension tool board into CN775 of the RP-91 board. RF extension tool (Back) CN775 RP-91 board DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 239: Drum And Tape Guide Positions

    Drum TG-5 TG-6 Capstan TG-7 TG-1 TG-8 S reel T reel Pinch roller Mini cassette 5-1-6. Tape Path State Capstan TG-3 Drum TG-1 TG-8 TG-5 TG-6 TG-2 TG-7 TG-4 Pinch roller Portions are either contacting or pushing the tape. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 240: System Setting Menu

    (4) Press the RESET (MENU SET) button once. CONTINUE FRONT LOW CUT CHARACTER H.SAT VJ MIC REAR The display window (LCD) will display as follows. MENU button SHIFT button ADVANCE button Each time the RESET (MENU SET) button is pressed, “600” and “on” will blink alternately. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 241 5. Press the ADVANCE button to select “10.” (Each time the ADVANCE button is pressed, “oFF → 10 → 5 → 20 → oFF” is repeatedly displayed.) 6. Press the RESET (MENU SET) button. “604” is displayed and the mode is set. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 242: Tape Path System Check

    TG-8 upper flange. (Refer to Section 5-1-6. A Normal Tape Path State.) 3. Check that both the RF waveform at both the entrance and exit is flat on the oscilloscope. B Abnormal at entrance C Abnormal at exit DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 243 E > 0.75 A Overall max. value Min. value between sections (b) : B Min. value between sections (c) : C Min. value between sections (d) : D (Excluding between sections (f)) Min. value between sections (e) : E DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 244: Tracking Adjustment

    3. Rotate the upper flange of the TG-5 guide and (Do not rotate) adjust so that the RF waveform at the exit becomes flat. <RF waveform> Note: Do not rotate the tilt adjustment screws of TG-4 and TG-5. Entrance Exit Normal Abnormal at entrance Abnormal at exit DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 245 4. Check that the tape runs along the TG-3 upper TG-2 upper flange flange (no space between the two). TG-3 upper flange If it does not, rotate the upper flange in the counterclockwise direction, and adjust so that it does. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 246 (1) Rotate the upper flange of the TG-2 guide in the clockwise direction to remove the curls. (2) Rotate the upper flange of the TG-3 guide in the counterclockwise direction by 180d, and check that the tape rises. Then return the nut to its original position. 5-10 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 247 TG-7 upper flange satisfies the specification. If it does not, rotate the TG-7 upper flange, and adjust so that the tape does not slack. Capstan TG-7 upper flange TG-6 Slack of tape (Specification : Less than 0.5 mm) DSR-300/P(E)/V1 5-11...
  • Page 248 TG-7 upper flange 3. Set the REV search mode. Check that no curls TG-8 upper flange are formed on the TG-8 upper flange. If curls are formed, rotate the TG-8 upper flange in the counterclockwise direction and remove the curls. 5-12 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 249: Check After Adjustment

    17 % of the amplitude (A = 100 %) in the FWD/REV search mode. (Specification 2) Emin Emax Specification 2 (Emax _ Emin) < 17 % or ( 5. Check to see that no significant fluctuations are observed in the waveform. (Specification 3) Specification 3 C < DSR-300/P(E)/V1 5-13...
  • Page 250: Rising Check

    FF/REW mode, check that the RF waveform rises horizontally No tape slack within one second. Check that the tape does not (Specification : slack near the capstan at this time. Less than 0.5 mm) 5-14 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 251: Tape Path Check

    TG-2 lower flange, TG-3 upper flange, TG-5 upper flange, TG-7 upper flange, and TG-8 upper flange. Capstan TG-3 TG-1 Drum TG-8 TG-2 TG-5 TG-6 TG-4 TG-7 Pinch roller Portions are either contacting or pushing the tape. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 5-15...
  • Page 252 ADJUSTMENTS display Menu No. 605. The display window (LCD) will display as follows. Tools Alignment tape XH5-1A (for DSR-300) Alignment tape XH5-1AP (for DSR-300P) Checking Method Each time the ADVANCE button is pressed, Menu 1. Check that there is no tape in the unit.
  • Page 253: General Information For Electrical Alignment

    B-Y....7-3-4, 5 R-Y BST ..7-3-7 PA-205 (B) Board B-Y C/B ..7-3-6 CCD OUT Level Adjustment ....7-3-12 B-Y BST ..7-3-7 VF SYNC ..7-3-11 PA-205 (R) Board VF BLKG ..7-3-11 CCD OUT Level Adjustment ....7-3-12 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 254: Equipment And Tools Required

    EX-622, Sony part number J-6276-320-A Tripod adaptor: Sony VCT-U14 Blank tape: Sony DVM30ME, DVM30NME or equivalent Alignment tape: For DSR-300: XH5-1A, Sony part number: 8-967-999-21 For DSR-300P: XH5-1AP, Sony part number: 8-967-999-25 S-BNC video cable: Sony part number J-6381-380-A DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 255 Contents of Alignment Tape for DSR-300: XH5-1A TIME CODE VIDEO AUDIO (h) (m) (s) (sec.) Black burst 23 : 59 : 00 No signal 75 % full color bars 00 : 00 1 kHz 60 % multi burst 01 : 00 20 Hz Bowtie with mod 12.5T...
  • Page 256 100 % full color bars (B-Y OFF) 21 : 00 Blanking marker 24 : 00 Line 17 (R-Y OFF) 27 : 00 Line 17 (B-Y OFF) 30 : 00 * Audio levels are _18 dBFS (Reference), except 1 kHz 0 dBFS part. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 257: Menu Operation

    OPEN MENU and push the menu dial. The first page of the selected menu is displayed. After the menu selection, usual menu operation can be carried out. When the selected menu had been finished, menu select screen is displayed. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 259: Camera Block Electrical Alignment

    Approx. MONITOR OUT (Tektronix 1765 or equivalent) connector . Monochrome monitor . Color monitor VIDEO . AC adaptor 4P connector (Sony CMA-8/8A/8CE/8ACE, AC-500/550) connector XLR 4P cable . Frequency counter AC adaptor CMA-8/8A connector Pattern box PTB-500 Extension board EX-622...
  • Page 260: Switch Setting Before Adjustment

    IRIS (Lens): Manual ZOOM (Lens): Manual Chart frame Underscanned monitor frame H = 0 H = 0 W = 0 W = 0 In case of the Grayscale chart: (Underscanned monitor screen) DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 261: Adjustment Item

    7-3-12. CCD Output Level Adjustment 7-3-13. Shading Adjustment 7-3-6. Carrier Balance Adjustment 7-3-14. Flare Adjustment 7-3-15. TONE Level Adjustment 7-3-7. Chroma (VBS) Level Adjustment 7-3-8. Y (VBS) Level Adjustment 7-3-9. Y (Y/C) Level Adjustment 7-3-10. Chroma (Y/C) Level Adjustment DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 262: Sensitivity Confirmation

    ..Partial difference between scale and signal Note: level is caused by photographic error..If the specifications are not met, carry out from “7-3-3. INT SC Phase Adjustment” through “7-3-10. Chroma (Y/C) Level Adjustment.” DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 263 . Adjust the phase relationship between SC (Burst) and H beam spot correctly by turning the MENU dial, then store the data by pushing the MENU dial. [for NTSC] [for PAL] Note: After this adjustment, set the mode of Tektronix waveform monitor 1765 to “WFM” mode. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 264: Y/r-y/b-y Clp Level Adjustment

    525 ± 20 mV PAL: C = 0 ±5 mV B-Y CLP TP197 NTSC: 756 ± 20 mV B-Y LEV TP197 525 ± 20 mV PAL: Note: After adjustment, remove the solder from SL-401. Note: After adjustment, remove the solder from SL-401. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 265: Carrier Balance Adjustment

    2. Adjust the following controls alternately so that each beam spot stays inside the reference frame “4.” 1RV103 (B-Y LEV)/ES-21 board 1FL101 (PHASE)/ES-21 board 1RV101 (CHROMA VBS LEV)/ ES-21 board 3. Perform above step 1 again. [for NTSC] [for PAL] 75 % 100 % DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 266: Y (vbs) Level Adjustment

    After adjustment, remove the solder from SL- 401. [for NTSC] [for PAL] RV101 RV103 RV102 RV104 RV105 FL102 DL101 DL102 FL101 E601 TP801 DL401 E801 L702 DL402 FL401 FL402 FL403 FL405 FL404 FL406 FL407 FL408 CN101 SL401 ES-21 BOARD (A SIDE) DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 267: Chroma (y/c) Level Adjustment

    (PAL) Note: After adjustment, remove the solder from SL- 401. RV101 RV103 RV102 RV104 RV105 FL102 DL101 DL102 FL101 E601 TP801 DL401 E801 L702 DL402 FL401 FL402 FL403 FL405 FL404 FL406 FL407 FL408 CN101 SL401 ES-21 BOARD (A SIDE) DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 268 MENU dial.  Adjust alternately 1RV1/PA-205 (R) board  Test point Spec. Mode (VA-178 board) R W.SHAD TP102 G W.SHAD TP202 B W.SHAD TP302 Note: Set “PAGE 3: PRE.WHT” of ADVANCE GND: E2/VA-178 board menu to 3200. 7-10 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 269 700 ± 10 mV (for PAL) 4. Open the lens iris by two steps. 5. Adjust “G FLARE” and “B FLARE” alternately by turning MENU dial until the carrier leakage level is minimum, then store the data by pushing the MENU dial. DSR-300/P(E)/V1 7-11...
  • Page 271: System Connection

    SECTION 8 VTR BLOCK ELECTRICAL ALIGNMENT SYSTEM CONNECTION DSR-300 AC adaptor AC-500/550 CMA-8/8A XLR 4P cable DC IN DC OUT (4P) (4P) SWITCH SETTING ..SIDE Panel EZ MODE: ATW: ZEBRA: GAIN: OUTPUT: BARS W.BAL: SKIN DTL:...
  • Page 272: System Control Adjustmemt

    The following message is displayed on the LCD Equipment Required screen. . Frequency counter (IWATSU SC-7102 or equivalent) . DC power supply (SONY AC-500/550 or CMA-8/8A) 8-1-1. Clock Frequency Adjustment Note: Be sure not to blink the underlined part. Equipment:...
  • Page 273: Servo System Adjustment

    (4) Press the RESET (MENU SET) button once. The following message is displayed on the LCD screen. Equipment Required DC power supply (SONY AC-500/550 or CMA-8/8A) 8-2-1. Capstan FG Duty Adjustment Each time the RESET (MENU SET) button is pressed, “600”...
  • Page 274: Reel Fg Duty Adjustment

    7. Press the MENU button, and exit the maintenance menu. The state before the maintenance menu indication will be displayed on the LCD screen. Each time the RESET (MENU SET) button is pressed, “600” and “on” will blink alternately. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 275: Rf System Adjustment

    The following message is displayed on the LCD screen. The state before the maintenance menu indication will be displayed on the LCD screen. Each time the RESET (MENU SET) button is pressed, “600” and “on” will blink alternately. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 276: Pll Adjustment

    Each time the RESET (MENU SET) button is pressed, properly. “600” and “on” will blink alternately. 6. Press the MENU button, and exit the maintenance menu. The state before the maintenance menu indication will be displayed on the LCD screen. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 277: Agc And Delay Adjustment

    Each time the RESET (MENU SET) button is pressed, properly. “600” and “on” will blink alternately. 6. Press the MENU button, and exit the maintenance menu. The state before the maintenance menu indication will be displayed on the LCD screen. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 278: Auto Eq Adjustment

    (5) Press the ADVANCE button several time to display menu. Menu No. 704 on the LCD screen. The state before the maintenance menu indication will The following message is displayed on the LCD screen. be displayed on the LCD screen. DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 279: Audio System Adjustment

    . Audio level meter (HEWLETT PACKARD HP3400A or equivalent) . DC power supply (SONY AC-500/550 or CMA-8/8A) . Blank tape (SONY DVM30-ME, DVM30-NME or equivalent) . Alignment tape XH5-1A (SONY Part No. 8-967-999-21: for DSR-300) . Alignment tape XH5-1AP (SONY Part No. 8-967-999-25: for DSR-300P) Alignment Tape Contents XH5-1A (SONY Part No.
  • Page 280 XH5-1AP (Sony Part No. 8-967-999-25: for DSR-300P) TIME CODE VIDEO AUDIO (h) (m) (s) (sec.) Black burst 23 : 59 : 00 No signal 100 % full color bars 00 : 00 1 kHz 60 % multi burst 01 : 00...
  • Page 281 IC403 IC701 MIC IN _30 dBu IC409 Rec Reference IC416 *1; _12 dBu Wireless *2; _18 dBu (PAL) MIC IN *3; _20 dBu (NTSC) _40 dBu AUDIO LEVEL Control Front/Rear MIC IN _60 dBu IC101, 201/ CP-315 IC508/AA-92 DSR-300/P(E)/V1 8-11...
  • Page 282 CH-1: TP601/FP-98 board (D-3) CH-2: TP602/FP-98 board (D-3) Adjusting point: CH-1: 1RV601/FP-98 board (D-4) CH-2: 1RV602/FP-98 board (D-4) _10.0 ± 0.5 dBu Specification: TP201 TP200 TP603 CV200 TP1 TP2 RV403 TP402 TP401 TP602 TP601 RV602 RV601 FP-98 BOARD (B SIDE) 8-12 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 283: Video System Adjustment

    . DC power supply (Sony AC-500/550 or CMA-8/8A) is recommended that it be marked for reference. . Alignment tape XH5-1A (DSR-300: Sony Part No. 8-967-999-21) . Terminate at 75 Z when measuring S-VIDEO OUT and . Alignment tape XH5-1AP (DSR-300P: Sony Part No. 8-967-999-25) MONITOR OUT.
  • Page 284 DSR-300P: XH5-1AP (SONY Part No. 8-967-999-25) TIME CODE VIDEO AUDIO (h) (m) (s) (sec.) Black burst 23 : 59 : 00 No signal 100 % full color bars 00 : 00 1 kHz 60 % multi burst 01 : 00...
  • Page 285 75 % Full Color bars/XH5-1A 2. Press the RESET button to blink “oFF,” and press the 100 % Full Color bars/XH5-1AP DSR-300: A = 286 ± 4 mV Specification: ADVANCE button to display “on.” DSR-300P: A = 300 ± 4 mV 3.
  • Page 286 75 % Full Color bars/XH5-1A 100 % Full Color bars/XH5-1AP Specification: Y LEVEL DSR-300: A = 714 ± 5 mV DSR-300P: A = 700 ± 5 mV Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial.
  • Page 287 8-5-3. PB Y/B-Y Delay Adjustment For DSR-300 MENU No.: PAGE 9 B-Y DELAY Measuring point: MONITOR OUT VTR MODE: Tape: Line 17 (R-Y off)/XH5-1A Specification: Adjust the envelope so that it is symmetrical on the left and right sides. Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial.
  • Page 288 Tape: Line 17 (R-Y off)/XH5-1AP Specification: Adjust the envelope so that it is symmetrical on the left and right sides. Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial. 8-18 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 289 8-5-4. PB Y/R-Y Delay Adjustment For DSR-300 MENU No.: PAGE 9 R-Y DELAY Measuring point: MONITOR OUT VTR MODE: Tape: Line 17 (B-Y off)/XH5-1A Specification: Adjust the envelope so that it is symmetrical on the left and right sides. Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial.
  • Page 290 Tape: Line 17 (B-Y off)/XH5-1AP Specification: Adjust the envelope so that it is symmetrical on the left and right sides. Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial. 8-20 DSR-300/P(E)/V1...
  • Page 291 100 % Full Color bars (B-Y off)/ XH5-1AP Specification: Chroma (red) level DSR-300: A = 659 ± 5 mV DSR-300P: A = 885 ± 5 mV Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial.
  • Page 292 100 % Full Color bars (R-Y off)/ XH5-1AP Specification: Chroma (blue) level DSR-300: A = 468 ± 5 mV DSR-300P: A = 612 ± 5 mV Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial.
  • Page 293 Measuring point: S-VIDEO (C) OUT VTR MODE: Tape: 75 % Full Color bars/XH5-1A 100 % Full Color bars/XH5-1AP DSR-300: A = 286 ± 3 mV Specification: DSR-300P: A = 300 ± 3 mV Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial.
  • Page 294 Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial. the data by pushing the MENU dial. For DSR-300 For DSR-300 For DSR-300P For DSR-300P...
  • Page 295 PAGE 10 EE S-C Measuring point: S-VIDEO (C) OUT VTR MODE: Tape: Not required. DSR-300: A = 627 ± 5 mVp-p Specification: DSR-300P: A = 664 ± 5 mVp-p Adjustment Procedure Perform adjustment by turning the MENU dial, and store the data by pushing the MENU dial.
  • Page 297 The material contained in this manual consists of information that is the property of Sony Corporation and is intended solely for use by the purchasers of the equipment described in this manual. Sony Corporation expressly prohibits the duplication of any portion of this manual or the use thereof for any...
  • Page 298 CA-WR855 (UC, CE) DSBK-301 (UC, CE) DSR-300 (UC) Printed in Japan Sony Corporation DSR-300P (CE) E 1998. 4 08 Broadcasting & Professional Systems Company ©1998 9-977-332-11...

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