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Cant get into service mode

I was just wondering if anybody knows how to get into service mode. We tried to hold down menu, pushing power, pushing vol up button, and nothing is happening. It is an RCA D52w19 rear projector TV. Are TV picture is having an hourglass effect on the top and bottom, which is making the picture distorted. By some of my research they call it pincushion something. It was working fine. went to move it 5 feet and pluged it back in and that is when is started.

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It seems very likely that when you moved the TV, a solder connection became loose causing the problem that no amount of adjusting will bring back. You "may" be able to get the picture to jump back by jarring the set, but the problem will likely return shortly. I'm also thinking that if the problem stays like it is, that the open solder connection has also caused a component or two to fail, and that you will have to get a tech to properly diagnose it. While he's fixing the problem, you may want to have the mirror and lenses cleaned if they show dirt and dust accumulation. Of course, if the estimate is over $600, you may want to put that towards another brand of HDTV. Samsungs and Panasonics seem to hold out rather well in my past experience.

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Service menu codes panasonic


I provide this information for those that are qualified and trained to do TV repair work. Entering or making changes in service mode by untrained persons can cause significant and permanent damage to your television. If you are not qualified to service your television, please DO NOT ENTER these service menu codes.

Panasonic TV's after 1996 can be set to "Serviceman Mode" with the
following remote control sequence:

-select the SET-UP icon and select CABLE mode.
-select the TIMER icon and set the SLEEP timer for 30 minutes.
-press the ACTION button twice to get out of the menus.
-change to channel 124.
-adjust the volume to minimum (0).
-Hit the VOL down button on the TV itself (not on
the remote) and a red "CHK" should appear in the upper corner.
-press the ACTION and VOLUME DOWN buttons (again, on the
TV, not the remote) you will toggle between AGING and SERVICEMAN modes.

Select Serviceman mode. The POWER button on the remote control will
select one of the five Serviceman Adjustment modes.

The modes are:

B - Serviceman VCJ SUB Adjustments. These include sub-tint,
sub-color, sub-brightness, sub-contrast, colorkiller/ABL/gamma,
audio and video adjustment, and vertical size.

C - Serviceman VCJ Cut-off adjustments. These include Red, Green
and Blue cut-off, red and blue drive, automatic fine tuning
(AFT), RF AGC (RF gain control), horizontal center, beam limit,
etc.

S - Serviceman Options Adjustments. These involce the PIP and
clock.

M - Serviceman MTS (Stereo/SAP) adjustments.

CHK - the mode you first entered. Normal picture and sound, lets
you check things over and still have a hotkey into the
service menu.

There is one more adjustment that isn't in the five modes, it's
global. When in either the yellow or red CHK mode, you can press
RECALL on the remote control to enter the purity field check mode.
This lets you select a pure white, red, green, or blue screen. A
good thing to walk away from if you just want to temporarily freak
out the floor manager, but it will be fixed as soon as the TV is
turned off. Oh well.

To get out of Serviceman mode, press ACTION and POWER on the
receiver simultaneously for at least 2 seconds. The TV will momentarily
shut off and then comes back on.


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PE77U / PX75U / PX77U / PZ700U / PZ750U
PD60U / PX6U / PX60U / PX600U
PD50U / PX50U / PX500U :


* Hold down the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.
* Press the {RECALL} button 3 times on the remote.
* The Service Menu will be displayed.
* Use {1} {2} on remote to navigate main menu items.
* Use {3} {4} on remote to navigate sub-menu items.
* Use {VOL+} {VOL -} on remote to change item value.
* Write down all values before changing
Once a value is changed, THE CHANGE IS MADE.
* Power off to exit service mode and save.
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PA25UP / PD25UP / PX25UP :


* Using the remote control:
* Press the {MENU} button.
* Set "Antenna A" to "Cable".
* Select "Timer" menu and set sleep timer to 30 min.
* Press {OK} twice to exit menus.
* Tune to channel 124.
* Press and hold {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.

"CHK" appears in on top-left corner followed by 5 letter/numbers
(which are the cumulative hours in hex numbers)

* While the "CHK" is displayed, press the {OK} and {VOL+} buttons
ON THE TV simultaneously to toggle between Modes:

?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬? Red "CHK" for Serviceman ?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬? Yellow "CHK" for Aging ?ƒ?¢?¢?€??¬?¢?'¬?

* Press the {POWER} button on the remote to select one of the six
Serviceman Adjustments Modes.

A. MTS ADJUSTMENT
B. CLOCK ADJUSTMENT
C. VIDEO ADJUSTMENT
D. HDEF ADJUSTMENT
E. VDEF ADJUSTMENT
F. DAF ADJUSTMENT
G. OTHER ADJUSTMENT

* Press {CH+} {CH -} on the remote to select the settings
on each of Service Adjustment Modes.

Write down the original values before modifying anything.
It's easy to erroneously adjust the wrong item.

* Press {VOL+} {VOL -} on the remote to change values.
* Press the {POWER} button on the TV to exit the service menu.
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LCDs / CRTs / RPTVs :

* Hold down the {VOL -} button ON THE TV.
* Press the {RECALL} button 3 times on the remote.
* The Service Menu will be displayed.
* Use {1} {2} on remote to navigate main menu items.
* Use {3} {4} on remote to navigate sub-menu items.
* Use {VOL+} {VOL -} on remote to change item value.
* Write down all values before changing
Once a value is changed, THE CHANGE IS MADE.
* Power off to exit service mode and save.


Model PT45LC12:

1. Press and hold Vol Dn on center panel and press recall button on remote until Work Mode is displayed on screen.
2. Press and hold Vol Dn on TV and Swap button button on remote until Factory Adjust is displayed on the screen
3. Use Channel Dn button to select Digital and press the Action button.
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PROJECTORS :

* Press the {MENU} button.
* Go to "Options" menu.
* Highlight "OSD".
* Then press and hold the {ENTER} button,
until the Service Menu is displayed.
* Press the {MENU} button to exit.

on Apr 29, 2015 | Panasonic Televison & Video

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Television factory resets


Factory Resets / modes

For all listed procedures, start with TV on, in TV mode, unless otherwise instructed. After procedure is complete, unplug set and re-plug in to finish reset.

If more than one procedure is listed for a given manufacturer, try the different ones until you see which one works for your set.

Coby:****************************************-

Enter menu, hi-lite "audio" then enter 8893

mode/source 2580 select "other setting",select "shipment" then yes, after it exits service menu you need to power set off.



Dynex ****************************************-

source/input 2580

hold vol down on tv and hold #1 button on remote, vol will jump to halfway and set shuts off. Turn back on have 1st time setup screen.

source/input 2580

menu 1999 (tv is on)



Element ****************************************

menu 0000

menu 1147


Haier ******************************************

pull up menu, hi-lite "audio" then enter 8893




Hisense *****************************************

In customer menu go to"Parental" enter 0000 then select"Clean All" then power the set off and back on and first time setup menu will be there.

For some models, same as above model except in menu it is labeled "Lock"



Insignia *****************************************-

input 2580 (tv is on)



Mitsubishi ****************************************

Menu 123 or menu 2470 (tv is on)



Panasonic

Hold vol- on TV, press and hold menu button on remote



Philips ******************************************

Push menu, select"Features"then select"current software info" push 062596-info on remote then push info again then red"initialize appears and changes color then complete. Push power button to exit

TV is on,push 062596-info on remote,then push info again, red"initialized"appears it turns green when completed, then push power button to exit

Polariod *****************************************-

Hold vol- and chan- or hold vol+ and chan+ (tv is on)



Proscan ******************************************

In customer menu go to setup,select parental control menu, enter 0000 then select "clear channel list".



RCA *******************************************-

Menu 1147



Sanyo *******************************************

hold vol down on TV, press and hold #1 button on remote, vol will jump to halfway and set shuts off. Turn back on have 1st time setup screen.



Samsung *****************************************-

Mute 182 power (tv is off)
(On some models, Factory Reset is on this menu, on some, you must go into the "Options" submenu



Seiki ********************************************-

Menu 0000



Sharp ********************************************
(Note - On Sharp models, you will need to look through the menus to find the reset option)

menu 1999

menu, 3481

menu 1147

while holding vol- & input buttons on tv plug in set when "k" appears push vol- & chan-



Sony *********************************************

Hold "arrow up" on remote and push power button on tv (tv is on)




Symphony *****************************************-

Source/input 2580




Toshiba ******************************************-

on Menu, select "Installation", then "System Information" press the right arrow button, ("System Information" will change to "Factory Reset" or something similar) follow on-screen instructions



Vision Quest ***************************************-
Source/input 2580



Vizio ********************************************

In customer menu under "Help" tab is Factory Default enter 0000

Vestel (most):
Menu 4725 then select "RESET"

Samsung (European):
Power off, Info - Menu - Mute - Power, then find factory reset and execute option.

LG/Zenith:
Hold MENU on TV and MENU on remote for 5~10 seconds, then select reset option.

NEC:
While powering on hold "MENU" or "INPUT" on TV, depending on model. (Only disables error lock out/buffer and puts TV in temporary service mode.)
To reset to factory, on remote, Off Timer - Menu - Exit - Off Timer, then select reset option.


Vizio Service Menu Method 1
1.Turn The TV off.
2.Press and hold the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons on the TV.
3.Then press and release the {POWER} button on the TV.
4.Release the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons.
5.Now press the {MENU} button on the remote.
6.You should get your regular menu up, but with a "F" in the bottom right corner of the menu (This is for factory).
7.Press and hold the {MENU} button for few seconds.
8.The Service Menu will be displayed.
Vizio Service Menu Method 2
1.Turn The TV off.
2.Press and hold the {CH +} & {CH -} buttons on the TV.
3.Then press and hold the {POWER} button on the TV.
4.Keep all three buttons pressed for few seconds.
5.Now press the {MENU} button on the remote.
6.You should get your regular menu up, but with a "F" in the bottom right corner of the menu (This is for factory).
7.Press and hold the {MENU} button for few seconds.
8.The Service Menu will be displayed.
Vizio Service Menu Method 3
1.Press and hold the {EXIT} button on the remote for 3 seconds then release it.
2.Then press the {1} {2} {3} buttons on the remote.
3.To exit, press the {EXIT} button.
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GV42L FHDTV10A / JV50 / SV42 / SV320XVT / SV370XVT / SV420M / SV470M / SV420XVT1A / SV470XVT1A /
VECO320L1A / VO22L / VO32 / VO37 / VO47L / VOJ320 / VOJ370 / VP322 / VP42 HDTV20A / VP422 / VS420LF1A /
VU42 / VW32 / VW37 / VW42 / VX20 / VX32 / VX37 HDTV10A /VX42

Push "Menu" on remote and then push "Vol-" and "Input" on keypad

GV46 / P50HDM / P50HDTV10A

Press "Ch-" and "Ch+" buttons together once on keypad

GV42 / L42 / VP42HDTV10A / VP50 / VX37

Press and release "Menu" on keypad. Hold "Ch-" and "Ch+" buttons on keypad, then hold "Menu" on remote.

P42

Hold "Ch+" and "Ch-" along with "Power" on keypad. OSD will show "F" on right bottom portion of OSD.

VM60P

Press "Info" on remote, then press "Right Arrow," "Down Arrow," "Left Arrow," "Up Arrow," "Right Arrow."
The TV will show "Enter Factory Mode." Press "Menu" after message disappears and go do to "Setup."

GV47

Press "Menu" then press the following combination: "Info," "8," "2," "0," "6."

SV420M / SV470M / VF550M / VF550XVT1A / VF551XVT / VL260M / VL320M / VL420M / VL470M / VO320E /
VO320EP8 / VO370M / VO420E / VP504 / VP505

Press "Menu," and then press "2," "4," "8," "9."

SV420M / SV470M / VF550M / VF550XVT1A / VF551XVT / VL260M / VL320M / VL420M / VL470M / VO320E /
VO320EP8 / VO370M / VO420E / VP504 / VP505

Press "Menu," and then press "2," "4," "8," "9."

VA19 / VA22LF / VA220E / VA26

Press "Menu" and then press the following combination: "0," "6," "2," "5," "9," "6"

VA320E / VA320M / VA370M / VT420M / VT470M

Press "Menu" and then press the following combination: "1," "9," "9," "1"

VW22 / VS370E

Press "Mute" once OR "-" twice (the dash next to the "0") and then press the following combination: "9," "8," "7," "6"

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I can't enter service menu on Sharp TV 60LE751


Give this a try...
* While the LCD is on, unplug the power cable.
* Then while pressing the {INPUT} & {VOL -} buttons on the remote, plug the power cable back into the outlet.
* When it powers up you will see a little "k" appear in brackets.
* Then on the TV, press and hold {VOL -} & {CH -} down and release.
* The Service Menu will be displayed.
* Use {CH+} {CH -} buttons to navigate
* Use {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to adjust the value.
* Turn the set off to exit the Service Menu

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Sanyo TV Service Menu Method 1

1.Unplug the power cable.
2.Press and hold the {MUTE} button on the remote control while plugging the power cable back into the outlet.
3.Keep pressing the {MUTE} button until the TV powers on with the Service Menu displayed.
4.Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to select menus.
5.Use the {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to change settings.
6.Some menus might have sub-addresses. Use the numeric buttons {0} to {7} to adjust sub-item data.
7.Press the {MENU} button or turn the TV off to exit.

Sanyo TV Service Menu Method 2

1.Unplug the power cable.
2.Press and hold the {VOL -} button on the TV while plugging the power cable back into the outlet.
3.Keep pressing the {VOL -} button until the TV powers on with the Service Menu displayed.
4.Use the {CH+} {CH-} buttons to select menus.
5.Use the {VOL+} {VOL -} buttons to change settings.
6.Some menus might have sub-addresses. Use the numeric buttons {0} to {7} to adjust sub-item data.
7.Press the {MENU} button or turn the TV off to exit.

Sanyo Projector Service Menu Method 1
Factory Menu Access

1.Press and hold the {SELECT} and {INPUT} buttons on the Projector at the same time for about 10 seconds.
2.The Factory Menu will be displayed.

Service Menu Access

1.Press and hold the {MENU} and {INPUT} buttons on the Projector at the same time for about 10 seconds.
2.The Service Menu will be displayed.
Use the {UP} {DOWN} {LEFT} {RIGHT} buttons to move through menus and change values.
To exit, turn the Projector Off.

Sanyo Projector Service Menu Method 2

1.Press & hold the {MENU} button on the Projector for about 10 seconds.
2.The Service Menu will be displayed.
3.Use the {UP} {DOWN} {LEFT} {RIGHT} buttons to move through menus and change values.
4.To exit, turn the Projector Off.

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