The main display window on my unit quit working all the other functions and internal display work. I have checked connections tried resetting unit but nothing any suggestions of what it could be would be appreciated?
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LED indicator of wireless receiver LED Color Operation
Blue - The Wireless Receiver is receiving the signal of the wireless transmitter.
Red - The Wireless Receiver is in standby mode.
Off (No display) - The Wireless Receiver is turned off.
Initial setting an ID of wireless receiver
1. Connect the Wireless Receiver and the rear speaker (right, left) with the speaker cables. 2. Connect the power cord of the Wireless Receiver to the outlet. 3. Turn on the main unit and Wireless Receiver: The main unit and wireless receiver will be automatically connected. "MATE OK" appears in display window. Setting an ID of wireless receiver When the unit is manufactured, the ID is already set. If an interference occurs or you use a new wireless receiver, an ID should be set again.
1. Turn on the main unit and turn off the wireless receiver. 2. Press and hold x (STOP) on the front of unit and MUTE on the remote control. "REMATE" appears in display window. 3. Turn on the Wireless Receiver. A new ID is set.
Possible failure of the display unit or the power to the display unit. This is irrespective of the functioning of the set as the main processor is working and the display operates on the sub-processor.
remove panel and check the flexible strip and the voltage to the unit to confirm.
Possible that the flexible strip connection had been damaged and so the display does not seem to get the connection correct.
it will be necessary that you have the ability to open the display and camcorder main covers to see that the status of the connection wire.
if the strip seems to be good with continuity tested, then the fault can be failure of the power to the display- check power supply or the failure of the LCD display unit.
Setting the disc ejection lock
You can lock the disc tray to prevent the disc form
When the main unit is turned off, hold down the STOP
key at the front panel for 5 seconds
If you attempt to open the disc tray by pressing
OPEN/CLOSE key, the disc tray does not open and
“LOCKED” appears in the display window.
To cancel the disc ejection lock, hold down the STOP
key at the front panel for 5 seconds again when the
main unit is turned off.
“UNLOCKED” is displayed in the display window.
Before the main unit is turned off, DVD/CD function
should be selected.
If u're using vista, click on personalize and on the next window click on display settings, and then u'd come across another window which would have a drop down menu... click on that and select the 42" monitor, and check make this my main display ..
If u're using Windows 7, click on change screen resolution, and then u'd come across a big window with lots of information, window which would have a drop down menu... click on that and select the 42" monitor, and check make this my main display ..
go to ebay and type in the model number of the unit and it will bring up some part that can fix the problem. i had the same problem and i just ordered the part. its actually a ribbon connector. im sure you just open up the radio and take the old one out and connect the new one up. this seems to be a common problem with this unit. the ribbon just starts to tear, and as it tears, you will start to lose functions on the stereo. i happen to like this stereo, so i decided to repair it. good luck with yours.
inside the radio is a miniature bulb that back-lights the display, this is true of all radio's, in fact they all use the same tiny bulb, these do burn out from time to time, u will need to remove the radio/CD unit and then pull the top cover off, inside just behind the display u will find a small twist in socket that contains the bulb, u can buy this bulb at any full service auto part's store for about $2
The problem is the ribbon cable,the one connects the face to the main board,if you live in USA you can order it from pacparts.com or sony.com.
For replace it you will need to open the unit and open the face by moving manually the gears,then remove the side screws of the face and remove face,then remove the cd mech. you will see the ribbon connector.Just replaced and put everthing back togheter.
First check the tape cables from Conv Unit and Rf unit to main unit. Second find if the PLL ICs lock (MC145190) check voltage at pin 2 (LO) ~4,5Vdc in PLL Unit. Third find If the (PQ30RV31) voltage ADJ in main works.