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Need to calibrate the screen.

For some reason, my deck is overheating up to the point where the buttons on the touch screen are shifted. I can't get to the buttons on the left. Whenever I try to push the buttons on the left, it ends up pushing the button that was next to it. I tried reseting to factory settings but that still didn't work. I was told that the deck was suppose to come with a palm pilot looking thing but I didn't get anything with mines and I bought it from a store. But it was over a year ago so whatever warranty i have on it is probably gone. What can I do to fix this?? How can I get another one of those "palm pilot" things?

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  • Anonymous Nov 08, 2007

    Need to calibrate the screen

  • bill757 Jun 29, 2008

    my screen buttons appear to be to the left of where they're supposed to be

  • billyt858 Aug 23, 2008

    i was told to ship it into pioneer and they will calibrate it for 250. That's so much. so i end up leaving it the way it is.

  • Anonymous Aug 25, 2008

    I have the same problem with the screen. Mine activate the button to the left of the one I touch. Also my buttons do not activate at all to the touch sometimes. I performed a reset and that just lost all my preprogramed stations. How can I calibrate the screen?

  • gwalt584 Aug 25, 2008

    I got this info from another forum. Try this

    It seems that my screen calibration changes with temperature and humidity. So naturally the screen gets out of wack in the summer.

    Anyhow, this is what you do.

    1. open the face of the D1 all the way, as if you were to eject the dvd nav disc (but don't do it).
    2. hold the reset button (just above the joystick, you need a pen to do it) and the nav disc eject at the same time.
    3. let go of the reset button
    4. let go of the dvd eject button. the screen will say "press reset"
    5. push the joystick up twice.
    6. push the joystick down twice.
    7. then press the joystick. wait a few seconds and you should be in the service menu. You should be able to navigate the service menu using the joystick.
    8. okay this is the tricky part. Go to the screen trace screen (I don't remember the exact name), it should be the first menu item. A screen will come up with the perimeter of the screen outlined. Trace the screen with a stylus. This somehow lets the D1 to know the available area that is "active"
    9. press back, which I think is the "P.ADJ" button on the lower right.
    10. go to the second menu item which is the touch screen calibration. Just use your stylus and touch the "+" sign on the screen. It's much like calibrating a windows mobile touchscreen. You will have about a dozen "+" to touch to get the screen calibrated.
    11. You can mess with the other menus to see if your screen is "really" calibrated.

    Okay that's it. I think the D1 resets itself so you will lose your radio stations, etc. And the nav will reset so Los Angeles will show up on the nav screen for the first minute or so. So don't get alarmed.

    Now here's the thing. After initially going through this thing, I could not get it to calibrate correctly in step 10. I kept pressing the "+" but could not get it to acknowledge that I've touch the screen. I suspect you have the same problem as I. So in step 8, this is what I did. When you trace the perimeter of the screen, do not go all the way to the right side perimeter. Lay off it by about 1/4". This tricks the unit in thinking that the usable screen is smaller. Then go through the rest of the steps as usual. In step 10 you may have to be off the "+" by about 1/8" of an inch to the right. You will know what I mean when you start doing it and messing with it.

    Believe me, I know that it is frustrating that the touch screen buttons are off about ~1/4" to 1/2". And half the time the on screen zoom buttons and audio adjustment buttons do not work. However, if you follow this procedure, I'm willing to bet that it will work. The screen may be off just a wee bit, but at least you can access all the touchscreen functions. Give it a try.

  • Anonymous Sep 01, 2008

    same problem but with an avhp57000dvd instead antone know how to get in the service menu on one of those has a motorized flip screen when you try the instructions given here just closes and reopens the screen reset no menu any help would be appreciated


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Does anybody know if this can be fixed on the D2, NOT the D1 because i already tried every suggestion for the D1 and nothing works

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HOw do you recalibrate the AVH-P57000DVD screen.

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