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HCD-MDX10
US Model
Canadian Model
AEP Model
UK Model
E Model
Australian Model
SPECIFICATIONS
COMPACT DISC DECK RECEIVER
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Model Name Using Similar Mechanism NEW
Mechanism Type
CDM38LH-5BD32L
Base Unit Type
BU-5BD32L
Optical Pick-up Type
KSS-213D/Q-NP
Model Name Using Similar Mechanism MDS-JE520
Mechanism Type
MDM-5A
Optical Pick-up Type
KMS-260A/K1NP
Model Name Using Similar Mechanism HCD-DR4/DR5/DR6/DR440/
W300/W5000/XB500
Tape Transport Mechanism Type
TCM-230AWR2/230PWR2
CD
SECTION
TAPE DECK
SECTION
MICROFILM
SERVICE MANUAL
HCD-MDX10 is the tuner, deck,
CD, MD and amplifier section in
MHC-MDX10.
MD
SECTION


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SELF-DIAGNOSIS FUNCTION
The self-diagnosis function consists of error codes for customers which are displayed automatically when errors occur, and error codes which
show the error history in the test mode during servicing. For details on how to view error codes for the customer, refer to the following box
in the instruction manual. For details on how to check error codes during servicing, refer to the following "Procedure for using the Self-
Diagnosis Function (Error History Display Mode)".
Procedure for using the Self-Diagnosis Function (Error History Display Mode).
Note: Perform the self-diagnosis function in the "error history display mode" in the test mode. The following describes the least required
procedure. Be careful not to enter other modes by mistake. If you set other modes accidentally, press the MENU/NO button to exit
the mode.
1. With the power ON, press the CD-MD SYNC button while pressing the
p and ENTER/YES buttons together.
2. Rotate the AMS dial and when "Service" is displayed, press the YES button.
3. Rotate the AMS dial and display "ERR DP MODE".
4. Pressing the ENTER/YES button sets the error history mode and displays "total rec".
5. Select the contents to be displayed or executed using the AMS dial.
6. Pressing the MD WALKMAN SYNC button will display or execute the contents selected.
7. Pressing the MD WALKMAN SYNC button another time returns to step 4.
8. Pressing the MENU/NO button displays "ERROR DP MODE" and exits the error history mode.
9. To exit the test mode, press the REPEAT/STEREO/MONO button.


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ITEMS OF ERROR HISTORY MODE ITEMS AND CONTENTS
Selecting the Test Mode
Display
total rec
total play
retry err
total err
err history
er refresh
tm refresh
Details of History
No error
Read error. PTOC cannot be read
(DISC ejected)
TOC error. UTOC error
(DISC not ejected)
Loading error
Address cannot be read (Servo has deviated)
Displays the recording time.
Displayed as "rh".
The displayed time is the total time the laser is set to the high power state.
This is about 1/4 of the actual recording time.
The time is displayed in decimal digits from 0h to 65535h.
Displays the play time.
Displayed as "ph". The time displayed is the total actual play time. Pauses are not counted.
The time is displayed in decimal digits from 0h to 65535h.
Displays the total number of retries during recording and number of retry errors during play.
Displayed as "r p".
"r" indicates the retries during recording while "p" indicates the retry errors during play.
The number of retries and retry errors are displayed in hexadecimal digits from 00 to FF.
Displays the total number of errors.
Displayed as "total ".
The number of errors is displayed in hexadecimal digits from 00 to FF.
Displays the 10 latest errors.
Displayed as "0 [email protected]@".
indicates the history number. The smaller the number, the more recent is the error. (00 is the latest).
@@ indicates the error code.
Refer to the following table for the details. The error history can be switched by rotating the AMS dial.
Mode which erases the "retry err", "total err", and "err history" histories.
When returning the unit to the customer after completing repairs, perform this to erase the past error history,
After pressing the MD WALKMAN SYNC button and "er refresh?" is displayed, press the ENTER/YES button
to erase the history.
"Complete!" will be displayed momentarily.
Be sure to check the following when this mode has been executed.
· The data has been erased.
· The mechanism operates normally when recording and play are performed.
Mode which erases the "total rec" and "total play" histories.
These histories serve as approximate indications of when to replace the optical pickup.
If the optical pickup has been replaced, perform this operation and erase the history.
After pressing the ENTER/AMS button and "tm refresh?" is displayed, press the MD WALKMAN SYNC
button to erase the history.
"Complete!" will be displayed momentarily.
Be sure to check the following when this mode has been executed.
· The data has been erased.
· The mechanism operates normally when recording and play are performed.
Table of Error Codes
Error Code
E00
E01
E02
E03
E04
E05
E06
E07
E08
E09
E0A
FOK has deviated
Cannot focus (Servo has deviated)
Recording retry
Recording retry error
Playback retry error
(Access error)
Play retry error (C2 error)
Details of Error
Error Code
Details of Error


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4-216-211-0
AEP, UK, G, CIS
4-216-211-1
E, SP, MY, HK, AR
4-216-211-2
US, CND, KR, AUS
MODEL IDENTIFICATION
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· Abbreviation
CND : Canadian model
G
: German model
SP
: Singapore model
MY
: Malaysia model
HK
: Hong Kong model
AR
: Argentine model
KR
: Korea model
AUS : Australian model
Parts No.
PARTS No.
MODEL
SAFETY-RELATED COMPONENT WARNING !!
COMPONENTS IDENTIFIED BY MARK
! OR DOTTED LINE
WITH MARK
! ON THE SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS AND IN
THE PARTS LIST ARE CRITICAL TO SAFE OPERATION.
REPLACE THESE COMPONENTS WITH SONY PARTS
WHOSE PART NUMBERS APPEAR AS SHOWN IN THIS
MANUAL OR IN SUPPLEMENTS PUBLISHED BY SONY.
ATTENTION AU COMPOSANT AYANT RAPPORT
À LA SÉCURITÉ!!
LES COMPOSANTS IDENTIFIÉS PAR UNE MARQUE
!SUR
LES DIAGRAMMES SCHÉMATIQUES ET LA LISTE DES
PIÈCES SONT CRITIQUES POUR LA SÉCURITÉ DE
FONCTIONNEMENT. NE REMPLACER CES COMPOSANTS
QUE PAR DES PIÈCES SONY DONT LES NUMÉROS
SONT DONNÉS DANS CE MANUEL OU DANS LES
SUPPLÉMENTS PUBLIÉS PAR SONY.
CAUTION
Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures
other than those specified herein may result in hazardous ra-
diation exposure.
Notes on chip component replacement
· Never reuse a disconnected chip component.
· Notice that the minus side of a tantalum capacitor may be
damaged by heat.
Flexible Circuit Board Repairing
· Keep the temperature of soldering iron around 270°C
during repairing.
· Do not touch the soldering iron on the same conductor of the
circuit board (within 3 times).
· Be careful not to apply force on the conductor when soldering
or unsoldering.
Laser component in this product is capable of emitting radiation
exceeding the limit for Class 1.
This appliance is classified as
a CLASS 1 LASER product.
The CLASS 1 LASER PROD-
UCT MARKING is located on
the rear exterior.
This caution
label is located
inside the unit.