ICD-PX440 (serv.man2) — Sony Audio Service Manual (repair manual)

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ICD-PX440 (serv.man2)
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SERVICE MANUAL
Sony Corporation
Published by Sony Techno Create Corporation
SPECIFICATIONS
IC RECORDER
9-893-991-01
2014D33-1
© 
2014.04
E Model
Chinese Model
Ver. 1.0  2014.04
Note:
Be sure to keep your PC used for service and 
checking of this unit always updated with the 
latest version of your anti-virus software.
In case a virus affected unit was found during 
service, contact your Service Headquarters. 
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ICD-PX440
Capacity (User available capacity: when the built-in memory is formatted 
with the IC recorder)
4 GB (approx. 3.60 GB = 3,865,470,566 Byte)
A small amount of the built-in memory is used for file management and therefore not 
available for user storage. 
Maximum number of folders (for a drive)
400 folders
Maximum number of files (for a folder)
199 files
Maximum number of files (for a drive)
4,074 files (When 21 folders are contained in a drive.)
Frequency range
MP3 192kbps: 75 Hz - 20,000 Hz
MP3 128kbps: 75 Hz - 17,000 Hz
MP3 48kbps(MONO): 75 Hz - 14,000 Hz
MP3 8kbps(MONO): 75 Hz - 3,500 Hz
Compatible file formats
MP3 (*1)
Bit rate: 32 kbps - 320 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR))
Sampling frequencies: 16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48 kHz
File extension: .mp3
Speaker
Approx. 28 mm (1 1/8 in.) dia.
Input/Output
Microphone jack (minijack, stereo)
input for plug in power, minimum input level 0.6 mV
Headphone jack (minijack, stereo)
output for 8 
Ÿ - 300 Ÿ impedance headphones
USB connector (Type-A)
High-Speed USB compatible
Card slot
Memory Stick Micro™ (M2™)/microSD memory card slot
Playback speed control (DPC)
2.00 times - 0.50 times
Power output
300 mW
Power requirements
Two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries (supplied): 3.0 V DC
Two NH-AAA rechargeable batteries (not supplied): 2.4 V DC
Operating temperature
5 °C - 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
Dimensions (w/h/d) (not incl. projecting parts and controls) (JEITA) (*2)
Approx. 37.2 mm × 113.2 mm × 19.3 mm (1 1/2 in. × 4 1/2 in. × 25/32 in.)
Mass (JEITA) (*2)
Approx. 75 g (2 5/8 oz) including two LR03 (size AAA) alkaline batteries
Supplied accessories
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
*1
 The playback of MP3 files recorded using the IC recorder is also supported. Not all encoders are 
supported. 
*2
 Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries 
Association)
 Stereo headphones* (1)
(E and Chinese model)
 Carrying pouch* (1) 
(Except Latin American model)
 LR03 (size AAA) alkaline battery 
(2)
 Quick Start Guide
 Application Software, Sound 
Organizer (Installer file stored in 
the built-in memory so that you 
can install it to your computer.)
(Except Chinese model)
 Help Guide (HTML file stored 
in the built-in memory so it 
can easily be copied to your 
computer.)
* supplied with some models in 
some regions.
CAUTION
Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type.
Dispose of used batteries according to the instructions.
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2
Maximum recording time (*1)(*2)
The maximum recording time of all the folders is as follows.
MP3 192kbps (
/
/
/
/
) (*3)
Built-in memory
44 h. 40 m.
Memory card
2 GB: 22 h. 20 m.
4 GB: 44 h. 40 m.
8 GB: 89 h. 25 m.
16 GB: 178 h.
32 GB: 357 h.
MP3 128kbps (
/ ) (*3)
Built-in memory
67 h. 5 m.
Memory card
2 GB: 33 h. 30 m.
4 GB: 67 h. 5 m.
8 GB: 134 h.
16 GB: 268 h.
32 GB: 536 h.
MP3 48kbps(MONO)
Built-in memory
178 h.
Memory card
2 GB: 89 h. 25 m.
4 GB: 178 h.
8 GB: 357 h.
16 GB: 715 h.
32 GB: 1,431 h.
MP3 8kbps(MONO)
Built-in memory
1,073 h.
Memory card
2 GB: 536 h.
4 GB: 1,073 h.
8 GB: 2,147 h.
16 GB: 4,294 h.
32 GB: 8,589 h.
(h.: hours/m.: minutes)
*1
 When you are going to record continuously for a long time, you may have to replace the batteries 
with new ones in the middle of recording. For details on the battery life, see “
Battery life
.”
*2
 The maximum recording time in this topic for your reference only, and may differ depending on the 
card specifications.
*3
 Default settings for the recording scenes
The maximum playback time of a music file/number of files (*1)
48 kbps
Playback time: 178 h.
Number of files: 2,670 files
128 kbps
Playback time: 67 h. 5 m.
Number of files: 1,006 files
256 kbps
Playback time: 33 h. 30 m.
Number of files: 502 files
(h.: hours/m.: minutes)
*1
 In the case where MP3 files of 4 minutes each are transferred to the IC recorder.
Battery life
When using Sony LR03 (SG) (size AAA) alkaline batteries (*1)
MP3 192kbps
Recording: Approx. 57 h.
Playback through speaker (*2): Approx. 18 h.
Playback using headphones: Approx. 48 h.
MP3 128kbps
Recording: Approx. 57 h.
Playback through speaker (*2): Approx. 18 h.
Playback using headphones: Approx. 48 h.
MP3 48kbps(MONO)
Recording: Approx. 72 h.
Playback through speaker (*2): Approx. 18 h.
Playback using headphones: Approx. 48 h.
MP3 8kbps(MONO)
Recording: Approx. 96 h.
Playback through speaker (*2): Approx. 18 h. 
Playback using headphones: Approx. 48 h. 
(h.: hours/m.: minutes)
*1
 Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries 
Association). The battery life may shorten depending on how you operate the IC recorder.
*2
 When playing back music through the internal speaker with the volume level set to 27
When using Sony NH-AAA rechargeable batteries (*1)
MP3 192kbps
Recording: Approx. 42 h.
Playback through speaker (*2): Approx. 12 h.
Playback using headphones: Approx. 34 h.
MP3 128kbps
Recording: Approx. 42 h.
Playback through speaker (*2): Approx. 12 h.
Playback using headphones: Approx. 34 h.
MP3 48kbps(MONO)
Recording: Approx. 50 h.
Playback through speaker (*2): Approx. 12 h.
Playback using headphones: Approx. 34 h.
MP3 8kbps(MONO)
Recording: Approx. 65 h.
Playback through speaker (*2): Approx. 12 h.
Playback using headphones: Approx. 34 h.
(h.: hours/m.: minutes)
*1
 Measured value by the standard of JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries 
Association). The battery life may shorten depending on how you operate the IC recorder.
*2
 When playing back music through the internal speaker with the volume level set to 27
System requirements 
When you use the IC recorder connected to a computer or as a USB mass storage 
device, your computer must meet the operating system requirements and port 
environment described below. 
Operating systems 
Windows 8.1
‡
Windows 8.1 Pro
‡
Windows 8 
‡
Windows 8 Pro 
‡
Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows 7 Home Basic Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows 7 Starter Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 2 or higher
‡
Windows Vista Business Service Pack 2 or higher
‡
Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2 or higher
‡
Windows Vista Home Basic Service Pack 2 or higher
‡
Mac OS X (v10.5-v10.9) 
‡
Pre-installed 
Note
One of the above operating systems should be by default pre-installed. Upgraded 
operating systems or multi-boot environment are not supported. 
‡
For the latest version information and compatibility with your operating system, 
please access the support home page for the IC recorder (see “Customer support 
websites”).
‡
Hardware environment
Sound board: Sound boards compatible with any of the supported operating 
systems
‡
Port: USB port 
‡
Disk drive: To create a music CD, you need a CD-R/RW drive. 
‡
Note
The following systems are not supported: 
Operating systems other than the ones indicated in this topic 
‡
Personally constructed computers or operating systems 
‡
Upgraded operating systems 
‡
Multi-boot environment 
‡
Multi-monitor environment 
‡
System requirements for using Sound Organizer
The following shows the system requirements for using Sound Organizer. 
Operating systems
Windows 8.1
‡
Windows 8.1 Pro
‡
Windows 8 
‡
Windows 8 Pro
‡
Windows 7 Ultimate Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows 7 Home Basic Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows 7 Starter Service Pack 1 or higher
‡
Windows Vista Ultimate Service Pack 2 or higher
‡
Windows Vista Business Service Pack 2 or higher
‡
Windows Vista Home Premium Service Pack 2 or higher
‡
Windows Vista Home Basic Service Pack 2 or higher
‡
Pre-installed
Note
One of the above operating systems should be by default pre-installed. Upgraded 
operating systems or multi-boot environment are not supported. 
‡
IBM PC/AT or compatible 
CPU
‡
Windows Vista: Pentium III processor of 800 MHz or faster 
Windows 7: Pentium III processor of 1 GHz or faster 
Windows 8: Pentium III processor of 1 GHz or faster
Windows 8.1: Pentium III processor of 1 GHz or faster
Memory
‡
Windows Vista: At least 512 MB (In the case of Windows Vista 
Ultimate/Business/Home Premium, at least 1 GB is recommended.) 
Windows 7: At least 1 GB (32 bit version)/At least 2 GB (64 bit version) 
Windows 8: At least 1 GB (32 bit version)/At least 2 GB (64 bit version)
Windows 8.1: At least 1 GB (32 bit version)/At least 2 GB (64 bit version)
Free hard disk space
‡
At least 400 MB is required.
Depending on the version of Windows, more than 400 MB may be used.
Also, free space for handling music data is required.
Display settings
‡
Screen resolution: 800 × 600 pixels or higher (1,024 × 768 pixels is 
recommended.) 
Screen color: High Color (16 bit) or higher 
Sound card
‡
A SoundBlaster compatible card is recommended.
USB port
‡
A compatible USB port is required to use devices and media.
Operation via a USB hub is not guaranteed except for models for which operation 
has been specifically guaranteed.
Disk drive
‡
To create a music CD, you need a CD-R/RW drive.
Trademarks
Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and Windows Media are registered 
trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or 
other countries. 
‡
Mac OS is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the USA and other countries.
‡
Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. 
‡
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS 
and Thomson. 
‡
microSD and microSDHC logos are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. 
‡
Memory Stick Micro™, M2™ and 
 are trademarks or registered trademarks 
of Sony Corporation. 
‡
MagicGate™ is a trademark of Sony Corporation. 
‡
Nuance, the Nuance logo, Dragon, Dragon NaturallySpeaking, and RealSpeak are 
trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Nuance Communications Inc., and/or 
its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. 
‡
All other trademarks and registered trademarks are trademarks or registered 
trademarks of their respective holders. Furthermore, “™” and “®” are not mentioned 
in each case in this Help Guide. 
The Sound Organizer uses software modules as shown below: 
Windows Media Format Runtime
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SECTION  1
SERVICING  NOTES
NOTE  OF  REPLACING  THE  BOARD
When boards installed by this unit are defective, individual electri-
cal parts that the mount is done cannot be replaced. Replace the 
mounted board, or replace the whole part containing the complete 
mounted board.
ABOUT  THE  DESTINATION  SETTING  WHEN  REPLAC-
ING  THE  MAIN  BOARD
When the MAIN board of this unit is replaced, perform processing 
according to the following procedure.
Precaution
The contents which are not opened to customers are included 
in the following procedure. After you are cautious of handling of 
information, execute work under the suffi cient administration.
1.  About the preparing of tools
Confi rm the method of obtaining the tools to the service headquar-
ters.
2. Setting 
method
Note: The destination setting is impossible when battery voltage is not 
enough.
 
  Do work using the battery with suffi cient battery level.
Procedure:
1.  Equip this unit with battery.
2.  Connect this unit to the PC.
To USB port of PC
IC recorder
Slide the USB slide lever
3.  On PC, unzip the model setting fi le to get folder on PC.
4.  On PC, open the unzipped folder, and select the folder corre-
sponding to the model name and destination of this unit.
01.ICD-PX440_U
02.ICD-PX440_CE7
03.ICD-PX440_LA
04.ICD-PX440_CA
05.ICD-PX440_J
07.ICD-PX440_CN
08.ICD-PX440_KR3
09.ICD-PX440_E
5.  On PC, copy the “DEVINFO.UPG” fi le included in the folder 
selected at step 4 to root folder of this unit.
6.  Remove this unit from the PC.
From USB port of PC
IC recorder
7.  “Updating” is displayed on the screen of this unit, and this unit 
is rebooted automatically.
Updating...
LCD Display
8.  The destination setting is completed.
1. 
SERVICING  NOTES 
 .............................................  
3
2. DISASSEMBLY
2-1. Disassembly 
Flow 
...........................................................   5
2-2. Ornament 
(MIC) 
.............................................................   6
2-3. Case 
(Front) 
Assy 
............................................................   7
2-4.  Loudspeaker (2.8 cm) .....................................................   8
2-5. LCD 
Block 
......................................................................   8
2-6. LCD 
Holder 
....................................................................   9
2-7. MAIN 
Board 
...................................................................   9
2-8.  Electret Cap Microphone (L/R-ch) (MIC1, MIC2) ........   10
2-9. Chassis 
............................................................................  11
2-10. USB Assy (USB1) ..........................................................   11
3. 
TEST  MODE 
 ............................................................   12
4. 
EXPLODED  VIEWS
4-1.  Case Front Section ..........................................................   18
4-2.  MAIN Board Section ......................................................   19
4-3.  Case (Rear) Section ........................................................   20
5. ACCESSORIES 
 .......................................................   21
TABLE  OF  CONTENTS
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3. Confi rmation and initialize method
Procedure:
1.  Equip this unit with battery.
2.  Slide the [HOLD•POWER ON/OFF] switch in the direction of 
“POWER” until the window display appears.
3.  While pressing the [STOP/
x
] and [VOL 
−] keys, slide the 
[DPC (SPEED CTRL)] switch in the direction of “ON” or 
“OFF” (Either “ON” or “OFF” is OK).
VOL –
STOP / x
ON         OFF DPC (SPEED CTRL)
4.  While pressing the [STOP/
x
] and [VOL 
−] keys, slide the 
[DPC (SPEED CTRL)] switch in the direction opposite to that 
specifi ed in step 3.
5.  While pressing the [STOP/
x
] and [VOL 
−] keys, slide the 
[DPC (SPEED CTRL)] switch in the direction opposite to that 
specifi ed in step 4.
6.  The test mode menu (“SERVICE MENU”) is displayed, and 
enter the test mode. Release the [STOP/
x
] and [VOL 
−] keys.
 
(Displayed characters/values in the following fi  gure are ex-
ample)
<SERVICE MENU>
ICD-PX440 /E
1.00.00
Destination
Model name
Firmware version
LCD Display
7.  Press the [
>
] or [
.
] keys to select the “MENU INIT”, and 
press the [
N
] key.
8.  Initialization is performed.
Formatting...
<MENU INIT>
LCD Display
9.  “Success” is displayed, and this unit reboots.
Success
LCD Display
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