NWZ-F804, NWZ-F805, NWZ-F805N, NWZ-F806N — Sony Audio Service Manual (repair manual)

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NWZ-F804 NWZ-F805 NWZ-F805N NWZ-F806N
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Service Manual
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SERVICE MANUAL
Sony Corporation
Published by Sony Techno Create Corporation
NWZ-F804/F805/F805N/
F806/F806N
SPECIFICATIONS
DIGITAL MEDIA PLAYER
9-893-543-02
2012K33-1
© 
2012.11
US Model
UK Model
NWZ-F805/F806
AEP Model
E Model
NWZ-F804/F805/F806
Chinese Model
NWZ-F805N/F806N
Ver. 1.1  2012.11
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. 
Photo: NWZ-F804
– Continued on next page –
CAUTION
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
Specifications
Specifications of your Walkman are as follows.
Platform
Android™ Version 4.0
Display
Size/resolution:
3.5-inch (8.8 cm)/WQVGA (800 × 480 Pixels)
Panel type:
TFT color display with white LED-backlight
Interface
USB:
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)
Headphone:
Stereo mini-jack
WM-PORT:
WM-PORT (multiple connecting terminal): 22 pins
FM radio
FM Frequency range:
87.5 MHz to 108.0 MHz
Antenna:
Headphone cord antenna
Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version 3.0
Profile: AVRCP1.0, A2DP1.2, OPP1.1, HID
Sensor
GPS receiver (NWZ-F804/F805/F806 only)
Accelerometer
Built-in Speaker
Monaural
Microphone
Monaural
Output (headphones)
Frequency response
20 Hz to 20,000 Hz (when playing data file, single signal measurement)
Sound Effects
S-Master MX
DSEE (On/Off)
5 Band equalizer (None/Heavy/Pop/Jazz/Unique/Custom 1/Custom 2) & Clear Bass
VPT (None/Studio/Live/Club/Arena/Matrix)
Clear Stereo (On/Off)
Dynamic Normalizer (On/Off)
Clear Phase™ (On/Off)
xLOUD™ (On/Off)
Power Source
Built-in Rechargeable lithium-ion Battery
USB power (from a computer via a USB connector of the player)
Charging Time
USB-based charging
Approx. 3.5 hours
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C (41 ºF to 95 ºF)
Dimensions
w/h/d, projecting parts not included
56.8 mm × 114.5 mm × 8.9 mm (2 1/4 inches × 4 5/8 inches × 3/8 inches)
w/h/d
57.0 mm × 114.6 mm × 8.9 mm (2 1/4 inches × 4 5/8 inches × 3/8 inches)
Mass
100 g (3.6 oz)
Capacity (User available capacity) (*1)
Actual available memory for other contents (*1):
NWZ-F804 (8 GB): approx. 4.84 GB=5,207,982,080 bytes
NWZ-F805/F805N (16 GB): approx. 12.1 GB=13,080,887,296 bytes
NWZ-F806/F806N (32 GB): approx. 26.7 GB=28,711,321,600 bytes
Actual available memory for application software (*2):
NWZ-F804 (8 GB): approx. 1.00 GB=1,073,741,824 bytes
NWZ-F805/F805N (16 GB): approx. 1.00 GB=1,073,741,824 bytes
NWZ-F806/F806N (32 GB): approx. 1.00 GB=1,073,741,824 bytes
(*1) Available capacity may vary. A portion of the memory is used for data management 
functions.
(*2) Actual available memory for application software includes the memory space which is 
used for factory-preinstalled applications.
Walkman specifications and designs are subject to change without notice.
About battery life
The time below may differ depending on ambient temperature or the status of use.
Battery Life (continuous playback)
Actual battery life may vary depending on settings. The estimated battery usage 
hours shown below are based on typical usage conditions with “Settings for battery 
life measurement” as shown below.
Music
Bluetooth ON
MP3 128 kbps:
Approx. 15 Hrs
Linear PCM 1,411 kbps:
Approx. 15 Hrs
Bluetooth OFF
MP3 128 kbps:
Approx. 25 Hrs
Linear PCM 1,411 kbps:
Approx. 25 Hrs
Video
Bluetooth ON
AVC Baseline 384 kbps:
Approx. 4.5 Hrs
Bluetooth OFF
AVC Baseline 384 kbps:
Approx. 5 Hrs
FM
Approx. 22 Hrs
Note
Even if the player is turned off for an extended period, a small amount of battery 
power is still consumed.
‡
Battery life may vary depending on volume setting, conditions of use and ambient 
temperature.
‡
Settings for battery life measurement
Display Settings
Brightness 
(*1)
Default
Off
(*1) The longer the waiting time, the shorter the battery life for continuous music 
playback.
(*2) Setting [Noise canceling] to [On] and [Dynamic Normalizer] to [On] shortens the 
battery life for continuous music playback by about 10 % compared with setting them 
to [Off].
(*3) Setting [Equalizer] to other than [None], [VPT(Surround)] to other than [None], 
[DSEE (Sound Enhance)] to [On] and [xLOUD™] to [On] shortens the battery life for 
continuous music playback by about 15 % compared with setting them to [None] or 
[Off].
(*4) Setting [Clear Phase™] to [On] shortens the battery life for continuous music 
playback by about 20 % compared with setting it to [Off].
Music Settings
Noise canceling
 (*2)
Off
Equalizer (*3)
None
VPT(Surround) (*3)
None
DSEE(Sound Enhance) (*3)
Off
Clear Stereo
Off
Dynamic Normalizer (*2)
Off
Clear Phase™ (*4)
Off
xLOUD™ (*3)
NWZ-F804/F805/F805N/F806/F806N
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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.
License and trademark notice
“WALKMAN” and “WALKMAN” logo are registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.
‡
12 TONE ANALYSIS and its logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
‡
Media Go is registered trademarks of Sony Electronics Inc.
‡
”LCMIR” and the ”LCMIR” logo are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
‡
SensMe and the SensMe logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Mobile 
Communications AB.
‡
“PlayStation” and “PSP” are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment 
Inc.
‡
Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and Windows Media are either trademarks or 
registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other 
countries.
‡
IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation.
‡
Apple, Macintosh and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and 
other countries.
‡
Pentium is a trademark or a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
‡
Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, WPA, WPA2 and Wi-Fi Protected Setup are 
trademarks or registered trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance.
‡
The Bluetooth word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use 
of such marks by Sony Corporation is under license. Other trademarks and trade 
names are those of their respective owners.
‡
Google, the stylized Google logo, Android, the stylized Android logo, Android Market, 
the stylized Android Market logo, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Checkout, Google 
Latitude, Google Maps, Google Talk, Picasa, and YouTube are trademarks of Google 
Inc.
‡
Reader and the Reader logo are trademarks of Sony.
‡
“Sony Entertainment Network logo” and “Sony Entertainment Network” are trademarks 
of Sony Corporation.
‡
All other trademarks and registered trademarks are trademarks or registered 
trademarks of their respective holders. In this manual, TM and ® marks are not 
specified.
‡
SAFETY-RELATED  COMPONENT  WARNING!
COMPONENTS  IDENTIFIED  BY  MARK  
0  OR  DOTTED  LINE  
WITH  MARK  
0  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.
Maximum recordable number of songs and time 
(Approx.)
The approximate times are based on the case in which you transfer or record 
only 4 minute songs (not including videos and photos) in the MP3 format. 
Other playable audio file format song numbers and times may differ from MP3
format.
Number
NWZ-F804 (8 GB)
128 kbps
Approx. 1,300 songs
1,411 kbps (Linear PCM)
Approx. 120 songs
NWZ-F805/F805N (16 GB)
128 kbps
Approx. 3,300 songs
1,411 kbps (Linear PCM)
Approx. 300 songs
NWZ-F806/F806N (32 GB)
128 kbps
Approx. 7,300 songs
1,411 kbps (Linear PCM)
Approx. 660 songs
Time
NWZ-F804 (8 GB)
128 kbps
Approx. 86 hr. 40 min.
1,411 kbps (Linear PCM)
Approx. 8 hr. 00 min.
NWZ-F805/F805N (16 GB)
128 kbps
Approx. 220 hr. 00 min.
1,411 kbps (Linear PCM)
Approx. 20 hr. 00 min.
NWZ-F806/F806N (32 GB)
128 kbps
Approx. 486 hr. 40 min.
1,411 kbps (Linear PCM)
Approx. 90 hr. 00 min.
Maximum recordable time of videos (Approx.)
The approximate times are estimated in the case where only videos are transferred.
The time may differ, depending on the conditions under which the player is used.
Time
NWZ-F804 (8 GB)
Video: 384 kbps/Music: 128 kbps
Approx. 19 hr. 40 min.
NWZ-F805/F805N (16 GB)
Video: 384 kbps/Music: 128 kbps
Approx. 49 hr. 40 min.
NWZ-F806/F806N (32 GB)
Video: 384 kbps/Music: 128 kbps
Approx. 109 hr. 20 min.
System requirements
We do not guarantee operation for all computers even if they meet the following system 
requirements.
Computer
‡
IBM PC/AT or compatible computer preinstalled with the following Windows operating 
systems (*1):
Windows® XP Home Edition (*2) (Service Pack 3 or later)
Windows® XP Professional (*2) (Service Pack 3 or later)
Windows® Vista Home Basic (Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows® Vista Home Premium (Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows® Vista Business (Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows® Vista Ultimate (Service Pack 2 or later)
Windows® 7 Starter (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows® 7 Home Basic (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows® 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows® 7 Professional (Service Pack 1 or later)
Windows® 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1 or later)
Not supported by OSs other than above
[Compatibility mode] for Windows® XP (included with Windows® Vista and Windows® 
7) is not supported.
(*1) Excluding OS Versions not supported by Microsoft.
(*2) Excluding 64-bit OS versions.
CPU
‡
CPU: 1 GHz processor (2.6 GHz recommended for video playback)
RAM
‡
RAM: 1 GB or more
Hard Disk Drive (SSD)
‡
Hard Disk Drive/Solid State Drive: 600 MB or more of available space
Web Browser
‡
Internet Explorer 7 or later
Internet
‡
Internet connection (for Gracenote® MusicID® service, podcast features, Store access, 
and online help)
Guarantee operation
‡
We do not guarantee operation for all computers even if they meet the above System 
Requirements.
Not supported by the following environments:
Personally constructed computers or operating systems
An environment that is an upgrade of the original manufacturer-installed operating 
system
Multi-boot environment
Mac OS
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. 
FLAC
Media File format: FLAC file format
File extension: .flac
Sampling frequency (*2): 44.1 kHz
Linear PCM
Media File format: Wave-Riff file format
File extension: .wav
Bit rate: 1,411 kbps
Sampling frequency (*2): 44.1 kHz
AAC (*3)
Media File format: MP4 file format
File extension: .mp4, .m4a, .3gp
Bit rate: 16 to 320 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR)) (*4)
Sampling frequency (*2): 8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
HE-AAC
Media File format: MP4 file format
File extension: .mp4, .m4a, .3gp
Bit rate: 32 to 144 kbps
Sampling frequency (*1): 8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
Video
Video Formats (Codec)
AVC (H.264/AVC)
Media File format: MP4 file format, “Memory Stick” video format
File extension: .mp4, .m4v
Profile: Baseline Profile
Level: 3.1
Bit rate: Max 18 Mbps
Frame rate: Max 30 fps
Resolution: Max 1,920 × 1,080 (*5)
Media File format: MP4 file format, “Memory Stick” video format
File extension: .mp4, .m4v
Profile: Main Profile
Level: 3
Bit rate: Max 2 Mbps
Frame rate: Max 30 fps
Resolution: Max 720 × 480 (*5)
MPEG-4
Media File format: MP4 file format, “Memory Stick” video format
File extension: .mp4, .m4v
Profile: Simple Profile/Advanced Simple Profile
Bit rate: Max 10 Mbps
Frame rate: Max 30 fps
Resolution: Max 1,920 × 1,080 (*5)
Supported formats
The following file formats are supported by your Walkman.
Music (Music player)
Audio Formats (Codec)
MP3
Media File format: MP3 (MPEG-1 Layer3) file format
File extension: .mp3
Bit rate: 32 to 320 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR))
Sampling frequency (*2): 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
WMA (*1)
Media File format: ASF file format
File extension: .wma
Bit rate: 32 to 192 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR))
Sampling frequency (*2): 44.1 kHz
Photo (*7) (Photo Viewer)
Photo Format (Codec)
JPEG
Media File format: Compatible with DCF 2.0/Exif 2.21 file format
File extension: .jpg, .jpeg
Profile: Baseline Profile
Number of pixels: Max. 6,048 × 4,032 pixels (24,000,000 pixels)
(*1) Copyright protected WMA/WMV files cannot be played back.
(*2) Sampling frequency may not correspond to all encoders.
(*3) Copyright protected AAC-LC files cannot be played back.
(*4) Non-standard bit rates or non-guaranteed bit rates are included depending on the 
sampling frequency.
(*5) These numbers indicate the maximum resolution of playable video, and do not indicate 
the player’s display resolution. The display resolution is 800 × 480.
(*6) Some WMV files can be played back only by transferring using Windows Media Player.
(*7) Some photo files cannot be played back, depending on their file formats.
Windows Media Video 9 (*1) (*6)
Media File format: ASF file format
File extension: .wmv
Bit rate: Max 20 Mbps
Frame rate: Max 30 fps
Resolution: Max 1,920 × 1,080 (*5)
Audio Formats (Codec)
AAC-LC (AVC, MPEG-4 )
Channel number: Max 2 channels
Sampling frequency (*2): 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
Bit rate: Max 288 kbps/channel
WMA (Windows Media Video 9)
Bit rate: 32 to 192 kbps (Supports variable bit rate (VBR))
Sampling frequency (*2): 44.1 kHz
NWZ-F804/F805/F805N/F806/F806N
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1. 
SERVICING  NOTES 
 .............................................   4
2. DISASSEMBLY
2-1. Disassembly 
Flow 
...........................................................  13
2-2. Cap 
Block 
.......................................................................  13
2-3. Case 
Block 
......................................................................  14
2-4.  5pin HP Assy (HPJ1) ......................................................   15
2-5. Speaker 
Assy 
(SP1) 
.........................................................  15
2-6. MAIN 
Board-1 
................................................................  16
2-7. MAIN 
Board-2 
................................................................  17
2-8. Battery 
Assy 
(BAT1) 
.......................................................  18
2-9. Support 
(MID) 
................................................................  18
2-10.  Chassis (Sub) Block ........................................................   19
2-11.  LCD Module (LCD1) .....................................................   20
2-12. Window Assy (TPM1) ....................................................   20
3. 
SERVICE  MODE 
 ....................................................   21
4. 
EXPLODED  VIEWS
4-1.  Cap, Ornament Section ...................................................   31
4-2. Case 
Section 
....................................................................  32
4-3. Battery 
Section 
................................................................  33
4-4.  MAIN Board Section ......................................................   34
4-5. LCD, 
Window 
Section 
....................................................  35
5. ACCESSORIES 
 .......................................................   36
TABLE  OF  CONTENTS
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SECTION  1
SERVICING  NOTES
ABOUT  THE  REPAIRING  OF  THE  BATTERY  ASSY 
(BAT1)
When the BATTERY ASSY (BAT1) is replaced, refer to “3. SER-
VICE MODE” (page 21 to 30).
NOTE  THE  MAIN  BOARD  REPLACING
When the MAIN board is replaced, you must perform the destina-
tion setting. Refer to “DESTINATION SETTING”, and perform the 
destination setting.
Moreover, when the MAIN board is replaced, the MAC address has 
been changed.
Print the page 11, and pass it to the customer with the repaired unit 
when you return the customer the repaired unit.
ABOUT  THE  HANDLING  OF  THE  BATTERY  ASSY 
(BAT1)
When the BATTERY ASSY (BAT1) is removed, insulate the end 
of wire by a tape etc. to prevent short-circuited of the wire part of 
BATTERY ASSY (BAT1).
battery assy (BAT1)
wire
Wrap by the tape etc. and 
insulate the end of wire.
Initializing
Delete data such as Google account information and 
downloaded applications, and reset your Walkman to 
factory default.
1. Tap the       (Menu) button with the Home screen 
displayed, then tap [System settings] - [      Backup & 
reset] - [Factory data reset] - [Reset device].
2. Tap [Erase everything].
Your Walkman restarts automatically after being 
initialized.
Note
‡ 
If you put a check in the checkbox by tapping [Erase 
USB storage], the following data will be erased: Music 
and photo data transferred to your Walkman; Prein-
stalled content; the Setup.exe file stored in Walkman 
memory, for installation on your computer. Be careful 
because the preinstalled content and the Setup.exe file 
will not be offered again. It is best to back up such data 
to a computer before initializing the Walkman.  
RESET button
Resetting
You can reset your Walkman if operations become 
unstable.
1. Press the RESET button with the end of a pin or other 
narrow object.
Note
‡
 
To reset your Walkman safely, make sure that a song 
or a video is not being played before pressing the 
RESET button.  
Note
‡ No data or settings will be deleted by pressing the 
RESET button.  
‡ Data and settings in use may not be saved when you 
press the RESET button.
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DESTINATION  SETTING
When the MAIN board is replaced, you must perform the destina-
tion setting. Refer to following procedures, and do the work corre-
sponding to “WALKMAN” repaired.
1.  PREPARATION  OF  DESTINATION  SETTING
Prepare the following before checking service mode.
• Windows 
PC
•  USB cable for the WM-PORT (accessory)
•  Destination setting tool
• Newest 
fi rmware update tool
Note: Confi rm the method of obtaining each tool to each service head-
quarters.
2.  METHOD  OF  THE  DESTINATION  SETTING
Procedure:
1.  On PC, refer to following procedures, and unzip the destina-
tion setting tool corresponding to “WALKMAN” repaired, and 
confi rm that the folder has been created.
Destination
Tool name
US
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0001-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
European 
(CEW1)
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0003-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
European 
(CEW2)
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0004-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
European 
(CEW3)
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0005-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
European 
(CEW4)
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0014-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
European 
(CEW5)
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0015-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
Asian (E3)
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0009-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
Chinese
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0013-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
East European
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0016-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
Latin American 
(MX3)
RegionChanger-NWZ-F800Series-0012-
releasekey-20120425B.zip
Note 1: Refer to “ABBREVIATION AND COLOR VARIATION” (page 
9) about Destination.
Note 2: Do not use the wrong fi le by any means.
2. 
Connect PC and “WALKMAN” with the USB cable for the 
WM-PORT (accessory).
USB cable
with        facing upward, 
making sure the
connection is secure.
3. Confi rm that the USB connection screen is displayed on 
“WALKMAN”, then confi rm that “USB storage in use” is dis-
played.
Note 3: If the USB connection screen is not displayed, swipe the status bar 
on the top of the screen then tap “USB connected” on the notifi ca-
tion panel.
USB storage in use
USB Mass storage
6:09
Before turning off USB storage, make sure
you have unmounted (”ejected”) your
Android’s USB storage from your computer.
Turn off USB storage
4.  On PC, confi rm that “WALKMAN” drive has been recog-
nized.
 
(In this example, “WALKMAN” is recognized as F drive)
Note 4: When Windows XP is used, after recognizing a drive, the instal-
lation screen of a driver may be displayed. In that case, install a 
driver according to screen.
5.  On PC, open the folder created in step 1, and start “Digital 
Player Software Update tool” by double-clicking “FWUpdat-
er.exe”.
6.  On PC, check into the [I agree] box on “Digital Player Soft-
ware Update tool”, and click the [Next] button.
Note 5: The language displayed in “Digital Player Software Update tool” 
changes with linguistic environment of PC.
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