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Procedure to reset Panasonic TVs

If you have replaced the lamp in your Panasonic DLP TV and are having problems such as a message on the screen telling you to reset the lamp timer or the unit not powering up, you probably need to reset the lamp counter. All DLP and LCD TVs which have high intensity lamps generally need to have a lamp timer circuit reset after a lamp change. The manufacturers want to give you a heads up prior to having a catastrophic event such as a lamp exploding which could cause a fire as well as other damage.

Therefore in many cases until you reset the lamp timer the unit will not operate or it will keep reminding you to reset the lamp timer which is very obnoxious. This is not a hard procedure but you will need the original factory remote to accomplish the task. Generally the procedure involves pushing a sequence of buttons.

I recommend placing a piece of masking tape on the rear of the TV with the date the lamp was changed to make it easy to remember when the next lamp change will be necessary. Also you could purchase a lamp now to avoid paying more in the future.

The following procedure should solve your problem:

1. Turn on the television.
2. Press the down button on the TV display (not the remote)
3. While pressing the volume button, press the "split" or "PIP" button on the remote.

This should reset your lamp timer.

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I have a large screen panasonic tv. The lamp


Hi,
Turn On tv.
Press and hold Volume Down button on TV Front and PIP/ SPLIT button on Remote at same time for 6 Seconds to reset Lamp Timer and tv will show you timer reset message screen.
Hope this info will help you.
Thanks.

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You mean physically replace the lamp or reset the lamp timer?

To replace the lamp, you unplug the TV, take the front cover off of the TV under the screen, open the little door, unscrew a screw, then pull a handle that will pull out the entire lamp assembly.

Shove the new lamp assembly in place, reattach the screw, shut the door, snap the panel back on, and fire it up.


To reset the lamp timer you have to have your TV remote (not a universal - the original remote). Turn the TV on and wait for the lamp timer reset message to disappear or push Exit on the remote (or any button similar to exit, depending on the model).

Then, simultaneously press and hold the VOL- button on the TV and the PIP button on the remote at the same time (usually near the bottom left of the remote). On some models it is the SPLIT button instead.

IRT the other answer, there are more than one type of rear projection television. The one's you have seen with three lamps are CRT-based and have one CRT for each primary color of red, green, and blue. Panasonic no longer makes these and any issues with the lamps must be referred to an authorized servicer. Therefore, I conclude in this case that the question is in reference to a DLP or LCD rear projection display.

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For the Air Filter message, the filters are located inside the unit, if already cleaned, perform a reset of the unit, Press Hold, VOL - on set and TV/Video on remote for about 5 sec. If a Lamp timer reset message, try VOL - on the set and Mute, Move or PIP on the remote (try all three)

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Jerico, If you will go on dlp lamps .com I believe they answer that question in their FAQ. You can also give them a call. Look on their site for number. All I know is that they make the whole process really easy.

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