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Lamp Reset Procedure for Panasonic TVs.

You have replaced your lamp and the set is working fine but the 'replace lamp light' is still on. What do you do?
This is an important procedure because you need to know when it is time to replace the lamp again. If you do not reset the timer you may run the risk of having the lamp explode, because it was not replaced in time. This can be dangerous and could cause a fire.
Manufacturers have lamp timers built in to their TVs so that when it gets close to time to replaced the lamp you are made aware of this and if you heed the warning you may save money by not damaging other components such as the ballast. If you do not heed the warning, you are on your own and deserve whatever happens.

If you have replaced the lamp in your Panasonic DLP TV and are having problems you probably need to reset the lamp counter.
This 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.
I suggest writing your lamp hours on a piece of masking tape and taping it to the back of the TV for future reference.
This should reset your counter and you will be ready to enjoy your TV for about another 8000 hours.
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