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Every 10 minutes my Panasonic plasma 720p turns mute

A message appears like this:Now in picture refresh mode now going to reset

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  • jklee Jan 30, 2009

    I have the TH-50PZ 800 U and have the same problem! It won't stay on the station I have it on for more than 10 min! It goes back to an original channel setting!

  • Anonymous Feb 06, 2009

    Same message on mine!

  • HEFFPART Feb 08, 2009

    i HAVE SAME PROBLEM. I don't want to see the refresh message every 3 min. Can this be turned off??

    heffpart@aol.com


  • Naragj Feb 09, 2009

    Same here just bought my TV yesterday it refreshes and resets my sleep settings.

  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    WILL THIS SOLUTION SOLVE THE REFRESH MESSAGE EVERY 3 MINUTES? OR GIVE YOU THE ABILITY TO STOP IT?

  • HEFFPART Feb 10, 2009

    WILL THIS SOLUTION SOLVE THE REFRESH MESSAGE EVERY 3 MINUTES? OR GIVE YOU THE ABILITY TO STOP IT?

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The problem is it is locked in store mode. I had to call panasonic to fix it, this is what they had me do.
1 hold the volume down on the tv while holding the menu button on the controller.
2 after the screen changes to the check menu, hold the off switch on the tv untill it turns off.
3 unplug the tv for 30 sec.
4 plug it back in and turn on the set.
5 select home option
6 your done.

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From the instruction manual - if store mode is selected:

• Unplug the TV and plug it again. 
•  Press and hold down the front POWER button.


You will be prompted to chose between STORE and HOME mode... select HOME.


The other suggested solution did not work for me.

Posted on Feb 15, 2009

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I stumbled onto the answer from another post, the tv was set to STORE and not HOME since i bought the floor model, to reset the tv to change to home

1. Hold down the volume button on the TV
2. Hold down the OK button on the remote
3. After a few seconds your TV will reset and show a reset menu thingy
4.Unplug your TV for one minute at this time
5. When you plug it back in it gives you the option to set your tv to HOME and basically lead you thru the initial setup process

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The above solution worked for my panasonic plasma also, different model but still worked.

Posted on Feb 11, 2009

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