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Lamp reset I replaced the lamp in my PT-50LC14 and now I get a message everytime I turn it on that "the hour meter needs to be reset. How does one reset this meter?

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  • cdpatric1 Oct 17, 2008

    I had changed my light bulb 3 months ago and did not reset the lamp at that time as I didn't know about it. I bought the light bulb from E-bay at around $110. The first lamp I had lasted a little over 3 years and it finally blew and now I got a red light and a message that my lamp needed to be replaced. I know all I need to do is to reset my counter. My picture is clear and not anywhere dark and I know my bulb is good. I tried to reset the counter by pushing the down volume and at the same time pushing the split button. I do not have the PIP button. I alos would like to know how one gets the data to come up about the bulb. My TV is the panasonic PT-50LC14. Thank you

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    I have already replaced lamp

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This also works for the Panasonic PT-61LCX65. You hold the volume button down on the projection display, then hold down the Split/ DVD button on the remote control at the same time. I just did it after reading the advice posted. Thank you!

Posted on Oct 29, 2007

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Press the power button to turn the unit on.
While pressing the Vol-(volume down) button on the projection display,
hold down the PIP button on the remote control at the same time for more
than 5 seconds. When the reset procedure is complete the following message
will appear on the screen. "Lamp time was reset to 0".

Thank You,
Panasonic Consumer Support

Posted on Oct 14, 2007

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That's it !!!! jpkesq you are the man!! (or woman- don't mean to be presumptuous) the PIP button on my remote is the same as the split / play button. (I don't have a pip button) It worked beautifully just as you said. I had to hold both buttons simultaneously for about 10-20 sec's. I have been trying to fix this for about 3 months. Panasonic screwed up big by not including this little instruction in their manual- what dopes!
thanx a million jp!

Posted on Dec 04, 2009

  • Alan Oct 26, 2011

    Took about 5 seconds but worked perfect. Thanks!

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My panasonic remote doesn't have the PIP button. Help

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You need to have your Panasonic remote.
1. Make sure the power cord is plugged into a properly grounded outlet and turn on the set with the power button on the projection unit or the remote control.

2. While holding down the (VOL -) key on the projection unit press the PIP or SPLIT key at the same time. Hold it for longer than 5 Seconds. The PIP or SPLIT key is model specific:

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3. When the unit resets the lamp timer it will display a screen on the TV indicating it was reset to zero. You press recall on the remote to exit.


You will find a PDF of the instructions at this site:
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