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Panasonic PT-50LC13 Power Light Blinking Yellow


When I power up my pt-50LC, the power button blinks green at first and then starts blinking a yellow/amber color, two quick blinks followed by a pause. The set does this until I disconnect the power. Anyone have a suggestion on what might be wrong? The bulb is still under warranty so I pulled out the bulb to send it in for a new one and it looks like brand new. Can the bulbs burn out and still look good?


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  • chadly220 May 13, 2008

    when i push the power button on it flashes green and then flashes yellow, it clicks as if it is trying to light the lamp after it does this a couplr times it the flashes red and then shuts off, but as it is flashing red, the lamp light turns red for a second. does this generally mean that the lamp is burned out? is anything else suppost to happen? like a fan turn on, or anything else?

  • loucas Apr 11, 2009

    Thet v works for about 5 min. Then the picture go off and a yellow/amber starts to blink. If i pull out the power plug and wait for a few minutes the picture will come on again but only for a while. Shortly, iT will shut down and again I have to go through the whole cycle .



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My Panasonic PT-50LC13 when turned on has a green light for a few seconds you can hear the fans turn on and then you have a yellow/amber light that starts to blink 8 times i have replaced the bulb and the door is closed any ideas?

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You might want to put the door on the tv then it will work

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    mr_goodcredi Nov 30, 2012

    thanks alot....i ordered a bulb, put it in..yellow light....i was about to order anotha... then i closed the door

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    hvacballa Jan 02, 2014

    this happens with me except the temp and lamp light also blink red at same time as the power light blinks yellow. How do I fix it? What is wrong with it? PLEASE HELP


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Took back off and used a air spray can a qtips and cleaned each fan. Worked great.

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Yes very seldom do the lamps even look like they have been used, and unfortunately there is no way to test a lamp short of putting it in a known working set. Let me know if I can be of further assistance.

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