Replacing the Panasonic PT-50LC14 TV lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 8 years ago

Panasonic_PT-50LC14Install a replacement lamp in the Panasonic PT-50LC14 TV using this step-by-step guide.

You’ll need the Panasonic TY-LA1000 lamp to start when your Panasonic PT-50LC14 TV lamp needs replacing.

End of life warning signs

Panasonic_PT-50LC14_replacement_lamp_Panasonic-TY-LA1000_warningWhen the Panasonic PT-50LC14 TV lamp has reached end of life, the LAMP indicator light will be lit and a warning sign will appear on screen.

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Installing the new lamp

Before replacing the Panasonic PT-50LC14 TV lamp projector lamp follow these important safety tips:

  • Turn power off,
  • Wait until power indicator stops blinking red
  • Unplug the power cord from the wall outlet.
  • Wait at least one hour for the lamp to cool before trying to change it. These lamps operate under high heat and there is a risk of getting badly burned it. Let the lamp cool off!
Panasonic_PT-50LC14_replacement_lamp_remove_front_cover_Panasonic-TY-LA1000-To remove the front cover, please your fingertips under the front cover and gently pull it away from the body of the TV.
Loosen the Lamp cover screw to remove. Use the handle to remove the cover.

Panasonic_PT-50LC14_remove_lamp_Panasonic-TY-LA1000-Loosen the screw holding the Panasonic TY-LA1000 Using the wire handle, gently pull the lamp out of your RPTV.
Note: The used Panasonic TY-LA1000 projector lamp contains mercury and should be properly recycled. Don’t throw it into regular garbage.

Panasonic_PT-50LC14_install__replacement_Panasonic-TY-LA1000-Insert the new lamp unit paying close attention to the direction of the new lamp.  Press on the arrow mark making sure insertion is correct. Tighten the lamp unit/cover screw. Reset the lamp timer following the instructions that came with your new lamp.

Tips for a longer lasting Panasonic PT-50LC14 TV projector lamp:

  • Keep your air filters clean to avoid overheating the projector.
  • Every 24 hours, turn off the projector and let it stand for 1 hour
  • Make sure there is enough airflow around the PT-50LC14 projector particularly if it’s been permanently mounted.
  • Learn more with Top tips for extending DLP projector lamp life.

Why invest in an authentic projector lamp

The Internet has been flooded with generic projector lamps claiming to be “compatible” with Panasonic PT-50LC14 projector. For the few dollar you save, these projector lamps bring more problems to the table.
7 reasons to avoid generic lamps:

Invest in authentic. Don’t be fooled. How to recognize an authentic projector lamp.

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