Install 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
When 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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- Original Philips Lamp/Bulb/Housing for Panasonic TY-LA1000.
- Comoze Lamps Compatible Panasonic TY-LA1000 Replacement Lamp w/Housing
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!
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.
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.
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7 reasons to avoid generic lamps:
- – damages sensitive electronics
- – shorter lamp life than original lamps
- – no guarantee or refunds
- – no safeguards to protect your eyesight
- – created with toxic materials
- – prone to explosions
- – installing a generic lamp voids your projector’s warranty.
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