Replace the Panasonic PT DZ6700 projector lamp

Written by
  • Shelagh M.
  • 8 years ago

panasonic_pt-dz6700This guide shows you how to replace the Panasonic PT DZ6700 projector lamp.

When to replace

You can check the duration of usage time using the LAMP1/LAMP2 options on the STATUS option found on the PROJECTOR SETUP Menu.When it’s time to replace the  Panasonic PT DZ6700 projector lamp you may see the following signs :

  • The projected image gets darker or starts to deteriorate.
  • A message appears saying to replace the lamp when the projector is turned off
  • The projector lamp warning light flashes red.


When over 1800 hours of use, the message REPLACE LAMP is displayed in the upper left hand corner of the screen for 10 minutes. Press any button on the menu to clear the screen.
When the lamp has been used over 2000 hours the message will stay on screen until the lamp is replaced.

Buy this lamp on Amazon sold by these authorized dealers:

  • Panasonic PT-DZ6700 Projector OEM Compatible Twin-Pack Projector Lamps
  • PANASONIC PT-DZ6700 Projector Replacement Lamp with Housing

Replacing the projector lamp

Your Panasonic PT DZ6700 uses the Panasonic ET-LAD60. Before replacing the projector lamp follow these important safety step:

  • Press the POWER OFF button on the Panasonic PT DZ6700 projector.
  • Unplug the projector Press MAIN POWER to OFF.
  • The projector should be cool to the touch. Don’t attempt to change the lamp if the projector is still hot or you run the risk of being burned.

Panasonic_PT-DZ6700_replace_ET-LAD60-projector-lamp-1Using a screwdriver, loosen the screw holding the projector lamp cover. Slide the lamp unit cover to the buttons and pull to remove. Panasonic_PT-DZ6700_installing_ET-LAD60-projector--lamp
Remove the two screws keeping the Panasonic ET-LAD60 in place. Using the lamp handles, pull the lamp out.

NOTE: The Panasonic ET-LAD6 projector lamp contains mercury and should be properly recycled. 


Hold the handle of the Panasonic ET-LAD60 projector  lamp unit and place it in the right direction into the projector. Press into the lamp unit until it clicks into place. After making sure the projector lamp is installed securely, tighten the two screws keeping the light in place.
Attach the lamp unit cover and tighten the lamp cover.
Slide the lamp unit cover to the hinge side and push
in to attach securely.
Make sure the fan electric power connector of the
lamp unit cover is inserted
securely to the projector’s
connector. You are ready to reset the lamp timer.

Reset the lamp timer

  1. Press the Power button so that a picture is projected onto the screen
  2. Press the Menu button to display the “Main Menu”, and then press the F or G button to select “Option”
  3. Press the Enter button to display the “Option” menu, and then press the 5 or 6 button to select “Lamp Runtime”
  4. Press and hold the Enter button for approximately 3 seconds
  5. The “Lamp Runtime” will change to “Time Reset [Power Off]”
  6. Turn off the power and disconnect the power cord

The importance of authentic lamps

It’s easy to get duped into buying an inferior knock-off lamp posing as an authentic lamp. Buyer beware! Always look for the seal of approval and watch for telltale signs you are about to purchase a counterfeit lamp

Learn more tips for extending the projector lamp life in your Panasonic PT DZ6700 projector.


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