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How To Check The Hours on Your Plasma





• Panasonic — Consumer Models
• Panasonic — Commercial Models
• Panasonic — Premier VX Models
• Panasonic — UK & European Models

• Fujitsu
• Hitachi
• HP
• LG / Zenith
• Pioneer
• Samsung
• Samsung — UK & European Models







Panasonic
Consumer Models




2013 Models : _X60 / S60 / ST60 / VT60 / ZT60





2012 Models : _X50 / XT50 / UT50 / ST50 / GT50 / VT50





2011 Models : _X3 / S30 / ST30 / GT30 / VT30
2010 Models : _X24 / C2 / U2 / S2 / G20 / G25 / GT20 / GT25 / VT20 / VT25


  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.
  • Then press the {INFO} button on the remote control 3 times.
  • "Start Adjustment Menu" message will be displayed followed by the Service Menu.

    • ADJUST {Picture Adjustment}
    • WB-ADJUST {White Balance Adjustment}
    • OPTION {Option Setting}
    • V-SUS {V-SUS Adjustment}
    • AGING
    • SRV-TOOL {Service Tool}


  • {1} & {2} buttons move up/down through options.
  • Press the {2} button once to select "SRV-TOOL".
  • Then press the {OK} button to access it.

  • Using the cursor keys, highlight the right side
    of the last item "PTCT :00.00.00.00.00" :



  • Then press and hold the {MUTE} button for 3 seconds.
  • Time and Count will be displayed in red color:


    __TIME = Hours : Minutes of operation.
    COUNT = Times the Plasma was powered on.
  • To exit, turn the power off.

    WARNING BY BRUZZI: The {VOL+} and {VOL-} buttons are used
    to change values while in the Service Menu. Make sure not to touch
    those buttons when navigating menus & sub-menus.

_______________________________


2009 Models : _ PX14 / PS14 / C1 / U1 / X1 / S1 / G10 / G15 / V10 / Z1
2008 Models : _ PX80U / PZ80U / PZ85U / PZ800U / PZ850U



  • TC-P54Z1: Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON MEDIA RECEIVER.
    All Other: Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.

  • Then press the {INFO} button on the remote control 3 times.

  • The Service Menu will be displayed with the following options:

    • ADJUST {Picture Adjustment}
    • WB-ADJUST {White Balance Adjustment}
    • OPTION {Option Setting}
    • V-SUS {V-SUS Adjustment}
    • AGING
    • SRV-TOOL {Service Tool}


  • {1} & {2} buttons move up/down through options.
  • Press the {2} button once to select "SRV-TOOL".
  • Then press the {OK} button to access it.

  • Using the cursor keys, highlight the right side
    of the last item "PTCT :00.00.00.00.00" :




  • Then press and hold the {MUTE} button for 3 seconds.
  • Time and Count will be displayed in red color:


    __TIME = Hours : Minutes of operation.
    (On older firmware(s), hours shown must be divided by 256 for correct value)

    COUNT = Times the Plasma was powered on.
  • To exit, turn the power off.

    WARNING BY BRUZZI: The {VOL+} and {VOL-} buttons are used
    to change values while in the Service Menu. Make sure not to touch
    those buttons when navigating menus & sub-menus.

_______________________________


2007 Models : _ PE77U / PX75U / PX77U / PZ77U / PZ700U / PZ750U


  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.
  • Then press the {RECALL} button on the remote control 3 times.
  • The Service Menu will be displayed with the following menus:

    • ADJUST (PICTURE ADJUSTMENT)
    • WB-ADJUST (WHITE BALANCE ADJUSTMENT)
    • OPTION (OPTION SETTING)
    • AGING
    • RM-SET (REMOTE CONTROL CODE SETTING)
    • SRV-TOOL (SERVICE TOOL)


  • {1} & {2} buttons move up/down through options.
  • Press the {2} button once to select "SRV-TOOL".
  • Then press the {OK} button to access it.

  • Using the cursor keys, select the right side
    of the last option "PTCT :00.00.00.00.00" :




  • Then press and hold the {MUTE} button for 3 seconds.
  • Time and Count will be displayed in red color.




    TIME = Hours : Minutes of operation.
    COUNT = Times the Plasma was powered on.

  • To exit, turn the power off.

    WARNING BY BRUZZI: The {VOL+} and {VOL-} buttons are used
    to change values while in the Service Menu. Make sure not to touch
    those buttons when navigating menus & sub-menus.

_______________________________


2006 Models : _ PD60U / PX6U / PX60U / PX600U
2005 Models : _ PD50U / PX50U / PX500U


  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.
  • Then press the {RECALL} button on the remote control 3 times.

  • The Service Menu will be displayed.

  • Use the {1} or {2} buttons to select "Option".
  • Then press and hold the {MUTE} button on the remote for 3 seconds.

    TIME = Hours of Operation (Hex Numbers)
    COUNT = Times the Plasma was Powered On (Hex Numbers)

  • To exit, turn the power off.


    CONVERTING HOURS IN HEX TO DECIMAL (Tip by Jasonbanks )
    In Windows, open the calculator. Click "View" and set it to "Scientific" Mode.
    Select "Hex" and enter the number. Then click "Dec" to convert it to decimal.








Panasonic
Commercial Models



12U / 20U ??? :

  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA DISPLAY.

  • Then press the {RECALL} button 3 times on the remote.

  • The Service Menu (CAT) will be displayed.
    (CAT = Computer Aided Test Menu)

  • Using the cursors keys on the remote, select "SD Mode".
  • And press the Action key { } to access it.

    On the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) parameter:

    WT = How many times the unit was powered on
    PT = The cumulative time in hours

  • To exit the SD Mode, press the {R} button.
  • To exit the CAT menu, turn the power off.

_______________________________


8UK / 9UK / 10UK / 11UK:

  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA DISPLAY.

  • Then press the {STATUS} button 3 times on the remote.
    (Status button is the one above Setup button}

  • The Service Menu (CAT) will be displayed.
    (CAT = Computer Aided Test Menu)

  • Using the cursors keys on the remote, select "SD Mode".
  • And press the Action key { } to access it.

    On the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) parameter:

    WT = How many times the unit was powered on
    PT = The cumulative time in hours

  • To exit the SD Mode, press the {R} button.
  • To exit the CAT menu, press the {STATUS} button.
  • To completely exit the Service Menu, turn the power off.

_______________________________


3UY / 4UY / 5UY / 6UY / 7UY:

  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA DISPLAY.

  • Then press the {STATUS} button 3 times on the remote.
    (Status button is the one below Power button}

  • The Service Menu (CAT) will be displayed.
    (CAT = Computer Aided Test Menu)

  • Using the cursors keys on the remote, select "SD Mode".
  • And press the Action key { } to access it.

    On the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) parameter:

    WT = How many times the unit was powered on
    PT = The cumulative time in hours

  • To exit the SD Mode, press the {R} button.
  • To exit the CAT menu, press the {STATUS} button.
  • To completely exit the Service Menu, turn the power off.








Panasonic
Premier VX Models



VX300U Models:

"COMING SOON"



VX200U Models:

"COMING SOON"



VX100U / VX100E :

  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA DISPLAY.

  • Then press the {RECALL} button 3 times on the remote.

  • The Service Menu (CAT) will be displayed.
    (CAT = Computer Aided Test Menu)

  • Using the cursors keys on the remote, select "SD Mode".
  • And press the {OK} button to access it.

    On the MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) parameter:

    WT = How many times the unit was powered on
    PT = The cumulative time in hours

  • To exit the SD Mode, press the {R} button.
  • To exit the CAT menu, turn the power off.








Panasonic
UK & European Models




2011 Models : _
2010 Models : _
2009 Models : _


  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.
  • Then press the {0} button on the remote control 3 times.
  • The Service Menu will be displayed with the following options:

    • ADJUST {Picture Adjustment}
    • WB-ADJUST {White Balance Adjustment}
    • OPTION {Option Setting}
    • V-SUS {V-SUS Adjustment}
    • AGING
    • SRV-TOOL {Service Tool}



  • {1} & {2} buttons move through options.
  • Press the {2} button once to select "SRV-TOOL".
  • Then press the {OK} button to access it.

  • Using the cursor keys, highlight the right side
    of the last item "PTCT :00.00.00.00.00" :




  • Then press and hold the {MUTE} button for 3 seconds.
  • Time and Count will be displayed in red color:



    __TIME = Hours : Minutes of operation.
    COUNT = Times the Plasma was powered on.
  • To exit, press the {POWER} button on the plasma.


    WARNING BY BRUZZI: The {VOL+} and {VOL-} buttons are used
    to change values while in the Service Menu. Make sure not to touch
    those buttons when navigating menus & sub-menus.


_______________________________


2008 Models : _ PZ80 / PZ81 / PZ82 / PZ85 / PZ800 / PX8 / PX80 / PX81
2007 Models : _ PV7 / PV70 / PV71 / PZ700 / PX7 / PX70 / PX71 / PX72


  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA TV.
  • Then press the {0} button 3 times on the remote.

  • The Service Menu will come up.

  • The hours used will be displayed in the right lower corner.

    TIME : Hours and minutes of operation
    COUNT : Times the Plasma was powered on


  • To exit, press the {EXIT} button or turn the power off.

_______________________________


Previous Models :

  • Set the channel to CH99.
  • Select the EQ 12kHz.
  • Press the {HOLD} button on the remote control.
  • The Service Menu 2 will be displayed.

  • Using the {GREEN} button on the remote,
    scroll down to the last Option Menu: "Hours".

  • To exit, press {EXIT} or turn the power off.








Fujitsu
Consumer Models



  • Press and hold the {ENTER} button on the remote
    until the Service Menu is displayed:

    • Monitor Mode A
    • Monitor Mode B
    • Extend Adjust

  • Select "Monitor Mode A" and press {ENTER} to access it.

    Hours Meter:

    To determine total hours, add RGB and video for the total hours on the plasma
    (each number represents hours on that selected input).
    Disregard total hours. That's the number of hours the Plasma is plugged in.

  • To exit, turn the power off.








Hitachi
Consumer Models




HDS69 / HDT79 / HDX99 :


  • Using the remote, press the following buttons:
    {MENU}, {MENU}, {8} & {SELECT}

  • The Service Menu will be displayed.

  • Use the {UP} or (DOWN} buttons to select "PDP"
  • The press the {SELECT} buton to access it.
  • Hours used will be shown in the "OPERATION TIME"

  • To exit, turn the power off.








HP
Consumer Models



PE-4200N / PL-4200N / PL-5000N
( Rebadged Panasonic PX500 Series )


  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button ON THE PLASMA.
  • Then press the {RECALL} button on the remote control 3 times.

  • The Service Menu will be displayed.

  • Use the {1} or {2} buttons to select "Option".
  • Then press and hold the {MUTE} button on the remote for 3 seconds.

    TIME = Hours of Operation (Hex Numbers)
    COUNT = Times the Plasma was Powered On (Hex Numbers)

  • To exit, turn the power off.


    CONVERTING HOURS IN HEX TO DECIMAL (Tip by Jasonbanks )
    In Windows, open the calculator. Click "View" and set it to "Scientific" Mode.
    Select "Hex" and enter the number. Then click "Dec" to convert it to decimal.









LG / Zenith
Consumer Models



PZ950 :

  • Go to "Home".
  • Then go to "Set Up".
  • Select "Support" from the "Set Up" Menu (icon = a question mark)
  • Select "Product/Service Info" from "Support" Menu.

  • You'll then see hours used, current software version, serial number, and more.

    Thanks Wooty for the info.

_______________________________


PG20 / PG25 / PG60 :


  • Press and hold the {VOL -} button on the remote.
  • Then press and hold the {MENU} button on the TV.

  • After the password screen comes up, press
    the following code: {0} {0} {0} {0}

  • The Service Menu will be displayed.

  • The hours used is shown after "UTT".

  • To exit, turn the power off.


    Thanks crkpot for the info.








Pioneer
Consumer Models





5020FD / 6020FD
:



You cannot access the Service Menu on these models using their regular
remote controls. But there are other ways to check the hours used:

  1. Service Remote Control Models: GGF1589 or GGF1633

  2. Get ControlCAL and then follow these instructions:
    http://www.controlcal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=120




KRP-500M / KRP-600M
PRO-101FD / PRO-141FD
PRO-111FD / PRO-151FD
:



You cannot access the Service Menu on these models using their regular
remote controls. But there are other ways to check the hours used:

  1. Set up the Network and use the following address:
    http://<krp ip address>/cgi/service_right.cgi

  2. Service Remote Control Models: GGF1589 or GGF1633

  3. Get ControlCAL and then follow these instructions:
    http://www.controlcal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=120

  4. Get KuroReader


_______________________________


4280HD / 5080HD :


  • Using the remote control:
  • Turn off the TV Guide feature.
  • Turn off the power to set the TV into standby mode.
  • Press the {DISPLAY} buton once and wait 4 seconds.
  • Then press {LEFT} {UP} {LEFT} {RIGHT} {POWER} buttons
    within 5 seconds.

  • The Plasma will turn on with the "Information" page displayed.
  • Use the {DOWN} button to select "Hours Meter"

    PANEL = Hours of operation.
    ...MTB = Hours the set has been plugged in.

  • To exit, turn the power off.

_______________________________


4270HD / 4271HD / 5070HD / 5071HD
6070HD / 6071HD / 507PU / 607PU
:



  • Using the remote control:
  • Turn off the TV Guide feature.
  • Turn off the power to set the TV into standby mode.
  • Press the {DISPLAY} buton once and wait 4 seconds.
  • Then press {LEFT} {UP} {LEFT} {RIGHT} {POWER} buttons
    within 5 seconds.

  • The Plasma will turn on with the "Information" page displayed.
  • Use the {DOWN} button to select "Hours Meter"

    PANEL = Hours of operation.
    ...MTB = Hours the set has been plugged in.

  • To exit, turn the power off.

_______________________________


4360HD / 5060HD
:


  • Using the remote control:
  • Turn off the TV Guide feature.
  • Turn off the power to set the TV into standby mode.
  • Press the {DISPLAY} buton once and wait 4 seconds.
  • Then press {LEFT} {UP} {LEFT} {RIGHT} {POWER} buttons
    within 5 seconds.

  • The Plasma will turn on with the "Information" page displayed.
  • Use the {DOWN} button to select "Hours Meter"

    PANEL = Hours of operation.
    ...MTB = Hours the set has been plugged in.

  • To exit, turn the power off.








Samsung
Consumer Models





2011 "D" Models
:



Coming Soon

_______________________________


2010 "C" Models
:


  • While the TV is in standby mode:
  • Press the {MUTE}, {1}, {8}, {2} & {POWER} buttons.

  • The TV will turn on with the Service Menu displayed.

  • Use the {UP} or {DOWN} buttons to select "SVC"
  • "PANEL DISPLAY TIME" will be one of the items listed.

  • To exit, press the {POWER} button.


_______________________________


2009 "B" Models: B550 / B560 / B590 / B650 / B850 / B860


  • While the TV is in standby mode:
  • Press the {INFO}, {MENU}, {MUTE} & {POWER} buttons.

  • The TV will turn on with the Service Menu displayed.

  • Using the {UP} or {Down} buttons, select "Control".
  • Then select "Sub Option".

  • "PANEL DISPLAY TIME" will be one of the items listed.

  • To exit, press the {POWER} button.

_______________________________


2008 "A" Models: A450 / A550 / A650


  • While the TV is in standby mode:
  • Press the {MUTE}, {1}, {8}, {2} & {POWER} buttons.

  • The TV will turn on with the Service Menu displayed.

  • Use the {UP} or {DOWN} buttons to select "PDP OPTION".
    or
    Use the {UP} or {DOWN} buttons to select "OPTION BYTE".

  • "PANEL DISPLAY TIME" will be one of the items listed.

  • To exit, press the {RETURN} button and/or turn the power off.


    NOTE: After exiting, all picture settings will be reset to
    default values. So make sure to write down custom
    adjustments before accessing the Service Menu.





Samsung
UK & European Models




2011 "D" Models:


  • While the TV is in standby mode:
  • Press the {INFO}, {MENU}, {MUTE} & {POWER} buttons.

  • The TV will turn on with the Service Menu displayed.

_______________________________


2010 "C" Models:


  • While the TV is in standby mode:
  • Press the {INFO}, {MENU}, {MUTE} & {POWER} buttons.

  • The TV will turn on with the Service Menu displayed.

  • Use the {UP} or {DOWN} buttons to select "SVC".
  • "PANEL DISPLAY TIME" will be one of the items listed.

  • To exit, press the {POWER} button.

_______________________________


2009 "B" Models:


  • While the TV is in standby mode:
  • Press the {INFO}, {MENU}, {MUTE} & {POWER} buttons.

  • The TV will turn on with the Service Menu displayed.

  • Using the {UP} or {Down} buttons, select "Control".
  • Then select "Sub Option".

  • "PANEL DISPLAY TIME" will be one of the items listed.

  • To exit, press the {POWER} button.

_______________________________


2008 "A" Models:


  • While the TV is in standby mode:
  • Press the {INFO}, {MENU}, {MUTE} & {POWER} buttons.

  • The TV will turn on with the Service Menu displayed.






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