How to decipher the serial number of the TV LG? Each TV has a serial number, this number is individual and never repeats. In LG TVs, the serial number is not only individual, but it also contains information on which factory produced the TV, as well as the date of assembly of the TV.
Also, the TV is assigned a SVC code (service code) or product code. This code is required service centers in case of repair of the TV. The service code contains information about the TV model, as well as what components are used in assembling the TV, the country or region for which the TV was made. This information is practically not needed by users. The only useful information in the product code indicates the country for which the TV is assembled. There may be differences in software between TVs for different countries.
Where to find the serial number of the TV LG and SVC code. The TV serial number and product code is placed behind the TV on the sticker. But in addition, in modern TVs you can find out information about the serial number and code from the TV menu.
How to check the serial number of the LG TV? You can check the LG serial number when you register your TV on the LG website. During registration, the serial number is searched according to the manufacturer’s database. But as a rule, checking the code is necessary when buying a new TV.
An example of decoding the serial number of TVs LG
Serial number, TV LG 604RMMD8U923 explanation
The first digit is the year of production of the TV, denoted by one digit.
- 9 – 2019
- 8 – 2018
- 7 – 2017
- 6 – 2016
- 5 – 2015
- 4 – 2014
- 3 – 2013
- 2 – 2012
- 1 – 2011
- 0 – 2010
The next two digits mean the month in which the 604RMMD8U923 TV was produced.
RM – factory code on which the TV was assembled. LG factories that produce televisions are assigned the following codes 604RMMD8U923
- RM – Mexico
- MX – Mexico
- MA – Poland
- WR – Poland
- IN – Indonesia
- RN – Korea
- KC – Korea
- RA – Russia
- ND – China
MD8U923 – in the designation, there is information about which line of the conveyor the TV was assembled in and in which shift, as well as other characters that make the TV number unique.
Serial numbers on TVs are not just numbers, serial numbers are registered on the manufacturer’s website by the users themselves, and a list of serial numbers is entered into the database of service services. And when contacting the repair service, the serial number determines for which country the TV was manufactured and whether it is subject to warranty repair. By serial numbers, manufacturers monitor the build quality of TVs in their factories.
Example of decoding SVC code of LG TVs
- OLED55B6P – TV model
- U – may be two letters, indicate the region for which the TV is made.
- BUSWLJR – the code which contains the following information
- B – Supplier of electronics for TV.
- US is the country for which the television is produced. Country designation generally conforms to the international standard abbreviation of a country. In this case, the United States. But if the TV is made for several countries, the designation may be different, for example, for Europe, the designation EU is used.
- WLJR – the type of matrix screen manufacturer, as well as information from other manufacturers of components for the TV.