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5.9 out of 10

Samsung HP-S5053

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Reviews and Problems with Samsung HP-S5053

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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Quality Control and Reliability

JD, Amazon
20 September 2010
  • Summary: Yes the Plasma looks great and was reliable for the first few years, but the panel went bad a month ago. I paid $2,000 (plus tax)in Nov/2007 and I would need to invest another $1,100 to replace the panel. I've already tried replacing the Y board and the Main board, but the service tech said the panel is bad. Given the fact that Samsung claims the following: It's rated for a 60,000-hour panel life (6 hours of usage a day for 27 years), I'd say that is a reach.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad product, not durable

domernuc "domernuc", Amazon
1 January 2008
  • Summary: I bought this TV after much research. It looks great, has a great picture and features. HOWEVER, after seven months it is starting to exhibit extreme problems. Plasmas are known to ghost. Typically this memory is not intrusive if you limit your time on channels like ESPN or other channels with tickers or graphics. After seven months this TV ghosts so bad that it has a lingering burn image after watching the loacal TV news.
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Overall 2
2.0

Shame on Samsung

Joseph Sheridan, Amazon
24 September 2007
  • Summary: I purchased this TV from amazon in Oct. of '06. As others have reported I was very pleased with the picture and other elements of this product. The other day the TV just died. No problem, I thought. It's still under warranty. I can call them, and they'll send out someone to repair it. I called Samsung support, and they created a repair ticket. They said they would call me back when their service locator was available. That took two days...
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Overall 2
2.0

Buzz! Buzz! Buzz!

M. Murray, Amazon
5 December 2006
  • Summary: Loud Buzz right out of the box. I had the guy from EGL pack it up and return it right then and there. Too bad--I was really looking forward to owning this TV. If it looks too good to be true...
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Overall 2
2.0

One major problem

W. Lam, Amazon
29 November 2006
  • Summary: This TV looks great and the picture quality is good. However, its electronic circuit boards are so noisy that you can hear the noise from across the room while the TV's volume is on. Amazon just sent Eagle Trucking to pick it up today. I believe that it is a design problem and I will order another brand.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not satisfied

Dr. Omer H. Unalmis, Amazon
22 September 2006
  • Summary: I purchased version HP-S5033 from Sam's club. It looked like a nice TV with sleek design and the necssary PC connections that I was looking for. I connected the power and the cable. The images were really nice. We thought we did the right choice. My family watched the TV for less than 2 hours... And then we heard a "click" sound after which the screen turned into something worse than the dual passive laptop displays of 10 years ago.
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