Summary: This WAS a great TV. Awesome picture and didn't have any problems until about 6 months ago. Started to have either the bottom half or the top half cut in and out. With some research I knew I would have to replace the Y boards soon. Not a huge deal right?
Summary: I turned it on right after the delivery guy unpacked it. Loud buzzing noise comes from the back when I switch the power on. Amazon directed me to call Samsung first. I called them and they proceeded to tell me that the noise was normal but i would not take any of that.
Summary: Have read all the reviews on avs forum and amazon about the buzz problem on this set, I still decided that I was gonna take the odds. It has been 3 months since the problem was first reported and I thought Samsung should have come aware of it and fixed the problem. Well, SO I THOUGHT.
Summary: TV had loud buzzing, right out of the box. Called Amazon, while delivery guy was there, and returned it. Requested refund and bought Samsung 46" LCD. Buzzing is a well known issue with this model.
Summary: Before I bought this TV I had seen sparkilling video noise in a few showrooms are stores like Circuit City, Compusa, Bestbuy and otehr electronic stores. The noises are thin 1-4 mm long bright sparkle like video noise shown on the display.
Summary: We purchased this TV with high hopes. Upon plugging it in there was a loud buzzing coming from the TV. I had a Samsung repairman come out and he said that it was normal and there was nothing they would do about it.
Summary: i bought this tv well aware of the buzzing problem people have been talking about. but thought i would be one of the lucky ones. well i wasn't it buzzed from the first time i turned it on. one thing i did notice is the buzzing is do to the echo coming off the back cover.
Summary: Bought this TV, got it home, BUZZZZZZ....TV repair said it was the cable, cable company said it was the TV. Took the TV back, got a second one, did the same thing. Changed cable companies, rewired the house, same thing. Returned it and got Panasonic, no problems.
Another defective unit-replace after multiple calls
R. Dasuki, Amazon
20 November 2006
Summary: I rolled a dice and ordered one few weeks ago. I was hoping I won't get a defective unit reported here and at avsforum. Well, I had no such luck. I immediatelly noticed a buzzing sound coming from the back of the unit last week when it was delivered.
Summary: Received HP-S5053 TV yesterday, turned on last night. A very loud buzzing noise came out from the back of TV, I can hear from every corner in the house. The character on the screen seems vibrate with the noise. I called Amazon, "No return or exchange, call Samsung".