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dark shadows

by mrobjo / January 1, 2010 2:07 AM PST

Hi i have a samsung le40a436tid lcd tv,i have recently noticed dark shadows while watching tv,its worse on the right hand side but also visible in other places,is this normal or a fault,and is it covered under warranty.
Do lcd tv have a 2 or one year warranty,thank you.

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dark shadows
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / January 1, 2010 10:20 AM PST
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Are the dark shadows appearing only while watching TV, or on other devices as well?

I believe the warranty coverage is typically one year, but that information should be in the owner's manual, and can also be confirmed with Samsung's Customer Service center in your region.


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by mrobjo / January 1, 2010 6:18 PM PST
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Hi thanks for the prompt reply,have just tried the ps3 and the shadows are still visible,my tv is out of warranty if its only 1 year.
Is this the sort of problem that will worsen over time,i take it there is nothing i can do to improve this,have tweaked the settings,but this did not help.
I can only guess the only fix would be to get tv repaired,but this would probably be very costly.thanks

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by mrobjo / February 22, 2010 4:06 AM PST
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Is this a common problem for samsung tvs,have read about alot of people with the same problem thanks

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