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Light leakage in Samsung LN46C610

Just bought the LN46C610 and have noticed a large amount of light leakage over the rightmost quarter of the screen. Does anyone else out there have this problem and is there any way to fix it without exchanging it for another TV?

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Light leakage in Samsung LN46C610


I'm sorry to hear that you're having trouble with your new TV.

In many cases, the screen uniformity issues can be adjusted with the settings. In some cases, for instance, it's more prevalent with Dynamic Settings than with the Standard settings.

However, if you're not able to adjust them out to your liking, it may be best to discuss your options with your retailer. I've seen a few cases where people have changed out their LCD panels, but only in extreme cases does doing so make a significant improvement.


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similiar issue

I'm having the same issue with mine that I just picked up today. This is rather disappointing as I bought this based on my excellent experience with my LN40A650. I'm just now finding out that basically all Samsung lcd's (computer monitors or tv) have significantly different quality LCD panels in them even within the same model number / series!! they put lcd panels into all models that are manufactured by 3 or more different suppliers ranging in quality and that seems to be a big part of the problem.

After some thorough google searching, I've concluded that my LN46C610 has an AO panel in it, while others have S panels that offer a much better uniformity and color quality, especially in regards to viewing angles.

At this point I will be attempting to exchange mine for one with an S panel if I'm able to identify one that my retailer has in stock based on the version / serial numbers. Otherwise I will be returning it for a full refund and will be disinclined to buy another Samsung product again. If you google "samsung panel lottery" and see what comes up in user forums all over the world, you'll probably understand my position. How Samsung gets away with such quality inconsistency within a particular model is is beyond me.

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