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Need cleaning advice for Samsung 5300 50" LED

by BCstangdriver / April 19, 2014 9:17 AM PDT

Hey all, let me give you a bit of back story. I moved apartments February 18th, and although my dad transported my TV instead of the movers, the mover is the one who lifted it off the carpet in my new place to the stand, in doing so he left a wet glove print. I used some older LED/plasma/LCD wipes to try and clean the spot. A few days later I noticed fogginess/streaks, so I broke down and spent $20.00 on a Philips screen cleaning kit from wal mart (it says suitable for LED on the box). It is the eco friendly green liquid version that came with a microfiber cloth.

I've cleaned it about 3 times and in certain lights I still see fogginess/streaks on the screen. When I play xbox one or watch a movie (dvd/bluray or Netflix) you cannot notice it all, it's not really a big deal but I am "OCD" about certain things. (IE: I asked several different people to install a protector and went through 5 screen protectors on my old phone to get a perfect installation).

So any advice on how to make the screen pristine again would be nice. It was in perfect condition before the move and I would like it like that again. I'm thinking those cheap LED/LCD wipes have left the foggy streaks and I don't know if it will ever come out. Let me know.

Thanks you,


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I am using...
by sk528 / April 19, 2014 9:55 AM PDT

... dishwashing liquid (warm water) to clean TV surfaces with a clean sponge - works great but have a towel to dry the surface right after cleaning.

All those special screen cleaners are just unsatisfactorily at best and leave streaks behind as well.

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by BCstangdriver / May 5, 2014 9:02 AM PDT
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I have read on Samsung's site not to use any soap. My friend suggested I buy good quality wipes and wipe it properly then use a microfiber cloth to dry it up. Sound about right?

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Re: ok
by Samsung_HD_Tech Samsung staff / May 6, 2014 2:41 AM PDT
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this seems to work
by BCstangdriver / May 6, 2014 5:16 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: ok

I wiped in circular motions with the microfiber cloth and Philips cleaning liquid except this time I used the dry parts of the cloth to wipe up the residue. Seems to have worked. Only time will tell.

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