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Smart TV Damaged Screen View?

January 25, 2021

A damaged TV screen.I have a Samsung smart TV that fell from an entertainment center and hit the corner of it. The screen itself did not break, but now it shows rainbow colored streaks and a place where the impact occurred. Can this be fixed? Is it worth fixing? What would the estimated cost be?

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January 25, 20210 found this helpful
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Sadly because of the impact, the set is probably not repairable at a cost less than getting a replacement TV. Most likely the inner layer(s) of the screen have fractured, disrupting the signal coming through the mesh.

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January 25, 20210 found this helpful
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I agree with cybergrannie, call and ask: www.samsung.com/.../

Then you can make up your mind if you want to get it fixed or if it would be less expensive to get a new one.

We still have a few private TV repair shops in my town, so you can always hunt for one of those places and get a second opinion.

I am always of the mind to fix before replace and I cost it out. Based on the year (age of the TV) and how much a repair costs.

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Like if it costs $100 and the TV is 1 year old, then I get it fixed, but if the TV is 5 years old and costs $100, I will invest the hundred in a newer model.

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January 25, 20210 found this helpful

With todays technology, it is cheaper to replace than repair. Sorry.

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January 25, 20210 found this helpful

Sorry but I believe you will have to replace it - unless you purchased an extended insurance policy that will cover this.
From what I've been able to find it appears the cheapest repair would be over $200 (service man to your house) and still cost a lot even if it is not fixable.

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Why not contact Samsung and ask them about repairs. They can probably give you a better answer.
www.samsung.com/.../

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