Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


2686 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 346

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

Topic # 114048 6-Feb-2013 09:56
Send private message

Hey Folks.

In a bit of conundrum. The 6 year old Sharp 46" has developed a syndrome which is getting worse by the week. Each few days a new horizontal black line appears on the LCD in the lower portion of the display. This is a hardware fault and runs right along the bottom of the screen. Anyone have any idea whether it looks fixable or not? See the pic below

If it is isn't would anyone recommend the Samsung UA46ES5500 or Sony KDL46EX650.

Both the same price. On sale today. Both have similar specs. Mainly used for PC / Xbox and movies. Not interested in 3d.

Thanks for the help!

Matt.







My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

Create new topic
Banana?
4329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1016

Subscriber

  Reply # 756462 6-Feb-2013 10:05
Send private message

Get the Sammy if they are the same price. More real estate = win



2686 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 346

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 756463 6-Feb-2013 10:07
Send private message

Oops. Posted the wrong product code. Have corrected. Sony is a 46" as well... So, Sammy over Sony in the same size?




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

2618 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 630


  Reply # 756516 6-Feb-2013 12:35
Send private message

not sure if its still the case but my screen started doing something similar and to fix it they had to replace the 46" screen , at a cost of $5000.00 even though i only paid $2200.00 for the whole TV, suffice to say they replaced the whole tv under warranty.




Common sense is not as common as you think.




2686 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 346

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 756524 6-Feb-2013 12:54
Send private message

Thanks. Bit the bullet and bought the Samsung. The Sharp will go on Trademe for $1.... closely followed perhaps by a trip to the e-waste!




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

Awesome
4799 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1060

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 756547 6-Feb-2013 13:44
Send private message

I went from a Samsung 40" LED to the Sony KDL46EX650.

IMO, the Sony is a better TV than the Samsung. The Sony just seems to have a slightly nicer picture.




Twitter: ajobbins


3348 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 452


  Reply # 756720 6-Feb-2013 21:16
Send private message

47LM6410... but it's a little late me thinks.



2686 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 346

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 756738 6-Feb-2013 21:46
Send private message

Yeah. Too late. Bought the Samsung but thanks for the info. I have a great deal on a 46? Sharp if you are interested! ;-)




My views (except when I am looking out their windows) are not those of my employer.

Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34


Enable doubles fibre broadband speeds for its most popular wholesale service in Christchurch
Posted 2-Jun-2018 20:07



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.