Scratch on Screen - AVS | Home Theater Discussions And Reviews
Baselworld is only a few weeks away. Getting the latest news is easy, Click Here for info on how to join the Watchuseek.com newsletter list. Follow our team for updates featuring event coverage, new product unveilings, watch industry news & more!


Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-24-2012, 07:16 PM - Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
mirak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 314
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 28 Post(s)
Liked: 17
Today, I noticed a big 18" long scratch on the screen of my formerly perfect Samsung 64d7000. I guess it was the maid, since I haven't cleaned the screen in months, my wife never does, and the kids can't reach the screen. I'm guessing she used her normal dusting rag, it had a little something on it, and it left a big arc'ing scratch across the top of the screen.

Using a lens cloth, I was able to buff it out a bit so that it is less noticeable. And, it is only visible when the screen is black, not when I'm watching something. It still annoys me though, because I see it anytime the screen is off, and my resale value just plummeted.

I know this is probably hopeless, but is there anything else I can do to get rid of the scratch?
mirak is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 03-25-2012, 06:44 AM
Member
 
Techgurl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 127
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Unfornately, I don't know of anything. Since the PDP is a very crucial part in itself I always tell friends and family be careful with the screen, don't touch the screen, over and over again, like a broken record.
Techgurl is offline  
Old 03-25-2012, 08:23 AM
"Don't PM Me Bro"
 
RandyWalters's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: El Segundo, Calif
Posts: 17,792
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 230 Post(s)
Liked: 576
Quote:
Originally Posted by mirak View Post

I know this is probably hopeless, but is there anything else I can do to get rid of the scratch?

Is the maid bonded? Regardless, I'd file a damage claim with the service and have them pay for a new panel or a new TV. They should know better.

I have a rule - nobody, and i mean NOBODY, is to clean or touch any of my Plasma or LCD screens at any time. I keep em very clean and if you don't think it's clean enough, come get me and i'll clean it myself

Randy
Sony 55W800B, Panasonic TC-P55ST60, TC-P50GT50, TC-P46G10, TH-42PZ700U, TiVo Series3 & Premiere, TWC Cisco 8742HDC DVR, Onkyo TX-SR333 AVR, URC R40 Remote.
Pic of My A/V setup - http://cdn.avsforum.com/f/f1/900x900..._Img_4867.jpeg
Gallery - http://www.avsforum.com/g/a/2082686/randywalter...
RandyWalters is offline  
Old 03-25-2012, 07:00 PM
Advanced Member
 
David_B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: delete me
Posts: 995
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 7 Post(s)
Liked: 26
You need proof the maid cleans the tv screen.

Most services KNOW NOT to clean TV screens.

Maybe a nanny cam can record her cleaning the screen again, then you can file a claim.

Otherwise, it's just you guessing.

buytme
David_B is offline  
 
Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off