Originally Posted by connmen
MountainMichael - I had an S60 with a lot of popping, like literally every couple of minutes. Returned it, and I now have an S60 that pops periodically but really not much. And very quietly at that. I think it is the nature of the way this television is constructed that it will pop occasionally.
Thank you for your input. I consider that valuable to know. I could return this panel and get a noisier one. The "ticks" have been only 2 in 270(?) hours and so soft most people would not hear it. They happen to be in a frequency where I still hear exceptionally well. Unless it gets much worse, with no buzz and no dead pixels, I'll call T3 a "keeper".
Originally Posted by xenon9887
My 50" s60 is making a lot of noise for me now, from the bezel that is. It's very disconcerting that the sound is so high pitched, almost like glass cracking, but I can make it happen by squeezing the corners lightly, so I am 99% sure it is the bezel and not the panel itself. Once I turn the tv on, it starts cracking after 10 minutes or so, and keeps doing it for quite a while, then settles down.
There has been no issues with the TV itself aside from this so I am not inclined to do anything like a return or exchange. I like the picture too much!
Info appreciated. Helps me keep it in perspective. It could be I actually have a pretty quiet panel.
Originally Posted by nopedals
Just to follow up, SEKO called, but unfortunately my wife answered the phone and rescheduled the delivery into next week (aagh!)
I called them right away to get back on the schedule, but they told me tough luck. Joke's on me!
Sorry to hear it!
I tried to leave 5 star product feedback in Sam's, but they refused to put it up. I guess I don't blame them since even the title said: "Excellent product but get it elsewhere". In text in that never-posted-feedback, I suggested people use CostCo due to very poor customer service from Sam's. Covered earlier in thread so I'll not beat a dead horse.
Could this be why Sam's has zero reviews on the S64 so far??
Actually, I don't blame them for not posting my review. It is a product review and not a seller review.
Additionally, it appears to me that if you want an extended warranty, you will get more for your buck IF you buy both TV and warranty from CostCo.
However, I've never made a major purchase from CostCo so I don't know how their customer service is. Taking a leap of logic, though, I see no way it could be worse than Sam's reps and supervisors.
Some of it was luck of the draw. Some here have said Sam's reps or supervisors were courteous, professional and reasonable with them. I saw the other side of the coin.