And right after I took those pics, one of the 16 panels started flickering on and off every few seconds. Friday at 5:00 pm of course. I called the Samsung guys who installed it. They answered right away and suggested some troubleshooting steps, it seemed to stabilize that night, but Saturday morning, it wasn’t stable. Saturday at 1:00pm, one of the installers from Orange County calls and asks if he can come over to take a look at it. So there we are a few hours before my guests are supposed to arrive, on tall ladders, hoisting down that rather large black fabric surround on the top. With access to the top, he was able to remove the offending panel and reseat the connecting cables on the back. It worked fine after that.
So kudos to Samsung for going the extra mile and helping me out on a Saturday. I had a few choice words for the design team that used pressure fit cables rather than locking cables for the data cables, but I guess this is V1.
So to the few other owners who might read this, have the installers check and double check cable connections during installation. And if you have a surround, make sure it is relatively easy to pull out for service.
Oh, and the UFC fights were awesome.
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