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My Samsung tv went black, still voices, tried fiddling with

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my Samsung tv went black, still voices, tried fiddling with the remote and it popped, white smoke came out the back for a while,,,,,smoke stopped but there is an odor,,,is thisgettng ready to burn??? it is large and on the wALL,.... I cannot unplug it but it is off
JA: Has your Samsung done this before? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: no it has not done this prior,probably almost 10 yrs old
JA: How long has this been going on? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: started a little bit ago.....my big worry now is it going to start a fire?
JA: It's hard to know for sure. The Technician will figure it out.
Customer: are you transferring me?
JA: No. I'm the Technician's Assistant.
Customer: I know ho0w do I get a technician???
JA: Anything else you want the electronics expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: told you all
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: TV
Expert:  Nathan replied 2 months ago.

Hi, I'm Nathan.
Sorry to hear that you're having trouble, but I'll do my best to help you. Please give me a few moments to review and reply.

Can you tell me the actual model number of the tv?