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I have a 55" SAmsung 4K UN55KU6500 FX7A that flickers, then…

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I have a 55"...

I have a 55" SAmsung 4K UN55KU6500 FX7A that flickers, then displays "Smart TV" logo on black field, flickers more, and is unresponsive to remote control. If I shut down (disconnect power) and wait, it seems to 'reboot'. However, the frequency seems to be increasing. Any ideas?

Technician's Assistant: Is your Samsung TV connected to a surge protector or power strip?

It was, but following a tip online, I connected it directly to a different outlet directly. Seems to be behaving better, but now I am worried about power spikes.

Technician's Assistant: Have you tried to power reset your TV (unplugging the power for 1-2 minutes, then plugging it back in)?

Yes, but frequency of the issue seems to be growing.

Technician's Assistant: Anything else you want the TV Expert to know before I connect you?

I don't think so.

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: TV
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TV Technician: ISP Cable Support, Customer Service replied 4 months ago
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TV Technician: ISP Cable Support, Customer Service replied 4 months ago

Before we begin, I would like to explain how the site works if this is your first visit here. The page you are viewing offers ads for things like secure desktop connection and a phone call. These are not asked by me and I will explain in our conversation if doing one of those things would help make troubleshooting easier. If you request to do either one, I would be happy to do it with you regardless.

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TV Technician: ISP Cable Support, Customer Service replied 4 months ago

I would like to verify if the information I have gathered is correct. Your TV is flickering. You've bypassed the surge suppression and it does it less but still is an issue.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
but I just received a $23 charge that I did not intentionally authorize. That seems a bit deceptive. The only input I had was to authorize a refundable $5. What's up with my 'free trial'?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I don't wish to call.
TV Technician: ISP Cable Support, Customer Service replied 4 months ago

I'm sorry for the misunderstand. I honestly answer the questions as an independent contractor. Usually, when you sign up, the $5 is a deposit to the actual question which is mentions as you are signing up.

I try to warn people the site will ask about calling in my first response. I'm sorry it does that. That isn't me asking.

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TV Technician: ISP Cable Support, Customer Service replied 4 months ago

Did you still want to troubleshoot this issue? I understand your side on it.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I figured as much. I won't authorize the charge due to the deceptive manner. Sorry for your lost time. I will contact my credit card to disallow any charges. Good luck.
TV Technician: ISP Cable Support, Customer Service replied 4 months ago

I will send this to our customer service to refund your deposit too.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks.
TV Technician: ISP Cable Support, Customer Service replied 4 months ago

No problem. One moment.

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