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White dots on Samsung 50* Model

HLS5086WX Model Samsung 50" Tv started developing numerous black dots....almost like small bugs. Within a week started changing to white dots and growing in size to about 1/8". Called Samsung they told me to do a reset in the screen menu section. Did and did not change. Waited about a week and decided to check white dots Samsung Tv on Google....oh ****! Problem seems to stem from a DLP engine chip. I called Samsung, asked if they were involved in a class action lawsuit yet over this issue. Agent gave me a claim number and told me that Samsung would be calling back within 3 days. I will wait and keep everyone posted on results. If no results I suggest organizing a class action lawsuit regarding this matter.

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Yes, It is problem with DMD module in light engine that will be replaced.
Hope Samsung will help you in replacement. Please update about outcomes.
Thanks.

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