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Black line (strip of pixels not working) horizontal across screen

Out of warranty, Samsung web site form does not work (like their TV's).
I fear it wont be ecomnomical to repair, don't buy one of these. I have wasted over £1K!!!!

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If a whole line of pixels is dark, you've got a bad transistor in what's called a "Passive Matrix" display. For your future purchasing decisions, while an "Active Matrix" display costs a little more, it has individual transistors for each pixel, rather than one per row and column, so when a transistor goes bad, it only turns one pixel black rather than a whole row or column.

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