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Samsung Frame TV

Discussion in 'Gator Bytes' started by CaptUSMCNole, Jul 3, 2020.

  1. CaptUSMCNole

    CaptUSMCNole Premium Member

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    Has anyone purchased one of these? I saw one of these in a friend of a friends homes and thought it looked really cool. Wanted to see if anyone had one prior to pulling the trigger on getting one.
     
  2. LakeGator

    LakeGator Mostly Harmless Moderator VIP Member

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    I was unaware of these intriguing devices. It seems to fill a nice niche for a device that adds visual appeal when not showing the Price is Right. It seems a bit pricey and I wonder if it will survive the test of time. This may be the start of a trend or could be a dead end not unlike 3D television of a few years ago.
     
  3. CaptUSMCNole

    CaptUSMCNole Premium Member

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    Well I ordered one yesterday. I’ll pass on a review after I get it installed and live with it for a bit.
     
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  4. CaptUSMCNole

    CaptUSMCNole Premium Member

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    This is what it looks like when the TV is off. You can change the painting or upload a photo of your own.
     
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  5. vaxcardinal

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    Nice. How’s the sound quality?
     
  6. exiledgator

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    I don't get it. How is this an extra feature?

    The bezels on most new TVs are that size. Why couldn't anyone put "matting and art" inside that?
     
  7. CaptUSMCNole

    CaptUSMCNole Premium Member

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    Sound quality is pretty good. I’ll probably be getting a sound bar but not sure yet.
     
  8. CaptUSMCNole

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    I guess you could but I’ve not seen it advertised on any other TVs.
     
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  9. anstro76

    anstro76 Fluent In Nonsense Moderator

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    I'd rather spend that kind of cash for superb picture quality and less for esthetics. It'd make sense for someone who had a top-notch designed house where tv is an afterthought
     
  10. vaxcardinal

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    Tv an afterthought? Bite your tongue
     
  11. CaptUSMCNole

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    I've been extremely please with the picture quality. However, hanging a TV over the mantle is typically one of the biggest interior designing mistakes most people make. Allowing the TV to function as a framed piece of art instead of blank TV, was a very big plus.
     
  12. anstro76

    anstro76 Fluent In Nonsense Moderator

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    I am not a fan of putting a TV on the wall, and not above the fireplace. I am a TV stand guy. Hanging on the wall always puts it at a weird angle for me.
     
  13. citygator

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    Tempted to “come on man” for the poor cord management. o_O
     
  14. CaptUSMCNole

    CaptUSMCNole Premium Member

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    So the previous owner had it completely set up so that there was already a cord set up to go through the wall and down to the right of the fireplace. Unfortunately, Samsung changed the cord interface so I could not use it.
     
  15. citygator

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    I’m thinking plastic channel to hide the cord same as the wall color? It’s a great looking tv shown off. Beats a black tv being off.
     
  16. CaptUSMCNole

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    I had my handy man over and the plan is cut, paste, and repaint some dry wall to allow the cord go through the back of the wall like the previous owner had it.
     
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