Jeremy won’t be buying any more Vizio TVs. He bought an HD one for $650 , then after 18 months of use, it began flickering on and off and then wouldn’t turn it on. The CSR told him it would cost him ~$300 to send it in to repair the power supply, nearly half the purchase price, as the warranty expired. Jeremy thinks a TV should last longer than a year and a half, and so he wrote an open letter on his blog to William Wang, CEO of Vizio TV.
“At this point, due to financial reasons, I am going to have to go back to my now 11 year old television and use that, until I can afford to purchase a new LCD TV,” writes Jeremy, “Which, given my understandable disappointment with Vizio, will be another brand.”
They don’t make ‘em like they used to.
An Open Letter to William Wang, CEO of Vizio TV [Somewhat Daily Words]