Sources: Samsung [press release], [claim form; PDF]
quote: I understand the need to maximize profits, but come on! The price difference between really good capacitors and crappy ones...we're talking pennies here.
quote: I just assumed it was a bad dice roll. There's just no way to distinguish good quality nowadays without someone literally tearing down these products and posting a review online.
quote: I'll never forget paying $600 for a 17" CRT monitor,
quote: evidently a common enough event to warrant repair videos on YouTube.
quote: Humorously, the settlement has a passage demanding that members of the class not contact the media or criticize its failing products. It writes: