Originally Posted by ThanewGuy
Thanks for your reply Al. I wanted to get the c6500 mostly because of crystal full HD engine because I herd it improves picture quality, especially when watching SD channels. I think the c550 has great picture quality, but when I watch TV, I feel like the picture is not giving enough detail(even on HD channels). Than again channels aren't the best to judge on, but I had an LCD before this TV and seemed to give out more details in picture but din't like the fact that there was a bunch of motion blur, jerky, so I returned it to get a plasma. I was hoping crystal full HD engine would help giving of better detail in picture, but I don't know what to do. I have little time to decide whether or not to return the TV, and I haven't even watched blu reay on this TV. Can't find a Ps3 anywhere
But what does crystal full HD engine really do? Do you think it will help give a better, crisper,clearer picture? Better picture quality over all? I read the thread, but couldn't seem to get an answer to this.
As for C6500, on Samsung's US site it deoesn't even mention that it has Crystal Full HD Engine (CFHD)? Regarding CFHD, it is a feature found on the C590 series, possibly included in the hardware of the C550 but enabled only on particular models. Samsungs website says that it improves the picture in an overall way but it is vague on exactly how it does this.
For the moment focusing only on CFHD, it should help the picture quality but in an incremental sense only, I don't think that it take an un acceptable image and make it the best you have seen.
At this point I wouldn't return a TV just to get it, a proper adjustment of the user controls will likely net a better improvement in picture then just turning on CFHD. ISF calibrators have been proving this for years, they take ordinary or poor performing set and make adjustments to them that provide incredible pictures.
Take a look at this review of a PN58B650, it doesn't even mention CFHD and in the end the opinion of the reviewer was that the Samsung set was probably the most accurate and pleasing set available (assuming of course the 2010 are the same or better then the outgoing 2009 models! Samsung PN58B650