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Digital Picture Frames

Postby wlievens » Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:06 pm

Is there any Buying Guide or anyone with recommendations for digital picture frames for BF?

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Postby coachcarstens » Mon Nov 24, 2008 3:01 pm

I was hoping for one also. Even list of resolutions would be nice. The wal-mart one is by far the cheapest, but my guess is that thew resolution is so low, pictures would be pixilated. Hopefully, someone smarter than me knows more about them.

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Postby svngpvtry » Mon Nov 24, 2008 4:02 pm

just picked up some close out models from sears. 7" ones for $34 plus 10% off. Bought all they had for gifts. Couple that with some cheap thumb drives or SD cards and its perfect.

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Postby coachcarstens » Mon Nov 24, 2008 10:39 pm

The Wal-Mart frame is actually on display on my wal-mart and seemed OK. After looking at the box, the screen is a resolution of 800 x 600. This seems to be on par with other models of the same size (8 inches) Am I correct in saying that? Looks like this frame has gone up on my list quite a bit over the last couple days. :lol:

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Postby baxterific » Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:51 pm

I went to Amazon.com and looked up information on what to look for in a digital frame. You should always get one with high resolution. Also, I would get one with a good warranty, some only have 90 day warranties. I also looked on Target's website and read customers' reviews of different frames to see what people were happy with and what they complained about.

Personally, I have come to find that the ones by Pandigital and Kodak seem to be the best ones. However, I have not looked at the Walmart one yet and the price is really good. I guess I would just suggest getting one with a good warranty just in case it turns out to be a dud. Nothing is worse than giving a gift that craps out after you've given it!

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Postby MikesTooLz » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:47 am

I got a 7" digital frame on black Friday one or two years back. Still works perfectly.


I was thinking about getting a new one this year and this is what I will be looking at when selecting a newer one.

#1 the 7" screen is fine but a bigger one for a good price would be great.
#2 Pick a frame that you think looks good, you are going to be looking at it after all.
#3 Decide if you want the option to play videos that you record with your camera/camcorder and pick a frame that supports video. The frame I got doesn't support sound or video however it does have the wholes on the back where a speaker would go. I guess they may sell one that looks that same but with the internal parts that enable video playback for a higher price.
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