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Non-Network KODAK Smart Picture Frame

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These Frequently Asked Questions were updated 21 June, 2002.

Description

  1. How can I view my favorite pictures?
    To view your favorite pictures you can:
    • Store and view up to 36 pictures in your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.
    • View pictures from your COMPACTFLASH Card.
    • Create custom slide shows, showcasing your favorite pictures.


  2. Can I use the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to connect to the StoryBox Network?
    You cannot use the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to connect to the StoryBox Network or to share pictures with owners of the Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frames.

  3. Can I order prints from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    You cannot order prints from the Non-Networked version of KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

  4. What menu functions are not enabled in the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    The following menu functions are not enabled:
    • Order Prints
    • Share!
    • Automatic Update Times
    • Channel Display
    • Channel AutoDisplay Rate
    • Subscribe the Frame


  5. Is there an ISP dial-up number assigned to the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    No ISP dial-up number is assigned. This Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame can only receive pictures from a COMPACTFLASH Card.

  6. Is the Subscribe the Frame menu option on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame enabled?
    The Subscribe the Frame menu option on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not enabled.

  7. Can Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frames be registered with the StoryBook Network?
    Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frames cannot be registered with the StoryBox Network.

Package Contents

What comes with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?

  • Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame
  • 7.5 Volt AC Adapter and cord
  • Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame User's Guide


Accessories

  1. What accessories do you recommend for the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    We recommend:
    • KODAK Picture Cards. See accessories on the Kodak Web site
    • SmartMedia (SSFDC) to COMPACTFLASH Type II Adapter


  2. Does the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame come with a COMPACTFLASH memory card?
    No, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame does not come with a COMPACTFLASH Card.

Features and Specifications

  1. What are the features and specifications of the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?

    Item Specifications
    Picture input COMPACTFLASH Type I & II, Hot Pluggable

    SmartMedia Card (used with adapter)

    Color image 16-bit
    Dimensions Physical dimensions: 8 3/8 in. wide x 7 in. high

    Viewable dimensions: 5 1/4 in. wide x 4 in. high

    LCD size (Diagonal): 6.4 in. (162.5 cm) Active Matrix TFT display

    5.1/4 in. wide x 4 in. high (132 x 99 mm)

    LCD Screen resolution 640 x 480 (VGA color pictures)
    Power 7.5 Volt AC Adapter
    Power requirements 110V

    50/60 Hz

    < 13 watts

    Slide show capability Yes
    Cycle time between pictures Still pictures

    5 seconds to 1 day between pictures in Slide Show mode (for pictures stored in Frame's internal memory)

    selectable from fixed range (for pictures stored in Frame's internal memory)

    Time to display pictures (approximate) 2 seconds to display a Frame resolution image (640 x 480)

    Up to 20-30 seconds or more, depending on image resolution

    Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame memory 8 MB
    Picture file compatibility JPEG, EXIF
    Regulatory All US Certifications
    Language English
    Weight Less than 2 lbs.
    Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame finish Real wood frame in traditional cherry finish




  2. Can I use my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame anywhere?
    You can use your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame anywhere the power requirements can be met.

  3. What is the benefit of an Active Matrix display?
    An Active Matrix displays vivid and bright pictures that have a realistic effect.

  4. What colors does the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame come in?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame (bezel) is real wood in a cherry finish. No other materials or finishes are available. The Smart Picture Frame has black plastic buttons, and a black plastic back and stand.

  5. Can you move the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to different locations?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame connects to 110V power. You can move the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to a location that supports this input. If you move the Frame to another location, place it in its original packaging and box first so there is no risk of damage.

  6. Can I display the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame vertically?
    No, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame's stand securely holds the Frame only when it is displayed horizontally. If you attempt to display the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame vertically, you risk damaging the LCD and rendering your Frame inoperable.

  7. Can the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame display black-and-white pictures?
    Yes, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame can display both black-and-white and color pictures.

Compatibility

  1. Can I use my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame anywhere?
    You can use your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame anywhere the power requirements can be met.

  2. With which digital cameras does the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame work?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame was designed for compatibility with commonly available digital cameras that use COMPACTFLASH Type I and II memory cards, such as the KODAK Picture Card.

    Pictures taken with older digital cameras and stored on COMPACTFLASH Cards may not be compatible with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. This is because the directory created on the COMPACTFLASH Card by the camera is not compatible with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame's internal coding.

  3. Can I use my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame with Web TV?
    No, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not compatible with Web TV.

  4. Do I need a computer to use the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    No, the Non-Networked Frame cannot be connected to or receive data files from a computer.

  5. Do I need an Internet account or an ISP?
    No, you don't need an Internet account or an ISP. You have purchased a Non-Networked version of the KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

  6. Does the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame need its own phone line?
    No, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame does not use a phone line.

  7. Can I connect the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to my ETHERNET, DSL, cable modem or home network?
    No, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not enabled to connect to any network.

  8. Does the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame work with a video camera and display videos?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not compatible with video media or devices. The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame can display pictures in still mode or in a variable slide show mode.

  9. Can I connect the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to my printer?
    You cannot connect the Frame to a printer. The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not a computer peripheral (device), and there are no ports for connecting it to other computer peripherals.

  10. Can I connect the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to my scanner?
    You cannot connect the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to a scanner. The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not a computer peripheral (device), and there are no ports for connecting it to other computer peripherals.

  11. Can I connect the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to my computer?
    You cannot connect the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to a computer. The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not a computer peripheral (device).

  12. What kind of memory cards can be inserted into the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to display more pictures?
    The KODAK Smart Frame is designed for use with COMPACTFLASH Cards, Type I and Type II (like the KODAK Picture Card).

    You can use a SmartMedia card if you place it in an adapter.

    WARNING: Do not insert or remove the SmartMedia card from the adapter in the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame if the Frame is plugged in. This can damage the Frame, the card, or both. Always move the SmartMedia card and the adapter together.

    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not compatible with the Memory Stick.

  13. Can I use the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame in locations other than home?
    You can use your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame anywhere the power requirements can be met.

  14. What if the picture I want to display has a resolution less than 640 x 480?
    A picture resolution of 640 x 480 is a minimum requirement for optimum display. If a picture with a resolution less than 640 x 480 is displayed it will be displayed with black borders on all 4 sides. There is no way to make these pictures full-screen when displayed on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

  15. What if the pictures I want to view aren't in the JPEG file format?
    Use the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame with pictures in the JPEG file format. When using a picture editing application like PHOTOSHOP, for example, save the picture as a JPEG file when using the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

    Information for MACINTOSH Users:

    • Turn on the JPEG extension to automatically save files with the .jpg extension.
      Since you can store picture files on most MACINTOSH computers without using an extension, you may have to add the .jpg file extension to use these files on a COMPACTFLASH Card with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.
    • Save pictures as source documents, rather than as text documents (which is the default).

    Information for PHOTOSHOP Users

    • If you are editing pictures, save your finished picture as a JPEG file instead of a PSD file (the default) if you wish to use this picture on a COMPACTFLASH Card with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.
    • Reformat any pictures you intend to use with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to a higher resolution than 640 x 480 (at least 1280 x 960 suggested) because the Frame compresses the picture further. Once the picture is compressed below 640 x 480, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame may not display it.


Using the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame

  1. Can I use my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame anywhere?
    You can use your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame anywhere the power requirements can be met.

  2. How many pictures can I display on my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame stores up to 36 VGA (640 x 480) pictures in the JPEG (.jpg) file format. If higher resolution pictures are displayed on the Frame, they are compressed to 640 x 480. If you have a COMPACTFLASH Card inserted in the Frame, you can potentially display hundreds of pictures depending on the COMPACTFLASH Card's capacity. The COMPACTFLASH Card provides the additional storage capacity. It does not affect the Frame's storage capacity.

    Pictures being displayed from a COMPACTFLASH Card appear after the pictures stored on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame in slide show mode. You can choose whether or not these pictures are displayed with a "CF" icon in the bottom right corner by accessing the Advanced/Set CF Card Icon Display menu option.

  3. Can I display still pictures and pictures in a slide show with my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    Yes, you can view one still picture or you can view your pictures in a slide show mode. You can select the time interval between pictures (the Slide Show Rate) when displayed in a slide show. This applies to pictures being displayed from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame's internal memory.

    NOTE: Pictures being displayed from a COMPACTFLASH Card will not be displayed at the Slide Show Rate. The rate these pictures will be displayed depends on their resolution.

  4. Do the pictures get erased when I unplug the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    No, your pictures will remain stored on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, and/or on the COMPACTFLASH Card inserted in the Frame.

  5. What if the picture I want to display has a resolution greater than 640 x 480?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame compresses this picture to 640 x 480 for display.

  6. What if the picture I want to display has a resolution less than 640 x 480?
    A picture resolution of 640 x 480 is a minimum requirement for optimum display on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. Pictures with less than 640 x 480 resolution are displayed with black borders on all four sides. There is no way to make these pictures full-screen when displayed on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

  7. What if the pictures I want to view aren't in the JPEG file format?
    Use the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame with pictures in the JPEG file format.When using a picture editing application like PHOTOSHOP, for example, save the picture as a JPEG file when using the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

    Information for MACINTOSH Users:

    Since you can store picture files on most MACINTOSH computers without using an extension, you may have to add the .jpg file extension to use these files on a COMPACTFLASH Card with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. Turn on the JPEG extension to automatically save files with the .jpg extension. Save pictures as source documents, rather than as text documents (which is the default).

    Information for PHOTOSHOP Users

    If you are editing pictures, be sure to save your finished picture as a JPEG file instead of a PSD file if you wish to use this picture from a COMPACTFLASH Card with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. The default file format for this application is PSD (.psd).

    Additionally, reformat any pictures you intend to use with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to a higher resolution than 640 x 480 (at least 1280 x 960 suggested). If you reformat to 640 x 480 and then try to display the picture from a COMPACTFLASH Card with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, the Frame will compress the picture further. This has to do with coding added by the PHOTOSHOP application to the picture file. Once the picture is compressed below 640 x 480, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame may not display it.

  8. Why do I see black bars above and below, or on both sides of the pictures on my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame can display images with a 4:3 aspect ratio*. Pictures with 640 x 480 resolution have an aspect ratio of 4:3 (comparing 640 to 480 is like comparing 4 to 3). If the aspect ratio of a picture is not 4:3, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame will adjust the aspect ratio to 4:3. Black bars are the result of this adjustment.

    For example, a picture from a KODAK Picture CD has a resolution of 1024 x 1536, and, therefore, an aspect ratio of 1:1.5. A picture from a Picture CD saved on a COMPACTFLASH Card will be displayed with black bars (their position dependent on whether the picture was taken in landscape or portrait format).

    However, a picture with higher resolution that has a 4:3 aspect ratio will be compressed to 640 x 480 for display on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, but it won't be displayed with black bars.

    Or

    If a picture on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame was rotated using the Pictures Menu, Rotate option, it will appear with black bars because the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame had to adjust the aspect ratio to 4:3.

    *Aspect ratio is a comparison of the horizontal resolution to the vertical resolution.

  9. What kind of memory cards can be inserted into the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to display pictures?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame was designed for use with COMPACTFLASH Cards, Type I and Type II (like the Kodak Picture Card).

    A Smart Media card can be used if you use an adapter with it.

    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not compatible with the Memory Stick.

    WARNING: Do not insert or remove the Smart Media card from the adapter in the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame if the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is plugged in. This can damage the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, the card, or both. Always move the Smart Media card and the adapter together.

  10. Will the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame erase my existing pictures to make room for the new pictures?
    Pictures are never automatically deleted from your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. You must manually delete pictures to make room for new pictures.

  11. What is the best way to disconnect my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    First, turn your off Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, and then disconnect the power cord from the wall. There is no need to disconnect the power cord from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. If you have moved the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame and had to disconnect the power from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, always plug the power cord into the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame first, then plug it into the wall.

  12. What happens if the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame gets wet?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame includes delicate electronics. It cannot be exposed to water or other liquids. A sheet of protective acrylic protects the LCD screen. The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame can be wiped with a soft, damp cloth.

  13. Will the picture burn into the LCD screen if I don't change it?
    No, LCD screens are different from typical TV screens or computer monitors and a long-standing image does not burn in, or damage the screen. Over time, however, the backlight that illuminates the image on the LCD may fade and, after many years, burn out. To extend the life of the backlight, we recommend that you turn the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame off when you are not using it. You can set automatic, adjustable ON/OFF times to suit your lifestyle and viewing preferences.

  14. What does the Photos/Channels switch do?
    The Photos/Channels switch is not enabled in a Non-Networked Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

  15. What does Share! mean?
    The Share! button and the Share! Menu option are not enabled in a Non-Networked Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

  16. What kind of memory card does the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame accept?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame accepts Type I and Type II COMPACTFLASH Cards.

  17. When do I press the OK button?
    Use OK to accept menu items and to select pictures for rotating, deleting, and copying.

  18. What do the left and right arrows do?
    The arrows let you navigate back and forth through the pictures stored in your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, and/or stored on your COMPACTFLASH Card, and let you to scroll up and down through the on-screen menu options.

  19. When do I press the Menu button?
    Press Menu to bring up the Picture and Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame options and operations.

  20. Is the On/Off button the power switch?
    Yes. The On/Off button turns your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame on or off. However, you can use any button to turn on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

  21. How do I clean my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    Use a soft, damp cloth to clean the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame and the LCD screen.

Digital Cameras and Memory Cards

  1. With which digital cameras does the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame work with?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame was designed for compatibility with commonly available digital cameras that use COMPACTFLASH Type I and II memory cards, such as the KODAK Picture Card.

    Pictures taken using older digital cameras and stored on COMPACTFLASH Cards may not be compatible with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. This is because the directory created on the COMPACTFLASH Card by the camera is not compatible with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame's internal coding.

  2. How do I get pictures into my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame from my COMPACTFLASH Card?
    Insert a COMPACTFLASH Card containing digital pictures into the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. Insert the card into the side of the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. It may take a couple of minutes to read the pictures, especially if they are high resolution. The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame automatically jumps to what it believes to be the last photo on the card (i.e. the most recent). In slide show mode, the pictures from the COMPACTFLASH Card appear after the pictures stored on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. If so desired, COMPACTFLASH Card pictures can be identified on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame by a "CF" icon that appears in the lower right-hand corner of each picture. This option is set using the Advanced/Set CF Card Icon Display menu option. You can view pictures in a still mode or in a slide show mode. However, pictures being displayed from a COMPACTFLASH Card do not run at the selected Slide Show Rate. Only pictures stored in the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame's internal memory will display at the Slide Show Rate.

  3. What kind of memory cards can be inserted into the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is designed for use with COMPACTFLASH Cards, Type I and Type II (like the KODAK Picture Card).

    A SmartMedia card can be used if you place it in an adapter.

    The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is not compatible with the MemoryStick.

    WARNING: Do not insert or remove the SmartMedia card from the adapter in the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame if the Frame is plugged in. This can damage the Frame, the card, or both. Always move the SmartMedia card and the adapter together.

  4. When I remove the COMPACTFLASH Card from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, what happens to my pictures?
    When you remove the COMPACTFLASH Card, the pictures on the card that you were viewing are no longer displayed on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. They do, however, remain on the card. To store some or all of the pictures from the card on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, copy them from the COMPACTFLASH Card to the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

    NOTE: Pictures from a COMPACTFLASH Card that are copied onto the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame are compressed to 640 x 480, even if they are stored on the card at higher resolutions.

  5. Can I delete pictures on a COMPACTFLASH Card from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    Yes, you can delete pictures on a COMPACTFLASH Card just like the pictures in the permanent Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame memory.

    NOTE: When deleting, you can tell which pictures are resident on the COMPACTFLASH Card by the 'CF' icon that appears in the lower right-hand corner of the pictures' thumbnail views. Pictures from a COMPACTFLASH Card that have been copied on to the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame do not have this icon.

    Once deleted, these pictures cannot be recovered unless you have copied them to the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame's internal memory (where they will be stored as 640 X 480 pictures regardless of their original resolutions).

  6. Can I rotate pictures on a COMPACTFLASH Card?
    No. To avoid creating problems for digital cameras that might later try to read a picture file from the COMPACTFLASH Card, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame allows pictures on a COMPACTFLASH Card to be copied and deleted, but they cannot be rotated.

  7. Do I have to turn off the power to the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame before inserting a COMPACTFLASH Card?
    No, COMPACTFLASH Cards can be inserted or removed at any time.

  8. How will I know when a picture from a COMPACTFLASH Card is being displayed, versus a picture from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame's memory?
    When pictures are displayed from a COMPACTFLASH Card, a small 'CF' icon can be displayed in the lower right-hand corner. Select this option by accessing the Advanced/Set CF Card Icon Display menu option. The thumbnails of COMPACTFLASH Card pictures that are displayed during the selection process for Menu operations are always displayed with the CF icon.

    A copy of a picture from a COMPACTFLASH Card does not have this icon. The Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame compresses copies of COMPACTFLASH Card pictures to 640 x 480; the original picture resolution cannot be recovered from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame's internal memory.

  9. Can I use a COMPACTFLASH card to save pictures that are stored on my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    Yes, you can copy a picture from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to a COMPACTFLASH Card. However, the picture will be copied to the COMPACTFLASH Card with 640 x 480 resolution even if it originally had a higher resolution, see below.

    Although the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame has internal storage for up to 36 VGA (640 x 480) pictures in the JPEG (.jpg) file format, if higher resolution pictures are copied to the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, they are compressed to 640 x 480 for display on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame.

  10. How does the COMPACTFLASH Card go into the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    With the holes (for contact pins) of the card facing the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, insert the card with its label facing up – if the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame is laying face up, insert the card so its label is facing up as well. Be sure to insert the COMPACTFLASH Card completely.

Tips

  1. Information for MACINTOSH users
    Since you can store picture files on most MACINTOSH computers without using an extension, you may have to add the .jpg file extension in order to use these files from a COMPACTFLASH Card with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. Turn on the JPEG extension to automatically save files with the.jpg extension. Save pictures as source documents, rather than as text documents (which is the default).

  2. Information for PHOTOSHOP Users
    If you are editing pictures, be sure to save your finished picture as a JPEG file instead of a PSD file if you wish to use this picture with a COMPACTFLASH Card for display on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. The default file format for this application is PSD (.psd).

    Additionally, reformat any pictures you intend to use with the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame to a higher resolution than 640 x 480 (at least 1280 x 960 suggested). If you reformat to 640 x 480 and then try to display the picture on the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, the Frame will compress the picture further. This has to do with coding added by the PHOTOSHOP application to the picture file. Once the picture is compressed below 640 x 480, the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame may not display it.

  3. What is the best way to disconnect my Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame?
    First, turn your Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame off, and then disconnect the power cord from the wall. There is no need to disconnect the power from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame. If you have moved the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame and had to disconnect the power from the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame, always plug the power cord into the Non-Networked KODAK Smart Picture Frame first, then plug it into the wall.

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