questionswhat do you think of digital photo frames?

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I like it better then flooding the room with tons of pictures and frames. Much less clutter if can use 1 frame to show off all your pictures.

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Like them. We use our chumby 8 as one. And they're almost cheaper than actual frames anymore.

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I've got a few. The last two I bought for under $10 in thrift shops; one even came with (someone's) pictures already, but I wiped it clean.

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I like the idea a lot. We have SO many pictures and never have a chance to look at them all. At our house, we don't use them because all of our computer monitors run random selections from our photo albums as screen savers. It is so much fun to walk into the kitchen (or other rooms) and see pics of the kids from years ago, or vacation shots. Other people complain when we actually USE the computers ("I was looking at those pictures!!") So we might actually need a digital photo frame. LOL

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I like them. I just wish there wsa a good way to hide the power cord. I've actually thought of running the cord up the wall cavity but that just seems like overkill for a picture frame...

I also wish there was a good, cheap frame that updated the pictures automatically via wifi from your photos directory on your PC or something like that. I know they exist, but they're $$$$

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Good idea, but still overpriced

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They pull a lot of electricity to run them all the time. I keep one on the table in my office that I run when I am having meetings. It gives people something to look at when they aren't a part of the current conversation or if I have to step away. I have a laptop hooked up to my 72" TV at home and I have my photos as the screensaver, so I use it as a giant digital photo frame during parties and social gatherings. I have traveled a lot and the photos make for great conversational bridges.

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We've got one over the television and it's not run all the time, but when I do turn it on, it's always fun to ask "do you remember when we took that one?" and end up discussing the great time we had or the fond memories of that pet.

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@mlutz3: I bought two of mine for under $10 each from thrift shops. One was obviously someone's gift (well wrapped in the box, but preloaded with pics), one was minimally used (and was smartly wiped clean before it was donated).

@moondrake: The three 7" frames I have measure 6.2w to 8.9w on my kill-a-watt meter. So about two night-light's worth of energy each.