Pretty please, Samsung, may I use the manual?
by Chris Taylor
bought a digital photo frame. I have been looking at
these for a couple of years and I finally found one that
was big enough (10), had a high enough resolution
(1024x600), had all the features I was looking for, and
came in at a price I was willing to pay ($200 on sale,
regular $230); a brand new model from Samsung the
It is a great photo frame! It can accept most digital
storage cards directly, including the popular SD and
Compact Flash cards. It can also accept USB memory sticks
and can be plugged into your computers USB port,
where it will show up as a disk drive. It can play MP3
music files, has tons of slide show features and 1 GB of
on-board memory. When copying files to the frame, they
can be stored in the frames native resolution
(1024x600), so you can store over 5,000 photos on the
frame. It even has a Kensington® lock slot, so I can use
it at my office without worrying about it being stolen.
But one thing puzzled me. As seems to be the case far too
often these days, the 26-page manual is a PDF file on an
included CD. As I browsed the manual, I came across the
Using, copying or reproducing
the whole or part of this manual
without written permission from
Samsung Electronics is prohibited.
claim to be an expert, Samsung, but I bet your support
costs will go down if you let your customers use the
manual. I have emailed Samsung asking for written
permission to use and print the manual. No word yet.
Please dont tell them I peeked already.
Samsung SPF-105P digital photo frame (10")
$200 on sale (regular $230)
Originally published: September, 2008
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