This little beast is able to contain around 150 photos, depending on the jpeg settings used. Its display is a 720x480 LCD.
Once you connect the frame through usb, a new scsi-like device is available. To my surprise, there is no partition presented by the frame, so that one must mount /dev/sda directly.
For various reasons, I quickly wondered if I could not perform the whole crop and resize business myself. I resized some pictures, and had a look more in-depth at the frame directories.
The layout of the files in the frame is the following:
. `-- DCIM `-- 100FRAME |-- DPD_0001.JPG . . |-- DPD_0013.JPG `-- DPD_0014.JPGIf you directly "drop" your picture under DCIM/100FRAME with a DPD_XXX.JPG name, they are indeed useable by the frame. (Note that firmware 1.51 wants the names in caps, or it will make a copy.)
But... sadly, they are not considered by the frame for its diaporama. You have to manually tell it to add them to the diaporama. Slow, and painful! Definitely not a solution.
Et voila! No more manual operation required. Everything can now be scripted.
You can use that script to convert any jpeg, and put them in DCIM/100FRAME/DPD_XXX.JPG directly.
Note that for the script to work, you need to copy the binary header that gets prepended to all jpeg files.
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