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====Guides and Beginner Instructions====
 
====Guides and Beginner Instructions====
 
Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Flip Video and its capabilities.
 
Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Flip Video and its capabilities.
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* [http://www.theflip.com/pdf/en-us/FlipUltraHD_1HR_OnlineUserGuide.pdf Flip Video User Guide]
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* [http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7043.pdf 7 things you should know about... Flip Camcorders] (PDF)
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* [http://www.lps.org/post/detail.cfm?id=2318 Flip Camera Basics]
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* [http://www.theflip.com/en-us/support/ Flip Video Support]
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* [http://activerain.com/blogsview/458348/how-to-use-the-flip-video-camera-with-your-computer How to Use The Flip Video Camera with Your Computer]
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* [http://techteachtoo.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/100903_FlipToYouTubeTutorial.pdf How to Use the Flip Video Camera to Create a You Tube Video] (PDF)
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====Business====
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Here are a number of great ideas for using Flip Cameras in a business environment.
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* [http://technology.inc.com/hardware/articles/201003/flip.html?partner=newsletter_Technology Five Ways Pocket Video Betters Business]
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* [http://www.utahpulse.com/featured_article/how-use-a-flip-video-camera-business How to Use a Flip Video Camera for Business]
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====Education====
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Here are a number of great ideas for using Flip Cameras in a education environment.
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* [http://marynabadenhorst.globalteacher.org.au/flips/ Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age - Flips&DigitalCams]
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* [https://docs.google.com/present/view?pli=1&id=dhn2vcv5_6tv55j7g9 44 Interesting Ways to use your Pocket Video Camera in the Classroom]
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* [http://ctt.educ.msu.edu/2010/03/01/flipping-out-over-the-flip/ Flipping out over the Flip?!]
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* [http://www.lessonplanet.com/search?keywords=flip+camera&media=lesson Flip Camera Lesson Plans]
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* [http://www.digmo.co.uk/tips/10-educational-uses-of-a-flip-hd/ 10 Educational Uses of a Flip Camera]
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====Hacking the Flip Camera====
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Here are a number of great ways that you can improve your Flip Camera.
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* [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-mod-flip-ultrahd-video-camera-for-telephoto-and-wide-angle-lenses-380272/ How to mod a Flip UltraHD video camera for telephoto and wide-angle lenses]
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* [http://www.jakeludington.com/camcorder/20101107_how_to_add_night_vision_to_a_flip_camera.html How to Add Night Vision to a Flip Camera]
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* [http://nicheblogpro.com/blogging/video-blogging-how-to-see-yourself-when-recording-with-the-flip-camera/ Video blogging: How to see yourself when recording with the Flip camera]
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====Resources====
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* [http://sites.google.com/site/ctap4flipit/Home/resources Resources for Using the Flip Camera]
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====Video Production====
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Here are some great tips and tricks for improving filming and post production.
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* [http://www.techlearning.com/blogs/34486 Free Software To Make That Flip Video Experience Even Better]
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* [http://ittrainingtips.iu.edu/powerpoint/insert-flip-video-footage-into-a-powerpoint-2007-presentation/04/2009 Insert Video Footage from a Flip Camera Into a PowerPoint Presentation]
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* [http://www.flipvideospotlight.com/resources/shooting.aspx Shooting Tips]
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* [http://technologizer.com/2009/01/19/secrets-of-managing-your-flip-video-collection/ Secrets of Managing your Flip Video Collection]
  
 
===Video Tutorials===
 
===Video Tutorials===
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Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use the Flip Camera.
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxAIAqM5TVk Flip Video for the YouTube generation]
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* [http://www.robinstechtips.com/?p=370 Flip Cameras 101]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_rZKOK8DwU&fmt=22 Flip Video Spotlight Camcorder Basics]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/user/flipvideospotlight#p/u/12/NG1LKJ_ZRrk Flip Video Spotlight Shooting Tips]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Flip Cameras]]

Latest revision as of 17:04, 27 June 2012

Flip Video Camera

Release status: new

Description Flip Video Camera is a portable video camera that runs on 2 AA batteries with a USB computer connector.
Author(s) Stan Skrabut (skrabutTalk)
Email Stan Skrabut
Location Room 120
University of Wyoming, College of Agriculture
Phone 307-766-3722
Last Updated 22 November, 2010


Contents

[edit] Description

Flip Video Camera is a portable video camera that runs on 2 AA batteries with a USB computer connector. The cameras have a small LCD screen to view what is being recorded. All cameras record with a 1280 X 720 resolution at a rate of 30 to 60 frames per second.

The video format is H.264 video compression, AAC audio compression, MP4 files format.

The lens type is fixed-focus (1.5m to infinity) with a f/2.4 (fast lens for great results in low-light environments) aperture and a smooth multi-step 2x digital zoom.

Further specifications for all Flip Video Cameras can be found on their Web site.

[edit] Essential Requirements

The Flip Camera will work on a Mac or PC computer with a USB port. Flip videos can be downloaded with the Flip Camera software or videos can be downloaded directly to a computer with a file sharing software.

[edit] Equipment

The only required equipment is the Flip camera and a computer with a USB port.

theFlip.com does have accessories for the Flip camera to extend its capabilities such as a wide angle lens, tripod, underwater housing, and power adapter.

Flipshare TV lets you watch your flip videos on your TV or HDTV.

[edit] Software

Software for both Windows and the Mac can be found at the Flip upgrade site.

[edit] Learning resources information

[edit] Reading List

[edit] Key Web links

[edit] Guides and Beginner Instructions

Here are a number of great guides to help you better understand Flip Video and its capabilities.

[edit] Business

Here are a number of great ideas for using Flip Cameras in a business environment.

[edit] Education

Here are a number of great ideas for using Flip Cameras in a education environment.

[edit] Hacking the Flip Camera

Here are a number of great ways that you can improve your Flip Camera.

[edit] Resources

[edit] Video Production

Here are some great tips and tricks for improving filming and post production.

[edit] Video Tutorials

Here is a collection of videos that will help you understand and use the Flip Camera.

[edit] References