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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]
 
* [http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7043.pdf 7 things you should know about... Flip Camcorders] (PDF)
 
* [http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7043.pdf 7 things you should know about... Flip Camcorders] (PDF)
 
* [http://www.lps.org/post/detail.cfm?id=2318 Flip Camera Basics]
 
* [http://www.lps.org/post/detail.cfm?id=2318 Flip Camera Basics]
 
* [http://www.theflip.com/en-us/support/ Flip Video Support]
 
* [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)
  
 
====Business====
 
====Business====
 
* [http://technology.inc.com/hardware/articles/201003/flip.html?partner=newsletter_Technology Five Ways Pocket Video Betters Business]
 
* [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]
  
 
====Education====
 
====Education====
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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]
 
* [https://docs.google.com/present/view?pli=1&id=dhn2vcv5_6tv55j7g9 44 Interesting Ways to use your Pocket Video Camera in the Classroom]
 
* [http://ctt.educ.msu.edu/2010/03/01/flipping-out-over-the-flip/ Flipping out over the Flip?!]
 
* [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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====Hacking the 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]
  
 
====Resources====
 
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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]
 
* [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]
 
* [http://www.flipvideospotlight.com/resources/shooting.aspx Shooting Tips]
 
* [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===

Revision as of 17:44, 22 November 2010

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

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.

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.

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.

Software

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

Learning resources information

Reading List

Key Web links

Guides and Beginner Instructions

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

Business

Education

Hacking the Flip Camera

Resources

Video Production

Video Tutorials

References