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Flip video

Susan EgglaineSusan Egglaine Posts: 2,437
edited 2:05PM in Off Topic
Mom wants one for Christmas. Does anyone have one? Where did you get it? What do I need to look for?
Thanks!

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  • Susan, I used a Flip to capture all the videos I took on our Alaska trip.

    I paid $79 for mine on Woot.com. They occasionally come back up on Woot but you can go to Flip's site and see all that's available. I had the Flip Ultra. They now have HD versions.

    I highly recommend the Flip for the average picture-taker.

    Want to see some of my movies go to to my blog site and scroll down to where the links are.

    http://texasspringchicken.blogspot.com/

    Get yourself one too.

    Spring "Flip Flapper" Chicken
    Spring Texas USA
  • Susan, for what its worth, I won a new Flip Ultra HD at a conference and have been very impressed. It takes suprisingly good video and audio and its pocket sized.

    Can't say I did a lot of research on the Flip or its competition, but I know we use the video camera a lot more than the larger/traditional model we have because its easy to carry with our regular camera.

    I think I saw Amazon advertising a sale price of $149 for the HD version.

    Good Luck,
    Bryan
  • RRPRRP Posts: 21,378
    Following Leroy's recommendation I bought one for $69 from WOOT and am amazed at it. I am a bit shaky some times so I made this wrist support for stability sake. I'm sure the HD will be even much better!
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    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    Giving youngest daughter the Ultra HD one for a Christmas present. Brought and additional battery for her but there is not a dedicated external battery charger offered by Flip. So I guess a 2nd battery has to be charged in the camera.
  • RRPRRP Posts: 21,378
    ahhh, the price of upgrades...my FLIP is still powered by the original 2 common AA batteries.
    L, M, S, Mini
    Ron
    Dunlap, IL
    Re- gasketing AMERICA one yard at a time!
  • Very interesting device for shaking. We love our Flip
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