I bought this pocket camera myself and got quite addicted to taking videos with it !!
Here’s a video a friend made for me which tells you a little about it .
The Flip ULTRAHD Pocket Video Camera is really small (I was surprised when I unboxed it)
even so I was truly surprised at the quality of the video .
We have all seen video from friends cameras and been polite about them – (without meaning it of course !)
The Flip really is The World’s Simplest HD Camcorder
It’s the video equivalent of a BOX BROWNIE (although Kodak might have something to say about that !
It’s really simple to use -
Just switch the power switch to on and then press record (it really is that simple)
What you see is what you get !
The Flip was easy to use -and so is the Flip UltraHD You’ll be copying the best HD video – up to 2 Hours of video on the 8GB memory card with the included rechargeable battery pack. You can save it to Youtube, Twitter, Facebook, your computer or play the video back on your HDTV directly from the camera.
Had shaky video in the past ?
Don’t worry about that now – this model has built-in image stabilization and incredible 720p resolution, now with double the frame rate (60 frames per second), to give you really clear steady video- without complicated settings.
Here’s the Maker chat about it :
• Press the big red button to start capturing vibrant HD video (720p / 60fps) on the super-simple user interface
• Comes with 8 GB of built-in memory, letting you capture 2 hours of HD video; no additional memory cards required
• Capture video on the go anywhere now featuring an even-slimmer design
• Power up with the included Flip Video Rechargeable Battery Pack (recharges when connected to USB); 3 lithium AAA batteries may be used as a back-up power source
• Connect the built-in USB arm to your PC or Mac® to launch pre-loaded FlipShare™ software (collects really easily)
• Use FlipShare software to organize and edit your videos, capture photos, send video greeting cards and create custom movies That’s included too !
• Share videos privately using FlipShare’s attachment-free email or by creating Flip Channels; post publicly with direct video shares to Facebook™, Twitter™ and YouTube™
• Watch your videos on your HDTV by connecting your UltraHD to your HDTV with the Flip Video HDMI™ Micro Cable (type D) [sold separately--coming soon]
• Extend the capability of your UltraHD with Designed for Flip products, a new expanded accessory line from Flip Video and partner companies
• Record high-quality H.264 HD videos that are compatible with most video-playing applications, including Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, and iTunes
• Video: 16:9 widescreen, HD 720p (1280 x 720) at 60 frames per seconds (fps) progressive scan; recorded as MP4 files
• Included in package: Flip UltraHD video camera, rechargeable battery pack, wrist strap, soft protective case, user guide
Now I keep my Flip in an old hard spectacle case – it fits beautifully in my pocket
Amazon.com have a great deal on the Flip Ultra HD and as well they offer a great deal on AUDIBLE where you get an even better deal !
So don’t bother looking around stores for this – AMAZON currently have the very best deal !
I nearly forgot the included extras -
Pre-Loaded FlipShare Software—Now with Direct Upload to Twitter
UltraHD comes pre-loaded with FlipShare™ software, which makes it easy to organize, create and share your videos:
• Organize your videos by dragging and dropping into folders you’ve created, or use the automatic date-stamped folders
• Edit and trim your favorite videos clips or even add your own music, all using FlipShare’s easy editing tools
• Create video greeting cards or use the Magic Movie feature to make movies with the click of a button
• Capture photos using the easy Snapshot feature. You can grab a still-image photo from any of the 60 frames that comprise each second of your video
• Share privately using FlipShare’s attachment-free email. Or create private Flip Channels, the easiest way to share videos and photos with groups of friends and family
• Post online by sharing directly to Facebook™, Twitter™ and YouTube™
FINALLY the little problems -
The handstrap is quite small ( but then I have very large hands)
The Flip does seem to get a bit confused on exposure but only whether subject is in front of a white wall or is heavily backlight (easy to change with a different viewpoint)
The wide angle wasn’t quite wide enough for some wide shots – and the telephoto isn’t quite big enough to video distant animals (I tried at the zoo) but there is an extrawide angle attachment that pushes on the front (at extra cost)
Customers who bought this said
I have been a Flip camera user since they released the first gen. Flip Mino HD (not the new metallic model). I loved the camera. For what I needed it for it was everything I wanted. I soon became addicted to the Flip cameras and needed to purchase the newest one every time they came out.
I currently own the Flip Mino HD (1st gen) Flip Ultra HD (2nd Gen) Flip Slide HD, and now the Flip Ultra HD (3rd Gen with Flip Port). I also own a Canon GL2 and Vixia 30 video cameras and a Canon Xi digital SLR.
I got home from school on Tuesday and found my brand new Flip Ultra HD waiting for me. I had about 20 minutes to open the package, look and set up the features (time, date, etc.) before I had to leave for marching band rehearsal. During rehearsal I did some test shooting and I was very impressed with the quality of this camera, but I was worried about a few features.
I was reluctant at first to purchase this camera because of the 60fps feature. I did own a Kodak Zi8 and the 720p 60fps setting didn’t not import into Final Cut Pro. I had to take it into compressor or some other software and change the file extension in order for Final Cut Pro to import it. Of course this causes a decrease in quality.
I was also reluctant because of the image stabilization feature. When image stabilization is added to a camera (of this size) video quality usually suffers. I know flips can be very shaky if you do not have a well trained hand. After a few hours a playing you will figure out the right movements that the camera can incorporate so your video will not come out shaky.
I don’t use my Flip Slide HD because of the omni directional microphone. I can not record loud situations because the microphone distorts. This is my biggest fault with the Slide HD. I was a little concerned with the new Flip Ultra HD that it would have the same problem even though it uses a different microphone, but what really sold me on this new Flip was the accessories and the FLIP PORT.
Right off the bat I noticed all of the new accessories that they are pushing for the Flips, the aquapacks, the igo chargers, and my favorite is the magnetic Bower Wide Angel Lens. Flip and Cisco have finally started listening to its customers, but what put it over the top for me was Blue Microphones. Blue Microphones makes vintage and out of this world recording, studio, usb microphones. I own one of their USB Microphones called the Snow Ball and the quality of that microphone is amazing. When I found out that Blue Microphones was making a microphone (mikey) for the new Flip to be used with the new Flip Port, I purchased mine right away.
So the Review…
The Ultra HD has always been my favorite because of its size. I think the bigger it is the better control you will have and the less shaky video you will produce. The new Ultra HD is smaller, but not that much. It feels good in your hands. The controls and the screen are in the same place. It is a nice fit in your hand.
I was very shocked at how well the image stabilization worked. If you have used a flip before this one you know that the slightest movement will create shaky video. You can tell that this one has image stabilization. It still can produce shaky video but it might take a big jolt to do it.
The 60 fps was great. It was much clearer video and with the image stabilization it made everything much smoother and clearer in the view finder, even in low light situations. I did check when I got home and the 60fps does import right into Final Cut Pro for editing without any compression. (Probably cause the videos are in MP4 format)
Overall I think this is the best Flip Camera out on the market. I like this one better than the Mino because of the touch screen controls. Sometimes pressing the touch screen controls on the Mino will cause the camera to shake.
I hope this review was helpful. Please feel free to leave comments or questions.
See my comparison of my Flip Cameras below.
Flip Mino HD – Good Microphone (2nd out of all of them), doesn’t have as wide as a shooting angle as the Ultra’s. Very small in the hand, at times hard to control.
Flip Ultra HD (2nd Gen) – Good Microphone (3rd out of all of them) Wide Angle for shooting, Feels good in the hand, sturdy, wont break if dropped. Double A batteries only last a few hours, rechargeable battery pack has short life span. Unit can get hot when charging – may even shut down.
Flip Slide HD – Poor Microphone (in loud situations) – its omni directional so it picks up all around the Flip not just in the front like the others. (4th out of all of them) Touch controls are better than the Flip Mino, however this has no hard buttons. The Slide does have the largest storage capacity and is second in video quality only to the new Flip Ultra HD.
Flip Ultra HD (3rd Gen Flip Port) – Widest Angle for shooting, feels the best in the hand, has the Best Microphone and currently I believe has the best video quality. This also is the only unit that has the new Flip Port.
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This is a powerful, easy-to-use, fairly cheap video camera; it records @ 1280 x 720, 60 FPS, and can hold about two full hours of video at that capacity. It fits neatly in a shirt pocket and is pretty much ideal for recording anything that doesn’t need to be professionally produced film, from home movies to recording interviews. It comes packaged with a basic editing program that’s designed to make it as easy as possible to produce basic home movies and post them to the web.
So far as that goes, it’s a great camera, especially at the price. The only real problem with it is that the overall interface is fairly dumbed down — for the sake of ease of use, they’ve traded away a *lot* of functionality. For example, it’s easy to view the clips you’ve just recorded in the viewfinder, but you can’t “fast forward” or “rewind” to a specific frame when you’re not actively playing back videos, because there’s only one set of “forward” and “reverse” buttons, and they also fill the “skip to next/previous clip” functions.
Similarly, the editing software is clean and easy to use, but lacks a lot of options. It’s fairly easy to take a chunk of video, yank out a selection of favorite clips, and string them together into a movie, and maybe even put a title on the front and credits at the end, but anything more complicated than that ain’t happening without third-party editing software. Perhaps most critical is the lack of a “resize” feature — because this camera records at such a high resolution, even fairly short videos taken with it can quickly reach prohibitively high file sizes (two minutes of video from this camera took me approximately two hours to upload to YouTube, over a DSL connection).
All that’s an issue because it seems, to me at least, that the only reason to purchase a dedicated video camera, in an era when everyone and their brother’s cellphone already has video recording capability, is if you’re at minimum a dedicated hobbyist. And if you’re such a dedicated hobbyist, I would suspect that you’d want more bells and whistles (like focus and exposure controls, or better bundled editing software) than this thing has. What it does, it does great, I’m just having a hard time figuring out who the expected market is for this — it records in higher resolution and better FPS than anyone who wants a casual camera for posting web videos really needs, and it lacks the advanced features that would make it appealing to dedicated hobbyists. The two-hour recording time and easy portability might make it very useful for people who want to record interviews or meetings, but archiving those recordings would be prohibitively difficult without, again, 3rd-party editing tools, due to the massive file size of the recordings this thing generates. The camera’s best feature is probably the image stabilization, which works very well — indeed, so well that I forgot about it, and just waved the camera around without even worrying about image shake at all. Because of that, this camera might be ideal for hobbyists who already have a full suite of editing software and are looking to shoot in uncontrolled conditions without a tripod.
The video to the left is an example of the sort of thing it’s fairly easy to turn out with this camera — you can see how it deals fairly well with indoor lighting conditions, has good color, etc., and you can see the “image stabilization” at work. I should note, however, that I did make two changes to this video using third-party software — I reduced its resolution from 1280 x 720 to 640 x 360 and converted it to a .wmv file so that it would fit within Amazon’s file size & format requirements for video reviews.
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Nikon Lens 18-200 Amazon question by Britters: Which camera case should I get for a Nikon D90?
I ordered a Nikon D90 body and 18-200 mm lens from Amazon and am expecting to receive it tomorrow; however, I do not have a carrying case for it! I am trying to decide between 2 cases:
I am leaning towards the 2nd one, as I will receive it much quicker. I need some protection for my camera! Any advice? I only have the one lens for the camera, so I don’t know if that will make a difference.
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Answer by aidan f
definitely # 2. it has the starter kit DVD and looks cool
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The big day is coming up! You have your dress, you have the cake picked out, all the bridesmaids are matching and your hair is looking perfect. Is your wedding photographer going to be able to capture your perfect day just as the way you saw it through your eyes? Are you going to be 40 years old, looking through old memory books and realize that your photographer was nothing but an amateur?
I seriously hope not. Hopefully you hire a professional that knows what he’s doing. If the guy shows up with a point and shoot camera or one of those Walmart disposables, you know you’ve got a problem. You didn’t skimp on anything for the wedding; not the cake, not your dress and hopefully not your soon to be husband. So why on earth would you hire your high school best friend to shoot your wedding photography?
When choosing a wedding photographer, expect to pay at least 0. That’s minimum. If you want decent photography you might have to have your hubby get a second job at the taco stand to afford it. Trust me, you’ll thank yourselves in a few years. I have had so many relatives and friends disappointed on their wedding day because they decided to hire their Uncle to do their wedding photography instead of me, somebody who actually knows what he’s doing.
Final words? Don’t be cheap with photography unless you really don’t care about your memories. Once you figure out which photographer you’d like to go with and he asks you if you’re sure you’d like his services, you’ll only have two words for him or her… I do.
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