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      07-26-2010, 03:15 PM   #1
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Flip Video Camcorder

With the baby on the way, I wanted to get a small cheap video camera, so I can send quick and easy videos to the grandparents

anyone have experience with the Flip series?
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no, but I plan to get one. from what Ive seen, they are amazing and easy to use. the quality is GREAT and the pocket size helps a lot!

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My friend has one. It's small, cheap and easy to use. Only 2 gripes about it. Not enough zoom and it's inability to take still shots. As long as you can work past not being able to take regular still pictures, I think it's a good buy.
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Originally Posted by LI E90 View Post
With the baby on the way, I wanted to get a small cheap video camera, so I can send quick and easy videos to the grandparents

anyone have experience with the Flip series?
my coworker is selling his if you're interested. he has the flip mino HD that records 2hrs. I have the flip ultra hd and i love it. My coworker got the iphone 4 so he's trying to sell his flip. I believe he's selling it for 140? He only has about 5 minutes of recording on it so it's practically brand new.

Not sure how much they go for new but if you're looking for a used one, 140 is a pretty good deal imo. PM me if you want more info.

He has the brushed metal one

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      07-26-2010, 07:47 PM   #5
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I have been using the regular version of Flip for a few years. Still my favorite. Great and easy to use and picture quality is decent.

I thought about buying the HD version before reading reviews on Kodak Zi8. So I decided to buy that one instead. I regret the decision. It's not that good, ergonomically designed or intuitive. Picture quality although HD, is quite jittery and lifeless compared to Flip.


I am thinking of getting a Flip HD but like to try it first before dishing out another two Benji's. I do recommend their products based on my previous experience.
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      07-26-2010, 11:38 PM   #6
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i have one, its really easy to use and quality is decent. i almost always have it with me because i record a lot of random things and love making videos
since its HD you might have to limit the time you record to like under a couple minutes if youre going to email it to the grandparents because the file can get pretty big
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