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Flip MinoHD Video Camera - Black, 4 GB, 1 Hour (1st Generation)

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  • Holds 60 minutes of HD-quality video (1280 x 720 resolution at 30 frames per second; 16:9 widescreen) on 4 GB of built-in memory
  • Weighs only 3.3 ounces; Super-slim, super-sleek design, fits into your pocket or purse
  • Features one-touch recording and digital zoom
  • Flip-out USB arm plugs directly into your computer to launch built-in FlipShare software
  • FlipShare software lets you save and organize your videos, edit individual clips, make custom movies, email your videos, and upload them
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Technical Details

Color: Black
  • Brand Name: Flip Video
  • Model: F460B
  • Media Type: SD
  • Optical zoom: 2 x
  • Maximum Aperature Range: F/2.4
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Product Details

Color: Black
  • Item Weight: 94 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B001HSOFI2
  • Item model number: F460B
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (539 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,328 in Camera & Photo (See Top 100 in Camera & Photo)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: November 11, 2008

Product Description

Color: Black

From the Manufacturer

Introducing Flip MinoHD

Flip MinoHD provides you the power of self-expression, enabling you to shoot and share your stories with the world.

Flip MinoHDP highlights



MinoHD Overview:

  • Weighing only 3.3 ounces, MinoHD is the world’s smallest HD camcorder
  • Super-slim, super-sleek design that fits into any pocket or purse
  • Simple user interface features one-touch recording and digital zoom, making HD video easier and more fun than ever
  • Holds 60 minutes of HD-quality video on 4 GB of built-in memory; no tapes or additional memory cards required
  • Convenient flip-out USB arm plugs directly into your computer to launch built-in FlipShareTM software
  • Built-in FlipShare software lets you easily email videos, edit individual clips, make custom movies, capture still photos from video, and even upload video to sharing sites like YouTube and MySpace
  • Internal Li-ion battery recharges through built-in USB arm while you're plugged into your computer
  • Produces incredible HD 720p (1280 x 720 resolution at 30 frames per second; 16:9 widescreen) video you'll be able to enjoy on your HDTV
  • Records high-quality H.264 videos that work with most video-playing applications, including Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, and iTunes
  • Watch videos instantly on TV with included connector cable
  • Instant playback, pause, fast forward, rewind, zoom, and delete functions



Flip MinoHD highlights

The World's Smallest HD Camcorder
Flip MinoHD puts the power of HD video in your pocket. Flip MinoHD offers all the signature Flip Video features you love—sleek design, simple user interface, flip-out USB arm, rechargeable internal Li-ion battery, built-in editing and sharing software, instant uploads to YouTube and MySpace—plus stunningly crisp, clear HD-quality video.  Weighing only 3.3 ounces and featuring a slim, sleek design that fits into any pocket or purse, super-small Flip MinoHD lets you capture life in HD anywhere you go.

Flip MinoHD Highlights

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Stunning HD Video
Flip MinoHD is the world’s smallest HD camcorder. But, in this case, small in size translates to high in quality. Flip MinoHD produces vibrant HD 720p (1280 x 720, 16:9 widescreen) video that can be enjoyed on any HDTV. Flip camcorders have earned a reputation for high-quality video, and MinoHD combines that signature Flip quality with the latest in HD technology. Its 4 GB of built-in memory lets you capture an hour of brilliant HD video, even in low-light situations. Plus, premier AAC audio means your videos will sound clearer than ever.

The Power of HD in Your Pocket
Flip MinoHD offers the same features that have made Flip Mino a huge hit. Weighing only 3.3 ounces, Flip MinoHD features a super-sleek, super-portable design that truly puts the power of HD video in your pocket.
Flip MinoHD highlights


This portability allows you to capture HD video almost anywhere you go: a morning hike, a lazy afternoon at the park, a late-night party, and everything in between. Like other Flip Video camcorders, MinoHD offers a simple user interface with one-touch recording, making it easier and more fun than ever to take HD-quality video. Simply power on and press record, and you’ll be capturing HD video in seconds. When it’s time to edit or share your videos, flip out the USB arm and connect to any Mac or PC to launch the built-in FlipShare software.



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Built-in FlipShare Software
MinoHD comes pre-loaded withFlipShare software, which makes it easy to organize, create and share your videos:
  • Organize your videos. Drag and drop your videos into folders you've created, or use the automatic date-stamped folders.
  • Create custom movies. Make movies featuring your favorite video clips, and add your own music to provide a more personal touch.
  • Capture still-image snapshots. Use enhanced freeze-frame capabilities to grab a snapshot from any of the thirty frames that comprise each second of your video.
  • Share privately. Send videos to your friends and family using attachment-free emails. Or create private Flip Channels to share your videos with specific groups of friends and family.
  • Share with the world. Publish your videos directly to Facebook, YouTube and other sites, all with the click of a button.
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What's in the box:
  • Flip MinoHD Camcorder, with built-in FlipShare software
  • TV connector cable
  • Wrist strap
  • Soft carrying case
  • Quick start guide
  • Warranty
  • Product registration



Product Description

Here it is! A 720p HD camcorder that fits in your pocket. The Flip MinoHD has 4GB built-in memory to record and store up to 60 minutes of high quality video. A 1.5" TFT lets you preview and view videos on camera. A USB connector lets you transfer and share videos. Advanced playback, pause, fast forward/rewind features Records high-quality H.264 videos that work with iTunes, iMovie, and iPhoto Child Safe mode to prevent accidental deletions of clips Fast lens - great low or bright light results, 2x digital zoom 1.5 color high-brightness (transflective) display for easy recording and super-clear viewing in bright sunlight Silent mode for recording in sensitive situations TV connector cable included to watch videos on television Tripod mount fits any standard tripod Video - 16 - 9 widescreen, HD 720p (1280 x 720) at 30 frames per second progressive scan Built-in FlipShare software for email, edit, and more Includes Flip Video MinoHD Camcorder w/ built-in rechargeable lithium ion battery; Protective carrying pouch; Wrist strap; TV cable; Quickstart Guide Internal Memory - 4GB (60 minutes) Screen Resolution - 528 x 132 pixels / Video Resolution - 1280 x 720 progressive Video Bitrate - 8.8Mbps (average - auto adaptive algorithm) Video Format - H.264 video compression, AAC audio compression, saves as MP4 file Lens Type - Fixed Focus (1.5m to infinity) Aperture - f/2.4 (fast lens for great results in low-light environments) Zoom - Smooth multi-step 2x digital 8 Touch-Sensitive Capacitive Buttons (Power, Play, Delete, Record and 4 way navigation) Unit Dimensions - 3.94 x 1.97 x 0.63 (H x W x D) PC Connection - Built-in flip-out USB arm (up to 2.0 USB speed) TV Out - NTSC (cable included) Battery Life - Rechargeable lithium ion battery, charges using built-in USB arm Operating System compatibility - Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OSX

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Super sleek and easy to carry in a pocket or small purse.
AmazonDiva
If you do a search on google you will see this is a common problem.
thebaron
The videos are good quality and it is a very easy camera to use.
A. Merritt

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

649 of 670 people found the following review helpful By Norman R. Hart on November 15, 2008
Color Name: Black
The camera
The camera has a 1.5 inch screen that is vibrant but small. The camera is thin and can easily be slid into the front pocket of your jeans. It is extremely light. The buttons on the back are touch sensitive and are not typical buttons that you "press". There is a nice quality built in microphone. Operation is dead simple. Turn it on and push the large red button to start record and then press it again to stop.

The video quality:
The video quality from this camera is phenomenal considering its price tag. No its not a Canon HV30 but its not supposed to be.There is very little motion blur and the colors are nicely saturated. Due to the higher quality video shakiness is more pronounced in the videos but its not terrible. The more still you can hold this camera the better. The sound is crisp and clear. I can easily say the quality of this camera trumps all other flash based camcorders in this price bracket.

The Software
Mac users rejoice! The Mino HD's video files ( MPEG4) are natively supported by Mac OS X, Quicktime, & iMovie 8 or iMovie HD. The software (Flipshare) even allows stitching the footage together, adding music and transitions and exporting the finished result directly to Youtube or just onto your desktop. I am very impressed Pure Digital rewrote the software package so that the features for Mac Users were the same as PC users. When you first plug in the camera iPhoto will open and offer to import the video's. You can override this in iPhoto's preferences. From then on the Flipshare will open automatically.

Final Conclusion:
The Flip Mino HD billed as the worlds smallest HD camcorder (as of 11/14) is worth its weight in gold. Especially if you have a Mac!
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Color Name: Black
Flip camcorders are easy to use like the name suggests. So your friend starts pulling a stunt, or your baby starts taking the first step, you may have missed getting it on video earlier...but with the Flip you don't. You flip out this sleek camcorder from your pocket (or purse)and take that video and then flip out the USB arm, plug it into your computer and start "flipping" your video directly into youtube. You can set your privacy options on the videos you upload to include only your circle. It's super easy with the Flip and so nice to share special moments with your far away family and friends.

Here's what I like about this camcorder:

-- Takes HD video (720p) in 16:9 ratio, picture is very sharp especially when viewed on a computer screen or LCD TV.
-- To upload your video you just flip out the USB 2.0 arm and plug it into your computer like a mini external drive. You can then directly upload your video to youtube, myspace or any other video-sharing website without having to transfer it to your computer. Or just upload it to your computer.
-- Super sleek and easy to carry in a pocket or small purse. Weighs only 3.3 ounces and is 50% slimmer than the earlier Ultra series Flip Video Ultra Series Camcorder, 60-Minutes (Black). And Mino also has 4GB capacity compared to 2GB of Ultra - although both take 60 minutes of video
-- Controls are super-easy, really child's play. A simple press of the big red button records video. The +/- signs operate the digital zoom and the left/right arrows scroll through videos. Touching the trash can button deletes a video. That's it!
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324 of 340 people found the following review helpful By Jay Adkins on November 12, 2008
Color Name: Black
Amazon should really consider only allowing those who actually purchase the product to review it.

Contrary to D. Knapp's inaccurate claim of false advertising(do your research), this unit is indeed capable of High Definition video at 1280x720 and it looks quite stunning, more so than I expected. I was satisfied with the original Flip Mino's video and audio quality. This is icing on the cake.

The software seems to be improved over the original and regular Flip devices. I found it to be much snappier too.

My only gripe is low level lighting situations. It would be nice to see an add on infrared light system or a light accessory attachment. I'm sure battery issues might play a role in the decision to leave that option out though.

If you're like me and only drag your real camcorder out on the holidays, or you always seem to miss those Kodak moments with the kids, the Flip Mino HD is for you!
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68 of 71 people found the following review helpful By CKE TOP 50 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on November 27, 2008
Color Name: Black Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
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The folks at Pure Digital have created a tiny little HD camcorder. If you watch the video you will get a full appreciation for just how small it is.

A few details-

Unlike previous versions the Flip Mino HD records as a MP4 file (instead of AVI). This is not a big deal, but it does prevent you from going straight from recording to Apple TV - you will need a program like Roxio Crunch to convert the file.

Maybe not the greatest camera if your only goal is to pot videos on YouTube. The extra resolution will not show up, but it will take the video significantly longer to upload.

Capture speed is a bit too slow - this causes the picture to blur during motion. It can also give your videos a "Blair Witch Project" feel if you film while walking.

Final Verdict - if you are want a camera that is highly portable with great quality look no further. If you would prefer a video camera that you are only going to use for posting videos on the internet ou ay want to go back a model.

5 Stars
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