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I have a Flip Video Camera Ultra HD and When I plug it into my pc I have no DCIM folder

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You can only record on the onboard memory, right ? or do you have an SD car reader on it ?

if it is onboard memory, then it might be dead ; maybe you could consider reseting the device to it's default config, or flash it's bios file...

I had an HG10 Canon HD camcorder, and one day the picture function died : couldn't record on the SD card and all pics in the DCIM folders were damaged/unreadable (even with perfect video mode, the HG10 is in a closet now...)

Posted on Apr 13, 2014

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    BTW try to plug it into ANOTHER COMPUTER !!!

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SOURCE: flip ultra hd not charging

I had the same problem, but it seemed to be a bit more sporadic. I'd occasionally get the "Charging Paused - Check Battery Pack" error. The battery pack itself looks a bit strange, since the white plastic covers the bottom, right side and it seems that there is no possible way for the battery to make contact with the camera. However, I saw the following suggestion on another site (which the poster claimed came from Flip technical support), and this technique worked for me:

1) remove the battery pack from the camcorder
2) connect the camcorder to a powered USB port on your computer
3) when the "Connected" indicator comes on, insert the battery pack into the camcorder
4) safe eject your camcorder from your computer
5) reconnect your camcorder to your computer
6) the battery pack should now begin to charge within the camcorder

Posted on Feb 01, 2010

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SOURCE: Flip Ultra HD red light won't turn off after

UNIT: ultraHD
PROBLEM:
I just had this problem: I turned it on, started to record a video, but it hung up on frame #1, with the record red light stuck on. And I couldn't do any of the following: restart the recording, play already recorded videos, turn it off, connect to PC.
SOLUTION:
I removed the battery for about 30 seconds, then replaced it. my UltraHD flip works great now.

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

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SOURCE: Flip Video Ultra Camcorder: After I downloaded my last videos my camera stoppe...

Remove the battery. Connect the camcorder to the computer's USB port. The computer will show the autostart menu or give a beep. Insert the battery now. Use the 'Safely Remove Hardware' option, stop the device and remove the Camcorder from the Computer. Close the battery compartment. Bingo! The device works :-)

Posted on Jun 10, 2010

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SOURCE: Flip Ultra HD - conflicting storage info

connect your flip cam to your computer.openo c drive on your computer.open flip program.look for trash file.empty it.that will restore your full 2hr record time

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

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Lost time on flip ultra video camera,was 2 hr, now 1:45


The Flip has a hidden file folder where it stores files that might not have been properly removed. To clear these off the Flip. Use the control panel on your PC to allow access to hidden folders and hidden files. Once this is enabled, search the Flip for a folder called "trashes". Emptying this folder will clear the memory and return the Flip to it's full time.

Feb 27, 2011 | Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra Camcorder

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How to convert flip video (HD).mp4 to wmv for import movie maker ? Flip movie...


How to convert flip video (HD).mp4 to wmv for import movie maker ?
Flip movie files mostly recorded in mp4 file format, currently there are Flip Mino/Mino HD, Flip Ultra/Ultra HD and the latest released Flip Slide HD camera record.mp4, the awkwardness of Microsoft movie maker only takes WMV, AVI and MPG file, among them, WMV is the most popular one. And the first step to get flip video to windows movie maker is to convert/change flip video.mp4 to wmv.

Step by step on how to convert flip video (HD).mp4 to wmv for import movie maker.

Step 1.Download Flip Converter, install and running it.

Step 2.Click Add button to load Flip Video files that you want to convert
You can load many short clips at one time, batch load and batch convert features is available. You can simply load a video folder. Select WMV format in the Profile pull down list."
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Step 3.Click Start Button to start conversion
That is it, with above 3 steps you can convert your flip video files to wmv.
Now, You will experience a new lifestyle. Just Free download and enjoy it.
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on Sep 17, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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I'm having a hard time getting my Flip HD to charge. It is brand new and this is the first time I've had to charge it. Sometimes the red light is on and steady and other times the red light is flashing. ...


I had this charging problem with 2 new Flip Ultra HD cameras...red light flashing..nothing on the screen after plugging in the USB port.

I removed the battery..plugged camera into USB port..pc recognized the camera... installed flipshare software..updated software...plugged battery back in..all good.

Why on earth the book doesn't mention these steps is beyond me.

Oct 11, 2010 | Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra Camcorder

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Flip Ultra HD - conflicting storage info


connect your flip cam to your computer.openo c drive on your computer.open flip program.look for trash file.empty it.that will restore your full 2hr record time

Jul 28, 2010 | Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra Camcorder

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Flip Ultra HD and Mac Os X -- version 10.5 Problems installing FlipShare Help! When I try to install Flip for Mac, it freezes in mid-installation, and never closes. It does install a Flipshare...


I had the same issue with my new ultra hd and my 2008 imac. Basically, I just downloaded flipshare from pure digital's website and all is good. Another problem I have run into is that when I first plug the camera in, it asks if I want to update the cameras software, when I click 'yes', it gives the error, "unable to update camera software."
Last but least, Imovie 08 gives an error when I try to import the movies. No biggie, I just double click on the "dcim" folder in the flip video folder of the camera and I can drag the videos to my desktop, then into Imovie.
So far, not the seamless experience I was expecting, as this unit is supposed to be 100% compatible with mac's.
Steve

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Trying to use movies saved in flipshare in movie maker want to save the flipshare files as mpeg, flipshare is saving them as jpeg How do I save the videos in flipshare as mpeg...why are they saving as...


Flip video camcorder has made its name world wide. It's very creative, cool and super simple. You can email videos (it will automatically compress and reformat the video to an acceptable size), save videos locally (you can organize them by creating folders), share videos online via AOL and edit them as well. It also has very simple yet functional video editing capacity; the four family members Flip Mino, Flip Mino HD, Flip Ultra and Flip Ultra HD will definitely meet demands of a large quantity of population with different preference.

At the time we are happy for ourselves for having purchased it to make some memorable videos that we can share in a blink of the eye with our friends and family. We find there is something flip video just can’t do, flip video produces h.264 and mp4 files. But some one would prefer the. Mpeg file as output format. Is there a shortcut to convert flip to mpeg?

Flip video to mpeg converter is a very powerful and easy-to-use Flip Video to mpeg video converter app. It can convert any Flip video to mpeg with flexible settings and high conversion speed. The program supports Flip Mino, Flip Mino HD, Flip Ultra and Flip Ultra HD. Flip video to mpeg converter allows you to convert multiple video files at a time, trim your video files to capture your favorite video clips, crop movie video, and set movie effects and so on.

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Can not see the videos in the Flip Share window


Connect your flip video camcorder to your computer via the usb arm. you will find your video files in FLIPVIDEO(F:)->DCIM folder. Just copy your videos to your computer.

Jan 26, 2009 | Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra Camcorder

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Flip camera problem


ok Have same problem, literally just fixed in less than 5 mins ago, figued I would come back on this fourm I was searching on for a solution and post my soultion,,, Simple solution!!
Plug in flip to PC
go to my computer
right click on Flip
click Format
Click quick format
Solution!! My 60 mins was restored!!!!!
Hope it helps some one!!

Apr 05, 2008 | Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra Camcorder

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Lost time/inaccessible files on flip


This may sound risky, but I did this and my Camera is working perfectly again... If you don't have any videos on it you need to salvage too badly this should do the trick.

1) Plug it in (obviously)
2) Go to My Computer and right click your video camera
3) Click Format
4) I clicked restore device defaults because it sounded safe (but may not be necessary)
5) Click start and begin the reformatting

After this i went from my incorrect 27:11 min. remaining on the camera to the full 60. Still records perfectly and the software is still on it and works correctly. Hope it helps some of you out there =)

Mar 09, 2008 | Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra Camcorder

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