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What about if I can get it charge, full green bar, but it won' turn on. Then after some time messing with it, I get it to charge again and the battery is empty again. Any ideas???

Posted on May 20, 2013

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SOURCE: Brand new Flip Ultra HD. Giving error "Check Battery Pack Chargin

check the contacts on the bottom of the pack. for some reason, the plastic sheathing covers the positve contact of one of the batteries. i took an xacto knife and cut a small hole to expose that end. after that, voila, no more charging problem. i woke up to a full charge this morning!!!

Posted on Aug 08, 2009

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I came across the same "Check Battery Pack" message last night when trying to charge my Flip Ultra HD for the first time last night. My husband just took an exacto knife and "trimmed" the plastic around the (-) part of the battery and cleaned the terminal a bit and it works!

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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SOURCE: flip videp ultra hd - red light blinking while charging

i have the same problem too. whenever i try to charge it through the dock. the red light continuously blinks and it won't charge.

Posted on Jan 04, 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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