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Brand New. Flip Ultra II HD stuck on start up. As soon as I turn the camera on, the screen hangs on the introduction with "hold for (red button) for setup". No matter how long I try to hold it I get no response. The power button doesn't even work at that point. I've already tried leaving it for 48 hours, and charging it on my laptop. As well as using different batteries. All to no avail.

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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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SOURCE: Flip Ultra - freezes at initial Flip screen - will not shut off

I found a fix that worked for mine.
It was doing the same thing, freezing at the "Flip" screen and would not turn off. I did the remove the batteries deal. It worked once but issue reoccured 2 months later and the battery fix didn't fix it.
What did fix it was...
With the camera off, hold down the Right Arrow button and the trash can button at the same time and turn the camera on.
A few seconds later, I was at the start recording screen!!

Good Luck!

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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SOURCE: My Flip Ultra HD wont turn on "Its Too Hot .. Need to cool Down"

Same here , This product sucks!!@!

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

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SOURCE: I am charging my new Flip Ultra HD battery pak for

i cut the plastic wrap on the battery pack to reveal the fourth battery end.(2 batteries, 4 ends) and it's working.

Posted on Dec 28, 2009

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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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Did you do the Setup when you first started it? by holding the red button and following prompts? (to set up Language, date etc.) - if not try that. if yes, have you tried recharging it? Mine takes about 7 or 8 hours to fully charge (the red light will come on then when fully charged that light goes out) - it appears you have Ultra HD like me, so you should also be able to try some regular AA batteries in place of your rechargeable just to try that. If it works then, it is your rechargeable battery pack - either no good or needs charge. also when plugged into USB that red light should come on on front of the camera and if you look at the screen it should show a battery icon with a lightning bolt over it, shows the battery -how much charged. after 6 or so hours, press your red button and look at the screen - it now should be showing a battery icon that should by now be mostly Green and almost fully charged.
While charging the unit, Flipshare software comes up on your computer, "X" out of that software, so your camera will charge faster. My camera was doing similar things but I've had it a long time, and regular batteries worked, So I ordered a new battery pack and it has been fine since. Good Luck!!!
here is link to "what to do if battery not charging"

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My new flip mino HD wont charge and wont turn on


Same thing happend to me when i baught it brand new, just follow wat i say step by step, look at the bottom of your flip and there is a tripod hole and in that hole is an even smaller hole, take a papper clip and unbend it to make it straight,(thats what she said) then stick it in the small hole until you hear a click like a little button cause there is one in there, just hold it down for 5-8 seconds and do it again for 5-8 seconds then plug it in to ur computer, let it charge and you will be video tapin stuff in no time :)

Dec 28, 2010 | Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra Camcorder

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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.

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My flip mino HD has been charging for 3 hours and will not turn on. I've tried resetting the battery and it still won't turn on


Is it plugged in directly or with a USB extension cable? Some cheaper cables are not sufficient to charge it.

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Flip Ultra HD red light won't turn off after charging. Camera won't do anything at all. What do I do?


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.

Jan 26, 2010 | Pure Digital Flip Video Ultra Camcorder

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Flip Ultra - freezes at initial Flip screen - will not shut off


I found a fix that worked for mine.
It was doing the same thing, freezing at the "Flip" screen and would not turn off. I did the remove the batteries deal. It worked once but issue reoccured 2 months later and the battery fix didn't fix it.
What did fix it was...
With the camera off, hold down the Right Arrow button and the trash can button at the same time and turn the camera on.
A few seconds later, I was at the start recording screen!!

Good Luck!

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Record Beep Tone - How To Shut Off


On the Mino HD, Hold down the record button as you turn the camera on. Navigate the menu and turn off the sound under the sound option.

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My flip video camera froze.it wont turn on....


Have you tried resetting the camera? Hold down the power button and the red button simultaneously until the camera shuts off (takes about 10 seconds). Then, just press the power button again and the camera should turn back on. I had the same problem; when I pressed the red button to stop recording, the camera froze, and the red light remained on. I tried resetting it like this, and it seemed to work.

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If you look on the bottom of the camera there is a button that slides from a locked to an unlocked position. Slide it to unlocked and then slide down the back of the camera (the side with the lens) there is a removeable rechargeable battery pack. Remove it for a moment and then put it back in. Try plugging back into the USB port. This should work.

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