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Using the UltraHD FlipCams


UltraHD FlipCams can be borrowed from the ATC. Visit the ATC in Fuller Labs, call x5220, or send e-mail to for information on borrowing a FlipCam HD.

FlipCam Controls/Features

Creating a Recording

  1. Power the FlipCam on using the button on the side (pictured above).
  2. Press the Start/Stop Recording button (red circular button) to start recording.
  3. When you are finished recording, press the Start/Stop Recording button to stop.

Reviewing Recordings on the FlipCam

  1. To review your recording, press the Playback button. The recording will display on the screen on the back of the FlipCam.
  2. To navigate through recordings for playback, use the arrow keys on either side of the Start/Stop Recording button.
  3. To adjust the volume in playback, press the + or - buttons above and below the Start/Stop Recording button.

Downloading Recordings to your Computer

  1. Slide the USB latch (pictured above in the FlipCam Controls/Features section) down to release the USB Arm.
  2. Connect the USB Arm to an available USB port on your computer.
  3. You will hear the FlipCam beep, indicating that it is in the process of connecting to your computer.
  4. Your computer will read the FlipCam as a removable device.
  5. Copy the files from the DCIM folder to your computer.

Changing the FlipCam Batteries

  1. On the bottom of the FlipCam, slide the latch into the unlocked position.
  2. On the front of the FlipCam, slide the bottom half of the cover, below the lens, downward.
  3. Change the batteries and replace the cover.
  4. Be sure to slide the latch back into the locked position to secure the cover.
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