PureDigital Flip MinoHD Video Camera - MinoHD Features and Specifications

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PureDigital Flip MinoHD Video Camera
MinoHD Features and Specifications
FlipShare Software
Setup and Using the Flip MinoHD

Features:

The following information has been pulled from the Flip Video Product page and reposted here for your convenience.  If you want all the details, please head on over here for the complete info. 

  • The MinoHD is the world's sleekest HD camcorder; this design features a unique brushed-metal front and soft, rounded edges
  • Slim, sleek design fits in any pocket or purse--perfect for shooting video on the go
  • Start recording within 3 seconds of power-up; simple user interface features one-touch recording, making HD video easier and more fun than ever
  • Captures 2 hours of stunning HD video on 8 GB of built-in memory; no additional memory needed
  • Internal lithium ion battery recharges through built-in USB arm; also recharges when connected to Flip Video Power Adapter sold separately (buy now)

  • Large 2.0" anti-glare display to play back and delete videos
  • Fast lens - great low or bright light results; 2x digital zoom
  • Convenient flip-out USB arm plugs directly into your PC or Mac to launch pre-loaded FlipShare™ software
  • FlipShare software makes it easy to email videos, edit individual clips, make custom movies, capture still-image snapshots, and upload video to Facebook™, MySpace™, YouTube™ and other sharing sites
  • HDMI™ output (mini-HDMI connector) makes it easy to watch video on your HDTV; Standard HDMI™ cables sold separately (buy now)
  • Records high-quality H.264 videos that are compatible with most video-playing applications, including Windows Media Player, QuickTime Player, and iTunes
  • Video: 16:9 widescreen, HD 720p (1280 x 720) at 30 frames per seconds (fps) progressive scan; recorded as MP4 files
  • "Child Safe" mode to prevent accidental deletions of clips
  • Backlit buttons for low-light recording and playback
  • Silent mode for recording in sensitive situations
  • Tripod mount fits any standard tripod
  • NOTE: when selected, designs, images and patterns will be printed on a white camcorder

Simple to Share

Pre-loaded FlipShare™ software for instant viewing, editing, one-click emailing, and online sharing:
  • Browse, playback, organize and archive your videos
  • Create movies with video clips, music and titles
  • Edit clips and create still-image snapshots from video
  • Instantly upload to Facebook™, MySpace™, YouTube™ and other video sharing sites
  • Share your videos privately using attachment-free emails or greetings cards (free and unlimited video sharing)
  • Create private Flip Channels to share your videos with groups of family and friends

 


Specifications:

Internal Memory: 8GB (2 hours)
Screen Size: 2.0" (transflective TFT)
Screen Resolution: 320 x 240 pixels
Video Resolution: 1280 x 720
Frame Rate: 30 frames per second (constant frame rate, progressive scan)
Video Bitrate: 9.0Mbps (average - auto adaptive algorithm)
Video Format: H.264 video compression, AAC audio compression, saves as MP4 file
Lens Type: Fixed Focus (0.8m to infinity)
Aperture: f/2.4 (fast lens for great results in low-light environments)
Zoom: Smooth multi-step 2x digital
Interface: 8 Touch-Sensitive Capacitive Buttons (Power, Play, Delete, Record and 4 way navigation)
Dimensions: 3.94" x 1.97" x 0.66" (H x W x D)
PC Connection: Built-in flip-out USB arm (up to 2.0 USB speed)
TV Out: HDMI™ Mini Connector. Standard HDMI™ cables sold separately (buy now)
Battery Life: Rechargeable lithium ion battery, charges on both USB and Flip Video power adapter (buy now).
Tripod Mount: Yes
Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Mac OSX
Min. Requirements:

(PC) 3.0 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or faster processor, Windows XP SP2 with 512 MB of RAM, Vista or Windows 7 with 1 GB of RAM, and USB 2.0 port

(Mac) 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo or faster processor, 1 GB of RAM, OS X Leopard 10.5 or Snow Leopard 10.6, and USB 2.0 port

Software:

Pre-loaded FlipShare™ software for instant viewing, editing, one-click emailing, and online sharing:

Browse, playback, organize and archive your videos

Create movies with video clips, music and titles

Edit clips and create still-image snapshots from video

Instantly upload to Facebook™, MySpace™, YouTube™ and other video sharing sites

Share your videos privately using attachment-free emails or greetings cards (free and unlimited video sharing)

Create private Flip Channels to share your videos with groups of family and friends

 

On the next page we'll cover some of the FlipShare software.  Nothing has changed much since the version we used a year ago however.