Yes, I am aware of how many video cameras I own. No, I do not need another one. I purchased a Flip video camera ($150.00) because I was so intrigued with the idea of a small, inexpensive camera designed to do just one thing.
They even did away with the USB cable and SD cards. You plug the Flip right into the USB port with a little… flip-out USB connector.
The one I got records an hour of video. I think the $100 model does 30 min. Check the website for specs.
Does the Flip take better video than my little Casio. Probably not. Is it as handy as a pocket on a shirt. Yes, indeedy, and it’s less than half the price.
I’m not sure what I’ll do with mine. I just wanted to see if this device is a cool as I’ve been hearing and reading. I think it might be. Toss it in your beach bag or your purse and go. Hit the red button and you’re recording. Makes the Sony Camcorder seem like a big old pain in the ass to lug around.
Uses two AA batteries and works with Mac or PC.
Warning: You’ll hear me talking baby talk to our Golden Retrievers. Runs 90 sec.