Flip Video Camera? Or, RCA EZ201 Video Camera?

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Realty Arts

I got all fired up about video, Flickr video, and video in general.

Jeff Turner, Bob Stewart, and Brad Andersohn put me over the top.

I pulled up the CNet review for the Flip and that led me to the RCA EZ201.

After a little more reading, I was at Amazon, and, of course, EBay.

I decided to look into the EZ201, based on the CNet review's mention of the rotating screen, and the tripod mount.  Also, I like the USB dongle that slides out.

And today I scored an RCA EZ201 on EBay.  Slightly used, but "Mint."  $64.88 to my door.  It seems that the EZ201 hasn't achieved the "hot" status of the Flip, but it is RCA's licensed use of the same design.  Cheaper for not being "hot?"  I'll work with it.

Now I'll be watching the mail every day until I get the new toy.  That should give me enough time to make a list of video projects.

Interviews come to mind.  Home tours.  Parks and other amenities.

Fired up....

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Ambassador
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Eleanor Thorne
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WATCH OUT Linda Craft YOU TUBE!  This should be FUN!
April 10, 2008 08:15 AM
Rainmaker
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Mike Jaquish
919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
Realty Arts

Eleanor,

Eeeeeasy, now...

Hmmmm, I was thinking of shooting interviews with mortgage pro's. 

April 10, 2008 08:26 AM
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Bob Stewart
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Missy,

Not because I am a crazy flip supporter (I just want people doing video in general) but I have a tripod for my flip.........I heard that some of the first models didn't have the piece on the bottom to screw the tripod into, but the new ones do......

(really just coming back to remind about those bonus points I have for the first interview with a principal :-) ) 

April 10, 2008 09:39 AM
Rainmaker
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Ray Nellum
Fort Smith Real Estate
Envision Real Estate Group, LLC.
Mike, you and Brad and going to get me so hip that my kids will think someone replaced their dad.
April 10, 2008 09:10 PM
Rainmaker
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Mike Jaquish
919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
Realty Arts

Bob,

I spent enough time with principals in my academic career...

Ray,

LOL.  Keep them off-balance.

April 10, 2008 09:41 PM
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Mike Frazier
Dyersburg Tn Real Estate
Carousel Realty of Dyer County

Mike,

Thanks for the good advice! I just got mine ordered! 

April 11, 2008 10:11 AM
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Bill Roberts
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Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate

Mike, OK, I guess I have to get on the bandwagon. How much does the RCA cost if I don't want to do the eBay thing?

Bob, How about bonus points for just buying the Flip?

Bill Roberts

April 11, 2008 10:37 AM
Rainmaker
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Mike Jaquish
919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
Realty Arts

Mike,

Good job!  See you in Cannes!

Bill,

$89.99 and up.

Free shipping from Circuit City...

Get 'er done!

April 11, 2008 02:46 PM
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Steve Rosenbaum
Social Media Do's and Don'ts

Great posts everybody. I personally am partial to the new Flip Video Ultra 60

 Plus:  Great sound, Great software, can edit, splice, add effects and music all in one simple step.

Minus, no rotating screen (I put a stand up mirror behind mine when I'm talking into it so I can see the screen!)  Would prefer expandable memory or swappable memory cards.

Steve Rosenbaum
http://FlipVideoSecrets/today

Come to my Teleseminar "Flip Video Secrets" with Mike Stewart http://FlipVideoSecrets.com/today

April 11, 2008 05:28 PM
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Gene Allen
Realtor Hampton Roads Real Estate
Resh Realty Group
Sounds good I will have to look into the device.  I have seen a lot of media about them.
April 12, 2008 04:56 PM
Rainmaker
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Mike Jaquish
919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
Realty Arts

Gene,

Let the cameras roll!

April 12, 2008 05:57 PM
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Ryan Hukill - Edmond
Realtor
ShowMeOKC Team of Paradigm AdvantEdge
So, Mike, how about an update since you've probably gotten your new toy by now, right?  I'm anxious to hear (or see) about it!
April 24, 2008 12:07 AM
Rainmaker
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Mike Jaquish
919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
Realty Arts

Ryan,

I have picked it up a couple of times, but, for shame, so far the new toy is a paperweight.

Thanks for the reminder!

April 24, 2008 06:18 AM
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Gene Allen
Realtor Hampton Roads Real Estate
Resh Realty Group
Yea, we need to see some video and a good review of the product.
April 25, 2008 03:22 PM
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Bo Buchanan
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Mike -thanks for the mention of the other camera! I'm compiling a list myself and will check this RCA Camera out.  

May 11, 2008 12:00 AM
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Bo Buchanan
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If I can get one for the same price you did - I'll snag one.  Did you see that they also have a one touch DVD burner dock for this camera?  That looks COOOOOLL!!!

May 21, 2008 02:36 AM
Rainmaker
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Mike Jaquish
919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
Realty Arts

Bo,

It's out there...

May 21, 2008 10:00 PM
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Tracy Santrock
Raleigh - Cary Realtor
Fonville Morisey/Santrock Realty Group, Inc.

Based on my experience with my company I've gone w/the flip since its the one that AR seems to be embracing.  I love it and my tripod.  Mixpo will be up and running on Monday.  The heat is on and not just summer heat!

July 05, 2008 05:54 PM
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Mike Jaquish
919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
Realty Arts

Tracy,

The differences between the two cameras are minimal, as they use the same technology.  RCA just failed to put a cute name on theirs, and were 2nd to market, so they are less well known.  Either camera is a ton of fun!

July 06, 2008 05:21 PM
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Phil Leng
Phil Leng Team - Residential Real Estate Experts &
Keller Williams Eastside Market Center

Hi Mike,

Found your post as I am looking for second generation video creation after my flip mino.

Thanks

Phil

December 25, 2010 05:15 AM
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