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Flip Video Ultra Troubleshooting
Flip Video Ultra F260W was released in 2006 by Pure Digital Technologies, with two gigabit storage capacity. The Flip Video F260 is a digital video camera. There were 3 model variations: F260N is orange, F260W is white, and F260B is black
- No audio playback on videos
- Frozen Screen
- Device will not turn on
- Connections lost between Camera and Computer
- Buttons are unresponsive
No audio playback on videos ¶
The device can record video, but does not seem to be recording any audio
Software crash ¶
The software that controls the audio driver may have crashed. Restarting the device will run the software again. Sometimes the device just needs a reboot in order to function properly again.
Loose component ¶
The microphone portion may have become loose inside the device or even damaged.
Frozen Screen ¶
The camera powers on, but the screen is unresponsive or won't turn on.
Reset the Device ¶
If your camera is on but unresponsive, hold down the power button for 10 seconds to restart the device.
Loose components ¶
The screen component may have loosened from the mother board or maybe even damaged.
Device will not turn on ¶
Device will not Power On nor looks like it is Functional
Power Button may be Stuck ¶
Make sure that the Power Button is not stuck and if it is please refer to
Faulty batteries ¶
Ensure that the batteries are fully charged or make sure that it is put in correctly. Make sure that you have the exact type of batteries, in this case double AA batteries and that they are facing in the correct directions indicated by the indications on the case.
Connections lost between Camera and Computer ¶
Computer doesn't recognize the camera when plugged in
USB Connector on Laptop/PC ¶
Make sure there is nothing inside the USB connector. Ensure that the inside is clean and if any dirt or debris is preventing a connection please remove carefully.
USB Port will not fit into PC ¶
Sometimes the USB may not be functional or it may be very old. If its a very old USB drive please consider on buying a new one for the old one may corrupt the files.
USB component is loose from the Motherboard ¶
The USB part of the camera may have lifted off the motherboard slightly, causing a severed connection. Please refer to this guide.
Conflicting devices plugged into computer ¶
Some devices plugged into the computer cause others to become unrecognizable. Unplug any other USB device and try again.
Buttons are unresponsive ¶
The buttons do not want to cooperate
Buttons may be Stuck ¶
Check to make sure that none of the buttons are stuck and make sure that there isn't any sticky substance that got into the device. Fix the button using this guide.
Loose Buttons ¶
Loose buttons are a common thing and it can happen some of the times. To fix a loose button refer to
Lost connection to mother board ¶
The wire that connects the buttons to the mother board may have become loose or even damaged. Fix it by using this guide.