Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner

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Preserve and protect memories… Share them with loved ones.

Memories and stories bind families together. How will you preserve and share yours? With the Flip-Pal™ mobile scanner, no longer will your precious photos, documents and other memories be scattered, lost or hidden. Have fun and enhance your creativity, then share your memories with family and friends. And save time in the process. Take advantage of the patented Flip-and-Scan technology to scan photos safely while they are still in the album or frame.


If Auntie won't let you take the family pictures home to scan,  then Shop the Hound has the solution, then take the Flip-Pal Scanner to her.


Shop the Hound is proud to be the Canadian Distributor of  Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner in Canada. 

When you open the box of your new Flip-Pal you are ready to start scanning. It's easy and so lightweight. Perfect to take along with you to your next family reunion or get together. It requires no computer and the SD card is compatible with PC and Mac computers.   


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Versatile – Scan Small to Large Originals


  • Photos, drawings, quilts,even small objects like coins or jewelry
  • Newspapers, bound books, albums, and magazines
  • Stitching software for larger originals



Keep your Memories Safe - Scan Photos in Place


  • Patented flip-and-scan technology: remove the lid, flip the scanner over and place it on the original
  • See-through window for framing the original
  • Safeguard important documents and images and store in a safe location



Easy and Quick


  • Push one button to scan in seconds
  • No computer required to scan
  • Just take your SD card to your computer and turn on your creativity



The Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner comes with everything you need to scan right out of the box


  • Scanner
  • Four AA batteries (installed)
  • 4GB SD memory card (installed)
  • USB to SD adapter
  • Stitching and color restoration software
  • Quick Start User Guide
  • First-year warranty and 30-day money back guarantee*
  • StoryScans Talking Photos upgrade available with purchase**

*Second year extended warranty available during or after purchase. The same terms, conditions, and exclusions apply as in the complimentary first-year warranty. Purchase must be made within 30 days of original Flip-Pal Purchase.


**If you choose a StoryScans Upgrade Activation you will be sent an activation code via email once your payment is processed.

Flip-Pal Technical Specifications

Scanner type

Flatbed color CIS scanner
Maximum scan area

4 x 6 inch single scan. Larger originals are accommodated by stitching individual scans.
Scan Resolutions 300 x 300 dpi
600 x 600 dpi


10.25 x 6.5 x 1.25 in.

1 lb. 4.5 oz. (580 gm) without batteries
Scan speed 300 dpi: 6 sec.
600 dpi: 11 sec.
LCD 1.7 in. color LCD
Displays a thumbnail of the scan in progress, and thumbnails of scanned images stored on the SD card.
Number of scans

Typically 150 scans from one set of high-quality alkaline batteries, 450 scans from photo lithium batteries, or 500 scans from high-quality NiMH rechargeable batteries.
Supported SD cards

Standard SD and SDHC cards (tested up to 32 GB) are supported. DCF (Digital Camera File System) compatible. Compatible with wireless Eye-Fi™ SD cards.

File size

The typical file size for a 300 dpi scan is 1.2 MB, and size for a 600 dpi scan is 1.6 MB. The included SD card will store about 1,200 scans at 300 dpi or 900 scans at 600 dpi.
Included software (loaded on SD card) Windows: Toolbox, EasyStitch, Color Restoration, Facebook upload.
Mac: EasyStitch, Facebook upload.
Added features Removable lid
Transparent window on bottom
Stitching overlap guide marks
Business card pocket
Non-slip rubber feet

The Flip-Pal mobile scanner comes with one 2 GB SD card (software pre-installed, no CD required), four AA alkaline batteries and one SD to USB card adapter. Additional SD cards and adapters can be purchased locally.

4 AA alkaline batteries (included). Compatible with: photo lithium and NiMH rechargeable.
Maximum color depth

30-bit (3 color channels)
Interface connection

The SD card complies with the specifications of the SD Association and may be transferred to other compatible devices. An SD to USB adapter is provided for devices without an SD card slot.
Environmental Compliance

Operating temperature range: 5°C to 40°C (41°F to 104°F). Operating humidity range: 15% to 85% relative humidity.
Compliant with Restriction of Hazardous Substances directive (RoHS).

cUL, FCC Part 15-Class B, ICEF-003
*Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.