DS & ME Accessories “Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner”

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Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME the SOLE Distributor for Accessories for the “Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner” the Photo Scanner of Choice in Australia plus these additional countries:






Papua New Guinea – PNG






Flip-Pal 240 Volt AC Power Adapter

Operate your Flip-Pal mobile scanner from AC power.  Replace the 4 batteries with these 4 cells, one having a plug-in-wall AC power source. Note: It does not charge the cells. When the adapter is removed from the AC power, the scanner has no power.


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AC Power Adapter The Flip-Pal AC Power Adapter installs inside the battery compartment, replacing the four AA batteries, allowing you to power your scanner from wall AC power. Includes 1 active cell (with a wire), 3 inactive cells, and a battery compartment cover with a slot for the wire.Battery Install

  • Remove the 4 AA batteries
  • Place two of the inactive cells (without a wire) into the left section of the battery compartment with the positive terminal first.
  • Place the third inactive cell against the right contact.
  • Place the active cell in the space in between.

Power Adaptor Side

  •  Finally, replace the original battery compartment cover with the one supplied, feeding the thin wire through the slot.
  • Plug into the outlet and turn on the Flip-Pal scanner.

Click here to download the printable Quick Start Card (5MB)

Universal 100-240VAC input.  6v DC output. Comes with a US plug with 2 flat blades. Use your own adapter for other styles of AC outlets. UL and CUL approved

Wireless Upgrade with StoryScans

Go Wireless with the Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner


Add instant wireless transfer to the Flip-Pal mobile scanner by replacing the standard Flip-Pal SD card with the Mobi card. Mobi stores the scans (around 2,000) like a regular SDHC card, but unlike the others it includes built-in Wi-Fi that connects your scanner to mobile devices and Windows or OS-X computers. Use the free Scantools app to rotate, crop, and create StoryScans™ talking photos.  Use the included Toolbox software to stitch, crop, rotate, correct colour, upload to the cloud, and create StoryScans™ talking photos. The Flip-Pal Toolbox 4 software is pre-installed on the Mobi card with the StoryScans feature activated. You do not need to order a Activation Key separately.

Flip-Pal Hard-shell Case

The Flip-Pal Hard-shell Case surrounds the Flip-Pal mobile scanner with foam pads in the bottom section to protect it.  It holds an iPad in the top pocket along with the SD-to-USB adapter, Sketch Kit, and spare batteries. Ideal for the mobile family history warrior. 12″ x 9″ x 2.25″

Flip-Pal Deluxe Carry Case

The Flip-Pal Deluxe Carry Case protects your Flip-Pal mobile scanner from wear and tear and keeps you organized while you are on the move. You can use the convenient 5.5 inch deep pocket to store your batteries, battery charger, USB adapter and spare SD cards. Comes in your choice of colours, has foam protective cushioning, has a removable and adjustable shoulder strap and is made of a durable lamination of polyester to a PVC backing with heavy-duty nylon zippers.

Flip-Pal Polkadot Neoprene Sleeve

The Flip-Pal Polkadot Neoprene sleeve is a fun, lightweight and colourful carry sleeve specifically designed to fit the Flip-Pal mobile scanner and protect it from dirt, scrapes, bumps and bruises.

Flip-Pal Sketch Kit

Personalize your scan with notes for your creative projects like scrapbooking, genealogy, art sketching, and organizing your photos by adding date, names, place and more. The patented Flip-Pal Sketch Kit consists of a clear acrylic sketch sheet with three erasable markers (two black, one red).

Flip-Pal Window Protector Sheets

Apply these window protector sheets to help protect the transparent window on the bottom of scanner from dust and scratches. Comes as a pack of 3 with an instruction sheet describing how to install.

Flip-Pal Cleaning Cloth

Clean fingerprints and smudges from your Flip-Pal with this generous 10″ x 10″ microfiber cleaning cloth. A plush cleaning cloth, with rounded corners and a screened 2-colour logo, easily slides into the pocket of your Deluxe Carry Case – keeping it handy when you are on the move. With high thread count so it blocks out light – drape over 3D objects like coins and medals to give a contrasting background.

Panasonic Charger with 4 AA Eneloop Batteries

These are the rechargeable batteries and charger that we recommend and have tested with the Flip-Pal mobile scanner. They provide nearly 450 scans per charge cycle and don’t discharge when not being used. Purchase a spare set of 4 batteries so you can scan continuously, recharging one set while operating the Flip-Pal mobile scanner with the other set.

Eneloop Rechargeable Batteries (4-Pack)

These are the rechargeable batteries that we recommend and have tested with the Flip-Pal mobile scanner. They provide nearly 450 scans per charge cycle and don’t discharge when not being used. When combined with the Panasonic charger, you can scan continuously, recharging one set while operating the Flip-Pal mobile scanner with the other set.

Picture Keeper PK8 (8GB) – for Backing Up Photos

Picture Keeper PK8 is the best all-in-one product with built-in software to protect pictures and other irreplaceables. What would happen if you lost all of your pictures? With Picture Keeper it’s easy to keep all of your photos safe! Just insert Picture Keeper into any USB port on your computer, click “Start Backup” and Picture Keeper automatically finds and saves all your pictures. Stores over 4,000 scans and pictures.

Samson Go Mic – for Recording StoryScans

The Samson Go Mic is perfect for recording voice for StoryScans talking images, retaining the full fidelity of the speaker and reducing background noise. It records impeccable CD quality audio. Superior to the microphone that is built into laptop, phone, or tablet that is prone to hum, hiss, and tinny sound. Connect to your PC or Mac using USB – no drivers required.

If you require details on the “Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner” the Photo Scanner of Choice Internationally with in excess of ONE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED – YES 1,600 for the “Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner” the Photo Scanner of Choice across Australia in Australia or for any Book & Large Format Flatbed Fragile Archival Document Scanning, Digitising & Imaging Equipment in the Australian – New Zealand – & Oceania Region or any of DS & ME’s extensive range of Microfilm Scanners on any the products or services listed on this website or require a quotation then please contact us via the Contact Us @ DS & ME facility at this website or email Laurie Varendorff at  – Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME  @ Laurie Varendorff; or Phone: Australia @ 0417 094 147 – International @ +61 417 094 147  & we will do everything in our power to fulfil your requirements.

Laurie will be able to advise if DS & ME has the specialised equipment available for the Scanning, Digitising, & or Imaging from a minimum size of A 6 = 148 mm in width by 105 mm in height up to a maximum size of over Double A 0 = 1189 mm plus in width by 841 mm plus in height for books or Fragile Document/s, Map/s, Plan/s or Engineering, Architectural plus other types of Drawing/s required to meet a prospective client’s individual requirements. Digital Scanning & Microfilm Equipment – DS & ME for all things Micrographic plus “Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner” for Australia and Book & Large Format Flatbed Fragile Archival Document Scanning, Digitising & Imaging servicing the Australian – New Zealand – Papua New Guinea & Oceania Market which includes all states & territories of Australia including Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania, New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, the Northern Territory plus New Zealand – NZ  plus surrounding areas in Oceania where our Business Partners provide us with the authority to promote, install & to provide ongoing technical support for their nominated equipment range.