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thumbsUp! HD Spy Pen

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About this product


  • Fully working pen with covert built-in camera and microphone
  • Take pictures, video and audio
  • 8GB memory card included for up to two-hours of recording time

Product overview

• Fully working pen with covert built-in camera and microphone
• Take pictures, video and audio
• 8GB memory card included for up to two-hours of recording time
• Long life internal rechargeable lithium polymer battery
• Unscrew the top to reveal a USB connect to your PC
• Perfect for recording from a shirt pocket for discreet surveillance

What can I do with this pen camera?
It might look like an ordinary pen but the thumbsUp! Pen Camera Recorder is more than just a writing tool. It works as a pen, and can also take photos and record images and audio from the comfort of your top pocket.

How do I use this pen recorder?
Take great quality images up to 1,280 x 1,024-pixel resolution. Film in real time with up to 1,280 x 720-pixel video with built-in audio. Recording is as simple as clicking a pen.

What do I need to view my recordings?
Unscrewing the top off the pen to reveal a USB plug ready to go. Simply plug the USB into a computer, and select view files/folder from the pop up once the device has been recognised. At this stage you can filter through the folders and access any saved recordings or images.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from great recorder BUT I need a recorder, voice mainly but video is ok as well..... a memocorder just isn't sensitive enough in a meeting. Audio is fantastic... best volume and clearest I've had, video quality is true HD the only problem is getting it framed properly... sat with pen in top pocket it records towards the floor or ceiling depending how you sit... but it wouldn't be hard to master properly. video records in AVI... quality is fantastic but it eats memory.. the 8gb card only records 40min to an hour...... I bought a bigger SD card for it... otherwise Great on all counts No pen refils with it... could be a problem as they're special... but its not bought for writing, is it
Date published: 2017-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best I have seen on the market! Unlike a number of other spy-pens available on the market, this one is sized and weighted correctly, so it looks and feels like a genuine high quality pen. Video quality is excellent (genuine HD) including low-light handling; audio is also excellent. There's a small lens guard built in to the clip to hide the tiny lens hole. Swap out memory is a good touch (so you can replace the included 8GB with a much bigger card for longer recording). Instructions and online support from the manufacturer are poor though, so it's a good job the pen itself really is simple plug and play. They advertised up to Vista compatibility but I have Windows 10 and it worked fine first time. There are no settings to access and change, but no need for them anyway.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't work Bought this online, arrived within a few days. However, after I had charged it as per the instructions, it was impossible to tell whether I was switching it on or off, as it didn't do what the instructions said it did, i.e. red light or green light on/off/flashing/steady. Then when I plugged the device into my computer with the USB cable provided, my computer didn't even register it as a device. Returned to shop.
Date published: 2016-12-05
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Resolution 1280 x 720
Frame rate 30fps
Recording format AVI
Resolution 1280 x 1024
Sensor 1.3
Ratio 4:3
Format JPEG
Built in audio Y
Operating systems & format
Supported OS Windows XP/2003/Windows 7; OS X – 10.7
Supported format JPG, AVI
Connection type USB
Internal memory size 8GB Memory Card Included
External memory type micro SD
External memory size 8GB
Dimensions 140mm x 17mm x 17mm
Weight 38g
Charging / operating power 5V USB
Battery type Internal rechargeable lithium polymer battery
Water resistant No
Recording time (from fully charged) Approx. 2 hours

Whats the largest gb card this pen can accomodate, please?

Asked by: FlatEarth
up to 8 gb
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-10-25

How do I reset? According to instructions, reset is by SD card.. nope. Tried to find something on net... nope.. Am I happy right now? Nope. Hope you can change that. hehe.

Asked by: Tracy
We can only advise following the instructions please return the item to a store to be looked at.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-10-05

It says it has a sensor but what is that for ?

Asked by: maxi
The image sensor is for recording images.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-10-04

Can it record when plugged in USB drive?

Asked by: Meggiej
No, when attached to USB connector the device automatically goes into charge/comms mode.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-01-09

Is there a video that shows footage that this pen records?

Asked by: Baio237
Yes ... I'm not allowed to promote a 3rd party website but you could try typing "thumbs up spy pen" into a web search engine and selecting videos.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-08

does this work with mac os x 10.6.8 

Asked by: jimmy
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-09-06
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