Best Type of Webcam

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  1. johnnysilicone

    johnnysilicone New Member

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    Hey guys I have been using a logitech cam and have not been very satisfied. I recently have been looking at Apples, iSight it is amazing. Only problem, to use it you have to have a mac.

    So I have been exploring alternatives, such as using a handy cam by sony in place of a webcam.

    Any suggestions?

    Johnny
     
  2. peter2004

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    I use a Logitech Quick Cam Zoom and its amazing , I find Logitech very good and reliable and much better than other, the iSight is overhyped, not really that good. You could pick up my cam for cheap now, cost me like £50 when I got it. What have you got currently?
     
  3. Lex

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    I use a $20 GE cam from Target. It does not have zoom via the mouse, but it works juuust fine.
     
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    My first cam was a Philipps - NEVER buy it !!!
    Now I have a Creative and it's working good enough.

    Of course LogiTech is the best, I think, but also the most expansive.
     
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    CMOS and CCD wecams are avaible
    CCD sensors has quality image but expensive

    Im using apache 500k , very cheap and nice cam, and very clear image
     
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    I have found that the Intel cam's have the best for low light support.
    Labtec cams are cheap, and are junk in dim light..stay away.

    Here is a link to Toms Hardware's Guide with an article they did in 2004, about different cams...

    http://www.tomshardware.com/consumer/20040910/index.html

    And heres another article they did for doing camcorder, or digi cam to PC.

    http://graphics.tomshardware.com/video/20041008/index.html

    I have hooked up my Fuji Finepix 7000 as a webcam, and now need a tripod, as it works a WHOLE lot better.

    C
     
  7. Pecker

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    I've got that $20 GE cam from Target, too. Does good for me.

    It's great for talking to the grandkids in the evenings before bedtime (better than the telephone any day.)
     
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