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Web Cameras

Postby linuxgirlie » Mon Dec 05, 2005 8:31 am

Hiya... :roll:

I am think of getting the following web camera:

http://www.dabs.com/productview.aspx?Qu ... 0450,11033

But I'm not paying £50 for it so will probably get it off ebay...anyway I'll move on...basically has anyone got this webcam, and is it operational?

If not does anyone know of a decent camera with all the mod-cons that do work? I'm very tempted to stay with brands, like creative, logitech et al as they make me feel safe....lol:shock:


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RE: Web Cameras

Postby shifty_ben » Mon Dec 05, 2005 11:42 am

Any idea which chipset it has? if you can find that out then its easier to know. Stay well away from Trust Webcams. I hvae a Trust 120 Spacec@m and it took about 6 months of fiddling to get working. Hvaing said that it works better on Linux than in windows, althoigh sadly thats not saying much
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Postby dogsby » Mon Dec 05, 2005 12:09 pm

Have you tried looking on the ZoneMiner web site. There are a lot of questions and answers about what cameras are compatible on their forums.

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Postby taupist » Mon Jan 23, 2006 11:20 pm

I have a Creative WebCam NX Ultra, it works with the spca5xx driver. The best app for testing a webcam is GnomeMeeting. Good luck!javascript:emoticon(':D')
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