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    Quality Web Cam

    Is there a quality WEB cam out there or am i stuck with choppy
    video feed. i have looked at cameras from $20.00 to $79.00 and they all have 30fps. i have dsl and so does everyone else i connect with.. i just dont know why i cant get a quality camera that wont be so choppy or that has minimal delay.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluephi1914
    Is there a quality WEB cam out there or am i stuck with choppy
    video feed. i have looked at cameras from $20.00 to $79.00 and they all have 30fps. i have dsl and so does everyone else i connect with.. i just dont know why i cant get a quality camera that wont be so choppy or that has minimal delay.
    I first brought a Creative Live camera, the quality which I got from that was poor. I then purchased the Philips PCVC740K ToUcam Pro Internet WebCam

    This camera can do up to 60 fps, the best camera I've had. The quality is fantastic.

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    there is only one worth it at the moment logitech quickcam pro 4000 for around 60.00 and a very good software pack and CCD Lens.

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    that philips looks nice and has good specs... but its almost next to impossible to find
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluephi1914
    that philips looks nice and has good specs... but its almost next to impossible to find
    Try www.dabs.com
    Stock code 427-290-0020
    Product code PMPCVC740K

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    what program are you using for the webcam chat? i found msn messenger to be really choppy - but using "flashcom" (a working example is on my site joshwaller.tk ) the refresh speeds were MUCH better, even with my brother in New Zealand - but obviously you are still limited to the general network traffic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by www.josh.org.uk
    what program are you using for the webcam chat? i found msn messenger to be really choppy - but using "flashcom" (a working example is on my site joshwaller.tk ) the refresh speeds were MUCH better, even with my brother in New Zealand - but obviously you are still limited to the general network traffic.
    I use Netmeeting, I find that the its the best, good quality sound and video. All you need is IP addresses and your away.

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    Suki, could you post a pic that your webcam has taken so i can see wat kind of quality it produces? Im really tempted to get one of these but just need to be pushed in the right direction

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    Cool I'll post one here tonight

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    Thanks Suki. I like the look of these webcams and the specs seem to be ok for what im after, so im just wondering how snaps come out.

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    I WAS USING msn MESSENGER
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    www.dabs.com doesnt deliver to US.. ?
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    Here is a quick pic I have taken a couple of days ago.

    This is at standard settings



    Hope this helps.

    P.S The webcam comes with a pouch and a stand so you can clip these onto laptop screens. Also comes with loads of software. (It has games that use the web cam to put yourself into the picture ... so you do things like Karate )
    Also has two meter cable.
    Last edited by suki_uk; 16-01-2004 at 08:33 PM.

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    I'd also second the quickcam pro 4000 great quality really stable and a 1 megapixel photo option, it is software based but it's not to bad
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    Thanks for the sample Suki. It looks pretty good. Im quite convinced im going to get one. Thanks again

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    what about the web cam quality... is it as good as that photo
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