Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000

Microsoft has taken some time to get into the “Webcam” market; it’s a market that has really been taken over by the likes of Logitech and Creative. With the release of their LifeCam set of cameras, Microsoft has finally given them some kind of competition compared to their last poor attempts. Most users of Webcams […]

Microsoft has taken some time to get into the “Webcam” market; it’s a market that has really been taken over by the likes of Logitech and Creative. With the release of their LifeCam set of cameras, Microsoft has finally given them some kind of competition compared to their last poor attempts. Most users of Webcams over the last few years since they first became really popular have been used to muggy small low quality video, well with the release of the LifeCam VX-6000 we have one of the latest attempts to buff up the picture quality with High Definition quality video at 1.3 megapixels.

Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000
Company: Microsoft
Website: http://www.microsoft.com
Estimated Street Price: £70/$100

Product Features:

  • Use with Windows Live Messenger to communicate with friends and family as if they were in the room with you
  • Delivers 1.3 megapixel video resolution and 5 megapixel photo resolution
  • Built-in microphone
  • Simply press the Windows Live Call Button and select an Online Contact to start a video conversation
  • 71 degree wide angle lens ensures no one gets left out of the picture .

Technical Details:

  • Model number: 68C-00001
  • Video resolution: 1.3 megapixels (1280 x 1024 pixels)
  • Photo resolution: 5.0 megapixels (2560 x 2048 pixels interpolated)
  • Video: 30 fps
  • Lens: Wide-angle lens
  • Zoom: 3x digital zoom
  • Connectivity: High-speed USB
  • Microphone: Built-in unidirectional microphone
  • Instant messenger compatibility: All leading instant messaging software
  • Pan, tilt, zoom control: Supported
  • Cable length: 6 feet

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