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Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 (3 Pack) webcam 1.3 MP 1280 x 960 pixels USB 2.0 Black,Silver

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A webcam is a digital video camera that has to be connected directly to a computer or network and cannot be used seperately. Webcams are perfect for video calling and chatting: finally you can see your faraway friends or family while talking/chatting! Network attached webcams can be used as affordable security cameras.
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Long product name Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 (3 Pack) webcam 1.3 MP 1280 x 960 pixels USB 2.0 Black,Silver :
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Short summary description Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 (3 Pack) webcam 1.3 MP 1280 x 960 pixels USB 2.0 Black,Silver:
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Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 (3 Pack), 1.3 MP, 1280 x 960 pixels, 30 fps, 4x, USB 2.0, Black,Silver

Long summary description Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 (3 Pack) webcam 1.3 MP 1280 x 960 pixels USB 2.0 Black,Silver:
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Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 (3 Pack). Megapixel: 1.3 MP, Maximum video resolution: 1280 x 960 pixels, Maximum frame rate: 30 fps. Interface: USB 2.0, Product colour: Black,Silver, Sensor type: CMOS. Width: 45 mm, Depth: 45 mm, Height: 102 mm. Minimum processor: Pentium 4, Minimum storage drive space: 200 MB, Minimum RAM: 256 MB

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Reviews
Updated:
2011-08-02 00:56:15
Testseek has collected 20 expert reviews for Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 (3 Pack) webcam 1.3 MP 1280 x 960 pixels USB 2.0 Black, Silver and the average expert rating is 79 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
79%
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pocket-lint.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
Good Size, good build quality, indicator light...
Bad Stand not great for laptops, struggles with bright light and contrasty scenes...
Bottom line A compact webcam that copes well with web usage, but is sadly let down by the stand...
70%
computeractive.co.uk
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
The Lifecam VX-5000, Microsoft's latest webcam promises good low-light performance – useful if you're video calling people from a dark room, we suppose.The camera was easy enough to install, although the program refused to install without first updatin...
Bottom line Superior build quality and call quality mean this is a good choice of webcam...
80%
digitalversus.com
Updated:
2011-08-02 00:56:14
The Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 is equipped with a 1.3 megapixel sensor with a resolution of 640 x 480 Pixels. The first detail that stands out is that this webcam is very compact which means easy transport. Moreover, it is mounted on a flexible rubber...
Good Elegant and sober design, Image and sound quality, Foot, Compact...
Bad Video effects are of no interest, Night rendering is too dark...
100%
Lesnumeriques.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
Microsoft fournit avec sa webcam un logiciel permettant de faire des vidéos ainsi que des photos avec une résolution maximale respective de 640 x 480 Pixels et 1.3 MPixels. Une limite tout de même, vous devrez tourner des vidéos...
Good Design élégant et sobre, Focus automatique, Qualité image et son, Pied, Compacte...
Bad Effets vidéo sans intérêt, Rendu de nuit trop sombre...
Bottom line Si vous utilisez cette Microsoft VX-5000 en plein jour, vous apprécierez aussi bien sa qualité d’image que la précision de son micro intégré. En revanche, le rendu de nuit est un peu sombre...
100%
frageek.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
Bottom line Cette nouvelle caméra se place en milieu de gamme est fait un produit de bonne facture pour son prix. La qualité globale est assez homogène et aucun gros souci nest à déplorer. Son design un peu massif ne plaira peut-être pas à tous mais elle saura...
0%
01net.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
En juin 2008, Microsoft commercialisera une nouvelle webcam, la Lifecam VX-5000. A linstar de ses prédécesseurs, les LifeCam VX-3000 et VX-6000, cette nouvelle venue est optimisée pour discuter sur le Net à laide de son logiciel propriétaire : Window...
Good Fonction MSN Photo Swap...
Bad Rien...
Bottom line En juin 2008, Microsoft commercialisera une nouvelle webcam, la Lifecam VX-5000. A linstar de ses prédécesseurs, les LifeCam VX-3000 et VX-6000, cette nouvelle venue est optimisée pour discuter sur le Net à laide de son logiciel propriétaire : Window...
0%
gametechworld.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
Because Sometimes You Like To See Who You Are Talking To... Spending that left over Christmas money is always a pain, and when youre looking for a visual solution for IM applications that actually preforms to the price on the box you might as well th...
0%
hardware-pacers.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
The VX-5000 is one of Microsofts low-price midrange LifeCam models. Microsofts LifeCam series cameras are an exceptional way to enhance Internet Communications. User’s can now share meaningful connections with friends and family using sight and soun...
Good Simple Install, Small and easy to position, User friendly...
Bad N/A...
Bottom line The Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 is a great webcam with a range of video settings from 160 x 120 up to 640 x 420 resolution. The video and images recorded on this camera are of excellent quality even in low light situations. The videos that the hardware-...
98%
v3.co.uk
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
The Lifecam VX-5000, Microsofts latest webcam promises good low-light performance – useful if youre video calling people from a dark room, we suppose. The camera was easy enough to install, although the program refused to install without first updati...
80%
Laptopmag.com
Updated:
2011-08-02 00:56:14
This attractively designed webcam delivers good quality at a decent price.
Good Attractive design, Decent image quality, Streamlined software...
Bad Primitive special effects, Doesn’t adjust well to changes in brightness...
Bottom line Your notebook says a lot about you, and the accessories you buy for it should be just as stylish. Microsoft’s $49.95 LifeCam VX-5000 is the most attractive webcam we’ve seen in awhile, and it delivers smooth video quality and decent 1.3-MP pho...
70%
maximumpc.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
Black holes, rainbows, and Microsoft technology. What do these three things have in common? You’ll find all of them in the VX5000 webcam. The VX5000 is the first webcam we've ever tested with a flexible base. You can contour it to fit on your laptop or...
Good Unique contouring base, relatively cheap.
Bad Black holes and rainbows, proprietary features.
40%
trustedreviews.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
The humble webcam is becoming fairly prolific these days. Not only is it virtually impossible to find a notebook without one, but they're also making steady progress into consoles and even into some monitors . But the plain fact is that many computer user...
Bottom line The fact that the word 'fun' is mentioned several times on the Microsoft LifeCam VX5000's specifications page should tell you all you need to know. This is a light, compact and easy to use webcam which doesn't go beyond the basics, but does those well. It...
70%
hardwarelogic.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
Today HL looks at a mid-range WebCam from Microsoft, the LifeCam VX-5000. Read along to find out how it stacks up!...
Bottom line While still not for everyone, webcams now enjoy a much more broad user base. With more bandwidth, wide messenger support, and sites like youtube, the uses for a webcam have grown exponentially. With their growing popularity prices have dropped, and qua...
0%
benchmarkreviews.com
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2011-08-02 00:56:14
The LifeCams packaging was very nice but came with a rather spartan accompany of materials. However, Microsofts software support was particularly good and the appropriate software, drivers and chat program were all terribly easy to find, install and...
Good Small Size, Moldable base that can be placed almost anywhere on a desk, 1.3 Mega Pixel camera and VGA (640x480) video recording, Excellent picture quality and color accuracy in video chat, Low video and image noise in all areas, Simple to use LifeCam s...
Bad Highly compressed photos at 1.3 mega pixels and fairly compressed video, 640x480 video runs at 15fps, LifeCam software wasnt particularly configurable...
Bottom line The LifeCams packaging was very nice but came with a rather spartan accompany of materials. However, Microsofts software support was particularly good and the appropriate software, drivers and chat program were all terribly easy to find, install and...
90%
pcmag.com
Updated:
2011-08-02 00:56:14
Webcams are everywhere. Many PCs (and all Mac laptops) have them built in, and the prices for those sold separately have bottomed out. Microsofts LifeCam VX-500 sells for just $17. But you get what you pay for, so if you want a Microsoft model, skip...
Good Bright and clear video feed. Very easy install. Cool rubber grip. Good bundled software.
Bad A few minor crashes. A few features work only with Windows Live Messenger. Audio quality only passable.
Bottom line This functional webcam makes video chats look bright and crisp, thanks to a new low-light sensor with an extra software program. Still, we had a few minor crashes...
70%
geardiary.com
Updated:
2011-08-02 00:56:14
Is the LifeCam the webcam to end all webcams? I went into this review wondering what Microsoft would try to do to set its webcam apart from the countless others on the market. When I first got it I was rather ecstatic, as this was my first new webcam...
Good Sometimes I like the low-light sensitivity, and then I remember that there is a $17 night-vision cam on Newegg.
Bad Annoying button placement, high price, and non-motorized movement.
0%
consumersearch.com
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2011-09-16 18:34:00
Reviewers agree that the Microsoft LifeCam VX-5000 is the best budget webcam available for $40 or less, and recommend it for users who have older PCs with slower connections. Although it doesn't deliver image or sound quality that can match that of the...
Good Good performance for the price, Integrated microphone, Flexible stand doubles as laptop clamp...
Bad Some complaints about bundled software...
0%
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