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Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

From £ 39.95

Widescreen technology is everywhere these days, built into virtually every new notebook, desktop monitor and flat-panel TV, and today Microsoft Hardwa...

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Excellent

ProHigh quality pictures and sound, small and inconsp...

ConsDoes not flatter

Introduction All the Skype hype and my ever increasing phone bills got me thinking, when a friend of mine in Devon had been given a new laptop for Christmas with a built in webcam; and since we communicate fairly frequently, discussing ancestry research projects, by phone, decided that we should...

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Excellent

ProRecords in HD, fantastic picture, brilliant sound.

ConsNeeds a high spec PC to take full advantage of the...

I purchased the Microsoft Lifecam Cinema H5D-00003 to replace the 0.3mpx webcam built into my laptop. It's HD quality and I'd read loads of positive reviews where the only downside appeared to be price. I got it home. The box is easy to get into. You just need to disassemble the box to get the...

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Super

Progood picture, great program, looks good, decent va...

Consnot very good stand, microphone gives background n...

The camera itself is generally very good - i don't often use it for HD videos howver as it just take up more space on my laptop and the picture quallity doesn't appear to be that much better (this may just be because my laptop doesn't have these graphics capabilities). On video, the clour looks...

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“Lifecam Cinema”

published 26/12/2009

ProGood Clear video

ConsStill expensive

My first problem when receiving this through the post was its lack of compatability with macs. This didnt suprise me too much, but I was a bit dissapointed so I turned on my PC ready to get started. It was easy enough to get out of its packaging; no excess plastic that required endless cutting to...

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“Lifecam Cinema”

published 26/12/2009

ProGood Clear Video

ConsStill Expensive

My first problem when receiving this through the post was its lack of compatability with macs. This didnt suprise me too much, but I was a bit dissapointed so I turned on my PC ready to get started. It was easy enough to get out of its packaging; no excess plastic that required endless cutting to...

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Product Information : Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

Manufacturer's product description

Widescreen technology is everywhere these days, built into virtually every new notebook, desktop monitor and flat-panel TV, and today Microsoft Hardware sets a new standard for webcams with the launch of LifeCam Cinema, the first consumer webcam on the PC to offer widescreen video with a native 720p sensor. The timing couldn't be better, with more and more people going online to share videos with friends and family; in fact, more than 10 million videos are uploaded each month to Facebook alone. LifeCam Cinema webcam's 720p widescreen sensor will deliver clear, quality videos - without leaving anyone out of the shot.

Product Details

Product Description: Microsoft LifeCam Cinema - web camera, Microsoft LifeCam Cinema for Business - web camera

Device Type: Web camera

Audio: Yes : built-in microphone

Connectivity Technology: Wired

Camera: Colour

Max Resolution: 1280 x 720

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Interfaces: USB 2.0

Manufacturer Warranty: 3 years warranty

Microsoft Certification: Compatible with Windows 7

Environmental Parameters (operating): 0 °C - 40 °C ; 5 - 80% (non-condensing) relative humidity

Features: Skype compatible, TrueColor Technology, ClearFrame Technology, 720p HD video calls

Weight: 95.3 g

Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.6 cm x 5.59 cm x 4 cm

Optical Sensor Type: CMOS

Packaged Quantity: 60 (specifications are for single item)

General

MPN: H5D-00003, H5D-00015, H5D-00001, U9D-00002, H5D-00002, HSD-00003, U9D-00001, 6CH-00002, H5D-00014

Device Type: Web camera

Audio Support: Yes : built-in microphone

Connectivity Technology: Wired

Weight: 95.3 g

Height: 4 cm

Depth: 5.59 cm

Width: 4.6 cm

Packaged Quantity: 60 (specifications are for single item)

Localisation: Asia Pacific, Europe

Camera

Type: Colour

Max Digital Video Resolution: 1280 x 720

Still Image Capture Resolution: 2880 x 1620

Features: Skype compatible, TrueColor Technology, ClearFrame Technology, 720p HD video calls

Lens Construction

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Interfaces

Computer Interface: USB 2.0

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces: 1 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A

Miscellaneous

Compatible with Windows 7: "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.

Compliant Standards: UL, VCCI, ISO 9001, GOST, cUL, ICES-003, ISO 14001, WHQL, CB, EMC, FCC, KCC, WEEE, REACH, UkrSEPRO

Cables Included: 1 x USB cable - 1.83 m

Software / System Requirements

OS Required: Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows 8

Additional Requirements: USB port

System Requirements Details: Windows XP/Vista/7 - dual core processor - 1.6 GHz - RAM 1 GB - HD 1.5 GB

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 3 years warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 3 years

Image Sensor

Type: CMOS

Environmental Parameters

Relative Humidity (operating): 5 - 80% (non-condensing)

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

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Listed on Ciao since: 19/09/2009