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HP HD-3100 Webcam

5MP 30fps 1280 X 720 Oct 2010
Megapixel Count Maximum Frame Rate Built-In Microphone Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
- With the HP Webcam HD-3100 you can enjoy a premium webcam with a suite of fun effects and communications software, great HD video resolution and so much more.- Get superb performance in 720P at... More
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8 Reasons For

HP Has Good Webcam Reviews

HP webcams have an average rating of 86%, which is in the top 13% of all webcam manufacturers that we have assessed.

Easy to Use

Several HP HD-3100 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Three years ago R a Hargreaves wrote “The software is fun to use” in their review of this webcams. R Peter wrote in their review “I bought this to use its - pan”.

Good Product Quality

One HP HD-3100 reviewer who bought the product thought it was good quality. R a Hargreaves said on Amazon “Quality is amazing even in low light conditions the Image still looks well lit”.

Good Size

One HP HD-3100 owner said in their reviews that it was compact. R a Hargreaves wrote in their review of the HP HD-3100 three years ago “Small and compact”.

USB Powered

The HP HD-3100 is USB powered. Most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that have been available for around the same time as the HD-3100 are not USB powered.

We compared all the other USB powered webcams to this webcam and we think because of it's better review score, the Logitech C510 is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The HP HD-3100 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams of a similar type and age to the HD-3100.

It may also be worth considering one of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including because of it's better review score, the Logitech C510.

It is worth considering alternative webcams which also have a built-in microphone including the Genius WideCam 1050.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The HD-3100 has a snapshot button, unlike most of the other similar spec webcams that have been available for around the same time as the HD-3100 which do not have a snapshot button.

Other webcams with a snapshot button currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Logitech C510.

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Quite Long Cable Length

With a cable length of 1.8 meters, the HD-3100 has one of the longer cable lengths amongst similar spec webcams of this age. Across all the medium megapixel count webcams that have been available for more than two years the cable lengths range from 0.91m to 1.9m.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Most webcams of a similar spec and age to the HD-3100 do not have a motion detector. The HP HD-3100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

Like most of the other webcams of this type and age, the HD-3100 does not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatible

Most comparable spec webcams that have been on the market for more than two years are not Mac compatible. The HD-3100 is no exception to this as it too is not Mac compatible.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

Most webcams of this spec and age do not have a zoom capability. The HD-3100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a zoom capability.

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Not Full HD

The HD-3100 is not Full HD, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD-3100 are also not Full HD.

If you would prefer a webcam that is Full HD then you might want to look at the DeLOCK 95999.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The HD-3100 does not have a night mode, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that came out more than two years ago also do not have a night mode.

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Quite Big Minimum RAM

At 1,024 megabyte, the HP HD-3100 has a quite big minimum RAM compared to most of the other similar spec webcams that have been available for a comparable time to the HD-3100. The average minimum RAM of webcams of this age and spec is 620MB.

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4 Other reasons to consider the HP HD-3100

Average Maximum Frame Rate

The HD-3100 has a pretty average maximum frame rate (30 frames per second) compared to most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the HD-3100.

Alternative 30fps maximum frame rate webcams currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Logitech C510.

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Released Over Six Years Ago

It was over six years ago when this HP webcam was released.

USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on webcams of a similar age and spec to it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is typical of many medium megapixel count webcams that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel Count
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Video Resolution
Snapshot Button
Full HD
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Operating Temperature Range
Windows Operating System
Photo Feature
Supported Video Mode
Image Format Supported
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mount
Colour
Interface
LED Indicator
Cable Length
Pan Range
Tilt Angle
Sensor Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
USB Powered
Optical Drive Requirement
CD/DVD-ROM Drive Requirement
Internet Connection Requirement
USB Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Minimum Processor
Package Dimensions
Packaging Data
Package Weight

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00885631000786, 00885631000793, 00885631000809, 00885631000823, 05052584534810, 05711045331565
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