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Logitech C510
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Logitech C510 Webcam

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8MP 30fps 1280 X 720 Apr 2011
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19 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

This Logitech webcam is one of the most awarded by experts in webcams of all the medium megapixel count webcams that came out more than two years ago.

This webcam received a "Gold" from both Toptenreviews.com and Hd-tecnologia.com, both of which said that this Logitech webcam was fantastic.

This Logitech webcam was given an "Editor's Choice" award by 3dGameMan.com who wrote that this medium megapixel count webcam was fantastic.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on eleven expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, Laptopmag.com and about.com this Logitech webcam has an average expert rating of 82 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this medium megapixel count webcam rated this webcam 90% on average.

Good Product Quality

A number of Logitech C510 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Andrew mentioned in his Logitech C510 review on Amazon “Quality picture and video, great effects and value for what your getting”. Andrew K Fletcher said on Amazon “Love this webcam, image quality is superb, Used a bit of blue tac to secure it to screen, though it was ok without” in his review of this webcam. Astraman wrote “Wanted a decent quality webcam to put vids on facebook/youtube, this one beat my best expectations” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers wrote in their reviews that the Logitech C510 produced a sharp image. Five years ago Baldeagle176 wrote in their review of the Logitech C510 on Amazon “It's undoubtedly a good camera providing a very sharp image.”. M Wood wrote four years ago “Crisp picture and shooting to specifications”. Oldgit rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the Logitech C510 on Amazon “The sound is true and crisp - all you could want in a webcam”.

Two people agreed that it produced a good quality image. Mr. C. A. Laurie mentioned “The image quality is very good” in their review of the Logitech C510.

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Easy to Use

A few people thought the Logitech C510 was easy to use. Frenchfan wrote in their Logitech C510 review six years ago “The video recording is quite easy to use and of good quality, files in wmv so easy to treat” . Gotpaintinmyhair mentioned in their review of the Logitech C510 on Amazon “Its ok if you wnat to use it to chat to family”. Gunnaray said on Amazon “Wish I had bought 1 earlier, also the pouch is handy for people on the move” and rated the product 5 stars.

A few Logitech C510 reviewers thought it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Logitech C510 “Took a bit of time to set up satisfactorily (it helps to disconnect the previous webcam!) as I had a problem with the sound”. Hector wrote “Very easy to set up and fantastic picture quality when used either static on top of the PC or hand held whe walking around” in his review of the Logitech C510. Mrs L.c mentioned in her review on Amazon five years ago “Having chosen to buy this particular model it was incredibly simple to set up”.

A few Logitech C510 owners who bought the Logitech C510 agreed that it performed as expected. Five years ago D. R. Martin mentioned in their review of this webcam “Fantastic webcam does what it says on the tin and more”.

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Robust

Four customers considered that the product was well made. Dr. Sheen Cherian wrote on Amazon “Made of really solid plastic, hence will last for years” in their review of the Logitech C510. Yp wrote “It has good light sensitivity, gives the feeling of being well made and durable” and scored the product 5 stars.

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it was reliable. Andrew K Fletcher wrote “It is 100% reliable”. Oldgit said on Amazon “As ALWAYS, Amazon delivery was fast and completely reliable”. Syl mentioned on Amazon five years ago “Logitech is really a trusty company” in their Logitech C510 review.

One Logitech C510 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Judith Steven wrote in her review of the Logitech C510 “I am a little disapointed that the picture and speech is so broken up there are often pauses”.

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Nice Design

Several Logitech C510 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. Phil W. mentioned “Having bought this for a family I was impressed with the size, design and functionality, not to mention the Logitech software as I'm not a huge fan of Skype” in his review of this webcam. Seldom-Write said in their Logitech C510 review four years ago “This camera was a great travel companion for the months I had it; the size and design made it simple to pack up”. Expert website Laptopmag.com said “Growing party of webcams able to make high-def video calls with a relatively compact, foldable design”.

Some customers who reviewed the Logitech C510 concluded that it was neat. Kashanka mentioned in their review on Amazon “Folds away neatly for protection”. Mcberry gave the product an excellent rating and mentioned in their Logitech C510 review five years ago “Easy to install (my computer did it itself)and it fits neatly on my laptop”. Roy Gibson said “Neat and flexible webcam with good definition” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

Some people agreed that this webcam was good looking. Four years ago G. W. Creese said “The webcam is stylish, practical and very good quality” in their review and scored the Logitech C510 5 stars. Five years ago Mimyx said “It's beautifully clear”. Rsjm2002 wrote on Amazon “This is easy to install, pretty easy to use” in their Logitech C510 review.

One Logitech C510 reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was well designed. Oldgit said on Amazon “They are nicely designed, well made”.

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Good Sound Quality

Twelve customers agreed that the product had a good microphone. Dave he said on Amazon “These web cams work well giving good picture and sound” in his review. Gunnaray wrote five years ago “Very easy to install picture quality and sound very good and I am well impressed”. Also five years ago Himanshu scored the product very highly and said in their review of this webcam “Video quality is sound and clear”.

Logitech Has Excellent Webcam Reviews

Logitech medium megapixel count webcams have excellent reviews on average and across all webcams Logitech is one of the top rated manufacturers.

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Good Size

A number of customers who purchased the Logitech C510 concluded that it was compact. Liggywuh wrote on Amazon “Great little camera, small and compact, with enough length on the USB cable to have it sat on top of a large monitor”. S. Hewson said “The web cam is easy to install, small and compact and comes with it's own carrying pouch”. Slimboseal wrote on Amazon “Its small compact size plus the ease of attachment to my monitor makes it just right for the job”.

One customer who reviewed it thought it was thick. Liggywuh said in their review on Amazon “My LCD (NEC 20WGX2) has quite a thick bezel, with my GF's U2211H it is not a problem at all”.

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Good Support

Four Logitech C510 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Bogbain1 wrote on Amazon “The answer must be an emphatic YES!Although there can be some annoying manufacturer traits such as huge instruction book which actually only had 11 pages in English” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Four years ago Geoffd wrote “Is easy to use with simple instructions”. Nd mentioned in their review on Amazon five years ago “Value for money! Easy to use and easy set up instructions”.

Good Connectivity

Some Logitech C510 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Seldom-Write wrote in their Logitech C510 review on Amazon “Burning my finger, which was quite spectacular given it was powered by USB” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. D. K. Plowright wrote on Amazon “It has not made much difference despite the fact that I have a strong fast internet connection”.

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Good Technical Features

Some Logitech C510 owners who reviewed the Logitech C510 said that it had good features. Andrew wrote in his review of the Logitech C510 on Amazon “Cool features like the camera will track your face if your moving around so it centres the picture around you”. Five years ago Technogog.com scored this webcam 5 stars and said “The C510 has many of the features and then some that anyone could want in a webcam”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed this webcam concluded that it was noisy. Dr. Sheen Cherian rated the Logitech C510 80 out of 100 and wrote in their Logitech C510 review on Amazon “The on-board microphone is quite sensitive and there is noise reduction enabled, hence you don't need a separate microphone”.

USB Powered

The Logitech C510 is USB powered. Most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to the C510 are not USB powered.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

Like most of the other webcams of a similar age and spec to the C510, the Logitech C510 has a built-in microphone.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most frequently found interface on webcams that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Snapshot Button

The Logitech C510 has a snapshot button. Most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that have been around for around the same time as the C510 do not have a snapshot button.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The Logitech C510 does not have a motion detector, although this is within the context that most of the other webcams of a comparable type and age to the C510 also do not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

Like most of the other webcams that are a comparable age to the C510, the Logitech C510 does not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatible

Like most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that were released around the same time as the C510, the Logitech C510 is not Mac compatible.

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Not Full HD

The Logitech C510 is not Full HD. Most of the other similar spec webcams that were released around the same time as the C510 are also not Full HD.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

The Logitech C510 does not have a zoom capability, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams of a similar spec and age to the C510 also do not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other medium megapixel count webcams that came out more than two years ago, the Logitech C510 does not have a night mode.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Logitech C510

Average Maximum Frame Rate

At 30 frames per second, the Logitech C510 has a relatively standard maximum frame rate compared to most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to the C510.

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Released Over Six Years Ago

Logitech released the C510 over six years ago.

1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on medium megapixel count webcams that have been available for a similar time to it.

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3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(17)
20 April 2011

3dGameMan.com

Video Review: The Logitech HD Pro Webcam C510 is a middle of the road HD webcam. It sits between the C310 and the C910. It's a little better than the C310, but not quite as good as the C910.... Read more…

14 March 2011

The Logitech C510 Webcam is well worth the cost, it's a quality product that offers very good performance for the cost.The C510 has many of the features and then some that anyone could want in a...

24 September 2010

Should you baulk at the cost of the FaceVsion TouchCam N1 then you will no doubt be happier to see that Logitech isn't asking anywhere near the £90-odd price tag slapped on that solid little... Read more…

20 September 2010

The Logitech C510 HD Webcam is an inexpensive solution for computers that don't come with built-in cameras. Its 2-megapixel sensor takes 8-megapixel snapshots, and 720p HD video performs well with...

11 August 2010

This affordable and sporty webcam streams 720p video and comes with useful software...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 November 2010 by Dr. Sheen Cherian

This is a fixed focus 720p HD webcam. It works well for Skype and all other video messengers. Skype currently does not support HD video-talk and hence even if you buy this web cam, HD video... Read more…

Reviewed 20 September 2010 by S. Hewson

The web cam is easy to install, small and compact and comes with it's own carrying pouch. Folds up neatly and fairly flat. You don't have to download the logitech version of skype or the toolbar... Read more…

Reviewed 7 October 2010 by Xyz574
(Verified Purchase)

Works well in Windows 7 and Ubuntu with Skype and Google talk. Image quality is just as HD as promised, and microphone is crisp and clear...

Reviewed 5 December 2010 by Oldgit
(Verified Purchase)

I wanted a webcam to use with Skype to keep in touch with my family, some in England and others in Australia and USA. I did the usual loads of investigation and when I saw this webcam on Amazon at... Read more…

Reviewed 29 November 2010 by YP
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this to use on Skype, found out by one of the excellent reviews here that it won't actually produce HD image with Skype due to their approach on HD - oh well. The camera is fixed focus (so... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 960000594, 960000639, logitech 960000594
Barcodes 00000960000594, 00097855070692, 00847073024409, 03610170028055, 03610480016254, 05052461134652, 05052584288645, 05052733357246, 05099206023772, 05099206023840, 05099206023857, 08856623446440
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