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Logitech QuickCam Webcam

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1.3MP Jan 2011
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- High quality glass-element lens: Unsurpassed image quality with adjustable focus and up to 1.3 megapixel resolution.- RightLight Technology: Capture fine details, even in dim, side- or back-lit... More
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14 Reasons For

Seventeen Industry Awards

Amongst webcams of this age and spec, this low megapixel count webcam is one of the most awarded.

The editors of Futurelooks.com, Laptopmag.com, Pocketnow.com and Rwlabs.com all thought that this webcam was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

This low megapixel count webcam received a "Best Buy" from both Expert Reviews and Howstuffworks.com, both of which decided that this webcam was a sensible purchase.

This webcam received a "Recommended" from both Trusted Reviews and Thinkcomputers.org, both of which concluded that this Logitech webcam was good.

This low megapixel count webcam received a "Gold" from both Overclockersclub.com and Gamezoom.net, both of which wrote that this Logitech webcam was fantastic.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on fourty-six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this webcam is 80 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

This Logitech webcam has an average owner rating of 81% based on 443 owner reviews.

Easy to Use

A number of Logitech QuickCam owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. "maradasilva" mentioned “It's just simple and easy to use” and rated the Logitech QuickCam 5 stars. Ten years ago Amazon Customer said “A quality product, highly recommended! Also downloaded webcam software recommended in earlier review to use with Skype, works well, mic quality good as it eliminates echo from feedback” in their review. Five years ago Banicos gave it a very good review score and said “This webcam is a great choice, good performance and easy to use”.

Several customers who reviewed the Logitech QuickCam considered that it was easy to setup. Bertilak Hautdesert wrote “Oh and dead easy to set up too!” in their review of this webcam and gave it an excellent rating. Creative Writer mentioned on Amazon “It was quick to set up” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam however they only rated the product 3 stars. Jjl wrote on Amazon “Easy to set up and use and quality is good” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam although they only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

A few Logitech QuickCam reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use the menus. One purchaser scored it very highly and said on Amazon “The automatic adjustment of the settings to produce the best light levels works a treat” in their review. Fiona wrote on Amazon ten years ago “The picture quality is very good especially with the correct lighting/settings” in her Logitech QuickCam review. Eight years ago G. Edwards gave it an excellent review score and said in their Logitech QuickCam review on Amazon “Of course there are a multiplicity of settings for all of the above criteria should they be required”.

Several Logitech QuickCam owners said in their reviews that the Logitech QuickCam was comfortable and easy to hold. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “This camera copes brilliantly with low light levels so you can sit in comfortable light and still be visible on the webcam” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam and gave it a score of 5 stars. Hugh Sargent mentioned on Amazon seven years ago “I am quite comfortable with IT and solving IT issues” in his review but even so he rated this webcam 60 out of 100.

One Logitech QuickCam reviewer who bought the Logitech QuickCam thought it had a good experience. Bb999 said in their Logitech QuickCam review on Amazon “Logitech Video Effects avatars and face accessories are designed to work seamlessly with popular messaging programs for a truly unique experience." Good fun for the kids I guess” and gave the Logitech QuickCam a rating of 4 stars.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers who bought this webcam reckoned that it was good quality. One purchaser wrote in their review of the Logitech QuickCam on Amazon “I could not believe quite how bad the quality was - even at very small image sizes”. One buyer gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their Logitech QuickCam review sixteen years ago “I was amazed at the quality of the pictures”. One buyer also wrote “This web cam was easy to install and works well, picture quality seems fine (haven't used another one so don't have anything to compare it to”.

Good Technical Features

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that the Logitech QuickCam had good features. One buyer wrote on Amazon “The fact that it has so many automatic features such as face-tracking (where it automatically follows your face around”. "maradasilva" said on Amazon “The camera features are very good you get face tracking” in their review and gave it a rating of 5 stars. A. Jordan mentioned on Amazon eleven years ago “The Logitech 4000 web cam outshines it in quality, features and value for money”.

Nice Design

Several Logitech QuickCam reviewers who purchased the Logitech QuickCam concluded that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Feels pretty solid, good instrutions”. Amit Serper gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Pretty good camera” in their review. Amit Serper also wrote “It's a pretty good device if you know how to set the cam's settings”.

A few customers said in their reviews that it was a good design. Chris of the Ot wrote “The Logitech QuickCam Communicate STX Plus is a superb example of modern design and functionality.I was torn between this STX model” in his Logitech QuickCam review and gave the product an excellent rating. Dominic said in his review of this webcam on Amazon six years ago “The slick design enables it to grasp onto the top of any size monitor, stays put even during vigorous monitor moments”. Ichirin gave this webcam a rating of 4 stars and mentioned nine years ago “The webcam design is very decent” in their review.

A number of Logitech QuickCam reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was luxurious. Cnet.com said “Logitechs QuickCam for Notebooks Deluxe offers more image adjustability options than many of its competitors” and scored the product 4 stars. Expert website Futurelooks.com mentioned “What is it? Its the Logitech quickcam, for notebooks deluxe”. Bityard.com said in their review “Piqu moindre que sur la QuickCam For Notbook Deluxe” .

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was neat. Creative Writer said on Amazon ten years ago “So sits neatly on a flat screen top or on a desk” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam. Nine years ago Dave G wrote in his review on Amazon “What I will say, is that this neat piece of kit did exactly what I wanted it do, straight out of the box”. Ten years ago Howstuffworks.com said in their Logitech QuickCam review “Neat video effects software”.

Two people who reviewed this webcam agreed that it was smooth. Lewis Hiley mentioned in his review of this webcam “It works good on Skype and was smooth even when talking to people in the US (Internet connection dependant though”. Howstuffworks.com mentioned “Very smooth video conference” in their review and rated it 5 stars.

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Good Connectivity

A few Logitech QuickCam reviewers who bought it concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Chris Online rated the product as very good and he wrote in his review of this webcam on Amazon “Look good on the internet”. Claire rated it 5 stars and she said on Amazon “You don't have to switch off other things like the Internet either, which is excellent”. Nine years ago Computer Addict wrote “I've never had any problems so as far as I'm concerned it's really good for internet chatting and such” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam.

Some Logitech QuickCam reviewers who reviewed this webcam considered that it had messaging. Techradar.com mentioned “Proving a huge success around the world, adding video to instant messaging and internet telephony services is now easier than ever”. Expert review site Computerpoweruser.com said in their review of this webcam eleven years ago “ComDesigned for notebook users who like video with their instant messaging or want to participate in Internet video calls”.

A number of Logitech QuickCam reviewers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good in terms of USB connections. Howstuffworks.com wrote “Audio quality, great-looking stills, includes a built-in microphone, supports USB 2.0” and gave it a very good review score. Expert website Maclife.com gave the product a very good rating and mentioned in their review of the Logitech QuickCam “Logitech saves the day for Mac users looking for a capable plug-and-play USB webcam”.

One person who bought the product reckoned that it had email functionality. "maradasilva" gave the Logitech QuickCam a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Plus you get logitech's desktop messenger, video calls, video e-mail and quick capture”.

One Logitech QuickCam reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was wifi compatible. Imran rated it as excellent and wrote on Amazon “Also the microphone feature is good if you don't have one already or can; t afford a decent wireless headset” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam.

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Robust

Several people concluded that it was well made. One buyer mentioned on Amazon “So many extras and so well built!” and gave the product an excellent review. "rayo2u" said on Amazon ten years ago “Very good quality, well made, easy to understand instructions” in their Logitech QuickCam review. Eleven years ago Charlee wrote on Amazon “Solid piece of kit, delivers on its promises” and scored this webcam very highly.

Six customers agreed that the product was reliable. Chris of the Ot mentioned in his review of this webcam on Amazon “The software is more reliable and robust”. Janie U she mentioned “The visual is fairly sharp, setup was easy and reliability has been spot on so far”. Liz Haynes mentioned on Amazon “I've had no reliability problems and I would certainly recommend it” and gave this webcam a rating of 4 stars.

Several Logitech QuickCam reviewers considered that it was strong and durable. B R Nelson mentioned on Amazon “Good product, sturdy and reliable” in their review of this webcam and gave the Logitech QuickCam a score of 5 stars. Cenk wrote on Amazon seven years ago “Great Durable WebCam”. Cenk also said “Great, easy to use and highly durable webcam”.

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Good Support

A few people who bought it agreed that it had good technical guidance. Amazon Customer wrote “Running out of the box in 10 minutes (simple instructions” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam and rated the product as very good. Amazon Customer also said “Has anyone managed to do this successfully? Any help would be appreciated”. Claire said in her Logitech QuickCam review on Amazon “However, my fears were unfounded!It arrived promptly, with a very clear instruction booklet showing what I had to do in 6 steps!You do have to switch off spyware”.

Good Picture Quality

Some people who reviewed this webcam thought it produced a good quality image. A Customer mentioned in their review of this webcam on Amazon “Image quality is very good”. Alex of London wrote “Easy installationGood image quality, depending on lighting conditions though” in his review and rated the Logitech QuickCam 4 stars. Amit Serper said “Not 5?Lighting and poor image quality on 640x480” and scored the product 4 stars.

A number of customers thought the Logitech QuickCam produced a sharp image. One purchaser gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Sharp with no grainyness to the picture at all”. One buyer wrote “The pictures are sharp” in their review of this webcam. A Happy Reader mentioned on Amazon “The image is good and quite crisp if not somewhat dark, so adequate illumination can be a minor issue” in their review of this webcam.

Some people who purchased it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. One reviewer wrote “The colours are vivid, unlike the green tinges I have experience using other people's webcams”. Bb999 gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this webcam on Amazon “The colours aren't bad (though don't expect TV quality pics”. J. F. Horsfall mentioned “You do have full control over colour saturation, brightness and gamma” in their review and rated it 4 stars.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it produced clear images. Lloydee wrote on Amazon “It provides a very clear image” and rated the product as very good. Cnet.com.au wrote “Excellent image clarity” . Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of this webcam on expert website Expert Reviews “A crisp, clear image in all lighting conditions makes this an excellent webcam.”.

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Good Sound Quality

Fourty-seven Logitech QuickCam reviewers who reviewed the Logitech QuickCam reckoned that it had a good microphone. One buyer mentioned on Amazon “Huge range and great sound quality!The camera itself is a little blurry” in their Logitech QuickCam review. One purchaser scored this webcam 5 stars and said “Depending on how busy the net is the pictures are good and the sound excellent, although sometimes you must be patient”. One purchaser also wrote “Easy to install, good video and audio quality”.

Logitech Has Excellent Reviews for Its Webcams

Logitech is one of the top rated webcam manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Logitech also has excellent ratings for its low megapixel count webcams.

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Good Size

Several people who bought this webcam considered that it was compact. Expert website Techgage.com gave the product a score of 70 out of 100 and said in their review of this webcam nine years ago “Its compact, well-built and has a microphone built-in.”. Cnet.com.au said in their review eight years ago “Small, compact, lots of software”. Bityard.com said “Very light and compact, high resolution, multiple image effects” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam.

A few customers mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. Nine years ago Cs said on Amazon “It is lightweight and easily transported”. Expert review site Howstuffworks.com wrote “The Logitech QuickCam Fusion combines impressive video quality with clear audio in a lightweight, compact webcam” and rated this webcam as excellent.

One person who purchased this webcam considered that it was thin. Expert website Gadgetspeak.com said “While it is theoretically possible to use this webcam with a desktop system, you would need to have a fairly thin LCD monitor for attaching the d” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam.

One Logitech QuickCam owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was tall. Eight years ago expert review site Gadgetspeak.com mentioned “It is 4.5cm tall and the width” in their Logitech QuickCam review.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

Several customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was not noisy. Ten years ago Endpoint wrote “Like one of the other reviewers, I found that there was intermittant problems with severe noise when using the in-built microphone with Skype” yet they still scored this webcam 4 stars. Cnet.com mentioned on expert review site CNET.com “Whites are blown out in dim settings; some digital noise in black backgrounds; privacy shield comes off too easily; camera is too easy to remove from stand” in their review of the Logitech QuickCam.

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Most similar spec webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the QuickCam do not have a motion detector. The Logitech QuickCam is no exception to this as it too does not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The QuickCam does not have a built-in microphone, unlike most of the other webcams of this spec and age.

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Not USB Powered

Most webcams of this age and type are not USB powered. The QuickCam is no exception to this as it too is not USB powered.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The QuickCam does not feature face tracking. Most of the other webcams of this age and type also do not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatible

Most low megapixel count webcams that were launched around the same time as the QuickCam are not Mac compatible. The QuickCam is no exception to this as it too is not Mac compatible.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

Most low megapixel count webcams that came out around the same time as the QuickCam do not have a snapshot button. The Logitech QuickCam is no exception to this as it too does not have a snapshot button.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

Like most of the other low megapixel count webcams that are a similar age to the QuickCam, the Logitech QuickCam does not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other low megapixel count webcams that have been around for more than two years, the QuickCam does not have a night mode.

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Not Full HD

Most webcams that are a comparable age to the QuickCam are not Full HD. The Logitech QuickCam is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

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1 Other reason to consider the Logitech QuickCam

Released Over Six Years Ago

Logitech released the QuickCam over six years ago.

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Expert Reviews

(76)
24 November 2010

The front of the box sticks with Logitech's colours and shows the main features and a clear view of the product itself.The side of the box tells us exactly what comes included and some of the main... Read more…

Although the majority of new webcam models are designated universal video class (UVC), meaning they will deliver basic video and audio support for the Mac operating system (versions 10.4.9 and... Read more…

15 August 2009

The Logitech QuickCam E3500 is an entry-level webcam, and at this price, you cant really expect too many features.The focus is manual and the resolution is VGA, just 640 x 480 pixels. ... Read more…

Excellent image quality
Useful stand
Sound well captured
Good picture resolution for asking price, user-friendly interface
Qualit d'image
Not many features
Manual focus
Overexposes too much in a dark room
Blacks are blocked outbut its better than average
Good design
3 August 2009

How many times have you used low resolution 1-megapixels webcam only to be disappointed? Well, dont be anymore. We have found a good camera to fit your family and business needs because it has... Read more…

Very light and compact, high resolution, multiple image effects
Easy to install and configure
Audio headset is supplied
Image quality is impressive
Small Size
No physical pan-and-tilt tracking, some features require Vista or a high-end PC
Expensive
No Apple Support
No Rotate Feature
Clip may not fit thick LCD panels
22 March 2009

The Logitech QuickCam Communicate Deluxe works with Linux through the uvcvideo driver, though the snd-usb-audio module did not seem to provide any audio support. The video/picture quality was... Read more…

Quality of image day and night
Sound quality
Fluidity
Base
Excellent image quality
Manual focus
No video capture at native resolution
Focus manuel
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 29 October 2007 by Sebastian Fernandez

When I got the package, the first thing that made me happy was the size of this camera. I travel a fair amount on business and have a two-year-old daughter, so I always take a camera with me to... Read more…

Reviewed 5 April 2006 by Amazon Customer

After owning the logitech pro 4000 webcam, I have bought a laptop and wanted a new cam to match. The cam is small size and sits well on my laptop but is happier on a flat screen. The cam came with... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2006 by Thislife

Good Points: 1) Good quality image. 2) Good image in very low light. 3) Reasonable mounting system - but still needed to selotape it down for safety! 4) Light weight cord. 5) Mega pixel image... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2006 by D. Burkmar
(Verified Purchase)

I was recently given this item as a gift. I wouldn't have chosen this particular model for myself, but I think I may have regretted that decision. The webcam sits nicely on the top of my flat... Read more…

Reviewed 20 June 2008 by Mondo

I got this to use with my Dell Inspiron 1525 notebook and it works very well. However the first thing I noticed that it DOES NOT come with the carry case as shown. Just the stand. The... Read more…

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