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Philips PTA317
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Philips PTA317 Webcam

Apr 2012
Built-In Microphone Zoom Capability Release Date
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2 Reasons For

Has a Built-In Microphone

Like most of the other comparable spec webcams that came out around the same time as the PTA317, the Philips PTA317 has a built-in microphone.

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Has a Zoom Capability

Unlike most of the other webcams of this spec and age which do not have a zoom capability, the Philips PTA317 has a zoom capability.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Most webcams that have been around for around the same time as the PTA317 do not have a motion detector. The Philips PTA317 is no exception to this as it too does not have a motion detector.

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Not USB Powered

The Philips PTA317 is not USB powered, although this is within the context that most of the other webcams of this age and type are also not USB powered.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The Philips PTA317 does not feature face tracking, although it is worth noting that most of the other webcams that have been available for more than two years also do not feature face tracking.

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Not Mac Compatible

Like most of the other webcams that have been on the market for a similar time to the PTA317, the Philips PTA317 is not Mac compatible.

Webcams which are Mac compatible that might also be worth considering include the Genius FaceCam 320 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other webcams of this spec and age, the Philips PTA317 does not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

Most webcams that were launched around the same time as the PTA317 do not have a snapshot button. The Philips PTA317 is no exception to this as it too does not have a snapshot button.

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Not Full HD

Most webcams of this type and age are not Full HD. The Philips PTA317 is no exception to this as it too is not Full HD.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the Philips PTA317 has one of the smaller digital zoom amongst webcams of this age. The digital zoom of similar spec webcams that have been around for a comparable time to the PTA317 range from 3x to 10x.

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1 Other reason to consider the Philips PTA317

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Philips released the PTA317.

Specification

Performance
Digital Zoom
Design
Colour
Built-In Flash
Other Features
Weight With Stand
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Height With Stand
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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00871258164311, 05053460285222, 08712581643119
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