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Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD Webcam

$22.99
1MP 1280 X 720 Clip Apr 2014
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Mounting Type Release Date
One industry award
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Suitcases can clip onto each other if you're traveling heavy
153 Reviews + 1 Award
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This webcam received a "Good For Gaming" award from Computershopper.com.

User Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 231 user reviews this webcam has an overall user rating of 74 out of 100. 84% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Creative Labs Webcams Have Good Reviews

Based on 597 owner and expert reviews (including 106 verified purchases), Creative Labs has good ratings for its webcams. Creative Labs also has good ratings specifically within its webcams range. 85% of those that bought a Creative Labs webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including computershopper.com and pcworld.com_techhive.com this webcam has an overall expert rating of 55 out of 100. That puts this Creative Labs webcam in the bottom 19% of all the webcams of this age and type.

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Support

Adds Autofocus to Manual Focus Lenses

Four owners concluded that the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD had good technical guidance. Computershopper.com wrote “Adds autofocus to manual focus lenses” in their Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD review but in spite of that they only scored this webcam 18.2 out of 100. James Jordan-Hore mentioned three years ago “Item works well set up 'should' be simple windows 8.1 doesn't help” . Wily1212 wrote in their review of this webcam on Walmart.com “The instructions weren't effective for hooking up the unit.”.


Good Picture Quality

Two owners reckoned that this webcam produced a sharp image.

Good Sound Quality

Fifteen owners who reviewed this webcam thought it had a good microphone. Mr. J. D. Mitchell wrote on Amazon “Reducing HD 720 resolution to standard 640 will lessen bandwidth use & enable movie recordings video to audio sync somewhat better”. Niki Anastasiou mentioned on Amazon “Fantastic camera and sound” in her review of this webcam. Whatlep said “Sound quality is fine.” in their review of this webcam and gave it a score of 5 stars.


Design

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative webcams with a built-in microphone currently available that you might want to look at including the Microsoft LifeCam VX-800, the Logitech C110 ($11.00), or the Sweex WC070 which has better reviews.

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Solid Speed

Ten customers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said last year “Elegant allmetal construction” but they only scored the product 16.4 out of 100. Computershopper.com wrote in their Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD review “Easy to build in” however they only gave it a score of 18.2 out of 100. Computershopper.com also wrote “Powerful audio performance with solid bass depth” in their review.

One person mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was reliable. Algeyf gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote in their review of this webcam “Excellent product, reliable company”.

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Simple to Use

Seven people mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was easy to use. Computershopper.com wrote in their review of this webcam in April last year “Prise en main intuitive et agrable”. Konradkurze wrote on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Is very easy to use” and scored this webcam 9 stars. Liam D Mcgowan said “My wife was in USA to Skype it was fantastic and so easy to use”.

Four people concluded that it was easy to setup. P Gale wrote “Good quality item, easy to set up” and scored it 8 stars. Paul he mentioned on Amazon “Great product easy to setup” in his Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD review. Mr S Anderson scored it 8 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD on Amazon two years ago “Easy to setup, works great with windows 10”.

One customer who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to assemble. One customer who purchased it said that it had a good interface. Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote in April last year “Interface extremamente intuitiva e fluida” in their Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD review.

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Modular Design

Eight customers who reviewed this webcam reckoned that it was well designed. Computershopper.com mentioned “Modular design” in their Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD review but in spite of that they gave it a score of 18.2 out of 100. Computershopper.com also said “Traditional Case Design” in their review. Computershopper.com also mentioned “Attractive design” in their review.

Seven customers reckoned that this webcam was good looking. Computershopper.com said “Exotic appearance” in their review of the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD yet they only rated the product 18.2 out of 100. Mr Philip a Mather gave this webcam a rating of 6 stars and he wrote on Amazon “So for 99.9% of people this is a pretty nice little camera that works well”. Cabelle wrote in their review of the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD on Walmart.com “Picture are so clear and beautiful” and gave it a score of 8 stars.

One owner concluded that this webcam had a thin frame.

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Quality Handle

Twenty-six customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Last year Computershopper.com mentioned “Quality handle”. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in their review of the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD “Excellent sound quality” but they gave it a score of 1 stars. Pcworld.com_techhive.com also wrote “Fantastic display quality” in their review.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was inferior quality. Three years ago Fmb wrote in their Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD review “Really bad quality image, very grainy dispute having brand new pc” and rated it 4 stars.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD does not have a built-in flash, although this is within the context that most of the other webcams of this type and age also do not have a built-in flash.

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Performance

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Live! Cam Sync HD has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels webcam, which is the most common video resolution. Across all webcams of a comparable age and spec to this webcam the worst video resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 1600 x 1200 pixels.

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Has a Photo Feature

The Live! Cam Sync HD has a photo feature. Most of the other webcams that are a similar age to this webcam also have a photo feature.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD does not have a zoom capability, unlike most of the other webcams of this spec and age which have a zoom capability.

We compared this webcam to all the other webcams with a zoom capability and we think the Genius FaceCam 321, or the Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Auto Focus

Like most of the other webcams that were released around the same time as this webcam, the Live! Cam Sync HD does not have an auto focus.

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Average Megapixel

The Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD has a pretty typical megapixel (1 megapixel) compared to most of the other webcams that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other 1MP webcams to this webcam and we think the Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this Creative Labs webcam megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to look at the Sweex WC070 (2MP), the Atlantis Land MagicView 350 Chat Pack (5MP), or the Genius FaceCam 321 (8MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Features

Rich Feature Set

Four people said in their reviews that the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD had good features. Computershopper.com said “Rich feature set” but despite that they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “Good features for the business user” however despite that they only scored the product 16.4 out of 100. Bhphotovideo.com wrote “Great Extra Features” in their review of this webcam.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people who bought it reckoned that it was quiet.


Power

Good Battery

Four owners said in their reviews that the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD had a good battery life. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “Allday battery life”.


Weight & Dimensions

Format Compact

Five people said that it was compact. Computershopper.com wrote “Format compact” in their review of this webcam. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in their review of the Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD last year “Compact voor zijn schermgrootte”. Computershopper.com also wrote “Compact, quiet case” in their review.

Three owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was thin. Computershopper.com wrote in their review of this webcam “Small, slim profile”.

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. In April last year Computershopper.com wrote “Suitcases can clip onto each other if you're traveling heavy” but they only scored it 1 stars. Chellee said “It's a VERY small webcam, I was surprised considering the last one I had was a Logitech Orbit, which is massive and heavy” in their review of this webcam.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good structurally. One person who purchased it reckoned that it was a good body shape. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said “Well constructed body” yet they only gave it a score of 16.4 out of 100.

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Suitcases Can Clip Onto Each Other If You're Traveling Heavy

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. In April last year Computershopper.com wrote “Suitcases can clip onto each other if you're traveling heavy” but they only scored it 1 stars.

Chellee said “It's a VERY small webcam, I was surprised considering the last one I had was a Logitech Orbit, which is massive and heavy” in their review of this webcam.

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Smart TV

Matige GPS

Five owners considered that the product did not have gps. Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in their Creative Labs Live! Cam Sync HD review in April last year “GPS mediocre, leggero throttling sotto carico sostenuto, cassa” . Pcworld.com_techhive.com also wrote “GPS trs mauvais, lgre autolimitation du processeur en utilisation intensive continue, hautparleur” in their review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Computershopper.com said “No USB connectivity”.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Creative Labs webcam was released.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00054651180390, 00546511803902, 02062015014852, 04054319103798, 05054629185452, 05390660180408, 06062015014957, 06112015032953, 08062015032409, 08809321846579

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