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Logitech C170 Webcam

5MP Clip Feb 2016
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Mounting Type Release Date
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Logitech C170 Webcam Review

12 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 434 owner reviews this full HD webcam has an overall owner rating of 87 out of 100.

Robust

A number of Logitech C170 owners who reviewed the Logitech C170 said that it was well made. C. Baker wrote “I now own 3 of these - they are well put together, compact & install with ease, with both an excellent quality camera” in their review of this webcam and gave the Logitech C170 a rating of 5 stars. Imho gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “The built in PC microphone never worked properly with Skype”. Four years ago Jaymac3 wrote “Well made and unobstrusive”.

A number of customers considered that the Logitech C170 was strong and durable. John said on Amazon “I've always been impressed with the durability, consistent updates” in his review of this webcam and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Nice Design

A number of people who bought it concluded that it was neat. C. J. Garden gave it a very good rating and said “Neat little webcam”. C. J. Garden also said “It is very small and neat and sits nicely on top of my pc monitor”. David Crombie said on Amazon four years ago “Small and neat and easy to use” in his Logitech C170 review.

Some Logitech C170 reviewers who bought it considered that it was a good design. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Compact design” in their review of this webcam.

Several customers considered that it was good looking. Ivored said in their review of this webcam “The webcam is beautifully made and well packaged” and gave this webcam a rating of 80 out of 100. Three years ago Kevin Temasfieldt said “The Picture Quality Is Pretty Good”.

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Easy to Use

Seven people who bought this webcam thought it was easy to setup. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Logitech C170 review on Amazon “Easy to set up and good quality picture”. Owen mentioned in his Logitech C170 review “Easy to set up, i simply plugged in, loaded up Skype”. Polly she said “Quality webcam for the price and easy to setup and use” in her review of this webcam.

Some Logitech C170 reviewers thought it was easy to use. Alison B. wrote on Amazon “Excellent value; doesn't get in the way due to handy clip; delivered really quickly; easy to install”. Two years ago Essexgurl gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The clip holding the camera to the top of the monitor is simple to use & holds everything in place very well”. Laura she mentioned on Amazon “Webcam is very easy to use, no need to download or install any drivers, just plugged it in”.

One person wrote that it performed as expected.

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Good Product Quality

A number of Logitech C170 reviewers concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It does the job very well and the quality is very good” in their review of the Logitech C170. Amazon Customer also mentioned “Great image and sound quality”. Amazon Customer also said “I wasn't actually after a high quality camera, just needed something with a mic”.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers who bought it considered that it produced a sharp image. Muffin_girl mentioned two years ago “Great picture and very crisp sound as”. A few Logitech C170 reviewers agreed that this webcam produced clear images. Roboscott said in their review of this webcam on Amazon “Gives a nice clear image and a definite speed increase over my previous cam”.

One Logitech C170 owner said that this webcam produced a good quality image. Bollard mentioned on Amazon “An overall 4 stars because this is better for image quality than my old Logitech C500” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Good Sound Quality

Several Logitech C170 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good microphone. Barry Sumner said in his review of the Logitech C170 on Amazon four years ago “The sound quality is impressive” and scored it 5 stars. Five years ago George B. Lloyd mentioned “Nice little webcam with good picture and sound quality”. Libera said on Amazon “With good sound and picture”.

Logitech Has Excellent Webcam Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Logitech webcams and also specifically for Logitech full HD webcams and found that in both cases Logitech had excellent reviews compared to other brands.

Good Size

A number of Logitech C170 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Bulman said in their review of this webcam on Amazon three years ago “It was small and compact and clipped onto my laptop quite easily” and gave it an excellent review. Jayson mentioned on Amazon “It is compact and too big” in his review.

Good Support

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Henry Ford rated the product 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review of this webcam on Amazon “Just like it states in the installation guide, you simply plug the C170 into a USB port”. Mark Dk said in his review on Amazon “I didn't read the manual! Then it sat properly on top”.

Good Connectivity

One Logitech C170 reviewer who purchased the product considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Two years ago Henry Ford mentioned “It checks that the correct USB driver has been installed, which begs the question why has Logitech made the process so complicated, when installing the device on a Windows 8.1 set-up” in his review of the Logitech C170.

Has a Built-In Microphone

Like most of the other full HD webcams that were released more than a year ago, the Logitech C170 has a built-in microphone.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including the CNE-CWC3, or the CNE-CWC2 both from Canyon which is cheaper.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The Logitech C170 does not have a motion detector. Most of the other webcams that are a comparable age to the C170 also do not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

Most webcams of a comparable type and age to the C170 do not feature face tracking. The Logitech C170 is no exception to this as it too does not feature face tracking.

There are a number of other webcams which also feature face tracking which you might also want to look at including the CNE-CWC3, or the CNE-CWC2 both from Canyon.

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Not Mac Compatibility

Most full HD webcams that were released more than a year ago are not mac compatibility. The Logitech C170 is no exception to this as it too is not mac compatibility.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

Like most of the other full HD webcams that are a comparable age to the C170, the Logitech C170 does not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Logitech C170 does not have a night mode. Most of the other webcams that have been around for more than a year also do not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

Most full HD webcams that have been around for around the same time as the C170 do not have a snapshot button. The Logitech C170 is no exception to this as it too does not have a snapshot button.

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Specification

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Megapixel
Maximum Video Resolution
Full HD
Design
Built-In Microphone
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers logitech c170, logitech c170w, logitech c170we, logitech 055760, logitech 640x480, logitech c170web, logitech c64cza00, logitech 640x480p, logitech c64czs00, logitech 960000759, logitech 640x480px, logitech 960001066, logitech 960000880, logitech 960000760, logitech saverpoint, logitech 640x480pxl
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