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Logitech C525
Logitech C525
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Logitech C525 Webcam

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8MP Sep 2012
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Face Tracking Release Date
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Logitech Webcams Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 3,634 owner and expert reviews, Logitech has excellent ratings for its webcams. Logitech also has excellent ratings specifically for its full HD webcams compared to other brands.

Has a Motion Detector

The Logitech C525 has a motion detector, which is unusual. Most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to the C525 do not have a motion detector.

There are a number of alternative webcams which also have a motion detector that you might want to look at including the Foscam FI9821EP ($93.46).

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Features Face Tracking

The Logitech C525 features face tracking, which is unusual. Most of the other full HD webcams that were launched more than two years ago do not feature face tracking.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative webcams which feature face tracking currently available including the Logitech C910 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

Like most of the other webcams that have been available for more than two years, the Logitech C525 has a built-in microphone.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is typical of many webcams of a comparable type and age to it.

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Windows 8 Windows Operating Systems Supported

The Logitech C525 supports a Windows 8 windows operating systems supported which is newer than the Windows 7 Home Premium windows operating systems supported supported by most full HD webcams that were released around the same time as it.

This webcam's Windows operating systems support (Windows 8) is in fact the best supported Windows operating systems support amongst all webcams of a similar age and type to the C525.

Amongst comparable types of webcam the worst supported Windows operating systems support is Windows 7 Ultimate.

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Not Mac Compatibility

The Logitech C525 is not mac compatibility, although this is within the context that most of the other webcams of a similar type and age to the C525 are also not mac compatibility.

Webcams which are mac compatibility that might also be worth looking at include the Logitech C910 which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Logitech C525 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less video resolution than the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This webcam's video resolution (1280 x 720 pixels) is actually the worst video resolution amongst all full HD webcams that are a comparable age to the C525.

The best video resolution amongst comparable types of webcam is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

Most webcams that have been available for more than two years do not have a zoom capability. The Logitech C525 is no exception to this as it too does not have a zoom capability.

We think you might also be interested in alternative webcams which also have a zoom capability including the Logitech C930e + H820e.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Logitech C525 does not have a night mode, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other full HD webcams that are a similar age to the C525 also do not have a night mode.

There are a number of alternative webcams which also have a night mode that you might also want to look at including the Foscam FI9821EP ($93.46).

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

The Logitech C525 does not have a snapshot button. Most of the other webcams of a similar spec and age to the C525 also do not have a snapshot button.

It is worth also looking at alternative webcams which also have a snapshot button including the C600, the QuickCam Deluxe, or the C310 all from Logitech which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Short Cable Length

At only 1.5 meters, the Logitech C525 has a quite short cable length compared to most of the other similar spec webcams that are a comparable age to the C525. The average cable length of full HD webcams that were released more than two years ago is 1.8m, and the cable lengths range from 0.9m to 3.4m.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Face Tracking
Maximum Video Resolution
Zoom Capability
Snapshot Button
Full HD
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Diagonal Field of View
Focus Adjustment
Noise Reduction
Auto Focus
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
Photo Feature
Supported Video Modes
Maximum Image Resolution
Motion Detector
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour
Interface
LED Indicators
Cable Length
Built-In Flash
Other Features
USB Powered
Compatible Operating Systems
Internet Connection Required
USB Required
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Minimum Processor
Packaging Data
Laptop Clamp
Manual
CRT Stand
LCD Clamp
Desktop Stand
AC Adapter Included

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Manufacturer Part Numbers logitech 1280x720, logitech c525720p, hdwebcamc525, 960000715, 960000722, 960000721, lgtc525, 730220k, 372605
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