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Manhattan Webcam 500 Webcam

0.3MP Clip/Stand USB 1.1 Jul 2013
Megapixel Mounting Type Interface Release Date
The Manhattan Webcam 500 helps improve online communications and experiences with high-quality photos and video. With simple, one-button operation and easy-to-use software, its 5.0-megapixel... More
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2 Reasons For

Windows 8 Windows Operating Systems Supported

The Manhattan Webcam 500 supports a Windows 8 windows operating systems supported which is newer than the Windows 7 Home Premium windows operating systems supported supported by most comparable spec webcams that are a similar age to it. In addition, this webcam support Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64 and Windows 8 Pro and Wi windows operating systems supporteds.

A Windows 8 windows operating systems supported is actually the best supported Windows operating systems support amongst all webcams of a comparable age and type to the Webcam 500.

The worst supported Windows operating systems support amongst similar types of webcam is Windows 2000 Professional.

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Light

The lightest low megapixel webcam that is a comparable age to the Webcam 500 is 0.35g heavy and the heaviest is 480g. The Manhattan Webcam 500 is quite light (only 68 grams) compared to most of the other webcams of this type and age.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

The Webcam 500 does not have a motion detector, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other low megapixel webcams that were released more than two years ago also do not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The Webcam 500 does not have a built-in microphone. Most of the other low megapixel webcams that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Webcam 500 do have a built-in microphone.

We compared all the other webcams which also have a built-in microphone to this webcam and we think the Logitech C110[plb_326943_price]; or the Hercules Link[plb_1022846_price] are also worth considering.

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Not USB Powered

The Webcam 500 is not USB powered, although this is within the context that most of the other low megapixel webcams that have been around for around the same time as the Webcam 500 are also not USB powered.

Webcams which are USB powered that might be worth considering include the Logitech C110[plb_326943_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The Webcam 500 does not feature face tracking. Most of the other similar spec webcams that came out more than two years ago also do not feature face tracking.

We think you might also be interested in alternative webcams which also feature face tracking including the Logitech C110[plb_326943_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not Mac Compatibility

The Webcam 500 is not mac compatibility, although it is worth noting that most of the other low megapixel webcams that have been available for around the same time as the Webcam 500 are also not mac compatibility.

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Very Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

Similar spec webcams that came out around the same time as the Webcam 500 have viewing angle, horizontals of between 45° and 170°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 96°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 55 degrees, the Manhattan Webcam 500 has one of the narrower viewing angle, horizontals amongst comparable spec webcams of this age.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

The Webcam 500 does not have a snapshot button. Most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to the Webcam 500 also do not have a snapshot button.

We compared this webcam to all the other webcams with a snapshot button and we think the Logitech C110[plb_326943_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

Most similar spec webcams that are a comparable age to the Webcam 500 do not have a zoom capability. The Manhattan Webcam 500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a zoom capability.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Like most of the other webcams of this type and age, the Webcam 500 does not have a night mode.

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Not Full HD

The Webcam 500 is not full HD. Most of the other webcams of this age and spec are also not full HD.

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Quite Low Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution

The Webcam 500 has a quite low maximum interpolated image resolution (only 5 megapixels) compared to most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to the Webcam 500. The maximum interpolated image resolutions of comparable spec webcams that have been available for around the same time as the Webcam 500 range from 1.3MP to 16MP.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Manhattan Webcam 500

Released Over Three Years Ago

This webcam has been on the market for over three years.

USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 1.1 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on low megapixel webcams that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Zoom Capability
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Colour Depth
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Auto Focus
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
Photo Feature
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Design
Mounting Type
Colour of Product
Interface
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Built-In Flash
Weight & Dimensions
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Height
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Width
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