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Microsoft LifeCam Studio
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio Webcam

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5MP Feb 2014
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Face Tracking Release Date
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Review: Microsoft LifeCam Studio HD Webcam

9 Reasons For

Popular Choice

The LifeCam Studio is one the fastest selling webcam currently on the market.

Microsoft Has Good Reviews for Its Webcams

Webcams manufactured by Microsoft are some of the better webcams according to average reviews from experts and owners.

Features Face Tracking

The LifeCam Studio features face tracking, unlike most of the other full HD webcams that are a similar age to the LifeCam Studio which do not feature face tracking.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The LifeCam Studio has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other full HD webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the LifeCam Studio.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including the HD Pro Webcam C920, or the TV Cam HD both from Logitech or the HP HD 4310 which has better reviews.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most frequently found interface on full HD webcams that have been on the market for more than two years.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on webcams that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Has a Zoom Capability

Unlike most of the other full HD webcams that came out around the same time as the LifeCam Studio which do not have a zoom capability, the LifeCam Studio has a zoom capability.

We compared all the other webcams with a zoom capability to this webcam and we think the TV Cam HD, and the CC3000e both from Logitech which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Quite Long Cable Length

Across all the full HD webcams that are a comparable age to the LifeCam Studio the cable lengths range from 0.9m to 3.4m, and the average cable length is 1.8m. With a cable length of 1.829 meters, the LifeCam Studio has one of the longer cable lengths amongst full HD webcams of this age.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This webcam supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on webcams of this age and spec.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Like most of the other full HD webcams that have been available for around the same time as the LifeCam Studio, the Microsoft LifeCam Studio does not have a motion detector.

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Not Mac Compatibility

The LifeCam Studio is not mac compatibility, although this is within the context that most of the other webcams of this age and type are also not mac compatibility.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

The LifeCam Studio does not have a snapshot button, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other webcams of this spec and age also do not have a snapshot button.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio does not have a night mode. Most of the other full HD webcams that came out around the same time as the LifeCam Studio also do not have a night mode.

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Very Big Minimum Hard Disk Space

The Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a very big minimum hard disk space (1,500 megabyte) compared to most of the other webcams of this type and age. Webcams of this spec and age have minimum hard disk spaces of between 200MB and 1.5GB, and the average minimum hard disk space is 400MB.

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Quite Big Minimum RAM

The average minimum RAM of full HD webcams that came out around the same time as the LifeCam Studio is 630MB, and the minimum RAMs range from 32MB to 2.1GB. At 1,024 megabyte, the Microsoft LifeCam Studio has a quite big minimum RAM compared to most of the other full HD webcams that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LifeCam Studio.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Maximum Frame Rate
Face Tracking
Maximum Video Resolution
Zoom Capability
Full HD
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
Diagonal Field of View
Focus Adjustment
Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Maximum Interpolated Image Resolution
Photo Feature
Supported Video Modes
Maximum Image Resolution
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mounting Type
Colour
Interface
Cable Length
Sensor Type
Built-In Flash
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
USB Powered
Mac Compatibility
Optical Drive Required
Minimum System Requirements
Compatible Operating Systems
CD/DVD-ROM Drive Requirement
USB Required
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Minimum Processor
Colour
Width (imperial)
Height (imperial)
Depth (imperial)
Frequency Range
Packaging Data
Quantity

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Manufacturer Part Numbers microsoft q2f00015pro, microsoft 5wh00002pro, microsoft chq5zs00, microsoft q2f00003, microsoft p133198p, microsoft q2f00016, microsoft p213260p, microsoft q2f00004, microsoft q2f00020, microsoft chq5za00, microsoft 1080p
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