Which Web cam?

  Zak 18:31 01 Jan 2007
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I am thinking of buying a web cam for use with Skype. I am looking for something in the £20 and under range.

1.I cannot envisage using the web cam for any other purposes - so basic features only?

2. Some come with headsets - are these usb?

3. I already have a headset, plugging into the sound card.

4. I am using an 8 year old Dell 17" CRT monitor, so the web cam needs to be able to sit on monitor.

I would be very grateful for some recommendations please.

  bluto1 20:31 01 Jan 2007

Is your PC up to the System requirements?
click here

As for the web cam you can`t go far wrong with Logitech.I suggest you have a look at the PC World website and see what yhey`ve got. There`s a Sale on now.

  jolorna 20:41 01 Jan 2007

click here for bluto1 link

  bluto1 22:41 02 Jan 2007

Thanks for that.I was in a hurry last night.

  Border View 23:12 02 Jan 2007

Bought myself one for Christmas from Tesco - Logiteck QuickCam Messenger with built in microphone. Specifically for use with Skype. Excellent. Just over £20. They do a one without the microphone, but with this you install the software (drivers) plug in the USB and away you go.

  Zak 21:15 03 Jan 2007

Thank you all for your advice and information. I have been looking at the Logitech webcams on the internet. Special thanks to Barmoor as you have helped me to reach a decision.

  Stuartli 21:34 03 Jan 2007

Logitech webcam on BOGOF offer for £11.99:

click here

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