web cam fuzzy

  juedoc 20:06 01 Nov 2007
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I have a logitech quick cam version 10.4. It was great at first but the picture is getting fuzzier by the day. Any ideas?

  Technotiger 20:10 01 Nov 2007

Have you moved the focusing ring?

  juedoc 21:38 01 Nov 2007

yes I have tried that.

  Technotiger 22:04 01 Nov 2007

Does anybody smoke near the camera, or even just in the same room - over time nicotine will coat the lens. Or has the camera been in a damp or steamy environment, perhaps causing moisture inside lens?

  juedoc 22:10 01 Nov 2007

No nobody smokes in the house and the Pc is in the lounge so no damp or anything.

  Technotiger 22:17 01 Nov 2007

Is the camera still under warranty? If it is you could try for a replacement - or, if not, get another webcam, they really are very cheap these days.

  juedoc 22:20 01 Nov 2007

Yes I could but I wanted to make sure it wasnt the PC first.

  Technotiger 22:27 01 Nov 2007

OK - can you get/borrow another webcam to check if it is the pc or not - though I doubt whether it is a problem with the pc.

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