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Old December 15, 2008, 08:18 AM
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Is there a webcam made out there that doesn't have a built in mic? lol Oh & that actually takes a half decent pic?
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Old December 15, 2008, 01:20 PM
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The Logitech Communicate STX takes really nice pics but it has a mic.

http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/we...s/352&cl=ca,en

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Old December 15, 2008, 01:35 PM
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just about all have a mic.. sad .. the logitech ones are good .
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Old December 16, 2008, 04:25 PM
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Here's a funny cowboy who reviews a lot of webcams, he takes screen shots of each one at it's maximum resolution which gives an idea of what kind of quality pic you can expect.

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Old December 23, 2008, 10:09 AM
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It's pretty difficult to find one without a mic and none of the ones without a mic are any good.

The Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 is excellent all-around. The Communicate STX, as mentioned earlier, is also pretty decent, though it will lag pretty noticeably in low-light and has some artifacting (if you where dark clothes, you'll get weird white sparkles. Also has a tendency to overemphasize purple).

Personally, I'd just get the Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000.
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Old December 30, 2008, 01:14 AM
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Sadly Logitech is the #1 company for consumer grade web cams. The new ones are using the CarlZenis lens. What I recommend you do is go over to Canada Computers, last time I checked they sold refurbished Logitech webcams at a substantial discounted price, Bought the portable Netbook one and the 9000 for my brother. All have worked flawlessy.

It amazes me how Logitech is willing to produce a quality webcam but then match it with doggy software that leaves a big foot print.
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