Logitech Webcam

The Logitech Webcam is one of the many peripheral devices made by the Swiss company ‘Logitech Group’, which was established in 1981. Initially, Logitech was widely known for one of its mass-marketed devices, the computer mouse. Logitech also manufactures keyboards, speakers, webcams, game controllers and gaming ware, headphones, headsets, microphones (desktop), wireless audio devices, Harmony remote (Universal) and wireless music-system (Squeezebox).

One of Logitech’s most popular devices is its webcams. These are external devices used as supplementary means of communication. As well as being used for shooting small videos and taking snapshots, Logitech webcams help users to communicate with their friends and family, effectively and amusingly, as accessories to programs and Instant Messaging clients like Yahoo! Messenger, Windows Live Messenger, Eyeball chat, Skype or AIM. Logitech has a great variety of models with numerous features for individual expertise subject to moderation and customization.

Webcams principally contain an image sensor, lens and other support electronics. While numerous lenses are available for various webcams, the most common is the plastic lenses, which allow the camera’s focus adjustment. Non-adjustable or fixed focus lens are also found in the market. Nowadays, Webcams have encroached onto conventional video conferencing techniques. New features like the following help users by turning it into a simple uncomplicated procedure of use;

  • Automatic lighting control
  • Automatic face-tracking
  • Auto focus and zooming
  • Real time enhancements (wrinkle smoothing, vertical stretch and retouching)

Logitech webcams draw attention to a number of the excellent features found in every webcam, of which only one is the user friendliness. While features vary with individual model, all Logitech webcams can connect, with no difficulty, to high-speed USB connections (2.0). All the models contain auto-focus settings for greater image display. The webcams have a capability of recording images having a maximum of eight mega-pixels, using enhanced sensor lens of 2-megapixel. These features became more palpable with the advancement of the webcam models, as the more advanced ones are able to support high definition (HD) video and sound recording.

Overtime Logitech has produced some of the most elegant and fashionable webcam designs. Logitech webcams are available in different shapes, sizes, prices, and come with numerous features. Also, standard webcams are made with solid bases mounts, such as Webcam Pro 9000, as well as laptop and notebook compatible models, like the QuickCam Deluxe. While older versions, like the QuickCam, record at standard definitions, most Logitech new models, such as the Pro 9000 have high definition audio and video recording and at an aspect ratio of 16-by-9 and high definition quality sound. All Logitech webcams are designed to be compatible to Windows Operating Systems, except for the Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro for Mac, which is designed specifically for Macintosh computers.

Logitech’s latest webcam series include;

  • Logitech Webcam Pro 9000
  • Logitech Portable Webcam C905
  • Logitech Webcam C200
  • Logitech Webcam C250
  • Logitech Webcam C300
  • Logitech Webcam C500
  • Logitech Webcam C600

Installation of Logitech webcams is a hassle-free and simple process. It is advised to follow the operating manual carefully at all times, to avoid communication errors. Logitech users are advised not to plug in the webcam until they are advised from the installation wizard or the installation software guide. After the completion of the installation, the webcam to should be properly set up and kept at eye-level. In order to achieve maximum clarity in images, the object should be ideally places within two feet of the webcam. In case of technical difficulties, it is advised that the owners directly contact the Logitech support system, either by phone, e-mail, webmail or even in person, for troubleshooting guidelines and repairs.

This Logitech Webcam Review is Written/Updated on Mar 17th, 2010 and filed under Computer Hardware. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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