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Re: web cams? recommendations?



Am Mi, den 28.04.2004 schrieb Peter Smith um 01:02:

> Just a quick question--does anyone have any webcam-on-Linux 
> recommendations?  I'm hoping to get a 640x480 USB cam that is compatible 
> w/ Linux for not too much $$ and am learning that this doesn't seem 
> possible.  Any recommendations welcome!  I'll take any answers off list..
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> Peter

I can recommend USB webcams support by this driver:

http://www.smcc.demon.nl/webcam/

I myself have a Phillips PCVC740K "ToUCam Pro" and am happy with it so
far. Requesting VGA resolution you should careful read:

http://www.smcc.demon.nl/webcam/faq.html#Q3

and decide whether you would then need to spend more than ~80USD on the
cam to get one with a better CCD.

Alexander


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