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Microsoft LifeCam Cinema WebCam, 720p HD Widescreen, Autofocus for Desktop with Windows OS

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The Microsoft LifeCam Cinema WebCam from Microsoft is a compact USB 2.0 camera with a high-quality glass lens. The autofocus camera can capture 720p HD widescreen video at a fluid 30 frames per second. It uses ClearFrame technology to enhance video recorded in poorly-lit environments and features an integrated digital microphone for audio capture.

The camera's body is constructed from aluminum, which reduces its weight while at the same time improving its durability. A flexible stand is included, allowing you to position the camera with ease. The Windows Live Call button allows you to launch your favorite chat software with ease.

The bundled software allows you to apply fun video effects, create your own movies and upload still photos to the web. The camera is compatible with many popular IM clients, including Windows Live, Yahoo! Messenger, AOL Instant Messenger and Skype..

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Easy to set up (4) , Great picture quality (4) , Fast connection (3) , Good in low light (3)
Best Uses:
Home computer (3) , Monitoring (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Quality oriented (3) , Budget shopper (1)

Key Features

  • 720p HD widescreen: 720p sensor captures true HD quality video at up to 30 fps.
  • Auto Focus: Images stay sharp and detailed even during close-ups.
  • High-precision glass element lens: High quality lens delivers more accurate colors and sharper video.
  • ClearFrame Technology: ClearFrame image-processing technology delivers smooth, detailed video, even in low light conditions.
  • Digital Microphone: Digital microphone with noise cancelling technology helps improve speech quality for crystal clear audio.
  • Aluminum Body: Aluminum body reduces weight and improves the durability of the webcam body.
  • Windows Live Movie Maker: Start a movie project with one click, then upload widescreen video to social networking sites.
  • Windows Live Photo Gallery: Easily upload a photo that you can edit, tag and share with friends and family.
  • LifeCam Dashboard: Add special effects and control your webcam-all from the Windows Live Messenger window.
  • Windows Live Call Button: It's simple to start video calls. One touch of the Windows Live Call Button lets you see who's online and you're on your way to making a video call.
  • Flexible Stand: Bend, fold and shape the flexible base for the best angle on laptop screens, flat panels and traditional monitors.
  • Video Effects: Discover a fun way to express yourself with these entertaining video effects built into the LifeCam dashboard.

Technical Specs

Image Sensor 720p HD
Focus Autofocus
Lens Glass
Effective Pixels 1 megapixel
Image Capture 1 megapixel
Video Capture 720p HD
Frame Rate 30fps
Audio Noise-Cancelling Digital Microphone
Connector 1x USB 2.0
Works with Windows Live
Yahoo! MessengerAOL
Instant Messenger
System Requirements(Windows-based PC) Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher (Excluding Windows XP 64-bit); minimum: Intel Dual-Core 1.6 GHz or higher, 1 GB of RAM; recommended: Intel Dual-Core 3.0 GHz or higher, 2 GB of RAM
Hard Drive 1.5 GB free
Power Requirements USB bus-powered
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