Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 comparison

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Release date June 13, 2006 June 13, 2006 September 20, 2006 October 22, 2012 April 08, 2011
The Bottom Line The Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 offers unique features such as the ability to post photos directly to a blog, but its video effects and image quality don't stand up to that of competing Webcams from veteran manufacturers.

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Features Automatic face tracking technology
Automatic face tracking technology
Info unavailable CrystalVoice technology
1080p Full HD movie recording
720p HD video calls
Parental control
Built-in microphone
USB powered
Video Snapshot mode
Built-in LED lights
System Requirements Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP SP2 or later
Linux Kernel 2.6
Apple MacOS X 10.5
Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later
Interfaces USB
Hi-Speed USB
USB
Hi-Speed USB
Hi-Speed USB
Optical Sensor Type CMOS
CMOS
Info unavailable - 5,000,000 pixels
- 5,000,000 pixels
Camera Color
Color
Color
Color
Color - Yes
Dimensions (WxDxH) 2.1 in x 2.2 in x 2.9 in
2.2 in x 2.1 in x 2.9 in
5.3 cm x 5.3 cm x 6.5 cm
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Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
Certified for Windows Vista
Compatible with Windows 7
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Connectivity Technology Wired
Wired
Wired
Wired
Wired
Software type [Jul 2, 2008 from CDS: Software] Drivers & Utilities
Drivers & Utilities
Drivers & Utilities
Drivers & Utilities
Creative Live! Central 3
Drivers & Utilities
Color Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Blue
Gross sensor resolution Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 5,000,000 pixels
5,000,000 pixels
Focus Adjustment Manual
Manual
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Cables Included 1 x USB cable - Integrated - 6 ft
1 x USB cable - Integrated - 6 ft
1 x USB cable - Integrated - 1.8 m
1 x USB cable - 5 ft
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Weight 3.4 oz
3.4 oz
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Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable 3 years warranty
Info unavailable Info unavailable Limited lifetime warranty
Dimensions (W x D x H) 2.1 in x 2.2 in x 2.9 in
2.2 in x 2.1 in x 2.9 in
5.3 cm x 5.3 cm x 6.5 cm
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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
1
Product Description Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 - Web camera
Microsoft LifeCam VX-6000 - Web camera
Microsoft LifeCam VX-1000 - Web camera
Creative Live! Cam Connect HD 1080 - Web camera
Gear Head Quick WebCam W/ 720P HD Video WCF2600HDBLU - Web camera
Device Type Web camera - Fixed
Web camera - Fixed
Web camera - Fixed
Web camera
Web camera
Optical sensor type CMOS
CMOS
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Audio Support Yes : Built-in microphone
Yes : Built-in microphone
Yes : Built-in microphone
Yes : Built-in dual stereo microphones
Yes : Built-in microphone
Environmental Parameters (operating) 32 °F - 104 °F ; 5 - 80% relative humidity
32 °F - 104 °F ; 5 - 80% relative humidity
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