[ubuntu-uk] Webcam with built-in mic to work on Ubuntu?

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sun Jan 9 14:33:41 UTC 2011

On 7 January 2011 22:03, David King <linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:
> I would be interested to know if any of the webcams that work with Ubuntu
> also have an optical zoom -- does anyone know of any? Or is that too fancy
> for a webcam? I need something more powerful than your average webcam but a
> lot cheaper than a proper camcorder, to use as a camera to stream live via
> the web (using livestream.com) rather than record onto a disk/memory
> card/tape.

The Logitech Pro 9000 is pretty good but has no optical zoom. It'll do
960x720, and the business one goes up to 1280x720.


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