This allows you to add it to almost any modern Windows PC. Cons Below average in dim lighting, certain features only work with Windows Live Messenger. Be the first to review this item. Our only reservation concerns the oversized video call button, which we frequently pressed without intention while repositioning the device. Not Specified by Manufacturer.

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This lets you take high resolution still images to share with friends and family with your web camera. View our privacy policy before signing up. This allows you to capture fluid video at VGA resolution without the choppiness associated with slower frame rates.

Microsoft Lifecam NX 3000 webcam review

Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Our only reservation concerns the oversized video call button, nx30000 we frequently pressed without intention while repositioning the device. Microsoft LifeCam NX reviews. Reviews 0 Write a review. Bottom Line The Lifecam NX performs its primary function — and little else — to middling effect.

The camera allows you to participate in web conferencing, record high-resolution video to your computer, and take 1. Apart from an injection of ‘added integration’ lifecamm specific Microsoft applications, we’re afraid the answer is next to nothing.

If your notebook is already equipped with an inbuilt camera there’s very little reason to consider this purchase. Not Specified by Manufacturer. In terms of video quality, the NX performed averagely for a webcam in this price range. These features and more make this webcam an excellent choice for your webconferencing lifcam chat needs.


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Microsoft LifeCam NX USB Web Camera for Notebooks WTB

I need power and lots of it. Colours remained sharp and accurate in bright environments, but degraded quickly in dim lighting, with noise quickly coming to the fore.

On the basis of these two offerings, it would seem that Microsoft has a Jekyll-and-Hyde attitude when it comes to balancing its products, but we won’t hold that against them. Pros Good sound quality, sleek and functional design, affordable price. Lifeca this is below other nx300 we’ve looked at recently, such as the QuickCam Pro for Notebooksit should be noted that the NX is slightly cheaper.

These days, a webcam needs to be pretty damn special if it hopes to find permanent residence on your notebook. Integrated Microphone The webcam features an integrated microphone to record audio. It connects to your computer via a standard USB interface.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. Setting up the device is a relatively straightforward process; involving the installation of the Lifecam software and — in the unlikely event that it isn’t already installed — Windows Live Messenger.

Basically, while the NX provides decent enough video, most in-built notebook cams will be able to match it in the quality stakes, which doesn’t exactly make it essential. Be the first to review this item. The assortment of fancy video effects will also provide a tickle for people who lifedam that lifecxm of thing. An integrated microphone allows you also to capture audio.


This allows you to add it to almost any modern Windows PC. Pan, Tilt and Zoom The camera can pan, tilt and zoom to get a better image.

Windows Live Call Button The camera features a Windows Live Call Button that allows you to start a video call with the touch of a single button, letting you communicate more quickly and easily. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

After all, most portable computers now come equipped with inbuilt cameras of their own, rendering most webcam peripherals completely superfluous. As such, several tools and features are tailor-made exclusively for Live users, such as the dedicated call button and photo-swap options.

While the NX is compatible with most instant-messaging programs, Microsoft would naturally prefer you to use its Windows Live service.