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Webcam for Mac

by decg / July 1, 2009 2:45 AM PDT

Ok, so here's my problem: I switched from PC to Mac in January and my Logitech Sphere webcam isn't compatible with my Mac.

Which webcam can you suggest ? I like the iSight from Apple, i've found a few in good condition on Amazon...

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What sort of Mac did you get?
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 1, 2009 9:24 AM PDT
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I ask because Macs have had built-in cameras for a number of years now.

That said, if you have an older Mac, the iSight is pretty decent.

I believe Logitech makes a Mac compatible camera.


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Sorry i forgot to mention...
by decg / July 1, 2009 9:29 AM PDT

Mac Mini ! haha Sorry =P

Just the iSight stays in the Mac design and style...

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by decg / July 1, 2009 9:32 AM PDT

Yeah about the logitec cams, they're good quality and everything, but I like to stay Apple if possible (personal preference)

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(NT) Then iSight is your only option.
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / July 1, 2009 9:57 PM PDT
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Macam software drivers for USB web cams
by grimgraphix / July 2, 2009 9:42 AM PDT
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Thanks for the info but...
by decg / July 2, 2009 4:50 PM PDT

Hey ! Thanks for the website however i do already know about Macam... My webcam (logitech SPhere old model -i believe 2006-) doesn;t work with such app. not supported yet. If they update the software with the driver for my webcam before i have the money to buy an iSight, I'll probably keep my Sphere.


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(NT) Bummer... well, it was worth a try !
by grimgraphix / July 3, 2009 12:37 PM PDT
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by gmm421 / July 11, 2009 3:00 PM PDT

I bought an isight a few years ago, just before they stopped making them. Last year, I bought the Logitech QuickCam Vision Pro for Mac, and it is superior in my opinion. At the time, I got it for $80, about half of what the isight cost.

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webcam for macs
by angryshortguy / July 10, 2009 8:46 PM PDT
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The MS xbox360 camera and a cheap usb mic work pretty well on macs.
And the price is about 1/3 of the isight cameras on ebay/craigslist.

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webcam for Mac
by jimmy.leavens / August 14, 2009 5:06 PM PDT
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You can try to find and use AGENT V4. It looks like an iSight camera and works for me. Excellent. Try to google the above. I bought it on the net from an English company. try LIQUID DIGITAL SOLUTIONS in Australia.

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I have a pretty decent iMage
by macnerd10 / September 27, 2009 11:33 AM PDT
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