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any decent priced webcams available online?
« on: April 28, 2020, 09:22:48 AM »
Hi! I'm looking to purchase a USB webcam in the $30-$50 price range, and can't find anything online. A few months ago I bought a logitech for $35 on amazon and it's great, now I need another one and can't find anything under like $200.

Anyone know where I can buy one?

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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2020, 09:27:11 AM »
Interesting idea, thanks! How would it connect to a computer?
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2020, 09:30:34 AM »
Hi! I'm looking to purchase a USB webcam in the $30-$50 price range, and can't find anything online. A few months ago I bought a logitech for $35 on amazon and it's great, now I need another one and can't find anything under like $200.

Anyone know where I can buy one?

TIA
I'm seeing for as low as $29.89
https://www.amazon.com/b/?node=172511&ref_=Oct_s9_apbd_odnav_hd_bw_bCbaDjP_0&pf_rd_r=9X7XVQD26AQER179QVWZ&pf_rd_p=4e9effb8-699b-53d3-a468-2c075df12354&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-10&pf_rd_t=BROWSE&pf_rd_i=11548951011

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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2020, 09:30:35 AM »
Interesting idea, thanks! How would it connect to a computer?
I would ask the person who posted it originally im not sure

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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2020, 09:39:28 AM »
What brands besides logitech are good?
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #9 on: May 13, 2020, 09:20:48 AM »
Hmm, not sure if it'll work for my not-so-tech-savvy-friend....

Also probably not for your not-so tech-savvy friend, but I'm using an old android as a webcam with the DroidCam app, and it's working surprisingly well. Just good to know that it's an option.

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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #10 on: May 13, 2020, 09:27:02 AM »
Also probably not for your not-so tech-savvy friend, but I'm using an old android as a webcam with the DroidCam app, and it's working surprisingly well. Just good to know that it's an option.
Not going to work for my friend but that is very cool! Friend is a teacher and ended up getting a loaner from school B"H :)
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #11 on: May 13, 2020, 09:33:33 AM »
Hi! I'm looking to purchase a USB webcam in the $30-$50 price range, and can't find anything online. A few months ago I bought a logitech for $35 on amazon and it's great, now I need another one and can't find anything under like $200.

Anyone know where I can buy one?

TIA
I was just looking around online for someone, and it appears that there are inexpensive Logitech webcams ($29.99 +) but they're all sold out due to high demand.

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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #12 on: May 13, 2020, 09:37:01 AM »
I was just looking around online for someone, and it appears that there are inexpensive Logitech webcams ($29.99 +) but they're all sold out due to high demand.
Exactly. I bought one for $35 about 6 months ago and it's great. I went to buy another one and...
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2020, 10:25:02 AM »
In a pinch many point and shoots can be used as a webcam.
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #14 on: May 13, 2020, 11:05:55 AM »
In a pinch many point and shoots can be used as a webcam.
Is there a way to clip them to the computer?

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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #15 on: May 13, 2020, 11:09:02 AM »
Is there a way to clip them to the computer?
Some have an attachment at the bottom for a tripod. Then you could use something like this https://www.amazon.com/JOBY-GorillaPod-Magnetic-Mini-Smartphones/dp/B074WFVQKM
(There are a bunch of brands that make it, different sizes and features)
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2020, 11:12:02 AM »
Is there a way to clip them to the computer?
You'll need creativity but a mini tripod will probably be easier
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2020, 11:12:51 AM »
You'll need creativity but a mini tripod will probably be easier
I'm still using this one
Camera Tripod, Camera Holder and Phone Tripod for iphone/Universal Smartphone/Cell phone/Camera $1.80
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