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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #20 on: May 14, 2020, 08:36:51 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.
Thanks, this worked really well for me! How do you have your phone attached to your monitor?
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #21 on: May 14, 2020, 09:28:43 AM »
Thanks, this worked really well for me! How do you have your phone attached to your monitor?
I initially tried using something like this but the back of my monitor is a bit textured so it kept falling, so I resorted to using a mending plate with 2 pieces of duck tape, which works fine. Not pretty but it's on the back so I don't really care. You can bend the mending plate before putting it up to angle the camera however you want. See attached.

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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #22 on: May 14, 2020, 09:34:26 AM »
I initially tried using something like this but the back of my monitor is a bit textured so it kept falling, so I resorted to using a mending plate with 2 pieces of duck tape, which works fine. Not pretty but it's on the back so I don't really care. You can bend the mending plate before putting it up to angle the camera however you want. See attached.
Thanks! I meanwhile had mine attached with tape as well, but hanging over the front and blocking part of the monitor. I'll try your method.
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #24 on: June 18, 2020, 01:16:25 PM »
Target has the Logitech webcam for 28

https://www.target.com/p/logitech-c270-3-0mp-webcam---black--960-000694-/-/A-13252212

Staples will probably price match and you get 5x on Ink cards.

Also, Home Depot sells the Wyze cams in store and will price match to Wyze.com (which lists for less, since they charge S&H to make it up to the price sold elsewhere).
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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #25 on: June 18, 2020, 01:25:19 PM »
Staples will probably price match and you get 5x on Ink cards.

Also, Home Depot sells the Wyze cams in store and will price match to Wyze.com (which lists for less, since they charge S&H to make it up to the price sold elsewhere).

Staples has it at the same price but it is not available for delivery, nor is it in stock at any store within 20 miles of where I live.

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Re: any decent priced webcams available online?
« Reply #26 on: June 19, 2020, 07:17:32 AM »
Staples has it at the same price but it is not available for delivery, nor is it in stock at any store within 20 miles of where I live.

How about Best Buy? Same price.
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