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tribe3
Oct 28, 2007, 02:50 PM
Anybody using a USB camera (available at Bestbuy or Circuitcity) that actually works with ichat and Photo Booth?

Brand and model will be highly appreciated.


Thanks



fistful
Oct 28, 2007, 02:57 PM
The Xbox Live Vision Cam is cheap, compatible and a decent quality cam according to this (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=288299&highlight=xbox+vision) thread.

Eric Lewis
Oct 28, 2007, 03:19 PM
Anybody using a USB camera (available at Bestbuy or Circuitcity) that actually works with ichat and Photo Booth?

Brand and model will be highly appreciated.


Thanks

what about the isight?

aaronw1986
Oct 28, 2007, 04:21 PM
what about the isight?

Well yeah, the isight would work, but you can't buy that from a retail store anymore. Also, the cheapest you'd get an isight for would be $150 if you were lucky.

Mackilroy
Oct 28, 2007, 04:22 PM
Apple doesn't sell iSights anymore. You might be able to find one on eBay or something...

brewno
Oct 28, 2007, 04:35 PM
iMage (http://www.ecamm.com/mac/imagewebcam/) is a good webcam, compatible with iChat and Photobooth.

gsfgf
Oct 28, 2007, 06:19 PM
The Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000 works with the Maccam(http://webcam-osx.sourceforge.net/) driver. It's the middle grade one, the other two might not work yet according to maccam. The quality isn't great, but it works.

tribe3
Oct 28, 2007, 07:31 PM
Thanks for the replies.

I just got a Logitech quickcam ultravision and it works plug'n'play.

The feature I like is that it's ultra wide angle of view.

fleacat
Oct 28, 2007, 11:33 PM
that is exciting to know because I was also looking for a good webcam. I don't mean to be repetitive but are you sure it is completely compatible with Mac? I ask because the Logitech homepage shows it is only compatible with PCs.
:)

ndriver182
Oct 29, 2007, 12:53 AM
Thanks for the replies.

I just got a Logitech quickcam ultravision and it works plug'n'play.

The feature I like is that it's ultra wide angle of view.

So you didn't have to use the maccam driver? Do you use this with iChat?

tribe3
Oct 29, 2007, 09:09 AM
So you didn't have to use the maccam driver? Do you use this with iChat?

It worked with iChat and photo Booth out of the box (in Leopard). No drivers needed; no maccam; no nothing. It also works with "amsn" (a clone of msn)

First I bought a cheaper Logitech model and it did not work but this one does.

Regards.

pagansoul
Nov 2, 2007, 12:27 PM
I have a Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 and it works with my Mac Pro. I have used it with Photobooth but I have not tried to use it with chat. No software needed. It did not work with Tiger.

jholzner
Nov 2, 2007, 02:49 PM
this one looks pretty sweet and it works with Macs and iChat etc...

It's kind of an iSight clone.

http://agent.liquiddigital.com.au/index.htm

Decrepit
Nov 2, 2007, 05:57 PM
Thanks for the replies.

I just got a Logitech quickcam ultravision and it works plug'n'play.

The feature I like is that it's ultra wide angle of view.

The forum search engine DOES work! Thanks for posting this, it saved me from spamming with a question about this camera working, and in Leopard.

Thanks!

iSaint
Nov 3, 2007, 07:12 PM
I just bought a Logitech Quickcam for Notebooks and it's not working. I assume some of the webcams you have working are probably higher cost than my $19.99 one!? :confused: :)

I'm running Leopard on my G4 Powerbook.

tribe3
Nov 4, 2007, 09:15 AM
I just bought a Logitech Quickcam for Notebooks and it's not working. I assume some of the webcams you have working are probably higher cost than my $19.99 one!? :confused: :)

I'm running Leopard on my G4 Powerbook.

Hey Saint it could be the price point related with the technology it carries ... the one that works on my machine is over $130. I first purchased a 50 dollar one and it did not work