View Full Version : Griffin Sightlight
Sep 5, 2004, 04:04 PM
Does anyone have one of these for their iSight?
Do you like it? Does it work well?
I've read a few bad reviews, that's all...
Sep 5, 2004, 04:28 PM
Its a good idea in theory. Videographers use these alot with shoots that require a lot of contrast. Like music videos, photo shoot scenes, stuff like that. You notice the circle of light reflecting in people's eyes. Pretty cool.
It is god-awful. Horrible. Useless.
I have one. It simultaneously blinds the user while somehow adding zero useful light. Perhaps, in a completely dark room, it allows someone to sense movement on the "other side" - but it does not do even a remotely good job of illuminating anything.
Avoid it like the plague.
Sep 5, 2004, 04:56 PM
OK, I'm going to cancel my order of one!
How is the iSight for light, generally?
Sep 6, 2004, 05:46 AM
I find the iSight to be incredibly good compared to other webcams I have used when in low light. Brighter is always better, but I was on holiday staying in a really gloomy small cottage and iSight could pick up good picture from the one light in the room, I would have expected my old PC webcam to not pick up a thing in the same conditions.
Sep 14, 2004, 02:30 PM