iSight Web Cam

Discussion in 'iMac' started by omtatsat, Sep 11, 2010.

  1. omtatsat macrumors member

    omtatsat

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    Aug 25, 2006
    Location:
    Zürich Switzerland
    #1
    I have an external iSight Web camera and want to use it with an iMac with a built in iSight camera. Can I disable the built in iSight camera and instead use the external camera?
     
  2. CubeHacker macrumors 65816

    CubeHacker

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2003
    #2
    Yes you should be able to. No need to disable the built in one. Most apps let you select which camera you want to use.
     
  3. oceanjaws macrumors member

    oceanjaws

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2007
    Location:
    Walsden, West Yorkshire
    #3
    me too

    I'm also trying to connect an isight external camera to my old macbook, but the macbook doesn't even register that it's there.
    could it be that i need drivers?
    i've searched long and hard for them but to no avail.
    i want to have the camera high in the room and record what goes on.
    did you have any joy figuring it out?

    old macbook
    1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
    OS X 10.5.8
     

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