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Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Webcam

Ships from United States. Most customers receive within 4-8 days.

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  • 1280 x 720 30 fps
  • USB 2.0
  • True 720p HD video

Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Webcam
Ships from United States. Most customers receive within 4-8 days.
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Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Win USB Port 1 License US Only CD--L2 is Landscape 2.0


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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Review of Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Webcam 3/7/2020 10:27:39 AM

Pros: For a micro webcam the device performs great. It is a simple plug and play. If you have computer security controls in place that block webcam access you will have to change settings accordingly. The device is lightweight and conforms to mount on most display monitors as well as standalone placement on a desktop. An ideal device for laptops and desktop all-in-ones with built-in cams. Unlike a built-in cam the LifeCam is maneuverable so you do not have to pivot your laptop or all-in-one for panoramic purposes. It has a 2.0 USB cable connection but works with 3.0 just as well. The HD quality and widescreen picture are also great for a micro cam. It consumes next to no work area real estate and is out of the way and portable.

Cons: At full tension stretch the USB cable is 60" which might be too short for ideal maneuverability if you have a computer tower that is stationed farther than 5'. However, I connected the cable to a 4' USB extension cable with no loss of picture quality.

Overall Review: Great device for the price and serves its purposes as described and expected.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Good quality for good price! 2/5/2020 6:58:15 PM

Pros: - 720p
- Has options for lower resolutions
- Can adjust: brightness, contrast, saturation, white balance, etc.
- Base is rubber and flexible
- Blue light indicates camera is on
- Comes with mic - but I don't use it

Cons: - none honestly

Overall Review: Would recommend for a streamer on a budget.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Don't Waste Your Money on the Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 4/17/2017 12:31:05 AM

Pros: You plug it in, and Windows recognizes it immediately.

Cons: When connected to multiple PCs via a USB hub, the video seen by the receiving person over Skype was very fuzzy. I personally observed this on a receiving person's machine. When the LifeCam HD-3000 was connected directly to a USB port on the PC, the video improved to about equal that of my old Logitech C-250 (800x600) webcam. I also found that the available webcam controls were minimal at best, and did not allow for much adjustment to be made in video quality.

Overall Review: For a webcam that claims to be high definition to have no better video quality than a very old non-HD webcam makes it a waste of money. I certainly won't buy another Microsoft video product, and will stick with Logitech in the future.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Simple cheap and effective 3/25/2017 8:46:49 PM

Pros: plug and play. currently using for twitch and skype. works perfectly for both.
mount works numerous ways on top of monitor or sitting on desk

Cons: the angle in which you can twist the camera on the mount is very limited.

Overall Review: its 30.00 dont expect to shoot theater quality movies. expect to be able to use it for smaller jobs.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Good Webcam for the Money 6/14/2016 10:52:22 AM

Pros: -Pretty good quality for the cost
-Very flexible and fits on top of even thin monitors pretty well

Cons: -The microphone is really sensitive

Overall Review: If you're looking to get a decent quality webcam for a small amount of money because you don't care about having a super high quality webcam like me, then this is perfect for you.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Doesn't work with my PC 4/8/2016 2:42:34 PM

Pros: None

Cons: Doesn't work

Overall Review: This camera worked fine on a PC that had windows 10 installed. I have Windows 7, and it doesn't work. I even called windows support and let them have access to my computer in order to try to get it to work, and they were unable to do so. My friend has a Logitech camera that worked plug and play instantly with my computer; I'm buying from them next time.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Would buy again 12/29/2015 10:50:14 AM

Pros: Great image
Great image
Led lights up when its working

Cons: None

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
4/ 5
Great except short cable 12/3/2015 9:44:01 AM

Pros: Works well with good image. Mounts over upper center of monitor easily.

Cons: Cable too short to reach desktop computer. Needed a USB extension cable.

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