Reviews and Problems with Creative Live! Cam Notebook Ultra
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Good looking product, not so good results
Tyler S., Newegg
27 October 2009
Summary: The clip to attach the webcam to a monitor is curved, so if your monitor's back is curved, it'll slip right off. However, it also sits quite nicely on top of my monitor (without using the clip), and feels reasonably sturdy on top.
Pros: The camera looks great and has great specs according to Creative. The image produced is decent, and the angle of view is very wide (although you can zoom in if you want to limit that angle of view).
Cons: I'm returning this camera because I could never get this camera to give me video higher than 5 frames per second, which is just plain awful and unacceptable (even after assuring all of my drivers and software were specifically updated for Win7). Creative lists it as 30fps, and I though Newegg did...
Summary: I would recommend Logitech, guys. Really good. But in my case I couldn`t find a camera with high resolution and reliable laptop attachment kit for less than $70.
Pros: Fits very well on my Dell laptop. Nice design. Multiple picture settings.
Cons: The picture is far away to be good. When you look at yourself while video chat, everything looks perfect, but my friend told me that he could not see me well. I didn`t believe him and he turned his camera around and pointed it on his screen. I`ll tell you... If you`d buy $20 Microsoft camera the ...