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8.0 out of 10

Gear Head WC740i

Great Deal: $21.46

Reviews and Problems with Gear Head WC740i

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Overall 6
6.0

Short USB cord, software crashes

roberta markevitch, Amazon
27 May 2014
  • Summary: The USB cord is closer to about 4' or less, not 6' as the description says. Software bombs out continuously... I'm a systems engineer, know a thing or two about what I'm doing. Just an app crash every time I try and launch. Do a search, there is free web cam software out there that's probably better anyway.
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Overall 10
10

Great price

Traceyck, Amazon
23 February 2014
  • Summary: Nice little camara. I need to take pics and to Skype and it does exactly that. Not much setup required.
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Overall 10
10

The software driver has good/manual light control.

Bruce R, Amazon
19 February 2014
  • Summary: The audio is way out of sync if that matters. I captured a video and that's all I noticed. The motion and frame rate I estimate are 13-15 FPS. What I really liked was the driver, this cam has 4X zoom, effects, and the light can be manually controlled. I have been looking for a cam with manual light control. This cam would work outside or in low light right out of the box. The focus ring is really tight and its a set and forget thing.
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Overall 2
2.0

Isn't compatible with Mac.

Jerry Ingraham, Amazon
16 February 2014
  • Summary: Description said it was PC/Mac compatible. I won't work with Mac. The disc won't work with my Mac DVD drive and it will not plug n' play either.
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Overall 2
2.0

Returned it…

RobM, Amazon
21 December 2013
  • Summary: I'm pretty tech savvy, but could not get this to work. And good lord, did I try! Seems likely it's just not really compatible with a Mac.
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Overall 8
8.0

Get what you pay for.. I'm content.

TheLabrat, Amazon
6 December 2013
  • Summary: Works for what I need it for.. I broke out the camera board and created an enclosure to give my robot some vision.. I removed the push button and little mic from the board-- as it turns out that requires a 3.5mm input jack.. disappointed by that because my bot required an additional usb sound card in order to get audio recording.. As for quality... Look, it's a 1.3 MP camera..
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 2
2.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

You can do better

,, TigerDirect.com
13 November 2012
  • Summary: Spend a couple of dollars more and get something you can use. Mine only worked for a few seconds in the test mode. What do you expect for $10?
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Overall 3
3.0
Value for money 4
4.0
Features 4
4.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Software

,, TigerDirect.com
26 September 2012
  • Summary: Camera worked but microphone would not work. The software that came with the camera would not run with XP OS. Gave up trying after about 2 hours. I ended up using an older webcam I had in a box.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 2
2.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

Bad

,, TigerDirect.com
14 September 2012
Overall 2
2.0

More Trouble Than It's Worth

Lani Thompson, Amazon
9 May 2012
  • Summary: The video image is so-so at best. The cam is set atop my monitor, which is about 1.5-2' away from my face, so I cannot get it to focus crisply due to it needing to be at least 3' to do so (there is nowhere else for me to put it to be able to practically use it, so folks on the other end of video-chats have to deal with a fuzzy image). I haven't used the mic because I already own a gaming headset, so I can't speak to that.
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