Summary: software provided with product does not work for winows 7 and some message appears each time - painful - accessing the logitech site for downloading the software is a sorrow filled experience - all in all it is a painful buying process - if a better product is available will chuck this out
Summary: I decided to buy this item in order to get on Skype to talk with friends in the Domican Republic and family in Colombia and South Dakota. It was easy to set up and get working. Just a few minutes, and away I went. However, the picture quality was not good enough for me. It was worse than grainy and only took a face-sized image. I upgraded to one of the upper end Logitech cameras and am well pleased with it.
Summary: the features say that w/ a certain system requirements, a particular resolution can be reached... i cant remember the exact figures over the head but its definitely not worth... i was very safisfied by MS lifecam 5000 quality.
Easy to set up, simple instructions, *doesnt work*
Jane Avriette, Amazon
5 May 2007
Summary: Other users have complained that the picture is grainy, that it works some times, but not others, that the software doesnt work, et cetera. My experience with the camera is thus. I bought it, opened the package, and installed it within 2 minutes. Its extremely easy to set up. I just plugged it into my USB port. The software at first didnt work, so I went to Logitech's website and downloaded the "new" software. It didnt work either.
Summary: Installation of the Quickcam VC USB version was rather easy as long as you paid attention to instructions. The camera worked good for still pictures,videos, and teleconferencing for about 3 months, then suddenly quit. Logitech's customer support does not have an 800 number so trouble shooting was expensive. After determining that the camera was indeed defective it was returned for a replacement. They sent the wrong version (parellel).
Summary: My dad got two of these so that I could video conference with my family from college. I was really excited, until I discovered that it was practically impossible to get a connection going. My dad works with computers for a living, and even he couldn't figure out how to make these things work.
Summary: The Logitech Quickcam Zoom has been a pain in the neck to use on my Mac (iBook G3/700 running Evocam webcam software). On most days the video ouptut is jerky or nonexistent until the cam is unplugged then replugged, the "snapshot" button on top is prone to accidental pressing, the lens cover doesn't attach securely and tends to fall off, the screw attaching the camera to its malleable base comes loose too easily, and the image quality is average at best.
Summary: Warning: This product has fixed optics. Although you can "Zoom In" from a window in Net Meeting, all it does is blow up the image. As a result, you can not get fine resolution with Zoomed-In images. I feel this is border-line misrepresentation of a product because the box indicates that the camera module itself is a zoom camera. If you don't want zoom, it's a fine camera.