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Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000
8.0 out of 10

Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000

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Reviews and Problems with Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000

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Overall 2
2.0

This was a waste of my money

Ken Stofft "Kenneth G. Stofft, MA, CSB", Amazon
18 September 2014
  • Summary: This was a waste of my money. The focusing kept going in and out of focus over and over! Very irritating till I got rid of it and went back to my own cam.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not buy

jennifer johnson, Amazon
13 August 2014
Overall 2
2.0

It doesn't work coming out of the box

Jonni Anderson, Amazon
15 December 2012
  • Summary: I followed instructions, downloaded and installed software, plugged in the webcam when indicated. The software crashed. I uninstalled, rebooted, reinstalled. Same thing. I requested a replacement. The same thing happened with the new webcam. Tried installing an older version of the software.
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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible and Not Worth a Penny!

Richard D. Cole, Amazon
14 November 2012
  • Summary: I bought this camera because the store I was in did not have the one I wanted and I figured I would give it a try. I returned it the next day. The biggest problem was that it would not stay in focus! It kept searching for focus and would not find it and would not stop.
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Overall 2
2.0

auto focus make it useless

Izver, Amazon
8 February 2012
  • Summary: It keep auto focusing. So your video is blur for half of the time. I have to turn off auto focus at the end.
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Overall 2
2.0

Foc-Us ... LifeCam HD-5000 does not pass muster

Brad Taylor, Amazon
9 December 2011
  • Summary: I wouldn't even bother with this one. Silly me, read reviews and thought I'd be the exception. After all, how could they sell a webcam who's auto-focus doesn't work ? Well, this webcam is it - the auto-focus will blur and re-focus consantly, even when you have not moved an inch nor has the lighting...
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Overall 2
2.0

Very disappointed

W. Flint, Amazon
26 November 2011
  • Summary: Up until now, the products we've purchased from Microsoft have been at least average quality. Not so with this camera. Not matter what we try, the camera autofocus will not hold a sharp picture and the image is almost constantly blurry. Recommend a less expensive version such as the 3000.
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Overall 2
2.0

Does not work with XP SP3

Amazon Customer "Professional Geek ;o)", Amazon
2 April 2011
  • Summary: I was ready to really like this camera. Really, I was. Unfortunately, while the description says that it requires either Windows XP "SP2 or Later" (or Vista or Windows 7), what it appears to *actually* require is Windows XP SP2 - exactly. SP3 renders the camera unusable.
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY THIS

TheMan, Amazon
16 March 2011
  • Summary: DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT!! I am very disappointed in Microsoft Lifecam HD-5000. I should have read everyone's review before buying this product...I'm not just talking about reviews here on Amazon but reviews on the web itself.
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Overall 2
2.0

Microsoft HD-5000 Web Cam

dgrelliott, Ebay
8 January 2011
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