Summary: The Microsoft webcam works well visually, but the microphone was faulty on both the original and its replacement. Only difference was that sound was intermittent with the first one and totally inoperative with the replacement. Avoid this one.
Summary: I have bought the VX-3000, VX-6000 and the NX-6000. Buy the VX-3000 for $30-40 or the NX-6000 for $70-$100, but not this model. It really offers little over the VX-3000. Contrary to it's size, the little portable laptop version: NX-6000, has excellent features and pictures compared to the similarly priced VX-6000. I don't even know why MS even offered this model?
Summary: Some other reviews here had similar problems to mine. Please don't think we are bad mouthing Microsoft. The problems are ligit. Seems to only be an issue if you have other USB devices (like most of us). Bottom line the camera would not work. If you check device manager and have an error 19, then that is the same as me. MS's website is no help.
Excerpt: "...was pretty sure it being microsoft that I was onto a winner. It was a little more expensive than other products with similar specs, but I payed for the brand name. I wasn't dissapointed when it arrived within 10 minutes I had it operational (most of that time was spent trying to get the package open). After another 5 minutes it was operational and I was on my way. Unfortunately I soon realised for some reason I could't seem to get the microphone ...