Summary: The only adverse issue I have with this product is the absence of a users manual. It is inconvenient to have to load a disc or go on-line to access features which should be readily available. In the description there should have been a reference to limitations in picture quality.
Summary: I bought it for my mother's laptop so we could do video calls with Skype. She is over 80. It worked for her. The picture was a bit muted, but I did not set it up and so there may be something else that can help.
Summary: Nov.28, 2011: I needed video recording speed, 90FPS, and it did not work. Philips SPZ6500/27 Notebook Webcam SPC2050NC did not run at 90FPS as advertised: it maxed out at 12FPS/24FPS on my two PCs: [Windows7-64bitOS, dual-Opteron280, 2.4GHz, 6GB RAM; and on an old laptop running Windows XP SP3].
Summary: every time that I have to install it, it's hell. The driver installation will stop midway and when it doesn't it will crash the computer. I have spent a lot of time and effort ,all I got out of it was frustration, in the end I smashed it. Don't buy.