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Microsoft USB Lifecam VX-1000 Webcam

Manufacturer: Microsoft

    (26 customer reviews)  |  Write a review

Customer Reviews

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  A grade

| | See all Archimedes88's reviews (3)

Not a bad bit of kit. This has kept me going for a year (bought one Nov 08) seems a bit pricey at first, but it lasts a long while and works out at good value from what i can tell.

  Does its job.

| | See all StudentResell's reviews (1)

Whilst I have a few software related issues, the sound is usually clear for the person I'm talking to, the picture quality is good, easily adjustable and quite cute once you get used to a weird thing perched on your monitor.

Only complaint is that Skype has a tendency to automatically assign the microphone work to default, which is NOT the webcam - this is probably Skype's fault, not the cam, though I noted another review said that the cam kept losing connetion etc, and I thought I'd make a small point of it.

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  Not great I am affraid. Didnt work out of the box. Returned.

| | See all AuzzieUK's reviews (1)

Received it and tried it that night. followed the instructions to the letter but it just kept losing connection. Sometimes it was recognised, sometimes not and when it was it only stayed connected for about 10 seconds. I will say that what I did see of the picture looked good quality and Play refunded me without question. Still a shame though :-(

  Does what it says on the tin

| | See all Vixen78's reviews (1)

Really pleased with this webcam, easy to focus, good clear shot and microphone really good and clear. What more could you want for the price?!


| | See all PCsims's reviews (1)

i brought this webcam on the 20th and it came on the 23rd
very good product-installation cd easy to understand no problems with use at all

  Bleess Yer !

| | See all lev147's reviews (1)

What a great webcam, no money as well ! A bargain at £14. Well worth the price. Focus is easy to use and you are away.

Top drawer ! BUY BUY BUY

  Can't go wrong with this webcam

| | See all xLyNsKeYx's reviews (4)

This wecam is perfect it has a decent built in microphone, easy to install, picture quality is great(despite what was mentioned in other reviews if you focus it properly it wont be blurred), has cool effects that desplay when your on msn etc. It is supperb quality and well worth the price a must buy for anyone looking to buy a webcam and any msn users.

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  Value for money!

| | See all OllieH92's reviews (2)

At just £15 this Webcam is well worth it's price. The picture quality is much better than expected and it is easy and quick to install.

Overall a great product for those on a small budget!

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  Good i guess

| | See all ArmlessSoldier's reviews (7)

This webcam has a high quality mic that i use for talking on games but the pictures it produces are blurred slightly but then again 15 pounds its well worth the money ^_^ hope this helps

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  Great Little Camera; Amazing Value

| | See all Coldheart2236's reviews (1)

The Microsoft Lifecam VX1000 truly is a lovely little camera. It's very well priced, the video quality is very good (maximum resolution of 640 x 480), has clear, clarified sound from the built-in microphone, and is very small and neat.

Having just receieved it today, and have used it for only a couple of hours, I am convinced enough to give this electronic gem 5 stars.
There is, as you may know, a button on the top of the camera, which when pressed will bring up the Windows Live Messenger sign-in window (if the program is not already running), and when signed-in will allow you to initiate a Video Call with a contact on your list. A handy little feature, I must say.

The only thing I don't like, but it still doesn't really mar the product, is the base that detaches from itself and that's *supposed* to be able to attach to flat-screen monitors and the like. I personally don't find it useful because it doesn't seem to clip on to anything. However, that's not to say that some people don't find it useful - I just personally don't.

Generally speaking now - for £14.99 you really can't go wrong with this thing; it really is a class act altogether. Of course, there's the old adage 'You get what you pay for' - but for just under fifteen quid it really is a bargain, and I can guarantee that it will be one of the best deals you'll ever get on Play.com