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Date:      Wed, 29 Feb 2012 06:57:25 +0100
From:      Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Webcam Selection
Message-ID:  <20120229055724.GA2118@tinyCurrent>
In-Reply-To: <4F4D6F3C.8020101@herveybayaustralia.com.au>
References:  <201202282046.q1SKkK19004913@slippy.cwsent.com> <4F4D6F3C.8020101@herveybayaustralia.com.au>

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El día Wednesday, February 29, 2012 a las 10:20:12AM +1000, Da Rock escribió:

> On 02/29/12 06:46, Cy Schubert wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > After a number of years just lying in desk drawer my old Logitech spherical
> > webcam died. So, I'm looking for a new one. It's not that I use it a lot.
> > My wife will be heading out of province to our son's place next month to be
> > there for the birth of our first grandson. The plan was to use a webcam to
> > send back pictures later (not on the day of, of course but a week later).
> > Anyhow I need to replace the old with a new webcam. The last time I used
> > the old webcam it was hooked up to a Windows XP system. I've since retired
> > that machine, along with the retirement of three FreeBSD machines, leaving
> > me with a few servers and my FreeBSD laptop. I'm hoping to use the webcam
> > with Pidgin with MSN. Can anyone suggest a brand and model? It needs to
> > have good image quality and needs to work with FreeBSD 9.0. Any suggestions?

See http://wiki.freebsd.org/WebcamCompat for a list of known to work
webcams;

HIH

	matthias
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