Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 delivers bright and colourful high-definition video ideal for video chats with friends or uploading content social media sites.
The LifeCam HD-3000 has a full 720p HD sensor which can deliver widescreen video at 16:9 with 24 bit colour at up to 30 frames per second.
This means that you can record and stream video at a smooth rate, with rich colour and a high clarity.
TrueColor, provides better colour and brightness in almost all lighting conditions, including low light and backlight.
It sets the correct balance of brightness to help ensure the user’s face is not overexposed or underexposed in a variety of environments — from the conservatory with bright sunshine in the morning to the living room with low light in the evening.
Skype Certified means that Skype technicians have tested this piece of hardware and verified that it will work properly with Skype.
Their technicians work closely with Microsoft PC accessories during the certification process to make sure the hardware being developed provides Skype users with one of the best possible experience.
Being able to position your webcam at just the right spot is important.
This is why the LifeCam HD-3000 comes with a USB cable just shy of 2 meters to ensure that it can reach its place.
Being able to finely tune the position of your webcam is really important so that you get the better quality picture.
The LifeCam HD-3000 has an adjustable rubber clip that can neatly cling on to various parts of your PC set up.
The camera has a fixed focus between 30 cm to 150 cm, so bear that in mind when placing the webcam.
The integrated microphone is omni-directional, which means that it can pick up your voice clearly, no matter which direction it is coming from.
The microphone can also pick up a wide band of frequencies to ensure that your voice is recorded with clarity.
Once you have installed the most up to date LifeCam Dashboard and have a video session up and running, you get to tweak the settings of the LifeCam Studio to your needs.
You can alter the zoom and pan the camera, access the Truecolor settings and brightness or for a bit of fun, put some effects on your camera, to give you the crazy bunny ears you always wanted.