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BasicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 Webcam

£5.04
£3.20 £1.84 cheaper than 20 days ago
30fps 640 X 480 Clip/Stand USB 2.0 Jun 2012
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Stylish and easy to use USB 2.0 webcam. The webcam is equipped with a stand and clip-on which means you can use it with a desktop PC or notebook. More
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6 Reasons For

Good Size

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was tight. N. Cartmon mentioned in their basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 review on Amazon “The spring clip is very tight and will grip the screen so hard it causes discolouration”.

Reasonably Priced

One basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 owner who purchased it considered that it was good value for money. N. Cartmon wrote in their review of the basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 “If your looking value for money dont bother with this webcam” .

Mac Compatible

The BXL-WEBCAM2 is Mac compatible, unlike most of the other webcams that have been available for more than two years which are not Mac compatible.

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USB Powered

The BXL-WEBCAM2 is USB powered, unlike most of the other webcams of this age and spec which are not USB powered.

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Very Small Minimum RAM

Webcams of this age and type have minimum RAM of between 120MB and 2.1GB. With a minimum RAM of only 128 megabytes, the BXL-WEBCAM2 has one of the smaller minimum RAM amongst webcams of this age.

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Very Small Minimum Hard Disk Space

The minimum hard disk space of webcams of this age and spec range from 60MB to 500MB, and the average minimum hard disk space is 260MB. With a minimum hard disk space of only 60 megabytes, the BXL-WEBCAM2 has a quite small minimum hard disk space compared to most of the other webcams of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

Two basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 reviewers concluded that the product was not good quality. Three years ago N. Cartmon said in their review of this webcam on Amazon “Its grainy picture quality and poor design mean if anything its good at breaking your screen or monitor”. N. Cartmon also said “The Picture quality is so bad in low light even though it has 3 Led's which only cause partial blindness when your looking at the webcam”.

Poor Design

One basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was not a good design.

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Like most of the other webcams that are a comparable age to the BXL-WEBCAM2, the basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 does not have a motion detector.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The BXL-WEBCAM2 does not have a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams of this age and spec do have a built-in microphone.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

The BXL-WEBCAM2 does not feature face tracking. Most of the other similar spec webcams that have been available for around the same time as the BXL-WEBCAM2 also do not feature face tracking.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

Like most of the other similar spec webcams that were launched more than two years ago, the BXL-WEBCAM2 does not have a zoom capability.

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Not Full HD

Like most of the other webcams of this age and spec, the basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 is not Full HD.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most webcams of a comparable spec and age to the BXL-WEBCAM2 do not have a night mode. The basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2 is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

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Does Not Have a Snapshot Button

The BXL-WEBCAM2 does not have a snapshot button. Most of the other webcams that have been around for a similar time to the BXL-WEBCAM2 also do not have a snapshot button.

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4 Other reasons to consider the basicXL BXL-WEBCAM2

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when basicXL released the BXL-WEBCAM2.

Average Maximum Frame Rate

The BXL-WEBCAM2 has a fairly typical maximum frame rate (30 frames per second) compared to most of the other webcams of a similar age and spec to the BXL-WEBCAM2.

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USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 2 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on webcams that have been around for more than two years.

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640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the BXL-WEBCAM2 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 67% less video resolution than the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

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Specification

Performance
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Video Resolution
Full HD
Design
Built-In Microphone
Mount
Colour
Interface
Technical Details
Weight & Dimensions
Other Features
USB Powered
Mac Compatible
Manual Focus
Optical Drive Requirement
Focus
Operating System
USB Requirement
Minimum Hard Disk Space
Minimum RAM
Minimum Processor
Packaging Length
Included Microphone
Packaging Data
Packaging Width
Package Weight
Packaging Height
Included Headset

User Reviews

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Reviewed 19 October 2013 by N. Cartmon
(Verified Purchase)

If your looking value for money dont bother with this webcam. Its grainy picture quality and poor design mean if anything its good at breaking your screen or monitor. The spring clip is very tight... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers bxlwebcam2, bxlwebcam2p, bxlwebcam2b, bxlwebcam2g, bxlwebcam2bl, bxlwebcam2gr, bxlwebcam2bu, bxlwebcam2pi, basicxl bxlwebcam2, basicxl bxlwebcam2b, basicxl bxlwebcam2g, basicxl bxlwebcam2bu, basicxl bxlwebcam2gr, basicxl bxlwebcam2bl
Barcodes 00696720538338, 00696720711489, 04050759880169, 04053893741372, 05055712398056, 05412810137275, 05412810137565, 05412810137572, 05412810137930

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