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Hercules HD Twist Webcam

£26.63
£13.38 £13.25 cheaper than 49 days ago
5MP Jan 2012
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Face Tracking Release Date
One industry award
Good product quality
Poor technical guidance
9 Reviews + 1 Award
topreviewshop.com On Target Award
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site said that this full HD webcam was good. Topreviewshop.com gave this webcam an "On Target Award".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on two expert reviews from sites including topreviewshop.com and computertotaal.nl the average expert rating of this Hercules webcam is 70 out of 100.

Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 17 owner reviews this webcam has an overall owner rating of 69 out of 100.

Hercules Webcams Have Good Reviews

We looked at average ratings for each webcam manufacturer and found that whilst Hercules has good average reviews across all webcams, Hercules has unexceptional reviews specifically for its full HD webcams.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One person wrote in their reviews that it did not have good technical guidance. Ar wrote “There seems to be no proper help from the manufacturer unless you are a commercial users”.


Good Picture Quality

One Hercules HD Twist owner wrote in their reviews that the product produced clear images. K. Taylor mentioned in their review of the Hercules HD Twist on Amazon four years ago “Its a good little webcam, with clear image”.


Design

Good Product Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Melvyn said in their review of the Hercules HD Twist on Amazon “Item as described good quality”.

Easy to Use the Menus

One Hercules HD Twist reviewer considered that the product was easy to use the menus. Topreviewshop.com mentioned in their Hercules HD Twist review “Works well in a variety of settings” but despite that they scored it 18.8 out of 100.

One person who bought it considered that it was easy to use. Topreviewshop.com said five years ago “Easy to use”. One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup.

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Well Designed

Two Hercules HD Twist owners said in their reviews that it was well designed. Topreviewshop.com said “Fraai design”. Topreviewshop.com also mentioned “Flexible and colorful design” in their review.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The HD Twist has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to this webcam also have a built-in microphone.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including because of its better review score, the Acme United CA11.

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Released Over Five Years Ago

This Hercules webcam has been on the market since January 2012.


Performance

Features Face Tracking

The HD Twist features face tracking, as do most of the other webcams of a comparable spec and age to this webcam.

There are a number of other webcams which feature face tracking currently available that you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the Acme United CA11.

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Average Megapixel

The Hercules HD Twist has a relatively average megapixel (5 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec webcams that are a similar age to this webcam.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The HD Twist has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% less video resolution than the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 1280 x 720 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the worst video resolution across all webcams of this age and spec.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is the best video resolution across similar types of webcam.

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Has a Multi Burst Mode

The HD Twist has a multi burst mode. Most of the other webcams of this type and age also have a multi burst mode.

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Has a Photo Feature

The Hercules HD Twist has a photo feature, as do most of the other webcams of this type and age.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zooms of comparable spec webcams that are a similar age to this webcam range from 2x to 10x. With a digital zoom of only 3 times zoom factor, the HD Twist has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other full HD webcams that came out around the same time as this webcam.

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Full HD

This webcam is full HD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other full HD webcams currently available including the Acme United CA11 which has better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hercules 4780731, hercules 4780735, hercules 4780733
Barcodes 00080050355367, 00115970755154, 00151903412312, 00163120681068, 00182682286689, 00182682286702, 00663296417022, 00663296417770, 00663296417794, 00663296417824, 00663296417848, 00663296417862, 00956262376301, 03362934742980, 03362934743352, 03362934743376, 03362934743390, 03362934743413, 03362934743437, 03610480188845, 03610480188890, 03610480188913, 04054843761358, 05053086262959, 05053460407501, 05053460407518, 05053460603743, 05053460606287, 05053460772753, 05053460876383

Hercules HD Twist Review Sources

To prepare this Hercules HD Twist review we compared this webcam to 282 other models. For each webcam that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 41,187 product attributes, 14,284 webcam reviews and 727,100 historical webcam prices from 0 webcam retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this webcam compared to the other models as well as any areas where this webcam is lacking.

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