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HP 1300 Webcam

£46.99
Clip USB 2.0 Dec 2012
Built-In Microphone Mounting Type Interface Release Date
User reviews are good
Robust
Reasonably priced
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Price

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers reckoned that this webcam was good value for money. A. Kuhlman wrote on Amazon “Overall this is a good printer for the price.” in their HP 1300 review. G.corbett, Oakham scored it 5 stars and mentioned in their review “This is a great printer for the money”. Gm3suz said on Amazon “Good value and excellent performance” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Four HP 1300 reviewers who reviewed the HP 1300 mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. Four years ago Chris said on Amazon “Cheap to run” in his review of this webcam but he only gave the HP 1300 a score of 2 stars. Djm gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this webcam on Amazon three years ago “For around £60 it is a bargain.”. Johnwillie32 wrote in their review of this webcam “On high quality paper, very impressive results for such a cheap machine”.

Three customers said in their reviews that it was cheap. James said on Amazon “Foolishly I brought 2 when on special offer and sent one home after a couple of months” in his review of the HP 1300. John scored it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Consumables not too expensive (relative to other printers” in his HP 1300 review.

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Good Connectivity

A few HP 1300 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. D. H. Doughty scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review of this webcam on Amazon “Anyway, I'd recommend this product if you have a good wifi signal”. Djm wrote in their review of the HP 1300 “An excellent dedicated wireless ink jet printer for the around £60”. Foxtim said on Amazon “Really Great Printer - Beware Wireless Set Up If You Run Mavericks” in their HP 1300 review.

Some customers said in their reviews that the product had network functionality. Foxtim said on Amazon “Once the network was established through the Microsoft PC route” in their review. Jill Jackson mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Now this printer is installed onto wireless network it is fine & working efficiently” in her review of the HP 1300 but even so she gave it a score of 3 stars. Also four years ago Will1957 mentioned “I am less impressed by the printer's networking ability” in their review.

A number of HP 1300 owners who bought the HP 1300 thought it had email functionality. Les mentioned five years ago “The printer has its own unique email address and if you email a file to this it will simply print the file” in his review. R. Marler gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The eprint facility is also useful you can email the printer directly via its own email address” in their review of the HP 1300.

One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Octiger said in their review “It hasn't had a lot of use so, although it's working fine USB and home network) now, I'm not going to give it more than 3 stars” however despite that they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

On average, 1300 owners rated this webcam 87 out of 100. Over 82% of reviewers gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars.

HP Has Good Reviews for Its Webcams

Based on 221 owner and expert reviews (including 49 verified purchases), HP has good reviews for its webcams. HP also has good reviews specifically for its webcams compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a HP webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

A number of HP 1300 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the HP 1300 was quiet. Djsimple-D said “It is very quick and dead quiet as well, nice”. M. Roberts wrote “Very quiet in operation and good print quality” and scored the product very highly. Four years ago Mr. Michael J. Hart said on Amazon “Quiet in operation the printing quality is splendid” in his review of this webcam.


Design

Robust

Nine people who purchased it considered that it was reliable. Foxtim wrote in their HP 1300 review on Amazon “It is fast and reliable and produces a good quality product”. Jeffas mentioned “Reliable and economical printer” in their review of this webcam. Tonysin gave this webcam a score of 80 out of 100 and said “Ease of use and reliability and low ink use I would recommend this printer to any small office or business user” in their HP 1300 review.

A number of HP 1300 owners who bought the product considered that it was well made. Three years ago Djm mentioned on Amazon “Recommended Pros Well made and sturdy” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Dmart7 rated the product as very good and wrote five years ago “It is very well made and well-equipped with separate inks, wifi, intranet” in their review. P. J. F. Reed gave the HP 1300 a very good review and mentioned on Amazon “Makes the expensive ink less of a shock! It works very well on everything I've chucked at it so far - solid blacks on type” in their review.

One person who purchased it thought it was strong and durable. Four years ago Rjds rated the HP 1300 4 stars and mentioned “Very pleased with robust construction and printing capability” in their HP 1300 review.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. B a Binns said on Amazon four years ago “Great printer, pretty fast, only draw back”. Djsimple-D said in their review “Dead quiet as well, nice and compact and stylish” . Ian he said on Amazon “Pretty pleased with it so far” in his review of this webcam.

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was well designed. Three years ago Podhunter said in their review of the HP 1300 “* Connected by Ethernet (cable or wireless) * Well designed interface software * Straightforward to set up * Excellent ink life * Seldom has paperjams”.

One customer who bought this webcam wrote that it was neat. Richard Thomas wrote in his review of the HP 1300 on Amazon “Nice, neat machine that produces good quality prints” and scored this webcam 5 stars. One HP 1300 reviewer said in their reviews that the HP 1300 was smooth. _roope_ mentioned “Even then the Mac installation is far from smooth (the Windows one seems to go through better”.

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Easy to Use

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that this webcam was easy to setup. G.corbett, Oakham said “Very easy to set up all the lap tops” in their review. Graham mentioned five years ago “Easy to set up works with every device I own” in his review of the HP 1300. Two years ago John Callard said on Amazon “Excellent product at very good price, fast, efficient, easy to set up and use, most economic, highly recommended” in his review of the HP 1300.

Some HP 1300 owners said that it was easy to use. P. J. F. Reed rated it as very good and mentioned on Amazon “Might be handy sometime”.

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Good Product Quality

Some HP 1300 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good quality. A. Kuhlman mentioned in their HP 1300 review on Amazon “Black print quality it good, colour quality is average”. D. H. Doughty mentioned “Print quality is really good”. Djm wrote in their HP 1300 review “This is a good quality wireless ink jet printer that has been working faultlessly since installation”.

Has a Built-In Microphone

The HP 1300 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams of a comparable type and age to this webcam also have a built-in microphone.

There are a number of alternative webcams with a built-in microphone currently available that you might want to consider including the Logitech C510 (£49), or the Microsoft LifeCam Cinema (£39.95) both of which have better reviews; or the HP HD-3100 (£43.63) which is cheaper.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The HP 1300 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec webcams that have been around for a comparable time to this webcam also do not have a built-in flash.

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Good Picture Quality

A number of people who purchased the product agreed that it produced a sharp image. Sean P. Forde scored it 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of this webcam on Amazon “It's very sharp and dense, nonetheless - just not as black as a laser printer's text”. Will1957 wrote in their review of the HP 1300 “The type is crisp and clear and a decently good black too, not "charcoal" as described by some reviewers” and scored it 80 out of 100.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One HP 1300 owner who reviewed the HP 1300 concluded that it was compact. One person wrote in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Nk mentioned “It also doesn't handle any media heavier than paper” in their review however despite that they gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.

One person concluded that it was good structurally.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was thick. Will1957 scored this webcam 4 stars and mentioned in their review of the HP 1300 four years ago “The documentation is just OK - I am afraid I am one of those guys who likes nice thick instruction manuals not the single sheet”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One HP 1300 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Three years ago Kelvin Leigh Mckechnie scored this webcam 5 stars and he said “It failed as a printer the wireless features make storage of modern printers easy to place them around the house without any problems”.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

Four people wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance. Foxtim said on Amazon “Going through the HP online help was not helpful” in their review although they gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. John Boak rated this webcam 3 stars and he mentioned “The first thing I found not that good was the instructions which I would describe as basic”. Mr S R Paxford mentioned in his review of this webcam on Amazon “The instructions are not the best”.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This HP webcam was released in December 2012.


Performance

Has a Photo Feature

The HP 1300 has a photo feature. Most of the other comparable spec webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as this webcam also have a photo feature.

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Not Full HD

This webcam is not full HD.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hp q2613x
Barcodes 00086112360245, 00886112360238, 00886112360245, 00886112360252, 03012015025029, 03296187023179, 04053162312395, 05102014024845, 05711045327889, 09122014025051

HP 1300 Review Sources

To prepare this HP 1300 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, 14,286 webcam reviews and 720,700 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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