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Logitech C905 Webcam

2MP 1600 X 1200 Clip Jun 2009
Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Mounting Type Release Date
User reviews are average
Good sound quality
Unacceptable noise level
60 Reviews

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Twelve customers who bought it agreed that it was noisy. Peter Burch mentioned “Great sound, easy to insert and remove with very good noise insulation” in his review of this webcam however he gave the Logitech C905 a score of 80 out of 100. He also wrote “Just wish they did a larger size of ear tip as I have to push them in a long way to get full noise attenuation (which can be slightly uncomfortable)” in his review. Mr. T. Bray mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “I am completely satisfied with the HF5's, they are very lightweight, sound fantastic and are extremely effective at blocking outside noise”.


Reviews

User Reviews Are Average

On average, people who bought this Logitech webcam rated it as 76 out of 100.

Excellent Brand

We checked 6,978 owner and expert reviews (including 562 verified purchases) for Logitech webcams and found that on average Logitech has excellent reviews. We also found that Logitech has excellent reviews specifically for its webcams. 94% of those that bought a Logitech webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Good Sound Quality

Fifty-five owners reckoned that this webcam had a good microphone. Pablo said in his review of this webcam “These earphones are simply amazing, providing enough sound isolations for me to play along to music whilst drumming without having to turn the volume up ridiculously high”. P. Whttingham gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “The best thing is its sound isolation and quality of sound” in their review of this webcam. They also said “With them in you can't really here much and when you turn on the tunes, that all you here, really! The sound is impressive” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Four owners concluded that this webcam produced a sharp image. Ajoobacats said in their review of the Logitech C905 “Sound wise they are ok, sharp treble and mid range, they aren't bassy earphones”. Antony K gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned four years ago “Fit is perfect, sound is clear and crisp”.


Design

Easy to Use

Seventeen people who reviewed this webcam agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. P. Whttingham rated it 4 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Amazon.co.uk eight years ago “Once in quite comfortable”. Mr. T. D. Shillito mentioned “I play hard! That was a totally comfortable volume too” and rated the Logitech C905 5 stars out of 5. S. Thomson wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk six years ago “The foam tips were the most comfortable, for me.”.

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. Mr. T. D. Shillito said in their review of this webcam on expert website Amazon.co.uk eight years ago “Great for musicians and if you take the time to find out how to use them properly they're great for use out”. Anne Osullivan mentioned “The cable is 4ft long and has a handy clip attached to it as well” in her review of this webcam.

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Nice Design

Three customers who reviewed this webcam agreed that it was well designed. P. Whttingham mentioned eight years ago “The look, feel and design are good”. Stabilized wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The HF5s are very well designed” in their review of the Logitech C905. They also said “Design wise” in their review.

Two people who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. Five years ago Richard Preston wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “Isolation was pretty good, mainly because the tips felt like they were practically next to my ear drums” but in spite of that he scored it 60 out of 100. Jon rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Pretty happy overall” in his review of this webcam.

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Good Product Quality

Eighteen customers said in their reviews that it was good quality. Pablo mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “Also at this price the quality of the audio simply can't be beaten”. Rayhaan said “These headphones are fantastic, superb sound quality, not too heavy on the bass” in their review of this webcam. Rohan Mehra mentioned in their Logitech C905 review “+ Great sound quality” .

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Logitech C905 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams of a comparable age and type to this webcam.

Alternative webcams with a built-in microphone currently available which you might want to consider include the Logitech C270, the Samsung VG-STC2000, or the Vultech WEB-20MP which all of have better reviews.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Logitech C905 does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other webcams that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in flash.

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Robust

Three customers who reviewed this webcam considered that it was well made. Rich said in his review of this webcam “Build quality is good & the supplied bits include” nonetheless he rated it 3 stars out of 5. Steven mentioned “Apart from those two minor things (which are actually positives in my eyes), they are excellent and I thoroughly recommend getting them - the build quality is excellent”. Four years ago Leinad scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Amazon.co.uk “The phones also have a rock solid build quality” in their review of this webcam.


Other

Released Over Eight Years Ago

Logitech released the C905 in June 2009.


Performance

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 2 megapixels, the Logitech C905 has a relatively average megapixel compared to most of the other webcams that have been available for around the same time as this webcam.

We compared all the other 2MP webcams to this webcam and we think the V7 Elite Webcam 2000, and the HP NG855AA which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the HP GX607AA (3MP and higher rated), the Hercules HD Exchange v2 (3MP and higher rated), or the Labtec C270 (3MP and higher rated).

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1600 X 1200 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Logitech C905 is 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels webcam, which is the most common video resolution.

This webcam's video resolution (1600 x 1200 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as this webcam.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of webcam.

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Has an Auto Focus

The Logitech C905 has an auto focus, which is unusual. Most of the other webcams that were released more than two years ago do not have an auto focus.

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Has a Photo Feature

The Logitech C905 has a photo feature. Most of the other webcams of a similar age and type to this webcam also have a photo feature.

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Not Full HD

This webcam is not full HD.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Thirteen owners who purchased the Logitech C905 wrote that it was good value for money. Panda mentioned on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “These earphones are great for the price”. P. Whttingham said “First things first I don't know much about headphones I've had cheap ones £1 to massive Sony headphones at £45” in their review of this webcam. Rich wrote “It is difficult to try before you buy & you are never quite sure what you are going to end up with, over priced tosh or a decent value product” yet he gave it a score of 60 out of 100.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three customers who reviewed it considered that it was compact. Mr. T. Bray mentioned “I was looking for a pair of headphones that I could use on the tube and train that were compact enough to store in my pocket”. Bert said “The bass is slightly lacking however it is no worse than any other set of compact earphones” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Eight years ago Food Lover 69 scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on expert website Amazon.co.uk “I wanted something a little more compact for travelling and for general use with my laptop/iPod”.

Two owners who bought this webcam thought it was heavy and bulky. Eight years ago Mr. T. D. Shillito wrote on expert review site Amazon.co.uk “After looking at bulky isolating headphones, cheap earphones, really expensive earphones, in-ears etc, I decided to give these a try”. Kristin she said “Found the over ear phones just too heavy to carry, so was unable to listen to my books whilst travelling”.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00000960000045, 00000960000689, 00097855046680, 00097855046697, 00097855064233, 00097855070425, 05099206015548

Logitech C905 Review Sources

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