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Logitech Pro 9000 Webcam

£128.68
£38.64 £90.04 cheaper than 33 days ago
2MP 1600 X 1200 Oct 2009
Full HD Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
One industry award
Good quality
Unacceptable noise level
173 Reviews + 13 Awards
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This Logitech webcam was given a "Gold" award by websites Hardwaresecrets.com who wrote that this full HD webcam was terrific.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 213 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Logitech webcam is 88 out of 100. Over 87% of reviewers gave this webcam either 4 or 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Logitech Webcams Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 6,978 owner and expert reviews (including 1,104 verified purchases), Logitech has excellent ratings for its webcams. Logitech also has excellent ratings specifically for its full HD webcams. 95% of those that bought a Logitech webcam would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Thick

Four owners wrote in their reviews that the Logitech Pro 9000 was not thick. Website Walmart.com mentioned “Charging cap is loose, cheap”. They also wrote “As many others have stated it is awkwardly styled and the size is awkwardly thick” in their review. Seven years ago B. C. Tham mentioned “I hate it when we loose focus of what we are doing”.

Three owners thought this webcam was not good structurally. Website Walmart.com said two years ago “The construction was as flimsy”. They also wrote “Construction- It is painfully cheap” in their review. And also said “Construction is very poor”.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Five people mentioned that it did not have good technical guidance. Website Walmart.com said “Instructions did not work for me” . They also mentioned “The instructions aren't even worth reading because of the terrible translation into English” in their review. And also wrote “There is no magnifying glass included for the tiniest print imaginable in the instructions.”.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £90.04 (70%)

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Good Value for Money

Fourty-two customers concluded that it was good value for money. Website Walmart.com mentioned “This is a great savings and drives the cost down while still” . They also wrote “The screen also comes with a cheap plastic protector that I recommend leaving on until you get a better screen prot” in their review. And also mentioned “This would be great for travel or for small children due to its size and affordability”.

Six customers who reviewed it thought it was expensive. Rod H wrote five years ago “The downside of this product is that it's expensive - HENCE 4 STAR review, also the packaging is very oversize to impress buyers” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5. He also mentioned “Expensive - Logitech Webcam Pro 9000” in his review. Six years ago Stormin006 scored it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their Logitech Pro 9000 review on expert website Amazon “A bit more expensive”.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

Four owners agreed that it was noisy. Website Walmart.com mentioned in their review of this webcam “It is ok sounding and surprising loud for it's size” but even so they gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Rob he said “Also I noticed that the picture noise level is quite good” in his Logitech Pro 9000 review. Tasos Constantinou wrote on expert review site Amazon “Brilliant snapshots, even in near dark, excellent microphone and noise cancelling and the fact that the framerate won't fall no matter how dark it is, is just brilliant!Oh” but in spite of that they still gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Noisy

Four owners agreed that it was noisy. Website Walmart.com mentioned in their review of this webcam “It is ok sounding and surprising loud for it's size” but even so they gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Rob he said “Also I noticed that the picture noise level is quite good” in his Logitech Pro 9000 review. Tasos Constantinou wrote on expert review site Amazon “Brilliant snapshots, even in near dark, excellent microphone and noise cancelling and the fact that the framerate won't fall no matter how dark it is, is just brilliant!Oh” but in spite of that they still gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

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Produced a Sharp Image

Eleven customers said in their reviews that the product produced a sharp image. Website Walmart.com mentioned “The camera will be razor sharp if you disable the "right light" technology, without any blur”. Peter scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said in his review of this webcam “The picture is crisp”. Shaun Horrigan wrote on expert website Amazon six years ago “A book held up close to the camera will produce an image that is easily good enough to produce sharp and readable text at the other end”.

Nine customers agreed that the product produced a good quality image. Rod H said “It's strength are good image quality and a good inbuilt microphone - via USB connection” in his review of this webcam. Tyrus mentioned “Image quality is first rate, software easy for both the experianced”. Albert Theodore Broomhead gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert website Amazon “It has a fantastic image quality with very clear”.

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Good Microphone

Twenty-nine owners who purchased it thought it had a good microphone. Website Walmart.com said in their Logitech Pro 9000 review “The sound is very nice” . They also wrote “The video and sound quality of these cameras is just great” in their review. Seven years ago Rob gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned “Really great sound for a reasonable price!”.


Other

Released Over Seven Years Ago

Logitech released the Pro 9000 in October 2009.


Design

Good Quality

Eighty-six owners agreed that this webcam was good quality. Two years ago website Walmart.com mentioned in their review of this webcam “They are not the type of quality that you would expect on a tablet in 2015”. They also wrote “If you want to buy a cheap, expendable android tablet for 60 and are willing to sacrifice quality, then read on to the cons listed below” in their review. And also said “I cannot speak to the quality of those.”.

Easy to Use

Eighteen customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Website Walmart.com mentioned “I was able to use it a short distance further which was nice” in their review of the Logitech Pro 9000. They also wrote “The touch screen is easy to use and responsive” in their review. Samuel M. gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he said six years ago “Very practical, excellent quality webcam”.

Eleven people who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to setup. Rjw mentioned on expert website Amazon “Easy to set up (clip it on, plug it in), pin sharp images, works with Skype immediately” in their review of this webcam. Tracy gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he wrote “I found it very easy to set up, almost plug”. Six years ago The Wife scored it 4 stars out of 5 and said “I bought this as my family have moved abroad it was very easy to set up and link to skype etc”.

Two owners who reviewed this webcam thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Website Walmart.com wrote in their review of this webcam “The watch was comfortable” .

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Tyrus mentioned on expert website Amazon “Mirror image all the rest of the settings are spot on”. Mr. S. R. Reece said seven years ago “You get 6ft of cable which is handy if you want to show someone around the room, then there are all the settings to can play with” in their review of this webcam.

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Good Looking

Five owners who purchased this webcam agreed that it was good looking. Website Walmart.com mentioned “The overall quality of the watch is pretty good”. Shaun Horrigan gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of this webcam six years ago “Be aware though that you do need a pretty good internet connection to get the best out of this camera”. Albert Theodore Broomhead mentioned in his review of this webcam “It works beautifully on Linux (the Logitech web site redirects you another site for linux support”.

Three owners who purchased the Logitech Pro 9000 wrote that it was smooth. Geordie Gadgeteer said “The auto focus and clarity of recording is superb and video streaming is ulta smooth with very little lag”. Andymac3 mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Picture is clear and smooth” and gave this webcam the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Murray64 wrote “This unit from Logitech was very simple to install and setup and image quality is smooth with good detail” and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well designed. Peter said on expert review site Amazon “All of it is well designed and made”. Miss E wrote six years ago “Easy to use, great design” in her review of this webcam.

Two customers who purchased the product concluded that it was neat. Six years ago Schnapsit gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “This cam is compact, very simple set up and install and sits neatly on top of my flat panel monitor with no issues at all”. I. Eder mentioned in their review of this webcam “In the included software are some neat special effects which utilizes face recognition”.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Pro 9000 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to this webcam also have a built-in microphone.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other webcams with a built-in microphone currently available including the Logitech TV Cam (£38.64), the HP HD 4310, or the Brother NW-1000 (£64.46) which all of have better reviews.

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Well Made

Fourteen customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Website Walmart.com said “I'll start off by saying, I don't think any adult would be caught dead in this thing, its got the build quality, look” in their review of this webcam and scored it 5 stars out of 5. They also mentioned “Built in functions seems to work ok” in their review. And also said “It's maybe worth less than that, given the terrible build quality”.

Five people who reviewed the product thought it was reliable. Five years ago Geordie Gadgeteer said on expert website Amazon “Since then we've used it several times and it's 100% reliable” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Andymac3 mentioned “Software is very reliable, another winner from Logitech”. Seven years ago Joanna wrote “It stopped being reliable” in her review of this webcam.

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Performance

Average Megapixel

The Pro 9000 has a fairly standard megapixel (2 megapixels) compared to most of the other webcams that were released around the same time as this webcam.

We compared all the other 2MP webcams to this webcam and we think the Logitech QuickCam Pro for Notebooks which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a webcam with a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Genius WideCam F100 (£32.03) (12MP and higher rated), or the A4Tech PK-950H (£29.99) (16MP and higher rated).

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1600 X 1200 Pixels Video Resolution

The Pro 9000 has a maximum video resolution of 1600 x 1200 pixels. That's 7% less video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels webcam, which is the most common video resolution.

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Full HD

This webcam is full HD.

We compared this webcam to all the other full HD webcams and we think the Logitech TV Cam (£38.64), the HP HD 4310, and the Brother NW-1000 (£64.46) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Packaging Data

Has a Laptop Clamp

The Pro 9000 has a laptop clamp. Most of the other full HD webcams that were released more than two years ago also have a laptop clamp.

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Features

Good Features

Eight owners who reviewed it mentioned that it had good features. Website Walmart.com wrote “What features i could get working worked fairly well”. They also mentioned “Calling features work as intended” in their review. And also wrote “As with a lot of the features”.


Power

Good Battery Life

Nine owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good battery life. Website Walmart.com wrote in their review of this webcam “The stand-by battery life has been great” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. They also mentioned “This tablet must be running a modified (Vanilla) version of KitKat because it seems to turn everything off due to small amount of battery drain” in their review. And also wrote “The battery does not die when it is completely powered off”.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers logitech 960000484, logitech 1600x1200, GDGT-ELECT-457136, 5099206015500, 960000561a1, CMP_795742, 960-000050
Barcodes 00097855044914, 00097855047304, 00097855063571, 00097855064561, 00608819079288, 05051964693062, 05052733497171, 05099206002944, 05099206002982, 05099206015500, 05099206015517, 05099206015524, 05099206019676, 05125889668679, 05775885472369, 08902324511502

Logitech Pro 9000 Review Sources

To prepare this Logitech Pro 9000 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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