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MSI StarCam Clip

MSI StarCam Clip Webcam

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30fps 0.3MP 640 X 480 Feb 2011
Maximum Frame Rate Built-In Microphone Megapixel Maximum Video Resolution Release Date
The Versatile Clamp allows the StarCam Clip to attach to theNotebook Panel or to stand on the top of CRT monitor and sit on the desktop. - Capture 0.3 Mega Pixels Photos- Deluxe GLASS Lens... More
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8 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This MSI webcam was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews who decided that this webcam was good.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, v3.co.uk and webuser.co.uk this low megapixel webcam has an overall expert rating of 76%.

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased the product thought it had a good experience. Trustedreviews.com said in their review on expert review site Trusted Reviews “I just came back from a holiday in Kenya, which apart from losing my Pentax Optio S6 was an excellent experience” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Good Technical Features

One customer thought this webcam had good features. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com said “This is a great camera with many features that quite frankly make it underpriced”.

Nice Design

One MSI StarCam Clip owner who reviewed this webcam considered that it was neat. Ten years ago Webuser.co.uk said “Although the StarCam Clip is a neat little package, especially if youre looking for something portable thatll clip onto your laptop screen” in their review.

USB Powered

The StarCam Clip is USB powered. Most of the other low megapixel webcams that have been on the market for around the same time as the StarCam Clip are not USB powered.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The StarCam Clip has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other webcams of this type and age.

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Has a Snapshot Button

Unlike most of the other webcams of this age and spec which do not have a snapshot button, the StarCam Clip has a snapshot button.

There are a number of other webcams with a snapshot button currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Logitech Pro9000 .

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Motion Detector

Most webcams of a comparable age and type to the StarCam Clip do not have a motion detector. The StarCam Clip is no exception to this as it too does not have a motion detector.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This webcam has a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on webcams that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature Face Tracking

Most webcams that have been on the market for more than two years do not feature face tracking. The StarCam Clip is no exception to this as it too does not feature face tracking.

Alternative webcams which also feature face tracking that you might want to look at include the Microsoft LifeCam HD-6000.

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Not Mac Compatibility

Most similar spec webcams that are a comparable age to the StarCam Clip are not mac compatibility. The StarCam Clip is no exception to this as it too is not mac compatibility.

If you want a webcam that is mac compatibility then you might want to consider the HP 2100 (£21.55) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Zoom Capability

The StarCam Clip does not have a zoom capability, although keep in mind that most of the other webcams of a similar spec and age to the StarCam Clip also do not have a zoom capability.

Other webcams which also have a zoom capability that you might also want to consider include the Microsoft LifeCam HD-6000 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Night Mode

Most webcams of a similar age and type to the StarCam Clip do not have a night mode. The StarCam Clip is no exception to this as it too does not have a night mode.

There are a number of alternative webcams which also have a night mode that you might also want to consider including the Gembird CAM0360U-1 (£14.90).

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Not Full HD

The StarCam Clip is not full HD. Most of the other comparable spec webcams that were launched around the same time as the StarCam Clip are also not full HD.

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Average Maximum Frame Rate

The StarCam Clip has a pretty typical maximum frame rate (30 frames per second) compared to most of the other webcams of a comparable age and spec to the StarCam Clip.

If you want a webcam with a higher maximum frame rate then you might also want to look at the Gembird CAM0360U-1 (£14.90) (60fps), or the Konig CMP-WEBCAM3D10 (£10.46) (60fps).

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Released Over Six Years Ago

It was over six years ago when this MSI webcam was released.

USB Interface

This webcam has a USB 1.1 interface, which is the most commonly found interface on webcams of this age and spec.

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Specification

Performance
Megapixel
Maximum Frame Rate
Maximum Video Resolution
Snapshot Button
Power Consumption (typical)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)
Maximum Image Resolution
Design
Built-In Microphone
Colour of Product
Interface
Optical Sensor Size
Sensor Type
Other Features
USB Powered
Camera Focusing Range
Compatible Operating Systems
USB Required
Colour
Camera File Format
Viewing Angle
Packaging Data
Laptop Clamp
LCD Clamp
Desktop Stand

1 Award

Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

(4)
5 October 2006

This is a great camera with many features that quite frankly make it underpriced. However, the red discolouration is quite noticeable. Most people won't care about this discolouration, but there...

Trusted Reviews

Easy installation
Security software
Low price
Settings need tweaking for optimum performance
Smaller webcams are available
30 September 2006

While many laptops these days have webcams fitted as standard, the MSI StarCam Clip (£15 inc. VAT) provides a versatile option for those that dont.Clipping on to your laptop screen, the... Read more…

12 September 2006

Video chat to friends and family...

Webuser.co.uk

1 July 2006

Although the StarCam Clip is a neat little package, especially if youre looking for something portable thatll clip onto your laptop screen, it doesnt come with much in the way of useful software.... Read more…

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