can you use digital camera as webcam

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by the_music_man, Mar 6, 2003.

  1. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    hey if i have a digital camera that does videos can i somehow use it as a webcam? i know theres someway to do it. and i knwo your going to say if it doesn't say it cna be used as a webcam then you can't use it but thats wrong!!!!!! i've seen it done so shut up!
     
  2. Cosmin

    Cosmin Graphic Designer

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    U'll need the software & the USB cable .. :)
     
  3. Heeter

    Heeter Overclocked Like A Mother

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    I use my sony handicam as a webcam, not even a digital cam. even better than the cheesy webcam I have, comes with a remote to zoom in and out.(Cool). Prerecord and send instant messaging straight from capture. I have an All in Wonder ATI Rage fury Pro card that Windows Messenger recognizes, Movie Maker As well. Use the ATI program and watch home movies on your 'puter as you record into HDD. This is way Better than my cheesy webcam. Options are limitless with All in wonder ATI and handicam. Hook up cam to audio card and Bam!! instant Microphone built into cam.



    Heeter
     
  4. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I have a cheap crappy camera that was free when I bought the pc and works well as a webcam :cool:
     
  5. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Well that's a good thing..........but how do ya do it? :p
     
  6. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I've no idea..I leave that to my son I've never used it before. He uses it on Net Meeting :)
     
  7. Hipster Doofus

    Hipster Doofus Good grief Charlie Brown

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    Well thank you Marge........you truly are EVIL.
    :p :p
     
  8. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    oh i didn't mean as webcam. i meant like as in a live video conferencing camera. not pre recorded
     
  9. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I know Hipster :p

    almostfamous88 my sons used it for that. All I can say is he plugs the USB in and off he goes :p
     
  10. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    it is

    webcam is live video conferencing
     
  11. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    Configure for "Dual Mode"
     
  12. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I want the link to your live webcam

    iether pm it to me, or post here in publick...thanx
     
  13. Nick M

    Nick M Moderator

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    You could be a bit nicer you know, if people want to help, or ask something contrary, don't tell them to shut up.

    I'm not sure of the answer, so I won't say anything, but, that little shut up bit seemed too unjust.
     
  14. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    "bite" "me"
     
  15. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    I second that!
     
  16. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    You want your questions answered in the future? Quit that attitude :mad:
     
  17. Friend of Bill

    Friend of Bill What, me worry?

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    "You want the truth; "YOU CAN'T HANDLE THE TRUTH!" - Jack Nicholson - A Few Good Men":D
     
  18. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    If your nice to people they'll be nice back.If you can't be nice don't open your mouth :confused:

    And to the guys who want my webcam ...use your imagination :p
     
  19. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    it was my girlfriend that wanted the link...but that's another thread
     
  20. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    lol :D I won't ask why :)