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HP HD-3100 Webcam

B&H # HEHD3100 MFR # BK356AA#ABA
HP HD-3100 Webcam

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Product Highlights

  • HD 720p Widescreen Video Resolution
  • Still Image Capture of 5.7MP
  • USB 2.0 Interface
  • Advanced Image Processing Technology
  • Compatible w/ Variety of IM Applications
  • ArcSoft Software Package
  • 24/7 HP Technical Support for 1-Year
  • Windows Compatible
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If you're looking for an affordable, versatile HD widescreen solution for your web video and photo needs, check out Hewlett Packard's HD-3100 Webcam. Compatible with most Windows notebook and desktop computers, this webcam smoothly streams video at a true HD 720p widescreen resolution and up to 30 frames -per-second. It can also capture video at a variety of smaller resolutions. Because the webcam features a built-in directional microphone and is compatible with AIM, Skype, Windows Live Messenger, and Yahoo Messenger, it is great for web chatting. With its HD resolution, built-in microphone, and built-in image enhancing technologies, this webcam is also great for creating, emailing, or posting video blogs. For chatting or blogging, the webcam employs a face-tracking technology that keeps you in the center of the picture. Plus, the webcam can take still pictures at an interpolated resolution of 5.7MP. Because of its USB 2.0 interface, you can connect it directly to your computer's USB port, install the drivers for optimized use with the webcam, and then start using it.

In addition to these features, HP has also ensured that the camera is easy to use and easy to adjust as you use it. It features a 5x zoom, can pan, tilt, and has three quick launch buttons. One button launches your favorite IM program, another button launches the webcam in snapshot photo mode, and another launches it in video recording mode. For getting the most from your webcam, you will find included ArcSoft's Webcam Companion 3, their Magic-i Visual Effects 2, and their ShowBiz software.

Advanced Video and Image Processing

HP TrueVision technology delivers improved low light video performance
Built-in adaptive lighting automatically adjusts for changing light conditions
Automatic white balance assures accurate true to life color
Widescreen 16 x 9 means you get everyone in the picture
Face tracking keeps you in the center of the picture
Glass lens delivers a sharp clear picture

Easy to Use

Three quick launch buttons:
· The IM button launches your favorite supported IM program
· The snap shot button immediately launches the webcam in snapshot mode
· The video launch button launches the webcam in a video recording mode
The flexible, versatile clip mounts almost anywhere
The tilt and pan options allow you to adjust your webcam up, down, right, and left to get just the right angle
Directional digital microphone filters out unwanted background noise

Comprehensive Software

ArcSoft's WebCam Companion 3 allows you to record and edit videos, take snapshots, use your webcam as a video monitor, and apply a variety of special effects to your frames including a masque effect that can seamlessly merge your face into a scene
Use ArchSoft's Magic-i Visual Effects 2 to enhance your online chats with Masque effect, fun frame-altering effects, and special filters
Use ArcSoft's TotalMedia ShowBiz to edit your videos and combine them with other video clips, transitions, and effects
1-Year Worldwide Parts-and-Labor Limited Warranty and 24/7 HP Phone Tech Support
24/7 HP technical phone support available only during 1-year warranty period

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Image Sensor 720P (1280 x 720) CMOS sensor
Focus Fixed focus within a range of approximately 12" / 30 cm to 10' / 300 cm
Lens Glass
Effective Pixels Not specified by the manufacturer
Image Capture Up to 5.7MP
Video Capture Live video resolutions supported at up to 30 frames per second:
352 x 288
424 x 240
432 x 240
640 x 360
640 x 480
800 x 448
800 x 600
960 x 544
960 x 720
1280 x 720
Frame Rate Up to 30 frames per second
Microphone Directional
Tilt 60°, up to 30° down and 30° up
Pan 360°, up to 180° left, up to 180° right
Zoom Settings up to 5x
Buttons Quick Launch:
HP Instant Video
HP Instant Capture
HP Instant Chat Button
Connector USB 2.0
System Requirements For use of the webcam:
Intel Pentium 4 with 2.4 GHz or AMD Athlon equivalent processor or faster
1GB RAM (1.6GHz Dual Core and 2GB RAM recommended)
Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 with SP2 (32 or 64 bit)
230 MB Free hard drive space for software
CD-ROM drive
USB 2.0 Port

To use your webcam with the included software, your PC must meet the following minimum system requirements:
For 1280x720 (720p) preview, capture, edit, and playback in WCC3/MIVE2/ TMShowBiz3.5:
Windows XP (SP2 or SP3), Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit), or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Intel Dual-Core 1.6Ghz or faster
Intel Pentium IV Hyper-Threading 3.4Ghz or faster
AMD Athlon 64 4000+ or faster
230 MB free hard drive space required for program installation
1GB DDR RAM or above
VGA card with 64 MB or more
16-bit color display at 1024x768 with DirectX 3D support
DirectX 9.0c or above
For 640x480 (VGA) preview, capture, edit, and playback in WCC3/MIVE2/ TMShowBiz3.5
Windows XP (SP2 or SP3), Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit), or Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Pentium IV 2.4 GHz or equivalent AMD Athlon
230 MB free hard drive space required for program installation
1GB DDR RAM or above
16-bit color display at 1024x768 with DirectX 3D support
DirectX 9.0c or above
Power Requirements Bus-powered
Cable Length 6' / 182.88 cm
Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.93 x 2.76 x 2.58" / 7.44 x 7.01 x 6.55 cm
Weight .22 lb / .1 kg
HP HD-3100 Webcam
  • CD with Drivers, Software, Documentation
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • 1-Year Worldwide Parts-and-Labor Limited Warranty
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