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  1. DzyMsLizzy profile image98
    DzyMsLizzyposted 4 months ago

    Hi--
      My webcam is not compatible with my newer computer, which is Win 10.

    I want to know if there is such a thing as a 'portable' webcam, i.e., you can use it with apps such as Skype, but can also unplug it, and use as a video cam away from computer, then upload your video when you plug it back into the computer.

    If there is such an 'animal,' I guess it would be out of my budget range anyhow--but I'm curious.

    1. Quilligrapher profile image89
      Quilligrapherposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      Hi DZ,
      I record videos on my iPhone that I later upload to and view on my computer.
      http://s2.hubimg.com/u/6919429.jpg

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image98
        DzyMsLizzyposted 4 months agoin reply to this

        I don't have an iPhone; my cell is a cheapo freebie from the gov't. for poor folks...  sad   Phone won't do Skype.
        So, I'm looking on the used or under $50 market..  sad

    2. ptosis profile image86
      ptosisposted 4 months agoin reply to this

      So there is no way can download driver for your webcam that would work with Win10? I suppose your webcam is generic no name and really should be auto recognized but this is Windows.I am assuming that this is a USB webcam.

      the following may help.

      https://www.pingzic.com/how-to-turn-on- … indows-10/

      https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/win … 913c5c8e0c

      https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/hel … bcams-help

      1. DzyMsLizzy profile image98
        DzyMsLizzyposted 3 months agoin reply to this

        I don't know; I may be able to get a driver update I think it's a Logitech camera; its shaped like a little ball.

        In any case, that does not solve the issue of portability, and being able to use it also away from the computer.

        I'll have a look at those sites; thank you for that.

        1. thranax profile image49
          thranaxposted 3 months agoin reply to this

          Almost all digital cameras can be used as webcams, especially SLR's. Just do a youtube search for "use normal digital camera as a webcam" and theres many that show you how!

        2. ptosis profile image86
          ptosisposted 3 months agoin reply to this

          Oh Logitech .. Yeah throw that away logictechs don't play well with others. Get urself anything but a logictech. Damn.  Buy something in this century at least

 
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