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Gear Head WC8500HD webcam

Gear Head WC8500HD webcam
alaScore 84

63 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 reviews of Gear Head WC8500HD webcam. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Webcams for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Webcams the Gear Head WC8500HD webcam is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of Gear Head WC8500HD webcam from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Webcams on

71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gear Head 8MP 1080P HD Webcam with Dual Microphone (WC8500HD)Gear Head 8MP 1080P HD Webcam with Dual Microphone (WC8500HD)

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: tigra (

Decent video, awful mic


The video looks good, but sound from mics is as you're talking through the pillow.

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: JmsRyan (

Not compatible with USB 3.0


Works as a camera, or quick video...but, not as a webcam. No response from Gear Head.

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: HighExalted Grand Poobah (

Totally Excellent!!


It just about installed itself and works excellent. I am happy with the performance of this camera.

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: ARILLERA (

Terrible Webcam Had to Return it


I bought it for my mac which it says it supports but it didnt get recognized by any of the major applications. So tried it on my windows laptop and it gets detected but most applications didn't work with it either not even camtasia. Don't recommend...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: RickyA (

Thing's Great


The picture is crystal clear the mic I turned off cause I don't use those mics. Other than that great for 20 bucks. Well the base is a little wobbly when hooked to the top of a computer but it stays when you set it there but getting it positioned took...

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: JohnV3 (



Work as expected. Super easy install. Sharp video.

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: TankANDBlue (

Web Cam


Worked great... Very satisified!

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: An anonymous customer (

Not 100% Mac compatible


This camera is listed as being made for Mac but is made for windows and can be used with Mac. However there are no specific drivers for it for the Mac. You can try to download them for the Mac but what they have online is actually windows drivers...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Jerry (

Mixed Reviews- Video Qulity Excelent but Sound Ehh


I originally bought this webcam because the built-in microphone in my old one didn't well. Being my original one was a Gear Head and the video quality was great, I went with the same brand. The video quality was amazing, actually better than most...

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: RAGS1932 (

It definitely works for me, so far I'm happy.


I have not got it working correctly yet, I have someone coming you show me how to work it, so it will do the things I hope you will do, otherwise is just fine, thank you

Jan, 2015