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Gear Head 8MP 1080p Webcam

Gear Head 8MP 1080p Webcam
alaScore 86

60 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 60 reviews of Gear Head 8MP 1080p Webcam. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, 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 8MP 1080p Webcam is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 60 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 user reviews of Gear Head 8MP 1080p 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, 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: 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

Consumer review by: ZombiKiss (

Good for Beginners


This Is an alright quality but very fussy and blurry. you get what you pay for. but the mic is clear and crisp.

May, 2014

Consumer review by: IBURNWATER (



Works great, ultra clear.

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: MarlenusofAR (

Not up to expectations


For a $24 webcam, you get what you pay for. Trying to get this webcam to sit on top of my monitor without it moving was a struggle. The plastic flip flop has no way to tighten down to make it stable. At best, you have to position the folding plastic,...

Mar, 2014