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Logitech QuickCam Orbit

Logitech QuickCam Orbit
alaScore 72

107 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 reviews of Logitech QuickCam Orbit. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Webcams for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Webcams the Logitech QuickCam Orbit is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 107 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Logitech QuickCam Orbit

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Logitech QuickCam Orbit from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Webcams on Amazon.com.

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: QuickCam Orbit MP

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Jan Ozer (pcmag.com)

The In-Your-Face Webcam

 
Dec, 2003

Expert review by: (thetechzone.com)

QuickCam Orbit Webcam

 
Dec, 2004
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Consumer review by: bosl8306 (pcworld.com)

Logitech QuickCam Orbit Webcam

 

Overall I was very impressed with what $100 bought. All of the webcams I had seen/used before seemed cheap and had iffy picture quality. I bought this camera for use at work to help keep me in the office instead of on the road. If I had a need for one...

Good picture quality, good frame rate, good build quality

Picture is a little washed out until you tweak the colors, face track could be better, manual adjustment buttons are slow to react

Jan, 2010

Consumer review by: jwang68 (pcworld.com)

Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF Webcam

 

The orbit mp cam itself is very good. Installing the software is another story. Quickcam software from cd never installed properly, I had to go the website and download for a newer version of the software to fix the problem.

Great Function

Software problem

Nov, 2007

Consumer review by: airplaneliker (pcworld.com)

Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF Webcam

 

This Logitech QUickcam Orbit webcam can be a very good choice who wants to have pan and tilt webcam. There is a few freeware which you can control pan and tilt function of this webcam from outside.Highly recommended.

Pan and tilt

none

Oct, 2007

Consumer review by: LChu (pcworld.com)

Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF Webcam

 

Worked good at first try on my Windows XP and AMD computer. The software loads slower than I expect but once started it works good with Skype and MSN chat. Video looks much better than other webcams that were cheaper.

Good quality. Fun software that adds mustache and other effects

Movements not very smooth

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: weipoon (pcworld.com)

Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF Webcam

 

Great video quality but the webcam was not supported on my 4 month old VAIO laptop w/ Vista. Tried two of these units on two identical laptops. None of the webcams worked. It worked flawlessly on my XP desktop but would eat up a bit of CPU utilization....

High quality video, tracks movements

Jerky movements, requires higher power PCs. Was not recognized on my laptop

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: Enthusiastic (pcworld.com)

Logitech QuickCam Orbit Webcam

 

I had great hopes for this camera. It has such a cool look, and when the face tracking is enabled, it's almost freaky how it follows you. But I have to say, even though it's very sleek, well designed, and **** cool, I have decided to take mine back to...

Sleek, futuristic, great picture quality

No manual focus, No privacy lid

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: woodsley (pcworld.com)

Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF Webcam

 

This webcam is excellent in terms of price and its quality. Images are very clear with real color. Webcam set up is a very easy process to follow even though you are not good at computer. The size is small so it does not take up a lot of your space.

fine image quality and small size

none

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: yewm2004 (pcworld.com)

Logitech QuickCam Orbit AF Webcam

 

This is the new 2.0 Meg pixel optical webcam from logitech. It is easy to install the software and the face tracking from the webcam make this little camera smarter. The photo quality is very nice even under room low light enviroment. I love this webcam.

Nice design

N/A

Jan, 2005

Product Specifications

You've never seen anything like the unique combination of form and function of the QuickCam Orbit. It features a black, ball-shaped camera that sits atop a nine-inch-high stand at your eye level. Why? So that you'll get optimal face time during your video calls or video instant messaging (IM) sessions. And when you move, it actually follows you around! The QuickCam Orbit mechanically and automatically turns left and right for almost a 180-degree horizontal view or up and down for almost 90-degree top-to-bottom view. So your smiling face will always stay in the picture.

CCTV

Max Digital Video Resolution:640 x 480

Header

Compatibility:Mac / PC
Manufacturer:Logitech
Model:Orbit
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Logitech Quickcam

Optical Sensor

Total Pixels:1,300,000 pixels

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Apple MacOS X 10.1.5 or later / Microsoft Windows 2000 / Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition / Microsoft Windows XP

Video Input

Camera Type:Web camera
Computer Interface:Hi-Speed USB
Still Image Capture Resolution:1280 x 960