1. smileshappy's Avatar
    BEST BUY has the Logitech review with the video camera for $129.99

    Looking at this as a Christmas gift for my parents that live out of state. A good way to video chat.

    Question is? Does anyone have any experience with the Logitech web can? Is it any good?

    Seems like a nice price for the bundle. I bad planned on getting the Revue for them for Christmas anyway.

    Curious on your thoughts?
    11-20-2011 11:42 AM
  2. 88 FLUX's Avatar
    I just picked up the bundle last night. Haven't hooked up the cam yet though.


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    11-20-2011 01:04 PM
  3. smileshappy's Avatar
    I wish they would have had that bundle back in Sept..when i bought mine.

    I like the idea of having a web can tied into the TV.

    Just seems like it would be easier.
    11-20-2011 01:40 PM
  4. ircactus's Avatar
    I've had this setup going for quite a while. Honestly, I've had a few friends also spend the extra $$ just for the video chat. Honestly I'd have to say that as long as you have a decent internet connection this is as close to high end commercial quality as your sub $200 for the pair can buy. It's simply awesome. Both the audio and video are good and clear. Very little lag if at all. The cam alone is worth the $129.

    I hate sounding like such a cheerleader but damn. This unit as a set (cam and gtv) is probably the best ghetto video conferencing solution I've ever seen. Branch to Branch office communications are a breeze and it helps to keep the kids visually connected to grandparents and extended family.

    If you can spare the $129 and don't mind knowing logitech ain't gonna do any more work on the thing. Go for it.
    11-21-2011 09:59 AM
  5. dunivan's Avatar
    Won't any webcam work with the revue?
    11-21-2011 10:09 AM
  6. ircactus's Avatar
    Won't any webcam work with the revue?
    As far as I know. No. I'm sure you can try it, but this setup works perfect.
    11-21-2011 10:25 AM
  7. frmorrison's Avatar
    Won't any webcam work with the revue?
    Perhaps, but it would require hacking. The Revue only has drivers installed for that specific Logitech webcam and nothing else.
    11-21-2011 01:22 PM
  8. smileshappy's Avatar
    I've had this setup going for quite a while. Honestly, I've had a few friends also spend the extra $$ just for the video chat. Honestly I'd have to say that as long as you have a decent internet connection this is as close to high end commercial quality as your sub $200 for the pair can buy. It's simply awesome. Both the audio and video are good and clear. Very little lag if at all. The cam alone is worth the $129.

    I hate sounding like such a cheerleader but damn. This unit as a set (cam and gtv) is probably the best ghetto video conferencing solution I've ever seen. Branch to Branch office communications are a breeze and it helps to keep the kids visually connected to grandparents and extended family.

    If you can spare the $129 and don't mind knowing logitech ain't gonna do any more work on the thing. Go for it.
    Thanks for the great info exactly what i was looking for.
    11-21-2011 03:44 PM
  9. McPlot's Avatar
    the Revue cannot encode the video. Most webcams don't do the video encoding, and leave it up to the computer. The one for the Revue has a processor built in to handle the video encoding. That is one of the reasons it is so damn expensive.
    11-30-2011 08:17 PM
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