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So I have been looking around for a webcam that has a frame rate higher than 30fps and still has a pretty good resolution for my desktop. I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions? I have been looking at the Microsoft LifeCam series simply because of their high resolution but heard bad things about their auto-focus.
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You really shouldn't care about frame rates on a webcam. Otherwise get a real camera.
movies and tv are done @ 24, and 30NTSC or 25PAL

Pay attention to performance in low light (iso/noise)
Resolution isn't too important either if you're using it for streaming since it's largely handicapped by the encoder/streaming service/viewers bandwidth.

Then again. I know nothing about webcams.
Edited by SpiritGear - 11/26/11 at 2:14pm
 
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You really shouldn't care about frame rates on a webcam. Otherwise get a real camera.
movies and tv are done @ 24, and 30NTSC or 25PAL
Pay attention to performance in low light (iso/noise)
Resolution isn't too important either if you're using it for streaming since it's largely handicapped by the encoder/streaming service/viewers bandwidth.
Then again. I know nothing about webcams.

I'm trying to get a really nice one for video-conferencing over Skype and record some high quality presentations every so often for school.
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In regards to the lifecams you can disable the autofocus very easily. Is what I ended up doing.
 
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