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Trying to build my own Track-ir can you help?

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Its impossible to find the original Track ir 5 other then amazon so i wanna try a program I just downloaded called Freetrack v2.2 , I got it downloaded now I need to know what i need to buy exactly..... I know I need a web cam if some sorts- whats the best one to use and how much does it cost btw? Is it something I can find at microcenter>? I have a few caps lying around as well, but the part I do not understand is the Lights the Leds, where do I find these and where exactly do i plug them in? Thank you for any tips on this, I really need the help lol.
     
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MaximumPC magazine did a how-to article in December 2010 on haow to make your own  IR head tracker. They used a modified PS3 eye, and free track. Here's a link: http://www.maximumpc.com/article/how-tos/how_build_your_own_ir_head_tracker. Good luck!

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For some reason iam getting the feeling no matter how good it turns out ( self made device ) its gonna end-up being ghetto! I might as well fork over the dough for a Real Track-ir! What do you guys think?
     
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