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No microphones working on desktop

I have a laptop with Ubuntu on it and a desktop with Windows 7 on it. I always used my laptop for my microphone needs and stuff, until I moved my desktop into another room and kept the laptop in ...
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Identifying USB devices

I have five USB cameras, same brand, same model(Canyon CNR-FWC120H). They are used to monitor different scenes 24/7. I need to somehow identify which camera is which from the Linux(Debian) console or ...
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How can I share an usb cam with another computer, both Linux?

I have a new notebook that has a poor integrated Webcam: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 04f2:b322 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd bDeviceClass 239 Miscellaneous Device bDeviceProtocol 1 ...
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Using Raspberry Pi as I/O for webcams

I'm working on a project where a Raspberry Pi is being used as an I/O board for multiple servos, which are actually controlled by another computer, connected to the RPi via ethernet. I need to add 2 ...
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Windows 8.1 does not fully recognize plug & play webcam

I recently bought a Sandstrøm 720P HD webcam (S1337CAM)(Plug & Play), which worked just fine the first couple of days of usage. But today when I was going to talk on Skype I was told that I could ...
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Skype “couldn't find” USB camera on Windows 7

First ever post on Stack Exchange, although I have been using it for a long time. I'm trying to help a friend get a Logitech Messenger USB webcam working on her Windows 7 Professional (update 1) ...
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Emulate a USB camera with an IP camera for web conference

Our office uses Cisco's WebEx for business web conferences and I want a camera with Pan/Tilt/Zoom for use in our board room. Unfortunately WebEx only supports USB cameras (mainly those on the Windows ...
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Is it possible to plug 50 webcam on a computer for a 3d scanner?

I want to make a 3D scanner, at first I used a Lumix TZ20 and got good result, then a Coolpix L27 (50€) and got the same result. Then my phone's camera, which were good too. Now I'd like to try ...
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Logitech webcam device only recognised by one software, without drivers

A couple weeks ago I purchased a Logitech webcam at a garage sale; It did not come with any driver DVDs or anything like that. I plugged it in, turned on my computer, and continued work as usual. I ...
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Default Webcam Driver Issues

I'm having troubles getting my monitor-attached webcam (ASUS VK248H) to install on my new computer. On the old computer, it was a matter of not using a USB 3.0 port, but I can't get anything to work ...
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Is the raw output of a webcam not always RGB or YUV?

[Actual question is in the last paragraph, I've posted my assumptions and thought process just in case it makes things cleared] This all started when I wanted to see what happened when too many ...
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Is it possible to programmatically query for current USB controller bandwidth usage?

I am using three Logitech C920 webcams with mjpg-streamer. The setup works extremely well, but I just realised that it doesn't scale. I began encountering bandwidth issues when bumping the frame rate ...
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Playstation Eye Camera, Record at 120 FPS on Windows

There are a ton of related posts on this subject, none of which are helpful. An example: High speed video capture with opencv and PlayStation Eye (this is Mac software, the linked forum posts are ...
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How to manage USB devices between host and guest with VirtualBox on Windows

I would like to make my host computer's webcam available to my guest OS under VirtualBox. Having never shared USB devices between the two before, though, I am a bit skittish about the language in the ...
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How can I list the available video modes for a USB webcam in Linux?

I faintly recall that once upon a time, I found a command-line tool (something involving "UVC") to list the supported resolutions & modes of a USB webcam camera (e.g. PAL, 640x480) in Linux, but ...
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Windows 7 has intermittent USB problems, and some permanent ones

I bought a 5M USB extenstion cable, which is powers so there is no lack of speed. However it is essentially a USB Hub with just one port. It wouldn't work on any of the rear ports, saying no driver ...
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Is it possible to “transplant” drivers between machines?

Is it possible to transplant drivers of an already-connected device to another machine? A webcam that's plugged into one Windows 7 machine is being detected and properly displayed in Device Manager ...
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Webcam not working - drivers look fine, WIA is started, cams get detected by Windows and Skype etc

How can I debug a webcam issue if the event viewer doesn't show any errors concerning WIA or camera/hardware topics WIA is started and restarting it causes no errors/warnings in the event log ...
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webcam and wifi adapter “break” usb?

I have a webcam, a mouse, and a wifi adapter all plugged into the same USB bus at the back of my computer. When I run a program to utilize the webcam, both the webcam and wifi adapter stop working and ...
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50 USB webcams in a single computer. Is that really possible?

Theoretically an USB HD webcam working at 15 FPS consume a bandwidth nearing 18MB/s - 1280 (width) x 960(height) x 3(RGB channels) x 15(FPS) - without compression. An USB 2.0 controller have a ...
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Internal USB camera: what is SH?

I have a replacement of the internal USB camera for the laptop Acer Aspire 5750G. AFAIK USB has only 4 connections (5V, D+, D-, GND). On the PCB of the camera I noticed there are 5. They are labeled: ...
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Using multiple USB webcams in Linux

Running more than one USB webcam in Debian/Linux results in the the following error: libv4l2: error turning on stream: No space left on device VIDIOC_STREAMON: No space left on device What ...
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A4Tech Web cam can not be detected because of conflict with any original mouse driver

I have the web cam A4Tech PK-5MJ plug it on my USB but it was not detected and in device manager I see it under "other devices" with yellow rectangle over its name The camera is driver free and I can ...
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Why does my mouse cursor starts to move slowly after I plug in USB webcam?

For some unknown reason my mouse cursor starts to move slowly after I plug in USB webcam(I have tried using two different ones). Cursor moves at least two or three times slower. Why dos this happen? ...
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How to know which USB port is 2.0?

My computer (running Windows XP) has 4 USB ports at the back. From the Device Manager window, I know that one of them is 2.0, and the rest are all 1.0. I have a webcam that I think will benefit from ...
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Home Surveillance: How many USB camera's can one computer handle at a time and software to support it?

I am looking create a home surveillance solution by using inexpensive web-cams. I would like to know how many USB-web-cams can one computer support. Is there any software that can support multiple ...
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Implications of using many USB web cameras

I'm looking into connecting multiple low resolution USB webcams to a single computer. What implications might this have on performance? How does, for example, four 320x240 cameras fare against a ...
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Webcam with usb extension Cable

I just purchased a Logitech QuickCam Sphere camera. When I connect the device to my Ubuntu box using a 6-ft usb extension cable, the option to use the highest resolution is gone. Does this mean I ...
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Software for USB webcam?

I'm looking for simple Windows 7-compatible free software to capture and output images from my bog-standard USB webcam. If there is a built-in solution I'd be grateful. I know I can use the Import ...