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Best webcams for linux

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1080P Webcam with Microphone,Angetube Streaming HD Web Camera 100° Wide-Angle View Web Cam Compatible with Windows Android Ios Linux for Skype Facebook Xbox one Google Meet for Desktop Computer PC Mac

1080P Webcam with Microphone,Angetube Streaming HD Web Camera 100° Wide-Angle View Web Cam Compatible with Windows Android Ios Linux for Skype Facebook Xbox one Google Meet for Desktop Computer PC Mac
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Webcam, TedGem Webcam for Laptop USB, PC Camera Webcam with Microphone for Streaming, Video Calling and Recording, Gaming, Supports Windows, Android, Linux (Black)

Webcam, TedGem Webcam for Laptop USB, PC Camera Webcam with Microphone for Streaming, Video Calling and Recording, Gaming, Supports Windows, Android, Linux (Black)
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1080P Webcam with Microphone,Web Camera for Desktop Laptop Computer USB Plug and Play,for Windows,Mac OS,Linux,Andriod,for Video Streaming,Conference,Gaming,Online Classes

1080P Webcam with Microphone,Web Camera for Desktop Laptop Computer USB Plug and Play,for Windows,Mac OS,Linux,Andriod,for Video Streaming,Conference,Gaming,Online Classes
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Arducam 1080P Day & Night Vision USB Camera for Computer, 2MP Automatic IR-Cut Switching All-Day Image USB2.0 Webcam Board with IR LEDs for Windows, Linux, Android and Mac OS Arducam 1080P Day & Night Vision USB Camera for Computer, 2MP Automatic IR-Cut Switching All-Day Image USB2.0 Webcam Board with IR LEDs for Windows, Linux, Android and Mac OS
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2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens USB Camera High fps VGA 100fps USB with Camera 1080P USB Webcamera CS Mount, 2MP HD Web Camera with CMOS OV2710 Sensor Web Cams UVC for Linux Windows Web Conference Camera 2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens USB Camera High fps VGA 100fps USB with Camera 1080P USB Webcamera CS Mount, 2MP HD Web Camera with CMOS OV2710 Sensor Web Cams UVC for Linux Windows Web Conference Camera
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1080P Webcam with Microphone – HD Webcam for Computer, Laptop, PC, Desktop - USB Web Camera for Video Calling Recording Conferencing, Live Streaming, Webinar- Compatible with Windows Android iOS Linux 2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens USB Camera High fps VGA 100fps USB with Camera 1080P USB Webcamera CS Mount, 2MP HD Web Camera with CMOS OV2710 Sensor Web Cams UVC for Linux Windows Web Conference Camera
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Camera Module, HBV-1805 60° Wide Angle Lens USB Camera Module, 640480 30fps High Frame Webcam,USB Camera Linux Windows Android Mac Os Camera Module, HBV-1805 60° Wide Angle Lens USB Camera Module, 640480 30fps High Frame Webcam,USB Camera Linux Windows Android Mac Os
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8 Megapixel USB Camera Module with Sony IMX179 Sensor Webcam Super HD 3264X2448 Embeded USB Camera for Industrial,USB with Camera for Linux Windows Android Mini Web Cams Plug&Play OTG Supported Webcam 8 Megapixel USB Camera Module with Sony IMX179 Sensor Webcam Super HD 3264X2448 Embeded USB Camera for Industrial,USB with Camera for Linux Windows Android Mini Web Cams Plug&Play OTG Supported Webcam
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PC 1080P Webcam with Mic. USB Camera for Video Calling & Recording Video Conference/Online Teaching/Business Meeting Compatible with Computer Desktop Laptop MacBook for Windows Android iOS Linux PC 1080P Webcam with Mic. USB Camera for Video Calling & Recording Video Conference/Online Teaching/Business Meeting Compatible with Computer Desktop Laptop MacBook for Windows Android iOS Linux
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8MP Optical 10X Zoom 5-50mm Lens Webcam 2448P Mini USB Camera with Sony (1/3.2”) IMX179 Sensor,USB with Camera Industrial Aluminum Web Camera for Linux Windows Android Mac,Plug&Play,UVC 8MP Optical 10X Zoom 5-50mm Lens Webcam 2448P Mini USB Camera with Sony (1/3.2”) IMX179 Sensor,USB with Camera Industrial Aluminum Web Camera for Linux Windows Android Mac,Plug&Play,UVC
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1080P Webcam with Microphone,Angetube Streaming HD Web Camera 100° Wide-Angle View Web Cam Compatible with Windows Android Ios Linux for Skype Facebook Xbox one Google Meet for Desktop Computer PC Mac

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1080P Webcam with Microphone,Angetube Streaming HD Web Camera 100° Wide-Angle View Web Cam Compatible with Windows Android Ios Linux for Skype Facebook Xbox one Google Meet for Desktop Computer PC Mac

$38.99  in stock
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  • Full HD 1080P Webcam: The Angetube 825 PC Webcam with a 2.0 megapixel CMOS. Full definition 1080p/30 fps web camera record vibrant HD video clips that capture the smallest details. Perfect for streaming, conferencing, video chatting, webinars, gaming, distance learning,online teaching and more.
  • Webcam with Stereo Microphone: Built-in 2 dual Omni-directional mics with noise cancellation effectively reduce distracting background noise for natural and clear sound,even in a noisy environment. It feels like you're facing and talking to someone.Great for webinars, video conferencing, live streaming, etc.
  • Flexible Manual Focus Webcam: The computer camera with manual PTZ base,The webcam head can be rotated 360 degrees in the horizontal direction and 90 degrees in the vertical direction,you can adjust the viewing angles as you like.Install it on your monitor or your desk easily. With standard 1/4 inch tripod hole ready design, compatible with most tripods in market.
  • Auto Low Light Correction: Angetube 825 PC webcam equipped with automatic white balance and low-light correction functions to ensure your videos always look great no matter what the lighting is dim or harsh.You can adjust the focus ring until the image is clear base on the different distance between you and PC.
  • Wide Angle , Plug and play: Angetube 825 web cam equipped with a 100 degree wide angle and 6 element optical glass lens, you can cover more people during group video calls. Great for webinars and family video conferencing. There is no optical distortion, reflecting the actual shape of the photo or video.Plug and play, Quick and easy setup within 30 seconds, no drivers needed.

Webcam, TedGem Webcam for Laptop USB, PC Camera Webcam with Microphone for Streaming, Video Calling and Recording, Gaming, Supports Windows, Android, Linux (Black)

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Webcam, TedGem Webcam for Laptop USB, PC Camera Webcam with Microphone for Streaming, Video Calling and Recording, Gaming, Supports Windows, Android, Linux (Black)

$14.99  in stock
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  • 【Full HD 4K/1080P Webcam】USB webcam delivers crystal clear images. Streaming webcam automatic Low light correction makes you see clearly even in dim or poorly backlight settings. Computer camera with microphone face enhancement technology automatically optimizes the image so you look more beautiful in the video.
  • 【Laptop Camera Built-in Noise Reduction Microphone】1080p Webcam integrated noise cancelling microphone for a clear sound quality dialog. The web camera automatically eliminates background noise and clearly captures voice recordings within 5 meters. Webcams DRC digital wide dynamic function, ideal for webinar and video conferencing.
  • 【Computer Camera Drive-free, Plug and Play】Webcam with microphone plug-and-play, easy USB connection to PCs or Macs and seamless compatibility with your popular apps. Thanks to the attachable socket, the HD webcam is suitable for a variety of displays. such as laptop, LCD or monitors.
  • 【USB Camera Easy to Installation】Put the laptop camera on your monitor or desktop, the USB webcam clip-on base design can stand and hang. No drives required, plug and play. High frame rate, 30 frames per second, video image is clear and fluid. The HD webcam is the best choice for video conferencing, skype chats and video broadcast recording.
  • 【web Camera Wide Application】 Webcam for Skype, Yahoo! @Messenger, MSN, Windows Live @ Messager, Gmail, Android IPTV, etc. Instant Messaging applications. webcam 1080p Suitable for multiple operations, including Windows, Android, Linux. Work with PC, notebook, laptop, desktop and Android TV with USB port.

1080P Webcam with Microphone,Web Camera for Desktop Laptop Computer USB Plug and Play,for Windows,Mac OS,Linux,Andriod,for Video Streaming,Conference,Gaming,Online Classes

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1080P Webcam with Microphone,Web Camera for Desktop Laptop Computer USB Plug and Play,for Windows,Mac OS,Linux,Andriod,for Video Streaming,Conference,Gaming,Online Classes

$15.99  in stock
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Features

  • 【1080P Full HD Webcam 】1920X1080P Full HD resolution, high color reproduction, smooth picture, don't miss every detail
  • 【Stereo Microphone 】Built-in noise reduction microphone Make your call sound clearer
  • 【Multifunctional and multipurpose】Home Video, Banking, Surveillance, Teaching Live, Hotel Check-in, Live Game, Video Conference, Exam Monitoring, Portrait Collection
  • 【Support Multiple Systems】Windows 7/8/10/Vista/Linux/Xbox one/Mac OS/Android 5.0
  • 【Easy plug and play-USB driver and automatic installation 】It can be easily set up in only 5 minutes, no need to download or install complicated driver software, which means you don't need to set up any specific driver or software.

Arducam 1080P Day & Night Vision USB Camera for Computer, 2MP Automatic IR-Cut Switching All-Day Image USB2.0 Webcam Board with IR LEDs for Windows, Linux, Android and Mac OS

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Arducam 1080P Day & Night Vision USB Camera for Computer, 2MP Automatic IR-Cut Switching All-Day Image USB2.0 Webcam Board with IR LEDs for Windows, Linux, Android and Mac OS

$34.99  in stock
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Features

  • Day/Night Vision: IR-CUT Filter switched in and out automatically based on light condition (only visible light during the daylight and infrared sensitivity during the night with 850 IR LEDs on)
  • HD Resolution: This camera adopts 2MP OV2710 sensor for sharp image, Max. resolution: 1920*1080
  • High Frame Rates: MJPG 30fps@1080P; YUY2 30fps@640x 480; High speed USB 2.0 interface.
  • Plug&Play: UVC-compliant, just connect the camera to PC, laptop, Android device or Raspberry Pi with the USB cable without extra drivers to be installed.
  • Applications: this mini 38mmx38mm camera board can be installed in most hidden and narrow position for a home surveillance system, wildlife photography, dashcam, baby camera, etc.

2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens USB Camera High fps VGA 100fps USB with Camera 1080P USB Webcamera CS Mount, 2MP HD Web Camera with CMOS OV2710 Sensor Web Cams UVC for Linux Windows Web Conference Camera

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2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens USB Camera High fps VGA 100fps USB with Camera 1080P USB Webcamera CS Mount, 2MP HD Web Camera with CMOS OV2710 Sensor Web Cams UVC for Linux Windows Web Conference Camera

$56.99  in stock
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  • 2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens+High Frame 640 x 480 @100fps- 1080P Compact camera is the high standard in terms of image quality and sensitivity performance. 2.8-12mm varifocal lens usb camera with IR-cut filter@650nm for true color day images/videos (Does not work with 850nm IR illumination),focus adjustable. Resolution: MJPE 1920 x 1080 @30fps 1280 x 720 @60fps 640 x 480 @100fps. Perfect for high leval video system for personal or industrial.
  • Quick Plug&Play- This usb camera is easy to use, only plug and camera into computer USB port and running the software can make video display and recording work. No drive installation is required. Support USB 2.0 OTG, high speed usb 2.0 data transmission,occupy less bandwidth,greatly improved the working efficiency. Default 3 meters long cable.
  • Wide Application - 2MP Webcam with super small outline and thin profile for embedded applications,Compact camera for all kinds of machine vision,Wide application for 3D scanner,VR camera,electronic microscope,medical machine,automated image acquisition system.
  • Best Universal Compatibility- 1080P webcam usb camera is versatile for Skype, OBS, Zoom, GoToMeeting, Facebook LIVE, and YouTube Livestreaming services, widely works with WinXP/Vista/Windows 7/8,Windows 10 Linux with UVC(above linux-2.6.26)MAC-OS X 10.4.8 or later Wince with UVC Android 4.0 or above with UVC.

1080P Webcam with Microphone – HD Webcam for Computer, Laptop, PC, Desktop – USB Web Camera for Video Calling Recording Conferencing, Live Streaming, Webinar- Compatible with Windows Android iOS Linux

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1080P Webcam with Microphone – HD Webcam for Computer, Laptop, PC, Desktop - USB Web Camera for Video Calling Recording Conferencing, Live Streaming, Webinar- Compatible with Windows Android iOS Linux

$17.99  in stock
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as of May 25, 2022 8:03 pm

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  • Superior Quality: The computer camera perfectly preserves the finest details of the original object and gives razor-sharp and clear videos in high definition. The video camera automatically adjusts with the dim light, making sure you get a clear picture every second.
  • Perfect Sound: The web cam has a built-in microphone with noise reduction that ensures perfect delivery of a crisp clear voice without any interruption. The HD webcam catches your voice even from a 10ft distance, and everyone is going to hear the real you clearly.
  • Multiple Compatibility: Our camera for computer is compatible with almost all operating systems like Windows 7, 8, XP, 10, 2000, Linux, etc. You can also use this web camera for multi-system connectivity, making it suitable for conference calls, live streaming, etc.
  • Various Uses: With its high picture and sound quality and multi-compatibility, this USB webcam can be used for any purpose you can think of. Use the 1080p webcam for video calling, live streaming, conference, online classes, blogging, gaming, and whatever you want.
  • Easy installation: The plug and play webcam with a microphone is very convenient to install and use. Just plug in the pc camera in the USB slot and start using it. You don' need to install any additional software or drivers.

Camera Module, HBV-1805 60° Wide Angle Lens USB Camera Module, 640480 30fps High Frame Webcam,USB Camera Linux Windows Android Mac Os

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Camera Module, HBV-1805 60° Wide Angle Lens USB Camera Module, 640480 30fps High Frame Webcam,USB Camera Linux Windows Android Mac Os

$14.26  in stock
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  • Good performance: Camera Module is adpoted Plug and Play, which benefits from its real-time compatibility and high bandwidth. Better performance and compatibility with multi-body system
  • Flexible collocation: This camera allows users to change lenses of different types, interfaces and focal lengths. It is very flexible. Standard monitor plate shape (38X38mm), easy to match with various monitor shell, industrial camera shell
  • Leak-proof information: Internet and security cameras help traditional industries to identify 100% security office, in the light and fast work at the same time will also protect users and consumers'personal information is not leaked
  • High-definition original imported chips: regardless of dark light capability, Module Camera is full of power consumption and photography speed are ahead of other chips, the frame rate of the chip reaches 20 FPS, preview and shooting and its fluency
  • Application: Usb Camera Module is automobile and ship control, electronic equipment, oil field equipment, industrial equipment, remote on-site monitoring, environmental monitoring, etc., for various machines, as follows: mechanical equipment, integrated machine, POS equipment, set-top box, smart box TV box, advertising player, LED display screen, vending machine, etc

8 Megapixel USB Camera Module with Sony IMX179 Sensor Webcam Super HD 3264X2448 Embeded USB Camera for Industrial,USB with Camera for Linux Windows Android Mini Web Cams Plug&Play OTG Supported Webcam

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8 Megapixel USB Camera Module with Sony IMX179 Sensor Webcam Super HD 3264X2448 Embeded USB Camera for Industrial,USB with Camera for Linux Windows Android Mini Web Cams Plug&Play OTG Supported Webcam

$60.99  in stock
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  • Super HD 8MP High Resolution- Fixed focus lens 8MP(upto 3264X2448@15fps) usb camera provide vivid, high-definition 2448p video, capturing the most exciting details at every 30/15fps, providing incredible HD capture of clear images. MJPEG/YUY2 picture format, fast transmission,HD lens and high quality,means that your recorded video is clear and vivid, and colorful. Viwe angle: 75 degree.
  • High Quality Sony IMX179 Image Sensor- 8 megapixel webcam with Sony IMX179 Sensor is the high standard in terms of image quality and sensitivity performance. Perfect for high leval video system for personal or industrial. Max.Resolution:3264(H)X2448(V):HighDefinition 1024x768@30fps/3200x2400@ 20fps/3264X2448@15fps.
  • Lower Color Reproduction Deviation- Webcam with High definition and lower Color reproduction deviation produce sharp image and accurate information,Super small and thin profile for embedded applications.Compact camera for all kinds of machine vision,Wide application for 3D scanner,VR camera,electronic microscope,medical machine,automated image acquisition system.
  • Quick Plug&Play- This usb camera module is easy to use, only plug and camera into computer USB port and running the software can make video display and recording work. No drive installation is required. Support USB 2.0 OTG, high speed usb 2.0 data transmission,occupy less bandwidth,greatly improved the working efficiency.
  • Best Universal Compatibility- 8MP webcam usb camera is versatile for Skype, OBS, Zoom, GoToMeeting, Facebook LIVE, and YouTube Livestreaming services, widely works with WinXP/Vista/Windows 7/8,Windows 10 Linux with UVC(above linux-2.6.26)MAC-OS X 10.4.8 or later Wince with UVC Android 4.0 or above with UVC.

PC 1080P Webcam with Mic. USB Camera for Video Calling & Recording Video Conference/Online Teaching/Business Meeting Compatible with Computer Desktop Laptop MacBook for Windows Android iOS Linux

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PC 1080P Webcam with Mic. USB Camera for Video Calling & Recording Video Conference/Online Teaching/Business Meeting Compatible with Computer Desktop Laptop MacBook for Windows Android iOS Linux

$59.99
$42.99
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Features

  • Perfect image quality: This HD Webcam with 7-element glass Lens, It provides your excellent image. Support 2048*1563 and compatible with 1920*1080p at 30Fps/S etc.
  • Stereo sound and crystal clear audio: This PC Camera built in Dual digital noise Cancellation microphones, it will recover your voice in rich stereo even in noise environment. It is the best choice for conference.
  • Automatic low light correction: stream clear videos even in dim light with automatic light correction.
  • Live Streaming USB camera: working with orbs studio, it is specifically designed and optimized for excellent quality video streaming on social gaming and entertainment sites such as Facebook, twitch, YouTube.
  • Wide angle view: 100 Degree wide angle lens enables you see more during webcam chats, great choice of boardroom meetings, telecommuting, or multi-person chats. There is a screw hole under the base, so you can fix it on tripod as you like.

8MP Optical 10X Zoom 5-50mm Lens Webcam 2448P Mini USB Camera with Sony (1/3.2”) IMX179 Sensor,USB with Camera Industrial Aluminum Web Camera for Linux Windows Android Mac,Plug&Play,UVC

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8MP Optical 10X Zoom 5-50mm Lens Webcam 2448P Mini USB Camera with Sony (1/3.2”) IMX179 Sensor,USB with Camera Industrial Aluminum Web Camera for Linux Windows Android Mac,Plug&Play,UVC

$77.99  in stock
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  • Super HD 8MP High Resolution - Focus adjustable 5-50mm lens 8MP(upto 3264X2448 15fps) usb camera provide vivid, high-definition 2448p video, capturing the most exciting details at every 30 or 15fps, providing incredible HD capture of clear images. Fast transmission, HD lens and high quality,means that your recorded video is clear and vivid, and colorful. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
  • High Quality Sony IMX179 Image Sensor- 8 megapixel webcam with Sony IMX179 Sensor is the high standard in terms of image quality and sensitivity performance. 5-50mm varifocal lens usb camera with IR-cut filter@650nm for true color day images/videos (Does not work with 850nm IR illumination),focus adjustable. Max.Resolution:3264(H)X2448(V): HighDefinition 1024x768@30fps/3200x2400@ 20fps/3264X2448@15fps. Perfect for high leval video system for personal or industrial.
  • Lower Color Reproduction Deviation- Webcam with High definition and lower Color reproduction deviation produce sharp image and accurate information,Super small and thin profile for embedded applications.Compact camera for all kinds of machine vision,Wide application for 3D scanner,VR camera,electronic microscope,medical machine,automated image acquisition system.
  • Quick Plug&Play- This usb camera is easy to use, only plug and camera into computer USB port and running the software can make video display and recording work. No drive installation is required. Support USB 2.0 OTG, high speed usb 2.0 data transmission,occupy less bandwidth,greatly improved the working efficiency. Default 3 meters long cable.
  • Best Universal Compatibility- 8MP webcam usb camera is versatile for Skype, OBS, Zoom, GoToMeeting, Facebook LIVE, and YouTube Livestreaming services, widely works with WinXP/Vista/Windows 7/8,Windows 10 Linux with UVC(above linux-2.6.26)MAC-OS X 10.4.8 or later Wince with UVC Android 4.0 or above with UVC.