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Fast Flipping Picture from my webcam when using SKYPE

Dear People,

 

When I use Skype with my Logitech C910 HD Camera and HP Elitebook the image is sometimes flipping upside down en back (very fast), and at the same time the picture-in-picture of myself is wider than when it does not flip upside down...

 

For the rest the WebCam works fine, very good picture quality but the flipping-thing is very annoying ofcourse for the people I Skype with...

 

Thx.

 

Alrik

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Re: Fast Flipping Picture from my webcam when using SKYPE

I'm having the same issue of rapid picture flipping & picture-in-picture width changing. I'm using a Logitech C270 HD webcam; pc running XP.

 

Did you ever find the cause or a solution?

 

Cheers

 

Les

 

 

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Is it the video of your conversation partner that is flipping or the picture-in-picture?

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ruwim wrote:

Is it the video of your conversation partner that is flipping or the picture-in-picture?


Hi,

 

Thanks :happy:   It's the picture-in-picture that's flipping (which my conversation partner sees too on their screen)

 

Les

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Have you the latest version of Skype (5.8.0.156) installed?

 

http://blogs.skype.com/garage/2012/02/skype_58_hotfix_for_windows_release_notes.html

 

Are your system specificationssuitable for HD 720p video? See this:

 

http://www.logitech.com/en-gb/color-collection/devices/7079

 

 

 

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Hi,

 

Yes - latest version of Skype installed

 

PC - Windows XP SP3 fully up to date; Intel Pentium 3.4 GHz processor. 3.25GB RAM (4GB installed but XP only addrsses 3.25 I beleive)

 

Seems the higher specs are only required for Logitech's own 'Vid HD' calling software which I've not installed as using Skype instead. Lower specs only appear to require:

  • 1 GHz
  • 512 MB RAM or more

 

So all should be OK?

 

Thanks :happy:

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I’m not sure, but actually a single core Pentium processor might still not be capable of HD 720p video. As you can see on the Logitech site, the requirements are 2.4 GHz Intel  Core 2 Duo.

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Hmm - They do quote lower specs too, presumably for non-HD calls??

 

Perhaps I'll need to clarify this with Logitech...

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