Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Web Cam, USB 2.0

MX42916 LifeCam HD-3000 Web Cam, USB 2.0
MX42916 LifeCam HD-3000 Web Cam, USB 2.0 MX42916 LifeCam HD-3000 Web Cam, USB 2.0 MX42916 LifeCam HD-3000 Web Cam, USB 2.0

Product Info

Put Yourself on the Widescreen

This true HD camera gives you bright and colorful video, and makes it easy to post to your favorite social sites.

Enjoy a superior HD video quality with the LifeCam HD 3000, which includes a 720p HD Video sensor. But great video is about more than HD. Keep your subject crisp with autofocus, from 300mm to 1500mm.

Shoot with great accuracy in wide angle with the LifeCam HD 3000's TrueColor Technology, which means your video remains bright and colorful in virtually all light condition. Use the built-in High-Fidelity Microphone (200 ~ 20,000 Hz) and bring it all together: the vivid sights, colors, and sounds of real life.


Certified for Skype
Do more together in HD, with Skype certified HD LifeCams from Microsoft

720p HD Video Chat
For a true HD-quality experience

16:9 format offers cinematic video recording

TrueColor Technology
TrueColor technology automatically delivers bright and colorful video, in virtually all lighting conditions

Noise Reducing Microphone
Crystal-clear audio and built-in omnidirectional microphone with acoustic noise cancellation

Universal Attachment Base
Works on your desktop, laptop, or notebook

Share Videos
Share videos with Messenger, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter

Works with Major Chat Apps
Including: Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo!, AOL Instant Messenger, and Skype

Windows Live Movie Maker
Start a movie project with one click, and then upload widescreen video to social networking sites, with Windows Vista or later (Broadband may be required)

Windows Live Photo Gallery
Easily upload a photo that you can edit, tag, and share with friends and family

Windows Live Call Button
The easy way to start a video call with Windows Live Messenger (Requires Windows Vista or later, and call resolution depends on messaging client.)

System Requirements

For Windows based PC:

  • Windows® 8, 7, Windows Vista®, Windows XP SP2
  • Minimum CPU: Intel Dual-Core 1.6 GHz for 640 x 480 Videos
    Recommended: Intel Dual-Core 3.0 GHz for 1280 x 720 Videos
  • Minimum RAM: 1 GB for 640 x 480 Videos
    Recommended: 2 GB RAM for 1280 x 720 Videos
  • 1.5 GB HDD Free
  • CD-ROM Drive
  • USB 2.0 Port
  • Windows Compatible Speakers or Headphones


Sensor 720p HD CMOS Sensor
Lens Field of View 68.5° Diagonal
Focus Auto Focuses from 300mm ~ 1500mm
Video Resolution Up to 1280 x 720 HD
Frame Rate Up to 30 frames per second
Photo Resolution Up to 1280 x 800
Audio Microphone Integrated Omnidirectional Microphone
Audio Response 200 ~ 20,000Hz
Connectivity USB 2.0
USB Cable Length ~ 1.5m (~5.0 feet)
Temperature Operating: 0 ~ 40° C (32 ~ 104° F)
Storage: -40 ~ 60° C (-40 ~ 140° F)
Humidity Operating: less than 5% ~ 65% RH, Non Condensing
Storage: less than 5% ~ 80% RH, Non Condensing
Dimensions (LxWxH) 39 x 44.5 x 109mm (1.6 x 1.8 x 4.3")
Weight 90g (3.2 oz)