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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#1 Post by bbones » Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:04 pm

Thanks, down to 7 now :P

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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#2 Post by Amartin » Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:54 pm

are these complete cams, or is it just the adaptor? Forgive the ignorance!!!

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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#3 Post by bbones » Thu Jun 14, 2012 2:21 pm

No its just the mounting the tube, I ordred the MS Lifecam as well.

They have both arrived yesterday, now I'm going to mod the CCD and put it in the tube, that's if I don't break it ;)

I will let you know how I get on

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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#4 Post by Amartin » Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:40 pm

thanks for that guys.
I have ordered this: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Microsoft-LifeC ... omputers_1
which is the 1080p version - will this be able to be retro-fitted to the adaptor???
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Andy

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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#5 Post by bbones » Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:32 pm

Hi Andy

The one I got was the Microsoft Lifecam Cinema HD

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B002 ... 00_s00_i00

Not had time to pull it to pieces yet, check out this web site to see if it looks the same

http://ghonis2.ho8.com/lifecam/lifecam1.html

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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#6 Post by bbones » Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:33 pm

Yes it does look a lot bigger, not sure if there is a 2" verson of the adapter?


Phil

What's happened to the sky, nothing to look at yet :cry:

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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#7 Post by Amartin » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:17 pm

Bugger!
Don't tell me I've been too clever & bought a webcam that I can't mod to fit onto my scope! I guess that I'll have to wait to get the adaptor from billet.
Would a tapered adaptor be suitable if mine is bigger than the one you guys have???
PS that looks like a bit of an emotional mod Pete!!!
Good luck with it Bill
:shock:
Let me know how you get on.
Cheers
Andy

A little update. I have received my webcam. The outer (silver casing) is approx 29mm. The internal black casing is 26.5(ish)mm using a crude Disney ruler!!!!
Do i have to strip the webcam internals from the outer silver casing to make it fit into the adaptor???

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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#8 Post by bbones » Sat Jun 16, 2012 9:35 am

I know, hopefully there will be some clear skys before I have to hand it back :(
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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#9 Post by bbones » Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:19 pm

Looks like I'm going to have some fun, thanks for you input and I hope Andy can get his sorted

looks like we might just have some chance at seeing through the clouds Tuesday / Wednesday
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Re: Billet Parts - MS HD Lifecam Adaptors

#10 Post by Amartin » Sat Jun 16, 2012 6:35 pm

Thanks Bill,
will have a lash at dismantling the webcam - maybe not right now as I've been at a bash & have consumed far too many mohito's to try anything more complex than logging onto the Mac!!!
Will have a read of the link on how to do it & report back - whether I'm stuck or I've had varying degrees of success!!!
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Andy

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