Sanwa Direct Web Camera with stereo speakers and Skype integration
Sanwa Direct is out with their brand new Web Camera 400-CMS014 which has a built-in speaker and USB hub for web conferencing or video chat like never before. Having a 300,000 pixel CMOS sensor enables the web cam (with 640×480 pixel resolution at 30 FPS) to be adjusted for focus by turning the ring around or adjusting the orientation by moving the lens up or down. The speakers being stereo surround sound capable deliver left and right sound very capably with maximum clarity in the speech. All you have to do is connect the Web Camera to your computer via a USB cable and thereafter you are all set to video chat using Skype or any other video chat software.
You can also connect USB microphone or USB hub to the USB speakers for seamless video conferencing. The total weight of Web Camera with built-in speaker is 148 grams and the body size of 97mm x 70mm x 70mm makes it portable to carry around anywhere anytime. The gadget is compatible with Windows 8 and earlier versions and you can also mount it on a tripod stand if needed. Sanwa Direct Web Camera speaker will set you back 3980 Yen (USD $42) which is not much considering its utility.