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Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD Creative Labs (1080p USB Webcam)

Multimedia Creative, HD, USB, Webcam

Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD Creative Labs (1080p USB Webcam)
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Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD Creative Labs 
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Minimum: CDN$ 123.82 
Maximum: CDN$ 219.03  
Updated: 01/04/2016 00:00

Review of Linux Compatibility

The “Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD” is a HD USB webcam with the USB ID 031e:4080:

Bus 001 Device 015: ID 041e:4080 Creative Technology, Ltd

The cam is supported by the Linux kernel module uvcvideo and gets automatically activated together with the integrated mic, as soon as the USB plug is inserted:

usb 1-2: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 16
usb 1-2: New USB device found, idVendor=041e, idProduct=4080
usb 1-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=4, SerialNumber=3
usb 1-2: Product: VF0610 Live! Cam Socialize HD
usb 1-2: Manufacturer: Creative Technology Ltd.
usb 1-2: SerialNumber: 100731_f_00866
uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device VF0610 Live! Cam Socialize HD (041e:4080)
input: VF0610 Live! Cam Socialize HD as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:12.2/usb1/1-2/1-2:1.0/input/input21

According to UVC, the camera has a bug, if the exposure is controlled by hand and not set automatically. In this case, some versions of this camera overexpose images when the manual exposure control is set to a value other than 2500 divided by an exponent of 2.


Identified Hardware Configurations (1 Result)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
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ALT Linux 3.14.57-std-def-alt0.M70P.1 - 27/02/2016

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