Re: camera and digitzer under $100

Jason Williams (
Mon, 15 Jun 1998 03:26:24 -0500 (CDT)

On Sun, 14 Jun 1998, Doug Kenline wrote:
> Where can I find camera and digitizer for less than $100?

As far as I know, you can't. Even the cheaper line of cameras and capture
cards cost $140-$200 or so. A capture card can be found for under $100,
but the camera is the hard part to find.

If you're looking for a cheap way to get involved, the Connectix Quickcam
does do the job (though poorly compared to capture cards. I've used the
B&W Quickcam with great success and know others who have used the Color
Quickcam/Color Quickcam 2 with success. I'd be cautious of the Quickcam
VC since it seems to have its fair share of problems. I've also seen lots
of problems with a lot of the USB cameras (lack of drivers and support

For a PC capture card, I like the Winnov ( Info on
the Quickcam can be found at

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