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I want take canon powershot as a webcam

Can i use canon powershot a460 as webcam.
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The camera has a video output, if I remember correctly. Most of the models come with the video output adaptor cable. With some models that have the option, the cable has to be purchased separately.

For the computer you need a video capture card with the capture software, and that your web conference program would be compatible with.

When using the camera as a live video camera, it is best to have the optional AC power supply. You will find that the batteries will not last very long. This camera was designed primarily to be used as a photo camera.

You cannot use the USB output of the camera for live video. The USB output can only transfer recorded video and photos from the memory card. It is not able to stream a live output as like a webcam.

By-the-way, Canon will not support using a camera of this type for a web cam. They actualy take it as an insult.

It is best to get a dedicated webcam. These are very low in cost, and are appropriate for the application. The video bandwidth will be very large when using a photo camera as a webcam. You better make sure you have unlimited data usage with a good high speed ISP. There may be delays during high traffic times, and if someone wants to communicate with you using a dialup modem, it will probably be impossible.

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You can download the software you need from this link:

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After the link above opened, click on Drivers and Software. And then scroll down a bit and look for the "Choose Operating System" and then click the drop down menu and choose your OS. After that, click on SOFTWARE and thn look for the software you need and then click on it to download it. You probably need the ZoomBrowser EX 6.6.0b Application.

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Hi,
That is a possibility but in most cases the camera's are just very very greedy and eat the power like a starving dog.
The best way around this problem that i have found (my camera does the same) is to purchase plenty of batteries, preferably Duracell Alkaline as they seem to last, also refrain from using the flash when you don't need it as the flash really does eat the batteries, this will conserve power and you'll get a little more life from them.



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http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2009/01/how-do-i-download-photos-or-pictures.html

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