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Lg minicam pro - the mic works but the camera doesn't

I have the lg minicam pro. i have it hooked up, and the girl i'm video chatting with can hear me through the mic, but she cant see me. does anyone else have this problem or know how to fix it? thanks a bunch.

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    ughh its so annoying

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Normal 0 Web Camera’s have to be setup on the program they are to be used with. Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up to broadcast on messengers or Skype.

Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for the Audio and Video to function properly.

A. Skype Setup:

After downloading and installing Skype (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/ ) set it up as follows:

  1. Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  2. Then click on the Video Settings.
  3. The camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
  4. Then, on the bottom of the page click on Save.

The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and her to you.

B. Yahoo Setup:

After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger (http://www.soft32.com/download_30.html ) set it up as follows:

  1. Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
  2. Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
  3. Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  4. Next go to the Test Audio section and (in blue writing) click on “Open the call setup assistant” and follow the instructions on the left window.

C. Windows Live Messenger:

  1. After you start Windows Live Messenger, expand the view by clicking on the square on top left next to the red X.
  2. Then on the Windows Live messenger window on the right side, click on “ “Show Menus.” And then click on “Show the Menu Bar”.
  3. Next go to the Menu Bar on right side, click on “ “Action.”
  4. Go to “TOOLS” and click “Audio and Video Setting” and follow the instructions.
NOTE: You audio and video should work. Enjoy.

When done both the Audio and Video will function properly so you can chat and see family or friends you are connected to.
Hope this helps. Bud

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Make sure the webcam mic is set as default
TEST SPEAKERS
Right click on speaker icon in System Tray or from Control Panel
Select "Playback Devices"
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Right click on the volume graph and click "Test"
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Click "Recording" tab.
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Click "Levels" tab and ramp up sliders ( adjust to suit later)
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Configure the webcam audio to the chat program

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Hi, Your mic may be working but may have been muted by Windows. To un mute it you must click open the Volume icon in the right bottom corner of the screen. When the box opens, you will find the mic option muted. Un mute it and talk away.

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Copy this site and paste it in your ADDRESS Bar and Hit ENTER to get the Gtalk Plug-in for “Voice & Video Chat

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/E-mail/Mail-Utilities/GMail-Voice-and-Video-Chat-Plugin.shtml

Google just release a new chat functionality for Gmail, this is a new video and voice chat plug-in that will let us

to see and hear our family, friends and contacts from within Gmail with a high quality audio and video.

To start using this new functionality you just only need to download and install the new Gmail voice and video chat

plug-in and a webcam.

The voice and video chat plug-in for Gmail is free and only works with the newer version of Gmail in supports

Browsers FF 2.0+, IE 6.0+, Safari 3.0+, and Google Chrome.

BTW, the video and voice plug-in only can be installed on Windows XP or later.

For more information and Download the Plug-in please visit the Gmail voice and video chat page.

Click on “Voice and video chat”
It's free and installs in seconds
System requirements:
· Windows XP or later
· Intel Mac OS X 10.4 or later

It's free and installs in seconds
System requirements:
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Try your webcam here, by hitting 'Allow' in the top window
http://www.testmycam.com/
Your webcam should broadcast in the left hand window.

If that is successful you know you can now configure it to Skype
Start Skype.
On the Tools menu, click 'Options'.
In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click 'Audio Settings'.
Select your mic as the default microphone.
In the navigation pane of the Skype Options window, click 'Video Settings'.
Select your webcam as the default.
Trim webcam image using 'Settings'
Click Save.
Test Cam by making a Skype test call.
For more information about how to configure Skype Messenger, please visit the following Skype Web site:
http://support.skype.com (http://support.skype.com)

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You do not say what your OS is and if the minicam has a built in mic or what program you want to chat in
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Then to use it on the Web, do this.
Web Camera’s have to be setup on the program they are to be used with. Just installing the camera on your computer does not set it up to broadcast on messengers or Skype.
Each program has Options that have to be setup in order for the Audio and Video to function properly.
A. Skype Setup:
After downloading and installing Skype (http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/download/skype/windows/beta/downloading/ ) set it up as follows:
  1. Go to Tools, then Options, and click on Audio Settings and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  2. Then click on the Video Settings.
  3. The camera if Installed Properly will come up and show a video picture.
  4. Then, on the bottom of the page click on Save.
The camera and audio should function properly. Your friends and Family will now be able to see and her to you.

B. Yahoo Setup:
After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger (http://www.soft32.com/download_30.html ) set it up as follows:
  1. Go to Messenger at the top left and click on it.
  2. Next go down to Preferences and click on it.
  3. Next Calling and Devices on the right and set the Microphone and Speakers to the computer Audio Card.
  4. Next go to the Test Audio section and (in blue writing) click on “Open the call setup assistant” and follow the instructions on the left window.
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