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Picture is clear but frame is too small

I just purchased the camera today.How could I get a wide angle look out of the camera. Standing about 2 feet away I am only able to barely see all my face.
My son has a webcam and at the same distance I could see up to both shoulders.
Please advise if us anything I could do to get a wider look of me with this camera.
My e-mail is :
Thank you,
Carlos Corona del Cid

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  • CarlosCdc Oct 23, 2007

    Thank you Mr.Q
    The driver installed is the one that come with the Camera`s CD and the program controlling the camera is the one from Windows XP.I looked uner the control panel and under properties of the camera but I couldn't find any zooming controls. Should I look some place else or download a program to do this and if so where should I find it?

  • CarlosCdc Oct 23, 2007

    Thank you Mr.Q
    The driver installed is the one that come with the
    Camera`s CD and the program controlling the camera is the one from
    Windows XP.I looked uner the control panel and under properties of the
    camera but I couldn't find any zooming controls. Should I look some
    place else or download a program to do this and if so where should I
    find it?

  • CarlosCdc Oct 23, 2007

    I am using XP, i do not use MSN or do the video conference I use Skype.
    Note when I click under my PC cameras without opening Skype or any other programs I get the camera to turn on and the picture on the monitor is 8,5 cms wide by 6,5 cms. height and at the distance of 2 feet it shows my head only. I tried to paste a picture of me in this space but it did not allow it.I
    hope the add a photo option will allow me to do this.Thanks again for
    your help

  • CarlosCdc Oct 23, 2007

    Did not get a prompt reply. I returned the camera to the store and got a QuickCam Ultra Vision with wider view, zoom ad a 4.oMP



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It could be the software on your computer which is digialling zooming the image.  Check the program you are using to make sure it is zoomed out.

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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    Quinten van der Werf Oct 23, 2007

    What version of Windows are you using (XP or Vista?) and what program are you using at the moment (MSN, Yahoo etc)?



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