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Skype will not recognize my camera, I have macam on my mac and I can see myself but others are not able to see me. Can you help?

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Re: QuickCam® Communicate STX Plus driver mac

See section A. Skype in info below.

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 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 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 see and talk to you.

B. Yahoo Setup:

After downloading and installing Yahoo Messenger 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

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>- --> Skype issues with your QuickCam Communicate STX trnsp.gif Detailed Description 1754.1.0.jpg This article explains what to do if you have problems using Skype with your QuickCam Communicate STX.
Model Number: V-UBK45
trnsp.gif Answer If you are experiencing difficulties using the QuickCam Communicate STX with Skype, check the following:

Verify the QuickCam Communicate STX is functional:
  1. Launch QuickCam software (Start > Programs > Logitech > Logitech QuickCam)
  2. Verify that you can see yourself in the QuickCam window as shown below:
  3. Close the QuickCam window.
Verify that the QuickCam Communicate STX is selected in the Skype Settings:
  1. Launch Skype (Start > Programs > Skype > Skype)
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  4. Check the Enable Skype Video checkbox as shown below:
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  7. Verify that your QuickCam Communicate STX is selected from the Microphone drop-down menu as shown below:
  8. Verify that the "Let Skype adjust my audio settings" option is checked in Audio Settings as shown below:
If you still cannot see or hear the other person, it can be due to a variety of possible issues, including:
  • Windows or third-party firewalls
  • Your internet service provider (AT&T, Comcast, etc) could be blocking certain services.
  • Missing Windows system components.

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