I just bought a GE WEBCAM and for some reason its super blury like the pic needs to be way more sharp! its dark and horrible. i tried messing with the settings however acomplished nothing. please help!
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A webcam is first and foremost a camera that
uses a lens to gather light reflected by an object. There are a number of
reasons why the image captured by the webcam can be blurry, all of which can be
Supplies from a photography store or hobby shop,
along with items that most people already have in their homes, are needed.
The webcam does not need to be disassembled in
any way in order to obtain a sharp and clear image.
Launch the webcam's video program by selecting it from the "Start,"
and the "All Applications" menu.
Aim the webcam towards you so that you can see
the blurry image presented in the program's video window.
Rotate the knurled focus ring that surrounds the
lens at the front of the webcam until the image is sharp; if there is no focus
ring, position the webcam closer or farther from you until the video image is
Blow off the lens at the front of the webcam
with compressed air.
Moisten the end of a cotton swab in photo lens
Wipe the lens with the moistened end of the
swab, beginning at the center and rotating in a circle until you reach the
Wipe the lens dry with a lens tissue in the same
manner as was just done, to remove the contaminants that caused the blurry
Launch the webcam video program that is on the
Select the "Advanced" or
"Options" tab at the top of the program's main window -- depending on
how the program is set up to bring up a settings window.
Reset the "Sharpness" control to 65
percent of the total possible, using a slider control or entering
"65" in a text field.
Click the "Apply"
button at the bottom of the window, followed by the "OK" button to
sharpen the image transmitted by the webcam.
Your webcam should have come with software that allows you to control aspects of your equipment. In the webcam settings, check your settings on contrast and such, you can adjust the sharpness of the picture, this may not be set correctly!
If you mean you tried the sharpness setting in the driver it will not help if the image is out of focus.
On many webcams there is a focus ring around the lens, try turning that
to get a focus setting that gives a sharp image at the distance you
use. If the product pic shown with your question represents your cam,
it looks like it has such a focus ring.
The little white ring on around the lense, that is the focus on the camera. Now the other issue with picture quality is the camera itself. I believe this camera only 1.3 mega pixels to get a less blurry higher quality pic u should use a higher mega pixel camera
On the front of the webcam there may be a part by the lens that twists around. This can be used to adjust the display the webcam gives out and can make it very blurry. I would recomend using this to adjust the view to how you want it.
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