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I want to try and use my LifeCam VX-3000 on my mac as well as my PC. Is there a driver that will let me connect it to use with Skype.

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  • andrewhigham Jun 18, 2008

    I want to use LIfeCam VX3000 on my Mac - how do I get the drivers??:}

  • steve910 Aug 08, 2008

    I am trying to install a LifeCam VX3000 on my mac and I am using macam. But I am not getting video through Skype.

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  • layfieldj001 Mar 23, 2009

    i'm using a mac and trying to use skype to connect with someone using a pc.  they can see and hear me but i can not see them



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Dude Get the driver here  .Have Fun :)

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I just got a new Microsoft LifeCam HD-5000 I connected it to my Mac mini and it works at once. They have three new models of web cam and they work great.

Posted on Jun 26, 2010

  • ederaccorsi May 27, 2011

    Mine didn't work, no mic, no 16:9 wide, e no controls. Just the image, good as well.
    Could anyone tell me what to do?



Try macam it works but clarity is horrible.. and no sound

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Hi Latino10,

Sorry to inform you that this webcam is only compatible with PCs and not with Mac.

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