Why the hell are used iSight's so expensive?

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    I have a PB and really want an iSight. Why the hell are used iSight's so damn expensive? Are they that good?
     
  2. omgwtfbbqryan

    omgwtfbbqryan OT Supporter

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    i have two :o

    i think they kinda hit cult status
     
  3. lowfat

    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    they are damn good web cams though :o
     
  4. verbal

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    Can I buy one?
     
  5. IcyHot4Life

    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    they're expensive because they're not made anymore, and they're pretty good as far as webcams go (640x480 @ 30fps and a condenser mic)
     
  6. skolen

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    Carl Zeiss glass auto focusing lens, aluminum case, firewire.
     
  7. skolen

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    Seriously, that Carl Zeiss lens is probably why it's so expensive. But it's very nice. I used to have an old Sony Cybershot that was 2.1mp and had that name lens. The images came out so impressively sharp & colors were vivid compared to the plastic lenses most cameras have.
     
  8. JointBeaker

    JointBeaker packaging engineer #2 OT Supporter

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    I just got one on eBay. :hs:
     
  9. xenon supra

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    there are much better webcams for the money
     
  10. SuperCzar

    SuperCzar Mac Crew, DSLR Crew

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    That work on a mac?
     
  11. IcyHot4Life

    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    firewire is one of the nicest parts about it, IMO... I don't have a USB hub so the fewer devices taking up ports, the better :dunno:
     
  12. xenon supra

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    yeah almost all cameras are supported by leopard and the new ichat.
     
  13. dbman96

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    I can't seem to get my logitech cam to talk to Leopard at ALL.
     
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