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Old Nov 13, 2005, 3:41 PM   #1
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We just bought a cheap web camera and someone mentioned to me about using our FZ20 as a web camera ...is it possible?
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Old Nov 21, 2005, 6:44 PM   #2
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Yes, but not in the tradiditional "Webcam" way...
1st, you are going to need a video capture card with a Composite video in jack (just like your TV). You'll also probably want a power supply to keep the camera powered up for extended periods. And a STEADY SAFE surface to set the camera up.

I've tried it. It works. But I don't bother with it. Just too much hassle.
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Old Nov 22, 2005, 8:23 AM   #3
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I also wouldn't feel comfortable having my $500 camera on all the time. There's no tellin when you might drop your spoon and make milk splash all over your beautiful Lecia lense.
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