06-12-2009 06:46 AM
I'm searching for a CCD camera for the mobile robot I plan to build.
I read that PRO 4000 gives good performance on this kind of application, but I cannot find this camera model anymode ... perhaps Logitech discontinued its production.
However I want to consider PRO 5000. Although I read a lot of articles saying that it uses a CCD sensor, on some on-line shops I found that the sensor is actually CMOS. They also have a smaller price. See for instance, http://www.shopix.ro/Camere-Web-Logitech-QuickCam-
My questions are:
- Is Pro 4000 still available on the market ?
- are there actually two versions of PRO 5000 ?
06-12-2009 06:58 AM
1) You *might* be able to find a used QuickCam® Pro 4000 on the secondary market.
2) There are two versions of the QuickCam® Pro 5000. To the best of my knowledge, both versions contain a CMOS image sensor.
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06-12-2009 07:05 AM
Thanks for your answer.
This is interesting, because if I do a search on Google, everyone states that Pro5000 has a CCD sensor. Also, considering 5000 is kind of 4000's successor, why would it have a lower quality type of sensor ?
06-12-2009 08:28 AM - edited 06-12-2009 12:10 PM