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Logitech QC Pro 5000 is CCD or CMOS ?

Hi !


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, (I know it's in Romanian but you could understand the type of sensor is CMOS).


My questions are:

- Is Pro 4000 still available on the market ? 

- are there actually two versions of PRO 5000 ? 


Kind regards,



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Re: Logitech QC Pro 5000 is CCD or CMOS ?

Welcome to the Logitech Community Webcam Forum Scrin! :smileyhappy:

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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Logi Nu
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Re: Logitech QC Pro 5000 is CCD or CMOS ?

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 ?

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Re: Logitech QC Pro 5000 is CCD or CMOS ?

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Unfortunately, the QuickCam Pro 4000 was discontinued long time ago. As far the QuickCam Pro5000 neither one of the two version used CCD sensors, they both use CMOS sensors.





Message Edited by pedroc on 06-12-2009 12:10 PM