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HJR HJR is offline
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Default upgrade webcam - 04-27-2009, 11:07 AM


i am planning to upgrade my dell mini 9 to a vostro a90 palmrest and bezel. my mini has got the 0.3m webcam and because i am going to replace the bezel, i can easily replace the webcam as wel with a 1.3m one!

my question: can i connect the 1.3m webcam to the .3m webcam cable?

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Default Re: upgrade webcam - 04-27-2009, 01:14 PM

yes, cable is the same.
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Default 08-12-2009, 04:34 AM

stupid question probably, but can this be done with the screen still attached (in other words, can the bezel be removed without the major disassembly of removing the whole top?)
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Default 08-12-2009, 01:30 PM

Your mileage may vary of course, but I found that the 1.3MP webcam has a lot of low light troubles.
I ended up switching to the lower res setting for better overall performance, although admittedly I don't use the webcam all that much.

For that reason when I recently ordered another Mini 9 I left the lower res cam in there and didn't upgrade it.

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Default 08-17-2009, 03:21 AM

i tried to swap the 1.3 from the 10v with the .3 mini 9 and the cables were not the same
had to abort the mission...
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