We use the AverMedia CP130 Doc Camera and have been very pleased. We can capture images, etc.. Of course it was much more $ than the VP1 model. Paul L., Monette Newport City Elementary School 166 Sias Avenue Newport, VT 05855 Tel: 802-334-2455 x 380 Fax: 802-334-0161 ________________________________ From: School Information Technology Discussion [[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Drew Blanchard [[log in to unmask]] Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2010 11:19 AM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: doc cam It would be a deal breaker for me. Our teachers expect to collect work samples when they use the cameras. Either using SD memory cards on the camera or via USB to their computer, and it should be a simple one-click feature. What features made you decide to try the AverMedia? Drew On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 10:43 AM, Stephen Barner <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote: I would think that the inability to capture images to a computer would be a huge, potentially deal-breaking limitation. Am I wrong? Steve Barner South Burlington High School ________________________________ From: School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>] On Behalf Of Raymond Ballou Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2010 9:20 AM To: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> Subject: doc cam Just installed a $270 AverMedia VP1. The quality seems stupendous given the price, text was absolutely clear and nice white balance. (Room is not overly bright and fluorescents were on.) Small portable form factor, but not many other features (freeze, but no onboard storage of images, no USB to connect to computer etc). http://www.govconnection.com/IPA/Shop/Product/Detail.htm?sku=9363991&cac It might pass through only SVGA (I know others have mentioned this as a negative/potential issue) as it did change the size/shape of the projected image (had to reorient the IWB). The unit has RCA out as well and may use that instead of VGA for next year. R ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ This email may contain information protected under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). If this email contains confidential and/or privileged health or student information and you are not entitled to access such information under FERPA or HIPAA, federal regulations require that you destroy this email without reviewing it and you may not forward it to anyone. -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner<http://www.mailscanner.info/> ,ClamAV<http://www.clamav.net/> and Bitdefender<http://www.bitdefender.com/>, and is believed to be clean. -- Drew Blanchard Technology Teacher Winooski City Schools Normand St. Winooski, VT 05404 (802) 655 - 3530 x6073 ________________________________ Privacy and Confidentiality Notice: This message is for the designated recipient only and may contain privileged, confidential or otherwise private information. If you have received it in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete the original. Any unauthorized review, forwarding, copying, use, disclosure or distribution without the prior consent of the sender is strictly prohibited.