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Digital Camera showing as "Removable Disk" instead of regular camera/web cam.

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by WWEFreak666, Jul 4, 2008.

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  1. WWEFreak666

    WWEFreak666 Thread Starter

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    Hello, basically I want to know if it's possible to change the status of my digital camera when I plug it in. It always loads up as a "Removable Disk" because it has photos and videos on it, thus I cannot record or go on video conversations with people I know, but I want to be able to use it as a web cam so I can record myself through the computer like that the camera doesn't die on me while I'm recording. I've read the "Owner's Manual" and I did not find a single thing about setting it up as a web cam.

    My digital camera is Centrios Digital Camera 6MP/7MP 2518151 (Silver).

    Thanks :)
     
  2. Ziggy1

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    Not every digital Camera can be used as a Webcam, your best bet is to email the mfg.

    I tried looking on their web site but it didn't even show Camera's as a Link?
    http://www.centrios.com/
     
  3. kiwiguy

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    If it gives no info in the manual as to using it as a webcam, its not a webcam. Very few are both, as the high pixel count makes them unsuited as a webcam.
     
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