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Purchased October 9, 2007, $49.99

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Creative's latest in a series, this time the case is new. This version of the Notebook Pro performs much better than the last two. Image is fair in low light, pretty good in bright light, and, for a change, the camera works well in very low light, however you have to go into the manual controls to get a decent image a dark room.

The mount is better, will mount on slightly thicker notebook screens than the previous version. The focus ring is much easer to move than the earlier ones.

This camera still doesn't come up to the more expensive Ultra for Notebooks but is a much needed improvement.

Creative has set up a special site for software updates and added features for their newer cameras at

Sample images showing how this camera performs under different lighting conditions
See a 640x480 image taken under bright light
Screen capture of Camera Controls
USB Video Class     Creative Console
  • Sensor 640x480
  • Manual focus
  • Single ear headphone/mike
  • USB 2
  • Inexpensive
  • Decent color
  • Works very well in low light
  • A bit fuzy in standard room lighting