Conference room web cameras for under 2k

eagle3344 used Ask the Experts™
I'm looking to get a usb web camera for our conference room that is approx. 15' x 25'. The camera will be mounted on the wall and pointed down a conference room table that is approx. 15' long. I'm looking for easy setup and connectivity to USB on the PC that is in that conference room. i'm not looking for a conferencing unit (IE; polycom, tanberg etc). I'm looking to use this during Skype-type chat sessions. anyone have any suggestions? I'm checking out the huddlecams on this site:    They look like what I am after, but the only review that I have found on them were not flattering.
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The Logitech ConferenceCam C3000e All-In-One HD Video and Audio Conferencing System (960-000982) is a great camera.

1) All-in-one video and audio conferencing solution: Enterprise quality video camera and speakerphone, affordably priced for any conference room

2) Business grade HD video: Full 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second for high quality video conferences. Provides wide field of view for groups of up to 10: 90-degree full-room view plus remote control pan, tilt and 10X zoom are perfect for mid-size groups

3) Omnidirectional full duplex speakerphone: Built-in wide-range noise-cancelling mics and touch controls for clear voice and video conferences

4) Plug-and-play compatibility: USB connectivity to PC or Mac; Bluetooth and NFC mobile device pairing; compatible with most UC and web conferencing applications



Thanks JC...I appreciate the input. I already have the conference phone portion worked out and I am now just focusing on the camera itself. I don't see a lot of places (outside the link I provided) that sell the cameras a la carte.
Well, this is cheap, but a friend of mine is very happy for Skype conferences, multi-user, good quality image with this one
Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, around 100USD:


I haven't pulled the trigger on this yet, but was hoping their would be more options out there for a full conference room. I appreciate the suggestions, but looks like those are for a small group, not a larger conference room.

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