The Apple iSight Camera is a conferencing camera that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2003 to 2008 as part of the Apple iSight series. The Camera has been introduced on June 23, 2003, and its price started at $149.
The iSight webcam has a ¼-inch color CCD sensor 640 × 480 pixels with VGA resolution, a custom-designed three-part F/2.8 lens with two aspherical elements.
iSite camera features a FireWire connection, built-in microphone, auto exposure, autofocusing from 50 mm to infinity, and video capture at 30 frames per second in 24-bit color with a variety of shutter speeds. However, the camera has an image delay of approximately 120 ms.
This camera has been discontinued on October 13, 2008.
Today iSight is 19 years old!
Apple Keyboard Release Date and Original Price
|Introduced||June 23, 2003|
|Discontinued||October 13, 2008|
|Dimensions||3.5″ – 8.89 cm length|
1.38″ – 3.5 cm diameter
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- Mac OS X 10.2.5 or later
- Macintosh computer with 600 MHz PowerPC G3 (or faster) and FireWire port
|Resolution||640 x 480 VGA|
|Optics||1/4-inch color CCD|
|Lens Focal Length||N/A|
|Range||Automatic 50 mm to infinity|
|Shutter Speed||Continuous up to 30 fps|
|Audio||Integrated Dual-element microphone|
|Ports||FireWire for audio, video, and power connection|
|Power||Powered through a FireWire connection|