How Do I Turn on My Gigaware Webcam?

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The Gigaware 1.3MP Webcam features an integrated microphone, USB 2.0 connection interface and compatibility with Microsoft Windows Plug and Play. The supplied software includes Media Impression, WebCam Companion 3 and Magic-i Visual Effects. The device provides high-resolution photos of up to 5.2 megapixels (2560 by 2048), while video resolution tops out at 1.3 megapixels (1280 by 1024). Installing the supplied software on your Windows-based PC computer and operating your Gigaware 1.3MP Webcam is an easy task, taking only a few minutes to complete.

Things You'll Need

  • Supplied software disc
  • Turn on the computer and allow the operating system to fully load.

  • Insert the supplied software disc into the computer and run the setup program. Follow the installation prompts to install the software suite, if needed. Restart the computer when prompted.

  • Connect the webcam to an available USB port on the computer.

  • Open the Webcam Companion 3 program by double-clicking the shortcut icon, located on the Windows desktop.

  • Allow the program window to load. When the "Close" button appears white in color, double-click on the "Capture" option. After selecting the "Capture" option, the Webcam will initialize.

  • Click on the "Camera" icon to capture a picture. Click on the "Camcorder" icon to record a video. Close the program to turn off the camera, when finished.



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