Hercules Link - Hercules

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Hercules Link

Perfect to stay in touch with the people you’re close to!

  • 800*600 Video
  • 1,3M pixels Photo
  • Built-in microphone


  • Communicate with friends and family using your favorite instant messaging software.
  • Video resolution: 800*600
  • Photo resolution: 1,3 megapixels (software interpolation)
  • Incredibly smooth images: up to 30 frames per second
  • Webcam designed and optimized for the most popular instant messaging applications:
    (MSN® Messenger / Windows LiveTM Messenger, Skype®, Yahoo!® Messenger, AIM®, GoogleTM GmailTM Voice and Video Chat, QQTM...).

  • Built-in microphone

  • Manual focus ring

  • Exclusive software Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE for video and photo captures

    • Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE software:
  • Ultra-simple, intuitive video capture mode.
  • Your choice of 3 photo capture modes, just like on a digital camera:
    • Single shot mode
    • Burst mode (up to 20 photos, with a 1 to 5 second interval between shots)
    • Self-timer mode (up to 10 seconds before the photo is taken)
  • Automatic conversion and formatting of your captures to send them by email.
  • Easily converts a series of burst mode images or a video file into an animated GIF file: perfect for livening up your website or blog!



Technical specifications

  • VGA CMOS sensor
  • Photo capture up to 1,3 megapixels (software interpolation)
  • Video capture up to 800*600 pixels at 30 frames per second
  • Built-in microphone
  • Manual focus ring
  • optimized for the most popular instant messaging applications
  • 150 cm USB cable
  • USB 2,0 &1,1
  • Rotation: 360° horizontal, 30° vertical. Universal attachment clip/stand


Box contents

Hercules Link webcam,
Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE software on CD-ROM, Quick Start Guide


Minimum configuration


  • Windows® XP SP2-SP3 / Vista SP1 32 & 64-bit / Windows® 7/ 8  32 & 64-bit
  • Intel Pentium® IV / AMD Athlon®
  • 1.4 GHz / 512 MB RAM
  • 300 MB HDD
  • CD-ROM
  • USB 1.1 / 2.0 port






Digital camera which connects to a computer via a USB port. Its main use is for video conversation over the Internet with other people connected to the Internet and also equipped with a webcam.
Instant Messaging
Software allowing for chatting over the Internet.
MegaPixel (MP)
Unit of measurement of the number of pixels displayed in a still image or one taken from a video sequence. 1 MP = 1 million pixels.
Fps (Frames per second)
Unit of measurement of the number of frames displayed per second in a video sequence. The higher this value, the more fluid the video will appear.
Integrated microphone
Microphone directly integrated into the webcam. Therefore no other microphone is required to converse over the Internet.
Manual focus
Manual focusing of a webcam allowing the user to make a face or object clear according to its distance from the webcam.
Burst mode
Mode allowing the user to take several photos in succession via a single touch of the shutter button.
Self-timer mode
Mode allowing the user to delay, for a defined period, the taking of a photo after having pressed the shutter button.
Animated GIF
Animated image file format, commonly used on many websites, created via a succession of images in GIF format.
CMOS sensor
Electronic component allowing for the measurement of light intensity at a large number of points to generate a digital image of the scene. Moreover, CMOS technology carries out this task with low energy consumption.
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