Hercules Classic Silver - Hercules

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Hercules Classic Silver

Optimum smoothness and sharpness for all video conversations!

  • Optimum smoothness and sharpness for all video conversations!


  • VGA Sensor
  • 4 lighting diodes for sharp and bright pictures, even in low-light conditions.
  • Built-in microphone
  • 30 frames per second for great smoothness during all video conversations
  • Photo resolution: 1.3 megapixels with interpolation
  • Video resolution 800x600 (with interpolation), optimised for popular instant messaging applications such as MSN® Messenger, SkypeTM etc. operating with a resolution of 320x240
  • Universal and adaptable attachment system: clamp for flat screens or laptop displays and base for CRT screens
  • 360° horizontal rotation and 60° vertical rotation angles
  • Included user-friendly software Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE offers the following features:
    • Photo capture in 3 modes: simple, continuous, timer
    • One-click video capture
    • Automatic conversion and resizing of captures for email attachments
  • Compatible with videoconferencing applications (Windows LiveTM Messenger, MSN® Messenger, SkypeTM, Yahoo!® Messenger, AOL® Instant Messenger, etc.)
    • 1.80 metre USB cable
    • For 32 & 64-bit Windows® Vista®!


Box contents

  • Hercules Classic Silver Webcam
  • Software installation CD-ROM:
    • Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE
    • PDF format
  • Quickstart guide



Minimum configuration

  • Windows® XP SP2 / Vista®
  • Intel Pentium® III/AMD Athlon® 1.1 GHz
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 300 MB HDD space
  • CD-ROM
  • USB 2.0 or USB 1.1 port



Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE


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.
VGA resolution
Resolution of 640 pixels horizontally and 480 pixels vertically (640x480).
Integrated microphone
Microphone directly integrated into the webcam. Therefore no other microphone is required to converse over the Internet.
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.
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.
Interpolated mode
Mode allowing the user to attain, via software, larger image resolutions by creating new pixels, the characteristics of which are based on those of neighboring pixels.
Instant Messaging
Software allowing for chatting over the Internet.
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.
Real-time text conversation over the Internet.
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