Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show - Hercules

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Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show

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  • Video chatting will never be the same again!


  • The Revolutionary Chat and Show feature allows you to simultaneously conduct a chat session, show your photos and run a photo slideshow live!
  • Exceptionally high-resolution image quality


Technical specifications


  • High-definition 1.3 Megapixel CMOS sensor
  • USB 2.0 Video Class (UVC) interface for high-speed transfers and driverless installation (under Windows® XP SP2 & Vista®)
  • 5 Megapixel photo resolution (in interpolated mode)
  • Video resolution: 1280 x 1024
  • Up to 30 frames per second
  • Embedded microphone on webcam and additional headset with microphone included
  • Versatile universal attachment system suitable for all screen types (CRT/flat screen/laptop)
  • 360° horizontal rotation and 30° vertical rotation
  • Hercules Xtra Controller, the revolutionary new companion for all instant messaging software:
    • The exclusive Chat and Show feature allows you to simultaneously show your photos during chat sessions and make comments about them live
    • 3x digital zoom and automatic face tracking feature
    • Entertaining video effects to liven up your chat sessions
  • Intuitive Hercules Webcam Station Evolution SE software included:
    • 3 photo capture modes: Single, burst (10 photos taken in quick succession), self-timer
    • One-click instant video capture
    • Convert and transfer videos and photos to iPod®, PSPTM, blog, vlog, email or any directory with one click
  • Compatible with all video conferencing applications including Windows LiveTMTM, Yahoo!® Messenger, AOL® Instant Messenger.
  • 1.80 metre USB cable
  • Trendy and quality design and colours


Hercules Xtra Controller, the revolutionary new companion for all instant messaging software: starring the EXCLUSIVE Chat and Show FEATURE

  • What is Chat and Show?
    • Instantly and simultaneously send photos to contacts during video chat sessions. No need for lengthy traditional downloading of images!!
    • No time consuming conversion required prior to sending the images either. Hercules Xtra Controller handles absolutely everything in real time!
  • How does it work?
    • Simply select one or multiple pictures from the hard drive, and start a slideshow.
    • You can move your webcam image to any part of the screen by dragging-and-dropping it with your mouse.
    • You can also enlarge or reduce its size using your mouse wheel - or simply choose to hide it from view and concentrate on the picture show.
    • Using the convenient hand-shaped pointer you can highlight detail on pictures as you talk your audience through them. Right-click to move the pointer around the window to a specific place on your photo.
  • Does my contact need to have the same webcam and software? 
    • No. The only restriction is that your contact will not be able to see you during the photo shows.



Box contents

  • Webcam Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show
  • Additional headset with microphone
  • Software installation CD-ROM:
    • Hercules Webcam Station Evolution
    • Hercules Xtra Controller
    • PDF format (8 languages)
  • Quickstart guide


Minimum configuration

  • Windows® XP SP2 / Vista® 32/64 bits
  • Intel Pentium® III/AMD Athlon® 1.1 GHz
  • 256 MB RAM
  • 300 MB HDD space
  • CD-ROM
  • USB 2.0 (recommended) or USB 1.1 port



Chat and Show




01/01/09 - Micro Actuel:"Comment... bien choisir et configuer votre webcam" La Dualpix Chat And Show

FR - Le magazine Micro Actuel publie un dossier sur "Comment... bien choisir et configuer votre webcam". La Dualpix Chat And Show séduit car son "image est fluide, précise et le rendu des couleurs parfait, même dans l'obscurité".

07/02/08 - FR – Les numériques attribue 4 étoiles/5 à Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show

« fonction inédite qui permet, à tout moment, de montrer ses photos pendant ses sessions de chat et de les commenter en direct », « Encore une fois, Hercules signe un très bon produit », « le débit est très bon même lorsqu'on est dans une salle sombre ou mal éclairée ».

04/03/08 - UK - Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show in PC Utilities

Editor's Choice Award 

Review: 86%

‘A perfect companion to instant messaging and Voice Over IP software'

04/02/08 - FR - Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show Coup de Coeur de l'Ordinateur Individuel

L'Ordinateur Individuel décerne la récompense "Notre Coup de Coeur" à la webcam Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show et lui attribut la note de 19/20.

« c'est encore plus utile et plus fun de pouvoir en même temps commenter des photos »
« vous pouvez activer un pointeur pour commenter une zone précise de la photo » 

03/28/08 - NL - Veronica Magazine - Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show

Kaal of Cammen: Score: 5/5

"Hercules geeft chatten een heel nieuwe dimensie."
"Erg origineel"

03/04/08 - BEL - Clickx Magazine - Hercules Dualpix Chat'N'Show

Videochat met extra's

"De blikvanger is de beeld-in-beeld-functie. Daarmee kan je live foto's laten zien aan je gesprekspartner, zonder dat je ze eerst moet doorsturen."

02/29/08 - NL - De Pers - Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show

Nieuwe webcam kan veel meer dan alleen filmen

"de Hercules Dualpix Chat and Show kent een paar leuke trucjes. Tijdens het chatten kan de eigenaar van de webcam namelijk een diavoorstelling starten in beeld. Iets aanwijzen kan ook, dankzij de muiscursor die ook voor de ontvanger zichtbaar is."

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