Microsoft LifeCam VX 5500 (USB Webcam)

Multimedia LifeCam, Microsoft, Webcam

Microsoft LifeCam VX 5500 (USB Webcam)
Linux compatibility:
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Updated: 06/03/2016 23:24

Review of Linux Compatibility

The Microsoft LifeCam VX 5500 is a USB webcam and has the USB ID 045e:072d:

Bus 002 Device 005: ID 045e:072d Microsoft Corp.

The camera is fully and automatically supported by the kernel module uvcvideo, although not listed on the Uvcvideo homepage:

usb 2-1.7: new high-speed USB device number 5 using ehci_hcd
usb 2-1.7: New USB device found, idVendor=045e, idProduct=072d
usb 2-1.7: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
usb 2-1.7: Product: Microsoft® LifeCam VX-5500
usb 2-1.7: Manufacturer: Microsoft
mtp-probe: checking bus 2, device 5: "/sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.7"
mtp-probe: bus: 2, device: 5 was not an MTP device
kernel: [  901.690746] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device Microsoft® LifeCam VX-5500 (045e:072d)
kernel: [  901.692781] input: Microsoft® LifeCam VX-5500 as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1d.0/usb2/2-1/2-1.7/2-1.7:1.0/input/input18

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