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Review of Linux Compatibility
The Logitech C910 is a USB webcam which supports recording of Full HD (WUXGA) at a resolution of 1920 × 1080 Pixels. Video chat (e.g. with Skype) can be performed with a resolution of 1280×720 at 30 FPS. The webcam has 2 mikrophones for stereo audio recording.
The webcam has the USB ID 046d:0821
Bus 001 Device 007: ID 046d:0821 Logitech, Inc.
and is supported under Linux by the Linux UVC driver (e.g. since Ubuntu 10.10):
input: Logitech USB Receiver as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:10.1/usb2/2-2/2-2:1.0/input/input1 generic-usb 0003:046D:C50B.0001: input,hidraw0: USB HID v1.10 Keyboard [Logitech USB Receiver] on usb-0000:00:10.1-2/input0 input: Logitech USB Receiver as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:10.1/usb2/2-2/2-2:1.1/input/input2 uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device <unnamed> (046d:0821) input: UVC Camera (046d:0821) as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:10.4/usb5/5-2/5-2:1.2/input/input6 usbcore: registered new interface driver uvcvideo USB Video Class driver (v0.1.0)
i.e. the camera uses the uvcvideo kernel module:
uvcvideo 36029 0 videodev 62335 1 uvcvideo v4l1_compat 10453 2 uvcvideo,videodev
The webcam supports the following control commands:
Listing available controls for device video0: Zoom, Absolute Focus, Auto Focus (absolute) Tilt (Absolute) Pan (Absolute) Exposure, Auto Priority Exposure (Absolute) Exposure, Auto Backlight Compensation Sharpness White Balance Temperature Power Line Frequency Gain White Balance Temperature, Auto Saturation Contrast Brightness
The technical spezification of the webcam can be found at http://logitech-en-amr.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/17516.