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Yep, so I ordered one. It's so cool, I was just chatting with a friend who has one and saw the video, it's so cool!

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How much $ it cost ya? I think ive gota get one 2
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How much $ it cost ya? I think ive gota get one 2
Well it's $149....but the quality is so good on it, I think it's worth it.

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Yeah, I wanna get one too. The quality looks phenominal. Firewire really makes a big difference. Plus all the "auto" features of it makes it pretty cool. Let me know when you get it so I can get a feed off ya to see what it's like. Wonder how good it will be with a capped upload speed.

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Yeah, that's my thought also. I get 3000kb down and I think it's 256 kb up. We will see though. I know my friend's video was the best I've ever seen from a web cam.

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Well my iSight has arrived and it seems to be working great. iChat AV is still a little buggy, but it's not bad.

So who else is using iChat AV?

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i have an iBot and it works great

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Just ordered one today, and I should have it middle of next week. I just tried 1-way with schweb and the quality is phenominal. Can't wait to see the camera.

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how would you guys grade the iSight. ive been very interested in it but not sure i want to fork 150 for it. my powerbook can handle the requirements and i have an excellent connection.
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It really is awesome. I love it. The quality is great, especially when used with iChat AV. It's not so hot with Yahoo, but that's clearly a Yahoo problem. I've also used it with EvoCam and the quality is awesome. I think it's worth the money.

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i think i will go out to the apple store in a few hours and pick one up
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It's not so hot with Yahoo, but that's clearly a Yahoo problem. I've also used it with EvoCam and the quality is awesome. I think it's worth the money.
my iBot works well with yahoo :p

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You know I've talked to two friends at the same location. One with iSight and one with the iBot both using the same connection and iChat AV. There is definitely a difference in quality. The iSight picture was much clearer and brigher than the iBot. ;-)

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just got home and set up my iSight on my powerbook. god i love the look of my setup right now. ive got my 15" powerbook with a 17" lcd to the right of it (its silver so it goes good with it) and then the silver iSight to add to the awesomeness. i have to learn to spend money on other things instead of computer stuff but its too much fun
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