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old USB isight issues

Jul 7, 2009
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I have an old usb isight working with my macPro (I do not have a built in isight). It works fine for things like skype but I am noticing that at sites like chatroulette their web site cannot detect and use my camera so I cannot be seen. It doesn't work with either firefox or safari. Is there anyway I can get functionality?

Thanks as always.

Jun 25, 2005
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On the road
Your Mac's Specs
2011 MBP, i7, 16GB RAM, MBP 2.16Ghz Core Duo, 2GB ram, Dual 867Mhz MDD, 1.75GB ram, ATI 9800 Pro vid
No, you do not have an old USB iSight. Apple only made an external iSight that was firewire based.

Unfortunately I don't have an answer regarding using the camera with such services. I see that site is Flash based. Perhaps right clicking on the page, which brings up the Flash settings, you can set the camera up.

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