You want to buy a document camera online?
What is a document camera?
A document camera (also called a visualiser) is a video camera attached to an arm. It can be used to photograph, film and present printed texts or objects. Since the camera is located above the projected object, it is functionally similar to the overhead projector. However, the document camera is much smaller and lighter, which makes it easy to transport.
How do I connect a document camera?
Each document camera has different connections. We show you the most common connections to a laptop / PC, projector and display.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of document cameras?
A document camera is far ahead of the classic overhead projector! Besides the size and weight, there are many other advantages that speak for the purchase of a document camera:
Pay attention to the digital and optical zoom. Digital zoom is sufficient to display text, images, etc. Document cameras with optical zoom can magnify objects to the microscope range. This is very helpful if you want to show petals or technical circuits in detail, for example.
Here's what you should look for when buying a document camera
What is a document camera suitable for?
Document cameras are mainly used in schools. However, the useful functions can also be optimally used in meeting rooms or other educational institutions.
Which document camera for school?
approx. 40 – 220 £
Entry level document cameras
approx. 220 – 440 £
Mid-range document cameras
from 440 £
Upper class document cameras
Practical accessories for document cameras
Document Camera FAQ: The most frequently asked questions
Connect the document camera to the computer or laptop on which you have already installed the video conferencing software.
Open the software and go to the settings (Video/Camera and Audio).
Select the document camera under the video/camera settings.