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    Nikon d40 as 'webcam'?

    sup. I've been looking to get a camera for recording (YT) videos for quite a while now and recently i've been able to get my hands on a nikon d40 . It seems like a good camera, it's also fairly cheapish (130$).

    What i'm not ceratain about, though is whether or not it can be used as a video input to the computer. Can I hook it up via usb and use their proprietary video cable as a video input or is it only good for still shots?
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    Apparently not. Did a quick search and apparently their drivers don't support it being able to be used as such.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lapetos View Post
    Apparently not. Did a quick search and apparently their drivers don't support it being able to be used as such.
    ah, i couldn't find anything and saw it had a composite video out, but i guess it wont work, thanks.
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    I imagine if it has composite out, that you can use it as a sort of webcam as long as you also have a tuner card with those inputs.
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