HP 720P HD Laptop Embedded Web Camera, Dual Mic, Support RPI


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This is a very cool web camera developed by HP, it has many nice features such like drive free on RPI, dual microphone input.


  • High resolution up to 720P HD
  • Dual Microphone (not yet tested under Raspberry Pi RPI)
  • Drive free on Raspberry Pi, openwrt (MJPG), Windows from win 7, etc for video
  • 5pins connector on camera board
  • USB cable lengths 5 or 2 meters for choosing
  • OEM by Taiwan Chicony, also recognized this name in RPI
  • SunplusIT on board control IC


  • For the camera rack please check this link.
  • This item has unstable stock, so it may sold out later, and if you need buck order, please inquiry.
  • Can not provide any extra technical support, like android or so.

Package only includes on the camera with USB cable, NOT including the rack, please purchase it alone.

Basic Usage:

  • Update on your RPI
  • run lsusb you will find some line like: Bus 001 Device 006: ID 04f2:b2c3 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd
  • install the simple capture tool: sudo apt-get install fswebcam
  • make an instant capture image: fswebcam electrodragon.jpg

See how to use it with motion here.

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3 reviews for HP 720P HD Laptop Embedded Web Camera, Dual Mic, Support RPI

  1. 4 out of 5


    It works perfectly fine if you want to take pictures.
    It crashes (on Windows) after 10min of use if I do video with it.

  2. Chao (store manager)

    Should be something wrong on RPI side, need more test :S

  3. 5 out of 5

    Kenneth (verified owner)

    works awesome use it with octoprint to capture my printers for timelapse

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