Video Conferencing Equipment

Quality of a video conference depends on your equipment that is why you should pay special attention to audio- and video devices (web cameras) you are using.

Video conferencing equipment can be quite diverse: video telephones, specialized terminals, etc. TrueConf software will help you to turn your PC into a professional video conferencing terminal, it will suffice to equip your computer with the following minimum kit – a web camera, sound system and a microphone.

This page contains following sections:
» General recommendations on video conferencing equipment;
» Recommended web cameras;
» Video capture cards;
» Recommended audio devices.

Additional information on compatibility of video conferencing equipment you can find in Resources. Reviews, published in the section, contain interesting and useful information on web cameras, audio devices and other video conferencing equipment.

General recommendations on video conferencing equipment:

TrueConf supports almost all PC compatible web cameras providing resolution from 240p to 1080p through Microsoft DirectShow (WDM) drivers, in other words all USB web cameras will work.

Please note that every web camera requires a special software called driver, which is supplied by the manufacturer, to work properly.

As for the audio we would recommend you to use a headset or microphone with speakers or special speakerphones. TrueConf implements the most efficient and state-of-the-art noise and echo cancelling algorithms, you will never be annoyed by echo or other unpleasant noises.

Below is given some information about devices recommended for use with TrueConf software.

Recommended web cameras:

To achieve the best results we recommend you to use the following web cameras:

Logitech C930e

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920

Logitech BCC950

Microsoft LifeCam Studio

Microsoft LifeCam Cinema

PTZ Clevermic HD USB

CleverMic HD PTZ Camera

Samcen HD PTZ Camera S690HD

Samcen HD PTZ Camera S680HD


Video capture cards:

The following video capture devices have been successfully tested with TrueConf Online:

AVerMedia Game Broadcaster

AverMedia ExtremeCap U3

AVerMedia DarkCrystal 750

AVerMedia DarkCrystal SDI Duo

Recommended audio devices:

For high quality clear sound in conference we recommend using TrueConf with headphones and a microphone (headset). You can also use a speakerphone that includes a microphone with echo cancelling and speakers.

USB Speakerphone Phoenix Audio Duet

USB Speakerphone Phoenix Audio Quattro 3

Please Note:

TrueConf service does not provide technical support on audio and video devices you’re using. Any questions on installation and operation of your video conferencing equipment should be forwarded to the manufacturer of such device.