Maplin Mars Webcam

Code: A65LA

  • Built in microphone to 3.5mm jack
  • 640 x 480 hardware resolution and up to 1.3MP resolution (1280x1024) by driver
  • Multi-hinged stand, mount in multiple configurations
  • Manual focus
  • 1.3m length USB cable

Product details

Maplin Mars Webcam

• Built in microphone to 3.5mm jack
• 640 x 480 hardware resolution and up to 1.3MP resolution (1280x1024) by driver
• Multi-hinged stand, mount in multiple configurations
• Manual focus
• 1.3m length USB cable

This webcam is ideal for the majority of PCs and Laptops. No driver disc is required (for 640x480 resolution) as it runs of any Windows operating system newer than Windows XP with Service Pack 2. The built-in microphone plugs into your soundcard.
The innovative clip means this can be mounted to a wall, on a table or on a monitor.
This webcam is suitable for Google+ Hangouts, Skype Conference Calls, Video chat and more.

will this webcam work with windows 10 anniversary update as it has broken alot of webcams the update has

Asked by: kelling2
Unfortunately we cannot guarantee compatibility with this device.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-02-28

Is this webcam compatible with my Apple Mac Mini? I run OS Sierra and it works OK with a nest box USB camera that I have so would like to install this in another one of my nest boxes.

Asked by: Steve JP
Yes this should work fine for your use
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-12-24

What is the diameter of the lens.  I want to use it with a microscope.  Thanks

Asked by: Micro48
Unfortunately we cannot provide that information, We do not recommend modifying items as it voids your warranty
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2016-12-16

Can this webcam take a snapshot?

Asked by: John
Yes this webcam will be able to take a snapshot dependent on the software this is used with.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2016-11-18

Does this camera have motion detect function?

Asked by: paw70
No this camera has no motion detect function.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-11-14

can you just plug the usb in and just use video

Asked by: klkian
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-07

can i use this webcam to set up an overnight security camera that i can view at any time from my phone for my shop

Asked by: stixman77
As long as it is pluged into a computer which is then streaming it to your phone yes. But the camera it self does not have this function without a PC
Answered by: Benji
Date published: 2016-07-29

can you supply instruction manual for the Mars webcam,as no programme seems to have been installed on my Windows7 machine. Thanks for quick delivery!

Asked by: Alan
Unfortunately we do not have a User Manual for the item at this present time . Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-07-07
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A65LA Maplin Mars Webcam (1+) £6.30

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With a dedicated business team and special services available only to business customers, you can access our electronics and technology solutions through our wide network of over 200 stores, our website with more than 20,000 products or though your personal account manager over the phone.

Working with organisations for nearly 30 years, Maplin offers a nationwide range of benefits to our business users:

  • 30 day EOM credit account
  • volume discount pricing
  • online and in-store use of account
  • one-to-one account management
  • bespoke product sourcing and branding
  • free delivery on orders over £10
  • scheduled and forward ordering service

Contact our business team on 

0333 400 9740 to open an account or discuss your business needs.

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