Manufacturer: Acer Inc.
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 10.3 MB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows Server, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 1.01 / 05 Oct 2001
The Acer DC (Digital Camera) 300 model is a multimedia hardware designed to deliver video camera, digital camera, and PC camera solutions for various users. This means that the hardware can be used as a standalone device or attached directly to a host computer system using a cable for the Universal Serial Bus port. Normally devices which are plugged into the Universal Serial Bus port of the computer system are supported by the Plug and Play functionality of the operating system platform. For the Acer DC300 Video Camera however, an appropriate device driver is required to make it both operational and functional. By allowing the hardware to successfully connect to the host machine, all stored data can be digitally manipulated by the computer user depending on his requirements. The same applies not only to still digital images but also to video contents which might have been recorded by the computer user. The manufacturer provided device driver is bundled with various software applications that can accomplish digital editing tasks.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
Another important usage of the Acer DC300 Video Camera is to provide online communication solutions to the computer user. Since the device can be connected to a host computer system to serve as a PC camera, the device driver allows it to function in conjunction with communication software applications like Instant Messaging clients. The device can also provide video conferencing functionality. Activation of the feature not only requires the installation of the correct device driver but also the necessary software applications to support the functionality. The quality of the feeds provided by the Acer DC300 Video Camera not only depends on its device driver and the software application but also on the quality of the Internet connection used by the host machine. The video feeds generated from the use of the hardware can also be stored in the local hard drive. It can be played back provided that the correct audio and video codecs are present in the computer system. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Acer DC300 Video Camera errors before installing any driver updates.