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This is a step by step teardown of a Logitech webcam which is helpful if you are trying to build a stereo camera and remove the infrared filter or even simply adjust the focus.

This teardown is not a repair guide. To repair your Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600, use our service manual.

  1. Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown, Teardown: step 1, image 1 of 3 Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown, Teardown: step 1, image 2 of 3 Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown, Teardown: step 1, image 3 of 3
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    • Pry off the button mounted on the side

    • Green arrow indicates the location of screw hole

    • Use a #0 Phillips head screwdriver to remove the screw

  3. Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown: step 3, image 1 of 3 Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown: step 3, image 2 of 3 Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown: step 3, image 3 of 3
    • Remove the screw indicated by the green arrows

    • The lens can be screwed and unscrewed to adjust focus. However it is glued in place and should be reglued after adjustment

  4. Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown: step 4, image 1 of 3 Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown: step 4, image 2 of 3 Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • The screws indicated by the blue arrows hold the lens module in place

    • The infrared filter is accessible from the back of the lens module. It is the shiny piece of reddish glass.

  5. Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown: step 5, image 1 of 2 Logitech 2-MP Webcam C600 Teardown: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Attached to the white plastic is the privacy shade position sensor.

    • The ccd sensor appears to be 1/3.2" Type sensor with 4:3 aspect ratio. With is 4.536mm x 3.416mm. Focal length is currently undetermined.

    • The lens is threaded M10x0.5, and testing seems to indicate that the sensor is a CCD with global shutter.

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