Canon presented new camera kits to enable turning DSLR and mirrorless cameras into webcams. Those who do not have a webcam on their computer have probably already used their smartphone with some third-party software. It is useful, although it is not the easiest solution. In fact, the result is not as good as buying a decent webcam.
These Canon camera kits will turn a DSLR or mirrorless camera into a webcam
There is another option: transforming a DSLR or mirrorless into a webcam. The image quality would be impressive, and if we already have a Canon that costs hundreds of dollars, you would love to use it.
Compatible with recent Canon cameras, DSLR or mirrorless, the kit will include a USB cable to connect the camera to the computer (either desktop or laptop), a battery accessory, and a power cable to keep the device on continuously. It does not include a tripod though, so you can find your own solutions for this matter.
Price of the new Canon camera kits
There will be three versions of the kit. Two of them will cost $90 each, one for EOS Ms (M50, M50 Mark II and M200) and one for EOS Rebels (Rebel T3, T5, T6 and T7). The most expensive kit, which works with EOS RPs, will have a $159.99 price tag.
You can see the details in the video above. The question is, even if you have a DSLR or mirrorless, would you spend almost $100 to transform it into a webcam, or would you invest that money in a webcam?