Are Ubiquiti Domes The Easiest To Install?

The Ubiquiti UVC-Dome has a stupid-easy mounting process.

They claim "the UniFi Video Camera Dome discreetly integrates into any ceiling surface" but show an animation of an install into a ceiling tile:

Hanging a camera involves three steps and no additional hardware:

  1. You drill a hole
  2. Stick the plastic bushing ring through the hole, then twist on a backing ring.
  3. Snap the camera into place.

The housing's snap bushing reinforces the hole and has molded threads for a compression-style installation:

The design is flexible enough to install in different ceiling thickness (drywall, acoustic tile) and does not require any additional backing brackets or fasteners.

Compared to other domes, this seems like a slick approach. What do you think? Do you see downsides?

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