IPVMU Certified | 04/15/16 07:41pm
Why not buy from your local distributor and support your local economy?
IPVMU Certified | 04/16/16 06:34am
What kind of support do you get from Aliexpress?
Pro Focus LLC | 04/16/16 02:04pm
Yikes! How's that going for you? You're not going to find lower prices elsewhere. How confident are you that you have been receiving authentic product destined for US markets? I like a good deal, but even I am not willing to risk buying from Ali.
Now, if what you are asking is where to find a reliable source inside the US with reliable stock and decent pricing? That's another story. Do you want/need access to a human person for pre-sales and post-sales support? Do you want them to have an IQ over 100, meaning they know their products?
I can highly recommend a member here by the name of Sean Nelson, owner of Nelly's Security. He sells both Dahua and Hikvision. His guys are nice and well informed. His dealer prices and value added programs are very fair. You won't find a more honest dealer IMO.
If you are looking for no frills, but maybe just the ability to RMA to the US vs mailing back to China, then you could try some of the bigger distributors, but my experience is that the larger the distro, the less they know at the rep level. You end up dealing with more than one person (sales, tech, RMA, accounting, etc). It all depends on what your needs are.
Chances are, if you are looking for Dahua distros here in the US, they will be OEMs who relabel them with their own brands. But, since you are already familiar with Dahua products and part numbers, you will likely be able to spot them. The dead give away is them mentioning the supporting apps, DMSS, PSS, etc.
Yes this is why i asked. aliexpress ok but good have support and support community.Thanks for great info.