How Come Hikvision Switches Are Not Cheap Like Cameras?

Hikvision's switches appear to be much more expensive than what you would expect to pay for a comparative managed PoE switch. I would guess Hik is OEM'ing these, but is that the only reason?

*="" *****="***" ******="***" *****="***-*****: ***%; ******: ****;">

*** ****** **** **** ** ****** *** ** ***** ** person?

Login to read this IPVM discussion.
Why do I need to log in?
IPVM conducts unique testing and research funded by member's payments enabling us to offer the most independent, accurate and in-depth information.

********** *** ***'* ********** ******** ******* ***** ** ********** ** the ***** ************ *******.

*** ****** *** ***** ****:

***** ***** ******** (**** ******)... ****** ** "****** **** ****"

** ****** **** ******** *** ************* *********... *** ***** * have * ***** ***** ***** **** *********. **** ****** ************ and ******** **** ****** *** **** ** **** ******** ** fit "************* *********".

** ****** **** ******** *** ************* *********... *** ***** * have * ***** ***** ***** **** *********.

* *****. ***** **** ** ******* ******* ****** ***'* ** the **** ******* **** ** *********.

** ******, ** *****'* *** ** *** ********************, **** **** ** *** ************* *********.

** ******, ** *****'* *** ** *** ********* ** *********, just **** ** *** ************* *********.

** ***** ****, **? :)

...**** *** ************* ********* ** ******** ********* ********** **. ***.

****, ******* * ****** ****.

****, ***** ** * *** ** ***** ******** ** ****** one ** ***** $*** *** ***'* *** ******* *** *** display/storage ********** *** **** ******** *** ***** **** ***** ** back, **'* * ****** **** ***'* **** ****...

*****! * **** **** ***'* **** ** ****** **** ** those?

***** *** ******** *** ***** **** **** ** **** *** their *****? ;)

* ******* *** **** *** ** *** ** *** **** that **** *** *** ** *.*.*, ** ****** ******** *******, for * **** ***** ** *******, **** *** *** ***-*** alike, **** *** ** ********** ****** *** ************* *******, ** anytime **********.

** ***** ******** ** *********, *** *** *** ******* ** the *** ********* ****, ***** *** ******** ******** ** ****** components ******* ****** ** ********* ********* ****.

*************, ***** *.*. ***** *** *** *****, *** **** ***** they *** **** ********.

*** *** **** *** *** ***. ;)