Camera Sale: Who Takes The Biggest Cut? Manufacturer, Distributor, Integrator?

Let's say the cost per unit to manufacture a camera is $50 but ultimately sells for $550 (product only), to an end user, leaving $500 of total markup to split between channel partners. How does it get divvied up typically? Who gets the red biggest piece?

For arguments sake, let's assume a tightly controlled channel consisting of manufacturer to distributor to dealer to end user.

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