What Is a Good Low End NVR That Doesnt Have The Playback Issues That Hikvision Does?

As if now I use Hikvision/LTS for customers who want an a basic NVR, and Avigilon for customers who want a lot of features/ease of use.

I like the price range of the Hikvision/LTS (about ~$300 for an 8 channel system), but while their live viewing is decent, their playback is terrible. It takes time for videos to buffer, it is hard to jump around and searching is terrible. Downloading is even worse, where you have to download the videos in the precut clips that they have it stored.

So I am looking for a differnt NVR for my customers that are on a budget. Preferably one that is close to that price range, but that is much easier to use, and doesnt have the same playback issues.

Any suggestions?

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