Integrators: Manufacturer Recommended Lenses Or Pick Your Own?

Interested to hear from the group regarding the matching of cameras to lenses. A few questions:

1: What percentage of installations do you provide cameras with default lenses versus matching a camera and a lens?

2: For what reasons would you decide to do the mix and match versus the out of box vendor solution?

3: How must of a cost difference does this make to the purchase price to the customer?

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