Avigilon Cuts SL Camera Pricing, Adds Lower Cost Models

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Jan 31, 2017

Just months after starting to ship the SL series, Avigilon is cutting prices. This is the second time in less than a year they have cut prices (recall Avigilon Quietly Slashes H3 Camera Pricing 30-50%)

At the same time, they are adding many more low-cost SL camera models.

Are these moves enough to make the SL cameras less disappointing than the initial offering? This report looks at the new SL lineup and pricing, and how Avigilon now competes compared to alternatives.

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