Dahua Favorability Statistics 2021

By Ethan Ace, Published Mar 22, 2021, 07:27am EDT

Dahua has become one of the biggest and most controversial video surveillance manufacturers. What do integrators think of them now?

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Inside this report, we examine statistics and commentary from ~200 security integrators on Dahua's positioning, pros, and cons.

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Favorability *******

*****'* ****** *** ******** net ******** (-**%), **** nearly **** ** *********** having * ******** ****.

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*****'* *** ************ ******** modestly **** -**% ** -30% **** ******* / don't **** *********** ******* by * ******,******** ** ****:

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Less ******** ******* **

***** ***** *** *** negative **** ** *** outside ** *** **, US *********** *** ********** was -** ***** ******* the **, *** ********** was -**:

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Executive ******* ** ******

***** *** *** **** key ****** ** ********** responses:

  • ***** / ***** ****** issues
  • **** *** ******
  • ************* ******
  • ***** ** *********** ***** positive

China ******

*** **** ****** ******** response **** *********** *** their ********** ** *** Chinese ********** ** ****** being **** ** *****.

  • "*** ***** ******* ********** influence ** ***** **** support = *** *** from ****?"
  • "** **** *** ***** Chinese *************, ** ******** disagree **** *** **** to *** ****** ******* as ** **** ***** our *** ********. *** dramatically *** ******* ** their ********, **** ** any ********* *******, **** poor ***** ***** ********, constant ******* ** ******** and ******, **** ***** product **** **** *** a *** ** ***** issues **** ****** ** very *** **** **** Dahua *** *** ****."
  • "*****, **********. ********* *** buggy ********/********. ********** ** Chinese ********** ** * definite ********. ** **** zero ***** ******** ********* and **'** ******* *** it."
  • "****** ******* *****. **** we **** **** ***** stuff *** *** ****. Not **** **** ********** from **** ** ****."
  • "** ****** *** ******* camera ************ ******** ******** are *********, ** **** as *** ** ******* gov't ************. ******* *** fine *** ***********."
  • "***** ******* ******* *** poor *******"
  • "******* *******....******** *** **** this ****** ** *** out ** ********."
  • "******* ********** ***********"
  • "******* ************. **** ***** them."
  • "******* ************* *** *** in ** *********."
  • "*****-*** ****. *******. **** use ******** ******** - which ** ** *********** in *** ** *****."
  • "*** ***** ** *** them. ******* *******."
  • "** ***'* **** **** chinese ******."
  • "***** *** ***** ** where ******. *** ** great. ******* ******* ** huge ********."

**** *********** ************ ********* Dahua's *********** ** ************ of *******:

  • "** *** **** ***** track ****** ************ ***** closely ****** ** ******* Government. ***** ****** ****** very **********."
  • "**'* * ***** ***** for **** *** ***, but ***** * *** a *********** ** **** the ******* ********** ** doing ** *** ****** population ** *****, * will ***** **** ***** product"
  • "** **** * ******** and ********** ******* ************ with *****; ******* ** have **** **** ********** by ********* ** *** US ****** ******** ** use ***** ******** *** to *** ***-********* *** human ****** ******."
  • "***** ********* ** **** price *****. *** **** to ********* *********** *** civil ****** ****** ********** with ***** ******* ***** Projects. **** ******* **** the ******** ************** ******* ban ** ******* ****, hard ** ******* ************ with ** ********* ******. (Support)"
  • "****** ******* *** *** whole ***** ******/**** ** a ** **."

NDAA *** ******

**** ***** *********** ********* that **** *** *** sell ***** *** ** the** **** ***.

  • "** ***'* **** ***** due ** ****"
  • "***'* **** **** ***** due ** *** ****."
  • "******* ***'* *** *** to **** ********** ******..."
  • "***'* *** ** ***** they *** *** **** compliant
  • "**** ***. **** ** part ** ****** ***, but *** ********* *** also *** **** ********* with *********** *** ******* than *****."
  • "***********, *** **** *********."
  • "**** *** *** ***** nail ** *** ****** for ** ********."
  • "** *** *** ***** due ** **** ******."
  • "** **** **** **** at **** *** ** ndaa ***"
  • "***** ****** **** *** product *** ***** **** are *** **** ********* we ********** ***'*."
  • "***** **** *** ***** not ******** ********* ** them ******* ** ****."

Cybersecurity ******

***** ****** ********* ******** about *****'******** ** ***** ******** issues.

  • "***** ******** ******** *** a *** ******* *** me *** * **** decided * **** **** ago *** ** ***** any ******** **** *** any **** ******. **** may ***** ***** ******* for **** ******* *** I ***** ****** ** being * ************ ****** and **** ****** ******* to ***** *** **** to *** ******."***'* **** Dahua **********. ***** ***** ties *** ***** **** of ******** ** ***** cameras.Mostly *** ****** ***** and ******** *********, ***** with **** ******* ** shoddy *************. ** ****** the ******* ****** ************ security ******** *** *********, as **** ** *** US ******* ***'* ************. Product *** **** *** inexpensive.
  • "***'* **** ***** **********. Their ***** **** *** their **** ** ******** in ***** *******."
  • "****** *** ****** ***** and ******** *********, ***** with **** ******* ** shoddy *************."
  • "******* *****. ************* ******."
  • "****** ****** *** * low *****. *** ****/**** hacks ****** **** **** tho."

Positive: ***** ** *********** *****

***** ********** ********** (*** even **** ******** ** neutral *********) ***** ***** most ***** ********* ***** value *** *** *****.

  • "********** ***** , **** performance-to-price ***** , ***** quality. *** **** - very **** ** *** ."
  • "***** ** ** ** to ****. ***********, ***** and *********** ** *********."
  • "****** ****** ******* ** a **** ********** *****. We **** **** ** the *********** *******."
  • "**** ****** *** ***** by *** ******* ********** the ***** ** ***** to **** ** *****."
  • "*** *** ***** *** can’t **** **. ******* connection ** ********* ***** "
  • "**** ******* ** ******* prices. ***** ******* *** readily *********."
  • "**** ********, **** *******, good *******, **** *****"
  • "***** ********* ** **** price *****. *** **** to ********* *********** *** civil "***** ***** *****, good *******, **** ******* was **** *** *********"
  • "***** *****/******* ********"
  • "* **** **'* ******* but ** ** ***** for *** ***** *****."
  • "** ******, ** ** a *** **** ********. Certain ********* **** ** concerns ********* ***** ******** or ************ ********. *** them ** ** * priced *****."
  • "** ******** **** ***** products, ***** **** ***** pricing. *** ***** ******* provide **** ******** ** a ********* ***** *****. Most ** *** ********* don't **** ***** ***** products *** ************. **** like *** ***** ******."
  • "** **** ********* * lot ** ****. *** are **** ***** **** the ******** *** ******* in ******** ** *** price ** *** ******. Display *** ****** ******** could ** ****** ******** to ************ ***** ** the ******* ** ******"
  • "** **** *** **** requests *** ***** ******* and **** *** ********* results ** * ***** price *****. ** ******** the ******** ****** ** keeping *** ******* ** private ******** ******* ******** access. *** **** ******** is *** **** ** initialize *** ******* ** a ******* **** *** internet ******. ** ** this ** *** ************* center ****** **************."
  • "**** *** **** ** what *** *** *** the ***** ** ** like ***** ** *** snack *** ** *** corner. *** *** ****** a **** *** ******. Buying * ****** ** a ***** ********** *** have * ****** ********** in ** *** **** the ***** ** ******* for *** *** ** day **** ? *'* sure *** ******** ** us *** ** *** snack ***."
  • "* ****'* *** ***** VMS *** *'* *** confortable ** **** ** yet. *** ****** **** the *** **** ** provide * ***. ** interaction **** ***** *** are **** ***."

Comments (8)

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*****, * ******* *** survey ******* ***** ** very ******* **** ****** and *****. **** **** I **** **** ***** is******************* **** *****-******* *********** and ********* ** *** point ***** *** ******** is ***** ******** ********.

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******************* **** *****-******* *********** and ********* ** *** point ***** *** ******** is ***** ******** ********.

**** ** ******, *** same ***** ** **** about *******, **?

**** ** **** *****, over *** *****, ** that * ********* ********** is ***** ****** ** immediately **** ***'* ******** customers. *******, *** ******* becomes ********** *** *********, new ********, *** *** employees. ******* ***** ****** object ******** ** *** company's ****** ** *** afraid ***** *********** ********** with ****, **** ** the ******* *** *** problem ********* **** *****.

********, * ***** **'* why **'* **** *** such ********* (**** ** back ** *******) ** legitimately ***** "**** **'* not * *** ****, revenue ** *****..." ***** at *** **** **** those ********* **** * high ********** ** ***** problems ** *** **** term.

** ******, ***** *** Hikvision **** *********** ********** with ***** ********* **** market **** *******, *******, etc., ** ***.

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***** *** *******, ** is ******* **** **** the ***** ** ****** price. ** ** *********** to **** *********** ***** the **** ******** ** price.

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** ** *********** ** have *********** ***** *** main ******** ** *****.

***** ** * ****** relationship ** *********** ******** solely ** ***** **** customers **** ***** ****** on *****. *********** **** adopt *** "******** ** cheap" ***** **** *** issue ***** ** **** they *** ******* ************ with*** ************* $*** ******* *** $300 **** *** *** way ** **. **** has **** ********* *** residential ****** ******* *** the *** ****** ** a ****** ******.

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* ****** ** ***** with ********* **** ***** solely ** *****. *********** that ***** *** "******** is *****" ***** **** the ***** ***** ** that **** *** ******* expectations **** *** ********* that $*** ******* *** $300 **** *** *** way ** **. **** has **** ********* *** residential

* ******* ***** **** "poisoning" ** ********, *** unfortunately ** ***** * lot ** *** ******* inaccessible ******* ***** *********** cameras ********. ** *** would **** ** *** products **** *********** ********* backing ****, *** *** hard ***** ** ** do **** ** **** charge **** *** **** businesses (***** *** *****) want ******* ** * cheap ***** *** ** more *** **** *********** use ***** (*** ******* push ***** *****) *** race ** *** ****** with ******* (** ** visual *** *** ********) will ** ***** *** like *****.

* ***'* ***** **** anything *** *** ***** do ** *** * business *** *** ** the ***** ** **** used *** *** ****** there ** ** ***** they **** ********* *** preform **** *** *** end ****, ******* ** will ***** *** ***** DVRs ** ***** *** scary ********* *** *** cameras *** ******** ** us ** ** ***-****** when ** ***, *** when **** ** ******** its **** ** ******* these ******.

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* ***** **** **** of *** ******** ****** here. *******, *** ***** that ****** ****** *** with ***** ** ******* Quality. ** **** **** Axis *** *****. *** Axis ******* *** ***** times *** ***** *** the ***** ******* ** flat *** ******** *********** adjustment ** *** *** white ******* *** ******** corrected. *** ***** ****** Sizzle, ***** *** ** the ***. *** ********* almost ****** **** ******** comments ***** *** ***** image *******.

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******* *** **** **** does *** *******. ******** of ****** **** ** using ***** ******* ** dot ******* ** **** nonsense

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******, ****** *** *** feedback. *****'* ******* ************** comes **** *** *** domestic *****. ****'* ******, being **** ******* ******** respondents, *** ***** ****'* ban ****** ** *** PRC, **** *** ******* PRC / ***** ***********.

**** ****, *****, ************ results *** ******* ** not *****, **** *** US *********. *****, ******, Honeywell, *** ***** *** all ** ********* **** sizeable ******* *** **** net ******** ************ ** our *******, ***:******* ************ ************ ****.

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