Favorite Wireless Manufacturers 2021

By John Scanlan, Published Oct 18, 2021, 10:50am EDT (Info+)

Ubiquiti dominated our Favorite Wireless Manufacturers 2019 statistics in 2019 with 50% of the vote, but can they repeat in 2021?

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175 integrators answered the question:

What is your favorite wireless manufacturer for video surveillance applications? Why?

In this note, we examine statistics from integrator responses and examine the trends they reveal, compared to 2019 results.

Ubiquiti ***** ********, *** **** ******

******** *** *** ******** ** **% of *********** ** ****, **** **** all ***** ************* ********, *** **** 30 ********** ****** ****** **** "****** place" ************ *******. *******, **** ** significantly **** **** ****, **** **** received~**% ** *****.

********** ************* *** *** ******* **** no ******** ************ *** ***** *** do *** *** ******** *******, ** 34% ** ****, ** **** ~**% in ****.

*** ******** ********* ** ***** *****.

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No ***** ********* *** ******** *******

***** **** ** ***** ********** ** integrators' ******* *** *** ******** *** dropped *************. *********** *** *** ******* switching ** ***** ************* *** ** Ubiquiti ****** (****** ** *** *** ask *** ***** ******** ************), *** did *** ***** ************ **** ********** share ** ********** ********. ******** ****** installations *** ****** **** ********.

Key ******

********** ********* **** **** *** ********* key ******:

  • ******** ***** ***** ********
  • ** ********/** *** *** ******** ***** significantly
  • ******* ******* ******
  • Siklu *** ********* **** **********
  • ******* ***** ************* ******* the ****

Ubiquiti ***** ***** ********

******** (**%) ******** **** ******** **** all ***** ************* ******** (**%). ********* mentioned ********'* *** ****, ***********, *** ease ** ***.

  • "** *** ********. ** ****** ** several ***** ************* *** *** ********* was **** ******** **** ** **** bank *** *** **** *** **** they **** * ******* ********* ** products **** ***** ** ** ****** tailor **** ******* ** ******."
  • "******** ** ******* * ******** *** remote ******* ***********. ** ** ***********, works ****, *** *** **** ******** and ****** **********."
  • "********. ********** *** *****. **** **** at ******** **** ** ****** **** far. *******, **** *** ********* ******* with **** ********* ******."
  • "********...**** ** ***, ***********, *** ***** price..."
  • "********. **'* ******, *** **** *****."
  • "********. ***** *** ******** ****** **** inexpensive, ***'* **** **."
  • "* *** ******** *** ********** ****** IP ******* ** * ******. **** are ** ******** ******** *** ******** in ******** ** ***** **** ** use."
  • "********. **** **** *** **** ****. Very ********. ********* ***** **********"
  • "********. **** **** ***** ** ******** radios *** ********, *** ***** ***** and ******* *********."
  • "** *** ******** *** *** ** our **** *************. **'* ****-********* *** works ****** ****** ****."

Do *** *** ******** / ** ********

** **** ~**% ** ****, **% of *********** **** **** ** *** use ******** ** ** *** **** a ********, **** **** ******* **** they ** *** ***** *** *********** and/or ******** ** ********.

  • "****! ******** ** ******* ** **** tested **** *** * **$ **** jammer **** **** *** ** ***** a ******, * ***'* ***** *** should **** *** **** ******** ********** to * ******** ******."
  • "* **** ******** *** ***** ************ period. *'** **** ****** *** **** times ** *** **** ********.
  • "****. * ****** ** ******* ********. There *** *** **** ********* *** it ** ******* *******."
  • "****. * ***** ******** ** ****** reliability."
  • "** *** *** ********, *** ********"
  • "** **** *** *** ********. ** is *******."

* *** ****** ** ******** *** to ******** *******:

  • "** ***'* ** ********... ***. ** Norway, ** *** *** "***" * wireless ******* ** *** ******** ********* spectrum. ****** *** **** ** *** use *** / *** ********. **** leaves ** / *** ******** **** no ********* **** ***** **** ** available ********* *** ****** *****. ** are *********** ******** ******** ******* ** we **** ******* ******* ******* *********."
  • "****. **'* ********* ** ********."
  • "** **** ***** ***'* **** ****** for ********. *** ****** ******* ** I ***'* ******* ****."

Cambium ******* ******

*************** ~*%, **** *********** ****** ***********, price, *** ***********. **** ** ********* the ******** ** ****** *****.

  • "******* ********- ***** ****, ********* *** surveillance *****, **** ****** *** **** have ********* **** *** *** ************* we ***. **** ****** ******* ********"
  • "*******. ********* *** *** *******. ****** and ****** ******** ***** ** ********* environment"
  • "**’** ***** ******* ******** ******** *** there ************ *** ***** ***********."
  • "********. *** ** ***** ***** ** to ** *** **'* ****** **** right *** **."

**********'* ************ ** ****'* ****** **** here.

Siklu *** ********* **** **********

************ ********* (*** * ***** *******) ******** **** * ******* ** votes **** ** **** ****'* *******.

***** ********** ***** ******* *** ***********:

  • "*****. ***** **** *** ***** ** the ***** ************ **** **-** *** hidden **** *** ********. **** ** set ** *** ********** ******."
  • "***** *** ** *********** ** *** wireless ******* ********. ** *** **** for ******** *****-**-***** *** **** ****** networks. ** **** *** **** *** data ******* *********."
  • "*** ******** ************, **'** *** *********** cameras **** **** **** ** ***** wireless *********** ** ****** *** *******."

********'* ************ ** ****'* ****** **** here.

***** ***** ********** ********* **** ** was ******** *** **** ** *******.

  • "********* **** ** ********** & ** works"
  • "********* ******* **'* ********, ****** **** to ******* *** **** *******. ***** to *** ******** *** **** ******* is ***-********"
  • "*********, **** *****"

21 ********* ***** ** ****

** ******** ** *** ********* *****, integrators ********* ** ****** ***** ******** a ******** **% ** *** ****, though **** ******** single **** ****.

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Wireless ******** *******

***** ******* ********** ********'* ********* ** wireless *** ************, ** **** ******** more **** ** *** ***** ** the **** ******* ************, *******. ** have **** ** *** **** *********** emerge ** ********* **** ********* ** far.

************, ***** ******** **************** ** ************** ************ **** ********* ** ********* ****-******** for ************ *** **** ****, *** as ** ****, ** *** ** momentum *** ************ ********* ******** ************.

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*** *** ** *** ****-******** ********** understand *** ********** ******* ***** * wireless ****** ****** ***** * **** Arlo ******?

** ** *** **** *** ******** grade ******** *** ** *** **** them.

** ** ***** ***** * ******** bridge ** ***** ************ ******* **** to * ******* *****. ********** *** alternative ** ****-***********. ***** **** ** use * ******** *********** ** ***** a ****** ****** ** ********* **** less ********** **** ****** ** ****** and ***** ** *** *****.

***, **** *** ***** ***** ** interference ******, *** ****** ** ****** the ******** *** ****** ** *** better **** **** *** ***** **** to ****** ** ******......** **** ** they ********** *** **********.

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*** *** ** *** ****-******** ********** understand *** ********** ******* ***** * wireless ****** ****** ***** * **** Arlo ******?

**, *** *** *********** ******** ***** wireless **************. ** *** *** ******* answers **** ********* ********** ******** *******. Arlo *** ********* ***** **** ***** consumer *******.

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*** ****** ***** **** ******* ** the ****** ***** *** "** *** use" ******* ******* ***** ***'** ********* to ******** *******. **** ****** **** whole ***** *** ** *****, ** should ******** ** ******.

* **** * *** ** ***** with ******** ****** ******. *** ******** in * **** ********** ** ** installs. *** **** **** ** **** companies ***'* ** ****** **********.

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* **** * *** ** ***** with ******** ****** ******. *** ******** in * **** ********** ** ** installs. *** **** **** ** **** companies ***'* ** ****** **********.

*************** **** ******** ***** *** ****** question (*** **** ******** ** **** used *** *****), * ** ***** confident *** *** ** *** ******** minority ** ******** *********** *** *** wireless *********. * ** *** ****** it's ***** *** **, ** ***** is **** **** *********** *** ********* about *** ********** *** ******* ******** of ***** ******** ****** ******. **** integrators, **** ********, ***** ******* ** that, **** ******** *********** *** ***.

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*******. * **** **** ** ** such * ******* ***** ****** **** a ***** ** ********** ****** ****** are ******* ** ********* ** ******** to **** */**** ** ** **.

*** ******** ******* **** ******* **** 4 ****** ** ** ******* ** link ** **** *****. *** *** even *** **** *************. **** *** just *** **** ** **** ***** and ***.

* **** * ******* ** ** units *** ***** **** *** **** 5 *****, *** **** ******** ***** 2 ** * *** ******* *******, and * ** * *** ** lightning.

* **** ******* *** ****** ** lost **** ** ***** **** ** the ***** ******* ***** ****.

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* *** * ******** **** **** who ******* *********** ******** **** **** each ***** *** ***** *** ****** out *** ** ***** *** *** a **********...

* ***** **** *** ********** *** I ***** *** *** ************** *** wireless ********** ***** ** *** ******* security ****.

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*****. ** ******* **** * ***'* question *** **********'* ********, *** ****** your ****** *** ******** *********.

*** *** **** ** *********** **** installing ********?

(***, * *********** **** ******** ******** more ********. ** *** ** * specialty ** *** *** *****. *** a ****** ********* **** **** ** not ****** *******.)

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*** *** **** ** *********** **** installing ********?

***** *** ********* ** ********* ******. An ****** ** ******* ***** ******* does *** **** **** *** ******* in ********** ****** ******* ** ******** IP **********, ***.

* *** *** **** **** ****** but **** ** * ***, **'* not ********* **** *** *** **** all ***** ******* ** *** ******* categories.

** ***** ******* ** **** *** most ******** ***********, **** **** ******* and ********** ***** *** ********* *** well ******* *** *********** ** ******** systems.

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*** *** ******, * ** *** of *** *********** *** ********** ************** the ******** *** ******* *** **** talking ***** ********** ******** *******. * guess * **** * *** ***** now, ** * ** *** ******** but *** *** ******* *** ******** was ***** ******* **************, ****** ***** cameras **********. * *** ** *** only ***, *** ** ***** ** worth **-******* ** *** **** **** time ***.

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*** ******* ** **** *** ** recently. ** *** ******* * *********** to *** * ****** ****** *********** on * * ******** *** ******, small ****** ****** *** *** ******* a ******* ** *** ******** ************ to **** ******** *** **** ** head-spinning ** ***. **** *** *** go **** ** ****** *** **, but ** ***-****** **** ** **** to *** ******* **** ***** **** to ***** **** **************.

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* ********** ***** **** ******** ******* are ********. **** ****** ***'* **** the ******** ************ ** ******* * robust ******** ********.

*******, *'* **** ******** ** ******* that ***** *** ******* ******** ************** is ***** ** ******** ** ********** simply ****** ***'* **** **** **** are ******* ***** ** **** ***** been ****** *** ** **** *** deploy ** *********.

* **** ** ***** ***** ********* in *** ******** *** ******** ***** are *** *******. ******** ************** *** been * ********* *** *'** ***** returned *** * ****** ******* **** to *** ** *** ********* ***** I **** ******** **. * ***** agree **'* *** * *** *** every *********, *** **** **'* ******** correctly **'* ****** ***********.

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**** *** ******* ****** *********** ******** wireless ******* ** **** **** **** zero **** **** ****'** ******* *****. Wireless ****** ******* ** * ***** concern *** ***** **** ******** ************ but ***********? *** **** ******** ** Ubiquiti ************ *** ********* ** ******** have **** ********* *** *+ ***** and ***** **** ********. * **** chunk ** **** ******* **** * mile ** ****. ***** ******, *** 24v ******* *** ********* *** **** often *** ***** ** ******* *** those *******.

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***, *** *** ********* *** * failure *****. * ** ****** *** their *** *********. ***** *'** ***** had *** **** ** *******, * have *** **** ***.

***, ******** ****** ******* ** * valid ******** *******, *** **'* ****** rare. **'* **** **** ****** ** find * *** *****, *** * see ** *** *********** ***** ******* wires.

***** ***** ** * **** **** common ***** **** ******** *******, *** I *******.

** *** ****** ******** ******** ** so ********* **** * ********-********* ****** that * ****** *** **** ** out, ***'** ******* **** ** *****. Wireless ************** *** * *** ******* are **** * ********* ** * complete ******** ********.

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********

**** *** **** ****** ** **** on ***** *******? * ********* ** you *****'* **** *** *** ** update **** **** *** ** **** and *** **** **** ** ******* them.

**** **** ***** *** *** ** do ******** ** ****.

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****'* ****, ** **** *** ******* cause ************** *** * **** ********. However, **** ** *** ******** ******* don't ***** *** ********* ******* *** have ** *** ** ********* *** internet, ** ******* ****'* **** ** a ******* *** *** ****** *********.

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**** ******* - *** ** *** power ***** ****** ******** *******? ** there ******* ***** ** ***** *********?

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****, ** *** ****** ******* *** going ** * ********, **** *** building ******* *** ***** ******* ** it *** *** ******. *** **** run * **** **** *** ****** and ******** ****** ******* ** *** injector ** *** ****** ** *** inside.

** *** ****** ** ** * pole, *** **** ******* *** ***** that *** ** ****** ****. ** not, **** ***** *** ** ***** nearby **** *** ** ***. * common ******** ** *** ******* ***** installed ** *** ******** ** * community ** ******** ****; *****'* ***** power ***** *** ****** **** **** actuators **** ******** **** * ***** run ** *** **** *** *****.

***** ** **** *** ******** ************, we'd *********** ** *********** ** **** the ******** ** **. **'* *** about ******** *** ***** *** ** the ******** ***** * ****** ***** bad ******.

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******** *** ****** * ****** ** the ********* ** *** **** *** then **** ***** *** ****** ** was *** *** ******.

** *** **** ******** ****** ** we **** **** ******** ********* ***** integrators ** **** **** *** ********** customers - *** ********* **** ** a ****** ** **** ******* ** the ***** **.

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**% ** *********** **** **** ** not *** ********

***.... **** ** *** ***; ********* trenching * ******* *** ** **** prohibitive *** **** *********; ******** ** a ******* ******* ** **** *** case.

** *** *** ********* *** ******** networks ********* (***** ** *****/***** ** Multipoint), **** ******* ** *** ****** will *** ** **** ** ******* a *.**** ******; **'* *** ***** the *** ** *** ******* ****. The **********/******** ********* ** *** ****** if *** ****** *** ********* ** ~35 ****; ***, ** ** *** talking ***** * *** *********** ** height, **** *****. **** ** *** jammers **** *** ** *** ****** have * **** *** *** ***** and * **** *** ** **** antenna, **** **** ** ***** **** at ****.

***, *** ***** ******* * *********** antenna ** *** ****** *** ***** it ** *** ******* ****; **** that ***** ***** **** ******; ***** consider * ******** **** *** ***** concerns.

*** *** ******* ***** ** **** to *** ***** ** *********, ** most, ** *** ****** ** **** close ** *** ********; *** ***** have ** **** **** *** ******** transmitting ****** ***** ***** ** ** the -** ** -***** **** ** the ********, ** *** ******** **** is ***** ** *********; ***'** ******* about **-**** ** *** ****** ** some ***** ** *** ******* *** designed ********.

******* **** ** *** *** ****** that *** ****** ** ****** *** getting ****** ** ***** ** *********, so ** ***** ********* ******* *** will **** *** **** ** ********* of ******* **** **** * *******.

**** **** ***** ****, *** **** of *** ******** ** ****** *****, where ***** ** ***** ***** ******* a *** **** ******** ** ***** of ********** *** ** ******, ** would ******* ***** *** **** ***** be **% ** ***** ***** *** very ******* ***** ** **** ** sight.

*** ***** *** *** ****, *** ultimately, ** *** ***, ** ** the ********'* ****; ** ****** ** their ********. ***, **** *** **** the ************ ********** **** ****** ** designing ****** ********; * *****, ********, should ** *** **** **** *** no ***** *******, ****** *** ******** is ******* ** **** ** *** cost ** *********.

* **** *** ** **** *** issues **** *** ******** ******** **** I ******; *** ******* **** * have ******** ** * *** ** camera ** ** ********* ** ***** down ** *******, ****. **** ****** is *** **** *** ********; ***-******** environmental **********.

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**** ***** ******** ? **** *** considered ******* ** ? ******* ** usually *** ** ** *** ************ solutions, ***** **** **** *** **** and **** *** ******* ** **** different ******* ** ** ** ** would ** ***** ** ***** ***** feedbacks ** **. ******

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*** ******* ** ******** ***** ** due ** ******* ********** ***** ***** limited ******* ***** *** *********** ****** solutions ****** ** ***** *** **** having ****** *******, **** ******* *** Ligowave. ******* (******** *** ********* ******** Solutions ******** **********), ***** ** * lot ****** ** **** **** *** with **** ********** ***.*** ******* **** Ubiquiti ***.

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*'** ****** **** ***** ** *** lack ** ******* ******* ****. *'* usually ** * ****** ** **** on * *******, *** ***'* **** the **** ** **** *********** ** a ***** ** * ******* ***** and **** *** * ********. ** biggest ***** **** **** ************ (****) were ******** **********. **** ** ******* into ***** ********** - ** *'* not **** **** *** ******* **. That ***** ****, * **** *** had **** ***** **** *** ***** AC5 ******. *'** **** **** ********* them *** * ****, *** **** maybe **** * ****** *****, *** so *** *****'* *** ** **** a ***** *** *** ***.

********** *'* ***** ** *** ****** for *** *******. ** * *** a ******** ****** ******** *** ** the ***** ***** *** *** *****, I ****** *** ** **** ** what ******* **** *** *****. * would *** ******** ***** ** ** the **** ****** * **** ******.

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**** * ***** ******** ***** ***, it *** *** ******* **** ** junk * **** ****** ****. **** of ****** *** **** *******. *** I ***** **'* ****** **** ** DIY (*** **** *** ********) ***** they *** ** ******* ******** ** consumer *** **** *******.

*** ** *** ******** ** ***** Cambium ** ******** *** ** **********; they're *** ********************* ** ****, ******** ** ******* have ******.

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*'* ******* **** **** ** ***** manufacturers. *** *********** ********** ******* *** two?

* ****** ** ******** *** ***** ptp ***** *** *** ** ***** anyway. **** ***** **** **** *** doing ****** ******** (*** ***'* *** power ********, ** *****).

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*** *********** ********** ******* *** ***?

*** *** *** ** **** **** Cambium ***** **** *** *** ***** much ** *** *** ** ********** 802.3af *******. *'* **** ***** ** reputation *** ******** ** ******. ******** worked ** **** ** **** *** the **** *** ******* *** *******.

**** ******** ******** ** *** **** radios **** **** ************. **** **** mentioned, ********* ****** **** ********* ******* thought ** *********, ** **** **** not ****** **** ***** ** *** best *****. ** ******* ******* * location ******* ******* *** ****** **** and *** ***** *** ********* ** trees ** *** ***. ** ****** installed *****. ******** ***** (**** ** properly ********* *** ********) ** * good **** *** ******* ******.

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