Guest Column | May 21, 2013

3 IP Camera Selection Mistakes You'll Regret

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If you're new to the video surveillance game, you should be leaning on your vendor and distributor partners as much as possible for help. Making mistakes is unavoidable, but you can take steps to minimize the severity and frequency of those you do make. In addition to help from your partners, I recently spoke with Thomas McIntyre, National Sales Manager for the US and Canada at Merit Lilin USA who identified three common mistakes you could make when it comes to IP cameras.

1.    Who supports the product? Do you get quick, personal support from someone who knows what they’re talking about, or is willing to find the answer if they don’t know it themselves? Who you buy from is sometimes more important than what you buy.