Where to purchase CCTV

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  1. dg_pug106gti

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    I am looking at purchasing a Hikvision CCTV system for DIY install on my home.
    DVR: DS-7208HUHI-K2/P
    Camera: DS-2CE56H0T-1T3ZE

    Can anyone recommend where I can purchase these items, alot of places just say login to see prices so looks more like trade sellers.

    Thanks.
     
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    I've always had good service from CCTV Empire. Anyone can create an account and buy - you don't need to be trade.
     
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    Thanks I will go have a look, annoying need to creat accounts to be able to see prices, makes it hard to find the best deals.
    Has anyone ever used CCTVTEK before found there page and seem to be decent prices but not alot of info on them.
     
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    Make sure that whoever you buy from is an official Hikvision distributor.
    Grey imports may be cheaper but will have no official support.
    The 'best deal' is not always the best price.
     
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    Totally understand, wanting a decent warranty so will stay with the UK.
     
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    How would you know if they are an official distributor?
     
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    Contacted CCTV empire and they got back to me with detailed info etc, very helpful and good prices. Also official distributors.
     
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    If you don't purchase from an authorised distributor (Hikvision try to sell to trade only, except for their Hi-Look and Hi-Watch ranges) you run the risk of buying something that doesn't have a proper warranty, no support, unable to upgrade firmware or in the worst case, is not a genuine Hikvision product. I myself bought a couple of 3mp IP cameras from ebay years ago to put on my house, never had an issue with them (I've moved since) but just be aware of the concequences above.
     
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    Not strictly true as the above six may have a partnership deal with other companies
    Eg I know enterprise security have one with dynamic cctv ....
     
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    you have to link back to these distributors.

    the tiers determine the prices for resale
     
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    I know enterprise security Sheffield is a partner with dynamic ....as I buy from both....
     
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    Just to mention what Enterprise may still sell Pyronix/hikvistion brand which is different from pure Hikvision.
    A year ago I ordered Hik Turbo HD DVR from enterprise and received Pyronix/hikvistion DVR-104Q-K.
    It is doing its job fine and looks the same as Hik DVR but unfortunately Pyronix devices do not have firmware updates.
     
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    The pyronix is a direct to manufacture supply chain , they can supply Hikvision but via dynamic ....the bit I find strange is pyronix is owned by Hikvision .....!
     
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