Cost annalist: $139 or $1200... we picked $139... can buy a few of these vs $1200 (and they might die too). We also shopped at china for cheap pricing. Until ptz's drop in price/GO Huisun. No complaints here/I knew what I was buying.
" How long does typical delivery to the U.S. take when ordering through AE, if not paying anything extra for special shipping?"
You must have read about the AE places to order and the comments people have made about their orders from AE... no need to re-write their comments again.
are you comfortable setting up ip cameras? are you ok with buying ip cameras from china with no warranty or help? If so get any camera. Most people bought the 10x v1. Now some are migrating to v2 10x. If you need a really good ip ptz camera, pay $1200 and not this camera. But if you want to...
1. Need pure copper cat5 wire (no copper clad wire crap)
2. 99% of bad cameras are from operator deficiency (red tagged from operator deficiency is bad) READ, READ, READ
3. Find a hikvision camera and get it running... plenty of help in the forums to set up and run. Bleed that knowledge into...
Anyone have any suggestions? After bricking 3 cams? After bricking one camera, my suggestion is to quit updating the firmware. Please read the forum and have more than one post. You got Chinese cameras ,not WR (western region). Nothing is gained from newer firmware.
"Huisun won't honor any kind of warranty with their cams"
Buy anything from China and save some money. But if anything goes wrong... its your loss. That's the gamble we take to save some money. No bitching.