The Pitfalls of Saving Money on LED Video Walls

The Risks of Saving Money on LED Panels
The Pitfalls of Saving Money on LED Video Walls

LED video walls have become increasingly popular for a variety of applications, from advertising to event production to control rooms. However, as with any technology, there are a wide range of quality levels and prices available on the market.

Recently, we had a conversation with a potential client who was looking for a cheap solution for their LED video wall needs. While we understand the desire to save money, we urged the client to reconsider their approach.

We shared with them a cautionary tale about a general contractor for an airport who was looking for LED panels. The contractor worked with several local companies to find the right solution, but in the end, they decided to save money by sourcing panels from a manufacturer in China.

Unfortunately, the panels they received turned out to be low quality, with gaps between the panels and dying LEDs. To make matters worse, half of the panels were not working at all. The general contractor regretted their decision to go with the cheaper option and began pleading with the local companies to fix the problem. However, the damage had already been done - the end-user had lost trust in the general contractor, and future opportunities were lost.

This story illustrates an important lesson for anyone considering investing in an LED video wall: do not sacrifice quality for a lower price. When it comes to large-scale projects like this, local companies can be held accountable and taken to court if necessary. With foreign companies, that luxury is not always available.

Investing in a high-quality LED video wall from a reputable local company is worth the extra cost in the long run. Not only will you have a reliable product that meets your needs, but you'll also have the peace of mind that comes with knowing you have local support.

In conclusion, we urge anyone considering an LED video wall to prioritize quality over price. Don't be tempted to save a few dollars upfront if it means risking a loss of trust and future opportunities. Choose a reputable local company that can provide you with the reliable and high-quality product you need.

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Go to the profile of Gibran Nassif - AVIXA
12 months ago

These are some great tips @Agil Huseynov ! It demonstrates the balancing of price vs quantity regarding LED walls. 

Go to the profile of Mohannad Mousa, CTS
12 months ago

Saving a few dollars upfront can lead to costly consequences in the long run. Choose a reputable  company that can provide you with reliable products and support, prioritize quality over price.

Thanks for sharing this, Agile. 

Go to the profile of Michelle Muggli - AVIXA
12 months ago

@Agil Huseynov The old adage of 'you get what you pay for' continues to prove true. And beyond risking business relationships, a poor product will also be noticed by the end user which could result in further loses. Thanks for positing!