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Installing 16ch NVR and long distance cameras?

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First off thank you in advance for any help or advice...

I just purchased a full "ReoLink" system for my business. I am installing 16 cameras total with 5 of them needing to be installed roughly 400 feet from the NVR. These are all cat6.

I want to run each of these cameras to each of the 16 channels on the NVR. My issue is that making runs that long I will lose signal strength and also power supply? many of the cameras I am using are requiring 20W (Listed) power when in fact someone told me his are using 24w power. I read somewhere that using a PoE+ extender will increase my power so I have no issues? If this is true what is recommended for a extender for each camera? and do these extenders  require a power source or just operate from the cat6 cable from the NVR to the extender?

Just trying to make sure all my ducks are in a row before I venture into doing the install. Someone told me his system shuts down all the time due to not enough voltage and once he switched to PoE+ it fixed his issue.

I am very new to all this so trying to research and learn as much as i can to do this right.

System i have is below.

ReoLink NVR RLN16-1

ReoLink cams are  RLC423 (x5)

ReoLink cam RLC422 (x11)

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if these cameras use standard  POE you may need to placce a switch or extender in the 300 ft range to mantain power. There are extenders to go beyond the 300 ft range but one switch may be cheaper.

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Hi and thank you for the reply. I’m trying to get a better understanding of what an extender is compared to a injector. If I use an extender does that plug into a outlet at some point? I mean where does it grab it’s power source to enable it to carry the video at longer distances?

can an injector do the same thing? I thought running 150 feet of cat6 directly to my recorder to a injector and then another 200 feet from injector to camera would work. Is this not the case?  I would like each camera on its own channel port of the NVR so if you were running at a distance of roughly 350 or 400 feet how would you go about it going from each channel of a NVR?

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I guess and extender would be a passive device but your idea would work  I thought of a switch (not knowing the physical layout) would work as you would only have to power up one device as opposed to several injectors.

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