Hi all I am about to deploy my first Dahua system and I have a few questions about how they work. I will be using the NVR 4416.
- If I have several cameras in a cluster that are a long way off, can I put a small switch near the cameras, so that I only have to run one long cable to the switch and then connect each camera to the switch? The reason for this is that there is a long indoor section, and then a short outdoor section and I don't want to run 3 long runs of outdoor rated cable. I'd rather one long run of indoor cable and then 3 short outdoor runs.
- Are the "Starlight" cameras with the Sony Starvis sensors really worth the extra dollars? I know the Starvis sensors are amazing, but are they implemented well in the Dahua Starlight cameras?
- Is the 16CH limit on the NVR based on all 16 channels doing 4K at full speed? Or is the units rated recording speed of 200mbits a hard limit and I have to make sure the total throughput of the cameras is lower than that?