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Okay to use BNC coupler?
March 12, 2014
7:36 pm
MrDeepFreeze
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I'm replacing several old cameras and ended up moving the DVR for better location.  I could use some of the existing siamese cabling but not all would reach to the new location.  Is it acceptable to use a female/female BNC coupler to extend the existing cabling to the new location or should I run new cable?  I'm thinking the coupler would work but don't want to rig it.  Thanks.

March 13, 2014
8:38 am
Jose Malave
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You can use a coupler but it is always recommended to run new cables as any splices or devices in between will reduce the quality of the signal.  

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March 13, 2014
9:10 am
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If you do and you have issues you know where to start trouble shooting. If you have a wrist monitor test cableso you know everything works as you go along. 

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