I have a customer (dealership) who has had a security camera system installed with about 8 cameras. The DVR unit has been setup so the owner can login to the DVR and monitor the cameras remotely while he is at home in another state. Recently they bought the building next door which they want to use as their mechanic shop. The new building is approximately 80FT-100FT apart from the building that holds the current DVR system. The owner called and was wanting to know if I could install extra cameras in the mechanic shop.
After taking a look at it, there is no easy way to run the cable except along a fence thats bumps up against both buildings. I don't think this would be allowed since I would be using RG59 cable for the BNC and power for each camera.
My advice to him was it would be easier to just install a smaller DVR with 4 channels and run a cat5 cable out to that building for their computers and the camera DVR. He was ok with the idea. However, now i am thinking is it even possible to use two DVR systems on one IP? Would there be a conflict with the DVR systems? Or could I just have each use different ports and that should work?