CCTV Camera Pros sells the best quality BNC amps, BNC amplifiers, and CCTV splitters on the market. We have a variety channel configurations available for analog video splitters and amplifiers. Watch this video to learn how easy it is to
wire video splitters to CCTV cameras and surveillance DVRs.
Why do you need to use a powered splitter instead of a simple Y-connector or T-connector when splitting analog video signals? CCTV cameras have a source video impedance of 75 ohm. This video signal is transmitted over coax cable and should maintain the 75 ohm impedance. If a video source needs to be split into two or more cables, all of the video signals that are split need to also maintain the 75 ohm impedance level. To do this a powered BNC video splitter needs to be used. If a simple, non-powered Y or T connector is used, the impedance level will drop and there will likely be loss of video quality (ghosting and ringing effects ) and even complete video loss.
When do you need an splitter that is also an amplifier? When using RG59 coax cable, there is generally no video loss up to distances of 750 feet. If you are planning on running cable longer distances than 750 feet, you should use a video amplifier.
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