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Making The Most Of Outdated Analog Systems?

I have many analog cameras and their systems to upgrade. Would it be feasible or possible to retrofit (using baluns) IP cameras into a DVR so that they can have some readiness for an upgrade? Alternatively, I would install whatever working analog cameras we have left. Or am I missing some obvious solution?

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