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Re: Asus RT-N16 as secondary router, need DHCP on both routers
Yes, if you connect a LAN port on the Asus to the switch, which is connected to the Linksys, disable DHCP on the Asus and assign the Asus an IP, you have effectively turned the Asus into an access point. The Linksys will see any wireless devices connected to the Asus router.
However, look at the documentation for the Asus. A Netgear router that I have here (wnr2000v3) has you use the WAN port for the connection, if you use the firmware that is inbuilt for the AP configuration. But it works fine using the steps in the first paragraph for configuration.
Technically, you don't assign static IP's for the cameras on the Linksys, you do it on each camera. Use IP's that are outside the DHCP scope (on Linksys routers, this scope ordinarily starts at .100)