The power outlet where I charge my iPad is more than 16 ft away. I noticed there are two type of USB extension you can get, a regular one and a repeater/extender. Do I need a repeater/extender if I am just using this to charge my iPad and not for data?
Have you thought of using a USB/Mains wall outlet?
I use one of these RCA USB as I can travel with it and use it at home as well
Links are for North America outlets
Just to charge you should be fine, if you try to do any data transferring you may run into problems with signal loss.
Dave M's comment on getting a wall charger is spot on though. Why run a 16ft cord just to charge something?
One easy thing you can do, and doesn't involve worrying about that electronic issue, is get a Mains extender cord
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