This is the cream of the crop when it comes to 16 camera digital video recorders. This high end DVR records at the highest resolution possible for a CCTV DVR at D1 resolution (720 x 480) with real time 30 frames per second smooth video per camera for a total of 480fps. You can pack this DVR full of storage space, it supports up to 8 Terabytes of hard drives, that means you can install up to four 2TB hard drives and record for months of video. If you need a DVR that is suitable for license plate cameras, and want the highest quality video possible, then this is the DVR for you. This DVR has 16 BNC video inputs as well as 16 RCA audio inputs for your audio cameras or microphones. For video outputs, it comes with two BNC video outputs (one for monitor and one for spot), one VGA output to connect any VGA LCD monitor or computer monitor, and one S-Video output. It also has one RCA audio output in case you are recording audio.
You can expect the best from this DVR when it comes to remote connectivity. It supports remote login over the internet using Internet Explorer on any Windows based PC, and supports the iPhone, Google Android phones, most balckberry phones like the Torch, Nokia symbian phones, and Windows Mobile based phones. For video backup you have several choices. You can either burn to an external usb DVD burner, or save to a usb flash drive using the USB port on this DVR, or download video over the network using the software that comes with this DVR. Best of all the video is playable on any computer using the free VLC media player.
Of course, let's not forget this DVR has built-in video motion detection capabilities. You can select cameras and set sensitivity levels and areas within each camera where you want this 16 channel DVR to monitor for motion. This way you can only recorder on motion and save hard drive space, and also instruct the DVR to alert you via email when motion is sensed. Besides motion triggered recording, you can set schedule based recording to record on set day and time, or manual recording. If you want to get really fancy, you can even tie in motion sensors and other alarm sensors to trigger recording.
|Compression format||Standard H.264 Baseline|
|Video||Input||Composite: BNC ×16; 1.0Vp-p/75Ω|
|Output||Composite: 2x BNC, 1.0Vp-p/75Ω
High Resolution VGA: 1280×1024
HMDI: 1080P (1920×1080 )
Loop output: BNC ×16, 1.0Vp-p/75Ω
|Record Resolution||352×240/704×480 (NTSC)
|Frame Rate||Display||480fps(NTSC) / 400fps(PAL)
|Record||480fps(NTSC) / 400fps(PAL)|
|Playback||480fps(NTSC) / 400fps(PAL)|
|Recording Mode||Manual, time/calendar based, motion activated, alarm sensor based|
|Pentaplex Function||preview, record, playback, backup, remote access|
|Network Interface||RJ45 10M/100M/1000M Ethernet|
|PTZ||YES RS485 128presets, 32 cruises|
|Communication Interface||RS485 x 2, USB 2.0 x 2|
|HDD||Internal: SATA x8
E-SATA x2(up to 10 SATA HDD)
|Dimension||17" x 17.72" x 3.55" (WXDxH)|