DVR CCTV Surveillance Security Video Recorder

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Cat Code:

DVMR-N8e DVMR-J8H
Dual-CoDec
DVMR-AVN16e DVMR-J16H
Dual-CoDec

Price range

$503~$749 $1099 $699~$899 $1299

Number of VIDEO channels

8 8 16 16

Number of AUDIO channels

1 4 2 4

Maximum RECORDING Resolution Pixels

174 080 207 360 414 720 207 360

Real Time Recording (30/25  ips per channel)

- Yes - Yes

Maximum Recording rate ips (PAL/CCIR)

60 (50) 240 (200) 120 (100) 480 (400)

Maximum Full-Screen Recording rate ips (PAL/CCIR)

60 (50) 120 (100) 30 (25) 120 (100)

Live-Monitoring Resolution Pixels (PAL/CCIR)

348 160 414 720 414 720 414 720

Full Screen Recording (each Channel)

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Recording compression algorithm for: small file size

- - MPEG-4 -

Recording compression algorithm for: BEST IMAGE QUALITY

MJPEG JPEG 2000 - JPEG 2000

NETWORK compression algorithm for: small file size (reduced bandwidth) & higher Remote Live image transfer rate & quality

MPEG-4 H.264
MPEG-4
MPEG-4 H.264
MPEG-4

Variable Compression (image file size/quality)

Yes Yes Yes Yes

File Size per image (kilobytes)

10 ~ 25 4 ~ 28 4 ~ 30 4 ~ 28

Image Storage with maximum storage capacity approximate

185 000 000 250 000 000 250 000 000 250 000 000

Storage with max storage @5 ips = 24 Hr TL VCR rate

220 days 150 days - 150 days

Motion Detection with variable sensitivity

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Remote Control (Infrared)

Option Yes - Yes

Hard Disk Drive maximum size, GB

1000 1 000 500 1 000

DVR internal Hard Disk Drive capacity

1 2 2 2

Hard Disk Drive included

No No No No

Available with Hard Disk Drive fitted

Yes Yes   Yes

Automatic overwriting of oldest files on HDD

Yes Yes   Yes

Image Copy via CD ROM

- Yes - Yes

Image Copy via LAN

Yes Yes - Yes

Image Copy via DVD ROM

- Option - Option

Image Copy via USB Plug-In Memory

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Image Copy via USB to external CD-RW

- - Yes -

Windows Player to view copied images

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Time Date

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Camera Title

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Simultaneous Recording & Playback

Yes Semi Yes Semi

Simultaneous Recording & Network transfer

Yes Semi Yes Semi

Simultaneous Recording & Playback & Network transfer

Yes Semi Yes Semi

Continuous Recording

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Timer Recording

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Timer & Alarm Recording

- Yes Yes Yes

Motion Recording (using software analysis of Camera image)

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Motion & Alarm Recording

- Yes Yes Yes

Full Screen Sequential Live Monitoring

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Multi Screen Live Monitoring

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Picture in Picture on Full Screen Live Monitoring

- No - No

Image Pop-Up Full-Screen on Motion/Alarm

- Yes - Yes

Alarm Input/Output

- Yes Yes Yes

Local Area Network interface (RJ45 8p8c socket, TCP/IP)

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Remote Access using Internet Explorer Browser

Yes - Yes -

DDNS support Remote View via WWW

Yes Yes - Yes

Multiple User Remote Access (users)

Yes Yes (2) Yes (4) Yes (2)

Remote View Transmission Speed scalable

- Yes - Yes

Pan Tilt Zoom via RS485 interface

- Yes Yes Yes

Composite Video Output

Yes Yes Yes Yes

S-Video (Y/C) Output

Yes - - -

VGA Output for PC Monitor

Option Option - Option

VGA via Video Output (using external Video to VGA converter)

Option Option Option Option

Looping Camera Outputs

- Yes - Yes

free: Central Monitoring System software

- Yes - Yes

Better Image Quality & Higher Record Rate than comparably priced MPEG-4 units

Yes Yes - Yes

Quality time-proven product from experienced Taiwan manufacturer !

Yes Yes Yes Yes

Immature product of unknown quality from China.

No No No No


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