Surveillance Video Recorder

CCTV Surveillance Recorder - Security AV Surveillance Recorder - Motion Detection Surveillance Recorder - Hard Disk Drive Surveillance Recorder


Low Cost 4 Camera Video 1 Camera Audio Motion-Detection  Hard Disk Drive Surveillance Recorder

Surveillance Video Recorder

174 080 Pixel 640 x 272 Full-Screen 50 images per second Recording
More than 9 times higher Recording Rate than 24 Hr TL VCR & MUX
Mouse (option) for operation using Graphic User Interface (GUI)
USB Image (data) Copy View & Copy individual images on PC

Better than a VCR & Quad
7.5 times more pixels per image
MJPEG (better than MPEG-4) Image Quality

Quad or Full-Screen Live View & Playback

Infrared Remote Control

Low Cost
Surveillance System Hard Disk Drive Surveillance Recorder with four Video and one Audio Camera recording capability. Continuous - Scheduled - Motion Detection Recording modes ideal for most Shop, Home, Warehouse, Factory, Showroom & similar applications.

Excellent replacement for a conventional Video Cassette Recorder and Quad or Multiplexer. This Surveillance Recorder will replace and outperform a 24 Hr TL VCR and Quad or MUX, it will Record Images with up to 7.5 times more pixels or up to 9 times more Images per second.

Reliable Hardware-Embedded non-Windows Operating System no Windows OS or PC knowledge required.

Push-Button operation via Infrared Remote Control or GUI using Mouse (option).

Full-Screen Recording, Quad or Full Screen Live Monitoring and Playback.

USB Data Copy & PS2 Mouse interfaces (USB type 'A' socket).

[DVMR-LC4] only $149
Taiwan Quality

Fitted with:
1000 GB Hard Disk Drive + $99

VID-VGA+] Video to VGA Converter only $85 with HDD

Maxi True Day Night Security CamerasHarness the 640 H-Pixel recording capability to a 700+ H-Pixel Day/Night IR Camera details here.



  • Low-Cost Stand-Alone 4 Camera Motion Detection Digital Video Surveillance Recorder with Infrared Remote Control & USB Image Copy.

  • Reliable Efficient Embedded Operating System no Windows OS or PC knowledge required.

  • Recording Modes: Full Screen with Time & Date Stamp, Motion Detection with variable sensitivity (using software analysis of image from each Camera), Scheduled, Continuous or Scheduled + Motion Detection.

  • Automatic Recycling of Storage - when HDD is full automatically overwrites oldest data on FIFO basis.

  • Scheduled Recording: Daily with 24 hour range in 1 hour increments.

  • Recording Resolution: 640 x 272 (CCIR/PAL), 640 x 224 (EIA/NTSC). (174 080 or 143 360 pixels Full Screen)

  • Maximum Recording Rate: EIA/NTSC 60 ips (images per second). CCIR/PAL 50. (Full Screen)

  • Per-Camera recording rate is user configurable from 3 to 25/30, allows higher recording rate for important areas & lower rate for lower priority areas.

  • Image Compression: M-JPEG, 3 quality / compression levels.

  • Storage Capacity: Up to 500 GB on one internal HDD, 5 ~ 10 Days storage @ 25 images-per-second in Continuous Recording Mode with 250 GB HDD, longer using larger HDD, higher compression, Motion Detection &/or Scheduled (Business Hours) recording modes.

  • Storage: 1 internal Hard Disk Drive SATA 7200 RPM up to 500 GB, Hitachi Recommended, HDD NOT included.

  • Live Monitoring: Full-Screen or Quad Screen 50 ips Real-Time.

  • Fast Forward, Pause and Playback.

  • Video In / Out: Inputs 4, Output 1, standard 75 ohm impedance composite video via BNC female connectors, CCIR or EIA monochrome or PAL or NTSC color, a low-cost TV with AV Composite Video input can be used for Monitoring/Playback or a PC VGA Monitor using VID-VGA+.

  • Audio In / Out: Line level via RCA female connectors..

  • 10 level Brightness, Contrast, Saturation and Hue adjustment for each Camera.

  • Images can be copied from DVMR to VCR, DVD recorder, HDD recorder, PC, etc., via Composite Video output.

  • Images (clips) can be copied via USB Flash-Memory interface and viewed on PC using PC Viewer, individual images can be selected and saved.

  • Watchdog to maximise reliability, Hardware and Software are continuously monitored and system is reset if a fault or error is detected (boot-up default settings apply after a reset).

  • Designed for Worldwide Market compatible with CCIR/PAL & EIA/NTSC Video Systems, 12 Volt DC Powered (can be Battery powered via a 12 Volt Regulator), Universal Mains Power Supply included, IEC Power Cables available for United Kingdom, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, United States of America and most other countries, details here.

  • MAXIMISE RELIABILITY: Use an Uninterruptible Power Supply.

  • This device is designed for surveillance, recording & playback may not be as fluid as that produced by a device designed for entertainment.

  • Dimensions/Weights: ~ 200 mm (W) ~ 46 mm (H) ~ 180 mm (D) excludes Sockets, ~ 1 kilogram, Shipping ~ 2 kilograms. ADD 0.7kg for HDD.

  • Package Contents: DVMR, Mains Power Supply, Mains Power Cable to suit destination Country, Infrared Remote Control & HDD Mounting Screws. Download User Manual using link below, software download URL is listed on Purchase Receipt.

  • Surveillance Recorder User Guideto view pages from User Manual, this PDF document will open in a new Window.


Comparison: DVMR-LC4 with traditional Time Lapse VCR systems

DVMR-LC4 with 500 GB storage in 'continuous' recording mode @ Highest Quality. (PAL signal)

24 hour Time Lapse VHS VCR & Quad Screen Processor. (PAL signal)

24 hour Time Lapse VHS VCR & 4 Camera Multiplexer. (PAL signal)

174 080 pixels each Camera in Full mode @ 640 x 272 resolution.

23 040 pixels each Camera.

92 160 pixels each Camera.

12.5 images (average) per Camera each second. (total 50 images per second)

5.5 Quad-Screen images each second.

1.375 images each Camera each second.

5.5 fields/images each second.

21 500 000 ~ 43 000 000 + image storage capacity.

540 000 fields per Tape.

540 000 fields per Tape.

5 ~ 10 Days storage @ 50 Images-per-Second.

50 ~ 100 Days storage @ 5 Images-per-Second.

100 + Days storage @ lower Recording Rate &/or Higher Compression &/or using Motion Detection &/or Scheduled Recording mode.

1 Day & 3 hours storage.

Using 3 hour Tape in 24 hour TL (27 hour) mode.

1 Day & 3 hours storage.

Using 3 hour Tape in 24 hour TL (27 hour) mode.

Non-Stop automatically overwrites oldest files on FIFO basis.

2 ~ 3 minutes Downtime while Tape rewinds to start.

2 ~ 3 minutes Downtime while Tape rewinds to start.

Above information is presented as a guide only, due to variables such as image complexity, image quality (SNR), compression, etc., these figures may not be attained or may be exceeded.


Designed for use Worldwide

Compatible with CCIR mono / PAL colour and EIA mono / NTSC color TV Systems.

Universal Mains Power to 12 Volts DC, 3 Amp (2.1 x 5.5 mm DC Plug) Regulated Power Supply suits most countries, input is via IEC C14 socket, input voltage range: 100 ~ 240 volts AC, frequency 50 ~ 60 Hertz.


CCIR = Australian / European Monochrome TV System
PAL = Australian / European Colour TV System (50 fields / 25 Frames per second)
EIA = USA / Japan Monochrome TV System
NTSC = USA / Japan Color TV System