Surveillance Video Recorder CCTV
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Surveillance Video Recorder CCTV

Surveillance Video Recorder CCTV

This is a Time-Proven Mature-Product that has evolved over several generations since 2003
CD or DVD & LAN Image Copy
207 360 Pixel per Camera Recording
Remote View Transmission Speed Scaleable
16 Camera Record @ up to 480 images second
Dynamic Domain Name Server (DDNS) support


free: Central Monitoring System (CMS) software
Full-Screen Image Pop-Up !

Alleviates tedious monitoring - draws users attention to Alarm &/or Motion Detection events.

JPEG 2000 Digital
Surveillance System Stand-Alone 16 Camera semi-Triplex Video Motion Detection Hard Disk Drive Digital Surveillance Recorder.

CCTV Digital Surveillance Recorder with JPEG 2000 Compression for BEST RECORDED IMAGE QUALITY.

Up to 240 images per second Recording Rate, 2 times more pixels than a 24 Hr TL VHS VCR.

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

Push-Button control via Front Panel, no Keyboard, Mouse or VGA Monitor required.

TCP/IP Local Area Network & Pan / Tilt / Zoom / Focus interface.

Continuous - Alarm - Motion Detection recording modes.

Image Copy via LAN or CD-RW or DVD (option).

JPEG 2000 utilises Wavelet Compression Technology.

TCP/IP LAN Remote Viewing-Recording-Playback.

LAN ADSL Remote Access & DDNS.

RS232 ASCII Remote Control.

Infrared Remote Control.

Alarm Inputs & Output.

Search by Date / Time.

[DVMR-N16CD] only $1099
ISO9001 Korea Quality
Fitted with:
080 GB Hard Disk Drive + $89
250 GB Hard Disk Drive + $119 [
VID-VGA+] only $79 with this item
320 GB Hard Disk Drive + $139 [VID-VGA+] only $79 with this item
400 GB Hard Disk Drive + $159 [VID-VGA+] only $79 with this item
500 GB Hard Disk Drive + $219 [
VID-VGA+] only $79 with this item

DVD instead of CD + $99 - only $49 with HDD

[Rack-Brkt] 19" Rack-Mount Kit $15
[UPS-DVR] Uninterruptible Power Supply
only $49 when purchased with DVMR

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JPEG images saved using
Viewer during playback of images copied from DVMR to CD or DVD.
Image Source: Digital TV 16:9 Ratio, recorded @ 'Best' quality.

  • Full Screen Alarm/Motion Image Pop-Up * DVD-RW Option * DDNS support * Scaleable Remote View Transmission Speed * 480 images-per-second (ips) * Recording rate * free CMS software.

  • Stand-Alone 16 Camera DVMR with CD or DVD WRITER, Alarm I/O, RS485 Pan/Tilt/Zoom/Focus, RS232 Remote Control & TCP/IP Local Area Network interfaces, Infrared Remote Control.

  • JPEG 2000 coding system that uses state-of-the-art compression techniques based on Wavelet technology for improved image quality, smaller file size and negligible mosaic effect during motion playback.

  • Five user configurable compression levels to balance Image Quality against Storage Requirements.

  • Semi-Triplex operation allows simultaneous Recording / Network Access / Playback.

  • Provision for Two internal Hard Disk Drives up to 500 GB.

  • Firmware upgrade via USB.

  • VCR like Shuttle-Jog Playback control.

  • VGA Output via VID-VGA+.

  • On-Screen Password-Protected Set-Up via Menu using front panel Buttons.

  • Multi Level Password Protection allows Playback, disallows unauthorised deletion/destruction of data, tampering with Setup parameters, etc.

  • Easy Push-Button & Shuttle-Jog control via Front Panel or Remote Control, no Keyboard, Mouse or VGA Monitor required.

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

  • Infrared Remote Control and RS232 ASCII Remote Control.

  • Motion Detection with Masking and adjustable sensitivity.

  • Scheduled, Motion, Emergency (@ Max Speed, Resolution & Quality) & Alarm recording modes with recycling of storage.

  • Remote RS485 Pan / Tilt / Zoom / Focus control via Front Panel Buttons &/or Remote View application, Protocols: Pelco-P, Pelco-D, DRX-502A, HID-2404, AECD-2000, LJD-Dominator, SCC-641, HMC-250, ACCUDOME, 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600 & 115200 bps.

  • 1 000 GB storage capacity, provision for 2 IDE HDDs up to 500 GB each. 35 + Days storage @ 5 / 10 / 20 images-per-second with one 500 GB HDD @ Super-Fine Image Quality, much longer @ lower Capture Rate &/or using Motion Detection &/or Alarm Inputs &/or Higher Compression &/or additional HDD &/or Scheduled (Business Hours) recording.

  • Designed for Worldwide Market compatible with CCIR/PAL & EIA/NTSC Video Systems & Mains Voltages.

  • 207 360 Pixel Full Screen Switching recording of each Camera @ 100 ips (PAL).

  • A low-cost TV with AV input can be used for Monitoring / Playback or a PC VGA Monitor using VID-VGA+.

  • Full Motion 50 ips Live Monitoring in Full-Screen, Full-Screen with sequential Picture-in-Picture or 4 / 6 / 8 / 9 / 13 / 16 Split-Screen mode  via Composite Video outputs or PC VGA Monitor using VID-VGA+.

  • Full Screen Image Pop-Up instantly display Camera(s) in Full Screen mode when Motion is detected &/or Alarm input is triggered, instantly draws user's attention to events - alleviates monitoring tedium.

  • Playback images recorded @ 720 x 240/288 or 360 x 240/288 in Full-Screen or 4 / 6 / 8 / 9 / 13 / 16 Split-Screen modes, Playback images recorded @ 360 x 120/144 Full-Screen using Zoom or 4 / 16 Split-Screen modes via Composite Video outputs or PC VGA Monitor using VID-VGA+.

  • Freeze & Zoom in Live-Monitoring & Playback modes.

  • Pause/Step, 1/4 to 64 times Forward & Reverse Playback Speeds using Jog-Shuttle.

  • Recording Rate 1/999 to 400 ips @ 360 x 144, 200 ips @ 360 x 288, 100 ips @ 720 x 288 CCIR/PAL. * 480 ips @ 360 x 120, 240 ips @ 360 x 240 or 120 ips @ 720 x 240 EIA/NTSC.

  • Alarm Inputs & Output.

  • Watchdog to maximise Recording 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).

  • 12 Volt DC Powered via Universal Mains Power Supply, IEC Power Cords available for United Kingdom, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, United States of America and most other countries, details here.

  • Time, Date, Title.

  • Images can be Copied from DVMR to CD (~ 25 000 to 150 000 + images) or DVD (option) using inbuilt WRITER and viewed on Windows PC using self-installing  Viewer.

  • Images can be Copied from DVMR  to PC via LAN interface using Remote Viewer.

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

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

  • MPEG-4 versus JPEG 2000 compression algorithm ??? JPEG 2000 advantages include: Higher Resolution 207 360 Pixels/Camera @ 100 ips, Higher Recording Rate up to 480 ips, easier image indexing, no mosaic (block) effect during playback, better Playback Image Quality, stable images when rapid movement occurs. Comparably priced 16 Camera MPEG-4 DVR disadvantages include: Lower Resolution usually 103 680 pixels @ 100 ips, Lower Recording Rate usually 100 ips maximum, Poorer Playback image quality, unstable images when rapid movement occurs. 

Comparison: DVMR-N16CD with traditional Time-Lapse VCR & MUX

DVMR-N16CD with 1 000 GB storage in 'continuous' recording mode. (PAL signal)

24 hour Time Lapse VHS VCR & 16 Camera Multiplexer. (PAL signal)

up to 207 360 pixels each Camera.

92 160 pixels each Camera.

6.25 or 12.5 or 25 images each Camera each second.

100 or 200 or 400 images each second.

0.35 images each Camera each second.

5.5 fields/images each second.

~  30 000 000 ~ 250 000 000 image storage capacity.

540 000 fields per Tape.

~ 84 to 175 Hours storage @ 100 / 200 / 400 Images-per-Second Recording Rate.

~ 7 to 15 Days storage @ 50 / 100 / 200 Images-per-Second Recording Rate.

~ 70 to 150 Days storage @ 5 / 10 / 20 images per second Recording Rate.

150 + Days storage @ lower Recording Rate &/or using Motion Detection &/or Alarm Inputs &/or Scheduled (Business Hours) recording.

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.

Results from our Test Bench
Signal Source: Full-Screen off-air Digital-TV, split 16 ways, complex, high SNR images.

Continuous Recording: 16 Cameras Storage: 250 GB
50 ips @ Super Fine image quality ~ 2 Days, ~ 7.5 Million images
100 ips @ Super Fine image quality ~ 21 hours, ~ 7.5 Million images
200 ips @ Super Fine image quality ~21 hours, ~ 15 Million images
400 ips @ Basic image quality ~ 44 hours, ~ 63 Million images

Above information is presented as a guide only, due to variables such as image complexity, image quality (SNR), etc., these periods may not be attained or may be exceeded.
Periods can be increased significantly using Motion Detection &/or Scheduled (Business Hours) recording &/or Higher Compression &/or lower Capture Rate &/or Alarm Inputs &/or greater storage.

  • Video Camera Inputs: (16) 75 ohm impedance composite video (BNC socket) to suit 1 V p-p mono or 1.14 V p-p colour CCIR or EIA monochrome or PAL or NTSC color.

  • Video Outputs: (16) looping 75 ohm impedance composite video (BNC socket), (2) 75 ohm impedance composite video for Monitor(s) or VCR (BNC socket).

  • VGA Output: Using VID-VGA+ @ special price which allows Monitor to be shared with PC.

  • Power Supply - Universal: Input IEC 3 pin, 100 ~ 240 vac, 50 ~ 60 Hz. Output: 4 pin Mini-Din Plug, Output: 12 Volts DC Regulated, 6.7 Amps.

  • Semi-Triplex Operation: Allows simultaneous Network Access, Recording and Playback accompanied by a reduction in overall recording/playback rate. Semi-Duplex Operation (recommended) allows simultaneous Recording and Network Access accompanied by a reduction in recording rate.

  • Compression Method: JPEG 2000 with five user configurable compression levels to balance Image Quality against Storage Requirements.

  • Image File Size: Depends on compression level & recording resolution, approximately 4 ~ 28 kilobytes.

  • Colour Resolution: 16 + million colours.

  • Analogue-Digital Capture Resolution: 720 Horizontal Pixels (Max), this value is provided for comparative purposes only.

  • LAN interface: RJ45 8p8c socket, TCP/IP.

  • RS232C interface: DB9 9 pin male socket.

  • RS485 interface: Press-to-Release wire terminals.

  • USB interface, Front Panel: Type B 4 pin, PERIPHERAL/DEVICE (Square Form factor) for Firmware upgrade via PC.

  • Alarm I/O: Inputs (16) floating @ 5 Volts - programmable Active High or Low, Output (1) SPDT relay, Press-to-Release wire terminals.

  • Storage: 2 internal IDE 7200 RPM PATA 100/133 Hard Disk Drive, each up to 500 GB, Hitachi Recommended or Maxtor (except 'QuickView') - HDD is an optional extra.

  • Easy HDD Installation: Remove Top cover, set HDD jumper, connect power & IDE cables, fit HDD using supplied screws & dampers, refit Top cover and Power On.

  • Dimensions: ~  436 mm (W) ~  88 mm (H) ~  340 mm (D) excludes Sockets & Knobs.

  • Weight kg: DVMR 5.8, Power Supply & Cable 0.6, RC, Book, etc 0.2, Packing 1.6. Ship: 8.2 kg / 0.048 m. HDD not included 0.6 ~ 0.7 kg depending on capacity.

  • Package Contents: DVMR, User Manual V1.0 (latest only available in PDF from 'info' page), Mains Power Supply, Infrared Remote Control, Mains Power Cable, 4 Adhesive Rubber Feet, HDD retaining screws & dampers.

  • MAXIMISE RELIABILITY: Use an Uninterruptible Power Supply


  • Surveillance Video Recorder CCTV

  • Surveillance Video Recorder CCTVTo view pages from User Guide about: Copying Images from DVMR to CD & Viewing Copies on PC.

  • Surveillance Video Recorder CCTVTo view pages from User Guide about: Remote Access

  • Compatible with Windows 2000 / XP Operating Systems.

  • DDNS support Remote View via WWW.

  • Scaleable Remote View Transmission Speed.

  • Static & Dynamic (conditional) IP address.

  • Leased Line, ADSL & Cable using Modem / DHCP Server / IP Sharer.

  • Multi & Single Camera Live Monitoring.

  • Multi & Single Camera Playback from DVMR.

  • Search DVMR Recordings.

  • Images stored in DVMR may be saved via LAN in JPEG format or Motion Clips in AVI format or Printed.

  • Single User access.

  • Remote-View & Recording of Live images via LAN (if DVMR is in Motion Detect mode images are sent only when motion is detected), Remote-Playback and Recording of images stored in DVMR, DVMR Recording rate is reduced during Remote-View &/or Playback in Triplex mode.

  • Surveillance Video Recorder CCTVTo view pages from User Guide about: free: Central Monitoring System

Screen-Shot of PC BackUp Player / Viewer
Surveillance Video Recorder CCTV
Image Source: Digital TV (4:3 center extract),
recorded @ 'Best' quality.

Designed for use Worldwide

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

  • Universal Mains Power to 12 Volts DC Regulated Power Supply suits most countries, input is via common IEC 3 pin (PC type) Mains Power input socket, input voltage range: 100 ~ 240 volts AC, frequency 50 ~ 60 Hertz.

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  • CCIR = Australian / European Monochrome TV System

  • PAL = Australian / European Colour TV System

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  • NTSC = USA / Japan Color TV System