Video Motion Recorder


Digital Video Motion Recorder TCP/IP


( BULK BUY ) BULK BUY Price for sales unit in (brackets) click on TRUCK for more information $399 (5)

Stand-Alone Network video recorder 4 Camera Digital Video Motion Recorder * TCP/IP Local Area Network & Pan / Tilt / Zoom / Focus interfaces * up to 60 images per second * 8 times more pixels per Camera compared to a Quad & 24 Hr TL VCR * Reliable Hardware-Embedded non-Windows Operating System no Windows OS or PC knowledge required * Alarm Inputs & Output * Search by Date / Time * Full / Quad screen Monitoring / Playback * Timer - Alarm - Motion Detection recording modes * Push-Button control via Front Panel, no Keyboard, Mouse or VGA Monitor required * Infrared Remote Control - TCP/IP Remote Viewing-Recording-Playback - RS232 ASCII Remote Control.

UPS-LI600 UPS only $99 when purchased with DVMR

Fitted with:
080 GB Hard Disk Drive + $119
160 GB Hard Disk Drive + $179
250 GB Hard Disk Drive + $249
400 GB Hard Disk Drive + $539

Rack Mount Kit $15

Compatible with: 'Pan/Tilt Domes'


  • Stand-Alone 4 Camera DVMR with Alarm I/O, RS485 Pan/Tilt/Zoom/Focus, RS232 Remote Control & TCP/IP Local Area Network interfaces.

  • Easy Push-Button control via Front Panel, 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.

  • Pop-Up Image and Audible Alarm may be utilised in Alarm mode to eliminate tedious and unproductive visual monitoring, DVMR attracts user's attention when activity occurs in areas under surveillance.

  • 400 record Log of Alarm, Motion and Video Loss events.

  • Timer, Timer & Alarm, Motion, Motion & Alarm recording modes with recycling of storage.

  • Remote RS485 Pan / Tilt / Zoom / Focus control.

  • Up to 800 GB storage capacity, two 400 GB internal HDDs. ~ 37 Days storage @ 5 images-per-second with one 400 GB HDD, much longer using Motion Detection or Scheduled (Business Hours) recording.

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

  • Full Screen Switching recording.

  • Quad, Full Screen & Picture-in-Picture Live Real-Time (50 ips) Display via Composite or S-Video outputs. A low-cost TV with AV input can be used for Monitoring/Playback or a PC VGA Monitor using VID-VGA+.

  • Freeze & Zoom mode.

  • 1/50 to 50X Playback Speeds (1/60 to 60X EIA/NTSC).

  • 0.1 to 50/60 images-per-second Recording rate (50 CCIR/PAL / 60 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 (can be Battery powered via a 12 Volt Regulator) Universal Mains Power Supply included, IEC Power Cords available for United Kingdom, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, United States of America and most other countries, click here.

  • Time, Date, Title.

  • Images can be copied from DVMR to VCR, DVD recorder, HDD recorder, PC, etc., via S-Video or Composite Video outputs. Clips can be recorded to PC in AVI format or still images in JPEG  format via LAN interface using Remote Viewer.

  • Recording with Live Real-Time (50 ips) Display or Playback via Video outputs.

Images from DVMR Composite & S-Video video outputs, captured using CAP 3 CH.

Live Monitoring Full-Screen Picture in Picture
Live Picture-in-Picture
Live Monitoring Quad-Screen
Live Monitoring
Live Monitoring Full-Screen Single Channel
Live Monitoring
Motion Detection Area Setup
Motion Detect Setup

Playback Full-Screen Single Channel

Playback Full-Screen 4 Channel
Playback Full-Screen Single Channel
On Screen Display Setup
On-Screen Setup

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Comparison: DVMR-LAN4C with traditional Time Lapse VCR systems

DVMR-LAN4C with 800 GB storage in 'continuous' recording mode. (PAL signal)

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

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

200 000 + pixels each Camera.

23 040 pixels each Camera.

92 160 pixels each Camera.

12.5 images each Camera each second.

50 images total each second.

5.5 Quad-Screen images each second.

1.375 images each Camera each second.

5.5 fields/images each second.

~ 28 000 000 image storage capacity.

540 000 fields per Tape.

540 000 fields per Tape.

~ 7.5 Days storage @ 50 Images-per-Second Capture Rate.

~ 75 Days storage @ 5 images per second Capture Rate.

75 + Days storage @ lower Capture Rate &/or using Motion Detection &/or Alarm Inputs.

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.

 Results from our Test Bench
Signal Source: PAL Digital off-air TV (complex, high SNR images) split 4 ways using Vid-Dist/4.

Continuous Recording - 4 Cameras Storage 400 GB (one HDD) Storage 800 GB (two HDDs)
5 ips ~ 37 Days ~ 75 Days
25 ips ~ 7.5 Days ~ 15 Days
50 ips ~ 90 hours ~ 7.5 Days

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.


  • Video Camera Inputs: (4) 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: (4) looping 75 ohm impedance composite video (BNC socket), (2) 75 ohm impedance composite video for Monitor(s) or VCR (BNC socket), (1) S-Video (Y/C) for Monitor or VCR (4 pin mini socket).

  • VGA Output: This version not stocked, we recommend using VID-VGA+ (compatible with most VGA Monitors) via S-Video output.

  • Power Supply - Universal: Input IEC 3 pin, 110 ~ 240 vac, 50 ~ 60 Hz. Output: 2.5 x 5.5 mm DC Plug, 12 Volts DC Regulated, 4.5 Amps.

  • Compression Method: JPEG

  • Image File Size: Variable, depends on image complexity, quality (Signal : Noise Ratio), etc., approximately 6 ~ 27 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.

  • Alarm I/O: Inputs (4) floating @ 5 Volts - programmable Active High or Low, Output (1) SPDT relay, Press-to-Release wire terminals.

  • Storage: 1 or 2 internal IDE 7200 RPM ATA 100/133 Hard Disk Drives, up to 400 GB each, Maxtor, IBM or Hitachi recommended - HDD not included. [400-5.55+]

  • Easy HDD Installation: Remove Top cover (8 screws), set HDD jumper to Master/Slave, connect power & IDE cables, secure HDD to case with supplied screws, refit Top cover and Power On.

  • Dimensions: ~ 330 mm (W) ~ 44 mm (H) ~ 360 mm (D) excludes Sockets.

  • Weight: ~ 3 kilograms without HDD.

  • Package Contents: DVMR, User Manual, Mains Power Supply, Infrared Remote Control, CD ROM with Free Remote View application, 2 AAA Batteries, Mains Power Cable, 4 Adhesive Rubber Feet, 2 Sets of HDD retaining screws.

  • MAXIMISE RELIABILITY: Use an Uninterruptible Power Supply.

FREE TCP/IP Remote Viewer Software

  • Compatible with Windows 98 / ME / 2000 / XP Operating Systems.

  • 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 Remote View application.

  • Remote-View 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 operation, DVMR Recording is suspended during Remote-View Playback.

  • To view Remote Viewer Software User Notes

Images from Remote Viewer
Signal Source: Off-Air Digital TV split 4 ways

Remote Viewer in Live Monitoring
Screen Shot in Live Monitoring mode

Remote Viewer in Playback
Screen Shot in Playback mode

Saved Image from Remote Viewer in Playback
'Saved' jpeg image in Playback mode

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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.

TV Systems

  • CCIR = Australian / European Monochrome TV System

  • PAL = Australian / European Colour TV System

  • EIA = USA / Japan Monochrome TV System

  • NTSC = USA / Japan Color TV System

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