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QNAP VS-8132U-RP-PRO-US 32-Channel Pro VioStor NVR

QNAP VS-8132U-RP-PRO-US 32-Channel Pro VioStor NVR

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Product Highlights

  • Rack Mountable (2U)
  • 8 HDD Bays (24 TB Maximum)
  • H.264 / MxPEG / MPEG-4 / M-JPEG Support
  • Powered by Intel Core i3 CPU
  • Intelligent Video Analytics
  • Multi-Server Monitoring
  • File Security by Digital Watermark
  • Preset Position Control & Auto Cruising
  • Advanced RAID 1 with Hot-Swap Design
  • Easy Configuration & Management
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The Qnap VS-8132U-RP-PRO-US 32-Channel Pro VioStor NVR is an all-in-one 8-bay network surveillance server that supports network-based recording of IP cameras, video recording, playback, and remote data access. This NVR lets you record in H.264, MPEG-4, MxPEG, and M-JPEG formats from up to 32 IP cameras from various manufacturers.

The NVR's Linux-based OS and powerful Intel dual-core processor ensure that you get reliable performance even when recording from multiple megapixel cameras simultaneously. When used with multiple Qnap servers, the VioStor NVR allows monitoring of up to 128 IP cameras. In addition to offering diversified display modes, this NVR supports various recording features such as scheduled recording, alarm recording, and alarm recording schedule. The NVR also lets you search videos data by date, time, timeline, and event.

Equipped with 8 HDD bays with a maximum storage capacity of 24 TB, the VS-8124U-RP Pro VioStor NVR meets the growing demand for storing videos and photos in high-definition. Advanced RAID technology with a hot-swap design ensures uninterrupted system operation and minimizes the chance of video loss due to hard drive failure.


High-quality H.264, MPEG-4, M-JPEG, and MxPEG recording
All-in-One Recording Functions
Continuous, manual, schedule recording, alarm recording (by multiple events), and alarm recording schedule, pre-alarm and post-alarm recording, and audio recording
Megapixel Recording
Supports up to 10 MP recording from various IP cameras
Generic IP Cameras Support
Allows you to enter the JPEG CGI command of IP cameras via the interface to receive the video and audio streaming data from the IP cameras
Real-Time Digital Watermarking
Protects videos and snapshots from unauthorized access
Watermark proof utility to verify whether or not videos and snapshots are original

PC-Less Network Surveillance by HD Local Display via VGA Connector

Diversified Modes for Local Monitoring
1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, or 12-channel display mode and also supports sequential display mode
Local Monitoring Enhancement
Full screen display, event notification, PTZ control, digital zoom
High-Resolution Local Display
Connect an HDMI or a VGA monitor or TV and for monitoring in full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution
Convenient Control of PTZ and Speed Dome Cameras
Allows adjustment of the PTZ cameras directly and lets you view the preset positions of the IP cameras on the local display interface
Digital Zoom
Allows you to zoom the video image in and out for flexible monitoring and playback
On-Screen Event Alert
Instantly displays the alert icon on the local monitoring page in case of an event occurrence
Video Search
Provides convenient video search by date and time on the local playback interface
Quick System Setup
Can be set up in few simple steps on a local display interface

Network Surveillance by Web-Based Interface

Multi-Server Monitoring
Connect to one VioStor NVR and monitor up to 128 channels from other VioStor NVR servers over LAN or WAN by an IE browser
Diversified Remote Monitoring Modes
1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 16, 20, 25, 36, or 42-channel and sequential display mode also supports Picture-in-Picture and multi-display modes
Preset Position Control
Different preset positions of the camera can be viewed, using the number buttons on the monitor page
Auto Cruising
PTZ cameras can be configured to cruise according to the preset positions and the staying time set for each preset position
Dynamic E-Map
Allows you to upload digital maps and indicate the locations of the IP cameras of a monitoring location or region

Remote Video Playback

Multi-View Playback
Divides a video into multiple sessions equally for playback in a multi-view window as well as enables you play videos of multiple IP cameras in the multi-view window simultaneously
Advanced Video Search
Easy data search by date, time, timeline, event, and intelligent video analytics (IVA) such as motion detection, missing object, foreign object, out of focus, camera occlusion, etc.
Event Management
  • Events include motion detection, alarm input, connection failure, recording failure, and user-defined event
  • Triggered actions include video recording, e-mail alert, SMS alert, buzzer, PTZ camera control, alarm output, and user-defined action
  • Real-time SMS and e-mail alert in case of system error or emergent events, SMS, and alert e-mails are sent to the administrator immediately
  • Pre-alarm and post-alarm recording

Convenient Backup Solution

Scheduled Remote Replication
Enables you to copy the recording data of the local VioStor to a remote Qnap Network Attached Storage on the local network
One-Touch Auto Video Backup
One-touch audio video button configuration on the front of the NVR to copy the data from the NVR to an external storage device

Security Control

Authority Management
You can create different user groups i.e. administrator, system manager, and user and also assign different rights for monitoring, playback, PTZ control, and audio monitoring
Auto Log off
Allows you to set a timeout period to log off the users
Host Access Control
Specify the host or IP connections to allow or deny access to the NVR
On-Line User List
Allows you to view the record of users currently logged on and those that had previously logged on to the NVR
Detailed Event Logs
Offers detailed event logs of system warning, hard disk error, network disconnection, UPS status, users' networking services and recordings access record

High Reliability and Smart Features

Advanced RAID with Hot-Swap Design
Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 5+ hot spare, 6+ hot spare, single, and JBOD disk configurations, and its hot-swap design allows a failed drive of a disk volume, RAID 1 or above, to be replaced by hot swapping without turning off the NVR
Online RAID Capacity Expansion
Can be expanded by replacing the hard drives with larger ones. All the data will be kept and seamlessly moved to the newly installed hard drives without turning off the NVR during the process
Online RAID Level Migration
Upgrade the disk configuration to higher RAID level with the data retained without turning off the NVR
S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology)
Helps the administrator monitor the hard disk drives status
HDD Health Scanning (HHS)
Allows disk checking and bad blocks scanning
Intelligent Automatic System Startup
System turns on automatically when power resumes after a power outage
UPS Support for 24/7 Service
Supports APC, CyberPower, MGE, and YEC UPS devices to provide continuous services 24/7 against unexpected power outage
DOM Architecture with Embedded Fail-Safe Dual OS
All the applications are embedded on the DOM. Since the NVR allows the system to boot without accessing the physical disk sectors, system startup is not interrupted due to any bad block sectors or file errors on the hard drives; two operating systems offer alternative system booting options upon every system startup - if one fails, the other will be used to boot up instead and the failed OS is recoverable from the other healthy OS

Network Services

LAN ports of the VioStor NVR can be configured in failover mode, which allows the NVR to sustain the failure of one network interface and provide continuous services
Load Balancing
LAN ports of the VioStor NVR can be configured in load balancing mode for bandwidth aggregation to boost file transfer speeds; works with managed Ethernet switch with 802.3ad configured
Multi-IP Settings
2 IP settings can be configured on the NVR to allow network access from 2 different subnets
Built-In DDNS Service
A unique domain name can be registered from a DDNS service provider and assigned to the NVR
Built-In NTP Server
Allows the connected IP cameras to synchronize their date and time settings with the NVR
Convenient Data Access
You can access the recording data on the NVR through the Network Neighborhood (SMB/ CIFS), Web File Management (HTTP), or FTP server

Easy Configuration and Management

Simple System Setup
Can be set up in 6 simple steps by the local display or web-based interface (Internet Explorer)
Web-Based User Interface
All system configurations, monitoring, and playback features of the NVR can be managed by the web-based interface
Smart Search of IP Cameras
Intelligent software utility finder for quick IP cameras search and system settings on the local network

Hardware Design

Intel Core i3 CPU and DDRIII Memory
Powered by Intel Core i3 CPU and DDRIII memory, the NVR delivers superior performance for surveillance applications
Redundant Power Supply
Equipped with 2 power supply units, each of which is capable of supplying the power for the entire VioStor NVR independently
Linux-Embedded System
For more power-saving and less vulnerable to virus attacks as compared to a PC-based surveillance solution
Touch-N-Go PC-Less Installation
Complete the first-time system installation, including hard disk initialization and RAID configuration, of the NVR via the LCD panel without using any PC
Huge Storage Capacity for Long-Term Recording
Supports up to 24 TB of physical storage capacity (3 TB hard drive x 8) for recording a large amount of video data
Software Specification
Channel Support Up to 32
Recording Mode Continuous/ manual/ schedule recording
Alarm recording/ multiple alarm recording schedules
Buffer Storage for Alarm Images Pre-recording: Up to 5 minutes
Post-recording: Up to 5 minutes
Recording Performance Up to 30 fps at D1 or VGA for each channel 1
Please Note:

Real performance may vary in different environment

Megapixel Recording Supports megapixel cameras (up to 10-megapixel)
Network Throughput 360 Mbps
File Format AVI (QNAP codec is required for playback)
Recording Enhancements Real-time digital watermarking, auto snapshot
Playback Control Play, pause, stop, reverse play, next/ previous video file, different speed control
Export Convert multiple recording files to an external USB device instantly
System Administration Quick configuration, administration password, network settings, time settings, disk volume configuration, camera settings
Video Setting Resolution, quality, frame rate
Multi-server Monitoring Up to 128-channel monitoring from multiple VioStor NVR servers
Playback Control Max 16-view playback from multiple NVR servers simultaneously
Display Mode Single playback view, 4 playback views, 9 playback views, 16 playback views
Playback Format Full screen display, video snapshot, digital zoom, digital watermarking
Download Download recordings via the web
Operating System Linux-embedded system
Disk Management Single disk, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5+ hot spare, RAID 6, RAID 6+ hot spare, and JBOD/Linear
Online RAID capacity expansion, online RAID level migration
HDD S.M.A.R.T., bad blocks scan
Support HTTP, TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, Static IP, DNS, DDNS, FTP, NTP, UPnP, failover, load-balancing, multi-IP setting
Dual Gigabit LAN Failover/load-balancing/multi-IP setting
Services Web file manager, FTP, SMB/CIFS
Language Support Czech/Danish/Dutch/English/French/Finnish/German/Hungarian/Italian/Japanese/Korean/Norwegian/Polish/Portuguese/Russian/Spanish/Swedish/Simplified Chinese/Traditional Chinese/Turkish
Client PC Requirement
CPU M-JPEG format (up to 24 channels): Quad core CPU 2.33 GHz or above
MPEG-4/ H.264/ MxPEG format (up to 24 channels): Core i7 CPU 2.8GHz or above
Memory 2 GB or above
Operating System Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7
Web Browser Internet Explorer 6.0 or above
Network Interface 10/100/1000 Mbps
Display Resolution 1024 x 768 pixels or above
Utility Software QNAP Finder: Discovery and quick setup of the VioStor NVR
VioStor Player: Play the recording files on your Windows computer easily
Watermark Proof: Check if the exported videos and snapshots were modified
VMobile: Monitor the network cameras on the VioStor NVR using an Android phone, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Windows PDA phone
Hardware Specification
Processor Processor Dual Core Intel Core i3-2120 Processor 3.3 GHz
HDD 8 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive or 2.5-inch SATA, SSD hard drive
HDD Tray 8 x hot-swappable and lockable tray
LAN Port 2 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
LED Indicators 10 GbE(reserved), Status, LAN, eSATA(reserved), hard drives
USB 2 x USB 3.0 port (rear)
4 x USB 2.0 port (rear)
Support USB pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc.
Buttons System: Power button, reset button
LCD Panel Mono-LCD display with backlight
Enter button, select button for configuration
Supply Type System warning
Form Factor 2U, Rackmount
Operation Temperature 32 to 104° F (0 to 40° C)
Humidity: 0 to 90% R.H.
Power Supply Input: 100-240 VAC
47-63 Hz, Output: 300W
Power Consumption 130W Write/Read (with 8 x 1TB HDD installed)
Expansion Slot 2 (reserved for network and storage expansion)
Video Output 1 x VGA
Fan 3 x 6 cm smart cooling fan
Certifications CE, FCC, VCCI, BSMI, LVD
Dimensions (H x W x D) 3.46 x 17.28 x 20.47" (88 x 439 x 520 mm)
Weight Net weight: 27.61 lb (12.52 kg)
QNAP VS-8132U-RP-PRO-US 32-Channel Pro VioStor NVR
  • CD-ROM
  • 2 x Ethernet Cable
  • 2 x Power Cord
  • 32 x Flat Head Screw (for 3.5" HDD)
  • 32 x Flat Head Screw (for 2.5" HDD)
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 2U Rail Kit: SP-X79U-RAIL-KIT
  • 1-Year Warranty
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