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Sony NSR-S20 8-Channel Network Surveillance Recorder

B&H # SONSRS20Q Mfr # NSR-S20
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Product Highlights
  • Supports up to 8 Network Cameras
  • Records @ 30 fps Per Camera
  • Uses H.264/MPEG-4/JPEG Compression
  • Records 1080p/720p HD Videos
  • Plug-n-Play Operation
  • Ready-to-Use in a Few Simple Steps
  • Instant Monitoring of Configured Cameras
  • Remote Access to Live Video
  • Multiple Language Support
  • Compact Design

The Sony NSR-S20 8-Channel Network Surveillance Recorder is a reliable storage solution for network-based IP cameras and encoders. It allows you to record real-time video from up to 8 Sony SD and 1080p/720p HD network cameras at a frame rate of 30 fps per camera. The recorded video is compressed using H.264, MPEG-4, or JPEG compression formats at 4 Mbps for an efficient storage option that is compatible with your other equipment.

This NVR automatically detects and starts recording off the incoming video feed, thus sparing you the trouble of configuring IP addresses and other settings of your IP cameras. Furthermore, the recorded video feeds are displayed immediately in up to 4 split screens. This compact NVR is not only extremely easy to install and configure, but also simple to operate with its intuitive interface. Simply installing the dedicated Web client software allows remote viewing of live and recorded feed, adding to your convenience.

8-Channel Network Video Capture
  • Grow your system's connection capability
  • Connects to up to 8 Sony SD and 1080p/720p HD network cameras
HD Recording with High Stability
  • Get the storage that you need
  • Records 1080p/720p HD videos, reproducing extremely clear and detailed images to provide crucial visual information
  • Records high-quality images with a maximum frame rate of 30 fps per camera
Widely Compatible
  • Choose the equipment that is right for your requirements
  • Can be used with a wide range of Sony network cameras and encoders
  • Supports H.264, MPEG-4, and JPEG for high-quality recording and maximum compatibility with other equipment
  • No need for complex setup procedures
  • Starts recording as soon as it detects a camera on the local area network
Web Client
  • Provides remote access to live video
  • Requires a dedicated web client software to be installed on the PC
Additional Features
  • Comes with an infrared remote controller for easy operation
  • Supports a variety of languages, including English, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, German, and simplified Chinese
  • Easy to install even in space-constrained areas
Video / Recording
Number of Cameras Supported 8x
Video Compression IP cameras: H.264, MPEG-4, JPEG
Recording Frame Rate Total at H.264, Full HD, 4 Mbps: 120 fps
Total at H.264, VGA, 4 Mbps: 240 fps
1920 x 1080: Maximum 15 fps per camera
1280 x 720: Maximum 15 fps per camera
640 x 480: Maximum 30 fps per camera
Hard Disk Drives Interface: Serial ATA
Expansion Storage e-SATA storage (maximum 4 TB)
Video Output
Monitor Out 1x analog RGB (D-sub 15-pin)
Monitor Out Display Resolution 1024 x 768
Display Frame Rate Live: 640 x 480/368 (maximum 30 fps per camera)
Playback at single screen: 1920 x 1080 (maximum 15 fps), 1280 x 720 (maximum 15 fps), 640 x 480 (maximum 30 fps)
Playback at 2x2 screen: 1920 x 1080 (1 fps per camera, 1,280 x 720 (1 fps per camera), 640 x 480 (more than 1 fps per camera)
Audio Out 1x terminal connecter
Sensor Input 4x terminal connecter (compatible with 5 to 6 VDC devices, photo coupler input, insulated from main unit)
Alarm Out 1x terminal connecter (maximum 30 VDC, 125 VAC, 1 A, mechanical relay output, insulated from main unit)
Ethernet 1000Base-T / 100Base-TX / 10Base-T x 2
USB 1 x USB 2.0 (front) / 2x USB 2.0 (rear)
Power Requirements 12 VDC (AC adapter: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz)
Power Consumption Approximately 36 W
Operating Temperature 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Operating Humidity 20 to 80% (maximum wet-bulb temperature: 86°F (30°C), no condensation)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 9.75 x 2.12 x 6.37" (245 x 53 x 160 mm) 1
Please Note:

Excluding protrusions

Weight 1.75 lb (0.8 kg) approximately
Sony NSR-S20 8-Channel Network Surveillance Recorder
  • AC Adapter
  • IR Remote Controller
  • Installation Manual
  • Warranty Booklet
  • CD-ROM (First Step Guide, User's Guide)
  • Cable Clamp
  • SATA cable
  • SATA Power Cable
  • 4 x Screws
  • 1-Year Warranty
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