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Qnap VS-12156U-RP-PRO-US VioStor Rack Mount NVR (56 Channel)

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Qnap VS-12156U-RP-PRO-US VioStor Rack Mount NVR (56 Channel)

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  • 12-Bay
  • Redundant Power
  • High Definition VGA Local Display

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The Qnap VS-12156U-RP-PRO-US VioStor Rack Mount NVR (56 Channel) is the high-end 2U chassis network surveillance server that supports high quality real-time video / audio monitoring, megapixel recording (up to 10 MP), and playback of videos from multiple IP cameras. It offers maximum 48 TB physical storage (using 4 TB hard drives) with hot-swappable RAID technology for high data redundancy. This NVR (Network Video Recorder) is capable of H.264, MxPEG, MPEG-4, and M-JPEG recording from up to 56 IP cameras. This stand-alone Linux-based NVR can be easily set up in 6 steps using Internet Explorer without the need for extra software or even without a PC via the HD (High Definition) VGA local display.

Real-time monitoring and recording (video / audio) from maximum 56 IP cameras
High-quality H.264, MPEG-4, M-JPEG, and MxPEG recording (depending on the camera models)
Complete recording features
Megapixel recording (up to 10 MP)
PC-less network surveillance by HD VGA local display
Multi-server monitoring (up to 128 channels)
Dual display mode
Dynamic E-map
Video search by date and time, timeline, and event
IVA (Intelligent Video Analytics)
Multi-view playback from multiple NVR servers
Real-time digital watermarking for recording
Advanced event management
Real-time SMS and email alert
VMobile Surveillance App: Remote monitoring of IP cameras by Android phones, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Windows PDA phones
Trouble-free installation
Linux-embedded; highly reliable stand-alone NVR
Advanced RAID with hot-swappable hard drive design
Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
UPS support for 24/7 service
Intelligent automatic power on after power recovery
Compatible with more than 1,500 IP cameras and video servers from popular brands including AXIS, ACTi, A-MTK, Arecont Vision, AVTECH, Brickcom, Canon, Cisco, CNB, DIGITUS, D-Link, EDIMAX, ELMO, EtroVision, GANZ, Hikvision, iPUX, IPX, IQeye, LG, LevelOne, Linksys, Messoa, MOBOTIX, NAKAYO, Panasonic BB/BL/i-Pro, SANYO, SHANY, Sony, Samsung, Sharp, TOA, TOSHIBA, TRENDnet, Videosec, VIOSECURE, VIVOTEK, Y-CAM, and Yokogawa
Processor Quad Core Intel Xeon Processor E3
HDD Capacity: 12 x 3.5" (88.9 mm) SATA 6 Gbps, SATA 3 Gbps hard drive 1
Please Note:

The system is shipped without HDD. For the HDD compatibility list, please visit here

HDD Tray 12x hot-swappable and lockable tray
LAN Port 4x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
Video Output 1x VGA
LED Indicators Status, 10 GbE, LAN, eSATA, hard drives 10 GbE (reserved), eSATA (reserved)
USB 2 x USB 3.0 (back: 2)
4 x USB 2.0 (back: 4) 2
Please Note:

Exporting recording file in playback by USB3.0 ports only.

Buttons System: Power button, reset button
Alarm System warning buzzer
Fan 3 x 2.36" (60 mm) smart cooling fan
Form Factor 2U, rack mountable
Power Supply Input: 100 to 240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz, Output: 600 W
Power Consumption 167 W write / read (with 12 x 2 TB HDD installed)
Operating Temperature 32 to 104˚F (0 to 40˚C)
Operating Humidity 0 to 90% R.H.
Certifications CE, FCC, VCCI, BSMI, C-Tick
Dimensions (HxWxD) 3.46 x 17.28 x 20.47" (88 x 439 x 520 mm)
Weight Net weight: 35.01 lb (15.88 kg)
Gross weight: 56.44 lb (25.60 kg)
Number of Channels for Recording Up to 56
Recording Mode Continuous/manual/ schedule recording
Alarm recording/mltiple alarm recording schedules
Buffer Storage for Alarm Images Pre-recording: Up to 300 sec
Post-recording: Up to 300 sec
Recording Up to 30 fps at H.264, 720P for each channel
(Real performance may vary in different environment)
Megapixel Recording Supports megapixel cameras (up to 10 MP)
Network Throughput 450 Mbps
File Format AVI (QNAP codec is required for playback)
Recording Enhancements Real-time digital watermarking, auto snapshot
Local Display Display Mode: 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10,12, or 16-channel display mode, sequential display mode
Local Monitoring Enhancement: Full screen display, event notification, PTZ control, digital zoom
Local Playback: Single view playback from local NVR server
Search Mode for Local Playback: By date & time
Playback Control: Play, pause, stop, reverse play, next/ previous video file, different speed control
Local Playback Enhancement: Full screen display, digital zoom
Export: Convert multiple recording files to the external USB device instantly
System Administration: Quick configuration, administration password, network settings, time settings, disk volume configuration, camera settings
Remote Monitoring Display Mode: 1, 4, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 16, 20, 25, 36, or 42-channel display, Picture-in-Picture, sequential mode, multi-display mode
Video Compression: H.264/MPEG-4/M-JPEG/MxPEG (depending on the camera models)
Video Setting: Resolution, Quality, Frame Rate
Multi-server Monitoring: Up to 128-channel monitoring from multiple VioStor NVR servers
Monitoring Enhancement: Full screen display, video snapshot, manual recording, event notification, PTZ control, digital zoom
Dynamic E-map: Uploading the digital maps and indicating the locations of the IP cameras and GPI devices of a monitoring location or region
Remote Playback Playback Channel: Max 16-view playback from multiple NVR servers simultaneously
Search Mode: By date & time, timeline, event, and intelligent video analytics (IVA)
Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA): Motion detection, missing object, foreign object, out of focus, and camera occlusion
Playback Mode: Play, pause, stop, reverse play, next/previous frame, next/previous video file, different speed control
Display Mode: Single playback view, 4 playback views, 9 playback views, 16 playback views
Playback Enhancement: Full screen display, video snapshot, digital zoom, digital watermarking
Export: Convert recording files to one AVI file
Download: Download recordings via the web
Advanced Event Management Events: Motion detection, alarm input, connection failure, recording failure, and user-defined event
Actions: Video recording, email alert, SMS alert, buzzer, PTZ camera control, alarm output, and user-defined action
Backup Schedule Remote Replication: Schedule video data backup to a NAS on the local network
Security Authority Management: Different user groups and rights can be assigned to different users
Host Access Control: Specify the connections to be allowed and denied to access the VioStor NVR
Auto Logoff: Automatic user logoff from idling configuration pages
Event Logs: Detailed event logs
On-line Users List: Record of the users currently logged on and previously logged on to the VioStor NVR
Digital Watermarking: Verify whether or not the videos and snapshots are original
Reliability Operation System: Linux-embedded system, free from PC crash and virus attack
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
Network 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 (Suggested system requirement for better video performance)
- M-JPEG format (up to 24 channels): Quad core CPU 2.33GHz or above
- MPEG-4/H.264/MxPEG format (up to 42 channels): Core i7 CPU 2.8GHz or above
Memory: 2 GB or above
Operation System: Microsoft Windows XP/ Vista/ 7
Web Browser: Internet Explorer 6.0 or above
Network Interface: 10/100/1000 Mbps
View Resolution: 1024 x 768 pixels or above 3
Please Note:

For higher surveillance performance, please select more advanced PC models.

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 by the Android phone, Android Tablet, iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Windows phone (6.1 to 6.5)
Qnap VS-12156U-RP-PRO-US VioStor Rack Mount NVR (56 Channel)
  • CD-ROM
  • 4 x Ethernet Cables
  • 2 x Power Cords
  • 48 x Flat Screw Heads (for 3.5" HDD)
  • 48 x Flat Screw Heads (for 2.5" HDD)
  • 48 x Flat Screw Heads
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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