Bosch 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder (500 GB)

Bosch 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder (500 GB)

Bosch 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder (500 GB)

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Bosch 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder (500 GB)

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Product Highlights

  • Simultaneously View, Record & Playback
  • Up to 4CIF Resolution
  • Digital Zoom of up to 2x
  • H.264 Compression
  • Simultaneous 4 Camera Control
  • Built-in Web Server
  • Multi-screen Viewing
  • Supports VGA Monitors
  • Control Center Software
  • 4 Alarm Inputs
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  • 1Description
The Bosch 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder (500 GB) is a fully integrated, stand-alone video and audio recording system that is ready to be used right out of the box. Equipped with a built-in web server, the digital recorder allows browser-based video management via the included Control Center Software. It supports real-time viewing, recording, and playback in up to 4CIF resolution, and can control up to 4 cameras simultaneously. It supports SVGA resolution for live viewing with a digital zoom of up to 2x.

The 4-channel DVR enables viewing and recording of camera footage without the need for any additional software. Multiple video and audio signal recording along with live multi-screen viewing and simultaneous playback is provided via its 4-channel, real-time H.264 recording and dual streaming capabilities. H.264 compression enables high-quality video recording without compromising on network resources. Storage is provided with a single SATA hard drive.

The 4-channel DVR also comes with extensive alarm handling functions and telemetry control. One of the alarm functions includes motion detection in user-defined areas of the image on any camera input.

Easy-to-use Recording Solution

Stand-alone DVR that is ready to be used straight out of the box
Real-time viewing, recording, and playback in up to 4CIF resolution
No additional software required for recording or viewing

High-Resolution Recording

Records videos at CIF, 2CIF, and 4CIF resolutions
Supports SVGA video standard with PAL / NTSC auto-detection
Automatic gain adjustment for each video input
Up to 2x digital zoom
H.264 compression helps deliver high-quality imagery at low data rates

Camera Control

Simultaneously controls up to 4 cameras
RS232/RS485 used for camera controls
Compatible with Bosch cameras as well as those from other manufacturers
Offers simultaneous composite and VGA video outputs


Up to 500 GB of storage capacity
Storage is provided via a single SATA hard drive

Stand-alone Video Solution

Allows for browser-based video management via the included Control Center Software, which includes remote viewing, playback, control and configuration
In the Box
Bosch 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder (500 GB)
  • 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Rated Voltage and Power External power adapter AC input - 110 – 240 VAC; 50/60 Hz; 1.8 A
    External power adapter DC output - 12 VDC; 3 A
    DVR Power input - 12 VDC; 3.5 A
    Video Standard SVGA
    PAL / NTSC auto-detect
    Live Resolution SVGA: 800 x 600, 1024 x 768 or 1280 x 1024
    PAL: 720 x 576, NTSC: 720 x 484
    Digital Zoom 2x
    AGC (Automatic Gain Control) Automatic gain adjustment for each video input
    Compression H.264
    Inputs Composite video 1 Vpp, 75 ohm, automatic termination
    Outputs Monitor A: VGA RGB
    Monitor B: 1 Vpp, 75 ohm, sync. 0.3 V ±10%
    Input Mono RCA, 1.0 Vpp
    Output Mono RCA, 1.0 Vpp
    Compression ADPCM
    Sample Rate 16 kHz per channel
    Bit Rate 8-bit
    Alarm Handling
    Inputs 4/8 Inputs configurable NO/NC, max input voltage - 15 VDC
    Outputs 1 Relay output, configurable NO/NC, max. rated 30 VAC, 30 VDC 0.5 A continuous
    Control RS232 - Output signals according to EIA/TIA‑232‑F, max. input voltage ±25 V
    RS232 - Support Bosch domes via RS232/Bi-phase converter
    RS485 - Output signals according to RS485, max. signal voltage -8 to +12 V
    RS485 - Support Bosch domes, and Pelco P and D 
    Video Inputs 4/8 BNC
    Monitor 1 VGA d-SUB, 1 BNC
    Alarm Connectors Screw terminal inputs, cable diameter AWG26‑16 (0.13 - 1.5 mm)
    Audio Inputs 1 RCA (CINCH)
    Audio Output 1 RCA (CINCH)
    Ethernet RJ45, 10/100 BaseT according to IEEE802.3
    RS-232 DB9 Male
    RS-485 Screw terminal output, cable diameter AWG28‑16 (0.08 - 1.5 mm)
    USB Type A Connector
    USB 2.0 on front and rear for mouse or USB memory device
    Storage Hard Disk - 1 SATA hard drive
    Video Recording
    Record Rate (IPS) NTSC - Max. 30 IPS per channel, configurable: 30, 15, 7.5, 5, 3, 1
    PAL Max. 25 IPS per channel, configurable: 25, 12.5, 6.25, 5, 2.5, 1
    Recording Quality - Best, High, Normal, Low, Lowest 
    Average Recording Capacity CIF, Normal, 25/30 IPS - PAL: 550 Hours, NTSC: 685 Hours
    CIF, Normal, 6.25/7.5 IPS - PAL: 1400 Hours, NTSC: 1700 Hours
    2CIF, Normal,12.5/15 IPS - PAL: 460 Hours, NTSC: 575 Hours
    4CIF, Normal, 6.25/7.5 IPS - PAL: 370 Hours, NTSC: 460 Hours
    Maximum recording rates
    Local Stream 8 channels 4CIF PAL : 6.25 IPS, NTSC: 7.5 IPS
    2CIF PAL : 12.5 IPS, NTSC: 15 IPS
    CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    Local Stream 4 channels 4CIF PAL : 12.5 IPS, NTSC: 15 IPS
    2CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    Local Stream 2 channels 4CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    2CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    Local Stream 1 channel 4CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    2CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    CIF PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC: 30 IPS
    Remote (network) Stream 4 channels CIF - PAL : 12.5 IPS, NTSC : 15 IPS
    Remote (network) Stream 2 channels CIF - PAL : 25 IPS, NTSC : 30 IPS
    Display Modes Monitor A : Full, quad (live and playback), Full sequence, alarm call-up (live)
    Monitor B : Full, full sequence, alarm call-up (live)
    Recording Modes Normal - Continuous recording (with or without overwriting)
    Event - Input and motion recording (with or without overwriting)
    Certifications CE (Europe)
    Standards CC Part 15, Subpart B, Class B
    EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
    Immunity : EN50130-4
    Emission : EN55022 Class B
    Harmonics : EN61000-3-2
    Voltage fluctuations: EN61000-3-3
    CE, EN60950-1
    CAN/CSA—C22.2 no. 60950-1
    Recommended PC req. for Web support Operating system : Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7
    Web browser : Internet Explorer 7 or 8
    Processor : Intel Core Duo 2.0 GHz or comparable
    RAM memory : 2048 MB
    Free disk space : 10 MB
    Graphics card : NVIDIA GeForce 8600 or better
    Video memory : 256 MB
    Network interface : 10/100-BaseT
    Temperature Operating : +32 to +104° F (+0 to +40° C)
    Storage : -40 to +158° F (-40 to +70° C)
    Humidity Operating : <93% non-condensing
    Storage : <95% non-condensing
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 8.86 x 12.8 x 2.4" (225 x 325 x 60 mm)
    Weight 6.61 lb (3 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.5 x 13.5 x 7.0"

    Bosch 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder (500 GB) Review

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