Speco Technologies D8CS 8-Channel DVR with Digital Deterrent (500GB)

Speco Technologies D8CS 8-Channel DVR with Digital Deterrent (500GB)

Speco Technologies D8CS 8-Channel DVR with Digital Deterrent (500GB)

Speco Technologies D8CS 8-Channel DVR with Digital Deterrent (500GB)

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Product Highlights

  • Records at CIF Resolution at 240 fps
  • Manages up to 8 Cameras
  • H.264 Compression Technology
  • Multiple Record Modes
  • Plug-n-Play Operation
  • Ready-to-Use in a Few Simple Steps
  • Multiple Search Engines
  • Self-Monitoring with Email Alerts
  • Multi-Language Support
  • Remote Viewing on Smartphones
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  • 1Description
The 500GB D8CS 8-Channel DVR with Digital Deterrent from Speco Technologies is a reliable Linux-based unit that meets the growing needs of demanding mission critical applications. It allows you to record real-time CIF resolution videos from up to 8 cameras at 240 fps for high-quality imagery. Save on storage space with H.264 compression technology in this DVR, which also minimizes bandwidth requirements for operations. In addition, it allows you to record audio from up to 4 channels while providing a single channel audio playback.

The 8-channel DVR ensures smooth and efficient operation even while simultaneously dealing with live viewing, recording, playback viewing, and remote access functions. Multiple record modes like time-lapse, pre-event, alarm, motion, text-in, and panic allow you to easily configure your security system to record based on your requirements. Furthermore, an EZ setup wizard helps you through a step-by-step process of configuring your DVR for use. This compact DVR is not only extremely easy to install and configure but also simple to operate with its intuitive GUI.

Connecting to a network via the Ethernet port, the DVR is capable of achieving transmission rates of up to 120 CIF. The central management system software allows you to remotely manage, monitor, record, and change system setting as well as control multiple DVRs on a single PC. You can also quickly configure the recording schedules, resolutions, and recording type via EZ record. This DVR automatically detects and starts recording from the incoming video feed, thus sparing you the trouble of configuring the settings of your attached cameras. Additionally, built-in PTZ camera protocols allow easy control over your camera network. Adding to your convenience are features such as advanced motion detection, 2-way audio communication, etc.

Password protection adds a layer of security preventing access to unauthorized users. It also features a covert camera operation that provides enhanced security and administrator control over the DVR. S.M.A.R.T. protocol in the D8CS DVR makes it capable of self-monitoring and sending alerts to first responders in case of a critical event such as a hard drive failure or low disk space. You can quickly search through the entire database for a specific video clip with multiple search options such as date/time, calendar, record table, event, text-in, and motion. Plus, museum search allows you to select an on-screen object as a search parameter for quickly closing in on the time when the specific object went missing.

You can attach a monitor for supervising and performing administrative tasks via the BNC and VGA video output ports. Remote viewing of live video feeds is also possible via a compatible Web browser. You can even monitor your premises when you’re away via your iPhone or BlackBerry smartphones with free downloadable applications. The built-in USB port allows you to quickly backup video clips or even upgrade the system. You can control the DVR via the supplied IR remote, a mouse (not included), or front panel controls.
8-Channel Storage
  • Embedded Linux operating system for secure and reliable operation
  • Digital Deterrent technology for early detection of events and sending alerts via instant text messages or email notifications
  • Allows you to react immediately and view events in real-time
  • Record real-time CIF resolution videos at 240 fps
  • H.264 compression technology for efficient usage of storage space and network resources
  • Supports simultaneous live viewing, recording, playback viewing, and remote access functions
  • 500GB of storage space
  • Multiple record modes like time-lapse, pre-event, alarm, motion, text-in, and panic
  • Up to 30 minutes of pre-alarm recording
  • Up to 15 minutes of post-alarm recording
  • 4-channel audio recording and 1-channel audio playback
  • 2-way audio support for clear communication
Setup & Functionality
  • EZ setup wizard help you setup essentials of the system in a logical and easy-to-understand sequence
  • Simple to operate with an intuitive user interface
  • Multiple language on-screen menus
  • USB port for data transfer onto a USB flash drive
  • Password protection for deterring unauthorized access to video clips and DVR settings
  • Multiple analytics such as museum search and advanced motion detection
  • S.M.A.R.T. protocol allows for full system monitoring
  • Hard drive status monitoring
  • Smart search options for quickly locating a required video clip
  • Digital zoom in live mode and playback
  • Per channel built-in PTZ camera protocol including Pelco D
  • Playback while watching real-time live feeds from cameras on the same monitor
Plug & Play
  • No need for complex setup procedures
  • Starts to record as soon as it detects a camera
Network Functionality & Access
  • Provides remote access to live video via a compatible browser
  • Free Speco DDNS service for use with dynamic IP addresses to create a single-server and multi-client system
  • Provide access for up to 10 concurrent users
  • Free Central Management System (Speco Central) software allows viewing of multiple DVRs on a PC
  • Allows you to configure the recording frame rate and picture quality per channel over the network via EZ record
  • Auto Port Forwarding (uPnP) and SSL encryption for secure network connection
  • Time synchronization using industry standard protocol
  • POS/ATM support with text overlay and searchable database
  • Supports static IP, DHCP, PPPoE, and DDNS protocols
Additional Features
  • Compatible with both MAC and PC systems with an included software
  • IR remote control for controlling the DVR from a distance
  • Remote upgrade of the software via the network or a USB flash drive
  • SNS communication alerts via Twitter allowing you to react immediately
Monitoring Applications
  • Speco Central - Remote software providing live / playback of 64 cameras, event monitoring, local recording, E-map, and device management
  • Speco Remote - Web-based remote monitoring software that can be downloaded from web browsers in ActiveX format
  • Speco Player - Self-executable video player containing non-alterable recorded data from the DVR
  • Speco Mobile - remote monitoring software running on mobile devices like Android and Blackberry
  • Remote monitoring software for iPhone, iPad, and iTouch
In the Box
Speco Technologies D8CS 8-Channel DVR with Digital Deterrent (500GB)
  • IR Remote Control
  • UL Listed Power Supply
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Input / Output
    Video Inputs 8
    Video Outputs 1x BNC, 1x VGA
    Audio Input: 4x RCA
    Output: 1x RCA
    Alarm I/O 8/1 (relay, NO)
    Interface Serial: RS232, RS485
    External: 2x USB 2.0
    User: Front buttons, mouse, IR remote control
    Record & Playback
    Compression H.264
    Recording Rate 240 fps @ CIF/ 120 fps @ 2CIF/ 60 fps @ D1
    Playback Rate 240 CIF
    Display Resolution 720 x 480
    Recording Mode Time-lapse, event, pre-event (up to 30 min), text-in, panic
    Search Modes Date/time, record table, calendar, event, motion, museum, text-in
    Operating System Embedded Linux
    Firmware XDR type (base)
    Storage Maximum 1 HDD
    Data Export USB (HDD, flash drive)
    Connection Ethernet
    Protocols Manual, ADSL, DHCP, DDNS
    Remote Software Configuration Speco Central, Speco Remote (internal, external)
    Transmission Rate 120 CIF maximum
    Operating Temperature 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
    Operating Humidity 0 to 90%
    Power 12 V, 5 A
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 10.4 x 2.0 x 7.4" (26.4 x 5.1 x 18.8 cm)
    Weight 3.75 lb (1.70 kg)

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