QNAP VS-2108L VioStor 8-Channel, 2-Bay NVR

QNAP VS-2108L VioStor 8-Channel, 2-Bay NVR

QNAP VS-2108L VioStor 8-Channel, 2-Bay NVR

B&H # QNVS2108LUS MFR # VS-2108L-US
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Product Highlights

  • Supports up to Eight IP Cameras
  • 2-Bays, Up to 4TB HDD Each
  • Scheduled, Motion, Alarm, Recording Mode
  • 3.5" SATA I/II Hard Drives Required
  • Smart and Edge Recording Options
  • Multiple Users and Access Levels
  • Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA)
  • Uploadable E-Map
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QNAP VS-2108L overview

  • 1Description

The VS-2108L VioStor 8-Channel, 2-Bay NVR from Qnap is equipped to support up to eight IP cameras, and to provide you with up to 8TB of storage on two 3.5" internal SATA drives. The VioStor does not ship with drives, so you can tailor your capacity to your needs. Setting up the NVR is simple using an IP switch. Connect up to eight IP cameras to the switch, plug the switch into your router and the NVR, and you're ready to start recording. This is a full pentaplex operational system that allows you to simultaneously live-view, playback, backup, remotely access, and perform administrative tasks without having to stop recording.

It comes with an eight surveillance software license to be installed after you've installed your drives, this supports up to eight cameras. The software features multiple recording modes including continuous, scheduled, motion-detection, and alarm modes. Recording modes can be set per-channel to further tailor the system to your needs. The VioStor also supports Smart recording to help optimize your memory. This system records at a medium or low resolution, quality, and frame and bit rates, until an alarm or event happens, then it will automatically switch to high-resolution and quality to capture detailed footage when it's most critical. Edge recording takes advantage of IP cameras with local memory storage. If the connection is lost to the camera, the NVR will scan the camera's local memory when the connection is restored, and download the missing footage.

Multiple users with individual passwords can be granted access ranging from live-view only up to full administrative permission. Use preset profiles, or grant/restrict access to specific functions for each user. To aid in file searches of recorded video, the VioStor can use the Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA) system to automatically detect when something has changed in the camera's field of view. It can find motion-detection, when new objects appear, when objects are removed, or when the camera goes out of focus or is blocked. This enables quicker searches for specific types of events, instead of scanning through hours of files. You can also upload an E-Map, and map out where cameras are located and what type of cameras they are. When configured, simply click on the camera icon and the camera menu will pop-up to change and update settings including recording mode, and image quality.

  • Eight channels
  • Two 3.5" SATA ports supporting up to 4TB drives each
  • Up to H.264 compression, depending on camera capability
  • Up to 30 fps recording and display per channel
  • Automatic camera detection for cameras connected to the local network
  • Per-channel multi-stream capability for recording and live-view in different resolutions
  • Full pentaplex operation: live-view, playback, backup, change/adjust settings, and remotely access the system without having to stop recording
Recording Modes
  • Supports real-time digital watermarking for all channels
  • Continuous: Captures everything, but fills hard drive fast
  • Schedule: Recording starts and stops at set times and days
  • Manual: Manually begin and end recording
  • Alarm recording by multiple events
  • Smart recording, depending on the camera capabilities
  • Manual recording, and changes to the recording schedule can be password protected
  • Pre/post recording intervals up to 5 minutes
  • Audio recording supported if the camera is equipped with or connected to a microphone
  • Smart recording: Records at low-quality for regular recording, but switches to high-quality when an alarm event happens for detailed video capture. Select Sony, Axis, and Vivotek camera models support this function
  • Edge recording: Available if the camera has a local memory option, like a memory card. If the connection to the NVR is lost, when the connection is restored, the NVR will search the memory card and capture the missing footage
Remote Access
  • The native software is compatible with Windows and Mac OS
  • Access NVR through most browsers including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Firefox
  • Connect to NVR through remote app for Android, iOS, and Windows devices
  • Access to the NVR, including live-view, playback, controls, and settings are done exclusively via browsers or the mobile app
  • Two-way communication is supported if the camera selected is equipped with, or connected two, a microphone and speaker
  • Automatic SMS text and email alerts when selectable events or alarms occur
  • Still-image attachments can be sent with email alerts
User Access Security
  • Password protection to manually stop recording, system reboot or shutdown
  • Alerts if unauthorized users attempt an action
  • Selectable permissions per-channel or per-function
  • Administrator: Can access system administration, monitoring, and playback
  • System manager: Can create and delete other system manager and general user accounts, and assign monitoring, playback, and administration rights to them
  • User: Only has the permission to monitor and video playback. They have no administration authority
Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA)
  • Advanced functions of the software to actively notice changes in the camera's field of view
  • Use during playback to quickly find when something has happened
  • Motion detection: Detects movement of objects
  • Foreign object: Detects when new objects appear
  • Missing object: Detects when objects are no longer in the frame
  • Out of focus: Detects when the camera is out of focus
  • Camera obstruction: Detects if the camera view has become obstructed
S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring
  • S.M.A.R.T.: Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology
  • A system designed to detect potential hard drive failures before they occur
  • When a failure is anticipated, the user is notified and you may choose to backup and replace the drive before an unexpected outage happens and files are lost
Local and Remote Backup
  • One USB 2.0 and two USB 3.0 ports to connect external backup devices
  • Configure saving pathway for automatic backup
  • Save to remote location while remotely accessing NVR
  • Upload a map of the building or property, and mark where the cameras are located
  • Users can use this map to select cameras, choose recording modes, and view event logs
  • See alarm and events displayed on the e-map
PTZ Control
  • Control PTZ cameras from your computer or smart phone
  • Virtual joystick displays on the screen when a PTZ camera is selected
UPC: 885022004744
In the Box
QNAP VS-2108L VioStor 8-Channel, 2-Bay NVR
  • Power Cord and Adapter
  • Ethernet Cable
  • 2 x SATA Cables
  • Screw Packet
  • Software CD
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    QNAP VS-2108L specs

    Number of Supported Cameras 8 (maximum of 8)
    Compatible Cameras ONVIF compliant, and optimum compatibility with Sony, Axis, and Vivtek IP cameras
    Pentaplex Operation Full
    Compression up to H.264
    Frame Rate Up to 30 fps, per channel
    Resolution Recording: Dependent on camera capability
    Display: Dependent on Internet connection and available bandwidth
    Storage 2 x 3.5" SATA ports support up to 4 TB drives per port
    Hard drives not included
    Display Modes 1, 4, 9, Sequential
    Audio Support None
    USB 1 x USB 2.0, front panel
    2 x USB 3.0, rear panel
    Network Interface 1 x Ethernet 10/100/1000 port
    Protocols Supported HTTP, HTTPS, TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, Static IP, DNS, DDNS, FTP, NTP, UPnP
    System Requirements Windows: Vista, 7, 8 or Mac OS X: 10.7.x, 10.8.x
    Dual core CPU, 2.4 GHz or above
    2 GB or more, available memory
    Power Requirements 100 - 240 VAC, 60 W, power adapter
    Power Consumption 13 W, with 2 x 500GB HDD installed
    Environmental Temperature: 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Humidity: 5 to 95%, non-condensing
    Dimensions 8.6 x 6.5 x 3.4" (21.8 x 16.6 x 8.5 cm)
    Weight 32.1 oz (910 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.3 x 10.9 x 8.3"

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