Digital Watchdog 3TB VMAX 960H Flex H.264 Standalone Digital Video Recorder

Digital Watchdog 3TB VMAX 960H Flex H.264 Standalone Digital Video Recorder

Digital Watchdog 3TB VMAX 960H Flex H.264 Standalone Digital Video Recorder

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Digital Watchdog 3TB VMAX 960H Flex H.264 Standalone Digital Video Recorder

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Product Highlights

  • Features Eight Video & Audio Channels
  • Dual SATA II/III Hard Drive Interfaces
  • Internal Storage Capacity of 3TB
  • Record 30 fps Video on Every Channel
  • Supports H.264 Compression & ADPCM Audio
  • Multiple Outputs Including HDMI & VGA
  • Gigabit Ethernet Network Connectivity
  • One-Touch Backup/Playback/Record Control
  • Includes USB Mouse & IR Remote Control
  • App Works with Variety of Mobile Devices
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The Digital Watchdog 3TB VMAX 960H Flex H.264 Standalone Digital Video Recorder uses H.264 video compression to record real-time video at 960H, D1, 2CIF, and CIF resolutions. It features two SATA II/III hard drive interfaces that provide 3TB of internal storage capacity - making this DVR just right for low to mid-size applications. The 8-channel VMAX 960H Flex has a variety of video outputs including HDMI, VGA, and more. There's also a Gigabit Ethernet LAN interface, an RS-232C control terminal, eight audio inputs, eight sensor inputs, two audio outputs, and two sensor outputs.

To ensure maximum user convenience, the standalone DVR comes with a USB mouse and an IR remote control. You can use either of these included accessories to control the intuitive graphic user interface (GUI). There are also front panel control buttons that you can use to navigate the GUI. Digital Watchdog's VMAX 960H Flex works with mobile applications as well. The apps are available for iOS devices like your iPad or iPhone, Android smartphones and tablets, BlackBerry devices (up to Version 8), and Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet models. The DVR's other notable features include free DDNS, one-touch video playback/backup, single channel playback in live display mode, and support for true S.M.A.R.T health checks with e-mail notifications.

Advanced H.264 standalone DVR with dual HDD interfaces that provide 3TB of internal storage capacity
Equipped with eight audio inputs and two audio outputs
Includes Central Management software
Live digital zoom and playback digital zoom
Firmware upgrades via USB flash drives, network upgrades, and FTP remote upgrades
Help menu available on DVR's major functions
Supports import and export configurations between multiple DVRs
Mobile applications available for iOS (iPad/iPhone) mobile devices, Android smartphones/tablets, BlackBerry devices (up to Version 8), and Kindle Fire tablets
Multiple recording schedules supported
Live, playback, recording, backup, and network configuration multiplex options
Supports NTP (network time protocol) and network bandwidth control
One-touch operation for video backup, reverse playback, and emergency recording functions
Remote software platforms work with both Windows and Mac operating systems
DVR features true S.M.A.R.T health check function with e-mail notifications
Simple, free DDNS and scheduled network backup options
This DVR unit features eight sensor inputs and two sensor outputs
Special search options include: go-to search, multi-date and time organization, panoramic, smart search, log viewer search, single channel playback (during live recording), and frame-by-frame searching
The GUI can be controlled with the include USB mouse, the included IR remote control, or the DVR's front panel buttons
Watermark verification provides secure digital signature authentication
Web-based viewer operations and multi-user access supported by live/playback/remote configurations and up to 10 simultaneous connections
Features HDD calculator and auto recording configuration
DVR supports 30 frames per second (fps) on every channel at 960H resolution
E-mail and text event notifications with snapshot
Additional features include a 5x signal intensifier, a dealer's portal, and FaceStamp technology
In the Box
Digital Watchdog 3TB VMAX 960H Flex H.264 Standalone Digital Video Recorder
  • IR Remote Control
  • USB Mouse
  • 12V DC Adapter & Power Cable
  • 4 x Rubber Mounts
  • Ground Screw
  • CD (User Manual & Software)
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    HDD Interface SATA II Hard Disk Drives (HDD) x 2
    SATA III Hard Disk Drives (HDD) x 2
    Storage Capacity 3 TB
    Screen Resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080p
    HD 1280 x 720p
    SXGA 1280 x 1024
    XGA 1024 x 768
    NTSC 720 x 480
    PAL 720 x 576
    Display Frame Rate 30 fps
    Display Resolution 960H, D1, 2CIF, CIF (NTSC/PAL)
    Audio Codec ADPCM
    Display Modes 1, 4, 9, 16, single channel playback, sequence
    Looping Video Outputs Optional (VLOOP accessory sold separately)
    Serial Interface RS-232C jack x 1
    RS-485 jack x 2 (for PTZ camera and controller)
    USB 2.0 ports x 2
    User Interface Control IR remote control (included)
    USB mouse (included)
    Front panel buttons (built-in)
    Operating System Linux embedded
    Video Input BNC(8-channels)
    Video Output HDMI x 1
    Composite x 1
    VGA x 1
    Spot monitor
    Sensor Input Sensor inputs x 8 (8-channel)
    Alarm Outputs Sensor alarm outputs x 2
    Audio Inputs (RCA) RCA audio inputs x 8
    Audio Outputs Audio outputs x 2
    Client Monitoring ACS (Client S/W)
    MAC (Apple S/W)
    Pivot (CMS S/W)
    DW Spectrum (Synergy S/W)
    IP Services Static protocol
    DDNS protocol
    DHCP protocol
    Mobile Apps iOS (iPhone/iPad)
    Android mobile devices
    BlackBerry (up to Version 8)
    Kindle Fire
    Transmission Speed Live NTSC: 480 fps at D1
    Live PAL: 400 fps at D1
    Web Viewer Operations: Live, Playback, Remote configuration, up to 10 simultaneous connections (in Live)
    Platforms: Internet Explorer
    Network Connectivity Ethernet (RJ-45) terminal x 1 (Gigabit 10/100/1000 Mbps)
    Camera Controls Brightness
    Covert Video Live covert channel
    Playback covert channel
    Firmware Upgrade USB drive
    Network upgrade
    FTP remote upgrade
    Playback Functions x1/16
    First data
    Last data
    Frame-by-frmae (panoramic)
    Playback Rate NTSC (8-channel): 240 fps (at all resolutions)
    PAL (8-channel): 200 fps (at all resolutions)
    Playback Resolution Full 960H real-time playback (30 fps at all resolutions)
    Recording Mode Schedule
    Recording configuration per channel
    Recording Rate NTSC (8-channel): 240 fps (at all resolutions)
    PAL (8-channel): 200 fps (at all resolutions)
    Recording Resolution 960H
    Search Modes Date & Time, Record Table, Calendar, Event Preview, Bookmark, Play from Search, System & Event Logs, Panoramic Search, Single Channel Playback in Live
    Compression Type H.264
    Alarm Recording Pre-alarm recording (0 to 15 seconds)
    Digital Zoom Live
    External Storage Devices USB flash drive (external export device)
    USB HDD (external export device)
    DVD-RW (external export device)
    Power Requirements 12 VDC (6.7 A)
    Power Consumption 80 W
    Operating Temperature 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
    Operating Humidity <80% humidity
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 14.3 x 2.6 x 14.0" (362 x 66 x 356 mm)
    Weight 8.4 lb (3.8 kg)

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