Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Universal HD 8-Channel DVR with 4TB HDD

Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Universal HD 8-Channel DVR with 4TB HDD

Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Universal HD 8-Channel DVR with 4TB HDD

Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Universal HD 8-Channel DVR with 4TB HDD

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  • Analog, AHD, and HD-TVI/CVI Compatible
  • Manage and Record from Up to 8 Cameras
  • 1080p at 240 fps Recording
  • 4TB Preinstalled HDD
  • VGA Output
  • Audio Input/Output
  • Up to 10 Simultaneous Connections
  • Pivot Central Management Software
  • Compatible with Apple & Android Devices
  • Mac Compatible Remote ACS Software
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Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 overview

  • 1Description

The VMAX A1 Universal HD 8-Channel DVR from Digital Watchdog offers real-time HD monitoring and recording at up to 240 fps at 1080p resolution. It comes with a preinstalled 4TB HDD to store video and images. This video recorder supports analog 960H, TVI, and Analog High Definition (AHD) signals to provide high quality 1920 x 1080 resolution at H.264 compression over coaxial cable.

The Pivot Central Management Software supports event notifications such as email notifications, text messages, or event logs. The software can support up to 128 channels from different sites, so that all feeds can be viewed simultaneously. Up the Coax Protocol (UTP) allows you to access the camera's On Screen Display (OSD) through its coax connection, eliminating the need for additional hardware. You can access the mobile client software using Apple and Android devices, as well as a Mac computer.

Universal HD DVR records all HD analog formats and all analog at 960H
Real time 30fps recording up to 1080p
Supports up to 3MP HD analog cameras (limited support)
Event camera group recording
Mobile application for iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android smartphones and tablets, and Apple TV
Mac compatible remote ACS software
VMAX 2.0 intuitive graphical user interface (GUI)
Pivot Central Management Software supports up to 128 channels across separate systems
OSD and PTZ control via coax (UTC)
Signal hybrid – detects any camera at any input automatically
TrueHD 4K UHD output
HDD calculation and auto-recording configuration
Event notifications via email, text, and pivot CMS
Advanced H.264 embedded DVR
Multiplex with live, playback, recording, backup, network, and configuration options
240 fps recording at 1080p
Audio input/output
DDNS Service
Web-based client with multi-user access
Help menu on major functions
UPC: 813379016141
In the Box
Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Universal HD 8-Channel DVR with 4TB HDD
  • 12 VDC Adapter Power Cable
  • USB Mouse and Screws
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 specs

    Number of Channels 8
    Video Signals Analog signal up to 960H
    All HD analog
    Live Frame Rate 1 to 30 fps
    Live Resolution HD Analog: 720p, 1080p, and 3 MP (limited support)
    All analog resolutions up to 960H
    Video Output HD output, Spot output, VGA
    Audio 1 x input/output
    Audio Codec PCM
    Alarm Sensor Input 4
    Alarm Out 1
    Operating System Embedded Linux
    Serial 1 x RS-485 for keyboard and PTZ control
    2 x USB 2.0
    Menu Display Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    Control IR remote control, USB mouse
    Screen Display 1, 4, 9 sequence
    Screen Resolution 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 1024, 1024 x 768
    Compression H.264
    Recording Mode Schedule, event, panic, continuous, pre- & post-event, motion, recording configuration per channel
    Pre Recording 1 to 5 seconds
    Post Recording 5 to 15 seconds
    Recording Rate 240 fps at 1080p
    160 fps at 3 MP
    Recording Resolution HD Analog: 3 MP, 1080p, and 720p (limited support)
    All analog resolutions up to 960H
    Playback Resolution HD Analog: 3 MP, 1080p, and 720p (limited support)
    All analog resolutions up to 960H
    Playback Rate 240 fps at 1080p
    160 fps at 3 MP
    Fast Forward Functions: 1/16x, 1/8x, 1/4x, 1/2x, 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x
    Playback Functions First data, last data, date/time, record table, calendar, bookmark, system log
    HDD Interface 1 HDD
    Storage 4 TB
    Storage Capacity Up to 8 TB (1 x 8 TB)
    External Storage USB flash drive, USB HDD
    Supported HDD Interfaces SATA-II, SATA-III
    Health Reporting / Notifications HDD: Temperature, S.M.A.R.T. with email notifications
    Camera Color Control: Brightness, contrast, saturation, hue
    Digital Zoom Live
    Software Upgrade USB flash drive, network upgrade, FTP remote upgrade
    Mobile Client OS Platform Mobile app for Apple and Android devices
    Channel Covert: Live and playback
    Network Connection Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000 Gb/s)
    Maximum User Access 10 simultaneous connections
    Transmission Speed 240 fps at 1080p
    160 fps at 3 MP
    Protocols Static, DDNS, DHCP, UPnP, RTSP
    Web Viewer Live, playback, and configuration up to 10 multiple connections
    Client Monitoring Software: Mac (Apple software), Pivot (CMS software)
    Operating Temperature 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
    Operating Humidity <80% (non-condensing)
    Power Requirement 12 VDC
    Power Consumption 36 W, 3 A
    Dimensions 11 x 9.65 x 1.9" (28 x 24.5 x 4.8 cm)
    Weight 5.56 lb (2.52 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 6.8 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.2 x 12.9 x 4.8"

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