Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Series 16-Channel 5MP DVR with 12TB HDD and Looping Output

Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Series 16-Channel 5MP DVR with 12TB HDD and Looping Output

Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Series 16-Channel 5MP DVR with 12TB HDD and Looping Output


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  • Analog, TVI, and AHD Compatible
  • Record from and Manage Up to 16 Cameras
  • Up to 5MP Recording Resolution
  • 12TB Preinstalled HDD
  • H.264 Video Compression
  • Audio Input and Output
  • 10 Simultaneous Users
  • 16-Channel Looping Output
  • HDMI and VGA Video Output
  • Mobile App for iOS and Android
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Included Storage: 12TB


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Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 overview

  • 1Description

Compatible with analog, TVI, and AHD cameras, the VMAX A1 Series 16-Channel 5MP DVR with Looping Output from Digital Watchdog can support up to 5MP resolution at 12 fps over BNC cabling. The DVR can be connected to 16 cameras simultaneously, and features an audio input and output, as well as four sensor inputs and one alarm output for adding other surveillance devices to your system. HDMI and VGA video outputs allow you to display video in up to UHD resolution, and two RS-485 interfaces provide support for PTZ cameras and controllers. A USB 3.0 port enables you to navigate with a USB mouse and easily transfer data to an external storage device such as a computer or NAS. This DVR features 16-channel looping output via an included DW-VLOOP module for added functionality.

The DVR features an Ethernet port for connecting the recorder to a network, offering remote viewing through an iOS or Android device via the free mobile app. The device can be accessed by up to 10 users at once and each viewer can simultaneously view live video, play back recordings, and configure the DVR. When connected to the network, you can also receive event notifications to your mobile device via email, text, or Pivot CMS. The DVR comes with 12TB of storage to record video from all 16 channels.

Compatible with all analog, TVI, and AHD resolution cameras
12TB HDD preinstalled to save record video
Pivot central management software (up to 128 channels)
Mobile app for iOS and Android devices
Mac-compatible remote ACS software
Intuitive graphical user interface (GUI)
HDD calculation and auto recording configuration
Event notifications via email, text, and Pivot CMS
USB 3.0 and two RS-485 terminals
Advanced H.264 embedded DVR
Simultaneous live view, playback, record, backup, network, and configuration
Up to 192 fps recording at 5MP resolution
1 audio input and 1 audio output
4 sensor inputs and 1 relay output
16-channel looping output
Easy web-based client with multi-user access
Help menu for major functions
Auto and manual firmware upgrades available
UPC: 813379018084
In the Box
Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Series 16-Channel 5MP DVR with 12TB HDD and Looping Output
  • 12 VDC Adapter and Power Cable
  • IR Remote Control
  • USB Mouse
  • Screws
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 specs

    Video Input 16 channels
    Video Signals Analog signal up to 960H and all HD analog
    Frame Rate Live: 1-30 fps
    Resolution Live: 720p, 1080p, 3 MP, and 5 MP, analog resolutions up to 960H
    Video Output HD Spot: Up to 3840 x 2160 at 30 fps
    VGA: D1
    Audio 1 x input
    1 x output
    Codec: PCM
    Alarm 4 x sensor inputs
    1 x output
    Operating System Embedded Linux
    Serial 2 x RS-485 for PTZ camera and controller
    1 x USB 3.0
    Menu Display Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    Control IR remote control, USB mouse
    Screen Display 1, 4, 9, 16 sequence
    Screen Resolution 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 1024, 1024 x 768
    Compression H.264
    Recording Modes Schedule, event, panic, continuous, pre- and post-event, motion, recording configuration per channel
    Pre Recording 1 to 5 sec
    Post Recording 5 to 15 sec
    Recording Rate Up to 480 fps total at 1080p
    Up to 320 fps total at 3 MP
    Up to 192 fps total at 5 MP
    Recording Resolution 720p, 1080p, 3 MP, and 5 MP and all analog resolutions up to 960H
    Playback Rate Up to 480 fps total at 1080p
    Up to 320 fps total at 3 MP
    Up to 192 fps total at 5 MP
    Playback Resolution 720p, 1080p, 3 MP, and 5 MP and all analog resolutions up to 960H
    Fast Forward Functions: 1/16, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32x
    Playback Functions First data, last data, date/time, record table, calendar, bookmark, system log
    HDD Interface 2 x SATA II or SATA III HDD
    Storage 12 TB preinstalled, supports up to 16 TB (2 x 8 TB)
    External Storage USB flash drive, USB HDD
    Health Reporting / Notifications HDD: Temperature, S.M.A.R.T with email notifications
    Additional Features
    Camera Color Control: Brightness, contrast, saturation, hue
    Digital Zoom Live
    Software Upgrade USB flash drive, network upgrade, FTP remote upgrade
    Mobile App Support iOS and Android
    Channel Covert: Live and playback
    Network Connection 1 x Ethernet Gigabit 10/100/1000
    User Connections Maximum: 10 simultaneous connections
    Transmission Speed Up to 480 fps total at 1080p
    Up to 320 fps total at 3 MP
    Up to 192 fps total at 5 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 60 W, 5 A
    Dimensions 14.2 x 14 x 2.6" (36 x 35.6 x 6.6 cm)
    Weight 5.6 lb (2.5 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 13.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.6 x 17.1 x 6.3"

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