Synology NVR1218 12-Channel 1080p NVR (No HDD)

Synology NVR1218 12-Channel 1080p NVR (No HDD)

Synology NVR1218 12-Channel 1080p NVR (No HDD)

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Synology NVR1218 12-Channel 1080p NVR (No HDD)

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Product Highlights

  • Record From & Manage Up to 12 IP Cameras
  • 1080p Resolution
  • Supports Up to 20TB of Storage
  • H.264, MJPEG & MPEG-4 Video Compression
  • Audio Input & Output
  • Up to 1024 Users
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Ports & 1 x USB 3.0 Port
  • Comes with 4 Camera Licenses
  • HDMI Output
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Synology NVR1218 overview

  • 1Description

The NVR1218 12-Channel 1080p NVR from Synology offers an all-in-one surveillance solution without requiring a PC. The NVR natively supports 2 HDDs for a maximum capacity of 20TB. It can display and record up to 12 IP cameras. The HDMI output delivers up to 1080p video resolution to a monitor, while supporting 720p at 30 fps for up to 12 channels. The NVR supports up to 1024 local user accounts.

Storage can be expanded to up to 7 drives with the Synology DX517, which is available for purchase separately. The NVR's HDD capacity can reach up to 70TB with the addition of the DX517. Four camera licenses come with the NVR. Additional licences are available separately.

No PC required
Includes 4 camera licenses
Suitable for remote or secure locations
Supports POS (point-of-sale) systems
DS Cam mobile app for iOS and Android devices
H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-4, H.265 (output via local display is not supported), and MxPEG (output via local display is not supported) video compression
Energy efficient 13.64W power consumption
UPC: 846504002832
In the Box
Synology NVR1218 12-Channel 1080p NVR (No HDD)
  • Accessory Pack
  • AC Power Adapter
  • AC Power Cord
  • RJ45 LAN Cable
  • HDD Bracket
  • USB Installation Dongle
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description

    Synology NVR1218 specs

    CPU Model Embedded NVR SoC
    CPU Architecture 32-bit
    CPU Frequency Dual core 1.0 GHz
    System Memory 1 GB DDR3
    Drive Bays 2
    Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 7
    Compatible Drive Types 3.5" SATA HDD
    Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 20 TB (10 TB drive x 2) (capacity may vary by RAID types)
    Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 70 TB (10 TB drive x 7) (capacity may vary by RAID types)
    Available separately
    Maximum Single Volume Size 16 TB
    External Ports
    USB 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0
    eSATA 1 x eSATA
    COM Ports 1 x COM
    Video Outputs
    Video Output 1 x HDMI
    Supported Video Resolutions 1080p at 60 Hz
    Audio Input / Output
    Input 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo audio jack
    Output 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) stereo audio jack
    Format & Device Support
    Max IP Channels 12 (1 license required for each channel, 4 free licenses included)
    Frame Rate H.264 360 fps at 720p (1280 x 720), 12 channels
    100 fps at 1080p (1920 x 1080), 10 channels
    60 fps at 3 MP (2048 x 1536), 6 channels
    40 fps at 5 MP (2591 x 1944), 4 channels
    Frame Rate Motion JPEG 120 fps at 720p (1280 x 720), 12 channels
    80 fps at 1080p (1920 x 1080), 8 channels
    40 fps at 3 MP (2048 x 1536), 6 channels
    30 fps at 5 MP (2591 x 1944), 4 channels
    Video Codec MJPEG
    H.265 (output via local display is not supported)
    MxPEG (output via local display is not supported)
    Audio Codec PCM, ADPCM, G711, G726, AMR, AAC
    DSM Specifications
    Networking Protocols CIFS, AFP, NFS, FTP, WebDAV, CalDAV, iSCSI, Telnet, SSH, SNMP, VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
    Management Auto DSM upgrade
    Push notification - mobile devices
    Email/SMS notification
    Customized user quota
    Customized administrator/user group
    Syslog support
    DDNS support
    IPv6 support
    VLAN support
    Resource monitor
    Connection manager
    UPS management
    Scheduled power on/off
    Custom management UI HTTP/HTTPS Ports
    Windows AD Domain Integration Domain users login via Samba/AFP/FTP/File Station
    HDD Management HDD hibernation
    Dynamic bad sector mapping
    Security FTP over SSL/TLS
    IP auto-block
    Encrypted network backup over Rsync
    HTTPS connection
    Utilities Synology assistant
    Supported Clients Windows 7 and 10
    Mac OS X 10.11 and above
    Supported Browsers Internet Explorer 11 (excluding Microsoft Edge)
    Safari 10 and above
    Supported Languages English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Turkish, Czech, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
    File System
    Internal Drives EXT4
    External Drives EXT4
    HFS+ (read only, with max. volume size 2 TB)
    Storage Management
    Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
    Supported RAID Type Synology Hybrid RAID
    RAID 0
    RAID 1
    RAID 5 (with expansion unit)
    RAID 6 (with expansion unit)
    RAID Migration Basic to RAID 1
    Basic to RAID 5 (with expansion unit)
    RAID 1 to RAID 5 (with expansion unit)
    RAID 5 to RAID 6 (with expansion unit)
    Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs Synology Hybrid RAID
    RAID 1
    RAID 5 (with expansion unit)
    RAID 6 (with expansion unit)
    Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD Synology Hybrid RAID
    RAID 5 (with expansion unit)
    JBOD (with expansion unit)
    Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type Synology Hybrid RAID (with expansion unit)
    RAID 1 (with expansion unit)
    RAID 5 (with expansion unit)
    System Management
    Maximum Local User Accounts 1024
    Maximum Local Groups 256
    Maximum Shared Folder 256
    Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration Yes
    Log Center
    Syslog Events per Second 100
    Add-On Packages
    VPN Server Yes
    Maximum Connections: 5
    LAN 1 x RJ45 Gigabit
    Wake on LAN/WAN Yes
    Reset Button Yes
    Kensington Security Slot Yes
    System Fan 3.15 x 3.15" (80 x 80 mm)
    Fan Speed Mode Cool mode
    Quiet mode
    Power Recovery Yes
    Noise Level 19 dBA
    Scheduled Power On/Off Yes
    Power Supply Unit / Adapter 60 W
    AC Input Power Voltage 100 to 240 VAC
    Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, single phase
    Power Consumption 13.64 W (access)
    4.32 W (HDD hibernation)
    British Thermal Unit 46.57 BTU/hr (access)
    14.75 BTU/hr (HDD hibernation)
    RoHS Compliant Yes
    Certification FCC Class B
    CE Class B
    BSMI Class B
    Operating Temperature 40 to 113°F / 5 to 45°C
    Adapter Operating Temperature: 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Storage Temperature -5 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
    Relative Humidity 5 to 95% RH
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 6.5 x 4 x 8.9" / 165 x 100 x 225.5 mm
    Weight 32 oz / 0.9 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 4.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.3 x 10.7 x 4.9"

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