Dahua Technology Pro Series C52A2N 8-Channel Tribrid 8MP DVR with 8TB

Dahua Technology Pro Series C52A2N 8-Channel Tribrid 8MP DVR with 8TB

Dahua Technology Pro Series C52A2N 8-Channel Tribrid 8MP DVR with 8TB

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  • Record from and Manage up to 12 Cameras
  • Up to 4K UHD Recording Resolution
  • 8TB HDD Preinstalled
  • 8 HD-CVI/CVBS Video Inputs
  • Supports up to 4 IP Channels
  • Smart H.264+ and H.264 Video Compression
  • Input/Output for Two-Way Audio
  • 128 Users
  • HDMI and VGA Video Outputs
  • ONVIF-Compliant, Version 2.4.1
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Dahua Technology C52A2N overview

  • 1Description

Record video from HD-CVI, CVBS, or IP cameras with the Pro Series C52A2N 8-Channel Tribrid 8MP DVR with 8TB from Dahua Technology. This DVR supports up to 12 cameras (8 analog & 4 IP) at up to 3840 x 2160 resolution. It comes equipped with two SATA ports that support up to 8TB HDD capacity per disk, for a maximum of 16TB (8TB HDD preinstalled). Smart H.264+ and H.264 video compression ensure high-quality recording and playback.

This NVR supports up to 128 users. An RCA audio I/O makes two-way talk possible. HDMI and VGA video outputs enable users to connect a monitor (available separately) to view a live feed locally. ONVIF compliance for version 2.4.1 offers interoperability with ONVIF IP cameras.

Embedded processor and Linux OS
Up to 8MP recording resolution for high-quality playback
Supports HD-CVI, CVBS, and IP cameras
HCVR technology offers flexible recording options
Smart H.264+ and H.264 dual stream compression
HD-CVI and CVBS auto-detect functionality recognizes connected cameras
Spot output enables an operator to view a secondary monitor (available separately) assigned to selected cameras or video inputs
Motion detection and scheduled recording helps to reduce storage requirements
Built-in Smart Search makes searching for specific videos quicker and easier
Intelligent Video System (IVS)
IVS triggers an alarm and take a defined action for the following events:

  • Tampering with the camera
  • Memory card error
  • Network error
  • Unauthorized access
  • Motion detection
  • Tripwire
  • Intrusion detection
  • Scene change detection
  • Abandoned/missing object detection
UPC: 819290025361
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Dahua Technology Pro Series C52A2N 8-Channel Tribrid 8MP DVR with 8TB
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    Dahua Technology C52A2N specs

    Main Processor Embedded processor
    Operating System Embedded Linux
    Interface 1 x HDMI (up to 3840 x 2160)
    1 x VGA
    Spot Output HDMI or VGA (configurable)
    Resolution 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 1024, 1280 x 720, 1024 x 768
    Multi-Screen Display 1/4/8/9/16
    On-Screen Display Camera title, time, video loss, camera lock, motion detection, and recording
    Video Detection & Alarm
    Event Trigger Recording, PTZ, tour, alarm out, video push, email, FTP, snapshot, buzzer, and screen tips
    Video Detection Motion detection
    MD Zones: 396 (22 x 18), video loss, tampering, and diagnosis
    Playback & Backup
    Playback 1/4/9
    Search Modes Time/date, alarm, motion detection, and exact search (accurate to 1 sec)
    Playback Function Play, pause, stop, rewind, fast play, slow play, next file, previous file, next camera, previous camera, full screen, repeat, shuffle, backup selection, and digital zoom
    Backup Modes USB device, network
    Internal HDD 8 TB preinstalled, 16 TB (2 x 8 TB)
    HDD Mode Single
    Auxiliary Interface
    USB 1 x USB 2.0
    1 x USB 3.0
    RS-485 1 RS-485 port for PTZ control
    Third-Party Software Support
    Compatible Brands Dahua, Arecont Vision, Axis, Bosch, Brickcom, Canon, CP Plus, Dynacolor, Honeywell, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sanyo, Sony, Videotec, Vivotek, and others
    Video and Audio
    Analog Inputs 8
    Up to 8 MP resolution for the first channel
    IP Camera Inputs 8 + 4
    Up to 8 MP resolution per channel
    Audio I/O 1/1
    Two-Way Talk Reuse audio I/O, RCA
    Compression Smart H.264+, H.264
    Resolution 8 MP (4K), 4 MP, 1080p, 720p, 960H, D1, HD1, BCIF, CIF, QCIF
    Recording Rate Main Stream:
    First Channel: 8 MP (4K) at 15 fps or 4 MP at 15 fps
    Other Channels: 4 MP at 15 fps or 1080p, 720p, 960H, D1, HD1, BCIF, CIF, QCIF at 30 fps

    Sub Stream: D1, CIF, QCIF at 30 fps
    Bit Rate 1 to 12,288 kb/s per channel
    Recording Modes Manual, schedule (regular, continuous), motion detection (video detection includes motion detection, video loss & tampering), alarm, and stop
    Record Time 1 to 60 min (default 60 minutes)
    Pre-Record: 1 to 30 seconds
    Post-Record: 10 to 300 seconds
    Interface 1 x 1000M RJ45 port
    Network Function HTTP, TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6, UPnP, RTSP, UDP, SMTP, NTP, DHCP, DNS, IP filter, PPPoE, DDNS, FTP, alarm server, P2P, IP search (supports Dahua IP camera, DVR, NVS)
    Maximum User Access 128 users
    Mobile OS Support iOS and Android
    Interoperability ONVIF 2.4.1, CGI conformant
    Power Supply 12 VDC, 4 A
    Power Consumption <15 W without HDD
    Operating Temperature 14 to 131°F / -10 to 55°C
    Operating Humidity 0 to 90% RH
    Storage Temperature -4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
    Storage Humidity 0 to 90% RH
    Installation Desktop installation
    Certifications Safety: UL 60950-1, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07

    Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): FCC Part 15 Subpart B ICES 003 Issue 6, EN 55032: 2012+AC:2013 (Class B), EN 50130-4: 2011, EN 61000-3-2: 2014, EN 61000-3-3: 2013

    Immunity: EN 55024: 2010
    Rack Units 1 RU
    Dimensions 14.8 x 11.3 x 2.1" / 375 x 287 x 53 mm
    Weight 5.2 lb / 2.35 kg without HDD

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