Digital Watchdog VMAX 480D 16-Channel DVR with 1TB HDD and DVD Burner

Digital Watchdog VMAX 480D 16-Channel DVR with 1TB HDD and DVD Burner

Digital Watchdog VMAX 480D 16-Channel DVR with 1TB HDD and DVD Burner

Digital Watchdog VMAX 480D 16-Channel DVR with 1TB HDD and DVD Burner

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  • Capture CIF 352x240@30 or D1 702x480 @15
  • Preinstalled 1TB Storage (6TB Max)
  • Connect up to 16 Cameras
  • HDMI & VGA Monitor Outputs
  • Audio I/O; Mic Input
  • Mobile Device Quad View and PTZ Control
  • Push Notifications Sent to Mobile Device
  • Built-In DVD/RW
  • iOS, Android, Blackberry App
  • Mac-Compatible Software
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  • 1Description
Connect up to 16 cameras to the VMAX 480D 16-Channel DVR from Digital Watchdog to archive and view footage from recording cameras. The DVR offers playback resolution in CIF or D1 and features HDMI and VGA outputs for connecting viewing monitors. Use the 1TB of preinstalled memory to locally store data, or archive additional information to a USB drive, directly to the network, or to a DVD using the built-in DVD/RW. When coupled with cameras that support 2-way audio capability, a microphone and speaker can be connected to the DVR enabling you to listen to recorded footage or speak through the camera. The integrated CMS allows you to adjust the settings and playback footage based on time, date, or event. A downloadable application provides simultaneous footage of up to four cameras and push notifications remotely viewable from your mobile device.
Advanced H.264 Linux-embedded DVR
Multiplex live, playback, recording, backup, network, and configuration
Recording: CIF 352 x 240 at 30 fps or D1 702 x 480 at 15 fps per camera
Simultaneous HDMI/VGA output
Text or email event notifications with snapshots
One-touch video backup and reverse playback
Built-in DVD/RW
Scheduled network backup
Mobile device quad view and PTZ control
Scheduled network backup
Covert channel
Call monitor
Web-based client with multi-user access
Automatic private IP addressing
Simple and free DDNS support
NTP (Network Time Protocol)
Watermark verification (digital signature verification)
Network bandwidth control
DVR health check with email notification
DVR calculation and auto-recording configuration
Help menu on major functions
Configuration import / export
Auto / manual firmware upgrade available
Screensaver to protect monitor screen
16 sensor inputs, 1 relay output
Optional looping output support
Central management software, supports up to 128-channels
Free mobile app for Blackberry, iPhone, and Android smartphones
Mac-compatible remote software
USB mouse, IR remote control GUI
In the Box
Digital Watchdog VMAX 480D 16-Channel DVR with 1TB HDD and DVD Burner
  • Software CD
  • Set of Rubber Mounts (4 Pieces)
  • 12 VDC Adapter
  • Power Cable
  • IR Remote Controller
  • 2 x Battery for Remote Controller
  • USB Mouse
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Operating System Linux
    Channels 16
    CMS Capable: Yes
    Description: PIVOT is hybrid central monitoring software that is included with every Digital Watchdog DVR and IP camera. It can manage up to 128 sites or cameras and record up to 8 DW IP cameras simultaneously.
    Video Input BNC: 16 channels
    Video Output VGA Out: 2 monitors (VGA, composite, or HDMI), 1 spot monitor (composite)
    Video Mode NTSC / PAL auto detection
    Compression Type H.264
    Resolution CIF 352 x 240 at 30 fps or D1 702 x 480 at 15 fps per camera
    Playback CIF 352 x 240 or D1 702 x 480
    Recording Modes Continuous, alarm, motion, event recording, pre- & post-alarm, panic recording
    Pre/Post Alarm Buffer Yes
    Search & Playback
    Playback Speed: 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x, 16x, 32x
    Mode: Time search, calendar search, event search
    Search Time search, calendar search, event search
    Multi-Screen Display 1, 4, 9, 16 channels
    Supports Digital Signatures: Yes
    Water Marking: Yes
    Audio Compression Format G723.1
    Audio Input 4 x RCA
    Mic Input 1
    Audio Output 1
    I/O Interface
    Alarm Input / Output 16 inputs, 1 output
    Email notification for alarm
    RS-485 1 for PTZ camera, 1 for keyboard controller
    Pan/Tilt/Zoom Virtual joystick control on-screen by mouse
    LAN 10/100 Base-TX Ethernet (RJ45)
    Fixed IP, DHCP, DDNS, Auto IP, and UPnP support
    Operation Live monitoring, remote playback, file backup
    HDD Preinstalled: 1 TB; Max supported: 6 TB (2 x 3 TB)
    Storage Expandability: Built-in DVD/RW (internal)
    Remote Management
    Software Client software, CMS, MAC compatible
    Web Browser Live monitoring, playback, system configuration
    Internal Built-in DVD burner
    External USB backup and network backup
    Operation Type System Operation: Front panel buttons, IR remote control, USB mouse
    Language Supported English, Spanish, German, French, Dutch, Slovak, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Turkish, Italian, Hungarian, Portuguese, and Polish
    Compatible Mobile Devices 3G Mobile: iPhone, BlackBerry, Android
    Mobile notification on alarm for iPhone
    Power 12 VDC / 6.67 A DC
    Temperature Storage: -4 to 140˚F (-20 to 60˚C)
    Operating: 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
    Humidity Storage: 20 to 95% RH
    Operating: 20 to 80% RH
    Certifications CE, FCC, MIC, WEEE, RoHS
    Dimensions 14.25 x 2.5 x 14" (361.95 x 63.5 x 355.6 mm)
    Weight 8.4 lb (3.81 kg) without HDD
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 14.3 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.9 x 17.0 x 6.1"

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