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A-H4A8D2 12 CH SDI High Definition Hybrid Surveillance DVR

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Product Images
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Product Video
Demo Video, recorded as 1080P @ 30fps, playback @ 18fps
2PM (Video can be displayed at 1080P resolution)

Demo Video - 10PM (Video can be displayed at 1080P resolution)

Specification Features

Video: H.264 High Profile Audio: ADPCM 

Operating System  Embedded Linux 2.6
Multiplex  Hexaplex operation - simultaneous record, live, playback, backup, control, & remote access 
Processor  Multiple
Format: HD: HD-SDI, Analog: NTSC/EIA or PAL/CCIR    

HD: 4-CH HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M), BNC, 0.8Vp-p /75ohm, up to 1080p30, 720p30

Analog: 8-CH, BNC, 1Vp-p/75ohm 

Main Monitor:

HDMI, with resolution 1920x1080, VGA, with resolution 1920x1080, BNC, 1Vp-p/75ohm 

Call Monitor: BNC x 1, 1Vp-p/75ohm, for analog cameras only    
Loss Detection: Yes
Motion Detection: Yes, with configurable detection area & sensitivity    
Private Mask: Yes
Display Resolution

HDMI/VGA 1920x1080
720*480, PAL 720*576 

Display Rate
Split Screen 1/4/9/12
Monitoring Features
x2 & x4 Digital Zoom
Recording and Playback
Recording Rate & Resolution

HD: 720p 90, 1080p 40, Full-D1: 120/100 , Half-D1: 240/200

Playback Rate

HD: 720p 90, 1080p 40, Full-D1: 120/100 , Half-D1: 240/200

Recording Mode Manual, Scheduled, Alarm, Motion
Search Mode Smart search, Date/time, Camera, Alarm, Motion
Recording Features Pre-record time: 0-10 sec., Post-record time: 0-60 min., Video Motion Detection (VMD), Video Loss Detection, Watermark
Languages Multi-Language Support (English, Chinese etc.)
Storage Compatibility

Up to 5 sets of SATA HDDs with storage > 2TB/HDD Failure detection & privacy law supported 

1 eSATA connector    

Data Export Medium

2 USB 2.0 port

Internal DVD models: DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD-R 

Network Connection 1 RJ-45 10M/100M/1G bps Ethernet connector    
USB 3G Dongle Yes
Network Protocols TCP/IP, HTTP, PPPoE, DHCP, DDNS, FTP, TSP

Remote setup, monitoring, backup, alarm notification, & remote software upgrade

Support Windows 7, Vista, XP, and 2000
1 I.E./Firefox for multiple DVRs

Configurable HTTP/SMTP/FTP/Control/Data port 

Live view and control on mobile phones such as iPhone and Android by installing the app TapCMS.

Mac OS fully remote access and control supported ( Lion 10.7 or newer )


1/4/9/16/25/36/49/64 split-window & SEQ mode for I.E. and HEM

Dynamic electronics maps for HEM
N-Streaming live view 

Audio Two-way   
Remote users Up to 6 users simultaneously
Mobile Phone

IPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows Smart Phone, Symbian

With free iPhone/iPad/Android software app.    

Event Notification E-Mail, FTP
Remote Station Streaming video for PC, mobile phone, PDA, etc.
Audio in/out

Input:  HD: 1-CH, BNC, same as Video Inputs Analog: 12 RCA-jack connectors, line-in level


Output:  HDMI,

2 RCA-jack connectors, line-out level (up to 2Vrms) 

Alarm in/out

In: 16 contact or TTL/CMOS signal, polarity selectable

Out: 2 Normally Open, 2 Normally Closed relay output

Control / POS / GPS
I/R: 1 remote controller    

1 D-type female connector for PTZ, keyboard, POS, or GPS 

RS-485 / 422: 2-pin for keyboard/PTZ control    
User Interface On Screen Display (OSD / GUI), Front Panel Buttons, IR Remote Controller, Optical Mouse, RS-485 keyboard, web
System Recovery Auto power on after power loss recovery
Watch Dog Timer Yes
Timer Built-in real time clock
Security Multi-level password (4 levels, up to 18 accounts)    
Dimension (WxHxD)

430(W) x 350(D) x 66(H)mm 

Unit Weight 4.0 KG (without HDD) 
Operating temperature 0 ~ 45°C
Operating humidity 0 ~ 90%
Power Cosumption +12VDC , 100W Max. (with 5 HDDs) 
    • 4-CH HD, 8-CH Analog, realtime H.264 DVR with hexaplex operation record, live, playback, backup, control, & remote access

    • H.264 High Profile video compression/decompression with configurable quality

    • Max record capabilities HD: 720p 90, 1080p 40, Full-D1: 120/100, Half-D1: 240/200

    • Max playback capabilities HD: 720p 90, 1080p 40, Full-D1: 120/100, Half-D1: 240/200

    • Realtime live display for each channel

    • Two-way audio capabilities

    • Audio in * 13 / audio out * 2

    • HDMI * 1, VGA * 1, Main monitor * 1, Call monitor * 1

    • Up to 5 SATA HDDs, or 4 SATA HDDs and 1 DVD

    • Alarm in * 16 / alarm out * 4

    • Ethernet and USB 3G dongle support for remote access through I.E. or proprietary

    • Free DDNS server

    • Support remote PC with Windows 7, Vista, XP, and 2000

    • 1 I.E./Mac software for multiple DVRs

    • RS-232 and RS-485 for PTZ, keyboard control, POS, and GPS support

    • USB 2.0 for video/audio backup to versatile storage devices

    • Internal DVD Models: Video/audio backup to internal DVD, including DVD+RW, DVD+R, and DVD-R

    • eSATA connector for HDD extension

    • Digital watermark

    • OCX SDK available for the integration with different applications 

Individual Camera Settings
Icon_CameraPreferences_tn A-H4A8D2 user can indenpendently tune all 12 camera channels with its own HUE, SATURATION, BRIGHTNESS, CONTRAST that meets your own surveillance cameras quality specifications. Each channel can be uniquely titled for your recording purpose.

Surveillance Motion & Sensitivity Zones
Icon_MotionSensitivity_tn User can customize each surveillance channel with specific motion and sensitivity profile. For example, user may decide that certain motion details are neglectable, and areas to be excluded while certain areas in the camera it's a must at all times to be actively awared of motion sensing. DVR Motiion detection trigger event can be notified by loud audible alert and / or EMAIL delivery to the important personel via PC or Cell phone. simply access over the DVR and look up the specific event log for instant playback.

Recording Quality
Icon_RecordingPreferences_tn The desired recording quality can be managed through intuitive screen. The recording time availability will vary on playback resolution settings vs harddrive recording capacity.

Eventful Alerts
Icon_EventfulAlerts_tn Configurable per channel, Surveillance Signal Loss, Motion Trigger, Audible Alarm, Alert Durations, Recording Log Management

HDD Management and Real-Time Recording Estimation
Icon_HDDManagement_tn A-H4A8D2 has been tested with 3TB S-ATA Hard drives available today. Hard drive installation task takes less than 15 minutes, Managing through the friendly on-screen menu can get user started right away! Hard drive menu functions allow user to perform formatting. An automatic over-write option allows DVR to recycle the oldest DVR recorded videos data back into free space when DVR capacity becomes full.

Internet & Networking
Icon_NetworkSetup_tn A-H4A8D2 DVR's network user accounts can be customized with remote monitoring privilages. Administrator login can remotely manage & configure several DVR locations over the internet in just minutes, imagine how much time can be saved with the convience of internet networking.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 16:47