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PD1A-8: 8 Channel Recorder

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8 Ch TVI/AHD/CVI/Analog/IP Universal Port Recorder (2 MP), with 1 Bonus IP Ch (3 MP), Up to 9 cameras total, 1 HD Bay


  • 8 Channel Universal Port DVR (TVI/AHD/CVI/Analog/IP)
  • 1 Bonus IP Channel - Up to 3 Megapixel
  • Total Max IP Input: 9 (Including Bonus IPC)
  • H.264 Video Compression
  • True P2P Connectivity with QR Code Connect
  • Simultaneous HDMI/VGA up to 1080p Resolution
  • CVBS Main or Spot Monitor
  • Supports up to 8 Channel Simultaneous Playback
  • Multiple video search options including Thumbnail Search for quick retrieval of footage.¬†
  • Free iOS & Android Apps for Smart Phones & Tablets
  • Free Central Management Software (CMS) to manage multiple units & sites from a single platform
  • Free MAC client software to easily manage your system from your Apple computer
        Model PD1A-8


        Compression Standard H.264 High Profile 
        CPU Cortex A7
        OS Embedded Linux


        Input BNC x 8
        Resolution TVI/AHD/CVI 2.0 1080p, 720p, Analog, WD1 Real-Time
        IP Input/Access Bandwidth  IPC x 1 / 6 Mbps
        Output  HDMI x 1: 1920x1080, VGA x 1: 1920x1080, BNC x 1: CVBS (used as the main or Spot output)  


        Input RCA x 4
        Output  RCA x 1
        2-Way Audio  Take up channel one audio input 


        Resolution 1080p, 1080p light, 720p, WD1
        Frame Rate (NTSC/PAL) 1080p: 120/100 FPS, 1080p Lite/720p/WD1: 240/200 FPS
        Bit Rate 768Kbps ~ 8Mbps
        Mode Manual, Timer, Motion, Sensor 

        Bonus IP Input

        Resolution 3MP / 1080P / 960P / 720P
        Frame Rate 3MP/1080p/720p @ 30 FPS
        IP Input / Access Bandwidth 6 Mbps

        IP Input

        Resolution 3MP/1080p/720p
        Frame Rate 3MP @ 15 FPS/1080p/720p @ 30 FPS
        Total Access Bandwidth 50 Mb
        Total Max IP Input 9 (Including Bonus IPC) 


        Simultaneous Playback 8 Channel
        Search  Thumbnail, Time, Event, Tag Search 
        Function  Play, Pause, FF, FB, Digital Zoom up to 32x


        Mode Manual, Sensor, Motion, Exception
        Input 4 Channel
        Output  1 Channel 
        Triggering Record, Snap, Preset, E-mail


        Interface RJ45 10M/100Mbps x 1
        Protocol TCP/IP, PPPoE, DHCP, DNS, DDNS, UPnP, NTP, SMTP
        Web Client Max 5 Users Online

        Mobile Device

        OS iOS, Android 



        SATA x 1

        Running firmeware version v1.2.x or newer supports Western Digital Purple 10TB.
        Seagate Skyhawk 12TB


        Local Backup USB, USB Mobile HDD
        Network Backup  Yes


        RS485 RS485 x 1, Connect to PTZ
        USB USB 2.0 x 2 (One in the front panel and the other in the rear panel)
        Remote Controller Yes


        Power Supply  DC 12V
        Consumption  <8W (without HDD)
        Dimensions (W x D x H) 11.81 x 10.62 x 2.16 inches (300 x 270 x 55mm
        Work Environment  -14 ~ 122 F (-10 C ~ 50 C), 10~90% Humidity
        PD1A-8/2TB: 8 Ch HD-TVI Recorder, 2 TB

        Available with various configurations 0-14TB

        Spec Sheet

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