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Panasonic : WJ-ND400/9000T3

By: Panasonic
Security, Broadcast & Digital Systems
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The Panasonic WJ-ND400/9000T3 Network Disk Recorder with 9 Serial ATA HDD Slots (9 TB) is for use with the Megapixel i-Pro network cameras. It has RAID5/6 architecture, and can store up to 9 TB of data with 9 HDD slots in the main unit and five WJ-HDE400 optional extension units, each with 9 HDD slots.


Available Configurations Include:






WJ-ND400/9000T3 features include:

  • H.264, MPEG-4, and JPEG multi-format support
  • Up to 64 network cameras can be connected without extra license fee and their images can be recorded simultaneously
  • 200 Mbps high throughput: Ideal for use with Megapixel i-Pro Network Cameras
  • Various Recording Modes: Manual, Schedule including Event (Pre / Post), Emergency. Schedule mode includes 8 recording programs with individual recording mode for each camera, and 6 time schedules per day
  • Panasonic camera control: Pan / Tilt, Zoom, Focus, Brightness, Preset Position, Auto mode (depending on camera model)
  • Audio from i-Pro network cameras can be recorded and played back, G.726 (ADPCM) 32 Kbps
  • Cameras can be assigned to one of the 8 groups for easier browsing
  • Flexible playback controls: Go to Date (Jump to specific time / date), Go to Last (Jump to 5 sec to 5 minutes before the record ends)
  • Various display modes: Spot, Quad (16 patterns), Spot Sequence, Quad Sequence (Live)
  • Filtered search: Time & Date, Event Type, Camera number
  • VMD search: Motion in a specified area in the recorded images can quickly be searched (works with supported i-Pro cameras and the WJ-NT314 MPEG-4 / JPEG Dual Streaming Video Encoder with Video Analytic)
  • 2x, 4x digital zoom (Live / Playback)
  • Recorded images can be downloaded to a PC. Downloadable viewer software allows playback of images downloaded from the recorder
  • Various alarm sources include 32x terminal inputs, 64x camera alarms, Panasonic Alarm Protocol. Flexible alarm actions include event recording, email notification, alarm message, camera positioning, FTP image transfer, terminal output, Panasonic alarm protocol output, buzzer, and Indicator
  • Two built-in network interfaces (10Base-T / 100Base-TX / 1000Base-T) for camera recording and client access
  • Up to 16 clients can monitor images and control the unit simultaneously
  • FTP client function enables periodic live image transfer or recorded image transfer in response to an alarm
  • Performance measurement function for appropriate recording frame rate setup
  • Images recorded in the SD memory card in i-Pro network cameras can be automatically transferred to the recorder even when the recorder is in recording status
  • Setup can be made with the user friendly browser GUI. Multilingual options include English, French, Spanish, Germany, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, and Custom
  • User / Host authentication, 4 programmable user levels, 16 user priorities and User-Camera View / Control partitioning set up for sophisticated user management
  • Up to 32 user registrations
  • Alteration detection and recorded data encryption for data security
  • Multi-recorder-multi-site-system can be made with optional WVASM100 i-Pro Management Software
  • Up to 9 Serial ATA HDDs can be installed with the provided canisters. By the RAID mode, the HDDs can be removed without interrupting the recording with hot plug support
  • HDD capacity is expandable up to 54 HDD slots (9 HDD slots in the main unit and 5 optional WJ-HDE400 Hard Disk Extension Units each with 9 HDD slots)
  • Disk partitioning including Normal, Event, Pre-Event, & Copy for flexible record management
  • RAID5/6 redundant recording for data security
  • Superior reliability with an embedded OS compared to PC-based system
Supported Cameras Maximum 64, Panasonic i-Pro series Network cameras (Contact Panasonic for BB series and Axis cameras)
Image Format H.264, MPEG-4, JPEG, M-JPEG
Image Resolution 2,048 x 1,536, 1,280 x 960, 960 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 240 (Depending on the camera)
Audio Format G.726 (ADPCM) 32 kbps
Recording Mode Manual, Schedule including Event (Pre/Post), Emergency
Pre-Event Recording: up to 15 minutes with dedicated HDD for Pre-Event
Shorter Pre-Event recording is possible without dedicated HDD
Scheduled Recording 8 programs, 6 time zones/day, independent setup for each day of the week
Frame Rate Up to 30 ips (depending on the camera)
Camera Control Pan/Tilt, Zoom, Focus, Brightness, Preset position call and program (up to 256), Auto mode
Recording and Playback REC, PLAY, Rev PLAY, Pause, Stop, FF, REW, Prev Record, Next Record, Prev Image, Next image, Goto Date, Goto Last (5 seconds to 5 minutes)
Search Modes Filtered search: Time date, Event type, Camera number
VMD search: one detection areas per search (works with supported i-Pro cameras and WJ-NT314)
Display Mode Spot/Quad (16 patterns) / Spot Sequence / Quad Sequence (Sequence: Live only)
Camera Grouping 8 groups each with 16 characters title
Download Recorded data of selected camera and time range can be downloaded to a PC. Viewer software can be downloaded separately
SD Memory Data Download Images recorded in the SD card in the i-Pro series cameras can be transferred to the recorder automatically
Copying Capability Recorded data of selected cameras and time date range can be copied to the COPY partition
Camera Title On the browser, Up to 16 Characters
Clock Display On the browser. Time: 12 H/24 H, Date: 3 formats (YY.MM.DD, MMM.DD.YY, DD.MMM.YY)
Alarm Control Reset, Suspend
Digital Zoom 2x, 4x
System Log Operator access (100), Network error (1,000), Error (100), Event (750)
System Setup Setup page in English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese
GUI Language English, French, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Custom
Supported OS Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 bit/32 bit & Windows Internet Explorer 8.0 32 bit, Microsoft Windows Vista 32 bit SP1 & Windows Internet Explorer 7.0, Microsoft Windows XP Home/Professional SP3 & Windows Internet Explorer 6.0, The language of OS must be the same as selected GUI language.
System Requirements JPEG/MPEG-4:
CPU: Intel Pentium 4 3.0 GHz or faster, RAM: 1 GB or more
VRAM: 128 MB or more (Minimum 64 MB), Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later

CPU: Intel Core i7-920 or faster, RAM: 3 GB or more
VRAM: 128 MB or more (Minimum 64 MB), Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later
Alarm Events Alarm Source: 32x Terminal inputs, 64x Camera alarms, Panasonic Alarm Protocol

Event Mode: Off / On

Alarm Action: Alarm recording, e-mail notification, Alarm message, Camera positioning, FTP image transfer, Terminal output, Panasonic alarm protocol output, Buzzer, Indicator

Alarm Control: Reset, Suspend

Event log: 750
Network Interface Camera port: 10Base-T / 100Base-TX / 1000Base-T (RJ-45) Client port: 10Base-T / 100Base-TX / 1000Base-T (RJ-45) Maintenance port: 10Base-T (RJ-45)
Networking Maximum Bandwidth Total 200 Mbps
Bandwidth Control 32 K / 64 k / 128 k / 256 k / 512 k / 1,024 k / 2 M / 5 M / 10 M (bps) and unlimited (Client Port)
E-mail Upon Alarm or Warning
FTP Client Upon alarm or Periodic transfer
Users Up to 16 simultaneous users
User Registration Up to 32 users
User Levels 4 Levels (Programmable)
Partitioning User - Camera (View only, View & Control, No Access)
Security User authentication (ID and password), Host authentication (IP address), Alteration detection, HTTP Port No. (1 to 65,535 except for reserved numbers), FTP Port No. (1 to 65,535 except for reserved numbers)
Alarm Connectors Alarm input: 1 to 7, 17 to 32

Alarm input: 8 to 16, 1x Alarm output, 1x Alarm reset input, 1x Alarm suspend input

Control: Emergency recording input, Power outage detection input, External recording mode switching, Power outage recovery completion output,
Time adjustment input/output, +5 V output
Error Display Network error output, Available disk space warning output, HDD error output, Camera error output, Error output
External Storage High-speed serial interface 1.5 Gbps (theoretical value)
Only for WJ-HDE400 Extension Unit
Other Time Synchronization: Terminal (Master or Slave), NTP (Server/Client)
Summer Time: User definable (using menu setup)
HDD Type: 3.5" Serial ATA HDD, Up to 9x HDDs can be installed

Maximum Capacity: 54 HDD slots (with 5x WJ-HDE400 Extension Units, 9x HDDs installed in each unit)

RAID: RAID 5/6 supported

Partitioning: Normal / Event / Pre-Event / Copy
Playback Control Play, Rev Play, Pause, FF, REW, Prev Record, Next Record, Prev Image, Next image
Additional Functions Alteration detection, Save as JPEG, Two times zoom, Print
Supported OS Same as browser GUI, Language of the software will be English
Safety/EMC Standard UL (UL60065), FCC (Part15 ClassA), C-UL (CAN/CSA C22.2 No.60065), DOC (ICES003 ClassA)
Power Source 120 VAC, 60 Hz
Power Consumption Approximately 170 W
Operating Temperature 41 to 113°F (5 to 45°C)
Operating Humidity 5 to 90 % (no condensation)
Altitude 6,500' (2,000 m) above sea level
Dimensions 16.93 x 5.18 x 15.75" (430 x 132 x 400 mm), excluding rubber feet and projections
Weight 28.6 lb (13 kg) without Canister and HDD
44.15 lb (20 kg) with 9 HDDs

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