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Speco Technologies : D8DS

By: Speco Technologies
Speco Tech CCTV & Audio Equipment
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8 Channel DS Digital Video Recorder with 960H Real-Time Recording

The D8CX 8-Channel Digital Video Recorder from Speco Technologies offers 8 composite video inputs This DVR is capable of recording 960H, D1, and CIF resolution videos at 240 fps using H.264 video compression that saves hard drive space. It offers multiple recording modes (Time-lapse, Pre-event, Alarm, Motion, and Panic). The rear panel features an HDMI and a VGA output to connect a monitor. In addition, remote viewing is supported on Android & BlackBerry devices, iPhone, and iPad using the free Speco Player app.


Available Configurations Include:

D8DS1TB 8 Channel DS DVR, 480fps, 960H 1TB HDD
D8DS2TB 8 Channel DS DVR, 480fps, 960H 2TB HDD
D8DS3TB 8 Channel DS DVR, 480fps, 960H 3TB HDD
D8DS4TB 8 Channel DS DVR, 480fps, 960H 4TB HDD
D8DS6TB 8 Channel DS DVR, 480fps, 960H 6TB HDD
D8DS9TB 8 Channel DS DVR, 480fps, 960H 9TB HDD

D8DS features include:

  • 8-channel DVR with composite video inputs and custom scheduling
  • Compatible with color (NTSC or PAL) and B&W (CCIR and EIA-170) video sources
  • Uses H.264 codec for video recording
  • Real-time recording at 240 fps (960H, D1, and CIF)
  • Auto detection for NTSC and PAL
  • 4-channel audio recording and 1-channel audio playback
  • One HDMI connector and one VGA connector for connecting a monitor
  • Continuous recording in disk overwrite mode
  • Continues recording while transmitting video to a remote site and during playback
  • User-friendly GUI menu system
  • Multiple recording modes: Time-lapse, Pre-event, Alarm, Motion, and Panic
  • Built-in alarm buzzer
  • Live or recorded video access via Ethernet
  • Time synchronization using industry-standard protocol
  • POS/ATM support with text overlay and searchable database
  • Multiple search modes (Date/Time, Calendar, Record Table, Event Motion, Museum)
  • SNS communication alert via Twitter
  • One-click wizard helps setting up the essentials of the system in a logical and easy-to-understand sequence; date/time - recording method - recording video quality - network - port forwarding
  • EZ Search feature helps quickly search events from thumbnails
  • Configurable normal and event recording frame rate & picture quality per channel or globally via EZ Record
  • EZ Copy feature helps auto copy what is being played onto a USB flash drive (not included)
  • Free Apps with support for remote viewing on Android & BlackBerry devices, iPhone, and iPad
  • 2-way audio communication
  • Digital Deterrent for triggering audio message via motion detection or sensor
  • Free Speco DDNS service for use with dynamic IP addresses
  • Remote monitoring, recording, playback, adjustment of system settings, and camera control via network and/or Internet
  • IR remote control included; individually control up to 16 DVRs
  • USB 2.0 port for video clip exporting
  • Easy software upgrade via network or USB flash drive
  • Built-in S.M.A.R.T. Technology (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology for HDD)
  • Free Central Management System (Speco Central II) software allows viewing of multiple DVRs on a PC
  • Digital zoom in live mode and playback
  • Remote operation provides enhanced security and administrator control
  • Playback of recorded video while watching live video on the same monitor
  • Up to 30 minutes pre-alarm and post-alarm recording
  • Concurrent User Connections: 2 x Admin, 10 x Watch, 2 x Search
  • Support for USB mouse (not included)
  • Password to secure installation with configurable user authentication levels
  • Mac and PC compatible software included
  • SecureGuard compatible
Input Channels 8, composite video inputs
Input Level Composite 1.0 Vpp / 75 Ω
Signal Format NTSC / PAL
Video Loss Check Yes
Outputs 1 x HDMI (1280 x 1024 / 1440 x 900 / 1920 x 1080)
1 x VGA (1280 x 1024 / 1440 x 900 / 1920 x 1080)

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Prices and specifications subject to change without notice.