8 Channel DVR – Product Specification & Installation

8 Cameras DVR Installation

All 8 Channel Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) come with  capability of recording sound and video signals.  Installation for 8 channel DVR system requires running cables from the DVR itself to each individual camera at its location.   The cable supports power and video/audio signals and no need to run additional power wires to the system.  The procedures involves surveillance system design and configuration to decide many factors such as: location of DVR, location of cameras, cable types, camera angle and zoom direction, etc.  The system comes with surveillance software that can be configured for each project like recording mode (motion vs. continuous),  recording resolution (D1, HD1, CIF), frames per second(FPS) and more.  We can mount a hard drive/s to each DVR  with certain capacity (2TB, 3 TB,some supports 2 SATA up to 6TB each HDD for example). Specific configuration information can be found in each DVR’s product specifications document.  What we show on this page is one sample product specification that we use mostly for 8 channel DVR surveillance system installation.

An 8 channel DVR supports Live View, Storage, Playback up to  a specific configuration, for example: 8 HD-TVI / Analog / Analog HD Cameras + x IP Cameras (see product spec for more information).  Most DVRs also supports up to 1080P (1920×1080) HDMI Video Output, some DVRs like the DVR listed below which supports efficient mode recording of 960 x 1080 @30fps.  these DVRs also supports HD-TVI, AHD, Analog and/or IP Camera.  they can also mix and match in a specific configuration.


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8 Channel DVR Features & Specifications

This 8 channel DVR Supports Simple Chinese, English, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Turkish, Persian.
Compress Format: H.264
Total Frames: 240FPS(NTSC)/ 200FPS(PAL)
Video: 8 channek BNC input, 2ch BNC & 1ch VGA output
Audio: 4ch input, 1ch output
Alarm: 8ch input, 1ch output
Resolution: D1, HD1, CIF
  • this 8 channel DVR Supports Simple Chinese, English, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Turkish, Persian.
  • Support PAL/ NTSC identify automatically, with OSD function, support record playback on multiple screens randomly.
  • Adopts MPEG4/H.264 compression format, support Double code flow function;Synchronour compression of the audio & video, full time recording; D1 recording resolution;
  • Multiple display modes: 1~8 screens of preview and playback; Support max 8 times speedy forward、review.
  • Support 2 hard disks of 2000GB high capacity, solve the problem of recording storage; Support DVD-RW, USB backup, network backup etc, customer can backup the important video recording at any moment, totally compatilbe with current every brand DVD-RW.
  • GUI graphical interface, support all functions controlled by USB mouse, using easily as computer; Support PTZ control by communicate port: RS485.
  • Support Remote monitoring, remote playback, bidirectional talk-back and etc network management functions, can use CMS centralized management software simultaneously with 8 pcs DVR. Support at most 10 users accessing at the same time with , support IE/ Client accessing; support 3G mobile remote view, can support Symbian, Windows mobile, iPhone, Google Phone.
  • Continuously recording, power cut resume function, one time setup, effective forever, realize guarding without person in deed.
  • Adopts the latest watchdog technology (USB, DVD, network) to protect the security of machine and video data. Any operation does require the watchdog (hardware).
  • 8 Channel Digital Video Recorder
  • Analog & HD-TVI Video In: 8CH
  • Video Output: VGA/HDMI up to 1080P
  • Playback Channel: 8CH
  • Audio In/Out: 1CH/1CH, RCA
  • Network: 10/100/1000M
  • Storage: 2 SATA up to 8TB
  • USB: 2 USB 2.0
  • PTZ: 1 RS485
  • Backup: USB, Network

DVR Video Specs

Video Compression H.264
Video Input 8CH BNC (1.0 Vp-p, 75 Ω ), PAL / NTSC self-adaptive
Audio Compression G.711u
Audio Input 1-ch, RCA (2.0 Vp-p, 1 kΩ )
Two-way Audio Input  1-ch, RCA (2.0 Vp-p, 1 kΩ )
HDMI/VGA Output 1920 × 1080
Frame Rate 1080P: 100fps(PAL)/120fps(NTSC) 720P/WD1/D1: : 200(PAL)/240(NTSC)
Video Bit Rate 1MKbps-6Mbps
Audio Output 1-ch, RCA (Linear, 1 kΩ)
Audio Bit Rate 64 Kbps
Dual-Stream Support
Stream Type Video, Video & Audio
Synchronous Playback 8CH
Playback Resolution 1080P / 720P
Remote Connections 128
Capacity Up to 4TB capacity for each disk
Network Interface 1:10M / 100M/1000M self-adaptive Ethernet interface
Serial Interface RS-485, Keyboard
USB Port 2 × USB2.0
Alarm In/Out -
Power Supply DC 12V
Consumption ≤ 14W
Working Temperature -10 ° C ~ + 50 ° C(14° F - 122° F)
Working Humidity 10% ~ 90%
Casing 1U Casing
Dimensions 430 × 300 × 55 mm (16.9 × 11.8 × 2.2 inch)
Weight ≤ 3Kg (6.6lb)
Installation can be tricky and require reading the specification and installation manuel provided with the DVR or better yet have the experts install it for and provide you with warranty, internet connect to the DVR and DVR configuration.
8 Camera DVR Installation

8 Channel DVR installation Diagram