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...Quick Start Guide
4, 8, 16 & 32ch Zip NVR Models
• Up To 8MP 4K Recording • H.265 Compression • PoE
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QS-ZIPNVR - Vol 1 / Version 1
Introduction
The Zip range of NVRs (Network Video Recorders) allow the user to
view, record and playback ultra HD 4K CCTV footage.
Using the latest H.265 encoding, the Zip NVR is able to compress
the larger 4K recordings into half the storage space compared to
inferior H.264 systems. In effect you can record for twice as long.
Zip104
PoE (Power over Ethernet) models can also power up to 16 IP
cameras so you don’t have to worry about a local power supply or
running extra cabling, saving you time and money.
Zip108, Zip208
It has FREE software and mobile apps for linking to a router so
your CCTV cameras can be viewed over the Internet and even on
your mobile!
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Zip NVRs are designed for installation by a professional
CCTV installer, for further support, please contact:
The Zip NVR is really easy to set up thanks to its built-in help menus,
getting you up and running as quickly as possible, it even has an
Autoport feature that configures your router for you. Every Zip NVR
also comes with a FREE dynamic DNS which means you can connect
to the Internet without having to fork out for a static IP address too.
Timed relays and the Kontrol & Kommand function allow you to
control lights, gates, loudspeakers and many other third-party
devices over the Internet using your Zip NVR as the control device.
With an intelligent operating system and client software that allows
endless possibilities for the user, with a Zip NVR you really can...
“add more
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Contents
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Schedule
25
Front Panel
6
Video
26
Rear Connections - Standard NVRs
8
Tools
27
Rear Connections - PoE NVRs
9
How To
29
System Setup & Connection Diagram
10
Zip IP Cameras
48
Step By Step First Time Setup
11
PoE Switches & Splitters
50
Ways To Control Your Zip NVR
- By mouse
12
PoE Splitters & Injectors
51
Ways To Control Your Zip NVR
- By IR Remote Control
PoE Extenders
52
13
Network Leads & Connectors
53
Main Menu
14
NVR Accessories
54
Power Up & Shutdown
15
Specifications
56
Live View
16
Smart Setup
18
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The following questions are some of the most commonly
asked when setting up and operating a Zip NVR. Hopefully
the answers given on these pages, and information supplied
throughout this quick-start guide, can resolve any problems
you may have.
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What is the default username & password?
The default username for your Zip NVR is ‘admin’ and the
default password is ‘555555’.
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How do I change the default admin password?
The easiest way to change the default admin password is
during ‘Smart Setup’ on page 18. It can also be changed in
the ‘Setup’ menu under the ‘User’ tab page 24.
Where is my ZipVision licence key?
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You will find this on the ZipVision software CD itself.
How many PCs can I activate with my
ZipVision licence key?
You can activate up to five PCs with your licence. Additional
licences can be purchased via your installer or through
resellers on www.SoftCCTV.com/zipvision.
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How do I add IP cameras to the NVR?
IP cameras need to be setup on the same network as the NVR or
connected directly to one of the PoE sockets if you have a PoE
NVR. They can then be added to the NVR during ‘Smart Setup’
(see page 18) or through the ‘Video’ menu (see page 26).
How do I set it up to record?
By default the NVR will automatically record 24/7, however,
there are multiple ways to set the NVR to record. The simplest
way is to do it during ‘Smart Setup’ on page 18. To setup
a recording schedule see page 25. Finally for manual
recording see the front panel on page 6 or the IR remote
control on page 13.
How long can I record for?
Recording times depend on the Hard Drive you have fitted
and some of the record settings on the NVR. It is easy to
record for over a month on an Zip NVR but to calculate your
exact drive requirements, try using the HD Calculator tool at
ZipNVR.com.
How do I back up an incident for the Police?
It is easy to back up recorded footage onto a USB drive either
at the NVR itself or using ZipVision software on your PC (locally
or remotely). See how to backup to a USB drive on page 40.
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Can I add alarm inputs to my Zip NVR?
Yes, you can add alarm inputs such as PIRs, door contacts,
break beams or any NO/NC relay to trigger an alarm. For
wiring information, please refer to our ‘How To - Add Alarm
Inputs’ guide on page 36.
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You’ll need a network cable (straight patch not crossover) and
a router. See ‘How To - Select A Network Address For Your
NVR’ on page 30 and ‘How To - Set The Network Address
Of Your NVR’ on page 31.
Can I control other devices using my Zip NVR?
Yes, even over the Internet, the Zip NVR can control
third-party equipment such as lights, sirens, gates and the
popular VoiceOff loudspeaker. The Kontrol & Kommand timed
relay allows for control of up to 248 different devices. Find out
‘How To - Control 3rd Party Equipment’ on page 46.
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Can I get a phone app to view my CCTV footage?
Yes, Zip NVR have both Android, iPhone and iPad apps so you
can view your CCTV footage from anywhere in the world. Find
out ‘How To - Setup The Android Phone & iPhone App’ on
page 44 or How To - Setup The Android Tablet & iPad
App’ on page 45.
Can I install a bigger Hard Drive?
What do I need to view my CCTV footage over
the Internet?
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Do I need a static IP address?
No, Zip NVRs come with free dynamic DNS as standard
so this will save you the cost and hassle of setting up a static
IP. Find out ‘How To - Configure Zip DDNS (Dynamic DNS)’
on page 33.
How do I set up my router for port forwarding?
The Zip NVR has an Autoport feature which sets up port
forwarding for you on compatible routers. You can also set the
port forwarding manually. Find out ‘How To - Configure Port
Forwarding’ on page 32.
For more information on setting up port forwarding see
online Tip 58 for Netgear routers or Tip 216 for BT routers.
Most Zip NVRs take a minimum of a 6TB drive and some
models take more than one drive. Find out ‘How To - Install A
3.5” SATA Hard Drive’ on page 41 of this guide.
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Front Panel
Zip NVR Front Panel (32ch PoE Model Shown)
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No.
Name
2
3
Icon / Appearance
4
5
6
7
Function / Description
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POWER
Power indicator turns green when powered on.
2
HARD DISK DRIVE
HDD indicator turns red when a HDD is detected. Flashed red when any channel is recording.
3
CHANNEL SELECTION
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/
Displays the channel indicated channel full screen. (On selected models)
Cycle to next display mode with each press. Single channel full screen / 2x2 / 3x3 / 4x4 / 5x5 /
All channels (Available display modes depends on NVR model)
DISPLAY MODE
CHANNEL SELECTION /
NUMERIC INPUT
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Display selected channel full screen / Numeric input in a text field. (On selected models)
CHANNEL UP / DOWN
/
Cycle up / down through available channels.
SEQUENTIAL SWITCHING
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/
Start / Stop sequential switching. Automatically switch between available channels. Dwell on
each channel for up to 300 seconds.
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Front Panel
No.
Name
3
FAST FORWARD / REWIND
(Cont)
Icon / Appearance
/
Function / Description
Fast Forward / Rewind video during playback.
PLAY / PAUSE
Display playback screen. Play / Pause video during playback.
STOP
Stop video playback / Stop manual recoding on selected channel.
RECORD
Start manual recording of selected channel.
MENU / ESCAPE
Display main menu / Exit current menu/screen.
SEARCH
Display the video playback search screen.
MUTE / UN-MUTE
Mute / un-mute audio during live view and playback. (On selected models)
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IR RECEIVER
Receiver for IR remote control commands.
5
NAVIGATION
Directional keys for navigating through the NVR’s menu system.
6
OK/PTZ
Confirm selection / Display PTZ controls.
7
USB INTERFACE
USB socket for mouse or backup device.
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Rear Connections - Standard NVRs
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3
2
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
8
Name
RS232
LAN Interface
AUDIO IN
AUDIO OUT
HDMI
VGA
USB Interface
e-SATA Interface
Alarm In/Out
RS485 Interface
Power
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6
5
10
8
7
9
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Function / Description
Connector for RS232 devices such as the VoiceOff (see pg46).
Connector for LAN (Local Area Network). Also used for connecting up to 16 IP cameras.
RCA/Phono connector for audio input.
RCA/Phono connector for audio output.
HDMI video and audio output.
DB15 connector for VGA output. Display local video output and menu.
USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports for connecting up to 2 USB mouse or USB flash memory devices.
e-SATA for added external HDD connections.
Connection for 16 alarm inputs and four alarm outputs.
External keyboard control allows the NVR to be locked away securely.
12V DC operation.
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Rear Connections - PoE NVRs
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2
1
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
Name
VIDEO IN (PoE)
RS232
AUDIO IN
LAN/WAN Interface
AUDIO OUT
VGA
HDMI
USB Interface
Keyboard Interface
e-SATA Interface
RS485 Interface
Alarm In/Out
Power
GND
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6
5
9
7
10
8
11
12
13
14
Function / Description
Up to 16 RJ45 sockets for video input and PoE output for up to 16 cameras.
Connector for RS232 devices such as the VoiceOff (see pg46).
RCA/Phono connector for audio input.
Connector for LAN (Local Area Network) or WAN (Wider Area Network). Also used for connecting up to 32 IP cameras.
RCA/Phono connector for audio output.
DB15 connector for VGA output. Display local video output and menu.
HDMI video and audio output.
USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports for connecting up to two USB mouse or USB flash memory devices.
External keyboard control allows the NVR to be locked away securely.
e-SATA for added external HDD connections.
Connector for RS485 devices. Connect the D+ and D- terminals to T+ and T- of PTZ receiver respectively.
Connection for 16 alarm inputs and four alarm outputs.
240V AC or 48V DC Operation (depending on model).
Ground (needs to be connected when NVR starts up).
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System Setup & Connection Diagram
The KitVault keeps your Zip
NVR locked, cool and secure.
Record audio with Lip Sync
Quality on up to 32 cameras!
(Depending on model)
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Up to 16 PoE IP Cameras
(Depending on model)
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Audio
Add-on
CCT619
Up to 32 Network IP Cameras
(Depending on model)
USB Backup
(Supplied)
All-In-One IP Camera
IP-CAM930W
Trigger up to 9999 sounds.
Deter, Welcome, Warn &
Inform
RS232
Control:
PoE
IP Dome Camera
IP-CAM535B
KitVault
NVR Enclosure
CCT245
Network
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VoiceOff
Voice Annunciator
VOX300
Gates
Alarm
Outputs
USB Mouse
(Supplied)
Lights
VGA
HDMI
Sirens
PIRs
CCT865
IR Remote
(Supplied)
RS485
For timed
relays use...
Heating - ON 7am
- OFF 9am
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21.5” HDMI
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HDMI &VGA
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The Zip NVR has up to 16
alarm inputs depending
on the model.
K&K Module
Timed Relay
Module REL008
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Power - ON 6am
- OFF 5pm
Use Kontrol & Kommand
modules to take control of
third-party equipment easily
through the Zip NVR.
Step By Step First Time Setup
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Connect Your Monitor
2
Power Up Your NVR
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Program Using Smart Setup
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Advanced Programming
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Network And Remote Monitoring
Connect and turn on your monitor(s).
Once your monitors are connected, power up your NVR.
When the NVR boots up the ‘Smart Setup’ menu will be displayed. In this menu you can quickly configure a lot of the key
settings for the NVR. page 18
Now is a good time to set alarm triggers and schedules. This is the most effective way to capture footage. Setting different
alarm types and recording schedules lets you choose when and what to record. This is done via the ‘Setup’, ‘Video’ and
‘Schedule’ options on the main menu. page 24-26
Networking your NVR allows you to backup footage using client software, receive email notifications, view real-time
video, playback footage and control the NVR using a PC, mobile or tablet. Step by step guides on networking, remote
monitoring, DDNS and port forwarding can be found in the ‘How To’ section of the Main menu. page 29
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Ways To Control Your Zip NVR - By mouse
The simplest way to program and set up your Zip NVR is
using a mouse, the on-screen keypad and the Disc menu.
We recommend you connect the mouse to the rear USB port
of the NVR, leaving the front USB port free for fast backing up
of footage.
USB 3 Button Mouse (Supplied)
On Screen Soft Keypad
Name
Action
Single Click
Key
Function / Description
Left-Click
Delete character to left of the cursor.
Click & Drag
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Privacy Masking and Motion Detection:
select target area.
Digital zoom-in: zoom in to target area.
Live view: show menu.
Right-Click
Single Click
Insert a space.
Move courser left / right.
Menu: select and enter.
Live view: drag channel
Confirm input.
Switch keyboard to upper case
letters and symbols.
Function / Description
Live view: display Quick Setting toolbar.
Scrolling Up
Scroll-Wheel
Scrolling
Down
Menu: exit current menu to upper level
menu.
Scroll up through highlighted field / drop
down list
Scroll up through highlighted field / drop
down list
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Ways To Control Your Zip NVR - By IR Remote Control
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1
3
4
No.
Button
1
ID
2
NUMERIC
BUTTONS
3
DISPLAY
MODE
4
MENU /
ESCAPE
5
NAVIGATION
5
6
8
9
10
Name
7
8
11
12
SELECT
6
SUBMENU
7
MUTE
8
9
/
Function / Description
Control a specific NVR. Press ‘ID’  ‘Device ID’ e.g.1  ‘Select’
(Only used when multiple NVRs are present. See Tools / Info on pg27)
Display selected channel full screen.
Numeric input in a text field.
Cycle to next display mode with each press. Single channel
full screen / 2x2 / 3x3 / 4x4 / 5x5 / All channels (Available
display modes depends on NVR model)
Display Main Menu / Exit current menu/screen.
Exit current menu / screen / selection.
Directional keys for navigating through the NVR’s menu system.
Confirm selection.
Display Live View menu.
Display Live View menu.
Display Quick Setting toolbar.
Mute / un-mute audio during live view and playback.
REWIND / FAST
Fast Forward / Rewind during playback.
FORWARD
Display playback screen.
PLAY
Resume video when paused.
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RECORD
11
STOP
12
PAUSE
Start recording of selected channel.
Stop video playback.
Stop recording on selected channel.
Pause video during playback.
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Main Menu
Main Menu - Disc Menu System
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How
How To
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Every Zip NVR has our ultra easy to use Disc menu system.
With its clear and simple layout, it’s easy to navigate and find
all the features the Zip NVR has to offer.
Turn Off
Setup
Backup
www.zipnvr.com
Video
Tools
Schedule
Three clicks completes most actions!
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This quick-start guide gives you a brief overview of the Disc
menu and each submenu. For more in-depth information
about the Zip NVR’s menu system and settings, please refer
to the full Zip NVR instruction manual supplied on the CD
with the NVR.
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Power Up & Shutdown pg15
Live View pg16
Smart Setup pg18
Playback pg21
Playback Toolbar pg22
Setup pg24
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Schedule pg25
Video pg26
Tools pg27
Backup pg28
How To pg29
Power Up & Shutdown
Proper startup and shutdown procedures are crucial for
extending the life of the device. The hard drive spins at
around 7000rpm, cutting power to the NVR stops the hard
drive instantly which can cause damage. When shut down
correctly the hard drive slows down gradually to prevent this.
Power Up
With the NVR plugged into the mains socket,
power the NVR using the switch on the rear.
Shutdown Interface
The power LED on the front of the NVR should
show green indicating the device is getting power.
Shutdown
Default Admin Password: 555555
New Password Reminder
We strongly recommend that you change the default
password, please feel free to use this box to write down a
password reminder to jog your memory.
To power down the NVR, enter the ‘Turn Off’ menu. As
an added security feature you will be asked to enter your
username and password to prove you are attempting an
authorised shutdown. When entered you can then click ‘Turn
Off’ and the NVR will shutdown.
From the Turn Off menu you can also Logout or Reboot the NVR.
Prevent loss of your recorded footage caused by
power cuts by fitting a UPS with your NVR.
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Live View
Live View Icons
In the Live View mode, there are icons at the bottom of the
screen for each channel showing the status of the record
and motion detection for each channel. This enables you
to confirm when the unit is triggering a motion event and
whether the unit is recording for that channel.
Icon
Function / Description
Record (manual record, schedule record, motion detection,
smart or alarm triggered record)
Live View Interface
Live View shows you the video image for each camera in
real time. The device automatically enters Live View mode
when powered up. It is also at the very top of the menu
hierarchy, thus pressing the ‘MENU’ (Exit) button a number of
times (depending on which menu you’re on) always brings
you to the Live View mode.
/
Motion Detection (Green - motion detected in a user defined
area / Red - recording from motion trigger)
/
Smart (Green - activity detected by a user defined smart
analytics / Red - recording from smart trigger)
Quick Setting Toolbar
On the screen of each channel, there is a quick setting toolbar
which shows when you left-click the mouse on the camera.
Quick Setting Toolbar
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Live View
Quick Setting Toolbar Explained
In Live View mode, left click the mouse button on any channel to see the Quick Setting Toolbar.
Icon
Description
Toolbar Handle
Manual Record
Capture Image*
Instant Playback
Digital Zoom
Image Settings
PTZ Control
*Available on all 8, 16 and 32ch NVRs.
Live View Menu
In Live View mode, right click the mouse button on any channel to see the Live View Menu.
Name
Function / Description
Menu
Goes back to the main menu.
Single Screen
Switch to the single full screen by choosing a channel number from the drop-down list.
Multi Screen
Adjust the screen layout by choosing from the drop-down list.
Add IP Camera
Enter the ‘Quick Add’ dialogue box to quickly add IP cameras to the NVR.
Start Auto-Switch
Start/Stop automatic switching between available cameras.
Volume
Adjust the audio volume of the NVR.
PTZ Tour
Start/Stop PTZ cameras performing a pre-defined tour.
Stream Switch
Switch between Main and Substream.
Realtime
Switch display performance. Realtime (for fast networks), Balanced (for slower networks with slight
lag) and Smooth (for slow networks with major lag).
Playback
Enter playback interface. See page 23 for more information.
Info
Displays the NVR’s device information.
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Smart Setup
Smart Setup is a quick and easy way to configure some of the key
settings on the Zip NVR. This is a useful tool when using the NVR for the
first time.
Admin Password Setup
Default Admin Password: 555555
The Smart Setup will display every time the NVR is turned on. To disable
the Smart Setup simply check “Disable Smart Setup after Reboot” at
the bottom of the Smart Setup window. If you need to enable Smart
Setup at a later date just go to the “Setup” menu (page 24) and
check “Show Smart Setup”.
Settings which can be configured during Smart Setup:
Admin Password
As all our NVRs come with the same admin password you will be asked
to set your own unique admin password for extra security. If you don’t do
this during Smart Setup you will be asked to do change it the first time
you log on. Doing this during Smart Setup ensures you NVR is secure
right from the get-go. (See Admin Password Setup on the left.) You can
also change the admin username in the “Setup” menu, see page 24.
HDD Information
Time & Date Setup
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The HDD Information screen allows you to configure all hard drives
installed in the NVR. Here you can see the HDD status, total size, space
available and estimated recording time, based on current settings. You
can also format hard drives and set if and when data is overwritten.
“Off” (never overwrite), “Auto” (overwrite hard drive when full) or set
how many days (1~90) before data is overwritten.
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Smart Setup
Record Schedule
In the Record Schedule each camera can be set to start recording when
an alarm is triggered, when motion is detected or for a set length of
time (Normal). To speed things up, settings can be copied from one
camera and applied to others. For more information on setting up
scheduled recordings see page 25.
Record Schedule
System Setup
The System Setup screen is where you configure key information such
as time (NTP is on by default), date, video format. It is vitally important
that the NVR is set to the correct time and date. The wrong time and/or
date will cause schedules to start and stop at the wrong time and result
in the incorrect time and date being overlayed on to recorded footage.
Network Setup
System Setup
Setting your NVR up on a network will allow you to connect to IP
cameras on the same network. You can also remotely monitor the
NVR from a PC, Mac, tablet or mobile phone once port forwarding has
been configured.
If your router supports UPnP you can simply tick ‘Enable UPnP’ and the
NVR will automatically configure port forwarding for you.
Port Settings
Network Setup
Client: 9988
HTTP: 80
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Smart Setup
IPC Setup
Record Schedule
The IPC (Internet Protocol Camera) Setup screen allows you to add/
remove IP cameras, see their current status and edit their address
settings. You can choose to automatically assign IP addresses to all
cameras or assign them manually. The total bandwidth available and
bandwidth used is also displayed at the bottom of the window.
Email Setup
By configuring email settings the NVR can be setup to send an email to
an operator when certain events occur. Snapshots can be sent from the
NVR when motion is detected so that the operator can instantly assess
the situation (see page 38). You can also send email notifications
when the NVR encounters an “Exception” such as video loss, a hard
drive error or a full hard drive (see page 39). You can even send a
“Super Password” if forget your login details so you can safely log back
into your NVR.
System Setup
Zip DDNS Setup
Each Zip NVR comes with a free, three year Zip DDNS subscription. This
free Dynamic DNS service allows you to quickly setup the NVR for remote
monitoring without the expense or hassle of setting up a static IP.
Network Setup
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The domain will already be filled in for you. Simply enter the operator’s
email address and the password will be automatically sent to the
address given. Once the password has been received, enter it into the
password field and you’re good to go.
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Playback
General Playback
The General playback screen is a really fast way to review
footage. Using the calendar in the side bar just choose the year,
month and day you would like to review.
Recordings for that day are then displayed on the time-line
as coloured bars. The colour of the bar gives an indication as
to what triggered the recording, a normal schedule, motion
detection, and alarm trigger or motion detection and an alarm
trigger (as explained on page 22).
Event Playback
Example Of Playback Interface
Playback Overview
The easy to use playback screen offers quick access and backup
of all footage stored on the NVR. There are two playback types
available: General playback and Event playback.
The toolbar features all the traditional functions for controlling
playback, play/pause, fast forward, rewind etc. along with digital
zoom and a snipping tool. For more information on the toolbar
functions see ‘Playback Toolbar Explained’ overleaf.
Event playback allows you to search for, playback and backup
event triggered recordings. Searches can be narrowed down by
camera and event type so it’s easy to find exactly what you’re
looking for.
From the search result list you can instantly play recordings
by simply clicking on them. To back-up single or multiple
recordings just tick the check box next to the recording(s) and
click the save icon .
See overleaf for more information 
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Playback Toolbar Explained
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
9
Playback Toolbar
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12
No.
Icon
13
14
15
Function
No.
16
Icon
17
18
19
Function
1
Enter and exit fullscreen playback.
7
Fast forward. 2x, 4x, 8x and 16x normal speed.
2
Rewind. 2x, 4x, 8x and 16x normal speed.
8
Digital zoom. Click and drag over the area of the image
you wish to zoom in to.
3
Slow motion. 1/2, 1/4, 1/8 and 1/16 normal speed.
9
Snipping tool. Clip out and backup a section of
footage. Click to start clipping, click again to save.
4
Play selected recording / Resume playback.
10
Audio control. Use the slider to set the audio volume
between 0 and 100.
5
Pause playback.
11
Check to display 24 hour time-line.
6
Stop playback.
12
Check to display 2 hour time-line.
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Playback Toolbar Explained
No.
Icon
Function
13
Check to display 1 hour time-line.
14
Check to display 30 minute time-line.
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16
A recording coloured green shows that it was triggered
by a normal recording schedule.
A recording coloured yellow shows that it was
triggered by motion detection.
No.
17
18
19
Icon
Function
A recording coloured blue shows that it was triggered
by motion detection and an alarm.
A recording coloured red shows that it was triggered
by an alarm.
A recording coloured cyan shows that it was triggered
by a smart setting detection.
Full Screen Playback Controls
Snipping Tool
To display the playback controls during full screen playback,
move the mouse cursor to the bottom of the screen. The
playback controls and time-line will then pop up along the
bottom edge of the screen.
The snipping tool is really handy as it allows you to backup
a small section of footage rather than the entire recording
which could potentially be hours long.
How To Exit Full Screen Mode
There are multiple ways to exit full screen viewing. You can
simply right-click the mouse, press the ‘Menu’ button on
the front of the NVR or click the ‘Full Screen’ icon on the
playback toolbar.
To start just click the ‘Snipping Tool’ icon during playback at
the time you want the clipping to begin. The ‘Snipping Tool’
icon will then change to a ‘Save’ icon. Continue to watch the
video playback and click the ‘Save’ icon when you want the
clipping to end. Alternatively you can click on the time-line
where you would like the clipping to end and then click the
‘Save’ icon.
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Setup
delete current users. On initial setup there will only
be the administrator account.
The User tab is where you go to change the
Admin password and username.
Under the Alarm tab you can set what effect an
alarm trigger has from triggering an alarm output,
or recording a specific channel, to sending an email.
The RS232 tab allows you to adjust NVR’s RS232
settings to the settings required by the connected
RS232 device.
Setup Interface
Setup Submenu Overview
The Exceptions tab allows you to set how exceptions
are handled such as a full HDD and video loss.
The Setup menu is where all major settings are configured from network
settings to user accounts.
Settings which can be configured inside the
Setup menu:
In the General tab all of the basic device settings can be adjusted such as
system time/date, video format and daylight saving time.
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The Network tab is where you will enter all network information like the IP
address, DDNS settings, switch mode and email settings for email notifications.
In the User tab, as the administrator you can create new accounts and choose
what permissions users have both locally and remotely. You can also edit and
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System Settings
Network Settings
User Accounts
Alarm Inputs & Outputs
RS232 Configuration
Exception Handling
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Schedule
The Email tab allows you to schedule when email
notifications are sent warning of motion detection,
smart detection, an alarm input or an exception
such as video loss. This could be used to only send
notifications when the operator is away from site.
The Record tab is where you configure the recording
schedule and settings. You can tell the NVR to record
as normal, on motion detection or an alarm trigger.
In the Smart tab you can configure the recording
schedule for smart detection triggered recordings.
Functions available through the Schedule submenu:
Schedule Interface
Schedule Submenu Overview
In the Schedule menu you can create or edit recording, alarm, smart detection
and email notification schedules.
Schedules for each channel are set independently, giving you total control.
Schedules can then be copied to other channels for a speedy setup.
In the Alarm tab you can set when motion detection, smart detection and alarm
inputs are active. Recordings can only be triggered by either motion or an alarm
input during active time periods of the schedule.
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Alarm Schedules
Email Notification Schedules
Recording Schedules
Smart Schedules
Three options are available when creating
a recording schedule. ‘Normal’ will record
for as long as it is scheduled. ‘Motion’
records when motion is detected and
‘Alarm’ records when an alarm is triggered.
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Video
menu. Privacy masking and motion detection are
both setup here too.
The Playback tab gives you access to an advanced
playback search so you can quickly find the footage
you need.
The Encoding tab lets you specify the main stream,
sub stream and mobile stream settings.
Video Interface
Video Submenu Overview
The Video menu is where you can configure the camera, PTZ and video
settings to suit your requirements.
Under the Output tab you’re able to choose the HDMI/VGA output
resolution, the automatic sequential switcher layout and dwell time, even
the NVR menu’s transparency.
In the PTZ tab you can set the key information for each PTZ connected like
baud rate, protocol etc. You can also add and delete presets, tours and patterns.
The Camera tab is where you can manage your IP cameras, delete current
cameras or add new ones. You can configure each camera’s settings and OSD
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Finally the Smart tab is where you set the
parameters for smart detection. Here you can
configure perimeter intrusion, line crossing,
stationary object, pedestrian detection, face
detection and cross counting.
Functions available through the Video submenu:
• Output Resolution
• Auto Sequences
Setup
• PTZ Settings
• PTZ Presets, Tours
& Patterns
• Manage IP Cameras
• Video Encoding
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• Camera OSD
Configuration
• Privacy Masking
• Motion Detection
• Advanced Playback
Search
• Smart Detection
Configuration
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resolution. You can also set the device ID so the NVR can
be controlled independently with the IR remote control
when multiple NVRs are present and device name.
The Log tab is where the NVR keeps a record of
important events so you can see what happened and
when. The log shows when recordings started and
stopped, when the NVR started up and shut down,
when alarms are triggered and what caused them.
Tools Interface
Tools Submenu Overview
The Tools menu is where you can view all the important system information
such as model and serial number. You can also see key information on cameras,
recordings, alarms, networks and hard drives.
The HDD tab shows the current state of installed hard drives. You can see the status,
free space available, total space available and the maximum estimated record time
(free time) based on current settings. You can also set the overwrite behaviour,
format hard drives and on 8, 16 & 32ch NVRs set-up recording to an eSATA drive.
Under the Info tab you can find all the useful information you may need for the
device such as ports, status, stream, privacy masking and motion detection settings.
There’s also information on recordings like state, stream type, frame rate, bit rate and
The Maintenance tab is important as it allows
you to save the current NVR configuration, load
a previously saved configuration, restore default
settings and update the firmware of the NVR and
compatible cameras.
The Smart Analysis tab shows a log of all smart
detection triggers and allows you to search for events.
Functions available through the Tools submenu:
• View HDD Status &
Format Drives
• View Device, Camera
& Recording Info
• View System & Smart
Logs Of Key Events
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• Load/Save System
Configurations
• Default System
Settings
• Update NVR &
Camera Firmware
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Backup
Backup Submenu Overview
The Backup menu is where you can export
recorded footage to either USB memory stick or
USB CD/DVD writer.
There are two options when backing up footage,
a quick backup and a precise backup.
A quick backup is ideal when archiving
recordings as it exports all recorded footage to
the selected USB device.
When doing precise backup you can search for
footage by date, start and end time, camera and
recording type. This allows you to find the exact
footage you are looking for making it an ideal
method for evidence backup.
Functions available through the backup submenu:
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• Search & Export
• Quick Export
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How To
You can find some useful How To guides on the
following pages which cover:
How To Interface
How To Submenu Overview
The How To pages are the Zip NVR’s inbuilt help documents. Here you will
find step by step guides on how to setup everything from networks to
backing up recordings.
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Selecting A Network Address pg30
Setting A Network Address pg31
Configuring Port Forwarding pg32
Configuring Zip DDNS pg33
Adding IP Cameras pg34
Searching For An Event pg35
Adding Alarm Inputs pg36
Recording On An Alarm Trigger pg37
Recording On Motion Detection pg38
Setting Up Email Notifications pg39
Backing Up Recordings pg40
Installing a 3.5” SATA Hard Drive pg41
Connecting An NVR To A PC pg42
Setting Up Android Phone & iPhone App pg44
Setting Up Android Tablet & iPad App pg45
Controlling 3rd Party Equipment pg46
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How To - Select A Network Address For Your NVR
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On a Windows PC connected to
the network you want to connect
the NVR to, press the ‘Windows’
key and the ‘R’ key together.
When the ‘Run’ box pops up type
‘cmd’ and press ‘OK’.
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To see if the address is free you need to ping it. When pinging make sure the
NVR is NOT plugged into the network. In Command Prompt type ‘ping address’
e.g. ‘ping 192.168.001.240’
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In the Command Prompt
window type ’ipconfig’ and press
‘enter’. Make note of the ‘Subnet
Mask’ and ‘Default Gateway’.
This will be just under the ‘IPv4
Address’ which is the address of
the PC that you are on.
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The NVR’s ‘Default Gateway’ must
be the same as the network’s from
step 2. The NVR’s default IP address
is 192.168.001.240. The first 3
numbers must match your ‘Default
Gateway’ (e.g. 192.168.001). The
last number (240) must be unique
on the network.
Note these settings for later
Selected IP Address:
Subnet Mask:
If the response is ‘Destination Host Unreachable’ the address is not in use and
can be used. If the response has a time then the address is in use and you will
need to try another until you find a free one to use in the NVR.
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Default Gateway:
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How To - Set The Network Address Of Your NVR
1
Connect the LAN socket of the NVR to your router using
the blue patch cable supplied.
2
Note: Do not use a crossover cable for the connection
to the router this is for direct connection to a PC.
3
Check the ‘IP Address’, ‘Subnet Mask’ and ‘Default
Gateway’ match the settings you chose on the previous
page ‘Select A Network Address For Your NVR’. Set the
‘DNS1’ address to match the ‘Default Gateway’ and set the
‘DNS2’ address to ‘008.008.008.008’ then click ‘Save’.
Enter the ‘Setup’ menu of the NVR. Select the ‘Network’
tab on the left hand side.
Ensure you have ‘Static’ selected.
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Make sure the NVR is now plugged into the network.
Ping the NVRs IP address from the PC using the address
you have set in the NVR. This time you should get a
response showing a time in milliseconds. See step 4 in
on the previous page.
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How To - Configure Port Forwarding
UPnP - Automatic Port Forwarding
Manual Port Forwarding
The easiest way to configure port forwarding is to use
UPnP automatic port forwarding. If this works then you do
not need to access the router setup.
If UPnP did not work then we will have to manually enter
the port forwarding in the router.
1
Enter the Main Menu of the NVR. Select ‘Setup‘ and
then click the ‘Network’ tab on the left hand side. Check
‘Autoport UPnP’ and click ‘Save’.
2
On a PC open up a web browser and go to
www.zipnvr.com/connect. In the Zip NVR port checker
click ‘Use This IP’ to enter your IP address. Check the
ports are correct and then click ‘Test Now’. If the ports
show open then we are finished, if not you will need to
uncheck ‘Autoport UPnP’ and click ‘Save’.
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Go to www.portforward.com. On the side menu
choose ‘List of all Routers’. Select the manufacturer and
model of the your router.
2
Scroll down to ‘step 4‘ and choose ‘D-Link DCS-930L‘ from
the list of programs. Follow the guide changing the three
port numbers it suggests to the port numbers you are
using (80, 1240 and 8240 by default). The IP address you
are forwarding to is the NVR’s IP address (192.168.001.240
by default). Once completed test the port forwarding as
explained in step 2 for ‘UPnP - Automatic Port Forwarding’.
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How To - Configure Zip DDNS (Dynamic DNS)
Every Zip NVR is supplied with a free, three year Dynamic
DNS service for its user. This allows you to quickly set
up the NVR for remote monitoring, without the added
expense or hassle of setting up a static IP.
1
Enter the Main Menu of the NVR. Select ‘Setup‘ and
then the ‘Network’ tab on the left hand side. Select the
‘DDNS’ sub menu and enable ‘DDNS’.
2
Leave the ‘DDNS Type’ on Zip DDNS and enter your email
address in the ‘Email’ address box. A password will now
be emailed to you. Enter this password into the ‘Password’
box to ensure that the NVR keeps updating the server.
3
To access your NVR remotely on your browser,
ZipVision or mobile app you can now use the serial
number of the NVR followed by .ippostcode.com e.g.
abc00001.ippostcode.com.
Note: The emailed password is only for updating the
DDNS server and no other purpose. To sign on
to the NVR remotely you use the same username
and password as you would at the NVR.
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How To - Add IP Cameras To Your NVR
When using Zip cameras on a Zip PoE NVR simply set the
switch to ‘Auto’ in network setup (pg24) and your cameras
will automatically connect. For non PoE NVRs or if you’re using
other makes of camera just follow these steps.
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To add multiple cameras, right click on the screen then
choose ‘Add IP Camera’ or if you are in the menu select
‘Video’ on the top bar, click ‘Camera’ and then select the
‘IP Cameras’ tab down the left hand side.
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If any camera has different log-on details they will be
added but not viewable (the status indicator will be
red not green) until they are edited and the correct
sign details entered. This can be done by clicking on the
edit icon next to the relevant camera, on this screen.
Before adding an IP camera you will need to set its IP
address (refer to the manual supplied with the cameras).
The cameras need to be on the same network segment as
the NVR. The default NVR address is 192.168.1.254. This
means camera IP addresses all need to start with 192.168.1.
The last number has to be different for each camera.
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If all the cameras have the same user name and
password like the Zip range then you can use ‘Add All’
and enter the Username and Password. The NVR will
search the network and add all of the cameras.
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How To - Search For And Playback An Event
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From the Main Menu select ‘Video’, then select
‘Playback’ on the left.
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Select the Camera, Event Type, Month and Year then
click ‘Search’. Now choose a date on which footage was
recorded (indicated by an orange corner marker).
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If you want to view all footage from your search just click ‘Play’. To view
a specific camera and time of day choose the camera(s), enter the Start
Time and End Time then
click ‘Play’.
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How To - Add Alarm Inputs
It’s easy to add alarm inputs such as
PIRs, door contacts and break beams
to a Zip NVR. Using alarm inputs can
greatly enhance your security system.
Alarm inputs can be used to trigger
the NVR to record a specific channel.
This is a simple way to extend the
record time of your NVR as it will only
record small clips rather than all day.
An alarm trigger could also be used to
give a command to a PTZ or VoiceOff
unit. For example a PTZ could be
set to look at a certain area such as
a doorway. A VoiceOff unit could be
configured to welcome customers or
warn off intruders.
On the right is an example of how
you may wire the alarm inputs on an
Zip NVR.
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See online tip 311 for more information on connecting
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How To - Record When An Alarm Is Triggered
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Select ‘Setup’ from the Main Menu the click the ‘Alarm’ tab.
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Choose how the user is alerted and which channel(s) to
record. Click ‘Trigger Alarm Out’ and select which Alarm
Outputs (if any) to trigger, Click ‘OK’ then click ‘Save’.
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Click and drag the mouse across the days and times
you wish alarm triggered recording to be active and
click ‘Save’.
Choose the Alarm Input you wish to configure and set the
Alarm Type. Next set the Dwell Time, Audio Warning and
Post Recording time as required.
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Select ‘Schedule’ on the top bar, click the ‘Record’ tab
on the left then click the ‘Record Schedule’ tab. Choose
the camera you require and select ‘Alarm Record’.
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How To - Record When Motion Is Detected
1
From the main menu select ‘Video’, click on the ‘Camera’
tab and select ‘Motion Detection’. Choose the camera to
configure and tick ‘Enable’. Adjust the Sensitivity, Audio
Warning, Post Recording and Dwell Time as required.
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Click the ‘Setup’ button to enter the area selection
screen. Click and drag the mouse to highlight the area
you wish to monitor. To monitor the whole image
simply highlight the entire screen.
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Choose how the user is alerted and which channel(s) to
record. Click ‘Trigger Alarm Out’ and select which Alarm
Outputs (if any) to trigger, Click ‘OK’ then click ‘Save’.
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Select ‘Schedule’ on the top bar, click the ‘Record’ tab
on the left then click the ‘Record Schedule’ tab. Choose
the camera you require and select ‘Motion Record’.
Click and drag the mouse across the days and times
you wish motion recording to be active and click ‘Save’.
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How To - Setup Email Notifications
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Select ‘Setup’ on the top bar, click ‘Network’ and then
select the ‘Email’ tab.
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Next enter the User Name, Password, Sender, up to 3
Receivers and set the interval time. Click ‘Save’ then
click ‘Test Email’ to check email alerts are working.
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Ensure ‘Email’ is enabled.
Enter the SMTP Port and Server. For Gmail the SMTP
Port is 465 and the SMTP Server is: smtp.gmail.com. For
Hotmail/Outlook the SMTP Port is 587 and the SMTP
Server is: smtp.live.com
To schedule email alerts, for example outside business
hours only, click the ‘Email Schedule’ button.
Select the camera and the type of event(s) you want to be
alerted to. Click and drag the mouse across the days and
times you wish notifications to be active and click ‘Save’.
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How To - Backup Recordings
1
Insert your USB stick and wait a few seconds for the NVR
to register that the USB has been plugged in.
2
From the main menu of the device select ‘Backup’.
For Quick backup fill in the Date, Time, Camera, Event
Type and click ‘Search’.
Note: USB sticks must be formatted to FAT32.
To backup an entire day’s recordings press ‘Quick
Backup’ button.
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To back up a specific event choose the Date, Time,
Camera and the Event Type. Click ‘Search’, then select
the footage required and press ‘Backup’.
Note: To select all footage highlight checkbox in the
top title bar.
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4
Select the video encoding format. In the new window
select ‘USB1-1’ from the Device list and click ‘OK’.
Note: If USB device isn’t showing try clicking refresh.
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How To - Install A 3.5” SATA Hard Drive
To record higher quality video, or to record for longer
periods of time, you may wish to add an extra hard drive to
your NVR. This process is a lot easier than you may think.
After removing the top casing of the NVR just follow our
quick step by step guide.
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Note: Zip NVRs are designed to house 3.5” SATA hard drives.
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See online tip 301 for a more in depth
guide to installing a 3.5 inch SATA hard
drive at ZipNVR.com
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Now connect the SATA cable to
the SATA socket on the hard drive.
Connect the other end to the SATA
socket on the PCB then place the drive in the NVR case.
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Connect the power cable to the
power socket on the hard drive.
Connect the other end (White plug) to
the power socket on the PCB.
Screw through the holes in the base of the NVR or hard
drive shelf, and into the four fixing holes in the bottom
of the hard drive. (Screws supplied with hard drive.)
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How To - Connect Your NVR To A PC
Every Zip NVR comes with a free copy of the ZipVision
client software. ZipVision can be used to control and
monitor multiple Zip NVRs and IP cameras locally, or over
the internet, creating a comprehensive remote monitoring
solution.
ZipVision allows live viewing, playback, detailed search,
relay control, remote configuration, multi-layered mapping
and alarm notifications.
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Select ‘ZipVision Client for Windows’ from the list. Click
on the ‘Install Software’ button and follow the
on-screen prompts.
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Run the ZipVision client. Enter your login details when
prompted. The default login is:
If a wired connection is required, connect an RJ45
crossover cable between the LAN port on the rear
of the NVR and the LAN port on the PC/laptop.
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ZipVision Default Login Details
Username: admin
Password: 666666
Install the ZipVision software following the instructions
given in the information pack supplied with your NVR.
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In the wizard click ’Next’ to move to the device import
screen or, if not using the wizard, click on the ‘Device
Setup’ tab.
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Click ‘Online device’. In the ‘Online Device’ window
highlight the NVR and click ‘Add Device’.
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The final step is to add the NVR to the UK group.
Highlight the NVR and click ‘Import All’. The NVR will
now be in the ‘UK’ group. Click ‘Finish’ to exit the wizard.
In the ‘Manual Add’ window enter a ‘Device Name’ and
the NVRs ‘User Name’ and ‘Password’. Now click ‘Import’
to add the NVR to the devices list.
Once connected, you can learn more about how to
use ZipVision at ZipNVR.com. Look in our support
section for great tips on backing up footage and
setting up a basic eMap in ZipVision.
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How To - Setup The Android Phone & iPhone App
The Phone app allows you to
remotely monitor and control your
NVR whilst on the go. This useful
little app boasts remote viewing,
remote playback, remote record, PTZ
control and relay control.
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To download the app just search
for ‘Zip Vision’ in the Play store
on an Android phone or the App
store on an iPhone.
Alternatively you can just scan
the relevant QR code below.
iPhone
Android
Port forwarding and Zip
DDNS must be setup in
order for the Android and
iPhone app to work.
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Install the app and open.
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In the app tap the ‘Menu’ button
on the top tab bar (three lines)
and select ‘Device’.
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Click the ‘+’ to add a new device.
Enter the following details and
tap the ‘Save’ icon when done.
Device Name:
(choose device name)
Login Type:
(switch to “IP/DOMAIN”)
IP/Domain:
(Enter a static IP address if you
have one or your NVR’s domain
which is your serial number
followed by @ippostcode.com e.g.
ZIP12345@ippostcode.com)
Port:
(default 8240)
Username:
(default ‘admin’)
Password:
(default ‘555555’)
No. of Cameras:
(Max number of cameras NVR
can accept e.g. 4, 8, 16 or 32)
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How To - Setup The Android Tablet & iPad App
The tablet app allows you to remotely
monitor and control your NVR whilst
on the go & boasts remote viewing,
remote playback, remote record, PTZ
control and relay control.
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To download the app just search
for ‘Zip Vision’ in the Play store
on an Android tablet or the App
store on an iPad.
Alternatively you can just scan
the relevant QR code below.
iPad
Android
Port forwarding and Zip
DDNS must be setup in
order for the Android tablet
and iPad app to work.
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Install the app and open.
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In the app tap the ‘System Setup’
on the top tab bar and select
‘Device’.
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Click the ‘+’ to add a new device.
Enter the following details and
tap the ‘Save’ icon when done.
Device Name:
(choose device name)
Login Type:
(switch to “IP/DOMAIN”)
IP/Domain:
(Enter a static IP address if you
have one or your NVR’s domain
which is your serial number
followed by @ippostcode.com e.g.
ZIP12345@ippostcode.com)
Port:
(default 8240)
Username:
(default ‘admin’)
Password:
(default ‘555555’)
No. of Cameras:
(Max number of cameras NVR
can accept e.g. 4, 8, 16 or 32)
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How To - Control 3rd Party Equipment
By just using your Zip NVR and the free ZipVision software
you can create a comprehensive security system.
You can achieve anything from a basic setup to a more
advanced system. From alarm triggers turning on lights and
sirens, to operators being able to control heating systems and
security gates.
Alarm Outputs (non timed relays)
Alarm outputs can be set to trigger equipment such as security
lights, sirens, door locks or up to 10 audio messages with the
VoiceOff audio unit.
When using an Zip NVR you have three options for
controlling third party equipment; alarm outputs, RS232 and
RS485 connections.
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For more information on controlling
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How To - Control 3rd Party Equipment
RS232 Connection
RS485 Connection
With an RS232 connection you can remotely control the VoiceOff
audio unit to trigger up to 9999 audio messages via ZipVision.
Alternatively you could control up to eight timed relays with a
single Kontrol & Kommand module.
With an RS485 connection you can remotely control up to 31
Kontrol & Kommand modules via ZipVision. This means you can
control up to 248 timed relays. This also frees up the RS232 port
for other devices such as a VoiceOff audio unit.
Light on for
15 minutes
Light on for
15 minutes
Activate siren
for 8 minutes
Activate siren
for 8 minutes
Relays
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Open gate
for 1 minute
Open gate
for 1 minute
Turn heating
on for 3 hours
Turn building
power ON & OFF
Turn heating
on for 3 hours
Relays
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Up to 31
K&K modules
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Zip IP Cameras
External Anti-vandal 4MP Varifocal Dome Camera
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External Varifocal 4MP All-In-One IR Camera
4 Mega Pixel
2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens
H.265 Encoding
Onvif 2.6 Compatible
PoE Compatible
Mechanical IR Cut Filter
Motorised Lens
40m IR Range
Extra Tough - Vandalproof
IP66 Externally Rated
Maximum IR
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2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens
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Onvif 2.6 Compatible
PoE Compatible
Mechanical IR Cut Filter
Motorised Lens
Auto Focus
60m IR Range
IP66 Externally Rated
Maximum IR
Sensitivity
An ever popular dome camera built to the highest quality. It has an
extra tough, metal, weatherproof body rated at IP66 and a 40m IR range
for ultimate performance in any environment.
A versatile, externally rated all-rounder with 2 hidden high power IR
LEDs providing an impressive 60m range.
A motorised lens allows you to control the camera’s zoom and focus
from the NVR so you can achieve the perfect picture after installation.
A clever mechanical IR automatically inserts or removes an IR filter
depending on light levels to provide optimum brightness and colour
reproduction night and day.
The IP-CAM535 also features a 2.8 - 12mm lens, 4MP resolution, a
mechanical IR cut filter and can be powered with 12V DC or PoE.
The IP-CAM930 also features a 2.8 - 12mm motorised lens with auto
focus, 4MP resolution and can be powered via PoE or a 12V DC PSU.
Order Code: IP-CAM535B Black
Order Code: IP-CAM535W White
Order Code: IP-CAM930B Black
Order Code: IP-CAM930W White
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Zip IP Cameras
Varifocal Eyeball Camera With Hidden IR LEDs
Maximum IR
Sensitivity
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Mini 3.6mm Fixed Lens Dome Camera
4 Mega Pixel
2.8-12mm Varifocal Lens
H.265 Encoding
Onvif 2.6 Compatible
PoE Compatible
Mechanical IR Cut Filter
2 High Power IR LEDs
40m IR Range
Wide Dynamic Range
IP66 Externally Rated
Maximum IR
Sensitivity
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4 Mega Pixel
3.6mm Fixed Lens
H.265 Encoding
Onvif 2.6 Compatible
PoE Compatible
Mechanical IR Cut Filter
10m IR Range
Wide Dynamic Range
Compact Size
IP66 Externally Rated
An external varifocal eyeball camera to suit 90% of CCTV installations.
The flexible design ensures you will always get the right angle.
The mini dome camera is ideal for retail and commercial systems as its
compact design means it doesn’t feel intrusive.
Two high power IR LEDs concealed behind the faceplate produce a 40m
IR range perfect for night time surveillance.
With a 3.6mm fixed lens and 10m IR range the IP-CAM570 is great for
internal surveillance. Its crystal clear 4 Mega Pixel resolution makes the
mini dome a high performance, low cost IP solution.
The 4 Mega Pixel IP-CAM870 also features a 2.8 - 12mm varifocal lens,
a mechanical IR cut filter, wide dynamic range and can be powered via
PoE or with a 12V DC connection.
Order Code: IP-CAM870B Black
Order Code: IP-CAM870W White
The IP-CAM570 also features a mechanical IR cut filter, wide dynamic
range, an IP66 rating and can be powered via PoE or a 12V DC PSU.
Order Code: IP-CAM570B Black
Order Code: IP-CAM570W White
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PoE Switches & Splitters
PoE Switches
Mini PoE Splitter
Simple, reliable low cost in-line
splitter takes just seconds to
connect, simply plug in your
IP camera at one end and the
network cable at the other.
This compact in-line splitter
• Overload Protection
measures just 75mm long so
• Great Value Compact Size
lends itself to being installed
near the IP camera itself.
• Supports 10 & 100Mbps
• 12V DC 1A Output
Order Code: POE001
• Supports Up To 1000mbps
• Up To 16 Down Links
• 240V AC (PSU Supplied)
• Rack/Wall Mountable
This new range of ScatterBox PoE switches are designed
for both powering and connecting IP CCTV cameras to
a network. The switches have been specifically tailored
for CCTV use but they will work with standard network
equipment and power other suitable POE devices.
Order Code: POE401 1 Up Link, 4 Down Links (100mbps / Wall Mount)
Order Code: POE801 1 Up Link, 8 Down Links (100mbps / Rack Mount)
Order Code: POE162 2 Up Links, 16 Down Links (1000mbps / Rack Mount)
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Switched Output PoE Splitter
This compact wall-mount PoE
splitter is ideal for use with IP
CCTV cameras but also a wide
range of IP equipment thanks
to its adjustable output voltage
of 5 to 12V DC. A substantial
• Overload Protection
output current of Two amps
make it functional for powering • Great Value Compact Size
multiple devices too.
• Supports 10 & 100Mbps
• 12V DC 1A Output
Order Code: POE002
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PoE Splitters & Injectors
Wall Mount PoE Splitter
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PoE Injector
Easy Fit, Click In Design
Internal Connections
Supports 10 & 100Mbps
Wall Mount Design
The POE003 isn’t just a wall
mount PoE splitter, its IP44
rated ABS case protects the
electronics inside making
it a great choice for use in
outbuildings or under porches.
With a click-in removable
insert, simply connect the unit
to the network with the RJ45
socket then connect your IP
camera to the attached fly
lead using the 2.1mm DC plug
and RJ45 plug. Then simply
click the insert into the outer
wall mounted box for a neat
installation.
Order Code: POE003
• Supports Up To 1000mbps
• 52V Output
• Up To 30W Output Power
• 220V AC (PSU Supplied)
It may be on certain networks that are encountered, Power over
Ethernet is not available to supply power when adding IP CCTV
cameras. In this instance a useful addition is a PoE injector that
works by adding a power source into the network run.
The POE200 injector works as a mid or end span device after
upper network switches and devices and before cameras
adding or injecting up to 30W of power into the Ethernet cable
allowing PoE cameras to be added to the run thereafter. Typical
cable runs of 100m into the device and 100m out of the device
are easily achievable on a standard 100Mbps network.
Order Code: POE200
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PoE Extenders
In-line 1ch PoE Extender
• Supports 10 & 100Mbps
• 100m Max Input & Output
Wall Mount 4ch PoE Extender
• Use 2 Units For 300m Runs
• Can Be Used With Splitters
This small in-line device can extend a network cable run up
to 300 metres. Requiring no additional power source it can
be installed in ceiling voids and cable ducts to create a longer
cable run by simply connecting the RJ45 plugs in and out.
Each extender can be added to an existing 100m run to
boost power and data for another 100m and two units can
be used to achieve an overall 300m PoE network cable run. A
single unit can also be used with a single PoE splitter (models
POE001,002,003 on page 32) to power non PoE cameras over
longer network runs.
Order Code: POE100
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• Supports 10 & 100Mbps
• 100m Max Input & Output
• 22W Max Total Output
• 15W Max Per Channel
A simple way to extend a network cable run and power up to four
IP CCTV cameras. A cable run of 100m can be extended a further
100m run to add and power up to four 8 Mega Pixel cameras.
The unit is easy to wall mount and no power or additional set
up is required. Suitable for use at the end of a network run as an
“end span” unit with additional switches before it in the run and
can also be used with a PoE Splitter for a non-PoE camera.
The unit has a power input rated at 25.5W and can supply up to
22W overall output with a maximum of 15W on any one output.
Order Code: POE104
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Network Leads & Connectors
RJ45 Straight Patch Leads
CAT5e Pro Cable
NET901B 1M Black
NET902B 2M Black
NET905B 5M Black
NET910B 10M Black
NET915B 15M Black
NET920B 20M Black
NET925B 25M Black
NET930B 30M Black
NET950B 50M Black
NET959B 100M Black
RJ45 To 8 Screw Terminal
8 way terminal strip allowing
quick and easy conversion
into an RJ45 plug.
Order Code: CON803 1pc
Order Code: CON812 10pcs
NET901W 1M White
NET902W 2M White
NET905W 5M White
NET910W 10M White
NET915W 15M White
NET920W 20M White
NET925W 25M White
NET930W 30M White
NET950W 50M White
NET959W 100M White
RJ45 Rubber Boot
Order Code: RG45BB Blue
Order Code: RG45BG Green
Order Code: RG45BR Red
Order Code: RG45BW White
Order Code: RG45BY Yellow
• Made To Support 1000Mbps
• Protects Against Crosstalk
Quality AntiHum CAT5e Pro
cable supports faster data
transfer than standard CAT5.
Order Code: CAB200 100m Black
Order Code: CAB250 100m White
Order Code: CAB400 200m Black
Order Code: CAB450 200m White
RJ45 Plug (8P8C)
A popular network
connection plug found on
routers & IP cameras. 8P8C (8
position 8 contact) crimp on.
Order Code: CON800 1pc
Order Code: CON801 100pcs
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RJ45 Ratchet Crimp
A ratchet crimp tool for
crimping RJ45 plugs onto
network cable with built-in
wire cutters & stripper.
Order Code: TOO960
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NVR Accessories
Kontrol & Kommand Module
KitVault - NVR Enclosure
• Hinged Lid For Easy
Installation And Access
• Control Third Party
• Lockable To Prevent
• Create Building Automation
• Easy Fit Fan Kits For
• 8 Time Controlled Relays
• Use Up To 31 Modules
• Wall And Desk Boltholes
• Extra Deep Design To Suit
Electrical Equipment
Unauthorised Access
With A Zip NVR
Extra Cooling
Most NVRs
Per NVR
• Control Up To 248
Devices Per NVR
The Kontrol & Kommand module allows remote control of third party
electrical equipment/systems via the Zip NVR and our ZipVision.
ZipVision sends a signal to the NVR which forwards the signal on to
the Kontrol & Kommand module. Each Module has eight relays that
can be opened or closed for adjustable lengths of time.
Order Code:
Order Code:
CCT245
FAN012
(12V Fan Kit)
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Portable DVD Writer
You may send a signal to open RELAY 1 for 2 minutes, this may open
a gate for a visitor. Or you may send a signal to RELAY 9 (second K
& K module) to close for 3 hours which overrides a central heating
controller. You might even open RELAY 3 for 9 minutes to trigger a
siren because you have spotted intruders.
• Compatible With The
Zip NVR Range
• USB 2.0/3.0 Connection
• Plug And Play
You can assign “groups” to the relays. You can even name each
function and button in the software so that it’s really easy to use.
With this portable DVD
writer you can easily backup
and copy recordings from
your Zip NVR to disc.
Order Code: REL008
Order Code: DVD306
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NVR Accessories
AlienCCTV HDMI & VGA Monitors
VoiceOff Voice Annunciator
• Trigger Up To 9999 Sounds
• 10 Alarm Inputs Trigger
• HDMI & VGA Inputs
• Full HD 1920 x 1080
10 Recordable Warnings
Removable SD Card
Talkback Function
RS485 & RS232 Connection
Weatherproof
Activate Remotely Over
The Internet
• Built-in Relay
• Additional Sound Files
Can Be Downloaded at
www.voiceoff.com
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• LED Backlight
• Anti-glare
Order Code: LCD818 (18.5”)
Order Code: LCD821 (21.5”)
Order Code: LCD823 (24”
Order Code: LCD832 (32”)
USB Memory Sticks
HDMI Leads
The VoiceOff is an alarm activated voice or sound warning unit that has
10 separate alarm inputs, to trigger up to 10 different recorded sound
files. RS485 and RS232 inputs trigger up to 9999 sounds! Over 1000 prerecorded sounds and messages are available for use at voiceoff.com.
16GB
8GB
32GB
Order Code: MEM608 (8GB)
Order Code: MEM616 (16GB)
Order Code: MEM632 (32GB)
Order Code: VID501 (1M)
Order Code: VID502 (2M)
Order Code: VID503 (3M)
Order Code: VID505 (5M)
Order Code: VID510 (10M)
Warning messages can be downloaded or recorded in MP3 format and
stored on the removable SD card. These sounds can be used to welcome
visitors, deter intruders,
For a guide on recording
warn or inform people as
your own VoiceOFF files
they enter certain areas.
Order Code: VOX300
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Specifications
ZIP104 (4CH)
ZIP108 (8CH)
ZIP116 (16CH)
ZIP204 (4CH)
ZIP208 (8CH)
ZIP216 (16CH)
ZIP226 (32CH)
Onvif Version
2.6
Compression
H.265 / H.264
Network Interface RJ45 - 100Mbps
RJ45 - 1000Mbps
RJ45 - 100Mbps
RJ45 - 1000Mbps
Cameras 4 Max (Network) 8 Max (Network) 16 Max (Network) 4 Max (Network) 8 Max (Network) 16 Max (Network) 32 Max (Network)
PoE Cameras
No
No
No
Yes - 4 Max (RJ45) Yes - 8 Max (RJ45)
Yes - 16 Max (RJ45)
Recording Resolution
8MP(4K) / 5MP / 3MP / 2MP(1080P) / 1.3MP(960P) / 1MP(720P)
40Mbps
100Mbps
320Mbps
40Mbps
100Mbps
320Mbps
Recording Bandwidth
Max Per Channel
Video Outputs
Output Resolution
Audio Inputs
Audio Outputs
Alarm Inputs
Alarm Outputs
Hard Drive*
eSATA
Communication
Power
4x Hardwired
6TB Max
(1x 6TB)
No
12V DC / 2A
Max Per Channel
Max Per Channel
Max Per Channel
Max Per Channel
1x HDMI / 1x VGA
HDMI - 4K (Max) / VGA - 1080p (Max)
1x Phono
1x Phono
8x Hardwired
16x Hardwired
4x Hardwired
8x Hardwired
1x Hardwired
12TB Max
24TB Max
12TB Max
(2x 6TB)
(4x 6TB)
(2x 6TB)
Yes - 4TB Max
No
RS485 / RS232
12V DC / 5A
Dimensions 300 x 217 x 53mm 378 x 330 x 50mm 378 x 325.8 x 70mm
48V DC / 1.2A
48V DC / 2A
378 x 325.8 x 50mm
Max Per Channel
16x Hardwired
24TB Max
(4x 6TB)
Yes - 4TB Max
52V DC / 2.5A
(Built-in)
48TB Max
(8x 6TB)
52V DC / 2.5A
12V DC / 5A
(Built-in)
378 x 325.8 x 70mm 440 x 450 x 98mm
*Our NVRs take the latest 8 and 10TB sizes but we’ve based our table on a maximum capacity drive size of 6TB as they currently represent the best value for money.
All specifications are approximate. We reserves the right to change any product specifications or
features without notice. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that these instructions are complete
and accurate, we cannot be held responsible in any way for any losses, no matter how they arise,
from errors or omissions in these instructions, or the performance or non-performance of the
equipment that these instructions refer to.
This symbol on the products and/or accompanying documents means that
used electronic equipment must not be mixed with general household waste.
For treatment, recovery and recycling please return this unit to your trade
supplier or local designated collection point as defined by your local council.
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