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Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 Series 16-Channel

1080p DVR with 2TB HDD 




Compatible with analog, TVI, and AHD video systems, the VMAX A1 Series 16-Channel 1080p DVR from

Digital Watchdog can support up to 1920 x 1080 resolution at 30 fps over BNC cabling. The DVR can be connected to

16 cameras simultaneously, and it features an audio input and output as well as four sensor inputs and one alarm output for

adding other surveillance devices to your system. HDMI and VGA video outputs allow you to display video in high-definition

resolutions on an HDTV or HD monitor, and an RS485 interface provides support for PTZ cameras and controllers. Two

USB 2.0 ports enable you to navigate the device with a USB mouse and easily transfer data to an external storage device

such as a computer or NAS.



The DVR features an Ethernet connection for connecting the recorder to a network, offering remote viewing through an

iOS or Android mobile application. The device can be accessed by up to 10 users at once, and each viewer can simultaneously

view live video, playback recordings, and configure the DVR. When connected to the network, you can also receive event

notifications to your mobile device via email, text, or Pivot CMS. The DVR comes with up to 2TB of storage, and it uses

two SATA-II / SATA-III hard drives for housing your internal storage. A Graphical User Interface (GUI) offers easy setup

and operation, and the package includes an IR remote control and power cabling for additional 




  • Analog, TVI, and AHD Compatible
  • Connect Up to 16 Cameras
  • 1080p at 30 fps Recording/Playback
  • 2TB Preinstalled HDD
  • H.264 Video Compression
  • Audio Input and Output
  • 10 Simultaneous User
  • HDMI and VGA Video Output
  • RS485 for PTZ Control & 2 x USB 2.0
  • iOS and Android Apps for Mobile Use





-Video Input- 16 channels

-Video Signals- Analog signal up to 960H, AHD, TVI

-Frame Rate- Max: 30 fps

-Resolution- 1920 x 1080, 960 x 480, 960 x 240, 480 x 240

-Video Output- 1 x HDMI

-1 x VGA

-Audio- 1 x Input

- 1 x Output

- Codec: PCM

- Alarm 4 x Sensor inputs

-1 x Output

-Operating System- Embedded Linux

-Serial 1 x RS485 for PTZ camera and controller

-2 x USB 2.0

-Menu Display- Graphical User Interface (GUI)

-Control- IR remote control, USB mouse

-Screen Display- 1, 4, 9, 16 sequence

- Screen Resolution- 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 1024, 1024 x 768




-Compression- H.264

-Recording Modes- Schedule, Event, Time-lapse, Panic, Continuous, Pre


& post event, Motion, Recording configuration per channel

-Pre Recording- 1 to 5 seconds

-Post Recording- 5 to 15 seconds

-Recording Rate- 480 fps @ CIF, 480, D1, 960H, 720p

-240 fps @ 1080p AHD

-Recording Resolution- All analog resolutions up 960H, AHD 720p, and 1080p

-Playback Rate- Up to 30 fps per channel in single-channel view mode

-Up to 15 fps per channel in multi-channel view mode

-Playback Resolution All analog resolutions up 960H, AHD 720p, and 1080p

-Fast Forward Functions: x1/16, x1/8, x1/4, x1/2, x1, x2, x4, x8, x16, x32

-Playback Functions First data, Last data, Date / time, Record table, Calendar, Bookmark, System log




-HDD Interface 2 x SATA-II or SATA-III HDD

-Storage- Includes: 2 TB Maximum: Up to 12 TB (2 HDD x 6 TB)

-External Storage- USB flash drive, USB HDD, DVD

- Health Reporting / Notifications- HDD: Temperature, S.M.A.R.T. with email notifications



Additional Features

-Camera Color Control: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue

-Digital Zoom- Live

-Software Upgrade- USB flash drive, network upgrade, FTP remote upgrade

-Mobile Client OS Platform- Mobile App for Apple & Android smart phones & tablets

-Channel- Covert: Live and playback




-Network Connection- 1 x Ethernet (Gigabit 10/100/1000 Gb/s)

-User Connections- Maximum: 10 simultaneous connections

-Transmission Speed- 480 fps @ 960H, D1, and 720p

240 fps @ AHD 1080p

-Protocols- Static, DDNS, DHCP, uPnP, RTSP

-Web Viewer- Live, playback, and configuration up to 10 multiple connections

-Client Monitoring- Software: MAC (Apple software), Pivot (CMS software)




-Operating Temperature- 41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)

-Operating Humidity- < 80% (non-condensing)

-Power Requirement- 12 VDC

-Power Consumption- 60 W

-Dimensions- 14.1 x 14.0 x 2.6" (36.0 x 35.6 x 6.6 cm)

-Weight - 9.83 lb (4.45 kg)





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