16-Channel 4K Universal HD over Coax® analog to IP signal encoder 
  • The most cost-effective path to IP
  • Universal HD over Coax® HD-Analog, HD-TVI, HD-CVI and CVBS signal support
  • Connect your analog cameras to DW Spectrum® IPVMS or any ONVIF approved VMS
  • Convert up to 16 analog signals to 4K IP video streams
  • Local video output for local display
  • Streaming 4K at 8fps, 5MP at 12fps, 4MP at 15fps and up to 2.1MP/1080P at 30fps
  • Simultaneous H.265, H.264 streaming
  • Works with DW Spectrum® IPVMS recording license (requires DW-SPCP16LSC016 or DW-SPCP04LSC004)
  • Motion detection support
  • 8 audio inputs, 1 audio output
  • Two-way audio through DW Spectrum IPVMS
  • OSD and PTZ control via coax (UTC)
  • 1x RS-485 Interface for PTZ control
  • Search and playback from DW Spectrum® IPVMS
  • Frame rate and bandwidth control
  • 16 alarm inputs, 4 alarm outputs
  • Event notifications via email with image
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Easiest transition from analog to IP

DW®’s Compressor™ line of encoders is the simplest way to bring existing analog cameras into an upgraded IP installation, utilizing existing cameras to maximize ROI.

Compressor™ HD encoders

DW®’s encoders series supports the transmission of up to 16 HD analog signals into IP signals up to 4K.

DW Spectrum® IPVMS

DW Spectrum® IPVMS is an endlessly customizable IP Video Management platform that gives users the ability to create tailored network video solutions for any type of project, from the office or on in the field.

ONVIF® Conformant

DW’s ONVIF conformant IP products allow you to bring our robust solutions to any surveillance system with other ONVIF components, creating a truly unique solution, to match your specific needs.


Display screen split 1, 16, 4, 8
Display Speed 4K at 15fps, 4MP, 2.1MP/1080p, 720p, 960H, D1 at 30fps, 5MP at 20fps
Stream resolution output BNC: CVBS, 960H, True HD: 3840 × 2160, 1920 × 1080, 1280 × 1024, VGA: 1920 × 1080, 1280 × 1024
Video input 16CH BNC input, BNC interface (1.0Vp-p; 75Ω), HD over Coax® technology with HD-Analog, HD-TVI and CVBS analog signal up to 4K
Video output ports BNC, True HD, VGA
Advanced functions Firmware upgrade by UBS, Log file system, System settings via web browser, Digital zoom, Import and export settings, Motion detection , Privacy masks
Alarm in/out 16 alarm inputs, 4 alarm outputs, Terminal block
Alarm management Alarm input, Locally and via DW Spectrum® IPVMS, Motion detection, Sensor activation, System reboot, User login, Video loss
Audio in/out 1 RCA output, 8 RCA inputs, linear, 600Ω
Performance Audio codec G.711(U/A)
Performance Notifications PTZ preset activation, Snapshot, Alarm output activation, Buzzer alarm, FTP, Local popup display, Notifications via email, Push text notifications
Performance Remote software DW Spectrum® IPVMS
Performance Web viewer Google Chrome® browser, Internet Explorer® browser, Mozilla Firefox® browser, Safari® browser, Windows® OS
Serial 1x RS485 port for PTZ support, 1x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0, PTZ control via Coax (UTC)
Bitrate mode CBR, VBR
LAN 10/100/1000 Base-Tx Ethernet (RJ045)
Max bitrate 32Kbps - 5Mbps
Network Compression H.264, H.265
Security Digest authemtication (ID/PW), HTTPS, Multi-user authority
Streaming Dual-streaming
Supported protocols ONVIF
Transmission speed live 4MP: 15fps, 4K at 8fps, 5MP at 12fps, Up to 2.1MP/1080p: 30fps
Max throughput 96Mbps
Power Consumption Max 30W, 2.5A
Power Requirements 12V DC, 4A
Accessories (Optional) DW-G419RE (included with DW-ENC4K16)
Licenses (Optional) DW-SPCP04LSC004 - Four (4) DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses, DW-SPCP16LSC016 - Sixteen (16) DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
Operating humidity 10-90% (non-condensing)
Operating temperature 4°F - 122°F (-10°C ~ 50°C)
Recorder Dimensions (H X W X D) 14.96” x 10.55” x 1.77” (380 × 268 × 45mm)
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Certification CE  FCC  NDAA Compliance  

Purchasing Options

DW Spectrum IPVMS Licensing Options

Model Number


DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
DW-SPCP04LSC004Four (4) DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
Sixteen (16) DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
NOTE: Custom-ordered licenses are available by request.
NOTE: Lifetime upgrades are included with no annual renewal fees.


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DW-ENC4K16 A&E specifications
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DW-ENC4K16 user manual
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DW-ENC4K16 CAD drawing
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DW-ENC4K16 datasheet
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DW-ENC4K16 datasheet - French
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DW-ENC4K16 datasheet - Spanish
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DWC-ENC4K16 quick setup guide
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Compressor brochure
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Title Type Release Notes Version Update Date Compatibility Size
DW-ENC4K16 firmware v1.4.0.70237B240614.D4E.U zip v1.4.0.70237B240614.D4E.U 07/16/2024 36.96 MB Download
DW IP Finder v4.4.23 for Windows OS exe 07/01/2024 27.80 MB Download
DW-ENC4K16 Resource File zip 03/06/2024 DW Spectrum v5.1.2 resource file 0.04 MB Download
DW IP Finder v4.4.22 for Linux OS run v4.4.22 01/18/2024 46.00 MB Download
DW IP Finder v4.4.22 for Windows OS exe v4.4.22 01/18/2024 27.76 MB Download

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