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16-channel DW® Spot monitoring module

DW® Spot™ monitoring module lets you directly view up to sixteen (16) HD cameras without connecting to them through a PC or server. The DW-HDSPOTMOD16 is NDAA/TAA compliant and easy to use, automatically searching the network and identifying an unlimited number of ONVIF conformant IP cameras, Universal HD over Coax® VMAX® A1™ DVRs (via RTSP), VMAX A1 Plus DVRs and VMAX® IP Plus™ NVRs for local monitoring at up to 4K resolution output. The DW Spot monitoring module is ideal for retail and office environments, as well as for security personnel and is backed by Digital Watchdog’s unbeatable 5 year warranty.



DW® SPOT monitoring module connection diagram.
Directly view up to sixteen (16) HD cameras at a time without connecting to them through a PC or server (up to 4 for DW-HDSPOTMOD models). The DW® Spot monitoring solutions are ideal for providing public views in retail and office environments, as well as providing camera views for security personnel.
  • Automatic network search and device registration
  • Identifies an unlimited number of ONVIF conformant IP cameras, Universal HD over Coax® VMAX® A1 and VMAX A1 Plus™ DVRs or VMAX® IP Plus™ NVRs
  • Support for up to 16 HD-Analog, HD-TVI, HD-CVI and all analog signals to 960H, up to 4K resolution
  • Live monitoring of up to 16 cameras view, single, quad, nine and 16-channel split and camera sequencing
  • Up to 480fps display
  • Drag and drop camera selection from DVRs and NVRs
  • Remote configuration via the Internet
  • Supports up to 4K resolution cameras, max. 80 Mbps throughout
  • 4K (3840 x 2160) true HD and VGA video outputs
  • USB mouse included
  • Velcro for easy mounting to the back of a monitor
  • NDAA/TAA compliant
  • 5 year warranty


Operating system
Embedded Linux®
IP camera
16 channels
Up to 480fps
Max. throughput
80 Mbps
Screen mode
1,4,9 and 16-channel view mode, sequence
Video – in
IP cameras (up to 4K, 3840 x 2160 resolution), Universal HD over Coax® VMAX® A1™ and VMAX A1 Plus DVRs or VMAX® IP Plus™ NVRs
Video – out
True HD and/or VGA
True HD: 3840x2160, 1920x1080, 1280x720, 1024x768
VGA: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 1024x768
1x 10/100/1000 Base-TX Ethernet (RJ45)
TCP/IP (static, DHCP), DDNS and UPnP
Network function
Time synchronization by NTP server
Remote management
Web (IE)
System settings
System recovery after power failure
Auto-reboot and log file system
Advanced functions
Firmware upgrade by USB and CMS
Import and export settings
Warning alarm for system over-heating
Digital zoom
System operation
USB mouse


DC12V, a!
Operating temperature
41°F ~ 104°F (5°C ~ 40°C)
Operating humidity
20–90% RH (non–condensing)
5.47" x 4.84" x 1.25" Inch (139 x 123 x 32 mm)
Warranty 5 year warranty
VMAX ® IP Plus™
VMAX ® A1 Plus™
VMAX® A1 G4™ Universal HD over Coax® 16-channel DVR
VMAX® A1 G4™ Universal HD over Coax® 4-channel DVR
VMAX® A1 G4™ Universal HD over Coax® 8-channel DVR
VMAX® IP G4™ 16-channel PoE NVR
VMAX® IP G4™ 8-channel PoE NVR with 4 bonus channels
VMAX® IP G4™ 4-channel PoE NVR with 5 bonus channels
Universal HD over Coax® 16-Channel Digital Video Recorder
Universal HD over Coax® 4-Channel Digital Video Recorder
Universal HD over Coax® 8-Channel Digital Video Recorder
Title Type Size Download
DW Spot Monitoring Module user manual pdf 3.09 MB
DW-HDSPOTMOD16 CAD drawings dwg 0.28 MB
DW® Spot™ monitoring module sell sheet pdf 1.21 MB
Spot monitoring module data sheet pdf 0.55 MB
Spot Monitoring Module Quick Setup Guide pdf 0.80 MB
Title Type Release Notes Version Compatibility Size Download
3rd gen DW-HDSPOTMOD16 firmware v1.5.0.0 bin - v1.5.0.0 HWID: DW-HDSPOTxx 31.00 MB

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