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8-channel DVR
Model: DW-VA1G48

VMAX® A1 G4™ is an NDAA and TAA compliant embedded DVR that records standard analog, HD-Analog and HD-TVI formats at up to 4K resolution and 4K local video output. The DVR is a seamless upgrade to HD resolution for new ROI from existing coaxial infrastructure. Up the Coax (UTC) remote configuration is available with all compatible cameras. The VMAX A1 G4 DVRs are available in 8- and 16-channel models with up to 32TB of storage, as well as 4-channel models with up to 16TB of storage.

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NDAA TAA
  • DW-VA1G48xT

PathFinder™
Easy and secure peer-to-peer remote connection without opening ports.
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Status Monitoring
A real-time graphical representation of all system connections. Receive connection alerts via email or text.
Group Recording
Designate a group of cameras to respond to an alert from one camera.
Channel Swap
Swap a camera’s channel assignment without changing the cable connections.
C3™ CMS
C3™ CMS takes video management to the next level. You are in complete command to control all your video surveillance systems in one intuitive interface. Easy-to-program alerts let you take action in real-time and manage the health of your devices.
  • Universal HD over Coax® DVR records HD-Analog, HD-TVI and standard coax up to 4K resolution
  • Advanced H.265/H.264 Linux® embedded DVR
  • 8-channels, 240fps real-time 30fps recording
  • Up to 4K recording resolution at 56fps (7fps per channel)
  • myDW® Cloud Management Services
  • PathFinder™ Peer-to-Peer (P2P) remote connection
  • Remote management with C3™ CMS for Windows® and Mac®
  • Event camera group recording
  • Complete system analysis with real-time system and network status monitoring
  • Mobile Application for iOS® and Android® devices and Apple TV®
  • OSD and PTZ control via coax (UTC)
  • Signal hybrid detects the camera signal automatically
  • Instant channel swap, no need to disconnect or reboot the DVR
  • Snapshot Notify™: programmable interval snapshot email notifications
  • 4K (3840 x 2160) True HD, VGA and Spot video outputs
  • Up to 32TB internal storage
  • HDD calculation and auto-recording configuration
  • Thumbnail search with hour and 5-minute previews
  • 10-second jump buttons for playback and fast forward
  • Event notifications via email, C3 CMS and push notifications
  • Compatible with DW® Spot™ Monitoring module for Public Views
  • 8 audio inputs, 1 audio output
  • 8 sensor inputs, 2 relay outputs
  • Simple and free DDNS service
  • Easy web-based client with multi-user access
  • Help menu on major functions
  • Auto and manual firmware upgrades
  • NDAA/TAA compliant
  • 5 year limited warranty

VIDEO

Operating system Embedded Linux®
Signals supported
Standard analog signal up to 960H, HD-Analog and HD-TVI up to 4MP
Input video
8 channels
Video live
Frame rate
1-30fps, max 240fps total
Resolution
True HD: 3840×2160 (4K), 2560x1440, 1920x1080, 1280x1024, 1024x768
VGA: 1920x1080, 1280x1024, 1024x768, 800x600
Spot: D1 (720x480)
Video output
4K true HD, VGA and Spot outputs
Audio
Input
8 inputs
Output
1 output
Codec
ADPCM
Alarm
Alarm input
8 inputs
Alarm output
2 outputs
Serial
1x RS485 for keyboard and PTZ control
User interface
Menu display
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Control method
USB mouse
Screen display mode
1, 4 and sequence

PERFORMANCE

Recording
Compression
H.265, H.264
Recording mode
Continuous, schedule, sensor-activated, motion detection, pre and post-alarm, emergency, quick backup
Dual recording for live and playback
Recording resolutions
HD: 2560x1944, 2560x1440, 1920x1536, 1920x1080, 1280x720 NTSC: 960x480, 720x480
Recording and playback rate
3840×2160 (4K): 56fps (7fps per channel)
2560x1440 (4MP): 120fps
1920x1080 (2.1MP/1080p): 240fps
1280x720 (720p): 240fps
960x480 (960H): 240fps
Playback
Fast forward functions
x1, x2, x4, x8, x16, x32
Playback functions
Intelli-search by time bar, calendar (date and time), event search and thumbnail search
Storage
HDD interface
2x SATA HDD, 1x e-SATA
Max. internal storage
Up to 32TB internal storage
HDD health check
Real-time temp alert, S.M.A.R.T. with email notifications
Features
Camera control
Via UTC
Digital zoom
Live and playback
Software upgrade
USB flash drive, network upgrade, FTP remote upgrade
Mobile client
DW Mobile Plus app for Apple and Android devices
Covert channel
Yes (live and playback)
Transaction verification
Text-in based (USB to serial support, TCP/IP network), live and playback

NETWORK

Network connection
100Mbps (RJ45)
Protocol
Fixed IP, DHCP, DDNS
Access
Web viewer
Live, playback and configuration up to 10 connections
Video streaming functions Dual stream for local recording and network transmission
PathFinder P2P service
Client monitoring software
C3 CMS, DW Mobile Plus mobile app and myDW web portal
Compatible mobile app
Remote functions Live monitoring, remote playback and file backup
Remote system control Remote system reboot, system management and PTZ control
Other function Firmware upgrade FTP, USB and CMS over Network
Special features Snapshot Notify: interval camera image verification
Event notifications via email, text and C3 CMS
Push notifications to mobile devices via DW Mobile Plus
Time synchronization to an NTP server (pool.ntp.org)
Health check Real-time system and network status monitoring
Backup device Local backup by USB, network backup by CMS, watermark, AVI file
System recovery post power failure Auto-reboot and journaling file system

GENERAL

Operating temperature / humidity
32~113 °F (0~45 °C), 10~90% (non-condensing)
Electrical
Power requirement
12V DC
Power consumption
48W, 4A
Dimensions
14.96" x 10.55" x 1.77" (380 x 268 x 45 mm)
Certification
CE , FCC, KC, NDAA, TAA
Warranty
5 years limited

Model #

Supported Cameras

Storage Size

DW-VA1G48 Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS signalsNo local storage
DW-VA1G481T
Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals
1TB
DW-VA1G482T Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals2TB
DW-VA1G483T
Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals
3TB
DW-VA1G484T
Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals
4TB
DW-VA1G486T
Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals
6TB
DW-VA1G488T
Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals
8TB
DW-VA1G4810T Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals
10TB
DW-VA1G4812T Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals12TB
DW-VA1G4816T Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals16TB
DW-VA1G4820T Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals 20TB
DW-VA1G4832T Up to 8 channels HD-Analog and HD-TVI and CVBS analog signals 32TB
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DW-VA1P8xT AE specifications docx 0.06 MB
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