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DW-VMAX480 – 8-Channel
Model: DW-VMAX480 8

The VMAX480 DVR features simultaneous HDMI and VGA Support, DVD-RW Built-in, Optional Looping Output, Mobile Device Quad View, and PTZ Control with 30fps per channel recording capabilities. The VMAX480D is available in 4, 8, 16 Channels with up to 4TB Storage and 5 Year Limited Warranty.

  • Advanced H.264 Stand Alone DVR
  • 240fps at CIF and 2CIF, 120fps at D1 Resolution
  • DVD-RW Built-in
  • Digital Zoom Live and Playback
  • 4 Audio Input/ 1 Audio Output
  • Auto Firmware Upgrade via FTP Server and Manual
  • Help Menu on Major Functions
  • Import/ Export Configurations Between Multiple DVRs
  • Mobile Application: iOS and Android Smartphones and Tablets, Kindle Fire Tablet
  • Multiple Recording Schedules
  • NTP- Network Time Protocol
  • Network Bandwidth Control
  • One Touch Video Backup, Reverse Playback, and Emergency Recording
  • Remote Software Platforms: Windows and MAC
  • S.M.A.R.T Health Check with E-mail Notifications
  • Scheduled Network Backup
  • 8 Channels: 8 Inputs/ 1 Outputs
  • Simple & Free DDNS
  • USB Mouse, IR Remote Control, GUI
  • Warranty: 5 Years Limited
  • Web- Based Client with Multi- User Access: Live, Playback, Backup, and Configuration
  • HDD Calculator and Auto Recording Configuration
  • E-mail and Text Event Notifications with Snapshot


HDD Interface
Up to 2 HDDs
Max. Internal Storage
Power Requirements
12V DC
Power Consumption
12V x 6.67A DC
Operating Temperature
5°C ~ 40°C (41°F ~ 104°F)
Operating Humidity
Less than 80% humidity
5 Years Limited
14.25 X 2.5 X 14 Inches
8.4lbs (3.8kg) with no HDD
Available Models
DW-VMAX480D 8500 DW-VMAX480D 81T DW-VMAX480D 82T DW-VMAX480D 83T DW-VMAX480D 84T DW-VMAX480D 86T


Client Monitoring Software
ACS (Client S/W), MAC (Apple S/W), Pivot (CMS S/W), DW Spectrum (Synergy S/W)
IP Protocols
Fixed IP, DHCP, DDNS, Auto IP, and UPnP Support
Mobile Applications
iPhone, Android Phones, Blackberry (up to Version 8), iPad, Android Tablets, Kindle Fire
Web Viewer Operations
Live, Playback, Remote Configuration, up to 10 Simultaneous Connections (in Live)
Web Viewer Platforms
Internet Explorer
Network Connection
10/100 Base-Tx Ethernet (RJ45)


Camera Image Control
Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and Hue
Covert Channel
Live & Playback
Firmware Upgrade
USB Drive, Network Upgrade, FTP Remote Upgrade
Playback Functions
x1, x2, x4, x8, x16, x32, Fast Forward, Rewind, Frame-by-Frame
Recording Mode
Continuous, Alarm, Motion, Event Recording, Pre- & Post-Alarm, Panic Recording, Scheduled
Recording Rate
CIF: 240/200fps 2CIF: 240/200fps D1: 120/100fps
Recording Resolutions
Search Modes
Time Search, Calendar Search, Event Search
Compression Type
Pre Alarm Recording
External Export Devices


Audio Codec
Display Framerate
Display Modes
1, 4, 9, Sequence, full screen
Looping Output
Optional (DW-VLOOP accessory not included)
Screen Resolution
Serial Interface
2x RS-485 for PTZ Camera and Joystick Controller
User Interface- Control Options
Front Panel Buttons, IR Remote Controller, USB Mouse
Operating System
Linux Embedded
Video Input
Video Output
HDMI, Composite, VGA, Spot Monitor,
Display Resolution (NTSC/PAL)
240fps display speed
Sensor Input
8 Sensor Input
Sensor Alarm Output
1 Alarm Output
Audio Input (RCA)
1 Audio Input (4 Channel Unit)/4 Audio Input)
Audio Output
1 Audio Output + 1 Mic Output
Looping output - 8 channels
Rack mount ears 19" for VMAX® IP Plus™ 2nd gen.
System Control Keyboard
Title Type Size Download
VMAX4 Quick Start Guide pdf 2.73 MB
VMAX480 Manual pdf 9.68 MB
VMAX480 Quick Start Guide pdf 2.92 MB
Title Type Release Notes Version Compatibility Size Download
ACS v1.0.6.3 Software for Windows zip - v1.0.6.3 ACS Software 4.95 MB
ACS v2.6.4.2 Software for Mac zip - v2.6.4.2 MAC ACS 3.98 MB
PIVOT CMS v1.1.1.1 exe - v1.1.1.1 17.27 MB
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