QNAP VS-2008L 8ch Linux NVR Network Video Recorder

Brand: QNAP
Part Number: VS-2008L
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QNAP VS-2008L VioStor NVR is the best network video surveillance system for home and small business security applications. QNAP VS-2008L allows for integration with up to 8 IP Security Cameras and features motion-detection recording, schedule recording, alarm recording, alarm recording schedule and pre/post-alarm recordings. QNAP VS-2008L also comes equipped with Intelligent Video Analytics allowing for advanced features such as motion detection, foreign object, missing object, out of focus, and camera occlusion. In addition the VS-2004L offers secure video backup via RAID 1, Online RAID Capacity Expansion, Online RAID Level Migration. QNAP VS-2008L supports 2 SATA hard drives, which are sold separately, giving this NVR a maximum storage capacity of 4TB.

As you can see from the impressive list of features mentioned above QNAP VS-2008L is the perfect Video surveillance NVR for your home or small business.

  • Supports high-quality recording formats - H.264, MPEG-4, and M-JPEG
  • Allows scheduled, continuous, or manual recording
  • Events triggered by motion detection or any sensor can be recorded with the alarm recording function while recording schedules can be set for different cameras
  • Megapixel recording up to 8MP from multiple IP cameras or video servers
  • Multi-server monitoring - up to 128 channels from multiple QNAP NVR servers on a remote PC over LAN or WAN
  • Live video monitoring - for live video monitoring
  • Supports different video modes - 1/4/6/8/9/10/12/16/20/25/36/42-channel and sequential display mode, Picture-in-Picture mode, and multi-display mode
  • Generic IP camera support - using an interface provided by the NVR, you can enter the JPEG CGI command of IP cameras to receive the video and audio streaming data from the IP cameras and monitor, record, and play back the video of the IP cameras on the NVR
  • Smart control of PTZ & speed dome cameras - adjust the PTZ cameras as well as view preset positions of the IP cameras on the local display interface
  • Digital zoom - allows you to zoom in and out of the video image making for flexible monitoring and playback
  • On-screen event alert - an alert icon is immediately displayed on the local monitoring page in case of event occurrence
  • Videos can be played back on VGA monitor or TV
  • Preset position control - different preset positions of the camera can be viewed, using the number buttons on the monitor page
  • Auto cruising - PTZ cameras can be configured to cruise according to the preset positions and the staying time set for each preset position
  • E-map - allows you to upload the images of monitoring locations for easy preview
  • Multi-view playback - divides a video into multiple sessions equally for playback in a multi-view window as well as you can play videos of multiple IP cameras in the multi-view window simultaneously
  • Easy data search by date & time, timeline, event, intelligent video analytics (IVA) such as motion detection, missing object, foreign object, out of focus, camera occlusion, etc.
  • Enhanced file security by digital watermark - you can ensure file security as the recorded files cannot be tampered with
  • Events - motion detection, alarm input, connection failure, recording failure, and user-defined event
  • Actions - video recording, e-mail alert, SMS alert, buzzer, PTZ camera control, alarm output, and user-defined action
  • Real-time SMS and e-mail alert - in case of system error or emergent events, SMS and alert e-mails are sent to the administrator immediately
  • Pre-alarm and post-alarm recording - records additional details before and after an event
  • Scheduled remote replication - enables you to copy the recording data of the local VioStor to a remote Qnap NAS (Network Attached Storage) on the local network
  • One-Touch Auto-Video Backup - allows the recording data to be copied to the USB device immediately
  • Authority management - you can create different user groups i.e. administrator, system manager, and user and also assign different rights of monitoring, playback, PTZ control, and audio monitoring
  • Auto log-off - allows you to set the timeout period to log off the users when the idling time is over
  • Host access control - you can specify the host or IP connections that are to be allowed and denied to access the NVR
  • On-line user list - allows you to view the record of users currently logged on and those that had previously logged on to the NVR
  • Detailed event logs - offers detailed event logs of system warning, hard disk error, network disconnection, UPS status, users' networking services and recordings access record
  • Advanced RAID 1 with hot-swap design - offers advanced RAID 0, 1, single, and supports hot-swap design; a failed drive can be replaced through hot swapping without turning off the server
  • Intelligent automatic system startup after power recovery - the system turns on automatically when power resumes after a power outage
  • S.M.A.R.T. - hard disk status can be monitored with the Hard Disk Drive S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology)
  • Advanced HHS (HDD Health Scanning) supports disk checking and bad blocks scanning
  • Built-in DDNS support - a unique domain name can be registered from a DDNS service provider and assigned to the NVR
  • Built-in NTP server - use the NTP (Network Time Protocol) to synchronize the date and time of the network cameras with the NVR
  • Convenient data access - you can access the recording data on the NVR through the Network Neighborhood (SMB/ CIFS), Web File Management (HTTP), or FTP server
  • Smart search of IP camera for quick settings - with the intelligent software utility finder, you can search IP cameras and system settings quickly
  • Up to 4 TB storage capacity for recording long-time video
  • The Linux-based network solution (for use in the US) is suitable for small and medium sized companies and SOHO such as small stores, restaurants, gas stations, storage yards, and garages

QNAP VS-2008L 8ch Linux NVR Network Video Recorder Specifications

  • Real-time monitoring and recording (video/audio) from multiple IP cameras (up to 8 channels)
  • High quality H.264, MPEG-4, and M-JPEG recording (depending on the camera models)
  • Complete recording features
  • Multi-server monitoring (up to 128 channels)
  • Dual display mode
  • Video search by date and time, timeline, and event
  • Intelligent video analytics (IVA)
  • Multi-view playback from multiple NVR servers
  • Digital watermarking
  • Advanced event management
  • Real-time SMS and email alert
  • Live monitoring on iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Windows PDA phone by VMobile
  • Trouble-free installation
  • Linux-embedded, highly reliable standalone NVR
  • Advanced RAID management
  • Online RAID capacity expansion and online RAID level migration
  • UPS Support for 24/7 service
  • Intelligent auto power on after power recovery
  • Energy-saving design (only 13W in operation)

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Additional Information

Channel Capacity:
4 camera channels
Recorder Technology:
Network Video Recorder (NVR)
Video Output:
No video output
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