Spyclops DVR Kit 1

4-camera surveillance system with digital video recorder

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Get a head start on home security

This DVR has the features and the flexibility you need to keep tabs on a small home or place of business, and it's packaged with two mini-bullet security cameras (ideal for outdoor placement) and two mini-dome cameras (perfect for indoor ceiling mounting) so you can get started protecting your home or business right away. Spyclops offers a robust system with multiple input and output options, so you can view real-time video either on directly connected monitors or TVs (not included), or remotely via the Internet or a local network using the included smartphone app. The DVR has a 500 gigabytes (GB) of memory built in, and can be expanded up to 3 terabytes (TB) if needed.

Note: The DVR can switch between single-camera and four-camera mode when streaming video live. When playing back video, you will see only one camera's feed on screen.

Product Highlights:

  • records audio and video for up to 4 surveillance cameras
  • up to 30 fps recording per channel
  • free mobile phone app allows remote viewing via Android™ and iOS® devices
  • built-in hard drive with 500 gigabytes memory
    • SATA port allows expansion to up to 3 terabytes of memory
  • maximum resolution: 720 x 480
  • kit includes 12-volt, 3-amp power supply, and mouse
  • video monitor not included
Included Cameras:
  • output options include VGA, HDMI and BNC coaxial connections
  • Ethernet port
  • features dual USB 2.0 ports for backup and mouse connection
  • RS485 port for controlling pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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What's in the box?

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  • SPY-DVR-4 4-channel security DVR
  • AC adapter with attached 36" DC output cord (DC output: 12V 5A)
  • 40" AC power cord (IEC 3-prong connector)
  • Mouse with attached 42" cord (Type A USB)
  • 4 M3x6mm screws
  • 2 Grey Mini Bullet cameras with attached 15" cable (BNC and DC barrel connectors)
  • 2 White Mini Dome cameras with attached 15" cable (BNC and DC barrel connectors)
  • 14 Self-tapping screws
  • 14 Plastic wall anchors
  • 3mm Allen wrench
  • 80" BNC-to-RCA video cable
  • 17" 5-way Power splitter (1 input-to-5 outputs DC barrel connectors)
  • Four 59' (18 meters) lengths of video and power cable (BNC and DC barrel connectors)
  • System Software on mini CD-ROM
  • Quick Setup Guide

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Kit Contents
DVR Features
Camera Features

Kit Contents

4-Channel DVR Kit: The Spyclops 4-channel Security DVR Kit contains many of the items required for a small video surveillance system. The kit includes a 4-channel DVR that can record audio and video, along with 2 mini-Dome and 2 mini-Bullet cameras. Four 18-meter (59') lengths of video and power cable are included, plus the mounting hardware for the cameras. No monitor is included with the kit.

Dimensions: The DVR and Cameras have the following dimensions:

  • DVR: Width=10.634", Height=2.059", Depth=8.994" (10.3" with cables).
  • Bullet Cameras: Width=2.868" (with sunshield), Height=3.375" (with camera at 90°), Length=7.29" (camera at 0°), Weight=1.1 pounds.
  • Dome Cameras: Base Diameter=3.647", Height=3", Weight=0.88 pounds.

DVR Features

4-channel DVR: The DVR-4 is a 4-channel security DVR (digital video recorder) can record audio and video from up to 4 attached cameras. It has a built-in 500 GB SATA HDD for hours of recording time. The system HDD can be upgraded to support up to 3 TB of storage. The unit stores 80-250MB of video or up to 28.8MB of audio per hour per channel.

Operating System: The DVR has an embedded Linux operating system. An optical mouse is included for controlling the system via its graphical user interface. You can also control the system using the front panel buttons, or the optional wireless remote control. There are HDMI and VGA outputs provided for connecting the DVR to a TV or computer monitor.

Recording Quality: The DVR-4 uses H.264 video and ADPCM audio compression. With each channel, you can choose to record in CIF (360 x 240) or D1 (720 x 480) resolution at up to 30 frames per second.

Note: The DVR is compatible with NTSC or PAL as the video standard. PAL is the default setting, so you will need to select NTSC in the Setup menu before using.

Network Setup: The DVR can be connected to your home network for remote monitoring. Using the free EseeNet+ app, you can remotely view your system from any web browser, iPhone, iPad, or Android device. EseeNet+ is available for iPhone/iPad with iOS 4.3 or later, and Android devices with version 2.3 and up.

Live Monitoring: You can monitor the DVR's connected cameras in real time from a TV or computer monitor. The video quality during monitoring is D1 (720 x 480). You can choose to display one channel at a time, or a grid of all four channels at once.

Backup: Video and audio stored in the DVR can be easily and quickly backed up using a USB drive (flash drive, portable HDD, or disk burner). Two USB ports are included on the rear panel--one for the included mouse, and one for a USB backup drive.

Notifications: The DVR can be configured to send an email notification when certain events take place. In the Video Setup menu, you can set up the unit to start recording and send you an email, when motion is detected on a camera, if there is video loss (camera failure or is unplugged), or video cover (camera is covered up).

Connections: The DVR-4 has the following connections on the rear panel:

  • Video In: BNC x4
  • Outputs: Video: BNC x1, Audio: BNC x1
  • Audio In: RCA x2
  • HDMI x1
  • VGA Out: Female DE-15 x1
  • Network: RJ-45 Ethernet port (Cat 6) x1
  • USB: Type A female x2 (Mouse, USB backup)
  • PTZ Camera Control: RS485 port
  • DC 12V: DC barrel connection

Camera Features

Overview: The DVR4Kit1 includes 2 Mini Bullet CCTV cameras and 2 Mini Dome CCTV cameras. The bullet cameras have a durable grey metal housing, and can be used for outdoor or indoor recording. The dome cameras have a white plastic housing, and are for indoor recording only.

Mounting: Mounting the cameras is simple. All of the screws and wall anchors are included:

  • Bullet Cameras: The bullet cameras come mounted on a 2-1/2" diameter base that can be attached to a wall or ceiling via 3 screws. They can be tilted up to 90° on the base and rotated to properly orient the camera. The camera has an adjustable sunshield to protect the lens from rain and direct sunlight.
  • Dome Cameras: The dome cameras come mounted on a 3-5/8" diameter base that can be attached to a wall or ceiling via 4 screws. The cameras can be manually rotated and tilted for proper orientation. The maximum height of the camera is 3".

Weather Resistance: The bullet cameras are IP66 compliant, which means they have been tested under the harshest conditions. The cameras are dust proof and weatherproof, and are designed to operate in temperatures of +14°F to +122°F. The dome cameras are not weather resistant and are for indoor use only.

Lenses: Both the bullet and dome cameras have 3.6mm lenses with a viewing angle of 44°. The maximum aperture is F1.2.

Infrared LEDs: The cameras are equipped with 24 infrared LEDs enhance the available light in dark areas up to 66' (20 meters) away to give you more image detail in extreme low light conditions. The infrared LEDs are automatically activated when light conditions are low. Minimum illumination is 0.001 Lux.

Image Sensor: The cameras have 1/4" CMOS HDIS image sensors with 720 (H) x 480 (V) active pixels, and a horizontal resolution of 700 TV lines. They include the 8510A DSP chipset for sharp video images.

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