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SAGA "XL" Series

16 Channel Digital Video Recorders (Discontinued)

  • The Industry's only MPEG4 Compression with Non-Conditional Refresh
  • 480IPS Real-Time Recording and Display
  • MPEG-4 Compression
  • Up to 44 HDD support: 8 Terabytes Internal Storage (4x HDD Max.) and Up to 80 Terabytes External Storage (4x - 10 HDD Expansion bay units)
  • 8 Channel audio
  • 2-Way communication over the internet
  • Multi-site Monitoring for a maximum of 16 Independent DVRs and a maximum of 256 Cameras
  • SAGA CMS Multi-Site Software enables control of infinite IP addresses and viewing of up to 64 Separate IP Addresses from a Single Remote Site.
  • Built-in DVD/RW drive
  • Accepts 4 External (VT-XHD10) HDD Bays for an Additional 40 Hard Drives
  • Block Search Function Retrieves Lost Files, Even from Damaged Hard Drives
  • Embedded Linux OS
  • Dynamic IP support (DDNS)
  • Simultaneous D1 (720 x 480 @ 60/120 ips), Half-D1 (720 x 240 @ 120/240 ips), and CIF (360 x 240 @ 240/480 ips) recording
  • Maximum File Size of 5.5K (CIF), 10K (Half D1), 18K (D1)
  • Continuous, Motion, Alarm, V-Loss, Scheduled recording modes
  • Numerous search modes: Calendar, Search & Copy, Time, Event, Block, File, Bookmark & Log
  • Notification e-mail to up to 10 accounts on Motion, Alarm, V-Loss, HDD Fail
  • Hexaplex: Record, Playback, Network Transmission, Mirror, Backup and Live Viewing
  • Backup to External HDD, CD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, USB Memory Stick via USB 2.0
  • Control up to 16 DVRs via Keyboard or IR Remote control

Vitek Industrial Video Products has built its name on offering high quality products with a competitive edge. Meeting the demands of our technologically advancing CCTV industry has been a welcomed challenge. With the introduction of the new SAGA Series DVRs, we bring to the market unparalleled features and performance such as MPEG-4 Compression, Dynamic IP Support, Built-in DVD/CD Burner, Multi-Site Remote Monitoring, Keyboard & Mouse Control and Expandable External Storage offering an additional 40 Terabytes!

Video StandardNTSC & PAL Standards, automatic configuration

Video Input16 Channels BNC

Input Level1.0 Vp-p ± 10% Composite, 75 Ohm Balanced.

Loop Through Output16 Channels BNC w/ Automatic Signal Boost

Main Video Output1.0 Vp-p Composite, 75 Ohm Balanced, 1 BNC in rear and 1 RCA in front

Spot Video Output1.0 Vp-p Composite, 75 Ohm Balanced

S-Video Output4-pins mini DIN

VGA Output15 pins female DSUB

Channel Title8 Alphanumeric Characters / Bitmap Picture or Characters

Live Display1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 16 w/ Customizable 4, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 13 Channel View Modes

Spot Display1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 16

Live Display ResolutionNTSC: D1 (720 X 480) / PAL: D1 (720 X 576)

Playback Display1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 16 w/ Customizable 4, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 13 Channel View Modes

Automatic Sequence Interval1 ~ 99 seconds


Audio In8 Channels

Audio Out1 Channel, 1 in rear and 1 in front

Input Level0.5 ~ 1.4 Vp-p @ 20KOhm


Recording ResolutionNTSC: D1 (720 X 480), Half-D1 (720 X 240), CIF (360 X 240) / PAL: D1 (720 X 576), Half-D1 (720 X 288), CIF (360 X 288)

Recording SpeedNTSC - Max 480ips (480ips @ CIF / 240ips @ HD1 / 120ips @ D1) / PAL - Max 400ips (400ips @ CIF / 200ips @ HD1 / 100ips @ D1)

Recording QualityLow / Fine / Superfine

Maximum File SizeCIF: 5.5K Half D1: 10K D1: 18K

Recording ModesContinuous, Motion, Alarm, V-Loss, Schedule

Search ModesCalendar, Search & Copy, Time, Event, Block, File, Bookmark & Log

Playback ModesForward & Reverse, Pause, Picture by Picture, Normal, Slow up to 128th of a second, Fast up to 128X normal speed

Motion Recording672 Selectable Grids & Multi-Level Detection per Channel

Alarm Recording16 Channel Terminal Blocks, Normally Open or Normally Closed Circuit

Alarm Output4 Programmable Relay Out, Terminal Block

Pre / Post Event Buffer5 Seconds Pre-Event / Up to 60 Seconds Post-Event Buffer

NetworkLAN, WAN, Internet

DDNS/Dynamic IP supportDyniamic IP address and DDNS lookup

Monitoring EnvironmentDedicated Central Monitoring System

Multisite MonitoringMaximum of 16 Independent DVRs, Maximum of 256 Cameras

Audio Transmission2-Way Audio Communication

Internal Storage4 Hard Drives - 4.0 Terabytes Maximum

External Storage40 Hard Drives, 40 Terabytes Maximum

Speed5400 RPM Minimum, 7200 RPM Maximum


Hard Drive TypeSATA Compatible

Seek TimeFaster than 9.0ms average

Expansion Bay InterfaceUSB 2.0

Data RedundancyEvent Backup / Individual Hard Drive Mirroring

Security5 Levels of Passwords monitor Menu Access, Record / Playback & Network

Watchdog2 Independent Watchdog System (Hardware & Software)

System LogPower Failure Check

RecoveryAuto-Reboot by watchdog and resumes previous operating mode & Database Recovery

Event NotificationNotification e-mail to up to 10 accounts on Motion, Alarm, V-Loss, HDD Fail

Log File List20,000 Logs

Operating SystemModified Embedded Linux

Simultaneous FunctionsSextuplex: Record, Playback, Network Transmission, Mirror, Backup and Live Viewing

Control DevicesFront buttons, IR Remote Controller, Mouse, Remote Client Software

Multiple DVR SupportControl up to 16 DVRs via Keyboard Controller or IR Remote Controller

File CompatibilityCompatible with Windows based operating systems

USB Interface3 USB 2.0 slots, 1 in Front, 2 in Rear

BackupExternal HDD, CD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, USB Memory Stick

Serial InterfaceRS-232C for External Control & Debugging

Terminal BlockRS-422/485 Interface for PTZ control

EthernetRJ45 @ 10/100Mbps

Power Source115 VAC / 230 VAC (50~60Hz) Switching Power Supply

Power ConsumptionApproximately 70 Watts w/ 1 Hard Drive

Operating Temperature32º ~ 104º Fahrenheit

Storage Temperature12º ~ 140º Fahrenheit

Humidity30% ~ 90% Non-Condensing

Dimensions16 5/8 (W) X 3 1/2 (H) X 16 3/16 (D)

Weight15.43 lbs

Spec SheetSAGA "XL" Series: Spec Sheet DOWNLOAD 9/27/2016

ManualSAGA "XL" Series: Manual DOWNLOAD 9/27/2016

SoftwareSAGA Series DVR Viewer DOWNLOAD 1/15/2008

SoftwareSAGA Stand Alone File Viewer DOWNLOAD 1/15/2008