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16 Channel 8 MegaPixel H.265 Network Video Recorder with 4K Output & 16 Port PoE Switch (DISCONTINUED)

  • 16 Ch. Stand-alone Real-time IP Network Video Recorder
  • Full 8 MegaPixel Real-time Recording (480fps) with 16 Channel (480fps) playback
  • H.265 / H.264 Compression
  • 4K HDMI & VGA Video Outputs
  • Supports Fully Programmable GEN III Advanced Analytics including Object Removal/Museum Search, Line Crossing, Exception and Area Intrusion Detection (Camera Dependent)
  • Supports Facial Recognition and Detection with 16 Channels, and a 10,000 Picture Database. Features Facial Search-by-Picture, with the ability to add pictures through App, Web, and Local PC. Face Trace with resolution of 600×300 – 3840×2160
  • 360 Degree (Fish Eye Camera) De-Warping
  • 8 Local Alarm Inputs / 4 Alarm Outputs
  • Plug and Play & Auto configuration for many leading ONVIF compliant IP Camera models
  • Internal 16-Port PoE Switch, 1 Gigabit LAN Port
  • Pentaplex: Live Display / Record / Playback / Backup /Remote Access
  • 4 Internal SATA2/SATA3 HDD Slots supporting up to 40TB (4 x 10TB HDD) Internal Storage
  • RS485 & Network Based PTZ Control
  • Applications for iOS® & Android®
  • Remote Viewing over the Internet via Web Browser or LAN
  • Mac OS® Client & CMS Software Included
  • Supports Dynamic and Static IP Addresses
  • Web-based remote configuration
  • Control locally via USB Mouse, or with the Included IR Remote control
  • Mountable / Heavy Duty Rack Ears Included


Transcendent Series Network Video Solutions combine the simplicity of Stand Alone, Plug and Play Recorders and surveillance cameras with professional features and versatile design options. Available in 4, 8, 16, 32, and 64 channel configurations, along with 64 & 128ch Enterprise versions, these simple to use and easy to install NVRs support High Definition IP security cameras up to 8 Megapixel. A perfect pairing with Transcendent IP Cameras for quick, professional installation offering a variety of viewing options such as Central Monitoring (CMS) and Internet Explorer along with simple yet intuitive IOS and Android apps. Both the Transcendent TVI and Network recorders share the same client, CMS viewing platform and Mobile apps. Camera options include fixed, varifocal and vandal / weather resistant models.

Video Input / Resolution 16 IP Channels up to 8 MegaPixel

Main Monitor Output 1 x 4K HDMI / 1 x 1080P VGA

Multi Operation Pentaplex: Live Display / Record / Playback / Backup / Remote Access

Recording Compression H.265 / H.264

OS Embedded Linux 480fps (30fps per channel)

Audio over IP Inputs 16 (Camera dependent)

Local Audio In/Out RCA x 1CH / OUT: RCA x 1CH

Two-Way Audio YES

Encode CBR / VBR

Quality Levels 11 level (According to Bit Rate)

Recording Modes Manual / Timer / Motion / Sensor

File Management Reserving time, Redundancy, Dual stream recording

Local Playback 16CH

GEN III Advanced Analytics Object Removal/Museum Search, Line Crossing, Exception and Area Intrusion Detection (Camera Dependent)

Face Detection Channels / Database 240 pictures / minute

Face Detection: Search by Picture Add, Modify, Delete and Search Face Pictures

Face Detection: Adding face pictures Resolution (64×64 – 1920×1080), jpeg below 200KB

Face Detection: Face Trace Map Resolution (600×300-3840×2160), jpeg below 200KB

360° Camera De-Warping Multiple Views include 360° Overview, Double 180° Panorama View, Quad View, Overview + 3 Views, and Single View

Search Time sliced image search, Time/Calendar search, Event (Motion, External alarm), Tag search

Alarm Modes Sensor, Motion, Video loss, IP conflict, Disk error, Illegal access, Network disconnection

Alarm Inputs / Output 8CH / 4CH / Record, Snap, PTZ move, Alarm out, E-mail, etc

Network Interface RJ45 x 1 512Kbps ~ 10 Mbps (Adjustable)

PoE Ports / Standard / Total PoE Budget RJ45 x 16, with POE / 802.3af 15W max per port / 150W all ports

Bit Rate (Per Camera) 512Kbps ~ 10 Mbps (Adjustable)

Total Bandwidth 256Mbps Incoming / 256Mbps Outgoing

Dual-stream Individual Network Video Stream and local recording stream, set seperately

Network Protocols TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, DNS, PPPOE, DDNS, Email, UPNP, NAT, Telnet

Internet-streaming Total 95 task resource (Local+Remote) 16 CH IE playback

Remote Viewing CMS / Web Browser / Mobile Platforms

Remote Users 10 Simultaneous Online Users

Backup Network, USB

SATA HDD SATA x 4, max to 10TB each (40TB Total)

RS485 RS485 x 2 (for PTZ and Keyboard)

PTZ Protocol Through Network or RS485 (Pelco D / Pelco P)

USB USB 2.0 x 1 + USB 2.0 x 1 (for mouse and USB backup device)

Power Consumption / Supply 15W (Without HDD) / AC 110/220V (ATX 300W)

Working Environment 32°~122°F @ 10% ~ 90% RH

Dimensions (Metric) / Weight (Metric) 17.3 x 15.4 x 2.8” (440 x 390 x 77mm) / 15.19lbs (6.89kg)


16CH NVR 720P/960P/1080P/3MP/4MP/5MP/8MP 480fps 256Mbps 1TB-40TB, (4hdd max, 10TB each), 4K Output, HDMI, VGA, PTZ, 16 PoE Ports

Spec Sheet

VT-TNR1646PF: Spec Sheet


Quick Start Guide

VT-TNR1646PF: Quick Start


Manual (Color ~42MB)

VT-TNR1646PF: Manual


Manual (BW ~16MB)

VT-TNR1646PF: Manual



Transcendent VMS for Mac OSX: Manual



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Mobile App

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Mobile App

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