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8 Channel 8 MegaPixel (4K) Real Time Network Video Recorder with PoE and Face Detection


• 8 Channel Stand-alone Real-time IP Network Video Recorder
• Full 8 MegaPixel Real-time recording (240fps) with 240fps playback
• 4K HDMI & VGA Video Outputs
• H.265 / H.264 Video Compression
• Plug and Play & Auto configuration for many leading ONVIF compliant IP Camera models
• Fully Programmable Intelligent Analytics Including Object Removal/Musum Search, Line Crossing, Exception and Area Intrusion Detection
• Supports Facial Recognition and Detection with 8 Channels, and a 10,000 Picture Database. Features Facial Search-by-Picture, with the ability to add pictures through App, Web, and Local PC. Supports Face Trace with resolution of 600×300 – 3840×2160 pixels
• Fisheye / 360° De-warping with Single Overall and 3-way Division
• Internal 8-Port PoE Switch
• 1 Gigabit LAN Port
• Pentaplex: Live Display / Record / Playback / Backup / Remote Access
• 1 Internal SATA2/SATA3 HDD Slot supporting up to 10TB (1 x 10TB HDD) Internal Storage
• Network Based PTZ Control
• Applications for iOS® & Android®
• Web-based remote configuration
• Control locally via USB Mouse or with the Included IR Remote control
• 3 Year Warranty


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 8 IP Channels up to 8 MegaPixel (4K)

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

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

Recording Compression H.265 / H.264

OS Embedded Linux

Recording 240fps (30fps per channel)

Audio over IP Inputs 8 (1 Audio Channel per IP Camera over IP)

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

Two-Way Audio YES

Encode CBR

Quality Levels 11 level (According to Bit Rate)

Recording Modes Manual / Timer / Motion / Sensor

File Management Reserving time, Redundancy, Dual stream recording

Intelligent Analytics Object Removal / Museum Search, Line Crossing, Abnormal Video Detection, Area Intrusion Detection, People Intrusion, People Counting (Optional)

Face Detection 8CH / 16 Libraries / 10,000 Face Pics / Computing 240 pics per min / Add, Modify, Delete and Search Face Pics / Add w/ App, Web, and Local PC /                              Face-trace, Face-map / External Enrollment with Res. 64×64 – 1920×1080 (jpg ≤ 200KB)

Local Playback 8CH

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 8 inputs / 4 outputs

Alarm Triggering Record, Snap, PTZ move, Alarm out, E-mail, etc

Network Interface RJ45 x 1

POE ports RJ45 x 8, with POE

PoE Standard 802.3af 15W max per port

Total PoE Budget 100W all ports

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

Total Bandwidth 50Mbps Incoming / 50Mbps 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 33 task resources (Local+Remote) 8 CH IE playback

Remote Viewing CMS / Web Browser / Mobile Platforms

Remote Users 10 Simultaneous Online Users

Backup Network, USB

SATA HDD SATA x 1, max to 10TB each

PTZ Protocol Through Network

USB USB 2.0 x 2 (for mouse and USB backup device)

Power Consumption <5W

Power Supply 48V/2.5A

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

Weight 4.85lbs (2.2kg)

Dimensions (WxHxD) 10.43″ x 1.77″ x 8.07″ (265mm×45mm×205mm)


8CH NVR 720P/960P/1080P/3MP/4MP/5MP/8MP 120fps 40Mbps 1-10TB, (1 10TB hdd max), 4K Output, Facial Detection, De-Warping, HDMI, VGA, PTZ, 8 PoE Ports

Spec Sheet

VT-TNR818PF: Spec Sheet


Quick Start Guide

VT-TNR818PF: Quick Start



VT-TNR818PF: Firmware


Manual (Color ~42MB)

VT-TNR818PF: Manual


Manual (B&W ~16MB)

VT-TNR818PF: Manual



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