Transcendent Series 16 Channel 8.0 MegaPixel 5-In-1 HD-TVI / AHD / CVI / CVBS / IP Hybrid Digital Video Recorder

  • 16 Channel HD-TVI / AHD / CVI / CVBS BNC Inputs + IP Cameras
  • 16 Ch. TVI / AHD /CVI 8MP / 5MP / 4MP / 3MP / 1080P / 720P / WD1
  • Add 8 additional IP Cameras for a Total of 24 Cameras, and Able to Change up to 8 HDA Inputs to IP for 16 IP and 8 HDA Cameras
  • Recording Frame Rate: 4K@128fps, 4K Lite@240fps, 5MP@192fps, 5MP Lite@320fps, 4MP/3MP@240fps, 4MP Lite/1080P/720P/WD1/D1@480fps
  • H.265 / H.264 Compression 
  • HDMI, VGA, and BNC (Spot) Video Outputs 
  • 8 Ch. Audio In + 1 Ch. Audio Out, 2-Way Audio Takes up 1 input Ch. 
  • Smart Search – Highlight colors to display recordings in a certain time period: different colors refer to different events 
  • PTZ Control over Coax (CoC), RS-485 
  • 16 Alarm inputs / 4 Alarm Output 
  • Pentaplex: Live Display / Record / Playback / Backup / Remote Access 
  • Free VMS (Video Management Software) Lite and Standard versions available for organized viewing of multiple sites [For Enterprise version please contact your Vitek Reseller] 
  • 2 Internal SATA2/SATA3 HDD Slot supporting up to 24TB (2 × 12TB HDD) + E-SATA 
  • Applications for iOS & Android 
  • Remote Viewing over the Internet via Web Browser or LAN 
  • Mac OS® Client & VMS Central Management Software Included 
  • Support NAT function and QRCode scanning by mobile phones 
  • Supports both Dynamic and Static IP Addresses 
  • HDMI 4K output, true high resolution display 
  • Control locally via USB Mouse or IR Remote Control 
  • Heavy duty rack ears included 
  • 3-Year Warranty 

Video Inputs 16 Channels HD-TVI / AHD / CVI / CVBS Analog BNC Inputs Supporting up to 8MP[4K]

Additional IP Camera Support 8 IPCs (8MP [4K] and Lower @ 30fps)

Compression H.265 / H.264

Recording 4K@128fps, 4K Lite@240fps, 5MP@192fps, 5MP Lite@320fps, 4MP/3MP@240fps, 4MP Lite/1080P/720P/WD1/D1@480fps

Local Playback 16 Ch.

OS Embedded Linux

Video Output 1 × HDMI (up to 3840 × 2160) / 1 × VGA (1920 × 1080) / 1 × BNC Spot (Analog)

Multi Operation (Pentaplex) Live Display/Record/Playback/Backup/Remote Access

Audio Input: RCA × 8 / Output: RCA × 1 (linear, 600Ω)

Two-Way Audio Yes – takes up one ch. audio input

Audio Compression G.711(U/A)

Bit Rate 32Kbps ~ 5Mbps

Encode VBR / CBR

Multi-Screen Display 1 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 9 / 13 / 16 / 25

Recording Modes Manual, Timer, Motion, Sensor

Search Time Sliced, Time, Event, Tag, Smart Search Management

Function Play, Pause, FF, FB, Digital Zoom

Alarm In/Out 16 Alarm Inputs / 4 Alarm Outputs

Alarm Triggering Manual, Motion, Exception, Smart Event

Network Interface RJ45 1000Mbps × 1

Remote Viewing CMS / Web Browser / Mobile Platforms

Remote Playback 16 Ch.

Dual-stream Individual Streams (Network Video + Local Rec.) Set Separately

Remote Users 10 users online, dual stream

RS485 RS485 × 1 (for PTZ) – Half Duplex: Connect to PTZ or Keyboard

PTZ Protocol Control over Coax, Pelco D / Pelco P – Supports Preset and Auto Cruise, up to 255 Presets and 8 cruises


Network Bandwidth Incoming: 32Mbps, Outgoing: 96Mbps

SATA HDD Up to 24TB (2 × 12TB) + 1 × E-SATA

USB USB 3.0 × 1; USB2.0 × 1 for Mouse and USB Backup Devices

Accessories Remote Control (Optional), SATA cable, USB mouse

Power Consumption ≤ 30W (Without HDD)

Power Supply DC: 12V / 4A

Working Environment 32º~104ºF (-10º~50ºC) / 10~90% RH

Dimensions (W × D × H) 14.96 × 10.55 × 1.77” / 380 × 268 × 45mm

Weight 4.10lbs (1.85kg) Net w/o HDD, 6.72lbs (3.05kg) Shipping Weight w/o HDD


The Ultra Versatile and User friendly NDAA Compliant Transcendent High Definition 5-in-1 Analog (Coax Based) Digital Recorders support Recording and Playback of TVI/AHD format cameras up to 5MP (Lite Mode) and CVI up to 4MP (Lite Mode) and offer H.265 Compression. Although they are DVRs in nature, they also offer maximum IP channel support in full Hybrid Mode. These recorders share the same client, CMS and mobile applications as the Transcendent NVRs. Camera options include fixed, and Varifocal Motorized Auto Focus with COC and vandal/weather resistant models. Control Drivers are available for various Automation Systems (see Downloads).


8ch NDAA Compliant HD-TVI/AHD/CVI/CVBS (Multi-Platform) 5MP Lite 320fps  / 4MP Lite 1080p 480fps 1~24TB (2hdd max), HDMI, VGA, 1AUDIO, PTZ, 8MP IP Support – Includes Remote/Mouse

Spec Sheet

VT-TR8NHA1620: Spec Sheet

Quick Start Guide

VT-TR8NHA1620: Quick Start


VT-TR8NHA1620: Manual


Transcendent VMS for Windows: Manual


Transcendent VMS for Mac OSX: Manual

Mobile App

Transcendent Mobile App for Google Android

Mobile App

Transcendent Mobile App for Apple iOS


Transcendent IP Tool 3.0


Transcendent RPAS Player


Transcendent VMS for macOS


Transcendent VMS for Windows: 32 Bit


Transcendent VMS for Windows: 64 Bit


Control4 Streaming Driver for Transcendent IP Cameras