16-CH Network Video Recorder with HDMI



Efficient SMB Surveillance Solution

PLANET NVR-1620 is suitable for introducing high-definition IP surveillance solution, and for upgrading your CCTV system to IP system without re-cabling. The NVR-1620 is the 16-channel Linux embedded NVR with HDMI local display from PLANET, bringing stable and efficient system operation under a wide range of recording, network management, and system settings. The NVR-1620 could be used as a control center to control and monitor up to 16 connected network cameras (ONVIF supported) locally or remotely, perfectly designed for intelligent IP surveillance system. Users can just turn on the cameras and the NVR to easily protect their life and properties under the IP networks. It also supports image storage for evidentiary recording and data backup up to 2 hard disks. The recorded video files can be saved in the NVR without the need for an additional PC for files storage, thus bringing users a secure surveillance system at a lower total cost. It is fully compatible with iOS, Android and Internet Explorer on Windows operating system for multi-platform remote access.
High Resolution Local Display
The NVR-1620 provides an HDMI and VGA video output interface for dual local display, which can be connected to HDMI monitor or TV for doing monitoring in the full HD (1920 x 1080) resolution, and check NVR system status on VGA monitor at the same time, eliminating the need for a separate PC to view video from the unit. It also can be operated with the USB keyboard / mouse and bundled remote control* to configure and monitor all the system easily.
Performing Real-time Remote Monitoring
Up to 16 IP cameras can be connected to the NVR-1620 via a connected IP network. With the NVR-1620, it delivers high performance video recordings and smooth playbacks of multiple megapixel cameras. Users can view remote surveillance in real time and play back recorded videos via the web browser or the bundled CMS software.
Easy Configuration and Management
The NVR-1620 features smart setup wizard program to help users easily complete the device installation. It supports web-based management interface for the administrators to remotely manage the device via web browser without any concern. Furthermore, the NVR-1620 can automatically search and find the available cameras in the network so it greatly reduces user’s effort when setting up the system. This state-of-the-art and powerful software / hardware in one design is considerable to fit in various network environments.
*The remote control is optional
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Managing and Presenting Clear and Concise Video
Not just for small scale applications such as retail stores and SMB, the NVR system is expandable for multi-sites management with the bundled CMS software. For instance, the CMS software in the NVR-1620 can manage up to 16 units of NVR at the same time; that means 256 channels of IP cameras can be viewed simultaneously. With multi-monitor and E-Map functions, the NVR can help the administrators to monitor the surveillance system more efficiently and effectively.
Advanced Event Management
The NVR-1620 is equipped with a smart alarm-triggering mechanism and supports various alerts and abnormal events. When it comes to a critical event, having a smart and responsive event management in place is essential for video surveillance system. This feature greatly strengthens the security and management efficiency of PLANET NVR systems.
Perfect for Indoor Surveillance Applications
PLANET NVR systems can be controlled and monitored both in the local LAN and the remote site via Internet. Users can also login from their mobile phones to check the monitoring screen anywhere, anytime. It is especially perfect for indoor surveillance in such places as boutiques, department stores, restaurants, etc.
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NVR-1620 16-CH Network Video Recorder with HDMI

Key Features

  • Linux-embedded, highly reliable standalone NVR
  • Supports Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Supports VGA / HDMI dual local display
  • Supports 3.5" SATA x 2 HDD

Video / Audio
  • Supports M-JPEG / MPEG-4 / H.264 compressions
  • Auto configuration for PLANET IP camera
  • Video resolution up to 5 mega-pixel (2560 x 1920)
  • Supports up to 120fps @ 1080p (H.264)
  • 2-way audio support with enhanced audio quality

Video Recording / Backup
  • Simultaneous recording and live video streams
  • Manual or schedule recording of 16 IP cameras simultaneously
  • Video recycle function makes the video recording in 24/7
  • Exports recorded video file to AVI format to USB device or local storage
  • Instant Event Notification and recording

Network Service
  • Easy access with PLANET Dynamic DNS and Built-in NTP Server
  • Supports DHCP Server/client (Auto detection)
  • Convenient Data Access (SMB / CIFS / HTTP / FTP)

Easy Installation & Management
  • ONVIF compliant for interoperability
  • Supports multiple languages
  • Auto discovered by management software
  • E-Map interface in web and utility configuration
  • Web-based and management utility for easy configuration
  • Up to 16 NVR, max. 256 channels with the central management software
  • Supports USB keyboard, mouse, IR remote control and joystick (PTZ)*
  • Supports mobile phone remote view with WinCE 6.1, Android, Symbian S60, iPhone, Blackberry 4.6
*The remote control and joystick is optional
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NVR-1620 16-CH Network Video Recorder with HDMI


Ethernet 1 x RJ-45, 10/100/1000Base-T
USB Interface 2 x USB 2.0 for backup device and firmware upgrade
Video Interface VGA / HDMI video interface
Audio Interface Mic-in, line-in and line-out
Storage Device 2 x 3.5” SATA II hard disk connectors
LED Power, Alarm, Status, HDD
Button Power, Reset, Buzzer stop
IR Receiver Built-in IR receiver
Max. Channels 16 channels IP cameras
Add camera Manual / Smart Camera Search / Auto setup
Compression H.264 / MPEG-4 / M-JPEG
Resolution 5MP / 3MP / 1080P / 2MP / SXGA / 720P / FD1 / VGA / CIF / QCIF
Max. live video frame rate (Local Display) 480fps@D1 30
Max. 5MP/channel

*1: Supports Full HD1080P60
*2: NVR-1620 local display limit to 2 channel 1600 x 1200 (2MP) resolution IP camera
Max. recording frame rate (Local Display) 480fps@1080P, 3Mbps/channel, total 16-chaneel

* Real performance may vary in different environments.
Audio Type 2-way
Audio format G.711, G.726 (Camera dependent)
Live view
Display Mode Live View / Playback / Full / Screen / Sequence view / Saved views
Split Screen 1 / 4 / 9 / 16
Full Screen 1 / 4 / 9 / 16
Sequence Mode Sequence All / Manually Selected cameras in 1/4 split view with configurable timer
Snapshot Video snapshot in JPEG format
PTZ Support Digital PTZ / Auto Pan / Preset Point / Preset point Sequence view
Split Screen 1 / 4
Play Method Play / Pause / Stop / Forward / Reverse / Speed Adjust / Frame by Frame
Search by time or event only
Bookmark Intuitive timeline interface with bookmark function for easy file export
Dual Monitor Main UI + Full screen live view / sequence view
Monitor Resolutions 1920 x 1080, 1280 x 1024, 1280 x 720, 1024 x 768
Network and Configuration
Streaming Protocols Depending on the supported cameras
Triggers and Event
Event type System Events –
  • System Start / Shutdown
  • System Settings modified
  • Camera Settings Modified
  • Start Recycle
  • Disk Full

Camera Events –
  • Motion/Sensor Detection
Event Action
  • Display red window on video of event channel
  • Buzzer alarm
  • Disable / enable event action
  • Duration of event action
  • Recording
  • Mail / FTP notification
  • E-Map notification
Number of Groups 7 (Administrator / Guest / User Define * 5)
Privileges Live View / Playback / System Configurations / Camera Configurations / Recording Configuration / Event Configuration / Maintenance
User Interface
  • Graphic local user interface (Operated by mouse, keyboard, IR remote controller or USB joystick)*
  • Web Browser (Internet Explorer 7 or above)
  • CMS Utility
Log Type Alert / Event / User Access
Software Utility Search utility / media player for recording export
Power 100~240V AC, 1.4A / Max. 50/60Hz
Consumption 90W
Operating Temperature 5~40 degrees C
Storage Temperature -40~70 degrees C
Humidity 10~90% (non-condensing)
Weight 4.6 kg
Dimensions (W x D x H) 220 x 215 x 81 mm
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