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Night Owl Lion-4500 4 Channel H.264 Video Security Kit
Night Owl Lion-4500 4 Channel H.264 Video Security Kit
Night Owl Lion-4500 4 Channel H.264 Video Security Kit
Item# 83273
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  • Motion activated recording, record up to 1 year of video
  • Viewable anywhere in the world via internet explorer
  • Viewable on select 3G smart phones including iPhone

Essential Info

This network-ready Night Owl Lion-4500 4 Channel H.264 Video Security Kit allows you to view and control your system over the internet by Internet Explorer 7 or higher. No matter where you are in the world, you can log into your system to watch real time video streams, play back previously recorded files, and even back up the system remotely. The network-ready feature also turns any computer screen on your network into a live surveillance center.

Having the ability to check on your home or business has never been easier. This smart H.264 DVR will allow you to view all of your cameras remotely on select 3G smart phones. Windows Mobile®, Symbian® and iPhone® on 3G networks are all compatible with the Lion-4500.


What's Included

  • 1x - 4 Channel DVR
  • 4x - Cameras
  • 1x - DVR Power Adapter
  • 1x - Mouse
  • 1x - Remote Control
  • 1x - Camera Power Adapter
  • 1x - Video Output Cable
  • 1x - RJ-45 Cable (Ethernet)
  • 1x - 4-Way Camera Splitter
  • 4x - 60' Video/Power Cable
  • 1x - Quick Set-Up Guide
  • 1x - User Manual
  • 1x - Installation Card
  • 1x - Driver CD

  • More Info

    • H.264 technology delivers stunning video quality at remarkably low data rates. An upgrade to the MPEG4 standard, this ultra-efficient technology gives you excellent results across a broad range of bandwidths, from remote access via internet explorer to remote viewing on your 3G smart phone. H.264 compression also allows you to save more video footage than traditional compression methods thus giving you up to 50% more space.
    • Motion activation allows you to record only when necessary and makes it easy to find important footage during video playback. This will save you time and conserve hard drive space. Enhanced motion detection settings ensure that false alarms are not triggered. An easy motion detection mask allows you to block out areas with constant movement, such as roads or trees.
    • The Lion-4500 comes equipped with a state of the art, easy to use icon based interface. All you need to do is point and click to access any of the features of the DVR. The interface is very user friendly and comes equipped with both a USB mouse and remote control.
    • Utilizing H.264 compression this system records up to 1 year of video with its pre-installed 500GB security certified SATA hard drive. The hard drive was specifically designed for DVRs and provides faster read/write times and reliable recording of your video surveillance footage.
    • The indoor/outdoor color cameras provide you with a clear, crisp, and enhanced image at 400 TV lines of resolution. The cameras come equipped with 11 infrared LEDs that allow you to see in the darkness, up to 30 feet away!
    • The Lion-4500 easily connects to your TV for instant viewing. This DVR comes equipped with 2 video outputs so you can connect multiple TVs. For your convenience we have included a 6ft RCA cable
    • The built-in USB port allows you to backup your important video footage directly to a USB flash drive, external USB hard drive or an external DVD/CD writer (peripherals not included).
    • Utilizing Triplex technology the DVR allows you to record, playback, and view remotely all at the same time. This ensures that you do not miss any important video footage no matter what you are doing.


    Digital Video Recorder
    • Video Compression: H.264
    • Video Input: 4 CHANNEL BNC
    • Audio Input/Output: RCA 1-CHANNEL/1-CHANNEL
    • Display Frame Rate: 120 FPS-FULL D1
    • Recording Frame Rate: 30FPS@D1, 60FPS@HD1, 120FPS@CIF
    • Display Resolution: 720*480
    • Record Resolution: CIF(352X240), HD1(704X240), D1(704X480)
    • Record Mode: Motion activated, Continuous, Sensor activated and Time schedule
    • Display Mode: Quad, Single channel, Auto-switch and Hidden
    • Audio Alarm Mode: Motion detection, Video loss, HD error and HD full
    • Playback options: Event, Time and date
    • HDD Capacity: 500GB security HD - expandable up to 1TB
    • Backup: USB 2.0 (USB keys, USB C-DVR-RW, USB HD)
    • Ptz Control: Built-in RS-485 Port, Support Pelco-P & Pelco-D
    • Mouse Control: Yes, included
    • Remote Control: Yes, included (with batteries)
    • Multi-tasking: Triplex (Record, Playback and Remote View Simultaneously)
    • Network Interface: RJ45, 10M/100M (Includes 1 RJ-45 cable)
    • Network Protocol: Supports TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, DDNS, PPPOE
    • Internet Viewing: Internet Explorer (Up to 5 users at the same time)
    • Mobile Phone Viewing: 3G Smart phones running Windows Mobile Pro, Symbian, iPhone
    • Software Operating System Support: Windows®2000, XP, Vista, and 7
    • Power Supply: DC12V, 3A
    • Operating Temperature: 40°F-110°F
    • Dimensions (L*W*H): 11.8" X 9.8i" X 2.4"
    • Image Sensor: 1/4" Color CMOS
    • TV Lines of Resolution: 400 TV Lines
    • Number of LEDs: 11
    • Length of Night Vision: Up to 30 feet
    • Lens Type: 4 @ 6.0MM (42° Field of view)
    • Weatherproof Rating: IP-63 (Weatherproof)
    • Length of Cable: 60 FT per camera
    • Signal: NTSC
    • S/N Ratio: >48DB
    • Minimum Illumination: 0 LUX
    • Effective Pixels: 510 * 492
    • Power Consumption: 130MA NO IR & 300MA With IR
    • Power Supply: DC 12V
    • Operating Temperature: 14°F-104°F
    • Dimensions (Camera Only) L*W*H: 2.0" X 3.0" X 2.0"
    Important notes:
    Only merchandise credit for defective items returned within 30 days of purchase. No other returns allowed on this item.


    24 Ratings
    5 star: 25%  (6)
    4 star: 42%  (10)
    3 star: 8%  (2)
    2 star: 8%  (2)
    1 star: 17%  (4)
    Average Customer Rating
    (24 customer ratings)
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    FRED -- vancouver, BC   6/18/2012
    Very good system; however some difficulty in using Internet Explorer with special settings to set it up. Doesn't work on other browsers. Otherwise no complaints.
    AJ R -- orlando, Florida   6/14/2012
    Had this system now for about one year. BUT if you want truevideo security system you may need to upgrade to a better system. Also make sure to buy a good battery back up system that has surge protection. If your just wanting to watch your kids or pets this system would be great for that but is you really want to secure your place find a better system.. I give this a 3 out of 5 starts. Pros : Easy to install, Come with everything you need, Cons : May need someone with IT experience to help you set up to the internet if you are not use to playing with your router, you really need two people to help install your cameras, 45 degree video angle on camera is not really good.
    simon -- cape coral, Florida   5/2/2012
    bought the 44500C, installed it and it worked for one day. The next day when I turned the DVR back on, the images stays in the owl emblem. so far *Star I give to this project.
    JAMES -- st, CHARLES, MO   3/29/2012
    The system is awesome some of my friends have seen it and now they want a system for their home and its user friendly.
    YVONNE -- longmont, CO   2/7/2012
    Very pleased with this purchase. Cameras were great during the day or night. Cameras are color when the lighting is good (IR is not being used). It would be nice if they had a microphone. Great purchase
    JUAN -- flushing, NY   1/17/2012
    Easy set up and techs very helpful. Wish it worked with Mac though ;)
    SNAP -- grants pass,Oregon   12/8/2011
    this system is perfect for around our home and works great on our computor and digital tv. I like the motion audio alerts. These are heavy duty cams not plastic junk. extending the cables are a breeze with a little wire,solder and heat shrink. Very nice product and 1/2 the price of less other systems out there. wireless is asking for intermentent problems from batteries. Thanks Smarthome.
    JIM -- sulphur springs, AR   11/12/2011
    Seems to work well, needed a couple of longer cables for the cameras.
    EVA -- oakland, CA   11/2/2011
    Stopped output to my tv just short of the 30 days!!! Luckily I can still return it. A real disappointment.
    RICHARD -- swarthmore, PA   5/16/2011
    The system installed very easy, It would be nice if one or two of the cables were about 25 ft longer. Only complaint is green grass looks white
    INDIANA -- cathedral city, CA   4/28/2011
    This product is awesome. it was easy to install and the best part is i can use my smartphone to monitor my home from anywhere.
    ED -- miami, FL   4/21/2011
    works great
    Sbrown -- Tulsa   3/9/2011
    Buyer beware - the camera's are color and you see color footage over the LAN or internet BUT the connection to your TV straight from the DVR is black and white. Thought we had a bad unit and went through the hastle of returning the unit just to have the 2nd one do the same thing. Night Owl takes no responsibility for problems right out of the box either - they were horrible to deal with and should have known this was how it was just going to work but did not.
    ROBERT -- new iberia, LA   2/27/2011
    I am instaling the camera and would like to know if I could get a 5 ft ext. on one wire please let me know I rate your co exelent
    avdave -- lb, CA   1/18/2011
    Super kit! Comes with everything needed and is easy to setup. Video quality is superb and as good quality while viewing on my iPhone. The components are high quality and the DVR is quiet. Manual has lots of pictures and included mouse and wireless remote makes it easy to setup and view. Highly recommended!
    CATERINA -- harrison, NJ   11/19/2010
    Good quality viewing but when I had to review footage I noticed that the screen would go to black.
    NOKWAZI -- roswell, GA   11/16/2010
    I like the product. I havent had a chance to use it to its full potential yet, but it looks great. thank you.
    ro kool -- wylam al   10/21/2010
    for the price this is a wonderful product, simply wonderful
    mdst -- sf bay area, California   8/11/2010
    I was surprised to see how great the video quality is. I can access remotely via netviewer application on windows. I have had no luck accessing on a mac or iphone though. I have spent hours trying to get that to work and gave up. You can replay history events remotely as well, and whenever the camera's are alarmed something walks in front of them it will focus on that camera. I give it a 4 star rating for the remote accessibility and the price. But it is a real drag that I can't access on an iphone or from a web browser unless its a windows machine.


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