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Control Type
Serial / RS-232 / RS-485 Controllable
Connector Type
BNC Connectors
RS485 Connectors
USB Connectors
Sensor Type
Motion Detection - Visual
Infrared (IR)
Infrared (Standard Consumer Electronics)
Serial - RS-485
Auxiliary Audio RCA Input
Motion Activated Recording
Relay Output Support
Remote Controlled
Remote Pan / Tilt
# of Channels
16 Channels
# of Relays
2 Relays
Maximum # of Cameras
16 Cameras
500 GB (Gigabytes)
Ease of Installation
Intermediate (Installs < 60 minutes)
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High-Capacity Surveillance Camera Recording and Monitoring Unit
Channel Vision DVR-163G-500 16 Channel 3G H.264 DVR with 500GB Sata HDD
Channel Vision DVR-163G-500 16 Channel 3G H.264 DVR with 500GB Sata HDD
Channel Vision DVR-163G-500 16 Channel 3G H.264 DVR with 500GB Sata HDD
Item# 83625
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  • 500GB hard drive with H.264 compression for astounding storage capacity
  • Live display, record, backup, playback and network access simultaneously
  • AVI converter with time stamp
  • 3G / GPRS mobile phone monitoring
  • PTZ (Pan/Tilt/Zoom) camera control
  • Event triggered with email notification: motion detection, alarm, video loss

Essential Info

Channel Vision's DVR-163G offers an exceptional amount of storage capacity combined with an array of advanced features that allow you an unparalleled level of security monitoring options. By using the latest in H.264 digital compression technology, this device features improved video streaming capabilities and reduced space requirements for archiving recorded surveillance video.

Using the unit's intuitive GUI you can easily configure recording settings for each channel, including resolution, frame rate, and video quality. A built-in VGA output lets you do picture-in-picture monitoring and 2x to 8x digital zoom with a resolution of up to 1024x768. This DVR also supports Internet Explorer with the same GUI as the DVR site.


What's Included

  • 1x - 16 Channel DVR with 500GB hard drive
  • 1x - IR remote control
  • 1x - AC Adapter
  • 1x - Instructions
  • More Info

    Additional Features:
    • Two USB ports (for mouse usage and backup)
    • Dual streaming enhances the speed of network transmission
    • Still image snapshot
    • AVI converter with time stamp
    • H.264 compression ideal for saving HDD space
    • Control Methods: front panel, USB mouse, IR remote controller, client viewer
    • Data backup: USB devices, network
    • Multi-language OSD
    • Central Management System (CMS)


    • Video System: NTSC / PAL switch
    • Video Input: 16CH BNC
    • Video Output: 1CH BNC
    • SPOT Output: 1CH BNC
    • VGA Output: 1024x768
    • Audio Input: 4CH RCA
    • Audio Output 1CH RCA
    • Audio Backup YES
    • Sensor: 16 input / 2 output
    • RS-485: Pan / Tilt / Zoom camera
    • USB Port: 2 ports
    • Mouse: USB mouse
    • IR Remote Controller: YES
    • Video Compression: H.264
    • Audio Compression: ADPCM
    • Resolution: 720x480 (NTSC)/720x576 (PAL)
    • Frame Rate: 120, 240, 480 (NTSC)/100, 200, 400 (PAL)
    • Quality: Highest, High, Normal, Basic, Below Basic
    • Record Mode: Manual, Schedule, Event(motion detection/sensor)
    • Pre-Alarm Recording: 16MB (around 10 sec)
    • Post-Alarm Recording: 1-999 sec
    • Motion Detection: 22x15 (sensitivity 0~10)
    • Search Mode: Time, Event
    • Playback Speed: fast forward/backward 2x/4x/8x/16x/32x/64x; slow forward/backward 1/2x,1/4x,1/8x,1/16x; play/pause
    • Backup Mode USB flash driver / Network / Optional DVD media
    • Network Compression: H.264
    • Network Software: Internet Explorer / CMS / 3G Mobile Phone
    • Network Users: 5
    • Remote Notification: Email message
    • Service: TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, DDNS, PPPoE

    • Power Requirement: 12VDC from AC Adapter
    • Operating Humidity: 30% to 80%
    • Operating Temperature: 41°F to 104°F (5°C to 40°C)
    • Dimensions: 17.3" x 2.76" x 14.2" (430 x 70 x 360mm)

    Important notes:
    Smarthome does not accept any returns for this product. If defective, you will need to contact the manufacturer directly for all warranty issues.
    Manufacturer contact information: Channel Vision Technology, Tel: (714) 424-6500 Ext 150



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