AlienUltra DVR

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Real -Time Remote Viewing & Playback

Use Internet Explorer or the free CCTVwindow client software to view live images from your alienDVR. The CCTVwindow software even allows you to access previously recorded files for playback in real-time.

Using H264 compression technology makes the alien ideal for remote monitoring in real-time over the internet as files are compressed to save you bandwidth and drive space without losing image quality.

H264 compression is used by sky HD and Blu-ray.

See Live Images on Your Mobile Phone

Using the latest smart mobiles, you can even view live video transmission from your CCTV cameras.

See live video from the alienDVR on your mobile phone*. You can control PTZ cameras, record video, even control relays!

The DVR is supplied with a free, easy to install software for your mobile phone for live viewing (up to 8FPS) of your CCTV cameras from anywhere in the world.

*Basic phone requirements: Modern smart phone with the ability to display video using 3G such as an iPhone, BlackBerry or Nokia. Although most smart phones will work with CCTV, we can not guarantee every model will and offer no guarantee as such.

Control Remote Devices

Using the remote control relays feature on the alienDVR range, you can connect to your DVR remotely from your PC or laptop and switch up to 4 relays on or off.*

These relays can control lights, gates, bell boxes and sounder devices such as the VoiceOff alarm-activated sound and voice warning unit.

On seeing an intruder on your property, you might choose to activate any of 4 prerecorded messages on the VoiceOff unit.

See website: www.voiceoff.com

* 8 & 16-ch models have 4 relay outputs, the 4-ch Ultra has 2.

Stunning Resolution

The alienDVR range offers stunning picture quality for both live and playback viewing.

Each camera channel is completely configurable to your exact needs with the option to select key parameters on each channel depending on the location and purpose of that camera.

In a busy retail environment, it is key to see everything that is happening so using a real-time record rate of 25FPS means you'll never miss a thing.

A camera at a car park entrance might be set to the highest D1 record quality to allow vehicle identification but using a lower frame rate will not lose any vital evidence.

Resolution Recording Frame Rate
2CIF (704x288) 25 fps every channel!
D1 (704x576) 12 fps every channel! (4-Ch max 8FPS)

Easy to Use Client Software

The CCTV Window software is easy to use with its intuitive and friendly layout.

Supplied free with the DVR, it enables users to remotely connect to the alien over a LAN (local area network) or over the Internet.

Users can see live images, playback recorded ones and even control PTZ cameras or switch on lights! Often the alien may be installed in a "safe location" for users to access the DVR menus and watch real-time images solely via a networked PC. Password protection allows complete control of user rights.

Multi-Channel Simultaneous Playback

When an incident has occurred, you need to find out what happened, where and when and you need it fast.

Unlike inferior DVRs with just 1 or 2 channel playback, the alienDVR range can play all its camera channel footage back at once.

Up to 16 channels (16-ch model) can be replayed at once for a clear picture of what happened and where. A great feature for selecting groups of key camera channels to back up as evidence.

The alienUltra and alienHybrid range features multichannel playback that is not just simultaneous, it can be set to play as synchronised too so the exact build up to an event or incident can be viewed - superb for retail use!

Video Motion Detection & Alarm Notification

Video Motion Detection (VMD) built in to the DVR means it's easy to further extend the record time of this superb DVR by recording event-only activations. The smart electronics can also capture video BEFORE motion is detected in its buffer system so you can see what happen immediately prior to the detection of movement.

The really clever stuff though is the user Alarm Notification.

When an event occurs by VMD or any other alarm input, the alien is triggered and a warning sent to be remotely displayed on the users PC to alert them of an intrusion or event.

Great for remote monitoring of remote areas or sites.

The IP alarm “pops up” on the PC when an alarm is triggered

Intelligent Recording

Record more Footage when it Matters

The alienDVR range has an intelligent alarm recording function that allows any camera channel with video motion detection set to have a background recording frame rate and an alarm recording frame rate.

So when a surveillance area is inactive or no motion is detected, the camera channel can be set to a recording rate of just 1FPS. This might typically be for a camera in a store cupboard.

Ö real-time recording of 25FPS when motion is suddenly detected, ie, someone enters the store cupboard.

Saves hard drive space, giving you longer recordings!

Remote & Local Talkback Function

Using the alien's “Talkback” function, operators can talkback to a surveillance area either locally from a microphone connected directly into the DVR or remotely using the in-built Talkback feature on the free CCTV Window client software supplied.

If an intruder appears on screen, the operator can watch and hear what is happening in the surveillance area using a connected camera and microphone then “talkback” to the intruder using a loudspeaker system such as the VoiceOFF.

The VoiceOFF is a powerful speaker that can be connected to the audio output of the alienDVR to allow warning messages or announcements to be made in a surveillance area.

In addition to the live talkback facility, alarm inputs on the alienDVR can be used to activate any of 10 pre-recorded files stored on the VoiceOFF such as a dog barking or a generic announcement such as “CCTV is in operation”.

For more info on this great accessory, please visit www.voiceoff.com

Tri-Stream Technology

Every alienDVR model has tri-stream capabilities for video streaming locally, over a network or the internet and even via a mobile phone!

Hybrid - 25FPS per channel @ D1

Ultra - 25FPS per channel @ 2CIF or 8-12FPS @ D1

EkoPLUS - 25FPS per channel @ D1

Up to 25FPS per channel with adjustable settings to suit your network and broadband capabilities. (Multiple users can connect to the alienDVR at once)

Hybrid - Up to 25FPS for 3G phones.

Eko/Ultra - Up to 8FPS for 3G phones.

Real-Time Recording of Video & Audio

When you record in real-time you don't miss a thing

The ability to record real-time sound and vision continuously puts the alien in a league of its own when combined with its other innovative features.

It could be used to record sound and vision over tills, in shops, interview rooms, receptions, hospitals, schools or any location where the combination of real-time video and audio recording helps provide who said and did what.

You can even get real-time sound and vision over the internet if the broadband connection is fast enough for a total solution.

Allows business owners and managers to be “at” their shops in real-time wherever they are in the world.

Control Over PTZ Cameras

The alienDVR can easily be configured to control the Pan-Tilt-Zoom movement of any compatible PTZ camera connected to it. It works with most protocols including the popular PELCO P or D but a full list is available at www.aliendvr.com

Use the alienDVR on-site to control the PTZ via the DVR menus or via a PC on the LAN using the free CCTVWindow.com software. Connect to and control PTZ cameras over the internet again using the free CCTVWindow.com software.

Finally control your PTZ using your smart phone and any of the free mobile apps available for the alienDVR. Download links for mobile apps can be accessed on the aliendvr.com website and are available for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows and Nokia/Symbian models.

Example - The shop manager can use his broadband at home to connect to the DVR at work and zoom into an area if something suspicious is seen. Even on a mobile phone, PTZ control is possible with the alienDVR!

Ultra Long Data Storage

With up to 16 TERABYTES of internal hard drive storage possible within the alienUltra and alienHybrid (4TB alienEKO) and the very latest H264 Compression technology, the alienDVR range provides the perfect CCTV data storage solution for many businesses.

Coupled with the fact that it can use an external PC or server for even more storage (or as a back up), the alienDVR range provides unrivalled flexibility from a “black box” solution.

Using scheduled recording, motion activated record and alarm inputs, the alienDVR's huge storage capacity can be made even longer.

Easy Back-Up of Data

With the alienDVR, itís quick and easy to back up vital evidence when an incident occurs.

Using the CCTVwindow client software supplied free with your DVR, you can back up files straight to a PC or laptop over a local area network (LAN) or over the internet. Once copied, these images can be stored for later viewing or copied onto another device from your PC.

From the DVR unit, you can back up straight to any of these connected devices:

Simple ideas make a hard task easy....

Multiple DVRs Managed as One

The CCTV Window software allows simultaneous connection to multiple DVRs.

Images from separate DVRs can be displayed on a single screen on your PC or laptop.

For example, - A head office of a retail chain could view images from up to 16 of its branches simultaneously.

Remote Data Store

The Network Video Recorder Software module is a superb option for CCTV system owners who depend on their CCTV system for their business to operate or to ensure public safety. In addition to its own on-board storage, the alienDVR range can also back files to a PC or server.

The Network Video Recorder software module is installed on the PC, which allows it to simultaneously record live images from the cameras connected to the DVR as a secondary back up. Network Video Recorder software can connect to more than one DVR so it can record from multiple DVRs at once.

The benefits for using this optional software are a dual-back up, a failsafe operation and increased storage capacity. For users such as councils, the software enables the police to take away a massive amount of video data after a major incident without necessitating the removal of the actual DVR units. Each DVR channel can be configured to be recorded in half hour blocks in any 24-hr period, 7 days a week.

Allocate Different User Levels & Rights

Totally flexible - you can set up users and their rights to suit your application.

Admin user
You may assign key people full or part admin rights enabling them to make any changes to the configuration or set up to the DVR.

Engineer
You may assign an engineer full or part admin rights so that they can make changes to the DVR but may not see key cameras or sensitive video data.

Managers
You can assign managers different rights so that they could perhaps see live images and also playback images from all or selected cameras. Itís possible to hide cameras from any user.

You decide who can see and do what!

Staff
Allow general staff to view public areas such as car parks and entrance lobbies whilst hiding more sensitive cameras from view to prevent wasteful screen-staring.

E-mail Notification of an Alarm Event

Be alerted of a visitor or an intruder...

... from home when youíre at work

... from your business when you're at home

...wherever you are in the world!*

When an alarm event is triggered such as motion detection or from an alarm input such as a PIR, break beam detector or even a door bell, the alien can be configured to send a series of e-mails to a chosen e-mail address.

The DVR sends an email with 3 JPEG attachments showing the “activated” CCTV camera image taken before, during and just after the alarm event occurs.

*Mobile phone service plan must have e-mail configured.

Multi-layered Electronic Mapping of Sites

eMaps can be embedded into the superb CCTVwindow software to enable the user an easy way to select and see images from a camera in a simple & intuitive graphical user interface.

Think of the eMap as a building schematic or pictorial representation of a site where CCTV is installed then overlaid with the CCTV camera locations.

Using the mouse, you can click on a camera enabling live images from it to be displayed, if it's a PTZ camera you could also control its movement.

You can have exterior eMaps, interior eMaps, overall site eMaps and even individual room eMaps! This ultra flexible approach makes monitoring even the largest of CCTV sites effortless.

Simply click on the camera with the mouse to see live images

You can import your own images to overlay your cameras on to.

Auto Time Synch

The alienDVR can be configured to have its time and date regularly updated via a networked PC. On installations with multiple DVRs, all the DVRs can be automatically updated so that they are all in Synch with each other.

Accurate time and date can be vital when evidence is needed from the DVR, the alien makes it easier for the user to automate this important task that could easily be overlooked otherwise.

Remote Internet Live Images on Mobile Remote Devices Stunning Resolution intelligent software Multi-Channel Video Motion Detection Intelligent Recording Talkback Tri-Stream PTZ Control ultra Long Data Storage Backup DVR Managed DVRs Remote store Users email mapping Time Synch
Up to D1 Resolution
The alienULTRA can record at 12 FPS on all channels in D1 resolution.
Email Notification of an Alarm Event
Be alerted of a visitor or an intruder at home when your at work, from your business when you"re not there or wherever you are in the world! The DVR sends an email with 3 JPEG attachments showing the “activated” CCTV camera image taken before, during and after the event occurs.
Control Devices Remotely
Using the CCTV Window software, you can remotely control up to 4 relays from anywhere in the world. Floodlights, electric gates, a bell box or a sounder can be switched on and off using this superb feature.
Electronic Mapping
eMaps can be embedded into the superb CCTV Window software to enable the user an easy way to select and see images from a camera in a simple & intuitive graphical user interface.
Remote Data Store
In addition to its own massive storage of up to 16Tb, the ULTRA can also stream CCTV recordings to a networked PC or server for additional back up away from the DVR itself.
Auto Time Synch
Configure the DVRs time and date regularly updated via a networked PC. On installations with multiple DVRs all the DVRs can be automatically updated so that they are all in sync with each other.
Talk-Back
A built in 2-way audio channel allows a user to talk back to areas under surveillance using an external speaker or tannoy system.
Network
Using the Client software supplied, this DVR can be networked so that any users in the business can monitor the CCTV images from anywhere on the computer network.
Video Inputs BNC 4, 8 or 16
Audio Inputs Phono 4, 8, or 16
Video Output BNC 2
Audio Output BNC 1
VGA Output Yes
USB Port Yes
Compression H264
Display Single, Quad, 8, 9 & 16 way Display
Max Drive Capacity Internal SATA HDD Max 16tb without DVD Writer
Video Standard PAL
Alarm Inputs 4, 8 or 16
Alarm Outputs 4
DVD Backup Built-in
USB Backup Yes
PTZ Control Yes
Client Software Supplied
Recording Speed FPS 2CIF Recording at 25 FPS on All Channels.
4CIF Recording at 12 FPS on All Channels.
Playback Simultaneous Playback on All Channels
Networkable Yes
Mouse control Yes
Remote Control Yes
Selectable Spot Monitor Display Yes

Please note these are approximate times and are dependent upon scenes being viewed.

ALIEN604 Resolution: CIF (4 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
25 13 days 4 hrs 26 days 9 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs
12 26 days 9 hrs 52 days 18 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 123 days 16 hrs 164 days 21 hrs
6 52 days 18 hrs 105 days 12 hrs 123 days 16 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 247 days 8 hrs 329 days 18 hrs
4 70 days 18 hrs 140 days 17 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 23 hrs 329 days 18 hrs 439 days 17 hrs
2 140 days 17 hrs 281 days 10 hrs 329 days 18 hrs 439 days 17 hrs 659 days 13 hrs 879 days 10 hrs
1 211 days 1 hrs 422 days 3 hrs 494 days 16 hrs 659 days 13 hrs 989 days 8 hrs 1319 days 3 hrs
ALIEN608 Resolution: CIF (8 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
25 6 days 14 hrs 13 days 4 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs
12 13 days 4 hrs 26days 9 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82days 11 hrs
6 26 days 9 hrs 52 days 18 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 123 days 16 hrs 164 days 21 hrs
4 35 days 4 hrs 70 days 8 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs
2 70 days 8 hrs 140 days 17 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs 329 days 18 hrs 439 days 17 hrs
1 105 days 12 hrs 211 days 1 hrs 247 days 8 hrs 329 days 18 hrs 494 days 16 hrs 659 days 13 hrs
ALIEN616 Resolution: CIF (16 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
25 3 days 7 hrs 6 days 14 hrs 7 days 17 hrs 10 days 7 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs
12 6 days 14 hrs 13 days 4 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs
6 13 days 4 hrs 26 days 9 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs
4 17 days 14 hrs 35 days 4 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs
2 35 days 4 hrs 70 days 8 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs
1 52 days 18 hrs 105 days 12 hrs 123 days 16 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 247 days 8 hrs 329 days 18 hrs
ALIEN604 Resolution: 2CIF (4 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
25 6 day 14 hrs 13 days 4 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs
12 13 days 4 hrs 26 days 9 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs
6 26 days 9 hrs 52 days 18 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 123 days 16 hrs 164 days 21 hrs
4 35 days 4 hrs 70 days 8 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs
2 70 days 8 hrs 140 days 17 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs 329 days 18 hrs 439 days 17 hrs
1 140 days 17 hrs 281 days 10 hrs 329 days 18 hrs 439 days 17 hrs 659 days 13 hrs 879 days 10 hrs
ALIEN608 Resolution: 2CIF (8 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
25 3 day 7 hrs 6 days 14 hrs 7 days 17 hrs 10 days 7 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs
12 6 days 14 hrs 13 days 4 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs
6 13 days 4 hrs 26 days 9 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs
4 17 days 14 hrs 35 days 4 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs
2 35 days 4 hrs 70 days 8 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs
1 70 days 8 hrs 140 days 17 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs 329 days 18 hrs 439 days 17 hrs
ALIEN616 Resolution: 2CIF (16 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
25 1 day 15 hrs 3 days 7 hrs 3 days 20 hrs 5 days 3 hrs 7 days 17 hrs 10 days 7 hrs
12 3 days 7 hrs 6 days 14 hrs 7 days 17 hrs 10 days 7 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs
6 6 days 14 hrs 13 days 4 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs
4 8 days 19 hrs 7 days 14 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 27 days 11 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs
2 17 days 14 hrs 35 days 4 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs
1 26 days 9 hrs 52 days 18 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 123 days 16 hrs 164 days 21 hrs
ALIEN604 Resolution: 4CIF (4 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
12 6 days 14 hrs 13 days 4 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs
6 13 days 4 hrs 26 days 9 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 61 days 20 hrs 82 days 10 hrs
4 17 days 14 hrs 35 days 4 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs
2 35 days 4 hrs 70 days 8 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs
1 70 days 8 hrs 140 days 17 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs 329 days 18 hrs 439 days 17 hrs
ALIEN608 Resolution: 4CIF (8 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
12 3 days 7 hrs 6 days 14 hrs 7 days 17 hrs 10 days 7 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs
6 6 days 14 hrs 13 days 4 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 30 days 22 hrs 41 days 5 hrs
4 8 days 19 hrs 17 days 14 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 27 days 11 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs
2 17 days 14 hrs 35 days 4 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs
1 35 days 4 hrs 70 days 8 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs 164 days 21 hrs 219 days 20 hrs
ALIEN616 Resolution: 4CIF (16 Cameras)
FPS 320 Gb 640 Gb 750 Gb 1.0 Tb 1.5 Tb 2 Tb
12 1 days 15 hrs 3 days 7 hrs 3 days 20 hrs 5 days 3 hrs 7 days 17 hrs 10 days 7 hrs
6 3 days 7 hrs 6 days 14 hrs 7 days 17 hrs 10 days 7 hrs 15 days 11 hrs 20 days 14 hrs
4 4 days 9 hrs 3 days 19 hrs 10 days 7 hrs 13 days 17 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 27 days 11 hrs
2 8 days 19 hrs 17 days 14 hrs 20 days 14 hrs 27 days 11 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs
1 17 days 14 hrs 35 days 4 hrs 41 days 5 hrs 54 days 23 hrs 82 days 10 hrs 109 days 22 hrs