Arecont Vision

The Contera® NVR from Arecont Vision Costar

Product Profile

The Contera NVR Appliance from Arecont Vision Costar is designed to offer powerful IP recording in an affordable, compact chassis.  The Contera NVR Appliance is equipped with an on-board 8 or 16 channel PoE switch, that can be upgraded to 24 channels, allowing for Plug and Play connection with ConteraWS® or ONVIF cameras. With full integration to ConteraWS Web Services, the Contera NVR Appliance offers centralised user management, single sign-on convenience, mobile apps and a web client that allows for easy remote connection to your recorders.  Network setup is fast and easy using ConteraWS Web Services, and eliminates the need for port forwarding or DDNS.  The Contera NVR Appliance runs on a secure Linux OS and comes preloaded with ConteraVMS® Server software as a turnkey solution.

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Technical Specification

Make Arecont Vision
Manufacturer Arecont Vision
Model code AV-C800-2T
Series Contera NVR Appliance
Video inputs 8
Hardware solution Yes
Inbuilt multiplexer Yes
Storage capacity 2 TB
Operating system Linux
Voltage PoE
Additional info

Arecont Vision® ConteraCMR® Cloud Managed servers are designed to offer maximum performance and reliability, paired with the powerful features and functionality of the ConteraWS® web services platform. ConteraWS web services allows you to centralise user management, monitor the health of your recording system, and take advantage of time saving feature like online export and video or clip file sharing. Simply enable ConteraWS on your recorder, and then connect using the ConteraWS web client to manage recorder configurations and user access.

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