Dedicated Micros targets small businesses with ECO16 launch

Product Profile

Dedicated Micros has strengthened its popular Eco range of entry-level DVRs with the launch of the advanced Eco16.

ECO16 breaks the mould for an affordable DVR, providing the quality, ease of use and reliability that has made Dedicated Micros products renowned while preserving the key functionality required in a professional system.

The ECO16 is ideally suited for small business applications as it provides access to up to 16 cameras, a choice of 160GB or 300GB hard drives and record rates of up to 25pps (PAL) 30pps (NTSC).

With NetVu Connected technology built-in, the ECO16 further enhances the NetVu Connected range of products and offers the capability to view live, recorded and archived video on a networked PC using DM’s NetVu ObserVer viewing software.

ECO16 is the ideal system for small to medium size businesses considering replacing a time-lapse VCR and multiplexer for the first time.

Features include:

  • 16 Camera inputs
  • Easy fit non loop through connectors
  • QCIF, CIF, 2CIF support
  • NetVu Connected Technology guarantees interoperability with the growing range of NetVu Connected products
  • Controlled via NetVu ObserVer
  • 16 Camera specific alarm inputs
  • Simple configuration web pages
  • Low cost entry level digital solution for small business applications
  • Recording of up to 25pps (PAL) 30pps (NTSC)
  • Quick and easy to install, just plug & record out of box
  • Flexible multiscreen, quad display and picture in picture viewing
  • Simultaneous record, playback, background image archiving, remote viewing and playback with no loss of performance
  • 1 global alarm input
  • Removes the need for VCR tapes or maintenance
  • Spot Monitor as well as Main Monitor Output provides a visible deterrent
  • Integrated CD-R (CD Writer) for data back-up
  • Full remote control and observation over local Ethernet, Broadband Internet or dial up Modem connection
  • Covert Camera Functionality
  • Built in Activity Detection
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Technical Specification

Make Dedicated Micros
Manufacturer Dedicated Micros
Model code ECO9 CD-300GB
Channels 16
Recording Mode Real Time / Timelapse / Event
Inbuilt Multiplexer Yes
Monitor Outputs 2
Multiplexer Type Duplex
Alarm I/O 16 NO/NC
Storage Capacity GB 300
Image per second (IPS) 50 pps (PAL) 30 pps (NTSC)
Compression Type JPEG, 2CIF, CIF, QCIF
Resolution 704 x 512
Signal Mode PAL
External Storage Integrated CD-R (CD Writer)
Recording System HDD
Colour Type Colour / Monochrome
Type of Multiplexer Functions Viewing, Playback
Network Type RS-232
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 66 x 440 x 409
Weight kg: 6.6
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 100 ~ 230 V AC
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: 5 ~ 40
Operating Humidity %: 5 ~ 80
Additional info The ECO16 is a low cost, compact digital video recorder designed to replace the traditional VCR / multiplexer combination bringing all the benefits of digital security monitoring to the cost conscious user.  Playback of images from the CD is via a standard CD-ROM drive.  The CD playback software will simply “auto-run” and does not require the installation of software on the users PC.  Among the many features also included as standard on ECO16 are multiway display, picture in picture viewing, password protected access, a secondary spot monitor, out of hours remote monitoring using free network viewing software, and Dedicated Micros trademark plug and play set-up with user-friendly interface to keep installation and operator training to a minimum.
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