Sony introduces the NSR-1200/4T DVR with high capacity hard disk

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Sony's NSR-1200/4T is a high capacity hard disk recorder that has a capacity of 4000 GB. This network surveillance server is an ideal solution for multi-camera monitoring, recording, and playback.

This product comes with the full PrimeSupport package. That's fast, hassle-free repairs, a helpline offering expert technical advice, and a free loan unit while yours is repaired. Plus the peace of mind that Sony is looking after your equipment - and your business.


Easy to migrate from analogue to IP camera systems

Up to 16 analogue cameras can be connected to the NSR-1200/4T, using the NSBK-A16 Analogue Encoder
Kit. You can simply add network cameras, including megapixel cameras, while maintaining your analog cameras.

Easy to migrate to large-screen HDTV display systems

The NSR-1200/4T has two analogue RGB and two HDMI monitor output connectors on the rear panel. You can use two out of the four outputs simultaneously in any combination to meet your system requirements.

Easy to migrate into HD camera systems

To answer to the growing demands for HD (High Definition) network cameras, the NSR-1200/4T will offer this capability in the near future. Free to select from a wide range of cameras The NSR-1200/4T can be used not only with Sony network cameras but also with other major brand network cameras.

High frame rate display

The frame rate of the video readout of the NSR-1200/4T is much higher than that of conventional models. With the NSR-1200/4T connected with 16 cameras, the movement of the video can be viewed through a monitor much more clearly and smoothly.


Both the NSR & IMZ Series incorporate DEPA - Sony's Distributed Enhanced Processing Architecture. Used in conjunction with DEPA-enabled network cameras from Sony (SNC-RX Series, SNC-RZ50, SNC-CS50, and later models), DEPA helps identify critical events more easily, and provides a streamlined workflow for your video security operations.

Remote viewing by controller software

If you install the bundled Controller Software to a personal computer in a remote location, you can supervise the NSR-1200/4T recording servers simultaneously in various locations, with flexibility in selecting and viewing live and recorded images.


  • View images in full HD, when using Sony megapixel cameras
  • Capable of encoding dual streams simultaneously
  • Advanced video analytics capability
  • Up to 11TB of additional storage in raid 5 mode. Optional NSRE-S200/4T storage accessories will be required
  • Remote control and viewing via bundled software
  • Capability of remote control of network cameras and NSR1000 via IMZ-NS100 series software
  • Can record and display both analogue and IP cameras offering the maximum in flexibility and migration capability 


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Technical Specification

Make Sony
Manufacturer Sony Professional Solutions Europe
Model code NSR-1200/4T
Series NSR Series
Channels 16
Recording Mode Real Time / Timelapse
Inbuilt Multiplexer Yes
Alarm I/O 8 in, 8 out
Multiplexer Type Triplex
Storage Capacity GB 4000
Image per second (IPS) 480
Compression Type MPEG-4, JPEG
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Signal Mode PAL, NTSC
Audio Recording and Properties RCA-pin, L/R x1 stereo pair
Recording System HDD
Type of Multiplexer Functions Monitoring, Recording, Playback
Network Type 1000Base-T/100Base-TX/ 10Base-T
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 430 x 87 x 417
Weight kg: 13.5
Electrical Specifications Voltage: 200 ~ 240 V AC
Power Consumption: 265 W
Environmental Specifications Operating Temp oC: 5 ~ 40
Operating Humidity %: 10 ~ 80
Additional info The NSR-1200/4T is a high capacity hard disk recorder that has a capacity of 4000 GB. This network surveillance server is an ideal solution for multi-camera monitoring, recording and playback.
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