Wavestore CRYSTAL – Hybrid Video Recorder for analogue, IP recording & management

Product Profile

Wavestore Crystal is a hybrid video recorder with audio and motion detection, and a host of standard features for the recording and management of analogue, IP and megapixel cameras simultaneously.

The Crystal is available with 250GB, 500GB or 750GB storage, which is expandable.  It is ideal for factories, process monitoring, service stations, small dealerships, retailers, restaurants, and applications requiring a professional and well-featured solution.


  • Total System Flexibility - intuitive routines for system set-up and operation
  • Support for IP and megapixel cameras from Arecont, Axis, Sony, Lumenera, JVC, IQEye, Mobotix and more.
  • Real-time recording and playback on every input (up to 50ips PAL, 60ips NTSC)
  • Super-fast FIND of images, even with many terabytes of storage
  • Long operational life - hardware and software upgradeable
  • Simultaneously record analogue and IP cameras into a single recorder
  • Supports recording of large file sizes associated with large megapixel cameras
  • Up to 16 analogue and 16 IP camera inputs on each recorder
  • Network up to 256 recorders directly (thousands of cameras)
  • True multi-server view and control; full IP compatibility with existing systems
  • Alarms by dry-contact, RS-232, or IP interface
  • Powerful SDK for third-party integration, or customisation
  • Lip-synch audio with every camera
  • Multiple languages supported on screen
  • Intelligent configurable video motion detection
  • Selectable spot outputs for TV monitors
  • Extensive range of PTZ protocols
  • Areas of interest search of recorded images
  • Privacy masking; removable by authorised user

Wavestore - solutions for critical recording and management applications where high quality image recording and fast access to recorded data are important.

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Technical Specification

Make Wavestore
Manufacturer Wavestore
Model code Crystal - 3000GB
Series Crystal Series
Channels 16
Recording Mode Real Time / Timelapse / Event
Hybrid IP inputs 32
Monitor Outputs 8
Storage Capacity GB 3000
Image per second (IPS) 25 (PAL) / 30 (NTSC)
Compression Type Wavelet, M-JPEG, MPEG-4, H.264
Signal Mode PAL / NTSC
External Storage DVD, CD-ROM
Recording System HDD
Mount type 16 in, 8 out
IP Ready Yes, up to 256 servers
Physical Specifications Dimensions mm: 540 x 435 x 178
Additional info

The Crystal range addresses the requirement to record analogue, multi-megapixel or IP(network) cameras into a single recording and management system simultaneously.  Crystal incorporates the new HiNet capability enabling various formats of video & audio data to be recorded within the same infrastructure with minimal start up costs.  The Crystal range is an entry level product that is ideal for applications such as shops, business premises and schools where a surveillance and recording capability is required.

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