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Night Owl Poseidon-45 8 Channel H.264 Level Surveillance DVR Kit

  • Viewable Anywhere in the World via Internet Explorer/Safari 5.0 & 5.1 and 3G/4G Smartphones
  • Motion Activated Recording and Real Time Email Alerts
  • 4 CMOS Cameras with 30 feet of Night Vision
  • 8 x BNC
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  • newegg H.264 Compression Technology and 500GB Hard Drive Pre-installed Utilizing H.264 compression, this system allows you to deliver stunning video quality and save more video footage than traditional compression methods thus giving you up to 2X more storage. The DVR also comes with pre-installed 500GB security certified SATA hard drive with overwrite HD protection which gives you the option to either stop recording or overwrite the old footage when the hard drive is full. Digital watermarking function enables the DVR to capture the data and time of recorded video footage so that it is always clear when your recorded video footage took place.
  • newegg High Quality Image Capture The 4 indoor/outdoor color cameras provide clear, crisp and enhanced images at 400 TV line resolution and the included 11 infrared LEDs enable night capturing capability up to 30 feet away. This system is also expandable up to 8 cameras.
  • newegg Viewable over Smartphones/Tablets Having the ability to check on your home or business has never been easier. This smart H.264 DVR will allow you to view all of your cameras remotely on select 3G/4G smart phones (Windows Mobile, Symbian, Blackberry and iPhone on 3G/4G networks) and Tablet PCs( iPad, Tablet PC running Windows Mobile, Windows 7 or Android operating system).
  • newegg Viewable over the Internet This network ready H.264 DVR kit allows you to view and control your system over the internet using Internet Explorer (Internet Explorer 6 or higher) or the included advanced PC remote viewing software. No matter where you are in the world you can log into your system and watch real time video streams, playback previously recorded files, backup the system remotely and even configure DVR settings remotely. The network ready feature also turns any computer screen on your network into a live surveillance center. (Ethernet cable included)
  • newegg Point & Click Interface The system comes equipped with a state of the art, easy to use icon based interface. All you need to do is point and click to access any of the features of the DVR. The interface is very user friendly and comes equipped with both a USB mouse and remote control.
  • newegg Motion Activated Recording Motion activation allows you to record only when necessary, and makes it easy to find important footage during video playback. This will save you time and conserve hard drive space. Enhanced motion detection settings ensure that false alarms are not triggered. An easy motion detection mask allows you to block out areas with constant movement, such as roads or trees.

Learn more about the Night Owl Security Products Poseidon-45

Model

Brand
Night Owl
Model
Poseidon-45

Spec

Type
Kit Solution
Camera inputs
8 Channel
Video Input
BNC x 8
Video Output
BNC x 2, VGA x 1
Audio Input
RCA x 4
Audio Output
RCA x 2
Resolution Display
VGA up to 1440*900
BNC up to 704*480
Display Frame Rate
240 fps - FULL D1
Resolution Recording
D1@704 x480
HD1@704 x 240
CIF@352 x 240
Recording Frame Rate
60fps@D1, 120fps@HD1, 240fps@CIF
Recording Mode
Motion Activated, Continuous, Time Schedule
Recording Compression
H.264 Level
Storage Capacity
Pre-installed 500GB HD, Up to 2TB
Backup Device
USB 2.0 Back-up

Network

Network Connection
RJ45
Network Protocol
TCP/IP, UDP, DHCP, DDNS, PPPOE, UPNP.

Feature

Features
Supports OS: Windows 2000, XP, Vista and 7

Playback Options: Eventm, Time, Date

View and Playback All 8 Cameras at Once.

Expandable Up to 8 Cameras (4 Cameras Included).

Pre-installed 500GB Hard Drive (Supports 1 x 2TB SATA Hard Drive).

Overwrite HD Protection (When Hard Drive is Full Either Record Over Oldest Files or Stop Recording).

Digital Watermarking VideTime and Date Stamped for Official Use.

Password Protection.

Supports RS-485, Pelco-P and Pelco-D Protocols (Pan, Tilt and Zoom).

USB Back-up.

Operating Temperature 40 Degree F - 110 Degree F.

Viewable over Tablet PCs:
iPads
Tablet PC running Windows Mobile
Windows 7
Android Operating System.

Viewable over 3G/4G Smartphones:
Windows Mobile Pro
Symbian S60 V3 & V5
iPhones
Blackberry (Blackberry Operating System OS 5.0, non-touch screens)
Android.

View, Playback, Backup, Configure DVR Settings remotely via Internet Explorer or Included Software.
Remote Control
Yes
Power Supply
DC12V, 3A

Bundle

Bundled Camera Number
4
Bundled Camera Spec
400 TV Lines CMOS Sensor
11 LEDs for 30 ft. Night Vision
6.0 mm Lens (42 Degree field of view)
Effective Pixels: 510*492
Weather Proof Indoor/Outdoor Cameras (IP-63)
240 ft. of cable included (60 ft. per camera)
Power Supply: DC 12V

Feature

Dimensions
DVR: 11.8" x 9.9" x 2.4"
CAMERA: 2.0" x 3.0" x 2.0"

Packaging

Package Contents
1 x 8 Channel H.264 DVR with 500GB pre-installed HD
4 x Night Vision Cameras
12 x Mounting Hardware for Cameras
4 x 60 ft. BNC Camera Cables
1 x 4 Way Power Splitter for Cameras
1 x BNC to RCA Cable
1 x Remote Control (with batteries)
1 x Mouse
1 x Ethernet Cable (6 ft.)
1 x DC 12V 5A DVR Power Adapter
1 x DC 12V Camera Power Adapter
1 x User Manual
1 x Quick Setup Guide
1 x Software CD
3 x Night Owl Security Stickers
1 x InstallerNet Installation Card

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


Customer Reviews of the Night Owl Security Products Poseidon-45

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  • Julian A.
  • 12/5/2012 12:16:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsCameras

Pros: Dvr interface is a pleasure to work with.

Cons: Cameras arent quality. I died and another had moister inside after leak

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  • Brandon P.
  • 10/25/2012 11:54:31 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNice little system.

Pros: DVR - Nice little DVR, easy to understand/setup. Operation can be a little laggy at times causing you to double input on passwords etc. Using the system to activate during motion, easy to setup motion detection area, sensitivity seems a little random (scales 8 to 1). I like the multiple user feature and the remote viewer stuff. Small enough to not take up much space. I like all the viewing options and the playback is simple.

Cameras - Good quality, not meant for tighter spaces. Should be used more as a broad overview of an area (larger entry way etc). Small entry ways are very hard to capture properly. Night vision was good about 10 FT away (facial recognition). I am recording in D1. Small cameras make them easy to hide. They come with decent mounting hardware. I would not put them out in harsh weather though. They are all metal cameras w/ a metal cover, but they do not seem like they could take direct weather. They need to be under and overhang. Easy to mount.

Cons: DVR - Laggy in the GUI. Wish there was keyboard input. The motion sensing can be weird (like I said above). Just have to do a lot of testing.

Cameras - Bad in small spaces.

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  • Mike C.
  • 5/31/2012 10:47:16 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsDVR works great

Pros: Already had cameras in place so I cannot comment on the cameras that come with this. The dvr is great though. It is very easy to set up and get going. Took 30 min to set up including reading the manual.

Cons: the 500gb storage is only saving the past 2 weeks of data then overwriting it. Quality is set to best and resolution is CIF. I thought it would be able to store more than that.. Anyone have any comments?? Is that normal?

Other Thoughts: FYI don't bother setting up a static ip. go to the last part of the networking section and just set up the remote viewer through a provided night owl sight. You get your own custom web address, for free. Very cool.

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