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Night Owl 16BL-81TB 16 Channel H.264 Expandable Video Security Kit with 8 Vandal Proof Night Vision Cameras, 1 TB HDD, Recording & Internet, Smartphone including iPhone, and Tablet Viewing


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The Night Owl 16BL-81TB is an advanced 16 channel H.264 smart DVR that allows you to access it remotely from both the internet via Internet Explorer and/or select 3G/4G smart phones and tablet pcs including your iPhone, Android and select Blackberry Models. It will ease your mind when monitoring your home or business with all of the features that are included. This system comes with 8 night vision cameras that can record up to 45 feet in complete darkness and a vandal proof 3-axis mounting bracket. Two cameras come equipped with audio that will recordup to 20 feet. The DVR is packed with features like motion activated recording, real time email alerts, digital watermarking of recorded files, HDMI output, USB backup, D1 recording, 1 TB pre-installed hard drive and a simple point and click interface. Stop paying monthly fees for an outdated alarm system, Night Owls surveillance systems do not charge any monthly fees and give you 24/7 security day or night.


Product Information
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Two cameras come equipped with audio that will record up to 20 feet.
Camera Specifications
S/N Ratio
>48 dB
Compression Format
Optical Sensor Type
CMOS Image Sensor
IR Range
Up to 45 feet
Horizontal Resolution
400 lines
Lens Mount
Integrated Lens
DVR Specifications
Recording Resolution
(D1) 704 x480, (HD1) 704 x 240, (CIF) 352 x 240
Recording Frame Rate (EACH)
(D1) 120 fps (7.5 fps per channel), (HD1) 240 fps (15 fps per channel), CIF 480 fps (30 fps per channel)
Ports and Connectors
Video Input Channel
16 Channel BNC
Ports/Connectors Required
Interfaces/ports 2 x BNC Video Out, USB, RS-485, VGA Out, 16 x Video In, HDMI Digital Audio/Video Out, 16 x RCA Audio In, 2 x RCA Audio Out
Power Specifications
Power Supply
AC Adapter
Supported Operating Systems
Supported Windows Operating Systems
Windows Mobile Pro, Tablet PC running Windows Mobile, Windows 7
Supported Mac Operating Systems
iOS 5 (iphone and ipad)
Operating System
Symbian S60 V3 & V5
Package Contents
What's in the Box
16 Channel H.264 DVR with 1 TB Pre-Installed Hard Drive, 8 x Night Vision Cameras with 3-Axis Brackets (2 Audio Enabled), 8 x Mounting Hardware for Cameras, 8 x 60 ft. BNC Camera Cables, 2 x 4 Way Power Splitters for Cameras, Audio Input Cable, 2 x BNC to RCA Connectors, Remote Control (with batteries), USB Mouse, RCA Audio Cable (6 ft.), Ethernet Cable (6 ft.), HDMI Cable (6 ft.), DC 12V 5A DVR Power Adapter, 2 x DC 12V Camera Power Adapters, User Manual, Quick Setup Guide, Software CD, 3 x Night Owl Security Stickers, InstallerNet Installation Card
Included Cables
8 x 60 ft. BNC Camera Cables, Audio Input Cable, RCA Audio Cable (6 ft.), Ethernet Cable (6 ft.), HDMI Cable (6 ft.), DC 12V 5A DVR Power Adapter, 2 x DC 12V Camera Power Adapters
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