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Vivotek VS8801 8-port network video server with 2-way audio, PTZ controls, tamper and motion detection

Vivotek VS8801 8-port network video server with 2-way audio, PTZ controls, tamper and motion detection

This product is now discontinued, for alternative products please see Network Video Encoders

Overview of the Vivotek VS8801

The Vivotek VS8801 converts analogue signals into IP video, ideal for bringing older CCTV systems into the digital IP age without having to replace existing equipment. The device is able to support up to 8 cameras and includes features such as tamper detection and motion detection to add event triggering to existing analogue cameras.

The server also allows users to control pan-tilt-zoom cameras remotely, while 2-way audio functionality allows accessories such as microphones and speakers to be connected, helping to upgrade analogue systems. Multiple units can be connected and rack-mounted to fit quickly and easily into network cabinets.

Key features & benefits of the Vivotek VS8801

  • Convert analogue video signals into IP streams without having to replace existing cameras
  • Tamper and motion detection add event detection to existing analogue cameras
  • Two-way audio support allows for the connection of speakers and microphones to enhance security systems
  • Multiple devices can fit together to become rack-mountable for easy installation into network cabinets
  • Triple-codec streaming with options on frame rates, resolutions and image quality for easy connection onto existing systems

Typical applications for the Vivotek VS8801

Able to convert analogue signals into IP video, the Vivotek VS8801 is ideal for installation into premises where existing CCTV system need to be upgraded to IP, including factories, shops, historic buildings, train stations or transport hubs.

Accessories for the Vivotek VS8801

  • I/O connector
  • Power adapter
  • Quick installation guide
  • Software CD
  • Warranty card

Key technical features for Vivotek VS8801

Type:network video encoder
Input ports:8
PTZ:support for PTZ camera control using RS-485 interface
Audio:two-way audio support (per channel)
Power:DC 12V / AC 24V
Processor/memory:CPU: Mozart 380 SoC; 32MB Flash; 512MB RAM; embedded OS: Linux 2.6
Resolution:up to 720x576 per channel
Compression:H.264, MJPEG & MPEG-4
Frame-rate:up to 30 fps in all resolutions and compression formats
Streaming:single-streaming over UDP, TCP, HTTP or HTTPS; support for activity adaptive streaming
Video overlay:time stamp and text overlay
Imaging:adjustable size, quality and bit rate; flip and mirror; configurable brightness, contrast, saturation and sharpness
Viewing, detection & recording
Privacy masking:yes
Simultaneous users:10
Alarm detection:triple-window video motion detection, tamper detection; 8x D/I and 8x D/O for external sensor and alarm
Alarm notifications:event notification using HTTP, SMTP or FTP, local recording of MP4 file
Recording software:Vivotek 32-channel ST7501 recording software (included)
Compatible recording products (not included)
Software:Milestone XProtect
Power:pin terminals for AC/DC connection
Network:10/100/1000 Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet connection with IEEE802.3af Power over Ethernet
Analogue inputs:4x analogue composite video BNC inputs
Alarm I/O:terminal pins for 8x configurable input/output ports, RS485/422 terminal block for PTZ control
Audio:4x terminal blocks for audio input, 3.5mm phone jack audio output
Dimensions:189mm (L) x 153mm (W) x 49.3 (H)
Warranty:2 year manufacturer warranty
Mounting methods:rack-mount, wall-mount
Operating temperatures:-10 – 50°C
Power consumption:24W (max)
Dynamic DNS:yes
Protocols supported:IPv4, IPv6, TCP/IP, HTTP, HTTPS, UPnP, RTSP/RTP/RTCP, IGMP, SMTP, FTP, DHCP, NTP, DNS, DDNS, PPPoE, CoS, QoS, SNMP and 802.1X
Security:multi-level user access with password protection; IP address filtering; HTTPS encrypted data transmission; 802.1X port-based authentication for network protection
ONVIF compliant:yes

Documentation for the Vivotek VS8801

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