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Vivotek ND8301 network video recorder with 8 channels up to 5 megapixels, full HD 1080p output and up to 6TB storage

Vivotek ND8301 network video recorder with 8 channels up to 5 megapixels, full HD 1080p output and up to 6TB storage

Overview of the Vivotek ND8301

This product is now discontinued, a replacement is the Vivotek ND8322P

Vivotek ND8301 Network Video Recorder with Intel Dual-core processor, triple codec, 96Mbps maximum throughput, iViewer support and monitor output

The Vivotek ND8301 network video recorder (NVR) supports 8 camera channels and is designed for small and medium IP video systems. Equipped with an Intel Dual-Core processor, the ND8301 offers recording throughput at 96 Mbps with 0/1 RAID and two HDD bays providing up to 6TB of storage, with an external eSATA for additional expansion. Installation is made easy by the setup wizard and the Vivotek ‘Shepherd’ program can be used to duplicate configuration settings for multiple cameras. Full HD resolution local display output offers standalone operation.

Vivotek VAST professional software is installed within the ND8301, allowing for simple and effective surveillance system management including easy search and playback of CCTV footage. The iViewer application allows for remote access to the Vivotek ND8301 via handheld devices such as tablets and mobiles. This enables flexible viewing and control, ideal for business owners and managers.

The Vivotek ND8301 is fully compatible with all Vivotek IP cameras.

Key features & benefits

  • 8 channel support is suitable for small IP CCTV systems such as offices and retail stores
  • 2 x HDD bays allow up to 6TB storage with an external eSATA for further storage
  • Records up to 5 megapixel resolution for high detail footage
  • Easy installation and configuration with the setup wizard
  • Windows 7 embedded
  • Dual-Core Intel processor
  • Full HD 1080p local display output
  • Triple codec with H.264, MJPEG and MPEG-4 compression offers bandwidth and storage use flexibility for the user
  • Compact design of this Vivotek NVR means it can be located neatly on a desktop
  • iViewer support enables the viewer to access the NVR remotely via hand held devices and is ideal for management on the move
  • VAST management software allows for full scalability by connecting multiple NVRs

Typical applications

The Vivotek ND8301 is designed for use in small and medium security surveillance applications with up to 8 cameras such as offices, retail stores and schools. The iViewer applications makes this Vivotek NVR ideal for remote management of recordings for business owners and managers.



  • Vivotek ND8301 Network Video Recorder
  • Quick installation guide
  • Power adapter
  • Software CD
  • Warranty card


  • Up to 6TB storage (please select from above drop down menu)

Key technical features for Vivotek NR8301

Supported devices:full integration with VIVOTEK network cameras, integration with ONVIF network cameras (by project)
Maximum no. of cameras:8
HDD type:2 x 3.5" HDD, up to 6TB, 2 x hot-swappable hard disk tray, HDD S.M.A.R.T.(Self-Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology), RAID 0, 1, external eSATA storage
Maximum throughput:96 Mbps
Power:input: AC 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz, output: DC 12V 5A (60W)
Resolution:up to 5 megapixel recording
Compression:H.264, MJPEG, MPEG-4
Frame-rate:MJPEG: 16-CH, 30 fps @ CIF, MPEG4: 16-CH, 30 fps @ CIF or 2-CH, 30 fps @ 1080P, H.264: 7-CH, 30 fps @ CIF or 1-CH, 30 fps @ 1080P
Viewing, detection & recording
Camera control:pan/tilt/zoom control of Vivotek cameras
Recording mode:scheduled (event/continuous modes) and manual recording
Alarm detection:motion, temperature, tampering, DI/O, IR, PIR, IVA, video lost, recording error, recording status, substation connection status, storage connection status, storage capacity status, license status, network status & memory status
Alarm notifications:email, start recording, move to the preset position, set DO, GSM short message & send CGI command
Power:input: AC 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz, output: DC 12V 5A (60W)
Network:2 x Gigabit RJ45 Ethernet port
Audio:1 x MIC in and line in, 1 x line out
Other:1 x VGA for Full HD local display, 4 x USB 2.0 port, 1 x RS232, 1 x eSATA
Dimensions:315 mm (W) X 220 mm (D) X 75 mm (H)
Weight:2.27kg (without HDD)
Warranty:24 months
LED indicator:1 x power status, 1 x HDD status
Security:5 levels of user roles, multi-level user access with password protection, device buzzer notification (HDD/network)
Operating temperatures:temperature: 0 ~ 40°C (32 ~ 122°F), humidity: 20% ~ 95%
Power consumption:max. 31W
Mobile software:iViewer for iOS and Android
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