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QNAP VioStor VS-8148U-RP PRO+ Network Video Recorder with 48 channels, up to 32TB storage, Linux-embedded, rack mountable

VS-8148U-RP PRO+
QNAP VioStor VS-8148U-RP PRO+ Network Video Recorder with 48 channels, up to 32TB storage, Linux-embedded, rack mountable

This product is now discontinued, for alternative products see Synology Network Video Recorders (NVRs)

Overview of the QNAP VioStor VS-8148U-RP PRO+

High performance and robust QNAP VS-8148U-RP PRO+ rackmountable network video recorder (NVR) from the VioStor series, with support for up to 48 cameras and 8 x HDD slots for up to 32TB storage. Key features include intelligent video, RAID capabilities, Linux OS, Intel Dual-core Dual i3 processor and mobile access via QNAP VMobile app.

Featuring a Dual-core Intel Dual i3 processor and 4GB RAM, the Linux-based, high-level VS-8148U-RP PRO+ network video recorder from QNAP's VioStor series provides smooth, high performance recording for up to 48 cameras with resolutions up to 10 megapixel. The unit has 8 HDD slots to provide up to 32TB storage capacity, ideal for storing large video files from multi-megapixel network cameras. Linux-embedded, the VS-8148U-RP PRO+ delivers stable and robust CCTV recording, capable of recording audio to enhance video footage further. A HDMI output is included to enable HD local monitoring, and the unit is rackmountable for neat installation and simple integration into existing systems.

Installation in 6 steps using Internet Explorer makes the QNAP VioStor VS-8148U-RP PRO+ user friendly, and the unit also provides simple data backup with the scheduled remote replication feature. If a drive fails, hot swapping technology enables it to be replaced without needing to switch the server off. Additional features also supported include dynamic e-map, advanced event management with real-time SMS and email alerts on motion detection, 4 Gigabit LAN ports, smart recording, RAID capability and digital watermarking.

Key features & benefits

  • Support for recording up to 48 cameras, with resolutions up to 10 megapixel
  • 8 HDD slots provide up to 32TB storage capacity
  • Linux operating systems protects against virus attack and prevents the system from crashing
  • Dual-core Intel Dual i3 processor provides high performance, smooth recording
  • HDMI output for local HD viewing without a PC
  • Multi-stream support
  • Real-time digital watermarking
  • Health scanning
  • Compatible with a range of browsers and platforms
  • Configurable recording modes for different applications and requirements
  • Support for fisheye cameras
  • Easy set-up in 6 steps using Internet Explorer
  • Scheduled remote replication feature ensures data is backed up
  • Video can be searched by date, time and event
  • Dynamic e-map
  • RAID and hot swapping support
  • Intelligent video analytics enable detection of motion, foreign or missing objects, camera occlusion and lost focus
  • UPS support (UPS not included)
  • 4 Gigabit LAN ports
  • Various security controls including auto logoff and detailed events logs to ensure video data is protected
  • QNAP VMobile app enables remote management of recordings using smartphones and tablets

Typical applications

The QNAP VioStor VS-8148U-RP PRO+ network video recorder is ideal for large, professional IP CCTV systems that require reliable and high performance video recording. Rackmountable, this unit offers a scalable recording solution, easily expandable and also integrating easily with existing systems. Typical applications include universities, head offices, supermarkets, shopping centres and critical applications such as hospitals, prisons and airports.



  • CD-ROM
  • Ethernet cable x 2
  • Power cord
  • Flat head screw x 35 (for 3.5” HDD)
  • Flat head screw x 32 (for 2.5” HDD)
  • Quick installation guide


  • HDD storage (please select from the above drop down menu)

Key technical features for QNAP VioStor VS-8148U-RP PRO+

Maximum no. of cameras:48
HDD:8 x 3.5-inch SATA 6Gb/s, SATA 3Gb/s hard drive, hot-swappable and lockable tray
CPU and OS:Dual Core Intel® Core™ i3 3.3GHz processor, embedded-Linux
Maximum throughput:400 Mbps
Power:input: 100-240V AC, 47-63Hz, output: 300W
Form factor:2U, rackmount
Resolution:maximum 10 megapixel
Compression:H.264/MPEG-4/M-JPEG/MxPEG (depending on the camera models)
Frame-rate:up to 30 fps at 1080p, 720p, VGA for each channel
Viewing, detection & recording
Camera control:digital zoom, PTZ control
Playback control:play, pause, stop, reverse play, next/ previous frame, next/ previous video file, different speed control
Intelligent search:motion detection, missing object, foreign object, out of focus, and camera occlusion
Recording mode:continuous/manual/schedule recording/alarm recording/ multiple alarm recording schedules, auto snapshot
Alarm detection:motion detection, alarm input, connection failure, recording failure, user-defined event
Alarm notifications:video recording, email alert, SMS alert, buzzer, PTZ camera control, alarm output and user-defined action
Backup:schedule remote replication to a NAS on the local network
Mobile support:VMobile app for iOS, Android and Windows devices
USB drive backup:2 x USB 3.0 port (rear), 4 x USB 2.0 port (rear), support USB pen drive, USB hub, and USB UPS etc
LAN port:4 x Gigabit RJ-45 Ethernet port
Video output:1x HDMI, 1x VGA
Dimensions:88(H) x 439(W) x 520(D) mm
Weight:12.52 kg (net), 23.42 kg (gross)
Operating temperatures:0°C to 40°C
Power:input: 100-240V AC, 47-63Hz, output: 300W
Power consumption:130W write/read (with 8 x 1TB HDD installed)
Protocols supported:HTTP, TCP/IP, SMTP, DHCP, Static IP, DNS, DDNS, FTP, NTP, UPnP
Security:authority management, host access control, auto log off, event logs, on-line users list, digital watermarking
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