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Digital Watchdog Launches NEW VMAX A1 All-IN-One 960H, AHD and TVI Digital 4 Channel Video Recorders!

Posted in In The News | November 03 2015

Digital Watchdog Launches NEW VMAX A1 All-IN-One 960H, AHD and TVI Digital 4 Channel Video Recorders!
Everyone is talking about the NEW Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 All-In-One 4 Channel Video Recorders! They offer real-time HD monitoring and recording up to 480fps at 960H and 720p and 240fps at 1080p (1920X1080) resolution. The VMAX A1 4 Channel DVR’s supports analog signals up to 960H, TVI and Analog High Definition (AHD) signals, which is why they call it the All-In-One Recorder! Now you can use your existing coax infrastructure and upgrade to full HD! You can also now upgrade your current DVR and use your older cameras on the All-In-One machine. This allows you to slowly upgrade cameras to HD quality over-time as cameras go bad or as your budget allow for it. 

The NEW Digital Watchdog VMAX A1 All-In-One 4 Channel Video Recorders are backed by Digital Watchdog’s unbeatable 5 year limited warranty.


  • Compatible with all Analog, TVI and AHD (1080p via Coax) Resolutions
  • Pivot™ Central Management Software, Up to 128CH
  • Mobile Application for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android Smart Phones and Tablets
  • MAC Compatible Remote ACS Software
  • Intuitive Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • HDD Calculation and Auto Recording Configuration
  • Event Notifications via Email, Text and Pivot™ CMS
  • Advanced H.264 Embedded DVR
  • Multiplex - Live, Playback, Recording, Backup, Network, Configuration
  • 120fps Recording at D1, 960H and 720p
  • 60fps Recording at 1080p
  • 1 Audio Input, 1 Audio Output
  • 4 Sensor Input, 1 Relay Output
  • Simple & Free DDNS Service
  • Easy Web-Based Client with Multi-User Access
  • Watermark Verification (Digital Signature Verification)
  • Help Menu on Major Functions
  • Auto & Manual Firmware Upgrade Available
  • 5 Year Limited Warranty

Available Models




  • Video Input: 4 Channels
  • Video Signals Supported: Analog Signal up to 960H, AHD, TVI
  • Video Live: Frame Rate - 1~30fps
  • Resolution: 1080p, 960x480, 960x240, 480x240
  • Video Output: HD Output
  • Audio: Input - 1 Input - Output - 1 Output - Audio Codec - PCM
  • Alarm: Sensor Input - 4 Input / Alarm Out - 1 Output
  • Operating System: Embedded Linux
  • Serial: 1xRS485 for PTZ Camera & Controller, 2xUSB 2.0
  • User Interface - Menu Display - Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Control Methods: IR Remote Control, USB Mouse
  • Screen Display Mode: 1, 4, Sequence
  • Screen Resolution: 1920x1080P, 1280x1024, 1024x768


  • Recording – Compression - H.264
  • Recording Mode: Schedule, Event, Time-Lapse, Panic, Continuous, Pre & Post Event, Motion, Recording Configuration per Channel 
  • Pre Recording: 1~5 Seconds
  • Post Recording: 5~15 Seconds
  • Recording Rate: 120fps @ CIF, 480, D1, 960H, 720p - 60fps @ 1080p AHD
  • Recording Resolutions: All analog resolutions up 960H, AHD 720p and 1080p
  • Playback: Playback Rate: Up to 30fps per Channel in Single-Channel View Mode, Up to 15fps per Channel in Multi-Channel View Mode
  • Playback Resolution: All analog resolutions up 960H, AHD 720p and 1080p
  • Fast Forward Functions: x1/16, x1/8, x1/4, x1/2, x1, x2, x4, x8, x16, x32
  • Playback Functions: First Data, Last Data, Date/Time, Record Table, Calendar, Bookmark, System Log
  • Storage: HDD Interface - 1 HDD - Max. Internal HDDs: Up to 6TB (1HDD x 6TB)
  • External Storage: USB Flash Drive, USB HDD, DVD
  • HDD Interface Type: SATA-II, SATA-III
  • HDD Health Check: Temperature, S.M.A.R.T. with E-mail Notifications
  • Features: Camera Color Control, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Hue
  • Digital Zoom: Yes (Live)
  • Software Upgrade: USB Flash Drive, Network Upgrade, FTP Remote Upgrade
  • Mobile Client: Mobile App for Apple & Android Smart Phones & Tablets
  • Covert Channel: Yes (Live & Playback)


  1. Network Connection: Ethernet (1 x Gigabit 10/100/1000 Gpbs)
  2. Maximum User Connections: 10 Simultaneous Connections
  3. Streaming: Transmission Speed Live - 120fps @ 960H, D1 and 720p, 60fps @ 1080p
  4. Protocols: Static, DDNS, DHCP, uPnP, RTSP
  5. Access: Web Viewer - Live, Playback, & Configuration up to 10 Multiple Connections
  6. Client Monitoring Software: MAC (Apple S/W), Pivot (CMS S/W)


  • Operating Temperature / Humidity: 5 ~ 40°C (41 ~ 104°F), Less than 80% (Non-Condensing) 
  • Electrical: Power Requirement - 12V DC 
  • Power Consumption: 30.96W 
  • Dimensions: 11.02 x 9.65 x 1.89 inch(280 x 245 x 48mm) 
  • Weight: 5.42lbs(2.46 KG)