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Vivotek VS8801 Video Server with 8 Channel

Vivotek - Vivotek VS8801 Video Server with 8 Channel, 30Fps, SD Storage, 2-Way Audio, Intelligent Video Functions, Tamper Detection Feature.
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Vivotek VS8801 Video Server with 8 Channel

Vivotek VS8801 Video Server with 8 Channel, 30Fps, SD Storage, 2-Way Audio, Intelligent Video Functions, Tamper Detection Feature.


  • VIVOTEK VS8801, the new milestone in video server security performing 8-CH high resolution with high frame rate in H.264, is able to convert analog video into digital video with the highest quality.
  • The H.264 compression format drastically reduces the file sizes and conserves valuable bandwidth and storage space.
  • The VS8801 supports single stream to be transmitted in H.264, MPEG-4 and MJPEG formats for versatile applications.
  • The stream can also be individually configured with frame rates, resolution, and image quality so as to meet different platforms or bandwidth constraints.
  • Featured with intelligent video functions, such as motion detection & temper detection, the VS8801 is capable of upgrading an analog camera into an intelligent camera.
  • The tamper detection feature can detect events such as blockage, redirection, defocus, and spray-painting of camera lens, making it an intelligent solution to possible camera obstruction.
  • Furthermore, it also upgrades the security level of the IP surveillance system with the network security protocols, HTTPS and 802.1x.
  • It is also designed with Giga LAN for large transmission need and DC 12V / AC 24V compatible power input design.
  • These features make VS8801 easy to install and integrate with the existing analog system.
  • Monitoring with VIVOTEK's ST7501 as the video management software for better scalability and easy-to-use operation is another delightful benefit.
  • Most importantly, it is designed for rack mount solution for easy installation.
  • The solution for video server is a pioneering idea in the world.
  • The innovative vision of video server, VS8801, helps you easily upgrade to a full-featured, high-end IP surveillance solution.
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Specifications for the product series
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CPU: Mozart 380 SoC

Flash: 128MB

RAM: 512MB

Embedded OS: Linux 2.6

Camera Control

PTZ camera control through RS-485

Supported devices and protocols: DynaDome / SmartDome, Pelco D, LiLin, Pelco P, Samsung scc643, and customized types

Supports CGI command serial driver


Compression: H.264, MPEG-4 & MJPEG


Simultaneous single stream

H.264 streaming over UDP, TCP, HTTP or HTTPS

H.264/MPEG-4 multicast streaming

MPEG-4 streaming over UDP, TCP, HTTP or HTTPS

MPEG-4 multicast streaming

MJPEG streaming over HTTP or HTTPS

Supports activity adaptive streaming for dynamic frame rate control

Supports 3GPP mobile surveillance

Frame rates:

H.264: Up to Up to 30/25 fps @ 720 x 480 (NTSC) /720 x 576 (PAL) per channel, Up to Up to 180 fps at D1 in total

MPEG-4: Up to Up to 30/25 fps @ 720 x 480 (NTSC) /720 x 576 (PAL) per channel, Up to Up to 80 fps at D1 in total

MJPEG: Up to Up to 30/25 fps @ 720 x 480 (NTSC) /720 x 576 (PAL) per channel, Up to Up to 240 fps at D1 in total

BNC connector for video output

Image Settings

Adjustable image size, quality, and bit rate

Time stamp and text caption overlay

Flip & mirror

Configurable brightness, contrast, saturation, sharpness, white balance and exposure

Supports privacy masks


G.711 audio encoding, bit rate: 64 kbps, μ-Law or A-Law


Audio output: Terminal block x 8

Audio input: up to 1Vrms, 3.5 m Phone Jack

Supports two-way audio

Supports audio mute


10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet, RJ-45

ONVIF support


Alarm and Event Management

Triple-window video motion detection

8 D/I & 8 D/O for external sensor and alarm

Event notification using HTTP, SMTP, or FTP

Local recording of MP4 files

Tamper Detection


Multi-level user access with password protection

IP address filtering

HTTPS encrypted data transmission

802.1X port-based authentication for network protection


10 clients on-line monitoring at the same time


Depth: 189mm

Width: 153mm

Height: 49.3mm

Weight Net: 837 g

LED Indicator

System power and status indicator

System activity and network link indicator


12V DC

24V AC

Power consumption: Max. 24 W



Operating Environments

Temperature: -10 ~ 50 °C

Humidity: 20% ~ 80%

Viewing System Requirements

OS: Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7

Browser: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer 6.x or above

Cell phone: 3GPP player

Real Player: 10.5 or above

Quick Time: 6.5 or above

Installation, Management, and Maintenance

RS-485: Half Duplex

Installation Wizard 2

32-CH central management software

Supports firmware upgrade


SDK available for application development and system integration

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