Valerus Recording Servers/Network Video Recorders


Vicon’s recording servers/network video recorders (NVRs) provide the capability to capture, view and store high-quality video 

Valerus Mini PC

Mini PC

Valerus Rack Mount

Rack Mount

Vicon Desktop

Desktop

The Valerus recording server is a high-capacity network video recorder (NVR)
Handling the critical task of recording video and audio, the high-performance recording server (NVR) is a Windows service providing a secure engine communicating, streaming and recording video and audio from cameras and encoders. The recording servers offer a variety of storage options including internal, external and RAID. It features high-capacity storage and can record up to 100 cameras* on a single NVR. Available in rack or desktop options.

*Depending on resolution, quality and frames per second

  • Preconfigured NVR running Valerus software
  • H.264 compression
  • Supports VAX access control and Vicon video analytics
  • Central licensing makes it easy to set-up, configure and manage your system
  • Windows 10 operating system for enhanced security and reliability

Valerus Recording Server/NVR Shadow with Internal RAID

Valerus NVR Shadow with internal RAID 5 or 6 storage
The Valerus NVR Shadow is a high-capacity recording device that enables you to simultaneously capture, view and store high-quality video and data. It provides scalable, internal redundant array of independent disks (RAID) 5 or 6 storage for medium and large-scale installations. The Valerus Shadow NVR helps security organizations reduce system ownership costs, streamline operations and deliver more effective security. The Valerus Shadow NVR can easily connect as a distributed site within a larger surveillance system.

  • Preconfigured NVR with internal RAID running Valerus software
  • H.264 compression
  • Internal RAID 8-bay, 12-bay or 24-bay hot-swappable drives
  • Supports system integration with VAX access control and Vicon video analytics
  • Central licensing makes it easy to set-up, configure and manage your system
  • Windows 10 operating system for enhanced security and reliability

NVR Comparison Chart

VLR-MINI-XTBV1
MINI-PC SERVER
(X=1, 2, 4, 6, 8)
VLR-XTBV1
DESKTOP SERVER
(X=1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 20)
VLR-XTBV1-RK
1U RACK NVR SERVER
(X=1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 20)
3U RACK NVR SERVER (EMEA only) VLR-XTB-R5-1
1U SHADOW SERVER
(4-bay; hotswap; RAID-5\6); X=8.5, 11, 17, 22, 34)
VLR-XTBV1-R5
2U SHADOW SERVER
(8-bay; hotswap; RAID-5\6; X=53) (12-bay; hotswap; RAID-5\6; X=62, 83, 104, 125)
VLR-XTBV1-R5
4U SHADOW SERVER
(24-bay; hotswap; RAID-5\6; X=174, 218, 262)
VICON NVRs Key Capabilities 
NVR Class – Maximum No. of Cameras  35 cameras and 100Mbps 70 cameras and 200Mbps 70 cameras and 200Mbps 70 cameras and 200Mbps 100 cameras and 300Mbps 100 cameras and 300Mbps 100 cameras and 300Mbps
Form Factor Standalone, small aluminum case Standalone, SFF case Standalone, 1U short rack mount option Standalone, 3U rack mount option Standalone, 1U rack mount option Standalone, 2U rack mount option Standalone, 4U rack mount option
Dimensions 200(W) x 197(D) x 89(H) mm

7.9(W) x7.75 (D) x 3.5(H) in

250(W) x 273(D) x 97(H) mm

9.8(W) x10.7 (D) x 3.8(H) in

450(W) x 375(D) x 44.5(H) mm

17.7(W) x14.7 (D) x 1.75(H) in

450(W) x 600(D) x 133(H) mm

17.7(W) x23.6 (D) x 5.23(H) in

450(W) x 560(D) x 44.5(H) mm

17.7(W) x 22 (D) x 1.75(H) in

430(W) x 660(D) x 89(H) mm

16.9(W) x 26 (D) x 3.5(H) in

432(W) x 698(D) x 176(H) mm

17(W) x 27.5 (D) x 6.9(H) in

Power Consumption 38W nominal 76W nominal 76W nominal 161 W nominal 300W nominal 650/875W nominal 975W nominal (dual P.S)
Computer System 
CPU Intel i3-4030U Intel i5 – 7400 Intel i5 – 7400 Intel i5 – 7400 Intel i5 – 7400 Intel Xeon E3 1225 v6 series Intel Xeon E3 1225 v6 series
Operating System (O.S.) WIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit WIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit WIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit WIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit WIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit WIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit; supports redundant O.S. drives WIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit; supports redundant O.S. drives
RAM 4GB 8GB 8GB 8GB 8GB 8GB 8GB
Redundant Power Supply No No No No (Dual PSU optional) Yes Yes Yes
Storage System
Maximum Recording Rate 100Mbps 200Mbps 200Mbps 200Mbps 300Mbps 300Mbps 300Mbps
Video Storage  (usable) 1TB to 10TB (1 HDD internal ) 1TB to 10TB (1 HDD internal ) 1TB to 20TB (2 HDD internal ) 1TB to 40TB (4 HDD internal ) 8.5TB to 34TB  (4 HDD bays)
Enterprise HDDs
53TB (8 HDD bays)/62TB to 125 TB (12 HDD bays)
Enterprise HDDs
174TB to 262TB (24 HDD bays)
Enterprise HDDs
RAID Type None None None None RAID 5\6 RAID 5\6 RAID 5\6
Hot swap data drives No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Drive Type Seagate surveillance HDDs
Skyhawk Series\SV35
Seagate surveillance HDDs
Skyhawk Series\SV35
Seagate surveillance HDDs
Skyhawk Series\SV35
Seagate Enterprise HDDs
WD Purple
Seagate Enterprise HDDs V5 Series Seagate Enterprise HDDs V5 Series Seagate Enterprise HDDs V5 Series
VMS/O.S. Drive mSATA 32GB SanDisk HGST 2.5″ 320GB HGST 2.5″ 320GB  \ Seagate 1TB SV35 WD Purple 1TB HGST 2.5″ 320GB HGST 2.5″ 320GB x 2pcs (Redundant) Seagate Enterprise HDD
2.5″  1TB x 2pcs (Redundant)
Network System
Dual Network Interface Connection No, 1x1GbE, RJ45-Yes Yes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-Yes Yes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-Yes Yes, 2x1Gbe, RJ45-Yes Yes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-Yes Yes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-Yes Yes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-Yes