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 100Mbps70 cameras and 200Mbps70 cameras and 200Mbps70 cameras and 200Mbps100 cameras and 300Mbps100 cameras and 300Mbps100 cameras and 300Mbps
Form FactorStandalone, small aluminum caseStandalone, SFF caseStandalone, 1U short rack mount optionStandalone, 3U rack mount optionStandalone, 1U rack mount optionStandalone, 2U rack mount optionStandalone, 4U rack mount option
Dimensions200(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 Consumption38W nominal76W nominal76W nominal161 W nominal300W nominal650/875W nominal975W nominal (dual P.S)
Computer System 
CPUIntel i3-4030UIntel i5 – 7400Intel i5 – 7400Intel i5 – 7400Intel i5 – 7400Intel Xeon E3 1225 v6 seriesIntel Xeon E3 1225 v6 series
Operating System (O.S.)WIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bitWIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bitWIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bitWIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bitWIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bitWIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit; supports redundant O.S. drivesWIN-10 IoT 2016 LTSB x 64bit; supports redundant O.S. drives
RAM4GB8GB8GB8GB8GB8GB8GB
Redundant Power SupplyNoNoNoNo (Dual PSU optional)YesYesYes
Storage System
Maximum Recording Rate100Mbps200Mbps200Mbps200Mbps300Mbps300Mbps300Mbps
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 TypeNoneNoneNoneNoneRAID 5\6RAID 5\6RAID 5\6
Hot swap data drivesNoNoNoNoYesYesYes
Drive TypeSeagate 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 SeriesSeagate Enterprise HDDs V5 SeriesSeagate Enterprise HDDs V5 Series
VMS/O.S. DrivemSATA 32GB SanDiskHGST 2.5″ 320GBHGST 2.5″ 320GB  \ Seagate 1TB SV35WD Purple 1TBHGST 2.5″ 320GBHGST 2.5″ 320GB x 2pcs (Redundant)Seagate Enterprise HDD
2.5″  1TB x 2pcs (Redundant)
Network System
Dual Network Interface ConnectionNo, 1x1GbE, RJ45-YesYes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-YesYes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-YesYes, 2x1Gbe, RJ45-YesYes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-YesYes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-YesYes, 2x1GbE,  RJ45-Yes