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Synology NVR1218

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  • NVR1218 supports up to 12 cameras
  • Includes 4 free device (camera) license

Product Description NVR1218

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The Synology Network Video Recorder NVR1218 is an all-in-one and energy efficient private surveillance solution with HDMI output for PC-less management and live monitoring. NVR1218 supports up to 12 channels of 720p/30FPS camera streams. Point of Sale (POS) system support combines business transaction records with surveillance recordings.

Standalone, All-in-one Surveillance Solution
The Synology Network Video Recorder NVR1218 is an all-in-one surveillance solution with a 1080p HDMI interface for monitoring, managing, and storing surveillance videos. You can watch surveillance recordings and configure IP camera settings directly on Surveillance Station without using a computer. NVR1218 supports up to 12 channels of 720p/30FPS camera streams.

NVR1218 can be deployed and setup easily without a computer and Internet connection, which is convenient for first-time system installation in remote or secure locations without external network access. NVR1218 supports Point of Sales (POS) systems via a dedicated COM port, allowing NVR1218 to be integrated with transaction systems to enable video indexing capability against transaction records.

24/7 Security Solution
Synology Surveillance Station offers a centralized interface to manage IP cameras deployed in your workplace. Easily setup and enable secure remote access to Surveillance Station via computers or the DS cam mobile app to monitor real-time camera streams and to view recorded events and snapshots. The hassle-free interface features an optimized live view experience with on-screen controls, smart analytic tools like motion detection, and an alert system that sends notifications through DS cam, SMS, and e-mail.

Rich Compatibility and User-friendly Operation
Powered by Synology Surveillance Station, NVR1218 supports more than 5,600 IP cameras from 100 renowned brands and ONVIF Profile S and Profile G, allowing flexible system deployment options.

NVR1218 also supports navigating between different camera streams with a USB mouse, keyboard, or joystick. The audio input and output ports allow microphone and speaker connections for two-way voice communication via audio-enabled cameras. In the event of a power failure, NVR1218 can be paired with an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for safe power down.

Expandable Storage for Growing Needs
NVR1218 supports Synology Expansion Unit DX517 to support up to 7 hard drives. With DX517 connected, users are able to create a RAID 5 or RAID 6 volume for enhanced storage resiliency and larger usable space.

Wallet-Friendly and Energy-Efficient
NVR1218 is engineered with energy efficiency in mind. It is extremely quiet and requires only 13.64W during operation. As a PC-less surveillance solution, NVR1218 economizes on both equipment and energy costs in the long-run.

All Synology products are produced with RoHS compliant parts and packed with recyclable packing materials. Synology acknowledges the responsibility as a global citizen to continually work towards reducing the environmental impact of every product.

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  • Synology NVR1218 with 2 x 1TB Western Digital Purple
    in stock | € 376,00
    € 310,74 ex. 21% VAT
  • Synology NVR1218 with 2 x 3TB Western Digital Purple
    in stock | € 428,00
    € 353,72 ex. 21% VAT
  • Synology NVR1218 with 2 x 4TB Western Digital Purple
    in stock | € 478,00
    € 395,04 ex. 21% VAT
  • Synology NVR1218 with 2 x 6TB Western Digital Purple
    not in stock | € 596,00
    € 492,56 ex. 21% VAT
  • Synology NVR1218 with 2 x 8TB Western Digital Purple
    in stock | € 683,99
    € 565,28 ex. 21% VAT


Nr. of channels 12
Nr. of HDD slots 2
Display port HDMI
Maximum number of cameras 12
Package content NVR1218 main unit
AC power adapter
RJ-45 LAN cable
USB installation dongle
Quick Installation Guide
Accessory pack
Warranty 3 year
EAN Code 4711174722839

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Configuration NVR1218 supports up to 12 cameras in total and comes with 4 camera licenses pre-installed.
CPU Embedded NVR SoC dual-core 1.0GHz
Memory DDR3 1GB
Compatible drive type 3.5” SATA x 2 (Hard drives not included)
External port USB 3.0 x 1
USB 2.0 x 2
eSATA x 1
HDMI x 1
3.5mm audio jack x 2 (input/output)
COM x 1 (for POS system connection)
Supported video output resolution 1920 x 1080 (1080p), 60 Hz
Size (HxWxD) 165 x 100 x 225.5 mm
Weight 0.9 kg
LAN Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
Supported USB devices USB storage, keyboard, mouse, joystick, uninterruptible power supply (UPS)
AC input power voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power frequency 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
Operating temperature Adapter: 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) Chassis: 5 °C to 45 °C (40 °F to 113 °F)
Storage temperature -20 °C to 60 °C (-5 °F to 140 °F)
Relative humidity 5% to 95% RH
Power consumption 13.64 W, 46.57 BTU/hr
Agency certifications FCC Class B, CE Class B, BSMI Class B
General specification
File system Internal: ext4
External: ext4, ext3, FAT, NTFS, HFS+ (read only)
Supported RAID type Synology Hybrid RAID (SHR)
RAID 5 (with Synology Expansion Unit DX5171)
RAID 6 (with Synology Expansion Unit DX5171)
Storage management Maximum single volume size: 16TB
Maximum internal volume: 256
Maximum shared folder: 256
Surveillance Station
Maximum IP camera 12 Channels (360FPS at 720p)
IP Camera support Video codec: MJPEG, MPEG-4, MxPEG, H.264, and H.265 (MxPEG and H.265 do not support Local Display)
Audio codec: PCM, AAC, AMR, G.711, and G.726
Camera bit-rate fine-tuning via constant and variable bit-rate control
ONVIF™ 2.6, Profile S certified, Profile G for edge recording
Live View Pan Tilt Zoom (PTZ) support with configurable PTZ speed
On-screen camera controls: camera zoom, focus, iris adjustment, auto pan, and auto object tracking
E-Map, Snapshot, and Snapshot Editor supported for instant editing after taking a snapshot
Video quality settings: bit-rate control, image quality, resolution, and FPS
Joystick support for easy navigation
Alert panel for a quick display of the most recently triggered events
Customizable layout and sequential camera view support
Recording Supported recording modes: manual, continuous, motion detection, I/O alarm, action rule, and customized Recording formats: MP4
The customized recording mode can be configured as a combination of conditional events, including motion detection, audio detection, tampering detection, and alarm input
Edge recording on the SD card of certain supported cameras
Configurable pre-recording and post-recording time
Playback Customizable layouts for playback in Timeline
Playback controls include pause, stop, previous recording, next recording, fast forward, slow motion, frame by frame, and digital zoom in/out
Embedded watermark for evidence integrity
Image enhancements including brightness, contrast, saturation, and sharpness (web client only)
Management Create and manage different user privileges
Rotate recorded videos by archived days or storage size
Event notification supported via SMS, E-mail, and mobile devices via DS cam
Recordings can be backed up to an external storage or remote server
Built-in NTP server
Supported tunnel: MPEG-4, H264 via RTSP over TCP, UDP, and HTTP
iOS/Android™ applications DS file, DS finder, DS cam
Other packages File Station, VPN Server, Storage Analyzer, Hyper Backup
Surveillance desktop client support Windows 7 and 10, Mac OS X® 10.11 onwards
Supported browsers Internet Explorer® 11 (excluding Microsoft Edge), Safari® 10 onwards

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