4K Ultra High Definition Digital Video Surveillance Recorder

LHV5100

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Features

LHV5100 Series DVR from Lorex

Give yourself the best chance to capture the details you need from your security camera system with this powerful 4K resolution Digital Video Recorder from Lorex. Whether you are looking to upgrade an older recorder or start a brand new MPX security camera system, this DVR is a perfect solution. It is capable of recording stunning 4K resolution security video (4K MPX security cameras required) and can easily be connected to most smart devices to keep you connected to what matters most from virtually anywhere in the world.

LHV5100 Series

SPECIFICATIONS

8-16

CHANNELS

DVR supports up to 8 or 16 cameras

4K

RESOLUTION

UltraHD resolution

1-2TB

HARD DRIVE

Maximum Capacity 1 × 8TB hard drive

4K ultraHD security DVR

See details like never before

This security DVR can handle recording 4K resolution video on all channels.* Not only will this provide you with sharper detail, it will also drastically improve digital zooms while reviewing important moments. This is because there are simply more pixels available, so the picture won't blur together as quickly as you apply the digital zoom.



*8MP High Definition MPX cameras are required to take advantage of 8MP recording.

4k vs 1080p

How much better is 4K?

A 1080p security DVR records at a pixel ratio of 1920 × 1080 - that's just over 2 million pixels. This DVR, conversely, records at a pixel ratio of 3840 × 2160, which is well over 8 million pixels. That's over 4× the total amount of pixels of a 1080p DVR! So if an incident does occur on your property, 4K resolution will offer the best chance to capture useful evidence such as distinct facial features.

Active deterrence security camera

Compatible with select 4K Ultra HD Active Deterrence Security cameras

Security camera systems are becoming increasingly active when it comes to protecting your property. With this DVR, you get can add select Lorex 4K active deterrence security cameras to your system. These cameras have two ways to scare off would-be intruders. First, there is a super bright LED that can be customized to always be on, manually activated or triggered by motion. Second, there is a remote-triggered siren that is designed to stop trespassers right in their tracks.

FLIR Cloud app for 2K DVR

Remote viewing from your mobile with Lorex Cloud

Quickly and easily view your security system remotely from your smartphone or tablet using our easy-to-use Lorex Cloud™ app. Simply download the free app, scan the QR code on the DVR and your cameras will appear for you to monitor or review. You can also program the app to send you motion-activated push notifications straight to your phone to keep you connected to your property at all times.

BNC security camera connection

Single cable camera connection

Standard siamese BNC cabling is used to connect MPX security cameras. Extend both video and power transmission up to 300ft for an easy-to-install process that will have your surveillance system up and running in no time. If needed, MPX cameras can be installed further than 300ft away, but the camera will need to be plugged in directly to an electrical outlet.

Audio DVR Lorex

See the details, hear the sounds

Feel free to add one of our MPX audio cameras to this DVR. Audio is transmitted over the same coaxial BNC cable that connects the camera to the DVR. This means that there are no extra connections required for security cameras with microphones.

24/7 heavy-duty professional HDD for security systems

Reliable security certified hard drive

Lorex uses security certified hard drives in all of our DVRs. These hard drives are manufactured specifically to meet the high workload demands of continuous security monitoring. This means that you can rely on this professional grade hard drive to safely store weeks (or even months) of security footage. It is also possible to manually upgrade the included hard drive within this DVR to a hard drive up to 8TB in size.



Visit our Hard Drive Calculator to estimate your desired specifications.

DVR recording modes - continuous, scheduled, motion

Different recording modes

Choose from three different recording options on a camera-to-camera basis. These options include recording footage continuously, during scheduled times, or when movement is detected. This DVR also includes a pre-recording function that will go back to record the five seconds before motion is detected, so you never have to worry about missing those first vital moments.

DVR with auto-recovery

Automatic overwrite

This DVR is designed to automatically overwrite the oldest data with the newest data when the hard drive becomes full. This means that you don't have to worry about storage management. Just make sure to save any important footage before it gets overwritten.

auto-recovery DVR watch dog

Automatic recovery after power failure

An auto-recovery feature will automatically reboot your DVR once it regains power. This means that you don't have to do a thing - your system will simply start recording again within minutes. A Watch Dog function is also built-in to this DVR that continuously monitors the system for potential system errors. If it detects a critical error, Watch Dog will automatically reboot the system, which helps ensure system stability, keeps your cameras recording, and prevents future system failures.

Image resolution comparison

4K 8mp Comparison Chart
  4K HDIP 2K HDIP HD 4K MPX Super HD 4mp DVR HD 1080 Analog BNC
Recording 8mp (3840

What's Included?

LHV5100

4k Ultra High Definition DVR Features:

  • True 4K Ultra HD recording on all cameras1
  • 24/7 security-grade pre-installed hard drive
  • Continuous, scheduled, and motion recording
  • H.264+ video compression reduces data bandwidth requirements for efficient data storage, reduced network load for easy remote connectivity
  • HDMI output (HDMI cable included) for simple connection to HD TVs2
  • Accurate time stamps with NTP & daylight savings time
  • Click and drag digital zoom in live view and playback
  • 2 video outputs (HDMI & VGA) to connect multiple monitors
  • Instant USB backup of live video from selected camera
  • Automatic firmware upgrade over the Internet ensures your system is secure and up to date3
  • Lorex Cloud™ app with 3-Step setup4 connects all your cameras and systems from any iOS or Android smartphone and tablet
  • Motion push notifications and email alerts
  • Dual streaming to conserve bandwidth
  • Backward compatible with standard analog cameras

Each LHV5100 Includes:

1 × DVR
1 × HDMI Cable
1 × Remote Control
1 × Power adapter
1 × Mouse
1 × Ethernet Cable
Quick Start Guides

1. Compatible with select 4K (8MP), 2K (4MP), 1080p and 720p MPX cameras and standard analog cameras. For a full list of compatible cameras and additional information, please visit www.lorextechnology.com/compatibility
2. Recording time may vary based on recording resolution & quality, lighting conditions and movement in the scene.
3. HDMI output up to 4K (8/16ch). VGA output is 1080p for all models. Up to 4K (8MP) recording resolution is limited to a maximum of 4K (8MP) per channel. Image quality and resolution is dependent on the type of camera connected to the DVR. VGA output is limited to 1080p resolution.
4. Requires a high speed internet connection and a router (not included). A minimum upload speed of 3.5Mbps is required for the best video performance. Up to 2 devices may connect to the system at the same time.

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