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8 & 16 Channel Digital Video Recorders (Discontinued)

  • Highly efficient H.264 compression
  • Built-in Data Redundancy
  • Real-time recording and real-time playback
  • System Setup Wizard and User Friendly GUI
  • Multi-Resolution recording
  • 4 Selectable Spot Outputs with Sequence and event Pop-up
  • Highly efficient and stable proprietary Database Structure
  • Identical GUI for DVR and client viewer
  • Built-in Point-of-Sales support
  • Web Client & CMS (Central Management Software) Included
  • iPhone Client

The VITEK Chrono Series is an innovative new concept in DVRs. Boasting the latest H.264 compression with built-in data redundancy, direct connect POS and real time recording and playback, this DVR is best in its class. The system Setup Wizard and User Friendly GUI make this an easy product to install. The quality your clients crave without the headaches. Available in 8ch and 16ch versions with up to 6TB internal storage.


Video StandardNTCS & PAL Standards; Automatic Detection

Video InputVT-CN840: 8 Channels, BNC VT-CN1680: 16 Channels, BNC

Video CodecH.264

Input Level1.0 Vp-P Composite, 75 Ohm Balanced

Loop-Through OutputVT-CN840: 8 Channels, BNC VT-CN1680: 16 Channels, BNC350 cd/m2

Main Video OutBNC

Spot video Output4 Spot Output

VGA Output / Resolution15 Pins Female DSUB; 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x720, 1360x768, 1440x900, 1680x1050


Recording ResolutionCIF, Half D1, D1

Recording SpeedVT-CN840: CIF: 240 PPS (NTSC) / 200 PPS (PAL) / HD1: 120 PPS (NTSC) / 100 PPS (PAL) / D1: 60 PPS (NTSC) / 50 PPS (PAL) VT-CN1680: CIF: 480 PPS (NTSC) / 400 PPS (PAL) / HD1: 240 PPS (NTSC) / 200 PPS (PAL) / D1: 120 PPS (NTSC) / 100 PPS (PAL)

Recording QualityLow, Standard, High, Very High

Average Maximum File SizeTBD

Recording ModesContinuous, Motion, Alarm, Video Loss, Emergency, Schedule

Search ModesCalendar, Event, Text, "Go to Time"

Motion Recording16 x 16 Grid Configuration & Multilevel Sensitivity per Channel

Alarm RecordingNormally Open, Normally Closed


Alarm InputVT-CN840: 8 VT-CN1680: 16

Alarm OutputVT-CN840: 8 VT-CN1680: 16

Pre-Event BufferUp to 30 Seconds

Post-Event RecordingUp to 30 Minutes

Emergency Record DurationNo Limit

Event NotificationE-Mail, Callback

CallbackUp to 10 Callback Stations


Channel Title16 Alphanumeric Characters

Live DisplayVT-CN840: 1, 4, 9 VT-CN1680: 1, 4, 9, 13, 16

Playback DisplayVT-CN840: 1, 4, 9 VT-CN1680: 1, 4, 9, 13, 16

Spot Display1 Channel Sequence, Static, Event

Automatic Sequence Interval1 Second to 1 Minute Interval / Configurable Picture-in-Picture Display

FreezeVT-CN840: 1, 4, 9 VT-CN1680: 1, 4, 9, 13, 16

LanguageEnglish, Korean, Spanish, Slovanian, Chek, Turk, Dutch, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, French, Cantonese, Polish, German, Portuguese


Audio CodecG.723

Audio In1 Audio Channel Input Per Video Channel (VT-CN1680: 16 Audio Channels & VT-CN840: 8 Audio Channels)

Audio Out1


Network InterfaceRJ-45 @ 1Gbps



Monitoring EnvironmentInternet Explorer Web Client, Central Management Software

Audio Transmission2-Way Audio Transmission


Hard Disk DriveUp to 4 SATA HDDs (Without ODD)

Optical Disk DriveCD-RW, DVD-RW

Data RedundancyBuilt-in


Backup MethodCD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, USB Flash Memory, USB External HDD, Remote Backup


Operating SystemEmbedded Linux

Simultaneous FunctionsPentaplex Operation: Record, Playback, Mirror, Copy, Network Stream

Control DevicesFront Pannel Buttons, Mouse, IR Remote Controller, Keyboard Controller

File CompatibilityWindows based Operating System

Serial Port4 USB 2.0 Ports, 1 RS-232C Port, 1 RS-485 Port


Power ConsumptionDC 12 Volt, 6.67 Amp / 80 Watts

Operating Temperature / Humidity5° ~ 40° Celsius / 41° ~ 104° Fahrenheit // 0~80% Non-Condensing

Dimensions & Weight430 (W) x 88 (H) x 428 (D) mm / 16.93 (W) x 3.5 (H) x 16.85 (D) in.

CertificationFCC, CE, MIC

Spec SheetCHRONO Series: Spec Sheet DOWNLOAD 9/27/2016

ManualCHRONO Series: Manual DOWNLOAD 9/27/2016

A&ECHRONO Series: A&E DOWNLOAD 9/27/2016

SoftwareChrono REM Software DOWNLOAD 10/22/2015

SoftwareChrono Series Mac Software v2012-07-31 DOWNLOAD 7/31/2012

FirmwareChrono Series Firmware (8 Channel) DOWNLOAD 2/11/2009

FirmwareChrono Series Firmware (16 Channel) DOWNLOAD 2/11/2009