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16-Channel LTE Series DVR with 8 CamerasMCM Part #: 82-17993  |  Night Owl Part #: LTE-168500

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Night Owl’s LTE-168500 is an advanced 16 channel / 8 camera Video Security System with pre-installed 500GB hard drive that is accessible on your Smartphone, Tablet, PC or MAC. With motion activated email alerts and easy Smartphone access, this Night Owl system gives you true 24/7 video security day or night no matter where you are located in the world.

Product Description

  • 16 Channel Smart DVR with pre installed 500GB Hard Drive and 8 Night Vision Cameras
  • Free "Night Owl Lite" Application which allows you to view multiple DVRs from one app
  • Free CMS software for your PC
  • Motion Activated Recording/Email Alerts
  • PC and MAC Compatible
  • 24/7 Web and Technical Phone Support (English & Spanish)
View your Cameras anywhere in the World from your Smartphone or Tablet PCs
Night Owl LTE Series Surveillance Kits are manufactured for you to have reliable and affordable video security accessible at your fingertips anywhere in the world. All Night Owl LTE Series DVRs come with our free Smartphone and Tablet application called “Night Owl Lite”. This free Apple (IOS) and Android accessible app allows you to access multiple DVRs and view multiple cameras at once. LTE Series DVRs can also be viewed over select 3G/4G smartphones.

Viewable over “Night Owl Lite” Application for Android and Apple® (IOS) Devices:
  • View 4 channels simultaneously on 1 screen
  • Access multiple DVRs in 1 application
Viewable over Tablet PCs:
  • iPads®
  • Tablet PC running Windows® Mobile
  • Windows® 7
  • Android® Operating System
Viewable over 3G/4G Smartphones:
  • Windows® Mobile Pro (Windows® Mobile 2003 & Windows® Mobile 5.0 or above, touch Screen only)
  • Symbian® (S60 3rd Edition, 240x320/320x240, & 5th Edition, touch screen: 360x640/640x360)
  • iPhones® (iPhone® OS 3.0 or above)
  • Blackberry® (Blackberry® Operating System OS 5.0, non-touch screens, & OS 6.0 non-touch screens)
  • Android® (Android® Version 1.5 or above)
View and Control Your DVR Anywhere in the World from any PC or Mac Computer
In addition, all LTE series DVRs are accessible over the internet via PC and MAC computers. The included Control Management Software (CMS) for PCs gives you the ability to monitor multiple locations on one computer screen. Purchase up to 100 different LTE series DVRs or surveillance kits and access all of them at once with the included CMS software.

PC and MAC Compatible
  • View, Playback, Backup, Configure DVR Settings remotely via Safari 5.1 or 6.0, Internet Explorer or Included PC Software
Powerful Control Management Software (CMS)
  • Log onto 100 DVRs at once
  • View multiple locations on one screen
  • Compatible with all Night Owl LTE, BUL and STA Series DVRs
  • Compatible with Windows® 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and 8
Motion Activated Recording with Real Time Email Alerts
Motion activation allows you to record only when necessary, and makes it easy to find important footage during video playback. This will save you time and conserve hard drive space. Enhanced motion detection settings ensure that false alarms are not triggered. An easy motion detection mask allows you to block out areas with constant movement, such as roads or trees. This feature also will send you a real time email alert with an image attachment to your Smartphone or PC when the cameras detect movement.

Connects Directly to your TV or Monitor
This DVR easily connects to your TV for instant viewing and comes equipped with 1 video output so you can connect multiple TVs. For your convenience we have included a 6ft RCA cable. In addition to being able to connect directly to your TV, this DVR also comes equipped with a VGA output jack to connect directly with any computer monitor or TV with a VGA input (VGA cable not included).

Simple Point and Click Interface with a 500GB Hard Drive Pre-Installed
All LTE Series DVRs come equipped with a state of the art, easy to use icon based interface. All you need to do is point and click to access any of the features of the DVR. The interface is very user friendly and comes equipped with both a USB mouse and remote control. Utilizing H.264 compression this system records up to 1 year of video with its pre-installed 500GB SATA hard drive (expandable up to 2TB SATA). The hard drive was specifically designed for DVRs, and provides faster read/write times and reliable recording of your video surveillance footage.

8x Indoor/Outdoor Cameras with Clear and Crisp Image Resolution
  • The sleek metal housing is specifically designed to be used indoors or outdoors and can withstand temperatures between 0°F and 114°F. Utilizing IP-66 the camera is water and weather resistant. The 8 cameras come with 60ft of cable per camera and can be extended if needed. They connect directly to your DVR utilizing the industry standard BNC connectors. All Night Owl cameras are compatible with every Night Owl DVR system.
  • Utlizing an advanced CMOS sensor each camera can produce clear and crisp images with 420 TV lines of resolution. That gives you the ability to record facial recognition from over 20ft away.
Night Vision up to 30ft Away in Complete Darkness
  • The cameras also come equipped with 11 infrared LEDs that provide over 30ft of night vision in the dark. Having the ability to see what is happening inside your home or business day or night is crucial for video surveillance.
Professional Installation Services
This kit comes packaged with all the cables and accessories you will need to install yourself. Don't have the time to install the system yourself? We offer installation services throughout the continental US via InstallerNet. Call our installation service department at 1-800-806-5513 and they will give you a quote over the phone and then schedule an appointment for your installation (This is an optional service, fees will apply).

Real 24/7 Phone and Web Support
All Night Owl security products come with free lifetime 24/7, 365 days a year full technical phone support in English and Spanish. Rest assured you can reach us anytime and day. Please visit our website at for free How-To-Videos, software upgrades, manuals and contact information.

In today's world, owning a digital video surveillance system is absolutely critical for keeping your family or business safe. Unlike alarm systems, digital video recorders (DVRs) have the ability to not only warn you when motion has been detected but it will record hard video evidence. In addition, all recordings can be easily backed up or transferred digitally and given to the proper authorities. Don't wait until it is too late; protect your home and/or business today with a Night Owl Surveillance Kit.

Package Includes
  • 1 x 16 Channel H.264 DVR with 500GB Pre-Installed Hard
  • 8 x Night Vision Cameras
  • 8 x 60 Feet of BNC Video/Power Cables
  • 1 x Remote Control (with batteries)
  • 1 x Mouse
  • 1 x Ethernet Cable
  • 1 x BNC to RCA Cable
  • 2 x 4-way splitter
  • 8 x Packets of Three screws & mounting hardware
  • 1 x DC 12V DVR Power Adapter
  • 2 x DC 12V Camera Power Adapter
  • 1 x Quick Setup Guide
  • 1 x InstallerNet Installation Card
  • 1 x Software CD/User Manual
  • 3 x Night Owl Security Stickers

DVR Specifications

Mouse Control Yes
Remote Control Yes (Batteries Included)
Multi-Tasking Triplex (record, Playback and Remote View Simultaneously)
Languages Supported English, French, Spanish
HDD Capacity 2TB SATA (Pre-Installed 500GB)
Backup USB 2.0 ()USB Keys, USB HD)
Compatible OS for Software Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8
Power Supply DC 12V/2A
Operating Temperature 40°F - 110°F
DVR Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.8" x 9.9" x 2.4"
Video Compression H.264
Video Input 16x BNC Input
Video Output 1x BNC Output; 1x VGA
Audio Input 2x RCA Input
Audio Output 1x RCA Output
Audio/Email Alarm No
PTZ Control Built-in RS-485 Port, Supports Pleco-P & Pelco-D
Display Frame Rate 480 fps
Display Resolution VGA: 800 x 600, 1024 x 768, 1280 x 1024, 1440 x 900; BNC: 704 x 480
Display Mode 16,9, Quad, Single Channel, Auto-switch and Hidden
Recording & Payback
Recording/Playback Framerate CIF @ 480 fps/All Channels (16)
30 fps / Per Channel (1)
Record Resolution CIF @ 352 x 240
Record Modes Motion Activated, Continuous and Time Schedule
Playback Options By Event and DAte
Playback Mode Multi-Channel (1/4)
Remote Viewing
Network Interface RJ45, 10M / 100M
Internet Viewing for Windows Browser: Internet Explorer
Software: Net-Viewer
Internet Viewing for Mac Browser: Safari 5.1 & 6.0
Control Management Software (CMS) Included, PCs only
Mobile Device Compatibility Windows: Windows MObile 2003 & windows Mobile 5.0 or above (touch screen only)
iPhone/iPad: iPyhone OS 3.0 or above
Android: Android Ver 1.5 or above
Blackberry: OS 5.0 & OS 6.0 (does not support touch screen phones)
Symbian: S60 3rd Edition: 240 x 320 / 320 x 2740 & S60 5th Edition (Touch Screen): 360 x 640 / 640 x 360
Windows and Apple Computers, iPad and Android Tablets Yes

Camera Specifications

Cameras Included 8
Image Sensor 1/4" Color CMOS
TV Lines of Resolution 420 TV Lines
Number of LEDs 11
Length of Night Vision Up to 30'
Lens Type 6.0mm (42° Field of View)
Weatherproof Rating IP-63 (Weather Resistant)
Length of Cable 60ft per Camera
Signal NTSC
S/N Ratio >48dB
Minimum Illumination 0 Lux
Effective Pixels 652 x 582
Power Consumption 90mA No IR & 140mA with IR
Power Supply DC 12V
Operating Temperature 0°F - 114° F
Voltage 110/220V
Dimensions (Camera only) LxWxH 2.0" x 3.0" x 2.0"

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Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:17.25 lbs.
RoHS Comp:No
Warranty:365 days
Need to Return?
Length:17.5 in.
Width:11 in.
Height:11 in.
Shipping Information
Extra Shipping Charge:No
Drop Ship:No
Catalog Pages

MCM Cat 57, Page 497

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Mfr. Info

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Mfr. Name:Night Owl
Mfr. Part Number:LTE-168500