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Bosch PB-DHR738A50 Digital Hybrid Recorder 730 Series DHR 8-Channel 500GB


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Product Code: PB-DHR738A50


The Bosch 700 Series Hybrid and Network Recorders offer top-of-the-line performance and adaptability. Equipped with four front-replaceable hard drives and extensive integration features, the 700 Series is ideal for medium to large-scale systems. 700 Series' superior image quality and compression gets the most out of CCTV images. Available in both IP-only and hybrid models, the 700 Series can handle even the most challenging CCTV applications without excessive demands from installers and operators.

High performance H.264:

With real-time viewing, recording, and playback in genuine 4CIF resolution, 700 Series Recorders capture all the details. More detail typically means increased bandwidth, larger storage requirements, and increased costs - but not with the 700 Series. Bosch's adanced H.264 compression technology used in the 700 Series reduces bandwidth and storage needs by up to 30% or more, compared to traditional MPEG-4 systems.

Embedded design:

The embedded design of the 700 Series Recorder offers a higher level of security against network attacks than traditional systems and has lower maintenance requirements. The security of recordings remains high while eliminating the need to install software patches and anti-virus updates. The integrated architecture, built-in installation wizards, and low-maintenance design make the 700 Series easy to set up and operate while delivering a lower total cost of ownership.

Hybrid Models:

The world of CCTV is changing - IP is replacing the analog standard in many areas. Bosch's 700 Series Recorders have the flexibility to adapt to this changing environment. The 700 Series Hybrid Recorder is the ideal choice for growing applications which use a mix of analog and IP cameras. It can record 8 or 16 analog cameras and an additional 8 or 16 IP channels, all with real-time frame rates at 4CIF resolution.

Network Models:

The 700 Series Network Recorder is the perfect match for pure IP environments. While typical IP solutions consist of many separate components - NVR Server, PC Client, external RAID storage array and software - the 700 Series Network Recorder is an all-in-one IP video management solution.With support for a total of 32 H.264 cameras and a fully automated, onboard IP camera management system, 700 Series is straight forward to set up and maintain right outof-the-box.

Power to integrate:

Bosch's VideoSDK provides a complete toolbox of modules for playback, searching, viewing live images, and more - simplifying integration with other surveillance systems. The VideoSDK even allows integration with specialized software tools such as fraud detection programs for retail applications. Control of 700 Series Recorders can be automated using CLI (Command Language Interface) commands. This allows the 700 Series to be interfaced with external software (over RS232 or IP), which is typically used to sense alarms or handle access control on an existing (embedded) computer system. Functions include front panel emulation, configuration, and viewing status information. For instructions on how to use the CLI, please refer to the documentation on the Bosch Security Systems website. Record text data together with associated video (e.g. from an ATM machine, license plate reader, or cash register) using the text support feature. Searching text data allows fast retrieval of the associated video and provides legal evidence in the event of fraud.

Flexible and reliable storage:

Access the four internal hard drives via the front without opening the unit, thus simplifying service and making it easy to add additional storage on-site when needed. Configure the disks as a RAID 4 array for extra reliability. Expand storage further with an external Bosch iSCSI video storage array. This makes the 700 Series ideal for applications requiring continuous recording at the highest resolution, frame rate, and retention time.



Rated Voltage and Power:

Power input: 100 to 240 VAC; 50/60 Hz
Power consumption: Max. Max. 2.5 to 1.0 A (250 Watt), Able to withstand power dips up to 100 MS, assuring continuous operation


Video standard: PAL or NTSC auto-detection
Resolution: 704x576 PAL, 704x480 NTSC
Compression: H.264
Inputs: 8 or 16 composite video 0.5 to 2 Vpp, 75 ohm automatic termination
Outputs: 8 or 16 composite video 1 Vpp, 75 ohm, sync 0.3 V 10%


Inputs: 8 or 16 line in (DHR models only), mono RCA, 1Vpp, 10 kohm
Output: 2 line out, dual mono RCA, 1 Vpp, 10 kohm
Compression: MPEG-2 layer II
Sampling rate: 48 kHz per channel



Live, playback, menus
VGA: analog RGB 1280x1024, 60/75 Hz (NTSC/PAL)
CVBS: 1 Vpp, 75 ohm, BNC Y/C

MON-B MON-B (Hybrid models only):

VGA: analog RGB 1024x768, 60/75 Hz (NTSC/PAL)
CVBS: 1 Vpp, 75 ohm, BNC Y/C

Display Modes:

Monitor A: Full, full sequence, quad, multi-screen (live and playback), event call-up (live)
Monitor B: Full, full sequence, quad, multi-screen, event call up (live)
Frame rate: PAL/NTSC 25/30 IPS per channel (real time)
Multiscreen mode 8 channels: 1, 2x2, 3x3 (showing 8 channels)
Multiscreen mode 16 channels: 1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4
Zoom: 1.5x, 2x, 3x, 5x

Alarm Handling:

Inputs: Screw terminal 8 or 16 inputs configurable NO/NC, Max. input 40 VDC
Outputs: Screw terminal 4 relay outputs, configurable NO/NC, max. rated 30 VAC, 40 VDC, 0.5 A, continuous -10 VA
Remote notification: Via Control Center software
Malfunction relay: Temperature related failures, Voltage ratings, Disk failures


Ethernet: 1 or 2 RJ45 modular jack, 8 pins shielded: 10/100/1000 Base-T


Screw terminal connector (5 outputs)
Maximum 5 controllable cameras per Biphase output
Impedance 128 ohm, max. overvoltage protection 40 V, max. cable length 1.5 km (0.9 miles)

PTZ control interface: RS485

Serial interface:

RS232 output signals according to EIA/TIA-232 F, max. input voltage 25 V
2xDB-9 male connector

Intuikey keyboard (KBD Digital or KBD Universal): Conforms to RS485, max. signal voltage 12 V, power supply to keyboard 11 to 12.6 VDC at max. 400 mA, RJ11 modular jack 6 pins
USB: Five USB 2.0 ports
10/100/1000 Base-T network interfaces (max 2): Connect with Bosch iSCSI Video Storage Arrays


Bandwidth control: 0.1-100 Mbps limiter
Remote users: Maximum 5 simultaneously connected Control Center users
Protocol support: TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, and SNTP
IP cameras: Up to 16 IP H.264 for DHR models (optional), Up to 32 IP H.264 cameras for DNR models (optional)
Supported IP H.264 devices: Dinion, FlexiDome, AutoDome Modular, VIP X series encoders (running firmware 3.7 or later, and AutoDome Easy IP


Internal HDD: 500 GB, 1 or 2 TB per disk Up to 4 hard disks
Redundancy: RAID-4 (4 hard disks plus optional license required), Effective storage = Smallest disk x 3


DVD: Built-in DVD+R/RW recorder (optional)
USB: Flash memory or external HDD (FAT32)
Network: Control Center Software


Password protection: Multi-level
Image authentication: All recordings and archives in native file format

Record Frame Rate:

NTSC: Up to 30 IPS per channel at 352x240, 704x240 and 704x480
PAL: Up to 25 IPS per channel at 352x288, 704x288 and 704x576
IP Channels: Up to 25/30 IPS per channel at 4CIF


Overwrite modes: Continuous, overwrite after 1 to 99 days
Pre-alarm recording: Up to 120 s


Playback function: Fast forward/reverse, frame forward/reverse, freeze
Zoom: 1.5x, 2x, 3x, 5x
Search mode: Date/time, Event (motion, input), Text, Smart Search


Dimensions (W x D x H) (excluding cabling): 446 x 443 x 88 mm (17.6 x 17.4 x 3.5 inch)
Weight (incl. 4 hard disks): Approx. 11 kg / 24 lbs
Rack mount kit (included): For mounting one unit in an EIA 19" rack


Operating temperature: +5 C to +45 C (+41 F to +113 F)
Storage temperature: -25 C to +70 C (-13 F to +158 F)
Relative humidity: Operating: <93 % non-condensing, Storage: <95 % non-condensing
  • Real-time H.264 recording and playback in genuine 4CIF resolution for up to 32 cameras simultaneously
  • Hybrid models offer up to 16 analog and 16 IP camera channels; IP-only models offer up to 32 IP camera channels
  • Fully automated assignment and management of H.264 IP cameras
  • Internal storage up to 8 TB on four front-accessible hard drives with optional on-board RAID-4 support
  • Text support for storage and retrieval of video, synchronized to external data like ATM/POS data, license plate numbers, or GPS data

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