AVer NV5000 Video Capture Card - NVDNV5000

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This is the real deal

by Don on 2/12/2008

I own 3 of these, I use at home, my business and vacation home. Purchase high quality full size analog cameras and you will be very impressed with the quality. These are commercial grade and not some low end electronic junk. Make sure to record on a second hard drive, not the primary drive. I use the new Western Digital Caviar GP WD10EACS 1TB hard drive. I get about 4 months of storage before it starts overwriting the oldest recordings. Here is the best part, US Based, Clear English Speaking free tech support! Easy to set up for remote internet viewing of real time streaming video. You can even enable audio with an inexpensive add on card. Need I say more.

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solid reliable professional product

by mike.mueller@whitehawktechsvcs.us on 8/10/2008

I have sold and installed Avermedia video capture cards or systems for approx. 2 years, totaling some 40 installations, and for the money, they offer the best value on the market. Purchasing, installing, and testing DVR/video capture cards can be technically painful and costly, however, with the use of Avermedia DVR cards, the integration effort should be simple and straightforward, like adding another hard drive, network adapter, etc. The cards and the supporting DVR software are developed for professional installations and complete MS compatibility. Be sure to read hardware recommendations on the Avermedia site before purchasing or assembling a PC to support the Avermedia cards. If hardware recommendations are followed (nothing extraordinary, all recommended hardware is readily available from your typical PC components sources) this system is extremely stable and robust. Internet remote access tools are also reliable and the utility of this feature is only limited by the upload bandwidth of the DSL service (typically 384 kbps). As long as the DVR is not used for Internet browsing and is employed as a dedicated DVR, this system will never break.

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Product Overview

  • Hybrid Network Video Recorder (Accepts both CCTV/Analog as well as IP Cameras)
  • Advanced MPEG4 / MPEG4 H.264 / Motion JPG
  • Supports Video Encryption to an even more secured remote access
  • Supports Direct burn to DVD-RW/CD-RW (via Nero Ultra v6.0+)
  • Easy setup and usage
  • Point of sale integration (ANSI ASCII Serial output based cash registers)
  • Attention metric designed to measure the attention span of security officers
  • Intelligent Status Notification (Alert you on HDD space, CPU load, Memory usage, etc)
  • Compact mode for cleaner interface
  • Smart Voice detection recording
  • Multiple events alarm alert
  • Easy Search and Playback: Step by step on date, hour, minute
  • Bookmark playback for easier retrieval
  • Dispatch Server shares internet access loading
  • Remote backup of video surveillance data
  • Keyboard lockup to enhance security
  • Watermark image verification technology
  • Supports over 12 different languages
  • Virtual keyboard
  • Record to multiple hard drives
  • Watch dog function built in
  • Video enhancer software designed to visually enhance surveillance video data
  • Central monitoring system enables users to access and monitor up to 128 channels simultaneously for a wide range of applications
  • PDA/Mobile Handy view


Manufacturer Avermedia
Mfg Part# NVDNV5000
SKU 90147314
UPC 848090001398
UPC 14 00848090001398
Sales Rank 26149
Host Interface PCI
Product Type Video Capturing Device
Manufacturer Part Number NVDNV5000
Manufacturer AVer Information Inc
Product Name NV5000 Video Capture Card
Brand Name AVer
Package Contents NV5000 Video Capture CardWatchdog cableVideo signal cableQuick User GuideInstallation CD
Platform Supported PC
Functions Video Capturing
Maximum Resolution 720 x 480
Video System NTSC / PAL
Tech Specs
Interfaces/Ports 4 x BNC Video In / 1 x RCA TV Out
Product Type Video Capturing Device
Manufacturer Part Number NVDNV5000
Manufacturer Website Address www.aver.com
Manufacturer AverMedia Information, Inc
Product Name NV5000 Video Capture Card
Brand Name AVerMedia
Additional Information Search & Playback & Backup: Real time playback without having to disable recording/network functions Powerful search: By date, time, camera, area, event, vision, POS text or log file Full screen playback Complete playback control: Playback, backward playback, fast forward/backward playback, forward/backward frame-by-frame playback Digital zoom into any designated area Export a single frame into a file or print out Set a segment and have it output as avi or mpeg video clip Visual search by day, hour, minute, second Bookmark search: By time, description. Protect recorded file from being recycled and show file status Supports direct backup to DVD-RW / CD-RW (Requires Nero Ultra 6.0+ on the NV PC) Remote Web Access Simultaneous multiple remote live/recorded surveillance via Internet Explorer 6 Backup remotely Central management server controls multiple DVRs Remote monitoring / remote recording / playback remote recording / playback server recording Full control of PTZ cameras remotely Two-way audio communication PDA handy view (Windows CE 3.0 / Pocket PC 2002 or above) 1,4,9 and 16 screen divisions Remote E-map Choose from dial-up, Internet or Lan speed Dispatch server allows you to broadcast video stream to the public DDNS function supports dynamic IP Schedule: Record, Network enable, backup, reboot, and alarm One time or weekly repeat schedule Scheduling can be done down to every quarter of an hour E-map: Showing the positions and status of camera, sensor, and relay Extend to 8 maps Alarm Notifications (on motion detected, video loss and/or sensor triggered): E-mail notifications FTP notifications Voice modem call out notification Turn relay on (light switch, alarm, etc) Plays warning sound (can be re-recorded) Start recording on multiple cameras (capture video from different angle) Send TV-out signals Launch E-Map Enlarge camera view Send SMS/MMS (Requires SMS Modem) Sends Event to Central Monitoring Server Alert messages helps security follow proper standard operational procedures User Access: Setup as many users as you like with their own individual passwords Each user can be pre configured to perform only certain actions (eg. access specific cameras remotely)
Package Contents NV5000 Video Capture Card Watchdog cable Video signal cable Quick User Guide Installation CD
System Requirements PC: All Windows PCs CPU: Pentium 4 3.0 GHz or higher Motherboard with Intel 865, 875, 915, 945 Chipset (VIA/SiS/Ali chipset motherboards not supported) (Recommended Intel, ASUS, Gigabyte motherboards) OS: Windows 2000 / XP Professional (XP Pro recommended) RAM: 512MB or higher 32-bit PCI 2.1 compliant bus slot HDD: 80GB or higher CD-ROM/DVD-ROM 32-bit high color SVGA graphics card with at least 64MB video memory and DirectDraw / YUV Rendering Capability (AGP recommended) 10/100 Base-T Ethernet card Sound card and speakers
Software Included Drivers Application program Manual
Host Interface PCI
Graphics Resolution 320 x 240 NTSC/PAL Preview/Recording / 640 x 480 NTSC/PAL Preview/Recording / 720 x 480 NTSC/PAL Preview/Recording
Platform Support PC
Color Support 65536 Colors (16-bit)
Frame Rate 120 Frames Per Second NTSC / 100 Frames Per Second PAL
Functions Video Capturing
Video Formats Composite Video
Video Features 4 ~ 16 composite video inputs (BNC Connectors) 4 ~ 16 IP Camera Access (Selected IP Cameras) * You can only have up to 16 channels of both IP and BNC cameras per system Supports static as well as dynamic de-interlacing for smoother graphics Built in noise reduction algorithm Display: Adjustable frame rate and resolution on each camera Auto Scan with full screen display under 1, 4, 8, 9, 16-camera display modes Pan/Tilt/Zoom (PTZ) cameras Auto Gain Control (AGC) balances image quality Software based night view function enhances low light condition Recording: Video compression: MPEG4 / MPEG4 H.264 / M-JPEG Supports 352 x 240, 640 x 240, 720 x 480 Fully de-interlace in 640 x 480 and 720 x 480 modes (algorithms enhanced for static or dynamic scenes) Recording modes: Alarm trigger / Motion Detection / Continuous / Schedule / Voice detection recording Programmable multiple masking zones Intelligent shield protects privacy Max 4 audio channels recording Capable of recording audio channel(s) with full synchronization Auto recycling when storage nearing full Intelligent pre-motion and post motion recording Supports Video Encryption for secured remote viewing
Video System NTSC / PAL
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