Network Video Recorder NVR216

Network Video Recorder NVR216

NVR216 is an all-in-one, stand-alone surveillance solution designed for offices and retail stores where space may be limited.

All-in-one, stand-alone surveillance solution

Offering effortless surveillance experience, Synology Network Video Recorder NVR216 has the ability to display and record up to 9 IP camera1 and is extremely energy-efficient.

Maximum 9 IP cameras

Energy efficiency

1080p HDMI output for local display

Equipped with a dedicated HDMI output to display at 1080p resolution on a monitor, you can watch surveillance feeds and manage cameras and recordings without using a computer. It supports 720p at up to 9 channels/30FPS or even 5 megapixels with fewer channels/FPS.

Expandable recording storage, up to 7 drives

NVR216 can be connected to Synology DX5132 expansion unit to expand the available space from 2 to 7 drives, allowing users to create a RAID 5 volume and find the ideal balance for their storage strategy. Once connected via eSATA with a specially designed locking cable, NVR216's raw capacity can be as high as 70TB3.

USB2.0/USB3.0 port

Allowing you to connect to a mouse and keyboard to navigate between different camera streams with ease.

USB2.0/USB3.0 port

Allowing you to connect to a mouse and keyboard to navigate between different camera streams with ease.

Audio in/out port

Plug a microphone in the audio input and speak directly to individuals via cameras with two-way audio.

Intuitive Surveillance Station to streamline deployment

Supporting powerful features from Surveillance Station and its mobile app, everything can be done without a PC.

Full support for Surveillance Station features

Surveillance Station provides a centralized, user friendly interface, letting you manage and monitor IP cameras in your shop or office. Learn more

On-the-go surveillance with the DS cam mobile app

DS cam is the mobile extension of Surveillance Station, allowing you to access Live View, playback recordings, adjust PTZ, and receive push notifications on your mobile device. Learn more.

  • 1 Status indicator
  • 2 LAN indicator
  • 3 Drive status indicator
  • 4 Power button and indicator
  • 5 Audio out
  • 6 Audio in
  • 7 USB 3.0 port
  • 8 HDMI output
  • 9 Reset button
  • 10 Power port
  • 11 USB 2.0 port
  • 12 1GbE RJ-45 port
  • 13 eSATA port
  • 14 Kensington Security Slot

Notes:
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  1. NVR216 comes with 4 camera licenses pre-installed. Please check the specification page.
  2. NVR216 supports one DX513, sold separately.
  3. Learn more about the compatibility of hard drives, please click here.
Hardware Specifications
CPU
CPU Model Embedded NVR SoC
CPU Architecture 32-bit
CPU Frequency Dual Core 1.0 GHz
Memory
System Memory 1 GB DDR3
Storage
Drive Bays 2
Maximum Drive Bays with Expansion Unit 7
Compatible Drive Type* (See all supported drives)
  • 3.5" SATA HDD
  • 2.5" SATA HDD
Maximum Internal Raw Capacity 20 TB (10 TB drive x 2) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Raw Capacity with Expansion Units 70 TB (10 TB drive x 7) (Capacity may vary by RAID types)
Maximum Single Volume Size 16 TB
External Ports
USB 2.0 Port 2
USB 3.0 Port 1
eSATA Port 1
Video Outputs
Video Output HDMI X 1
Supported Video Resolution 1080p 60Hz
Audio Input 3.5 mm Stereo Audio Jack x 1
Audio Output 3.5 mm Stereo Audio Jack x 1
Appearance
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 165 mm x 100 mm x 225.5 mm
Weight 0.9 kg
IP Camera Support
Maximum Channel Number 9 (including 4 Free License) (See All Supported IP Cameras)
Total FPS (H.264)* 270 FPS @ 720p (1280x720), 9 Channels
90 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080), 9 Channels
50 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536), 5 Channels
30 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944), 3 Channels
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 90 FPS @ 720p (1280x720), 9 Channels
40 FPS @ 1080p (1920×1080), 4 Channels
10 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536), 1 Channel
10 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944), 1 Channel
Video Codec
  • MJPEG
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • H.265 (output via local display is not supported)
  • MxPEG (output via local display is not supported)
Audio Codec
  • PCM
  • ADPCM
  • G711
  • G726
  • AMR
  • AAC
Notes In our test environment, the live view is delivered via a single web client and on Local Display at the same time; the video live-viewing and recording share the same video stream from the camera. Surveillance Station throughput is tested with Axis network camera, using continuous recording with live view from Surveillance Station and motion detection by camera.
Others
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 1
Wake on LAN/WAN
System Fan 80 mm x 80 mm x 1 pcs
Fan Speed Mode
  • Cool Mode
  • Quiet Mode
Power Recovery
Noise Level* 19 dB(A)
Scheduled Power On/Off
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 60W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 14.14 W (Access)
5.09 W (HDD Hibernation)
British Thermal Unit 48.28 BTU/hr (Access)
17.38 BTU/hr (HDD Hibernation)
Environment Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 45°C (40°F to 113°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Certification
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
Warranty 3 Years
Notes
  • Support for Wake on WAN needs switch and routers which recognize Magic Packet.
  • Noise Level Testing Environment: Fully loaded with Seagate 1TB ST31000520AS hard drive(s) in idle; Two G.R.A.S. Type 40AE microphones, each set up at 1 meter away from the Synology NAS front and rear; Background noise: 16.49-17.51 dB(A); Temperature: 24.25-25.75˚C; Humidity: 58.2-61.8%
DSM Specifications ( See more )
File System
Internal Drives EXT4
External Drives
  • EXT4
  • EXT3
  • FAT
  • NTFS
  • HFS+ (Read Only, with max. volume size 2TB)
Storage Management
Maximum Internal Volume Number 256
Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • Basic
  • JBOD
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5 (with Expansion Unit)
  • RAID 6 (with Expansion Unit)
RAID Migration
  • Basic to RAID 1
  • Basic to RAID 5 (with Expansion Unit)
  • RAID 1 to RAID 5 (with Expansion Unit)
  • RAID 5 to RAID 6 (with Expansion Unit)
Volume Expansion with Larger HDDs
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 5 (with Expansion Unit)
  • RAID 6 (with Expansion Unit)
Volume Expansion by Adding a HDD
  • Synology Hybrid RAID
  • RAID 5 (with Expansion Unit)
  • JBOD (with Expansion Unit)
Global Hot Spare Supported RAID Type
  • Synology Hybrid RAID (with Expansion Unit)
  • RAID 1 (with Expansion Unit)
  • RAID 5 (with Expansion Unit)
System Management
Maximum Local User Accounts 1024
Maximum Local Groups 256
Maximum Shared Folder 256
Windows Access Control List (ACL) Integration
Log Center
Syslog Events per Second 100
Add-on Packages
VPN Server
Maximum Connections 5
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Accessory Pack X 1
  • AC Power Adapter X 1
  • AC Power Cord X 1
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 1
Optional Accessories
  • Expansion Unit: DX213 X 1
  • Expansion Unit: DX513 X 1
  • Disk Holder: Type C
General
Networking Protocols
  • CIFS
  • AFP
  • NFS
  • FTP
  • WebDAV
  • CalDAV
  • iSCSI
  • Telnet
  • SSH
  • SNMP
  • VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN)
Management
  • Auto DSM Upgrade
  • Push Notification – Mobile Devices
  • Email/SMS Notification
  • Customized User Quota
  • Customized Administrator/User Group
  • Syslog Support
  • DDNS Support
  • IPv6 Support
  • VLAN Support
  • PPPoE
  • Resource Monitor
  • Connection Manager
  • UPS Management
  • Scheduled Power On/Off
  • Custom Management UI HTTP/HTTPS Ports
Windows AD Domain Integration Domain Users login via Samba/AFP/FTP/File Station
HDD Management
  • HDD Hibernation
  • S.M.A.R.T.
  • Dynamic Bad Sector Mapping
Security
  • FTP over SSL/TLS
  • IP Auto-Block
  • Firewall
  • Encrypted Network Backup over Rsync
  • HTTPS Connection
Utilities Synology Assistant
Supported Clients
  • Windows XP or later
  • Mac OS X 10.7 or later
  • Ubuntu 12 or later
Supported Browsers
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 8 or later
  • Safari 7 or later
  • Safari (iOS 7 or later on iPad)
  • Chrome (Android 4.0 on tablets)
Supported Language English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Dansk, Norsk, Svenska, Nederlands, Русский, Polski, Magyar, Português do Brasil, Português Europeu, Türkçe, Český, 日本語, 한국어, 繁體中文, 简体中文
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