Lorex ECO2 8 Channel DVR Security Camera System

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LH138501C8B - Lorex ECO2 8 Channel DVR Security Camera System
Brand: Lorex
Part Number: LH138501C8B

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LH138501C8B - ECO2 8-Channel Wired DVR Security Camera System

View your world in accurate colors during the day, and long-range BrightNight viewing with close-up recognition in the dark. Connect to any TV/PC/CCTV monitor with industry standard HDMI/VGA/BNC inputs up to 4 monitors simultaneously. Download free Apps for your smartphone or tablet. Use your PC or Mac for advanced remote monitoring.



24/7 100% Duty cycle hard drive pre-installed
The hard drives are designed to work in a security environment, including simultaneous recording & playback from various streams.

Exclusive LOREX Easy Connect Internet Set-up Wizard
Simple installation process for user convenience.

Secured Network
Secured video feed, so no unwanted viewers can hack into the network.


Digital Video Recorder
  • H.264 video compression 1. D1 capable (720x480)
  • Real time recording @ 360 x 240 resolution
  • Pentaplex operation - View, Record, Playback, Back Up and Remotely Control the system simultaneously
  • 24/7 100% Duty cycle hard drive pre-installed
  • PTZ camera (not included) supported via RS485
  • Exclusive LOREX Easy Connect Internet Set-up Wizard 2
  • Instant mobile viewing on compatible Smart phones & Tablets†
  • PC and Mac Compatible (Internet Explorer & Safari browsers) for remote viewing, playback, backup & configuration†
  • Free LOREX DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name Service) for advanced remote connectivity at all times
  • Instant email alerts with snap shot attachment
  • Accurate Time Stamps with NTP & Daylight Savings Time
  • Super resolution sensor provides clear video day and night
  • IR Cut Filter provides accurate color reproduction in any lighting conditions
  • BrightNight and close-up recognition in the dark 3
  • Extreme temperature performance (-22deg.~122deg.F /-30deg.~50deg.C)
  • Anti-glare ensures clear images under strong lighting conditions
  • All purpose cameras with flex mounting for indoor or outdoor


1. Recording time may vary based on recording resolution & quality, lighting conditions and movement in the scene.
2. Requires a high speed internet connection and a router (not included).
3. IR Illumination range under ideal conditions. Actual range and clarity may vary depending on scene/object reflection and camera application. Picture automatically switches to B&W delivering better clarity in low light conditions.
4. Not intended for submersion in water. Installation in a sheltered location recommended.
5. HDMI(R) - High-Definition Multimedia Interface
† PC (Microsoft Windows(TM) 7/Vista/XP) compatible using Internet Explorer browser. Mac OSX Snow Leopard 10.6 or above using Safari browser.
† Smartphone & Tablet Compatibility: iPad(TM), iPhone(TM), BlackBerry (supported model numbers: 9000, 9700, 9800), Android (version 1.5 & above), Windows Mobile (6.0, 6.5), Symbian 3rd & 5th generation phones. Mobile phone data plan is required (not included). Router port forwarding required. For the latest compatibility list check www.lorextechnology.com as new models become available in the market.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Part Number LH138501C8B
What's in the box

(1) 8 Channel ECO2 DVR with 500GB HDD
(1) Remote Control
(1) Power Adapter
(1) Mouse
(1) Ethernet Cable
(1) HMDI Cable
(1) Software CD
(1) Quick Start Guide
(1) Instruction Manual
(8) Cameras
(8) Camera Stands
(8) 60ft BNC/DC Extension Cables
(2) 4 in 1 Camera Power Adaptor

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8 Channel ECO2 DVR with 500GB HDD

Operating System Linux (embedded)
Pentaplex Simultaneous View, Record, Playback, Backup & Remote Monitoring
Number of Channels 8 Channel
Video IN 8 x 1Vp-p, CVBS, 75ohms, BNC
Video OUT 2 x BNC
VGA OUT 8 ch: Yes
HDMI 8 ch: Video only
Audio IN 4 Line in(RCA), G.711(8 ch)
Audio OUT 2 line out(RCA), G.711(8 ch)
USB Port 2 at the back
Alarm IN 8 ch: 4 ch IN
Alarm OUT 1 ch OUT
Video Output Resolution 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x900, HDMI
PTZ Control RS-485 Pelco D & P Protocol
Live Display 8 ch: 1, 4, 8
Live Display Speed 240 (8 ch) NTSC
200 (8 ch) PAL
System Navigation USB Mouse, IR Remote Controller, Front Panel
Motion Area Setting Adjustable grid (10 x15) NTSC
Adjustable grid (12 x15) PAL
Sensitivity levels 8
Firmware Upgrade Via USB device and Network
User Authority By user group
Time Synchronization Auto time sync by NTP server
Video Compression H.264
Audio Compression G.711
Recording Resolution NTSC: 360x240 (CIF), 720x240 (HD1), 720x480 (D1)
PAL: 360x288 (CIF), 720x288 (HD1), 720x576 (D1)
Recording Speed 8 ch: 240/200 (NTSC/PAL) @ CIF, 120/100(NTSC/PAL) @ HDI, 60/50 (NTSC/PAL) @ D1
Recording Resolution Setting Per camera for different resolutions (CIF/2CIF/D1)
Recording Quality Control 3 levels
Recording Schedule By hour, by day, by recording mode, by alarm, by ch
Pre Recording Max. 10 Secs
Post Recording Max. 5 Minutes
Reliability Watch-Dog, Auto-recovery after power failure
Covert Video Yes
Playback Channel 1~8 Adjustable (8 ch),
Playback Speed Variable Max 16x
Playback Players Backup Player
Search By time & event
Log Search Up to 10,00,000 lines for alarm activated, motion
detected, configuration changes, connects/disconnects and video loss.
Audio Play Yes
STORAInterlogix & ARCHIVE  
Storage 8 ch: Up to 1 HDD's (SATA)
Maximum Capacity 8 ch: Up to 2TB
Backup Media USB Flash Drive & HDD
Backup File Format H.264 file (AVI generator included)
Easy Connect Lorex Auto Port Forward Wizard
Supported Operating Systems 8 ch: Windows™ XP, Vista, 7
8 ch: Mac OSX Snow Leopard 10.6 or above
Browsers Internet Explorer & Safari 5.1
Email Notification Text with snapshot
Instant Smart Phone Compatibility† Smart Phone & Tablet Compatibility: iPad™, iPhone™, BlackBerry (supported model numbers: 9000, 9700, 9800), Android (version 1.5 & above), Windows Mobile (6.0, 6.5), Symbian 3rd & 5th generation phones.
DDNS Free Lorex DDNS
System Configuration Full setup configuration over network
Ports Programmable by User
Network Protocol TCP/IP / DHCP / UDP / DDNS / PPPoE
Network Interface 10/100-Base-TX, RJ-45
Network Speed Control 48Kb ~ 8MB/sec.
Power Consumption 8 ch: Approx. 10 watts
Supply Voltage 8 ch: 100VAC-240VAC, 12VDC , 3A, 50/60Hz
Unit Dimensions 8 ch:11.81"/300mm x 8.66"/220mm x 1.97"/50mm
(W x D x H)
Unit Weight (KGs) 8 ch: 1.7 kg/3.75 Lbs
Operating Temperature 32° ~ 104° F / 0° ~ 40° C
Humidity 10 ~ 90% NC

Camera (CVC7660PK4B)

Image Sensor 1/3" Color Image Sensor
Video Format NTSC
Effective Pixels H: 720 V: 480
Resolution 660 TV Lines
Scan System 2:1 Interlace
Sync System Internal
S / N Ratio 48dB (AGC Off)
Iris AES
AES Shutter Speed 1/60 ~ 1/25,000 sec.
Min. Illumination 0.1 Lux without IR LED, 0 Lux with IR LED
Video Output Composite 1.0Vpp @ 75ohm
Lens / Lens Type 6.0mm F2.0 / Fixed
FOV (Diagonal) 50°
Termination BNC Type
IR LED Qty. / Type 18 pieces / 850nm
Night Vision Range 100ft / 30m
Power Requirement 12V DC ±10%
Power Consumption Max. 280mA (w / IR)
Operating Temp. Range -22° ~ 122°F / –30° ~ 50°C
Operating Humidity Range < 90% RH
Environmental Rating IP66
Weight (including stand) 0.6lbs / 0.3kg