Uniplex Appliance NVR

Designed, manufactured and supported in the United Kingdom, with software written entirely to Western Standards, the NetVu Uniplex range provides the best solution for every application. With its embedded, secure, switch the Uniplex Appliance provides a robust and sophisticated IP surveillance solution, which is both scalable and dependable.

Why Uniplex?

  • Advanced file streaming protocol developed specifically for Video Surveillance, rather than generic Web Media protocols.
  • PAR file format video storage enables immediate playback across multiple channels with complete time synchronisation and allows storage of additional information such as event data and analytic streams.
  • MultiMode dynamic record and stream switching utilises activity detection to optimise recording profiles, reducing HDD storage costs by up to 80%.
  • Closed IP hardened management layer provides unparalleled, automatic security, automatic discovery of NetVu Connected products and an easy to use drag and drop allocation format.
  • Comprehensive event handling driven by physical interfaces, metadata or custom scripts, including active or inactive reporting and MQTT integration.
  • Embedded Meta data support with processing within the camera, server or viewing software and offering the functionality to deliver a total Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) solution, increasing timesaving, maximising efficiency benefits and automated risk reduction.
  • Bespoke PowerScripts deliver advanced processing of real time data, activity detection and other system extensions.
  • Compliant with PSTI and NDAA cyber protocol requirements.

Key Features

  • 1U Appliance Network Video Recorder with 16 integrated PoE Camera endpoints, expandable to 64 channels using NetVu System Extenders or customer network.
  • Available with a single or four bay external storage unit, giving multiple storage options and tool-less, on-site servicing.
  • Local display capable of supporting all camera resolutions, including 360-degree 12MP immersive view cameras.
  • Polymorphic recording/streaming allowing instant change of recording profile based on recognised stimulus or user definition.
  • Video Partition FileTM (PAR File) Format with low latency streaming, error correction and time-synchronised playback of multiple images, audio and metadata plus activity-based search of recordings.
  • Advanced audio and alarm solution, expandable via camera inputs, Modbus, ContactID and SIA.
  • NetVu Cloud-based support features that allow complete remote configuration, health-checking, maintenance and support of your system.

Technical Drawing

Part Numbering

16 /
E1 /
E1: External Storage box, single 3.5″ HDD capacity
E4: External storage box, up to four 3.5″ HDD capacity


1 year, plus additional 1 year (registration required)


Channels Up to 64 channels using NetVu System Extenders.
Endpoint Connections 8 or 16 x 10/100bT Camera Endpoint Ports.
PoE / PoE+ Mode A & B supported.
Network Connections 4 x Gbit RJ45, 2 x Gbit SFP modules.
Local Display HDMI, 1920×1080, 360 De-warping supported. OLED display on front panel.
Compression MPEG4 / JPEG / H.264 / H.265
Supported Keyboards KBC2/U Joystick Keyboard.
USB Mouse and Keyboard.
Storage Supplied with external storage unit, either single drive or up to four drives. Drives can be configured JBOD or RAID. ESATA connection to Uniplex Appliance NVR
Alarms and relays 17 x alarm inputs. 1 x Aux alarm. All alarm inputs are BS8418 compliant.
2 x Relay Outputs (normally open).
Expandable via cameras and other sources, including Modbus, ContactID, SIA etc.
Alarm Reporting NetVu Connected Remote Alarm Reporting. SNMP Remote Alarm Reporting.
Analytics VMD and Activity Detection integrated with Activity Search. Additional Analytics including ALPR via near side servers.
Network Protocols NetVu Connected Advanced Streaming, HTTP/HTTPS, TCP/IP, UDP/IP, RTSP/RTP Unicast and Multicast, Telnet / SSH, FTP, PoE, NTP, SNMP, Zeroconf, ModBus, iSCSI.
Data Ports RS232 / 485.
Audio Line in: 1 x 1V peak to peak, 3.5mm jack.
Line out: 1 x 1V peak to peak, 3.5mm jack.
Local and Network audio record and playback. HDMI audio output.



Power NVR: 48V DC 220W Ext. PSU, 100- 240VAC Input.
Single drive unit: 12VDC, supplied by NVR.
Four drive unit: Internal PSU, 100- 240VAC Input. 200W
Operating Temperature 5oC to 45oC
Operating Humidity 10% to 85% (Non-condensing).
Approvals UKCA and CE marked. 2014/30/EU – EMC, 2014/35/EU – LVD Complies with part 15 of FCC CFR47. RoHS Compliant.
Product Dimensions NVR: 45mm x 437mm x 180mm
Single drive unit: 140mm x 210mm x 50mm
Four drive unit: 45mm x 440mm x 303mm
Product Weight NVR: 2.4kg excluding PSU.
Single drive unit: 0.5kg excl. HDD
Four drive unit: 4.5kg excl. HDD


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