What Is The Difference Between DVR vs NVR vs HVR

Nowadays a new security system like DVR, NVR, and HVR causes all customers to get confused or think about how to choose the right one. Today we will look at the difference between DVR vs NVR vs HVR in this article.

What Is The Difference Between DVR VS NVR VS HVR

What Is The Difference Between DVR VS NVR VS HVR

What Is The Difference Between DVR VS NVR VS HVR?

What is DVR?

DVR is a digital video recorder, which is an electronic device that records video on a disk drive, a USB flash drive or an SD memory card. In DVR, you can record uncomfortable videos using cabling and connectors. The DVR system works with analog cameras.

Full Form – Digital Video Recorder
Cameras – Analog & Coax Based Cameras
Cables – Coax Cables
Recording quality – Lower
System setup – Tougher
Camera cost – Lower
Resolution – 2MP (1080p) at best
Wiring – Both power cable and audio/video cable needed
Placement – Limited by the coax cables
Network Configuration – Port forwarding

What Is The Difference Between DVR VS NVR VS HVR

DVR – Digital Video Recorder

Also Read »How to configure CP Plus DVR & view live cctv camera footage on mobile.

What is NVR?

NVR is a Network Video Recorder that is connected to an IP/Network security camera. It is necessary to connect the IP camera at the POE switch. The RJ45 connector is used along with Cat5 or Cat6 Ethernet cables when connecting the camera to the switch. The quality of the video recorder resolution in NVR system is 2MP to 12MP.

There are two types of NVR namely PoE NVR and the other is WiFi NVR. the camera can connect to NVR without Poe switch and camera can connect wirelessly to NVR.

Full Form – Network Video Recorder
Cameras – IP Cameras
Cables – Ethernet Cables
Recording quality – Higher
System setup – Easier
Camera cost – Higher
Resolution – 2MP, 4MP, 5MP, and 12MP (4K)
Wiring – Wireless or via single Ethernet cable for power & data
Placement – Anywhere with network access
Network Configuration – Zero Configuration

Also Read – Step By Step Cyberoam Firewall Port Forwarding For Hikvision NVR.

What Is The Difference Between DVR VS NVR VS HVR

NVR-Network Video Recorder

Also Read – »Step By Step Configure Hikvision NVR-DS-8664NI-I8.

What is HVR?

HVR is a hybrid video recorder, which is a mixture of DVR and NVR. The HVR system can work with both analog cameras and an IP camera. The HVR system is a flexible solution that allows real-time and fast data-feeds from many DBMS’s.

Full Form -Hybrid Video Recorder
Cameras – Analog/Coax Cameras /IP Cameras
Cables – Coax Cables /Ethernet Cables
Recording quality – Higher/Lower
System setup – Tougher/Easier
Camera cost –  Lower/Higher
Resolution – 2MP, 4MP, 5MP & 12MP
Wiring – Both power cable and audio/video cable. Wireless or via single Ethernet cable for power & data
Placement – Anywhere with network access/limited by the coax cables
Network Configuration – Port forwarding/Zero Configuration

What Is The Difference Between DVR VS NVR VS HVR

HVR-Hybrid Video Recorder

Also Read – How To Configure Hikvision CCTV IP Camera For NVR.

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Mangesh Dhulap

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