VMAX IP Plus 4-channel PoE NVR with 5 virtual channels 
Recommended app: VMAX® Plus App
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  • Complete installation, set up and camera configuration in under three minutes!
  • CCIP™ system encryption protects your surveillance system from out of network attacks
  • Record and manage single-sensor IP cameras up to 4K (3840×2160), with 80Mbps maximum throughput*
  • Local power for up to 4 IP cameras via resident PoE switch
  • DW Witness™ turns a smartphone or tablet into an additional surveillance camera
  • PathFinder™ Peer-to-Peer (P2P) remote connection
  • HTTPS encryption supported
  • Automatic device discovery
  • Control any ONVIF camera’s set up and features remotely
  • 0TB-32TB storage options
  • Snapshot Notify™: camera notifications sent to an email or CMS
  • C3™ CMS and event server software up to 144 Channels
  • Event notifications via email, text and C3™ CMS and push notifications to mobile devices
  • Mobile application for iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android smartphones and tablets and Apple TV
  • Dual-stream recording
  • Easy drag and drop camera management
  • Instant backup during playback
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CCIP™ System Encryption

The CCIP™ (Closed Circuit IP) encryption is activated when the VMAX IP G4™ system sends a request for an encrypted stream from the camera. The camera then encrypts its RTSP stream a second time using TLS, using the encryption's user ID and password. The result is a secured and encrypted RTSP stream that can be read only by the requesting recorder.
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3-minute installation

The entire system can be set up and configured in less than four minutes from power-up. Using the user-friendly startup wizard, configure the NVR’s main functions, locate and register all your cameras and set them to record in less than four minutes and with no need for a technical background!


C3™ CMS takes video management to the next level. You are in complete command to control all your video surveillance systems in one intuitive interface. Easy-to-program alerts let you take action in real-time and manage the health of your devices.
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Easy and secure remote connection with NAT Traversal (STUN/TURN) support without opening ports.
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Push notifications via myDW App

DW’s recorders can send an event notification to your mobile device via the myDW app.


Data rate (Mbps) 80Mbps
Display Modes 1, 4, 9, Sequence
Display Speed Up to 30fps per channel
Input channels 9 Channels
Local Video Output Resolution 1024x768, 1280x720, 1280x1024, 1920x1080, 2560x1600, 3840×2160 (4K)
Local Video Outputs True HD, VGA
Max Supported Recording Resolution 4K (3840×2160)
PoE Type 100Mbps, 802.3at
Video Compression H.264, H.265
Video Operating System Embedded Linux®
Raw internal storage options 2TB  4TB  6TB  12TB  16TB  32TB  No Local Storage  
Max HDD Bay 2 x SATA HDD
Maximum Storage 12TB
Audio in/out 1 input, 1 output
Performance features PoE built-in, CCIP, Quick Setup under 3 Minutes, Snapshot Notify™: Programmable interval camera image verification sent to an email, Real-time temp alert, Digital Zoom in live and playback, Import and export settings, Covert Channel, Camera Color Control, Watermak exported video, AVI file backup
Playback Functions Timeline, Calendar, Event search, Thumbnail search, Smart motion search
Playback speed x1, x2, x4, x8, x16, x32, x64, x99
Post-recording 0~5 minutes
Pre- recording 0~5 seconds
PTZ control RS485, ONVIF
Recording Modes Continuous, Scheduled, Sensor, Motion detection, Pre- and post-alarm, Emergency, Quick backup
Recording Resolution and Recording Rate Up to 3840×2160 (4K): 270fps
System Operation Remote Control (optional), Graphical user interface (GUI), USB mouse (included), Joystick Controller (optional)
Backup Local backup via USB, Network backup via CMS
Ethernet Ports 1x 1G Ethernet (RJ45)
Firmware Upgrade FTP, USB, CMS over network
Network Remote Software Pivot CMS, DW VMAX App, DW Witness, DW Site Viewer for Apple TV, ACS VMAX Client for MAC, DW VMAX Plus App, C3 CMS, DW Mobile Plus
Protocol Static fixed IP, DDNS, DHCP, uPNP, RTSP
System recovery after power failure Auto-reboot and journaling file system
Transation verification Text-in Based (USB to Serial support, TCP/IP Network)
Transmission speed live Up to 3840×2160 (4K): 270fps
Maximum Power per Port Up to 30W
Power Consumption 90W total power budget, 1.875A, 19W per PoE channel, simultaneous, A UPS is recommended
Power Requirements 48V AC
Total PoE Power Budget 76W
Accessories Mouse, IR remote control (optional)
Certification ONVIF Conformant  FCC  RohS, KCC, WEEE, UL Listed  TAA Compliance  
Form Factor Embedded
Operating Temperature and Humidity 41 ~ 104 °F (5~40 °C), 20 ~ 90% RH
Rail kit DW-VAP19RE - 19" rackmount ears
Recorder Dimensions (H X W X D) 14.96" x 12.4" x 2.02" (380 × 315 × 51.5 mm)
Serial ports RS485, ONVIF
USB interface Yes
Warranty 5 Year Limited Warranty

Part Numbers

Model #

Supported Cameras

Storage Size

DW-VP94PUp to 9 IP camerasNo local storage
Up to 9 IP cameras
Up to 9 IP cameras

Up to 9 IP cameras

DW-VP912T4PUp to 9 IP cameras12TB
DW-VP916T4PUp to 9 IP cameras16TB
DW-VP932T4PUp to 9 IP cameras32TB


19in rack mount ears
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Remote control for VMAX recorders
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System Control Keyboard
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Title Type
2nd Gen DW-VP9xT4P AE specifications
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2nd Gen DW-VP9xT4P CAD drawings
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2nd Gen VMAX IP Plus 9-channel 4-PoE datasheet
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2nd Gen VMAX IP Plus 9-channel 4-PoE datasheet - French
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2nd Gen VMAX IP Plus 9-channel 4-PoE datasheet -Spanish
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2nd Gen VMAX IP Plus Manual
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2nd Gen VMAX IP Plus QSG
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3rd Gen DW-VP9xT4P CAD drawings
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3rd Gen VMAX IP Plus 9-channel 4-PoE datasheet
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DW Accessories Chart
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DW-VP9xT4P AE specifications
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VMAX IP Plus brochure
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VMAX IP Plus Quick setup guide
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VMAX IP Plus user manual
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When updating the firmware of this product, it is important to know the hardware generation and how to identify the correct firmware file.
Use the table below to identify the correct firmware file for your unit.

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