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Real time, 4 Channel D1 DVR with 500GB hard drive for up to 30 days continuous recording or 120 days when set on motion detection mode. Full screen high resolution video playback and recording of 4 video streams locally, over the Internet or on a compatible 3G Smartphone or tablet. Up to 25m of night vision ensures all important locations are protected. A further 2 more cameras can be added for full 4 channel monitoring. Each channel is independently configurable which means recording for longer is possible. The H.264 video compression allows for fast, efficient recording and playback.

Real time, 4 Channel D1 DVR with 500GB hard drive for up to 30 days continuous recording or 120 days when set on motion detection mode. Full screen high resolution video playback and recording of 4 video streams locally, over the Internet or on a compatible 3G Smartphone or tablet. Up to 25m of night vision ensures all important locations are protected. A further 2 more cameras can be added for full 4 channel monitoring. Each channel is independently configurable which means recording for longer is possible. The H.264 video compression allows for fast, efficient recording and playback.
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8 of 8(100%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Swann DVR4-1260 4 Channel D1 Digital Video Recorder and 2 x PRO-535 Camera
Review 1 for Swann DVR4-1260 4 Channel D1 Digital Video Recorder and 2 x PRO-535 Camera
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Swann DVR4-12602F -Channel CCT
16 Aug 2014
By Guido
, Brighton
"I purchased this for my son as a gift and ended up installing it for him in his house.
As an OAP familiar with CCTV installations ( through personal experience), I found this system very easy to install. The picture quality is excellent with the cameras that came with the pack producing good night vision too.
The beauty of it is, it is so silent compared to the Swann 9 channel DVR I have.
Downside - Your monitor must have a HDMI port to get the best results. The monitor I used did not have one, hence used the VGA but could not get the audio. With 10% off the price Screwfix gave me, this has to be a good buy. I cannot give a 5 star for reliability as this is just installed & only time will tell. Therefore, three stars for reliability.
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Review 2 for Swann DVR4-1260 4 Channel D1 Digital Video Recorder and 2 x PRO-535 Camera
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Swann advanced security system
15 Aug 2014
By Addey
, Hull
"Delivered next day as expected. Brilliant piece of kit. The box contained everything I needed to get it up and running very quickly.
Very easy to follow instructions provided.
I wasted time trying to set up the email alert facility using my current email provider. Take the instructions advice and set it up on Gmail, it works like a dream. Good clear pictures. Software easy to install on a PC and works very well. Not set up to use on a tablet or Smart phone yet as I only got it yesterday.
Buy with confidence before the price goes up.
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Review 3 for Swann DVR4-1260 4 Channel D1 Digital Video Recorder and 2 x PRO-535 Camera
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Good for Peace of Mind
11 Aug 2014
By beamerboyle
, Derbyshire
"For the price this is a really good system.
The camera quality is nothing compared to high end IP Cameras but that isn't all ways needed. It's Good enough to make out a number plate on the drive (when close enough). Recording time is ample (30+ days on constant).
The kit came with everything needed to complete the install (except tools). The camera cables could have benefited from being longer but just did the job, extensions are available.
The SwannView Link app was easy to install and setup was as simple as scanning a code on the screen. Gone are the days of DDNS and setting port forwarding on the router. Quite literally plug and play. Even on a poor connection (0.6 mbps upload) remote viewing is still fluent.
The recorder has 4 inputs so two additional cameras can be added without needing another DVR."
Review 4 for Swann DVR4-1260 4 Channel D1 Digital Video Recorder and 2 x PRO-535 Camera
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Replacement
10 Aug 2014
By SteveBevs
, Plymouth
"I have replaced my existing Swann cctv with the newer model I found them to be excellent quality.
Ideal for home or commercial use. Clear pictures night or day.
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Review 5 for Swann DVR4-1260 4 Channel D1 Digital Video Recorder and 2 x PRO-535 Camera
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Good Quality kit
22 Jul 2014
By Tramdriver
, Bishop Auckland
"Easy to fit together and worked straightaway with no fiddly adjustments. Plenty of cable for the cameras. I dont need all the "bells and whistles" (mobile access etc.) but I am sure these will work as well for those that want them. Recommended."
Review 6 for Swann DVR4-1260 4 Channel D1 Digital Video Recorder and 2 x PRO-535 Camera
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Good pukka
28 Jun 2014
By HandyIvan
, Bolton
"Brilliant piece of kit that is very easy to install and set up. The image quality during the day is very clear and defined. The night vision is black and white, therefore the detail at night is less.
It comes with a pretty thick ,manual with lots of diffferent ways to configure each camera and if you are teccie type person there are lots of things that can be changed. For this current price of £199.00 it is a bit of a bargain. Get one now !!!!
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Review 7 for Swann DVR4-1260 4 Channel D1 Digital Video Recorder and 2 x PRO-535 Camera
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swann cameras
15 Aug 2014
By terry43
, Leicester
"dos what it said v/ good still playing with it --remote etc ."
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Good piece of kit
5 Aug 2014
By tadd
, West Sussex
"Easy to set up, but could do with a more detailed
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