IDIS Launches Compact Four-Channel NVR Ideal for Small Business and Single Location Video Surveillance Needs

The IDIS DR-1204P offers a stylish, modern form factor and all the benefits and scalability of the IDIS DirectIP™ end-to-end solution

IDIS, South Korea’s largest surveillance manufacturer, has released its latest network video recorder, the DR-1204P, which packs an array of essential and easy-to-use features in a sleek, stylish design, appropriate for any space. As part of the IDIS flagship DirectIP™ range of offerings, the DR-1204P delivers IDIS signature quality, reliability, and scalability, with specifications and benefits beyond those typically found in similarly sized offerings.

As Dr. Peter Kim, Senior Director at IDIS, notes, “the DirectIP DR-1204P 4-channel Full HD Recorder is the embodiment of the IDIS longstanding commitment to meeting ‘any surveillance need, of any size.’ Ideally suited for small and medium-sized environments—the small form factor and low-noise operation make it compatible with any environment, even residential settings.  The DR-1204P provides a powerfully efficient, truly plug-and-play way to gain the full complement of features and benefits offered by IDIS’s award-winning DirectIP technology, without the costs and complications of an overdesigned solution for a limited need.”

The DR-1204P supports up to 5MP high definition (HD) recording and one month’s footage retention. It utilizes IDIS Intelligent Codec to deliver significant savings on bandwidth and storage (particularly when used with Motion Adaptive Transmission, or MAT, in areas where there is little to no motion or “out of/after hours” periods).  It has a truly compact and sleek design and features super smooth and intuitive monitoring with a range of indoor and outdoor cameras, covering a range of applications. 

The DR-1204P’s guaranteed future-proof scalability means customers can simply add more IDIS NVRs and cameras as their business grows making this IDIS DirectIP solution easily expandable for future surveillance upgrades.  In addition, as with all IDIS DirectIP™ offerings, the company’s true plug-and-play technology reduces the burden of implementation and training time, while ensuring lower maintenance and energy costs and an extended product lifecycle.

As Dr. Kim further notes, “The benefits of the smaller DR-1204P accrue throughout the security buying chain.  For integrators and installers, it’s crucial that smaller projects, such as 4-camera installations, take minimal time for installation and configuration, in order to maximize margin. The incorporation of DirectIP’s simplicity and true plug-and-play technology (with auto recognition and configuration) ensures this. For end users, the benefits are even more pronounced. The DirectIP DR-1204P is simple to use and easy to operate with an exceptionally low total cost of ownership—including the inclusion of IDIS’s powerful IDIS Center VMS free of charges, licensing fees, or maintenance costs. And the fully scalable DR-1204P supports end-user growth, capable of incorporating any number of configuration of IDIS DirectCX and DirectIP technologies, including powerful IDIS Super Fisheye cameras with dual-side dewarping.”

The new 4-channel NVR also comes with totally cost-free video management software (VMS), IDIS Center™ and mobile apps—meaning absolutely zero licensing costs without any ongoing service or maintenance fees, ensuring the IDIS signature low total cost of ownership. All of this results in margin protection for installers and lower up front and on-going costs for end users, who can manage multiple locations in one application with IDIS Center’s intuitive and user-friendly interface plus see what’s happening 24/7 with live HD view via a smartphone or tablet while on the move with IDIS Mobile.

For more information on the DR-1204P and other IDIS solutions, email, phone (469) 444-6538, or visit

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