Dahua 16CH 7216AN-4M Tribrid DVR


Quick Overview

16CH 960H / 4MP HD-CVI, IP Recording with the option of up to 8 being 5MP

Dahua Code HCVR7216AN-4M

4MP HD-CVI support 

This recorder is able to record the Dahua 4MP CVI range as well as 2MP CVI and IP channels. 

H.264+ Encoding
This DVR is capable of encoding H.264+streams.  H.264+ encoding will use half of the bandwidth to that of H.264 meaning that is requires half the disk space and half of the network bandwidth for the same quailty image.  

Plug & Play

This NVR offers a built in 8 port PoE switch. Dahua cameras can be simply plugged into any built in POE port and the camera will automatically install itself.

Advanced Motion Detection

Multi-region maskable motion detection allows complete customisation of motion activated recording. Both sensitivity and threshold can be adjusted.

Web Interface
The easy to use web interface is fast and intuitive. Features likes video settings, SD card record and playback control, network information, motion detection as well as hundreds of other settings can all be done from here.

Mobile Phone Support
All Dahua cameras and NVRs feature fully featured mobile apps.   These are supported for iPhone and Android.   Features include live view, playback, alarm monitoring, status monitoring, full remote setup and push alerts.  Push alerts send notifications straight to your phone regarding motion detect or other alarms.


Smart PSS 
Smart PSS (smart pro surveillance software) is a free camera management tool for PC or MAC that comes with all Dahua cameras. This allows 16CH or recording and playback on a PC or MAC.  It allows alarm management and has multi-monitor support.

  • Embedded processor
  • H.264+/H.264 Dual-stream video compression
  • Support HDCVI/CVBS video inputs
  • Max 6/12/24 channels IP camera inputs, each channel up to 5MP
  • Max 24/48/96Mbps Incoming Bandwidth
  • HDMI output up to 4K(3840x2160) resolution
  • Smart Search and Intelligent Video System


Main Processor

Embedded Processor

Operating System

Embedded LINUX



1 HDMI(up to 3840x2160),1 VGA


3840x2160,1920×1080, 1280×1024, 1280×720, 1024×768

Multi-screen Display

4CH: 1/4/6

8CH: 1/4/8/9/16

16CH: 1/4/8/9/16/25


Camera title, Time, Video loss, Camera lock, Motion detection, Recording

Video Detection and Alarm

Trigger Events

Recording, PTZ, Tour, Alarm Out, Video Push, Email, FTP, Snapshot, Buzzer and Screen Tips

Video Detection

Motion Detection, MD Zones: 396 (22 × 18), Video Loss and Camera Blank

Alarm input


Relay Output


Tracking Trigger Event


Playback and Backup


4CH: 1/4

8CH: 1/4/9

16CH: 1/4/9/16

Search Mode

Time /Date, Alarm, MD and Exact Search (accurate to second)

Playback Function

Play, Pause, Stop, Rewind, Fast play, Slow Play, Next File, Previous File, Next Camera, Previous Camera, Full Screen, Repeat, Shuffle, Backup Selection, Digital Zoom

Backup Mode

USB Device/Network


Internal HDD

2 SATA Ports, up to 6TB capacity for each disk

HDD Mode




Auxiliary Interface

Front Cover



2 USB Ports (1 USB 2.0 , 1 USB 3.0)




1 Port, for PTZ Control

Third-party Support

Third-party Support

Dahua, Arecont Vision, AXIS, Bosch, Brickcom, Canon, CP Plus, Dynacolor, Honeywell, Panasonic, Pelco, Samsung, Sanyo, Sony, Videotec, Vivotek, and more

Audio and Video

HDCVI Camera Input

4/8/16 Channel

IP Camera Input

4+2/8+4/16+8 Channel, each channel up to 5MP

Audio In/Out


Two-way Talk

1 Channel Input, 1 Channel Output, RCA





4MP,1080P, 720P, 960H, D1, HD1, BCIF, CIF, QCIF

Record Rate

Main stream: 4MP(1~15fps)

1080P/720P/960H/D1/HD1/BCIF/CIF/QCIF (1~25/30fps)

Sub steram:D1/CIF/QCIF(1~25/30fps)

Bit Rate

32Kbps ~ 6144Kbps Per Channel

Record Mode

Manual, Schedule (Regular, Continuous), MD (Video detection: Motion Detection, Video Loss, Tampering), Alarm, Stop

Record Interval

1 ~ 120 min (default: 60 min), Pre-record: 1 ~ 30 sec, Post-record: 10 ~ 300 sec



1 RJ-45 Port (1000M)

Network Function

HTTP, TCP/IP, IPv4/IPv6, UPnP, RTSP, UDP, SMTP, NTP, DHCP, DNS, IP Filter, PPPoE,DDNS, FTP, Alarm Server, IP Search (Support Dahua IP camera, DVR, NVS, etc.)

Max. User Access

128 users

Smart Phone

iPhone, iPad, Android


ONVIF 2.4.1, CGI Conformant


Power Supply

4/8CH:DC12V/4A, 16CH: DC12V/5A

Power Consumption

<15W (Without HDD)


Operating Conditions

-10°C ~ +55°C (+14°F ~ +131°F), 86 ~ 106kpa

Storage Conditions

0°C ~ +50°C (+32°F ~ +122°F), 0 ~ 90% RH



1U, 375mm×285mm×55mm (14.8" x 11.2" x 2.2")

Net Weight

2.35kg (5.2 lb) (without HDD)

Gross Weight

3.2kg (7.05 lb)


Desktop installation



FCC: Coming soon

UL: Coming soon

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