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Swann DVR-4980 8 Channel 5 Megapixel - 4 Camera True Detect CCTV Kit

£379.00
Due In Stock: 1st Apr
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This Swann CCTV kit offers crystal clear footage, lots of hard drive space & thermal-sensing cameras.
  • Hybrid DVR with 2TB capacity hard drive.
  • Super HD 5 Megapixel recording and playback.
  • True Detect heat and motion detection.
  • Works with Google Assistant (not included).
  • Includes 4 x PRO-5MPMSB heat sensing cameras.
  • Motion detection - only record what you want to view.
  • Multi channel - view camera feeds simultaneously.
  • IP66 rated cameras can be used indoors or outdoors.
  • Enhanced infrared LED night vision up to 30m.
  • 8 channel system can expand up to 8 cameras.
  • Remote viewing via SmartPhone.
  • 1 Year warranty.
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Product Details

The Swann DVR-4980 8 Channel 5 Megapixel - 4 Camera True Detect CCTV Kit with multi channel playback includes four weather resistant bullet cameras rated to IP66 with enhanced infrared LED night vision providing a range of up to 30m. The system also includes a 2TB hard drive and has eight channels allowing for an additional four cameras to be added if required.

The PRO-5MPMSB cameras can be set to record continuously, at a set time or only when motion or heat is detected, providing more reliable notifications and recordings and making it much easier to view important footage, while at the same saving on hard disk space. The Swann DVR-4980 provides crystal clear super HD 5 megapixel resolution recording and playback via your TV, SmartPhone or Tablet using the SwannView Link App* (available for iOS and Android).

Trusted Brand

Swann is a global leader in security monitoring, consumer electronics and security-centric solutions for the smart homes and businesses of today and tomorrow. Home and business needs, and technology, continue to evolve but Swann's commitment is to always deliver security made smarter.

Feature Packed Digital Video Recorder

  • Smart Search lets you select a specific area of the image to search for movement within the recordings.
  • QuickShot - sift through footage from all cameras simultaneously
  • QuickReview - plays multiple recordings from the same camera simultaneously

Speak to See with Google Assistant

View footage from your security cameras in real-time on your Smart TV using voice commands via the Google Assistant and Chromecast. Swann's voice assistant-enabled systems allow you to see what your cameras can see using voice commands. Customise commands such as, "OK Google, show me the front door." Download the voice control guide

True Detect Thermal Cameras

Thermal cameras, with Swann's True Detect PIR thermal sensing technology, reliably detects heat-generating moving objects, such as a person, car or large pets and eliminates false triggers due to moving trees or rain. Only recording what you want to view reduces playback time and saves hard drive space.
Resolution guide

5 Megapixel Recording & Playback

Record each camera in 5MP resolution, then play back either on your SmartPhone or using the included HDMI cable attached to a compatible TV. (Also supports VGA output, cable not supplied.)

View Your Home On Your SmartPhone

In addition to viewing from your TV it is easy to view recorded and real time footage from your SmartPhone or Tablet using the SwannView Link App* available for iOS and Android.

Install is quick and easy - install the app, scan the QR code sticker on your CCTV system & start viewing.

* For remote viewing via SmartPhone this CCTV system requires a broadband internet connection with a router that includes one free wired network port. SmartPhone must be iOS 6.0 and above or Android 4.0 and above.

Smartphone App

Save images to Dropbox with QuickShot Cloud

Upload still images to your Dropbox account, allowing you to access snapshots from your security cameras online - even if your security system is stolen.

Massive Hard Drive & USB Backup

The 2TB hard drive is chosen especially for continuously recording months worth of video.

By using a USB memory stick or external hard drive you can backup recorded footage from the Hybrid DVR and transfer to other devices or pass on to others should the need arise.

In the box

Hybrid DVR
1x DVR-4980 Hybrid DVR
  • 2TB built-in Hard Drive
  • 8x BNC Video-In ports
  • 1x RCA Audio-In port
  • 1x RCA Audio-Out port
  • 1x LAN port
  • 1x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0 ports
  • HDMI, VGA video output
  • Size (HxWxD): 53 x 326 x 230mm
True Detect Heat Detection Bullet Camera
4x PRO-5MPMSB Bullet Cameras
  • 5MP resolution
  • True Detect™ heat & motion detection up to 10m
  • Night vision up to 30m
  • Viewing angle of 70°
  • Suitable for use indoors or outdoors (IP66)
  • 1x BNC Video-Out port
BNC 18m Camera Cables
4x 18m Video & Power Cables
  • Tight locking, secure & can't accidentally disconnect
  • Single cable links video and power to each camera
Accessories - Mouse
Accessories
  • Mouse
  • Ethernet Cable
  • HDMI Cable
  • Power Adaptor
  • Fitting Kit (screws & plugs)
  • Theft Deterrent Stickers

Recording Time Calculator

Use our Recording Time Calculator to determine how many days storage you can expect from this 4 camera, 2TB hard drive, 5MP CCTV system. If using motion detection we generally advise setting the most commonly used camera to 4 hours. We have set all other cameras to 2 hours as an estimate, but you can change this below to suit your needs.

* Based on using the default settings; system will begin to overwrite existing footage once storage is full.

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Cameras Recording Hours / Day
24
Max Recording Time: {{ getTotalDays(cameras.slice(0, 4), res, '2TB') | roundWhole }} days* {{ getTotalDays(cameras.slice(0, 4), res, '2TB', 24) | roundWhole }} days*
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Mr Haslam,
13 September 2018

First time ever I've installed cctv.Found this to be a great system, the camera picture quality is excellent,for a diy system. Easy to install and setup with step by step instructions.

The build quality of both the cameras and the dvr unit are excellent.

The system comes with ample cable to position the dvr in father the loft or any other room within the home.

The system has the facility to be able to mask areas so no intrusion on your neighbours and your able to easily set up the areas for t...

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Tanya Cookson,
13 September 2018

Swann DVR8-4980 8 Channel 5 Megapixel - 4 Camera True Detect CCTV Kit Great system and price very easy to install Very easy to set with the built in wizard all worked first time, good length to cable runs.

Smart looking. Well made. The quality of the pictures is excellent no special knowledge needed Good 24/7 technical helpdesk I like the components will purchase extra cameras.

The PIR detection is good Best of all the software is very comprehensive and no issues logging in on my iPhone or iP...

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Richard James,
10 September 2018

Very good product and very straight forward and easy to fit your self, only gripe hard drive could be quiter Not to be put in your Bedroom.

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Michael Riley,
14 September 2018

worked fine to a point,app on my phone works sometimes when i am away from home but not other times.whats that all about?.app working the cameras seems to be not very good.was able to see where the cameras were pointed at night,then after that there was just a foggy picture.dont buy these cameras as the cameras are fine but the app seems to be almost useless.

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Anonymous,
13 September 2018

After a lot of research I decided to buy the Swann CCTV system mainly due to the picture quality of 5 mega pixel thermal cameras.

Item delivered next day at no extra cost.

Very easy to set-up, just needed a hand to hold the ladder when i put the cameras up.

Downloaded the app onto my Iphone and Ipad, scanned the code on the box and it was all set-up, can also cast from my phone to the main TV

I have also connected a pc screen to the DVR box, picture quality is amazing and playback is easy on...

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19 March 2020

Very good bright white colour to deter thieves and at night bright red on lens very good picture quality and ease to set up multi adjustments so will go on t... Read more

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5 March 2020

Great reliable product. excellent service from 'safe with us'.

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22 February 2020

Having tried various other products, a third of which proved to be quite a problematic to set up & not that dependable, plus the fact they were dependant on ... Read more

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30 January 2020

Great cameras good quality picture, good remote viewing , easy set up

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23 January 2020

I needed a cctv system that was totally stand alone, that would function correctly without an internet connection. As it was for a workshop 100 yds away from... Read more

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Questions & Answers (59)

 
Once motion or heat detection is activated, for how long does the system record and is the time adjustable.
Jim, Hartlepool
Although you can schedule any time/date for motion detection to be active to suite your requirements, once motion is detected the system will keep recording until there is no further motion active.
Tom W, 20 Aug 2018
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Does the DVR have to be connected to the internet to work or can it be used as a stand alone recording system?
dave , Shrewsbury
It does not require the internet to work. The DVR will record all video footage for you to view locally. You need internet for remote viewing and notifications.
Tom W, 8 Oct 2018
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I need to install the DVR some distance from the router. Will the system work with an Ethernet cable in excess of 20M?
Jon Gynne, Plymouth
A 20 metre Ethernet cable would work fine.
Tom W, 22 Aug 2018
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Is it possible to set one camera to record continuously and the others to record on motion detection?
Gavin, Holbeach
Each individual camera can be customised to either record continuously or on motion detection.
Tom W, 2 Nov 2018
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Does this camera send notifications if there is any movement recorded on camera.
S Kumar, Wolverhampton
Once connected to your WiFi the system will send you notifications once motion has been detected.
Tom W, 24 Jul 2018
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With regard to connecting the box to the router, is this a WiFi connection or hard wired? If hard wired can you use the TP-Link gear to hard wire it?
Chris, Nuneaton
Swann do not advise on using TP-links. For best results the DVR must be connected direct to the router via the Ethernet cable provided.
Tom W, 30 Jul 2018
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Does it have audio?
Louise owen, Barnsley
The system does not record audio. It does however, have audio input and output ports on the DVR, should you wish to connect a microphone to the system.
Tom W, 28 Jun 2018
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Is it easy to remove the existing hard drive and replace with a larger capacity?
Michael Pilling, Bolton
Replacing the hard drive is very easy and can be upgraded up to 4TB. However, please note that any changes can effect the manufacturers warranty.
Tom W, 6 Jul 2018
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What is the maximum distance possible to detect motion & heat at both day & night?
Michael Pilling, Bolton
The maxim distance for both thermal and motion detection is 30 metres day and night.
Tom W, 5 Jul 2018
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Can you programme the DVR via the smartphone application or does this have to be done via the mouse connected to the DVR and viewing through a monitor connected to the DVR by an HDMI cable?
Eric Godber, Snettisham
You can only programme and amend any system configuration via the DVR box with a mouse. Your smartphone is used for remote viewing.
Tom W, 29 Sep 2018
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