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Elite Features

Video Catcher Elite/Elite Plus

High Lights:

  • Extension Design: 1 card expandable by an extension kit. Cost splitting allows you to start with a basic unit to fit your budget and upgrade to full version at a later date.
  • Need only one slot at motherboard
  • Scalable and movable display windows allows one to share desktop with other tasks.
  • Compact size: fits into small PC, light weight for shipping


Product Code: VCE4X VCE4WX VCE16X VCE16WX
No. of Inputs:



Input Connection: BNC connection
Frame Rate: Display: Maximum 30 frame per second per system (NTSC or PAL)
Record: Maximum 30 frame per second per system (NTSC or PAL)
Video Resolution: Display: 320 x 240 (NTSC or PAL)
Recording: 320 x 240 (NTSC or PAL)
Video Compression: Mpeg4
Video Frame Size: Approx. 2 KB per frame
Video Format: .vcr (non-editing)
Hardware Watchdog: no yes no yes
Alarm/Sensor Input: Optional, supports 16 input
Alarm/Relay Output: Optional, on board, supports 2 output
Connectivity: LAN, Dial-up, Cable, High Speed Internet (DSL, ADSL, ISDN, TCP/IP)
Compliance: CE, FCC
Dimension: 140 x 85 mm (5.5 x 3.25 in.)
Weight: 110 gm

Specifications are subject to change without further notice.

Minimum System Requirements:

Operating System: Windows 98/2000/XP
CPU: Pentium II or higher, (Pentium III 800 MHz to 1 G Hz recommended)
RAM: 64 Megabyte, (128 MB or more recommended)
VGA: with 2 Megabyte video memory, running at least with 640x480 resolution @16 bit colors.
Hard Drive
Partitioned hard drive, 20GB for Operating System and application software.
Additional Space for image storage: approximately 5 GB per day for continuous recording.
CD-ROM: for software installation
LAN (option): 10/100M
Modem (option): Hardware modem at 28.8K or more


  • PCI cards:

4 Channel

16 Channel


Software Features:

  • Standard software features can be found here.
  • Adjustable video compression key frame, frame rate, bit rate and resolution for local recording or remote transmission.
  • Display, record, playback and transfer image to remote simultaneously via High Speed Connection.
  • Multiple site remote monitoring
  • Alarm recording sent to remote station

Screen Short:

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Data storage:

Our system automatically replaces oldest video files when the hard drive is full. High Speed Video Catcher provides the choice of stop recording or overwrite oldest recording. More hard drive space is excellent for storing video files for a longer time before erasure or backup. The following list the approximate amount of storage space required for 24 hour continuous recording.

Video Catcher No. of Input Recording Method Recording Period Hard Drive Used No. of Days of Recording
VC Elite 4, 16 Continuous 24 hours 80 GB 14 days
VC Elite 4, 16 Continuous 24 hours 120GB 24 days

To save storage space, one can use lower CPU speed, or motion detection recording, or reduce recording rate provide by the Video Catcher software.



November 02, 2015



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