ACTi ENR-221

9-Channel 2-Bay Desktop Standalone NVR

  • Discontinued - Call for Alternative
  • Manage and Record from Up to 9 Cameras
  • Up to 8MP Local & 12MP Remote Resolution
  • H.265/H.264/MJPEG Compression

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9-Channel 2-Bay Desktop Standalone NVR
  • Discontinued - Call for Alternative
  • Manage and Record from Up to 9 Cameras
  • Up to 8MP Local & 12MP Remote Resolution
  • H.265/H.264/MJPEG Compression

Stream and record up to nine channels of video with this ACTi Standalone NVR, displaying video at resolutions up to 8MP locally and up to 12MP remotely. This is equipped with two 3.5" SATA ports, each supporting an HDD up to 10TB, the NVR can be configured to have up to 20TB of internal storage. External storage options include PCs via an internet connection, network servers, and USB storage devices.

The NVR allows a simultaneous live view of up to nine channels and playback of up to four channels both locally via its HDMI port, and remotely from PCs and Android/iOS devices. Up to nine channels can be recorded simultaneously with a maximum combined throughput of 300 Mb/s. The NVR is equipped with two-way connectors for bi-directional audio.

Network bandwidth is optimized while ensuring high-quality recording and playback using H.265, H.264, and MJPEG dual-streaming compression. Additional features include instant playback in live view window, event status display upon alarm, or upon connection loss/recovery between server and client, digital zoom and plug & play with built-in DHCP server.


Brand: ACTi


In The Box
ENR Unit
Quick Installation Guide
Warranty Card
Power Adapter (100~240V)
Power Cord
Socket Converter
HDD screw pack
2x Terminal Blocks

Power: DC 48V

Transmission: Ethernet

Storage: SATA, Max. 2 Disk

Service: No monthly fee


  Product Type: Standalone NVR
  Maximum Resolution: Support all ACTi cameras in all resolutions
  Maximum Number of Video devices: 9
  Maximum Number of POS devices: 9
  Maximum Number of Access Control and Network I/O devices: 9
  Maximum Number of Clients: Local: 1, Remote: 2
  Maximum Display Resolution: 1080p (Output 4k2k to TV monitor will be supported through future firmware upgrade.)


  CPU: Hi3536
  RAM: 4GB


  License required: No
  Free License: 9

Live View

  Display Layout Mode: Custom dynamic layouts by grid merging
  Fisheye Dewarping: Local: Yes*, Remote: Yes
  Digital Zoom: Yes (available for remote web client)
  Event Status: Display event status upon alarm or upon connection loss or recovery between server and client
  Instant playback: Instant Playback in live view window


  e-Map: Yes*
  Google Map: Yes*


  PTZ Control: PTZ Control, Speed Control, 32 preset points


  Compression: H.265, H.264, MJPEG
  Text Overlay: Yes


  Audio Type: 2-way, Line-in, Line-out


  Network Protocol & Service: IPv4/v6, TCP, UDP, DHCP (Server/Client), PPPoE, HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, DDNS, NTP, RTP, RTSP, SMTP, ICMP, ARP, UPnP, iSCSi, Samba, NFS, LDAP (client)
  Ethernet Port: Total ports: 2 port(s)
  Non-PoE: 2 port(s), Ethernet (1000 Base-T), RJ-45 connector


  Scheduled Recording: Yes
  Event Recording: Yes
  Manual Recording: Yes
  Event Speed-up Recording: Yes
  Dual Stream Management: Yes
  Maximum Recording Throughput: 300 Mbps

Search & Playback

  Playback Control: Continuous forward and backward playback with speeds 0.125x/0.25x/0.5x/1x/2x/4x/8x/16x, pause, stop
  Synchronized Playback: 9 channels
  Recording Search: Search video recordings by time, events, channels and bookmarks*
  Video Export: RAW, AVI


  Event Trigger
   [NVR]: Disk full, Disk not found, System booted successfully, Expiration of user accounts, Expiration of specific event schedule, Event action failed, S.M.A.R.T test failed.
   [Video Device]: Video motion detection, External device through digital input, Sound detection, Video loss, Video Recovery, Network loss and recovery, Intelligent event detection (ACTi IVS Cameras).
   [Extended Device]: Point-of-sale (POS) status, Network I/O status, Access Control status
  Event Response: Play alert sound, Activate external device through digital output, E-mail notification with snapshots, Go to PTZ preset point or preset tour, Command other devices, Push notification


  Permission control: Unlimited number of users, Active Directory*, Customizable permissions for user groups*, Account lockout*, Automatic logout after idle*
  Client PC Operating System: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1
  Server Operating System: Embedded Linux
  Mobile Client Program: Yes*
  USB 2-Port: USB 2.0, 1-Port USB 3.0
  Language: Multi-Language


  Unified Solution: Fully compatible with ACTi Cameras, Video Encoders, Central Management System*, TV Wall Server*, Intelligent video surveillance software
  ONVIF Compliant: Yes, Profile S
  Web Browser: IE 11 (Please verify that your computer meets the minimum system requirements for Internet Explorer from Microsoft website.)
  Auto Firmware Upgrade: Yes*
  Third-party Integration: Point of Sale (POS), Parking Management Station (PMS), Access Control, Network I/O


  Storage Bay: SATA, Max. 2 Disk(s) (Options to have empty bays, one 2TB or one 4TB storage disk included)
  HDD Size: 3.5"
  Maximum Recording Capacity: 14TB x2
  Supported Storage: Video Recording: SATA disk, iSCSI Export*: USB, iSCSI Samba NFS


  Digital Input/Output: 2/2
  External Storage Interface: iSCSI
  Local Access: USB keyboard & mouse
  Local Display Interface: HDMI x 1


  Power Source: DC 48V
  Bundled Accessories: Power Adapter
  Fan: Yes
  Operating Temperature: 0°C ~ 40°C (32°F ~ 104°F)
  Remote Access: Web Client, Mobile Client
  Approvals: CE, FCC, UL (for built-in power adapter)

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