16-Channel Universal HD Analog to IP Signal Encoder 
  • The most cost-effective path to IP
  • The easiest transition from analog to IP
  • Universal HD encoder supports all HD analog formats and all analog to 960H
  • Connect your analog cameras to DW Spectrum® IPVMS
  • Convert up to 16 analog cameras to an IP video signal
  • Real-time 480fps at HD-Analog, HD-TVI, HD-CVI and 960H resolution output
  • Real-time 480fps at 1080p resolution output
  • up to 240fps at 3MP resolution output
  • Dual codec with simultaneous streaming
  • Record and playback with DW Spectrum® IPVMS. (Requires licenses per channel to record)
    • DW Spectrum® IPVMS licenses*: DW-SPCP16LSC016 (16 channel), DW-SPCPLSC04LSC004 (4 channel). Licenses sold separately
    • Motion detection
    • 1x RS-485 Interface for PTZ control
    • Search and playback from DW Spectrum® IPVMS
    • Frame rate and bandwidth control
    • 1 alarm input, 1 alarm output
    • Event notifications via email with image
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Easiest transition from analog to IP

DW®’s Compressor™ line of encoders is the simplest way to bring existing analog cameras into an upgraded IP installation, utilizing existing cameras to maximize ROI.

Compressor™ HD encoders

DW®’s encoders series supports the transmission of up to 16 HD analog signals into IP signals up to 4K.

Purchasing Options

DW Spectrum IPVMS Licensing Options

Model Number


DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
DW-SPCP04LSC004Four (4) DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
Sixteen (16) DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
NOTE: Custom-ordered licenses are available by request.
NOTE: Lifetime upgrades are included with no annual renewal fees.


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