Night Owl L85-8511 8 Channel DVR Security System
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Night Owl L85-8511 8 Channel DVR Security System

Item # 550043
Monitor your home or business
  • Features indoor/outdoor cameras that display high-resolution images.
  • Motion-activated recording saves time and conserves hard drive space.
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Monitor your home or business
  • Features indoor/outdoor cameras that display high-resolution images.  Each camera comes with 60' of cable.
  • Motion-activated recording saves time and conserves hard drive space.  Enhanced detection settings ensure that false alarms are not triggered. A motion detection mask lets you block out areas with constant movement, including roads and trees.
  • Control Management Software (CMS) gives you Internet access with both PC and Mac computers.  Includes software for your PC, which allows you to monitor multiple locations on 1 computer screen.

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Item # 550043 
Manufacturer # L-85-8511  
backup method USB to flash drive
brand name Night Owl
camera dimensions 2.0 x 3.0 X 2.0
cord length 60 feet (per camera)
display resolution 920 x 1080p
DVR dimensions 2.4x11.8x9.9
Ecolabel none
hard drive capacity 500 GB
LAN connection yes
lens size 6 mm
manufacturer Night Owl
mouse support yes
network protocol DDNS
night vision distance 30 feet
number of cameras included 8
number of channels 8
ports BNC
postconsumer recycled content 0%
recording modes manual, motion and schedule
recording resolution 960H
remote control battery type AAA
remote control included Yes
remote viewing PC, MAC and Smartphone
sensor type CMOS
total recycled content 0%
video formats NTSC
video input BNC
video output VGA and HDMI
video quality 480 TV lines
viewing angle 42 degrees

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Rated 2 out of 5�by 1 reviewer.
Rated 2 out of 5�by 1 Cameras are failed after 2 years. Now after 4.5 years 4 more cameras failed. Maybe I just got a lemon. August 15, 2014
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8 Channel L Series DVR Kit

  • 8 Channel 960H DVR with 500GB HDD, HDMI Output, 8 Night Vision Cameras and Free Night Owl Lite App

    Night Owl’s L-85-8511 is an advanced 8 Channel 960H DVR/ 8 Camera Security System with a 500GB hard drive that is accessible from your Smartphone, Tablet, PC® or Mac®. With motion activated email alerts and easy Smartphone access, this Night Owl system gives you true 24/7 video security day or night, from any location in the world.
  • 8 Channel L Series DVR Key Features

    • Pre-installed 500 GB Hard Drive
    • HDMI  Output
    • 960H Recording Resolution (960 x 480)
    • PC and Mac Compatible
    • Free Control Management Software
    • Motion Activated Recording with Email Alerts
    • Free “Night Owl Lite” App for Smartphone integration

    8 Indoor/Outdoor Cameras

    • 480 TV Lines Resolution 
    • 11 LEDs for 30 ft. of Night Vision 
    • 60ft. of Cable per Camera Included
  • Smartphone Integration

    Need a security system that’s fully integrated with your Smartphone? There’s an App for that! Unlike most security systems in the marketplace, the L-85-8511 system does not require the user to connect to a PC in order to view videos. The L-85-8511 DVR comes with our free Night Owl Lite App for seamless integration with a Smartphone or Tablet PC, so you can view live videos directly on your phone or tablet. With Night Owl’s Smartphone integration you can monitor your security system on the go!

    The following Smartphones and Tablet PCs are supported:

    3G/4G Smartphones
    • iPhones® (iPhone® OS 3.0 or above)
    • Android® (Android® Version 1.5 or above)

    Viewable over Tablet PCs:
    • iPads®
    • Android® Operating System

    Viewable over “Night Owl Lite” Application for Android and Apple® (IOS) Devices:
    • View 4 channels simultaneously on 1 screen
    • Access multiple DVRs in 1 application

  • PC and MAC connectivity with free CMS Software

    Not a Tablet or Smartphone user? No problem! The L-85-8511 system is still accessible over the internet via PC® and MAC® computers, for seamless recording and management of video. The included Control Management Software (CMS) for PCs® gives you the ability to monitor multiple locations on one computer screen (the CMS software supports up to 100 different L series security kits, installed at one or multiple locations).

    PC and MAC Compatible
    • View, Playback, Backup, Configure DVR Settings remotely via Safari 5.1 or 6.0, Internet Explorer or Included PC Software

    Powerful Control Management Software (CMS)
    • Log onto 100 DVRs at once
    • View multiple locations on one screen
    • Compatible with Windows® 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and 8
  • Motion Activated Recording with Real Time Email Alerts

    Motion activation allows you to record only when necessary, and makes it easy to find important footage during video playback. This will save you time and conserve hard drive space. Enhanced motion detection settings ensure that false alarms are not triggered. An easy motion detection mask allows you to block out areas with constant movement, such as roads or trees.
  • 960H Recording

    5 times larger than CIF and over 33% larger than D1, 960H is the perfect resolution to fit your widescreen TV or monitor. 960H allows you to record at a resolution of 960 by 480 horizontal TV lines, so images are crisper and clearer than both CIF and D1. This new standard was designed to fit the most recent monitors and TV’s. With 960H recording and HDMI output, you will clearly see the difference.
  • Simple Point and Click Interface with a 500GB Hard Drive Pre-Installed

    The L-85-8511 DVR comes equipped with a state of the art, easy to use interface. Just point and click to access any of the DVR features. A USB mouse and a remote control are both included.
  • Connects Directly to your TV or Monitor via HDMI

    The L-85-8511 DVR easily connects to your TV for instant viewing and comes equipped with 3 video outputs so you can connect multiple TVs. For your convenience we have included a 6 ft. HDMI cable. In addition to being able to connect directly to your TV, this DVR also comes equipped with VGA & RCA output jacks to connect directly with any computer monitor or TV with a VGA/ RCA input (Cables not included).
  • Cameras

    480 TV Line Cameras with Facial Recognition

    The 8 included indoor/outdoor cameras display hi-resolution images day or night with an advanced 480 TVL sensor that provides up to 30 ft. of facial recognition. 
  • Night Vision up to 30 ft. Away in Complete Darkness

    The cameras also come equipped with 11 infrared LEDs that provide over 30 ft. of night vision in the dark. Having the ability to see what is happening inside your home or business day or night is crucial for video surveillance.
  • Ez Return Process

    We believe that a consumer should never have to pay any shipping charges or fees for a faulty part. That is why we have designed an EZ return process where a consumer never has to pay freight for any parts covered under our warranty either sending back to us or back to them. No hidden fees and no shipping costs, it's that simple. For more detailed information, please visit our terms & conditions.
  • Professional Installation Services

    This kit comes packaged with all the cables and accessories you will need to install yourself. Don't have the time to install the system yourself? We offer installation services throughout the continental US via InstallerNet. Call our installation service department at 1-800-806-5513 and they will give you a quote over the phone and then schedule an appointment for your installation (This is an optional service, fees will apply).
  • Real 24/7 Phone and Web Support

    24/7, 365 Days a Year

    All Night Owl security products come with full technical support, 24/7, 365 days a year (including a Bilingual Help Desk). If needed, our Help Desk will also remotely access your DVR for setup assistance.

    Please visit for details.

    No Monthly Fees

    Night Owl does not charge any Monthly Fees to access your DVR over the internet or from your Smartphone/Tablet PC.

  • Package Contents

    • 1 x 8 Channel DVR with Pre-Installed 500GB Hard Drive 
    • 8 x 480 TVL Indoor/Outdoor Cameras 
    • 8 x 60 ft. Bundles of Camera Cables 
    • Complete Mounting Hardware and Screws for all Cameras 
    • 1 x 6 ft. HDMI Cable 
    • 1 x RJ-45 Cable (Ethernet) 
    • 1 x Mouse 
    • 1 x Remote Control (Batteries Included) 
    • 1 x Software CD 
    • 1 x Quick Setup Guide (English and Spanish) 
    • 2 x DC 12V Camera Power Adapters 
    • 1 x 12V/2A DVR Power Adapter 
    • 2 x 4-Way Camera Splitters 
    • 3 x Night Owl Security Stickers
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