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Zmodo DVR-H9108V
7.9 out of 10

Zmodo DVR-H9108V

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Reviews and Problems with Zmodo DVR-H9108V

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Overall 4
4.0

Unacceptable Service

Breakingcustom L., Newegg
26 November 2012
  • Summary: Received the item and just like another reviewer the cover just came right off. There were no screws holding it and no screws in the package. Also, in the manual it states to attach HD to shock absorbers, yet the customer service rep said those absorbers were the feet of the case.
  • Pros: - Inexpensive
  • Cons: - No cooling fan - No screws - No rubber gaskets for HD to help vibration - Terrible customer service
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Overall 6
6.0

A little late, but a decent DVR

David D., Newegg
27 August 2012
  • Summary: An additional USB connection for a keyboard would be outstanding. A quicker processor would make the mouse movements less choppy. Ability to record via external USB connected storage would be a plus..Tech informed me that the external USB is for updating firmware, but it is unable to record via USB.
  • Pros: - Records security video with an HDD - Shows all cameras simutaneously - Very detailed and indepth menus - Has a mouse for menu work - Accepts upto 1Tb HDD
  • Cons: -Works well when it isn't burning up HDDs -Menu is a bit complicated -If you do not "Apply" settings each and every change you lose them -Mouse is slow, choppy and unresponsive -Menu changes are made more difficult by editing onsee and twosee with mouse clicks -Does not record on external USB sto...
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Overall 10
10

Works as expected

Nina A., Newegg
21 August 2012
  • Summary: This is a perfect devise for the price. It offers much more that you would expect for this price. Web interface, client interface and mobile interface - all works.
  • Pros: Easy to install and configure. Web interface, iPhone app, Android app. You can look at the cameras from anywhere. All needed is in the box.
  • Cons: Cameras are not of a high quality. If needed purchase better cameras.
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Overall 4
4.0

Zmodo DVR

Jim W., Newegg
14 August 2012
  • Pros: Arrived quickly!
  • Cons: Unit did not come with the six screws to hold the cover on. Nor did it come wuth the screws or shock absorbers for the hard drive I was adding. If I had not needed it to replace a bad one I would have sent it back!
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Overall 8
8.0

left button sticks

Lorenzo S., Newegg
13 August 2012
  • Summary: Good stuff. But agitating problem. 8.5/10 Would recommend
  • Pros: -awesome price -good enough for moderate gaming -the mouse isn't that small. Maybe your hand is too fat. -button placement
  • Cons: -my left button is sticking randomly and double clicks when I just do a single click. I dont even use that button much. Kinda makes me mad.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Unit

Anonymous, Newegg
30 July 2012
  • Summary: I've been running this for about two weeks now, and it works 100%. I had to disable the alarms, because those are annoying as you can get. I ended up putting a normal HDD inside this unit because of the extra cost of the " DVR rated HDD" was more than nessisary.
  • Pros: Remote view of cameras with free android apps, remote view on local network, password protection, simple design, remote control. Good video capture quality.
  • Cons: No HDD for the purchase price is a negative in my opinion. No cooling fan for interior HDD, even though their appears to be a place for one, as well as a HDD FAN connector.
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Overall 10
10

Basic, but works well

Scott W., Newegg
27 March 2012
  • Summary: I set this up with 2 infra-red cameras from ZModo and was able to get it up and running rather easily. It took 3 tries on a hard drive, as it seems to be finicky on the drives you use. iPhone apps work well with it. UPNP works well. However, I could not get the web interface to work either in I.E.
  • Pros: Simple yet effective. Priced fantastically. Easy to use. Records CIF AND D1 (Yes, the high rez.)
  • Cons: Not for beginners. Video quality so so. Web interface flakey. Picky on hard drive used.
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Overall 10
10

Performance exceeds price

Wei L., Newegg
21 February 2012
  • Pros: Easy to install and setup Video quality and speed are exceptional IP streaming works well IP phone support Low Price WVGA and BNC output
  • Cons: Not much at this price
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Product, Great Price!

Taha A., Newegg
8 February 2012
  • Summary: I haven't contacted tech support yet....I may have to in order to setup remote viewing, but I hope they are helpful..idk..i guess I'll find out
  • Pros: Good price (I paid $98 w/free s&h & no tax!), user friendly, easy to set-up, and has options to record in high quality (1024 X 768) or in a couple of channels even higher quality. Also has an option to hide/cover/make blank hidden/spy cameras that you don't want others to know about...amazing!
  • Cons: No HDD and only supports upto 1 TB HDD SATA. Once you buy the 3.5" SATA HDD, it fits perfect! and a breeze to install.
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Overall 6
6.0

Cannot tell if it records at D1 or CIF

Kriston R., Newegg
7 December 2011
  • Summary: D1 is the minimum resolution you want, which is 720×480. Anything lower and the images are too pixellated to be useful. I am disappointed that I cannot figure out what this machine can and cannot do due to the contradicting marketing and product documentation.
  • Pros: Great price. Reasonably good brand (see Cons). Claims it can do D1 resolution (see Cons).
  • Cons: The marketing materials says recording resolutions are "selectable" and can record at CIF and D1. The user manul says it only records at CIF (352x288). I cannot tell how to record at D1 (720×480). This uses the same software as the other generic DVR units coming out of China (Zhuhai Raysharp Tech...
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