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Can I record from an Axis Camera to a stand alone DVR?

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I have many Axis IP cameras that are recorded remotely to a server running DVR software.  Sometimes I need to set up a camera for security purposes where there is no internet connection, and no computer.  Is there a stand alone dvr that will record this?  Thanks.
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Hi,
Are you planning to use your Axis cam as a spy cam?
If so, you will need as storage device in the same location, just as kode99 says.
If you want to record not many hours, there are some Spy standalone DVRS around that could do the work.
Check out in ebay with "SPY DVR" tags

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Kode99 gives a very detailed answer.  I tested the synology product from their website and it works well.  I get added functionality when all I really wanted was an NVR that supported Axis, cheaply.  For $300 I get what I need.  Other products cost thousands.  Thanks.

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I had not realized that pretty much all of Synology's NAS support video cameras.  It's about $50 per camera after the 1st for models that do support multiple cameras.  

The small units are a nice little package compared to much of what traditional security market has to offer.

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