Dahua - DHI-EVS5016S-R - 16 HDD Enterprise Video Storage
High-performance Intel Processor
320 Channels at 2 Mbps Video Recording plus 160 Channels Video Transfer, maximum (Dahua Protocol)
640 Mbps Incoming/Recording Bandwidth, maximum
16 HDDs, SAS/SATA, Hot-SwapSupports RAID 0/1/3/4/5/6/10/50/60/JBOD, Hotspare
Supports Standard iSCSI Protocol for Expanded Storage Space
Modular Design
Redundant Power
Five-year Warranty (for products sold through an authorized Dahua dealer)
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The EVS5016S-R Enterprise Video Storage device offers unparalleled storage technology. It is designed and developed to meet the needs of medium-range to high-end IP video surveillance applications; and supports 512 IP camera channels with 1024Mbps incoming/recording/forwarding bandwidth.

Combined with hot-swap power supplies, fans, and hard disk drives, the EVS offers Enterprise Class availability. This EVS is ideal for a wide range of applications including public safety, transportation, government institutions, hotels, shopping malls, city centers, and financial institutions that demand flexibility, reliability, and centralized storage management.

This EVS is compatible with numerous third-party devices making it the perfect solution for surveillance systems with or without a video management system (VMS). Its open architecture supports multi-user access and is compatible with ONVIF 2.4.


Main Processor 64-bit High-performance Intel Processor
Controller Single Controller
Memory 4 GB by default
Operating System Embedded LINUX
User Interface Web-based

Working Mode

Video Stream Mode 512 Channels, maximum 1024 Mbps for incoming/recording/forwarding 64-channel (128 Mbps) network playback
Transfer Mode Front-end Connection: 4096 Mbps Network Transfer: 4096 Mbps
IP SAN Mode Storage bandwidth shall not be less than 2.4 Gbps


HDD Capacity 16 HDDs, Up to 10 TB capacity for each HDD SATA HDD composite connection
Mini-SAS One (1) Port, for storage extension
HDD Installation Additional HDD Bracket, HDD Hot-swap, HDD Online Replacement
HDD Mode Single, RAID 0/1/3/4/5/6/10/50/60 (Enterprise-level HDDs are recommended), JBOD, Hotspare
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