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How much drive space do I need to record 16 cameras for 1 month?
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pstjohn  
Posted : Tuesday, June 5, 2012 10:18:15 AM(UTC)
Joined: 6/5/2012(UTC)
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Hello,

I have 16 cameras and i would like to know which are the system requirements for monitoring and full recording of 1 month of 16 cameras Axis P1311.

Thanks in advance
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Posted : Wednesday, July 25, 2012 4:12:11 PM(UTC)
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Security Monitor Pro records a compressed WMV file in low, medium, and high bit rates.

If you are continuously recording, the highest bit rate of 512kbps is approximately 5.5GB per day. With 16 cameras, this will be 88GB per day or 2.64 Terabytes per month. A single 3TB drive should hold all the data from your 16 cameras for 1 month.
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