Best Seller Affordable Funlux 8 Channel NVR

The requirement of surveillance system for small businesses such as retail stores, warehouses and schools by implementing affordable 8 channel security system bundled with 8 outdoor cameras is appropriate. Funlux offers affordable 8 channel POE NVR system with 8x bullet model outdoor cameras.

What this product does

Funlux 8 channel NVR system in this bundled consists of Funlux NS-S81A-S NVR 8 channel security system with 720p resolution. 720p resolution is appropriate and is sharp enough you can view the live video and playback via mobile devices.

However, when high quality image detail is required you should find high bandwidth high resolution NVR security system such as LaView 16 channel security system with 6MP resolution and up to 100Mbps bandwidth, or GW Security vs Amcrest 16 channel security system or high bandwidth 32 channel NVR system. You need also connect high mega pixel camera such as 5MP IP camera with varifocal lens, USG 5MP PTZ camera or 4MP Hikvision cameras.


Funlux NS-S81A-S is designed with 1x SATA port you can connect the SATA hard disk up to 4TB, and the good thing is that this kit comes with pre-installed 1TB HD.


With 720p resolution NVR system, Funlux in this security kit (and some few models like Zmodo) offers 8x outdoor bullet model cameras with simplified POE (sPOE) port for data and power connection for connection to Funlux NVR system which also embedded with 8-port sPOE switch.

sPOE is new generation of micro USB POE port, the camera comes with sPOE port which is like USB female port you need to connect it to the UTP cable with RJ-45 at one end and the other end with male sPOE connector which delivers both data and power like normally POE port.

The good thing is that Funlux 8 channel security system comes with 4x 15m (50ft) sPOE cables and 4x 30m(98ft) sPOE cables so you don’t need to purchase separate sPOE cable unless longer distance cable is required.

Funlux 8 channel poe nvr system kit
Funlux 8 channel with 8 cameras

Before compare this kit with other competing products, Zmodo and Amcrest 8 channel security system, following list of system’s highlights.


  • 8 channel NVR security system
  • 720p resolution with H.264 compression format
  • Comes with built-in 8-port sPOE switch
  • Pre-installed 1TB SATA disk storage, 1x SATA port up to 4TB disk
  • 1tB can record up to 90-days for 8 cameras with intelligent recording mode
  • Motion detection and alerts to push email to mobile devices
  • Bundled with 8x wide 81 degree field of view angle cameras with sPOE interface
  • Supports night vision with IR cut filter range up to 65 ft (20m)
  • All cameras are IP65 weatherproof for either indoor / outdoor

Funlux 8 channel POE nvr system kit in this product bundle is tagged with price only $200.00 (you may click the details for current price at bottom link as well as current rating), affordable for most lower budget environment compared with more expensive Arlo outdoor security camera kit which costs around $650 for 4x outdoor cameras.

See also top 5 8 channel NVR system kit products should you prefer wireless environment than wired connection.

Funlux vs Zmodo

Few models of 8 channel poe nvr system kits with affordable / cheap price you can find in the market including Funlux and Zmodo. As a comparison let’s compare with Zmodo 8 channel 720p NVR security system with 4x bullet outdoor cameras and 4x indoor dome cameras.

Zmodo 8 channel POE nvr system kit
Zmodo 8 channel with 4 bullet and 4 dome cameras

Zmodo in this kit consists of ZM-SS7009 bundled with 8x indoor and outdoor cameras. Have a closer look to the following spec comparison table.

See that there is no significant differences between the two products, except the price tagged is significant different. Funlux is (up to Ju 2017) the price is only $200, while Zmodo is $350.

Table 1 Funlux vs Zmodo security system

NVRFunlux NS-S81A-SZmodo ZM-SS7009
# channel8 channel8 channel
Built-in POE switchYes, 8-port sPOEYes, 8-port sPOE
Video outputVGA and HDMIVGA and HDMI
Storage1x SATA port up to 4TB, preinstalled 1TB hard disk1x SATA port up to 4TB, preinstalled 1TB hard disk
AudioYes, output 1 channelN/A
AlarmYesSupport remote notification
Included camera8x outdoor bullet model4x bullet outdoor model plus 4x dome indoor model
Resolution720p @25 fps720p @25 fps
Lens2.8mm 81 degree view of angleBullet: 2.8mm 81 degree angle of view and dome: 3.6mm 65 degree
Night visionYes, IR-Cut filter with auto switch and range up to 65 ft (20m)Both with IR-cut fileter with auto switch

Range up to 20m (65ft)

WeatherproofYes IP65 ratedYes IP65 for bullet and dome is indoor only

To learn more details about each of the 8 channel security system kit, click the following links for details, current price and current rating. As you know that Funlux kit is best seller so far with this affordable price.

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