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Vandal-Resistant-Camera-rangeLILIN’s 2MP 1080P IR vandal resistant dome camera provides images suitable for office entrances, retail spaces, schools and entertainment venues in HD quality.

The dome camera is ONVIF compliant for simple integration with LILIN’s CMX and other leading VMS software and is ideal for day/night applications for 24 hour surveillance.
Product highlights:

– 25m IR A projected camera beam of 25m.
– 3G Live Viewing  Alarm Push Video notification on smart phone devices for remote monitoring.
– Triple Streaming H.264 and Motion JPEG compression across three independent streams for applications at 15fps.
– Sense Up+ Delivers stunning video in low light conditions.
– Wide Dynamic Capture highlights and shadows simultaneously eliminating pixilation and smear.
– ONVIF Compliant ONVIF compliance allows for support from LILIN’s CMX and other leading VMS platforms.
– Day / Night Functions High quality images captured during day and night.
– IK7 and IP66 Standards Not affected by harsh environmental conditions meeting international standards for weather, dust and vandal resistant.

For further information please contact the UK office on 0870 120 5550 or email


Savant Systems, LLC has announced the addition of Merit LILIN to their PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE cooperative program. Savant’s PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE initiative has been targeted to achieve global compatibility between Savant’s control systems and a diverse group of best-in-class manufacturers from the audio, video, lighting control, HVAC, and security industries, as well as value-added partners from many related markets.

Merit LILIN was established in 1980 and now has branch offices in 13 countries worldwide including Arcadia, CA. Over the years, the company has developed a broad range of CCTV products for numerous applications. Having transitioned the company’s R & D resources to IP video several years ago, LILIN’s dedication toward new products and innovative technologies forms the core focus for the brand going forward. “LILIN is extremely pleased to be offering product integration with Savant’s control and automation solutions,” explained LILIN Group Vice President Jason Hill. “We want to ensure that Savant users have a seamless experience with their LILIN IP video systems and that Savant integrators are able to choose from our vast range of cameras, recorders and encoding/decoding hardware. LILIN is committed to becoming the preferred manufacturer in this product category for the Custom Installation market and compatibility with Savant is critical to achieving that goal,” Hill stated.

Participation in Savant’s PARTNERS IN EXCELLENCE cooperative program will facilitate the seamless integration of Merit LILIN’s products within the Savant system environment. “Savant is pleased to welcome Merit LILIN to our Partners in Excellence initiative and we are excited to bring seamless interoperability of Merit LILIN’s CCTV products to Savant’s network of integrators,” stated Savant’s Director of Business Development Bob Ross.

The core of Savant’s technology is an open programmable platform built upon the Mac® OS X® operating system supporting various communication protocols and offering high speed A/V switching, scaling and processing.

For further information please contact the UK office on 0870 120 5550, email or via email to Bob Ross at

DVR2 SeriesThe entry level DVR2 Series been specifically designed to bring the benefits of H.264 technology to smaller installations. With full D1 resolution and record, playback, backup, live-view, control and remote access functionality, this compact DVR is ideal for homes, offices or retail purposes. A choice of 4, 8 or 16 channels and combination of many of the features characteristic of high-end DVR solutions, the DVR2 Series provides a high quality but cost effective surveillance solution. Prices start from only £170.00 RRP.

PTZ Control
If connected cameras have PTZ (Pan Tilt Zoom) capabilities, then users can control these from the DVR2 Series using the RS485 protocol.

Recording Quality
Resolutions of 352 x 288 (CIF), 720 x 288 (Half D1) or 720 x 576 (D1) can be configured for maximum recording quality, high quality standard settings or to increase the amount of recording time on the Hard Disk Drive.

Recording Frame Rates
Individual recording frame rates can be applied to each channel of the DVR2 Series. For example, some cameras can be set to record at a lower FPS while others can be set to record at a higher FPS, which maximises efficient use of the Hard Disk Drive.

Recording and Playback
Users can manage the numerous features of the DVR, including providing control of live images, accessing all of the DVR menus and watching playback on all channels simultaneously. A simple date and time search menu allows users to browse through the recordings on the DVR, which can then be exported if required.

Remote Connection
The LILIN DVR2 can be connected to remotely via web browser on a PC or Smartphone, 3G mobile phone, client programme or central monitoring software, allowing users to access their videos anytime and anywhere over the Internet.

Footage can be exported simply by USB stick or external HDD or by remote connection to local PC HDD.

Alarm Notifications
The DVR2 supports alarm functionality with motion detection. When the DVR’s alarm event recording is triggered an instant notification is sent via E-mail and SMS. Event messages are sent via Push notifications.

Choice of Models
Models available range from 4, 8 and 16 channels with 1TB to 4TB of storage.

For further information please contact the UK office on 0870 120 5550, email or visit