Q-See QT4516-859-1C 16-ch Real-Time DVR 1TB HDD 8 High-Resolution 600TVL Cameras

Q-See QT4516-859-1C 16-ch Real-Time DVR 1TB HDD 8 High-Resolution 600TVL Cameras

Key Features: QT4516-859-1

  • 16 channel real-time recording DVR with HDMI & VGA output
  • 1 terabyte hard drive included
  • PC & MAC remote viewing compatible
  • Free Q-See apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android remote viewing
  • Free apps for Blackberry and Windows Mobile Phone and Windows 7 phone viewing
  • Pan-Tilt-Zoom camera with 650 TV lines of resolution, 65 Ft night vision
  • 7 weatherproof bullet cameras with 600 TV lines of resolution, 120 Ft Night vision
  • Cable included for each camera

Q-See, the global leader in advanced surveillance solutions for home and business owners, introduces its new high-tech, Costco-exclusive 16 Channel DVR, which comes complete with everything you need to watch over and protect your property and loved ones.

This Q-See system includes 7 high–resolution, weatherproof bullet cameras equipped with an impressive 600 TVL resolution and 120 feet of night vision and offer ample flexibility to create surveillance points almost anywhere around your home or business. The high-resolution 650 TVL pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera’s 360° horizontal rotation and 90° vertical tilt provide the ability to scan across an expansive area, while its zoom control enables you to get a close-up, detailed look at faces, license plates and more. Together the cameras allow you to completely secure almost any property indoor and out, day and night.

The DVR, which records in real-time at a continuous rate of 30 frames per second per channel, can be customized to record based on parameters that fit every situation, such as, during certain hours, on specific days, only when motion is detected or continuously. Connect the DVR to an HDMI or VGA ready monitor or television and watch all video feeds simultaneously, each individually or a few at a time – even while controlling the PTZ camera. Easily save all or selected portions of the video to a removable USB drive for storage or playback on a computer. The DVR’s pre-installed 1 terabyte hard drive allows you to retain a large amount of video and may be upgraded up to a 2 terabyte A/V rated hard drive for added storage capacity.

In addition to being able to control and monitor your system on-site, the QT4516 DVR is easy to access remotely over the Internet or by using any supported mobile device including the iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Mobile Pro & Windows 7 and BlackBerry devices. Whether you are across town or on the other side of the world, you can log into your system via Q-See mobile apps on your WiFi, 3G, 4G or computer to view live or previously recorded footage, control the PTZ camera and even save critical events for added security.

As the long-running leader in innovation, Q-See is committed to delivering superior surveillance technology that is affordable and easy to use. Our online knowledge-base is ready to help you 24/7 and our tech support staff is available to assist you online or over the phone. Q-See is the trusted leader in surveillance solutions for home and business environments, offering Peace of Mind Anywhere, Anytime.



The QT4516 surveillance system captures video in real-time D1 704x480 recording resolution on 2 channels and CIF 352x240 recording resolution on all channels. Real-time D1 video can be useful for the recognition and identification of people and objects.


1 Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ): The included Pan-Tilt-Zoom camera features a full 360° horizontal rotation and a 90° vertical tilt. It delivers high-quality images at 650 TV Lines of resolution in daylight and low-light situations as low as 0 lux, while incorporating automatic focus and light levels. The zoom lens adjusts from a wide-angle 5mm to a tight 15mm range so you can capture the complete area as well as essential details. The camera is easily controlled with the buttons on the front panel of the DVR, through the on-screen control interface or from remote devices. The DVR comes pre-configured to control the PTZ camera - just connect and select the camera’s cruise points. The included wall-mounting brackets provide added flexibility to position the camera, allowing you to achieve an optimal viewing angle from a horizontal, vertical or overhead surface.

7 Bullet Style Cameras: The 7 weatherproof cameras assert an impressive 600 TV lines of resolution that capture action day or night thanks to the 42 infrared LEDs surrounding each lens which invisibly illuminate the area up to 120 feet away. Each camera comes equipped with a three-axis mounting bracket that enables you to precisely position every camera while also protecting the combined power and video cable from intentional or accidental damage.

Q-SEE MOBILE APPS Q-See literally brings the power of peace-of-mind to your fingertips with our latest mobile app “Q-See QT View” for iPhone/iPad and Android. These robust apps allow you to check in on your property, business or loved ones from anywhere, at any time: receive instant e-mail alerts, view live video feeds simultaneously, review previously recorded video, and even save still images on your phone and send them as e-mail attachments. The “Q-See QT View” mobile app takes full advantage of touch-screen technology by enabling you to add or change video feeds, play back video and even control a pan-tilt-zoom camera with the simple swipe of a finger. With “Q-See QT View” on your smartphone, you will always be the first to know what is happening!

MULTI-DVR MONITORING SOFTWARE: Are you thinking of expanding your security system or do you need to monitor a separate location? Q-See’s free Central Management System (CMS), exclusive to Q-See, allows you to access multiple same-series DVRs within your network or over the Internet. If you have two or more same-series DVRs in various locations (home office/business site, multiple retail sites, regional locations, etc.) you can conveniently view up to 100 DVRs and 2000 cameras on one single screen. (The QT "Same-series" DVRs include all Q-See DVRs whose model numbers begin with the letters “QT”, for example: QT428, QT528, QT504, QT4532, QT426 etc....)

DVR FEATURES CIF/D1 RECORDING RESOLUTION (IMAGE QUALITY & FRAMES PER SECOND) The Q-See QT4516 DVR records at both CIF and D1 recording resolution. CIF resolution provides real-time recording and smooth, continuous video playback [30 frames per second per channel (480 frames per second total) / Playback resolution: 352x240]. While D1 records at a real-time frame rate on TWO channels, or a non-continuous, slower frame per second on all channels. Setting the DVR to D1 recording resolution provides a larger video image size, which can be useful for the recognition and identification of people and objects [164 frames per second total / playback resolution: 704x480]. Choose any combination of CIF and D1 to customize each camera to capture video that is best suited to your needs.

HARD DRIVE SIZE Record and store video footage on the pre-installed 1 terabyte hard drive. The amount of footage that you can save on the hard drive before needing to over-write footage will depend on the recording and resolution settings you select. This system can support a A/V rated hard drive up to 2 Terabytes (SATA)

FOUR RECORDING MODES Select from 4 different recording modes:

  • Advanced Motion Detection Minimize false alarms and unnecessary triggers by easily masking out areas that frequently experience heavy movement
  • Time-Schedule: Record based on a pre-set schedule to suit any need, such as only at night, only during office hours or only during non-business hours.
  • Alarm Sensor Trigger: Only records when the alarm sensor has been triggered. (Alarm sensor not included.)
  • Manual: Manually start or stop recording for any period of time, including 24 hours/ 7 days a week.

THREE VIEWING MODES Select from 3 different viewing modes:

  • Single Cam: Display 1 camera at a time
  • 1, 4, 8, or 16 Cam: Display up to 16 cameras at once on a split screen
  • Timed Auto-Sequence: Display a timed-auto sequence, which shows each camera for a few seconds and rotates the view through all cameras one at a time.

THREE SEARCH OPTIONS Quickly find previously recorded video by searching in one of three ways:

  • Time: search video within a specific time frame
  • Motion Detection Event: search video by occurrences of motion
  • Alarm Triggered Event: search video triggered by external alarms

MULTI-TASKING FUNCTIONALITY The multi-tasking feature allows multiple functions to occur on the system at one time: record video, watch live video or playback video, while also monitoring and managing the system remotely, and backing up files.


  • Remote monitoring from Macintosh or PC computers connected to the Internet
  • Free “Q-See QT View” app for iPhone and “Q-See QT View HD” for iPad available from Apple’s AppStore
  • Free “Q-See QT View” for Android phones and “Q-See QT View HD” for Android tablets available from Android Market
  • Free “SuperCam” app for Windows Phone 7, Windows Mobile Pro, and BlackBerry included on CD
  • Compatible operating systems: Mac OSX 10.6 and 10.7, Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Compatible Internet browsers: Internet Explorer 7-9, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari 5.0/5.1
  • Free Central Management System (CMS) software - included on CD – allows you to monitor your DVR without a browser, and view multiple QT Series DVR’s together
  • Remotely monitor 24/7 worldwide using high-speed Internet
  • Q-See’s Free MyQ-See.com Dynamic DDNS allows you to access your DVR remotely using a convenient URL instead of a complicated – and sometimes changing – IP address
  • Receive instant email alerts and snapshot images when motion is detected, an alarm is triggered, video loss occurred or other events
  • Up to 10 users can simultaneously log into the DVR with dual-stream technology allowing for easier Internet access even on low-bandwidth connections

CONVENIENT BACKUP Backup video files from the surveillance system to a PC, Flash Drive or USB Hard Drive in order to free-up space for new video while retaining important footage.

H.264 COMPRESSION H.264 Compression minimizes file size in order to maximize the recording time, which also allows you to efficiently store as well as transfer video smoothly for viewing over the internet.

CONNECT HDMI or VGA Monitor/Television Display on any 19” or larger TV or Monitor (1 HDMI output, 1 VGA output, 1 BNC output, 1 BNC spot out,). The system supports multiple VGA resolution settings: 800x600, 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1280x720 and 1920x1080.

NAVIGATION MENUS The user-friendly interface, along with the accompanying mouse and remote control, make moving through the program menus a breeze.

UNIVERSAL PLUG AND PLAY (UPnP) UPnP, is a new network protocol that is designed to allow easier connections of networked devices such as computers, mobile devices and network-capable security DVRs. Q-See has incorporated UPnP technology into this DVR to allow them to automatically – and seamlessly interact with other devices on the network - without the need for special software or time-consuming configuration routines. If your router is UPnP-capable, Q-See’s DVRs are ready to go to work!


Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) Camera: High quality video using 1/3” Sony Exview HAD CCD-II coupled with Sony Effio-E digital signal processor to produce 650 TV lines or resolution.

  • High-Resolution: 650 TV Lines (976x494 Pixels)
  • Pan Rotation: 0° to 360° (horizontal)
  • Tilt Rotation: 0° to 90° (vertical)
  • Pan/Tilt Speed: Approx 13° per second
  • Image Sensor: Color 1/3" Sony Exview HAD CCD-II,
  • Digital Signal Processor: Sony Effio-E
  • Ability to control the Zoom Lens: 5mm-15mm (wide to zoom)
  • Optical Zoom: 3x
  • Minimum Illumination: 0 Lux
  • Night Vision Range: Approximately 65 feet (night vision in black and white, day mode in color)
  • Infrared LEDs: 12
  • Weatherproof IP66: Indoor and Outdoor Use
  • Baud Rate: 1200 / 2400 / 4800 / 9600 bps
  • 128 Preset Positions: 80 preset positions and 48 special function settings
  • Programmable Cruise Pattern: Save 16 positions with pauses between 5-60 seconds
  • White Balance: Auto
  • Back Light Compensation: Auto
  • Operation Temperature: 14°F to 122°F (-10°C to 50°C)
  • Installation: Ceiling or wall (mounting brackets included)
  • PTZ Material: Metal
  • PTZ Cable Type: 100 Ft. All-in-one Video, Power, and Data Cable
  • Protocol: Pelco-D and Pelco-P

Bullet 600 TV Line Resolution Cameras:

  • Premium Resolution: 600 TV Line High-Resolution
  • 1/3” sensors with enhanced infrared cut filters: Allows for a higher quality picture, accurate colors, and better image quality than most standard surveillance cameras.
  • Night Vision: Up to 120 Ft. in the dark with 42 infrared LEDs (night vision appears in B&W, day viewing in color)
  • Weatherproof Cameras: Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use.
  • Cables: 60 Ft. cable included with each camera (Extensions available if needed.)
  • Lens: 5.0mm lens providing a 50°-55° radius of field of view
  • Theft-Deterrent Mounting Brackets: Flexible 3-Axis brackets allow for more precise positioning of the cameras, while guiding the cables directly through the camera brackets to reduce the threat of vandalism to the cameras. The mounting brackets are capable of accommodating a variety of surfaces and angles.


  • DVR supports RS-485 compliant Pan-Tilt-Zoom cameras with 255 presets and 8 cruise settings
  • DVR supports four audio channels (audio cameras or microphones not included)
  • DVR Inputs/Outputs: Video: 16 BNC inputs /1 HDMI Output, 1 VGA output, 1 BNC output Audio: 4/1 (Audio mic/cameras not included) Two USB 2.0 ports for USB mouse and USB back-up drive connectivity

  • DVR Power Supply: 12V/3A

  • DVR Operating Temperature: 50°-104°F
  • Camera Power Supply: 12V
  • Camera Operating Temperatures: 14°-122°F at 95% humidity


1-year Q-See warranty & lifetime technical support

  • 16-Channel H.264 DVR with 1 terabyte hard drive (QT4516-1)
  • Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ) camera with night vision (QD6531Z)
  • (7) Weatherproof bullet cameras with 3-Axis brackets (QM6006B)
  • (1) 100 foot all-in-one video, power, and data cable for PTZ camera
  • (7) 60 foot cables for flexible installation
  • (2) 4-way/3-way camera power adapters for efficient installation
  • USB mouse and remote control
  • CD-Rom with remote viewing software and manuals
  • Power supply for DVR
  • RJ-45 ethernet cable
  • HDMI cable

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