Blackjack E-Rack 4U 24-bay chassis, RAID5 
  • Supports all ONVIF conformant IP cameras
  • Storage options 30-310TB RAID 5 internal storage (Option RAID 6)
  • Hot spare HDDs
  • Data redundancy
  • Redundant power supply
  • Record and manage single- and multi-sensor IP cameras of any resolution up to 128 2.1MP cameras at 30fps and a maximum of 600Mbps throughput
  • Local monitoring outputs ports
  • Dual network ports
  • Windows 10® IoT or Linux® Ubuntu® 18.04 LTS OS on separate SSD
  • Hosting DW Spectrum for Setup, Configuration, Monitoring and Recording
  • One-time Recording License Charge, Fully Transferable Between Cameras and Encoders
  • Two (2) DW Spectrum® IPVMS 4-channel licenses included for a total of 8 recording channels (DW-SPECTRUMLSC004)
  • No annual maintenance fees
  • Simple enterprise scalability
  • Auto device discovery
  • Dual-stream recording
  • USB output for OS recovery
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Max throughput and IP camera support

This Blackjack® server can record and manage single-sensor and multi-sensor IP cameras of any resolution up to of 600Mbps throughput.

Dual power supply

Redundancy for reliability.

Dual network cards

Optimize network bandwidth by utilizing dual network ports, to build a separate network for the surveillance system and keep that traffic off the main network, reserved for the NVR’s communication.

Storage mirroring RAID 5

Add extra security to your video surveillance system by protecting recorded data and overcoming data loss in the case of a hard drive failure.

Designed and commissioned in the U.S.A

All DW recorders, workstations and NAS devices are designed, assembled and inspected in our California facility. Each product undergoes multiple levels of quality control to guarantee the highest quality and performance.


CPU Intel i7® processor
Data rate (Mbps) 600Mbps
Display Modes Unlimited, Customizable, Sequence
Display Speed Up to 30fps per channel
Local Video Outputs 4x Mini DisplayPort outputs, Mini Display Port to true HD adapter (included)
Memory 16GB
Video Card AMD FinePro W4100
Video Compression H.264, H.265
Video Operating System Linux® Ubuntu Desktop 20.04.5 LTS OS
OS on SSD 150GB SSD (RAID1 mirrored)
Raw internal storage options 024TB  040TB  080TB  120TB  160TB  200TB  240TB  
Max HDD Bay 24x SATA HDD
Maximum Storage * Available at initial order only, 240TB RAID 5 (230TB usable storage), Option: DW-HSD10TB - 10TB hot spare drive
Playback Functions Calendar, Event search, Smart motion search, Thumbnail search, Timeline
PTZ control ONVIF
Recording Modes Continuous, Motion + low res always, Motion + Object, Motion + Object + Low res, Motion detection, Object + Low res, Object only
System Operation Graphical user interface (GUI), Remote via DW Spectrum IPVMS, USB mouse (included)
Backup Network backup via DW Spectrum IPVMS
Ethernet Ports 2x 1G Ethernet (RJ45)
Ethernet Ports (Product Specification) * Available at initial order only, Option: DW-R2NIC - upgrade dual 1GB NIC card
Network Remote Software Cross-platform - Windows®, Linux Ubuntu® and Mac®, DW Mobile Plus, DW Site Viewer for Apple TV, DW Spectrum Mobile App
Pre-loaded VMS software DW Spectrum® IPVMS
Power Consumption 920W dual power, A UPS is recommended, Redundant power supply
Accessories Keyboard, Mouse
Certification NDAA Compliance  ONVIF Conformant  TAA Compliance  
Field Repair Kit DW-FRK4U
Form Factor Rack mount
Included IP licenses 8
Operating Temperature and Humidity 20 ~ 90% RH, 41 ~ 104 °F (5~40 °C)
Rail kit Included
Recorder Dimensions (H X W X D) 17.2" x 25.5" x 7" (436.8 x 647.7 x 177.8 mm)
Recording Licenses (Optional. Sold Separately) Custom-ordered licenses are available by request.
DW-SPCP04LSC004 - Four (4) DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
DW-SPCP16LSC016 - Sixteen (16) DW Spectrum® Analog Encoder IPVMS Licenses
DW-SPECTRUMLSC001 - Single DW Spectrum® IPVMS Recording License
DW-SPECTRUMLSC004 - Four (4) DW Spectrum® IPVMS Recording Licenses
DW-SPECTRUMLSC010 - Ten (10) DW Spectrum® IPVMS Recording Licenses
DW-SPECTRUMLSC020 - Twenty (20) DW Spectrum® IPVMS Recording Licenses
DW-SPECTRUMLSC050 - Fifty (50) DW Spectrum® IPVMS Recording Licenses
DW-SPECTRUMLSC100 - One hundred (100) DW Spectrum® IPVMS Recording Licenses
DW-SPIOLSC001 - Single DW Spectrum® I/O Module IPVMS License
DW-SPVWALL1X2 - Single DW Spectrum® Video Wall IPVMS License
Lifetime upgrades are included with no annual renewal fees.
USB interface Yes
Warranty 5 Year Limited Warranty

Part Numbers

Model #*

Usable Storage Size**

Hot Spare Drives

* For Linux OS models, add -LX at the end of the part number.
** For 10TB HDD – RAID5 Configuration reduces raw storage size by the equivalent of one (1) HDD size.

System Requirements

Number of DWC-PZV2M72T Panzilla vs. Available Mbps

Number of Panzilla Cameras

Record Settings Per Camera

Max Available Mbps for Additional IP Cameras

148MP / 15fps / highMAX 420MbpsMAX 260Mbps
248MP / 15fps / highMAX 340MbpsMAX 180Mbps
348MP / 15fps / highMAX 260MbpsMAX 100Mbps
448MP / 15fps / highMAX 180MbpsMAX 20Mbps

** Important Notice: The DW Spectrum® IPVMS Client must run on a separate system than the recording server. See the Blackjack Client for more information.

Purchasing Options

DW Spectrum IPVMS Licensing Options

Part Number


Single DW Spectrum IPVMS License, No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.
Four (4) DW Spectrum IPVMS Licenses, No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.
Ten (10) DW Spectrum IPVMS Licenses, No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.
Twenty (20)  DW Spectrum IPVMS Licenses, No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.required.
Fifty (50)  DW Spectrum IPVMS Licenses, No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.
One Hundred (100)  DW Spectrum IPVMS Licenses, No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.
Single DW Spectrum IPVMS License - allows up to 4-channel or recording when used with DW-ENHD16,  No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.
Single DW Spectrum IPVMS License - allows up to 16-channel or recording when used with DW-ENHD16,  No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.
DW-SPIOLSC001 IP I/O Module License - Supported devices IP I/O Modules are automatically discovered and can be used to trigger system events, actions, and alerts.
DW-SPVWALL1X2Single DW Spectrum IPVMS Video Wall License - 1 Operator, 2 Monitors,  No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.


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Blackjack Brochure
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Blackjack E-RACK AE specifications
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Blackjack E-Rack datasheet
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Blackjack E-Rack Quick Start Guide
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DW-BJER4U 24-bay CAD Drawings
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Title Type Release Notes Version Update Date Compatibility Size
DW Spectrum IPVMS Latest Software Ext. URL v5.1.0.37133 07/20/2023 N/A Download
DW Spectrum IPVMS C•CURE 9000 Plug-in v5.0 zip - 5.0 11/16/2022 DW Spectrum 25.77 MB Download
DW Witness Plugin for Linux v5.0.0.35746 so v5.0.0.35746 10/21/2022 0.21 MB Download
DW Witness Plugin for Windows v5.0.0.35746 dll v5.0.0.35746 10/21/2022 0.09 MB Download

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