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Bosch DRN5532214D16 DIVAR Network 5000 Recorder


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Recorder 32ch 1.5U 1x4TB 16PoE DVD High-resolution recorder for network surveillance systems. 32 IP camera channels 16-port PoE switch 1 HDD (4 TB); 1 DVD
Model Number: Bosch DRN-5532-214D16

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Bosch DIVAR Network 5000 Recorder

DRN-5532 Series Key Features



32 IP channels with 320 Mbps incoming bandwidth
12 MP IP camera support for view and playback
Real time live display for 16 channels @1080p or 4 channels @4k
Extended rack-mount unit with advanced connections
Separate internet and IP camera networks

DRN-5532 Series Description

Connect this recorder to a maximum of 32 IP cameras that use the latest H265/H264 high-resolution video technology and state-of-the-art compression techniques.

These advanced technologies, coupled with efficient network data transmission, deliver the high security and reliability required for modern surveillance systems. Simultaneous remote or local monitoring, recording, archive and playback functions are guided by simple menu selections and operator commands. The recorders can be installed with a maximum of 4 internal HDDs for video storage. Another option is two HDDs for storage, plus a DVD burner for video export. Use the recorder as a desktop model or in a standard rack mount.

DRN-5532 Series Functions


Latest video compression technology

The DIVAR supports H.264 video compression technology and is H.265-ready for the newest H.265 technology cameras to be released by Bosch. This technology dramatically reduces bandwidth and storage requirements while still delivering superb image and audio quality. Equipped with this newest video technology, DIVAR gives you the full benefits of the latest high-resolution cameras. The proof is in the pixels.

Camera IP support

The recorder supports Bosch IP cameras (and 3rd party IP cameras) complying to the ONVIF Profile S specifications.

The recorder only supports IP cameras with a firmware version 6.30 or higher.

Simultaneous record and view

The DIVAR records multiple video and audio signals while simultaneously providing live multi-screen viewing and playback. Comprehensive search and playback functions provide quick recall and viewing of recorded video.

The DIVAR has a real-time display resolution of 1080p for 16 channels simultaneously, or 4K for 4 channels.

PoE+ switch

The recorders with a built-in PoE+ switch can supply power to a maximum of 16 connected cameras. Each camera automatically receives its IP address from the recorder for simple plug-and-play operation.

Simple operation

The DIVAR is very easy to install and use. Simply connect the cameras, apply power, and follow the simple Install Wizard steps for initial setup. The unit can then record automatically with no further intervention required.


Bosch offers its customers free Dynamic Domain Name Services (DDNS) for access to network-connected devices via a ”friendly” hostname without the need for costly static IP addresses. This makes it easier for uninterrupted access to important video from devices regardless of their location.


All models have extensive alarm handling functions and telemetry control. Alarm functions include local inputs and relay outputs, plus motion detection in user-defined areas. If an alarm is detected, the DIVAR can:

• send an e-mail notification and/or FTP push
• sound a buzzer and/or display a warning
• activate local alarm output

Local control

The unit can be easily operated and programmed via the on-screen display menu system using:

• the supplied mouse
• the front panel control keys
• the supplied remote control

Inputs and outputs

Video inputs, audio inputs/output, and alarm inputs/outputs are located on the rear panel.

Two video connectors (VGA/HDMI) provide simultaneous output for monitor A for live display (with zoom) and playback (display can be frozen and zoomed). The displays allow full-screen, multi-screen, and sequenced viewing.

A second HDMI connection provides custom camera views for a monitor B.

Network control

Use the PC software or built-in web application via a network for live viewing, playback, and configuration.


The DIVAR includes an authenticity check for both local and remote archives, ensuring recording integrity. An Archive Player is provided for playback of secure video files and to check if video is authentic.

Smartphone App

A DIVAR Viewer App from Bosch for iOS and Android devices is available for:

• live and playback viewing
• recorder configuration
• PTZ control

This means you can watch live video from cameras connected to the DVR from anywhere in the world. You can also control focus, pan, tilt and zoom on PTZenabled cameras.

Dome control

The DIVAR can control pan/tilt/zoom (PTZ) equipment using commands sent via IP connection (using ONVIF protocol for supported devices).

Intuikey keyboard

One Bosch Intuikey keyboard can be connected to this unit to control dome cameras.

RAID software

Units installed with 2 HDDs can support RAID 1 software for mirroring drives. Units installed with 4 HDDs can support RAID 5 software.

Using RAID has a large impact on the system performance. To keep the playback smooth, Bosch recommends to limit the playback to 4 channels.


DRN-5532 Series Specification


AC input (without PoE) 100–240 VAC; 50-60 Hz; 1.9 A, 75 W
AC input (with PoE) 100–240 VAC; 50-60 Hz; 5 A, 350 W
RTC battery on main PCB Lithium CR2032, 3 VDC
Maximum main power consumption (no HDD) 8.7 W without PoE 15.2 W with PoE
Maximum power consumption of PoE+ switch 185 W
Maximum power consumption(per PoE+ port) 25.5 W
Dimensions (WxDxH) 440 x 408 x 76 mm (17.3 x 16.1 x 3.0 in)
Weight without PoE (excluding HDDs and DVD) 6.27 kg (13.8 lb) approx.
Weight with PoE switch (excluding HDDs and DVD) 6.37 kg (14.0 lb) approx.
Operating temperature (incl. HDD(s) and DVD) +0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F)
Storage temperature -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to +158°F)
Operating humidity <93% non-condensing
Storage humidity <95% non-condensing
Video storage  
Internal (option) Max. 4 SATA HDD or 2 SATA HDD + 1 DVD (R/RW) Max. capacity per HDD: 6 TB Max. supported speed per HDD: 6 Gb/s
External (option) eSATA-connected storage device
Alarms and detections  
Motion detection set by camera Essential or Intelligent Video Analytics (IVA), Motion +
Alarm activations Video loss, motion detection, input alarm, system alarm
Events triggered by alarm Recording, PTZ movement, alarm out, email, buzzer, screen message, Mon A and B activated,
Inputs 16 inputs configurable NO/NC, max. input voltage 5 VDC
Outputs 6 relay outputs
Relay contact Max. rated, 30 VDC, 2 A continuous or 125 VAC, 1 A (activated)
DVD (optional) Built-in DVD+R/RW writer
USB Flash memory or external HDD (FAT32)
Network Web Client software or Video Client
eSATA External drive
Multi-channel Simultaneous 1/4/9/16 channels
Mode Forward, reverse, slow play, fast play, frame-by-frame
Search Time, channel, type, smart
Network Video Client, Web client, App
Restrict Restrict video by user rights for viewing
Protection Protect video against overwriting
Retention time Automatically delete recordings after 1 to 365 days
Decoding compression H.265/H.264/MJPEG
Speed Max. 30 IPS per channel, configurable
Bit rate 16 kbps to 24 Mbps per channel
Record interval 1~120 min (default: 60 min), Pre-record: 1~30 sec, Post-record: 10~300 sec
Mode Manual, Scheduled (regular, motion detection, alarm), Stop
Resolution IP camera 12MP, 8MP, 6MP, 5MP, 3MP, 1.3MP, 1080p, 720p
Network control  
Ethernet RJ45 port (10/100/1000 Mbps)
PC software Video Client, Web client
APPs iPhone, Android
User access Maximum 128 users. Bosch advises a maximum of 4 simultaneous connections. More connections can cause performance limitations.
Video performance  
Maximum IP camera channels 32
Maximum incoming bandwidth 320 Mbps
Maximum recording bandwidth 320 Mbps
Maximum transmission bandwidth 320 Mbps
Resolution 3840×2160, 1920×1080, 1280×1024, 1280×720, 1024×768
OSD Camera title, Time, Video loss, Motion detection, Recording, PTZ
MIC Input 1 channel (via RCA) 200 to 3000 mV, 10 kOhm
Output 1 channel (via RCA) 200 to 3000 mV, 5 kOhm
Direction Bidirectional (audio input and output connected via device)


DRN-5532 Series Ordering Codes


DRN-5532-400N00 DIVAR network 5000 32IP High-resolution recorder for network surveillance systems. Recorder 32ch 1.5U w/o HDD
DRN-5532-400N16 DIVAR network 5000 32IP 16PoE High-resolution recorder for network surveillance systems. 32 IP camera channels 16-port PoE switch
DRN-5532-414N00 Recorder 32ch 1.5U 1x4TB High-resolution recorder for network surveillance systems. 32 IP camera channels 1 HDD (4 TB)
DRN-5532-214D00 Recorder 32ch 1.5U 1x4TB DVD High-resolution recorder for network surveillance systems. 32 IP camera channels 1 HDD (4 TB); 1 DVD
DRN-5532-414N16 Recorder 32ch 1.5U 1x4TB 16PoE High-resolution recorder for network surveillance systems. 32 IP camera channels 16-port PoE switch 1 HDD (4 TB)
DRN-5532-214D16 Recorder 32ch 1.5U 1x4TB 16PoE DVD High-resolution recorder for network surveillance systems. 32 IP camera channels 16-port PoE switch 1 HDD (4 TB); 1 DVD

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