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Husky M500
Network Video Recorder
Network Video RecorderModel:HM500A
  • Guaranteed 600 Mbit/s recording rate
  • Western Digital™ Purple hard drives optimized for video surveillance
  • Lowest power consumption in its class


General Detail

Form factor2U rack-mount

Dimensions M500A43(W) x 40(D) x 8.8(H) cm

17(W) x 16.4(D) x 3.5(H) in

Dimensions M550A48(W) x 47(D) x 8.8(H) cm

19(W) x 18.4(D) x 3.5(H) in

Maximum number of camerasM500A: 512, M550A: 768

Add-on camera licensesIndividually

All-in-one single unitYes

Multi-unitUnlimited units, centrally managed

VMS preloadedXProtect Expert

Milestone Care PlusThree years included

Hardware warrantyThree years included

Updates to newer VMS versionYes, with Care Plus

Maximum power consumption90-120W

Storage system Detail

Video storage8TB/16TB/32TB/48TB/64TB

Max recording rateM500A: 600Mb/S  M550A: 1200Mbit/s

Number of ports8

Data transfer rate6Gb/s per port

RAID levels5, 6, 10 and 50 included

Hot spareYes

Sector size64KB

Number of drives8

Drive typeWestern Digital Purple drives

Compute system Detail

CPUIntel i7 3610 QE

Processor base frequency2.3 GHz



Operating systemWindows 10

OS storage128GB mSATA SSD

Video management system Detail

Base license includedXProtect Expert, pre-licensed

VMS license portabilityYes

Recording ServerYes

Failover ServerYes, hot or cold standby

Management ServerYes

Codec supportH.264, MJPEG, MPEG4, MxPEG

Audio supportYes, two-way

Remote viewing and playbackYes

Hardware accelerated decodingYes, XProtect Smart Client

Hardwareaccelerated VMDYes

Recovery imageYes

VMS install wizardYes

Third-party application supportYes

Milestone Interconnect supportYes

Customer Dashboard supportYes, with Milestone Care Plus

Power system Detail

Power input100 ~ 240V, 50/60 Hz, 200W

Maximum wattsM500A: 300W   M550A: 400W

Accessories Detail

Power cablesYes, type dependent on region

Keyboard and mouseIn selected regions only

Other Detail

RegulatorycomplianceCE (class A), WEEE, FCC (class A),

RCM, UL, VCCI, Mexico(CoC), South Africa(CoC)

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