VisualStation VS960HD

VisualStation VS960HD

Working with Synology NAS, VS960HD is an ultra-compact companion system offering features of Surveillance Station including live view and management tools.

PC-less Surveillance Management Solution

VisualStation is the perfect alternative when facing limited space or budget constraints. Just plug in an Ethernet cable, connect to an LCD-monitor or TV, log in to Synology Surveillance Station — and you have a monitoring station for yourself. 

4K and 1080p

Energy efficiency

Extreme performance
96 channels/720p/10FPS

Compact design
VESA support

Robust and certified hardware for harsh environments

Free from mechanical moving parts, VisualStation is more resistant against vibration and hardware failure. Its solid outer case and optimized design allow VisualStation to run within industrial temperature ranges, from -20˚C to 50˚C. In addition, VisualStation is EN45545 and EN50155 certified.

Ideal for mobile environments.

From -20°C to 50°C.

Ideal for TV wall setup

TV wall is ideal for monitoring a massive amount of cameras at a glance, and it is easy to set up with VisualStation.

Dual screen display

By supporting dual monitor video outputs to allow users to switch between mirrored and extended desktop modes, VisualStation provides a cost-efficient, easy to setup, and scalable TV wall solution.

Minimum device size

The whole system fits in a palm-sized enclosure and can be easily attached to a wall or the back of a screen with a VESA compatible mount.

Convenient live view and playback interface

VS960HD provides a user-friendly interface and powerful features from Surveillance Station.

Intuitive interface for easy operation

For both beginner and advanced users, you can enjoy versatile features by operating VisualStation directly via an intuitive interface using a USB mouse, keyboard, or even a joystick1.

Support most Surveillance Station features

Both beginner and advanced userscan enjoy versatile features by operating VisualStation directly via an intuitive interface using a USB mouse, keyboard, or joystick2.

  • 1 Power indicator
  • 2 Status indicator
  • 3 LAN indicator
  • 4 Power port
  • 5 1GbE RJ-45 port
  • 6 HDMI output 2 (1080p)
  • 7 HDMI output 1 (4K)
  • 8 Audio in/out
  • 9 Power button
  • 10 USB 3.0 port
  • 11 Reset button
  • 12 USB 2.0 port


  1. To view a list of currently supported joystick models, please click here.
  2. Some of the features of Surveillance Station are currently not available on the VS960HD. Learn more
Hardware Specifications
Video Outputs
Video Outputs HDMI X 2
Supported Video Resolution HDMI 1: 4K (3840 x 2160, 30Hz/60Hz); HDMI 2: 1080p (1920 x 1080, 60Hz)
Audio Input 3.5 mm Stereo Audio Jack x 1
Audio Output 3.5 mm Stereo Audio Jack x 1
RJ-45 1GbE LAN Port 1
USB 2.0 Port 2
USB 3.0 Port 1
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 32 mm x 130 mm x 130 mm
Weight 0.38 kg
Power Supply Unit / Adapter 36W
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC
Dynamic DC Input 7-24V
Power Frequency 50/ 60Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 7.2 W (96ch full-load)
4.9 W (Power on Idle)
Operating Temperature -20°C to 50°C (-4°F to 122°F)
Adapter Operating Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH
  • FCC
  • CE
  • BSMI
  • EN50155
  • EN45545
  • EAC
  • RCM
Warranty 3-year hardware warranty, extendable to 5-year coverage - EW201
Notes The warranty period starts from the purchase date as stated on your purchase receipt. (Learn more)
Software Specifications
Maximum IP cam 96
Total FPS (H.264)* 960 FPS @ 720p (1280x720), 96 Channels
580 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080), 58 Channels
440 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536), 44 Channels
250 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944), 25 Channels
140 FPS @ 4K (3840 x 2160), 14 Channels
Total FPS (H.265)* 900 FPS @ 720p (1280x720), 90 Channels
640 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080), 64 Channels
430 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536), 43 Channels
250 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944), 25 Channels
150 FPS @ 4K (3840 x 2160), 15 Channels
Total FPS (MJPEG)* 400 FPS @ 720p (1280x720), 40 Channels
200 FPS @ 1080p (1920x1080), 20 Channels
140 FPS @ 3M (2048x1536), 14 Channels
80 FPS @ 5M (2591x1944), 8 Channels
Video Codec
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • H.265
Audio Codec
  • PCM
  • G711
  • G726
  • AMR
  • AAC
Live View / Recording Playback
Snapshot Support
eMap Support
PTZ Control / Patrol
Log Viewer
  • VisualStation throughput is tested with Axis P1347 (H.264@1280x720@10FPS).
  • The channel numbers indicated in the Total FPS column of each resolution is the maximum number VS960HD supports for live view display.
  • The FPS of single channel for codec H.264 or H.265 can support up to 60 FPS.
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit X 1
  • Quick Installation Guide X 1
  • AC Power Adapter X 1
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable X 1
  • VESA mounting kit