Blackjack X-Rack 2U 

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  • Supports all ONVIF conformant IP cameras
  • Storage options with Blackjack® NAS™ Rack with up to 560TB Storage
  • OS on hot-swappable SSD bays with lock, RAID1
  • Redundant power supply
  • Record and manage single- and multi-sensor IP cameras up to 1200Mbps throughput (recording on NAS device)
  • Dual 10GB network ports
  • Windows Server 2016® OS on mirrored SSD drives
  • Hosting DW Spectrum® for setup and configuration
  • One-time recording license charge, fully transferable between cameras and encoders
  • Two (2) 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
  • Rail kit included
  • USB mouse and keyboard included
  • Designed, assembled and tested in the U.S.A.
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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 1200Mbps throughput.

DW Spectrum® IPVMS

DW Spectrum® IPVMS is an endlessly customizable IP Video Management platform that gives users the ability to create tailored network video solutions for any type of project, from the office or on in the field.

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.

Hot-swappable SSD

When a drive needs to be replaced, you can easily hot-swap it with a new one, while the system is still running. There is no need to power down and lose important minutes of data to maintain your system’s drives healthy and operating.

Dual power supply

Redundancy for reliability.

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 Xeon® Processor with 8 Cores
Display Modes Unlimited, Customizable, Sequence
Display Speed Up to 30fps per channel
Local Video Outputs For initial configuration and server management, DVI, True HD
Memory * Available at initial order only, 32GB DDR4 ECC, Option: DW-MEM32GX - 32GB(2x 16GB) memory upgrade Kit*
Video Compression H.264, H.265
OS on SSD 2x 240GB SSD (RAID1 mirrored), Hot-swappable bays with lock
Max throughput (Mbps) 1200Mbps
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 2 x 10Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45)
Ethernet Ports (Product Specification) * Available at initial order only, ** Require 10Gb Network switch, Option: DW-R10NIC - secondary 10Gbps RJ45 port*
Pre-loaded VMS software DW Spectrum® IPVMS Server
Network Remote Software Cross-platform - Windows®, Linux Ubuntu® and Mac®, DW Mobile Plus, DW Spectrum Mobile App
Power Consumption 380W dual power, A UPS is recommended, Redundant power supply
Accessories Keyboard, Mouse
Included IP licenses 8
Operating Temperature and Humidity 20~60% RH, 50°F ~ 80°F (10°C~27°C)
Rail kit Included
Recorder Dimensions (H X W X D) 17.29” x 21.93” x 3.5” (439.3 x 557.1 x 88.9 mm)
USB interface Yes
Certification NDAA Compliance  ONVIF Conformant  TAA Compliance  
Form Factor Rack mount

Purchasing Options

DW Spectrum IPVMS Licensing Options
DW Spectrum IPVMS Licensing Options

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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-CP04 and DW-CP16,  No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.
DW-SPVWALL1X2Single DW Spectrum IPVMS Video Wall License - 1 Operator, 2 Monitors,  No Annual Renewal, No Upgrade Required.

Additional Hardware Options (Available at time of initial order only):

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Secondary 10Gbps RJ45 port - Available at time of initial order only.
32GB (2x 16GB) memory upgrade kit - Available at time of initial order only.


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Blackjack X-RAck quick setup guide
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DW-BJX2U AE specifications
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Title Type Release Notes Version Update Date Compatibility Size
DW Spectrum IPVMS Latest Software Ext. URL v5.1.4.38659 06/03/2024 N/A Open DWCloud™
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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