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OE-MD Gen 2 Hardware Manual - Features and Contents

Important Safeguards


Product Description

Controls and Connections


Box Contents

Recorder Installation

Important Safeguards

View Important Safeguards before installing the recorder.


View the Product Warranty for the recorder.

Product Description

The OpenEye MD-Series (OE-MD) appliance is designed to offer customers a cost-effective IP recording solution. The all metal, compact 1U chassis is well suited for installation in a variety of environments. Available with a built-in 8 or 16 channel PoE switch, the MD-Series cloud-managed appliance features dual network ports and runs a secure Linux Operating System. A solid-state OS hard drive comes standard to improve reliability and provide faster boot times.

The MD-Series cloud-managed appliance is fully integrated with OpenEye Web Services and offers centralized user management, single sign-on convenience, mobile apps and a web client that allows for easy remote connection to your recorders. Complete network setup is hassle free thanks to OpenEye's Web Connect technology which eliminates the need for port forwarding or entering IP settings into remote clients.

Controls and Connections
MD-Series Front Panel (8 Channel)

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MD-Series Back Panel (8 Channel)

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MD-Series Front Panel (16 Channel)

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MD-Series Back Panel (16 Channel)

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WARNING: The Camera network Port is equipped with a DHCP server and intended for use only with a dedicated independent camera network on its own network switch. Connecting to the Camera Port to a network with another DHCP server will cause significant network issues.


OpenEye’s MD-Series recorders include the following features:

  • Complete remote operation and administration with Web Connect
  • Record up to 24 channels of IP video per appliance
  • 8 and 16 channel on-board PoE
  • Up to 24TB on-board storage
  • Dual GbE for Dedicated Client and Camera Networks
  • Desktop Form Factor with rack mount capability (16CH only)
  • Dedicated OS SSD
Box Contents

OpenEye’s MD-Series recorders come with a power cord, mouse, and a rack mount or wall mount installation kit. Identify the following components to make sure everything has been properly included with the new recorder. If any of the following items are missing, contact the dealer to arrange a replacement.

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OE-MD Recorder

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Power Cord

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Rack Mount Installation Kit

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