Network video recorders


Please note that 31 August 2021 is the last day to purchase a product from Milestone Husky X Series
Why these NVRs
are the right choice

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Built for the world's leading Video Management Software

Each Milestone Husky NVR comes pre-installed with the software of choice in +150,000 installations.

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Tailored for you by surveillance experts

We have put 20 years of industry know-how into these units, so you get an NVR you can count on.

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Total investment

Don't worry about your investment being risky: each unit comes with a 3-year hardware warranty.



Milestone HuskyTM X series:
unlock the full potential of the XProtect VMS.

Customize your Milestone Husky X series NVR to meet your specific surveillance needs and budget. Choose between different barebone variants and dimension the internal NVR storage to match the number of cameras used, desired recording quality and required video retention time. Freely select the XProtect VMS version that meets your needs and get 3 years of warranty included.


This is how you tailor your Milestone Husky NVR 

Install and use your Milestone Husky X series NVR in a variety of ways to match cost as well as functional and operational needs. Mix and match different Milestone Husky X series variants in the same installation, to meet different solution, capacity and budget requirements. All X series products are compatible with Milestone Federated Architecture™ and Milestone Interconnect™.

Expand your system with more cameras and unlock new VMS functions or XProtect add-on products through a simple license change. Full license portability allows XProtect VMS licenses to move to your new hardware platform as your Milestone Husky X series NVR reaches its end-of–life.

Which NVR suits your needs?

No longer available for purchase
Milestone Husky X2
  • An NVR for the small- to mid-market.
  • Comes with XProtect Essential+, supporting up to 8 cameras – free of charge.
  • Plug-n-play with built-in PoE switch and input/output panel, where cameras and alarm devices can easily be connected without requiring additional equipment.
  • Verified to support more than 550 Mbit/s continuous recording.
Last sales date 31 August 2021
Milestone Husky X8
  • An NVR for the high-end market.
  • Offers a proven capacity of more than 300 cameras* with serverside motion detection, using hardware accelerated video processing on the built-in Intel® Iris™ Pro GPU.
  • Component, storage and application redundancy, ensuring continuous uninterrupted operation.
  • Supports eight surveillance class HDD with up to 112TB of raw storage.

* 720P @ 25 FPS, 2 Mbit/s

Find the Milestone Husky NVR
that meets your needs
The Milestone Husky NVR key capabilities X2 X8
1 General specifications
2 Max. number of cameras 133* 700*
3 Form factor Standalone / 2U rack-mount 2U rack-mount
4 Dimensions (WxDxH) 43 x 33 x 8.8 cm
16.9 x 13 x 3.5 inch
43 x 46.6 x 8.8 cm
17 x 18.4 x 3.5 inch
5 Max. power consumption 250/500W** 150 W
6 Redundant power supply -- Yes, hot-swap
7 Hardware warranty 3 years 3 years
8 Compute system
9 CPU Intel® Core™
i3-6100 3.7 GHz
Intel® Xeon®
E3-1515M V5 2.8 GHz
10 GPU Intel® HD
Graphics 530
Intel® Iris™ Pro
Graphics P580
11 GPU video decoding Local client viewing and server-side VMD Local client viewing and server-side VMD
12 RAM 16 GB 16/32 GB**
13 Credential and keyencryption -- TPM 2.0
ISO/IEC 11889
14 Operating system (OS) Windows 10 IoT Windows 10 IoT
15 Storage system
16 Max. recording rate 556 Mbit/s 1828 Mbit/s
17 Internal video storage (raw) 4/12/16/20 TB 32/64/80 TB
18 Number of hot-swap HDD drives 2 bays, SATA 8 bays, SATA
19 RAID support -- RAID 5/10
20 Archiving to external NAS/SAN Yes Yes,via iSCSI or FCoE**
21 VMS/OS storage 256 GB
2 x 256 GB
22 Network system and connections
23 Network interface 2 x 1 GbE 2 x 1 GbE
2 x 10 GbE**
24 Built-in PoE managed switch 16 x 1 GbE PoE+** --
25 Built-in I/O connector 4 x in + 4 x out --
26 Intel® Active ManagementTechnology (AMT) -- Yes
27 Video management software (VMS)
28 Pre-loaded VMS XProtect VMS*** XProtect VMS***
29 Included XProtect VMS licenses None*** None***
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