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AfterBurner-2 evidential time-lapse recorder with removable hard drive and SHA-2 hash coding


AfterBurner-2 Removable HDD offers the same features and functions as AfterBurner-2, but with the advantage of a removable 2.5" SATA hard disk drive and SHA-2 hash coding.


The hard disk, which is installed in an Addonics Ruby disk caddy, can be easily removed and connected to a PC or laptop using the ESATA or USB-2 interface cable provided. A 250GB drive is supplied as standard with disk capacities of up to 1 TB supported, allowing up to 26 days of high quality real-time recording . This can be extended to several weeks in time-lapse mode.

AfterBurner-2 Removable


The Addonics Ruby caddy system used is readily available from a number of suppliers so installing new hard disks is simple and very cost effective.

AfterBurner-2 Removable records in industry standard MPEG-2 format providing excellent picture quality combined with ease of playback and editing. The files are compatible with Ovation’s DVD Explorer review software which is available free to all AfterBurner users.

AfterBurner-2 Removable retains all the key features of the standard, Queen’s Award-winning AfterBurner including real-time and time-lapse record modes, internal timers, external triggers, built in motion detection on all four video inputs and low DC power consumption.

Now available with SHA-2 hash coding so each recording can be verified as evidentially secure.


AfterBurner-2 Removable

The hard disk is installed in a removable Addonics disk caddy. For more information see


AfterBurner-2 Removable Specification

Outline Specifications:
Mechanical size 155 x 90 x 260 mm (as AB-1)
Operating temperature range 0 to +40 deg C
Finish Black Painted aluminium
Weight 2.2 kg (approx).
Standard accessories Mains PSU, User Guide, Power Lead
Operating voltage range 10 to 20 V DC
Typical power consumption Standby: <5mA at 12 V DC
Recording: <9W (~0.7A @ 12 V)
Recording and burning: <24W (~2 A @ 12 V)
Removable hard disk 250GB SATA 2.5" drive. Capacities up to 1 TB supported
Disk caddy system Addonics Ruby. Removed drives connect to a PC via USB-2 adapter cable provided.
Hard disk drive

250 GB (Up to 1TB possible)
Removable drive version available

Internal record timers 4
Alarms User definable change of record rate on alarm or motion detection
Onscreen display Preset & user definable format of date, time, status etc.
Video standards supported PAL / NTSC (auto-switching)
Video I/O connectors 4 x BNC inputs, 1 x BNC output
Video Compression MPEG-2 with time-lapse capability
Video input / output level 1 Vpp into 75R
Digital sampling resolution PAL: 720 pixels by 576 lines
NTSC: 720 pixels by 480 lines
Video quality adjustment 5 levels
Real-time record duration 1 to 4 hours per DVD
Time-lapse recording modes 4, 8, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 Hours, 7 Days per DVD.
(eg 24 hours rec rate, - ~2 pics / sec)
(only recorded with real-time video)  
Number of channels 2
Audio I/O connectors RCA Phono
Compression MPEG-1 level 2
Input / output level Line: ~200 mV peak to peak
Data interfaces:  
Ethernet interface RJ45 socket with programmable IP address (DHCP optional)
HTML Web page configuration (password protected)
Download recorded files via PC application
Serial RS232 interface for control and configuration
Evidential Integrity SHA-256 bit hash coding of recorded files


Product Codes

Product Code
AB2R-5577 AfterBurner-2 Removable hard disk video recorder with time-lapse and networking capability. Supplied with 250GB HDD, UK mains PSU and user guide.
AB2R-5578 AfterBurner-2 Removable hard disk video recorder with time-lapse and networking capability. Supplied with 250GB HDD, European mains PSU and user guide.
AB2R-5579 AfterBurner-2 Removable hard disk video recorder with time-lapse and networking capability. Supplied with 250GB HDD, US mains PSU and user guide.


Due to continual product development Ovation Systems reserve the right to change specifications without notice. E&OE.