mydlink Camera Video Recorder




The mydlink Camera Video Recorder (DNR-202L) captures every moment while you're away. The DNR-202L is designed with two USB ports (you bring the USB hard drives) and is capable of recording 24/7 video without requiring a dedicated PC.  Ideal for a home or small business.



Simultaneously playback recorded footage or view live video while recording up to four mydlink Network Cloud Cameras.  Unlike traditional analog CCTV network video recorders, the DNR-202L supports megapixel cameras for recording high-quality HD video and audio based on motion alerts or recording schedules.

*Supports the following mydlink Network Cloud Cameras:  DCS-930L, DCS-931L, DCS-932L, DCS-933L, DCS-942L, DCS-2132L rev A1 and B1, DCS-2310L, DCS-2330L, DCS-2332L, DCS-5010L, DCS-5020L, DCS-5222L rev A1 and B1, DCS-6010L, DCS-7010L


  • Simultaneously record video and view real-time or playback recorded video (4-channel)
  • Supports up to four mydlink Network Cloud Cameras
  • Secure and safe storage of camera video with up to two attached USB external hard drives
  • Bring your own hard drives (up to 8TB - 2 x 4TB)
  • Motion alert or schedule based recording
  • Quick and easy setup with auto camera discovery
  • No fees or subscription required.  Free mobile app and web portal for remote viewing *
  • Ethernet connection and two USB ports
  • Compact size (4.6」 x 2.75」 x 0.80」)
*Internet service or data fees might apply.

mydlink View App

Real-time Monitoring and playback from anywhere through mydlinkTM

• Remotely enable/disable recording 
• Easy search on recorded videos by calendar
• No Monthly service fees
• Free mobile app (iOS and Android version)
• Remote Pan & Tilt live video
• Pinch-zoom





Versatile Recording and Monitoring 

Simultaneous playback or view live video while recording up to four mydlink cameras.

Use the DNR-202L on a local network or remotely connect using the free mydlink View app or portal anywhere with an Internet connection.

Easy Search and Play Recorded Video

The DNR-202L provides easy access to playback of recorded video locally using the included NVR management interface from  anywhere using the free mydlink mobile app and portal.

Select the recorded video by date/time then choose the cameras you want to view.  It's that easy.



Installing the mydlink Camera Video Recorder (DNR-202L) has never been easier. 

Simply connect the mydlink Camera Video Recorder to the same network as your mydlink cameras. The Setup Wizard will automatically discover installed cameras and setup recording to the DNR-202L.





Locate the mydlink Camera Video Recorder in a safe, secure place and record camera video to the attached USB external drives.  Start with one hard drive and easily expand storage by attaching a second USB drive.

You can attach 1 or 2 USB drives for up to 8TB of storage – Bring Your Own Drive for added convenience and cost savings. 



 Video Storage Amount (example)

 DNR-202L Storage Table
 BYOD - DNR-202L

  *based on 1 camera with H.264 video compression, medium video quality and 5 fps.



The mydlink™ Camera Video Recorder works with the following Apple devices with iOS 5.1.1 or higher:  iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad.  The DNR-202L also works with Android devices with version 4.01 or higher.  An Internet connection is required to view cameras remotely using the mydlink portal or mobile apps.


Download the mydlink View-NVR App



 Download iOS App


 Download Android App



 Please use the latest DNR-202L firmware for support of listed mydlink Cameras and use of the mydlink View-NVR app


Video Format

 H.264 / MPEG-4 / MJPEG for live streaming
 JPEG for still images

Audio Support
 G.711 / G.726
Reset Button
 Reset to factory default
Auto Scan Key
 IP Camera Finder (press for 3 seconds)
Eternal Device Interfaces       
 10/100 BASE-TX Fast Ethernet Port for network connection            
 2 x USB 2.0 ports for external HDD storage
Supported Cameras
 Supports up to 4 mydlink-enabled network cameras
Playback / Recording

 Supports 4 channel simultaneous playback
 Supports simultaneous live viewing or playback during recording         
 Continuous recording with automatic overwrite function

Live View/Playback
 HTTP Web Browser portal
 mydlink View app
Live View Display Modes        
 1 and 4 Channel display
Recording Modes

 Schedule, Manual, Event (Motion), Continuous

Recording Performance
 H.264 / MPEG4 720p @ 30 fps : 32 Mbps
Video Setting
 Resolution/Quality/Frame Rate/Compression Format/Audio On and Off
Playback Control
 Play, Stop, Pause, Forward, Backward, Next, Previous
Video Export Formats
 Video:  AVI
 Image:  JPEG


Physical Interface  RJ45 10/100 LAN Ethernet (auto MDI/MDIX)                                        
Network Protocols                    IPv4, ARP, TCP, UDP, ICMP
 DHP Client
 DNS Client
 HTTPS Server
User Management                     
 Administrator password authentication                                               
Automatic Logoff                     
 Idle user timeout on configuration pages


Supported mydlink Cameras  
 DCS-930L, DCS-931L, DCS-932L, DCS-933L,DCS-942L, DCS-5010L
 DCS-5020L, DCS-2132L Rev A1 and B1, DCS-5222L Rev A1 and B1,
 DCS-2310L, DCS-2330L, DCS-2332L, DCS-6010L, DCS-7010L

 Use the latest DNR-202L firmware for proper support of mydlink
 cameras listed.

System Requirements              
 Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista, or XP SP2
 Mac OSX 10.7 or higher
Browser Requirements
 Internet Explorer 8 or higher
 Safari 5 or higher
Mobile Support
 Android 4.01 and above
 iOS 5.1.1 and above
Remote Management                
 Remote live view and playback via web browser
 Configuration interface accessible via web browser                             
System Log      
 Status of active users
 Login history


 0.2 lbs. (90g)
External Power Adapter           

 Input:  5V DC, 3 A
 Consumption:  8.5 Watts +/- 5% (include 2 x 2.5 HDD)                        

 Operating:  32o to 104o F (0o to 40o C)
 Storage:    -4 o to 158o F (-20o to 70o C)
 Operating:  10% to 90% non-condensing
 Storage:     5% to 95% non-condensing                      
 4.7 x 3.1 x 0.80 inches
 (117.5 x 70 x 20.35 mm)


  • Can I use USB Flash (thumb) drives with the DNR-202L?

It is not recommended to use thumb drives with the DNR-202L. The videos may not record completely and/or flash drives may crash when recording.

  • If I connect two USB drives how is the storage configured? (mirrored, one logical drive)

The DNR-202L supports standard hard drive configuration that provides a single volume for each drive. It does not support JBOD or RAID configuration.

  • What happens when a drive is un-mounted (disconnected from the DNR-202L)?

When a drive is un-mounted, the device will beep and record to the second disk automatically.

  • Can I use the DNR-202L with cameras other than mydlink cameras?

No, the DNR-202L only supports mydlink cameras.

  • Can I use the DNR-202L recorder with more than 4 cameras?

You can setup up to 8 cameras with the DNR-202L but will only be able to record 4 cameras simultaneously. 

  • Can I search for recorded video based on motion detected?

                  Yes, in the View Recorded Files window, the date and time with motion or sound recordings will be highlighted in blue. 



  • What browsers are supported for viewing remotely?

Internet Explorer 8, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari 5

  • Can I use the DNR-202L on a local network without an Internet connection?

Yes, please refer to the "Configure the NVR without Internet" in the manual (p62).

  • What is the maximum size of the USB drives that can be used on the DNR-202L?

The DNR-202L supports up to 2 USB hard drives with 4TB in each USB port for a max of 8TBS combined. 

  • Is it possible to use the two USB drives at the same time with 4 cameras sources, 2 in each drive?

No, all the videos will be recorded to drive A first. Once drive A is full, then the DNR-202L will automatically begin to record to drive B.  

  • When using only 2 cameras, Can one camera record to drive 「A」 and another camera record to drive 「B」 at the same time?

No, all the camera footage will be recorded to drive A first. Once drive A is full, then drive B will begin recording.

  • What happens when one drive fails while connected to the USB port?

When a drive fails, the device will beep and record to the second disk automatically.

  • What mydlink cameras are supported by the DNR-202L?
    • DCS-930L
    • DCS-931L
    • DCS-932L
    • DCS-933L
    • DCS-942L
    • DCS-2132L rev A1 and B1
    • DCS-2310L
    • DCS-2330L
    • DCS-2332L
    • DCS-5222L rev A1 and B1
    • DCS-6010L
    • DCS-7010L

Use the latest DNR-202L firmware to ensure proper support of the above listed cameras.

  • What USB hard drives have been tested with the DNR-202L?

You are NOT required to use these drives for successful operation. Most other USB drives will also be compatible.

Note: If you are experiencing issues with your hard drives please verify that you are using the latest firmware on your DNR-202L.

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  • Simultaneously record video and view real-time or playback recorded video from up to four mydlink cameras
  • Secure and safe storage of camera video with up to two attached USB external hard drives (bring your own drives)
  • Motion or schedule based recording of high-quality video and audio
  • Quick and easy setup with auto camera discovery and mydlink
  • Free mobile app and web portal for remote viewing
  • Ethernet and two USB 2.0 ports
  • Compact size
    (4.6″ x 2.75″ x 0.8″)

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