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Milestone Husky M20 NVR

Milestone Husky M20 NVR

  • Up to 24 Cameras
  • Unlimited Concurrent Users
  • Plug and Play Installation
  • Customer Replacement Hard Drives
  • Integrated POE Managed Switch
  • Access Video Anywhere
  • Compatible with High Megapixel Cameras

  • : Available to order
  • SKU: HM20-2T-8P

Milestone Husky M20 NVR

When you want a plug-and-play surveillance system
Milestone Husky M20 NVR The Milestone Husky M20 is a standalone and rack mountable network video recorder (NVR) with support for up to 24 cameras. It features a custom design by Milestone, the industry leader in video management solutions, and comes pre-loaded with an NVR-optimized version of XProtect® Professional. The Husky M20 is an easy-to-use surveillance solution that lets you tailor the user experience to your employees’ responsibilities and technical abilities. Its replaceable hard drives make it easy for you to replace storage with minimal disruption to your business, and the three-year warranty ensures that you get the most out of your investment.
Customer Replaceable Hard Drives: The Husky M20’s replaceable hard drives give you the flexibility to replace the hard drives when needed, with minimal disruption to your video recording.
Choose how you want to use it: The Husky M20 can be used as a workstation or as a rack-mounted unit, enabling you to choose the set-up that works best in your own environment and that suits your needs and IT expertise.
Access your video anywhere: The Husky M20 comes with the most feature-rich mobile app in the industry, Milestone Mobile, which gives you instant access to your video feed from your mobile phone.
Works with today's high megapixel cameras: The Husky M20 boasts a 200 Mbit/s recording rate, ensuring you have sufficient bandwidth to handle today’s high megapixel cameras.
Minimal upfront investment: The Husky M20 comes with an integrated PoE (Power over Ethernet) managed switch, which means a smooth, easy installation without a lot of network infrastructure work.
Easy-to-use Software The Husky M20 comes with easy-to-use software that has both simplified and advanced interface modes, so you can tailor the user experience to the needs, duties and abilities of the different users in your organization. The interfaces are available in close to 30 languages, which saves time on training and increases user adoption, as employees can use the interface in their own language.

Form Factor

Standalone or 2U rack-mountable with optional rack-mount kit
IP Cameras 8 channels, max. 8 / 16 channels, max. 24
Integrated PoE Switch 8 ports / 16 ports (can handle some PoE+)
Internal Storage 2TB / 4TB
Customer-serviceable HDDs
Scalablity Use in multi-server setup by connecting to other Husky M20, M30 and M50 units
Platform Intel 6th-generation (Skylake) with i3 Quick Sync processor
CPU Passmark Up to 5491
Alarm I/O 4 in / 4 out
Warranty 3 years included, extensions available
OS Windows 10
  • Smart Start plug-and-play features
  • Integration support for extra functionality, such as access control
  • Access anywhere with industry’s most downloaded mobile app and user-friendly clients
  • Multiple innovative video search capabilities
  • Interactive maps and alarms
  • Choose any camera with support for more than 5,000 cameras
Milestone Husky NVR key capabilitiesM20
NVR Class - Maximum number of cameras 24
Form factor Standalone, 2U rack-mount option
All-in-one single unit Yes
Multi-unit Unlimited units Master/slave
Extension recording unit to VMS systems XProtect Professional
Dimensions 43(W)x33(D)x8.8(H) cm 16.9(W)x13(D)x3.5(H) in
Maximum power consumption 250~500W
Camera licenses included 8 / 16
Add-on camera licenses 4 pack
Integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE) switch IEEE 802.3at
Hybrid option --
Milestone Interconnect™ Supported
Milestone Federated Architecture™ --
Compute system
CPU Skylake i3-6100
CPU passmark 5475
Operating system (OS) Windows 10 IoT Enterprise
Hardware accelerated decoding for local viewing and playback Yes
Storage system
Maximum recording rate 200 Mbit/s
Video storage 2TB / 4TB 
2 HDD bays, SATA
RAID storage  
Hot plug disk drives Yes
Drive type Western Digital Purple Drives
VMS/OS storage 64GB mSATA SSD
Software recovery image Yes
Network system
Dual network interface cards Yes, GbE, RJ45
Multicast support Yes
Video management system - General
Video management software (VMS) XProtect Professional 2016
Milestone Care™ Basic Included
Milestone Care Plus Optional
Hardware warranty 3 years included
Updates to newer VMS versions With Care Plus
VMS software upgrades --
Setup wizards Yes
Automatic camera discovery Yes
Camera replacement wizard Yes
Smart Start plug-and-play: Automatic IP address assignment1, time synchronization1 and storage allocation Yes
VMS and camera audio
Supports ONVIF cameras Yes
Codecs supported H.264, MPEG-4, M-JPEG
Pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) support Yes
Audio support 2-way
Video management system - Clients
Maximum number of concurrent users Unlimited
Supports XProtect® Smart Client Yes
Supports XProtect®Web Client Yes
Supports Milestone Mobile Yes
Hardware accelerated decoding in XProtect Smart Client Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video
Video push support1 Yes
Push notification support2 Yes
Video management system - Core features
Smart Search Yes
Alarm Manager Yes
Archiving to network storage Yes
Map function Yes
Multiple video export formats Yes
Third-party application support3
(video analytics, data storage)
Microsoft Active Directory support Yes
Versatile rule engine --
Centralized management of multiple units --
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