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The Trenton Rugged PRO 2U Rackmount Computer

The Trenton Rugged PRO 2U Rackmount Computer

This system configuration features a single-processor SBC featuring a Intel® Core i7-6700 processor.  The TKL8255 SBC is designed and manufactured  to maximize longevity.

Trenton Systems offers our latest BPC8219 PCI Express Backplane with support for up to four x16 PCIe cards.  This 19″ rackmount computer features front-access / hot-swap storage drives in a shallow depth 18″ enclosure.


Intel Core Processor


PCIe Slots


DDR4-2133 Memory


Chassis Depth

Key Features

Key Features

  • Rugged, lightweight industrial-grade aluminum chassis
  • Efficient chassis cooling for long-term system reliability
  • Single-processor TKL8255 Single Board Computer with Intel® Core i7-6700 processor
  • Up to 4 PCIe cards on a butterfly-style BPG8219 backplane

Tech Specs

Model Number

Trenton Rugged PRO

Processor Board



The Trenton Rugged PRO is a 2U rackmount computer system with a depth dimension of 18.0″ (45.7cm).  This lightweight aluminum chassis weighs 23.8 lbs. (10.81 Kg.) and features a BPC8219 backplane and a TKL8255 system host board.

This rackmount computer supports the TKL8255 long-life embedded SHB.  The TKL8255 is a single processor SHB featuring the Intel® Core i7-7700 processor and 8GB of DDR4-2133 system memory.  The TKL8255 offers long-life embedded components to provide a 7+ year product availability timeline.

The system is supported by our latest Butterfly form factor backplane, the BPC8219, enabling support for up to three x16 and one x4 PCIe Gen2 cards (all x16 mechanical). 

The Trenton Rugged PRO provides a 500GB SATA/600 HDD and a slim-line DVD optical drive.  The system also features two front panel USB ports, various rear panel I/O ports including DisplayPort1.3, 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet, and 2 USB 3.0 ports.



Chassis Standard



Lightweight Rugged Aluminum Enclosure



Drive Bays

  • 2 - 3.5" front access drive bays, both with an aluminum cover, integrated air filter
    • 1 bay contains the 2.5" HDD
    • 1 bay is empty
  • 1 - Slim-line optical DVD drive

Power Supply

Fixed rear-mounted 650W ATX/EPS power supply


Single-Processor SHB (TKL8255)
Features an Intel® Core i7-7700, long-life, quad-core processor (Skylake)

Option Card Slot Details

PCI Express Slots – Side A
One, x4 PCIe slot (x16 mechanical) driven directly from SBC

PCI Express Slots – Side B
Three, x16 PCIe slots (x16 mechanical) driven from a 64-Lane, 16-Port PCIe Gen2 switch.


3 - 80mm fans (front-mounted), 67 CFM each.


Front LEDs for HDD activity and power status and rear LED for LAN activity.

Air Filter

Front access system filter for cleaning and maintenance

Metric Dimensions

48.3cm (W) x 8.9cm (H) x 45.7cm (D)

English Dimensions

19.0″ (W) x 3.5″ (H) x 18.0″ (D)

Chassis Net Weight

Approximately 24lbs

Compatible Components

  • Processor Boards
  • Backplanes

TKL8255 Single Board Computer


  • Single Xeon® E3-1200v6 or 7th Gen Core i3,i5,i7 Processors
  • PCIe Gen3
  • 4 DDR4-2133 Memory Slots
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
Product Details

BPC8219 PCI Express Backplane


  • 2U Butterfly Format Backplane
  • 3-x16 & 1-x4 PCIe Card Slots
  • Extensive PICMG 1.3 SBC Options
  • Great for 2U System Designs
Product Details
U.S. Design & Assembly

U.S. Design & Assembly

Year Warranty

Year Warranty

Year Product Life Cycle

Year Product Life Cycle

Rugged Products Built to Survive and Thrive

Rugged Products Built to Survive and Thrive

The Trenton Difference

Trenton Systems designs, manufactures and integrates rugged computers and long-life components such as single board computers and PCI Express backplanes to create application-ready computing solutions that satisfy our customers' unique requirements for functionality, performance and reliability.