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The TRC2002 Rugged Military Computer

The TRC2002 Rugged Military Computer

This configuration features either a single or dual-processor SBC and backplane.  The JXT6966 dual-processor SBC feature two, long-life and quad-core Intel® Xeon® processors while the single-processor features a long-life Intel® Core™ 2 quad-core processor.  These single board computer options are designed and manufactured for maximum longevity to provide extended system configuration stability.


The butterfly backplane options for this 2U rackmount computer provide support for PCI Express, PCI-X and PCI plug-in I/O cards.  This 19″ rackmount computer features front access /hot swap storage drives in a shallow depth 18″ enclosure.

Key Features

Key Features

Other features of the TRC2002 2U rackmount computer include:

  • Rugged 2U rackmount aluminum chassis
  • Built to order system configuration flexibility
  • Accommodates up to four hot swap, front access 2.5″ HDD/SDD storage drives
  • Efficient chassis cooling for long-term system reliability
  • I/O support for PCI Express and PCI plug-in cards
  • Dual or single-processor SBC feature multi-core processors


Like all of our rugged customer-driven computing solutions, the TRC2002 is designed, integrated and supported by Trenton Systems in the United States.  Our exclusive 5-year factory warranty on the SBC and backplane options manufactured by Trenton come standard with this rackmount computer.

Tech Specs

Model Number


Board Type

Single Board Computer


The TRC2002 is a 2U CE-compliant rackmount computer system with a depth dimension of 18.0″ (45.7cm).  This lightweight aluminum chassis weighs only 23.8 lbs. (10.81 Kg.) and features a 2U butterfly backplane and a choice of PICMG 1.3 system host board / single board computer.


This rackmount computer supports long-life embedded SHB options such as the Trenton’s JXT6966 or TQ9 system host board.  The JXT6966 option is a dual-processor SHB featuring a variety of Jasper Forest processors including the quad-core Intel® Xeon® EC5549 processors.  The TQ9 is a single processor SHB featuring the Intel® Core™ 2 Q9550 quad-core CPU.  Both SHB options offer long-life embedded components; including processors, to provide a 7+ year product availability timeline.


Standard 2U PICMG 1.3 butterfly backplane options are used in the TRC2002 to provide support for PCI Express, PCI-X and PCI option cards.  The number and type of I/O option cards slots available are a function of the specific SHB and backplane combination.


The TRC2002 provides two front access, hot swap 2.5″ HDD drive carriers and a slim-line optical media bay.  The system also features two front panel USB ports and a RS232D port.  Various rear panel I/O ports including Ethernet, additional USB ports, RS-232 serial ports, PS/2 ports and PCIe, PCI-X and PCI option card slots.  The TRC2002 is powered by two, rear-mounted, 2U redundant power supplies.



Agency Approvals & Compliance

Refer to the TRC2002-xx Certificate Of Compliance document under the DOWNLOADS tab for a complete listing of the Council Directive: 2004/108/EC-EMC Directive standards to which Conformity is declared.


The TRC2002-xx was tested and validated to the following standards:
IEC61000-6-4:2006 & IEC61000-6-2:2005 including:
CISPR22:1997 + A1:2000 + A2:2002ClassA, IEC61000-3-2:2005, IEC61000-3-3:2008,
IEC61000-4-2:2008, IEC61000-4-3:2008 + A1:2010, IEC61000-4-4:2004 + Al:2010,
IEC61000-4-5:2005, IEC61000-4-6:2008, IEC61000-4-8:2009 & IEC61000-4-11:2004

Chassis Standard



Lightweight Rugged Aluminum Enclosure




19″ Rackmount Chassis, CE-Compliant, 2U enclosure height, PICMG 1.3 system host board and butterfly backplane in a shallow-depth enclosure with two front access HDD drive carriers, redundant power supplies, slim-line optical drive, front panel RS232D and USB ports with rear panel I/O ports and PCIe, PCI-X and PCI option card slots.

Drive Bays

  • 1 – 3.5″ bay supports 2 – 2.5″ front removable/hot swap HDDs (max)
  • 1 – Slim-line optical media bay
  • 2 – Front access 2.5″ drive carriers for a SATA HDDs
  • 1 – Slim-line optical drive bay

Power Supply

2 – 2U rear-mounted, redundant, hot swap 400W ATX/EPS power supply, other supply options available upon request


Dual-Processor SHB (JXT6966)
     Features two, Intel® Xeon® C5500 Series long-life, quad-core or dual-core processors (Jasper Forest)


Single-Processor SHB (TQ9)
     Features an Intel® Core 2 Q9550 or E8400 long-life, quad-core or dual-core processor (Yorkfield or Wolfdale)


Other Trenton and industry standard PICMG 1.3 SHBs are supported in the TRC2002 system.  These alternative SHB options provide additional long-life processor choices.

Option Card Slot Details

Support for PCI Express 2.0 or 1.1 cards is available with the TRC2002 system.  The number and PCIe interface link type supported is a function of the specific SHB and backplane combination specified.


Likewise, there are SHB and backplane combinations available with the TRC2002 to meet a variety of PCI-X and PCI option card support requirements.


3 – 80mm fans (front-mounted), 67CFM each, other system fan options available


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

Front Connector Ports

  • 2 – USB
  • 1 – RS232D


  • 1 – Power On/Off
  • 1 – System Reset

Air Filter

Front access system filter for cleaning and maintenance

Metric Dimensions

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

Chassis Net Weight

23.8 lbs. (10.81 Kg.) includes chassis, SHB, backplane and redundant power supplies only


Note: Final system weight is a function of a your specific TRC2002 system configuration

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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.