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The TVC5401 Matrox-Validated Video Wall Controller

The TVC5401 Matrox-Validated Video Wall Controller

The heart of the TVC5401 Matrox-validated video wall controller is the BPG8032M PCIe backplane with it’s 14, PCIe x16 interfaces driving up to 14 Matrox Mura MPX Series video controller boards.  The TVC5401 supports local data storage requirements with up to eight front access / hot swap storage drives and system reliability is enhanced with the controller’s N+1 system power supply.

The TVC5401 is a UL recognized product listed in file E208896-A2-UL dated 2013-02-28 and the single board computer and backplane are covered by Trenton’s exclusive 5-year factory warranty. Command and control centers, process control rooms and traffic management centers are ideal applications for the TVC5401.  The AMA5401 version of the TVC5401 video wall controller is CCC approved for use in China.

Key Features

Key Features

Key features of the TVC5401 Matrox-validated video wall controller include:

  • Features up to fourteen Matrox Mura MPX video controller boards
  • Rugged controller design supports multiple front access HDDs
  • Configured to meet exacting video display wall requirements
  • JXTS6966 PICMG 1.3 single board computer with long-life Intel® Xeon® processor
  • High-performance BPG8032M PCI Express 2.0 PICMG 1.3 backplane
  • Accommodates up to eight hot swap, front access 2.5″ HDD SATA storage drives
  • Front panel USB ports and LED status indicators
  • 5U rackmount video wall controller form factor with a N + 1 system power supply
  • Front panel USB ports and LED status indicators

The TVC5401 video wall controller uses Trenton’s 7+ year availability for single board computers and backplanes to provide a stable video display wall controller platform that can provide years of display wall scalability and performance in demanding environments.

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Tech Specs

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The UL-recognized TVC5401 5U video controller supports up to fourteen Matrox Mura MPX Series controller boards used in advanced display wall applications with large data storage requirements.  The TVC5401 features a Trenton JXTS6966 single board computer and BPG8032M PCI Express 2.0 backplane, up to eight front access / hot swap storage drives and an N+1 system power supply.  The AMA5401 version of the TVC5401 video wall controller is CCC approved for use in China.

Video Cubes

56 cubes / screens / projectors (max)
– AND –
56 video input devices (max)

Video Cards

14 – Matrox Mura MPX Series (max)


The TVC5401 comes standard with the following Intel® processor:
Quad-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor EC5509 (2.0GHz without Hyper-Threading, 8MB)

Contact Trenton for additional processor options.

All Intel® Xeon® Processor EC5500 Series Processors (Jasper Forest) support Intel® VT-x2 and Intel® VT-d2

Agency Approvals & Compliance

The TVC5401 system is a UL recognized product listed in file #E208896-A2-UL dated 2013-02-28.  Full UL test report available upon request.

The AMA5401 version of the TVC5401 video wall controller is CCC approved for use in China.  Contact Trenton for ordering details for this version of the controller that is only available for sale in China.

Option Card Slot Details

The TVC5401 video controller features the Trenton BPG8032M backplane.  This 20-slot form factor backplane supports one single-processor PICMG 1.3 SHB such as the JXTS6966 and up to seventeen PCI Express Gen 2.0 option cards.  An additional x16 mechanical card slot is driven with a x4 PCIe link from the system host board and can be used to support general purpose I/O cards.  PCIe Gen 1.1 option cards are also supported in the TVC5401.  All eighteen option card slots use x16 PCIe mechanical connectors with seventeen of these slots driven with x16 PCI Express electrical interfaces.  The TVC5401 has been validated by Matrox Graphics to support up to 14 Matrox Mura MPX Series video controller boards.

Backplane Type: PICMG 1.3 Graphics-Class
Option Card Slots:  Seventeen PCIe x16 electrical and one PCIe x4 electrical slots (all slots use x16 PCIe mechanical connectors)

Note 1:  Backplane slots PCIe2 through PCIe18 may operate as PCIe 2.0 slots depending on the end point devices installed into these slots and regardless of the system host board x16 root link type.

Note 2:  Backplane slot PCIe1 operates as x4 PCIe 1.1 slot when using an SHB such as the JXTS6966.

Chassis Standard

EIA RS-310C 19” Rackmount Standard


Lightweight, rugged aluminum




19″ Rackmount Video Controller, 5U enclosure height, single-processor, JXTS6966 single board computer with a BPG8032M backplane in a lightweight, rugged aluminum enclosure with and N+1 power supply, four front access HDD drive carriers, two internal drive storage bays, a slim-line optical drive, front panel USB ports with rear panel I/O ports and PCI Express 2.0 option card slots

JXTS6966 single board computer and BPG8032M backplane combination supports up to seventeen, x16 PCI Express video controller boards such as the Matrox Mura MPX Series cards.

Drive Bays

4 – 3.5″ drive bays support up to eight 2.5″ HDD carriers, removable and hot swap are available upon request.  1 – Slim-line device bay for optical drive media.  Other drive bay configurations are available upon request.

Note: 1 – 500GB storage drive (installed) — Additional drives and larger drive capacities available upon request

Power Supply

1485W, N + 1


4 – 92mm Fans (center-mounted), 102 CFM each


LEDs for HDD activity and Power Status

Front Connector Ports

Front: 2 USB

Rear: 2 – Ethernet LANs, 2 – USB and 1 – VGA Video, 18 – Option Card Slots


Power On/Off and System Reset

Metric Dimensions

48.26cm (W) x 22.23cm (H) x 58.42cm (D) (with 19″ rackmount handles installed)

English Dimensions

19.0″ (W) x 8.75” (H) x 23.0” (D) (with 19″ rackmount handles installed)

Compatible Components

  • Processor Boards
  • Backplanes

BXTS7059 Single Board Computer


  • Single Xeon® E5-2400v2 Processors
  • PCIe Gen3
  • 3 DDR3-1600 Memory Slots
  • 2 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
Product Details

BPG8032 PCI Express Backplane


  • Wide Range of SBC Options
  • 18-PCI Express I/O Card Slots
  • 17-x16 PCIe 2.0/1.1 Interfaces
  • 18-x16 PCIe Card Connectors
Product Details
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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.