Trenton PCI Express 2.0 Backplanes Deliver System Flexibility In Industrial Computing Applications

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BPC7041 and BPC7009 industrial backplanes deliver maximum PCI Express® interface speeds for a wide variety of COTS option cards and single board computers.

The Trenton BPC7041 and BPC7009 industrial backplanes are now available for use in military & aerospace, virtualization, medical diagnostic and video display systems. These compact backplanes maximize high-performance computing flexibility by supporting up to eleven PCI Express 2.0 and PCIe 1.1 COTS option cards is an industrial computer. The backplanes also support a wide array of PICMG(r) 1.3 single board computers including Trenton's JXT6966 featuring the latest quad-core Intel(r) Xeon(r) processors. A system designed with a BPC7041 or BPC7009 backplane, COTS PCI Express option cards and a JXT6966 SBC provides the speed, performance, flexibility and faster Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) critical in diverse applications such as military surveillance, video display walls, machine vision, silicon wafer manufacturing and medical diagnostic systems.

Here is an abbreviated features list for the Trenton BPC7041 and BPC7009 industrial backplanes:

BPC7041 Backplane
Option Card Slots: Ten, PCIe 2.0 / 1.1, 9 - x16 mechanical slots and 1 - x8 mechanical slot
Backplane Size:     12.3" (31.2cm) x 12.9" (32.8cm)
Advantages:            Passive, no active components, PCI Express repeaters provide PCIe communication integrity

BPC7009 Backplane
Option Card Slots: Eleven PCIe 2.0 / 1.1, 10 - x16 mechanical slots and 1 - x8 mechanical slot
Backplane Size:     12.3" (31.2cm) x 12.9" (32.8cm)
Advantages:            Modified Passive with the latest in PCIe 2.0 switch technology for maximum SBC flexibility
All Trenton PICMG 1.3 backplanes come with a five-year factor warranty and additional information is available on the Trenton PCI Express backplanes web page.

"Trenton backplanes are known throughout the industry for reliability and interface communication integrity", said Steve Riley, Trenton Design Engineer. "The BPC7041 and BPC7009 give our customers a couple of great design options for their system solutions utilizing different PCI Express COTS option card and single board computer technology."

About Trenton
Trenton is a designer and manufacturer of complete industrial rackmount computer systems as well as embedded motherboards, single board computers, system host boards, backplanes and processor AMCs for critical embedded computing applications. Trenton is a member of the Intel(r) Embedded Alliance, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers.

For more information about our company, or any Trenton product, call (800) 875-6031 or (770) 287-3100. Please visit our website at and use the following URLs for specification information on the products listed in this news release.

BPC7041 Product Page:
BPC7009 Product Page:
PCI Express Backplanes:
JXT6966 Single Board Computer:

Contact Info
Jim Renehan
Director of Marketing
+1 770.287.3100

Intel and Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
PCI Express is a registered trademark of the PCI-SIG. PICMG is a registered trademark of the PCI Industrial Computer Manufacturers Group.

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