Matrox C900 PCIe x16

The Matrox C900 is a single-slot, PCI Express® x16 graphics card that drives nine, six or three displays or projectors at resolutions up to 1920×1200 per output. A special-purpose card designed to power 3×3 or 9×1 video walls, Matrox C900 runs in stretched desktop mode and delivers a single, ultra-large surface across all attached displays, ideal for digital signage, presentation, and video wall applications. Combine two C900 cards to drive 6×3 or 3×6 video walls from one system, with the board-to-board framelock feature ensuring all displays are synchronized to reduce tearing.

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Product Description

Performance Meets Flexibility

The Matrox C900 is a single-slot, PCI Express® x16 graphics card that drives nine, six or three displays or projectors at resolutions up to 1920×1200 per output. A special-purpose card designed to power 3×3 or 9×1 video walls, Matrox C900 runs in stretched desktop mode and delivers a single, ultra-large surface across all attached displays, ideal for digital signage, presentation, and video wall applications. Combine two C900 cards to drive 6×3 or 3×6 video walls from one system, with the board-to-board framelock feature ensuring all displays are synchronized to reduce tearing. Matrox C900, with its high reliability, outstanding performance, and low-power consumption delivers a cost-effective video wall solution for enterprise, industrial, pro A/V, digital signage, security, control rooms, and more.

Features

  • Drive nine, six or three synchronized displays or projectors from one single-slot card
  • Create unique video wall configurations, including 3×3 and 9×1 video walls*1
  • Features nine Mini HDMI connectors and supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 per output
  • Experience smooth video playback and graphics performance with 4 GB of memory
  • Minimize power consumption with an energy efficient card that consumes 75 W
  • Delivers a single ultra-large stretched desktop across multiple displays attached to one card*1
  • Expand your desktop space with multi-board support to drive as many as 18 displays from a single computer*2
  • Framelock two Matrox C900 cards together and synchronize the refresh rate across all monitors to reduce tearing*3
  • Customize your setup with the easy-to-use Matrox PowerDesk™ multi-display configuration and desktop management software*4
  • Output a seamless, continuous image across multiple displays with Bezel Management
  • Clone content to show the same information on all displays
  • Simplify A/V installations with advanced EDID Management
  • Adjust the number of overlapping pixels with Edge Overlap to create a seamless, unified image on nine, six or three edge blending projectors
  • Facilitate enterprise-wide deployments by installing Matrox PowerDesk & drivers across many systems without any user interaction
  • Pair C900 with Matrox Mura™ IPX Series for 4K capture and IP encode & decode
  • Supports Microsoft® DirectX® 12, OpenGL® 4.4, and OpenCL™ 1.2 to run the latest professional applications
  • Protect your investment with Matrox long product life-cycles
  • Compatible with Windows® 10 (32/64), Windows 8.1 (32/64), Windows 7 (32/64), Windows Embedded Standard 7 (32/64), Server 2012 R2 (64), Server 2008 R2 (64), Linux® operating system

What’s in the box?

  • Matrox C900 graphics card
  • Quick start-up guide
  • Display drivers and Matrox PowerDesk desktop management software available for download from Matrox website

Accessories (Sold Separately)

  • Board-to-board framelock cable (part # CAB-FL-F)
  • Mini HDMI to HDMI adapter cable (3rd party)

*1 All displays must run at the same resolution in stretched desktop mode. Maximum horizontal resolution cannot exceed 16K under Windows.
*2 Stretched desktop mode available across displays attached to one card.
*3 Available only under Microsoft Windows operating systems. Requires framelock cable (CAB-FL-F), sold separately.
*4 Available only under Microsoft Windows operating systems.

PowerDesk

Stretched Desktop
Create an ultra-large desktop to expand a single application across all screens.
Clone Mode
Duplicate content to show the same information on all displays.
Desktop Divider
Split up your desktop into different sections to create additional partitions for all your applications.
Edge Overlap
Adjust the number of overlapping pixels between edge blending projectors to build a seamless, unified image.
Bezel Management
Compensate for the physical space created by monitor bezels to output a continuous image across multiple displays.
Desktop Management
Determine where and how program windows are displayed on the desktop.
Mode Management
Increase resolution support and select display modes (wide-screen resolutions, video timings & refresh rates) not available by the default in the monitor’s EDID.
EDID Management
Provide consistent EDID signal to the graphics card to ensure video is displayed correctly.
Unattended Install
Deploy different desktop configurations / environments based on individual department requirements across the organization.


Specifications

Connectivity
Bus Type PCIe 3.0 x16
Form Factor (Card) Full Height/¾ Length
Bracket (Mounted) Full height bracket (ATX)
Extra Bracket Included
Number of Video Outputs 9
Video Output Connectors 9 x Mini HDMI
Video Output Formats HDMI 1.4
Optional Video Output Formats (Active adapters required – sold separately) – DVI Single Link
Audio Output Formats – Multi-stream audio (3 streams)
Performance
Memory 4 GB GDDR 5
GPU AMD™
Maximum resolution (per monitor) 1920×1200 @ 60Hz (HDMI)
1920×1200 @ 60Hz (Single-link DVI)*1
Cooling
Active Yes
Additional Features
HDCP Compliance Yes
Board-to-Board Framelock*2 Yes
Supported Graphic Standards – OpenGL® 4.4
– DirectX® 12
– OpenCL™ 1.2
PowerDesk Software Yes
Independent Desktop Mode No
Stretched Desktop Mode Yes
Clone Mode Yes
Pivot Mode*3 Yes
Physical/Environmental
Dimensions Length: 22.91 cm (9.02″)
Height: 11.12 cm (4.376″)
ROHS/WEEE Compliant Yes
Requirements
System Requirements – Single available PCIe x16 lane
– 2 GB of system memory
– Internet access for software installation
– Compatible operating system
Supported Operating Systems – Windows® 10 32-bit
– Windows 10 64-bit
– Windows 8.1 32-bit
– Windows 8.1 64-bit
– Windows 7 32-bit
– Windows 7 64-bit
– Windows Embedded Standard 7 32-bit
– Windows Embedded Standard 7 64-bit
– Windows Server® 2012 R2 64-bit
– Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit
– Linux®
General
Part number C900-E4GBF
What’s in the box? – Matrox C900 board
– Quick-start guide
– Display drivers and Matrox PowerDesk desktop management software available for download from Matrox website
Accessories (Sold Separately)
Board-to-Board Framelock Cable CAB-FL-F
Single-link DVI to HDMI adapter cable 3rd party
Mini HDMI to HDMI adapter cable 3rd party

*1 Third-party adapter required (sold separately).
*2 Available only under Microsoft Windows operating systems. Requires framelock cable (CAB-FL-F), sold separately.
*3 Individual displays cannot be pivoted; Need to pivot group of three displays.

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