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Video Expansion Module (VL-MPEe-V5)

Video Expansion Module  (VL-MPEe-V5)VGA and LVDS Video Mini PCIe Module

VGA and LVDS Video Mini PCIe Module

Mini PCIe module provides VGA and LVDS video capabilities for embedded systems. Industrial temperature.


  • Mini PCIe Module Format
    Small and flexible.
  • Industrial Temperature
    -40 to +85C operation for harsh environments.
  • Video Outputs
    Analog VGA and/or LVDS (simultaneous / independent).
  • Standard Operating System Drivers (Windows, Linux)
    No additional drivers needed.
  • PCIe Signaling
    Compatible with Mini PCIe sockets.
  • MIL-STD-202G
    Qualified for high shock / vibration environments.
  • Latching Connector
    Prevents detachment failures.
  • Class 3 Manufacturing (optional)
    IPC-A-610 Class 3 for extreme rugged applications.
  • 5+ Year production life guarantee

Software Expertise: Reference & Software Expertise

OS Compatibility: Win 10 Windows/Win 8/Win 7/Win XP, Windows Embedded Win Std 7/Win XPe/Win CE, Linux, Wind River, QNX, DOS




The VL-MPEe-V5 is an extremely small and rugged video module based on the industry-standard Mini PCIe module format. This Mini PCIe module provides an easy and economical way to add VGA and LVDS display outputs to an embedded computing solution.

This I/O board is compatible with a variety of popular x86 operating systems including Windows, Windows Embedded, and Linux.

As with all VersaLogic products, the VL-MPEe-V5 is designed to support OEM applications where high reliability and long-term availability are required. From application design-in support, to its 5+ year production life guarantee, the VL-MPEe-V5 provides a durable video expansion with an excellent cost of ownership.

VersaLogic products are designed for use by OEMs working in a variety of market applications: Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Industrial, Security, Medical, Military, Robotics, and Transportation. Anywhere that the need for superb quality and high-performance embedded computing exists, applications include: automation, avionics, gateway, in-vehicle, monitoring, simulation, and vision.

VersaLogic delivers extremely reliable standard and customized embedded computers backed with unsurpassed service and the highest availability in the market. VersaLogic exists to exceed customers' product, service, support and delivery needs - whenever and wherever the need arises.


General Board Size Mini PCIe module (full size): 30 mm x 50.95 mm x 6.39 mm
Power Requirements 3.3V 5% @ 1.67W Typical (supplied by the Mini PCIe socket)
Manufacturing Standards
Standard IPC-A-610 Class 2
Optional IPC-A-610 Class 3
Regulatory Compliance RoHS
Mini PCIe Signal Type PCI Express Base Specification, Rev 1.1
Environmental Operating Temperature -40 to +85C Derate -1.1C per 305m (1,000 ft.) above 2,300m (7,500 ft.).*
Storage Temperature -40 to +85C
Operating* To 15,000 ft. (4,570m)
Storage To 40,000 ft. (12,000m)
Cooling None (fanless)
Airflow Requirements None (free air)
Thermal Shock 5C/min. over operating temperature
Humidity Less than 95%, noncondensing
Vibration, Sinusoidal Sweep MIL-STD-202G, Method 204, Modified Condition A: 2g constant acceleration from 5 to 500 Hz, 20 min. per axis.
Vibration, Random MIL-STD-202G, Method 214A, Condition A: 5.35g rms, 5 min. per axis.
Mechanical Shock MIL-STD-202G, Method 213B, Condition G: 20g half-sine, 11 msec. duration per axis.
Video Controller Silicon Motion SM750. 2D Graphic Accelerator Video core with 128-bit 2D graphic engine. Supports a single display, two cloned displays, or two simultaneous independent displays.
VRAM 16MB DDR SDRAM (32-bit) embedded in SM750 controller
Desktop Display Interface Analog output (VGA). Up to 1920 x 1080 16-bit.
OEM Flat Panel Interface Single-channel LVDS interface. Up to 1280 x 1024 18/24-bit
Software BIOS On-board SPI-based video BIOS supports VESA standard graphics modes.
Drivers Compatible with most x86 operating systems including Windows, Windows Embedded, and Linux.
* For extended altitude information contact VersaLogic Sales Dept.
MIL-STD-202G shock and vibe levels are used to illustrate the ruggedness of this product in general. Testing to higher levels and/or different types of shock or vibration methods can be accommodated per the specific requirements of the application. Contact a VersaLogic Sales Engineer for further information.
Specifications are subject to change without notification. PCI Express is a registered trademark of the PCI-SIG. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Software Support Packages

Windows Win 7

Windows Win XP

Windows Embedded Win Std 7

Windows Embedded Win XPe

Linux Debian

Operating System Compatibility

Win 10 - Tested & Compatible
Win 8 - Tested & Compatible
Win 7 - Tested & Compatible
Win XP - Tested & Compatible
Win Std 7 - Tested & Compatible
Win XPe - Tested & Compatible
Win CE - Meets Specifications
Debian - Tested & Compatible
Ubuntu - Meets Specifications
Knoppix - Meets Specifications
VxWorks - Meets Specifications
Neutrino - Meets Specifications
DOS - Tested & Compatible
DOS - Tested & Compatible

OS Compatibility Notes

  • Default VESA driver


Part Number Description Photo
VL-CBR-1204VGA interface cable, 12-pin PicoClasp to 15-pin VGA, 12"
VL-CBR-2014LVDS to VGA adapter board
VL-CBR-2015LVDS / flat panel cable, 24-bit (Hirose), 20"
VL-CBR-2016LVDS / flat panel cable, 18-bit (JAE), 20"
VL-CBR-2017LVDS / flat panel cable, 24-bit 20-pin 1mm (Hirose) to 1.25mm (Hirose), 20"
VL-HDW-108Mini PCIe card / mSATA 10x hold-down screws for use with 2.5 mm standoffs, Metric thread, Nylon
VL-HDW-110Mini PCIe module 10x hold-down screws for use with 2.0 mm standoffs, Nylon

Expansion Modules

Part Number Description Form Factor
VL-EPM-P2E PC/104-Plus Mini PCIe socket x2 adapter, industrial temperaturePC/104-Plus
VL-EPMp-P2E PCI-104 Mini PCIe socket x2 Adapter, industrial temperaturePCI-104

VersaLogic Mini PCIe Modules

Part Number Function Form Factor
VL-MPEe-A1E Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (12-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-A2E Analog Input Module, x8 channels single ended (16-bit resolution), industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-E3E Gigabit Ethernet Adapter, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-E4E Gigabit Ethernet Over Fiber Optic media (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-E5E Two Channel Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-FW1E 1394 Firewire Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEe-U2E RS-232/422/485 x4 + GPIO x12 Module, industrial temperature (PCIe signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEs-F1E32 32 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling)MSATA
VL-MPEs-F1E16 16 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling)MSATA
VL-MPEs-F1E4 4 GB mSATA drive, industrial temperature (SATA signaling)MSATA
VL-MPEs-S3E SATA Adapter, industrial temperature (SATA signaling)MSATA
VL-MPEu-G2E GPS Receiver, industrial temperature (USB signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEu-G2E-Z GPS Receiver, no battery, industrial temperature (USB signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEu-G3E Precision GPS Receiver, industrial temperature (USB signaling)Mini PCIe
VL-MPEu-G3E-Z Precision GPS Receiver, no battery, industrial temperature (USB signaling)Mini PCIe

Ordering Information

Model Function Operating Temp. Digi-Key logo
VL-MPEe-V5E Video Display Adapter. VGA and LVDS Interfaces. -40 to +85C
VL-MPEe-V5EC* Video Display Adapter. Mfg. to IPC-A-610 Class 3. -40 to +85C
* Special Order Product. Contact VersaLogic Sales for minimum order quantities and lead time.

Export Information

Description Value
SCHEDULE B:8471.60.7000