Ultra Electronics nVX 5000

Secure Communications Optimised Packet Engine

The Ultra Electronics AEP nVX series of single platform devices enables effective communication at the core and the edge of the enterprise network. As an example, with the nVX 5000 series products, mobile, regional and remotely located teams are able to access voice and data communication channels available within their organisation’s headquarters.

Delivering specialist communication solutions
The nVX 5000 series platform supports a wide range of protocols and physical interfaces. This enables customers to aggregate and effectively deliver multiple service streams over almost any bearer communications medium including GSM, PSTN, ISDN, and Satellite (VSAT).

Combining voice (analogue and/or digital) with data services such as FAX, IP, PoS and 3G/4G support, the nVX 5000 efficiently and cost effectively manages bandwidth through dynamic packet fragmentation and compression whilst ensuring Quality of Service.

The nVX 5000 series products are deployed where flexible and robust communications is essential and in strategic and tactical applications. The products offer intelligent communications routing, multiplexing or protocol translation. With other Ultra Communicate and Ultra Encrypt products from AEP, the nVX 5000 provide wide area wireless and satellite networking in remote territories with a high level of security.

Key business benefits

  • Scalable capacity through option modules
  • Remotely re-configurable
  • Bandwidth reduction especially for voice
  • Management flexibility
  • Operation cost reduction
  • Low cost of ownership
  • Comprehensive training & configuration support

Applicable markets

  • Maritime
  • Defence
  • Emergency services
  • Banking
  • Small and large enterprises


  • High availability
  • Bandwidth optimisation
  • Aggregation of network services
  • Possible to download or change configuration remotely


  • Deployable in many different vertical sectors and enterprise network operations
  • Support for a wide range of protcol, physical interfaces and network topologies
  • Any services over any bearer(s)
  • Data and voice (analogue and digital) in one platform
  • Next generation wired and wireless IP networking
  • Legacy network interfaces and protocols
  • Multi-hop, multi-bearer switching
  • Central control and simple management and configuration

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nVX-5000 Platform Hardware Specification
  • 2 x 10/100 Ethernet
  • 1 x WAN (X.21/V.35, software selectable)
  • 2 x E1/T1
  • 4 x Analogue Voice1
  • 1 x Console port
  • 1 x Alarm port
Optional modules
  • 10 x Analogue Voice2
  • 4 x E1/T1
  • 2 x 10/100 Ethernet
  • 4 x WAN (X.21/V.35, software selectable), also has 2 x 10/100 Ethernet
Future optional modules
  • 4 x SFP (fibre Ethernet)
  • 2 x 3G/4G
Dimensions Width = 425 mm
Depth = 335 mm
Height = 43 mm
Weight 4 Kg
Power 90-250v AC or 20-65v DC.
Either 2 x AC or 2 x DC power supplies can be installed3
Power consumption = 20W for the base unit
Operating temperature 0 deg C to 45 deg C
Operating humidity 30 – 90% RH (non-condensing)


Example Port Matrix

Table below shows the number of different types of ports available with various optional modules installed in the base product.

Number optional modules installed Number of ports available
WAN E1/T1 Analogue Voice Ethernet WAN E1/T1 Analogue Voice2
0 0 0 2 1 2 4
2 0 0 6 9 2 4
1 1 0 6 5 6 4
1 0 1 4 5 2 14
0 0 2 2 1 2 24
0 2 0 4 1 10 6
  1. Any port can be configured to be FXS, up to two can be configured to be FXO
  2. Any port can be configured to be FXS, half the number be configured to be FXO
  3. Needs to be specified on the order





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