IGEL UD5 Universal Desktop Thin Client


Universal Desktop Thin Client

IGEL’s UD5 is a powerful and expandable Universal Desktop Thin Client. Its high speed processor and graphics can support demanding applications or many applications running simultaneously. The UD5 Series universal desktop Thin Client can support excellent connectivity thanks to a range of interfaces, including a PCle slot. You can also add an integrated smartcard reader and a connectivity bar with a parallel port and wireless network connectivity or an anti-theft USB port.



IGEL Universal Desktop Operating Systems are available in both IGEL Linux and Microsoft Windows 10 IoT.



Every IGEL thin client, whether hardware or software, automatically includes the Universal Management Suite, UMS. This free, industry-leading endpoint management system lets you quickly and securely transform all endpoints into easily managed workspaces.


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    Best Performance

    Strong processor and graphics capability for applications like multi-media and video conferencing.

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    Dualview support 

    Parallel use of two digital monitors with a DVI and a Display Port.

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    Free PCIe slot

    Customize the UD5 to your needs with the addition of internal peripherals such as fibre optic network cards.

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    Integrated smartcard reader (optional)

    Excellent for highly secure two factor authentication and fast login.

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    Connectivity bar (optional)

    Expand your device with a parallel port and WLAN or an anti-theft USB port.

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    No Moving Parts, e.g. Cooling Fans

    The absence of moving parts means the devices are almost noiseless and fail-safe with minimal heat generation

Software Maintenance

Regular, free firmware updates for IGEL Linux and Windows 10 IoT UD Thin Clients up to three years after they are discontinued provides maximum investment protection. Sign up for our technical newsletter to find out as soon as firmware updates are released.

Free Technical Support

Register on our ticket system ITRS for our specialized technical support. We answer your questions and solve problems in the areas of IGEL Linux and Microsoft Windows 10 IoT firmware, Universal Management Suite (UMS) and all other IGEL software solutions.


After purchase, just register with us online, and all your IGEL Thin Clients UD2, UD3, UD5 and UD6 will be upgraded from a standard 2-year to a 5-year hardware warranty, according to our end customer hardware warranty declaration, at no additional cost. The UD Pocket, UD9, IZ2 and IZ3 series will be upgraded to a 3-year hardware warranty. The warranty upgrade does not cover any additional hardware options. View full warranty

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For questions about product compliance or certification, please contact regulatory.compliance@igel.com.
Available Operating Systems
IGEL Linux 5 & Linux 10
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT
IGEL Universal Management Suite included
Form Factor
Intel Celeron J1800 2,41 – 2,58 GHz Dual-Core
Intel Bay Trail SoC
1 x low profile
2GB (LX),
4GB (W10) DDR3L
Flash Memory (SATA SSD)
4GB (LX)
32GB (W10)
larger SSD modules on request
Graphics Chipset
Intel HD Graphics
Video Memory
64-512 MB Shared Memory
Ports / Supported Resolutions
1 x DisplayPort 1.1a (max. 2560 x 1600)
1 x DVI-I (max. 1920 x 1200)
10/100/1000 Base-T
optional (via connectivity bar)
Audio Chipset
Realtek High Definition Audio (ALC662)
Audio Ports
1 x line-out
1 x mic-in
1 x DisplayPort (Intel HD Audio)
Audio Speakers
1 x internal
1 x keyboard
2 x
1 x optional (via connectivity bar or USB-to-Parallel adapter)
USB 2.0
2 x front
2 x back;
optional: anti-theft USB (via connectivity bar)
USB 3.0
2 x back
Kensington Lock
1 x back
Device (DxWxH), upright
232 x 99 x 242 mm with foot
232 x 74 x 225 mm without foot
Packaging (DxWxH), horizontal
297 x 366 x 125 mm
1.47 kg
fanless convection
Operating Temperature
0 to 40 °C (vertical)
0 to 40 °C (horizontal, with rubber feet)
Operating Humidity
20% – 80%, non-condensing
auto sensing 100~240 VAC / 50~60 Hz
Power Supply
Power Consumption: Idle / Sleep Mode
8W / < 1W
Typical energy consumption per year (Energy Star)
ETEC = 33,52 kWh
ETEC,MAX = 62,0 kWh
VESA Mount
for mounting on the back of a monitor
Rubber Feet
for horizontal placement of the device
Connectivity Bar
Option 1: parallel port and anti-theft USB port
Option 2: 1 x parallel and 1 x 802.11 a/b/g/n 2,4 GHz, 5 GHz WLAN
Built-in Smartcard Reader
for secure smartcard-based authentication
USB-to-Serial Adapter
for connecting peripherals that require a serial port
USB-to-Parallel Adapter
for connecting printers that require a parallel port
DisplayPort to DVI adapter
for connecting a monitor that requires a DVI port
Shared WorkPlace
it allows user-dependent configuration based on setting profiles
Multimedia Codec Pack (UD Linux)
required for multimedia re-direction and full multimedia functionality

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