BrightSign XC5

The most powerful player in signage.


Multi-screen performance from the most powerful player in digital signage.

  • The Most Powerful Player in Digital Signage
  • Delivers superior PC-class HTML performance
  • Powers video walls & multiple screens with a single player
  • Offers stunning 8K video & graphics
  • Efficient industrial design with easy serviceability
  • Runs BrightSignOS

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The Most Awarded Player

BrightSign XC5 is the most powerful - and award-winning - player in digital signage.

  • Best New Video Wall Processor: rAVe Pubs, ISE 2023
  • Most Innovative Digital Signage Product: System Contractor News, Infocomm 2022
  • Best of Market: Digital Signage Magazine, Infocomm 2022
  • Best of Show: Digital Signage Magazine, Infocomm 2022
  • Best New Media Player: rAVe Pubs, DSE 2022

Features & Specifications

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Power with Purpose

HTML Performance that exceeds a signage PC.

  • Ultra-smooth motion graphics at incredibly high frame rates
  • Highly responsive multi-touch HTML5 animations
  • Runs intense CSS, 3D WebGL and Javascript
  • Delivers significantly accelerated content load times

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8K Content Engine

Delivers brilliant 8K video to a single display.

  • Delivers industry-best 60p, 10-bit decoding
  • Displays full resolution graphics and video in 8K
  • Supports common and custom display resolutions
  • Optimized storage with cutting-edge video codecs

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Multi-Screen Magic

Power multiple screens from a single player.

  • Displays native 4K video and graphics across four screens
  • Runs up to four independent HTML5 animations
  • Hardware accelerated 4K video rotation
  • Streamlined multi-screen presentations with BrightAuthor and some CMS solutions

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Simplified Video Walls

Sophisticated video walls from a single player.

  • Dual and quad screen video walls out of the box
  • Create 8K video walls across four screens
  • Build eight screen displays in 4K, or sixteen screen displays in Full HD
  • Seamless synchronization across all outputs
  • Simplified video wall creation with intuitive BrightWall feature
  • Link multiple XC5 players together with frame-accurate synchronization to multiply the number of screens in your video wall

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The XC5 Lineup

Experience the unparalleled performance of BrightSign XC5, surpassing signage PCs effortlessly. Choose from two models that deliver varying levels of HTML5 performance and support stunning 8K resolution, along with a comprehensive range of connectivity options. Whether it’s 4-screen video walls or high-speed 3D Web GL applications, XC5 excels. Simplify the creation of video walls and multi-screen presentations with multi-output players and the innovative BrightWall feature. Equipped with multiple HDMI outputs, outstanding HTML5 performance, and breathtaking 8K video capabilities, XC5 stands as BrightSign’s most powerful player ever.

XC5 DatasheetXC5 Software
HTML5 Performance Level
Expert PC-class power supporting 3D WebGL motion graphics
Elite 2x more powerful than XC2055 supporting 3D WebGL motion graphics with multi-touch interactions
Video Decoding
Single 8K60p (8-bit) or Dual 4K
Single 8K60p (10-bit) or Quad 4K
8K Video Codecs
HDMI Outputs
Total of 2: 1 x HDMI 2.1a, 1 x HDMI 2.0a
Total of 4: 1 x HDMI 2.1a, 3 x HDMI 2.0a
Media Formats
8K Video: .ts, .mov, .mp4, .mkv
8K Video: .ts, .mov, .mp4, .mkv
USB-A: provides 5V/1A power to peripheral devices
USB-C: supports high-speed host mode & provides 5V/1A power to peripheral devices
Dimensions (WxDxH)
253.2 x 232.12 x 48mm
253.2 x 232.12 x 48mm
Warranty, parts and labor
1 year (2 year in EU/UK)
1 year (2 year in EU/UK)

Powered by Purple

BrightSignOS is the only purpose-built operating system for digital signage - and it's found exclusively in BrightSign players. Here’s what it means to be Powered by Purple.

  • Secure: BrightSignOS delivers unmatched security, keeping your players, connected devices, and network safe from any potential risks.
  • Reliable: With unrivaled uptime across millions of players, BrightSignOS's self-healing capabilities and real-time monitoring ensure uninterrupted operation and peace of mind.
  • Superior: BrightSignOS is able to run any type of content, resolution, connected device, and technology integration, making it easy to create dynamic and sophisticated digital experiences.
  • Sustainable: Easy to maintain, power-efficient, and updateable, BrightSignOS is the long-lasting and sustainable choice for digital signage.