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Tahoe 8522

ARM-powered desktop/1U networking appliance
  • NXP LX2160A with integrated QorIQ
  • 6 x 1/10/25G SFP28
  • Intelligent Edge Appliance

Tahoe 8522 is a powerful desktop (1U mounting option) networking appliance designed for high-security applications requiring significant bandwidth.

The value-optimized Tahoe 8522 system is based on a NXP / Freescale LX2160A with Integrated QorIQ and PTP. The LX2160A offers significant space, weight and power benefits comparing to multiple discrete devices, and is offered in a desktop form factor with 1U mounting option.


Product Features

  • NXP / Freescale QorIQ
  • NXP LX2160A with Integrated QorIQ
  • 16 cores @ 2.2GHz

I/O Interfaces

  • 6 x 1/10/25G SFP 28
  • 2 x 1/10G SFP+
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 management port
  • 1 x RS232 console port
  • 2 x USB 3.0


  • Standard IEEE-1588 PTP
  • Standard ‘Hardware Root of Trust’ (TPM)
  • Real time clock, temperature sensor
  • Edgescale.org compatible (edge device management)


  • External power supply (two-barrel connector)
  • Integrated fans
  • Desktop version standard, available mounting options:
  • 821 rackmount adapter bracket
  • Mounting ears
  • Operating System: Linux NXP SDK
  • Full RoHS compliance, FCC class A and CE certification
  • 1U mounting options

Optional Additional Security

  • Optional FIPS compliance (all levels)
  • Optional GPS receiver
  • Environmental

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Operating Humidity 5 to 85%, non-condensing
Operating Temperature 0ºC to 45ºC (32º to 113ºF)
Storage Temperature -20º to -65º C (-4º to 149ºF)
Airflow 200 + LF/m


  Inches Millimeters
Length 9.96 253
Height 1.69 43

Target applications include vCPE, vGW, IOT GW, and SMB Router Network Security Appliances such as:

  • Unified Threat Management (UTM),
  • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS),
  • Intrusion Prevention System (IPS),
  • Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and
  • Content Management Systems (CMS)
Part Number Description
Tahoe 8522- NXP2160A- 2200 Value-Optimized base system Tahoe 8522 with 6 x 1/10/25G SFP28. NXP / Freescale LX2160A QorIQ (16 Core 2200MHz) CPU, 64GB
Tahoe 8522- ACS01 Mounting ears
Tahoe 8522- ACS01 821 rackmount adapter bracket
Interface Masters Technologies’ long history of providing high reliability systems is embedded in the design. The many configuration options of our product lines offer us the opportunity to create a unique network solution for every customer. We can update our existing products or design from ground up, then build and manufacture to meet your technical requirements. Let’s get started!
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