NL7000 Family

NL71024 and NL7512 Proprietary Interface Knowledge-Based Processors

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Broadcom's NL71024 and NL7512 products are a family of processors designed to provide classification in enterprise, metro and wide-area networking platforms.
These devices offer the ability to store up to 512K 36-bit IPv4 routes with advanced search rates.


  • Up to 1024K standard 36-bit IPv4
  • Dynamically configurable to 72-bit, 144-bit, 288-bit or 576-bit on a per-block basis


  • Cable Modem Termination Systems
  • Carrier Access Products
  • Data Center Servers (switching)
  • Deep-Packet Inspection
  • EDGE and Terabit Routers
  • Enterprise WLAN
  • Firewalls
  • Line Cards
  • Metropolitan Packet Aggregation
  • Routers
  • Storage Area Networks
  • Switches
  • Wireless Base Stations

Lifecycle Status


Specification Value
Lifecycle Active
Distrib. Inventory No
Package 28nm, FPB4NGS, 29mmx29mm
I/O Controller
Bus Interface
Transfer Rates
External Memory Interfaces 8-bit and 16-bit Flash, w/ 6 Chip Selects SRAM, NVSRAM


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