Product Documentation

Repeater 8520 and 8540

Jul 03, 2013

Repeater 8520 and Repeater 8540 are 1U appliances, each appliance has one dual-core processor and 4 gigabytes of memory. Model 8520 has a bandwidth of 10Mbps and model 8540 has a bandwidth of 45Mbps.

The following figure shows the front panel of the Repeater 8520/8540 appliance.

Figure 1. Repeater 8520/8540, front panel


The front panel has the LCD screen and the LCD keypad.

The following figure shows the back panel of the Repeater 8520/8540 appliance.

Figure 2. Repeater 8520/8540, back panel


The following components are visible on the back panel of the Repeater 8520/8540 appliance:
  • Single power supply, rated at 200 watts, 110-240 volts.
  • Two PS2 ports, one for the mouse and the other for the keyboard.
  • Two USB ports.
  • An RS-232 serial console cable and a VGA port.
  • Primary and Aux1 Ethernet ports, which serve as accelerated (bridged) Ethernet ports on appliances without the bypass feature. If your appliance has the bypass feature, you cannot use these ports for accelerating traffic.
  • Accelerated pair of Ethernet ports, also known as the bridged Ethernet ports. An appliance with the bypass feature has these ports in addition to the Primary and Aux1 ports. Use this pair for accelerating traffic.