Traverse Five64

Quad-core ARM64 Networking Platform with Mainline Linux Support

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  • CPU: NXP QorIQ LS1043 Quad Core Cortex-A53 1.6 GHz, 64-bit ARM
  • RAM: 8 GB DDR4
  • Storage: 512 MB NAND flash onboard, NVMe SSDs via M.2 Key M, microSD (UHS-1) slot
  • Network: 5 1000Base-T, 1G SFP + 1000Base-T Combo, 10G SFP+
  • Expansion: 2 mPCIe (Wi-Fi, SATA controllers etc.), 1 M.2 Key B (USB 3 + PCIe for LTE etc.)
  • Ports: 2 x USB 3.0 at rear, 2 x USB 3.0 via internal connector, serial console via USB-C, microSD, nanoSIM, 40 pin I/O header
  • Software: U-Boot v2018.X+ and Linux Kernel 4.15+. OpenWrt and standard Linux distributions (via EFI)
  • Form factor: Mini-ITX 170 x 170 mm
  • Power: 12 VDC via Molex Mini-Fit (ATX12V connector)

Project Updates


Apr 22, 2018

Another Step Closer - New Prototypes and New Specifications

A few weeks ago, we received our new OEM model ("LS1043S") prototypes, and we have been busy testing them and sending out samples to our initial customers. Read the full update.


Feb 13, 2018

ARM Virtualization, Testing, and Next Steps

Since our last update, we have been busy designing the next iteration of our LS1043 platform, called the 'LS1043S.' Read the full update.


Sep 07, 2017

Progress, Pivots, and Prototypes

We've been making progress on the prototypes and have upgraded the specifications of the Five64. Read the full update.

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