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iDirect Evolution X3: Satellite Router



Evolution X3 features a highly efficient implementation of the DVB-S2 standard. With Adaptive Coding and Modulation (ACM) on the outbound carrier and iDirect’s patented, deterministic TDMA or SCPC Return channel, Evolution X3 maximizes efficiency of satellite capacity to enable new opportunities for star topology networking.

Evolution X3 is ideally suited for broadband requirements such as Internet and VPN access to enterprise networks, as well as real-time VoIP and videoconferencing.


  • Star topology
  • DVB-S2/ACM outbound for greater efficiency and enhanced network availability
  • Deterministic MF-TDMA or SCPC Return channel
  • Efficient 2D 16-State inbound coding
  • Automatic end-to-end Uplink Power Control
  • Built-in TCP acceleration
  • Advanced QoS and traffic prioritisation

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Product: iDirect Evolution X3: Satellite Router


Dimensions: 29.2cm x 25.1cm x 5.1cm
Weight: 1.95kg
Operating Temperature: 0°C to +50°C
Operating Humidity: 90% non-condensing
External Antenna: no
Input Voltage: 10 - 24V DC
SatCom Interface: TxIF: Type-F, 950–1700MHz, +7dBm / -35dBm
SatCom Interface: RxIF: Type-F, 950–2150MHz, -5dBm (max) composite/ -125+10*log(Fsym)dBm (min) single carrier
BUC IFL Interface: +24V, max. 70W, (120W PSU
LNB IFL Interface: +19V (Nominal), 500mA max
Data Interfaces: LAN: 10/100 Ethernet, 802.1q VLAN | RS-232: RJ45 (Console connection)
Protocols Supported: TCP, UDP, ACL, ICMP, IGMP, RIP Ver2, Static Routes, NAT, DHCP, DHCP Helper, Local DNS Caching, cRTP and GRE