Skycasters iDirect® Evolution® X3 Modem

Our customers can trust the extremely efficient iDirect® Evolution® X3 Satellite Router for their day-to-day business operations. The new Evolution® series X3 wireless router for satellite Internet is specially designed to optimize business broadband requirements like real-time VoIP and video conferencing. These applications operate more efficiently with the X3 router than any other version and it is now standard on all of our fixed systems.

As an integrated satellite modem and router, the X3 supports a large number of IP data rates, FEC rates and modulation types. Local DNS, TCP acceleration, and HTTP acceleration techniques escalate the performance of the modem and lead to higher service quality and network performance.
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The iDirect® Evolution® series X3 is the most advanced modem in satellite technology. This wireless router for satellite Internet is able to effectively maximize satellite capacity to allow for various star topology networking opportunities. The X3 utilizes DVB-S2 and ACM (Adaptive Coding and Modulation) for outbound data and deterministic TDMA on inbound data.


The iDirect® Evolution® series X3 modem is powered by VSAT Systems and the award-winning VSAT platform. We are able to design all of our solutions to be business-grade because we own our teleport infrastructure including strategically located in Akron, OH where our NOC is located. Every component of our network is made for businesses and government use.

Technical Specifications

Network Configuration

Network Topology: Star
Downstream Max Info Rate: 150Mbps
Upstream Max Info Rate: 12.8 Mbps


Weight: 4.3 lbs (1.95 Kg)
Width: 11.5 in (29.2 cm)
Depth: 9.9 in (25.1 cm)
Height: 2 in (5.1 cm)
Input Voltage: 100-240 VAC Single Phase, 50-60 Hz, 2A max at 90 VAC, 1A max at 240 VAC
Operating Temperature: 0˚ to +50˚C (32˚ to +122˚F) at Sea Level with temperature gradient of 0.5˚C per 1 min
0˚ to +45˚C (32˚ to +113˚F) at 10,000 Feet with temperature gradient of 0.5˚C per 1 min for ODU power consumption

For more information, view the iDirect® Evolution® X3 Satellite Router data sheet or contact a Skycasters satellite Internet sales engineer here to get started or call us at 330-785-2100.


If internet connectivity is critical to your business, contact us today to learn more about our backup connections for business continuity. One of our dedicated team members will be happy to explain our plans and get you started today.