Skycasters iDirect® Evolution® X5 Modem

Our customers can count on the incredibly reliable high-performing Evolution® X5 Satellite Router. Suited for high-speed broadband applications, the iDirect® Evolution® X5 satellite Internet router is designed primarily for mobile use and other business applications like cellular backhaul, secure banking and maritime. The X5 includes GPS technology to allow for automated pointing which is ideal for portable and rapid deployment systems.

With the implementation of dual-mode operations between iNFINITI TDM or DVB-S2/ACM (Adaptive Coding and Modulation) outbound and MF-TDMA or SCPC for return, the Evolution® X5 modem is extremely flexible. It has the ability to adapt to a variety of network designs and changing bandwidth requirements to maximize the efficiency of the system.
X5 Modem
The X5 also has advanced QoS and traffic prioritization to maintain the productivity of all applications. Ensuring that applications are prioritized based upon their needs and bandwidth availability across various sites and networks.

The Evolution® X5 modem is standard on our MST and Flyaway systems.


The iDirect® Evolution® series X5 modem is powered by VSAT Systems and the award-winning VSAT platform. We are able to design all of our solutions for business-grade requirements because we own our teleport infrastructure 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
Upstream Max Info Rate: 19.2 Mbps
Downstream Max Info Rate: 150Mbps


Weight: 4.4 lbs (1.99 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 Universal Input, 2A, 50-60Hz
Operating Temperature: 0˚ to +50˚C (32˚ to +122˚F) at Sea Level with temperature gradient of 1˚C per 1 min
0˚ to +45˚C (32˚ to +113˚F) at 10,000 Feet with temperature gradient of 1˚C per 1 min for ODU power consumption

For more information, view the iDirect® Evolution® X5 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.