iDirect X5

IDirect Evolution X5 is a powerful, next-generation satellite router featuring dual-mode operation of DVB-S2/ACM or iNFINITI® TDM on the outbound. The X5 is specifically designed to support business-critical, broadband applications such as enterprise connectivity, cellular backhaul, maritime and other mobile applications.

The Evolution® X5 Satellite Router enables service providers to support higher data rates and greater traffic volumes to meet increased customer demand across a wide range of growing vertical markets. The Evolution® X5 Satellite Router offers dual-mode operation between iNFINITI® TDM or DVB-S2/ACM on the outbound, providing more flexibility for network design and bandwidth optimization as the network grows. With over-the-air software licensing features service providers can easily add data encryption and spread spectrum capabilities to customize the Evolution® X5 Satellite Router to meet their customer’s growing requirements.

Star topology and future support for SCPC-return upstream channels

Two modes of operation: iNFINITI® TDM and DVB-S2/ACM outbound

Deterministic MF-TDMA return channel with 2D 16-State FEC or TPC on the inbound

Optional integrated spread spectrum waveform technology supports very small antennas

Optional AES 256-bit encryption

Automatic End-to-End Uplink Power Control for higher network availability

High-stability temperature compensated oscillator


25.1 cm


29.2 cm


5.1 cm


2 kg


RJ-45 10/100 Ethernet, RS-232: RJ45 (Console connection)

Power Requirements:

AC (100 - 240 V), 2A max at 90 VAC, 1A max at 240 VAC

DC Power F-Connector:
  • BUC Power (IFL) +24 VDC, 3.5 Amps maximum (up to 5W BUCs are supported)
  • LNB Power (IFL) +19 VDC / +14 VDC 300mA (DiSEqC) 22 kHz DiSEqC tone
Frequency Range:
  • Transmit: 950-1700 MHz
  • Receive: 950-2150 MHz