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iDirect EVOLUTION X7-EC Embedded Computing Remote

iDirect EVOLUTION X7-EC Embedded Computing Remote

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  • 1 RU high remote fitting in standard telecom racks
  • Licensable 2nd demodulator for multicast traffic
  • AC and DC variant power supply module configurations
  • Communications-on-the-Move (COTM) support
  • Optional AES Encryption
  • Six 10/100Base-T Ports
  • Embedded computing to run value-added applications
  • Intel® Atom™ family, 64-bit, 8 core, 2.4 GHz clock speed
  • Extended Memory: 16 GB RAM, 120 GB solid state hard drive
  • Two 10/100/1000Base-T Ports (Application Specific)


The X7-EC combines standard iDirect X7 features with extra processing power and memory to run value-added software without impacting satellite communication performance. As a result, customers are able to tailor remote capabilities to better meet specific market requirements and create an ideal enterprise class solution. 

The X7-EC remote must be paired with one of four licensable applications to provide seamless delivery of services to the network edge. The first four supported applications are iDirect SatHaul™ Optimization, Cisco® 5921 Embedded Services Router, and Xiplink™ Virtual (XV) Optimization. 

The X7-EC remote increases value by consolidating solutions that typically require use of a multi-box configuration into a 1U rack-mounted form factor. This cost-effective single box solution reduces the hardware footprint, simplifies installation, decreases points of failure, and lowers power consumption.

Network Configuration

Network Topology



Downstream: DVB-S2

Upstream: ATDMA





LDPC, 1/4 – 8/9

2D 16-State, 1/2 – 6/7

Max. Symbol Rate

1 – 45 Msps

128 ksps – 7.5 Msps

Max Info Rate

149.7 Mbps

19.2 Mbps

Max. IP Data Rate

59.2 Mbps

16 Mbps

Spread Spectrum
(Max Rate Mcps)


Up to 7.5 Mcps
Spreading Factors: 2, 4, 8


Embedded Computing


Intel® Atom™ family, 64-bit, 8 core, 2.4 GHz clock speed


16 GB RAM, 120 GB solid state hard drive



SatCom Interfaces

TxIF: Type-F, 950 - 1950 MHz, Composite Power -35 to +3 dBm

Rx1/Rx2 IF: Type-F, 950 - 2150 MHz, -5 dBm (max) composite / -130+10*Log10(Sym rate) dBm (min) single carrier

10MHz/50MHz IFL BUC reference

Tx Out

Available BUC Power (IFL):  +24 V @ 4.9 A (117W Max.)

Rx1/Rx2 In

Available LNB Power (IFL):   +19 V (Nominal) @ 0.5 A

LNB Signaling:                       22 KHz tone On/Off; 13 V-18 V

Data Interfaces

LAN: Six (6) 10/100 Ethernet ports, 802.1q VLAN

Two (2) 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports

RS-232: RJ45 (X7 Console connection), RJ45 Router Console (Cisco pinout) RS-422: N/A


AES Link Encryption (256-bit) (optional)




W 17.5 in (44.5 cm) x D 18 in (45.7 cm) x H 1.75 in (4.45 cm)


14.1 lbs. (6.4 kg)

Operating Temperature

0˚ to +50˚C (32˚ to +122˚F) at Sea Level with temperature gradient of 1˚C per 1 min


90% non-condensing humidity

Input Voltage

Two Power Variants:  100–240 VAC Auto-Ranging or 36–76 VDC


FCC, CE, TUV, and RoHS compliant

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