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Unique connectivity challenges? Can't find exactly what you need? Black Box can help. Since 1976, we have been helping customers solve one-of-a-kind connectivity problems. Tell us what you want to accomplish. We can modify existing cables, adapters, faceplates, and other products to your specs-or we can build them from scratch. And the custom design service is absolute...
ISA 12.12.01 certified Ethernet switches and USB hubs for explosive Class 1 Div. 2 environments.
Ensure safe, reliable networking in hazardous Class 1, Div. 2 environments where explosive gases may be present with Black Box's ISA 12.12.01 Certified Hardened Managed Ethernet Switches and Industrial-Grade USB Hubs. They're designed to be non-incendive.
Black Box's line of CATx Feed-Through Patch Panels will save you time in the telecommunications closet. You can patch cables without punching down wires. Just plug in the cables. Choose from multiple CAT6A/6/5e shielded and unshielded models with and without surge protection.
Black Box's pre-terminated, plug-and-play MTP® MPO-style products are designed to simplify high-density fiber deployments. Avoid the time, waste, and errors associated with field terminations by using compatible fiber cassettes, enclosures, panels, and trunk cables. The line offers a transition path to 40-Gbps networks and future 100-Gbps networks.
Genuine CAT5e, CAT6, and CAT6A Solid Bulk Cable
For the real deal on genuine CAT5e, CAT6, and CAT6A Solid Bulk Cable, turn to Black Box. You'll get the largest selection in the industry and uncompromising quality. Black Box cable is:
Guaranteed for life.
Get an in-depth look at what's involved with setting up your 4K video solution, also called Ultra High Definition (UHD). This technology delivers stunning beauty and resolution in digital signage and video extension applications, and presents issues that can make deployment tricky.
Black Box's fiber-to-the-desktop suite meets the needs of government entities along with enterprise, retail, financial services and other data-sensitive markets. In addition to unmatched network and physical security, this comprehensive solution brings all the benefits that fiber-based networks can deliver including speed, reach, reliability, scalability, and operating cost...
What is HDBaseT? Find out in this webinar. You'll get an overview of HDBaseT technology, including the benefits, technology misconceptions, and common installation and ecosystem questions. This presentation also includes Black Box HDBaseT products to get you started on your next AV project.
Find CATx and fiber cables FAST with these online cable selectors. In seconds you can find the exact CAT5e/6/6A cable you need.
Copper options include shielded, unshielded, PVC, plenum, solid, stranded, type of spool, color, and TAA compliancy.
Fiber options include core size, jacket, strand count, length, and connectors.
On Demand Webinar: High-Density Fiber Connectivity for Data Centers (MTP/MPO)
This 38-minute webinar discusses high-density, multi-fiber array connectivity for data centers and includes:
• Differences between MTP® and MPO connectors.
• Typical installation scenarios.
• Proper polarity for Method A, B, and C connections.
InvisaPC™ is an IP-based KVM extender that works over a LAN or WAN. It extends and switches HD video and USB-HID over IP over a LAN and with low latency over the Internet.
Charging and storage solutions for Chromebook laptops, iPad tablets, and other mobile devices.
Manage your mobile devices-from iPad® minis to 15" Chromebook™ laptops. Essential for the modern classroom, these charging and storage solutions adapt to changing technology, have a small footprint, and boast features like safety-first design and easy cable management
The 1-/10-Gigabit Managed Fiber Ethernet Switches offer 24 or 28 mixed-media/speed SFP ports for maximum flexibility. Users can define distances up to 10 kilometers and speeds of 100-/1000-/10,000-Mbps. The switches features (4) dual-media 100/1000-Mbps UTP/SFP ports, (20) SFP ports and (4) 10-Gbps SFP+ ports (28-port model).
Break the five-meter barrier, and extend USB over copper, fiber, or IP networks.
3-Series CAT5e, CAT6, CAT6A Premium, Lockable Patch Cables: One cable, three levels of security.
These guaranteed-for-life CAT5e/6/6A cables give you three levels of security, depending on the optional locking pin you choose. Just slip the pin into the patented LockPORT™ boot.
Use these ultra-compact converters to cost-effectively and conveniently bring Fast Ethernet or Gigabit Ethernet fiber to the desktop and other tight spaces. Tuck them unobtrusively behind a PC-they're ultra compact and weigh less than 2.5 ounces. Plus, the converters are USB-powered for portability (or you can use them with an AC/DC adapter).
Cost-Effective Industrial Ethernet Extension Over Existing Twisted Pair with Multi-Drop Repeaters.
IT professionals, resellers, integrators, and infrastructure contractors can save money and reduce waste with bulk fiber optic cable cut to the exact length they need. There are no minimum length requirements and most cable is in stock and can ship today if ordered by 10 A.M. E.T. Choose from guaranteed-for-life multimode and single-mode indoor, indoor/outdoor, and outdoor cable.
USB Converters from Black Box enable you to quickly add peripherals and serial industrial devices to your PC through a single USB port, controlling multiple and varying devices without the need to install serial PCI cards and configure multiple I/O ports in your system. This means lower equipment costs and flexible serial connectivity.
The DCX3000 Digital KM Matrix Switch enables easy resource control, content sharing, and collaboration for control room operators. The DCX3000 delivers fast switching of DVI or DisplayPort signals, audio, and USB across a combination of 30 sources and end users. The small form factor system lowers cost by up to 50 percent compared to existing digital KVM matrix solutions.
Using KVM extenders enables you to remove computer noise and heat from a work area; move CPUs and servers to secure, clean environments; and centralize server maintenance, software updates, and network administration. Additionally, time and costs associated with staff support is reduced.
- Faster deployments: Cut field installation time and costs by 70 to 80%.
- Proven performance: All cables come with a lifetime guarantee.
- Quick turnaround: Less than a week. Even in a day.
- Order online in seconds at BlackBox.com/PreTermFiber
Black Box upgraded its MediaCento AV-over-IP solution for better 4K AV-over-IP extension, switching and video walls. The upgraded IPX 4K video distribution platform enables users to stream 4K HDMI video, audio, USB, serial and IR signals to distant screens over an existing Ethernet network. The system provides better video, audio, device compatibility and control.
Solve the challenge of networking in harsh environments with Industrial Ethernet Switches. Choose from managed and unmanaged switches with SFP fiber uplinks. Some have PoE+. Use for:
• Security/surveillance—backhaul IP cameras
• SCADA/M2M—remote monitoring and control
• Building/Factory automation—connect IP-enabled equipment
• More than 8,000 SKUs, the largest selection in the industry.
• Choose from 12 colors, 5 cores, and 13 lengths.
• Low smoke zero halogen jackets reduce the amount of smoke and toxic gases emitted during combustion.
• Well suited for use in aircraft, ships, railcars and confined areas.
• Color code fiber networks for different applications.
• Rolling racks hold up to 1500 lbs. of IT, test, and diagnostic equipment.
• 2- and 4-post racks fit under standard or standing-height desks.
• Designed by and for engineers.
• Rugged casters roll smoothly over thresholds and carpets.
• Constructed of heavy-duty 14-gauge steel.
• Bottom plate serves as a 20” x 20”...
28-AWG CAT6/CAT6A Ethernet patch cables save space, reduce clutter, and improve airflow in high-density data center and telecom racks and cabinets. With a diameter of only .161", this cable is almost half the size of a typical 24-AWG cable. You’ll save more than 50% space when compared to traditional cables.
Black Box provides more than 600 control room solutions a year for broadcasting, public safety, industry, defense, etc. With high-performance KVM matrix, video wall processors, a control system, and more, operators can access and share information to any screen, system, or device, anywhere. These solutions improve the operator experience, improve situational awareness, and enable collabo...
With the ControlBridge™ Multisystem and Room Control System, you can control everything in small to large conference rooms, classrooms, training centers, and control rooms. Users gain one-touch control of multiple multimedia, AV, and room automation systems. With a touch of a button or swipe of a touch pad, you can lower the screen, dim the lights, and start the presentation.
Imagine idea sharing without barriers. With Black Box Coalesce wireless collaboration system, any number of users can wirelessly connect, share, and control content from any device (PC, Mac, or iOS and Android mobile) to HD or touchscreen displays.
Connecting people and content has never been easier. No cable or dongle required for users to connect to Coalesce. Smarter collaborati...
Get fiber patch cables in 12 standard colors for color-coded networking applications.
- Ideal for special color-coded applications, departments, security levels, and more.
- Choose from 12 standard colors without the hassle of placing a custom order.
Black Box is expanding its line of fiber optic test equipment with Fiber Loopbacks. Technicians can use them to test and troubleshoot fiber optic links in networks or devices. They "loopback" the signals from the transmit to the receive pairs to create a complete optical link enabling the evaluation of the entire link or different components of the link. The loopbacks can also be used to...
This one-box solution for switching and scaling any kind of analog and digital video input for either HDMI or VGA output scales a range of formats for PC (XGA to WUXGA VESA) and HDTV output. It features seven different inputs and enables you to output video in HDMI and VGA formats along with S/PDIF and stereo audio.
4-port Hardened Gigabit Switches withstand temperature extremes of -10° to +70°C and come in IP31-rated enclosures that can be DIN-rail or wall mounted. For redundancy, the switches have dual DC power inputs. For scalability, they have an SFP port for sm or mm Gigabit fiber uplinks. Two models: standard and PoE+ for connecting security cameras, WAPs, and automation equipment.
The Black Box LE2700 Series of Hardened Modular Managed Switches makes industrial networking easier and more cost-effective.
These scalable switches give IT managers the ability to add capacity only when and if demand increases. Users can customize the chassis with copper and fiber modules, including Gigabit SFP and 10-Gigabit SFP+ uplinks.
Extend your network and provide power to remote devices such as IP cameras and wireless access points—even in harsh conditions. Extend Data and Power over Ethernet up to 1.2 kilometers and Data-only up to 2.2 kilometers.
Black Box 24-Port and 48-Port Gigabit L3 Managed Switches with 10G Uplinks delivers the performance you demand for your enterprise network, providing high performance with resilient stacking, full wire-speed L2 switching and L3 routing, full management, and advanced QoS and security features.
Industrial Wireless Extenders, 5-GHz, 300-Mbps
Network managers can now set up line-of-sight Ethernet networks at higher speeds and over longer distances with Black Box’s 5-GHz Wireless Ethernet Extender Kit and Extenders. These industrial-grade extenders provide high-speed 300-Mbps transmissions, so they can easily handle HD video from security cameras and other high-bandwi...
Extend your network over fiber with Industrial Gigabit Ethernet Media Converters designed to withstand extreme temperatures of -40° to +75° C. They convert 10/100/1000BASE-T UTP to 1000BASE-X fiber and can be used to power remote PoE/PoE+ devices, such as security cameras. For versatility, some models have SFPs. Multimode models go 500 meters. Single-mode models go up to 12 kilom...
Tiny Ethernet switches powered via USB through a PC USB port or AC adapter.
Sending high-quality images and video over a local area network (LAN) has never been easier or more advantageous. It’s cost-effective, easy to implement, flexible and scalable, and has no distance limitations. In addition to AV-over-IP solutions, such as the MediaCento IPX™, Black Box has a host of ProAV solutions, such as HDMI matrix switches,...
The XR HDMI and IR Extender uses a single CAT5e/6 run, reducing cable clutter and simplifying HDMI® display deployment; extends uncompressed HD video, audio, and control signals up to 328 feet (100 m); and supports IR extension with CEC passthrough, so you can control source devices at the screen.
DKM FX HD Video and Peripheral Matrix Switches and Compact or Modular Extenders are part of a scalable, highly reliable matrix switching and DVI routing system. This chassis-based, modular switching system enables you to switch and extend HD video, peripherals, serial data, and audio over long distances.
Control and scale video across four displays of any size and resolution with the VideoPlex4 Video Wall Controller from Black Box. It’s just what you need to create visually eye-catching video walls to advertise, promote, and educate your audience while projecting your message and content on a larger scale.
Extend HDMI video and audio over an IP network. Switch from any source to any screen.
Get a more detailed and fast-action video experience. Update your system today with 4K video products from Black Box.
TAA-compliant PCI-E Network Adapters (NICs) provide an affordable way to upgrade network devices to 10-GbE. Users will see improved performance in demanding applications, such as CAD, broadcasting, military, finance, and research. A copper card is for CAT6A networks. A fiber card has two SFP+ ports. Both have Intel® chipsets and support a large number of operating systems.
This on-demand video covers applications for high-performance KVM technology, from desktop switching to advanced, high-performance matrix switching systems, with an emphasis on case studies that identify the best solutions for specific scenarios. (40 minutes)
Use these Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) Optical Transceivers to bring high-speed fiber and copper interfaces to any SFP slot. Because they come with different speeds, connectors, and types of media, they enable you to customize the SFP slot on your Ethernet switch to almost any interface, whether it’s copper or fiber.
Black Box’s QuietCab™ Acoustic IT Enclosures are ideal for environments where networking equipment needs to be near workers, such as offices, schools, medical practices, and retail establishments. Their attractive appearance makes them look like furniture, and they’re quiet enough to put into an open office environment, even right beside a desk.
Designed for industrial environments, Managed Hardened Ethernet Switches deliver the high reliability and redundancy needed for mission-critical networks. The switches are used to configure, control, and monitor remote equipment in the worst environments. Some models support PoE and PoE+ to power remote equipment via an Ethernet cable and eliminate the expense of running electrical lines.
With a high-level of port-to-port isolation, secure KVM switches prevent data from leaking between ports and to the outside world, prevent data from being stored in the device, and prevent electronic snooping. TEMPEST-approved, and exceeding the National Information Assurance Program (NIAP) approved protection profile, they meet the highest level for military security.
DKM FX HD Video and Peripheral Matrix Switches and Compact or Modular Extenders are part of a scalable, highly reliable matrix switching and DVI routing system. This chassis-based, modular switching system enables you to switch and extend HD video, peripherals, serial data, and audio. The switching and transmission of high-quality DVI-D signals are virtually instantaneous.
Protect fiber terminations in damp environments with the NEMA-Rated Fiber Splice Tray Wallmount Enclosure (JPM4002A) from Black Box.
The LPB2900 Series switch is the first network switch of its kind. It gives users an all-in-one solution for Ethernet networking plus HD video extension. The LPB2900 Series Gigabit PoE+ Managed Switch incorporates a built-in MediaCento Controller, which is a finalist in the 2016 InAVation awards for best Video Tool.
IT professionals, resellers, integrators, and infrastructure contractors can save money and time with Black Box's Custom-Length Fiber Optic Bulk Cable. Users can reduce waste by ordering bulk fiber cable in the exact length they need. With no minimum length requirements, it's just as easy to order 100 feet as 750 feet.
Gigabit Smart Switches are eco-friendly, fanless smart switches with SFP slots for fiber uplinks. They're the smart, green way to expand small and mid-size networks.
This affordable plug-and-play receiver gives you super versatility. Because it has both HDMI and VGA connectors, you can use it with a wide variety of projectors and displays. Depending on your application, you can connect it to your wired Ethernet LAN. Or, users can connect to your wireless 802.11b/g/n network.
Black Box's Secure Serial Servers enable users to manage network and data center equipment from anywhere in the world. These console servers simplify out-of-band management of switches, routers, PDUs, firewalls, and environmental monitoring sensors. Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports provide redundancy and enable users to access remote equipment via a LAN/WAN or the Internet.
The Pro Switching System is an intelligent Layer 1 A/B gang switching, chassis-based solution that looks at physical connections, not data. Think of it as an intelligent patch panel.
The smart choice when price matters most. The Black Box Connect line of cabling and infrastructure connectivity products offer a good value in general-purpose products for everyday network connections and temporary networks. They meet all specs and have a two-year warranty. The line includes everything needed to build a complete CAT5e/CAT6 channel solution and for fiber connections.
The Black Box Agility KVM-over-IP platform with DVI, USB, and Audio over IP Extenders enable you to do more and go farther with perfect digital video over nearly unlimited distances. The flexible topology of the Agility gives you extension option applications that are new for KVM extenders. The Agility can be a KVM switch, a sharing portal, a DVI extender, and much, much more.
Learn the benefits of migrating to digital KVM and AV-over-IP extension systems.
Unique connectivity challenges? Can’t find exactly what you need? Black Box can help. Since 1976, we have been helping customers solve one-of-a-kind connectivity problems. We can modify existing cables, adapters, faceplates, and other products to your specs—or we can build them from scratch. And the custom design service is absolutely free.
News articles and press releases for Black Box:
Enables easy resource control, content sharing and collaboration for control room operators.
Business performance, dealer relationships and social responsibility recognized.
Company’s products and services will simplify and integrate global, strategic communications
Contract Assures Continued High-Quality Managed Services for Airport Tenants and Visitors
Black Box announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy’s Integrated Support Center-Oak Ridge has awarded it a $33.4 million telecommunications contract to be executed over a 5 year period.
Enables high performance matrix switching of analog and digital AV signal
New relationship strengthens presence in the commercial AV and broadcast industries
Black Box recognized for their commitment to providing superior business value to their customers for three years in a row.
Continuation of 1BBOX Strategy
Lockable CATx Patch Cables and Server Cabinets Recognized
Annual Award Recognizes the Industry's Best IT Channel Partner Programs
Organizational realignment continues with two key positions.
These two executive appointments will drive sales growth for the key EMEA and Japanese markets.
Company accepts prestigious award for fourth time.
Previously purchased carts can accommodate the very latest e-learning devices.
Starting at less than $1,000, the carts help stretch education budgets.
The products winning the awards are 3-Series cable for easy Layer 1 security, Elite cabinets for flexible configuration and 2-day custom builds, and EncrypTight WAN encryption for data security.
Annual Guide Recognizes the Very Best Channel Partner Programs in the Market.
Black Box becomes part of the growing HDBaseT ecosystem in HD video extension.
Cabinets provide a cost-efficient method for cooling equipment outside of the data center in remote locations, wiring closets, and industrial areas.
Supports extension of physical and virtualized CPUs and unmanaged matrix switching
Becomes part of the growing HDBaseT ecosystem in HD video extension.
Signature IT cabinet design fits all mobile devices and standard 19" rack IT equipment alike; Offers unique cable management system.
Focus on Revenue Growth Programs Continues
This effort has an approximate value of $14.9 million.
Black Box has been named as a Top 10 winner of the 2014 Channel Partners 360° Business Value Awards by Channel Partners magazine.
Showcases broadcast-ready technology solutions at the premier tradeshow for the industry.
New SFP technology adds HD video and HDMI to the flexible, scalable matrix switch
Carts offer charging, storage, and security for all e-learning devices.
Black Box announced today it has partnered with Phybridge Inc., a provider of innovative voice over IP solutions.
Wireless Video Presentation System (VPS) III Honored for Exceptional Innovation
Leading systems integrator accelerates cloud services with new offering powered by Mitel
Black Box Corporation announced today it has expanded its portfolio of solutions with GENBAND’s NUViA™ cloud communications offering.
Black Box Corporation announced today it has achieved the Cisco® Master Managed Services Certification.
Black Box also wins a Bronze for Customer Service Department of the Year.
Black Box provides voice and infrastructure to Day & Zimmermann on a global basis
Winners were honored in San Francisco during the annual awards dinner and presentation
Black Box, an industry-leading provider of AV, multimedia, and digital signage technology, is asking AV industry professionals to put on their thinking caps and provide the best ending to this sentence: “You know you’re in AV if…”
Black Box Corporation, a leading communications system integrator, announced today that its Board of Directors has elected Mr. John Heller and Mr. Joel Trammell to the Board.
Black Box Corporation announced today that Mr. Michael McAndrew has assumed the position of President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
High-density wireless LAN solution provides the high capacity necessary to keep up with today’s wireless demands.
Platform includes new interface and models for HD video input, OPS screen installation, and interactive kiosks.
MediaCento IPX greatly reduces cost and complexity of HD distribution and includes a video wall version.
Features tutorials, tips, and resources to help with the design of end-to-end multimedia distribution systems.
Explains the need for more intelligent options for today’s biggest power and cooling challenges.
Systems integrator receives ShoreTel Champion Partner Circle of Excellence Award
Channel partners can easily sell, merchandise, and procure Black Box technologies using VARStreet enablement.
$97.3 million project to modernize communications and technologies for the U.S. Army
This designation recognizes Black Box Network Services as having fulfilled the training requirements and program prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco ISE products and solutions.
Honored for excellence in cross-channel marketing.
Black Box Corporation announced today that it has achieved a Customer Satisfaction Excellence Gold Star from Cisco
Black Box Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Michael McAndrew as President and Chief Operating Officer, effective October 2, 2012.
Black Box Corporation announced today that it once again made the InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology.
Five year agreement affirms Black Box’s position as national provider of CommScope enterprise infrastructure solutions.
Black Box is ranked 31st in the Solution Provider 500 list (formerly VAR 500) by CRN Magazine. As a leading technology solutions provider that helps customers build, manage, and secure their networks, Black Box continues to climb in the yearly rankings.