How to Pick an IT Cabinet | Black Box

See how to specify the right cabinet for your application, starting with the type of equipment you want to put in it.

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Climate Cabinets: Cool Your IT Cabinet, Not The Entire Room

Maximizing the lifecycle of your IT equipment, reducing capital expenses, and ensuring uninterrupted network operations are critical. Heat impacts electronics significantly, leading to reduced performance, potential damage, and warranty issues. ClimateCab air conditioned enclosures by Black Box® offer a perfect solution for housing servers, switches, and other IT equipment outside climate-controlled environments.

  • Self-Contained Solution: Acting as a mini data center, ClimateCabs are ideal for remote or industrial settings—warehouses, retail, manufacturing floors.
  • Protection: NEMA 12 rated against heat, dirt, moisture, and tampering without the need for external piping or drains.
  • Versatile Options: Available in 12U wall mount, 24U, and 42U freestanding models with air conditioners ranging from 5000 to 12,000 BTUs.

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How to Terminate a Shielded CAT6A Cable - Step-by-Step Guide

In this detailed tutorial, we walk you through the process of terminating a shielded CAT6a cable. Whether you're a professional or a DIY enthusiast, this video is your go-to guide for understanding the nuances of working with CAT6a cables.

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USB To Serial Adapters

The easy-to-use, portable USB to RS-232 Serial Adapters from Black Box® let you add an RS-232 serial port to any laptop or PC for local administration of a wide variety of serial devices, like servers, switches and routers. Choose from options with USB-A or USB-C to RJ-45 or DB9. All adapters are compatible with Cisco RJ-45 or DB9 console ports.

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