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Take charge of difficult networking environments.

The challenge is to have electronic devices function reliably in spite of extreme temperatures, humidity, dirt, corrosive materials, and EMI. Black Box offers a wide range of hardened equipment designed to be operated in adverse conditions, including: 
  • Ethernet switches
  • Media converters
  • Ethernet extenders
  • Serial device servers.
  • Wireless Ethernet.

Where to use hardened equipment.

  • Agriculture.
  • Factory floors
  • Heavy industry
  • Manufacturing
  • Military bases
  • Mining, oil, and gas
  • Municipal services
  • Public spaces
  • Security and surveillance
  • Traffic and transporation
  • Utility substations

Industrial Media Converter
The most common use for media converters is to insert fiber segments into copper networks to extend the Ethernet network beyond the 100-meter copper limit. With one of the largest selections of hardened media converters in the industry, you'll find the right one for your application.
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Use PoE switches in harsh indoor and outdoor environments. Many function as both a media converter and a switch. Choose from a variety of standard, hardened, extreme, and modular models with wide temperature ranges, cases, and power supplies.
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The ANSI/ISA Standard and Hazardous Locations
Fires and explosions are a major safety concern in industrial plants.
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DIN Rails
A DIN rail is an industry-standard metal rail, usually installed inside an electrical enclosure.