Professional Network Testing Solutions Catalog

To properly maintain and troubleshoot today’s hybrid and multimedia networks, IT professionals must be versed in a wide variety of troubleshooting techniques and technologies. Our new specialty catalog, Professional Network Testing Solutions, aims at helping IT professionals find the test equipment they need to maintain today’s complex data networks.

This 32-page guide provides a comprehensive overview of testing options, pro tips, best practices, and product solutions. In addition, includes an assortment of copper and fiber test equipment needed for troubleshooting hybrid and multimedia networks. The featured cover product is the one-of-a-kind F3X Fiber Fault Finder Gun (F3X), which enables users to point and shoot to detect leaks, breaks, and bends in fiber cable, even in aerial lines. Technicians can use it on indoor and outdoor fiber lines, even in bright daylight.

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Digitize and optimize multiple analog video formats for display on an HDMI screen

There’s no need to buy a bunch of devices to convert, scale, and switch inputs when routing analog video signals to a digital display. Not when you can do it all with one multi-input, multifunction box.

Featuring five distinct video inputs, the Multi-Format AV to HDMI Switching HD Scaler makes it easy to convert and scale various video formats for digital HDMI output.

Scale analog PC (VGA), Component (YPbPr), Composite, and S-Video input for digital display at a number of different resolutions on a newer HDMI-compatible LCD or plasma screen. You can also reformat HDMI video input for output on another HDMI display at another resolution.

Advanced video scaling gives you crisp, clear video output. An adaptive 3D comb filter, providing 3D motion and 3D de-interlacing, ensures a jitter-free picture, and reverse 3:2/2:2 pulldown provides crisp and clear de-interlacing of video originating from 24-fps film, such as DVD movies.

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New coiled cables make neater equipment connections

Do you have tangled and unsightly hanging cables in conference rooms in lobbies? Tidy-up those cables with the new coiled HDMI and USB cables. These cables are designed to make neater equipment connections on walls, counters, display stands, and desks.

The Coiled HDMI Cable (EVHDMI05) is well-suited for use with wall-mounted TVs, displays, and monitors. The Coiled USB Cable (USB10) makes desktop peripheral connections much tidier. Both make much cleaner connections for point-of-sale displays, directional signage, informational displays, and even home theaters.

The HDMI cables feature male/male HDMI connectors and can be used with DVD players, set-top boxes, and other digital audio/visual equipment. The USB 2.0 cables feature one Type A male and one Type B male connector and can be used with USB hard drives, printers, consoles, and other peripherals. To learn more go to http://www.balckbox.com/go/HDMIcables and http://www.blackbox.com/go/usbcoiledcable.

New swiveling HDMI cables solve tight installation problems

It is sometimes difficult to make tight connections on the rear and sides of digital A/V equipment. Ideal for these situations is the new HDMI Swivel Cable (EVHDMI04 series) features 180° swiveling connectors for easy right-angle connections. Cables are available with two swiveling connectors or one swiveling and one straight connector.

The HDMI cables feature male/male HDMI connectors and can be used with monitors, TVs, DVD players, set-top boxes, and other digital audio/visual equipment. The cables are particularly useful in conference rooms, lobby and point-of-sale displays, and home theaters. For more information see http://www.blackbox.com/go/HDMIcables.

The Perfect Laptop Companion: CAT6 Retractable Cable

With our CAT6 retractable cable you can now make CAT6 connections when on the road and visiting other offices. This unique cable retracts from both ends and extends out, similar to a tape measure…because it is a tape measure! One end of the tape measure is in inches while the other end is in centimeters. The spool has a 2” diameter and is only four inches long, including connectors. Compact enough to fit in a laptop case, briefcase, or even your pocket, the CAT6 retractable cable can pull out to a total of 6.5 feet (2 meters).

It is also covered by our complete no-questions-asked Double Diamond™ Warranty. This protects your Black Box brand products from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges. Questions? Contact our FREE tech support.