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Black Box Offers Largest Selection of HDBaseT™ Recommended Cables in the Industry

Black Box becomes part of the growing HDBaseT ecosystem in HD video extension

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Black Box offers the largest selection of HDBaseT™ Recommended cables in the industry.
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PITTSBURGH (BUSINESS WIRE)June 19, 2014—Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that the company offers the largest selection of HDBaseT™ Recommended cables in the industry. The cables include the company's GigaTrue™ CAT6 and GigaBase™ CAT5e bulk cables.

To be "Recommended," the cables passed testing by the HDBaseT™ Alliance. Black Box also puts the cables through independent third-party ETL testing. The unshielded cables are ETL Verified for component-level performance and are also ETL Verified as part of the company's end-to-end channel solutions. In addition, Black Box cables are UL® Listed, and the company regularly puts its cables through burn tests to ensure compliance with industry standards. The cables are also guaranteed for life.

Users can choose from 72 different cables: shielded or unshielded with PVC or plenum jackets, in nine different colors.

Black Box is also a member of the growing HDBaseT Alliance at the Adopter level. HDBaseT Adopters have access to finalized specifications and updates, are listed as members on the HDBaseT Web site, provide feedback on finalized specifications, and more. The HDBaseT Alliance is a cross-industry alliance to promote and standardize HDBaseT technology, which is a connectivity standard for distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content.

HDBaseT converges full HD digital video, audio, 100BASE-T Ethernet, power over cable, and various control signals through a single LAN cable. This feature set is referred to as 5Play™, a connectivity standard for commercial distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content.

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About Black Box:

Black Box is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their IT infrastructure. Black Box delivers high-value products and services through its global presence and more than 4,000 team members. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at http://www.blackbox.eu.

Black Box® and the Double Diamond logo are registered trademarks, and GigaTrue™ and GigaBase™ are trademarks of BB Technologies, Inc.


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Black Box Corporation
Gary Doyle, +1 724-873-6788
Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Email: pr@blackbox.com

Source: Black Box Corporation

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