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Black Box extends the “DCX” KVM matrix switch series: A small variant for big

DCX1000 offers latency-free transmission quality with 10 freely configurable ports

November 2016 - The successful, high-performance Black Box KVM matrix switch DCX3000 is now available as a 10-port model: a small but equally powerful digital cross-point switch. The device provides quick, safe and cost-effective switching of HD videos, audio and USB signals and transmits all video content without any compression or delay. Using the Server Access Module (SAM) for the connection between the switch and the target computers results in quick, straightforward switching between different servers. The new version is especially suitable for industrial automation, broadcasting, or in IT test laboratories in medium-sized businesses.

Offering 10 freely configurable CATx inputs and outputs, the compact device enables a connection between multiple users and computers over distances of up to 60 metres. The DCX1000 provides switching between sources via a unique graphical user interface with small, automatically updated preview images – as opposed to traditional text-based on-screen menus. A safe and intuitive WebUI allows administrators to define settings and control all connected devices from a central location and is also compatible with tablets and mobile devices for mobile management.

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While users can connect freely to the switch at any time, the connection between the switch and the target computers via SAMs (Server Access Modules) ensures the highest possible level of flexibility in terms of device connectivity. This is ideal for applications such as test laboratories in which one to two administrators are responsible for the simultaneous installation or update of operating systems on multiple machines.

"Within a very short space of time, the DCX3000 has become one of our most popular products, especially in broadcasting and also in control centres", explains Hans-Peter Kuhnert, EMEA Sales Vice President at Black Box. "Numerous discussions with our customers from these and other sectors, including the manufacturing industry and the transport sector, have shown us that there’s a demand for flexible devices with fewer ports, but with the same performance and functional scope. In many scenarios, the redundant power supply is a decisive criterion even for smaller installations, which is guaranteed for DCX1000 at all times".

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Black Box is an ISO 9001 certified leading technology solutions provider that helps customers build, manage, optimize, and secure their professional audio/video, signal distribution, and digital signage networks. Black Box provides its customers with free, 24/7 pre- and post-sales technical support. The company has been recognized with numerous awards for quality, service, and innovation. Black Box holds one of the broadest partner portfolios in the industry. Through this achievement, Black Box is able to provide unbiased solution recommendations for partner platforms which best meets the needs of our customers.

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