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Break-Out Box

Vangie Beal
Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:36 am

(1) A box that contains both connectors and ports that are used for attaching video and audio peripherals. A break-out box is part of a video digitizing systems.

(2) A self-powered device used to test and rewire serial communications. It enables users to switch, cross and tie interface leads. One common type of break-out box is used for the monitoring and diagnosis of RS-232.