What’s a Distribution Box?
The distribution box, also known as the optical cable terminal, connects the optical cable or distribution cable to the subscriber line and branches the main line. It plays an important role.
You can install the D-box in tight spaces like bridges, containers, and pipes.
It can be used for connecting telephone lines or broadband network cables. It is also known as a telephone D-box.
Plastic distribution boxes, such as telephone, Internet, and TV, are used for weak electricity. The functions of each packet vary. The D-box can be connected to its bottom, but too many connections will cause the signal to be weaker.
What’s the Principle Behind a Distribution Cabinet?
The transmission boundary in the 10/100M Ethernet network is Category 5 Twisted Pair. It is made up of four pairs of eight core wires. There are only 4 pairs (2 pairs) of these wires for data transmission. The remaining 4 lines (2 teams each) are used for data transmission.
We can also use the 4 remaining wires for data transmission. This allows two users to access the Internet via one network cable simultaneously. It’s not something we use often.
Once we have understood the concept of the distribution cabinets, it is essential to know that the network center makes the distribution cabinet so that users can still use the line. It divides 8 lines of the network line into 2 sets of strings for transmitting data.
It will not impact the speed or bandwidth of the user’s Internet connection. In terms of transmission, this is fundamentally different from the branch connector, usually bought from outside. It will allow users connected to the same pair to access each other.
What is the Distribution Box Made of?
Distribution boxes can be used in pairs. A pair of plastic distribution containers are made up of two distribution cabinets.
A D-box is composed of two crystal heads, one module and two crystal heads. The crystal heads are connected to each module via twisted pairs.
One of the crystal heads has blue, brown-white and brown 4 wires. These are located in the 1, 2, 3 and 6 slots. Another arrangement for the crystal head is that the green-white and green-orange-white 4 wires are in the 1, 2, 3 and 6 slots, respectively.
Similar applies to another pair of distribution cabinets.
A D-box generally consists of these parts:
1.Power inlet. D-box. This box converts a power signal into multiple outputs. The first condition is to have access to a power supply.
2.Cables. This cable’s plug is a general power connector that is used to connect external power supplies.
3.Output port. This port is used to supply power and can be plugged into by other devices.
4.LED indicator. This indicator is used to determine if the power is on.
Shell. Material requirements vary depending on which industrial application they are used. These include the need for waterproof, explosion-proof and other properties.
What’s the Usage Environment for the Distribution Box?
(1)Outdoor distribution box used in an outdoor environment
Ambient temperature: -55+55, Relative humidity is 95%, Atmospheric Pressure: 70106kPa
(2)Outdoor D-box can be used in an outdoor environment
Ambient temperature: -25+40, Relative humidity is 95%, Atmospheric Pressure: 70106kPa
How Do I Install a Distribution Box?
Outdoor distribution box installation
(1)The outdoor D-box can be mounted on a cement pole using a metal back frame.
(2)Installation of a wall-type distribution cupboard.
Installation of an indoor distribution box
(1)Installation of an indoor distribution box wall-type
(2)The indoor D-box that is installed on the wall is 2500mm higher than the mirror line. The bottom of the box is 2500mm below the floor.
(3)Installed in an indoor distribution cabinet, it can also be mounted above the skirting lines. The bottom of the box is located 50mm from the skirting.
(4)The cable rise indoor distribution cabinet should be mounted vertically. Its lower portion should be at least 1500mm from the floor.
(5)The wall-type indoor D-box is installed using lead tenon or wood screw.
Installation of the niche distribution cabinet is split into two parts: installation of its box body and installation of its connecting parts.
（1）According to the design requirements, the building construction department shall install the box.
（2）The box’s lower edge is between 1000-1300mm and the floor.
（3）The cable duct entering the box must not exceed 15mm in length. The pipe’s mouth is blunted and reamed. Finally, the pipe is connected with the box using a nut.
（4）The template and threading board are also required for the assembly of the connecting pieces in the box. Install the module in the middle of the box.
How Do I Connect the Distribution Box?
The distribution line is used to describe electrical appliances that require conductors to be separated to another location at the distribution box position. This could include branching from main line to socket or lamp. The D-box should be used as long as the branch line is not a branch.
A small number of lines branches in the home installation do not require a D-box. Instead, they use a three way split line. A D-box split line should only be used if the lines are very long. The D-box split line is highly recommended.
The network cable uses Category 3, 4, 5 and 6 non-twisted pair cables and RJ-45 plugs for connection to the switch or hub. However, 4 cores (the 2nd, 3rd and 6th cores) are actually used from the 8-core twist pair. The remaining 4 cores are not utilized. The four cores that are not being used by the D-boxreplace two network cables and create one single cable.
This is the specific procedure: Make a distribution box for network cables, divide the 8-core network cables into two groups, each group consisting of 4 cores, then connect them to the RJ-45 media interfaces.
Each end of the network cable should be connected to a D-box. This is network cable multiplexing. It’s the act of connecting two terminals to one network cable.
What Types of Distribution Boxes Do Uou Have?
There are two types of distribution boxes. The power D-box is used to connect the power supply. We generally refer to it as the industrial D-box.
This is where the optical cable or wiring cable is connected. This is the optical cable or subscriber line that branches the main line. It plays an important part.
It can be placed in small spaces like bridges, boxes and pipes, or cable trenches without taking up any of the effective area of the building. The installation is also simple and doesn’t require cutting off the main cable.
A distribution box is an industrial connector. A D-box converts an incoming power supply to data via shunt, and can output multiple currents or data signals.
Where is the Distribution Container Primarily Used?
Distribution boxes can be divided into two types according to their various uses. The power D-box is used to connect to the power supply. This is the general definition of the industrial D-box.
Another type is the communication distributor box, which connects the communication signal. This type is also known as the network D-box or telephone D-box. in our lives.
The distribution box’s purpose is to convert the incoming power supply or data via a shunt so it can produce more current or data signals.
The D-box consists mainly of the power inlet, cable and output ports, and shell.
Distribution boxes can be divided according to their different uses into two types. The first is the D-box for the store for power supply and the second is the industrial D-box.
It is used to link communication signals. It is also known as a telephone D-box or network D-box in our everyday lives.
What’s the Difference Between a Junction Box and a Distribution Box?
When the pipeline length exceeds the specified size, or the number of elbows exceeds specific requirements, the D-box is what you need. It is also known as the D-box.
The D-box is usually located in a residential building. It is typically 20 cm from the ceiling. Additionally, the lamp socket bottom and wall socket might also be present.
Generally, junction boxes are synonymous with sockets. Switch. Junction boxes are also known as lamps and terminal boxes with the weak current.
Although the junction and distribution boxes look the same, their roles are distinct. The D-box creates branch circuits, while the junction box can only be used as a socket or switch lamp. They are both different, and their prices differ.
Both the junction box and D-box can use tools. The Internet routing of multiple computers will filter out viruses and network attacks, which in turn will affect network speed.
How Do You Use the Distribution Cabinet?
Each client (ormitory) and switch require a distribution cabinet.
Connect the crystal heads at both ends of the network cable to the modules in the distribution cabinets if they are crystal heads.
A more extended distribution cabinet will be placed on the user’s side and a shorter one on the switch’s side.
The crystal heads at the computer room and user ends of the distribution cabinets are inserted in the switch’s respective ports.
How Do You Judge the Quality of Distribution Cabinets?
1.The distribution cabinet should only be used if there is no problem in the twisted pair (8 core cables are not connected).
2.A pair of distribution cabinets can be used to transform a twisted pair into straight-through cables. The blue, brown, white, and brown arranged crystal heads on one end corresponding to the blue and blue-white crystal heads on the other. This is a problem to be aware of when testing and using the distribution cabinet’s quality.
3. Distribution cabinet uses the same detection method as ordinary twisted pairs.