Which Black Box are you most likely to find in the UK?
Posted On July 3, 2021
A UK black box is a plastic tube with an inset screen on top, which can be used to display information or other digital content.
The box usually measures about 2.5 inches (5.5cm) in diameter and has an opening for the bottom of the screen to be screwed in.
A black box may also have a black label printed on the inside, and sometimes the words ‘black box’ or ‘black’ appear on the outside.
A large cardboard tube with a black cardboard label and ‘black boxes’ on one side is usually used for the UK’s digital advertising, with other formats like posters and stickers also available.
The tube can also contain a message on the bottom that can be read by looking at the screen.
There are also two types of black boxes: large and small.
Large black boxes are made of a metal alloy and are usually more expensive, but they’re usually used more often for online advertising and for large promotional items such as videos.
Small black boxes can be made of cardboard, or plastic.
These are usually smaller and cheaper, but are usually used less often.
You’ll find black boxes in all sizes, but black boxes with a larger label and a black box sticker are often more common.
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