Stud Boxes are usable with ½ or 5/8 in. wallboard.

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Classified for 2-hour wall and ceiling fire resistance, 22.5 cubic in. Horizontal Steel and Wood Stud Boxes accept eleven #14, ten #12, and nine #10 wires. Bracket countersink allows for mounting with #8 wafer head or dry wall screws. Side and leg stabilizers ensure device rigidity, while Height Site alignment guide and box levelers center box and device at right angle with stud. Boxes accommodate dimmers and GFCIs.



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P&S Unveils One-of-a-Kind Horizontal Steel and Wood Stud Boxes



SYRACUSE, NY (March 2, 2006) - Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S), a leading manufacturer of electrical wiring devices and home systems, today announced a unique line of 22.5-cubic-inch Horizontal Steel and Wood Stud Boxes. Meant for use with 1/2" or 5/8" wallboard, the Boxes are ideal in any place where space is at a premium.

The Boxes accept eleven #14, ten #12 and nine #10 wires, and the large
22.5-cubic-inch volume makes installation easy. A bracket countersink allows for #8 wafer head or dry wall screws with minimal wallboard bow. The Boxes are classified for 2-hour wall and ceiling fire resistance.

The Height Site alignment guide and box levelers center the box and the device at a right angle with the stud. One stabilizer leg and a side stabilizer ensure device rigidity, and the Boxes easily accommodate dimmers and GFCIs.

"The Horizontal Boxes eliminate the time, energy and frustration of constructing phantom studs, and they work well in special areas, such as below kitchen counters," said Tom Roy, product manager for Pass & Seymour/Legrand. "P&S is the only manufacturer that offers Horizontal Box varieties."

Box dimensions are 3.75"x 2.25"x 4" and 3.75"x 2.25"x 3.875".

For more information about the Horizontal Steel and Wood Stud Boxes, contact your Pass & Seymour representative or visit the company's Web site at www.passandseymour.com.

Pass & Seymour/Legrand is a leading provider of electrical wiring devices, accessories and home systems in North America. Call 1-800-223-4185 or visit www.passandseymour.com for more information.

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