two-box solution

two-box solution

A device made up of two separate components. For example, most cellular network extenders require an antenna (box 1), which is cabled to the electronics (box 2) in order to work.
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This simplifies configuration (there is only one device to configure and maintain) and is cost effective (at $149.95, the Verizon Business DSL Gateway solution is generally less expensive than a typical two-box solution of a separate modem and router).
So we adopt from evidential decision theory a little of the single-box prescription, but also a dollop from causal decision theory's endorsement of the two-box solution.