A control box provides the physical interface to allow an to control a piece of equipment and monitor its performance. Control boxes typically contain a variety of instruments such as switches, knobs, sliders and buttons. In its simplest terms, an electrical control panel is a combination of electrical devices which use electrical power to control the various mechanical functions of industrial equipment or machinery. An electrical control panel includes two main categories: panel structure and electrical components. The control panel manages the peripheral devices and communicates between the host computer and the peripheral devices. The control panels have the following functions: Consolidation of all connections to peripheral devices. Provision of power, as needed, to peripheral devices.