This week’s Product Roundup highlights USB connectors and cable assemblies from main suppliers.
USB Connectors and Cable Assemblies
ACES Connectors presents a variety of USB Sort-C Connectors with knowledge, energy, and audio transmission capabilities, excessive mechanical power, and improved EMI efficiency. The vary helps USB Three.1 SuperSpeed Gen 1/Gen2/TBT3 and 100W USB energy supply and is at present comprised of 19 feminine connectors, three male connectors, and one waterproof connector. The feminine connectors can be found in top-, middle-, and vertical-mount configurations with 14 or 24 pins, 3A or 5A present scores, single SMT, twin SMT, or hybrid SMT and DIP solder terminations, and above-board heights extending from 1.47mm to 13.30mm. The male connectors can be found in edge-mount configurations with 11, 12, or 24 pins, 3A or 5A present scores, and twin SMT solder terminations, and the waterproof connector is on the market in a top-mount configuration with 24 pins, IP67 safety, and twin SMT solder terminations. The corporate also can present custom USB Sort-C options for high-speed FPC purposes.
METZ CONNECT provides three surface-mount (SMT) USB Sort-B Jack Connectors designed to deal with downstream knowledge transmissions from USB serial bus connections that successively transmit particular person bits of knowledge packages. The five-contact, shielded, single-port, side-entry Mini USB-B jack (AJS08G) has a brass shell, PBT/Nylon housing, and 5 gold-plated (30µin) phosphor bronze contacts, measures 9.20 x 7.70 x Three.9mm (L x W x H), and is on the market with black or white inserts, with or with out pegs spaced 2.four or four.4mm aside, and in tray, tape and reel, or Mylar tape and reel packaging. The four-contact, shielded, single-port, side-entry Mini USB-B jack (AJS09G) has a nickel-plated brass shell, Nylon housing, and 4 gold-plated (30µin) phosphor bronze contacts, measures 16 x 12 x 10.6mm (L x W x H), can deal with peak reflow temperatures of 260±5°C for Three±Zero.5 seconds, and is accessible with black or white inserts and in tray or tape and reel packaging. The five-contact, shielded, single-port, side-entry Micro USB-B jack (AJS17G) has a nickel-plated chrome steel shell, a black UL94 V-Zero LCP housing, and 5 copper alloy contacts plated with gold flash or 30µin of gold within the contact space and 40µin of gold throughout. It measures 5 x eight x Three.05mm (L x W x H) and is rated for a most of 1A, 30VAC dielectric withstanding voltage for one minute, a most of 30mΩ contact resistance, a minimal of 1,000MΩ insulation resistance at 500VDC, a most of 35N insertion drive, a minimal of 10N extraction drive, and working temperatures extending from -30C to +80C. All three USB Sort-B jack connectors horizontally mount to focus on PCBs and are RoHS compliant.
PEI-Genesis shares Amphenol ICC’s Waterproof USB Sort-C Connectors, which ship 10Gb/s SuperSpeed communication, 5A, and 20V, help USB Three.1 Gen 1 and Gen 2 protocols, and are backward suitable with USB 2.Zero. They’re comparable in measurement to micro USB connectors, have a low-profile housing with a reversible plug and cable orientation that improves consumer expertise, and are perfect for use in datacom, telecom, industrial, medical, shopper, and automotive purposes, together with communications methods, tablets, flash drives, exhausting drives, solid-state drives, industrial computer systems, cell phones, digital actuality techniques, point-of-sale techniques, in-vehicle system charging retailers, and infotainment techniques. Additionally they function high-quality copper alloy terminals, 24-pin task for compatibility with totally different audio and video sign output protocols, and waterproof glue, O-rings, and front-end insert molds for IPX2 to IPX8, and can be found in right-angle stand-off and straddle-mount configurations rated for as much as 10,000 mating cycles.
I-PEX Connectors’ IX-UC Collection USB Sort-C receptacles ship quick-charge capabilities, the convenience of a reversible mating face, and knowledge charges as much as 10Gb/s per USB Three.1 Gen 1 and Gen 2, and supply a variety of sizes, configurations, supplies, and efficiency traits for broad software suitability. Choices embrace mid-mount, stand-off, top-mount, and vertical mounting configurations with chrome steel or nickel-plated chrome steel shells, black UL94 V-Zero housings, 24 gold-plated Corson, copper alloy, or brass contacts on a Zero.5mm pitch, and SMT or DIP and SMT terminations. The collection ranges in measurement from 2.56–eight.9mm excessive (1.93–Three.46mm physique peak and Zero.6–2.75mm middle peak) and eight.37–11.03mm lengthy, and gives 5V or 20V most voltage scores, 3A or 5A present scores, rated working temperatures extending from -55°C to +85°C, 40mΩ most preliminary contact resistance, 100MΩ minimal insulation resistance, and 10,000-cycle sturdiness.
BTC Electronics gives Amphenol Pcd’s line of rugged, field-installable USB Three.Zero Sort-A connectors and cordsets, which is comprised of transversally sealed receptacles, hermetically sealed receptacles, high-reliability cordsets, and equipment together with normal and metallic self-closing caps, and is right to be used in harsh-environment purposes together with embedded computer systems, knowledge acquisition and transmission techniques, rail automobiles, and battlefield and shipboard communications. These USB connectors and cable assembles simply mate with normal USB Three.Zero cordsets, shield them towards shock, vibration, traction, mud, and fluids, and help knowledge charges as much as 5Gb/s. The vary has a MIL-DTL-38999 Collection III type tri-start threaded coupling mechanism with an anti-decoupling system that reliably withstands even intense vibration, presents two mechanical coding choices, IP68 safety when mated, and efficient EMI safety, and is rated for no less than 500 mating cycles in working temperatures extending from -40°C to +85°C. It additionally ruggedly withstands 21 days of 98% humidity at 43C and 48–500 hours of salt spray publicity, relying on shell and plating supplies, and reveals flame retardance and low-smoke traits per UL94 V-Zero. The vary is on the market in sq. flange receptacle and jam nut receptacle configurations with feminine USB Three.Zero terminations and plug configurations with or and not using a cordset. Further choices embrace aluminum shells with olive drab cadmium or RoHS-compliant nickel or black zinc nickel plating, RoHS-compliant marine bronze shells, and versatile, high-reliability USB3 cables with halogen-free, flame-retardant, and UV- and microbial-resistant polyurethane jackets, braided and foiled shielding, crossed, straight, or open (no plug) configurations, and normal lengths spanning Zero.Three–1.5m (11.81–59.05”).
Newark, An Avnet Firmshares TE Connectivity’s Waterproof USB Sort-C Connectors, which give knowledge, energy, and A/V connectivity, industry-leading IPX8 waterproof or IPX4 splash-proof safety, and enhanced EMI safety in shopper, industrial, datacom, telecom, medical, and automotive purposes, together with smartphones, wearables, tablets, laptops, energy packs, chargers, manufacturing unit automation gear, lighting methods, knowledge facilities, and infotainment methods. The connectors transmit 10Gb/s and 100W of energy at 20V and 5A, have a strong housing with a reversible mating interface, a compact dual-row SMT footprint, and enhanced board retention options, and help quite a lot of totally different protocols, together with USB Three.1 Gen 1 and Gen 2, USB 2.Zero, and — with using adapters or converter cables — HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort, and different connections.
Stewart Connector’s USB 2.Zero Sort-B connectors are small, strong, dependable, and economical, and are perfect for use in space-constrained, high-data-rate purposes together with IoT units, printers, compact energy units, scanners, and exterior storage units. The I/O connectors can help knowledge speeds as much as 480Mb/s in USB 2.Zero purposes and can be found in vertical and right-angle configurations molded in LCP plastic that’s suitable with each IR reflow and wave soldering and working temperatures extending from -55°C to 85°. The collection additionally options contacts plated with 30uin of gold to help a peak present score of 1.5A per contact, a frog leg shield-pin design that will increase stability through the soldering course of and all through the product lifecycle, and through-hole terminations.
GCT’s charge-only USB4085 USB Sort-C connector was developed to fulfill rising market demand for units that switch knowledge wirelessly however nonetheless require energy charging, resembling headphones and audio system; as, till its launch this February, the extra value of USB-C connectors’ PCB receptacle had prevented this market sector from capitalizing on the know-how’s fast-charging capabilities, small measurement, and reversible type issue. GCT’s 16-pin USB4085 USB Sort-C connector sacrifices the eight SuperSpeed differential pair contacts to ship streamlined USB 2.Zero performance with improved charging capabilities and consumer-market pricing. Further options embrace through-hole mounting, 4 PCB retention/grounding posts for enhanced board power, a Three.46mm above-board peak, 10,000-cycle sturdiness, and an in depth set of design assets, together with Three-D fashions, product drawings, and PCB layouts to ease and hasten the design-in course of.
Amphenol ICC presents an in depth vary of USB connectors for shopper, datacom, industrial, medical, telecom, and automotive purposes. Presently comprised of 20 totally different collection of USB connectors and cable assemblies, the vary helps protocols together with USB 2.Zero, Three.Zero, and three.1 and is out there in straight, right-angle, surface-mount, and through-hole configurations with mini, micro, Sort-A, Sort-B, Sort AB, and Sort-C connector interfaces. The vary additionally provides off-the-shelf variations of each normal and ruggedized designs, in addition to semi- and fully-custom designs. Ruggedized USB connector collection within the vary supply enhanced power, waterproof safety, 12,000-cycle sturdiness, and distinctive designs together with double-stacked USBs with further energy supply ports, whereas USB Three.1 Sort-C options supply low profiles, reversible mating faces, 10Gb/s SuperSpeed communication capabilities, and 5A and 20V energy provides.