USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors add I/O options to portable devices

Added to the power, audio and signal connectors available from CUI, the company has added a connector family that incorporates USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors available in Type A, Type B, Micro AB, Micro B, Mini AB and Mini B USB versions.

Able to support data rates up to 5Gbit/s in USB 3.0 models, they can be used for a variety of I/O applications in consumer and portable electronic devices, including mobile computing equipment, digital audio devices and high volume storage products.

Jack or plug connector types are available, with horizontal or vertical orientations depending on the model. The USB line has a choice of mounting styles, including surface mount, cable mount, mid mount SMT and through hole.

All models feature a voltage rating of 30V AC, current ratings of 1.0 or 1.8A and reliability up to 10,000 mating cycles for specific models. Colour insulator options are black, blue and white. Operating range is ‑25 to +85°C. The connectors are RoHS-compliant.


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