Reversible USB 3.1 connectors look to the future

29th December 2015
Source: TTI Europe
Posted By : Mick Elliott
Reversible USB 3.1 connectors look to the future

Now available in Europe through TTI is FCI’s USB 3.1 Type C Connector. The part boasts a small form factor design that is reversible for quick and easy connection whichever way it is inserted. The connector is a new standard plug and receptacle which provides a multi-function single cable solution for USB, power, audio and video and is specifically designed by FCI to suit a wide range of emerging and future product applications.  

The connector minimises user waiting time - it supports SuperSpeed 10Gb/s speeds in each direction and power delivery up to 100W. It is extremely robust for applications such as laptop computers, tablets, and portable game stations. Its small form factor also suits very thin platforms like mobile phones and emerging devices such as smart watches and wearables.  

In addition to these consumer applications, FCI’s USB 3.1 Type C connector is also targeted at the industrial and instrumentation markets.

Manufactured with a high-temperature thermoplastic housing, stainless steel shell and with copper alloy terminals, the devices have low-level contact resistance and deliver up to 5A maximum current, with configurable voltage of up to 20V. Operating temperature is -55degC to +105degC.

RoHS compliant, lead-free and halogen-free, the connector meets environmental, health and safety requirements. Plugs and receptacles are available with vertical or right angle orientation and are supplied packaged on tape and reel for automated assembly.

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