Extended USB Type-C line now offers dual-row SMT splash-proof connectors
New options offer a smaller footprint and further enhance rugged design.
May 24, 2016
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, today announced its Dual Row SMT USB Type-C connectors, further extending its USB Type-C connector product line to include smaller mid-mount receptacles with a splash-proof option for added ruggedness.
USB Type-C connectors deliver audio/visual (A/V), data up to 10 Gbps and power up to 100W all through one connection. The small form factor features a reversible assembly that is adaptable to current USB types and a reversible interface for easy, reliable mating. TE’s USB Type-C designs deliver industry-leading EMI protection and enhanced printed circuit board (PCB) retention features. The new, splash-proof options make the Dual Row SMT USB Type-C connectors suitable for harsher environments in consumer and industrial devices. TE’s new receptacles also offer a space-saving 25% smaller footprint.
“With its ability to deliver data, power, and A/V in a single, compact connector, USB Type-C is gaining broad acceptance among electronics designers,” said Bowen Yu, Product Manager, TE Data and Devices. “By extending our USB Type-C product line with a Dual Row SMT configuration, we offer designers more flexibility to create compelling devices for their customers.”
TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS.