06. September 2022

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Würth Elektronik offers USB 2.0 Type C receptacles and plugs

Waldenburg (Germany), September 6, 2022—Würth Elektronik offers an interesting solution for those developers who want to take advantage of the USB-C connector format for their application, but don’t need the high data rates that come with the USB 3.1 standard. Under the name WR-COM USB 2.0 type-C, Würth Elektronik presents a horizontal receptacle and vertical plug versions of the popular symmetrical connector based on the older USB standard.

The key feature of the new arrivals to Würth Elektronik's extensive USB component portfolio: Those who use the USB 2.0 version of type-C plugs can nevertheless use the higher charging current of the 3.1 standard and transfer up to 100 watts of power.

WR-COM USB 2.0 Type C is designed for longevity. The SMT-mountable components come with additional solder pads for strong mechanical fixation on the PCB. The doubled contacts are gold-plated. The durability of the connectors is at least 10,000 mating cycles. They are designed for the industrial operating temperature range of -40°C to +85°C.

The cost-effective solution for charging mobile devices via USB-C is now available from stock without a minimum order quantity. Free samples are available.