USB Type-C™ Connectors and Cable Assemblies

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USB Type-C™ Connectors and Cable Assemblies

Molex's more compact USB Type-C connectors offer greater PCB savings while enabling high-frequency mating in data, consumer, and other I/O applications. The USB Type-C connectors are available in plug or receptacle and six different Type-C cable options in black or white.

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Features and Benefits
  • Support for 5 A of power in plug and receptacles
    • Reduces battery-charging time by 64% versus micro-USB 2.0's current rating of 1.8 A
  • Mid-plate connector tongue design in receptacle
    • Ensures high reliability while preventing damage from connector abuse
  • High-temperature nylon insert-mold receptacle housing
    • Increases connector strength to reduce potential shorting between mid-plate and terminals
  • Single-piece metal shell on cable plug
    • Provides easy identification and differentiation against non-Type-C USB cables
  • Up to 10 Gbps data speed
    • Ideal for high-speed network applications
  • Supports 4K resolution display
    • Delivers high-quality display
  • Fully shielded
    • Provides EMI/RFI protection
  • Mylar between plug housing and shell
    • Prevents potential electrical shorting during mating
  • High normal force terminal design on plug
    • Stabilizes electrical performance while supporting higher current-carrying capacity with reduced temperature-rise
  • Availability of cable options meeting USB 2.0 and 3.1 speeds
    • Suits a variety of users depending on application requirements
  • IoT
  • Industrial and commercial
  • Automotive
  • Consumer
  • Medical
  • Aviation
  • Smart home systems


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